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Knockdown rebuild

A knockdown rebuild success story with Hamlan’s flexible floorplans

Transforming your favourite holiday shack into your downsizing dream home is an opportunity of a lifetime. When the kids have flown the nest and the fast pace of life in a major city has slowed its course, the serenity and relaxation of retirement on the coast beckons. And for Jon and Nicky Vonk, Hamlan helped […]

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What’s involved in a knockdown rebuild?

Knockdown rebuilds have gained popularity throughout Geelong and the Surf Coast region, appealing to clients who have invested years in nurturing connections with their neighbours and their local community so they want to continue living at this same address. However, as their families grow, their current home is lacking space, functionality or efficiency. Often, these […]

8 great reasons to choose a knockdown rebuild

It’s a common occurrence – to look around your home and come to a profound realisation that you’ve fallen out of love with it. When the feeling dawns on you, you start to explore your options. You might consider building a new home, but you love where you live. You might go down the path […]

Step inside: A cherished family beach house reborn

For 46 years Jac Radcliffe’s family has escaped the hustle and bustle of Melbourne on weekends and holidays to enjoy the slower pace of Barwon Heads. Jac’s parents bought their Barwon Heads holiday home back in 1975, when Barwon Heads was a sleepy seaside town that was mostly home to retirees. In the years that followed, Jac and her two siblings literally grew up in this home, from childhood to teen years to adulthood. But as the family expanded, and grandchildren came on the scene, their cherished holiday home, although well-loved, was definitely well-worn and in need of some drastic work.

What you need to know before purchasing land

The idea of building a new home gets a lot of people excited, but where do you start when it comes to purchasing land?

Why you should choose a rebuild over a renovation

Do you love where you live, but can’t stand the house you’re in? If you love your neighbourhood but not your house, the first option that comes to most people’s minds is to renovate. However, more often than not a simple renovation can turn into a major budget blow-out.

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