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  • first-time home buyers

    On the hunt for that perfect first home design? Choosing the right design for you can be a difficult decision, even more so when you are doing it for the first time. As well as learning all the processes, dealing with banks, builders and land developers and even learning the right lingo, you also have […]

    need to know before building

    Building a new home can be daunting for many home buyers. You may only go through the process a handful of times throughout your life, so knowing all the ins and outs can be difficult. Read our top 6 things you need to know before building to arm yourself with the knowledge to get started! […]

    Multigenerational living

    With an ageing population, working parents and the ever-present Australian dream to own property, multigenerational homes are on the rise. Multigenerational living occurs when two or more generations are living under a single roof. According to a paper delivered to the State of Australian Cities Conference 2013, over four million Australians lived in multigenerational homes. […]

    passive home

    Have you considered passive design for your home? Passive home design refers to any device or structure that takes advantage of the surrounding environment, climate or elements to help passively heat, cool and light your home, supplementing the use of active temperature-control systems. Passive homes offer a huge range of benefits to home buyers, including […]

    Split level home

    Difficult, sloping blocks can be time-consuming, impractical and costly to excavate. Slab homes dug into a slope can often result in steep driveways, large retaining walls and an unattractive façade. In some cases it may even be impossible to reduce the slope of the land to the point you can build a standard home on […]

    2016 home trends and forecasts

    In the busy and time-precious world we currently live in, our homes have truly become our sanctuaries. Being able to choose appliances, colours and the interior design of your home is a fun and exciting way to help achieve this and make the home really yours. From style tips to modern conveniences, we asked several […]

    facade inspiration

    First impressions do matter, so choosing the right façade for your home is important. An attractive façade can not only increase the value of a house, but it also sets the tone for the entire home. Before looking at some of our façade inspiration, be sure to consider the following points: The surrounding landscape. If […]

    kitchen inspiration

    Be inspired and create your own ideal kitchen with these amazing ideas. Whether you are a master chef or a budding beginner, the kitchen will always remain the heart of the home. Make it stand out with some of these amazing interior kitchen designs.

    Buying your first home is a wonderful experience. It can be that life-changing step towards freedom, but in order to take that step you need a deposit. The more money you save the less you’ll have to borrow, and the less you’ll have to borrow, the less you’ll have to pay in interest. Sound easy? The […]

    Is your home on the smaller side? Fear not, you can still have the open and spacious design you have always wanted. Use some of these tips to trick the senses and help give the illusion your home is larger than what it actually is.

    Home improvement projects

    Skip these home improvement projects if you are after a return on your investment! Before selling, it is important to take the time to give your home a make-over to increase its value to potential buyers. Updating the kitchen, appliances and landscaping are all great ways to increase the appeal of a home, however there are […]

    stylish pantries

    A kitchen is the heart of the home. If the kitchen truly is the heart of the home, and it is filled to the brim with pots, pans and general mayhem, you can bet it will affect the rest of the house too. Keeping a pantry neat and organised can be a never-ending battle between you […]