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4 months4 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Final Inspection Feedback Please

Hi All,
We are at the end of our build and have had our private inspector come through and do the final inspection and provide their report.
A few of the items…

6 months6 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Coronavirus Impact to Build/On-Site Meetings.

Quick update to advise that I spoke to my Building Supervisor yesterday who advised that I could meet him onsite for a meeting this morning as long as I was…

6 months6 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Coronavirus Impact to Build/On-Site Meetings.

Hi All,
Does anyone know what the regulations are for onsite meetings now that we (Victorians) are back in lockdown? Can we still meet with the Building Supervisor for a…

8 months8 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Coronavirus Impact to Build/On-Site Meetings.

Boro I'd rather not at this stage as we are still in construction.
I did push back on this with the builder though and…

8 months8 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Builder won't let us nominate our surveyor (Victoria)

Norfolk It depends on the stage and how many stages you engage their services for, but well worth the investment.
I highly…

10 months10 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Coronavirus Impact to Build/On-Site Meetings.

No experience with Clarendon Homes Shabud. I am about 40% through our build and must admit I am nervous about any further restrictions from the government that may impact…

10 months10 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Coronavirus Impact to Build/On-Site Meetings.

Thanks for the feedback ourrawsonbalmoral38. My thoughts exactly. I completely understand the focus on health & safety first and foremost, but to just say we are shutting down site visits…

10 months10 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Coronavirus Impact to Build/On-Site Meetings.

I have just received a communication from our builder today advising the following:

Due to the circumstances worldwide with the Caronavirus, we will be limiting onsite meetings until final inspection…

10 months10 monthsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

Sorry for late reply, but after all of the above headaches and after me challenging them multiple times and requesting multiple quotes, the builder ended up saying that we did…

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1 year1 yearNorts33Norts33 posted:
KDR + Building Urban Edge Andu 43

Hi Brokenstick,
How did you go with Darbecca? Are there certain stages you would recommend getting inspected over others? Be good to know how many in total. Also…

1 year1 yearNorts33Norts33 posted:
Builder won't let us nominate our surveyor (Victoria)

I had a Senior Lawyer (Family associate) look over it for me and said that the contract was a standard issue Master Builder's Contract and that there were no surprises.
I've…

1 year1 yearNorts33Norts33 posted:
Builder won't let us nominate our surveyor (Victoria)

Hi,
I've just come across this thread and I am about to build and have encountered the same thing whereby the builder has advised that they appoint Group 4 Building Surveyors…

1 year1 yearNorts33Norts33 posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

SaveH20, SejaeD, above is the diagram that they printed off from the internet i think and explained to me is what the Sealed System setup is.
I told them that i…

2 years2 yearsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

Thanks for the feedback SaveH2O. I have asked for clarity on the sealed system and for a fixed price on it too. The quote has Class A recycled…

2 years2 yearsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

Thanks for the feedback StructuralIBIMGuy. I'm getting the impression that this builder is definitely gouging now which is disappointing as I've lost a lot of confidence in them now…

2 years2 yearsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Recommendations for Private Inspectors & Contract Review

Thanks for the feedback and links. Really appreciate it. Cheers.

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2 years2 yearsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Recommendations for Private Inspectors & Contract Review

Of course! I'm based in Victoria. Building bayside in Chelsea Heights.
Cheers,
Norts33

2 years2 yearsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Recommendations for Private Inspectors & Contract Review

Hi,
I am looking for feedback on people's recommendations or experiences (Good & Bad) on employing the services of a private inspector to periodically inspect the stages of our new house…

2 years2 yearsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

Thanks for the feedback Structuralbimguy. In addition to the info I have responded in the post above, another tender clarification is to provide AHD survey to assess flood…

2 years2 yearsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

Thanks for the feedback S. I'm based in VIC and the our block is on a quiet court, so wouldn't imagine that traffic control would be required.
The contract/tender clarifications…

2 years2 yearsNorts33Norts33 posted:
Cost Variations post Quote

Hi,
I am building a house with a volume builder (They build approx. 100 new homes a year) who I won't name at this stage.
They have been very good…

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