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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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How to personalise your new dream home with Dennis Family Homes

September 2021 In General News

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If you’ve been investing a lot of time and work towards planning the build of your dream home, then you’ll know that there are lots of processes and experiences to get through. One of our favourites (and our customers’, too) is our Showroom experience, where we help you customise your new home in a convenient…

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What you need to know about Australian house prices in 2021

September 2021 In General News

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Since the onset of the pandemic at the end of 2019, almost every industry has faced new challenges, and the building industry is no different. Despite the current uncertainties we’re experiencing globally and at home, we want to assure you that at Dennis Family Homes, it’s business as usual, and we’re here to help. We’ve…

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Rave reviews for Dennis Family Homes’ new regional displays

August 2021 In General News

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Dennis Family Homes’ new Ballarat and Wodonga display homes are wowing visitors with a combination of classic Hamptons style and elegant family and resort style living. Since opening at the well-established Lucas Estate on Easter Sunday, the Ballarat displays have attracted a large number of visitors and received rave reviews. “People having been saying they…

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The state of the Australian building industry in 2021

July 2021 In General News

A lot has happened in the building and construction industry since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, so we wanted to give you an easy-to-understand rundown of what’s currently going on, and how we at Dennis Family Homes can help you move forward. In the past year, housing demand has significantly increased, and as a…

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What a clever Cobden!

June 2021 In General News

Cobden

Trying to find that elusive happy balance between a limited budget, narrow block size and a desire for the finer things in life? We hear you! Introducing Dennis Family Homes’ newest design, the Cobden. Designed to fit comfortably on a compact 12.5m wide block, the Cobden delivers big time when it comes to features that…

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Welcome back!

June 2021 In General News

We’re very happy to open our doors to you again! From Friday 11th June, all of our Victorian display homes will be open. There’s nothing quite like seeing your dream home in person, walking through the front door, exploring the layout and getting some inspiration. Not to mention, you actually get to talk to someone…

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Eden 293 – Herald Sun ‘At Home’ magazine review

April 2021 In General News

The Herald Sun’s ‘At Home’ magazine is a terrific source of inspiration, particularly if you are considering building a new home, and we were thrilled to have our stunning Eden 293 Newgate display featured in this publication on February 27! Thanks to Natasha Perera for the following fabulous review…   With a floorplan that caters…

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Riverton 433 – Herald Sun ‘At Home’ magazine review

April 2021 In General News

It’s always exciting to see our homes showcased in the media! Thanks to Natasha Perera for the following fabulous review of the Riverton 433, which was published in the Herald Sun’s ‘At Home’ magazine on March 20, 2021.   Sleek interiors and a muted palette add an air of sophistication to this design, which is…

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Explore our Virtual Tours

February 2021 In General News

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Do you want to visit our displays without even leaving your home? Well now you can, with our incredible collection of virtual tours. Our virtual tours allow you to take a self-guided tour of our home designs on your computer or mobile device, giving you the opportunity to experience the space and really get a…

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Seeing is believing at the first Patterson 363 display home

February 2021 In General News

Patterson

Think you can’t fit a 5-bedroom family home on a 12.5m wide block? “The new double storey Patterson 363 is stunning proof that family living on a grand scale is not only possible, but also extremely versatile on more compact allotments,” enthuses National Design Manager, Kelvyn Rowley. “With a full master suite on each level,…

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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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