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Melbourne Metro Displays Open By Appointment

September 2020 In General News

28th September 2020 Following the Victorian Government announcement of easing the Stage 4 restrictions in Metropolitan Melbourne, all of our display homes in Metropolitan Melbourne (including Warragul) are now open by appointment.  Appointments can be carried out in person, or we can conduct a voice or video call if you would prefer. We are fully…

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Regional and Geelong Displays Open again!

September 2020 In General News

We are very excited to be able to welcome you back into our Regional and Geelong displays from Saturday 26th of September. There really is nothing quite like seeing your dream home in person is there? Walking through the front door, exploring the layout and getting some inspiration is all part of the experience. When…

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Guide To Understand Building Jargon – Part 2

September 2020 In General News

Recently, we covered off some of the most common terms when it comes to building your dream home. There are many more still to explore, so check them out below. Floorplan In builder terminology, a floorplan refers to a drawing to scale that shows the layout of a property from above. It demonstrates the relationships…

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Double Storey Homes for under $250,000*

In General News

As well as our huge range of affordable Single Storey homes, we also have an impressive collection of Double Storey homes at incredible prices. Our Aspirations Series of homes include all the essentials you need, without having to compromise on quality or lifestyle. If you are looking for a smart double storey home, then you…

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Guide To Understand Building Jargon – Part 1

August 2020 In General News

Here at Dennis Family Homes, we love making the building process as simple and enjoyable as possible for our clients. However, along the way, no matter how in-the-know you might be, you’re always going to encounter jargon and building terms that may be unfamiliar to you. It can really help to understand these terms so…

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Exclusive House and Land at Officer Fields

August 2020 In Suburb Specific

It’s never been more important to live a balanced life and surround yourself with an abundance of open spaces and parks to unwind in. The tranquil yet connected, Officer Fields provides the lifestyle balance you’ve been searching for. Located just 5 minutes from Officer Train Station, Officer Fields will be home to a modern and…

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HomeBuilder Grant Extension for Victoria

August 2020 In General News

In early June 2020, the Federal Government introduced the HomeBuilder Grant, designed to provide eligible owner-occupiers (including first home buyers) with a grant of $25,000 to build a new home. Following the introduction of Stage 4 restrictions in metropolitan Melbourne and Stage 3 restrictions in regional Victoria, the Government has provided a 3 month extension…

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Stamp Duty Paused for First Home Buyers in New South Wales.

August 2020 In Home Buyers Advice

7th August, 2020 If you are a first home buyer looking to build in New South Wales, then you are in luck! The New South Wales Government has temporarily scrapped stamp duty on new homes under $800,000, saving eligible first home buyers thousands of dollars. Under the new changes, which came into effect on the…

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Your Guide to Creating a Relaxation Getaway at Home

July 2020 In Interior Design

During these uncertain times, our homes are serving many different purposes. Not only are they our safe spaces to relax and unwind with our families, but they’ve also turned into our workplaces and gyms as well!  When working from home, it’s so important to carve out time to relax at home and step away from…

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New Shepparton Display Centre Captures Everyone’s Imagination

July 2020 In General News

Inclement weather couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm of visitors to the new Dennis Family Homes display centre at the Seven Creeks Estate in Shepparton, which opened on the weekend of July 11. “With a large number of visitors over the weekend, we were very pleased with how the opening went,” said Dennis Family Homes Northern Regional…

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How to Improve Your Productivity at Home

July 2020 In General News

Let’s be honest; it can be hard to improve your productivity when working from home. Whether it’s the calls of your kids, the call of the fridge or the call of Netflix in bed, it can be easy to let your mind wander away from the computer and into the many needs and goings-on of…

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Taking the guess work out of building your dream home

July 2020 In Interior Design

Building your dream home is a wonderfully exciting experience. Choosing everything from the materials and colours for your roof, floor, bathroom and kitchen tiles, through to the interior and exterior walls, flooring, carpets and cabinetry opens up a lavish array of possibilities. On the flipside, being faced with so many choices and uncertainty about the…

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First Home Buyers Guide

June 2020 In First Home Buyers

If you’ve been considering buying your first home and have been working hard to save up your deposit, now could be the perfect time to take the plunge! We’ve put together this guide to help you consider your options and take your exciting first steps towards home ownership. Although the world is a little crazy…

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HomeBuilder Grant

June 2020 In First Home Buyers

There has never been a better time to build a new home – we’re not kidding! The Federal Government has just announced the new HomeBuilder grant, which will provide eligible owner-occupiers (including first home buyers) with a grant of $25,000 to build a new home. HomeBuilder will complement existing State and Territory First Home Owner…

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Welcome back!

May 2020 In General News

  We loved seeing some of you last weekend for the re-opening of our display homes!    There’s nothing quite like seeing your dream home in person is there? Walking through the front door, exploring the layout and getting some inspiration.    Not to mention, you actually get to talk to someone in person! At…

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Your Colour Consultation

May 2020 In General News

At Dennis Family Homes, we’re committed to guiding you through your new home journey. Your colour consultation is a very important and exciting opportunity to personalise your new home and make it your own. During these uncertain times, we understand that you may have concerns about COVID-19 and what it may mean for your colour…

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Our Displays are Open Again!

