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  • need to know before building

    Building a new home can be daunting for many home buyers. You may only go through the process a handful of times throughout your life, so knowing all the ins and outs can be difficult. Read our top 6 things you need to know before building to arm yourself with the knowledge to get started! […]

    living room inspiraition

    The living room is a part of the central hub of your home. It is a space for people to relax and enjoy, entertain guests or spend time together as a family. Check out some of our favourite interiors for some living room inspiration!   THE BEACH LOOK: For a coastal feel, try light, bright colours […]

    Multigenerational living

    With an ageing population, working parents and the ever-present Australian dream to own property, multigenerational homes are on the rise. Multigenerational living occurs when two or more generations are living under a single roof. According to a paper delivered to the State of Australian Cities Conference 2013, over four million Australians lived in multigenerational homes. […]

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    If you are in the midst of planning a kitchen renovation, there are plenty of possibilities on offer. Remodelling your kitchen can be a fun and inspiring project, but there are also many difficulties associated with it. It can be tough to step back and look at the space as a whole and cohesive environment. We […]

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    The living room – or ‘lounge room’ – needs to be a beautiful space in your home. It is the place where you can entertain your guests. The place where you go to relax. The place where a family can spend time with one another, or enjoy a TV show or movie. Our list of […]

    tile designs

    Contemporary flair and architectural flows are influencing home interiors – and it’s not just soft furnishings that are getting a makeover. Beaumont Tiles has reported a resurgence of interest in structured and textured tiles with sales/interest in this category jumping by 15 per cent over the past 12 months. Modern structures like New York’s Guggenheim […]

    offset account

    Make the most of an offset account

    An offset account linked to your mortgage can be a great way to reduce the amount of time and interest you pay on your home loan. An offset account works in the same manner as your everyday banking account with one crucial difference – the balance is offset daily against money you owe on your […]

    passive home

    Have you considered passive design for your home? Passive home design refers to any device or structure that takes advantage of the surrounding environment, climate or elements to help passively heat, cool and light your home, supplementing the use of active temperature-control systems. Passive homes offer a huge range of benefits to home buyers, including […]

    window options

    Few people realise the difference window coverings can make to your home. Not only are there valuable energy-related benefits, but beautiful curtains, blinds or shutters can make a room look ‘complete.’ These days, there is a huge range of window coverings you can choose for your home. Brett Martin of Dollar Curtains & Blinds says […]

    beautiful bathroom

    We love a really good bathroom or ensuite. With so many different styles out there, it can be hard choosing one that works for you and fits in well with the rest of the house. With this in mind, we have picked out a few of our favourite looks to help inspire you to create […]

    Split level home

    Difficult, sloping blocks can be time-consuming, impractical and costly to excavate. Slab homes dug into a slope can often result in steep driveways, large retaining walls and an unattractive façade. In some cases it may even be impossible to reduce the slope of the land to the point you can build a standard home on […]

    2016 home trends and forecasts

    In the busy and time-precious world we currently live in, our homes have truly become our sanctuaries. Being able to choose appliances, colours and the interior design of your home is a fun and exciting way to help achieve this and make the home really yours. From style tips to modern conveniences, we asked several […]