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Client Interview: Pleased to Have Chosen Manor Build

24th July 2017

  We revisit Manor Build Clients, Marty and Margaret Prestney now that they have moved into their new home. They share more of their story and tell us their favourite parts about their new home.   Manor Build: When did you move into your new home? Client: We have been living in it for 9 […]

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Our Visit with the Prime Minister

17th July 2017

    We recently hosted Prime Minister Bill English and Jonathan Young, the MP for New Plymouth on a tour of our workshop. Yes, the Prime Minister came for a visit! He was in Taranaki and we were lucky enough to have him come by.     A Tour of Our Workshop   There was […]

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Why are Transportable Homes so Cost Efficient?

10th July 2017

    In the current climate where talk of house prices is as common as talk of the weather, everyone is wondering if they will ever be able to live in their dream home. Building quality pre-fabricated homes is our specialty. But doing so at a reasonable cost really makes us feel proud of what we […]

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Design & Colour Trends for 2017

26th June 2017

    A brand new home means that you can make all of the choices, right down to the colour of the walls. Does the sound of designing the colour palette feel a bit daunting though? We aren’t all colour experts so it can be!   At Manor Build we are with you every step […]

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Is Property a Safe Investment?

19th June 2017

    As highlighted in Auckland over the last several years, property values can climb steadily year-on-year. In this case, prices skyrocketed 85% since 2012. In fact, six other regions in New Zealand have seen double digit increases too. Considering another investment option, such as Kiwisaver, would you expect to see double digit returns? Probably […]

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6 Hazards of Living in an Older Home

12th June 2017

      People choose older houses for many reasons. Some like the character of designs from a time long ago. It might be located exactly where you want to live. Or it might be, simply, that the price is right.   However, with older homes comes the potential for hazards. There are visible and […]

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The Myth of Square Metre Rates

06th June 2017

  Measuring the cost of a home by the cost per square metre is not a reliable, nor helpful measurement. Why is that? There are numerous variables that come into play with a new home. These mean that judging it by a square metre rate is not always an accurate reflection of what’s inside.   […]

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Questions to Ask Your Builder

29th May 2017

    There are lots of big events in life that many people only do once. Building a house is one of those things. Deciding to take this on is a big decision. It means that you’re wading into a process that you don’t know a lot about and can’t reference your experience for details. […]

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Managing Your Own Build Project – Is It Worth It?

22nd May 2017

      Building a house is likely one of the biggest investments you may ever make. So, cutting costs where possible can make a difference. One of the biggest costs that many people decide to cut is their project management costs. This means that they take on the role of Project Manager. If you’re […]

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Home Building Trends for 2017

15th May 2017

    What do you want your new home to look like? Are you someone who doesn’t stray from the classics? Or maybe you like keeping up with the latest trends? There is no shortage of options and opinions when it comes to decorating your house but ultimately it needs to be a space that […]

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