Tips from a custom home builder
When it comes to choosing your next home, you have a few options, buying an existing property in your preferred location, renovate or extend an existing property, choose to build with a volume builder, or undertake a custom build. Here we look at the benefits of building custom home and why you would choose to go this route for your next home.
Different people will have varying opinions on when is the right time to buy a property. Ultimately you are the one who has to be comfortable with the decision of when the right time is for you and your financial situation.
Like many things in life, the property market moves in cycles. Strong market growth may increase the value of properties, however at certain points of the cycle, the value may remain steady or even decline.
Knowing what point the cycle is at when you are considering your purchase will allow you to make an educated decision on the price you are willing to pay for your property.
11 Essential Features of a French Provincial Home
Melbourne has a long-standing love affair with French architecture. In its earliest days, the style was popular with some of the city’s wealthiest and most well-connected residents.
This fascination with French architecture continues today, as shown by the widespread popularity of French Provincial designs.
9 Brilliant Decor Tips for a Luxury Home
Different people will have different definitions of what makes a luxury home. For many, it will be all about the quality of the materials and finishes. For others, it will be the sense of comfort and calm the space provides. And for some, it will purely be a matter of cost – the more expensive, the more luxurious.
It is no secret that the team here at Carmel Homes are big fans of French Provincial designs. We love the sense of refined comfort and the classic styling that feels both luxurious and relaxing.
But, to us, one of the most impressive things about this style has to be how dynamic it is. While there are key features critical to nailing the look, there is also plenty of flexibility. Designers and homeowners alike are also increasingly marrying French Provincial with other styles.
This means that the style is always evolving, and there are always new design trends arising. Style blogs are a great way to stay across the latest developments, providing a wealth of information and tips. Here we share some of our favourite Australian style blogs that feature pieces on French Provincial homes.
Choosing the right location to buy your investment property is one of the overriding factors in the potential success you will have in relation to financial gains. Buying property in a less desirable location may be cheaper, however you may find it difficult to attract tenants.
Likewise, the type of property you buy needs to be appropriate for the demographic of the area you are buying in. You need to consider whether you are catering to an aging population, young couple with no kids, families etc.