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Why do Australians love knockdown rebuilds?

Over the past decade, Australia has seen a real surge in the amount of homeowners who invest time and money into knockdown rebuilds. In fact, according to the Housing Industry of Australia, nearly a third of all new detached homes are the product of a knockdown rebuild. Proving to be a more cost effective method of […]

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Knockdown Rebuild: What’s the Process?

The process of a knockdown rebuild can be complex and complicated. You’ve got your ideas, you’ve got your budget, you’ve got your passion – but who can help put that plan into action? Who’s responsible for demolition, for contracting workers, for architecturally designing your dream home? The answer is very close to home – Achieve […]

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Why NOW is the perfect time to build

There are many factors that contribute to making the decision to build a house, but underpinning all other decisions should be your financial security. If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you’ll know that interest rates are now at a record low after the Reserve Bank of Australia cut them earlier this month. […]

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What’s holding your house up?

There’s more to a house than four walls and a roof. Foundations and footings, structural timbers and steel, and load bearing brickwork are all doing their bit to keep your house up for decades to come. So, how exactly does it all work? Foundations and Footings Houses sit upon a foundation which transfers the load […]

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Interior Design 101 with Anastasia from Achieve

Arguably the most exciting part of building your dream home is envisaging the end product, waking up in your pristine bedroom, cooking dinner in your new kitchen, relaxing in front of the TV. What you might not have thought about is how design choices will influence the way you feel in your home, and what […]

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Why Googong? 10 reasons to invest

There’s no doubt that there’s been a lot of buzz around Googong – but how much do you actually know? We’ve got 10 things you maybe didn’t know that will make you want to find out more! It’s closer than you think. If you’ve never been out to Googong before, you might be thinking that […]

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Throsby is the answer

Throsby is the latest addition to sunny Gungahlin. Sitting on the North side of Horse Park Drive and backing the Goorooyarroo Nature Reserve and Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary, this suburb has all the convenience of the city with the stunning vistas of a regional township. So, what makes Throsby so great? Here’s the answer to […]

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Who chooses a Knock Down Rebuild?

Who chooses a Knock Down Rebuild? We’ve already established that knock down rebuilds are becoming increasingly popular in Australia, but you may be wondering who chooses to go through the exciting process of demolition and building a dream home when you’ve outgrown your current space? If any of these sound like you, a knock down […]

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What would you ask the person building your dream home?

Your dream home is easy to imagine but getting those ideas in your head to translate into reality can be difficult. That’s where architectural services comes in handy. Krystal is Achieves in-house Project Designer and with more than 10 years of industry experience she knows a thing or two about making your dream home become […]

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Buying a new home vs buying an established home

Buying a new home vs buying an established home? This is a question we constantly get asked, the truth is, there are advantages and disadvantages for both! We’ve pulled together a list of what we love – and less than love – about purchasing an established home and purchasing a brand new home. An Established […]

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First Home Owner Grant: What You Need to Know

Are you a first-time home buyer that’s finding the First Home Owner Grant all very confusing? You’re not alone. We’ve answered the most important questions you’re probably asking yourself about the grant, to help make life a little easier while you search for your new home: The First Home Owner Grant was introduced in 2000 […]

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Get The Best Sales Price For Your Home

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re looking to build a new home. For some of you, that might even mean having to prepare your current home for sale – a huge task to say the least. So, we spoke to Own It Finance to find out how you can get the best possible price for […]

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Tips For Buying Off-The-Plan

When buying a new home there are a tonne of options to consider. One option that should be at the forefront of your decision making is buying off-the-plan. Off-the-plan refers to purchasing a property before it is constructed. Most of the time this means you will be buying a property while it is just a […]

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New Display Homes Opening This Week!

This Saturday 6 May, we’ll be opening our brand new Googong Display Homes – yes, that’s right, not one, but TWO new display homes for you to peruse. These two new display homes embody everything that Achieve Homes represents — real homes for real people. They also showcase just a fraction of what our talented team […]

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So You’ve Bought a Mr Fluffy Block…

By now you’ve probably heard of Mr Fluffy. But, if on the off chance you haven’t, here’s the deal – a small business decision to improve Canberra’s energy performance in the 1960’s and 70’s lead to over 1000 established homes having residual loose asbestos, known as Mr Fluffy’s. Of course, we all know that exposure […]

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9 Ways to Make Your Home More Environmentally Friendly

Everyone wants to save the environment. But sadly, not everyone wants to deal with the inconvenience of doing so. There is a perception that, while eco-designed homes can save you money on your bills, they are expensive in the short term due to modern, hi-tech features. However, there are numerous ways that we can all […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Positive and Negative Gearing

If you’ve considered investing in the property market, there is a chance that you may have been baffled by the complexities of “positive” and “negative” gearing schemes. However, determining whether your property will be positively geared or negatively geared is an important step in the investment process. For a better understanding of the benefits and […]

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Simple Hacks to Keep Your Home Warm This Winter

We all know that Canberra winters can be testing to say the least. With negative temperatures, frosty mornings and snow blowing cold winds down from the surrounding mountains, it takes more than an extra jumper, thermal socks and a hot water bottle to stop us shivering. It’s commonly thought that the easiest way to beat […]

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Canberra’s most affordable suburbs

Image Via dronestagram As Australia’s third most expensive capital city to buy a house, it’s important to keep in mind which suburbs are the most affordable when searching for your new home in Canberra. The capital city is becoming more urbanised, and has a stronger economy with a high employment rate. In addition, the city’s […]

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  • Patrick & Sarah / Ginninderra Estate

    We recently caught up with our valued clients, Patrick and Sarah, at their brand new home in Ginninderra Estate. Here's what they had to say...
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  • Brodi & Catherine / Hackett

    We recently caught up with our valued clients, Brodi and Catherine, at their new home in Hackett. Here's what they had to say of their...
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  • Chris & Sarah / Holt

    We recently caught up with our valued clients, Chris and Sarah, at their brand new home in Holt. Here's what they had to say of...
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  • Amy & Lewis / Taylor

    Amy and Lewis have just moved into their new home in Taylor. We popped in to see how they were finding their new home.
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  • Kanu / Taylor

    We recently completed a home in Taylor for Kanu. Here's what Kanu had to say about her experience!
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  • Michael & Kayla / Googong Meadows

    We recently caught up with our valued clients, Michael and Kayla, at their brand new home in Googong Meadows. Here's what they had to say...
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Growing your own fruit and vegetables

Ever heard the phrase “we are only four days from anarchy”? It’s an extreme way to say that most grocery stores would be empty in...

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Tips For Designing Your Own House In Canberra

There’s nothing more satisfying than owning your own home. Even better, if you are involved in the designing phase, you know what joy comes with...

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Should You Build A New House or Buy An Existing Home In Canberra?

We all need a place to call home in Canberra. When the time comes to get a suitable place to live, there is usually a...

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