Five things to be wary of with builders

The foundations and footings for your new home are extremely important to get right, with numerous court cases underway in regards to poor under slab works and in some cases no under slab works at all. How do some builders get away with this? Some building companies are involved in the practice of shopping the...
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Choosing the right builder

As mentioned in previous blogs on our website, choosing a builder is extremely hard. Especially when you consider it is possibly the largest transaction you will ever undertake. You must feel comfortable with your decision from a financial view point, but also feel comfortable that the builder will make the process easy and won’t be hiding...
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Things to ask a builder before signing a contract

Building a new home is a huge emotional and financial investment. There are many suppliers of trades and services that conduct themselves unethically and unfairly. Unfortunately some builders are not exempt from behaving in this manner. Below are several key questions that may help you in your decision as to who you will trust to...
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The importance of time, cost and quality

Time, Cost & Quality are the three components that actually make up the construction of your new home. Time – Time, in construction, is analysed down to its smallest detail. The amount of time required to complete each and every component of a project is analysed. Once analysis has taken place, those components are broken...
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Builders relieve the stress

To reduce stress, let the builder handle this area. This is their responsibility and again in their best interest to get all applicable permits. Set up a schedule to have construction meetings with your builder that fit your schedule. Having open and effective communication will help reduce stress in this area. Anytime there is an...
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Tailored for you

Written by Neil Rose, Managing Director of Diverse Builders One of the most relaxing places to soak up a stunning view is the bath. So when we had a client with a gorgeous view from their ensuite, we helped them make the most of it. We angled the bath so they could sit back and...
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