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New subdivisions affordable and attractive places to live
5 September 2017
New subdivisions affordable and attractive places to live

Criticism that new subdivisions create urban sprawl, or all look alike, is misplaced, believes Kevin Atkinson, the Chief Executive Officer of award winning national top 10 home building company Generation...

Growing demand for multi-generational living
6 March 2017
Growing demand for multi-generational living

Local and regional authorities must service demand for multi-generational living By Kevin Atkinson, Chief Executive Generation Homes It’s hard to imagine now, but the great Kiwi tradition of...

LVR restrictions having little impact on the new home sector
19 September 2016
LVR restrictions having little impact on the new home sector

LVR changes have been gradually introduced by the Reserve Bank in response to what have been strong house price increases in New Zealand and particularly the Auckland market.   Economists and...

Generation Homes looking for freeing up of land in budget
23 May 2016
Generation Homes looking for freeing up of land in budget

Top-10 national residential builder Generation Homes looking for freeing up of land in budget announcement Generation Homes chief executive Kevin Atkinson says unless the Government and councils act...

What to look out for when choosing a building company
4 March 2016
What to look out for when choosing a building company

Kevin Atkinson, chief executive of top 10 national building company Generation Homes says people engaging with building companies should check the companies’ robustness by asking for particular...

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Five important factors to consider when landscaping a new home

Landscaping your new home can be a satisfying end to your building experience. Not only does effective landscape design add curb appeal and value to your home, it can increase the number of functional areas on your property. With just a bit of planning and know-how, you can create the perfect outdoor oasis and add a bit more personality to your home.

Five important factors to consider

Five important factors to consider when landscaping a new home