Podcasts are growing in popularity in Australian and over 1.6M Australians download podcasts on a monthly basis. There are over 850,000 podcasts and more than 30 million podcast episodes to choose from! Whether it’s for inspiration, convenience, education, or simply fun, there is plenty to keep you busy listening. So, we thought we would share…

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It can be really disheartening to see your home renovation or building project plans put on hold in the current climate. But it doesn’t mean that you can’t use this time wisely to put your plans in place and still move forward on that home improvement you have been planning. Here are some tips to…

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It’s been a wild few months for the people of Melbourne. With Stage 3 and Stage 4 lockdowns, it can be hard to feel stable and confident in these uncertain times. There is no doubt we are all doing it tough. Yet, we at View Bank Homes are optimistic that as a community, we will…

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Hard to believe the end of the Financial Year has been and gone (and hopefully some tax refunds making their way to you), we are now into the month of July and in the latter part of the year. With what has transpired in the beginning months of 2020 how many of you have decided…

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Faulty waterproofing is one of the three top building defects in Australia; and the main areas it affects are balconies and bathrooms (showers and floors etc). Did you know that when it comes to high-rise apartment blocks in Australia, failed waterproofing is the most common defect nationally! A recent industry report showed that the total…

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Shabby Chic, distressed furniture isn’t for everyone. I love it, especially when painting an aged or antique piece. Or for turning a modern boring piece into a piece that has character and a story to tell, even if its story is that it used to be an old dated piece discarded on the roadside –…

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We’re often asked questions about our Toolkits but one of the most common is “Why would I get one?”  This is a fair question and we can hand on heart tell you how awesome our Toolkits are, but instead of hearing from us, we thought we’d go to someone who’s used one of our Toolkits…

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This is the third in our series of articles is aimed at explaining some of the basics about how building contracts work. This article will deal with payment mechanisms in your building contract. In entering into any building contract, you should determine what payments you will need to make, and when.  You will need to…

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Hi readers, Hard to believe that we’re nearly halfway through the year, and thus far what a year its been! With restrictions slowly lifting in states throughout Australia, it’s been a welcome change to the isolated lifestyle we have all been living for the last few months. It’s been wonderful to be able to open…

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Outdoor decking is a great way to turn an unused space into a usable entertaining area while also helping to boost the value of your property. Below we will go through a few pointers to help Before, During, and After when taking the step to having your decking built. BEFORE Research In today’s world of…

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