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Here you’ll find the latest news, ideas and tips from Platinum Homes to help you on your home building journey. We’ve included the latest housing industry news, ideas for keeping your home warm in winter and tips for styling your bathroom. Keep an eye on this page and stay up to date on what’s happening here at Platinum.

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Building For Investment - Information Evening

Come and join our Napier team for an information filled evening on Building For Investment.

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Protecting your home during winter

It’s that time of year again. Time to switch on the electric blankets, turn on the heat pumps and rug up by the fire.

We all love having a warm, safe home where we can shelter from the weather during the colder winter months. To make sure you’re prepared as the temperatures drop, here are a few of our top tips to protect your home from the wild weather this winter.

Protecting your home during winter
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Is now a good time to build a new home?

It’s a roller coaster ride for housing right now, full of ups and downs – with the Government’s latest budget news for first home buyers, a nationwide shortage of building supplies, more houses on the market, falling prices for existing homes and fewer sales.

Is now a good time to build a new home?
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Working from home? Make your home work for you

Working from home has quickly gone from a niche way of working to something we’ve pretty much all had to adapt to.

Working from home? Make your home work for you
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How to design a creative kid’s bedroom

It’s easy to create a really special bedroom for your child, and the good news is that it doesn’t need to cost a lot of money.

How to design a creative kid’s bedroom
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New show home now open in Cambridge

Just 20 minutes from Hamilton City, sits our stunning new Cambridge show home.

New show home now open in Cambridge
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Top 10 storage tips for your new home

Building a new home is a great opportunity to make sure you never again have storage problems.

Top 10 storage tips for your new home
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How to build a sustainable home

Sustainability is an important part of building a new home and something you may want to think carefully about when choosing suppliers and features.

How to build a sustainable home
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Most important questions to ask your home builder

Selecting the right building partner for your new home is a big decision.

Most important questions to ask your home builder
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Planning your show home visit

Making the decision to build a home is an exciting time in your life. Whether you’re looking for your first home or you’re ready for your next – it’s a big step.
Visiting show homes will give you a good idea of what you like and what you don’t like when planning for your new home.

Planning your show home visit
Top trends for designing your bathroom
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Top trends for designing your bathroom

Whether you want your bathroom to resemble a boutique-style hotel or to be more family friendly, there are plenty of design trends that will suit your needs and make your bathroom easy on the eye as well as functional.


Top trends for designing your bathroom
How to finance your new build
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How to finance your new build

Every Platinum home is unique because it reflects the individual requirements of its owner. Size, layout, fittings and finishes are chosen by you and influence the final building cost. That’s why the cost of building varies from one Platinum home to the next.

How to finance your new build
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