Building Tips

Requirements for Secondary Residences in the ACT

Granny Flats are known as ‘secondary residences’ in the ACT and are required to comply with regulations that are slightly different to those in NSW, hence why it is so important to refer to your local and state laws in the planning stages.

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5 Points to Consider Before you Begin your Home Extension

You may need to vacate your home while the extension is being built. All first floors, or areas beneath works need to be vacated during construction. Legally, no one is allowed to be beneath construction works during the construction hours of 7am to 4pm or until sheet flooring has been installed.

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How To Choose A Builder For Your Home Extension

So, you’ve finally saved enough for that home extension you’ve always wanted. Whether you need more space for a growing family or simply need more room for entertaining, working from home and everyday living, a home extension project is bound to improve your overall quality of life.

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Renovate or rebuild: What’s the best option for you?

Feel like a change of scenery? If you’ve been living in the same Sydney location for a while and find yourself less and less enamoured with your existing home design, you might be thinking about moving to a new suburb or location.

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6 alfresco extension ideas to make your summer sizzle

Want to spend more time in the Great Outdoors this summer? There’s no better way to do it than with a stunning alfresco area. Built using premium timber and treated to prevent weather damage, a polished alfresco area can add value and style to your home while you enjoy the fresh air.

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Construction Boom: Why Demand for Home Extensions is at an All-Time High?

This week, at their Annual 2021 Construction Outlook event, Housing Industry Association Chief Economist, Tim Reardon identified Home Extensions and Renovations at an all time high, superseding the previous heights on 2003/2004

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Granny Flat Investment: Student Renters as an Additional Source of Income

As the focus on further education for young people grows, combined with the inability to have an overseas gap year, there are more and more Australians enrolling in University courses. In fact, a University of Sydney spokeswoman recently described demand for places from local students has been “higher than ever”.

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Granny Flat Tax in 2021: Make Sure You Know These Tips and Traps!

In Australia, Granny Flats are becoming an increasingly popular investment and versatile asset to add to existing homes. As families change over time and parents get older, Granny Flats provide an ideal lifestyle for parents who want to avoid overcrowded and expensive aged care facilities and instead be close to family and their grandchildren.

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Granny flat interior design ideas

If you are in the process of building or have already built your granny flat, you must now be thinking about the interior design of the home now too. Building a new space is always exciting, especially if it’s as a home extension.

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Everything You Need to Know Before You Build Your Secondary Dwelling in 2021

If you or your family are thinking about building a secondary dwelling on your property, then it’s crucial to consider every element of what may be involved from start to finish, and what to expect from the process.

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