Welcome to Build In Oz, I'm thrilled you're here.

We are not builders but we are in the business of helping families have a safe, happy and successful home building experience.  Our purpose is to make sure you build the very best home for the very best price; one that will let your family live their very best lifestyle.  We're here to reduce the risk, eliminate the confusion and minimise the stress.

"We're tired of seeing families put their hard earned money at risk, waste their valuable time or feel unnecessary stress. We're frustrated by the lack of transparency in the home building space and feel passionate about alleviating the uncertainty that families feel when planning to build their new home."

We know how to make the process of planning to build a home simple, safe and hugely successful and that's exactly what we do: We give you the information you NEED to achieve success regardless of whether your budget is $300k or $3m, or whether you are using a volume builder or custom builder; the fundamental principles apply regardless.

Whilst others will tell you what they want you to know, we'll tell you what you need to know.  But don't worry, this isn't about building a home, it's about planning to build a home.  Because that's where the biggest decisions are made.  That's the time when your input matters most.  Without a few pieces of vital information, it will also be the time when you make the biggest mistakes.  Everything that's here on this platform has been designed to help you avoid the very mistakes we see people make again and again.   But now, because you're here, that won't be you.

2003 was a great year.

It’s the year I became a mum.  By 2009, my husband Sam and I had brought four beautiful souls into the world.  These seven years not only gave me the extraordinary gift of motherhood, they also gave me the chance to spend quality time with amazing families from a variety of backgrounds.  During this time, I came to learn that most families shared the frustration of needing to upgrade their home during a time in their life when they could afford it the least.  I could see how families were desperate for a solution that would give them more lifestyle for less.  The flame that sparked my passion for helping families live their best lifestyle was ignited the moment I realised that I knew one way that they could have that.  I knew how to build a new home that could give them that.

And right now, I’m thrilled to be sharing with you how you can have that.  While Build In Oz shows you why you should build a new home, my 5 Step Journey shares with you exactly how you should plan to build your new home.  The 5 Step Journey takes you step by step through the process where the destination is you being able to live the best lifestyle that your today budget can afford, be that big or small.  It shows you exactly where to start, where to turn and what to look out for along the way.

So, what are we waiting for?  Let the journey begin…

Nat Stevens

Founder – Build In Oz
Author - Building Home - The 5 Step Journey to Building your Best Lifestyle


You can learn more about the founder of Build In Oz Natalie Stevens at nataliestevens.com.au


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Our philosophy

The happiest of families aren’t the ones who have the best of everything, but they are the ones who make the best of everything they have.

OUR Mission

To help 1000 Australian families per year build a home that lets their family live the very best lifestyle that their budget, environment and personal circumstances will allow.

OUR Purpose

To ensure that every Australian family who chooses to build has the opportunity to be guided by the information and resources that will give them the best chance of having a happy and successful home building experience.
To help Australian families avoid the risk, fear and frustration when planning to build a new home.
To help Australian families maximise their budget to spend their home budget on the areas of their home that will bring their family the most happiness.
To help families live the very best lifestyle that their budget, environment and personal circumstances will allow.

Our vision

That every Australian family who chooses to build a new home has a happy and successful experience.

Our values

  • To inspire others by freely sharing ideas, knowledge and experience.
  • To be true to others through authenticity, transparency and integrity.
  • To understand others by being genuine, ethical and empathic.
  • To nurture others through teamwork, empowerment and respect.
  • To succeed by driving change, innovation and adaptation.
  • To pay it forward to others by being generous in spirit.