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    Choosing the right kitchen can be a daunting process. Not only do you need to consider the size and functionality of the kitchen, but you also need to think about what fixtures, finishes and appliances will best suit. As they say, the kitchen really is the heart of the home. It’s often a place where […]

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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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    As land becomes increasingly scarce in certain suburbs, particularly in metro areas, more and more people are opting to knockdown and rebuild. Building to suit current lifestyle needs is a major benefit of choosing to knockdown and rebuild. It can also eliminate the stress and costs involved in renovating or extending an existing home. Similarly, […]

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    The start of a New Year can inspire anyone to want to make enhancements to their home. Whether you want to sell your home or simply spruce it up for your own enjoyment (and who doesn’t want to do that?) take note of our simple tips to get you on your way to a more […]

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    Summer is a time when you enjoy your home the most. The weather is warmer and you’re often entertaining more frequently. With this change of season comes our summer essentials list for your home. These tips will help prepare your home for the approaching summer heat. Install an outdoor clothesline – Take advantage of the […]

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    Celebrate the year that has been while bringing in 2015 with some tasty and distinctive New Years Eve treats. Whether you’re hosting a party at yours, watching the television special with your partner or attending a BBQ at your friends house, be sure to plan some memorable and celebratory food and drinks. Bring in the […]

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    Ways to save this Christmas

    Christmas time can be an expensive time of year due to parties, buying gifts for friends and family, the cost of food and alcohol and going on holidays. It’s often a time when people find themselves under financial pressure, sometimes resulting in debt carrying over to the New Year. While Christmas can be expensive, there […]

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    17 ways to get organised this Christmas

    The month of December can be an incredibly busy time in the lead up to Christmas. It’s often a time full of events, Christmas parties, catch-ups before the New Year, buying presents for loved ones, cooking and more. As a result, it’s often hard to find the time to get organised and do everything you […]

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    Deck the halls (and your home) in Christmas trimmings this year. Yes, it’s that time of year again. Christmas is around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about everything from Christmas lights, how to cook the perfect turkey, buying your loved ones meaningful gifts and feeling festive. Christmas time is about family, friends, […]