9 ways to keep building costs down

Managing your budget when building a new home is crucial to avoid overcapitalising and finding out halfway through the build that costs are beginning to spiral out of control. However it doesn’t have to be this way. A little bit of sensible planning before you start building can help to keep costs under control and save financial stress. In this post we share some advice and things to remember to keep costs of building down for those on a strict budget. Continue reading

FAQ’s about the ACT’s First Home Buyer Grant

The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) is a Government payment to First Home Buyer in Australian Capital Territory who is looking to purchase their first home. After the 1st September 2013 The First Home Owner Grant only applies to buying or building new home or properties the buyers plan to substantially renovate.  The FHOG is designed to help new buyers and boost the residential construction industry. Dixon Homes Canberra answer some key questions about receiving this grant in this post. Continue reading