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Inverloch Somerset 230 kitchen

Building a home is one of the most exciting times of your life. It means you’re ready to start a new chapter for your family. So now that you’re ready to start the process, here are the things you need to consider before you start visiting display homes and talking to your local builder.  Research […]

Facade image of Kirkby 259

First impressions are everything, with many individuals concentrating on styling the inside of their homes they tend to forget that decorating the exterior is just as important. As this is the first aspect of your home that guests or onlookers see, it is essential that your exterior complements the style that shines throughout the inside […]

Happy couple with coffee cups relaxing in their new home

Now that your dream home has come to life, it’s finally time to start enjoying it. There is a whirlwind of joy that comes with the new homeowner experience, from personalising your home to watching your family grow, the list is seemingly endless. Here are the top five new homeowner experiences that you can look […]

Knockdown Rebuild post

It’s the question that’s kept investors, renovators and homeowners guessing for years: is it better to sell, revamp or simply knock down the house and start over?  While it seems daunting, it can be done – and it’s not as difficult as you think. We’ll have a look at some things to consider before you […]

Is Acreage Living Right For You

Is Acreage Living Right for You?

You can hear the call of fresh air, open fields and a sense of tranquility pulling you away from the daily grind.  What if instead of being limited to life’s simple joys during a short getaway, you could bask in it – daily – from the comfort of your own home? Acreage living may be […]

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Your New Home Deposit

You’ve found the home of your dreams, and you’re ready to start the home buying journey. You may already know that as a borrower, it’s essential to have at least 5% of the property value as genuine savings before you can be considered for a home loan. However, what is defined as ‘genuine savings?’ Hotondo […]

Young couple new homeowners

So, you’ve outgrown your current home. What was once a perfectly sized home is now feeling small and lacking in space. It’s definitely time to move out. However, once you’ve made the decision, it can be hard to take that first step. You’re probably wondering: Do you put your house on the market now? Do […]

The Benefits of House and Land Packages

With more and more real estate opportunities sprouting across the nation, house and land packages are increasingly becoming the go-to option for first home investments. Whether you’re a young family, single, or a first-time investor who is keen to build your portfolio, there’s a reason why house and land packages are being snatched up.  What […]

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Building your first home will not only require finding a home design that perfectly suits your needs, but you’ll need the right builder who can breathe life into those designs. With the right team headed by an experienced Hotondo Homes builder, you’ll be able to achieve your construction ambitions smoothly.  Here are some key things […]

Mackay Kirkby 259 kitchen

We’ve just opened two new display homes and we can’t wait to show you inside! Our teams at Mackay and Launceston have been working hard to on beautiful new displays that showcase their commitment to quality craftsmanship in every home they build. Let’s take a look! Airlie 230 The new Airlie 230 built by Hotondo […]

Open-plan spaces

Open-Plan Areas We Love!

Open-plan living spaces have always been hugely beneficial to families of all sizes. With room to meal prep and eat on the go in the kitchen, as well as a generous pantry with lots of space to feed the troops, a dining zone close by for family meals, games, and puzzles, and a living area […]

Mackay Kirkby entryway

The entryway is the first impression friends and family have of your home, so it’s worth taking a little extra time to create a space that is instantly welcoming to all who visit, as well as making it an area of the home that gives you a little burst of pride to see as you’re […]

Client home: Kitchen photo Tooborac VIC

Melburnians Liam and Adam knew they wanted to build their own home one day, and with a preference for wide open spaces and being close to nature, plus a Victorian First Home Owner’s Grant that was doubled for regional areas, the time was right to start the search for the perfect block of land, and […]

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