Blog - Achieve Homes
  • 22nd September, 2021

    Should I Knockdown and Rebuild or Build New?

    There are countless paths available to you in the pursuit of your dream home – it’s simply a case of choosing which one works best for you. Building a home from scratch on a new plot of land is a popular option, but it’s not the only one. If you currently own a property you’ve…

  • 22nd September, 2021

    The Benefits of Building with Steel Frames

    Did you know all Achieve Homes in NSW and ACT are built with steel frames as standard? While timber has traditionally been used for house framing, we believe there are myriad benefits to using steel frames – from durability to sustainability and fire resistance. We’re passionate about creating the best homes possible for our customers…

  • 31st August, 2021

    6 Affordable Custom Designs to Inspire Your First Home

    Building your own home is an incredibly exciting experience. It’s an opportunity to create an aspirational yet functional space for yourself and your family that works perfectly for your needs. Here at Achieve Homes, we’ve worked extensively with first home buyers across NSW, ACT and VIC to realise their vision, ensuring optimal design for purpose…

  • 31st August, 2021

    Real Talk: Site Costs 

    The term ‘site costs’ may be something you’re familiar with – or maybe not. This commonly overlooked expenditure comes before building has even started and is an important thing to consider when building a house. It’s crucial to be aware of what site costs are and which ones will apply to your block before you…

  • 16th July, 2021

    Suburb Guide: Wollert

    Wollert is a family-friendly suburb just 26 km north of Melbourne’s Central Business District and only 6 km north of the established suburb of Epping. With a population just shy of 10,000 people, this suburb has been tipped by several experts as an ‘up-and-comer’ with huge growth forecasted in the coming years. Why it is…

  • 15th July, 2021

    The Ultimate Guide to Acreage Homes

    Tired of the fast-paced hustle and bustle of city living? Thousands of Australians are with you! Net migration to Australia’s regional areas in 2020 was the highest on record, with the numbers more than double those in 2019. Although the ‘tree change’ concept is not new, the structural changes to the economy, jobs and housing that…

  • 30th June, 2021

    The Ultimate Guide to Knock Down Rebuilds

    Introduction As time passes, your lifestyle matches your stage of life, and the home you once bought as your “dream home,” no longer works for you and your family. A knock down rebuild allows you to build your new dream home, while staying in the area you know and love. Knock down rebuilds are a…

  • 21st June, 2021

    Suburb Guide: Wallan

    Wallan is a lifestyle-friendly suburb, 45 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD. Wallan is set amongst the farming country of north-central Victoria, with a backdrop of the Great Dividing Range — so it’s easy to see why many Victorian families are choosing to move to Wallan for its proximity to the CBD, and its country town…

  • 31st May, 2021

    The Ultimate Guide to Hamptons Style

    What is Hamptons style? Hamptons style interior design originates from the lavish holiday homes of the area of Long Island known as “The Hamptons”. These homes are the American take on the traditional French styles of Baroque, Rococo and Empire — with clean lines, repeating patterns and good quality finishes, being consistent across all of…

  • 11th May, 2021

    The Ultimate Guide to Solar Panels

    Introduction When building a new home, the decision to install (or not install) solar panels is something that many families wrestle with. Solar panels are an “add-on” cost that can be hard to justify if we don’t fully appreciate the cost/benefit equation. But the reality is, the cost of electricity isn’t getting any cheaper and…

  • 29th April, 2021

    The Ultimate Guide to Interior Design

    Introduction The interior design of your home has a huge impact on the overall aesthetic and the feeling and sense of calm and peace you feel in your own space. It’s also a way to showcase your personality and style in an intimate way. After all, there is no place like home! Interior design has…

  • 31st March, 2021

    Mernda: Suburb Guide

    Introduction Mernda is a suburb 27km northeast of the Melbourne CBD, nestled within picturesque green countryside and riverside. Locals describe Mernda as the best of both worlds — nestled in the scenic hilly landscape, but still a stone’s throw from the city and with all the modern amenities — what’s not to love! While it…

Our Customers

  • Jason was recommended by a friend to build with Achieve Homes! Find out what he had to say about why he chose us to build his forever home.



  • We built a gorgeous new home in Strathnairn for Daniel & Chyanne’s growing family. Find out why they decided to go with Achieve Homes!

    Daniel & Chyanne


  • David & Sophie decided to build their family home in Googong with Achieve Homes! Take a look at their lovely new home.

    David & Sophie


  • Check out what Kerri had to say about why she chose to build a new home in Googong instead of buying an established home.



  • Take a look at Danny & Nikki’s brand new Ginninderry home and find out what they had to say about why they built with us.

    Danny & Nikki