Tips for building a new home

Heating choices in new home builds Melbourne

Mark Bryson - Tuesday, May 09, 2017

It may still be the last month of autumn in Victoria but winter’s icy progress has been making itself felt in the past few weeks.   
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Wallpaper options for new home builds

Mark Bryson - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Gone are the days of painting a feature wall in the living area of your new home. Beautiful designer wallpaper looks much more sensational. Papering walls rather than painting them adds richness, texture and depth in a way paint can never match. Wallpaper can be compared to a piece of artwork for a room. 
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Solar power lowers water heating costs in new home builds Melbourne

Mark Bryson - Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Solar power is one of the most efficient ways to comply with state government energy efficiency regulations which were introduced in 2011. More than 95% of Berstan Homes’ clients choose a solar water heating system over a rainwater tank for toilet flushing when they build their new home. 
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Choosing a new home builder who will go the distance

Mark Bryson - Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Recent news reports about building companies in Victoria collapsing is worrying news for their clients and those considering building a new home.

Watersun Homes is the latest company to go into liquidation, bringing to a halt 300 construction projects and resulting in 90 staff losing their jobs. 
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Home ownership achievable with Berstan Homes

Mark Bryson - Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Are you in your thirties with a family and still renting? Do you feel home ownership is out of your grasp because of the current high price of houses?

It is possible to save money when entering the home market by choosing a new home build in Melbourne. 
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First home buyer's advice 10

Mark Bryson - Thursday, May 07, 2015

With so many new home builders in the market, choosing your builder can be very difficult. The founder of Berstan Homes Stan Bryson built his first home in 1955 so as a company we have seen many changes in the home building industry. 
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First home buyer's advice 9

Mark Bryson - Tuesday, May 05, 2015

With so many new estates around the outer suburbs there is plenty of competition between the land agents for your custom. This can lead to numerous problems due to many agents being focussed on their bottom line.  
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First Home Buyer's Advice 7

Mark Bryson - Wednesday, April 29, 2015

With so many new home builders out there how do you choose one? Well there are a few ways of selecting a good builder. Have a look at their work; when did they start building? When going into their display are you talking to the builder or just a sales person? 
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First home buyer's advice 6

Mark Bryson - Monday, April 27, 2015

When looking for land let the builder do the work and get the builder to source your land.   
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Interest rates

Mark Bryson - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Interest rates are at all-time lows and now are the time to take advantage and lock in a good rate. Buying an investment property is a great way to grow personal wealth and save on your tax.  
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