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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 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 compliant with…

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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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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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Beautiful brand new homes under $200,000*

August 2020 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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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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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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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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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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Outer Suburbs Vs Regional Living: Which option is right for you?

January 2019 In General News

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If you’ve decided to build a new home but can’t decide if you’d prefer to live in an outer suburban location or make the move to a regional town or city, there are a range of benefits to be had with either option. To help you decide which option will be the best fit for…

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City, beach or bush? The best Dennis suburbs for the life you’re looking for

November 2018 In General News

The notion of the ‘ideal lifestyle’ is different for everyone. Some of us love the busyness that comes with metropolitan city-living, others love the tranquillity of the countryside, while others love the sun and sand of a coastal lifestyle.  Whether you’re dreaming of a life near the city, beach or bush, Dennis Family Homes can…

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5 things to consider when visiting a display home

September 2018 In General News

Paying a visit to a display home 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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