The Importance of Texture in Home Design

Texture adds something special to a home. It adds liveliness, balance, tactilely, and visual excitement that’s missing in almost any room. Texture changes the feeling of rooms and makes them look and feel “great” instead of simply “just good enough”….

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Take Your Home From Bland To Glam

The minimal pairing of black and white is enduring and timeless, bringing with it a sense of sophistication and refined elegance. Paired with stunning marble, metallic highlights, interesting décor pieces, luscious fabrics, and feature colours, your home will easily go…

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#BringOnSummer – Tips for getting your home summer-ready!

Spring may have only just sprung, but now that the weather has started heating up we’ve got only one thing on our minds: #BRINGONSUMMER. Warm nights, good friends, cold beers… ahhh that’s the stuff. We’ve put together some tips to…

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To build new or buy established, what’s right for you?

Decisions, decisions – The old way or the new way, should you build a new home, or buy an established one? The answer is totally dependent on who you are and what you need. To help guide you in the…

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Slim is in: How to make the most of a narrow lot (and why its awesome)

Land in Perth might be getting smaller, but our dreams and our ideas are only getting bigger! Don’t be narrow-minded (sorry), We are narrow lot wizards here at Express Living; pros in getting the most home out of your block…

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Building homes faster and cheaper than apartments

As featured in The Builders Choice magazine. Responding to Perth’s constant and substantial metropolitan expansion and the problems that accompany it, the Western Australian government has embarked upon the creation of Metronet, which says is Perth’s most ambitious public transport…

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6 Reasons Why EOFY is the best time to build your first home with Express Living

1. APRA’s Proposed Changes to Interest Rate Serviceability Buffer Wait… what? What does that even mean? Basically, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) currently requires lenders to measure whether you can afford your loan at a rate that’s higher than…

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Mid-year Style Check in | 5 Style tips to keep you #ontrend for 2019

Okay we know, sometimes we see style trends at the beginning of the year, and we’re like YEAH-NAH that’s not going to stick. Then again 10 years ago, you probably didn’t expect a random person to be delivering your fave…

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Express yourself with Colorbond®

For over fifty years, COLORBOND® steel has been a popular choice from roofs and walls to fences, sheds and garages. BlueScope has and continues to play a large role in the Australian construction industry, representing a beacon of innovation with…

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De-cluttering 101

A popular new year’s resolution is to declutter and organise the home. We all know what an overwhelming task that can be so to ensure you welcome the year with a calm and welcoming home, make sure you follow your…

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Money Hacks: 6 Smart ways to use your tax refund!

Just in time for Christmas in July – its Tax time! This year before you race off to blow your money on a trip to Bali, we’d like you to consider a few other ways to use your tax refund…

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Palm Springs is taking off in Perth!

As featured on the front cover of the latest edition of The West’s New Homes lift out, our brand new display ‘The Palm Springs’. Inspired by the 1950s mid-century modernist theme that took off in Palm Springs, California, this home…

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Meet our new sweet-as singles!

This is one storey you can’t go past – our fresh single-storey collection of homes bring space, functionality, convenience and style! WHAT TO EXPECT FROM OUR SINGLES COLLECTION: The same level of luxurious specs as our eclectic range of two…

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New Home Alert, The Onyx

Step into your own world of style and comfort. Our newest Display Home the Onyx opens your mind to style, practicality and those who dare to be different! Here’s why we love it: All family members can find their happy…

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Client Talk – Welcome Blake!

Blake built his first home with Express and documented his journey through his Instagram page @myfirsthomebuild. Blake found the building process easy, fast and a lot of fun and is loving sharing his beautiful home and positive experience with others…

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The perfect home entry

The home entry offers a first glimpse of what awaits throughout a home, setting the style tone and showcasing personal taste. A well-considered entry can speak volume to your guests therefore make sure you keep reading to learn our top…

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Hello Hamptons!

