Frequently asked questions
Are there any exit fees if I sell my home?
Absolutely not! There are no exit fees and you keep 100% of the capital gain if you sell. You can sell your home yourself, go through an agent or we can act as an agent for you. Standard REIQ charges apply.
What are the home made of?
All residences are free standing, architecturally designed, master built, council and engineer approved. The homes have traditional concrete foundations and slabs, steel frames, rendered Hebel panel exterior and Colourbond steel roofing.
Are the homes energy efficient?
With a whopping 8-star energy efficiency rating, the homes come with some top energy credentials such as: solar panels, energy efficient LED downlights, external wall wrap including wall batts with Anticon roof insulation and rendered Hebel panel external cladding that provides superior acoustic and thermal qualities.
Do I have to pay stamp duty when I purchase?
Absolutely not! We’re so laid back here at Nature’s Edge Buderim that even the fees are relaxed.
Can I rent my home out?
One of the great benefits of living in the Nature’s Edge Buderim community is that all homes are owner occupied by residents over 50 years of age, which means that there are no rental properties.
Can I have pets?
Of course you can! Small dogs are welcome upon approval from management.
Is there somewhere to store my RV, caravan or motorhome?
Yes! Nature's Edge Buderim is RV-friendly. Not only do we have a selection of RV-friendly homes available but we also have on-site storage for motorhomes, RVS, caravans, camper trailers and boats.
Can I alter my home after it’s built?
You can make any internal alterations you like. If you’d like to make external alterations, permission is required from the Community Manager.
What do the site fees cover?
We make it easy for you by including all of the following in your site fees:
• Council rates
• Standard water usage
• Maintenance and use of all the facilities
• Mowing of your lawn
• The secure gated entry
• Community Manager
• On-site caretaker
• 13-seat community bus for outings
What is the bulk energy discount and how will it affect me?
Residents at Nature’s Edge Buderim have the unique benefit of being able to access bulk electricity prices because of the special infrastructure installed by the property developer. This means your electricity prices will be cheaper than most standard residential rates. In addition, every household benefits from having solar panels which help reduce energy bills.
Are the homes secure?
With a secure gated entry, intercoms and security cameras – we think you’ll feel safe and secure in your home.
Are there any other fees and charges?
No! Just your normal household expenses such as telephone, electricity, excess water charges and home and contents insurance.
What sort of termite treatment is used?
The house is treated with Termspec and the steel frames have a 50-year Blue Scope warranty.
Can I include my home in my Will?
Yes, it forms part of your estate. If the beneficiaries are over 50 they can move in. Alternatively they can sell it and receive all the capital gain.
What is a site agreement?
A site agreement is your security of tenure for the use of the land. It gives you the right to keep your home on that site in perpetuity.
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