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Log cabin kits let you build your dream mountain retreat

Whether you’ve always wanted a cabin in the woods or if you pine after the ski chalets in glossy magazines, there’s no fighting the allure of the log cabin.

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Yurt camping could be the solution to making everyone happy

Satisfying everyone from diehard outdoorspeople to high-maintenance glampers, yurt camping may be the perfect middle ground for keeping everyone stoked

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Master Granny Flats Announces High Standard Custom Design Granny Flats

Master Granny Flats, a renowned Sydney based real estate company, has announced their unique, custom design granny flats to be built throughout the Sydney.

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Supportive service, great product

Thank you Ezy Homes! I'm a mid 50's woman from Melbourne with absolutely no experience in building. Not only did the team at Ezy Homes help me design

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Energy-positive prefab housing can tackle Australia’s big issues

An innovative Australian company is tackling a number of our pressing problems in one flat-packed prefab package – supporting regional communities and

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Prefabricated vs Conventional Building – Which Will Win Out?

My colleague’s husband has worked as a builder in Brisbane for the past 15 years. When he heard we were working on a project about the future of the construction

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NSW Building Consumers Hit with Thousands in Unexpected Payments

Residential building customers in New South Wales are being forced to cough up with thousands of dollars in payments over and above what they believed

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The Rise Of The Prefabricated Building

Developers, general contractors and subcontractors swap stories that sound too good to be true about prefabricated construction: a student housing project

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New 56 tiny home neighborhood is underway in northwest Charlotte

You’ve probably watched “Tiny House” on HGTV. Now developer Kelvin Young has announced he is throwing the option into the mix here in Charlotte. This type

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Sustainable home builders tell council to step up

Auckland Council likes to make a song and dance about sustainability. Get free advice on how to make your business more sustainable; Conserve energy, reduce

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DIY Kit Homes: Starting Issues

All DIY kit homes require a starting point, let's work through the starting issues

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Balgownie builder gives granny flats a makeover

Balgownie builder gives granny flats a Japanese makeover as land costs soar, kids stay at home. House prices are at record highs, renovations cost a fortune

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Requirements change for owner-builders

The requirements for owner-builder applications have been reformed. The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) will now accept construction induction cards

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When Sears sold the American dream

Long before you could buy a flat-pack bedroom set from IKEA and spend an afternoon sweating and swearing as you put it together at home, Americans were

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Planting grass seed: Pidgeon-proof method!

My idea of planting grass seed when broadcasting fails

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Building a Wood Sleeper Garden Path

Building a Wood Sleeper Garden Path

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Country Homes: Designing your dream home (using a steel kithome)

Build the home you want, the way you want. Here are some tips to keep in mind when designing your own kit home. BUILDING YOUR KIT HOME: No matter what

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Granny flats - turning backyards into gold

Maria Krohn had paid off her house when she decided to build a two-bedroom granny flat in the back yard of her house in Concord in Sydney's inner west.

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Solar-powered prefab homes for struggling millennials pop up in a single day

An increasing number of people in the United Kingdom make too much money to qualify for social housing, but struggle to afford high rent prices. Prefabricated

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Prefab zero energy passive house wins WA’s missing middle comp

David Barr Architects has won Western Australian land development agency LandCorp’s Step Up Housing Design Competition with a prefabricated, zero-energy

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Backyard investment opens up options galore

Jeanie and Seth moved into their Victoria Park home in 2013 with their daughter and toy poodle. The couple were looking for an investment opportunity and

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Prefab homes with ‘rural modernism’ assembled in 2 weeks

The New England aesthetic gets a modern upgrade Since its start in 2008, the Maine-based design-build firm Go Logic has built eco-conscious summer homes,

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A Q&A on prefabricated homes

SHERI KOONES is the author of six “Prefabulous” books, including “Prefabulous Small Houses” (Taunton Press, 2016; $21.95), which features 32 gorgeously

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San Diego Set To Make It Easier To Build ‘Granny Flats’

Nicole Capretz said she is not much of a gardener, so she has been eyeing her backyard for a different purpose: to build a small granny flat she could

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Aussie granny flat becomes something extraordinary

It may be time to update the term “granny flat”, because there’s nothing old-fashioned about most “secondary dwellings” across Australia today. Changes

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Blaze B600 Wood Heater Review

My wood heater review of the Blaze B600

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How to Save Money Opting For Modular Homes Over Conventional Housing

Owning a home is a dream for many of us. But often the entire process of selecting an appropriate property to finally moving in can be daunting, riddled

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How to add value to your granny flat

DUAL OCCUPANCY DESIGN: Smart investors are reaping the financial benefits of adding a granny flat to existing rental properties utilising smart designs.

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The 'prefab' housing resurgence rolls on

From Gold-rush California to post-Blitz London, prefabricated -- or prefab -- housing has experienced a few booms throughout history, particularly when

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House of the Week | Backyard investment

Granny flats are a versatile addition to any property, giving an easy way to welcome home an elderly relative, to give a growing teen some extra privacy

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