Building A New House
Questions to ask a builder before you begin?
Ardo That is so funny! I wonder how many people know who Larry Haun is these days. I have a couple of young guys we call Mo 1 & Mo 2 who run a crew of 6 boys and…
Builder suspended construction, demanding cost increase
How are you doing Ben? Extremely interested in hearing what you are doing or plan to do!
Building Inspector recommendation in South Australia?
Would anyone have a reputable building inspector recommendation in South Australia? I am planning a build in the Adelaide region next year and am considering a staged…
Building with Chatham Homes - From Contract to Completion
Timeline: Fenced: March 9, 2022 Piers bored March 14, 2022 Piers concreted March 16, 2022 Preslab plumbing March 21, 2022 Slab cut April 1, 2022 Slab formwork April 9,…
Building with Metricon – Vantage 44 + Granny - in West Penna
Builder : Eagle Home / Champion Home / New South Homes
I can't agree more with your comments about C Homes. My friend and I both built with it a few years ago, the contract terms and conditions were full of traps. we ended up…
Old Covenants in NSW - Something I learnt this week
Hi Everyone I learned something this week that I thought would be worth sharing. In NSW a lot of developers of subdivisions put covenants on the land which normally…
Coral Homes general build thread
Has anyone built any of the Rochester series homes keeping sides and rear as per original plan? If you could please provide some pictures, that would be amazing. My…
Solid brick - why don't they build them?
150 m2 per skin + you pay for the both sides render (and paint) on top of it. As for the bullets, I am quite sure most of the hand gun calibers won't ricochet from the…
Builder’s price variation before commencing works
Contracts do not expire. The date is the date they were supposed to reach practical completion. If they haven't that just means they might be in breach. The contract…
Builder suspended works, demanding variations, cost increase
Fair Trading can issue orders to rectify and complete but once the matter goes to NCAT these orders are automatically vacated. You will have to terminate contract and sue…
Custom design builders - South eastern Melbourne suburbs
Expression of an idea doesn't include a measurement. And aside from the fact that most butlers, kitchens and laundry rooms are much of a muchness between all builders…
How hard to change CDC plan for a brick veneer to double bri
depends on your council, some 1 day some 14 days
Experience with HBCF insurance claim process NSW
Yes, I have submitted the Loss Notification form. We're with Fair Trading now, they've given the Builders deadlines for works to be completed. Unsure if Builder can make…
So many builders going bust, how's King homes/Fowler homes?
Maybe. What if you choose a builder, spend months planning, pay deposit, get contracts and you don't like the clauses? I'd judges short listing some builders and…
Suggest a modular home builder south of Port Macquarie
Well these guys are not looking good... I sent them a written enquiry last week and they have not yet replied. If they cannot respond to a simple…
What is the minimum side/back setbacks for small lots?
My land is 260m2 (10m x 26m) located in claymore NSW. Under campbelltown council. I know in general the following setbacks would apply ground floor side setback =…
Talking to tradies without entering the building site
Elvis has left the building... The site supervisor quit after 2 month on the project. I guess he was just instructed to bark at people, but didn't like when he was…
Any good or bad comments about 21st Century Homes?
The issue I raised is not just that builders treating client like dirt, it's that they can get away with it. The power dynastic is completely different in building…
Two storey home build by a boutique builder in Perth
We came across your post and it mirrors our situation. Have you progressed in the interim and would you have any advice for us? Thanks in advance!
My builder made the wrong height door, what should I do next
i imagine you also have another contract with an architect? and yeah, whatever other's said about special conditions and appendices
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