• Master Build 10-year Guarantee

      2018/04/16    FAQ よくある質問, New Home 新築, Renovation 改装

    Japan Homes is “Registered Master Builder” Since 2015, Japan Homes has been member of “Registered Master Builders” uphold the highest craft and ethical standards. To become a Registered Master Builder a company must undergo a comprehensive process of assessment which includes personal interviews with company tradesmen, suppliers, accountants, banks and clients. We appreciate their supports, especially “Master Build 10-year Guarantee’ which is the most benefit for our clients.  Projects from $30,000 to $2M are covered. Why do you need a Guarantee? A Master Build 10-Year Guarantee protects you through the building process, and for the next 10 years. It provides much greater protection than both the Building Act and Consumer Guarantees Act. In case, if something does go wrong with your construction project, your Guarantee […]

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  • FIRST HOME BUYER? – Our Finance Support Tips –

      2018/04/08    FAQ よくある質問, Finance ファイナンス, New Home 新築

    Are you thinking about First Home? Everyday we receive many inquiries about new home. When you are planning it, the first and most important thing is Having a specific target number will help keep you motivated and focused, and we can asisst you in right way. Below are some options to start actions towards your dream home in NZ.   1. Housing New Zealand https://www.hnzc.co.nz/ Housing New Zealand Corporation is a Crown agent that provides housing services for people in need. Many people use this system when they have first homes. 1-1. Welcome Home Loan Welcome Home Loan is offered by lenders, supported by Housing New Zealand, and, designed for first home buyers who can afford to make regular repayments on a home loan, but […]

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  • Single Storey New Home in Central Auckland 18/02/2018

      2018/02/18    New Home 新築

    There is a new home project in Central Auckland that is almost complete and one of our standard new homes shown on our website. I update the photos of this house. Its functional kitchen is described in this post. This is a single storey home design for first home buyers so please have a look at it. (日本語訳下にあります) (下面有中文的翻译) New Home Photos Exterior Kitchen Bosch Appliances Rubbish Bin and Spice Rack Living/Dining Bathroom with full-tiling Hallway with high windows for daylight intake Entrance door opens outwardly Light Switch Bedroom Wardrobe   オークランドでジャパンホームズの新築工事が完成間近になり、その写真をアップしました。 若い家族など、初めて戸建て新築の検討をしている方には、 最適な規模とデザインになっていますので、 ぜひご覧になってみて下さい。 新築写真 外観 キッチン Boschのキッチン器具です シンクとガス台に近くにある便利なゴミ箱と調味料ラック リビングダイニング 天井までのフルタイルバスルーム 自然光を高窓で取り入れた廊下(写っている人は岡部社長) 光る照明スイッチ 寝室とワードローブ 外開きドアの入り口 各位好 這是一個位於奧克蘭中區的一套單層新房 我先更新這房子的照片 這套房子是設計給首次買房的客人所以可以參考 室外 廚房 博世家電 垃圾筒與香料架 生活區/飯廳 全瓷磚的衛浴 走廊上方有採光窗戶 往外開的大門與電子鎖 燈按鈕(也有可調光暗的) 房間 衣櫃      

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  • Shadow Analysis For New Home Development

      2018/01/28    Council Consent 役所の許認可, New Home 新築, The Way We Work 仕事のこだわり

    Hello everyone, We often do a shadow analysis for our new home development to make sure next door buildings have enough access to sunlight. (日本語訳下にあります) (下面有中文的翻译) Shadow Analysis Normally we study the area of shadows cast by our new building for four key dates through a year, namely Summer Solstice, Winter Solstice, Vernal Equinox (Spring) and Autumnal Equinox (Autumn). Here the analysis example for our new home for Summer Solstice when the sun reaches the highest point in the sky. The shadow covers only a small part of the neighbor building and it can access to a plenty of sunlight so it is all fine and also complied with the Council standard. Below is for Winter Solstice when the sun angle is the lowest in the […]

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  • Lift Up An Old House

      2017/11/11    New Home 新築

    Hi All, When I was walking on a street I found a bit surprised construction that the existing single storey house had been brought upstairs and build a new structure underneath to build a new two storey home. (日本語訳下にあります) (下面有中文的翻译) Lift Up The Old House the existing building foundation was removed and temporary supports had been set up to keep the old building at the upper level. Now the new concrete foundation was built and new timber framing was being built at the lower level. I heard of that a new staircase was going to be built around the old house entrance to connect the new and old parts. I think this is a good way to save a material and demolition cost for the […]

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  • DESIGN & BUILD & MAINTENANCE PART 2

      2017/10/21    Minor Unit マイナーユニット, New Home 新築, Renovation 改装, The Way We Work 仕事のこだわり

    Hi there, (日本語訳下にあります) We always think that designing and building a home are to create a piece of art together with our clients and subs. Considering the design from our client perspective and having a clear vision of the completed building with its exterior during design and construction process is the key to the successful project. Our design examples include to: Design a new home in a way that house work is quickly and easily done Provide a utility space for easy house work Provide a Japanese style bathroom for you to relax Provide 9% of a total floor area of a new home for store space. Also we think about construction: Avoid house components that take time to get and install Consider waterproofing all […]

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  • DESIGN & BUILD & Maintenance Part 1

      2017/08/12    Minor Unit マイナーユニット, New Home 新築, Renovation 改装, The Way We Work 仕事のこだわり

    It is very advantageous to make home design and construction and maintenance consistently with one construction company. (日本語訳下にあります) The company is like a home doctor who knows all the history of your family and understand the family’s condition. Such a doctor is called GP in New Zealand, and usually each family has their own GP. The company like Japan Homes keeps watching your home to quickly specify the cause of a problem with a part of your house and fix it properly before it becomes too serious that needs a lot of cost. As a designer and builder we will become very happy if we can start everything from scratch. A  house is an art which is a combined form of various materials and elements. […]

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  • 160m2 Single Story Affordable Home Design

      2017/07/29    New Home 新築

    Hi All, We have recently created a standard single story new home design that can fit into a narrow section. (日本語訳下にあります)  160m2 Single Story Affordable Home Design This single storey affordable home is designed to fit in a narrow section. Those high windows on the hallway wall provide a plenty of daylight into the space to welcome you at the entrance. The simple open plan kitchen, dining and living with the large timber deck just outside creates a natural flow from the inside to outside. The guest room can be used as a family room, kids space, study or any type of space that meets your family’s needs at different times. All the sanitary space and kitchen are placed on one side in proximity for […]

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  • A New Home Plan With A Room For Rent

      2017/07/16    New Home 新築, The Way We Work 仕事のこだわり

    Hi all, We have developed a new home plan that has an ensuite bedroom for rent. (日本語訳下にあります) A Bedroom For Rent For Stable Income This is a 185m2 double story home with a double garage, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1 toilet and 2 lounges. This is originally designed to be put on a small section like a subdivided section in an urban area. Here is the floor plan. You see the independent guest room at the ground floor with an ensuite bathroom and wardrobe that can be used as a mini-studio and ideal for rent because there is some space in the room for furniture and personal items to place. Moreover, the room is just beside the entrance and has direct access to outside, and its […]

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