Why Builders Charge to Quote: Understanding the Cost of Accuracy
If you’re planning to build a project, you’ll need to get a quote from a builder to know how much it will cost. However, you might be surprised to find out that some builders charge a fee for preparing a quote.
Timber Framing Versus Steel Framing – Is One Better Than the Other?
Do you go with a tried and tested wood frame on your next building project, or would the relative newcomer steel frame be a better choice? Each has its strengths, but there are arguments against each material that are worth considering. Ultimately, it will come down...
Soil Testing: What Is It and Why Is It Crucial Before Your New Home Build?
How would you feel living in your own personal Leaning Tower of Pisa? That’s the risk you take without a proper, thorough soil test before the construction of your dream Mornington Peninsula home. It’s easy to dismiss the ground your home is built on, especially if...
24 Ultimate Kitchen Design Ideas: Everything You Need for Your Dream Home Kitchen
The kitchen is the heart of your home. With the average Australian spending an hour in the kitchen each day, the kitchen design choices you make have the potential to make your life relaxing and enjoyable...or frustratingly uncomfortable. Before you settle on a...
14 Waterfront Home Design Tips to Elevate Your Living
Have you been dreaming of your own waterfront home? Waterfront living brings simple joys, from watching the sunset over the water to listening to the waves as you drift to sleep. With waterfront living proven to lower stress levels and boost mood, it’s no wonder the...
10 Commandments of Dream House Design
Have you been dreaming about building a new home but don’t know where to start? It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of the dream home design stage, after all this is a huge moment in your life. But without a little forethought you can end up with a design...
7 Deadly Sins of Designing a Luxury Home
Are you ready to build your luxury new home? Buying residential land to build on is an exciting adventure, but building a custom home comes with pitfalls and traps to avoid. Knowing how to sidestep these design pitfalls will save you tens of thousands of dollars as...
Buying Residential Land? How to Select the Right Block to Build Your $1 Million Dollar Home
Are you planning to buy residential land for your dream home? You’ve got a vision in mind, been on Realestate.com.au for inspiration, and you’re ready to start your most exciting property adventure yet. There’s just one problem - not all residential land is created...
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