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Home Builder in Northern Rivers

The trusted local builder for
the coastal regions of Ballina up to the Tweed.

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Meet the local team

"Our team in the Northern Rivers are dedicated to delivering not only the highest quality and service, but also NetZero thermally comfortable homes. We have a vast range of ready to build plans to suit narrow, acreage, corner, sloping lots, as well as bespoke or luxury homes. If you're looking for an energy efficient home at the right budget, Harrington Homes can assist you".

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Build my very first home

Upgrade to a bigger home

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Customer Testimonial | Jesse

"Right from the outset they were just really easy to work with, they were really good at giving me ideas but also letting me adapt that to what I thought suited me as well. I recommend them to anybody I tell people that all of the time, they've been fantastic."

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Introducing our feature home of the month: Stradbroke 19

The Stradbroke 19 is modern, functional and designed to suit everyone's lifestyle. Ideal for a variety of block configurations and perfect for the first home buyer with plans for a family to grow into

  • contemporary facade

  • grand alfresco for entertaining

  • open plan living

  • includes lifestyle inclusions (ex site costs & excavation costs)

Find the right build type for your needs and lifestyle

Start your dream home journey with Harrington Homes Northern Rivers
What we stand for

Mission Statement

Our mission is to use over 50 years of building family homes by families who understand what a family needs with a focus on NetZero and sustainability. We have specialized experience with energy and water efficiency unmatched by any others and can provide a comfortable home that either achieves or is close to NetZero and does not have the cost of a passive home. You will have peace of mind and have thermal comfort to suit your budget for your dream home.

Commitment to

Harrington Homes are committed to provide exceptional service and support so you will enjoy the process and your new dream home. We are empathetic with what you require and understand exactly what you are after in a home, from a first home to a bespoke custom luxury home that meets the highest standards of NetZero. We provide all the assistance and listen to your needs and can constantly update you electronically through the entire process, from start to hand over.


We aspire to be a highly reputable, trusted, and professional builders, for all types of construction. With years of highly diverse and specialist experience in construction management, design, energy and water efficiency and a strong appreciation of great architecture. We are a family business based on ethics, morale, and honesty with empathy for everyone that wants to build their first or hundredth home. Our reputation is our strength and cornerstone to our long-term and trusted success.


Harrington Homes believe that the time and caring dedication we provide our clients, contractors and employees are vital in the development of a long-term business and relationship with all. Any successful business today are ethically managed family companies that care for both clients and our team to ensure the highest quality of service and building management. We are constantly developing our team with training and support to ensure they are keen to follow our footsteps.

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The Process

1. Explore our unique range of homes

Visit our website or get in contact with your local Harrington Homes consultant to find the perfect home to suit your lifestyle. We have homes ranging from narrow lot, to double story and also substantial acreage designs.

2. Meet with your local Harrington Homes consultant

Once you have selected your ideal design/s, your local consultant will walk you through what customisations to your design are possible and would best achieve your dream home result. At Harrington Homes we encourage customization, so feel free to bring in any inspiration to show your local consultant.

3. Select your custom home upgrade

Your new home includes great quality
inclusions, however you may wish to
upgrade parts of your home. Your local
consultant will walk you through our
popular Prestige Upgrades to select
as additions, or you may have other
specialized upgrades that our team can
arrange to have added for you.

4. Your new home quote

Once all your plan changes have been received and your upgrades chosen, your local consultant will be able to provide you with an initial quote, pending preliminary reports on your new home build. This will give you the opportunity to see everything
detailed to how your new home will be brought to life.

5. Preliminary reports on your site

Upon acceptance of your quote, your consultant will request a small fee to prepare the necessary reports to be
able to proceed to your final contract. This fee is fully deductible from the final
contract price of your home and includes:
• Soil Testing
• Site Inspection
• Contour Survey
• Thermal Efficiency
• Final Standard Working Drawings

6. HIA Contract

After all preliminary reports have been finalised and any price adjustments accepted, you local consultant will request your 5% deposit, and you will receive your HIA contract along with full standard working drawings of your home. Once the deposit is paid we will lodge your building, plumbing and drainage applications with your local council.


Let's get started.

Do you need assistance on how to start your building jorney?

What type of house and configuration will suit your budget and block of land?

Just want to find out more on how you can choose the right block of land?

Contact us, so we can assist begin making the journey enjoyable, together.

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