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My builder is increasing the Contract price to build my house, what are my options?

A builder’s entitlement to increase the agreed contract price depends on the terms and conditions of the contract. Standard building contracts do not, generally, include a term allowing the builder to increase the contract price, however some building contract will contain special terms and conditions which may allow the builder to increase the contract price. […]

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Building & Construction Security of Payment Act: Purpose and Application

The purpose of the Act and the adjudication process it introduced is to provide a quick and interim resolution to a dispute and ensure that payment for services rendered is promptly made and not unreasonably withheld. The Act facilitates cash flow down the chain and is a powerful tool for “smaller” parties seeking to recover

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Home Building Compensation Fund

In recent months you may have heard the news about Tasmanian Constructions (Hotondo Homes franchise in Hobart) going into liquidation. Tasmania does not have a requirement (since about 2008) requiring Home Warranty Insurance. However, in NSW there is a requirement for home building compensation fund (Home Warranty Insurance) cover to be taken out by the

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