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A guide to getting your finances in order before building

The banks may have tightened lending conditions, but it’s not all doom and gloom if you are seeking finance to build your own home. Since the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry was established in 2017, the financial landscape across Australia has changed. A mixture of Australia’s property boom […]

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Our 7 steps towards a stress-free build

We’ve all heard the horror stories about building your own home — the hidden additional costs, the project falling behind schedule, the wrong fittings. But don’t let any of those stories turn you off. At Geelong Homes, we want you to enjoy the building process as much as we do. When it comes to delivering […]

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Introducing our newest facade: The Bungalow

With its weatherboard walls, gabled roofs, small veranda, and bay or stained-glass windows — the Californian Bungalow has been a popular home in the Geelong region since 1910. And 100 years on, it’s still a popular choice — with many homeowners still drawn to the street appeal of the Bungalow. A quick glance at streets […]

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How to choose a home design to suit your block’s orientation

There are many things that you’ll want to get right when building your new home and making sure that you orientate your home to suit the block’s aspect is one thing you shouldn’t overlook. Think, the sun warming your home on a winter’s morning and better shade on your home during those long summer days. […]

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Top 5 reasons you should stop renting and build a new home

Should you own your home or rent? It’s a big choice many of us face. For those who feel stuck in the rental market as house prices continue to rise, building your own home may seem like a pipe dream. However it’s actually a lot more achievable than you think. There are advantages to renting: […]

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It’s Handover Day for these Happy Clients

Claire, Jarrod and family have moved into their dream home in old Ocean Grove, in time to enjoy the summer months by the beach. This four-bedroom home was built on a knockdown site, which was home to a 70’s house not suitable for renovation. We think the Coastal facade looks beautiful in the local surrounding, […]

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Spotlight on Armstrong Creek and Mt Duneed

Nestled between Geelong’s city centre and the surf coast, Armstrong Creek and Mount Duneed are proving to be two of Geelong’s most sought-after locations and it’s easy to see why. Home to some of Geelong’s newest estates, such as Warralily and Armstrong, the area is only 15 minutes from the Geelong CBD, 10 minutes to […]

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Investment Opportunity – Display for sale

Our brand new Arcadia 206 display home at the Oakdene Estate, Ocean Grove is now available for one lucky buyer to purchase and call home. We are offering exceptional lease back terms of 8% for the life of the display.   First to inspect this fantastic industrial styled display home and do the sums will buy!  […]

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A guide to home and land packages

With new housing estates growing across the region, home and land packages are proving to be a popular choice and it’s easy to see why. Buying a home and land package offers a convenient and cost-effective solution that can cut a lot of stress out of building a home or renovating an older property. Home […]

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Five reasons why building a new home is a good idea

Imagine if you could have your dream house in your ideal location and in the process save money in the short and long term. Well, it’s entirely possible. If you’re reading this, then you’re either thinking about or are ready to enter the property market — and if that’s the case, building a house is […]

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