Although he is not involved in the full house-and-land package sale, he estimated Angus homes on sites were selling for around $400,000-plus in his region.

Clever Living Co. say all homes come with Mitsubishi heat pumps, Kaboodle kitchens, Blanco appliances, Stein showers, vanities and toilets and Sengled security cameras and lighting.

Frames are built of laminated veneer lumber.

The business markets its smallest home as a two-bedroom 37.5sq m Merino but that series comes in larger sizes as well.

Oxford is 59.6sqm, Suffolk is 82.6sq m, Dexter is 101sq m, Angus is 95.8sq m and Highland is 106.4sq m.

Pamela Bell, Prefab NZ chief executive, says the sector is able to respond quickly to demand for new homes. PrefabNZ is a non-profit membership organisation aiming to inform, educate and advocate for innovation and excellence in offsite design and construction.