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Demolition

Monday, August 07, 2017 | Gerard Caruana
Choose a Wincrest Approved Demolition Company and Save Time and Money Clients undertaking a knockdown rebuild sometimes ask if they can demolish their home, themselves. While the short answer is yes, the long answer is not so simple. While ..

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Meet the Managers

Thursday, July 06, 2017 | Gerard Caruana
Have your questions answered THIS SUNDAY 9 July! The beginning of a new financial year is a great time to start your new home journey! For those who dream of starting their new home journey but still have a few questions, we ..

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Wincrest's Free Site Inspections

Thursday, July 06, 2017 | Gerard Caruana
“Builders were always telling us they could build our dream home. They’d never even ask about our land! After we’d pay for the tender they’d tell us it wasn’t possible to build the home we wanted on a block like ours ..

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Flame Zones

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | Gerard Caruana
Look to experience if you want to build in a Flame Zone Australia’s love affair with the great outdoors sees many families buy land close to bushland. However, serious bushfires that have ripped through parts of Australia in the past have l ..

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Asbestos

Thursday, June 08, 2017 | Gerard Caruana
Asbestos – what it is and what to do if your home contains it. We often meet people who, during a knockdown rebuild, want to save money by undertaking the knock down themselves. However, did you know many houses in Australia still contain ..

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Narrow Blocks

Friday, March 17, 2017 | Gerard Caruana
Just because your block is narrow doesn’t mean you should compromise on your house design. With demand for land in Sydney at an all-time high, we are witnessing a real trend towards narrow blocks. This trend has meant home builders hav ..

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Meet the Managers

Monday, November 21, 2016 | Gerard Caruana
Have your questions answered and start 2017 with a new home Imagine surprising your family this Christmas with plans for a brand new home! For those who dream of starting their new home journey in 2017, we invite you to come along and persona ..

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Confused about the home building process?

Thursday, November 10, 2016 | Gerard Caruana
You’ll confidently walk through the home building maze when you talk to Wincrest While some builders say “yes we can custom design your home” they really mean “we can move a wall or two”. Others say &ldquo ..

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Back By Popular Demand!

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 | Gerard Caruana
Back By Popular Demand! Meet our Estimating and Construction Manager and Design and Drafting Manager at Homeworld this Sunday! Last month, we invited our Estimating and Construction Manager to Homeworld 5 Kellyville to meet our clients directly f ..

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Meet the Managers

Thursday, September 15, 2016 | Jen Nicita
Are you confused about the building process? You are not alone! While some builders say, “We can’t build on land with a slope” others are saying “Yes, we love to build on slopes”. Some say “Fixed Price? Absolutely& ..

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To Steel or not to Steel

Thursday, September 01, 2016 | Gerard Caruana
Confused about steel framed homes? People often ask us whether a steel, or timber frame, is going to be the best choice for their new home. At Wincrest, we’ve been building timber homes for families for over 30 years. We were also the fir ..

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You deserve the best inclusions in your new home

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 | Gerard Caruana
In all my years in the home building industry, one thing stands out as something that creates the most confusion and frustration for many new home buyers… Inclusions. Inclusions are specific fixtures and features that are incl ..

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Scared of Sloping Blocks?

Monday, July 25, 2016 | Gerard Caruana
Work with the slope and create your design advantage Found a block of land in an ideal location, but are considering walking away because it's on a slope? Think again. While building on a sloping block comes with its own set of challenge ..

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6 Things to Consider When Visiting Sydney Display Homes

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 | Gerard Caruana
Building a home in Sydney (or anywhere else for that matter) can be a daunting process. Unlike most things you buy, you can’t return it if you change your mind and it's likely to be the most expensive purchase you ever make!  ..

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Wincrest Turns 30

Thursday, May 05, 2016 | Gerard Caruana
This year Wincrest turns the big 3-0 It is such an incredible achievement and, if you ask me, one that’s kind of a big deal. While I look forward to celebrating this successful milestone in the life of ..

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10 Benefits of Building a House instead of Buying One

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 | Gerard Caruana
It’s the age old question many Sydney investors and potential home owners ask themselves – Do I buy or build my dream home? Whilst there are pros and cons for both building a new home and buying an existi ..

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How to slash months off your home build

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 | Gerard Caruana
 Imagine if you could cut months off the time taken to build your new home. Imagine the money you’d save on rent. Imagine if you could also save up to $15,000* off the price of the home. Well imagine no  ..

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Why it all comes down to the Inclusions

Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Gerard Caruana
If there is one thing I have learned in my many years working in the building industry it’s that the choice of a new home builder often comes to rest on one thing…..inclusions. What you get (and more importantly ..

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Rent or Buy a Property?

Thursday, March 26, 2015 | Gerard Caruana
It's a debate that has been going on for years. Should you rent a family home or buy one? There are supporters of both propositio ..

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Is Building Your New Home A Split Decision For You?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | Gerard Caruana
Newhaven - Our popular split level design that suits side sloping blocks. Finding a builder who will build on your sloping block is not an easy task. Wh ..

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How Alfrescos Have Changed the Way We Live

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 | Gerard Caruana
Home designs have always changed to keep pace with our lifestyle choices. For instance we have gone from having lots of corridors in homes to much more open and light filled interiors. Single entry doors have made way for double doors  ..

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How Long Will it Take to Build Your New Home?

Friday, November 28, 2014 | Gerard Caruana
It's a wonderful time signing up to build a new home and it's easy to get caught up with the special deals and the exhilaration of the moment. But you need to ask, when will our home be built? It's a key question because you will need  ..

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Living Better Thanks to Knock Down Rebuild

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | Gerard Caruana
No doubt you have noticed the large number of tired old houses being replaced by brand new homes across Sydney and Central Coast suburbs. Thousands of families have grabbed the opportunity to transform the way they live, relax and ent ..

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Which would you prefer? Knowing the full cost of your home upfront before you sign or take your chances and pay more later?

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 | Gerard Caruana
We have had a number of prospective clients recently who talked to us before deciding to build with another builder and they have regretted their decision. Naturally we expect that some home buyers will go with another builder. That's compe ..

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Value of the Housing Market to the Economy

Friday, September 19, 2014 | Gerard Caruana
From time to time I have heard economists downplaying the benefits of housing construction for the Australian economy. This sentiment has always puzzled me because the new housing construction industry provides employment, not only for ..

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What's So Different About Wincrest Homes?

Monday, September 15, 2014 | Gerard Caruana
I think it is quite reasonable for home buyers to ask the question - "What's so different about Wincrest Homes?" After all the housing industry generally provides an excellent service to home buyers. In fact we continuously ask ourse ..

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Time to Start Your New Home Plans

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | Gerard Caruana
There's a lot to be done when starting plans to build a new home. If you haven't got land you have to look for a suitable site or if you're knocking down an old home you need to think about the right replacement design. Then o ..

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What our Customers are saying

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | Gerard Caruana
I am delighted that we continue to receive letters of appreciation from clients commenting on our professional and friendly service and the quality of their new homes. Please click here (http://www.wincrest.com.au/about-us/reviews) to read some of t ..

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Only 6 Winter Warmer Packages Left

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | Gerard Caruana
We have had a great response to our Winter Warmer Package promotion (/promotions/winter-promotion)and there are now only six packages left. It has certainly been cold with icy winds and now the rain, although the latter was badly needed. Th ..

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Sydney Property Prices Keep Climbing

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | Gerard Caruana
The value of investing (/investment/index.html) in property in the Sydney market has been demonstrated by the continuing increase in property prices in most suburbs. In fact many Sydney suburbs have already broken through the $1 millio ..

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