Where Do I Find a Good Builder?Finding a good building company can be as difficult as trying to find a perfectly ripe avocado in the grocery store. If you’re building a new home or planning a house renovation, finding the right building company is crucial. You’ve got the vision, but it will be the builders who turn your ideas into a...
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Building a Beach House for Future SummersA beach house can be a worthwhile investment that can bring you happiness and some extra income. As a secondary home, it is ideal for summer holidays away from the city, special occasions and parties such as weddings and birthdays, and renting out to travellers when you aren’t occupying it. It can be your own...
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Adding a Master Suite Extension to Your HomeThinking of adding a master suite extension to your home? Read on to find out how it can add value to your property, and the steps to consider before investing time and money into a home extension. Benefits of Extending a Master Suite There are many benefits to home extensions. It can be a great...
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Dear Santa: All I Wanted for Christmas Was a HomeNew Zealand has the highest rate of homelessness in the OECD. According to this year’s OECD statistics for homelessness, per capita we are sitting well above Czech Republic which came in at second place, and close to double the rate in Australia, which placed third. That means almost 1% of New Zealanders are living on...
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Building vs. Buying a Home: Pros and ConsOwning a house is a classic Kiwi dream, but what’s the best way to go about turning fantasy into reality? Is it better to buy a piece of land and build a home from scratch, or are you better off buying an existing dwelling? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons for each...
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10 Ways to Avoid Poor Quality WorkIt’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of renovations and new builds, but it’s just as easy to lose focus and wind up with work that doesn’t meet your expectations. If you’re beginning a new project, keep in mind these 10 do’s and don’ts to avoid poor quality work. Do Hire a Professional...
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