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