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12 years12 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
Home Owners Warranty

Sorry to hear this...
Any opinion on what this means for someone that is deciding between a small and large builder?

12 years12 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
Saving on your mortgage

johnwilly1000:
keep us posted on your progress. i have been arguing with bank on some fees they want to charge me and the person i dealt with actually dont seem interested…

12 years12 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
Saving on your mortgage

Cant you negotiate with curernt bank? Its in their interest to do so.
Im in a similar situation as you, but i would prefer to re-negotiate than generate more commissions for…

12 years12 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Inspection

Thanks Builda.
I have sorted this already, but I am sure someone else might find the information of use,

12 years12 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Owner Experience - not good

Builders have very little right to complain about their clients.
The reason why we engage a builder is because we believe them to be professionals who have experiences in their field…

12 years12 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Owner Experience - not good

Its a hard decision, in hindsight I think i still would have gone with a bigger builder for some of the reson mentioned by burned. I think going with a…

12 years12 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Owner Experience - not good

builda, can i ask who you represent? are you a small builder or big builder?
99% of builders are fine is laughable depending of what your defnition of fine is of…

12 years12 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Owner Experience - not good

I think its better to be safe than sorry.
stuff the builder's feelings becuase i learnt too late that there is no use being polite and trusting of these guys.…

12 years12 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Owner Experience - not good

Hi guys
Handover done.
My first home, and all i can say is it could have been better. A few minor issues that needs to be rectified and as I expected…

12 years12 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
Major vs small builders

I also like to add my 2 cents. I agree with a lot of what shane has mentioned.
I myself went with a larger builder for the extra security of better…

13 years13 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Owner Experience - not good

BTW What does everyone think of the BASIX requirements?
Are new home owners and builders getting screwed by the greenies? Or are the builders just complaining because it means they have…

13 years13 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Owner Experience - not good

That sounds like a really good start glint, i dont think i was offered those kind of opportunities, but its a good sign that they offerred it to you without…

13 years13 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Owner Experience - not good

good point issitoq, in the next contract i sign i will defnitely try to include that one in there.
maintaning contact with the supervisor is also a very good thing to…

13 years13 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Owner Experience - not good

The important thing is do not let them take advantage of you.
Sure there will be good homes built to a high qualkity. But when there are problems, they WILL NOT…

13 years13 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
Missing insulation

Tell them to knock the it down and rebuild.
Must have been drinking while on the job, did you happen to notice heaps of empty beer bottles and cans on site?

13 years13 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Owner Experience - not good

Its a hard decision, in hindsight I think i still would have gone with a bigger builder for some of the reson mentioned by burned. I think going with a…

13 years13 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Inspection

located in sydney

13 years13 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Inspection

Can someone recomend the service of a house inspector that does new home inspection as well?
Any help would be much appreciated.

13 years13 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Owner Experience - not good

Burned, my problems are minute compare to yours.
Im glad you are trying to get the message out to the public on these ******* operators.

13 years13 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Owner Experience - not good

Great post Dobly, Thats a classic, they will try every way possible to take the money off you upfront.
When you question their actions, they will come back with the classic…

13 years13 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Owner Experience - not good

Its good to hear that there are improvements.
My commetns are directed at the business practices, but i am not surprised that you mention the technical expertise is not up to…

13 years13 yearsnewhomenewhome posted:
New Home Owner Experience - not good

Hi all
Ive just gone through a new home building experience. Went through one of the "reputable" builders in NSW.
All I can say is I now know how backwards, arrogant and…

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