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Melbourne Storm

Mark Bryson - Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Berstan homes would like to wish Melbourne Storm all the best of luck on Sunday with the Grand Final and with Billy Slater back in the side they should be able to get the job done.  
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Home security

Mark Bryson - Monday, April 30, 2018

Yes another home invasion spree in Melbourne, so what can you legally do about it?  The best deterrent against these cowardly thugs is a dog and I don’t have a Chihuahua in mind, a medium size dog with a good bark is the perfect ticket. These pathetic pieces of filth only pick on the easy targets so if you make it potentially dangerous for them they will leave you alone.  
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ANZAC Day Commemoration

Mark Bryson - Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Anzac Day was originally a day of commemoration of the landing of Australian and New Zealand forces on Gallipoli on the 25 April 1915, in World War 1.  
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How to save money on a new home build

Mark Bryson - Tuesday, July 11, 2017

House prices in Melbourne seem to be heading only one way – and that’s up. The average median house price in the city has hit $800,000 and still rising. Rather than buy an existing house, many prospective homeowners are considering building a new home in an outer suburb or buying a rundown house, knocking it down and building new on the land.  
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Knock down rebuild Pascoe Vale

Mark Bryson - Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Owner builder gone so wrong!
 
Berstan Homes are currently in the middle of a knock down rebuild in Pascoe Vale and the build is at lock up stage. Next door to the Berstan home is a neighbour who is doing an owner builder project that involves the construction of a basement on the boundary of our construction. From the pictures you can see what has gone so wrong and as time marches on will get progressively worse and is extremely dangerous.  
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Steamfest in Scoresby for new home builders

Mark Bryson - Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Those who are fascinated by the age of steam can indulge this weekend at Steamfest in Scoresby. There are displays of industrial steam and diesel engines, blacksmithing, hay baling, earth moving machinery, model displays, vintage radio, fire engines, vintage vehicles and a tank. There is even a walking dragline that doesn’t use wheels, but “walks” on two giant feet.

There is a miniature railway or a tractor to see around the displays, at the National Steam Centre in Ferntree Gully Road. Thomas and his friends will be on the model railway to delight the kids. Refreshments are available.

http://www.aroundyou.com.au/whats-on/events/scoresby-steamfest-2017

 
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No hidden extras with new home quote

Mark Bryson - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

At Berstan Homes, we are often asked for a base price for a new home build. But we don’t have a base price. We find out exactly what the client wants in a house and then we will give them a detailed quote, with no hidden extras. 
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Outdoor Cinema in the Dandenong Ranges

Mark Bryson - Monday, February 27, 2017

What would a Melbourne summer be without a trip to an outdoor cinema? You don’t have to head into the city if you live in the Eastern Suburbs, just head for the hills to the Cameo Outdoor Cinema in Belgrave. 
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Volume Builders

Mark Bryson - Thursday, February 23, 2017

A frustrated couple walked into Berstan Homes display today absolutely sick to the teeth having to deal with Sales Staff at Display Homes. They had been to a number of display villages of major Builders and not one Sales person could give them a price on their build.

The fact is these Sales Staff are basically trained to sell the name of that particular Building Company. When asked for instance, about the Site Costs related to the build it was impossible for them to answer as they do not have the knowledge nor the experience in costs related to building.
Visiting a Berstan Homes display you are not only greeted by but will also speak to the Builder personally.

 
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New home build for the New Year

Mark Bryson - Monday, January 30, 2017

Christmas is over, 2017 is well underway and everyone is back at work and school.This is the time to make your New Year resolution come true and build that home you are always talking about.

Summer is the perfect season to start a new custom-built home, or knock down rebuild in Melbourne. The weather is warm, dry and settled and will stay that way for months.With builders back and stockists reopen, the build will go smoothly and quickly at this time of year.

If you want to be in your new home this year, contact Berstan Homes today and make it a reality.


 
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