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August 2020 in Covid-19

At Westbrook we're still open for buisness. Over recent months, the Dennis Family Corporation has been effectively implementing an ongoing plan in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

The health and wellbeing of our staff, residents, contractors and customers is our number...

July 2020 in Construction

The Westbrook Team are proud to announce the opening of the Morris Rd/ Leakes Rd intersection to facilitate traffic flows into the Westbrook Estate, concluding all civil construction.

The landscape works are now underway and when completed in November 2020 will conclude the $13M  Leakes...

June 2020 in Money Matters

Heard about the Australian Government’s new HomeBuilder grant scheme, but not sure if you qualify or fully understand what it means for you?

To help, we’ve pulled together answers to some of the most frequently asked...

June 2020 in Money Matters

Great news for Australians dreaming of buying their own home. The Federal Government’s new HomeBuilder scheme provides eligible owner-occupiers with a grant of $25,000 to build a new home or substantially renovate an existing home.  This will be a welcome relief to many Australians and the...

May 2020 in Events & Local Area

A message from our

Sales Consultants - Liliana and Levan

Making the decision to buy land and build your dream home is an exciting journey but it can also be a daunting process if you’ve never done it before. If you’re wondering when is the best...

May 2020 in Design Inspiration

Growing your own edible garden isn't hard – it just requires a little time, patience, good advice and common sense.

Here are our top tips for getting started…

What to plant?

The very first thing is to decide what you want to grow. This can...

May 2020 in Design Inspiration

As the days get shorter and colder and we embrace the idea of being warm and cocooned inside, here are some essential winter decorating and organising tips for your home that might inspire.

Layer it up!

Just like laying up our clothes during winter, we can also do...

May 2020 in Design Inspiration

We all look forward to retreating to our homes from the busyness and chaos of the world. Your home should provide an opportunity to unwind and offer you an environment of calm to enhance your wellbeing and happiness.

It’s important to feel connected and calm within our homes and these...

May 2020 in Design Inspiration

Thanks to social-distancing regulations, we’re all spending way more time at home. So why not take advantage of the opportunity to roll up your sleeves and tackle a few value-adding DIY projects around the house.

Check out our top 10 easy home improvement ideas that you can start right...

May 2020 in Construction

What are design guidelines and why do I need them?

So, you have decided to purchase vacant land and build your new home at Dennis Family Corporations’ Westbrook residential estate. Before you do, it’s really important to understand exactly what obligations, rules and...

May 2020 in Covid-19

On behalf of Dennis Family Corporation, we wanted to take this opportunity to congratulate all Victorians for helping to successfully 'flatten the curve'. As the Victorian Government has now reduced restrictions around gatherings, we're pleased to announce that the Westbrook Sales Centre has re...

April 2020 in Covid-19

 

We wanted to introduce you to Paul Melideo, Senior Project Manager at Westbrook and give you an update of how we're...

April 2020 in Money Matters

So, your home needs a little TLC but you’re not about to splash all your cash on a renovation.

Try these easy & cheap hacks to get your humble abode looking fresh & fabulous.

1. Declutter your Home

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April 2020 in Design Inspiration

If you’re spending more time at home, growing your own herb garden is the perfect home project for you. Growing your own herbs is easy and cheap, plus there is nothing quite like the hit of fresh rosemary or basil on your home-roasted meat & vegies or favourite pasta dish.

Here’s what...

April 2020 in Events & Local Area

All over the world, teddy bears have begun appearing in front gardens and windows and chalk rainbows have been materialising on suburban pathways, creating fun and adventure for little people in their neighbourhoods.

It is just one of the imaginative ways that communities are maintaining...

March 2020 in Events & Local Area

Easter is a wonderful time to relax, refresh and spend extended time with family and friends… and get creative!

For those of us who love nothing more than grabbing a glue stick and some shiny paper, or, better still, heating up a vat of melted chocolate and pouring our own eggs, Easter is...

March 2020 in Design Inspiration

Honest comforts

Layer up comforting cushions, throws, knits and faux furs to make any space feel instantly inviting. This approach will see you through autumn and winter, and still light enough to see your home fashionably dressed ready for spring.

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March 2020 in Design Inspiration

Setting up a new home is an incredibly exciting time and it’s tempting to race out and buy everything all at once.  

