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10 d10 dNorts33Norts33 posted:
Coronavirus Impact to Build/On-Site Meetings.

Boro I'd rather not at this stage as we are still in construction.
I did push back on this with the builder though and…

10 d10 dNorts33Norts33 posted:
Builder won't let us nominate our surveyor (Victoria)

Norfolk It depends on the stage and how many stages you engage their services for, but well worth the investment.
I highly…

2 months2 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Coronavirus Impact to Build/On-Site Meetings.

No experience with Clarendon Homes Shabud. I am about 40% through our build and must admit I am nervous about any further restrictions from the government that may impact…

2 months2 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Coronavirus Impact to Build/On-Site Meetings.

Thanks for the feedback ourrawsonbalmoral38. My thoughts exactly. I completely understand the focus on health & safety first and foremost, but to just say we are shutting down site visits…

2 months2 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Coronavirus Impact to Build/On-Site Meetings.

I have just received a communication from our builder today advising the following:

Due to the circumstances worldwide with the Caronavirus, we will be limiting onsite meetings until final inspection…

2 months2 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

Sorry for late reply, but after all of the above headaches and after me challenging them multiple times and requesting multiple quotes, the builder ended up saying that we did…

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10 months10 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
KDR + Building Urban Edge Andu 43

Hi Brokenstick,
How did you go with Darbecca? Are there certain stages you would recommend getting inspected over others? Be good to know how many in total. Also…

10 months10 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Builder won't let us nominate our surveyor (Victoria)

I had a Senior Lawyer (Family associate) look over it for me and said that the contract was a standard issue Master Builder's Contract and that there were no surprises.
I've…

10 months10 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Builder won't let us nominate our surveyor (Victoria)

Hi,
I've just come across this thread and I am about to build and have encountered the same thing whereby the builder has advised that they appoint Group 4 Building Surveyors…

10 months10 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

SaveH20, SejaeD, above is the diagram that they printed off from the internet i think and explained to me is what the Sealed System setup is.
I told them that i…

11 months11 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

Thanks for the feedback SaveH2O. I have asked for clarity on the sealed system and for a fixed price on it too. The quote has Class A recycled…

11 months11 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

Thanks for the feedback StructuralIBIMGuy. I'm getting the impression that this builder is definitely gouging now which is disappointing as I've lost a lot of confidence in them now…

11 months11 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Recommendations for Private Inspectors & Contract Review

Thanks for the feedback and links. Really appreciate it. Cheers.

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11 months11 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Recommendations for Private Inspectors & Contract Review

Of course! I'm based in Victoria. Building bayside in Chelsea Heights.
Cheers,
Norts33

11 months11 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Recommendations for Private Inspectors & Contract Review

Hi,
I am looking for feedback on people's recommendations or experiences (Good & Bad) on employing the services of a private inspector to periodically inspect the stages of our new house…

11 months11 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

Thanks for the feedback Structuralbimguy. In addition to the info I have responded in the post above, another tender clarification is to provide AHD survey to assess flood…

11 months11 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

Thanks for the feedback S. I'm based in VIC and the our block is on a quiet court, so wouldn't imagine that traffic control would be required.
The contract/tender clarifications…

11 months11 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

Hi,
I am building a house with a volume builder (They build approx. 100 new homes a year) who I won't name at this stage.
They have been very good…

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