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January 2020 in Construction

Building your dream home can be an exciting but daunting process, you may start out finding the right location and block of land, or you may select your perfect house first. Buying land and building your home is one of the biggest undertakings you will make and can be quite overwhelming. These...

January 2020 in Construction

Saving for that deposit can sometimes be the hardest step. But it’s not impossible, especially with a little restraint and determination! 

Here’s a couple of tips to help you on your way.

TIP 1 CREATE A SPECIAL ACCOUNT FOR YOUR HOME DEPOSIT
Work out how much...

January 2020 in Construction

Where to next, it’s important to establish your budget. When working out your budget you’ll need to factor in extra costs such as conveyancing, taxes, duties and fees.  

We recommend that you contact your bank or a mortgage broker to find the right type of loan to suit your needs. Once...

January 2020 in Construction

Here’s where our team are key! The Peppercorn Hill sales team are property experts, with years of experience and a unique understanding of how daunting the process can be. They’ll be with you every step of the way to make sure your dream of buying land and building the right home for right now...

January 2020 in Construction

At your appointment you will be required to sign an unconditional contract of sale and all parties whose name/s appear on your contract will need to attend, along with photo identification such as a Passport or Drivers Licence. 

Prior to signing your contract, we do recommend that you...

January 2020 in Construction

We aim to complete civil construction in a timely manner and will advise you of anticipated milestones and updates on construction progress. Before any machinery comes onsite, plans must be approved by the relevant authorities. Once these are approved the construction phases includes, removing...

January 2020 in Construction

With your land now selected, it’s time to choose a home design and builder. Before you start visiting builders and display villages you need to think about the right home that’s right for you now and into the immediate future. First and most importantly, work out a budget, from here you can...

January 2020 in Construction

Through the civil construction phase, you will be issued with letters from our conveyancing team providing updates on construction and when settlement is anticipated. Of course, the Peppercorn Hill sales team always there to assist, answer any questions and provide guidance.

Prior to...

January 2020 in Events & Local Area

Summer for many means, swimming, bbqs, beach cricket and fun outside. But there are days when going outside isn’t much fun and staying cool inside is the best option.  Here’s our top tips on staying cool and beating the heat.

1. Close your blinds, especially for north and west facing...

Jan in Events & Local Area

With the warmer months quickly approaching and spring in the air, snakes do become more active.  Anyone who encounters a snake is advised to:

  • Be aware, alert and do not approach a snake.
  • Safely remove any people or pets from the area where the snake was sighted.
  • Do...
January 2020 in Events & Local Area

As the weather warms up, it’s important that we all prepare our homes for the unfortunate event of a bushfire. Simple things you can do around your home include, tidy up the garden, keep your lawns low, remove any excess rubbish, clear out gutters and have a hose that can reach all around the...

January 2020 in Events & Local Area

Whilst the warmer weather is great for being outdoors, our gardens can suffer from the heat.  Here’s our top tips for keeping your garden thriving –

1. Water your gardens early in the morning before the heat of the day kicks in.

2. Fertilizing plants will give them the nutrients...

January 2020 in Events & Local Area

Summer is the perfect time to splash, swim and play around water, but it’s also a time to be vigilant especially since drownings can happen quickly and quietly. Drowning is the top cause of death for kids under 5! Here’s our top tips on water safety.

1. Always supervise kids around water...

January 2020 in Events & Local Area

We need to stay cool in summer and so too do our pets.  Here’s our top tips for furry, feathery friends. 

1. Keep cool, make sure they have a cool and shaded place to rest.  In extreme heat bring them indoors.

2, Water, provide plenty of fresh water in large containers, sometimes...

January 2020 in Events & Local Area

Did you know that Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world?  We all need to be sun smart this summer and we’re not just talking slip, slop, slap!  It’s now

Slip on clothing that covers as much skin as possible.

Slop on a...

December 2019 in Money Matters

What is the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme?

 

Set to commence on 1 January 2020, the Australian Government’s new First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (FHLDS) initiative is fantastic news for up to 10,000 Australians on low and middle-incomes, as it’s been introduced...

November 2019 in Construction

Earthworks are progressing well in Stages 1 - 3, with drainage, sewer and water construction works beginning recently and titles on track to issue

in September 2020. The new Stonewall Drive intersection in Stage 1 adjacent to the Peppercorn Hill Sales Office is also taking shape.

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November 2019 in Construction

Those driving along Donnybrook Road, will have noticed plenty of activity taking place at the Estate lately!

Most importantly, we’re excited to announce that civil construction of the Peppercorn Hill community now finally underway. Earthworks are about to commence in Stages 1 – 3, with...

May 2018 in Construction

Dennis Family Corporation is delighted to have launched its latest residential community, with the release of the first stages of land for sale at its Peppercorn Hill estate. This exciting new development is located within Melbourne’s evolving northern corridor at Donnybrook.

Peppercorn...

December 2018 in Construction

If you’re considering building a new home for the first time, the whole process may seem a little daunting. Because you’re dealing with something that is still conceptual, it can seem like there are a lot more unknowns—however, that shouldn’t deter you.  To dispel some of the myths associated...

December 2018 in Meet Your Neighbours

We’ve all heard it before—location, location, location. For many people, it’s considered to be the most important aspect of any property purchase. But how do you know what to look for when choosing the ideal location to build your new home? 

Every suburb and region will offer residents a...

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