Building vs Buying: What’s best for you?

For most of us, property tends to be the single largest investment we make in our lives. So, should you buy land and build your home from scratch, or buy…

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HouseLab: A new digital home management platform

Managing a home, renovation or the handover of a new build can be complicated. Email chains, document storage, calendars, contacts and product information sit in numerous locations and the challenge…

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The risk of using plans without permission

In the recent case of Milankov Designs & Project Management v Di Latte, the WA Supreme Court ordered 2 home owners and an architect they engaged to pay a designer…

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Just released: Home Extension Toolkit

As Australian property prices inch up and the cost of moving is often prohibitive, renovating and extending your home can be a very attractive option. The thought of more space,…

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Breaking through the Concrete Ceiling

Almost half of all property investors now are women, but many were still being short-changed out of millions because of the “blokey” nature of builders. Latest industry data showed that…

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Australian women are renovating: Video

Bu 2028 women are forecast to control close to 75% of discretionary spending worldwide. What a powerful insight! Transpose this into the building and renovation sector, and it will come…

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Architect vs Designer

Choosing the right person to guide you through a renovation or new build can be so daunting. When starting the hunt for a professional to get your project kick started…

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What Your Builder Needs

“Hey BIC team! Love what you are doing here…” I thought I’d drop a line of support and to perhaps outline what I, as a builder, am looking for from…

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Q&A on Building Plans

Plans, Plans, Plans When you go to an architect, builder or designer, they will prepare plans showing what your new building, house or room will look like. They draw up…

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