New Home Building Blog

Our new home building blog is a comprehensive blog dedicated to sharing our knowledge and information to inspire, inform and assist you with the new home building process.

We regularly add new articles which cover anything and everything from the latest interior design trends, tips and how tos and industry news to choosing your block, home finance options, best practice home design and room specific considerations - just to name a few.  

We want to ensure you’re armed with all the right information so you can make the best decisions about your home for you and your family. 


How to garden in the summer without taking away from your beach time

Need a solution for your gardening taking up far too much of your beach time? We've got the solutions you need so you can catch as many waves as you want!

Add value to your home with these kitchen design ideas

Ever wanted a designer kitchen in your new home? If you build a new home with apg homes in February, that dream will become a reality.

What are buyers facing heading into 2017?

Wanting to buy a home in Perth? Your best option might be to build new, and not just so you can save money - also so you can build wealth over time.

What makes a scullery so useful in a kitchen?

Have you ever needed an extra bit of storage and preparation space in your kitchen? We've all been there, when you have so much to prepare for a big family dinner, and you just can't fit everything on the bench at once. Well, in your new apg homes design, you can include a scullery. This could be all you need to become the next Masterchef!

The Milano - design and style of apg homes' latest display

The Milano is the brand-new design by apg homes, and it's the perfect entertaining home, or property to raise your teenagers. They'll love it as much as you.

How to bring your street (appeal) cred up

Do you love the look of your new apg homes design from the street? We bet you do. We also bet that your neighbours, family and friends do too. Keeping that street appeal intact is no small task, however, and over time it could start to look a little grubby. If you've got a double-storey home design, how should you keep it looking tidy?

How to get your Perth home ready for the beach season

Do you get sick of finding sand in your bathroom, or your kitchen, or even in your bed over summer? Plan to keep the sand outside with these simple tricks.

How to make the kitchen the most functional room in your home

The kitchen is an important part of the home - it needs to be as functional as possible, for whatever you're doing. These tips will bring it up to scratch.

These 3 interior design trends will transform your entire home

To make your home showroom-worthy, you'll need to keep up with all the latest trends. The three below are all the rage at the moment, and if you're stuck for ideas for your new home building from apg homes in Perth, you might just find the inspiration you need here.

1) Black stainless steel

Why a home building drop isn't bad news

Nearly two years ago, the Western Australian building market hit a record peak - and that has since fallen rapidly. This is a result of slowing population growth, a decline in property values, and a drop in rental yields, according to a Housing Industry Association (HIA) media release from August 25.