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Knock Down and Rebuild with Nu Trend

Knock Down and Rebuild

Do you really love the suburb you live in but your family’s needs have outgrown your current home? Instead of changing address, why not knock down and rebuild so that your new upgraded home exactly matches your lifestyle requirements?

Reasons why rebuilding makes perfect sense:

  • You really don’t want to change location. You know and like all of your neighbours, your kids are happy in school and have a great circle of friends in the neighbourhood, you can easily walk to your favourite café, you can’t imagine buying from anyone other than your local butcher or grocer, the park or beach just down the road is your favourite – in fact there are so many positives about your suburb you just don’t want to move.
  • By knocking down and rebuilding you can have the best of both worlds. A totally new place, designed from scratch to perfectly suit your lifestyle but all at the same property address that you have come to love. Starting with a blank slab, Nu Trend will work with you ensuring the end result is more than you’d hoped for. How about a stone benchtop kitchen the MasterChef in you has always longed for? A walk-in-wardrobe that caters to your vast shoe collection? Do you wish that you had a home theatre room so that you can relax whilst watching your fantastic movie collection on your big screen TV? A bathroom with a freestanding bathtub so that you can pretend you’re at an exotic hotel somewhere?
  • Rebuilding your current home, rather than purchasing a different home in the same suburb, can almost always be more cost effective. A significant saving comes in the way of no stamp duty as well as not having to purchase land at prices that will most definitely be higher than when you purchased your current property.
  • Your old home may not be sustainable. A rebuild will give you the flexibility to incorporate smart technology, energy efficient lighting, smart meters, etc. into your home – green-living options that benefit not only the environment but also reduce your monthly living expenses. Your house can be oriented to take advantage of natural light or to improve cooling or heating performance. This is also an opportunity to incorporate low-maintenance courtyards or decks with a built in pool or spa – rather than a garden that takes all your spare time to maintain. 

Nu Trend Quality Homes offer a personalised service and would be happy to discuss all of the possibilities and point out the key advantages to rebuilding with us.

Contact us today to discuss how you can have the house you’ve always imagined, one that ticks all of the boxes on your wish list!

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Do You Know Where Our Plumbing Range Comes From?

Quality Plumbing Fittings

At Nu Trend we pride ourselves not only on our quality workmanship but also on only using suppliers that stock the best quality fittings, fixtures and materials.

One such provider is Bretts Trade – supplying us with high quality bathroom, kitchen and laundry fittings and fixtures. For over a century Bretts has been part of the Queensland building industry, making them a trade plumbing supplier we can totally rely on. The experience and knowledge they have built up over the years helps them to offer builders and tradespeople comprehensive and sound advice.

A business that has been operating since 1912, Bretts understands the true value of building solid and lasting relationships within the local community. They contribute to the wider community by providing sponsorship and regular support to local schools. This aligns with our business ethics at Nu Trend Quality Homes, where we also sponsor schools within our building communities and neighbourhoods.

Bretts Trade stocks industry-leading brands of tapware, toilets, baths, basins, bathroom fixtures and fittings as well as state-of-the-art kitchen plumbing supplies. Basin, sink, bath and shower mixers – countertop and inset bathroom basins – inset or freestanding baths – toilet suites – bathroom and toilet railings – kitchen sinks and laundry tubs – all sleek, modern, attractive fittings that tie in perfectly with Nu Trend’s impressive house and home designs.

To view Bretts range of high quality plumbing supplies and accessories visit their website.

Kitchen plumbing fittings

Interesting Facts from Bretts 100 Year History


Brisbane Sawmills established at Newmarket Road, Windsor.


Brisbane Sawmills is purchased by BC Brett & Co and adjoining land is acquired to house the new Hoop Pine mill.


Bretts Wharf is constructed and the first vessel, the 11,628 oil tanker MV Australia, docks.


Within days of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour; Bretts Wharf is requisitioned by the US Army and not returned to the company until 1946.


Bretts Timber Agencies Pty Ltd established a warehouse in Sydney to wholesale the growing range of Bretts manufactured timber products in the southern states.


Bretts installed the largest and most advanced Plywood manufacturing machinery in Australia at a cost of over $350,000.


