Eight Questions to Ask After "What's Your Square-Metre-Rate?"

Eight Questions to Ask After "What's Your Square-Metre-Rate?"

30 November 2017

With so many elements going into building a home, figuring out the actual cost is not easy.  Your home is an investment, so make an informed choice.  The lowest price can sometimes cost you more.

 

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Homestar Passes Market Test:  An Evolution Sells for $1.45 million

Homestar Passes Market Test: An Evolution Sells for $1.45 million

31 October 2017

The first property carrying a Homestar rating was recently put on the property market in the lower South Island this Spring.  Built by Evolution, a division of Rilean Construction, and designed by architect Mark Gray, this 220m2 property at 39 Hackett Road in Jack’s Point received a Homestar Six rating in 2016, which contributed to the premium price of $1.45million at the Bayley’s auction in August 2017. 

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Christchurch Home Show 2017

Christchurch Home Show 2017

31 October 2017

Perhaps because Christchurch has been collectively working towards the re-build of the city, people seemed generally well educated on the benefits of building to standards surpassing the minimum code, which made it a real pleasure to introduce Evolution at the Horncastle Arena Home Show in October 2017.

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Thar, she blows!  Wind and Heat Loss

Thar, she blows! Wind and Heat Loss

30 October 2017

Whether you’re building on the Canterbury plains or in the Otago hills, wind will influence the enjoyment of your home and its surrounding land.  Siting your home properly and creating an airtight thermal envelope are two major factors in making sure the warmth of your home isn't "gone with the wind".

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"Warmth a Priority"

"Warmth a Priority"

6 October 2017

"Warmth a Priority," written by Mandy Cooper, features an Evolution home built in Threepwood in 2016 and its happy owners.  This article was published in the Mountain Scene Home & Gardens feature, October 2017, p.27.

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The Property Value of Building Better

The Property Value of Building Better

21 September 2017

Evolution's Marketing Manager was invited to present at the 2017 Property Institute of NZ Conference.  An abridged version of her discourse is available on p. 22 of the Property Professional.

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