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Alder Tapware At Dennis Family Homes

June 2024 In Entertaining

Water efficient tapware will contribute to the required 7-Star energy efficiency rating of new homes, under changes to the National Construction Code (NCC), as of 1 May 2024. By 1st May 2026 new tapware will be lead-free under NCC changes, marking an end to the element’s use in tapware manufacturing. Alder Tapware is working 2…

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A Stress-Free Home Built In Manor Lakes

May 2024 In First Home Buyers

“It was really a stress-free build and the communication was really transparent from our site supervisor, John,” Jithin Kodoor, Manor Lakes 10-month, stress-free family home construction. Jithin and Ramya knew that custom features and space would suit their family, and that they would have visitors coming to stay. After owning their first home, they had…

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FAQs – National Construction Code (NCC)

May 2024 In First Home Buyers

What do the changes to the code mean? The National Construction Code (NCC) sets out the requirements for the design and construction of buildings in Australia, to ensure a required level of safety, health, amenity, accessibility and sustainability across future homes. The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) has updated the NCC to strengthen minimum requirements for…

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Amazing House and Land Packages in South East Melbourne

May 2024 In First Home Buyers

In the past few years, South East Melbourne has become a hotspot for prospective homeowners. Suburbs like Officer and Clyde North have seen rapid growth and hundreds of residential developments, making them a popular choice for singles and families looking to buy their first home. It’s also why Dennis Family Homes offers a competitive array…

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Saving Tips and How to Get a New Home in 2024

May 2024 In First Home Buyers

Smart Saving Strategies for First Home Buyers Buying a house is a financial goal for many Australians. Homeownership is a smart choice for your family and future and acts as a fantastic investment opportunity. With careful planning and decision-making, your dream of owning a home could be a reality sooner than you expect, even during…

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Making Home Special For Mum

April 2024 In Entertaining

This Mother’s Day, give your mum the best present of all – time spent with family. Whether you’re enjoying a quiet day or celebrating with family, dedicate every space to Mum. With modern and practical floorplans built for families, there’s a lot to love about living in a Dennis Family Home. The Balmoral 504 is…

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Homes With Room For Families To Grow

April 2024 In General News

The latest Dennis Family Homes display centre has now opened in Ballarat at Lucas Estate, showcasing two exceptional new four-bedroom single-storey designs – the Alexandra 294 and the Venetia 322. Dennis Family Homes Sales Consultant at Lucas, Tim Britt, describes these two homes as perfect for this vibrant and growing regional Victorian city. “The Alexandra,…

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FAQs – National Construction Code Changes In Victoria

April 2024 In First Home Buyers

New homes will have improved access and energy efficiency under the changes.  1. What are the main changes in this update to the Code?  As a resident, you may notice the following changes:  A minimum 7 Star energy efficiency rating will increase thermal and energy efficiency. This may be through increased insulation, more efficient hot…

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The Latest Splashback Trends For 2024

March 2024 In Entertaining

In the ever-evolving realm of interior design, the choices for kitchen splashbacks are as varied as the spaces they serve.  The trends shaping splashback design in 2024 are a harmonious blend of classic feel and contemporary flair.  You’ll find this in the colors, sought-after textures, and modern themes that can tie a whole kitchen together. …

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The National Construction Code’s 2024 Changes In Victoria

March 2024 In General News

New homes will be more accessible and more cost effective to heat and cool as the latest National Construction Code (NCC) comes into effect for Victoria on 1 May 2024.  Houses built after 1 May require a 7-Star energy rating, wider doors and halls, and a toilet and shower that is deemed accessible.  Take advantage…

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Homes To Love In Melbourne’s Metro North

March 2024 In Entertaining

Invest in the future of your family by building a new home with Dennis Family Homes in Melbourne’s Metro North and the surrounding areas.  The suburbs north of Melbourne CBD include bustling communities with new and established schools for growing families.  The suburbs of Donnybrook, Mickleham, Sunbury, Wollert, and the township of Gisborne are conveniently…

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The Latest Flooring Trends For 2024

January 2024 In Entertaining

Step into style and elevate your home with flooring trends for 2024.  Choosing the right flooring can significantly improve the overall aesthetic and function of your home.  2024 trends show a preference for herringbone pattern, lighter coastal colours and low-maintenance surfaces.  Dennis Family Homes interior designer Gail Connor says, when designing your home’s interior, you…

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Visit Our Displays Today

January 2024 In General News

Embark on the exciting journey of building your dream home with absolute confidence at one of our welcoming locations. Come explore our high-quality display homes, open to you seven days a week at Redstone in Sunbury, Harpley in Werribee and three new homes at Berwick Waters in Clyde North. Within each estate, discover a wealth…

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Living in Each Living Room

August 2023 In Entertaining

It’s an essential room in every home, and many have more than one – so, why are living rooms so important, and what does having more than one in your home mean for your lifestyle? Whether it’s getting together or seeking serenity away from the family, your living spaces can provide your family with more…

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Designs and functionality with kid’s rooms

August 2023 In Entertaining

Future proofing is an important first step when choosing a new home design for your Melbourne property. After all, your home is likely the largest investment you will ever make. Once you have chosen the perfect location – close to schools and amenities – prioritise building a home that caters to your family and lifestyle.…

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We’re For Every Family

June 2023 In First Home Buyers

When looking to purchase your first home, you may hear the same advice repeated – ‘location, location, location’. Finding the perfect suburb, street, and lot on which to raise your family is the most important element. For families and first-home buyers, estates located across Victoria are the perfect areas to achieve the great Australian dream;…

