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

In a duplex, privacy is increased and noise is greatly reduced. You only have one neighbour versus the potential to be literally surrounded by neighbours (and their noise) in an apartment block.


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Duplex doesn’t mean small to Eagle Homes

Traditional duplex homes meant chopping up a block of land and putting a dual occupancy home side by side with little block left for cars or yard.New modern duplex home designs by Eagle Homes incorporate floor plans that maximise living space but also allow for double garages and wide frontages and back yards.The Magpie duplex home design by Eagle Homes is a perfect example of a modern duplex floor plan. Each home design includes a double garage, four bedrooms and three separate living areas for the family to enjoy.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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What block is best to build a duplex in Sydney?

Building a dual-occupancy duplex in Sydney can be a clever first step into real estate investment and home ownership, giving you a modern brand new home to live in and an investment property in one. However there are council guidelines and property size rules around building a duplex that you should be aware of.Most Councils have a list of development guidelines for building a duplex, this includes minimum lot size, open space requirements, setback measurements etc that will be publicly available for you to review before buying a block and planning your duplex design. These guidelines will include the Floor Space Ratio. This is the ratio of a building’s floor to the size of land that the building sits on, this is regulated to ensure that the scale of the building is appropriate for the size of the block and the surrounding neighbourhoods. Most Councils work on a 0.5 : 1 ratio however you will need to check with your local council for specifics for your area.A duplex design doesn’t just rely on you have a large block where two duplex’s can sit side by side. A long narrow block can also work as you can have the duplex homes one behind the other and a corner block presents you with the opportunity to have the two duplex homes at different addresses. New modern duplex designs from Eagle Homes are challenging what we 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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Benefits of building with a specialist duplex builder

Eagle Homes have been building duplex homes and duplex investment properties for over 30 years. Well regarded as specialists’ duplex builders, Eagle Homes takes pride in creating a floor plan and layout that maximises your block potential.Getting the right plans for your block depends on the size and shape of the available space. Eagle Homes are duplex builders who are experts in designing creative and innovative duplex developments that will work for you.Dual occupancy, duplex homes are fast becoming a clever option for savvy home owners looking to increase the value of their existing property. 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.Eagle Homes are expert duplex home builders who will work with you to design the right duplex for your block. To help give you some initial design ideas, here are a range of Eagle Homes duplex plans that are popular for Sydney and surrounds duplex building developments.


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Duplex home a modern twist on the Great Australian Dream

Owning your own home is part of the Great Australian Dream – but that doesn’t mean that your home has to look like the red brick single storey home of your parents.

Building a duplex home is a clever, more strategic approach to your Great Australian Dream, instant home ownership of not one but two homes, giving you a modern brand new home to live in and an investment property. The rent earned from the investment side can reduce the interest you pay and accelerate your home equity which can be borrowed against if needed to expand your investment portfolio.


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Increase the value of your block with a Duplex Home Build from Eagle Homes

For savvy home builders looking to build a modern and stylish home while thinking of future wealth by investing in real estate, it can make a great deal of sense to build a duplex rather than a single dwelling home.

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.


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