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3 months3 monthshammerthishammerthis posted:
Beacon Lighting 20% Discount

Thanks mate

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3 months3 monthshammerthishammerthis posted:
Beacon Lighting 20% Discount

Any chance you can send me a code/link as well? I wonder if you can combine it with the current sale that ends tomororw?

5 months5 monthshammerthishammerthis posted:
If a Builder is taking deposits and not getting DBI how can

Thanks. I called VBA today and they said it was a Consumer Affairs issue, the old handball. Seems like the government organisations don't want to do their job at the…

5 months5 monthshammerthishammerthis posted:
If a Builder is taking deposits and not getting DBI how can

If a builder is taking deposits and not getting Domestic Building Insurance how can they be prosecuted?
This is in Victoria, and there are potentially multiple parties impacted.
I am not…

6 months6 monthshammerthishammerthis posted:
Builder 550 days into a build, and little progress on site

We have verified that insurance with VMIA is current and present on our build.
We can not speak to the financial state of the builder, and speculation doesn't help us or…

6 months6 monthshammerthishammerthis posted:
Builder 550 days into a build, and little progress on site

next question would be, are there any good construction lawyers that can be recommended?
is it worthwhile banding together with other impacted parties?

6 months6 monthshammerthishammerthis posted:
Builder 550 days into a build, and little progress on site

Hey All,
We're building in Melbourne, Victoria.
We are 552 days into our build and the build has come to an almost standstill.
Since lockup was paid in April, we've seen electrical rough…

6 months6 monthshammerthishammerthis posted:
Building with Chatham Homes - From Contract to Completion

Timeline:
Fenced: March 9, 2022
Piers bored March 14, 2022
Piers concreted March 16, 2022
Preslab plumbing March 21, 2022
Slab cut April 1, 2022
Slab formwork April 9, 2022
Slab poured April 26, 2022
Frame delivered (ground…

7 months7 monthshammerthishammerthis posted:
Building Site Access - Victoria - New Build

For reference, this is the Austlii reference. My take on this is, that they would be breaking the law denying access to a homeowner in Victoria, or their agent from…

7 months7 monthshammerthishammerthis posted:
Building Site Access - Victoria - New Build

What are an owners rights, in Victoria for site access.
As stated here: https://www.consumer.vic.gov.au/licensi ... 0situation.
"By law, the builder must allow the owner and/or the owner’s agent…

1 year1 yearhammerthishammerthis posted:
Building with Chatham Homes - From Contract to Completion

Update on our progress, the bricks were delivered and they have started laying them, they look amazing. Good to see the build has restarted and is getting the right focus.
Timeline:
Fenced:…

1 year1 yearhammerthishammerthis posted:
Building with Chatham Homes - From Contract to Completion

Forward progress!
Ground floor windows have been installed!
The team should be back Monday 14th November to finish off the frame and then hopefully from there we start to get things…

1 year1 yearhammerthishammerthis posted:
Building with Chatham Homes - From Contract to Completion

Hard to say
I've got a Instagram going that is following the build. I'll pm you the link.
It will show you the journey of our build

1 year1 yearhammerthishammerthis posted:
Messy demo- Soil removal

What does the site actually look like? How deep is the contamination and how big is the site? You could estimate the volume of soil pretty easily and call around…

1 year1 yearhammerthishammerthis posted:
Building with Chatham Homes - From Contract to Completion

We have had our site manager changed 2 weeks ago, and hopefully this will speed things up.
The roof had the wrong insulation installed originally, and this was rectified under the…

2 years2 yearshammerthishammerthis posted:
Building with Chatham Homes - From Contract to Completion

Latest update to the journey, I went past the site today expecting to see not much happening only to find the lockup crew inside shaving the walls.
Good to see some…

2 years2 yearshammerthishammerthis posted:
Building with Chatham Homes - From Contract to Completion

Hey All,
I thought I'd share our story, although we're only partially through the build, I thought this might be useful for anyone looking to understand the process that you go…

2 years2 yearshammerthishammerthis posted:
Builder double credited item in HIA contract

So for us, it relates to electric, they had previously overcharged.
The provided a credit for this is one area, and then in another area, they credited some of the same…

2 years2 yearshammerthishammerthis posted:
Builder double credited item in HIA contract

Hey All,
We've progressed through contract stage, all signed and we're in preconstruction.
The site is cleared and they builder is doing their final checks.
They've found that in our contract they…

2 years2 yearshammerthishammerthis posted:
Builder wants camera removed from site

Hey Guys,
So I have put up a "Reolink Go" camera at site which was used to remotely monitor the demolition of the property.
The builder is getting ready to take possession…

2 years2 yearshammerthishammerthis posted:
HIA Contract - Special Conditions (Schedule 4)

Thanks for the heads up. See updated wording below.
SC3 The builder reserves the right to alter the specifications and/or inclusions at any time to a product
of similar quality and appearance…

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2 years2 yearshammerthishammerthis posted:
HIA Contract - Special Conditions (Schedule 4)

I've just had a chat to them and they are going to amend and make changes to the contract.
Waiting to see the wording that updated, but I suspect our…

2 years2 yearshammerthishammerthis posted:
HIA Contract - Special Conditions (Schedule 4)

We're at contract stage with our builder and I'm reviewing the HIA contract.
Most of it is standard, but as others have pointed out "Special Conditions" is where the real damage…

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