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10 years10 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
I have my fixed price contract, but is it really fixed?

Hi Claego
They should have the amount of the provisional sum on the contract. This should be a reasonable estimate and should only be out if there is something unknown or…

10 years10 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Sick of the Merry-Go-Round We want to get off now please

Hi Peter Oz
It's hard to pick the right builder if you have not built before. There are lots of tips on this forum which should help you.
Let us know how…

10 years10 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Some recent tips for your new home design

Hello
We've had a few comments lately from people who have just moved into their new homes which what seem like minor points, but they wish they had checked/changed on the…

10 years10 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Our Journey Flagstone - We are In!!!!!

Hi Miss81
Nice looking house!
How are you tracking time wise? How long has it been now and when are you due in?
Did they make up the lost time from the cabinet…

10 years10 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Where to buy a mailbox?

Hi Lorraine44
Garden centres, garden supplies (Like sand n mulch etc) and places selling Pots usually have them.
Also check the new homes/renovation section of the paper and local paper.
What State…

10 years10 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Marshall Baker Homes

Hello FHB and welcome
Unfortunately no reviews on Marshall Baker Homes on BB so it's hard to tell. There are quite a few for the other builders you mention so hopefully…

10 years10 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Porter Davis Blogs/Pictures

Hi snistr
BB is also registering blogs which you can search etc. We have about 4 at the moment. They would also be listed per PerryR's sticky, but it may be…

10 years10 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Building with 0rbit...feedback will be great

Hi Dame73
So far only the 1 review for Orbit on BB, which was favourable. It would be good to see a few more reviews to see if the builder is…

10 years10 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
we have moved in

Hi Clath
Congratulations indeed.
So how would you sum up your building experience now it's done?
Regards

10 years10 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Building Inspections

Hi Jade
Building Inspection will generally pick up items you would otherwise miss. It is up to you how often then check, so its a balance between cost and level of…

10 years10 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
I WOULD NOT Recommend...

Hi Muzzman
Your summary is wise advice. It is a relative small cost in the scheme of things to have contracts reviewed by lawyers before you sign.
I hope from here out…

10 years10 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Anyone wish to comment re their experience with s*monds?

Hi Posters
Which Simmonds? Qld or Vic?
Regards

10 years10 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
CONTRACT INCLUSIONS - ADVICE PLEASE

Hi Radds
It may pay for you to visit a lawyer familiar with disputes on building contracts. I'd say for a few hundred dollars you might avoid potential problems during the…

10 years10 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
WA Building Disputes Search Engine

Hello everyone
Someone forwarded this link to us for the West Australian Building Disputes Tribunal which I thought may be useful.
If you are considering a builder it may pay to see…

11 years11 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Has anyone used simonds homes

Hello all
With so many designs quite similar, I'm sure there is a legal ruling around how varied it must be. Plus.. the builder would have to make a case to…

11 years11 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
BestBuilder is back online - at last

Yeah - Ran out of dilithium crystals.... :-|
Thanks for the support!
Best regards

11 years11 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Has anyone used simonds homes

Hi Everyone
If you've built/building with them it would be interesting to know how you rate them.
Also - I think they operate in VIC and QLD. Where were you building?
Regards

11 years11 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Building and Kids

Hi nzfiona
I have found that many people choose designs where the childrens bedrooms are either close, or far away, from parents room depending on the age of the children!
ie Young…

11 years11 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
BestBuilder is back online - at last

Hello Everyone
Unfortunately BestBuilder is currently offline. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Best regards

11 years11 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Comdain Homes

Hi Eva
Welcome to the forum.
Comdain were not listed on BB but they have been added now.
If you have not checked there website have a look:
www.comdain.com.au/ComdainHomes/
They list locations…

11 years11 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Practical Eco Friendly / Sustainable Options

Thank you all for your comments. Hopefully this thread can continue for a while and once there are a few consistent ideas we can build a list.
Yak_Chat - If there…

11 years11 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Practical Eco Friendly / Sustainable Options

Hello everyone
I am interested to gather some information about practical things people have added to their house design to make it eco friendly or sustainable.
There is a lot of…

11 years11 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Advice please on handover inspection

Hi cvojkovic
I suspect if you ended up in a disputes tribunal they would require an independent inspection, so it may be worthwhile getting one.
Best regards

11 years11 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Recommend builders in WA

Hi Pebble
A few of the builders reviewed on BB are for the South West, though most build Metro.
It will be interesting to hear how you get on given the recent…

11 years11 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
Home Building Blogs

Great new blog sites for the new arrivals.
Do any of you mind if I add your blog to BB?
Seems quite a few of the recent ones are for Perth and…

11 years11 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
A question for all.

Price, time to build, quality and service appear to cover it!
Regards

11 years11 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
NSW builders and new home suburbs

Thank you for the information. It has been of great assistance.
Best regards

11 years11 yearsBestBuilderBestBuilder posted:
NSW builders and new home suburbs

Hello Forum Goers
Do you know who the largest building companies are in NSW?
Can you name some of the newer suburbs/building estates? Where people have built?
Your help would be appreciated.
Best…

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