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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

House

The Federal Government has announced it will give eligible Australians $25,000 to build a new home with its new HomeBuilder stimulus scheme. This is a win for first home buyers and those wanting to build their own home, and we’ve got a quick run-down on what the scheme entails and who is eligible! What is […]

Home

With children tending to live at home with their parents for longer as well as an increasingly ageing population, and family units with unique circumstances many people are turning to multi-generational homes as a solution to comfortably housing large family groups for a longer period of time. If you’re curious about what these new home […]

Fixtures

Part of the selections process on your home building journey will be choosing the fixtures and finishes for your new home, and it’s often an exciting time for clients as they begin to envisage what their finished home’s exterior and interior style will look like. But there’s a lot to consider as you make these […]

First home buyers

If you’re looking to build your first home, finding the right home design is such an important decision. With so many floor plans to choose from, it can feel overwhelming having to narrow your choice down to just one home design. At Hotondo Homes we love helping first home buyers find their perfect first home, […]

Facade

First impressions matter, so choosing the perfect façade for your new home is important. An appealing façade sets the tone for the entire feel of the home while also blending in to the surrounding landscape and the streetscape itself. If you need some help selecting a façade we’ve got some great tips to help you […]

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Following on from the 2019 Hotondo Homes National Conference in Singapore, we chatted to some of our award-winning builders about what their favourite Hotondo Homes home designs are and why. Here’s what they had to say! Hotondo Homes Ballarat Hotondo Homes Ballarat, who are our National Professional Builders of the Year two years running love […]

When you’re ready to build your new home, choosing a home design that will suit your family throughout many stages of life is the most important choice you’ll make. One of the decisions you’ll need to make is whether you opt for a single or double storey home. Both designs have a number of pros […]

LIghting

When you’re building your new home, one of the most important features to think about is how you’re going to use lighting in each room that’s functional, while also creating the perfect atmosphere to suit each space. Lighting can be an afterthought, but it’s an important factor to consider for a number of reasons, so […]

House and land package

Whether you’re single, have a partner, married with a small family, you’re needing to upsize to accommodate your growing teens, or you simply want to build an investment property, purchasing a house and land package is one of the most economical and efficient ways to create an asset for your property portfolio, and build a […]

As your family grows and kids get older, sometimes space inside the home can feel like it’s full to overflowing, especially when friends come over and add to the number of people inside. One way to add additional liveable space to your home without undertaking a costly extension is to convert your garage! It’s a […]

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