nics wedding 3Cliff & Leonie Ireland

We bought our section around 3 years before we intended to build.   
Over the intervening period we checked out numerous building companies and based on cost, selection of plans and quality Latitude Homes were by far the best value for money.

We then contacted Darrin and Sue Payne of Latitude in Hamilton and were very impressed by their friendly, yet professional approach.  They were extremely accommodating and helpful with the changes (some quite major) that we wanted to make to the plan we chose.   Their colour consultant was a huge help in picking carpets and colour schemes and the whole process was made as stress-free as possible, from lodging the plans with council right through to completion and the cost we were quoted at the outset was what we paid.

By the time everything was ready to begin the build it was early June of the wettest winter we’ve had for many years, yet they still managed to finish the build in a little over 4 months from the start of excavation to handing us the key.

We are absolutely thrilled with our new Latitude Home which is fitted out with the best fittings and appliances (all included in the base cost) and all our friends and family are very impressed.

We have no hesitation in recommending Darrin & Sue Payne to anyone considering building a Latitude Home and would be happy to show any prospective customer through our home in Huntly.



 Shelley and Dave Power

We decided to build with Latitude Homes after visiting the Showhome in Clive and meeting Debbie. She was very friendly, open and honest and we felt that the showhome was a lovely design, well built and a reasonable price. We were impressed with the large range of house designs on the Latitude Homes website - it gave us plenty to look at! After considering a number of other building companies we decided to go with Latitude Homes and with Debbie’s assistance settled on a Full Build service. We started with a basic design that we had in mind, and then had it refined so that we ended up with a house that was exactly what we wanted.

As first home builders we were initially a little apprehensive about the whole process, but that’s where Debbie’s great communication came in - stress was reduced as she dealt with everything really efficiently. To be honest the most difficult aspect of the building our own home was having to wait for the finish date! We couldn’t wait to move in and now that we’ve been in the home a while, we wouldn’t change a thing.

We would definitely recommend the whole 'building your own home' experience to others - especially with Latitude Homes!



 Jo Kettle and Kevin Tyler

Many people say that building a house can be very stressful, but there was no stress throughout the entire build, just joy and excitement watching our house be created.

After having contacted many other building companies which seemed to not take us seriously, good service and great communication was on the top of our list. When we first made contact with Darrin and Sue, we were very happy with their great customer service and genuine interest in what we were after. We weren’t judged as tyre kickers or too young to raise the funds. Straight away they were able to provide us with options to fit within our budget by altering their plans and with no pressure.

Being first time home builders on a budget we went with the full build option knowing that everything was taken care of for the funds we had.

It makes such a big difference when you know the people who are taking care of building your home are genuine and wanting the best result for you. Everyone that was involved in building our home from start to finish were great to deal with and were very helpful with advice when it came to the choices we had throughout the build. The tradesmen provided excellent workmanship and we couldn’t be more happy with the finished product.

We can’t thank the team at Latitude enough for the great experience we have had, and highly recommend them to anyone that is looking at building a home.


testimonial-hoAlida Ho

From our original meeting with Darrin and Sue until completion of the  house, we found Latitude Homes to be very professional and dedicated to  build us a good home. They were very switched on with great communication  with regular updates on progress and they were happy to accommodate us with  a few minor changes to the overall floor plan which we requested. We love  our new home.We wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to our friends, as they were great to  deal with throughout the whole building process.



testimonial-swannLindsay and Geraldine Swann

After researching a number of building companies and building options, including relocating an existing home onto our rural site, we decided to have our farm workers house built and completely project managed by Latitude Homes. Everything went smoothly – if you don’t count the horrible weather we had! – and we’re very grateful to the Latitude Homes team for their continual high level of communication and professionalism. We would definitely recommend  Latitude Homes to anyone considering building their own home.



latitude-mauellBrian and Wendy Manuell

They say you have to build three homes to get everything right, but we got it right first time. Everything we want in a home is now ours. We were at times worried and scared about the whole unfamiliar process, but Darrin and Sue held our hands along the way and made it an exciting journey. We have been in our new house for more than six months now, and are still pinching ourselves at what a beautiful and functional home we have. We cannot recommend Latitude highly enough.


success photo 5Bryan, Corina & Mackenzie Keating.

It's not often that we feel compelled to write a thank you letter when dealing with building companies but after our experiences with Latitude Homes we thought it only deserving to give credit where credit is due.

After much deliberation we finally settled on Latitude Homes to build our next project. Any fears we had prior to commencing our project were quickly dispelled once we began dealing with the Latitude team as their professionalism, understanding and dedication to realizing our dream was outstanding.

The whole process was made so much easier as they are a company that will listen to 'what the customer wants' and will do their upmost to deliver on this. Their communication is outstanding and even though some of our requests may have pushed the envelope a little they delivered 110%.

We would certainly have no hesitation in recommending Marc & his Latitude team for your building project however big it is.


A big thank you to Latitude Homes for our wonderful new house and a hassle free experience, we wish them all the best.


success photo 1Paul Couper - Housing Developer

I had done my homework and looked around at about 4 housing companies in total. I chose to build with Latitude Homes for both of my investment properties because I was most impressed with their designs, the quality of the finished product, the price and the value for money was the best.

As a property investor, finding a building company that could project manage the entire process was critical as I’m really busy with my other businesses and don’t have time to get involved in the day- to-day issues. Having said that, the communication from the team on the progress of the house was excellent. When I did run into a hold up with council compliance Latitude Homes was invaluable in identifying the problem and resolving it on my behalf.

I would definitely recommend Latitude Homes to anyone who is interested in building a house for an investment or to live in themselves – when I build again I won’t be considering anyone else.


success photo 2Krista, Daniel and Zane - First Home Builders

We chose to build with Latitude Homes because of the range of designs that we could choose from and the price. The finishing products were important to us, so we’re really pleased with the James Hardie Linea® weatherboards we used on the outside.

The house didn’t take that long to complete – deadlines were met throughout the whole process and the level of service from the team at Latitude homes was excellent.

We’ve already recommended Latitude Homes to a few friends of ours who are thinking of building as we don’t really think any other building company could provide better service or offer better price, designs or quality.


success photo 3Carol Burton

Before I built my house I looked at a number of building companies to get a good comparison of prices, designs and to get an idea of what level of service each was offering. I decided to go with Latitude Homes because I felt they won out in all areas.

I have a bush section so had a number of difficulties with council permits. Latitude Homes made these trying times much easier to get through with excellent communication and support. Their full build service was comprehensive and I found their level of service both prior to and during building second to none.

I would easily recommend Latitude Homes to anyone who is wanting to build their own home – I believe that they definitely offer the best price, service and range of floorplans to choose from.





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