Articles discussing the range of different demands and issues for home builders in different suburbs.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Kitchens can often be areas that lack natural light so when designing our custom homes we always like to add a window to let an abundance of light through
into the kitchen zone.read more
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
The Yarra Valley is probably one of the best keep secrets in Victoria with panoramic views to the mountains, the wineries and the perfect area to build
your new home.read more
Thursday, August 17, 2017
That’s a very interesting question; there are so many builders in the market place. There’s the volume builders that you see on the TV most of the
time and they seem to be everywhere through their mass advertising, there are custom builders who basically build any style home and various other
builders that range from budget builds to high end home builders.
First question you need to ask yourself is what type of build do I want?
Do I want aread more
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Over the weekend I met up with some ladies looking around for building ideas for their development in Bellfield. When we started discussing the project their concerns were made very evident their chosen designers had not listened to their requests.
I have often heard this happening and this practice seems very common with many of my clients that embark on doing their own planning works outside my company.
On discussing their project further I discovered that they were not evenread more
Monday, April 04, 2016
New home builder in Ivanhoe Berstan Homes have a great new display village concept we have a category system for our homes.
Most new home builders have display homes and they are of the same category and that’s where Berstan Homes is different, we offer Cat1-Cat 2 and high end homes all in the same display village.
We have found this combination of new homes ranges a winner with our clients being able to choose from the three categories to findread more
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
So you have decided to consider a custom home builder and wondering where to start.
There is a large range of styles, looks and so many quality products from impressive brand names, let Berstan Homes help you put it all together.
Step one with Berstan Homes is to come and browse all the options available to you at our display centre. Once you have seen our display homes, I always advise our clients to make a list of must haves.read more
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Forest Hill is said to derive from the name of a cottage owned by early settler Captain Bunbury and is descriptive of the district's original bushland setting.
With most homes in Forest Hill approaching 60 years plus in age it means most home owners will have major problems arising, the main being the maintenance costs are excessive and ongoing. Another is the energy rating are poor to say the least and because the rating are so low just running theseread more
Sunday, February 21, 2016
The name Pascoe Vale resinated from the suburb being purchased, settled and named "Pascoeville" by John Pascoe Fawkner after Pascoville Farm, where he lived from 1842. With most homes in the Pascoe Vale area being well over the 70 year mark it leaves them with many problems.
Just some of the problems are the energy ratings are extremely poor making them very expensive to heat and cool due to there being nothing to stop the energy leaving the home. Badread more
Sunday, February 21, 2016
If you’re in the market for a home builder in the Templestowe area contact Berstan Homes for an informative chat about your project.
Berstan Homes are capable of providing a very varied collection of builds from smaller unit size home builds to larger custom designed home builds.
Berstan Homes also offer multiple categories of home standards from entry level Cat 1 to middle range Cat 2 builds and our Cat 3 high end builds all three Categories are currently onread more
Friday, February 19, 2016
The age of the homes in Vermont are starting be an issue for maintenance and costing their owners plenty.
A cost effective alternative for the home owners in Vermont would be a dual occupancy or evening building a second home in the backyard for investment or sale.
The costs for the development are usually covered by the sale of the second property or rent the property out for a passive income solution.
Berstan Homes offer a complete service from startread more