Nathan’s Two Bob – When Price is Good Value


Whenever I have made any new purchase, one thought always comes to the fore, "You will remember the value long after the price" That's always been the case with me. Maybe it's a nurture thing or a natural one but I've always felt you get the desired outcome by selecting the better value and, in most cases dearer product or service. Most cases, my instincts have proven me right.   What is 'Value'? Whether you define value as good customer service, quality of product or longevity … [Read more...]

Stroud Homes North Brisbane Opening Day

Reg Gulley Opens Stroud Homes North Brisbane

The new North Brisbane office for Stroud Homes celebrated their grand opening on the weekend with a great turnout of new home builders and even included members of the Local Council and Parliament. From the moment the doors opened on Saturday the show room was 'chock-a-block' full of everyone, from young couples looking to build their first home, to those looking to build investment properties and families with children. Even the kids had a great time with a jumping castle and an ice-cream … [Read more...]

Stroud Homes Tweed Heads Grand Opening

Kids enjoy surfing at Tweed Heads opening

With great weather perfect for ice-cream, mechanical surfing and prizes, Saturday saw the grand opening for the Stroud Homes Tweed Heads shop front. Matt and Nicky Lowson put on a wonderful event for the whole family, showcasing the great Stroud home designs on offer and answering all kinds of building questions, all while children enjoyed ice-cream and taking turns on an exciting mechanical surfboard. There was a major prize draw of $10,000 to go towards your new home, which was taken out … [Read more...]

Bryan Canavan Talks About Stroud’s Award-Winning Display Home

Stroud Homes was proud to receive a Housing Industry Association award recently for the Wildflower 256 display home. Bryan Canavan works from the Wildflower 256 display home in Yarrabilba so we had a chat with him about the award, the most popular features of the home, and the people it seems to appeal to. Reflecting on all the people he has taken through the home Bryan points out that while the main bedroom and children’s retreat are popular, what seems to grab most people’s immediate … [Read more...]

Stroud’s Award Winning Display Home

Stroud Homes' HIA Award for Wildflower Display Home

We’ve always loved our Wildflower 256 home design but now we’re excited to announce the display home for this design has been recognised with an award from the Housing Industry Association. The design won the category for Best Display Home Under $300,000 in the Gold Coast Northern Rivers Region. It’s important to remember that this is an incredibly competitive field; in building a home everyone can afford there's a lot more competition compared to building a million dollar home. You have a … [Read more...]

Stroud Homes at the Toowoomba Spring Home Show

Patrick from Stroud Homes Toowoomba

Patrick from Stroud Homes Toowoomba had a stand at the Toowoomba Spring Home Show over the weekend. While the hot weather certainly thinned out the crowd it was still a great opportunity to meet families seriously considering building a home in the local area. Patrick was happy with his three days at the show and the people he had an opportunity to have a chat with. … [Read more...]

Award Winning Sunshine Coast Builder

HIA Townhouse/Villa Development Award Winner Dan Chapman

We’re proud to announce that Dan Chapman, Stroud Homes’ Sunshine Coast Builder has taken out the 2014 Housing Industry Association award for the Townhouse/Villa category. The wonderful unit, part of a duplex construction, was built through Dan’s previous company just before he joined the Stroud team. It was completed in February 2014. … [Read more...]

Tweed Heads is Progressing – Opening Soon

New Tweed Heads Office

Work is going well on the new Stroud Homes Tweed Heads office, set to open on schedule in November. What was once an old Chinese restaurant has undergone a dramatic transformation and now looks more like a renovation project, soon to be a wonderful office location. The renovation works will convert the location into a clean display room full of the fixtures, colour charts, designs and images of planned homes - but it’s the friendly faces of Matt and Nicky Lowson that will light up the … [Read more...]

Dynamic Duo Opening Brisbane North Office

Ben & Jace from Brisbane North chatting to James Stroud

Stroud Homes will soon have an office in North Lakes, with passionate builders Ben Rogers and Jace Keirnan looking after the growing Brisbane North housing market. Bringing 13 years of experience in the building industry, Ben has worked as a carpenter for a number of years, has run his own business and operated as a sub contract builder. Starting out as a bricklayer … [Read more...]

Tweed Heads Office Opening Soon!

Tweed Heads Builders Matt & Nicky Lowson

Matt Lowson and his wife Nicky are the proud new owners of the Stroud Homes Tweed Heads franchise and they’re looking forward to being in their new office very soon where they can meet with people wanting to build beautiful new homes. Once the doors open in November you’ll be able to get an idea of the standard of the items going into your house, and talk to Matt about your dream home. “You’ll also see everything with a smile and friendly, happy people wanting to build your home” Matt … [Read more...]