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SMALL LOT HOUSING: THE TREND TOWARDS TERRACE HOMES

Terrace homes have become increasingly popular in South East Queensland, particularly with first home buyers, investors and downsizers looking for exceptional value, low maintenance properties close to excellent amenities. The team at Ausmar Homes is extremely proud to have won the Queensland Housing Industry Association (HIA) Small Lot Housing Award for our Brunswick terrace. The […]

TOP 10 TIPS FROM A FIRST HOME BUYER

First home buyers Alanna and Henry received the keys to their brand new Ausmar home in November 2020. Alanna has been kind enough to share her top 10 tips for other first home buyers to make the experience just as enjoyable as theirs. Building a home can be such a daunting process, especially when it’s […]

BUILDING A NEW HOME IN 8 WEEKS: EXPECTATION VS REALITY

To celebrate the completion of Ausmar’s first Home in 8, we’ve put together a list of expectations versus reality when it comes to building a new Ausmar home in just eight weeks.   Expectation: A dodgy job Reality: We hold ourselves to an extremely high standard at Ausmar. We use the same trusted trades and […]

THE SECRET TO A STRESS-FREE NEW HOME BUILD JOURNEY

For most First Home Buyers the journey is long and often times will involve many display home visits and house inspections with no end in sight. The reason being is that it is extremely hard to find one house (already existing) that will tick every box. But then you realise, the ‘right’ one can’t be […]

THE FIRST HOME OWNER’S GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE RIGHT BUILDER.

The role of a first home buyer can feel intimidating, unnerving and filled with much uncertainty. This may be especially true when the first home buyer is planning to build their dream home. Building a new home still remains a great and exciting way to go. Knowing that your home has been built to your […]

THE CLASSIC CONUNDRUM – SHOULD YOU BUILD OR SHOULD YOU BUY?

If deciding to become a homeowner isn’t a big enough undertaking, as a home buyer you are faced with the age-old decision of whether it’s best for you to buy an existing property or buy land and build a brand new home. For many First Home Buyers and home buyers in general, not enough is […]

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HOME LOANS. UNDERSTANDING YOUR OPTIONS CAN SAVE YOU THOUSANDS.

If you’re thinking about owning your own home, chances are, you’ll now also be considering a loan to facilitate that process. For purchasing an existing home, the loan you apply for is a general home loan When building a brand-new home, the loan you apply for is known as a construction home loan – this […]

DON’T GET CAUGHT OUT MAKING THESE COMMON FIRST HOME BUYER MISTAKES

Buying your first home is exciting, it’s overwhelming, it’s incredible, it’s scary, it’s a sense of accomplishment and it’s likely one of the biggest purchases you are likely to make. It can, and often at times will feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster, but there are things that you can do to prepare […]

THE SECRET TO OWNING YOUR OWN HOME WITH JUST $10K

What it feels like Owning your own home is an accomplishment, a milestone and a big responsibility but just imagine how amazing it would feel – to build something that is a reflection of you, and an expression of who you are. That’s what we love doing here at Ausmar Homes. Why it seems impossible […]

PART 6: GIVERNY & SAMUEL’S JOURNEY

WOW! We’re handing over today and what a journey! We always love seeing our clients homes come to life but to be able to share Sam & Giv’s build journey as first home buyers has made it even more exciting for us. As a building ‘relationship’ usually lasts about 6 months from start to finish, we wanted […]

PART 5: GIVERNY & SAMUEL’S JOURNEY

Now the kitchen is officially in, the tiling is complete and we’re literally counting down the days until Sam & Giv do their Practical Completion Inspection we thought we’d check in with Giverny and ask about her vision vs reality! Once the kitchen was installed & the tiles were in – how did it feel […]

PART 4: GIVERNY & SAMUEL’S JOURNEY

Painting is complete, the kitchen is in & tiling is about to start! It’s all systems go at Giv and Sam’s home now that we’re back from the Christmas break. Feedback from most clients up until now is always “wow! Everything is moving so quickly” and then our trades move inside and whilst there is […]

PART 3: GIVERNY & SAMUEL’S JOURNEY

All Ausmar clients are now issued with their own My Build Diary login, giving them access to all the key documents including contract, working drawings, claims, and of course progress photos! We understand how busy people are these days, so every time there is an important update you’ll receive an SMS from us notifying you […]

PART 2: GIVERNY & SAM’S JOURNEY

Once the working drawings, specification and contract is finalised our clients meet with our Atelier Design Experts to choose the colours and finishes for their new home. Atelier has everything for our clients to choose from on display including our standard inclusions and upgrades, all under the one roof. During this appointment you’ll have exclusive use of […]

PART 1: FOLLOW THEIR JOURNEY – GIVERNY & SAMUEL

Building a home is such an exciting time – whether it’s your first home or your forever home, but it can also be very overwhelming. Choosing a block of land, sorting finance, finding a builder you can trust, understanding what is included in your contract – the list goes on. We decided to try and […]

HOMES4LIFE WINS STATE AWARD AT 2017 MASTER BUILDERS

We’re thrilled to announce our Homes4Life project has been awarded the State 2017 Master Builders Qld Lifestyle Housing for High Care Needs, Disabled and Seniors. Within the Queensland construction community, Master Builders Queensland are held in the highest regard and have grown to become one of the region’s most distinguished Housing & Construction Award’s program. […]

MEET OUR NEWEST TEAM MEMBER, DARREN LOCKYER!

We’re so excited to share we have officially signed NRL Legend Darren Lockyer as our partner and brand ambassador. To celebrate this partnership we will be launching a range of six bespoke Lockyer Collection homes in the coming weeks. Director, Tim Hendy said the new partnership was 6 months in the making to ensure the […]

THE HOUSE THE COAST BUILT IS GOING UNDER THE HAMMER ON FEBRUARY 14!

GET EXCITED SUNSHINE COAST! THE HOUSE THE COAST BUILT IS GOING UNDER THE HAMMER. This amazing, luxury 4 bedroom home in Flametree pocket is impossible not to fall in love with and you’re invited to make a bid on Valentines Day Sunday the 14th of February.     Built and furnished with completely donated time, […]

THE HOUSE THE COAST BUILT | FLAME TREE POCKET, SIPPY DOWNS

We’re so excited to be once again commencing this exciting Wishlist project – The House The Coast Built. The House the Coast Built this year will raise funds for our youngest patients on the Sunshine Coast. If you’re in the market for a brand new house towards the end of the year, follow us on […]

QLD’S BEST DISPLAY HOME AT PELICAN WATERS

EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT! Ausmar Homes are proud to announce our Pelican Waters display home ‘The Manhattan’ took out the Master Builders state award for ‘Best Display Home’ in the $376,00 – $475,000 category. We are also very excited to be named as finalists in the national awards which will be judged on Friday 21st of November […]

WISHLIST HOUSE

Ausmar Homes recognises that their business has flourished on the Sunshine Coast because of the support it has received from its local suppliers, staff and clients. The Ausmar directors have always been adamant that they give back to the community that has helped build their business. Wishlist House is a great example of this commitment. […]