Too often, buying something in a rush can result in a design decision you will regret.  You may end up with a ‘matchy matchy’ interior that lacks personality, or even worse...

March 2020 in Design Inspiration

How to grow lawn that will make your neighbours green with envy

So you’ve finally moved into your new house! But to really complete your dream home, it’s time to tackle the garden! The first step? Creating the perfect lawn. And while you might think it’s as simple as...

March 2020 in Design Inspiration

A new year brings reflection and a yearning for simplicity, a sense of calm and to put the chaos of the festive season behind us, which denotes many changes and influences across interior design trends for 2020.

Mindfulness purchasing

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January 2020 in Events & Local Area

As the weather warms up, it’s important that we all prepare our homes for the unfortunate event of a bushfire. Simple things you can do around your home include, tidy up the garden, keep your lawns low, remove any excess rubbish, clear out gutters and have a hose that can reach all around the...

January 2020 in Events & Local Area

Summer for many means, swimming, bbqs, beach cricket and fun outside. But there are days when going outside isn’t much fun and staying cool inside is the best option.  Here’s our top tips on staying cool and beating the heat.

1. Close your blinds, especially for north and west facing...

January 2020 in Events & Local Area

With the warmer months quickly approaching and spring in the air, snakes do become more active.  Anyone who encounters a snake is advised to:

  • Be aware, alert and do not approach a snake.
  • Safely remove any people or pets from the area where the snake was sighted.
  • Do...
January 2020 in Events & Local Area

Whilst the warmer weather is great for being outdoors, our gardens can suffer from the heat.  Here’s our top tips for keeping your garden thriving –

1. Water your gardens early in the morning before the heat of the day kicks in.

2. Fertilizing plants will give them the nutrients...

January 2020 in Events & Local Area

Summer is the perfect time to splash, swim and play around water, but it’s also a time to be vigilant especially since drownings can happen quickly and quietly. Drowning is the top cause of death for kids under 5! Here’s our top tips on water safety.

1. Always supervise kids around water...

January 2020 in Events & Local Area

We need to stay cool in summer and so too do our pets.  Here’s our top tips for furry, feathery friends. 

1. Keep cool, make sure they have a cool and shaded place to rest.  In extreme heat bring them indoors.

2, Water, provide plenty of fresh water in large containers, sometimes...

January 2020 in Events & Local Area

Did you know that Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world?  We all need to be sun smart this summer and we’re not just talking slip, slop, slap!  It’s now

Slip on clothing that covers as much skin as possible.

Slop on a...

January 2020 in Construction

Making the decision to buy land and build a new home is an exciting journey but can also be a daunting process even if you already own a home. That’s where the team at Westbrook is here to help and step you through the process.

Here’s our quick guide to the steps involved in buying your...

January 2020 in Construction

Where to next? It’s important to establish your budget. When working out your budget, you’ll need to factor in extra costs such as conveyancing, taxes, duties and fees. 

We recommend that you contact your bank or a mortgage broker to find the right type of loan to suit your needs. Once...

January 2020 in Construction

One of the most frequently asked, and notoriously difficult to answer, questions regarding purchasing property is: ‘should I buy before selling my existing property, or should I sell my existing property first?’.

Quite simply, every situation is different, and we recommend you consult an...

January 2020 in Construction

Another option chosen by some purchasers is to keep their current home as an investment and upsize to something larger. This can provide financial benefits, however, we recommend you speak to your financial advisor about your options before making any decisions.

January 2020 in Construction

Here’s where our team is key!  Our team have years of experience and have a unique understanding of how daunting the process can be.  They’ll be with you every step of the way to make sure your dream of buying land and building the right home for right now is seamless.

Once you choose a...

January 2020 in Construction

At your appointment, you will be required to sign an unconditional contract of sale and all parties whose name/s appear on your contract will need to attend, along with photo identification such as a Passport or Driver’s Licence.

Prior to signing your contract, we do recommend that you...

January 2020 in Construction

The civil construction of each land release takes approximately 12 months. Before any machinery comes onsite, plans must be approved by the relevant authorities. Once these are approved, the construction phases would generally include: removing topsoil; laying of sewer, drainage, water and gas...

January 2020 in Construction

With your final inspection completed and any required touch ups or issues completed, it is now time to arrange for the final settlement payment to be made. Completion of your home needs to be within two years of settlement.

