Celebrating Success: Urban Homes 20 Year Celebration Tour

We are thrilled to share the highlights and success of the recent Urban Homes Celebration Tour! On May 3rd, 2024, hundreds of guests joined us for a memorable day of exploration, inspiration, and giving as we celebrated Urban Homes’ 20 years of excellence in the home-building industry in support of... Read more >

What to look for when hiring a building company

Building your dream home is one of the biggest life milestones and one of the most exciting journeys you can undertake. All of life’s big milestones – whether it’s graduation, travel, marriage, or parenthood – require planning, research, and open, honest and trusted relationships. Building a new home is no... Read more >

Building a new home? Five reasons why Cambridge should be your top choice.

It’s time to let you in on a little secret – Cambridge is one of the coolest towns around. We’ve wanted to keep it on the low-down, because what’s going to happen once everyone finds out? They’ll all want to live here! But between you and us, it’s exactly where... Read more >

Turn your dream home into reality with 3D modelling

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of stepping through the front door of a newly built house – it’s the moment everyone building a house dreams of. Urban Homes architectural designer Joanna Chalmers explains how you can experience that moment months in advance – with interactive 3D modelling. “3D modelling... Read more >

A home with a view

Chris and Caroline Lewis don’t do things by halves. In one year, they demolished their house, renovated their farm cottage, excavated a section and built their 310sqm, four-bedroom dream home on a four-acre section. And if that wasn’t enough, moving day was in the middle of calving season. Someone who... Read more >

A day in the life of…Urban Homes’ project managers

They have an eye for detail, are a dab hand with the nail gun, can tally up figures in their heads and have a great sense of humour to boot. Meet the Urban Homes project managers. We call them the Men in Blue. Mark Atkinson, Darryn Herapath, Jordan Harding and... Read more >

Can I personalise pre designed house plans?

Planning your perfect home? You’ve no doubt lost count of the hours spent inside show homes, pinning images to your dream home Pinterest board, and following home and interior styling profiles on Instagram. But that’s all part of the fun, right? Yet despite all this, you still haven’t found the... Read more >

Find a space for your favourite armchair with the Urban Homes room design layout tool

A beautiful new home brings with it the opportunity for fresh interiors, new style and new furniture. It’s also an opportunity to create the space in your home you’ve always wanted. Space for that beautiful 10-seater dining table, perfect for evenings of entertainment; space for that beloved armchair you can... Read more >

Common questions asked by first-time home builders

As a first-time home builder, the thought of building a house from the ground up can be both extremely exciting and somewhat overwhelming. At Urban Homes we’re here to answer your questions and squash the preconceived perceptions which are often associated with building a house for the first time. The... Read more >

5 things to consider when embarking on your building journey

Are you considering building a new home? Congratulations – you’re about to embark on an exciting journey. Before long, you’ll see all those ideas you’ve pinned on Pinterest, saved on Instagram or bookmarked in the latest copy of House and Garden magazine, become reality. But first, you need to narrow... Read more >

Building from the ground up: finding the perfect section for your dream home

When it comes to building your dream home, you need to start from the ground up – literally. Before any building can begin, you need to have a piece of land on which to lay the foundations for your new home. Finding land is therefore the first challenge you’ll face... Read more >

How much does it cost to build a house?

Well, that’s a bit like asking how much it costs to make a sandwich – it totally depends on what you put in it. At Urban Homes we love to give straight-forward answers to help our clients in their planning and decision-making. However, this is one question that does evoke... Read more >

Opening the door to our MyUrban App

At Urban Homes, we want our clients to enjoy the process of building a home. We do everything we can to help our clients learn, be confident, and know what’s happening with their new build. The MyUrban app is one way we make building a house an awesome journey. MyUrban... Read more >