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Latest stunning single storey displays wow at Shepparton

June 2023 In Entertaining

The latest Dennis Family Homes display centre has now opened in Shepparton at Seven Creek Estate. Showcasing three stunning new single storey displays, you’ll be welcomed into the Macedon 334 and Mortlake 294F designs from the Inspirations series, as well as the Venetia 322 from the Aspirations series. Each home has been individually styled to…

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Maximising Your Housing Budget

June 2023 In First Home Buyers

When looking to build your new home not only will you consider every element of the design and style of your home to ensure it will suit your needs for many years to come, you’ll also weigh up if the amenities and infrastructures in your preferred location work for you. This can become a daunting…

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Bliss and Brilliance with the Balmoral

May 2023 In Entertaining

Invest in your future with a Knockdown Rebuild by Dennis Family Homes. Keep the lifestyle you love by building a brand new luxury home on your existing land, while updating the amenities to lead your family well into the future. Built by a reputable Australian builder that’s here to stay. Discover the functionality and design…

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The Marsden: Where Functionality and Lifestyle Meet

May 2023 In Entertaining

When choosing your home design you’ll want to know two things, ‘Will this home be practical and functional?’ and ‘Will this home meet the needs of my family, now and into the future?’ With the Marsden 394 Series 4 by Dennis Family Homes, it’s a resounding YES, providing flexible family living via the clever use…

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Celebrate together this Mother’s Day

May 2023 In Entertaining

Mother’s Day is a great time to celebrate the special women in your life, and with Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how you can make this year special. Whether you’re celebrating with your Mum or other loved ones, there are lots of ways to make this day stand…

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An Entertainer’s Delight Starts with Open Plan Living

April 2023 In General News

Build your dream home without compromising on location with Dennis Family Homes and our Knockdown Rebuild process. Discover the potential of your current block of land with a modern home full of luxury amenities and the space to suit your large family and accommodate your social calendar. Why Choose a Knockdown Rebuild? Moving can be…

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Aspire to Double Storey Living with the Santina 332

March 2023 In First Home Buyers

The latest Dennis Family Homes display to open at Katalia Estate, Donnybrook, showcases the best of Aspirations living in a luxurious home design. As the first double storey from the Aspirations range on show, the brand new design of the Santina 332 is a pure delight and provides a desirable, affordable living option that combines…

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The Benefits of Window Treatments at Build Stage

February 2023 In Entertaining

There are so many benefits to having window coverings. Window coverings provide privacy, light control, security, create a fashion statement for your home and more. Well-designed and properly installed window coverings can reduce the amount of energy you need to consume in your home, saving you money and reducing your impact on the environment. Here…

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Why rent when you can buy? The age-old housing debate.

February 2023 In First Home Buyers

    While renting in some outlying suburbs may be more affordable than paying off a mortgage, not having the stability of knowing how long you can stay past your lease, living with a colour scheme that’s not your taste, not being allowed pets or adding hooks to hang a favourite painting without consent, along…

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Take Your Rebuild to a Whole New Realm in 2023

In General News

Rebuilding in Melbourne is made easy with Dennis Familly Homes and our Knockdown Rebuild service. Maximise your block with your dream home without having to leave the neighbourhood you adore. Why should you rebuild? If your family home is no longer meeting your needs, whether stylistically or practically, you may look to renovate or move.…

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It’s Double the Accolades for the Macedon 334 Hamptons Winning two HIA Housing Awards

September 2022 In General News

Dennis Family Homes was a big winner at the recent 2022 HIA Eastern Victoria Regional Housing Awards, taking home two esteemed awards for the Macedon 334 Hamptons display at the Waterford Rise estate in Warragul. There’s no doubt as to why the Macedon display was voted the Display Homes over $500,001 winner, followed by the…

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Our 2022 Aspirations 2 Series Home Designs

February 2022 In General News

If you’re considering buying your first home, then you’ll know that there are many options to consider.  You may also want to ensure you can strike a balance between a sense of luxury without overspending on your budget for you and your family.  At Dennis Family Homes, we take all of these factors into consideration…

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Our 2022 Inspirations 4 Series Home Designs

February 2022 In General News

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  New Year, new designs and new homes – these are just some of the things we’re excited about in 2022! We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to update our much-loved Dennis Family Homes Inspirations 4 Series, and we’re now ready to show you what’s on offer in our first release. New Features Deeper…

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Rebuilding a better life with Dennis Family Homes

December 2021 In General News

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It’s often said that there’s no place like home. And that’s especially true when it’s a home you’ve chosen to satisfy your every need and it’s being built in your perfect location. It may sound like a dream, but at Dennis Family Homes we can help you bring this fantastic vision to life with our…

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Want up to $40,000* worth of upgrades? Don’t miss out! Its seriously ending soon.

December 2021 In General News

Here at Dennis Family Homes, we don’t want you to compromise when building your dream home. Which is why we are offering up to $40,000* worth of upgrades when you spend $7,990 on a new Inspirations Series home. We know – it’s an incredible offer. That’s the good news. The bad news is the offer…

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Metro Melbourne Displays Back Open!

October 2021 In General News

29th October, 2021 From Saturday 30th October, our Metropolitan Melbourne displays will reopen and we’re excited to open our doors to you again! Our friendly consultants are ready to answer any questions and help guide you through each of our stunning display homes. There’s nothing quite like walking through your dream home in person, exploring…

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