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Introducing the 2017 Regional Telethon Home

WA Country Builders are excited to announce the 2017 Regional Telethon home is currently under construction in Busselton. This year’s home is located on a stunning canal block at Busselton’s Newport Geographe Estate. Aigle Royal Developments have generously donated the site and are very excited to work with WA Country Builders on promoting their beautiful… Read more »

2016 Metropolitan Telethon Home

This year’s Metropolitan Telethon Home has been built by In-Vogue for the eleventh consecutive year. Satterley, Ocean Springs Pty Ltd, the Housing Authority and other development partners Eden Beach have generously donated the prize 537 sqm block.

Perth, different is here!

Residential Attitudes, are making a movement in the Perth housing market, A movement away from lifeless homes with floor plans that ultimately all contain similar, predictable layouts. You won’t find vanilla 4 x 2 homes crammed with useless small rooms. Instead, the homes are designed around the mantra of Quality Of Space Over Quantity Of… Read more »

Tree Change: Why make the move?

What is the tree change? A ‘tree change’ is a term used to describe the move from city living to a more rural/country setting. Those looking to leave the hustle and bustle of the city often find them selves packing up their homes and buying or building a house in the outer suburbs. A tree… Read more »

What’s your new home style?

Are you mad about Mid-Century Modern? Do you hanker after a Hamptons-style home? Could Urban Prairie or Coastal Plantation be your thing? Oswald Homes has launched a series of style guides to help clients hone in on the finer detail of eight key looks, from cool Contemporary and classic Georgian, to edgy Industrial and romantic… Read more »

What’s New in Two Storeys?

One of the big trends in two-storey homes at the moment is the need to get a lot of house on not a lot of land, without having to spend mega-bucks to do it. Driven by shrinking block sizes, including newly subdivided sites close to the city, as well as compact suburban blocks in Perth’s… Read more »

How long will my new home take to build?

The question on the top of many new homeowners mind is – How long will it take to build my new home? When you’re building a home from scratch, there are many variables to consider. Part of the fun of building a new home is that you can customise your home, right? These customisations can… Read more »

Knockdown and rebuild

Out with the old and in with the new There are many advantages of demolishing your home and rebuilding a new home on the same site. Of course you will have the benefits of keeping your address, staying near your kids’ school and your local shops, but you’ll also have an amazing new home without… Read more »

How to avoid hidden costs

Building your new dream home is an exciting and emotional experience. Unfortunately with all of the promotions and offers, new products, varied specifications and so on it can be hard to determine any hidden costs which can drive every new home builders fear of going over budget. Knowing exactly what you are paying for will… Read more »