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New Home Renaissance

New Home Renaissance

Building a new home is like having your own personal Renaissance.  It’s a time of rediscovery and rebirth; where you have the opportunity to reflect...

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Own Your New Home Style

Own Your New Home Style

Do you know your Scandinavian from your Shabby Chic?  Your Contemporary from your Country?  There are a myriad of different housing styles out there that...

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What do birds and people have in common?

What do birds and people have in common?

Birds migrate in search of better resources, an abundance of food and safer habitats.  People migrate for much the same reason.  They are searching for...

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Windows of Opportunity

Windows of Opportunity

They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul.  When it comes to designing your new home, your windows are your eyes to...

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Hold Your Horses

Hold Your Horses

At a time when society is screaming for more rental properties to be available, investors are baulking at getting back into the market.  Increasing interest...

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Building Your New Home with No Regrets

Building Your New Home with No Regrets

“ I don’t regret the things I’ve done.  I regret the things I didn’t do when I had the chance. – Harlan Coben Author”. When...

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5 Things Tenants Are Looking For In A Rental

5 Things Tenants Are Looking For In A Rental

When you look at building an investment property to add to your rental portfolio, you need to keep in mind that it’s not a ‘one...

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Challenging Times

Challenging Times

It’s all over the news … “Challenging Times for The Building Industry”!  And they’re not wrong.  The building industry in general is having to deal...

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Are Home Theatres Worth The Drama

Are Home Theatres Worth The Drama

In the 2000’s, a state-of-the-art home theatre was the ‘must have’ in every new home.  Whether you were making the transition from VHS to DVD’s...

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Interest is Rising

Interest is Rising

With the opening of the borders, interest is rising in the Perth property market; which is good news for investors.  However, where investor’s attention should...

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Timing Is Everything

Timing Is Everything

If you are waiting for the perfect time to build a new home, it will probably never happen.  There will always be something more urgent...

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Mind Your T’s & C’s

Mind Your T’s & C’s

Have you noticed a lot of builders are ramping up their advertising lately?  As the pipeline of work generated by the government grants flows through...

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Leverage

Leverage

The whole idea of investing, whether it be in property, shares or anything else, is to make your money work so that you don’t have...

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Discussing Your Specification

Discussing Your Specification

When planning for your new home, there will be plenty of discussions between yourself and your builder about what is going to be included.  It’s...

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Furnishing Your New Home

Furnishing Your New Home

As well as your new home being aesthetically beautiful, it also needs to be functional.  This means that everything needs to be in it’s optimal...

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Happy Birthday To Us!

Happy Birthday To Us!

It’s hard to believe that as Activa Developments, now under the umbrella of Activa Homes Group, we are celebrating our 10th Birthday this month.  From...

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Building Your Future … With Teenagers!

Building Your Future … With Teenagers!

If you fall into a certain age bracket, you may remember having to share a bedroom with your siblings.  There was usually an imaginary (or...

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Building Inspectors

Building Inspectors

As many first-time builders will tell you … you don’t know what you don’t know.  You are placing a lot of trust in your builder...

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Welcome to WA

Welcome to WA

Coming into 2022, Perth has placed itself as the most affordable capital city in the country with record low vacancy rates and high rental yields. ...

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How To Actively Participate In Your Building Project

How To Actively Participate In Your Building Project

At Activa Homes Group, we believe building is about more than bricks and mortar.  It’s about building relationships with our clients and working together to...

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New Home Trends

New Home Trends

According to the Mirriam-Webster dictionary, ‘trendy’ became a thing in the 1960’s.  While society had always seen styles come and go over time, trends started...

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New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

From all of us at Activa, we would like to wish you a healthy, wealthy and happy New Year. It’s that time of year that,...

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Why Take The Risk?

Why Take The Risk?

People may ask “Why take the risk?” investing in property.  For every investor, the answer will be different. It all comes down to personality, goals...

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Building a Home is like Telling a Story

Building a Home is like Telling a Story

As your English Teacher would have told you, a great story needs to include the elements of who, what, when, where, why and how.  The...

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Special Occasions

Special Occasions

Would you believe that Christmas is less than a month away!  Rather than sit and lament about how fast the year has gone, let’s focus...

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5 things to do to start your building journey …

5 things to do to start your building journey …

Good things come to those who … get started! I’ve been sitting here procrastinating over writing our last blog for the year. Believe me, with...

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2021 A Year In Review

2021 A Year In Review

It seems that 2021 has been the year of media overload. From the pandemic to politics to the Perth property market, there has been a...

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Providing Your Own Materials

Providing Your Own Materials

As a custom home builder, we offer our clients a level of flexibility above and beyond your standard builder. Part of this is allowing our...

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Houses Have Numbers … Not People

Houses Have Numbers … Not People

At Activa, we believe that houses have numbers … not people.  Have you been at the deli counter in a supermarket during a busy period?...

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Property Investment & Passive Income

Property Investment & Passive Income

Being able to tick items off your bucket list means having enough cash at bank to be able to say YES when the opportunity arises!...

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