Building & Construction

Variations Not Under A Building Contract

CAN YOU CLAIM FOR VARIATIONS THAT DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE BUILDING CONTRACT? Yes. The building contract has a specific process that the Builder and the Homeowner needs to follow, in particular the builder. However, this does not always happen. If the builder has carried out variation works without following the process …

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Building Law in Penrith, Parramatta & Hawkesbury

Adams & Partners Lawyers (“APL”) provides specialist advice on building law in the Penrith, Parramatta and Hawkesbury areas. APL operates legal offices in both Penrith and Parramatta. A topic that raises its heads regularly is when do I need Home Warranty Insurance? The NSW Government requires Builders and Tradespersons to take out Home Warranty Insurance …

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Your Questions Answered – Termination of a Residential Building Contract in NSW

Here are some of the common questions we get asked about terminating a residential building contract in NSW: Q: Can an Owner terminate/cancel a Building Contract after it has been signed by both Parties without penalty where the Contract is for an amount in excess of $20,000.00? A: Yes, providing the Owner cancels the Contract …

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Building Disputes with Home Owners or Builders

Building Disputes with Home Owners or Builders   Home Owners If you get into a building dispute with your Builder, prior to making an application in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“NCAT”), you are required to attempt to resolve your dispute with the Builder through NSW Fair Trading. NSW Fair Trading (“Fair Trading”) will …

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