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Once the idea to stay in your community and knockdown your existing home is your way forward, the first thing you need to do is contact your local council and ensure there are no barriers to doing a knockdown rebuild.  Living in a heritage zoned area...

A life goal for many people is to own and live in a beautiful home close to the ocean. It is also the reason that prime real estate in ocean locations are in high demand, which in turn drives the prices up. When deciding to build...

Asking yourself that question can throw up reasons for and against both options, it really comes down to what you are trying to achieve. Your home is not just a house on the street it is a sense of belonging in the community. You may...

The building landscape has changed in recent years with many people opting to knockdown their existing home and rebuilding. This has been largely driven by the age of some homes in Newcastle and surrounds as well as the need for more space in the homes...

If you're thinking about building a new home there a variety of factors that will dictate the type of builder you choose. Building the home of your dreams is a big undertaking and finding a builder is only the first step in a long process....

Are you building a new home in Lake Macquarie. From suburban locations to beautiful lakeside waterfronts there are loads of opportunities to build your dream home. In this article we discuss some tips for building a new home in Lake Macquarie. Getting the right advice...

You've had a concept design completed. Construction drawings & engineering has been done. You have development approval from your local council. You're ready to begin construction. By this stage you may or may not have decided to engage a builder. If you've been working with...

Are you building a new home in Newcastle? If you're thinking about a custom home then these tips will help you get started when it comes to planning, design and construction. No matter where you're building, it's always a challenging experience. From obtaining your block...

Thinking of designing and building your dream home? It can be a daunting process to go from your initial ideas, to a concept, right through to construction plans and development approval. All of this before you even think about the actual build. Designing and building...

Building the home of your dreams is an exciting and challenging process. If you're looking for a high end, luxury finish to your home then it's likely you will want to engage a custom home builder. There is no real difference between a custom home...

Finding the right builder to suit your requirements and budget takes time. Not all builders are the same. Finding the right fit is just as important as price and value for money. There are typically two types of builders to choose from. A project home...

Building or buying is a big decision. There are multiple factors that come into play when trying to decide which way you should go. Building a house has advantages and disadvantages just like buying. The decision will ultimately come down to personal preferences and what...

Understanding the process when building a house is an important first step. Knowing what to expect throughout the entire process will ensure that you don't have any surprises when it comes to planning, design, construction & handover. In this article we discuss the common steps...

If you're building a house for the first time or if it's been a while between builds there are typically a few things you should know before you start the process. In this article we break down what to know when building a house and...

Are you thinking of a building a new home for the first time? Maybe, you're building again, but it's been a while. The first question people ask and possibly one of the most important things to understand early is the the cost of building a...