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Number of Granny Flats built in Australia in 2018.

Granny Flats Australia

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Australia's love affair with Granny Flats continues to grow. The Housing Industry Association has released the number of Granny Flats built in 2018 with New South Wales topping the leaders board with over 6,000 being built. In comparison to Victoria which had less than 200 built for the year which means they came in last. The difference is largely due to New South Wales more flexible regulations allowing Granny Flats to be rented out to unrelated parties. Where as Victoria's regulations are somewhat more strict only allowing dependents from the main dwelling to occupy the building. It's only a matter of time before Victoria follows New South Wales lead in easing regulations as housing affordability becomes a significant driver. Granny Flats Australia wide will continue to play an important role within the housing industry. Design, versatility and flexibility offer older and younger generations affordable independence. Investors are also seizing on the opportunity to increase their returns on their investments by generating additional income with the addition of Granny Flats.

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The Flat pack Granny Flat

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When we started Instant Home Solutions, our thinking was to find a solution for the housing market that not only was low cost but easy to deliver and easy to assemble. It has been 2 years since we started this mission and now we have our first version of our flat pack design. We call this design the

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Tiffany Flat Pack ready to go!

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Mid December 2018 we will install the Tiffany Flat Pack 1 bedroom in Kingsbury in Melbourne. Of course we will document the install and provide plenty of photos. As you can see from the unit components, we have designed everything so that it can be loaded quickly. Delivery is easy for 2 people small enough to be carried part by part into a backyard with poor access.

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The folding container shop

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Nuri is the famous flower man located as a roadside flower distributor at Nobel Park. When Nuri phoned and asked us to design a new bigger shop on wheels for him we loved the thought of creating something different to fill his requirements. It will now go to Geelong Trailers to be mounted on a tandem trailer. Then it will be certified ready to return to our warehouse in Thornbury Melbourne. We will keep you updated with the end result!

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Cape Cod Cottages – Heathcote

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Deb and Siaki located at Heathcote near Bendigo, have built one of our Cape Cottages as owner builder. I visited them to see how they were progressing as they neared lockup. If you would like to visit Deb and Siaki and talk with them about their story and building their new kit home give us a call 1300 818 151.

We will be doing an open day with Deb and Siaki Late December early January. Keep an eye on socials for details.

   

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