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Nov 20, 2018

What To Consider When Selecting A Floorplan

At Aston Homes, we design and carefully curate floorplans to suit all kinds of families. As a result, our team understands that there are certain features that will compliment some lifestyles better than others. Whether you’re a first home-buyer, an established family, a mature couple or a retiree, there are a number of key considerations you […]

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Nov 15, 2018

What Do Tenants Look For In A Rental Property?

In a competitive property market, renting is becoming a long-term lifestyle choice for many Australians. So, what features will have prospective tenants clambering over each other to live in your investment property? Today’s blog details just that. Read on! Heating and cooling Victoria’s fiery summers and frosty winters mean that providing climate control is critical […]

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Nov 09, 2018

The Heart of Aston Homes

There’s no doubt that the Aston Homes building experience is a unique one. Not only do we specialise in building quality homes that last,  we prioritise building trusting relationships – making the whole process a more enjoyable experience for everyone involved. To better acquaint you with team Aston Homes, we spoke to one of the company’s Directors […]

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Nov 07, 2018

Aston Homes – Sharing Our Secrets

When it comes to choosing a builder for your future home, there are ten secrets our team want you to know – and we’re sharing four of them with you today! The other six you will find in our helpful Aston Homes eBook – which you can download for free, right here! By considering each […]

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Nov 01, 2018

Aston Homes – Your Lifestyle Upgrade

If you’re someone who loves hosting, entertaining and opening your happy home to friends and family – but doesn’t love the leaky taps, rickety floorboards and cracks in the paint that are beginning to show – you may be looking for a lifestyle upgrade, Aston Homes style! In today’s blog, the Aston Homes team highlight […]

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Oct 31, 2018

Aston Homes – Creative Ways To Style Your Spare Room

At Aston Homes we’re proud to offer spacious, contemporary floor plans with bedrooms a-plenty – perfect for growing or established families, those who like to spread out or regular entertainers. However, when it comes time for your not-so-little ones to pack up and leave the nest or your holiday visitors to pile their Christmas prezzies […]

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Oct 30, 2018

Aston Homes Explains – Victorian First Home Owner Grant And Concessions

If owning your own home for the first time is on your to-do list for 2019, the time to act is now! Did you know there are perks and programs available that could provide you with a little extra dosh towards the deposit for your first home? So, homeowners-to-be, how can the Victorian government help […]

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Oct 25, 2018

How The Sunset Clause Can Set You Back – Aston Homes

Though it may sound golden, warm and wonderful – a Sunset Clause is a legal barrier that can cause property buyers a lot of stress when it comes to buying their dream home. Originally implemented as a means of protecting the interests of both buyer and developer, the legislation has more recently been criticised in […]

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Oct 18, 2018

Free-Standing House Or Apartment – Why We’re On Team House!

So, you’ve been saving your dollars like a trooper and a deposit is shaping up nicely – now it’s time to consider purchasing property. While some people favour the convenience of inner-city apartment living, others prefer the space and flexibility of building a house-sized life in the suburbs. So what type of home best suits […]

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Oct 18, 2018

Aston Homes Communities – A Place For Everyone

Concerned about taking the leap to a new community? Don’t be! Aston Homes build homes for clients from all walks of life – who are loving the fantastic lifestyle and opportunities available in Melbourne’s northern and western suburbs. Whether you’re an established family with kids running around, a couple planning to start a family soon, […]

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Oct 11, 2018

Soil Testing: Why It’s So Important When Building Your Home

Looking to improve your knowledge of the building process? Great! We at Aston Homes are experts in the field of quality home construction and are wanting to share our knowledge and experience with you – so that as you step through the journey of building, you understand the process and can make decisions based on […]

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Oct 09, 2018

How To Achieve The 6-Star Energy Standard

As you commence your home-building journey, you’re bound to come across the Victoria Building Authority’s 6-Star Energy Standard. It sounds pretty impressive, doesn’t it. But what is the 6-Star Energy Standard and how can you achieve it? Today, we answer these questions and more in the latest Aston Homes blog. What is the 6-Star Energy […]

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Oct 07, 2018

How Long Does It Take To Build A Quality Home?

