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9 months9 monthsdonedone posted:
Statement of Claim NSW

They say they are practically complete, we say they aren't. We paid an independent private building inspector and their report supports our claim.

9 months9 monthsdonedone posted:
Statement of Claim NSW

numerous emails to the builder, engaging the private building inspector, following up with the PCI if they had been given outstanding items from builder, speaking to fair trading, lodging with…

9 months9 monthsdonedone posted:
Statement of Claim NSW

noname kippers01 Have you had this happen?

9 months9 monthsdonedone posted:
Statement of Claim NSW

Hello,
Our builder has issued a statement of claim against us. We have not had handover as yet, so have not paid the final progress payment. Has anyone else…

done wrote:

Tyrrells do really good inspections

9 months9 months
11 months11 monthsdonedone posted:
Got the keys today

Any issues?

11 months11 monthsdonedone posted:
Building inspector recommendation in Sydney

Try Tyrrells. We had them do a final building inspection report. 15 pages of issues. I'm sure they do stage inspections but you would need to make sure your builder…

1 year1 yeardonedone posted:
NOTICE OF PRACTICAL COMPLETION

We have been given notice of practical completion, along with final account and tax invoice.
The site supervisor has said that the pre practical completion inspection, handover and practical completion will…

1 year1 yeardonedone posted:
Provisional Sum Items - Actual cost v contract provision

it's a HIA contract.

1 year1 yeardonedone posted:
Provisional Sum Items - Actual cost v contract provision

It's not convenient to go to their office and if they are required to provide them, then I would just like to have something like the act above that is…

1 year1 yeardonedone posted:
Provisional Sum Items - Actual cost v contract provision

No I don't believe in fairies. I can google a HIA FAQ type document but can't view it to see what it says on the topic, and I have tried…

1 year1 yeardonedone posted:
Provisional Sum Items - Actual cost v contract provision

Yes that's exactly what I'm after, but for NSW. Builder is refusing to provide invoices claiming it's commercially sensitive.

1 year1 yeardonedone posted:
Provisional Sum Items - Actual cost v contract provision

In our new build contract, there are a number of provisional sum items which have an allowance stated next to it.
Does the builder have to provide copies of actual…

1 year1 yeardonedone posted:
light switch orientation: landscape or portrait?

No not sheeted yet. I don't think I really mind which way, except for bedrooms that have fans in them. I'm assuming that the switches/plates for them are all…

1 year1 yeardonedone posted:
Contact with private Certifier

Yeah, we need to get a building consultant. Have been trying to find one by word of mouth, but no one seems to have anyone they would recommend.

1 year1 yeardonedone posted:
Found out raised bathroom at completion stage.

Anywhere else, this would be misleading advertising. The display should be what they are selling. They should have to put red stickers throughout display homes to show what is not…

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1 year1 yeardonedone posted:
Contact with private Certifier

Finally have all the reports done to date by the certifier.
Although I do find them confusing....
the certifier can tick
satisfactory
satisfactory subject to completion of the following items
unsatisfactory requires re…

1 year1 yeardonedone posted:
light switch orientation: landscape or portrait?

New build
Electrician has installed all light switches in a horizontal landscape layout and not a portrait orientation.
Should we ask to change this?
When we noticed and asked they said they…

2 years2 yearsdonedone posted:
Contact with private Certifier

I contacted the builders and this was part of the response to request to be included in futrue correspondence with PCA and requesting any reports received:
In response to the attached…

2 years2 yearsdonedone posted:
Contact with private Certifier

Hi Simeon,
Thanks for your responses. Your links are what I have been researching too. I don't recall being offered to appoint anyone other than the PCA. The form was…

2 years2 yearsdonedone posted:
Home Builder grant if signed before June 4th

This is from the
If you have entered into a contract on or after 4 June 2020 that replaces a contract made prior to 4 June 2020 to build the…

2 years2 yearsdonedone posted:
Contact with private Certifier

I'm in NSW, the development application (DA) applicant is the builder. Construction certificate, (CC) we are the applicants. We appointed a (privater certifying authority) PCA. Our contract…

2 years2 yearsdonedone posted:
Contact with private Certifier

The forms we signed said us, but they have had no contact with us, they haven't put a sign on the fence saying they are the PCA and when contacted…

2 years2 yearsdonedone posted:
Contact with private Certifier

We thought the PC was working for us, but they told us the builder is their client. Would this be right?

6 years6 yearsdonedone posted:
Sanctuary New Homes

http://www.sanctuarynewhomes.com.au/
After some feedback on Sanctuary New Homes (Amanda and Gary Palmer) please.
Thanks!

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