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1 year1 yearowner406owner406 posted:
Handover with defects.

I need to write a letter to our Builder to present at handover.
We have a major defect at our property that is going to dispute but have no option…

1 year1 yearowner406owner406 posted:
Surface Drainage Defect / Construction Lawyer

As the retaining wall in this situation is supposed to be a performance solution, does anyone know if the builder is required to provide plans / documents for the construction…

1 year1 yearowner406owner406 posted:
Surface Drainage Defect / Construction Lawyer

At this stage, nothing further has happened. The retaining wall / spoon drain on the adjacent property has been completed.
-Which I think they have actually somehow convinced the neighbour to…

1 year1 yearowner406owner406 posted:
Zero Boundary - Drainage

I know the same Building Surveyoring Company would be doing the 2 houses. I can’t at this stage be sure of the individual.
Is the issue around the appointment of the…

1 year1 yearowner406owner406 posted:
Zero Boundary - Drainage

Yes the neighbours are very nice, I hope for our sake they stay in the home as long as we do.
As I suspect also, their site was filled higher than…

1 year1 yearowner406owner406 posted:
Surface Drainage Defect / Construction Lawyer

Unfortunately, despite all my efforts, continually bringing up sections of the Building Code and also our Independent Building Inspector contacting the General Manager multiple times, nothing is making the Building…

1 year1 yearowner406owner406 posted:
Zero Boundary - Drainage

I have added photos before construction started.
I feel the initial plans/reports from the engineer are incorrect.
There is no retaining wall in the plans.
Both homes are built by the same…

1 year1 yearowner406owner406 posted:
Surface Drainage Defect / Construction Lawyer

The contract states the builder needs to build to code.
The Building surveyor has signed off and issued Occupancy Certificate.
The Independent Inspector we have used throughout the build is the one…

1 year1 yearowner406owner406 posted:
Surface Drainage Defect / Construction Lawyer

I guess the issue I have with the rectification they are offering is that it is on the neighbouring property. We can’t constantly monitor the area - there is a…

1 year1 yearowner406owner406 posted:
Zero Boundary - Drainage

Thank you for your reply. I have brought up so many standards with them and also the Building Surveyor.
You are correct about the RBS, unfortunately we signed the contract before…

Zero Boundary - Drainage
1 year1 yearowner406owner406 posted:
Surface Drainage Defect / Construction Lawyer

Please offer any insight / advice!!!
Independent Inspector has reported a Surface Drainage defect to Boundary Wall (the house on the left) -it runs through both class 10 and class 1…

Surface Drainage Defect / Construction Lawyer
1 year1 yearowner406owner406 posted:
Zero Boundary - Drainage

Unfortunately the neighbours property is higher than ours, so there is absolutely no slope away from the wall.

1 year1 yearowner406owner406 posted:
Zero Boundary - Drainage

Our garage wall and kitchen/dining wall is our boundary along the RH side of our build.
The adjacent property to the right sits approx 500ml higher than our ground level.
We have…

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