Navigating Renovation Fears – What Can Go Wrong & Our Solutions

Couple worried about their home renovation

A sleek, modern kitchen with marble countertops, plush carpet, better outdoor flow… dreaming about a renovation is exciting. But before long, the worries start to creep in. It’s understandable. We’ve all heard of those reno nightmares – blown budgets, shoddy workmanship and ever-extending timelines. They are real possibilities and why plenty of our clients have…

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5 Reasons Why A Recession Is A Great Time To Renovate!

Renovating in a recession

With mortgage rates increasing, stubbornly high inflation and subdued business and consumer confidence, you may be wondering whether now is in fact a good time to undertake home renovations. Despite all the doom and gloom, if funding is available and not likely to cause financial distress, there are some upsides to renovating your home in…

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Converting Your Garage – What You Need To Know

Garage conversions in NZ

With the arrival of the ‘working from home’ (WFM) phenomenon, there has been a distinct increase in the number of inquiries about garage conversions – turning the under-utilised part of your home into a bedroom or an additional living space.    It seems like an attractive option – you don’t need to extend the footprint…

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Should I Delay Home Renovations Due to the COVID-19 Crisis?

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Life as we know it has changed.  COVID-19 has arrived on our idyllic shores stopping us in our tracks, turning our lives upside down and putting our economy at risk of diving into a deep recession. As all New Zealanders face the potential outcomes of this viral pandemic, many homeowners may be wondering whether it’s…

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