Granny flats have emerged as a popular choice for seniors who prefer to age in place while enjoying the benefits of having privacy.
Many people have been asking for a pool house option, a Airbnb solution or an office version of our stunning Pods. Well, here is the answer…
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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Like all things, there are Pros and Cons for having a secondary residence. Here are just a few of them.
Cost of Granny Flats Canberra 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 […]
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 […]
Are you considering getting an investment? Are you thinking of renting out a property to make a profit? If so, a Pod is a good option for you. Now is the perfect time to explore the opportunity of using a Pod as your investment. Secondary residences are growing in the market and you sure want […]
Secondary Residence: What you need to learn about the modern granny flat Are you looking for ways to live close to your loved ones but not under the same roof because you want to keep your privacy and independence? Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) or usually identified as a granny flat which we call ‘A secondary […]
It has come to my attention that a lot of people in the building industry do not know what the rules are pertaining to secondary residences. There are many requirements and rules that are crucial to building a secondary residence. I run an architectural firm in Canberra and I have worked with the rules, regulations […]
We are very excited to announce that The Pod Canberra Belconnen display is now built. To come have a look: Register below and you’ll get an email notification close to the time of the next open Pod inspection. Please note to check your spam folder if you haven’t received it. We hold Pod opens once a month. […]
I have lived in Canberra for 53 years since I was 6 years old and have seen many changes in the way we live, work and play. The Directors Take on Granny Flat Living versus Apartment Living… Recently there is a push for higher density living with apartments popping up everywhere which I can only […]
An important part of researching for a granny flat is the design that will best suit all of your needs and also provide comfortable living spaces. Any new building is required to meet with 6-star energy rating that will help with comfort and running costs and also provides the use of the latest building practices […]
What a great idea if you have the land to be able to create an extra rental income from a granny flat in Canberra. This can be income on land that you are paying rates on. Parents have a house that is comfortable, familiar and they don’t want to move as they get older, but […]
We believe in the Pod because of its multi-function design, high quality materials, unique look, fast build time, a turnkey solution and because we will always make sure we have completed our high-quality work. Our clients have used our Pods as an office, creative studio or secondary residence/granny flat. Our designs range from a […]
Living in a smaller home means you can afford nicer quality products and fittings in your home. You will have fewer items and being a higher quality means they will also last longer, therefore, saving you money having to replace furniture and fittings that would only be required in a large home. At The POD […]
Introducing “The Pod Canberra” (by VRD Developments) Multifunctional designer Pod solutions tailored to the needs of families, creatives and professionals looking for extra space close to home. The Pod Canberra is the brainchild of VRD Developments, an Australian firm with a focus on creating high-quality Pods, conceived to the highest standards. What’s a Pod, you […]