Hidden Building Costs

© free pictures of money   By Natalia Rietveld When looking to build your own home or renovate your existing home, if a quote looks too good to be true, chances are it probably is. More often than not builders will leave out certain costs to bring their overall quote price down to secure the job. Here are a few

Read more...

For what its worth

  • fatweb
  • Finance
  • October 15, 2014
  • 0 Comment

The massive volume of home under insurance suggests consumer confusion. Emerging consumer data confirms what those in the construction cost field have been warning – that the majority of insured homeowners do not have sufficient cover for full rebuild in the event of disaster. Consumer NZ’s latest repor

Read more...

All loans are not created equal

  • fatweb
  • Finance
  • March 22, 2013
  • 0 Comment

By Maria Thackwell With the Christchurch rebuild firmly underway and insurance companies working hard to meet ambitious settlement quotas, the property market in Canterbury is booming. Choices regarding whether to purchase an existing property, or whether to build, are perplexing for many people who have accepted

Read more...