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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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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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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Jul 15 2020

The benefits of investing in a farm home

When faced with the need for more housing space on your farm, the last thing you want to think about is the stress and pressure of how this will work. Combine this with the daily operations of running a farm and the idea of building a new farm home[…]

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Jun 22 2020

What is a transportable home?

You may have seen them being transported around New Zealand on the back of a lorry or seen pictures of someone literally moving house. It's quite an interesting concept that isn't seen all over the world at quite the same level as New Zealand. The[…]

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May 25 2020

House & Land Packages in Taranaki

House and land packages are an increasingly popular way for people to build their dream home or an investment property without the hassle that comes from acquiring land and building on it separately. When the perfect house isn't on the market or you[…]

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