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Knockdown Rebuild or Renovate

Date added: 4 December 2017
Knockdown Rebuild or Renovate

Perhaps your lifestyle and family needs have changed, and your current home no longer accommodates all that you require? Selling up and moving to a new home that may or may not cater to all your needs is one option available to you, but not the only one to consider. Perhaps you’re on the hunt […]

Tips When Buying Land

Date added: 22 November 2017
House and Land

7 Considerations When Buying Land to Build When building a home, it all starts with your block of land. There are a number of aspects that affect costs, design, build time and more.  We’ve put together some of the most important keys to consider when looking to purchase a block which you can easily investigate yourself […]

Soil Testing

Date added: 16 November 2017

Soil Testing for New Homes: Don’t Build Until You Read This! The most crucial and fundamental of steps when looking to build a new home is knowing and understanding the ground in which your home will be built on. This understanding comes in the form of a Site Classification Report and is paramount in ensuring […]

Outdoor Furniture Trends for 2017

Date added: 30 July 2017

When you have friends and family over, where do you congregate? As part of your morning ritual, where is your favourite place to catch the first rays of the sun while drinking your coffee? For most of us, the answer would be outside; the seemingly gravitational pull that without conscious thought will almost always find […]

Two storey home

With so many aspects involved in building a new home, deciding whether to build a single or double storey house plan is one of the first and most important decisions to make. Sometimes this is a simple cut and dry decision based on your preference and style (or land available) but more often than not, […]

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At Ownit Homes, we want to make the whole building experience easier for you. That’s why we have partnered with Emerge Finance to help you secure the right loan for you and your family. Emerge Finance are available to help people emerge and realise their dreams, especially for home buyers and investors, due to their […]

Winter Entertaining

Winter brings a stillness; a deepening darkness that shortens the days. You can almost feel it in the air, a quiet hush that wraps around you like a blanket tempting you to slow down and hibernate. It’s easy to become lulled into a solitary lifestyle, to be enticed by the calm and quiet and let’s […]

Trending living room features for 2017

Date added: 26 June 2017

A living room, as the name suggests, is the space in your home where you will spend the most time actually ‘living’. A living room should be functional and comfortable, whilst also making a statement about the people who live in that house. As Brisbane’s leading home builders, it is our job to know these […]

At Ownit Homes, we offer you more than just the perfect home; we offer the perfect finance solution too, through our partners at Emerge Finance. Emerge Finance are well acquainted with Ownit Homes and our award winning standards of home design, construction and exceptional customer service. With so many complexities involved in obtaining finance, especially […]

Stylish Kitchen Trends for 2017

Date added: 19 June 2017

Let’s face it – the kitchen is the place in the home where we spend the majority of our time. When it comes to building a Brisbane home, a lot of thought and consideration needs to go into what the kitchen will look like and how it will function. How do we know this? Because […]

Top Brisbane Bedroom Trends in 2017

Date added: 12 June 2017

When it comes to building your dream home in Brisbane you should think about your bedroom as an oasis. Your bedroom should be a space that speaks to you. When you walk into your room you should instantly feel soothed and relaxed. What makes a person relax and feel comfortable is different for every individual. […]

When it comes to building your dream home, choosing the right builder might be the most important decision you make. You will be working with your builder for months and if you don’t make the right choice at the beginning of your house building journey, it could create many problems for you down the track. […]

Five Bathroom Trends for 2017

Date added: 29 May 2017

When building your home in Brisbane, you want a bathroom that not only looks fantastic, but also function well. As Brisbane’s number one builder of quality homes it is our job to be up-to-date with the latest trends to ensure that everything we build is a dream come true for our clients. Here are some […]

GET THE SKINNY ON NARROW LOTS

Date added: 5 December 2016

As the desire to live within the inner city continues to thrive in Brisbane (and beyond), the likelihood that you will be building on a narrow block is becoming more and more likely. Narrow lot homes are perfect for those who want to remain close to the CBD without breaking the bank. Small doesn’t mean […]

2016 LIGHTING TRENDS

Date added: 29 January 2016

Lighting is a crucial design element for any home, whether building brand new or renovating, and with Beacon Lighting leading the way each season with their stunning styles, it’s easy and cost effective to update any room in the home.    Beacon Lighting, our preferred supplier in all things lights, have welcomed Summer 2016 by […]

KITCHEN TRENDS FOR 2016

Date added: 29 January 2016

With the New Year, comes new design trends in the building industry and for us, this means we must keep up with the aspiring and emerging movements or even revived trends in order to give you the most perfectly suited and up to date ideas for your new home. Being the heart of any home, […]

NATIONAL TILES “Find My Tile”

Date added: 22 January 2016

For tile inspiration for your bathroom, kitchen, living areas or outdoor areas, make sure to check out the National Tiles ‘Find my Tile’ feature on their website. National Tiles will guide you through their extensive product range as well as give you inspiration, using their latest and most popular tiles. They cover a broad range of styles […]

COPPER DESIGN TREND

Date added: 4 September 2015

Kitchenware, plumbing and electrical wiring; this is what comes to mind with the mention of copper in the home. However, with ever increasing speed and no sign of slowing, this venerable and ancient material has fast become the material and colour of choice for home décor in 2015. Exuding luxury and timeless grandeur, the glint […]

5 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN YOU BUILD A NEW HOME

Date added: 13 November 2014

Are you ready for that new-home feeling? Walking through the doors of your brand new dream home, living in the luxury, design, and freedom that it offers you? You can have all this and more when you build with us at Ownit Homes. Of course, there’s a lot to consider when building than just the […]

There are many aspects you will need to consider when building a new home. Location, space and budget are just some of the things that should be top of the list before you commission a build. Building your own house can be an exciting experience and working with a quality team of builders will ensure […]

Award Winning Home Builders – Ownit Homes

Date added: 26 February 2014

Building a home is a big investment which should be backed by a reputable, experienced company. Ownit Homes will take into account what you want and need and find something to fit your budget and location. A company with accolades to back up their quality craftsmanship. Ownit Homes offer all of this and much more. […]

  Building a home requires a significant amount of commitment. Choosing the right builder to bring your dream to life is vital. When looking for a home builder, there are a number of factors to consider, such as qualifications, location, price range and accolades. Although it may not be at the top of your list, […]

ESSENTIAL HOME DESIGN TRENDS FOR 2015

Date added: 16 January 2014

Each year brings with it new trends for designing your home. But, when it comes to design, where do you start? What trends are coming through, what choices do you have among the latest styles? To start planning for the New Year, we’ve put together a list for you of the ‘Essential Home Design Trends for 2015’.  […]

Before you can start the process of building your own home, it’s a good idea to consider what would factor into the final design. Here are some of the common elements you may need to discuss with the consultant, to help you come up with a comfortable home you’ll be proud to own. Location and […]