Planning with the Professionals

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  • March 12, 2018
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  Subdividing can be a very effective means of maximising the value of a property.  The team at Survus Consultants are surveyors, planners and engineers with all the necessary expertise to advise on the specialist issue of subdivisions. What exactly is a subdivision? “It’s the term for splitting a piece

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Property Market Mechanics

  Canterbury’s property market is ripe for residential rentals and these can be a lucrative investment if done properly, but quite the opposite if not, says Strategic Homes Group – a local company guiding homeowners towards maximised gains on their property investment. Strategic Homes is proud of its 18-y

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Easy Access to Home Info

With many people using their weekends and downtime to get on with home maintenance or hunt out open homes, there’s an app that’s designed just for you. App functionality includes the ability to: Get all the information about your home in one place including: council value, estimated market value, property and

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Rockhill Residence

This striking Rockhill Residence in Kennedys Bush was named best home over 300sqm at the ADNZ Architectural Design Awards for 2015. The design brief was to create a bold and striking contemporary home that took full advantage of the stunning northerly views from the lower slopes of Kennedys Bush. The material pa

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Christchurch Home Show

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  • March 21, 2016
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The Christchurch Home Show has great plans for a huge show when it opens Friday, April 1 to Sunday April 3, at the Horncastle Arena in Christchurch. Organiser, Exhibitions & Events NZ, has confirmed the new show format will include free entry for all visitors, courtesy of new sponsor Build Back Smarter. Not onl

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Asbestos Law Changes Arrive in April

Photo by Windy As of April 4, most asbestos removal work will require a licence. This will affect not only asbestos removal businesses, but also builders, roofers and other tradespeople who remove asbestos. The new laws will help make sure people removing asbestos have the skills and experience they need to keep th

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The inside word

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Laura Hall The Canterbury building industry is changing at a rapid pace right now, keeping up with these changes is near impossible. If you are embarking on the building process and have felt overwhelmed by the massive number of building companies to choose from, or had a

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  Up until now rebuilding on TC3 land has been uncertain territory, but no longer thanks to this architecturally designed, innovative, stylish response to the challenge at hand. The Cantabrian concept home is structurally robust, affordable, appealing and an attainable solution for the average TC3 land o

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A new family home in Sumner has been named this year’s finest Canterbury home, winning Supreme Awards in the Canterbury Registered Master Builders 2014 House of the Year. Chris Beer Construction took out five regional awards, including a Gold Award and category win for the Westpac New Homes over $2 mill

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Playing it safe

New research indicates complacent New Zealanders are not following basic steps to prevent burglary. - 26 percent hide spare house keys outside for family members and tradespeople - 20 percent leave home or go to bed without locking up. As part of the inaugural Secure Homes Report, ADT Security survey

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