Knock down rebuild

Knock down rebuild Rosanna

Friday, March 27, 2015
Berstan Homes has just been awarded a knock down rebuild project in Rosanna and the clients are cashing in there extra land. The knock down rebuild consists of the demolition of the existing home and the new build of two homes on the same site. estimates for the knock down new build are showing the costs involved for the project are close to being negative once the second home is sold. This is a great way for the clients to
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Knock down rebuild Templestowe

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Berstan Homes has construction well under-way at our knock down rebuild site at Porter Street, Templestowe. The existing home has now been demolished and the concrete slab is down ready for framing to start shortly.  The home selected by our clients at this knock down rebuild site is the Berstan Homes Florence a French provincial home of some 50 plus squares. There are many features to this beautiful home just one that comes to mind is the grand entrance staircase
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Knock down rebuild land

Sunday, March 22, 2015
When considering a knock down rebuild your land size is a very important factor. The land must be large enough for your purpose and easements can also play a major role in the ability to build your project.  Thought must also be put into the access for the rear property if two or more homes are to be built on the site.
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Knock down rebuild councils

Friday, March 20, 2015
When doing your research into knock down rebuilds, one item often overlooked are the councils views on knock down rebuilds. There are without a doubt some councils that are very challenging to deal with.
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Knock down rebuild clever design

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Berstan Homes has just completed a knock down rebuild in Melbourne with a very unique kitchen feature.  The kitchen has been arranged in a U-shape with a twist, on the rear wall are a group of what looks like cupboards with full length doors. Behind these doors on one side the pantry and the other hides the laundry working area. Laundries and pantries are not really attractive areas but by using this method we have been able to create a
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Knock down rebuild Doncaster & Templestowe

Sunday, March 15, 2015
Many of clients commonly ask about our shower bases. Berstan Homes choose tiled shower bases in most cases due to their functionality and appeal.  There is a limitless amount of different tiles available in the numerous tile stores and just as many layout and combinations that can be achieved creating a stunning effect.
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Knock down rebuild street scapes

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Many knock down rebuild clients have been disappointed with council decisions with regards to the facade details and buildings allowed to be built.  An easy answer to this is before you purchase the land have a good look around the area for similar home builds and these can be used as reference by your planner with council liaison. 
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Knock down rebuild Oak Park

Monday, March 09, 2015
Berstan Homes has just completed a knock down rebuild in Oak Park and the entire floor area was Bamboo.  Many of our clients are now choosing Bamboo rather than conventional timber flooring for numerous reasons.  Bamboo is a sustainable product being fast growing and low impact harvesting for the environment. The look of the Bamboo is very similar to conventional timber flooring and very cost effective in comparison. 
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Knock down rebuild tax implications

Friday, March 06, 2015
An item that is overlooked by many when doing a knock down rebuild for profit are the tax implications. With everybody's circumstances being different I would strongly recommend a consult with a CPA to determine ones option and possible tax exposure. 
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Knock down new build Ivanhoe East

Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Problem garden areas exist in knock down rebuilds and estate builds alike. A way we tackle these areas is with crushed rock and concrete paving slabs. Pre-made concrete slabs are readily available at most hardware stores and garden supply outlets.  With simply levelling the area and allowing a slight gradient away from the home, add the slabs and fill the surrounds with crushed rock. It is very important to allow a gradient for any water to fall away from the
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