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On 1ST & 9TH NOVEMBER 2017 New Home Building Seminars

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‘PlaceMakers’ FREE Home Building Seminar

‘PlaceMakers’ FREE home building SEMINARS
Come along and listen to our panel of experts talk about building a new home and give you a thorough overview what to expect.

1 AND 9 NOVEMBER 2017, 5:30pm at Home Ideas Centre, 37 Mandeville Street, Riccarton, Christchurch.

Learn Building Process

Building a new home can be a complicated task. The content of this seminar will give advice and an understanding to help you achieve a successful home building experience – and avoid any nasty surprises.

Energy Efficiency

You can make some design and material choices for a more energy efficient home making your home warmer and sustainable reducing your energy costs and making it healthier for you and your family.

Building Finance

Make sure if you are using a broker that they are skilled in arranged ‘building finance’ as funding a build is very different to existing home finance.Find out how to build using Kiwisaver






Our speaker Garry have a vast knowledge about building a new home. He will share his knowledge and answer your questions.

We will have a solicitor to speak to you about contracts, guarantees and give you a perspective from a legal point of view.

Gary Wilson

Gary Wilson

New Home Consultant
Gary Wilson

Gary Wilson

New Home Consultant

About Our Seminar

Learn the pitfalls to avoid and the hidden traps that many have suffered in the past.Building a new home CAN be a great experience. Provided you know the process.

Some of the topics we will cover in this 2 hour enlightening evening will be.

Sections, subdivisions, covenants, town planning and resource consents

This is probably one of the most important descisions you have to makeand you need to be very thorough… there are a vast array of issues relating to a section that may effect or restrict the type you can build.

Design process and the options available

You need to choose a designer to complete your initial design brief and should be
engaged before securing a section. Any successful building starts with the design. A
good design process is key to a successful project.

Building process, What choices you have? How long should it take?

Labour, project manager, LPG, architect, builder managed, cost plus, fixed price, full contract, housing company, franchise housing company.
You have a number of options. This seminar will help you decide which is best for you.

What to ask builders before you choose one.

Your budget v the real cost and how to keep it under control

Avoid hidden costs and cost overuns

Building contracts, payment schedules

Options you have ie: Full build, Labour only, Managed labour only.

Guarantees and warranties. Insurance

Completion and handover process.

Final inspections, Code compliance



Seminar Location Details

Address: Home Ideas Centre, 37 Mandeville Street, Riccarton, Christchurch

Phone: Steve 0273 609088 or Gary on 021 543 787

Email: m

Time : 1st or 9th November  2017. 5.30 arrival for light refreshments 6pm start

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