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9 d9 dAnjCAnjC posted:
Contract lawyer Perth

Aha! Yes. My contract has that clause.
Whose fault was the delay?
That clause does not appear to require reasons to be provided.

11 d11 dAnjCAnjC posted:
Contract lawyer Perth

To be absolutely clear, the price increase was made before we signed the contract. It was at the 11th hour, though - we had everything costed we just had to…

11 d11 dAnjCAnjC posted:
Are inspections during build necessary?

Master Building Inspectors. We’ve only had one inspection so far - so not really enough experience with them to recommend them, but so far so good.

12 d12 dAnjCAnjC posted:
Quality builder and building designer Perth

We're only at slab down, so early days yet, but my builder, Residential Attitudes, has some really great single story designs that you could really go to town with. …

12 d12 dAnjCAnjC posted:
Are inspections during build necessary?

I chose to get one - I wouldn't have, but for the overheated Perth market. Chasing the money is likely to mean cutting corners, in my view, so better…

12 d12 dAnjCAnjC posted:
Contract lawyer Perth

Mine just whacked $18k on top of the price. Saw my lift evaporate in front of my eyes. However, I don't think it's all that unreasonable - costs…

3 months3 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
Kit or Modular Pros and Cons

We just built a modified ‘Saltbox’ granny flat from a company called ‘Evoke’ out of Northam. It’s a lovely modern number and we constantly get compliments. It was the…

3 months3 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
Building Inspector Perth

Thanks! However that’s just the point of this post - the inspector that was recommended here only did their first inspection at plate height when it is more usual…

3 months3 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
WA - 2 STOREY NARROW HOME - 7.5m WIDE - DUAL ACCESS + STUDIO

I would have thought in the instance though that the r-codes are pretty clear and it’s not as if the OP is JUST under re size of block.
But I…

3 months3 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
WA - 2 STOREY NARROW HOME - 7.5m WIDE - DUAL ACCESS + STUDIO

I think it all depends on who you know really. The council required me to move my house back 50cm from the verge to make it 4.5m but some houses…

3 months3 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
WA - 2 STOREY NARROW HOME - 7.5m WIDE - DUAL ACCESS + STUDIO

Oh. Stirling. We recently built an ancillary dwelling in Stirling. All I can say is, good luck.

3 months3 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
WA - 2 STOREY NARROW HOME - 7.5m WIDE - DUAL ACCESS + STUDIO

Have you checked with your council? Usually you are not allowed ancillary dwellings on lots smaller than 450sqm.

4 months4 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
Building Inspector Perth

Hello
I checked this forum for recommendations for a building inspector in Perth. One of the recommended inspectors seems to do their first inspection at plate height. Isn't it…

4 months4 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
Construction period and liquidated damage in HIA Contract

You can try to negotiate anything you like!
Note though that liquidated damages are supposed to be a genuine preestimate of your loss, so you might have to argue your case…

4 months4 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
Building contract - unusual conditions favouring builder

Contractually it's pretty standard for them to seek an indemnity for things outside of their control - which in my view is fair. No one should be held liable…

4 months4 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
Owner Supplied Materials

I have owner supplied a number of items (face bricks; tiles; bath; door hardware; heated towel rails). I have also managed to secure a number of 'after handover' items…

4 months4 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
Can some clever tiler please tell me how many tiles I need?

Thank you so much! The tiles are actually random patterns (in a pack of 3 random patterns) and as they are 60cm x 60cm I would hope that they…

4 months4 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
Can some clever tiler please tell me how many tiles I need?

As a result of a long and sorry tale of woe, I would really like someone to tell me how many sqm of tiles I need for these ensuites...the tiles…

5 months5 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
New Build - Need help deciding between flooring options

Thanks again! Improving crack control on my slab came in at nearly 10k - so even though I got a decent quote for just the polishing, together the polishing…

5 months5 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
Ideal Homes WA - Hammond Park

Oh yes... it's been a long time coming but I am just about to sign my contract (pre-expiry of building bonus hopefully as my builder has already added 16k to…

5 months5 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
Ideal Homes WA - Hammond Park

Love the colour selection - well done! I think the house plan is good too - it really does just have to suit you.

5 months5 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
New Build - Need help deciding between flooring options

Hello
I am very close to signing our new build contract and would really like some real world experiences with my two flooring options.
I would like polished concrete.
I can, of course,…

6 months6 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Can't wait to see final pictures - the house looks amazing!
I had to laugh with how many times you've said you're getting things from overseas. I say that ALL…

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6 months6 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
Skirting boards when flooring after handover

I'm suggesting if you know what flooring you would like; and how proud of the floor it sits; and the builder will agree to install the skirting at that height,…

6 months6 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
Skirting boards when flooring after handover

We had a situation just recently with doing flooring after handover.
The builder asked us for the height of the flooring and set the skirting at that height.
Unfortunately we changed our…

6 months6 monthsAnjCAnjC posted:
XBond

So after my shock at the price of polished cement I've been looking at alternatives.
Has anyone used XBond:
If so what's you experience been like?
I would imagine, since it's quite…

1 year1 yearAnjCAnjC posted:
Polished Concrete in New Build

Thanks. I don't mind paying a little over the odds when I'm being gouged, but I do think that's a little ridiculous. Unfortunately I have my heart set…

1 year1 yearAnjCAnjC posted:
Polished Concrete in New Build

Hello
We're just finalising pre-start and have a quote for polished concrete - it nearly caused palpitations!
Now I know polished concrete is expensive, but I've seen on these sites that I…

1 year1 yearAnjCAnjC posted:
New Build - Residential Attitudes -Custom - WA

The Facade
The main colours are monument and grey.
So here's the facade:
The polished plaster will look like this:
Face brick:
Render A will be monument.
There is an additional render on the rest…

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