Category: Wollongong Living

April 22, 2024
Harnessing the Sun: Passive Solar Design in Illawarra's Climate

Wouldn't it be great to have a home that's comfortable all year round without depending on heating or cooling systems? One that can cope with the scorching heat of an Australian summer just as well as freezing winter nights? That's exactly what you get with a passive house. Having a passive house is all about […]

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February 19, 2024
Labour Trends and The Importance of Skilled Builders

It doesn't matter whether you live in Sydney or the Wollongong or Illawarra region, it can be hard to find tradespeople these days. But it's not just NSW or Australia where it's difficult to find builders and other construction professionals. A global shortage of skilled construction workers is hitting the industry hard. However, some construction […]

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December 22, 2023
A Class Building & Construction's Commitment to Sustainability

At A Class Building & Construction, we are masters of sustainable construction. Perhaps you want to knock down and rebuild your current home to transform it into an energy-efficient haven. Maybe you're looking for a team to help you create an eco-friendly custom new home on the block of land of your dreams. Our green […]

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November 22, 2023
How to Build a Sustainable, Multi-Generational Home in the Illawarra Region

The beautiful Illawarra region is an ideal place to build a sustainable home that blends with nature. Not only will an eco-friendly home minimise your environmental impact, but it can dramatically cut down the cost of running a property, too.  In this article, we'll look at the steps you need to take to build an […]

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October 25, 2023
Discover the Benefits of a Knock Down Rebuild in the Illawarra Region

If you've been dreaming of a home that doesn't cost the earth to run, that accommodates everyone in your family or a home that will appeal to buyers, a knock down rebuild might be the way to go.  If you've got yourself a fixer-upper in the Illawarra region, read on to find out why more homeowners […]

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October 9, 2023
Cost-effective home renovations and rebuilds in Wollongong 

Whether your home is too old, rundown, or just not big enough for your family, every homeowner wants to find the most economical solution to change their home into one that meets their requirements.  There are two main options when it comes to overhauling your house to create a dream home that will suit you […]

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August 9, 2023
The True Cost of Building a House in Wollongong

You've got the floorplan all worked out in your head, you've found the perfect location and you're finally ready to build a house. But before you approach your bank or lender, you'll need to know how much it all costs. From buying land and the construction process, down to the finishing touches, here are all […]

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July 25, 2023
How Much Does a Granny Flat Cost to Build in Wollongong? 

Ever dreamed of turning your Wollongong property's backyard space into a cosy guest house or a snug haven for relatives? Perhaps you've considered a custom-built Granny Flat to house older children or generate extra income?  If so, you're probably asking one of the most important questions — How much does a Granny Flat cost to […]

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July 24, 2023
Moving from Sydney City to Wollongong? 10 Things You Need to Know

If you're thinking of moving from the city to Wollongong, you've come to the right place! Anytime you move home, it's a big moment, especially when you're moving a long distance or to a whole new area. Preparation and research are some of the best tools to relieve those moving day jitters, so let's hit […]

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July 19, 2023
Coastal Living at its Finest: The Best Suburbs in Wollongong Revealed

Jump to the best Wollongong suburbs for: Imagine living in a vibrant coastal town where pristine beaches and a laid-back lifestyle blend seamlessly. If this sounds like a dream come true, then Wollongong, nestled in the stunning Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia, is the place for you. In this article, we'll unveil the […]

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May 18, 2023
6 Tips for a Successful Knock Down Rebuild in Wollongong

Are you an investor seeking to seize the rising popularity of Wollongong? Perhaps you're looking to enhance the value of your existing home or struggling to find your ideal vacation property on the South Coast? Consider a knock down rebuild in Wollongong as a potential solution to your investment goals and aspirations. Median house prices […]

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March 1, 2023
How to Choose a Builder For Your New Illawarra Home

Whether you are new to the region, escaping Sydney, or are a local like us, nothing compares to the beauty of the Illawarra region. When it comes to settling down permanently and building your dream home in Illawarra, you might be wondering if you need a builder who can help you customise your design for your family's […]

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October 17, 2022
Pros & Cons of Moving to Wollongong

Wollongong is a popular destination for those wanting a sea change. Professionals, families, university students, and property investors all choose Wollongong for very good reasons. You might be one of the clever people seeking a sea change to Wollongong. Today, we'll look at what makes Wollongong so unique and the common pros and cons associated […]

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October 16, 2022
7 Reasons why smart investors are building in Wollongong

Wollongong continues to grow in its appeal to property investors and home buyers alike. Located in the stunning Illawarra region south of Sydney, Wollongong's population shows no sign of slowing down. But it's not too late to hire Wollongong home builders to design your next investment property or rental home. There are a multitude of […]

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