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Our preferred partners at Laminex have an exciting new release for consumers with their Surround by Laminex range! These contemporary designs encompass a versatile range of decorative MDF panels that are designed for interior surface application throughout the home. Surround by Laminex are impact-resistant, which means you can install them in any area of your […]

Spare room

Whether you’re a new homeowner, you’ve upgraded your current family home, or a few children have recently flown the nest, you’ve most likely questioned how you can use your home’s new added space to your floor plan advantage. We all love multifunctioning features, and while this may seem like the best option for your spare […]

Buying a smaller plot doesn’t have to be the end of your home design dreams. While we understand that a larger block may be a more attractive venture, smaller options have just as much charm and potential. At Hotondo Homes, we see the value in every block size and are here to show you how […]

If you’re in the process of getting the ball rolling when it comes to building your dream home on that perfect block of land, there are a few things to consider before you take that life-changing leap. To the inexperienced eye, it can be difficult to differentiate one block from the other. However, there is […]

It can be difficult to know when to recognise that you’ve outgrown your current home and build a new one. Fortunately, we’re here to help you make up your mind with some key signs that can give you the nudge you need to move on. If any of the below signs are resonating with you, […]

At Hotondo Homes, we understand the challenges of finding the right builder for your new home. With a myriad of factors to consider, including home design and land availability, finding the right fit can be a daunting process. Luckily, our unique expertise and offering is here to keep your worries at bay. In this blog, […]

The epitome of luxe, a fireplace is a great way to bring decorative charm and practical benefits such as warmth to your home. In fact, it can also add value to your space should you wish to sell down the track. If you’re building a new home, a fireplace should be something you might wish […]

Whether you’re building a new home but not sure what to look for in a floor plan or you’re at the stage where you’re playing around with colours and moods, having a professional builder share their insights is of utmost importance. You want the reassurance that whatever you’re choosing is the right home for you, […]

If you’re considering investing in a dual occupancy or duplex home, it’s important to do your research first. There are so many benefits to choosing a dual occupancy design but but it’s also important to assess whether a dual occupancy home suits your lifestyle and your property investment goals. Whether you want to accommodate a […]

Duplexes are fast becoming an increasingly popular option for many Australian homeowners. Known in the property world as the quiet achievers, duplex dwellings offer flexibility, tax benefits (if you’re an owner-occupier) and investment potential. Purchasing one in the right location will see value appreciation over the years, with investors expecting an excellent return in a […]

A Glossary of Interior Design Terms

Whether it’s a corporate office, restaurant, or even library, how the inside space is designed is heavily influenced by human behaviour and interaction. Interior designers are qualified in building codes as well as ergonomics, spatial concepts, colours and so much more. When it comes to interior design, there are many aspects of a home or […]

If you play your cards right, investing in residential real estate comes with many benefits. It’s little wonder why Australians consider real estate one of the most popular assets. For those just starting out, it can be a little overwhelming. Understanding the different types of real estate investments and how they work is the first […]

Kids will try just about anything to get out of bed time. Getting your child into sleep mode can be challenging, but there are things you can do to create a sleep-friendly bedroom interior that encourages your child to stop fighting the Z’s. Remove clutter They say a tidy space equals a tidy mind and […]

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