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Navigating the process of building a house can seem daunting at first. We provide your guide to builders, house and land packages, dual occupancy homes and more.

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Oct 16, 2019

How Long Does A Building Inspection Take?

Engaging a building or pest inspection is a crucial first step before committing to any...
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Oct 15, 2019

How Much Site Access Will I Have During My New Build?

Building a home is one of life’s greatest achievements. Nothing compares to getting on-...
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Oct 09, 2019

Difference Between Dual Occs, Duplex and Granny Flats

Dual Occupancy, Duplex and granny flat. You’ve probably heard of all these terms. But e...
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Oct 09, 2019

The 3 Key Elements For A Successful New Build Warranty

With every investment, it is important to have a solid warranty set up that has the pro...
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Oct 15, 2019

How Much Site Access Will I Have During My New Build?

Building a home is one of life’s greatest achievements. Nothing compares to getting on-...
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Oct 09, 2019

The 3 Key Elements For A Successful New Build Warranty

With every investment, it is important to have a solid warranty set up that has the pro...
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Sep 13, 2019

How To Ensure Your Builder’s Quote Is Precise ...

Understanding how to compare builder quotes and ensuring that the quotes are precise an...
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Aug 22, 2019

Builder Profile: Summit Homes

This piece was written in association with Summit Homes. For more than 40 years, Summit...
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Aug 15, 2019

Builder Profile: Porter Davis Homes

This piece was written in association with Porter Davis Homes. Porter Davis has been pr...
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Aug 14, 2019

Builder Profile: Burbank

This piece was written in association with Burbank. Regarded as one of the nation’s lea...
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Aug 12, 2019

Here’s What To Expect At A Pre-Construction Meeting

For homebuyers, the preparation for the construction stage is an exciting time where th...
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Aug 09, 2019

Plantation Homes’ – House For Life Chari...

There is nothing more heartbreaking than hearing about children suffering in hospitals....
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Dual occupancy

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Oct 09, 2019

Difference Between Dual Occs, Duplex and Granny Flats

Dual Occupancy, Duplex and granny flat. You’ve probably heard of all these terms. But e...
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Jun 17, 2019

Subdividing Your Land? Here’s What You Need To...

For the modern investor, considering different investment strategies will often end up ...
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May 01, 2019

Two For One: Investing in Dual Occupancy Homes

Dual Occupancy Homes or better known as ‘dual occ’ are becoming increasingly popular wi...
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Feb 06, 2019

What are the Benefits of a Dual Occupancy Home?

Dual occupancy homes, characterised by two strata dwellings on a single block, are high...
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Jul 13, 2018

Your Guide To Building Dual Occupancy Designs

While it's likely not going to be your dream multi-million dollar home, dual occ design...
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Oct 06, 2017

Why Should You Consider Dual Occupancy Homes?

Dual Occupancy Homes are an important topic at the moment, especially in NSW where rule...
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Feb 13, 2017

Choosing Dual Occupancy for Your New House Build

Building a dual occupancy property has advantages for people at all stages of the real ...
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Feb 01, 2017

Dual Occupancy: Understand the Basics

So what is a dual occupancy home design? Let’s cover off on the basics first. A dual oc...
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House and land

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House and Land Package, A Dynamic Duo and a Great In...

When considering an investment property, there are a number of key features to take not...
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May 10, 2019

Emphasizing The Importance of Land Surveying

While land surveying may not be one of the most glamorous parts of buying property, it ...
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May 07, 2019

The Lowdown on What to Ask When Buying a House and L...

The process of purchasing a house and land package can be daunting, especially with so ...
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Apr 04, 2019

How to find the best location to build your new home

We have all heard the cliche saying before… it’s all about location, location, location...
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Dec 13, 2018

Predictions and trends for the 2019 year across the ...

In what was a dynamic year for the Australian property market, we saw fluctuations in a...
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Jul 26, 2018

Should You Build a New Home from Scratch or Purchase...

When you start looking to build a new home, there is one vital decision every buyer mus...
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Jul 16, 2018

How Long Does it Take to Build a New House and Land ...

The home building process can vary slightly from build to build. House construction sta...
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How to build

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Oct 16, 2019

How Long Does A Building Inspection Take?

Engaging a building or pest inspection is a crucial first step before committing to any...
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Sep 17, 2019

10 Mistakes To Avoid When Building A New Home

With all the excitement of your dream home, it’s important to have a well-thought-out p...
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Aug 21, 2019

What Comes First? Buying Land or Choosing a Builder?

Building a new home is an exciting process! While you’ve probably conducted your initia...
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Aug 13, 2019

Home Building 101: The Planning Permit Phase

When it comes to securing a planning permit, knowing where to begin can often feel daun...
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Aug 07, 2019

What to Consider When Building Your “Forever H...

While visualising your forever home is all too easy, when it comes to actually building...
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Jul 31, 2019

Understanding the Importance of House Orientation

It’s easy to overlook or dismiss when inspecting a property, but house orientation is e...
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Jul 04, 2019

Build Up Your Funds By Building A New House

Homeownership is a huge milestone to achieve and an equally important responsibility. T...
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May 24, 2019

How Long Does It Take To Build A House?

You may be asking yourself, how long does it take to build a house? The uncertainty of ...
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Knockdown rebuild

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Sep 20, 2019

What You Need To Do Before Starting A Knockdown Rebu...

Life in a beautiful area with great neighbours and everything you need just a stone’s t...
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May 30, 2019

A Fresh Start: Perks of a Knockdown Rebuild Project

A home makeover doesn’t require purchasing a brand-new house away from your neighbourho...
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Mar 14, 2019

What to expect from your knockdown rebuild project

You might love where you live - a peaceful suburb with trees lined down the street, eas...
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Oct 04, 2018

Should You Consider a Knockdown Rebuild Project?

If you're well settled in your location, but feeling like a home overhaul, then a total...
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Jul 18, 2018

New Build vs Old House | Which Should You Invest In

Investing in a new home comes as a fantastic opportunity for would-be property investor...
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Jan 08, 2018

No Land for Sale Near You? Here’s how to Finance a K...

Finding vacant land for sale in Melbourne is near impossible. And if you have your hear...
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May 05, 2016

Knockdown Rebuild: What are the steps?

If you are happy with the area you live in, but your house no longer suits your needs o...
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Site costs

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Jun 26, 2019

How To Mitigate Hidden Costs Of Building A House

The building process is an exciting stage and the time to see your plans come to fulfil...
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Jun 03, 2019

5 Ways To Save When Building Your Dream Home

Affordability is at the forefront of every homebuyer’s agenda. The perfect build will c...
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Feb 21, 2019

Keep Building Costs Down with this Simple Guide

Building and designing your dream home can be a fun and rewarding experience. And fortu...
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Feb 12, 2019

What Does it Cost to Build a Home? How can I Prepare...

The cost to build a home can be extremely complicated with individuals often having to ...
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Apr 01, 2018

Don’t Forget These 4 Building Costs For Your N...

Designing then building your own home is a dream come true for many around Australia. D...
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May 17, 2017

7 Most Common Hidden Costs of Building Your Own Hous...

How much does it cost to construct a new home in Australia? The figures will greatly de...
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Apr 05, 2017

A Closer Look at Home Site Costs: 5 Determining Fact...

Homesite costs are something that stumps a lot of people who are in the process of buil...
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