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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And the winner is

Written by Diverse Builders Managing Director, Neil Rose We entered two buildings into the Master Builders Association (MBA) awards this year. And guess what… We won awards for both of them! We won Best Custom Home under $200,000 for one of our Hot Priced Homes which has three-bedrooms and two living areas. We also won...
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Being energy efficient works for us

Written by Managing Director at Diverse Builders, Neil Rose In the 3 decades I’ve been building homes, I’ve always put a big emphasis on making sure they don’t cost a fortune to run. It’s always good to practice what you preach, so building new offices gave me a good excuse to use as many different...
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Don’t get distracted by the pretty stuff

Written by Neil Rose, Managing Director at Diverse Builders A few years ago we asked a retired school teacher to conduct a survey for us. He selected a sample of people who had built with us, and another group of people who had built with other companies. 100% of the people we’d built houses for...
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