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The pros and cons of building a duplex

Building a duplex can be an excellent investment or a great multi-generation home, but you need to weigh up the pros and cons before deciding whether it’s the right option for you and your family.

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Why Choose an Acreage Home Design

Do you dream of a tree change to a rural setting or the outskirts of the city? You’re not alone. Acreage living grew in popularity during the COVID pandemic and continues to appeal to people escaping city life.

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How to Choose a Home Builder in Sydney

Building a new home is a huge undertaking and for many people, it’s the biggest investment you’ll ever make, so you need to find the right builder to build your dream home.

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Ways Your Home Can Achieve New BASIX Requirements

Increased energy efficiency targets apply to all new homes in NSW from 1 October 2023. The revised BASIX requirements for new homes include stricter requirements for insulation, glazing, and ventilation, as well as the installation of energy-efficient appliances and lighting.

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Should I build a house now or wait?

This is a question our customers often ask, and there isn’t one quick easy answer. Our customers also ask us ‘How much does it cost to build a house?’ and that’s also a tricky question.

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4 Crucial Stages of a Knock Down Rebuild project

Why should you consider knocking down and rebuilding your home? There are plenty of reasons why you’d choose this option. In many situations, it is better to knockdown and rebuild, rather than renovate because it is cheaper, and you get exactly the finished house that you want. The knockdown rebuild cost is often less because, […]

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Can I build a duplex on my block?

Before you rush off to the display village and start picking out your ideal duplex design, you need to do your homework. This involves research to fully understand whether you can build on your existing block or one you’re planning to purchase because not every block of land is suitable. By doing your homework you’ll […]

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Kurmond Homes building dual living home

Dual living home in Blacktown; the journey so far Jeannette Caceres and her husband Ray started planning their knockdown rebuild project in early 2021 when the Western Suburbs of Sydney was in the grip of COVID pandemic lockdowns. Both continued to work, Jeannette as an Account Manager for a beverage transport & logistics company, and […]

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Smooth and efficient building experience in Leppington

It was the build quality of the Kurmond display homes that stood out to Jonathan and Jillian Wilde when they started to plan the build of their new home in Leppington. And the couple says that quality was backed up by great service from start to finish from the Kurmond team. As the first home […]

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Multi-generation living – tips and tricks

Multi-generation family households are relatively uncommon in Australia but they are gradually increasing in popularity, as reported by the Australian Institute of Family Studies in a recent report.This increase in popularity is partly a result of immigration, as some cultural groups are more likely to live in multi-generation households. But it is also likely to […]

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What you need to know about site costs

You’ve got a block of land and you’re ready to build your new home, but there are several things you need to consider and costs that will need to be outlaid to build your dream home. There are many resources available like the Federal Government’s Your Home website where you’ll find helpful advice. The likely […]

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Tips for your knockdown rebuild project

Do you love your neighbourhood and local community, but don’t love your house? If you answered ‘Yes’, then a knockdown rebuild project could be ideal for you and your family. If you demolish your current home, and a build a new one, you get to stay living in your community, and you also get a […]

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Energy saving considerations when building your new home

When you’re building a new home it’s the best time to incorporate energy efficient features that will make your home more comfortable, save you money, and create a sustainable home that is environmentally-friendly. You can make changes retrospectively, but it is much easier and more cost effective to do when you’re designing and building a […]

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Changes to NSW BASIX scheme coming in October 2023

The NSW Government has committed to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, and this has led to an increase in the BASIX standards for energy use and thermal performance for all new home builds in NSW. The new standards will come into effect on 1 October 2023, and if you’re planning to build a new […]

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New home for extended family in Thirlmere

When Oscar and Charmaine Rebolledo’s new home was finished they were so keen to move in they slept on the floor without furniture for the first night. The couple called on Kurmond Homes to help create their six bedroom dream home to accommodate their extended family including foster children, and entertain family and friends. The […]

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What are the top home design trends for 2023?

It’s time to look ahead and see what home design trends to watch out for in 2023. The Kurmond Homes Design Team and Colour Studio have identified the emerging trends in houses based on the features their customers have been requesting and the influences coming from overseas. Here we discuss some of the top trends, […]

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What to consider when building an acreage home

Many Australians dream of escaping the city and building a home in the country – a nice big house on a nice big block, i.e. an acreage home. According to statistics, many Australians are fulfilling that dream of living on a lifestyle property. But how do you go about building your dream acreage home? What […]

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What are the latest duplex design trends?

Duplex homes are being built more than ever, and it’s no wonder. Building a duplex is a great way to maximise space on a suburban lot while also building wealth by creating two dwellings from one. If you are considering building a duplex, make sure you speak to a reputable home builder who has extensive […]

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What is the process of building a new home?