Making Waves in Perth Hamptons Style are so perfectly tailored to our laid-back beachy WA lifestyle so it just made sense to bring a little Hamptons style to our Display range! Why so popular? 1. Beautifully proportioned, well detailed, fresh,…

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Something exciting is coming to ‘The Shoreline’

We will be unveiling an exciting new project later this year, an effortlessly stylish new home, ‘The Shoreline’ in Scarborough. The style of this home is new and exciting and we promise the end result will be nothing less than…

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Display Home of the Week – ‘The Waterside’

The Waterside Two Storey Display Home – Located on Medici Way, Chianti Estate, Woodvale A spacious family home with a striking, functional and eye-catching design.   5 REASONS WHY WE LOVE THE WATERSIDE: 1.  A smaller lot with a whole…

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Client Talk – At Home with Raine

Imagine if you were a FIFO worker and left your new home site as the slab was poured. Only to return back from your swing and BOOM new home! Well, that’s pretty much exactly what happened to our lovely client,…

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Buying your first home – Questions Answered. (It’s easier than you think)

Tired of living with Mum and Dad? Can’t stand living in a shared house with people who don’t clean? Are you sick of paying off someone else’s mortgage? Hate rent inspections? Or just want a place of your own? Whatever…

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Interior Design Trends: What’s hot for 2018

If your house is in need of a refresh this year, make sure you keep reading to find out the interior trends to follow in 2018!   Colours  The obsession with millennial pink continues this year along with the introduction…

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Hello 2018! New Year, New You (again)

Well, it’s the start of another year, and a perfect time to de-clutter and organise yourself and your home to make it a clean and fresh start to 2018! It’s always good to be accountable for your goals, we recommend…

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Last minute Christmas decorating ideas

Christmas is just around the corner! If you’ve had no time for decorating this year, or need some last minute party prep, we’ve got you sorted!  We’ve compiled a list of our top 6  favourite ways to deck your home…

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New Home Alert: The Outlook, an escape from the mundane

A space that is welcoming of fun, and a perfect escape from the mundane.

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3 Reasons to Build a Two Storey Home

With so many house design options for both single and double story homes, here’s 3 reasons to build a two storey home to help make the decision process a little easier.

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3 Features Making Your Two Storey Home More Functional

A great home should not only look good, but be functional and comfortable. Check out three great features that can help you make your two storey home more functional.

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Will increases to the FHOG change the housing market in WA?

We previously spoke about 2017 being an extremely positive year in the WA housing industry. With increased confidence for investors, first and second home buyers, making this year the year to build. A key change in the property market for 2017…

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10 Reasons why this is a good time to buy

2017 is set to be a positive year for the WA housing industry, with increased confidence for investors, first and second home buyers.

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A new season in Perth’s construction industry

We’re seeing a new season in Perth’s construction industry. Express is bringing new products to Perth’s two storey market and the locals are loving it!

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Express Living Homes brings Sto Render to Perth

Express sought to challenge the status quo of Perth’s traditional construction methods and implement more efficient concepts that have been successfully adopted overseas. Find out more about the innovative construction methods utilised by Express Living Homes Living.

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How functionality can increase the value of your home

Customising your structural designs are a fantastic way to personalise your home to suit your lifestyle. A highly individual design can seem like a good idea at the time, however, it can be costly both when building and selling the home. Designing a two storey house that is unique AND functional, will save you time and money in the event of resale.

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Narrow lot housing: building for the future

The increasing cost of well positioned land means that narrow lot housing is fast becoming the way of the future. Fortunately, narrow lots provide an excellent option for cost effective land in prime locations.

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Master bedrooms – should they be upstairs or down?

When no one option is better than the other, how do you decide whether to position your master bedroom upstairs or down when building your two storey home?

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Plan Ahead – Why You Should Consider Building Two Storey

Previously, building two storey has been an unreachable goal for many Perth buyers. Now is the time for buyers looking to enter the market.

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How to Build in an Existing Area on a Budget

Here is a 5 step process that shows you how to understand the costs associated when looking to build in an existing area and allow you to try your hand at infill development on a budget.

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Live the Coastal Lifestyle at Eden Beach: House & Land Special

Spectacular houses and solid investments. What’s not to love about Eden Beach house and land packages? Take a look at the benefits of Eden Beach living.

