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BUILD? RENOVATE? EXTEND? TIP #6 – HIDDEN COSTS

“Should we sell up and build new, or renovate or extend? How do we know what will work best?” The Darling Downs is full of cute-as-a-button “character” homes. Real estate agents describe them as “Classic Toowoomba Gables”, “Workers Cottages” or “Post-War Chamfer on Brick”. They are often filled with extraordinary features like high ceilings, ornate […]

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BUILDING FAQS – HOW MUCH DOES A HOUSE COST PER SQUARE METRE?

A custom home builder in Toowoomba and surrounds for over 20 years, Carl uses his expert knowledge to answer some Frequently Asked Questions about building…. How much does a house cost per square metre? This question depends on many factors. The old, out-dated rule of average $1000/square metre is usually an answer given to win

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THE 2020 FACTOR | NOSTALGIA AND THE LONGING FOR THE SIMPLICITY OF YESTERYEAR

Nestled on the tip of the Great Dividing Range, Toowoomba is placed far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the capital cities to be peaceful, enmeshed in our own local eco-system. It can seem strange for us to therefore reflect on how we can be impacted by a global event like the Covid-19

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