Decorating: Should You DIY or Hire a Professional?

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Decorating your home can be a challenge. There are limits to time, money and results, which means it often comes down to personal style, budget, and confidence with DIY tasks. When decorating, the DIY route doesn’t always save you money and choosing a professional won’t always leave you with a style you’re satisfied with. While […]

Pokolbin – The Great Escape

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When most people talk about escaping the noise of the big city, they are planning a sea change. Unfortunately, this change in scenery doesn’t always come with the peace and quiet we all dream of. Somehow the hustle and bustle finds us again, especially in summer, and we start longing for that quite change all […]

Things to Consider Before a Knock Down Rebuild

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You love your house. You love your neighbours. Your children love their school. But your house is starting to show its age, or perhaps it can no longer accommodate a growing family. If moving is not an option, you still have two choices: you can renovate, or you can do a full knock down rebuild. […]

Choosing A Builder to Construct Your Dream Home

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Whether you are looking for a project home or architectural designed house, it is important to choose a builder that prioritises cleanliness. While dirt and noisy construction vehicles are all part of the construction process, garbage and clutter are not. A clean and tidy building site reflects the builder’s commitment to the highest professional standards. […]

New Home: Form or Function?

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Form or function? This is a commonly debated question when designing and building a new home. Form and function can either conflict or coexist harmoniously. It takes a combination of innovative architecture and design, in addition to careful consideration of the behaviour of those who will be residing in the house, to achieve a balance […]

Benefits of Living in Newcastle and the Hunter

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Featuring a breathtaking coastline, endless café options, a vibrant arts community, boutique stores, a friendly community and more, Newcastle and The Hunter Valley areplaces many people are proud to call home. Enjoy the relaxed Newcastle lifestyle Two hours north of Sydney, Newcastle seems to find the right balance between a city and a relaxed beach […]

Must-Have Checklist for First-Time Home Buyers

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Buying a home for the first time is an exciting experience. There are a lot of things you can look forward to. The excitement of starting a new life is definitely one of those. But first, you’d have go to through a gruelling search for the home that best suits you. Don’t take the decision […]

5 Reasons a Knockdown Rebuild is Better Than Renovating

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Popular renovation television shows and the high costs of buying properties has tempted Australians to undertake renovations rather than knocking down and rebuilding. However, renovating is not the only option that you should consider. To renovate or knockdown rebuild can be a difficult decision to make. Before making a final decision, there are a few […]

10 Extra Features To Add Value To Your Custom Home

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A custom home is the perfect way to make sure your new build is everything you want it to be. But as well as building a home that’s perfect for you and your lifestyle, it can pay to think about extra features that can add value to your home. You may not plan on selling […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Home

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If you can’t find everything you want in an already existing home, sometimes the best way to go is to build one from scratch. Whether you plan on building it yourself or getting someone else to build it for you, you can make sure your home is exactly what you dreamed of. But if there’s […]