Timber or Steel Frames?

The difference between timber or steel frames is a greatly debated topic. At Stroud Homes Toowoomba we preferably work with timber frames, listed below is a few reasons as to why we prefer timber over steel. Having that green feeling Timber is environmentally friendly because it is a natural product that is renewable. Whereas in order to produce steel products a large amount of energy is required making steel production one of the largest polluters on the planet. “The thermal transfer of … [Read more...]

Building In Wagga Wagga 2017

Stroud Homes Wagga Wagga had a really positive first year in 2016, gaining a good reputation for quality homes from local builders. We asked Toby Harris what they had planned for the new year. “2017 is going to be massive, a lot of people in the pipeline and an influx of inquiry is expected early this year.” They already have a number of homes ready to handover in the coming weeks, so families can kick of the new year with a brand-new home, full of high quality, standard inclusions. At … [Read more...]

Brisbane South & Building In 2017

Last year the home builders at Stroud Homes Brisbane South saw a growing trend towards homes with attached granny flats, helping new homes suit different family situations. This year Thomas Eldridge believes we’ll see more of a shift away from the large, acreage lots of 2016. “For our area, there will be a definite shift towards small lot builds, this is the common practice for many of the other offices in the Stroud group already, but in our area it has been primarily acreage builds.  … [Read more...]

A Host’s Guide to Celebrating Christmas

A Hosts' Guide to Celebrating Christmas in the Aussie Backyard Host Christmas 2017 in a new Stroud Home! Contact the team at Stroud Homes Brisbane North on 07 3204 4596 to begin your new home journey. … [Read more...]

The Year In Review & Looking to 2017

We caught up with Freddy Kachan from Stroud Homes Sydney to talk about the year that’s been and what’s ahead. He’s enjoyed a great first year with plenty of happy clients, new builds and a whole lot of momentum that’s carrying over to 2017. He’s noticed most of his customers are either investors or first home buyers, at “about a 40/60 split.” So far, most of his first home buyers like to change the plans. “They like that they’re not getting cookie cutter style homes when they build … [Read more...]

Brisbane South Home Building Year In Review

For the team at Stroud Homes Brisbane South, 2016 was another great year. Their fantastic team has continued to grow and they’re seeing larger, more custom builds come in. We spoke to Thomas Eldridge about the year that’s been and the building trends they’ve seen. “We’ve noticed a trend towards street appeal becoming more important to our buyers, which gives the opportunity to display our upgraded façade options,” Thomas said. “The majority of the homes we’ve built this year have been … [Read more...]

Stroud Homes Wagga Wagga’s First Year

With 2016 coming to an end, we spoke to Toby Harris from Stroud Homes Wagga Wagga about their first year, how they’ve performed, and what the future holds. Toby felt that 2016 was a great year to show their presence and really get their foot in the door, showing Wagga that there are still quality family builders out there. “Selling homes to people like ourselves has been fantastic, people who want to build a quality home off real genuine people.” While there is a diverse market in Wagga … [Read more...]

2016 Building Trends In Wagga

If you’ve been in the building industry long enough and you know the local area, you can almost tell what year a house was built based on the design trends that appear throughout. We had a chat with Toby Harris from Stroud Homes Wagga Wagga about what building trends he noticed throughout 2016. “We’ve found acreage homes, particularly the Montego range, to be a massive seller. Combining old trends with new and contemporary designs has been a hit,” he says. “Open plans have been a huge … [Read more...]

Tradie Of The Month – Congratulations Hayden!

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First Home Owners

Lisa and Luke have just had their slab laid on their new home in Parklakes 2. Luke as a newly graduated teacher and his growing family knew like many young couples that they had to bite the proverbial property bullet. In doing so they took advantage of the First Home Owners Grant which is offered to first home owners buying off the plan, building or designing their new home. First Home Owners Grant The First Home Owners Grant is a fantastic tool to take advantage off as the QLD … [Read more...]

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