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Growing Up Northside

What does it mean to be Melbourne’s northside builder? For us at View Bank Homes, it means not only building homes that you can be proud of, but it’s also about creating a legacy that lasts. Over 30 years ago, we began building homes in Melbourne’s north. This was a time when European migrants were being welcomed to the area, mostly from Italy [...]

By |Living|

Preston’s Best Brunch Spots

In Melbourne, brunch isn’t so much a meal as it is a past time. For many of us, the weekend wouldn’t be complete without a poached egg atop a pile of smashed avo alongside a cup of smooth coffee. Luckily, there is no shortage of places to get your caffeine fix in Melbourne's northside suburb of Preston. Here we highlight a few of [...]

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Here’s how first home buyers can get into the market sooner

Getting into the property market for the first time can be discouraging. For one, there’s the prospect of saving a significant deposit, while also renting and having a life. And the rising house prices in recent years have meant many younger Australians have felt priced out of the market. But there’s no need to give up your smashed avo to be able to [...]

Discover Reservoir: Old World Charm Meets Modern Lifestyle

Old-world charm meets inner-city lifestyle Reservoir is appearing frequently on the lists of top suburbs in Melbourne’s north, and it’s no accident. This established suburb melds old-world charm with cosmopolitan lifestyle, all in commuting distance to the city. Add in the convenience of transport, schools, shopping and recreation, it’s easy to see why so many people are calling Reservoir home. Still not [...]

By |Suburb Profiles|

Positive News for Melbourne’s Property Market

Melbourne’s housing market has been the target of a lot of negative talk in the first half of the year. But recent signs have indicated things are set to turnaround. Government party certainty The lead up to the election put a lot of housing activity on hold as buyers and sellers waited to see which party - and therefore policies - would come [...]

By |Market Update|

How to Take Care of Your New Townhouse

You’ve unpacked the boxes and hung the pictures. Now’s the time to start truly enjoying your new home. Of course, to keep it looking its best for years to come, you’ll need to take care of it. Some simple maintenance will go a long way to keeping your new townhouse looking as good as the day you moved in. Here’s what you need [...]

By |First Home Buyers, Living|

Interior Decoration on a Budget

You’ve bought the townhouse, got the keys and are ready to start adding your personal touch. While buying a house is a significant investment and interior decorating can be expensive, there are ways to get a swoon-worthy space without spending a lot. So, before you hit the shops with credit card in hand, read through our guide to interior decoration on a budget. [...]

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Your Guide to Moving Into Your New Townhouse

Getting the keys to your new townhouse might be the most exciting part of the buying process. You’ve done all your research, navigated a minefield of paperwork and, finally, you’re holding the keys to your new home. There’s a lot to organise for the day you move in, but it’s also a chance to celebrate. In this post, we’re sharing our tips to [...]

By |Living|