WHY GENERATION Video Gallery

Testimonials

 

Len and Colleen

MILLWATER, AUCKLAND NORTH

After spending fifty years in their first home, retirees Colleen and Len Sears found building a new home with Generation Homes great value for money.

 

Bruce and Vanessa

MILLWATER, AUCKLAND NORTH

The dream of owning a comfortable, single-story home where everything is brand-new has become a reality for Vanessa and Bruce Strang.

 

Glenn and Azara

AWATEA PARK, CHRISTCHURCH

Glenn and Azara describe their new home build as "smooth sailing" and found the Generation Homes team very approachable and easy to talk to.

 

Nicky and Tracey

LINCOLN, CHRISTCHURCH

After relocating from Auckland to Lincoln (just out of Christchurch), Tracey and Nicky describe their new home build as a "stress-free process".

 

Dint and Margie

RIVERHEAD, AUCKLAND NORTH

After 36 years of marriage, Dint and Margie Rice fulfilled their lifelong dream of building their own home. They share their "smooth sailing" new build experience with us.

 

Stevie and Grace

DEVON GREEN, CHRISTCHURCH

When Stevie Witehira-Campbell and Grace Olliver decided to build a new home, they were drawn to Generation Homes fixed price contract and 10 year warranty.

 

Brian and Bette

RIVERHEAD, AUCKLAND NORTH

When Brian and Bette Hambly decided to downsize, they selected a plot right next door to their daughter's house in Auckland's rural town of Riverhead. 

 

Brian and Jacqui

PAPAMOA, TAURANGA

After admiring Generation Homes’ showhomes for over twenty years, Brian and Jacqui Cavit finally built their dream home in Tauranga’s beachside town of Papamoa. 

 

Patrick and Rebecca

RIVERHEAD, AUCKLAND NORTH

Patrick Wilde and his partner Rebecca Ward teamed up with Generation Homes to construct their first home in the burgeoning town of Riverhead. 

 

Guy and Guy

RIVERHEAD, AUCKLAND NORTH

Guy Broekhuizen and Guy Brackebush partnered with Generation Homes to build their well-designed, customised home in Riverhead.

 

Richard and Elizabeth

MILFORD ESTATE, TAURANGA

Richard and Elizabeth Vialoux have built two properties with Generation Homes over the last three years in the same subdivision, Tauranga’s Milford Estate.

 

Wayne and Heather

MILFORD ESTATE, TAURANGA

Wayne and Heather Thompson loved their first Generation Homes’ property so much they returned to build the same house again on a new section.

 

Emma and Matt

RUAKURA, HAMILTON

First home buyers Emma Langman and Matt Fairweather made their dream of home ownership a reality when they purchased a home & land package with Generation. 

 

Steve and Kara

ONE TREE POINT, NORTHLAND

Our customers Steve and Kara Cunis recently finished their second new build in Northland. The family of five relocated from Christchurch after the February 2011 earthquakes.

 

Peter and Gail

FAIRVIEW ESTATE, TAURANGA

We caught up with Peter and Gail to find out about their unique home building journey that was inspired by Generation Homes’ sponsorship of the Chiefs.

 

Alexa and Owen

RIVERHEAD POINT, AUCKLAND NORTH

We profiled our customers Alexa Bartlett and Owen Wallace who built two properties in one project north-west of Auckland as a way to futureproof their retirement.

Brodie Retallick's building tips

 

Tip 1

BUILD A HOME TO SUIT YOUR PERSONALITY AND LIFESTYLE

Why it’s important to create a home that reflects your personality and lifestyle. 

 

Tip 2

CHOOSE A COLOUR SCHEME YOU CAN LIVE WITH LONG TERM

Brodie discusses how they used colour to put their own personal stamp on their property.  

 

Tip 3

BUILD A WARM AND ENERGY-EFFICIENT HOME

Brodie outlines his top tips for creating a warm and energy-efficient home.

 

Tip 4

CHOOSE A HOUSE PLAN THAT SUITS YOUR SECTION

Brodie talks about how to pick the right house plan for your section.

 

Tip 5

LEAVE NO STONE UNTURNED AND ASK LOTS OF QUESTIONS

Brodie discloses what key questions you should be asking your home builder.

Choosing a home builder

 

Checklist

HOW TO CHOOSE A HOME BUILDER

Aaron and Grace Cruden's advise for new home buyers and investors before selecting a building partner.

 

#1

TRUST IS PARAMOUNT

Aaron Cruden talks about why it’s so important for you to partner with a home builder you can trust.

 

#2

THE LOWEST PRICE ISN'T ALWAYS THE BEST

Why star first-five Aaron Cruden believes the lowest price isn’t always the best price when building a new property.

 

#3

CONSIDER TIMEFRAMES AND BUDGET

Find out why Aaron Cruden believes you should ask about time frames and budget before building your new home.

 

#4

BUILDING GUARANTEE

“Make sure your homebuilding partner offers a building guarantee” - this was star first-five Aaron Cruden’s final piece of advice.

Aaron Cruden's building tips

 

Tip 1

MAXIMISE AND SUN AND NATURAL LIGHT

Aaron Cruden provides advice on ways to maximise the sun and natural light in your new home.

 

Tip 2

BUILD TO SUIT YOUR FAMILY'S NEEDS

Aaron Cruden talks about how you can easily improve your new property with simple design choices.

 

Tip 3

GET INVOLVED IN THE BUILDING PROCESS

Aaron Cruden’s advice on why it’s so important to get involved in the building process.