2020 | 2021 Federal Budget Tax Stimulus CGT Exemption on Granny Flats

Granny Flat Arrangements Currently, the creation of a formal arrangement where money is provided to a homeowner to build a granny flat with the proviso that the person providing the money has a right of occupancy in the flat, with a return of money when the residence is sold, can cause a Capital gains tax event for the home owner … Read More

One step Closer to Home | First Home Buyers

In Queensland, first homeowners receive a concessional rate of stamp duty on homes worth up to $550,000. This concession is applied by deducting a set amount from the usual rate of stamp duty that would apply to owner/occupiers. This means that you will effectively pay no stamp duty if you are buying a first home worth less than $500,000, with … Read More

Dreaming of your NEW home | it is time to act

$25K HomeBuilder Grant Australian Government | Economic Response to the Coronavirus, COVID-19 has introduced a $25K Stimulus will assist the residential construction market by encouraging the commencement of new home builds or renovations from the 4th June to 31st December 2020.  The team at Direct Portable Buildings are available to assist you to design your dream home to suit your … Read More

Secondary Dwelling | Caring for Family

Secondary Dwelling | Is a property that has two separate dwellings located on a single title. Generally, both residences will have separated internal entrances and each side can be either used for family members or leased out to different parties depending on varying Council rules. These properties come in a number of forms including: a)    A duplex A duplex is … Read More

Dreams of home ownership in Queensland for first home buyers

First Home Owners Grant Are you eligible for the state government initiative ‘Queensland First Home Owners Grant’ helping first home owners to get their new  home sooner. Did you know that if you have a contract dated after the 1st July 2018 you can get $15,000 towards buying or building your new home unit. Direct Portable Buildings team is here … Read More

Direct Portable Buildings Presenting New Home Designs in Challenging Times

Direct Portable Buildings advises that we are open for business and operating as close to normal as possible under these unprecedented times. We understand that these are challenging times for all, and we have taken every precaution to ensure that we have all the necessary safety controls in place on-site during this on-going COVID-19 event and are committed to keeping … Read More

Shower cubicle with large tiles to the ceiling

Choose your bathroom finishings. Want a bathroom that’ll make your neighbours jealous? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Tradelink’s got everything you need to create beautiful in your bathroom, kitchen and laundry. Please note: This is a selection of the range. For more colours and textures, please contact us for a copy of our info pack. Shower cubicle with large tiles … Read More

Making your dream a reality

We know after years of experience in custom designing and fitting out portables, that you’ll have your own interior design ideas to make it your own. After all, the interior of your space is just as important as the outside, as you’ll be spending a lot of your time inside. So deciding on what carpet, tiles or flooring you want, … Read More

Composite or Modular buildings?

With housing becoming so expensive today in Australia, portable housing such as composite and modular buildings are a real alternative. Direct Portable Buildings can come up with real ‘Alternative Affordable Housing Solutions’ to suit your need in almost any situation. It doesn’t matter if you are a homeowner, investor or a person with a block of land looking for temporary accommodation until … Read More

Do’s & Dont’s of Purchasing a Portable Building

Buyer Beware If you’re in the market to purchase a new home, granny flat, parent retreat, cabin, office, studio or any type of building, like any investment you need to do your due diligence. There are many, particularly in the portable building industry, who are making very convincing statements and guarantees but unfortunately don’t have the qualifications to support them. … Read More

Need more room for Christmas? Granny Flats are the Solution

Christmas Upon Us, Need more room for Christmas Christmas is upon us before you know it. It seemed like only yesterday when Christmas had gone. Suddenly you are thinking where are you going to fit everyone? Well installing a Granny Flat could be the solution to the problem! It will also any other space problems in the future. We will … Read More

Our Granny Flat TRUECORE Steel Frames

Our granny flat and transportable home frames are the best in the industry. Our granny flats and transportable homes are made from TRUECORE steel backed by a Bluescope steel 50 year warranty. Steel frames are the way of the future, 100% termite proof, light weight and structurally strong. Our frames are made to withstand cyclonic conditions and even earthquakes. Using … Read More

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