BUILD NEWS - Dec 2020

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Record home loans in October     by   BUILD

08 December 2020

The number of loans for the construction of a new dwelling increased by a further 11.5% in the month of October 2020 “This is the highest result since the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) began reporting this data in 2002,” stated HIA’s Economist, Angela Lillicrap...

Detached home approvals hit a high     by   BUILD

08 December 2020

The HIA and Master Builders Australia have both commented on the ABS Building Approvals data for October, as the positive impact of the HomeBuilder scheme continues to be seen...

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Asbestos warning for old heaters     by   BUILD

08 December 2020

Victorians are urged to seek expert advice when removing old heaters because many were installed surrounded by asbestos which is dangerous when disturbed or damaged...

Highs and lows of the home search     by   BUILD

08 December 2020

New research reveals that the search for the perfect home can be filled with frustration, stress and tears, with more than half of Australian house hunters also experiencing fights with their partner...

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Calling in the pros...     by   BUILD

08 December 2020

New research from Kennards Hire has shown that Aussies are spending $1.8 billion per year fixing botched DIY attempts. With Aussies spending record amounts of time at home, DIY projects continue to be a way to keep busy and tackle odd jobs around the house...

Add character to your colour     by   BUILD

03 December 2020

The Dulux colour team has created the Dulux Colour Forecast 2021 based on extensive virtual research into global design trends. The three tonal palettes convey reassurance and comfort, whilst reflecting our desire for a brighter future...

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