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Four Reasons To Consider Developing Your Back Block

Pay off your Mortgage Faster It’s not surprising that often the first thoughts about developing your block are driven by the desire to pay off the family home earlier. Buying a house is a big investment, and a mortgage can be a cause of stress. By developing your backyard, you create the opportunity to pay […]

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Your Step By Step Guide To Building

If you’re thinking of taking advantage of today’s generous incentives, you’re not alone. Thanks to low interest rates, and affordable house and land packages. A growing number of people are seizing the moment and deciding to build. Seeking out low-deposit home loans, locking in low interest rates, taking their pick of the great-value house and […]

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Do I Really Need A Bath?

It’s a question we come across often when our clients are planning their new home, and our answer…  It depends. Each home and family have a unique set of needs. And what works for you might not work for someone else. So in short there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach when designing your […]

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How To Create The Perfect Indoor / Outdoor Kitchen.

The wonderful Perth weather lends itself to outdoor entertaining. Because of this there truely is no better place to incorporate an indoor/outdoor kitchen into your home. With this in mind, it can double the size of your entertaining zone, allowing you to entertain year-round! The Simple Solution Sometimes it’s simply a case of adding in […]

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Why We Build The Way We Do

You might have heard the terms bricked and framed construction. But how do you know which one is right for your new home? Factors such as soil conditions, climate, material availability and design. Will influence which option is the most economical when it comes to building your new home. There are three main types of […]

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We’re Spinning Around… On A Corner Block

If you’ve ever needed an excuse to snap up a corner block, then the  Bodega Bay is it. Trust us, this one is special. We’ve taken a standard corner block and, well, we’ve spun things around. To come up with a modern country home that could belong in a high-end eco-resort. By using the long […]

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Perths Best Home Designs For Narrow Lots

Having a narrow lot doesn’t mean you have to settle for a small home. Here are 5 Top Reasons to Build a Narrow Lot Home. Once a upon a time, West Australian homes were built to suit acreage blocks. Now however with block sizes shrinking. Narrow lot homes are becoming a viable choice for home […]

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Our Favourite Open-Plan Bathrooms.

There is a new trend emerging in the master suite. A lot of people are absolutely loving an open-plan bathroom. And it all has to do with the sense of space and luxury. Creating this occurs when we blur the lines between the bathroom and the boudoir. You only have to look at five-star hotels […]

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Hamptons Home For A Narrow Block

Do you believe you need a wide block to capture the style and sophistication of the Hamptons? Think again! An elegant addition to Plunkett’s popular Hamptons collection, the spacious three-bedroom Vermont will sit happily on a 12.5m-wide homesite. The Vermont has all the classic appeal of the glamorous beach-house style, but in a marrow format. […]

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Case Study: Lucky 13

A development of 13 smart new residential units. Designed and built for an overseas investor who suddenly found himself with three dilapidated old houses in Welshpool. The investor, who lives in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Had been at a loss as to what to do. When an unexpected turn of events left him with a trio […]

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Classic Country Home For The Modern Family

Plunkett Homes have gone back to its farmhouse roots. When it designed the Leeuwin, an elegant new country home-style showcase in Geographe Bay. But it was quick to add in some modern surprises along the way. Homely, comfortable and spacious. As a matter of fact the Leeuwin comes with an easy choice of floorplan changes. […]

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Will I Make A Profit

It’s important to take as much of the guesswork out of developing as possible. The best way to do this is with a project assessment – before you commit to tearing up your backyard or spending money on a block with development potential. Just how much potential is there? What will it cost me to realise that […]

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