What's the procedure to build a new house (Manly area, Brisbane council)? 1. Need professional advise on if I can build and how bid I can build, should I go for LAND SURVEY SERVICES? How much they will charge to give roughly idea? 2. Find a builder? They will design the house to get plan approved, then building approval? 3.For plan price Plans & Prices - Dixon Homes Brisbane A 6 bedrooms house only $256K? Is there any hidden cost? Please recommend surveyor and builder.