QUIZ: Is Building Your Own Home For You?

Building your own home can be an exciting proposition, but how much do you know about the process? Take our ‘true or false’ quiz to discover how much you know about being an owner builder. True or False: Owner builders … Continue reading

Tradies: Getting A Fair Quote

As an owner builder, you will have numerous responsibilities. One of these is contracting tradespeople to do some of the work. But how do you know the price you’re quoted is legitimate? And how do you know your contractor will … Continue reading

Before You Sign On The Dotted Line, Read This

Building your own home is satisfying. It can even be fun! But it also comes with a whole lot of compliance. As an owner builder, it’s important you understand the rules around building permits to make sure you don’t put … Continue reading

Are You Buying Bricks And Mortar? Or Styrofoam And Glue?

When it comes to building materials, there should be no substitute for quality, should there? But unfortunately, there is. And as an owner builder, you need to know about it, because it can put you and your family in serious … Continue reading

Can You Build It? Yes You (Still) Can!

Lashings of red tape–particularly changes to legislation–are rarely intriguing. But don’t be surprised if recent alterations to the Building Act have you raising your eyebrows. If you are an owner-builder in Victoria – that is, if you’re undertaking domestic construction … Continue reading

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