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Our pricing & process explained in two minutes

Stages and costs

WHEN building with sentinel

Step 1

Preliminary Estimate

Free

We meet and discuss your ideas. We'll visit your site and look for any potential issues.

You’ll get:

  • A preliminary estimate to give you a general idea of costs.
Step 2

Design and feasibility

$3k - $5k to pay designer and surveyor

We organise a detailed survey of your land, and draw up your house plans. This allows our quantity surveyors to give you a very accurate price.

You’ll get:

  • A formal estimate
  • A detailed list of our services and every product to be included in your new home
  • Scheme plans including site plan, floor plan and elevations.
  • An independent Master Builder's contract
Step 3

Consents

Cost included in build

Once we agree and both sign the contract, we’ll take care of all your consents and applications.

You’ll get:

  • Progress updates and information from your project manager
Step 4

Construction

Independent Master Builder's contract

Your friendly project manager will keep you updated throughout the entire build process, and you’re welcome to visit the site at any time.

You’ll get:

  • The Keys!
  • 12 month's free maintenance
  • A 10 year guarantee
  • A purpose-built home that suits you, your family and your lifestyle.

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client testimonials!

All the pricing was really transparent and the build came in right on budget, we’d definitely build with them again. We absolutely love this house.

Wendy & Dale Williams
Clevedon

We always felt in control of the build, due to the open lines of communication.

Thomas & Caitlin Weston
Stanmore Bay

The Sentinel app makes building your own home so easy. I’ve already shown it to many of my friends and family.

Cory & Tania Brown
Whangaparoa

Sentinel Homes don’t cut any corners – they take care of your home for the long term.

John & Viv Burnett
Auckland

All the way through, communication was excellent and the Sentinel Homes crew were like our mates! The house was built on time and bang on budget – we couldn’t have asked for better.

Kevin & Angie Mounsey
Hamilton

The Sentinel Homes team were all great, each offering a different set of skills and providing ideas about different ways of doing things.

Amanda Coombe
Western Bay of Plenty

what's next?

Let’s get together for a free, no-pressure meeting with one of our team, at your place or ours.

We can't wait to hear your ideas!

Call 0800 456 321