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11 Oct, 2023 5 minute read

Building a New Home: Top 10 Expert Tips on Getting Started

Are you contemplating the idea of building a new home in the picturesque Illawarra, Shoalhaven, or Southern Highlands regions? Whether it is accommodating a growing family or crafting an investment property, the journey of building a new home can be both thrilling and challenging. To guide you through this transformative experience and provide you with valuable insights from our years of expertise, we have put together this comprehensive guide:

09 Mar, 2023 3 minute read

Tips on getting your building project started

So, are you thinking of building a new home? Maybe your current dwelling no longer suits your growing family's needs, or you are interested in building an investment home. Building a new home can be an exciting but challenging process. Here are some tips to help you get started.

24 Jan, 2023 3 minute read

Reports and certificates explained!

When considering a new build, there are a few things to keep in mind. One of those is the reports and certificates needed in order to commence your project.

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17 Jan, 2023 5 minute read

Staircase! Void Space, half wall, balustrade or full wall? How to finish your staircase.

One of these decisions is to decide on which type of wall you would like to have at the top of your staircase. There are several types of walls that can be used at the top of stairs to provide not only safety and support, but also to create a stylish impact in your new home.

13 Sep, 2022 3 minute read

How to choose the right home floor plan

Choosing the right floor plan is one of the most important decisions you will make when building your new home. Whether a home design is right for you will depend on a few factors, we’ve broken them down for you below:

17 Feb, 2022 3 minute read

Building a new home checklist

Choosing to build a new home from scratch is a great way to create the home of your dreams, without having to compromise on the features or location you’re looking for. The location, design and fittings are completely up to you, meaning you can create a home which is ideal for your family and your lifestyle.

Whether it’s your first time building a new home, or you’re looking for a refresher in what to consider, our new home building checklist is a great place to start.

21 Aug, 2020 4 minute read

Wongawilli Display Homes – Officially Open! 

After months and months of arduous planning, meetings, selections & construction – our two new display homes at Housing World Wongawilli are NOW OPEN! Boasting two of our new designs, the CROOME & WERRI – these display homes are a must-see if you’re looking to build. Offering a stark contrast in style both of these designs showcase two very distinct visions – our Croome design which has been styled and built in a ‘Coastal’ theme, offering you a lot of texture throughout, complimented by light, fresh colours. Whereas our Werri design offers you a darker, elegant and more refined style. They’re a Yin & Yang combination that shows you how colours and selections can help set a mood throughout a home, it’s a lesson in styling & design – it will be sure to divide those who come to visit.

27 May, 2020 3 minute read

4 Best Home Designs To Build In 1881 Tullimbar

1881 Tullimbar is a boutique estate nestled in the foothills of Macquarie Pass. Steeped in history, 1881 Tullimbar embraces the natural amphitheatre provided by the grand Illawarra Escarpment, harnessing a serene and comforting atmosphere. Taking advantage of the unique coastal lifestyle of the Illawarra, 1881 Tullimbar sits on the edge of a pristine national park while the exquisite South Coast beaches are only a short drive away.

We here at Mincove Homes have partnered up with dynamic team at 1881 Tullimbar to handpick 4 of the best designs to build in the Illawarra’s newest & most unique land release! We have designs to suit all lot widths, shapes and sizes. Can’t find what you’re looking for here? Speak to one of our team members today to help find the design of your dream home!

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27 May, 2020 2 minute read

What is the First Home Owners Grant?

It’s the great Australian dream for many: to own a property they can truly call their own. With house prices at near peak levels and in short supply, this dream can often seem a little too ambitious. The good news is, if you’re an Australian who’s ready to get into the property market in Sydney, the New South Wales Government wants to help.
The First Home Owners Grant (FHOG) is an arrangement that involves a one-time lump sum payment towards the property you wish to purchase, as well as a reduction on one or many of the admin expenses associated with buying it. Not only can this grant potentially alleviate the anxieties of whether you can purchase but it can also make a big difference towards the size of your mortgage.

06 Apr, 2020 8 minute read

17 Steps To Success – The Project Home Builders Guide

Finding and contracting the right project home builders can be a daunting, expensive and time-consuming process. The problem is that there are just so many factors to consider when building a new home, especially if it’s your first time. As experienced project home builders in Illawarra, Shoalhaven & Southern Highlands areas, we want you to have the best experience and be happy with your dream home. So, we have compiled seventeen steps to success in building a new home.

23 Mar, 2020 4 minute read

5 Benefits Of Using A Local Builder

If you’re planning on building a new home or renovating an existing one in Wollongong, Moss Vale, Nowra, and surrounding areas the process starts with finding the right builder. Your builder should be experienced and trusted for quality work. That can make the difference between a job well done, within budget and on time.

One of the very first decisions you’ll have to make when choosing a home builder is whether to go with local builders or a national one (franchise). National or Sydney based builders may have some appeal however, there are some unique benefits that only a local builder can bring to new homeowners.

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19 Mar, 2020 6 minute read

5 Advantages of House & Land Packages for Investors

You may not have considered it yet, but our house and land packages in the Illawarra, Shoalhaven, and Southern Highlands areas take away those headache-causing decisions and provide you with the ultimate investment solution!

Aside from being of unbelievable value, here are our top 5 reasons house and land packages are so appealing to investors…