Empowerment

HouseLab : Upload once | Find forever

Build in Common have expanded our industry partnerships by teaming up with HouseLab, a digital disrupter in the residential construction space. HouseLab have created a secure personalised online hub that will significantly reduce handover and post-handover costs as well as simplifying a homeowners’ life. A simple and elegant solution to creating a digital set of…

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Building for your future

Five years ago it seemed every second person used to say “safe as houses”, or you would hear a story at a barbecue of a couple who made hundreds of thousands with the sale of a home that they sold just two years after purchasing, adding only a lick of paint. This was the norm…

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Technology to help you design and plan

Print, Click & Keep With the world of smartphone apps at our fingertips, we have curated a handful of practical, easy to use apps for you to use when planning your next renovation of building project.                 Click here to download your free copy of this handy guide.…

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Jargon busting property development

Click, Print & Keep Access our handy JARGON BUSTING guides – designed to help demystify and empower you!         Simply click here to download and save a copy of our latest contribution to this resource set. If you already have a copy of one of our Build in Common Toolkits, add this…

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TILT eMag: August is upon us

We conducted a recent poll with our networks and found that the majority of us when renovating dread the idea of the building phase more than the initial design stage. No real surprise we hear you say? Designing and conceptualising what your new living space or home will look like is meant to be fun…

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Auction tips for buying & selling

BUYERS: Auctions are a level playing field for buyers and give you a chance to gauge the competition. Buying a home at auction is an exciting time – the crowd and competitive atmosphere means it’s easy to get caught up in the passionate bidding, so take a look at these tips to make sure you’re…

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5 Essentials when negotiating with a Building Designer or Architect

Print, Click & Keep Once you have chosen your preferred architect, design consultant or technical draughtsperson, get an agreement in place before doing anything further. The agreement or contract should set out a number of essential items. Take a look at our handy template to use as a guide when negotiating with a Building Designer…

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Understanding Conveyancing 101

Understanding the legal documentation and terms when buying and selling property is crucial. This month we feature guest contributor Leonie Jarrett, Principal of First Class Legal as she steps us through the 101 of conveyancing terminology. It is important to remember that this information is purely general in nature and provided as a guide only.…

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The 3 C’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 need a team of professionals to get the job done. After all there are important legal and safety aspects to consider, not to mention the…

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Why are you renovating?

Why are you renovating? Contributed by Melanie Van Kuyk, Founder + Creative Director at Home By Lumi. Like any renovation; at its surface this question seems straightforward enough – but until you delve a little deeper and start to expose some of the underlying uncertainties you can’t truly know what is involved unless you are completely…

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