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  1. | 12 Mar 2014

    RBW for Housing including multi-residential (Minimum purchase: 2)

    Residential Building Works Lump sum contract for housing projects, including multiple units, where the contract sum is more than $500,000 or more.   While not required to comply with the Home Building Contracts Act, this contract is similar to much of the HBW lump sum contract.   The contract is directly between builder and owner […]

  1. | 6 Jun 2013

    Deposits for Plans

    Under a Preparation of Plans Agreement or a Preliminary Work contract homebuyers sometimes pay a small deposit on signing these contracts, which does not commit either party to build the home. The agreement covers the builder’s costs of plans being drawn up, application fees, and the like.  Usually if the contract goes ahead, any deposit […]