The decision to build a new home is the first step on an exciting journey. It’s the start of something new and significant in your life, where your dream of the home you always wanted becomes a reality. To make that journey as smooth as possible, it’s important to be familiar with the steps that […]

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How Kurmond Homes is addressing rising industry prices

Like every homebuilder in Australia, Kurmond Homes is facing rising costs. We have a process that eases the impact of the price increases, and customers can also take measures to lower costs. In just about every industry across Australia, prices are rising. It’s a reality we can’t avoid. In the building industry, the costs of […]

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Explore Kurmond’s Single Storey Display Homes in Sydney

Are you looking for a single-storey home, Sydney? Home sweet home! A place to call your own, more than just bricks and stone? Okay, enough with the rhyming, but we have got something for house hunters. Kurmond has quite a collection of exciting single-storey home designs for you to pick from. These houses are not […]

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What is the Modern Duplex House Design in Sydney?

The family’s getting bigger? Congrats! Looking for a more spacious home? Explore the new and modern living style of a duplex house design that offers two living units attached to each other. Extremely suitable for new families or large families, it offers a sense of high living with more amenities and a lot of space. […]

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What architectural style is a split-level home?

From the colonial era of the early 1800s to the art deco look of the 1930s, a house’s architectural style is often representative of a period in history. The modern era of the 1950s introduced different types of home layouts. Among these was the split-level home. Associated with mid-century modern design, split-level homes are buildings […]

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Is Investing in a Duplex in Sydney a Good Idea?

If you have a piece of property and are looking to build a home, you should consider investing in a duplex home instead of a single-family. A duplex will maximise the potential of your land. Since it does not require subdivision, as two separate homes would, the biggest advantage of building a duplex is the […]

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Looking for a New Home Builder in Sydney, Australia?

A home is probably one of your largest investments. Because you will spend much time and money on it over the years, it is important to get the home you want. Building your own home is a great way to create a home that has everything you need now and will need in the future. […]

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House Inclusions – What are good features of an ideal house?

If you are in the market for buying a new home in Australia, congratulations. This is an exciting time, and the more information you can gather, the better-informed your decision making will be. When it comes to home buying, it is smart to do as much research as possible. A house is a major investment, […]

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3 Questions You May Have About Duplex Homes

When you are searching for a house to buy, there are many different styles and types to choose from. There are houses that come with a lot of surrounding land, homes that are positioned closer in suburban neighborhoods, and apartment homes that will put you right in the middle of the CBD. Duplex homes are […]

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3 Reasons Why More and More People are Interested in Acreage Homes

While living in the midst of a bustling city has its perks, more and more people are leaving the asphalt and footpaths behind for a more rural life. Acreage homes are becoming quite popular. These are homes that are built specifically to suit wide-open blocks- they are spacious homes with plenty of room to grow. […]

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3 New Features in Acreage Home Designs

It’s finally time. You’ve been saving aggressively for years and now you’re ready to build your forever home. On your list of must-haves is yard space, two bathrooms (though an extra half bath would be nice), and space for visitors. You might have to wait months for something to come along in the housing market […]

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Building Your Dream Acreage Home in Sydney

When you are planning your dream home, there are a number of variables that you need to think carefully about. Whether you already own acreage or you are considering a purchase, the investment in your family’s future home requires some important decisions. Be sure to consider the following when choosing between the available acreage home […]

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5 Areas To Check When Searching for Credible and Reliable New Home Builders

Building a new house is likely one of the more stressful, yet passionate projects you will complete in your lifetime. You might have envisioned the home of your dreams and are hoping someone can turn your ideas into reality. But, you also want to feel secure in your choice of a new home builder. What […]

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Finding the Right Partner for Your New Home Building Project in Sydney

Once you have made the decision to plan and build a new home, you have so many exciting decisions to make. Which window designs will fill your new home with light? Which trims and finishes capture your aesthetics for the kitchen or the bedrooms? You probably have plenty of ideas for your new home, and […]

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What You Should Expect From Sydney Home Builders

If you have ever considered building your own home, you have probably collected photos or searched online for the perfect bathroom, the best kitchen and amazing landscaping. Whether you have compiled your ideas or not, you may feel unprepared for the building process. These are a few things you should expect from a great builder. […]

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8 Duplex Designs That Are Ideal for Your Family

Duplexes are gaining popularity with homeowners and investors looking for premium homes suitable for families. Buyers can purchase a duplex, move into one side and make money by renting the other side. Unlike off-site landlords, a duplex owner can make repairs and maintain the property without excessive delays or travel time. Duplex builders have designed […]

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Buying Display Homes In Sydney – The Smartest Choice You Could Make

