The construction industry has a very firm stereotype, and while people like myself might be working very hard to dispel those stereotypes, others are doing little about it. In fact over my break, while playing on my favourite social media, I found many to be actively encouraging it. This of course brings…Continue Reading
I receive lots of questions here on the blog about many parts of the building process, and one of the most common questions I am asked from clients, is why their builder isn’t onsite everyday. It is generally a big surprise that in fact, the builder will rarely be onsite everyday and there are some…Continue Reading
A preliminary agreement is a fantastic way for you as a client to lock in your chosen builder in the initial stages of work for you new build or renovation. There are several reasons these can work well for a client, which I will talk you though. First we will touch on what the agreement…Continue Reading
This post has been written in collaboration with Scyon Walls.
The Australian climate and lifestyle lends itself to many different styles of homes. The ever-popular Hamptons look is one that is easy to adapt to the Australian climate with the right use of materials and clever design. With is blend of relaxed, casual…Continue Reading
One of the most common questions I am asked, is what a defect list is for, and when should it be introduced. While there is much confusion, the answer is actually very simple and can be of great benefit to both client and builder alike.
Building Defect List – What, When and How
A defect list is…Continue Reading
One of the most important things we did before we decided to sell our home, was to rule out all the surprises. Having bought and sold a few times, we have come up with a list of things we do each time, prior to appointing an agent. For us being prepared, enables us to be…Continue Reading
There is only one more sleep until our whole auction campaign is done. Regardless of the outcome on Saturday, we can finally see the end in sight. Five solid weeks of open homes, random inspections, pest and building inspections and more press than I could have imagined and we are almost done.
So how are we…Continue Reading