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  1. | 26 Jul 2013

    DECON 2013 Subcontract

    DECON 2013 – Subcontract is the companion subcontract for DECON 2013. It is the contract to use where a contractor engages a subcontractor to complete part of the building project. DECON 2013 – Subcontract provides a broad contractual framework and establishes the legal rights and obligations of each party and their powers and duties under […]

  1. Great Southern: New Chair for MBA Great Southern

    New faces and a mix of residential and commercial builders and suppliers. This committee has good representation from the industry and look forward to work with them.

  1. | 6 Jun 2013

    Renovation Costs

      We already know that kitchens, bathrooms and laundries are the most expensive parts of a home to add or update, but the cost of renovating can quickly add up even when it is a simple extra bedroom or games room at the back. New homes have fewer complications to overcome, and builders generally start […]

  1. | 6 Jun 2013

    First Home Buyers & Incentives

    There is a lot of assistance available to first home buyers from Governments. It is worth spending some time to carefully investigate the rebates and assistance available to you. First Home Owner Grant The WA Government’s First Home Owner Grant currently offers $10,000 to first home owners who purchase or build a new home, the […]

  1. | 6 Jun 2013

    Bathroom – Minimum Distances

      You will need to establish the minimum requirements for space around your bathroom:   Allow at least 600mm in front of the toilet and approximately 200mm either side of the bowl for elbowroom. 700mm should be allowed between the front of the basin and the nearest wall or object.  Power points should be located at […]

  1. South West: Granny flat reform passed

    The State Government has announced new planning reforms that allow homeowners to rent out backyard ‘granny flats’ or built above garages