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The Most Educational Home Building Resource in Victoria

 

Here we provide our readers with answers to all the common (and not so common!) questions around building a home in the country.

 

Why do I need a soil test before building? We answer that. Should I build or buy a home? Yep, we help answer that too. What’s the best time of year to build a new home? Or what about The section 32 statement?

 

We are regularly adding new content to this library, so keep checking back to increase your knowledge and understanding on all things related to building a new country home.

 

Or, if you can’t find an answer to your question, reach out to us on 1800 01 05 09 or email us at [email protected] and one of our helpful consultants will happily attempt to answer you question!


can I change the plan

CAN I CHANGE THE PLAN?

Designing a home is quite different to designing a car. There are some similarities, but designing a car involves considering …
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how does waterproofing work

HOW DOES WATERPROOFING WORK IN MY NEW HOME?

As part of our commitment to transparency and communication with our customers, we often like to explain a bit more …
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septic system types

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT SEPTIC SYSTEM TYPES?

We’ve found that a lot of people’s understanding of the different septic system types is murky to say the least, …
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covid-19

WHY THIS COVID-19 ERA IS THE PERFECT TIME TO START YOUR HOME BUILD.

We noticed an article regarding this Covid-19 time on Houzz recently that echoed our sentiments exactly, and it prompted us …
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puddle flange

WHAT IS A PUDDLE FLANGE FOR?

Technically, every shower should have a puddle flange . Admittedly, we’re not sure why you’re reading this blog or where …
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how much money you should spend on a new home

5 STEPS TO WORK OUT HOW MUCH MONEY YOU SHOULD SPEND ON A NEW HOME

You might be researching the option of a building a new home, and are finding that the spectrum of how …
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title peg

THE IMPORTANCE OF A TITLE PEG.

Your builder’s jumping up and down about making sure all the title pegs (or boundary pegs) are in place before …
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understand a building contract

3 KEY FACTORS TO HELP YOU TO UNDERSTAND A BUILDING CONTRACT

So you’re getting close to signing on the dotted line, and suddenly you’ve gone a bit wobbly at the knees …
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bank valuation

THE STORY OF BANK VALUATIONS

It’s probably common knowledge that when you go to get a bank loan for a new home, the bank will …
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section 173 agreement

WHAT IS A SECTION 173 AGREEMENT?

It’s a fairly common outcome for a council to ask for a section 173 agreement in a planning permit that’s …
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insurance while your home is being built

DO YOU NEED TO GET INSURANCE WHILE YOUR HOME IS BEING BUILT?

Getting a home built is a major project, and once the initial excitement is over after arranging things, people often …
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rock on my building site

HELP! WHAT HAPPENS IF THERES A LOT OF ROCK ON MY BUILDING SITE?

You may be looking at buying a block of land or you already own it, and you want a new …
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Informational Videos

Permits

In the following series of videos, Paul discusses, in depth, the permit process when building a home.


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