Understanding The New Star Rating Requirements

At Brownhill Homes, we are committed to keeping up with innovation and requirements to ensure the homes we build take the latest industry standards into account. This ensures our clients have the peace of mind of future proofing their home. Studies show that Australians spend around 80 percent of their time in their homes and […]

The Best Things About Building Locally: Q&A With Brownhill

Here in Melbourne, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to choosing a builder. And the choices are vast and varied. There are local custom home builders, volume builders, heritage specialists, the list goes on. So, we sat down with our General Manager, Nick, to ask him all about being a local builder and […]

The key design features of a timeless home

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A timeless home is one that feels inviting, sophisticated and beautiful decades after it’s built. It’s a home that fits seamlessly with its surroundings and has a strong sense of place. Whether it’s the first, or one hundredth, time you’re walking through, no detail feels out of place or outdated. And it’s easier to achieve […]

Why Landscaping Should Be Part of Your New Home Build

You’ve planned for the perfect home design, thoughtfully considered the finishings, from the size of your laundry to the granite benchtops in the kitchen. However, one aspect you may not have considered is the outdoor landscaping of your new home. Although you may be tempted to DIY or hire a professional way down the track, […]

Navigating Finance With The Director of AlphaLoan

We spoke with Graeme Vimpani, the owner and director of AlphaLoan Mortgage Group, to get some tips on navigating finance loans for construction projects. Graeme has been at AlphaLoan for sixteen years, so he knows a thing or two about planning a loan and selecting the right broker. What are the different kinds of finance […]

What’s Included In Your Home?

When you’re planning to build a custom home, it’s not uncommon to feel confused about what is and what isn’t included. While building is an exciting prospect for home builders, making decisions about materials, layouts and other key features of your home can be unclear, especially if it’s your first time designing a home. At […]

5 Questions to Ask When Visiting a Display Home

Before embarking on your home building journey, it’s vital to collect all the details needed to make an informed decision. At Brownhill Homes, our experienced team are upfront and transparent. We pride ourselves on ensuring every stage is explained from the get go. Your dream home build should be an enjoyable process free of costly […]


When deciding who to trust with the construction of your new home, communication should be at the forefront of your priorities. At Brownhill Homes, we understand the importance of communication. Each project is overseen by Chris Brownhill, with our friendly expert team in contact and happy to answer questions at every stage of the build. […]

Why It Pays To Engage A Local Builder

When you choose a local builder, you become part of a connected community working together to ensure the best possible new build experience. Going local with Brownhill Homes guarantees an affordable, superior build — whether building a home or unit development. As local builders we’re committed to providing exceptional personalised service.  Keep reading to discover why […]

Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Build Your Dream Home

As we adjust to working around COVID-19 and its limitations, you might be reconsidering your living environment… Well, here’s some great news – now is an excellent time to take the leap and invest in your dream home. There’s a lot to be said for living in a large, open-plan, light-filled home with separate areas […]


The beauty of life is that it’s constantly changing – and a home that worked for you a few years ago may no longer meet your family’s needs today.

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