A home is an investment not only financially, but also in your future and the future of your family. A house ought to be built accordingly, in a manner that guarantees you longevity and certainty – often for fifty years or more. Unfortunately, not all builders construct homes with this in mind and as such, choosing the right builder is of the upmost importance. The dynamic nature of the environment and families is such that your needs are likely to change in coming years. A progressive building company will account for this and help you find a home that will be of the same suitability to you in coming decades, as it is when you purchase it.
Dixon Homes was first established in 1959 and for over 50 years has provided Australians with quality, affordable and reliable new homes. Not only is Dixon Homes Australia’s largest building company, but the team is highly regarded in the industry and works together with other leading companies, including those in finance, to help ensure that your goal of home ownership is achievable and realistic.
Brisbane is a large modern city in Queensland and is home to 2 million Australians spread across a large number of suburbs. If you are looking to relocate to the state’s capital or secure your long term presence in the area by building a new home on your own block of land, let’s take a look at the up and coming hot suburbs that will provide you both a fabulous lifestyle and all of the creature comforts you desire.
All signs indicate the property market is ripe for buyers in Brisbane right now. So whether you are looking for the perfect investment property to diversity your portfolio or seeking a house for your family to enjoy, long-term trends show it is the time to buy. Let’s look at the areas where activity is most favourable and above all, uncover what makes Brisbane such a liveable city.
Questions to ask before signing up to buy off the plan
Brisbane is a burgeoning, sprawling city, so there are plenty of options for house and land packages or simple “off the plan” building. Choosing the right new homebuilder will make all the difference. Reputable builders like Dixon Homes ensure 100% compliance with local laws and have an excellent understanding of zoning challenges. An established, reputable “off the plan” builder will be able to provide you with flexibility, security and all the information you need to plan your new home.
Property prices are on the rise in Brisbane, and after slower than expected growth in 2013, buyers are back out in force, with all analysts predicting Brisbane will outperform all other capital cities in the next 24 months. For those looking to enter the property market in Brisbane and who are looking to buy a detached home, even though prices are rising there is still good value to be had when buying or building a new home.
Combine this with the range of benefits for living in Brisbane including entertainment, accessibility to the CBD, employment opportunities and a relaxed lifestyle, for buyers on a budget here are 5 of Brisbane’s best value suburbs. Continue reading
Block sizes have undoubtedly become smaller in Australia in the last 50 years. The backyard has been decreasing in size for many decades across our capital cities and downsizing has become a way for many to afford to live in areas which were previously out of reach.
People are turning back towards property as a reliable investment, especially as the Brisbane property market is expected to continue its recovery from 2013 which saw values of homes in the Sunshine State capital rise an average 5.1 per cent.
Brisbane has been a little bit slower to gather momentum, but is expected to be the standout capital in 2014, with strong growth predicted of up to 10 per cent according to property commentator Terry Ryder. Continue reading