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Why Fixed Price Building Contracts Change

Building your new custom home will be one of the biggest financial investments you will ever make. The building industry is full of jargon and terminology that can be confusing and sometimes misleading if your builder doesn’t take the time to explain it to you. And when things go wrong, which they can do, seemingly …

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Registered Builder

Always Check to see if you are dealing with a registered builder such as Renmark Homes It’s not something you think will ever happen but unfortunately it does. People make bad decisions and place their home or a substantial amount of money in the hands of a builder without doing a builder licence check. Here …

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Selecting a builder for your new home

Don’t let your dream home become a nightmare. What you should know before selecting a builder for your new home Before you decide to sign a contract to build your new home, some basic due diligence can help you avoid turning your dream into a nightmare. All too often people sign contracts without proper checks …

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Comparing building quotes

Comparing Building Quotes is not an easy process When comparing building quotes it pays to do your homework. It’s human nature to try and get the cheapest price possible when buying anything. That’s why we like to shop around, whether it’s a pair of shoes, a car or a new home. As with most things …

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Building Quotes

Obtaining building quotes for a new home

How to avoid disappointment when obtaining building quotes for your new home Obtaining building quotes to build a custom home can be a daunting and time consuming task. Sometimes it seems the more building quotes you get the harder and more confusing the task becomes. Selecting a builder goes beyond price alone. A custom home …

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Owner building – is it worth it?

 Is Owner Building for me or Should I Engage a Home Builder? Here’s a scenario – you have received your building quotes and all are well above your expectation. Then you pose the question; is owner building something to consider? Deciding on whether to be an owner builder isn’t something anyone should enter into lightly …

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Architect or Building Designer, What’s the Difference?

When deciding to build a custom home who should you use, an architect or building designer? All building projects whether large or small will need a design plan. Many people know that an architect or building designer is the person or company to speak to when it comes to house plans, but it can be …

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Building a new home

Custom home builder or Volume builder

Should you use a custom home builder or volume builder As you plan to build your new home, one of the first questions you’ll need to ask yourself is whether you want to work with a custom home builder or a volume builder. Both are excellent options and each can deliver you a great new …

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