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3rdJul2020
Only have 5% deposit? You might be eligibile for the Government's second intake of the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme
Do you know if you're eligible for the Government's First Home Buyer Deposit Scheme? Available to 10,000 more applicants from 1 July 2020. Find out more.Do you know if you're eligible for the Government's First Home Buyer Deposit Scheme? Available to 10,000 more applicants from 1 July 2020. Find out more.
by: Sally Wood
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3rdJul2020
What's a PS or PC?
What's a provisional sum or prime cost in my building contract? We explain these industry terms in simple english for you.What's a provisional sum or prime cost in my building contract? We explain these industry terms in simple english for you.
by: Samara Amadi @ homeshelf
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1stJul2020
7 Ways to Find a Profitable Dual Occupancy Development Site in Melbourne
Not all sites are equal, and what may seem perfect may actually be a pitfall that can wind up costing you tens of thousands of dollars. The one thing successful dual occupancy developers have is common is that they all have the ability to identify a profiNot all sites are equal, and what may seem perfect may actually be a pitfall that can wind up costing you tens of thousands of dollars. The one thing successful dual occupancy developers have is common is that they all have the ability to identify a profi
by: Peter Kelly @ Little Fish Property Developments
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26thJun2020
HomeBuilder Grant Clarifications & Update
Are you interested in applying for the Government's HomeBuilder grant scheme? They have recently clarified many requirements. Learn more from Homeshelf.Are you interested in applying for the Government's HomeBuilder grant scheme? They have recently clarified many requirements. Learn more from Homeshelf.
by: Sally Wood
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17thJun2020
2020 HIA-CSR Australian Housing Award Winners Announced
The recent 2020 HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards recognise the best that the Australian residential building industry has to offer. Discover the winners.The recent 2020 HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards recognise the best that the Australian residential building industry has to offer. Discover the winners.
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12thJun2020
IGTV: Is it worth getting an independent building inspector?
The number one factor for anyone building has to be the quality of their home. We invited Rod from Darbecca for a chat on how can you be sure of what you're really getting when you build a new home.The number one factor for anyone building has to be the quality of their home. We invited Rod from Darbecca for a chat on how can you be sure of what you're really getting when you build a new home.
by: Samara Amadi @ homeshelf
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5thJun2020
The HomeBuilder Grant Explained: Find Out if Your New Home Build is Eligible
Do you want to learn more about the Federal Government's $25,000 HomeBuilder Grant? Are you eligible? What can it be used for? Homeshelf has the answers.Do you want to learn more about the Federal Government's $25,000 HomeBuilder Grant? Are you eligible? What can it be used for? Homeshelf has the answers.
by: Sally Wood
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28thMay2020
First Home Buyers: What to Consider When Purchasing House and Contents Insurance | homeshelf.com.au
House and contents insurance protects both your home as well as everything in it against unforeseen events such as theft or a natural disaster.House and contents insurance protects both your home as well as everything in it against unforeseen events such as theft or a natural disaster.
by: Sally Wood
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28thMay2020
What is the Best Way to Insulate a House?
insulation help to increase the comfort of your home by regulating its temperature, it can save you money by drastically cutting down your energy bill and help to reduce your home's carbon footprint.insulation help to increase the comfort of your home by regulating its temperature, it can save you money by drastically cutting down your energy bill and help to reduce your home's carbon footprint.
by: Sally Wood
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23rdMay2020
IGTV: What comes first the land or plan? | homeshelf.com.au
We invited Matthias from Aston Homes for a chat on choosing your land to build on, creating your vision and figuring out what order to get things done.We invited Matthias from Aston Homes for a chat on choosing your land to build on, creating your vision and figuring out what order to get things done.
by: Samara Amadi
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15thMay2020
Display Homes Open: COVID-19 Restrictions easing
Due to COVID-19 restrictions easing, most display homes are now open. Some new home builders are operating still by appointment only so plan ahead.Due to COVID-19 restrictions easing, most display homes are now open. Some new home builders are operating still by appointment only so plan ahead.
by: Samara Amadi
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10thMay2020
What Benefits are There in 'Buying Off the Plan'?
Buying off the plan means that even though the price you pay for the property is locked in, there is potential for the market to grow and the value of your property to increase before you even move in.Buying off the plan means that even though the price you pay for the property is locked in, there is potential for the market to grow and the value of your property to increase before you even move in.
by: Sally Wood
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8thMay2020
How to Ensure Your House and Contents Insurance Gives You Adequate Protection
When it comes to insurance, it's never a good idea to cut corners. Choosing a comprehensive insurance policy may seem expensive but can be a lifesaver in the long run.When it comes to insurance, it's never a good idea to cut corners. Choosing a comprehensive insurance policy may seem expensive but can be a lifesaver in the long run.
by: Sally Wood
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8thMay2020
How to Choose the Right Driveway Material for Your New Home
Different driveway materials serve different purposes and suit different styles. Choosing the right material for your driveway can tie your new home together and act as the perfect finishing touch.Different driveway materials serve different purposes and suit different styles. Choosing the right material for your driveway can tie your new home together and act as the perfect finishing touch.
by: Sally Wood
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1stMay2020
5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Sloping Block of Land
While a home on a sloping block can be incredible, buying a sloping block of land is fraught with extra costs that flat blocks of land don't rack up. This is due to the engineering and design required, excavation, foundation works, and landscaping.While a home on a sloping block can be incredible, buying a sloping block of land is fraught with extra costs that flat blocks of land don't rack up. This is due to the engineering and design required, excavation, foundation works, and landscaping.
by: Sally Wood
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20thApr2020
Knockdown Rebuild Checklist: Planning and Approvals
Our handy Knockdown Rebuild Checklist can help ensure nothing gets forgotten amongst the chaos. This checklist focuses on the planning and approvals process.Our handy Knockdown Rebuild Checklist can help ensure nothing gets forgotten amongst the chaos. This checklist focuses on the planning and approvals process.
by: Sally Wood
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15thApr2020
What Do Independent Building Inspectors Do for New Builds?
Hiring an independent building inspector can give you peace of mind about the quality of the construction of your new build. Another set of eyes never hurts to ensure your builder delivers on their promises.Hiring an independent building inspector can give you peace of mind about the quality of the construction of your new build. Another set of eyes never hurts to ensure your builder delivers on their promises.
by: Sally Wood
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20thApr2020
Shipping Container Home, Running Like Clockwork
When implementing the shipping containers into the design of the house, the architects chose to mount the containers onto concrete blocks and angle them slightly. This was done to offset the angular aesthetic of the main building and create a more balanceWhen implementing the shipping containers into the design of the house, the architects chose to mount the containers onto concrete blocks and angle them slightly. This was done to offset the angular aesthetic of the main building and create a more balance
by: Julie Scott
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10thApr2020
Reducing Carbon Offsets in Everyday Living: What to Consider When Building a New Home
Here are a few things to consider when building a new home that will help to reduce your carbon offsets in everyday living.Here are a few things to consider when building a new home that will help to reduce your carbon offsets in everyday living.
by: Sally Wood
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27thMar2020
What is Green Power? How Does it Work?
The primary goal of the Green Power Program is to reduce greenhouse emissions that would otherwise be produced by non-renewable energy sources. As such, households and businesses who invest in Green Power are not only supporting the renewable energy indusThe primary goal of the Green Power Program is to reduce greenhouse emissions that would otherwise be produced by non-renewable energy sources. As such, households and businesses who invest in Green Power are not only supporting the renewable energy indus
by: Sally Wood
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