May 25, 2016 7:47 pm
Hi all Just want to know, has anyone built or is building with Simon Homes? On their website: http://simonhomes.com.au/, they mentioned they have been around for 30 years, however could not find any single review about them.
The reason why we want to choose them is because their inclusion is superb compared to others. Their pricing is also reasonable. They are custom builder and located in Victoria.
Would be very grateful for any comment about them.
Thank you very much in advanced
Re: Simon Homes2
May 25, 2016 9:20 pm
That's interesting isn't it? Their display homes are all under construction too. Why don't you ask them that you'd like to see a house they've built and question the 30 years. There could be a good reason for it. The owner of the business might have been a builder for 30 years but worked for someone else ??? Being a smaller builder can be a good thing.
Re: Simon Homes3
May 25, 2016 10:28 pm
Thank you TomCat for the reply,
It is really interesting indeed, they do not have a section 'about us' too on their website. Quick search showing that their ABN has been only registered for 10 years (since 2006). They do have one display home in Officer VIC. I have visited the display. The home quality is good but still I feel it would be better if I can hear from anyone that has built with them before.
May 26, 2016 1:50 am
We bought our first home in 2002 & it was built by Simons. I'm not sure if it is the same builder you're talking about but would make sense if it was because we bought in Pakenham.
They were building lots of houses in new estates at the time & selling them 'off the plan' or as new. We bought ours 'off the plan' (meaning they had started to build the home & we came in just as the frame was being put up so we were able to choose colours but not able to change anything structurally as it had already been approved by council).
We loved our home but we sold it two years later so I can't really comment on how good a build it was because we weren't there long enough.
They were good with their maintenance check after 3 months.
Our Simonds build
Re: Simon Homes5
May 29, 2016 6:30 pm
We are in the same boat, after looking at Simon Homes we feel the inclusions and flexibility is almost too good to be true?
I would love to know if anyone has built with them and how it all went?
Apparently most of their work is commercial they just do the custom homes as an extra.
Re: Simon Homes7
Apr 19, 2017 12:09 pm
Get your contracts checked by a professional. Owner is unprofessional and a bully, and be careful with the so called "flexibility" - I got stung. Workmanship is poor, plenty of defects. IMHO, several things are done by unqualified tradesmen Constant delays in construction. They try to avoid coming back to repair or complete things.
Re: Simon Homes8
Jul 03, 2018 11:37 pm
Simon Homes have built us an above average quality home. The finish is superior to what a lot of other builders provide and because of this we would definitely build with them again. Every build will have its issues and our build has been no exception. Alex and Alan have done their best to try and be fair and reasonable in certain matters and because of this we have ended up with a beautiful home that is of a very good quality and this is evident from when you first see the home and upon entering you know it is of a good quality. Thank you Alex and Alan and look forward to building with you guys again.
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