Reality television shows like ‘The Block’ and ‘House Rules’ have created a misconception that major building work can be completed in just weeks. In reality, the building process tends to take a little longer! To best illustrate the phrase ‘all good things take time’, Steve Lautier construction director at Aston Homes explains the building process […]

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Oct 03, 2018

Community Conversations: Have Your Say on Huskisson Reserve

Whether you love kicking back at a family BBQ, donning your whites and tearing-up the cricket pitch or sharing sandwiches on a picnic with friends, Lalor’s Huskisson Reserve could soon be the perfect location for gorgeous, sunny days out. Here’s how you can get involved. The City of Whittlesea is currently in the planning stages […]

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Jul 25, 2018

What To Be Aware of When Building Your Home

Building a home is one of the most exciting milestones you can accomplish in a lifetime. It’s a wonderful experience – when it all goes to plan! As with any large-scale project, mistakes can be hard to avoid. If you carefully dodge the big ones (those difficult mistakes that lead to unexpected costs and disappointment) […]

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Jul 02, 2018

Selecting A Quality Builder – How Should You Choose?

At Aston Homes, we understand that selecting a quality builder can be a difficult and sometimes costly task! Instead of being a hassle, appointing a building should be an exciting occasion for you and your family. Aston Homes’ friendly team want to ensure that you enjoy the process of selecting a builder, and in today’s […]

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Jun 07, 2018

Housing Affordability: Your Aston Homes Solution

There’s no argument that Australian real estate is amongst the world’s priciest. Phrases like ‘severely unaffordable’ and ‘impossibly expensive’ are not uncommon when describing the properties available in Melbourne’s inner-city suburbs. At Aston Homes, we’ve seen firsthand the trials and tribulations of home buyers being locked out of the Australian real estate market. Enjoying a modern, […]

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Apr 24, 2018

Façades and Floorplans: Your Best Aston Homes Fit

At Aston Homes, we design and carefully curate floorplans that suit all kinds of families! Whether you’re an established family with lots of kids and pets running around, a couple juggling life with a newborn, retirees enjoying a little peace and quiet or a solo adventurer enjoying the journey into home-ownership – we’ve got you covered! […]

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Mar 22, 2018

Easter Entertaining in Your Aston Home

Family get-togethers, egg hunts and hot cross buns are just a few of the things that the Aston Homes team love about Easter! With many families in Melbourne’s north and west celebrating a well-earned long Easter break, our team have compiled some great activities to help you celebrate the Easter break with an Aston Homes […]

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Mar 14, 2018

What to Expect When Visiting Our Display Homes

Embarking on your visit to Aston Homes’  luxurious display suites? Our team can’t wait to welcome you! We understand that visiting a display home for the first time is an exciting occasion for you and your family, which is why our friendly team want to ensure that you have the most informative, insightful and enjoyable […]

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Feb 13, 2018

Nail Your New Year’s Resolution: Begin Your Build!

So you’re looking at building your very own home in 2018? How exciting! At Aston Homes, we understand there comes a time when trekking across town for open for inspections that just don’t make the cut grows frustrating.  You’re ready to retire from house-hunting once and for all, and sit on the cusp of choosing […]

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Dec 11, 2017

Celebrating Christmas in Melbourne’s North

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Melbourne’s north, and to celebrate the arrival of our favourite season, the Aston Homes team have put together an essential Christmas events list to ensure there are no Silent Nights this December! Hume Carols by Candlelight Did you know that Carols by Candlelight is a tradition […]

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Nov 15, 2017 Written by: Monique

Behind the Build: Bikram & Pavan

In the second of Aston Homes’ ‘Behind the Build’ blog series, we catch up with young married couple Bikram Singh and Pavan Preet – owners of a beautiful new Aston Homes property in bustling Mernda. Learn how Bikram and Pavan went from tenants to homeowners within the space of months – and why Melbourne’s north […]

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Oct 05, 2017 Written by: Monique

Behind the Build: Nyrie Zougaib

The Aston Homes building experience is a unique one. To better acquaint you with the process, Aston Homes are proud to present our ‘Behind The Build’ blog series. In each blog, we sit down with our valued clients, and discuss their building experience. From the best local coffee to choosing the perfect colour scheme, Aston […]

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