Season 2 - Episode 3

 Dream design, Perfect space: Maximising your block

by Carlisle Homes

Season 2 - Episode 2: Affordable Abode: Budgets and Finances

When you’re a first home buyer and working with an often-tight budget, there are some crucial considerations that you should keep in mind to make your money go further.

The experts on today’s episode advise it’s all about making savvy choices.

Joining us today are Mark Sinnott, a Carlisle Sales Consultant known for perfecting the house and land combination, and Ricky D’Alesio, Carlisle’s Design Manager with an impressive 25-year track record of crafting award-winning homes, specifically tailored for first home buyers.

Together they share their expertise on how first home buyers can optimise their choices to get the best bang for buck when building their new home. We discuss:

We discuss:

  • Carlisle’s EasyLiving series and why it’s such an accessible and affordable option for first home buyers.
  • How various home designs cater to the unique needs of first home buyers.
  • The importance of considering both your new home and the block that you’re going to build on.
  • Popular design requests and preferences of first home buyers.
  • The benefits of going through the process with a builder like Carlisle.
  • Fixed pricing and the certainty and benefits it offers first home buyers.

Hit play and uncover tips and tricks usually reserved for those already committed to the process of building their home. Hear it first on Home Files.




Episode Credits

Special Guests:
Mark Sinnot – Sales Consultant, Carlisle Homes

Ricky D’Alesio – Design Manager, Carlisle Homes


Episode Notes

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Everything we talk about on this podcast is general in nature and doesn’t consider your own circumstances. Please speak to a licensed financial advisor or a professional consultant for personalised information. 

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