Building Homes For The Future: Choosing The Right Builder

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.

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The Dixon Difference—What Makes Dixon Homes Stand Out

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.

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Thinking of Building a Duplex?

With it becoming increasingly difficult to purchase a home in Brisbane, locals are turning their attention to building in Brisbane instead, with many considering a brand-new duplex on land they already own. The benefits of building a duplex rather than one single or a double-storey home are numerous and offer many solutions. Dixon Homes offer a range of duplex home designs suitable for all lot shapes and sizes, and most importantly, tailored to suit your individual budget. If you are thinking that building a duplex may be a viable choice, let’s take a look at exactly what a duplex is, what the advantages are and some important aspects to consider.

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New Family Home Prices in Brisbane – Making The Most Of a Big Block

When you are looking to build a new home for your family in Brisbane, and you’ve got the opportunity to take advantage of building on a large block, it’s great to know that Dixon Homes has a range of home designs to suit your family’s needs.

New family home prices are very affordable in Brisbane compared to Sydney or Melbourne and families can still find big block sizes . Let’s take a look at a couple of the most popular designs and their very attractive features.

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Why Working With a Local Builder…Works

Dixon Homes operate across Australia as one of the nation’s most recognisable builders. Despite our national profile however, each our franchises is locally operated. This provides customers with a team of local builders who have a personal commitment to their community, and who will be around to see the project through to completion.

The way we are structured means we can access national buying power of the large-scale builders, while still offering an individual community service unique to each region that we build in. Continue reading

Getting Soil Surveys and Geotechnical Reports Before Building

Before building can begin, you need a block of land to build on, and before you commit to a block of land, getting a soil survey is something that our team here at Dixon Homes Brisbane strongly recommend.

The properties of the soil can determine what kind of footings, slabs or stumps are required to build a stable home which can influence the cost of the site work and the build. In many cases, highly reactive soil may mean another site could be preferred to build on Continue reading

What should I look for in a good builder?

Choosing a good builder to deliver your dreams is an essential part of building your new home. Not only does do you need to have a good working relationship with the builder, but a good building team will have the skills to complete projects on budget and on time while keeping you updated with the progress of the build.

All of our builders in Brisbane are local to Brisbane region meaning they understand the unique regulations of building in the city under the Brisbane City Council bylaws. Since starting in Brisbane more than half a century ago and with our head office support team located here, we have also developed fantastic relationships with suppliers and stakeholders in the community.

This allows us to deliver better outcomes when building in Brisbane for our clients. We explain some characteristics you should always look for when searching for a good builder. Continue reading