A CLEVER person once said “there is no vocabulary for love within a family… this love is silent” – and this is precisely what it feels like to walk through the doors of a home built by Palmview Homes. A haven, a nest, a place to escape and where precious memories are made is exactly how a home should feel – and this is whatthe talented team at Palmview Homes aims to provide their clients. Indulging a heart’s desire is precisely what the feel of a home built by Palmview Homes is all about. Their latest display home is a perfect example of the attention to detail, design brilliance, creativity, quality and comfort that are the essence of every home built by Palmview Homes. We caught up with the Palmview Homes team to find out more about the local building company that is bringing people’s dreams to life throughout the region. What sets Palmview Homes apart from other builders/developers? Palmview Homes is a locally owned and operated company providing personal and professional service to customers. Since 2002, our builder has established a respected reputation for high quality workmanship and service. Palmview Retirement Village – an ongoing project of Palmview Homes is an ideal example of our commitment to proving outstanding results that are more than structures, but an integral part of people’s lives. What are the lifestyle characteristics of your homes? “Fine modern living” is our motto. We build for a maintenance-free lifestyle, allowing time for the important things like travel, exploring, or just relaxing. Your new display home is located at Walkerston – a suburb that has grown in appeal and enjoyed property value increases over the past few years. Why did you select Walkerston and why do you think it is such a popular suburb? Perfectly situated in the town of Walkerston, just 15 minutes west of Mackay, this new neighbourhood has the ideal blend of country appeal, with many modern facilities. The close-knit community of Walkerston has it all, primary schools, childcare, shops, health services, playgrounds, parks and more. With its relaxed rural surrounds and close proximity to many beautiful beaches, Walkerston provides a wonderful backdrop to a family lifestyle. What are the main points people should consider when they are looking for a builder for their dream home? ■ Engage a licensed builder ■ Have home indemnity insurance ■ How long have they been building in the area? ■ Maintenance period after completion ■ Consistent, local and reliable trade base ■ Meet the person who supervises the project, and are they easily contactable? ■ View recently finished homes. We have numerous designs to choose from and also offer a design and construct service here in Mackay. Everyone has a wishlist when it comes to a new home – what are some of the most popular ideas at the moment? At Palmview homes we understand that each and every person has their own individual ideas about what they want in their home. Above all – a home should be a place of relaxation and enjoyment. A home is a place to spend quality time enjoying pastimes, indulging passions, celebrating, reuniting, resting and sharing time with family and friends. There are so many choices available – whether it’s a pool, a shed, extra storage for jet skis or other equipment, media rooms – at Palmview homes we take a versatile and creative approach to help our clients bring their dream home into reality. A home is more than a structure – it’s a haven where memories are made over a lifetime. Do you agree and how does Palmview Homes help create not only a home but a lifestyle for their clients? At Palmview Homes, we can build you a home where you can live life “your way”. What is the most rewarding aspect of building new homes for people? Seeing their dreams come true. What advice would you give to people who are considering building a home but might be a bit confused about the process? Come in and talk with us about the construction process. Our local staff has numerous years of experience in the building industry. Features ofthe home at Walkerston: True Turn Key Finish which includes: ■ Fully fenced and landscaped including you very own vegetable garden ■ Blinds throughout ■ Modern kitchen with European cooking package ■ Tiled living, front porch and rear patio ■ Drive through access to backyard ■ Master bedroom with ensuite and air-conditioning installed ■ Open-plan lounge and dining area thatflows outto a covered outdoor entertaining area ■ Low-maintenance, easyliving home PalmviewVillage is the culmination of a long-held dream of a number of local business people to provide a first-class retirement village in Mackay. As we are also the builders, we are proud of the very high standard of construction and finish that we put into our homes. We have won numerous Master Builder awards for our homes and facilities.