Flooding inundated large parts of the Windsor property incurring over half a million dollars’ worth of damage, as well as massive damage to South Brisbane hardware store.


Bretts Wharf closed and construction commences for redevelopment into multi residential facility.


Bretts Frame & Truss established. Bretts Architectural showroom established to provide Brisbane with it’s only complete Architectural product selection centre.


All manufacturing businesses are relocated to one significant site at Geebung. Bretts celebrates 100 years in operation..


Bretts purchase Hudsons Building Supplies at 69 Cavendish Road Coorparoo, making the total number of trade stores 7 including the dedicated plumbing supply business at Narangba.

Have a look at some of our new home designs.

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Pacific Harbour Builder

Pacific Harbour Builder

Pacific Harbour Estate at Banksia Beach is a beautiful piece of paradise located on Bribie Island in Queensland, Australia. A friendly island community, located an easy hours’ drive from either Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast, where you are surrounded by pristine beaches that perfectly capture the essence of an envied ‘sea change’ lifestyle.

Whether you choose a fun day out on the water fishing and boating with the family, a game of golf at the unique award-winning Pacific Harbour Golf Club with your friends, a walk through the amazing coastal forest or a night out at one of our incredible restaurants, Bribie Island has it all. Supermarkets, medical centres, schools and great shopping all located within easy reach of Pacific Harbour Waterfront.  With spectacular lakes, wonderful beaches, calm fishing and boating waters, as well as hectares of unspoilt national parks you’ll never want to live anywhere else.

The Nu Trend Quality Homes team are always excited to complete a new build and this new home recently handed over at Pacific Harbour was certainly no exception. Our professional design team sat down with our valued clients to discuss exactly what their building needs were. We then incorporated an added garage into the plans for some extra storage space. Living so close to the water, the additional garage space would be really useful for water sports related equipment.

New Home Builders

Visit us today at our Pacific Harbour Estate Display Home located at Freshwater Place, Banksia Beach, Bribie Island. Our knowledgeable and friendly sales team would be more than happy to answer any of your questions, offer lots of sound advice and listen to your ideas.

Why not enjoy the lifestyle you have been dreaming of? Select from one of our wide range of beautiful home and land packages and let Nu Trend Quality Homes build the perfect home for you at Pacific Harbour, Bribie Island.

Have a look at some of our new home designs.

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First Home Buyer

First Home Buyer

As a young first home buyer building your first home can be a totally overwhelming experience. It is one of the most exciting times of your life but can also be stressful with all of the decisions and sheer volume of information you will have to navigate.

Buying property and building your first home is an important decision and a huge investment. Choosing the right block, the neighbourhood you want to live in and whether to build 3, 4 or more bedrooms are all big decisions. The most vital consideration of all though is choosing who to build with.

Nu Trend prides itself on being professional and easy to work with. From the initial consultation, choosing a home plan, adapting plans if necessary to suit your needs, right through to the final handover of your new home, your experience with Nu Trend will be a pleasurable one.  

Decisions regarding finishes (when there are so many amazing options to choose from) can seem daunting at first. What colour tiles do I want? What kind of flooring will suit my lifestyle? Do I want a modern or classic kitchen? Our friendly, professional colour co-ordinator works closely with the building supervisors and together the construction team can help you to make the right choice for you.

Choosing the right builder, one that keeps you informed every step of the way, will turn your first home buyer and building experience into one that you will look back on fondly whilst you enjoy living in your first home.  Contact us today to experience the Nu Trend difference!

“Nu Trend have been an absolute dream to work alongside in making my dream come true. As a young single female with a goal of owning a home, the Nu Trend team not only explained and communicated everything clearly, but they were flexible in times when they really didn’t need to be in order for me to achieve my goal. Cody and Sam were lovely, helping to alter my plan to suit both my needs and my budget, even giving me advice on how to plan for unexpected expenses so that I wasn’t surprised and could plan ahead when and if they arose. Brad was the best site supervisor I could’ve asked for. He wasn’t afraid to be transparent with me around my choices and also helped me make decisions when I really didn’t know what to do. If you’re a young adult, looking to dip your feet in the market for the first time, I would recommend you have a chat to the team at Nu Trend.”
Shannon, Palmview (Harmony Estate)