Planning in advance for removalists, selecting service providers...

January 2020 in Construction

Throughout the construction phases, you will be issued with letters from our conveyancing team providing updates on construction and when settlement is expected. Of course, our team are always there to assist, answer any questions and provide guidance.

If finance is required, you must...

December 2019 in Money Matters

Heard about the Australian Government’s new first home buyer deposit scheme, but not sure if you qualify or completely understand what it means for you? To help you, we’ve pulled together a brief overview of the...

November 2019 in Meet Your Neighbours

DFC organised a “Meet Your Neighbour” event at Westbrook on Sunday, 24th November for purchasers of blocks from stage releases that have recently settled.
Westbrook Senior Marketing Executive, Irene Najdecki said the community-focused event attracted a group of approximately 70 attendees...

December 2019 in Design Inspiration

Experiment with colour and texture to create your own individual style.

While it's natural to use the latest trends as a starting point to developing a style, creating your own look is essential to styling a home that is authentic to you. Tune in to yourself and think about what makes you...

November 2019 in Design Inspiration

How to turn a pallet into a vertical garden

Ideal for small outdoor spaces, like balconies and patios, this is a cheap and clever DIY to green up your walls.

Used for transporting bulk or heavy goods, timber pallets often end up in landfill or discarded on the side of the road if...

November 2019 in Design Inspiration

Experience the gorgeous blooms of the Victoria State Rose Garden at their best, with two huge days of entertainment and more than 5,000 roses to explore.

Wander through the stunning rose-lined pathways and pick up tips and tricks from the best in the business, including Kim Syrus, Jane...

November 2019 in Events & Local Area

Be sure to drop by the Westbrook Land Sales office and meet our

new sales consultant, Liliana Fierro-Martinez. Originally from

Columbia, Liliana is now a proud Melburnian who is thrilled to be

back working in the city’s expanding Western suburbs.

A qualified real...

November 2019 in Events & Local Area

Giving back through the Westbrook Community Fund

Eighteen not-for-profit groups working across Truganina, Tarneit and Williams Landing have received more than $24,000 in Westbrook Community Fund grants.

Dennis Family Group...

December 2016 in Design Inspiration

Buying your own home is a milestone in your life. But it can be stressful, too. On top of paperwork and some moving shenanigans, you will still need to plan the look and the aesthetics of your new space.

Despite the stress that comes with it, decorating your new home can also be...

March 2017 in Construction

Tarneit is the proud owner of a brand-spanking new Kmart.

The new store will open this Wednesday, at 8am.

The new store will boast a brand new layout with all the trimmings - homewares, kids, clothing and more.

Reports the self-serve check outs will be central, aisles will...

November 2019 in Events & Local Area

Wondering how to entertain the family on the weekend? Here are our top 3 outings things for the whole family to enjoy in and around Westbrook, all within a 20-minute drive from the estate.

SHADOWFAX WINERY:

For a perfect Sunday lunch the whole family will enjoy,...

May 2019 in Events & Local Area

Westbrook has partnered with Anytime Fitness Tarneit which held the inaugural Fitness in the Park activity for local residents on Saturday, 25 May.

People of all ages attended the free event in Westbrook’s Central Park, which offered a two-hour fitness program from 8.00am followed by a...

September 2019 in Design Inspiration

Planning your new kitchen is exciting. From deciding on your colour palette to choosing appliances, it’s easy to spend a lot of time on Instagram and Pinterest earmarking your design inspiration.

However, the myriad of options and decisions involved can sometimes make the whole experience...

July 2016 in Events & Local Area

On Easter Saturday well over 500 people made the most of the autumn sunshine and headed to Truganina’s Westbrook Central Park for the inaugural Westbrook Easter Egg Hunt.

Almost 350 children of all ages spent a happy, energetic – and fruitful, morning searching the park for over 6,000...

July 2016 in Events & Local Area

Westbrook are proud sponsors of the Liberian Youth Soccer Team. The team is comprised of 40 Liberian nationals between the ages of 16 through to mid-30s who love soccer, competing in both local and state tournaments. Westbrook is...

June 2015 in Events & Local Area

The Wyndham Suns Football Club are thrilled to welcome aboard the Next Big Thing in the West, Westbrook Estate, as our major sponsor for 2015! 
 

Situated just a kick away on a 314 hectare site bounded by...

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