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5 d5 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
when cancelling Preliminary Work Agreement, can fee/deposit

Im sorry to say I think you will face an uphill battle.
I do work for a builder and we always make it clear to the client that this is…

10 d10 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Low valuation for new build construction loan

Hi Zoltaire,
Which actual suburb is it?

11 d11 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
What does this cut/fill line mean, please?

The block is on a slope, the cut / fill line is the finished sand pad level of the area for earthworks, the cut side means they cut into the…

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12 d12 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
The Lincoln - Homebuyers (formerly The Whitby - Commodore)

I think you dodged a bullet there

13 d13 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
HIA contract advice

The Water and Electricity charges are standard to be paid for by client, not sure about the others as your not in WA I would say.

13 d13 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Footing upgrades- dispute

Hi Kelsey,
It doesn't really matter what the developer has said in regards to the site classification, what I have seen from developers is they will do random test holes…

22 d22 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Million dollar home in Perth

More than likely not, if you have the money why would you compromise? You get what you pay for. If you get a cheaper price there is a reason for…

28 d28 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Change to Floorplan after signing PPA

Can be done but im not sure if your particular builder will allow it. You can't just do it during construction, you say its a non structural wall but you…

28 d28 dDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
URGENT HELP NEEDED BAL RATING

I may have confused you, when I said they toughen there glass onsite I meant in there factory they have a huge furnace type machine that does this.
If there are…

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
URGENT HELP NEEDED BAL RATING

Hi Janmors, it all depends on how many m2 the house is. If you say its 200m2 of living area then I would say that cost is reasonable for a…

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Trafficable Lid to Sewer in Driveway

Nothing to do with the builder, its the developer of the land. They can't be moved

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
First home build,Movida Midvale WA, Smart Homes For Living

Have a look at photo 6, have they used 2 different batches of bricks there or is the photo deceptive? Something also doesn't look right with the brickwork in this…

1 month1 monthDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Slab Upgraded

Yes and no, if the builder included a Provisional Sum for an "Engineering Upgrades" no they don't have to notify you until the Provisional Sum is fixed but if there…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Adding a water point in toilet

I'm not sure what the regulations are in Victoria but in Western Australia if you add a water point in a WC it needs to have a backflow prevention device…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
HIA building contract

Yes of course the builder can take action against you, you have a signed contact with them, this is a legal document. They can sue you for loss of profit…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building with Rendition in Adelaide

Just suss out what amps the induction Cooktop draws, you may have to upgrade wiring from the meter to the Cooktop and I have no doubt you will have to…

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2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
FHO- Building in Perth Hills WA - WA Country Builders

The slab doesn't have to be down this year only the contact needs to be signed by the 31st December.
Currently the slab needs to be completed by the 31st March…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Cost to build tri-story on a sloped block?

Sorry I don't know, from Perth, in Perth would be no chance but I'm not sure in SA

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Vapour Barrier - Slab

The builder is correct, doesn't apply to outside concrete or garage concrete

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Cost to build tri-story on a sloped block?

What state? And area

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Balcony construction

IMO I think the second detail is much better than the first in regards to the joint detail

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Shall I lock the price now for the build?

The contract is only valid for a certain amount of time, if you signed up you would be subject to price rises anyway. I would suggest don't sign because if…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Balcony construction

You wouldn't be tiling on Modwood, it's a composite decking material. I would say they have just put the wrong detail on the first plans and when they have reviewed…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Preliminary Works Agreement

I wouldn't be signing a PWA, you really want all your upgrades and changes complete before you sign anything. Once you have signed a PWA your more or less locked…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Preliminary Works Agreement

If your signing a PWA is it a custom house or a standard model that the builder has plans for? The specification is pretty low by the looks of what…

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Coastal gutter brackets

If you are within 100 meters of breaking surf it should be Colorbond Stainless not Ultra. Ultra is for between 100 and 200 meters.

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
structural steel and corrosion

Its definitely wrong, I would put something in writing to them ASAP that it doesn't comply as per the National Construction Code

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Floor Plan Symbols

Definitely a Vent.

2 months2 monthsDoozer1905Doozer1905 posted:
Building with home group wa and relocate and reconfigure lay

Yes and No, if there is no additional internal walls then shouldn't be a difference. If the suspended concrete slab spans a bigger space then they may have to add…

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