5 common myths about granny flats

In recent years the popularity of granny flats has increased in Newcastle and the Central Coast, stemming from strong housing price growth and the need for affordable housing. Whether you are [...]

Backyard Grannys featured in Domain.com.au

A few weeks ago, we were approached by Domain.com.au to contribute to an article they were writing about granny flats! This is an exciting opportunity for us to provide our knowledge and we are [...]

Slab vs Bearers and Joists – which is better for a granny flat?

When it comes to building your Newcastle granny flat one of the earliest decisions you will make is will the foundation be a concrete slab or bearers and joists? We have written this blog to [...]

Managing Director, Alex Mitchell, featured in Newcastle Herald interview

It is no secret that Backyard Grannys have been leading the way in granny flats in the Newcastle and Central Coast regions over the past seven (7) years. This business feature article focuses on [...]

Silverdale granny flat design sets benchmark for new designs

Backyard Grannys Managing Director, Alex Mitchell, puts granny flats in a new light with their newest trend revealed; designer granny flats. Since the business began over 7 years ago granny flats [...]