Newcastle Australia

8 Reasons Why More People are Moving to Newcastle

Vision HomesRelocation

Are you looking for the perks of Sydney without the hustle and bustle? After a block of land you can afford to build your dream home on? Ready for a fresh start in a place with a modern vibe and laid-back lifestyle? Look no further than Newcastle! It came as no surprise to those who already know and love Newcastle …

Duplex Designs

5 Popular Duplex Home Designs to Build on Your Property

Vision HomesHome Design

Duplexes have been an Australian staple for decades. Duplex designs have come a long way from being two houses plonked together and joined by a driveway. These days, modern duplex designs can cater to a wide range of needs to make the most of your block and to suit families of all shapes and sizes. A duplex home offers the …

Royal blue sofa in classic home office design

6 Ways to Design a Timeless Home that Never Goes Out of Style

Vision HomesHome Design

A timeless home. You know it when you see it—sophisticated, not overstated yet never muted, quality finishes and a classic look. They’re the type of home many buyers look for, home renovators aspire for, and custom home builders love to create. You may be under the impression that your home must be aged, lived in and slowly curated over many …

home plans with pencils

What to Look for When Choosing a Home Design Company

Vision HomesHome Design

Building a home is one of the most monumental things you will ever do. It requires the skill to confidently make quick decisions, including just the right mix of emotion and realism. Whether you’ve been dreaming of your home for years or just starting to consider building a custom home from scratch, one of the best places to start is …

Paint samples for renovating your home

10 Ways to Renovate Your Outdated Home Design

Vision HomesHome Design, Home Renovation

With more people more spending time at home, renovations are becoming the answer for those wanting a fresh perspective, extra space, or a stylish upgrade. Everyone enjoys the creature comforts of home, but often routines change, families grow and what was in vogue a few years ago is no longer trendy.  We’ve compiled ten ways to redesign and bring new …

Vineyards and hills in the Hunter Valley

Build Your Dream Home in the Iconic Hunter Valley Region

Vision HomesHome Building, Hunter Valley, Relocation

Two hours’ drive from Sydney rests an expansive region like no other – The Hunter Valley in New South Wales.  Known for being the home of some of Australia’s most famous wines, many people flock to this region every year for gourmet getaways and exquisite dining opportunities. The natural wonders of the Hunter Valley, along with an expansive farming history, …

the front driveway of a duplex home

The Beginner’s Guide to Building a Duplex Home

Vision HomesHome Building

Building a duplex can be an affordable way to get into the real estate market. If you’re a beginner, it’s important to do your research so that you know what to expect. This blog post will provide you with everything you need to know about building a duplex for newbies. We’ll cover the basics, such as financing and permits, as …

Handing over the property keys

The 4 Stages of Building a New Home

Vision HomesHome Building

Building a new home can be an exciting experience, but it can also be overwhelming. There are a lot of steps involved in the process, and it’s important to stay organised and on top of each one. Despite popular assumptions, building a home can be exciting and enjoyable. Understanding the building process can go a long way in delivering on …

home plans with pencils

The Best Ways To Save On A Knock Down Rebuild

Vision HomesKnock Down Rebuild

The changes to the NSW housing market in the last years have been huge. Covid has helped us all clarify what is really important, and as a result, we’ve seen people flocking toward green spaces and sea-changes in droves. Who wouldn’t want to work from home while living in the most beautiful parts of our country? While it may seem …

New House in the Process of Construction

Knock Down Rebuilds: Everything You Need to Know About

Vision HomesKnock Down Rebuild

The housing market is hotter than it’s ever been, and the market in some of Australia’s coastal and inner-city residential areas is becoming harder and harder to break into. This can make homeowners feel like they are stuck between a rock and a hard place when their family outgrows their home, the property needs expensive major repairs or they’re simply …

Top 9 Tips for a First Home Buyer

Vision HomesFirst Home Buyer, Relocation

Being a first home buyer can feel overwhelming at the best of times, especially now with one of the hottest markets ever in NSW. Buying a home is likely the biggest purchase you’ll ever make, so feeling trepidation or nerves around the whole concept is normal. Here at Vision Homes, we live to see people in their dream homes and …

The Future of Housing in a Post Pandemic World

Vision HomesHome Building

The homes that we know and love are a result of adaptation and discovery, particularly through periods such as the Spanish Flu in 1920. Impacting millions of people, designers adapted their floor plans and materials to include easier to clean surfaces for simpler and more effective sanitisation. Thus, subway tile and linoleum made their mark on the housing industry. Homes …

How to Minimise the Cost when Building a New Home

Vision HomesHome Building

Building a new home can be an exciting experience, and it can be easy to overspend. When designing your new home, you will most likely have non-negotiable aspects. With proper planning, there is no reason why you must miss out on having these important elements in your forever home. While a budget can feel limiting, Vision Homes can work with …

Can You Negotiate with Home Builders on Price?

Vision HomesHome Building

Building a home is an exciting, scary, and important decision, and can be a wonderful way to get your dream home for a price that suits you. Savvy homeowners know when to purchase land, whether to build or buy and if you’re at the stage of receiving quotes based on your blueprints and house plans, chances are you’re money smart …

Is building a new home cheaper than buying?

Vision HomesHome Building

The home-buying experience comes loaded with many decisions you’ll have to make. Where will you buy? What sort of neighbourhood do you want to live in? What sort of house do you want? How will you finance your purchase? One of the initial big questions you’ll likely find yourself asking is whether to buy an existing house or build your …

5 Things To Know Before Building Your First Home

Vision HomesFirst Home Buyer, Home Building

Building a new home is a major endeavour, no matter when you do it. It can be especially daunting if it’s your first home! You may be finding it difficult to know where to start and have never bought a house before; you may not even know what questions to ask. The first home-building experience can be a rollercoaster journey …