May 2020 In General News

We’re pretty excited for you to join us inside one of our display homes from Saturday 16th May. There really is no better way to experience our impressive home designs than viewing them in person. When you visit one of our beautiful display homes in Melbourne, you’ll find all the inspiration and information you’re after…

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6 Tips for Effectively Working From Home

May 2020 In DIY & Home Improvements

Although some of us may have worked from home before on the odd occasion (or perhaps regularly once or twice a week), working from home consistently for this length of time is probably new to many of us!  As we’re now skipping the commute and working from home for the foreseeable future, it’s never been…

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Your new home is our priority

April 2020 In General News

Here at Dennis Family Homes, we understand that you may have concerns about COVID-19 and what it may mean for your home building journey. As always, the health and safety of our customers and staff is our number one priority. While your new home is being built, rest assured that that we are focused on…

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Building your new home is a priority for us

April 2020 In General News

April 15th 2020 Our desire is to operate “business as usual” to the best of our ability while we continue to build our customers’ new homes. We are constantly monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation and have put in place several changes to our operations process to ensure the health and wellbeing of our customers and…

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Some things have changed, but we’re Open for Business and ready to talk!

April 2020 In General News

9th April 2020 Here at Dennis Family Homes, we understand that you have very valid concerns about COVID-19 and what it means for your new home journey. As always, the health and safety of our customers and staff is our priority. While some things are changing, please be assured that we are still very much…

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COVID-19 Update

March 2020 In General News

March 26th 2020 The health and safety of our staff and customers is our priority, so our Display Centres are currently open by appointment only. To make an appointment please call us on 1800 DENNIS or click here to leave your details and we will call you to set up a time. We are also…

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Patterson 363, packs a punch for perfect family living

March 2020 In General News

With the addition of the stunning Patterson 363 double storey home to the Dennis Family Homes Inspirations Series to start the new year, every box is ticked for ultimate family living! “The Patterson 363 is perfectly suited to a narrow block (minimum 12.5 metre width) without compromising on space. With five bedrooms, all with walk-in…

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Single storey Sandford sets the pace for larger blocks

March 2020 In General News

Dennis Family Homes have set the scene for those looking for single level living on a large block with the newly introduced Sandford 343. Designed to accommodate a larger block size of 18m plus, and ideal for regional areas, the Sandford has an effortless flow from the moment you walk through the door. “With the…

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Gibson living on a grand scale

February 2020 In General News

Looking for style, space and flexibility on a grand scale? Dennis Family Homes’ Gibson 403 has it all! Thoughtfully designed with liveability at the forefront, the stunning new double storey Gibson includes up to five bedrooms, making it the perfect solution for growing or extended families.  “The Gibson has been designed to respond to the…

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Live The Hamptons Dream In 2020

February 2020 In General News

Enjoy all the elements of casual, relaxed, coastal style, combined with elegant and sophisticated street appeal with the introduction of the Hamptons façade across a range of Dennis Family Homes for 2020. The stunning Hamptons façade is derived from the home design of the upmarket seaside region of Long Island in New York, with its…

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3 Brand New Home Designs Released

February 2020 In General News

Three stunning new home designs have been added to the Dennis Family Homes Inspirations Series to start the new year. The new designs incorporate feedback from customers and new trends in home design, whilst still continuing to incorporate living, style and the highest level of luxury. “The new designs vary in size from 34 squares…

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Choose Your Upgrades. Make Your Home Your Own.

February 2020 In General News

For a limited time, customers who purchase a home across the Dennis Family Homes range can access thousands of dollars’ worth of added value upgrades to make their home truly unique. Customers can choose upgrades to best suit their lifestyle needs now and into the future from our unique range of offers; When purchasing a…

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Mortlake 293s Display Wins Award

September 2019 In General News

Our incredibly popular Mortlake 293s Boulevard display at Warragul’s Waterford Rise estate has won a Housing Industry Association (HIA) award as Victorian Metro South’s Region’s Best Display in the $300,001 – $400,000 category. The Mortlake continues to be one of our bestselling designs, with its family-friendly floor plan that comes in a range of sizes.…

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Be inspired by our new Kaduna Park Estate displays

August 2019 In Interior Design

Check out our new Marsden 323B Verve Glass and Hastings 293 Boulevard display at Officer South! Visitors to Dennis Family Homes new Melbourne display homes at Kaduna Park estate in Officer South will see two of our most popular designs in a new light, thanks to a range of customisation options on show at the…

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Charlton Display Wins Award

July 2019 In General News

Dennis Family Homes has added another award to its collection, with the Charlton 373 Boulevard display in Shepparton winning the Best Volume Builder Display Home $350,000 – $500,000 category at the 2019 Master Builders Association of Victoria (MBAV) North East Victoria Regional Building Awards. The accolade was announced at the awards presentation function at the…

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Positive News for Homebuyers

July 2019 In Home Buyers Advice

Housing affordability is the best it has been in twenty years and latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures show that loans for new homes increased by 2.3 per cent in May, according to the Housing Industry Association (HIA). A combination of lower home prices, wage growth and lower interest rates has contributed to the…

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