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 task, especially if you’re looking for something affordable that also ticks off everything on your wish list.

Fringe areas have become increasingly popular as buyers look further afield than the inner-city and its surrounding areas to work with their budget. Outer and regional locations are a great way to maximise your housing budget whilst tapping into quality local amenities and infrastructure close by. Newly developed estates are often close to regional hubs or outer suburbs providing easy access to transport networks, medical facilities, schools, childcare, supermarkets, shopping, and restaurants for those who can’t afford city prices. You’ll also have the added bonus of discovering outer suburbs also offer ample space for you and your family to unwind and explore nature that many built-up inner city suburbs no longer provide.

A home to fit your budget     


Dennis Family Homes’ latest display homes at Ballarat and Lilydale showcase a range of stylish, family friendly, value for money homes, with a price point to suit, whilst being surrounded by a host of amenities. Right now, when you build your new home with Dennis Family Homes you can take advantage of our current SCORE! Promotion covering a range of premium features including complete flooring, high ceilings, Caesarstone® benchtops, 900MM Technika® appliances and a double bowl sink* at no extra cost.

Consider the spacious and functional four bedroom Onyx 242 at Carringum Estate, Ballarat featuring a large, open plan kitchen, meals and family area, which connects to an alfresco dining space outside for a true entertainer. The master suite at the front of the home and kids’ wing,  including a study nook at the back, provides the perfect footprint for a growing family.

At Kinley Estate, Lilydale you’ll be spoilt for choice with the Mortlake 294 and its abundance of features. This home features an open plan design with the kitchen, meals and family room as the hub of the home. And with the master bedroom located at the front of the home and either a four or five bedroom option to the rear of the home, every family member will have their own space and privacy they need.


House and Land Packages, a great way to buy!

House and Land Packages are another great way to find a property in a location you love, and takes the hassle out of purchasing a block of land and then deciding on a house design. The process is very simple. You choose from a range of different blocks and housing options available that suits your budget and lifestyle, and Dennis Family Homes will take care of all the finer details from start to finish. All you have to do is sit back and watch your visions come to life!

Right now there are over fifteen House and Land Packages to view around Ballarat and over thirty to choose from in Melbourne’s south – with so many options available you are sure to find a House and Land Package that ticks all the boxes.

At Dennis Family, we believe that every family should be able to afford a place to call home, so build with confidence knowing Dennis Family Homes will be with you every step of the way. Simply visit or call 1800 DENNIS, and one of our friendly staff will be happy to answer all your questions.

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