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Benefits of the Upper Flooring System used by Express Living Homes Living

With the objective of providing an extremely high quality flooring system, at an affordable price, Express Living Homes upper flooring system is set to revolutionise two storey home building in Perth.

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Express Living Homes Living brings TECBEAM technology to WA homes

The West Australian has recently featured an article about TECBEAM, an innovative technology which is currently utilised by Express Living Homes Living in the construction of new double storey homes in the Perth metro area.

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New Home Alert: The Tranquility

Located at the Catalina Estate in Clarkson, The Tranquility is a functional two storey family home that celebrates modern family living with light and airy rooms complemented by natural elements throughout its décor.

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What’s new in two storey home design

With lot sizes in Perth’s new developments shrinking, home buyers are embracing the concept of building upwards as the cost-effective solution to maximise the space and make the most of their land.

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Living in Jindalee, Eden Beach Estate

Eden Beach is one of the most popular coastal house and land development areas in Perth right now. Find out why this is such desirable hot spot for new home buyers and investors.

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How to choose the ideal floor plan for your double storey home

From reverse, upper floor living to downstairs living, choosing the right floor plan for you and your block of land ensures you optimise your potential views and living space. See some great options of two storey floorplans here…

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Which two storey home design are you?

When it comes to choosing a two storey home design, one of the most important factors to consider is your lifestlye. And selecting a home that suits yours perfectly is essential to ensure your home feels comfortable and fits your needs.

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3 Ways To Enhance Your Bathroom Space

3 ways to enhance your bathroom space and transform your bathroom from ordinary to extraordinary.

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Living in Hilbert, The Avenue Estate

If you are looking for a relaxed, peaceful lifestyle with all of the necessities you require, check out what it’s like living in Hilbert – The Avenue Estate.

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5 Standout Kitchen Breakfast Benches

We have gathered 5 stand out kitchen island designs that makes the kitchen the perfect hub for entertaining.

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5 Ways To Create A Healthier Bedroom

Experts say we spend a third of our lives in the bedroom, so read about our 5 Ways To Create A Healthier Bedroom to ensure you’re on the right track.

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4 Tips for Building an Energy-Efficient Two Storey Home

Help the environment and your pocket with our 4 Tips for Building an Energy-Efficient Two Storey Home.

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Living in Clarkson – Catalina Estate

If you’re looking for an integrated, modern lifestyle with all of the necessities you require, look no further than Living in Clarkson – Catalina Estate.

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3 Ways to Accessorise your Upstairs Retreat

The following 3 Ways to Accessorise your Upstairs Retreat will ensure your space is optimised to the highest potential.

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Building a Double Storey Home: Top Interior Design Tips

We have gathered our top interior design tips to help you make the most out of your double storey home

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How To Create A Sustainable Garden

See our top tips on how to create a sustainable garden that will save you money on your water and energy bills.

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Living in Karnup, Vista Estate

Karnup is located in Vista Estate, an established area in close proximity to the stunning Singleton Beach. Find out the benefits of living in Karnup.

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5 High Tech Improvements for your Two Storey Home

Transform your two storey home into a technological hub that improves your day to day life. Here are 5 High Tech Improvements.

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Top 10 Herbs For Your Kitchen

Add a burst of fresh flavour to your cooking with some home grown herbs, direct from your very own kitchen. Here are our top 10 herbs to get you started.

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Living in Southern River – Bletchley Park Estate

Bletchley Park Estate is an attractive family-oriented area featuring large blocks and scenic walkways. Learn the benefits of living in Southern River.

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10 Bright Ways to Save on Lighting Costs

Make small changes around your two storey home to reduce your energy use – start with lighting. Here are 10 Bright Ways to Save on Lighting Costs.

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Living in Ellenbrook – Annie’s Landing Estate

Living in Ellenbrook has its benefits. Be on the doorstep of the Swan Valley with beautiful scenery and a thriving town centre.

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How To Choose Your Perfect Two Storey Home Design

Looking for the home design that best suits you? Here’s how to choose your perfect two storey home design. Get the tips.

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