Building Dispute Resolution – Don’t go straight to a Lawyer

Despite all parties starting out with the best intentions conflict is a common issue people face during the building process. Unfortunately when issues arise, emotions kick in and most people go straight to a lawyer. However, there are other alternatives or options available to assist both the consumer and contractor for building dispute resolution. The building […]

Hand Over Inspections – Anyone can do them

No license, qualifications or reporting standards required to do  Hand Over Inspections. At the completion of the construction of a new residential house in Queensland, there is a highly marketed service available to the public often referred to as a Hand Over or Pre Settlement Inspection. The purpose of such a report is to give […]

Is my Builder doing the right thing?

Building Advocacy and Stage Inspections Building a new home and ensuring the job is being done right is not for the faint of heart. A building advocate can be of tremendous value throughout the building process. Building advocates assist both the consumer and the principle contractor (builder) to ensure construction and documentation align from the […]