May 24 2021

Financing your prefabricated home

Building any new home can be a daunting task. Even the most seasoned home builder knows that there can be a bunch of challenges each and every time. No two builds are ever the same, which is why many new home builders are looking at new ways to[…]

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Apr 09 2021

Manor Build’s 10 Year Guarantee

Building any house comes with a sense of the unknown. From how everything will look, whether the space will be large enough, to wondering if you’ll love the fixtures and fittings you’ve selected. The one thing that shouldn’t be an unknown is the[…]

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Mar 17 2021

How long does it take to build a new house?

When you’re looking to build a new house one of the first things many people wonder is how long the process might take. This is actually a more complex question than it may initially seem as the process doesn’t only begin when the first nail is[…]

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Feb 10 2021

Should I downsize my property?

Downsizing a property can seem scary at first but it has a multitude of benefits. While many people spend their entire lives trying to work their way up the property ladder, buying bigger and bigger houses, some seek a more manageable lifestyle. 

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Jan 22 2021

Why a prefab home is ideal for property investors

Becoming a property investor, or growing a property portfolio, is harder than ever. New Zealand’s housing shortage, lending restrictions on investors, and public perception towards investors have led to a perfect storm of challenges for the modern[…]

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Dec 17 2020

Our most popular house designs

As we come to the close of an interesting year we’ve scoured our build records to work out which of our house plans have been the most sought-after of 2020. From simple 2 bedroom plans to larger family designs there were a wide array of potential[…]

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Nov 26 2020

How customisable is a Manor Build home?

Building a home can be a very personal experience. Over the years you may have created a list of features you’d ideally want in your next home, or you may simply want to express your individuality in your house design. And while not everyone can[…]

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Nov 12 2020

What you need to know about buying a section

Across New Zealand housing is in short supply. Back in July of 2020 the housing stock, or the number of available houses, was down 11% against 2019. This low supply is having a big impact on those looking to buy with prices heading upwards on an[…]

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Sep 11 2020

Traditional new-build vs prefabricated homes, what’s the difference?

When comparing a traditional on-site build with a prefabricated home, you’ll often notice that prefab homes are cheaper and can be built quicker. Seems too good to be true right? So what’s the catch?

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Aug 12 2020

Winter doesn't stop us building your new home

Manor Build knows a thing or two about the temperamental New Zealand weather with a factory located in New Plymouth, Taranaki. Some areas of Taranaki are particularly wet experiencing rainfall of over 2000mm per year. When faced with the need for a[…]

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