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July 13, 2021
What is building consent? Here in New Zealand, it’s where the local council gives written approval under the Building Act that allows a person to carry out building work. A council will issue a building consent only when it is satisfied the proposed building work will meet the requirements of the Building Code. The first...
You may have seen YPBs work on youtube or other forms of social media. Right now we are doing a lot of new builds. Whilst my apprenticeship as a builder was largely renovation based and a lot of remedial work after becoming qualified I moved into the new build area. Since then I have had...
Where is YPB based? You may have seen us all over the internet and want us to do your job. Believe it or not, we have had inquires from Auckland, Taihape and New Plymouth. We love fare field inquires because it’s cool to see the name being spread out there. However, right now we are...
So how much money do you need to build a home in 2021? The short answer is a lot. So will depend on a few things. What do you want to build? For a rough Idea, the house we are building up in Birchville is a small 3 bedroom, 130m^2 family home on a flat...