Pre­fab homes

Your Home and Garden - - Small Homes Report -

A pre­fab­ri­cated home is built to your spec­i­fi­ca­tions in a fac­tory and de­liv­ered to your site in one or more pieces. These days, there are multiple com­pa­nies of­fer­ing beau­ti­ful de­signs us­ing mod­ern ma­te­ri­als. Pros + More af­ford­able than a cus­tom new-build

+ Fast turn­around + De­sign, con­sent and build process man­aged for you + Ef­fi­cient use of ma­te­ri­als

+ Min­i­mal site dis­rup­tion

Cons

+ Less de­sign free­dom + You may have lim­ited ma­te­rial and fin­ish choices + Op­tions may be re­stricted by site ac­cess

Con­sid­er­a­tions

+ Make sure you get a com­plete price, or be aware of what costs are ex­cluded + You may need two build­ing con­sents as the house will be built in one lo­ca­tion then in­stalled in an­other

Bud­get

Links

A two-bed­room home from Green­haven starts at $200K plus de­liv­ery, con­sent and

on-site costs. + green­haven­homes.co.nz + ge­niushomes.co.nz + el­e­vate­homes.co.nz

KEEN ON GREEN These small houses by Levin’s Green­haven Homes are de­signed to be breath­able and healthy, and can also be built for self-suf­fi­ciency with the ad­di­tion of so­lar pan­els, wind tur­bines, grey-wa­ter re­cy­cling sys­tems and a range of other eco-friendly op­tions.

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