Here’s a 15 minute early review I did on a plan for a friend. Anything I missed? The market has changed. I normally would review a more developed plan with along with a contract and/or itemised quote. But these grants have heated up the market so much that land is […]
Anyone who has been thinking about building will have certainly heard about the Commonwealth and WA grants to stimulate the home construction sector, so I won’t rehash all those details here. But let’s address the big question… should I take the plunge and build?? If you’ve already been negotiating with […]
Interested in sustainable housing? Considering how you can introduce some of these principles in your house design? Register to get along to one of the sustainable houses this open day, Sunday 15th September. https://sustainablehouseday.com/?postcode=6000&state=&s=&geo-radius=100&dir-search=yes
You want to be confident you’re getting value for money from your builder and that the design, once built, will suit your requirements. Before you sign your building contract, talk to me! I will review your house plans and building contract to: Anticipate and address potential design issues, before they’re […]
Soon to come! A blog on the approach taken to get this amazing house built. From concept design, to maximising functionality and amenity of the living spaces, negotiating extras with the builders BEFORE signing a contract, to the incorporation of energy efficiency measures and life cycle costing benefits.
My name is Luke Harris, and I’m the owner/operator of Perthling Homebuilding Appraisals. PHA provides very affordable services to people looking to build their home (see Services). Perth born and raised, and firmly connected with my local community, I like to think I’m very in tune with the values of Perth people […]
Today I attended an excellent session on Eco-effective home design presented by architect Sid Thoo courtesy of the City of Swan. It validated a lot of the initiatives I pursued and included in our own home design with a project builder; planning / design commenced in 2011 when the NATHERS […]
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