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Be surprised with our Granny Flat Display Home at Middleton Grange

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Eagle Homes has recently opened three new display homes at Middleton Grange, and the Corella with its granny flat has been one of the most popular to visit since opening. Like all Eagle Homes granny flats, the Corella is a well-designed, innovative attached residence that features a range of clever and spacious living options.

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Eagle Homes proudly supporting A-League and family friendly values


Whether you call it football or soccer, there is no doubt of the popularity of the A-League in Australia. The unique atmosphere at A-League matches created by the passionate and committed supporters who along with the players make each game an exciting spectacle just to be a part of. That’s how we feel to be part of the game as well.

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Eagle Homes Opens THREE Exciting New Display Homes In Middleton Grange

Eagle Homes is excited to open three new display homes in Middleton Grange, one of south west Sydney’s prosperous new destinations. Opening on Saturday 11 February, the new display homes include the stylish single storey Laysan, versatile single storey with granny flat Corella, and contemporary double storey Bellbird.

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Making The Most Of Display Centres: What To Look Out For?

Osprey Facade at Oran Park Display Village

So, you’re looking for a new home… Lifestyle, look and feel, floor plan, features, street appeal, design elements, the wow factor. There is so much to think about when you’re looking to build the perfect home.  The best place to start is at an Eagle Homes display centre so that you can see the very latest trends in building and interior design.

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Daylight Savings: Tips For Around The House

Tips for Daylight Savings

In some parts of Australia daylight savings starts around October and finishes in March. And though daylight savings is perfect for giving us that extra few hours of light in the evening during the warmer months, it is also a good time to take care of important annual tasks around your home.

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Land Developers Supporting Duplex Homes With Blocks Designed For Duplex

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Smart land developers across Sydney are realising the increasing interest in building duplex homes from both first home buyers and those more experienced in the property market and are offering land perfectly suited for duplex building in Sydney.

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New display homes at Oran Park, Sydney’s newest display village

Eagle Homes is pleased to announce the opening of three new display homes on Saturday 3 September at Oran Park. Sydney’s newest display village is located in one of the fastest growing suburbs in Sydney’s South West.

The new display homes feature two brand new designs, the single storey Osprey and the double storey Currawong, which comes complete with an attached granny flat. One of the most popular single storey homes in the Eagle range, the Whimbrel, is also on display.

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Single-Storey Versus Double-Storey: Which is Right for You?

The decision to build your own home comes with many choices like the design of your home, everything from the size of your block to what kind of fixtures you'll have, even down to choosing the colour of your walls. All of these choices are dependent on your own style, creativity, what makes you comfortable and, of course, that it all fits within your budget.

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Beating the Chill: Top 5 Ways to Keep Warm at Home for Less this Winter

If you feel a shiver each time you open your electricity bill, you're likely paying more than you should to heat your house. Even though homes by Eagle Homes are built with top-of-the-range solutions like thorough insulation and efficient heating systems, the winter chill can still be difficult to combat.

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Will building a duplex take longer than a standalone home?

Building a duplex is certainly a clever way to maximise investment opportunity from your block, whether you are building a duplex to live left, rent right or sell or lease them both, it can provide better bang for your buck than building a standalone home.

Duplex home designs are no longer simple side-by-side designs that only fit wide obliging blocks. Instead, duplex home designs from Eagle Homes represent a range of options including corner blocks as well as designs where the homes sit one in front of the other.

To build a duplex, there are certain zoning requirements and restrictions that need to be adhered to, such as minimum area and land width open space requirements, setback measurements etc. that will be publicly available for you to review before buying a block and planning your duplex design.

The rules vary from council to council and you should check what is permissible in your area before going any further. Eagle Homes, expert in building duplex homes in Sydney, is here to help answer your questions around block suitability for a duplex with our wide range of duplex designs.

Once you have settled on a design for your duplex, the actual build and construction time is no longer than that of a standalone home, given all the council requirements and regulations are met.

New modern duplex designs from Eagle Homes are challenging what you might think a duplex looks like. Take a look at the wide range of new duplex home designs from Sydney duplex home building experts Eagle Homes.

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Will council amalgamation affect my Development Application?

In the most comprehensive local government reform in 100 years, NSW saw the amalgamation of several councils on 12 May 2016. 40 local councils disappeared overnight to be replaced by 19 new super councils. Whilst most councillors and senior staff have been dismissed in the councils that have been abolished under the new council amalgamations, the general staff remain in place and therefore so do the fundamental services previously offered.

NSW Government has assured residents that the new councils will continue to provide services such as community development programs, assessing development applications, collecting rubbish and recycling and processing rates, fees and other charges.

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Experiencing your new home

Embarking on the experience of building a new home can be incredibly daunting when faced with the myriad of design, façade and inclusions options available through project home builders. Trying to compare each builder’s services and products can feel like comparing apples with oranges, and with a significant cost difference to match.

So, how can we really know what we want when faced with so many different options? One thing that Eagle Homes recommends is that each person considering building a new home visits our Display Centres to really appreciate their alternatives in real time.

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Securing your future with Eagle Homes

Each home houses a family that is singular and unique in its own right. Some are large, some are complicated, and some need a lot of extra space. But regardless of what your family makeup looks like, you will always find a home design at Eagle Homes that suits all of your needs, both now and in the future.

Modern families are very different to the traditional Australian ‘2.3 children’ model of past generations. The rising pressures of everyday expenses and work commitments coupled with the fierce Australian property market has prompted many families to adopt more inclusive family models out of necessity. As a whole, we also now live and work more globally than ever before but we still want the closeness of home and family as part of our everyday lives. Flexibility and adaptability sees modern families thrive as we start to utilise our spaces in more efficient and mutually beneficial ways by pooling resources, time and commitments.

