5 Tips for small land development

With 20 years of experience in land development, it is interesting for me to consider what are the important issues when completing a small land development. The reality is that…

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The 3C’s to help you choose a builder

“We need to have some major works done on our property, but how do we know which builder to choose?” There is no question that for major building works you will…

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Shut Down did not equal Shut Off: Building during COVID

Our friends at Femeconomy recently reviewed people’s uptake of renovations and building projects during COVID and what challenges this presented. COVID-19 has sparked growth in spending on home renovations, building,…

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Yes, you can still plan your home reno during isolation!

It can be really disheartening to see your home renovation or building project plans put on hold in the current climate. But it doesn’t mean that you can’t use this…

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The market now and where we see it heading

It’s been a wild few months for the people of Melbourne. With Stage 3 and Stage 4 lockdowns, it can be hard to feel stable and confident in these uncertain…

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More Building Contract Basics: Part II

Following on from last month’s article, this article is aimed at explaining some of the basics about how building contracts work, and a number of the choices you will need…

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Check your trades are licenced – before you start!

Useful Links & Tips when it comes to renovations and building “Do you have a trade license?” This is often a question that is missed (or avoided) at the beginning…

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Home Renos – what do we know about asbestos?

As we live in isolation to avoid the potentially deadly COVID-19 virus, many of us are blissfully unaware that there is a more sinister silent killer residing in many of…

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Useful links for checking your trades are licenced & more

There are state-specific regulatory governing authorities that issue trade licences and each state has different governing bodies. Most are easily sourced via the internet or via enquiry calls. As there…

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The Corona Virus and the property market

The sentiment in our world today is one underpinned by uncertainty, confusion and concern. Naturally, people are scared. Lives and livelihoods are on the line. Here, at View Bank Homes,…

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