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Don’t Panic Perth

Don’t Panic Perth

Don’t Panic Perth! Here’s what you need to know about the Building Bonus and HomeBuilder grants on offer for those building a new home. #1...

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Directors Cut – A World Turned Upside Down

Directors Cut – A World Turned Upside Down

The WA housing industry was experiencing it’s biggest downturn since the end of the mining boom.  The HIA predicted housing starts in 2020 to be...

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Local Councils and Your Investment

Local Councils and Your Investment

Developing property, or intend to in the future? You need to be aware of anything that may have a negative impact on your investment. An...

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Directors Cut – Seeing Opportunity

Directors Cut – Seeing Opportunity

With the current Coronavirus crisis hitting all economies at the moment, things are very uncertain.  But, for those that can see through the uncertainty, can...

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Who Are You Building For?

Who Are You Building For?

There’s a delicate balance between building the dream home you want now and upholding the resale value in the event you want to sell later...

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It’s Business As Usual

It’s Business As Usual

While media and public commentary in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to raise concern, public health authorities are advising that the current risk remains low...

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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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Directors Cut – Being a Property Investor

Directors Cut – Being a Property Investor

It is all good and well getting into property investment and making a success of one development.  But how have I done it for over...

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What’s the Difference?

What’s the Difference?

When you start on your journey of building a new home, you need to know that the designs you are considering fit both your needs...

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What Is The Market Cycle?

What Is The Market Cycle?

What is the market cycle? Lately, the property market has resembled a flat tyre more than a cycle. But history shows that what goes around,...

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How do you know you’ve got the best builder?

How do you know you’ve got the best builder?

How do you know you’ve got the best builder? It certainly doesn’t come down to the cheapest quote and it goes beyond comparing specifications. So...

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New Home Design

New Home Design

Your new home design should be about more than just bedrooms and bathrooms.  It’s about what opportunities your new home will create for you in...

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Is it Fake or Factual?

Is it Fake or Factual?

Ok, so it may not be fake news but it is factually creative.  With our 24/7 news cycle (and the need for journalists to always...

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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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We Specialise in Building Relationships!

We Specialise in Building Relationships!

Some of you may ask how a small building company like ours can possibly be specialists in building single storey & double storey homes as...

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Part One of How I Became A Property Investor

Part One of How I Became A Property Investor

It all started in the late 1990s when I saw a colleague of mine buying a development site and building 3 units on it and...

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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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Houses Have Numbers … Not People

Houses Have Numbers … Not People

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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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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