Sum­mit to suc­cess

BUSI­NESS WINS BIG AT AWARDS

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forced to ad­just rates dur­ing last year’s slow­down and those sav­ings were still on of­fer.

“The qual­ity of work out there at the mo­ment is much bet­ter in gen­eral too,” he said.

“When there are not a lot of jobs go­ing around, the trades are re­ally con­scious of do­ing the best job they can to try and pick up more work.”

The mar­ket for ex­ist­ing Perth homes, where prices have tum­bled 4.4 per cent in the last 12 months, re­mains Sum­mit Home Group’s big­gest com­peti­tor.

“It re­ally comes down to the value of buy­ing sec­ond-hand as op­posed to build­ing new,” Mr Harvie said. “We are see­ing a lot of peo­ple in­ves­ti­gat­ing home im­prove­ments af­ter buy­ing in ar­eas like Leem­ing, Bull Creek and Myaree, where you can get a good deal on an ex­ist­ing home.”

Mr Harvie said home im­prove­ment also re­mained pop­u­lar in Ap­ple­cross and Mt Pleas­ant and that there were a num­ber of triplex and du­plex de­vel­op­ment blocks through­out the City of Melville.

Sum­mit Homes Group picked up both best pro­ject builder and best customer ser­vice at the re­cent Mas­ter Builders WA awards.

“We are built around peo­ple and we are ex­tremely mind­ful that we are in this busi­ness to build bet­ter houses for our clients,” Mr Harvie said.

Sum­mit Homes Group was pre­sented with eight Mas­ter Builders WA awards last month.

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