Words from our valued clients we have built homes for in the past, from Auckland to Cape Reinga!
Leanne & Michael – Mangawhai
“We LOVED our experience with Advance Build and the whole process has been managed beautifully.
The quality of the fit-out is exceptional. From first point of sales with Tim & Jenny to the project management at the factory with Joseph and then finally in Sam’s hands as site manager. He communicated several times a week to keep us up to date and nothing has been too much bother.
We are absolutely going to recommend Advance build to others!”
John & Naomi – Mangawhai
Thank you SO much for all your guidance & advice to make our Mangawhai dream a reality! We’re really grateful to the team for creating such a stress-free process & amazing new home.
“As first time home buyers this has been an epic experience for us… Not only was the journey with Advance Build smooth, fast and easy, but the finished product is such a beautiful home, surpassing all expectations.
The entire process was so quick and painless, and we were able to customize a home that suited our needs, all within a tight budget.
“We went to Advance build with our own ideas on the style of house we wanted and a concept plan was developed. They came back to us with some great suggestions throughout the process which has made our home something very special.
It has been an enjoyable and problem free experience, we were kept up to date with progress, and because we didn’t live nearby, really appreciated the photo updates each week. When we made the trip north, we were welcome to have a walk through the house.
On the day our house was delivered to our property we decided to meet and follow it in. Before the sun came up we watched our home come over the one-way bridge at Taipa and the skill of the house-movers getting through the tight spaces at Cable Bay was an experience not to be missed.
The tag-line “fast build” is no exaggeration. It’s not unusual for delays when building, but because Advance build is in a controlled environment our house was ready way before we expected.
Everyone we came in contact with throughout the build and the contractors that worked on the house after it was delivered on site were awesome to deal with. Without exception they are all very skilled and professional.
Thanks Advance build – we love our new life in our new home.”
“After visiting various building companies we knew as soon as we walked into the Waipapa showhome that Advance build was the company for us! Very friendly from the start, communication was great, no pressure and more than happy to make any changes we needed.
The Team kept us updated with pictures and details all throughout the build process and the accounts team were always so lovely! Special thanks and thumbs up to Wayne, Tamara, Kenneth & Regan!
We love our home so much it makes our harbour views even more outstanding.”
“When I decided to build my first home, I met and spoke to several building companies; some had good quality products but lacked customer service or flexibility, others had good service but couldn’t supply what I needed or had little local knowledge. Advance build had the best quality specifications as standard inclusions, they were flexible with my design needs, they knew the area and their customer service was beyond outstanding. I dealt with the same, dedicated person from the very first meeting on my site to handing over the keys of my perfectly finished home, which to me was so important.
The entire process was smooth, I was able to be involved as much as I wanted for aspects that were important to me, as well as step back and be able to trust that they would take care of everything else. When it comes to timing and building, time really is money. The longer a build goes on for, the more it’s going to cost. With my build being my first home, luxurious nest eggs were not at my disposal! Having the fixed completion date was a huge weight off my mind, it allowed me to budget and keep my dual rent/mortgage payments under control. My home was even completed a week early, which is almost unheard of with a standard build.
With Advance build, I achieved an absolutely beautiful, stylish, contemporary home that included a lot of my own custom design features and layout; there is no way this is a cookie cutter, off the shelf home. It’s a smart, quality home that was built to my needs, on time and on budget by a fantastic bunch of people who I am really excited to work with again in the future.”
“Peter and I were happy to use Advance build to build our investment property. We had a budget to adhere to and everything went smoothly, from planning to the transportation. Our house was completed before the delivery date and the finished product was faultless.
I would definitely recommend and use Advance build again. Thank you!”
Craig & Julie – Karikari Peninsula
“The thought of undertaking a new home build from 12,000 kilometers away was daunting for us, but Advance build made the process easy.
We are super happy with the product they built. Our new home is exactly as we had hoped. Pride in workmanship is apparent throughout.
We made the right choice going with Advance build and are grateful they did such an amazing job on our bach.”
Jo & Irvine – Mangawhai
“We would recommend Advance build without hesitation.
They made the whole process from start to finish easy and kept in constant contact with us throughout the build which we really appreciated since we did not see our home in the flesh until it was delivered to our section.
Fantastic team all round – we couldn’t be more comfortable recommending them to anyone who is considering a new build project and have already recommended them to others.”
Lynne – Kerikeri
“We would certainly recommend Advance build to anyone who was thinking of doing a build. We especially loved their professionalism, they’re very super friendly when you have to deal with them. We have built quite a few times, I think 5 times before. I would say this was the most stress free of all of them.
Our Home Consultant, Shaun, did everything possible to give us advice on the home building. He was very good at suggesting things for my husband who has mobility issues. So we had a walk in shower and the ranch sliders went level on to the deck – things that made it easier and no trip hazards, that maybe we wouldn’t have thought of. We were in constant email communication with Shaun and he did anything he could to help us along the way.
The key to a good build is communication from the project manager and our project manager from Advance build, Regan, was absolutely great. He would send an email on a Monday, setting out the progress that he was expecting for the coming week, so we always knew what was happening. When we have built before there have been days when there has been no subbies at the site, very frustrating. But there was something happening every day here which was great.
The project ran to budget. As far as time was concerned, it was exactly 3 months from the day they started to the day we moved in which was incredibly fast.
We are extremely satisfied with our final outcome. At our time of life when we wanted something that was really practical, it has just meant that our lifestyle is very cruisy.
It was stress free, it was exciting, and we are very happy that it’s come to such a great conclusion!”
“I’d highly recommend Advance build to anyone else who specially has a difficult site to build on. What was so great about this was being able to crane it on the site. Building it on the site on such a steep slope would have been quite a challenge, so it just made it all easy!”
It’s a lot of money to spend and because your paying in advance, trust is really important. We had complete confidence in the whole process right from the start. We were reassured at every level and communication kept us up to speed.
We were very impressed with the build time. From go to woah, the actual build itself was quite incredible.
The team has been fantastic. Everybody we’ve met, everybody we’ve dealt with have all been very professional. I can’t praise the Advance build team enough. They were so professional and conscientious and any comment we made they attended to it immediately.
We are very happy with the end result and can’t fault it at all really.”
With Advance Build, I achieved an absolutely beautiful, stylish, contemporary home that included a lot of my own custom design features and layout; there is no way this is a cookie cutter, off the shelf home. It’s a smart, quality home that was built to my needs, on time and on budget by a fantastic bunch of people who I am really excited to work with again in the future. - Jessica