Welcome to The Home Chaperone

– where we're not just your guides, we're your home building besties!

Imagine having a friend who's been through the ups and downs of home building, who knows the ins and outs of design, construction, and all the decisions in between. That's us!

Hey, we're Jess & Kris. We’ve had 28 combined years of experience working deep undercover in the building industry, learning everything we possibly could to help home buyers not just build their dream home stress-free, but actually enjoy the process.

You know how most people who build a home feel overwhelmed during the process and blow their budget? Well, it’s our mission to draw on all our experience to share some valuable insights and we have two main goals.

1. To show you building a home can be fun, easy and stress free. 

2. To show you exactly how to get the most value from your home builder

We’ve helped thousands of homeowners get the most from their builders. And now we’re here to help you too.


We're all about making your home building journey a breeze. Whether you're into our online course or prefer one-on-one consultations, rest assured that everything we offer is available online. Our mission is to provide you with candid, impartial advice, expert guidance, and exclusive tips and tricks. We want to help you save some bucks, steer clear of those common mishaps, and ultimately land in a home you'll adore. And here's the deal: our services are super flexible and tailored just for you. You can dip in once, come back twice, or stick with us for your entire building adventure – it's your call!

Get everything you need to know about building your brand spankin’ new home in this easy-to-follow, step-by-step building course. We totally know how busy life can be so you get lifetime access and can complete the course at your own pace.


Designed for the busy home buyer who would rather leave all the nitty gritty details of their home design to the building professionals they can trust.


good vibes and love.


"The best money we've spent so far!" - Kristy
"Jess has saved us 1000's of $$$ in the long-term" - Steph
"This is our fouth build and we still found her suggestions and ideas so helpful" - Asha
"Worth every cent plus more!" - Stacey
"It's an absolute must and a small investment with massive rewards for your future home!" - Megan


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