Award-Winning Custom Home Builders Brisbane & QLD

Create a home as individual as you are. For those with a singular vision of their home who want an affordable build, McCarthy Homes has the solution for you.

As a premium custom home builder in Brisbane, we have a variety of home options for you to choose from, everything from the size of your property to how many windows you have.

We take pride in a collaborative approach, allowing you to express your vision and us to create something truly unique. Our dedication and creativity mean your home is perfectly suited to your vision. Start a conversation with McCarthy Homes to discuss your new house, whether it’s a knock down rebuild or you have an exact plan in mind.

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We want to be part of your custom house building experience. Nothing makes us happier than seeing our customers living happily in their amazing new homes. If you have a vision for your build and you’re ready to get started then don’t delay, contact us to begin your custom building journey and create the home you’ve been dreaming of.

Brisbane & SE QLD’s Best Custom Home Builders

Build a living space that reflects your uniqueness. McCarthy Homes provides an accessible path for those aiming to realise their unique home aspirations.

How Do I Start a Custom Home Build?

Simply get in touch with us. We guide you through the entire process, ensuring you achieve your dream home.

We want to be part of your custom home building experience. Nothing makes us happier than seeing our customers living happily in their amazing new homes. If you have a vision for your build and you’re ready to get started then don’t delay, contact us to begin your building journey and create the home you’ve been dreaming of.

Why Use a Custom Home Builder?

The most rewarding part of creating a custom home is the pride that comes from shaping your living space. Bringing your personality to a home through exceptional design and features can help to truly make a house your own. Not all home builds are created equal though, and you want to be part of the entire design process.

That’s why McCarthy Homes takes a personal approach to house building in Brisbane & QLD. We get to know our clients, learning about who they are and what they want from their new home build. This helps us craft unique houses that our clients are thrilled to call home.

The pride we take in our work is what separates us from other custom builders, and it’s why we are so confident in the quality of our service. We work with all clients, from those with an exact vision to people who need us to take the lead, offering stunning, tailored solutions.

How Do You Budget for a Custom Home Build?

Budgeting for a custom home build requires a comprehensive approach, starting with establishing a total budget that includes land, construction, and any extras. Select a reputable builder to get a detailed cost estimate, incorporating a contingency fund of 10-20% for unexpected expenses. Prioritise essential features and finishes, and keep a close eye on spending throughout the project. Being prepared to make compromises and understanding the terms of your financing are crucial.

Additionally, consider the future costs of home ownership, such as maintenance and taxes, to ensure long-term affordability. Effective planning and flexibility are key to managing the financial aspects of building your dream home.

What is the Difference Between a Custom Builder and an Architect?

A custom builder and an architect play distinct roles in the process of creating a home, each contributing unique expertise. An architect specialises in designing buildings, focusing on aesthetics, functionality, and compliance with building codes and regulations. They create detailed plans and drawings that reflect the homeowner’s vision and the project’s requirements.

On the other hand, a custom builder is responsible for the actual construction of the home, turning the architect’s designs into reality. They manage the construction process, including sourcing materials, hiring subcontractors, and ensuring the build adheres to the planned budget and timeline. While an architect focuses on the conceptual and design aspects, a custom builder concentrates on the practical implementation and construction details, often working closely together to achieve the homeowner’s dream home.