After the resurgence of the housing market post-pandemic, we find ourselves in a seller’s market. Purchasing a home during a seller’s market is not necessarily a poor choice but there are certain provisos you will need to contend with, such as the market price being driven up considerably by demand. Considering the current market climate, […]

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How Talking To Your Builders In Sydney Can Make The Process Easier

It seems like an obvious piece of advice but there are so many things that will come up during the process of your build that may make you concerned or worried about the end product that could be avoided simply by talking to your building team. At Kurmond Homes we work extremely closely with all […]

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Building Your First Home In Sydney

Building a new home is one of the most exciting times in your life, especially if this is your first. By now you probably have a few Pinterest boards (or you’ve been following ours) and a vision of the finishes, fixtures and features that will make up your new home. But let’s take a few steps […]

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Building A Home In 2020: Why Now Is A Great Time To Build In Sydney

Why it might be a builder’s market in Sydney It has been a challenging year for all of us and it may seem like everything has slowed to a snail’s pace, but one group that hasn’t slowed down is the Sydney home builders working to meet client commitments. The property market is still open for […]

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The new Kurmond Evoque at Homeworld Leppington

A popular first step in finding a home design that suits you and your family, and ultimately a builder, is to visit a display home village like the new Homeworld Leppington. But with dozens of homes on display, it’s quite easy to become overwhelmed by the choices and leave confused. That’s why it’s important to […]

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The new Kurmond Melody 40 at Homeworld Leppington

Display home villages like the new Homeworld Leppington are a great way to see many potential homes in one convenient location. As well as identifying designs that appeal to you and your family, display homes also allow you to see the build quality and have discussions with building companies. To make the most of a […]

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Why the Kurmond Mirage design is beautiful acreage living

If you love the idea of rural living with open spaces, peace, tranquillity, and a large family home featuring a luxurious design, you’ll love Kurmond Homes’ Mirage design. Available in five sizes, the Mirage is the essence of opulent acreage living. In fact, the Mirage 62 is the flagship of the Kurmond range. Why build […]

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New NSW land tax scheme – what it means for first home buyers

The newly introduced First Home Buyer Choice is designed to ease the financial burden for first home buyers in NSW. From January 2023, first home buyers have the choice of paying a smaller annual property tax instead of a lump sum stamp duty at the time of purchase. The scheme covers properties worth up to […]

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Kurmond Homes Glenleigh display home takes out prestigious national housing award

After winning the NSW award earlier this month, Sydney builder Kurmond Homes won the National Display Home -$500,000 to $750,000 award at the Master Builders Association (MBA) National Excellence in Housing Awards for the Glenleigh 41 display home. Located at Homeworld Box Hill in Sydney’s outer north west region, the Glenleigh 41 is a large […]

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Kurmond Homes wins prestigious housing award

Sydney builder Kurmond Homes won the ‘Display Home of the Year’ award at the Master Builders Association (MBA) of NSW Excellence in Housing Awards for the Glenleigh 41 display home. Located at Homeworld Box Hill in Sydney’s outer north west region, the Glenleigh 41 is a large five-bedroom home with a focus on entertaining family […]

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Kurmond Homes scores three award nominations

Kurmond Homes is delighted to be nominated as a finalist in three categories at the 2022 HIA-CSR Housing and Kitchen & Bathroom Awards. The awards recognise excellence in the residential building industry. Category of Display Home: $350,001 to $400,000 Finalist: Hudson 29 from Kurmond Complete The Hudson 29 from Kurmond Complete is a double-storey family […]

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Glenleigh 41, Bronte 35 & Carlton – COMING TO BOX HILL

We are in the final stages of construction of our 3 new & exciting displays at Box Hill, with opening set for mid-May 2021.  Glenleigh 41 + Carlton Granny Flat Stylish architectural design A large five-bedroom home with a focus on entertaining family and friends. The gourmet kitchen is a chefs’ delight, so much bench […]

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Box Hill Display Homes – KURMOND COMPLETE

Now Open – KURMOND COMPLETE DISPLAY HOMES  – The Kennedy and The Empire. Step into these two beautiful home designs and discover the quality inclusions that come standard when building a home from our Kurmond Complete range. Open 7 Days a week 10am to 5pm Location: Homeworld Box Hill 5 & 7 Gittel Street, Box […]

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Grants And Schemes To Help First Home Buyers

Buying and building your first home can be a daunting experience and saving for a deposit can be challenging. That’s why there are some amazing grants and schemes available to you as a first home buyer to help you achieve your home ownership goals. Combined these could see you in your first home sooner than […]

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Affinity 37 Double Storey Home Designs

Affinity 37 Double Storey Home Designs

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Affinity 37 MK2 Double Storey Home Design

Affinity 37 MK2 Double Storey Home Design

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