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  • 16 Oct, 2019 | the_author | Blog

    The key to a successful first home journey.

    It’s feels like it’s almost time, you’ve saved for a while, you’re tired of renting and you’re seriously considering making that jump into home ownership. A right of passage that lies within the proverbial Great Australian Dream…

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  • 18 Sep, 2019 | the_author | Blog

    Looking to buy land? Here’s what you need to consider before you build

    If you’ve decided to build a home instead of buy an existing home, chances are you’ll be looking into buying a suitable block of land. The land you choose is just as important (if not more important) as the house itself. This is where your ideal home will be built – so it would be […]

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  • 27 Aug, 2019 | the_author | Blog

    Why Windows Matter When Building A Home

    Building a home is more than just location and interior design, it’s important for your house design to be stylish, yes, but more importantly, it needs to be functional. And one such factor to be sure that you get right is that of window positioning. When done right, window placement significantly improves your comfort and […]

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  • 16 Aug, 2019 | the_author | Blog

    Choosing Your Ideal Facade – Give Your New Home Street Appeal

    First impressions last, and a well-designed house façade makes the ultimate first impression. It is, after all, the ‘face’ of your home and an expression of your (your family’s) individuality. Not only does a good house façade give your home knockout street appeal, but a well-designed façade plays a huge part in the value of […]

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  • 28 Jul, 2019 | the_author | Blog

    A Family Haven – Explore the Topaz 204

    When thinking of the ideal home there is no one size fits all solution, a home is something very unique and is meant to be the place that is your sanctuary. For many, the perfect family home is one that offers a practical lifestyle and level of comfort based on your particular family’s requirements.

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  • 18 Jul, 2019 | the_author | Blog

    What You Need To Know About The First Home Owner’s Grant

    The First Home Owners Grant (FHOG) is a state government incentive that makes it easier for Australian’s looking to enter the property market and realise their dream of owning a home – a helping hand. It is important to note that the grant differs in each state and in most instances applies to new homes […]

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  • 09 Jul, 2019 | the_author | Blog

    The Vista 227 – Award Winning House Design

    What an honoured it was to receive the Queensland Master Builders award in the Individual Home $251,000 – $350,000 category for our amazing Vista 277 design. The Vista 227, designed by Valcon Homes, has applied a sense of timeless Hampton’s style luxury to a modern open plan lowset that every buyer can afford. Inspired by the elegance of […]

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  • 08 Jul, 2019 | the_author | Blog

    Thinking of building a house and not sure where to start? Here’s a handy checklist

    We can’t think of a more exciting feeling than knowing that you’re going to own your own home, and better yet, it’s going to be a brand-new home, built just for you (your family). Building your home from the ground up can be an extremely rewarding experience. It gives you the opportunity to tailor your […]

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  • 27 Jun, 2019 | the_author | Blog

    Planning To Build Your Dream Home?

    You’ve made the exciting decision to build a new home and you’ve found your inspiration, now it’s crunch time to start making actual plans to build your house. Whether you’re a seasoned homeowner or a first home buyer (builder), building a new home or renovating an existing home is an incredible journey where you get […]

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  • 15 Jun, 2019 | the_author | Blog

    Building Your Dream Home. Where Do You Start?

    Have you been looking for a new home but just haven’t found that right one, the one that ticks ALL the boxes? Then it hits you, that ‘right’ one simply doesn’t exist…yet. Most people who look for something more from a home, tend to try to find one currently on the market that better suits […]

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  • 23 Mar, 2017 | the_author | Blog

    Savvy Buyers Look To Infrastructure – Rich Regions

    Savvy buyers taking a long-term view towards future growth in infrastructure-rich regions are leading the charge in the new home market, according to Valcon Homes. Valcon’s newly appointed sales manager Gavin Roden says a growing number of purchasers are choosing to build in ‘pioneer’ communities in Brisbane’s western corridor to secure an affordable home with […]

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  • 10 Nov, 2016 | the_author | Blog

    Smaller is More Efficient

    Brisbane houses are getting smaller and designs need to be more efficient to cope with the change, says Valcon director Tim Douglas. Mr Douglas said higher ceilings, a lot more lightweight construction and the continual move towards greener homes using water tanks and solar were becoming popular. He and fellow Valcon director Jason Doerr have […]

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