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5 things to consider when visiting a display home

September 2018 In General News

Paying a visit to a display centre to sample some of the possibilities for your own home first-hand is undoubtedly one of the most exciting stages when building a new home—but you do need to approach them with some caution. To help you maintain your focus on the end-goal and avoid getting sucked in by…

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Essential items to make your little one’s space perfect

September 2018 In General News

If your family is about to expand by welcoming a new little one into the tribe, it won’t be long until that nesting instinct kicks in and the time comes to set up a space they’ll be able to call their own. Whether you’re setting up a nursery for the first time or you already…

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Visit our award winning displays in Mt Duneed

August 2018 In General News

Our Lakewood and Whitfield displays coasted to a win at the recent Western Victoria Regional Housing Awards held by the Housing Industry Association(HIA). Both of our displays at Armstrong estate in Mt Duneed were declared winners with the Lakewood 333 Savannah winning Best Display Home in the $301 000 to $400 000 category and the…

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Dennis Family Homes embraces the future of Australian families

July 2018 In General News

Australians are changing the way they live, with many families choosing to build homes that can meet the  requirements of multiple generations. To provide customers with greater flexibility in home design, Dennis Family Homes has fine-tuned its award-winning Balmoral design to include the option of a downstairs guest suite, complete with WIR and ensuite, and…

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Visit two of our favourite family homes on display in Ballarat

June 2018 In General News

Visitors to our brand new display homes in Ballarat will see first hand how interior colour selections and finishes can bring a completely different look and feel to a home. The Brookdale and the Heathcote on display are two of Dennis Families’ most popular designs and showcase a range of luxury upgrades from the Premium…

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A long-time favourite and a first-timer now on display in Wollert

March 2018 In General News

The new Dennis Family Homes Display Centre at the Aurora estate in Wollert showcases two high-quality four-bedroom homes from the leading builder’s Inspirations Series. On display are the Monarto 263 Vogue, available to view for the first time, and the Mortlake 293 Boulevard, a proven favourite with Dennis Family Homes customers. “We have received a…

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Popular Home designs on display at Westbrook estate in Truganina

February 2018 In General News

Two of Dennis Family Homes’ most popular home designs have gone on display at Westbrook estate at Truganina. The Marsden 363 Verve and the Mortlake 293 Vogue are large four-bedroom homes that comfortably meet the needs of growing families. Marsden 363 Verve Designed to sit comfortably on blocks from 12.5 metres wide, the two-storey Marsden…

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Heading for the beach with the stunning new Cadia facade

January 2018 In General News

A brand new façade on offer from Dennis Family Homes has a distinctly coastal feel that will appeal to Aspirations Series customers looking for something a little more stylish. The striking Cadia facade features weatherboard combined with brick and a sharply angled roofline to create a breezy coastal frontage that adds a welcome variation to…

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Something for everyone with the Cosgrove and Olinda

October 2017 In General News

Dennis Family Homes has recently unveiled two beautiful new displays at Arcadia estate in Officer. The five-bedroom Cosgrove 343 Resort and four-bedroom Olinda 263 Vogue on display are both spacious family homes that showcase very different floorplans to the public. Adrian Keleher, Dennis Family Homes Area Manager for Metro South, feels the company’s decision to…

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Brookdale 293 Coasts away with an HIA Award

October 2017 In General News

Dennis Family Homes Brookdale 293 display in Armstrong Creek has been judged Best Display Home ($250,001 to $300,000) at the HIA Western Victoria Regional Housing Awards held in Torquay last Friday, 1 September.  “We feel very proud that our Brookdale 293 display at Warralily estate has won this prestigious award from the Housing Industry Authority. …

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Hartley continues to impress at Berwick Waters

October 2017 In General News

One of Dennis Family Homes most popular designs, the Hartley, is now on display at Berwick Waters estate in Clyde North. Well known for its roomy, practical floorplan, the Hartley features four spacious bedrooms, two bathrooms, three separate living spaces, and a study.  At Clyde North, the home is built in the 33 square version,…

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Family living at its very best

September 2017 In General News

Elegant and light-filled, the new Balmoral 503 Park display at Berwick Waters estate in Clyde North is a must-see for large families planning to build their ‘forever’ home. Upon entering the beautiful display’s entry, it’s impossible not to be impressed by the stunning stacked timber feature wall with its striking black lacquered finish. An expansive…

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Beautiful brand new homes under $200,000*

September 2017 In General News

Beautiful doesn’t always have to equal expensive. At Dennis Family Homes we strive to build beautiful, functional and stylish homes that are also affordable. If you’re looking for a quality home builder that can deliver a truly beautiful home that won’t break the bank, we’re the builder for you. Here’s a look at some of…

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Favourite designs on show at Botanic Ridge

August 2017 In General News

Two popular designs from Dennis Family Homes are now open to the public at Acacia estate in Botanic Ridge. The Eden 293 Tempo and Heathcote 313 Boardwalk designs are favoured choices for many customers selecting a new home from the Dennis Family Homes Inspirations Series.  Showcasing the Premium inclusions from Dennis Family Homes, both displays…

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Awards at the Double for Local Dennis Family Homes Displays

