The Housing Industry Association (HIA) says the shortage of skilled tradespeople is “the most significant shortage on record”.
Construction and Building
If the subdivision of land is in your investment plan, there are many rules, regulations and financial options/variables to consider. Bear in mind that subdivision compliance, processes and costs vary on a state by state and regional basis.
I observed a thread in a Facebook group recently, in which a homeowner was complaining about the high price a licensed tradie was quoting and how this person could have their friend do the job for a lot less. Obviously, I chimed in with my 2 cents worth and explained why you should hire a licensed tradie only. But then I realised, other than explaining why you should check your builder’s license, I’ve never spoken to you about licensed tradies. So here is my explanation for you.
I’d love to say that problems won’t happen on your job site, but inevitably there will be issues. As the client, you have a process to follow when a problem arises. Read on to learn how to solve a dispute with your builder.
Not every improvement you make on your home will create a return on the investment you make. But some will, and the return can be great. From renovating bathrooms, to improving curb appeal, what’s really important to ensuring profit from your reno? Here are top 5 home improvements that will provide a return on your investment.
I love to read, something I love more than reading though, is having a dedicated reading nook. While being spoilt at Pen Y Llechwedd with having the choice between a whole room to read in, or window seats to read on, this is not always achievable or practical in a family home. Instead of a whole room, why not just create your own reading nook. these work especially well if you are tight on space or just want the luxury of a place in your home, just for you.
In the world of building there different opportunities for a builder to provide you with costings on your job. The 3 most common forms of these are ballpark figures, estimates and quotes. Each differs greatly from the other and will provide you with different types of information. Which one you should be seeking, will depend very much on the stage you are at with your project. From Builders quote to estimate, which one is right for you?
Now that school is back, uni wont be far away! If you are staying on campus, you’ll be keen to give you room a bit of a tart up! They can be so bland and unfriendly. We are sharing a few tips on how you can inject a little personality into your new room, without breaking the rules!!