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First Home Buyers Guide

June 2020 In First Home Buyers

If you’ve been considering buying your first home and have been working hard to save up your deposit, now could be the perfect time to take the plunge! We’ve put together this guide to help you consider your options and take your exciting first steps towards home ownership. Although the world is a little crazy…

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HomeBuilder Grant

June 2020 In First Home Buyers

There has never been a better time to build a new home – we’re not kidding! The Federal Government has just announced the new HomeBuilder grant, which will provide eligible owner-occupiers (including first home buyers) with a grant of $25,000 to build a new home. HomeBuilder will complement existing State and Territory First Home Owner…

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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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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, you’ll find all the inspiration and information you’re after and our…

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6 Tips for Effectively Working From Home

May 2020 In DIY & Home Improvements

Although some of us may have worked from home before on the odd occasion (or perhaps regularly once or twice a week), working from home consistently for this length of time is probably new to many of us!  As we’re now skipping the commute and working from home for the foreseeable future, it’s never been…

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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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Be inspired by our new Kaduna Park Estate displays

August 2019 In Interior Design

Check out our new Marsden 323B Verve Glass and Hastings 293 Boulevard display at Officer South! Visitors to Dennis Family Homes new displays at Kaduna Park estate in Officer South will see two of our most popular designs in a new light, thanks to a range of customisation options on show at the stunning properties.…

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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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Positive News for Homebuyers

July 2019 In Home Buyers Advice

Housing affordability is the best it has been in twenty years and latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures show that loans for new homes increased by 2.3 per cent in May, according to the Housing Industry Association (HIA). A combination of lower home prices, wage growth and lower interest rates has contributed to the…

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6 Tips to Make Moving Day a Breeze

June 2019 In Home Buyers Advice

Moving into a new home sure can be exciting, but it can also come with its challenges. Trying to shift your entire life while also juggling the demands of work, children and pets is no easy task, so it’s well worth doing some pre-planning to ensure your life doesn’t end up in a shambles during…

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How to Throw the Ultimate Dinner Party

In Entertaining

So you’re thinking about throwing a dinner party, but not sure where to begin? Whether you’re new to the world of entertaining dinner guests or you’re looking to raise your dinner party game, here are some ideas to help you create the ultimate dinner party your guests won’t be able to stop talking about.  …

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7 Ways to Add a Little Luxury to Your Everyday

May 2019 In Interior Design

Who wouldn’t want their day-to-day to be a little more luxurious? If you’re looking for some simple ways to step beyond the basics to create something that’s extra special, here are seven simple ways to raise the luxe to the next level in your home. 1.    A King Size Bed with a Grand Bed Head…

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Most common questions when building a new home

February 2019 In Home Buyers Advice

If you’re considering building a new home for the first time, the whole process may seem a little daunting. Because you’re dealing with something that is still conceptual, it can seem like there are a lot more unknowns—however, that shouldn’t deter you.  To dispel some of the myths associated with building a new home, here…

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How to make the most of summer at home

February 2019 In Entertaining

Summer is well and truly here, and if you’re looking for some fun and inexpensive activities to do with your family while the weather is warm, there are plenty of things you can do without leaving the house.  Here are some ideas of simple and fun things you can do at home with the family…

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Entertainers Delight: What to look for in a home if you love entertaining

January 2019 In Interior Design

Many of us adapt the way we live to suit our home, but one of the main perks of building is that you can choose a home that will accommodate your lifestyle perfectly. If for you that involves entertaining family and friends at your place, there are a few must-haves you should look for when…

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

January 2019 In General News

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

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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Downsizing: Why a house and land package could be a great option

January 2019 In Home Buyers Advice

The things we need from our home changes as we enter different stages in our lives. While you may have needed the spacious house with a large sprawling garden while raising your family, if all the kids have since grown up and moved out, you may no longer need all that space.  If you’re looking…

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Where to find design inspiration before your colour appointment

December 2018 In Interior Design

Adding your own personal style is one of the most exciting things about building your own home, and once the big decisions like location and design have been made, the fun can really start.  When you buy a Dennis Family house and land package, you’ll receive a professional Colour Consultation where you get to select…

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Choosing the right location to build your new home

December 2018 In Home Buyers Advice

We’ve all heard it before—location, location, location. For many people, it’s considered to be the most important aspect of any property purchase. But how do you know what to look for when choosing the ideal location to build your new home?  Every suburb and region will offer residents a unique combination of benefits, with things…

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How to make a statement in the kitchen

December 2018 In Interior Design

Long heralded as the ‘heart of the home’, the kitchen is much more than just a place to cook—it’s one of the main spaces in the home where your family and friends will gather together whenever it’s time to celebrate, entertain or relax, so if you want to make a statement anywhere in your home,…

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Christmas comes early to Dennis Family Homes

November 2018 In Entertaining

Dennis Family Homes has joined forces with www.mychristmas.com.au to showcase festive style across its two display homes at Marriott Waters displays in Lyndhurst from 17 November – 9 December.   The homes on display at Marriott Waters are two of the company’s most popular four-bedroom home designs – the single level Macedon and the larger,…

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How many cushions do I really need on a bed?

November 2018 In Interior Design

When it comes to creating a bedroom with a cosy and inviting atmosphere, nothing beats a beautiful arrangement of cushions.  Cushions can instantly transform a room. They allow you easily freshen up a tired bedroom with a few splashes of the new season’s colour palette or a bold contrasting pattern. They provide an inexpensive way…

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