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Auckland Builders Take Over Renovations

Auckland Builders Take Over Renovations
You may have heard that The country’s biggest town planning exercise is now complete and Auckland Council has signed off on its Unitary Plan. This unitary plan is important for all of New Zealand, as Auckland is under siege from rapid population growth, sky-rocketing house prices and a chronic shortage of affordable homes.  So what is the Auckland Unitary Plan? It is a combined plan made up of a: Regional Policy Statement Regional Plan (including a Regional Coastal Plan) and a District Plan for the Auckland region. The Auckland Unitary Plan will replace the existing Regional Policy Statement and the 12 other district and regional (legacy) plans. When it’s operative, the Auckland Unitary Plan will include provisions that help to decide: what can be built and where how to create a higher quality and more compact Auckland how to provide for rural activities how to maintain the marine environment. The final plan has been seen as a solution to the housing crisis. However, the changes are steep and will challenge everyone’s view of normal. The past 18 months to 2 years have seen an acceleration in new home builds. But long gone are the single family homes nestled on big sections, especially in the suburbs close to inner city Auckland. On the North Shore the single house zone will drop by 17.9% while mixed housing urban will increase by 11.7% and terraced housing and apartment zoning will rise 12.4%. In South Auckland the single house zone will drop by 25%, mixed housing urban will rise by 64% and terraced housing and apartment zoning will increase by 34%. On the...

Why Is Building Your Home A Good Option?

When it’s time to buy a home, whether it’s your first or not, there is always the question of whether you should build or buy. This is a very good question and both options have their positives and negatives. When buying an already built home, you don’t have to wait. You can move straight in and almost everything will be done. Everything will work, be ready for you and you can start living there immediately. However. It most often is more costly than when building a home yourself. And you are constrained to whatever is available on the market at the time. There may not be a home that is perfectly suitable for you. That is where building your own home comes in. When building your own home, it most times turns out costing less than buying an already existing home. And you get to build it exactly how you want it! Your size, your shape, your requirements. Plus you get the joy of living in YOUR home. Building a home is not a difficult task when you have someone there who knows what needs to be done. We at Renovations NZ are experts in building homes in New Zealand and will build the perfect home for...

Building A Smarter Home With Renovations NZ

Living in a smarter home comes with many benefits. Saving on heating, cooling and other costs are just the start of the good that will come out of a home that is built well from the beginning. We at Renovations NZ are specialists in building smarter home for the future, today! Firstly, what is a smart home? A smart home is a home that is built to be: warm and dry comfortable naturally light efficient safe great to live in great to the environment A smart home only comes with benefits. It can save you a great deal and doesn’t have to cost you more in the beginning. One of the more known points to consider is heating. A home that is insulated properly will save you a great deal on heating, while also providing a comfortable environment to live in. So designing and building a home that is insulated well is thinking ahead, creating a better home for the future. This also applies to water heating, heat pumps and lighting. When we are building your home, we will design it to specifically be a smart home. Talk to us today about building your smart home and save both in the short and long...