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Step 1: Your home footprint
29 June 2014
Step 1: Your home footprint

Once you have selected the design of your house and consents have been granted, it’s all systems go. During Week 1 the foundation of your house is set in the correct position, the underfloor...

Step 2: Framework begins
29 June 2014
Step 2: Framework begins

Generation Homes typically takes 14 weeks to build a new home. During Week 2 the external drainage is completed and the framework for your property is erected. It’s an exciting time of the build as...

Step 3: Your home takes shape
29 June 2014
Step 3: Your home takes shape

This week sees the structural framework completed, the building wrap applied and the fascia fixed in place. Once this is complete your house is ready for the roof to be fitted. The look of your home...

Step 4: Roof and windows
29 June 2014
Step 4: Roof and windows

During Week 4 your roof tiles, soffits, spouting and the installation of the windows give a sense of permanent structure to the building and show the first visible indication of colour choices on the...

Step 5: Cladding
29 June 2014
Step 5: Cladding

This week the addition of the cladding is a major ‘milestone’ visually, and it appears in no time. Your home takes shape and at this point the electrical pre-wiring and internal pre-plumbing...

Step 6: Cosy Insulation
29 June 2014
Step 6: Cosy Insulation

Adding insulation internally and downpipes externally will enable you to see and imagine just how warm you will be in winter. The bricklayer completes the exterior while the ground is prepared for...

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How to get on the property ladder?

For most Kiwis, the goal of owning your own home remains a powerful aspiration but affordability can be a major barrier to achieving this. Whether you’re looking to build, buy, renovate or rent, it’s important to seek professional advice so you can make the right decision for your family.

Homeowners are starting to think outside the box when it comes to getting into the property market.
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How to get on the property ladder?