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Smart Home Technology

Virtually everyone these days has some degree of ‘automation’ in their home, it can be as simple as the alarm used to wake you up at 6 am, or the blinds that you can control from your smart phone, right through to a more complex system of automated lighting and heating. In fact many modern [...]

2019-04-29T15:29:23+12:00April 8th, 2019|

7 Advantages Of Building A New House

Building a new house is an exciting opportunity to create the home you’ve always wanted. Choosing the exact specifications, size and orientation along with being able to choose your colours, fixtures and fittings is not only fun and exciting it is often the culmination of many, many hours of planning and forethought. The enjoyment of [...]

2018-11-28T18:01:17+13:00November 28th, 2018|

Why Build A New Home?

A bespoke design that is tailored to your needs versus a renovation of someone else’s dream home? As with anything there are pros and cons to building versus buying a new home. Read on for our break down of everything from upfront costs, energy efficiency and the all-important location. Should I Build A New Home? Your [...]

2018-10-25T15:43:39+13:00October 24th, 2018|

What Is A Superhome?

These days we’re all looking for ways to live a more sustainable lifestyle, both for ourselves and for our environment. Although building a new home might not seem like the most obvious step in the sustainability direction, the Superhome movement is proving you can build a new home and tick all the eco-boxes. A common [...]

2018-10-15T09:50:45+13:00October 15th, 2018|

The New Christchurch Convention Centre – Te Pae

The History Christchurch’s original Convention Center was opened in November of 1997 by the mayor at the time - Vicki Buck. The fragmented concrete box was a success, sporting a glass facade with a large glass air bridge connecting it to the esteemed Crowne Plaza Hotel. This was the very first convention center in the [...]

2018-10-11T11:52:33+13:00September 27th, 2018|

Home Building In Christchurch – Post Quake

Looking to build a new home in Christchurch or the Canterbury region and want to learn more about choosing the right builder, how to pick your section and which suburbs are the best to build in – post quakes? Take a look below for insider tips and industry advice on building your new home in [...]

2020-03-27T14:22:46+13:00September 6th, 2018|

Why use a Mortgage Advisor for Construction Lending

Guest Post by Hannah Findlay from MI Mates - Specialists in Construction Lending Brent and HannaH Findlay 2016 was an outstanding year for the mortgage industry with interest rates hitting an all-time low, making it a maze for New Zealanders to borrow.  Constant changes to lending have been a contributing factor to why [...]

2017-10-30T12:50:33+13:00October 30th, 2017|
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