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Open-Plan Living How to make your kitchen Living area Work

Open-plan living spaces are a common design feature in new homes. Many new home designs are built with a modern open-plan layout for the dining and living areas. But what’s the trick to making this substantial space feel cosy and inviting, while still creating a cohesive look that has clearly defined zones? We’ve got some […]

Master Bedroom Locations Pros and Cons

Second only to the kitchen, a master bedroom is said to be the most important room in a home. After all, you’ll be spending one-third of your life there so you want to be able to get the most out of the layout and placement.  When you’re designing your new space with Hotondo Homes, you […]

Is dual occupancy living right for you? How does unlocking extra income while living in your own home – literally – sound to you? If this is tempting, then you might want to consider dual occupancy. After all, if you’re planning to build your forever home, why not make it as flexible as possible while […]

House Types Explained

House Types Explained At Hotondo Homes, we often get asked what’s the difference between a duplex, a split level home, a double storey home or a townhouse. After all, does it really matter about terminology when a home is where the heart is? Whether you’re looking for an investment property or first home, it’s important […]

Couple Clearing Garage For Yard Sale

Isn’t it incredible how, no matter how much space you have, it’s never quite enough? If your home has a garage, this might sound familiar. It starts with a few boxes of sporting equipment that it just makes more sense to keep out there, because they’re dirty and you don’t use them very often. Shovels […]

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Are you looking to invest in house and land? Residential properties make excellent long-term investments, first reaching ROI (return on investment) then turning into a steady source of income. According to Australian property law, individual rental homes, duplexes, and multi-family properties are all purchased with a house-and-land deal in which you become the owner of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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