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    Moving into your new home is an exciting time, however we know it can be expensive. If your budget is tight, take a look at our break down of the home essentials you couldn’t live without. These items are considered necessary to live comfortably and may not instantly be thought of when the time comes […]

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    Quite often when comparing builder quotes they vary by many thousands of dollars. While it may be tempting to go with the cheapest option presented to you, it is important to realise that comparing quotes purely on monetary value may in fact cost you more in the long run. This is because you are not always […]

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    Once you decide you would like to build a new home you will undoubtedly come across the wonderful world of house and land packages. With only the single contract to deal with, fewer decisions to be made and the relatively quick build time, house and land packages offer a lot of appeal. There are a few […]

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    So you have worked hard with your builder and finally selected the new home you love. Everything is on track and you have just received the floor plans. Any errors at this point can be both costly and difficult to live with later, so once you receive the plans it is important to review them […]

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    Moving your family, pets and possessions into a new home can be a stressful process. Follow our tips to streamline the entire experience and make moving into your new home a joy. Pack the items you will need first into an accessible box. Wrap your breakables in clothing to save on bubble wrap. Create a […]

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    You’ve chosen a builder, selected a floor plan and design that suits, received the relevant approvals from your local council and your finance has been approved. It’s now time for the construction of your home to begin. This is possibly the most exciting stage of any building project because it’s when you get to see […]

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    There’s no better time to educate yourself on energy efficient home technologies than when you’re building a new home. This is an exciting time because you have the opportunity to choose products for your home that will not only be positive for the environment but also positive for your hip pocket. Despite this, it can […]

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    When choosing a builder to build your home, extension or investment property you must first ensure that they have an up-to-date builders licence. You can do this by contacting the state regulatory body, performing an online licence search or ask your builder to show you their licence card. Doing this before you commit to a […]

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    You want to build your dream home, knockdown rebuild, renovate, or simply extend. You’ve found a licensed builder and you’re now ready to get the ball rolling. The planning and approvals phase of any construction can be an arduous process due to the time it can take to obtain the necessary plans and permits which […]

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    Hotondo Homes build homes to cater for people at every stage of their life. The release of 12 new home designs further cements Hotondo Homes as a builder that will build to suit different family, lifestyle and budget requirements. With over 90 floor plans to choose from there is sure to be the perfect home […]

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    Choosing the right block of land is vital to the buying and building process of any home. It will ultimately determine the eventual sale price of the home and it will be crucial to the comfort of the home owners in relation to accessing nearby conveniences. To the inexperienced eye, it’s often hard to differentiate […]

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    Whether you’re married with a family, single, looking to buy your first home or wanting to invest, the benefits of buying a house and land package should not be overlooked. House and land packages are one of the most economical and efficient ways to gain a tangible asset and create a home you love. Some […]