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8 months8 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Take CDC approval to another builder

You are absolutely correct. All the standard project 3 bedroom houses are so similar in design. How can you vary the design with a limited 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, open…

8 months8 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Take CDC approval to another builder

Your feedback is noted. Thank you.
As you have read in this post, one have to be very careful in amending copyright plans building plans. Even 10% amendment, the builder can…

8 months8 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Copyrighted Plans

Thank you l_vanslyk for your feedback on copyright

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8 months8 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Take CDC approval to another builder

I have the final architecture building plan from a builder I'm walking away from. They owned the copyright. I want to use their building plan by changing a percentage which…

8 months8 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

Hi Clare, it frightens me to read your complex misfortune dealing with these people in SA. I don't believe it has happened in NSW (correct me if I'm wrong). Well.…

8 months8 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

I'm in NSW Sydney. It's a huge builder but some where in the tender, (which I have signed) it mentioned I cannot expose their name.

8 months8 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

It's a nightmare and I don't know how you pull through this. What I gather is some corruption happening between the applicant and the council. You should have gone to…

8 months8 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

Latest update 18/05/2020
After my written email to the builder not to proceed with signing the contract. They responded by making an offer to remove the penalty clauses in the contract…

8 months8 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

I have thought about custom building plan similar to the builder (which is copyright), but after this, I am very reluctant to proceed with building. Thanks for the feedback

8 months8 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

After reading your second post, I understand it's an amendment before DA approval. This also cannot happen without the applicant approval.
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8 months8 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

After careful consideration, I advised the builder my decision not to proceed with signing the contract .
So did you check the DA after approval from the council?. From my understanding,…

8 months8 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

Thank you Alexp79 and GrahamB for your feedback.

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8 months8 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

Builder still insisted on signing the contract before council approval. Negotiated with a few amendments to the contract. The final offer from the builder is to sign the contract, and…

9 months9 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

Force majeure and COVID-19 – what you need to know now.
It is complex and depends how you relate this to your circumstances.
Thank you. I have this in my discussion with…

9 months9 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

Step 4 "Once you signed the HIA contract the builder will submit your building applications" as shown in the attached image.
I disagree with this standard procedure. What are your thoughts?
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9 months9 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

Will get my solicitor to include a clause for no changes to house plan dimensions of length & width. You feedback is appreciated.
Contract Variations
The contract could have allowances for the…

9 months9 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
When did you sign the building contract?

How I wish this was true?.
It depends on your builder. Some insist on signing the contract before DA approval, and others after.
My builder needs the contract to be signed before…

9 months9 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

see if your council has a pre approval process or a “duty planner”. They should identity any obvious issues with the architectural plans for you prior to submission.
Setbacks, site…

9 months9 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

I have gone through the contract several times and highlighted the pertinent points. Next week to the solicitor to review the contract. It's the builder business policy to sign the…

9 months9 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

Thank you for your response especially the links which provided me with more incidents about the subject matter.
I agree with you not signing the building contact until the DA is…

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9 months9 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

Thank you for your response alexp79. The builder has followed the guidelines but slightly stretched to the limit because of the small block, and the house also to the maximum…

9 months9 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Signing Builder Contract before DA Approval

I am doing a Knock Down and Rebuild. I have paid the Tender fee and have signed the Tender. I have now received the Architectural Plans, and contract. The builder…

12 months12 monthsleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Champion Homes

Sam,
Could you please share your nightmares?

1 year1 yearleeroy17leeroy17 posted:
Champion Homes

Hi Sam,
We are planing on a KDR with Champion Homes. We have paid the preparation of Tender fee and waiting for the cost and customised plan.
As you mentioned that you're…

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