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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 […]

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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 […]

Inverloch Somerset 233 living room

Feeling the winter freeze at the moment? There’s nothing cosier than a fireplace in your new home, a place the whole family can relax around to stay toasty and warm during the colder months, and we’ve got some tips on where to include them in your new home, the benefits of a fireplace, and how […]

Master bedroom with white walls

If you’ve lived in your home for a while and you’ve noticed the interiors need a bit of freshening up but you don’t want to undertake huge DIY projects there are a few ways you can update your home’s décor without spending a fortune, and we’ve got some tips to help you get started! Soft […]

Jamieson facade

If you’re building a new home and looking for the perfect interior style that creates a welcoming atmosphere and also has a contemporary feel to it, modern country style is the perfect aesthetic for your family’s home, particularly if you’re building in a rural area. We’ve got some tips and tricks below on how you […]

Open plan kitchen and living area

With the Federal Government’s newly announced $25,000 HomeBuilder stimulus, this is the perfect time to build a new home to suit your lifestyle! There are plenty of reasons to upsize or downsize your home as you move through life. Your requirements for a home will change depending on your family, financial situation and your overall […]

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We might already be halfway through 2020, but there’s still time for you to start your building journey with Hotondo Homes. With some absolutely amazing grants and offers available, this is the perfect time for first home buyers to take the leap and become home owners. From the HomeBuilder stimulus, stamp duty savings in the […]

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