Category Archives: Granny Flats

Home Loan Requirements for a Secondary Residence

Thinking of financing your secondary residence with a Home Loan? A common way to finance your secondary residence is through a Home Loan. You can directly transact with your bank or you can reach out to a mortgage broker for some help. Here are the basic requirements to apply for a home loan to finance […]

What to Expect During a Site Inspection for Secondary Residences

Building a secondary residence requires the builders to meet you on-site for inspection. You may be wondering what happens during site inspection so we have listed down the things that need to be completed during site inspection so you can be prepared. The inspection involves examining and checking a block/site to make sure that the […]

Working from home? A Pod is perfect!

There are two opinions when it comes to working from home. Some think that you will not be productive because of distractions and the other one is, you will be productive in the comfort of your home with your loved ones. What do you think? The possibility of being happy and productive will depend on […]

How we at The Pod are handling Covid-19

As we all follow the latest news and updates about COVID-19, we think about the health and safety of our team members, clients, and the communities that we serve. Our business may operate a little differently while we take additional precautions.  Our Fyshwick office  Will function sporadically and by appointment only. We are quite lucky […]

Secondary Residences be built as a Main Residence?

We get inquiries wanting to build the Pod as their main residence as they find it as their ideal home to live in. We are grateful that some people are finding our product as their dream house. While The Pod Canberra specializes in secondary residences, we can help you build the Pod as your main […]

Pros and Cons of Granny Flats in Australia

Are you considering investing in a granny flat in your backyard for rental purposes, family use or for elderly parents? If your answer is YES, we’re pretty sure you are pondering on the advantages and disadvantages of building one before making the final decision. Granny flats are a small unit or apartment separate from your […]

How Much Will A Granny Flat Cost Me?

How much will a granny flat cost me? You might ask. We have summarised the base costs and options you need to think of when building or purchasing a granny flat in Canberra ACT. When looking at building a secondary residence (granny flat), there can be so many options to choose from and all with […]

Top 5 Design Elements We Love in Secondary Residences.

Small house design is the next big thing. Check out our top 5 design elements we love in small tiny homes and secondary residences. 1. Large glass opening windows/doors This design makes the room look wider. Long – wide glass window and doors can make your room look larger. Letting natural light inside the room […]