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shed – your dream home? Architecture has shifted. Most of us are aware of our green footprint and maximising energy efficiency in our homes New homes have to consider the building envelope and that is why more and more new builds & Home-Owners are shifting to barnstyle & shed style homes. We can help you with reaching these goals Contact Marius Greeff for innovative home designs that suit your lifestyle.

innovative ways to save money when deciding on a new home


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Building a house is expensive so finding innovative ways to save money on the project is imperative if you want to stay within your set budget here are important things to consider:

Choose the right piece of land and location

  1. If you choose a site in an eco-estate, they usually have restrictions on building materials used & the style of your home, which could push up the cost of the building work and budget.
  2. Choose land that suits your pocket, for example building on flat ground will be cheaper than building in the mountainside where you might need to do rock blasting etc.
  3. Think carefully about your design choices, take cognizance of the arrangement of windows & doors for energy efficiency, and what the style of your home dictates for energy efficiency
  4. Working closely with someone with experience will make the process much smoother.

With proper planning and smart decisions, you will be able to build your dream house, and, hopefully, you can do so without making a hole in your pocket. So lets get that project on the go….

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