Lake Macquarie granny flat makes the perfect investment property

Many clients come to us to discuss how a granny flat can be used as a property investment strategy. Take Terry, for example, who came to us about his property in the Lake Macquarie suburb of [...]

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 [...]

6 Top Tips for Living in a Granny Flat

Granny flats are a great option to live in and we have seen many of them built for multiple purposes over the years. They have been built for elderly parents, property investors, pool houses and [...]

Newcastle granny flat receiving return on investment of 22%

We recently completed a job in Birmingham Gardens, a local suburb in Newcastle that is popular for university students. Our client is an investor from Sydney who wanted to maximise the return 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 [...]

Lake Macquarie granny flat – a lesson in style and function

Fresh and inviting is the description that comes to mind the first time you view the latest Lake Macquarie granny flat project by Backyard Grannys. Built on their Glendale investment property, [...]

Astute property investor builds Merewether granny flat

Over the past 7 years, our team at Backyard Grannys have built granny flats all over the Newcastle and Central Coast regions. In that time we have built in excess of 500 granny flats, however a [...]

A Newcastle granny flat for Redhead property investors

Hutchinson Street was the location of a recent granny flat build in Redhead. A couple living in the same suburb came to Backyard Grannys looking to increase the return on their investment [...]

A Cessnock granny flat for father-daughter investing duo

We recently completed a new granny flat in Cessnock, a town very popular for designer granny flats. Central Coast-based father and daughter investors are behind this Cessnock granny flat and [...]

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