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Home Extension Renovation Costs 2018

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Adding a room or extending your ground level living area are cost effective ways of creating more space. However, what are the home extension renovation costs when embarking on this type of renovation?

The team at Style Plus | Renovations Auckland take a look at some of the costs behind building a single level home extension:

* So why renovate?
* What are the costs to build an extension?
* Does the quote include a kitchen or bathroom?
* Finishes & Fittings.
* Are there any complex site constraints?
* Residential Building Warranty for Renovations.

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Home Extension Renovation Costs 2018

  1. 1. HOME EXTENSION RENOVATION COSTS A review of the costs behind building a home extension 29 May 2018 STYLE PLUS | RENOVATIONS
  2. 2. • Adding a room or extending your ground level living area are cost effective ways of creating more space. • However, what are the home extension renovation costs when embarking on this type of renovation?
  3. 3. So Why Renovate? TOP 4 1. You would like to move, however, the property prices mean the best option is making your current home work for your family. 2. You would like to stay in the area where your preferred schools are. 3. Where you can grow into a property such as adding extra space such a single level extension to accommodate an expanding or growing family, or to simply add a sense of space. 4. Adding more living space to increase your return on investment.
  4. 4. A Basic Single Story (Same Level) Extension Example In Auckland a more realistic estimate for a house extension costs could be between $2,600 – $3,800+ per m². Due to the shortage of skilled, licensed builders and the ever increasing costs of materials these meter square rates are slowly rising.
  5. 5. Additional Costs? • However, you will also need to add the following costs: • Professional fees. For example, architect fees for preliminary | building consent drawings and structural engineer services. • Plan a contingency fund. Renovations have a habit of revealing hidden surprises. Allow at least 10% for overruns, unforeseen costs or changes to the plan. • Add GST.
  6. 6. Finishes & Fittings • Always check with your builder what the level of finishing will be. It is best to know earlier than be surprised by the addition variation costs at a later stage. • If you are wanting high end finishes such as engineered wood floor finishes, custom fitted joinery, these costs will increase your budget.
  7. 7. Are There Any Complex Site Constraints? • Your soil type and ground conditions where an extension is planned may present more costly construction methods. • Limited access to the site. • For the existing structure, are you removing any structural walls? • Are you moving any plumbing or drainage?
  8. 8. 10 Year Building Warranty • Undertaking a home renovation is one of the biggest investments you will make so it is important to have a building warranty which protects you both during construction and for 10 years after completion. • Our 10 year Residential Building Warranty provided by Stamford Insurance has been designed to cover any type of new development, from individual homes to larger sub-divisions and multiple housing units. CONTACT US
  9. 9. THANK YOU. Please contact us if you have any questions. https://www.styleplusrenovations.co.nz/contact-us/ Check out this article here

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