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  • Cost-Saving Features to Include in Your New Home from the Start
    When you are in the process of having a brand new home built, there are many decisions that you need to make with regards to the design and features of your new home. Something that you should definitely take into consideration is investing in cost-saving features that will save you money in the long run. Even if some of these features have a significant upfront cost, you will thank yourself in a few years when your home maintenance costs are significantly lower than your neighbors’. As professional builders in the Bay of Islands area, Kerikeri builders provide you with a […]
  • Things To Look For When Choosing A Builder
    Building a house is a significant investment, which is why you need to make sure that you choose the right builders in Kerikeri to help you carry out your vision. Choosing your builder poorly can lead to many frustrations and cost overruns, which can make the experience of building your home traumatic and costly. Here are some tips to help you choose the right builder. Are They Registered? A good builder will have no problem being held accountable. They will be registered with the relevant associations and licensing authorities – such as the Registered Master Builders Association, the New Zealand […]
  • 5 Things To Discuss With Your House Builder Early On
    Building your own home can be incredibly exciting. Designing and building a house that suits your specific needs, wishes, lifestyle, and aesthetic gives you the wonderful opportunity to live in a home you are guaranteed to love. As master home builders, the team at Kerikeri Builders have acquired a wealth of knowledge that first-time home builders will find useful when taking their first steps on their building journey. Here are some questions you should be sure to ask your builder early on. Discuss Your Budget Before you chat with your house builder, decide for yourself how much money you can […]
  • Ideas for a Granny Flat on Your Property
    Many older homes come with a granny flat on their property, but just as many new build homes also incorporate a small granny flat in the garden. The term ‘granny flat’ is used for what is essentially a garden cottage. They are very commonly occupied by ederly relatives of the family who live in the main house. But garden cottages or granny flats have so much to offer a homeowner, and they are oftentimes underutilised. As home builders in Kerikeri specialising in new build homes, we give you some ideas and advice of what you could do with that granny […]
  • 5 Things To Consider When Embarking On A Home Renovation Project
    Home renovation can be exciting. You will see old and worn spaces rejuvenated and turned into something beautiful and fresh. It can feel like you’ve moved into a brand new house! However, while home renovation is exciting, there are some things you should consider before embarking on a home renovation project. Let’s take a look at five of those things. Stay Or Leave? When you embark on a home renovation project, you will need to consider how the construction activity will impact your daily life. The size of the project and the rooms in the house that will be affected […]