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14 m14 mKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Metricon owner Mario Biasin died today

If considering paying them a deposit perhaps ask them for an audited cash flow statement and projection, and to confirm in writing how many extra employees and other planning &…

7 h7 hKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Metricon owner Mario Biasin died today

As with everything Metricon says from CEO down to site supervisor; 'talk is cheap'. If considering paying them a deposit perhaps ask them for an audited cash flow statement and…

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20 d20 dKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Fake asbestos removal dockets... what should we do?

Most customers just look at the staged photo 'proof', accept it, and end up paying the extra $5,000-$10,000. They then thank the demolition company for 'saving' them money by 'emu…

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2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Hampton build

Checking Productreview it seems Better Built Homes boasts about 150 fluffy five star reviews that appear as nicely written to generic templates, and just a few more balanced reviews. The…

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Private inspector

If you are on the standard HIA contract template you cannot stop the builder proceeding. You will need to pay the stage progress payment. Their typical aim could be to…

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Third party inspection

Consider that just because a builder allows your private consultant access to their site does not mean they will read, let alone act upon, any issies noted in the inspection…

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2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
No Response from CSR at Wisdom

Good to see a fast response here from Wisdom Homes (I.e. Sumitomo Forestry Group) via their social media marketing team when Dewy 's…

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2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Super house windows and doors

What else do you need? How about genuine CodeMark Certificates of Conformity. I.e. with verifiable certificate numbers.

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Building with BBH - Independent Inspections

Lets await with open minds Better Built Homes' comments about their policy of penalising their customers independent quality inspections.

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Metricon signature vs custom builder

Nawkaw are pretty adept at photoshop too when Metricon NSW requests their masonry matching rectification 'services' following customer complaints. These cynically photoshopped Nawkaw photos are for NSWDFT and NCAT purposes,…

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2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Metricon signature vs custom builder

Interesting expose on ABC yesterday about Metricon NSW behaviors: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-03-14/ ... /100906402

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Building with BBH - Independent Inspections

Interested in what reasons Better Built Homes' supervisor provides for the company's policy of discouraging private quality inspections? How does this approach benefit BBH customers? For balance I am interested…

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Como Homes, Inspired homes and Oak Living

Nothing a builder's salesperson says has any relevance or legal standing later unless its documented in the contract or, in some cases, elsewhere in writing.

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
At my wits end with McDonald Jones Homes…

Check it, but i understand If you have the standard HIA contract McDonald Jones Homes is required to formally advise you in writing of delays (with specific reasons) at the…

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

How much cash are you burning per week? Interest on land & deposit? Rental?

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Metricon NSW

Metricon NSW follows HIA members advice - which Metricon helped draft - to, in the first instance, blame all rainwater leaks on extreme weather conditions and to recommend owners first…

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Building with BBH - Independent Inspections

Have you asked Better Built Homes for the photos taken by their contractor/s or SS showing the Tyrells 'independent' inspection report defects have been rectified? This is a normal follow…

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3 months3 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
HIA Contract COVID Clause

Its all about shifting the financial risks to you rather than raising their prices to insure against it which affects sales. Would be based on forecasts of HIAs ecomomists and…

3 months3 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
HIA Contract COVID Clause

This is consistent with other clauses in the HIA contract which are patently unfair! It openly displays contempt of HIA member builders towards their customers and cannot bode well for…

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3 months3 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
HIA Contract COVID Clause

Yes, per the HIA contract consumers are legally obliged to continue to pay for defective or incomplete works right up until the final 5% payment.

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3 months3 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
HIA Contract COVID Clause

In the current market its unlikely a builder will vary their standatd HIA contract terms. Too risky for them. Most will probably say take it or leave it. At very…

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3 months3 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Building with Metricon

The recent closures of international borders have impacted Metricon's normal supply of cheap, un-demanding foreign workers. Metricon is now forced to compete with other more premium builders who are prepared…

3 months3 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Help removing bulb from pendant light

Does it actually have bulbs? If fixture is less than 10 years old it may contain integrated LED modules in the tubes - difficult to source and replace, ie not…

3 months3 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Hampton build

lazyychef check Tyrell's terms and conditions for their reports and you will find they include multiple disclaimers with the effect they are not…

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3 months3 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Hampton build

happyue are you concerned that the Tyrells inspection report was commissioned by Better Built Homes?

3 months3 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Hampton build

happyue are you concerned that the Tyrells inspection report was commissioned by Better Built Homes?

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