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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Benefits Of Visiting A Showroom Before You Build In Brisbane

So you are considering building a new home ? Congratulations. It’s definitely an exciting time and a journey you may only take once, or twice in your life. When you partner with Dixon Homes, you’ll soon realise that the home building process is far less complicated than you once may have thought and the outcome will be even more impressive.

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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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Hot Brisbane Suburbs To Suit All New Homes

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.

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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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It’s a Buyer’s Market in Brisbane

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.

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Things to Know About Building A Duplex in Brisbane


Duplexes are a smart solution for large families with multiple generations or for those who are looking for to a place to live, and also an attractive investment return. Duplexes allow two residences on the same block of land, share a common wall, and are built at the same time. As vacant in Brisbane and other metropolitan areas becomes increasingly scarce, for those looking to build in develop areas, a duplex could be smart investment option well worth considering. There are some important things to consider however, and team at Dixon Homes Brisbane explains these below. Continue reading

Aspirational Features available in Your Dixon Home

When you build a new home, it’s the perfect opportunity to choose a home design which exactly represents your personality, your needs, and your lifestyle aspirations. We especially like taking to our customers about the last one – lifestyle aspirations.  If there has ever been a feature that you have aspired to one day have in your home– now is the time to include it, because when a home is built it can be constructed exactly around your lifestyle.  Here are some examples of what’s possible when it comes to the features of your new home Continue reading

Brisbane suburbs under the property spotlight – Part 1

Looking to buy in Brisbane? There are a whole range of suburbs in the river city poised for short, medium and long term growth and in today’s post the team builders of some of Brisbane’s best new homes at Dixon Homes shine the spotlight on Dutton Park, Coorparoo and Indooroopilly as suburbs with fantastic future growth potential, and profile these suburbs as well as the property market in Brisbane as it stands at May 2013. Continue reading

How new home builders can create you an energy efficient lifestyle

Did you know that cooling (and heating) accounts for more than 35% of your quarterly energy costs. These expenses are only expected to rise in the future. If you are looking at investing in a new home you are in the perfect position to help protect yourself from extreme energy bills. Talk to your builders about energy efficient options that can be incorporated into the house design. By investing in efficient options you will save money year after year. We are getting asked about these options more and more often, so we have decided to answer the most commonly asked questions here. Continue reading