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3 Compelling Reasons To Build A Duplex

As professional duplex builders in Sydney, we have built an array of different duplexes for diverse clients. By getting to know our client’s stories, we have gained insight into some of the most compelling reasons to build one.


Firstly…What is A Duplex?

Essentially, a duplex is two houses in one. There are two distinct homes which are separated by a central wall. There are many different duplex designs available, but when talking about duplexes keep in mind that they consist of two homes on one property.


#1 Keep Loved Ones Close By But Maintain Your Privacy

One of the most popular reasons for building a duplex is to keep elderly family members close by, while still having separate homes which can be decorated and furnished in your different styles and tastes. Elderly family members will be able to maintain a sense of independence, while still having the sense of security that comes with having family nearby.

The duplex is the perfect solution for wanting to live next door to your family members. 


#2 Become A Landlord

Owning a duplex is a simple and effective way of becoming a landlord. You can live in one portion of the home, and you can rent out the other. This way, you are close by if there are any issues that you need to sort out. By renting out one portion of the duplex, you’ll have the opportunity to make a passive income or use the funds to help pay off the mortgage, as well as lights and water. 


#3 Enjoy The Benefits Of Airbnb

Airbnb has taken the world by storm over the past couple of years. If you don’t know what Airbnb is, it is an app that allows homeowners to rent out a portion of their property to holidaymakers and those travelling for business or other purposes. This app has given property owners a truly unique opportunity to own a BnB without building a website, advertising, etc.


By building a Duplex, you can live in one portion of the duplex and do up the other side to become an Airbnb. 


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