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    22 Feb 2017

    2 New Christchurch Show Homes

    We are very excited about the two new Canterbury show homes that we are building this year. The first in the Highsted Residential subdivision is due to be completed in June, while the second home in Prebbleton’s Sterling Park will be finished in September.

    Filed under: Choosing my home David Reid Homes News First home buyers What's new

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    12 Feb 2017

    Dulux 2017 Colour Trends

    The colour scheme selected for a home can be one of the biggest decisions there is to make when it comes to building, renovating, and redecorating. Dulux has put together four key colour themes, motivated by a desire to combat the modern challenges faced in the digital world we live in.

    Filed under: Planning and Styling Tips and ideas

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    08 Feb 2017

    Should you buy or build a new home?

    If you are looking at buying a house, whether it is your first home or your fourth, you may be wondering whether you should buy an existing house or build a brand new one. In this article, we look at the pros and cons of buying vs building.

    Filed under: Building my home First home buyers Tips and ideas

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    01 Feb 2017

    East to East to the Small Screen

    When a Christchurch filmmaker saw on her Facebook newsfeed that a group of teenagers would be taking part in the iconic Coast to Coast, she saw an opportunity. David Reid Homes helped her get the documentary to New Zealand TV screens.

    Filed under: David Reid Homes News Uncategorised

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    19 Jan 2017

    Bathroom Trends for 2017

    The bathroom can be one of the most luxurious and relaxing spaces in the home. The key to creating the perfect oasis lies in striking the balance between colours, textures and lighting.

    Filed under: Building my home Planning and Styling

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  • Open Living Room Ideas

    15 Dec 2016

    10 Tips for the Bach these Holidays

    The family bach can take a bit of a backseat when it comes to maintenance. Here are 10 ideas for tidying the place up this summer.

    Filed under: Lifestyle Tips and ideas Sustainability

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    07 Dec 2016

    Home of the Week: Kaiteriteri

    A steep, exposed site created a challenge for this award-winning build, but the result made it all worthwhile.

    Filed under: Building my home Choosing my home Lifestyle New Home Designs Planning and Styling

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    24 Nov 2016

    Waikato Showhome Built to Fit the Landscape

    With prime locations can often come tricky builds - David Reid Homes Waikato director Ben Green explains how their showhome was designed to fit the landscape.

    Filed under: Building my home Choosing my home Lifestyle New Home Designs Planning and Styling Tips and ideas

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    18 Nov 2016

    David Reid Homes Wellington Display Home

    A collaboration of top class designers and builders have produced a home not to be missed in Wellington’s Churton Park. David Reid Homes Wellington's latest display home is opening to the public this Sunday, for a limited time.

    Filed under: Building my home Choosing my home New Home Designs Planning and Styling

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    10 Nov 2016

    Selecting a Home from the Plan

    Options can be endless when it comes to building a home, but it doesn't have to be difficult. With David Reid Homes, creating your dream home can be as simple or complex as you'd like it to be.

    Filed under: Building my home Choosing my home New Home Designs Planning and Styling Tips and ideas

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