July 2017 In General News

Dennis Family Homes displays in Wodonga have been recognised with two prestigious awards at the Regional Master Builders Awards held in Albury on Friday, 7th July.  In the Best Volume Builder Display Homes Awards section, the Waterford 232 was judged best display in the $250,000 to $350,000 price category, while the Macedon 322 was winner…

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Award recognition for Dennis Family Homes Hartley display in Bendigo

July 2017 In General News

Dennis Family Homes Hartley 333 display in Bendigo has been judged North West Victoria’s Best Volume Display Home ($350,000 to $500,000) at the 2017 Regional Builders Awards – North West. These prestigious awards were held in Bendigo on Friday, 23rd June, 2017. “We are very proud to have received this recognition from the Master Builders…

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Two Homes for any Habitat

May 2017 In General News

The new Dennis Family Homes display at Habitat estate in Tarneit demonstrates perfectly how two similarly sized homes can offer distinctly different lifestyles through astutely designed floorplans. According to Anthony Garrubba, Dennis Family Homes Sales Manager – Metro West, having two single storey, four bedroom homes on display side-by-side helps people identify their own needs…

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A long and proud history of building quality family homes

May 2017 In General News

There’s no question that choosing the best new home builder can be a difficult task. Not only do you need a builder that offers a good balance between affordability, quality, functionality, style and service, you need a builder that you can trust and rely on. While it’s unlikely the home builder offering the cheapest quote…

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Olinda the pick of the paddock at Ascot

April 2017 In General News

Dennis Family Homes has added to its display presence in Bendigo with the opening of the new Olinda 263 Vogue display at Top Paddock Estate at Ascot. If looks count for anything, then this home is destined to be a sure-fire winner with new homebuyers in the region. A popular design from Dennis Family Homes,…

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Hastings crowned at Jubilee estate, Wyndham Vale

April 2017 In General News

Visitors to the Hastings 293 display by Dennis Family Homes at Jubilee estate in Wyndham Vale are welcomed into a spacious home where neutral accents and a thoughtful, family-friendly floorplan combine to create a feeling of calm and order. Built to the Premium specifications from the Inspiration Series, the Hastings has been designed to suit…

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More Aspirations

March 2017 In General News

Dennis Family Homes has introduced several exciting new products into its Aspirations Series. Twelve brand new Aspirations Series home designs have been launched following exhaustive feedback from our customers and an innovative design process. Two of the new homes – the Ardina and Jardean designs – have been developed specifically to address the Small Lot…

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Whitfield debuts at Craigieburn

March 2017 In General News

Display home Craigieburn

Home buyers can view the palatial double-storey Whitfield design from Dennis Family Homes for the first time at the Highlands estate in Craigieburn. And what an auspicious debut the Whitfield has made! Designed for large or extended families, the home is available in two size options – the four bedroom Whitfield 363 (36 squares) as…

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Government Funding Sparks Warragul Infrastructure Upgrades

November 2016 In General News

The Warragul area is set to benefit extensively from new Government funding announced in the 2016 Victorian budget earlier in the year. Included in the plans is additional funding for school upgrades and the redevelopment of Warragul Hospital. It’s great to see key infrastructure being implemented in these areas, making them even more appealing to…

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Our stunning Windsor home design is now open in Moama for a strictly limited time!

October 2016 In General News

The Windsor has been designed for family living. This impressive home design understands family life should be lived to the full, whether it’s a night of board games or cooking pancakes on a Sunday morning, everyone will enjoy it. Two large living spaces and a study waves goodbye to fights over the television, while the…

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Geelong Homeowners See Healthy Rise in Property Values

June 2016 In General News

outdoor photo of the Charlton single storey home design

Recent property evaluations carried out in the City of Greater Geelong have shown large increases in average house prices in almost 60 suburbs and towns. The information that was compiled as part of the area’s 2016-17 budget show how property prices have changed over the last two years and will help towards establishing next year’s…

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Dennis Family Homes Hits The Small Screen

October 2015 In General News

We’re delighted to share our new television commercial with you! Here at Dennis Family Homes we know that there’s no better feeling than being able to create a comforting and spacious home environment for you and your family, and in our new commercial, it’s our aim to show you how we can help. We’ve shared…

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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!

September 2015 In General News

living area in the Alexandra home design at Ballarat

We were amongst the winners at the HIA Western Region Housing Awards presentation on 4th September. In the display home awards section, both displays showcased by our Ballarat team at the Lucas estate in Alfredton were recognised with notable accolades. The Alexandra 242 display was judged the winner in the $250,001 to $300,000 price category,…

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Should You Buy A Home Or An Investment Property As Your First Property Purchase?

September 2015 In General News

Gray haired middle aged man reading newspaper in cafe on weekend.

Buy-to-live, or buy-to-rent-out? It’s a question being faced by many, and as the property landscape continues to change rapidly every year, there are a lot of factors to consider when deciding whether to buy a rental property first, or a home to live in. To help get you thinking about which might be the right…

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Riverton display makes grand entrance at Modeina

August 2015 In General News

photo of the kitchen in the Riverton Burnside home design

The beautiful two storey Riverton design by Dennis Family Homes is now standing proudly on display at the Modeina estate in Burnside. “We are excited to be now displaying at Modeina and the response to our Riverton display so far has been outstanding. Numerous locals have come to visit the new display since its opening,…

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