We represent the interests of New Zealand’s current and future home owners and residents. You can rely on us for independent information and guidance on buying, selling, maintaining and owning your home.
Our objective is to create a fair and ethical community where people are accountable for their actions and where the focus is on long term outcomes as opposed to short term gain.
Buying and Selling
Advice on sale and purchase agreements and building inspections.
Planning and executing building projects
Assistance with new builds, remediation of leaky buildings and renovations.
Body corporate governance and management advice.
Leaky and defective home repairs and claims
Support and guidance for leaky home owners and residents.
Assistance with dispute resolution and tradesmen you can trust.
Representing the interests of individuals, families and communities.
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Words of Appreciation
Thank you very much for your insightful and informative presentations, it is a little easier to bear this process being made fully aware of what to expect.
They have been in touch to say that you guys have advocated on our behalf. We really appreciate your support in this matter, it is the most awesome experience to have them phone us to tell us that things are progressing. I was with a customer when they phoned. After I hung up I felt I had to explain why I was so happy and she literally cried! She knows from her close friend's experience how hard this process is and was so happy that we were getting effective support.
If only we had become aware of HOBANZ at the beginning of our “Leaky Home” journey, we would saved so much time, money and gained earlier peace of mind. Their professionalism and knowledge ensured that we obtained a full review of our home, which resulted in a substantial change to a total reclad to resolve the original building problems. This took 4 years to reach the mediation process, along with considerable expense by way of inspection reports and legal fees. All this would have been substantially reduced if we had the support of HOBANZ from the early stages of our claim. We cannot thank Roger and his team enough for their support, guidance and compassion during this stressful time in our lives.
We were all totally ignorant of our situation and where to start. Once we got HOBANZ on board, the situation was explained to us, as daunting as what it was!! From here, we were guided, supported and given crucial information every step of the way.They were instrumental in bringing on board the Project Manager, the Architect, the Builder and our day in Court, and were involved in every way, including dealing with the Council. Not only were we supported with the rebuild, they were also fundamental is assisting some of our owners in liaising with the banks, to raise the finance required. For some this saved them from having to sell their homes. The end result, just brilliant. I couldn’t thank the HOBANZ team enough.
Roger, it is impossible to put into words the appreciation of your efforts on our behalf these past years (we’ve lost count!). Your knowledge and experience along with the wisdom of years of such cases has kept us together! We know that it has taken many long hours outside of ‘work’ and appreciate how difficult that is to maintain. We will be forever grateful for you care and concern, your sense of humour in tough times and your ability to make the mountains seem possible to climb. Thank you for picking us up and gluing the pieces together, maintaining perspective and getting us to this point.