Build a house in a strategic location which is easily drivable for building material deliveries. Building your new home in a difficult to access area can cause problems. Obtaining and transportation of materials to remote areas will almost certainly lead to additional costs. This can be a problem if you are working with a tight contstuction budget.
It can be tempting to save money by choosing lower cost materials. This is fine but ensure that you are still buying the quality you need.
Building a house at the right time is often not considered but can impact your budget greatly. For example building during winter time can result in delays brought on by bad weather conditions. Is the area where you intend to build surceptible to any extreme weather conditions? For example if the route to your new property regularly flooded at a certain time of year? This could lead to delivery problems. Events which are out of your control should be carefully considered. All of these things can lead to additional costs to the development budget of your home.
To avoid additional expenses and spending outside of the budget, it helps if you create a solid plan for building a house. Thinking things through properly and detailed planning at the start help avoid unexpected extra expenses.