Genius Homes Blog

Writings on all things prefab

Jun 2 2021

Why property is the ultimate long-term investment

There are a number of reasons why some investments perform better than others. But in this article, we’re going to focus on property in particular, and why...

Jul 26 2020

South Island housing in numbers

The Covid-19 pandemic upended elements of the New Zealand housing market changing the marketplace nearly overnight. The national lockdown slowed down both...

Apr 13 2020

Why a prefab rental property is a good investment

Owning a rental property in addition to your primary residence can be an excellent way for you to build personal wealth, attract a passive income and set...

Jan 22 2020

Building a holiday home in the South Island of New Zealand

Whether you’re an international traveller or a domestic tourist the South Island of New Zealand has touched the heart and imagination of everyone that...

Jan 22 2020

Building for Home and Income

In previous blogs, we've covered the benefits of choosing a home that lends itself to being the ideal income property when you're not using it. By using...

Oct 21 2019

5 reasons to build a holiday home

Building a holiday home anywhere can seem like a frivolous and luxurious endeavour. The reality of saying that you have a holiday home in Tekapo, or a bach...

Jun 17 2019

Building a home with income in mind

The rise of Airbnb and Bookabach has encouraged many Kiwis to consider house designs that open up the possibility of gaining additional income, without...

Aug 21 2017

How to increase revenue from your vineyard


We've already looked at how tourism in New Zealand, and particular the South Island, is on the rise with domestic and international tourists in our latest...

Aug 7 2017

How to grow your accommodation business

Tourism is New Zealand's largest export industry in terms of foreign exchange earnings*. In 2016 alone the total amount generated from tourism revenue was...

Sep 28 2016

Considering adding a 2nd dwelling?

Whether you’re after a Granny Flat, tourist accommodation, rental accommodation or just more room for visitors then Genius Homes has a design for you.

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