At Mike Greer Homes we offer a comprehensive Design and Build service that reflects your needs and tastes, and makes the most of your section and budget.
Working with your plans or developing these together, we can help you create a home that suits your lifestyle and is uniquely yours.
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Your Design and Build journey begins with an initial meeting with one of our experienced Design and Build Consultants. They will ask you about your vision, requirements, preferences and budget so that a specific Design Brief can be developed.
Our selection of award-winning concept plans are a great place to start. Working with a dedicated Design and Build Consultant you can select a plan that best suits your needs, and adapt it to truly make it your own and to optimise your site.
Based on your brief, the Mike Greer Homes Design team develops customised concept plans, floor plans and elevations that can then be discussed, modified and approved.
This is an important collaborative process to ensure your vision is captured and that all of your functional needs are incorporated into a plan. Your Design and Build Consultant will work with you and the Design team to finalise and approve the plan of your home.
Your house plans are then priced with detailed specifications and inclusions to check that your budget will not be compromised. Often this part of the process will involve further consultation to change or refine some of the details of your home, be that floor plan tweaks or amends to specifications.
At this point you can work with the dedicated Mike Greer Homes Interior Designer to select external and internal colours, appliances, lighting and flooring that reflect your individual style.
Once all of the plans, costings and working drawings are approved, you will enter into a Registered Master Builders approved contract.
This contract acts as the legal agreement between you and Mike Greer Homes. It outlines standard milestone payments that need to be made on retrospective work so you never pay for any work not already completed.
At contract signing, you will also be asked to make a deposit ($20,000 across all contracts) on your new home.
Compliance and Working Drawings
The experienced Compliance and Consent teams within Mike Greer Homes take care of the mandatory consent process to ensure all legal and council requirements are in order.
While this work and consultation is happening, you make the exciting final decisions about colours and materials that truly make your house a home. Mike Greer Homes partners with leading industry suppliers so you benefit from a great selection of fixtures and fittings from reputable brands.
Plus, you can visit the range of Mike Greer Homes showhomes for further inspiration and advice on those important finishing touches.
Your Design and Build Consultant then meets with you and your designated Mike Greer Homes Project Manager to discuss the construction process of your new home.
As a team you can discuss everything related to your build, including asking any questions that you may have. Your Project Manager will also speak to you about the building timeframes and will brief you on Health and Safety and other mandatory implications of the construction process.
Construction of your home is overseen by your Mike Greer Homes Project Manager who will communicate with you and keep you informed every step of the way, from planned site visits to progress photography and email updates.
Mike Greer Homes obviously complies with all Building Code requirements but we also have a robust Quality Assurance programme that sees site work being checked by a qualified Foreman at regular stages of the build process.
Our payment plan reflects the Master Build contract with staged payments based on project milestones throughout the construction of your new home.
Once construction is completed and signed off, Mike Greer Homes formalises ‘Practical Completion’ and a Code of Compliance application is submitted.
You will then be advised when you can move into your home. The Mike Greer Homes team will ensure you are settled, present you with a gift basket, and formally advise you of our After Sales Care programme so you can organise to meet the Mike Greer Homes Foreman on-site for post-build quality checks.
Checks and Maintenance
At Mike Greer Homes we are committed to making the design and build journey as stress-free and satisfactory as possible. Our 180 day After Sales Care programme addresses any maintenance issues and ensures that any remedial work is undertaken once it is logged and approved.
This programme, along with the Master Build 10 Year Guarantee, gives you peace of mind that the quality of your home remains our focus even after you move in.
Partnering with the best in New Zealand and international brands, Mike Greer Homes offers customers more quality and choice when it comes to fixtures, appliances and finishings.
Mike Greer Homes works hard to bring you the best brands and products at the best prices to make your home, and your investment in it, the best it can be.
As Registered Master Builders, Mike Greer Homes benefits from the ongoing support and oversight of a specialist industry body that brings customers more peace of mind and confidence in the construction process.
Building with Mike Greer Homes means you can take advantage of:
- The Master Build 10
- Industry standards and
checks and balances
- Master Build technical
support and advice
Learn more at masterbuilder.org.nz