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Custom Build To Your Budget

Custom Build To Your Budget

So, how much do you want to spend on your new property?  This amount will vary depending on whether this is going to be your...

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Don’t Forget The Internet

Don’t Forget The Internet

When older residential areas are re-zoned, it generally allows for more homes to be built in the area. The rezoning increases the land value and...

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Being Specific

Being Specific

Your building specification outlines all of the inclusions in your contract.  Some of this is made up of the more technical items such as siteworks,...

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Design Your Home For What You Want It To Do

Design Your Home For What You Want It To Do

The property that you want to build should be more than just bricks and mortar.  Whether you are building your dream home or an investment...

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What do a small bar and a small builder have in common?

What do a small bar and a small builder have in common?

As soon as you enter a small bar, you are met with a welcoming atmosphere; a place where you know you can sit back, relax...

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What To Look For When Buying A Property

What To Look For When Buying A Property

When it comes to property investing and developing it is imperative that you undertake comprehensive due diligence and a feasibility study when you are selecting...

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Time for Investors to Spring into Action

Time for Investors to Spring into Action

Spring has well and truly sprung in Perth with the weather warming up in the run up to Christmas and with a resurgence of interest...

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Building a Home is like Telling a Story

Building a Home is like Telling a Story

As your English Teacher would have told you, a great story needs to include the elements of who, what, when, where, why and how.  The...

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Why Being an Owner Builder can be False Economy

Why Being an Owner Builder can be False Economy

You may like to tinker with cars, but if you need a full engine rebuild, you’d find a mechanic.  You may have webmd bookmarked on...

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Spring Has Sprung

Spring Has Sprung

Spring has sprung and we are all truly blessed living in the best country in the world. Even though some of us may be feeling...

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Building To Your Budget

Building To Your Budget

There’s a very good reason why you should use an in-house designer/draftsperson, employed by a builder, to design your new home.  It’s because the builder...

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How Regulations Affect Profit

How Regulations Affect Profit

Frankly, you build an investment property for a profit.  Whether you sell it or keep it in a rental portfolio, you want to avoid costs...

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The Directors Cut

The Directors Cut

As you will no doubt be aware, the Real Estate Market and the Building Industry in WA have both been on a downward trend for...

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Comparing Apples With Apples

Comparing Apples With Apples

We’ve all heard the expression ‘comparing apples with apples’. So you’ve taken your plans to a few builders for quoting. You get the quotes back...

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Scared of Commitment?

Scared of Commitment?

When you first start thinking about a new home, the prospect can be quite daunting.  Going to display homes inevitably means dealing with the sales...

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Director Jason Janssen talks about what Activa Developments can offer you

Director Jason Janssen talks about what Activa Developments can offer you

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Why Cash (and Cashflow) Is King!

Why Cash (and Cashflow) Is King!

The ramifications of the Banking Royal Commission are already being felt and the media is predicting more pain to come.  This is already evident in...

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Why You Should Invest

Why You Should Invest

You work hard for your money.  Lots of hours spent at the office or on the job to get your weekly/fortnightly/monthly pay check.  The stress...

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Director Jason Janssen discusses the current state of the Perth property market

Director Jason Janssen discusses the current state of the Perth property market

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Building Your Bucket List

Building Your Bucket List

They say that money can’t buy happiness; but we all know that life is so much easier when the money is there.  So, what can...

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More Than A Number

More Than A Number

Have you been at the deli counter in a supermarket during a busy period? They generally have a system where you take a ticket, wait...

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The 5 things you need to tell your builder – #5

The 5 things you need to tell your builder – #5

This last blog in the series of “5 Things You Need To Tell Your Builder” isn’t about you … it’s about us! #5 – Tell...

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The 5 things you need to tell your builder – #4

The 5 things you need to tell your builder – #4

We hope you have been enjoying our series about the 5 things that you need to tell your builder.  In the first three parts, we...

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The 5 things you need to tell your builder – #3

The 5 things you need to tell your builder – #3

Our first two blogs in this series focussed on your budget and how much you want/can spend on your property.  This blog begins to look...

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The 5 things you need to tell your builder – #2

The 5 things you need to tell your builder – #2

In our last blog, we looked at the first of five things that you need to tell your builder – your budget.  This is how...

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The 5 things you need to tell your builder – #1

The 5 things you need to tell your builder – #1

When you work with a custom builder, we work together from scratch to design and build your property the way that you want it.  This...

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What do a small bar and a small builder have in common?

What do a small bar and a small builder have in common?

As soon as you enter a small bar, you are met with a welcoming atmosphere; a place where you know you can sit back, relax...

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