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4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Better Built Homes

A general comment for all members: Be cautious considering information provided by anonymous online avatars via PM's. If you want to verify information, and members are indeed real customers its…

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Checking contract

Also spend the necessary time to read everything in the contract carefully yourself. This is effectively what you are purchasing and defines your relationship with the builder once they 'take…

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Better Built Homes

notknown Which particular builders did you compare Better Built Homes with? How did you assess their finishing, attention to detail and quality? How…

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Better Built Homes

notknown how do you know "Their quality is so much better than other builders"? Which builders have you compared Better Built Homes to?

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Help! How to decide on a builder without quotes

Also ask the builder for relevant non price information like the contact details of some referees and their contract template with any special terms to help you decide. Providing these…

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Thanks JasmanC , Can some other forum members please also share their experiences? What about Wisdom Homes pre construction admin timings with already…

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

JasmanC Thanks, what's the typical pre-construction admin stage duration that you observed? Does Wisdom Homes provide some guidance, based on their building experience,…

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

jasmanC what structural changes have you made?

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Hoot Homes

sabbirshah has your construction now started? If so, what is your contract handover date?

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

liannaz I suggest you forward this link to your site supervisor and Wisdom Homes general manager ; https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/laws-an ...…

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

liannaz your inspector is correct: AS3000-2018 4.5.2.3 definitely applies to LED lights. These can get hot and can cause fires as well. Covering…

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4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Change to base price after quote

Confirm back to them in writing what your understanding of β€œIt would all be ok.” is, to ensure everyone is on the same page. Ask Stylemaster Homes to confirm this…

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Change to base price after quote

If you walk away you should claim back the tender fee you paid. If they refuse to pay up apply to state fair trading for an order that they repay…

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Can Builder ask for final payment-no ElecMeters installedyet

Assuming you have a standard HIA contract with no special clauses about this, it is the builders responsibility to ensure everything including electrical, data and plumbing items etc are installed…

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Change to base price after quote

If this is Stylemaster Homes ethics demonstrated even before you have signed a contract with them consider very carefully whether you want to deal with such people, how many more…

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4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Can Builder ask for final payment-no ElecMeters installedyet

Will you check all the lights, PowerPoints and electrical appliances are correctly installed and all work before paying?

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

alce4463 What has Wisdom Homes done to address these issues?

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Builder denied the new home warranty for the leak on garage

In this case Rawson Homes claimed they had built the home to the applicable building standards and, using heavy rain in Sydney at the time as an excuse, palmed off…

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
GJ Gardner Melb Inner East

Quality can vary. As research I would suggest asking the GJG local franchise directors for the contact details of 5 customers who have built with them, with these customers' prior…

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
GJ Gardner Melb Inner East

Note GJG is not a builder.
They are a franchise marketing company like Jim's Mowing, Gloria Jeans etc. Their project results will vary across the country depending upon the capability…

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Site Costs

Exactly! the government stimulus has increased consumer demand, which has allowed builders to raise their prices. New homes are more expensive now than before in the already depressed, and ultra…

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

It seems there are some expensive traps for unwary homebuyers in the 'fine-print' of Wisdom Homes cunningly modified 'standard' HIA contracts. I suggest reading everything very carefully before signing. Ask…

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4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

malypetu The industry's Christmas break is considered a known event, and the 3 weeks non working time are included in the total contract…

4 months4 monthsNorfolkNorfolk posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

funk52 the normal industry actual construction time for a $700K volume builder home is about 25 weeks. What duration did Wisdom Homes include…

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