Design Features To Consider When Buying a New Home Off The Plan In Canberra

Many Australians choose to buy off the plan when the time comes to build a new home. There are plenty of financial benefits to be enjoyed and it is an increasingly popular option. You’ll find much of the hard work has already been done for you by a new home builder who knows the tastes, layouts and building requirements of Canberra buyers. This leaves you to lock in your colour scheme and make any tweaks to suit your needs, which is appealing to busy home investors.

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Energy Efficient Home Designs – Cold Climates

There are many benefits to buying or constructing a new home – some might view it as a financial investment, whilst others see it as in investment in the future of them and their family. Either of these standpoints are entirely valid and depending on which one you may take, there are several factors that ought to be considered so as to maximise the benefits that result from your decision. Arguably the most important of these is the design of your house. When building a new home, having the option of energy efficient home designs, will automatically take into account a multitude of external and internal elements and this is especially so when building in colder regions of Australia.

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5 ‘Must Haves’ When Building a New Home

Building a new home is extremely exciting and at the same time can be just as frightening. There are so many decisions to be made, factors to consider and what-ifs to contemplate. Luckily Dixon Homes understand all there is no know about building new homes in the Canberra area. Not only do they take the guess work out of the process but ensure you actually enjoy the ride. With a warranty second to none and transparent pricing, taking advantage of the Dixon Difference is going to ensure you leave nothing to chance.

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Top Eight Benefits of Buying off the Plan in Canberra

There are plenty of good reasons to buy off the plan and when you live in Canberra and want to secure yourself a brand-new home in a location that suits your lifestyle, there really is no better option. Knowing the right suburb to call home, which areas are ripe for growth and ensuring you are close to everything you need, can be a challenge. Without knowing where to start, building a new home can feel more daunting than it need be. If you are looking to secure yourself a brand-new property, but aren’t sure where to start, Dixon Homes has the answers. Let’s take a look at the top eight benefits you can enjoy when you purchase a home that is not yet built!

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The Nation Was Built Here – Why You Should Build a New Home in Canberra

Welcome to the capital of Australia, a cosmopolitan city and a great place to build a new home . There is just so much to love about Canberra it’s hard to know where to start. Australian art, culture and history can be experienced on any given day. Foodies can rejoice in the food and wine scene. If outdoor adventure is your thing, you’ll find Canberra your playground, with plenty of green, wide-open spaces.  In fact, there’s so much to do in Canberra you probably do need to move here to experience it all!

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Building Advice: Include these features to avoid retrofitting later

Building a new home is the perfect opportunity to plan for the future, and this means equipping the home with the right features to shield you from the cost of having to make drastic structural changes to the home later on. While this is likely to add costs to building the home, adding these features after the home is built, will in many cases mean significant changes to the home will need to be made. This can be almost three times as costly as if these had been planned for in the building stage – and far less inconvenient as you will not be living in the home as the changes are being made.  Here’s a list of what to consider including in your home as it’s being built. Continue reading

Understanding The Stages of Building A New Home

From the moment the site is prepared to when it is time to hand over the keys, there are a number of distinct stages when building a new home. As well as speaking with your builder and visiting the site to seeing the construction of your brand new home take shape before your eyes, Dixon Homes customers can also log into their own account online. This tracks the building process at each stage and keeps you updated with everything that you need to know

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Building a New Home – The Stages of a New Home Build

As most people will know, building brand new homes from the ground up is a project that comes in many stages. Much of the home building process starts before the first concrete is even poured, however our Dixon Homes Canberra team explain what you can expect when the actual site building begins in this post.

Remember that as a Dixon Homes customer you’ll be able to track the progress of your build in real time via our customer log in portal.

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Don’t Ignore the Investment Potential of a Dixon Home

Here at Dixon Homes, apart from building modern new homes that our customers fall in love with, we also understand that a home is the biggest asset people most people will ever own, and as such it’s a fantastic investment opportunity. Encompassing the entire eastern seaboard of Australia and across the Tasman Sea in New Zealand, Dixon Homes build and design dream homes with investment potential always in mind. There’s many reasons why a new home built by Dixon in Canberra and the ACT will continue to be a good investment forwhich we detail in our latest post. Continue reading

Life in the capital: The pick of Canberra’s best suburbs

As the ACT’s premier builders, Dixon Homes Canberra has a team of local builders behind the dream homes of residents in Australia’s capital city. From government workers, white collar and blue collar employees, managers & supervisors, professors and consultants, Australians working in many industries start and end their day in dwellings built by the region’s most trusted new home builders – Dixon Homes. This month the Dixon Homes Canberra team shine the spotlight of some of the ACT’s premier addresses, including the suburbs where we continue to construct our dream homes that our customers fall in love with. Continue reading