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Site Orientation & Characteristics

Continuing our look into passive design principles, we look at the importance of site orientation and how to use it in your original design. Image: Passive Epringham House, MSG Architecture 2015 A clever site responsive design can reduce heating and cooling loads and the need for expensive upgrades for the comfort of your home. When working on the initial…

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Explaining building to lock up

Owner build to lockup

Have you tried to obtain finance to Owner build your dream home and the banks won’t even consider it. In this blog post, we will explain what building to lock up is, and what services you can expect from the Builder. What is building to lock up? Building to lock up is when the builder builds…

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More things to know before you buy a rear strata or subdivided block

rear strata subdivided block

In this post, we cover more items that may be overlooked by both purchasers and developers when buying a rear strata or subdivided block. Is the project feasible? Buying the block of land Building a house Providing the finishing touches One of the most important clauses that should be included in your O&A (offer and acceptance) of any rear strata or subdivided block…

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Can’t Get Finance For Owner Building? Why Not Build To Lock Up

Build to lockup

Have you tried to obtain finance to Owner build your dream home and the banks won’t even consider it. Don’t have the time, confidence or knowledge, to build the structure of your home, and provide the finishing touches yourself, then, consider building to lock up. Do you have family and friends in the construction industry…

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Renovations and Extensions to existing homes and apartments

Along with designing and building new homes, Central Avenue Homes also carry out renovations and extensions to existing homes or apartments. These projects can be extremely rewarding and interesting for both the owners and for our staff and subcontractors and give a new lease on life for often tired and dysfunctional buildings. We have recently…

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Unit development – group dwellings

Group dwellings and multi-unit developments For more than 20 years, Central Avenue Homes has worked with many clients to design and build their multi-unit and group dwelling investment properties. We have worked on relatively simple projects from triplex duplex single storey double storey units to 5,6,7, 8 and 9 double storey townhouse developments The 9…

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Renovations and Rental refurbishments

Rental refurbishment

  Renovations and rental Refurbishments Because Central Avenue Homes generally design and build new projects, it’s not the only work we do. We also do renovations and refurbishments of houses, apartments and some commercial buildings. We do large and small renovations help to supplement the work we are able to provide to our regular trade…

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Bushfire Prone Areas

Bushfire Prone Areas - Central Avenue Homes

Planning conditions and building approvals in Western Australia are continually changing. Therefore, more suburbs are now subject to BAL (Bushfire Attack Level) assessments. BAL (Bushfire Attack Level) As a result of bush fires around the country, the WA State Government passed a law that if you are building in a bushfire prone area, you will…

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Owner Building & Building To Lock Up Series – Part 1

Considering building your own home (owner builder), but don’t have the time, confidence or knowledge, then, consider build to lock up. Central Avenue Homes have been building to lock up for our clients’ since 2004 and to completion since 1998 in Perth and surrounding areas. Building to lock up, is not for everyone but it may suit…

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