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Perth is a leading destination for home building

August 19, 2015

The construction industry has been on fire as of late, and the epicentre of the blaze has been Western Australia. Perth builders have been burning the candle at both ends to keep up with demand, what with the record high 214,331 dwelling approvals according to the Housing Industry Association (HIA). Freestanding house approval rates have also gone up by a sizeable margin – another welcome bit of good news in an economy that has seen its fai...

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The Benefits Of Knocking Down And Rebuilding A 2 Storey Home

August 12, 2015

Location, location, location: you’ve heard it all before. If you’ve got the best property in the neighbourhood, it doesn’t matter how tired your home might look. Why? Because you can always knock down your two-storey home and completely rebuild instead of having to move. Vacant lots in and near Perth are becoming increasingly scarce, thanks to the growing popularity of the capital. Sometimes this means it’s going to be ...

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Open-plan two storey home design: What are the benefits

July 28, 2015

Do you love spacious homes? Do you want your two storey house to have a lot of open breathing space? If you answered these questions with a yes, then open plan two storey house designs will work best for you. Here are some of the major benefits of open plan two storey house plans that will motivate you to adopt this style in your two storey home in Perth. Enhance the Visual Space By using an open plan for your two storey home you creat...

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Choosing The Right Two Storey House Plan For You

July 24, 2015

Building two storey homes can be quite hectic, but with the help of some useful tips, this job can become simple for you. Here are some great tips that will help you choose the right two storey house plan for your new house very conveniently. Find Out Your Needs First and foremost, you need to find out precisely what you and your family need in your two storey home. Every family is different and so are its needs. You could go through t...

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What to consider when planing to build a new storey home

July 19, 2015

Building a two storey home is a very appealing option when compared to buying an existing dwelling as it allows you to dictate exactly what you want as well as giving you the very latest in home design. Before you start building a two storey home there are some important aspects that you should consider. Here is a list of some things that are important to investigate when choosing to build a double storey home. Budget When putting togeth...

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Two storey homes in perth: A growing market

June 24, 2015

Two-storey homes are increasingly becoming popular in Perth. In the last decade, people have begun shifting from apartments and one-storey houses to two-storey homes in Perth and there are numerous reasons to support and explain this shift. Baby Boomers Find Two Storey Houses Comfortable and Affordable The baby boomers who are now in their 60s find double storey homes in Perth quite convenient and comfortable to live in. Most of them are li...

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Choosing The Right 2 Storey House Plan For You

June 18, 2015

When you are choosing a two-storey house, the layout of the house is one of the most crucial decisions you will need to make. The layout of your house, for obvious reasons depends on your lifestyle and daily routines. Choosing a house plan can be very stressful, therefore, consider some of the points below that will help you in deciding on a perfect house plan for yourself and your family. Lifestyle When choosing a house plan for two story ...

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2 Storey home house designs: Tips for mixing natural lights in your home

May 19, 2015

The effective use of colour in your home is a great way to make a space feel larger and lighter. Light-coloured walls, furniture, rugs, cushions and accessories will increase the feeling of openness in a space. The use of light colours will enhance the natural light in a room! Down Lights Down lights are a great way to inject subtle bursts of light into any space! Down lights complement the natural light filtering into the space, and enh...

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How to get more out of your new storey home in perth

May 05, 2015

Before you begin planning and building your double storey home in Perth, it is important to think about how to get the most out of your new home. When you walk into your beautiful new home natural light should be abundant, your home should feel elegant and spacious and importantly, your home design should incorporate effective storage solutions. At Novus, we believe in functional and beautiful design and our team of design and building consultant...

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Display home perth: The aspire by novus homes

April 29, 2015

Our display home, The Aspire, is simply stunning. From its modern facade to its interior, sleek and elegant design is evident across both floors making this home both functional and stylish. We love the design of this home and we would like to share some of our favourite spaces with you! The Master Bedroom The master bedroom in the Aspire is found on the lower floor at the front of the home. This space is separate to the minor bedrooms, ...

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Your 2 Storey home: Window treatment trends 2015

April 27, 2015

As a double storey home builder in Perth, we are constantly researching and writing about home design trends. For 2015, the use of window dressings is very important in home design, and we just adore some of the options available to home builders! Please continue reading for some of the most exciting window dressing options available in 2015! Organic Materials The use of raw, natural materials in home design was very popular in 2014, and th...

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Home designs 2015: Count on your kitechen counter

April 14, 2015

As a two storey home builder in Perth, we appreciate the beauty of a well-designed, functional and beautiful kitchen! One of the most important elements in kitchen design, is the kitchen bench top. Not only is this important for aesthetic purposes, but a kitchen countertop will be one of the most used surfaces in the home, so it is imperative that you choose the material that is right for your lifestyle! Please continue reading for information ab...

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Perth home design trends 2015: Bathroom tiles

April 09, 2015

As a two storey home builder in Perth, we get very excited about emerging home design trends! We especially love working on bathrooms, and working with interesting and beautiful materials to create stunning spaces. One of the most important design choices you’ll have to make for your bathroom is the choice of bathroom tile. The tiles in your bathroom provide the background for your design story! Please continue reading for our favourite bat...

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Your perth garden in autumn: How to make your home look a display home

March 29, 2015

As a two storey home builder in Perth, we understand the importance of landscaping for the curb appeal of your home. With autumn approaching, it is important to keep your garden flourishing and looking absolutely beautiful! Here are some tips to help you make your home look like a Perth display home this autumn! It’s Time for Growth Autumn is the season to grow new plants from cuttings. If you feel like any of the garden beds in your ...

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Demolish and build: Why you should consider it in perth

March 18, 2015

At Novus Homes, we not only build 2 storey homes in Perth, we can also take care of the demolish and build process if you want to stay on your existing home site. There are many reasons why you might want to consider this as an option in Perth! Your Design Demolishing and building on your existing home site, rather than buying another home in a different area, allows you to custom design your home to perfectly suit your family and lifestyle...

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