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Reasons To Build A Duplex with Eagle Homes

Building - or purchasing! - a duplex home is a popular decision amongst prospective buyers. And it's no wonder why when you consider the potential investment gains, gorgeous new designs, and future-proofing for multi-generational living.

If you're still not convinced, here's a handy infographic from the team at Eagle Homes that shows exactly why building a duplex home is a sound strategy for your new home.

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Why building a duplex is a sound investment strategy versus buying an apartment

People looking at duplex alternatives are often comparing them to apartments, but this can be the same as comparing apples to oranges. There is a wide range of benefits in building a duplex versus buying an apartment, whether it be existing or off the plan.

A dual-occupancy duplex development is a good way to get started in the property development market. By building a duplex, you have the potential to rent the properties out, sell both homes or use one as an income-earning property while living in the other.

The central benefit of a duplex is that it has more land component size and value than an apartment. Historically properties with a higher land component value appreciate faster.

According to, aside from it being a sounds property investment strategy, there are also many physical comforts duplex homes can offer that apartments cannot.

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Home and land packages at Middleton Grange: Brand new and ready for you

Conveniently located close to transport, shops, schools and business centres, Middleton Grange is one of Sydney’s newest and most vibrant neighbourhoods, with exciting plans for the future. The area is located close to the M7 Motorway, Cowpasture Road and Hoxton Park Road. Bus services run from Liverpool to Middleton Grange via the Carnes Hill Marketplace shopping centre, which is located in the adjoining suburb of Carnes Hill.

Eagle Homes has been building homes in Middleton Grange for many years and there are already many Eagle Homes families enjoying the Middleton Grange lifestyle.

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Spotlight on Brolga 6 bedroom homes

Eagle Homes celebrates the diversity of Australian families by offering home floor plans and designs in a wide range of sizes, including the 6 bedroom Brolga family home. 

The Brolga 6 bedroom double-storey home is a popular choice for families who may have more than the Australian average of 2.4 children, or who simply like a lot of space for friends and family to be able to stay.

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Living large in a smaller space – could you live in a granny flat?

For many, the image of a granny flat is a rectangular shed style structure hastily constructed in the backyard with little thought to layout or planning. However, modern granny flats designed by Eagle Homes are far from it.

Architecturally designed to make the most of open plan, entertainment space, storage, and living quarters, granny flats from Eagle Homes mean you can still live large even in a smaller space.

Well-designed and innovative granny flats from Eagle Homes highlight and feature a range of clever living options so residents don’t feel cramped or like they are living in a box. Featuring ensuites, open plan kitchens and room for guests to relax and enjoy, enquire today about the range of granny flat designs from Eagle Homes.

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Why you need a builder you can trust

The process of building a home can be a complex one for first home builders or even those who have built before. Planning, design, engineer drawings, setbacks, ratios etc. - it’s all part of the process before construction has even started.

While there are many steps, it doesn’t have to take over your life and overwhelm you along the way. Eagle Homes works with all our home builders at every step of the process, helping and guiding through any complicated matters from small or narrow blocks, floor plans, council approvals, and even granny flat additions or duplex rebuilds.

The demand in the market - especially in Sydney - over the last 12–18 months has seen a slew of new builders pop up in the market with very little experience in building quality family homes.

With the market reporting that demand is slowing down, there is a real concern that these same new-to-the-market builders won’t be around in another 12-18 months’ time to honour any warranties or defects on homes they have built. Eagle Homes has been a Sydney home builder for over 30 years. In fact, just last year we celebrated this milestone by releasing the Eagle 30, a 4 bedroom family home that could be built for less than $100,000.

Eagle Homes is proudly there every step of the way for our customers. We are also available for customers who have completed the initial construction process long after warranties have expired, as one Eagle Homes customer reported on recently.

I built with Eagle Homes about 2 years ago. I called them a couple of months ago regarding my door leaking in the heavy rain, they came out within a week which I was very surprised. They explained to me that it's not covered under the warranty but as a goodwill they will replace it for me. We were very happy with the prompted service that Eagle Homes provided. Again thanks Eagle Homes for the outstanding workmanship,” - 5 November 2015.

When choosing a builder for your new home, you can’t afford to get it wrong. You are entrusting them with what will likely be your most expensive outlay, so you need to choose a builder you can trust and who you know will be around long into the future.

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The everyday connectedness of intergenerational living

Intergenerational living is dramatically increasing in popularity as Australia’s rising living pressures, mortgage stress and busy lifestyles call for a different approach to the way we use our spaces. And there’s no reason this can’t be a sustainable and comfortable way to organise a family’s living arrangements when you consider how effective modern home designs can be. Granny flats are a prime example of a home design that can provide added space, privacy, and independence to help facilitate a more family-based lifestyle.

By sharing our lives, our homes, and our resources, an intergenerational home can maximise incomes, schedules and land space in order to offer your entire family a better quality of life. Grandparents can be a bigger part of their grandchildren’s lives, easing the burden of work and child care pressures. Young adults can start their own lives and still remain in the family home without sacrificing their privacy or independence. Whatever your family’s situation, intergenerational living makes sense when you consider how hard it is to maintain a home and lifestyle in this modern economy.

Eagle Homes recognises the importance of intergenerational living. We have specifically designed a range of homes, including the Crane and the Corella, that feature an attached yet completely independent granny flat as part of the family home. This kind of connected living can bring the closeness we feel over the holidays to everyday life, not to mention more time with those we love and a more practical use of incomes.

Eagle Homes provides affordable home alternatives to suit the housing needs of today. We take care in our designs so that space is always maximised and privacy is secured. Building an Eagle Home with an incorporated granny flat can encourage a change of lifestyle for your whole family.

Call us here at Eagle Homes today to see how we can secure your new lifestyle.

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