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1 month1 monthPlcnewhomePlcnewhome posted:
Building with Metricon

I guess they have somewhere around 50 a day in liquidated damages?

1 month1 monthPlcnewhomePlcnewhome posted:
Building with Metricon

The HIA contract is heavily biased towards the builder.
I would strongly advise that you get legal advice as the contract provides very little protection for the buyer.
In particular I…

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8 months8 monthsPlcnewhomePlcnewhome posted:
Building inspectors views. Key Building Consultants.

I agree with you there re the contracts.
It is interesting, you have a cooling off period unless you get legal advice then you don’t.
Given all the palava the…

8 months8 monthsPlcnewhomePlcnewhome posted:
Building inspectors views. Key Building Consultants.

Queensland is waging a campaign to ensure that subbies are paid and unscrupulous builders don’t just run up a series of unpaid bills with their tradesmen and then vapourise, which…

8 months8 monthsPlcnewhomePlcnewhome posted:
Building inspectors views. Key Building Consultants.

Alright kks I will bite..what do you mean?
There is some form of external agency that arbitrates contract disputes in most jurisdictions.

8 months8 monthsPlcnewhomePlcnewhome posted:
Building inspectors views. Key Building Consultants.

I have a good solicitor who is dealing with it now, but gee it is frustrating.
It is about 6 weeks away from being finished..
I suspect this guy has done…

8 months8 monthsPlcnewhomePlcnewhome posted:
Building inspectors views. Key Building Consultants.

Yes. I reckon his issue is cost management not poor quoting.
There is still over 150k in the loan to go but he isn’t interested.
The interesting thing is the…

8 months8 monthsPlcnewhomePlcnewhome posted:
Building inspectors views. Key Building Consultants.

Yes that was our response.
If I didn’t have the emails I wouldn’t believe it myself!
He has managed the problem by not doing any work on the job since the…

9 months9 monthsPlcnewhomePlcnewhome posted:
Build contract

The HIA contract is terrible

9 months9 monthsPlcnewhomePlcnewhome posted:
Building inspectors views. Key Building Consultants.

Building inspector, congrats on starting the thread.
I have a house under construction - or in theory under construction - as the builder has stopped work because I won’t pay him…

9 months9 monthsPlcnewhomePlcnewhome posted:
Building with Metricon

The HIA contract is totally one sided and NOT in favour of the consumer.
I signed a “standard” HIA fixed price contract last year and it is the biggest mistake…

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