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10 months10 monthsSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Builder won't let us nominate our surveyor (Victoria)

I have only just seen your reply because you posted it in with my text.
Darbecca are building consultants who do stage inspections. Their role is different to the building surveyor.
Some…

Builder won't let us nominate our surveyor (Victoria)
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10 months10 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Do I Take the Owner or Builder to VCAT for Damages to our Pr

If your property has been damaged or compromised and the builder refuses to address it then thats a matter for the police. I suggest you make a statement at the…

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10 months10 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Do I Take the Owner or Builder to VCAT for Damages to our Pr

If your property has been damaged or compromised then formally ask the builder to address it. In most contracts the builder controls, and is responsible for what happens on their…

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10 months10 monthsLisa06Lisa06 posted:
Building Surveyor In The Wrong

It's a complete, time-wasting joke.

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10 months10 monthsSaveH2OSaveH2O posted:
Building Surveyor In The Wrong

There are many good people in the VBA, unfortunately they are not in the upper echelon and can only act within their own boundaries. The VBA was set up as…

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10 months10 monthsbuilding-expertbuilding-expert posted:
Building Surveyor In The Wrong

Consumer protection for homeowners in Victoria is a scam, VBA is just another time wasting hoop to jump.

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10 months10 monthsLisa06Lisa06 posted:
Building Surveyor In The Wrong

I don't hold my breath when it comes to anything related to the VBA. I've never dealt with a more incompetent regulatory body. I'm aware they won't do…

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10 months10 monthsLilianaLiliana posted:
Building Surveyor In The Wrong

I wouldn't hold my breath about any disciplinary action against the BS by the VBA unless they have seriously lifted their game in the last few years. In our…

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1 year1 yearbuilding-expertbuilding-expert posted:
Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

The fundamental fact is that the slabs are engineered structures but what the builders do is take the owners to the cleaners with site costs and slab upgrades (bank the…

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1 year1 yearJokerJoker posted:
Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

Giving information to a newspaper will protect you and get a good spread of attention, newspapers love passionate people with juicy stories, this aproach has successfully worked for me…

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1 year1 yearLilianaLiliana posted:
Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

This is so disappointing. I have seen comments on this forum before where people with slab and cracking problems have been advised to sell the house. Obviously in this case…

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