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The Challenges of Renovating an Existing Property

Are you planning on renovating your existing property? The experience can be exciting, nerve-racking and daunting all at the same time. There are so many variables that have the potential to change your timeline, budget and final outcome. For such a big project, it’s important to think about the challenges and talk them through with your building team.

Keep reading below to find out how you should deal with some common renovation challenges. 

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How to Deal with Council Consent Processes

One of the hardest things about planning to build your new home or complete your renovations is navigating the confusing maze of council consent processes. In Auckland, there are certain steps that must be taken in order to legally commence any physical work. In many cases, your architect or builder will take care of this process for you. However, if you’re trying to cut costs, you can file a consent application yourself.

Keep reading below for some firsthand tips on how to deal with this time-consuming process. 

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