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Are you ready to buy a house with your partner?

Are you ready to buy a house with your partner?

So you’re living in domestic rental bliss with your partner when the conversation inevitably turns to buying a house together. Excitement builds as the benefits of entering the property market beckon, but so does the realisation that buying a home…

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Where are people moving to?

Where are people moving to?

More than seven million people moved homes in the past four years, with coastal and regional Australia the most popular destinations. As working conditions become more flexible and city property prices get further out of reach, people are ditching the city life seeking…

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How to: Design a sustainable new home

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A new-build home represents a blank canvas in so many ways. Here are some of the most effective ways to make your new home more sustainable. Check local building regulations State and federal governments, as well as local councils, are…

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Q&A: Will more Australians live in flats in the future?

Q&A: Will more Australians live in flats in the future?

With experts tipping home owners will be in the minority in Australia in the next few years, are we more likely to live in smaller homes like apartments? With rates of home ownership declining, Australians are increasingly embracing apartment living. But…

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YarraBend community to be first fully Tesla-powered

YarraBend community to be first fully Tesla-powered

A new Melbourne development is the first community in the world to include Telsa powerwalls as a standard feature for all 2,500 dwellings. The first release of 60 three to five bedroom homes in Alphington’s YarraBend have the energy-efficient powerwalls and…

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Sydney apartment wins house of the year

Sydney apartment wins house of the year

For the first time an apartment has been named Australian House of the Year at the 2016 Houses Awards.  Judge Karen Alcock, of MA Architects, says the Darling Point apartment by Sydney firm Chenchow Little was a “clear winner.” “When you look at so many…

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