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Industrial Chic Meets the Comforts of Family Living

If you’re looking for styling inspiration, you can’t look past our Arcadia 206 display home in Oakdene Estate, Ocean Grove. The Arcadia 206 display opened in 2018 and is part of our Essential range. The four-bedroom, two-bathroom home is where industrial chic meets the comforts of family living. The Arcadia 206’s industrial-style facade is a […]

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Our top five tips for new home buyers

Buying your first home can be one of life’s proudest moments. However, sometimes the journey isn’t a smooth one. Even for an experienced buyer, there are many pitfalls when buying a home. At Geelong Homes, we’ve put our heads together to come up with our top five tips to guide you through your new home […]

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Geelong Homes set the benchmark for these first home buyers

Geelong Homes was the first builder Alysha and Matthew spoke to when they started looking into building their first home — and, as Alysha says, that was when the bar was set. “Geelong Homes was always at the forefront of our minds when we started talking to other builders,” she says. “They certainly set a […]

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8 questions you should ask when visiting a display home

Whether you’re seeking inspiration or looking to lock-down the right design for your dream home, visiting display homes is a fun yet informative way to look at your options. Not only can you see how some floorplans look in person, it can give you a great insight into the sort of service you can expect […]

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Our site start guarantee explained

Timing is everything when you start building your dream home. Perhaps you’re renting and need time to organise your lease. Maybe you need to sell your home before you can start building. Maybe you don’t want the experience to be a burden on your young family. Or maybe you simply need more time to save […]

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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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