Posts Tagged ‘TILT’

Christmas Issue – December TILT

20 Sleeps until Christmas, with a brand new year just around the corner! In the lead up to the Festive Season we had a lot of fun reading the hundreds of entries to our Christmas competition as they rolled in. With $750 worth of Christmas decorations from My Christmas up for grabs, creativity was running high…

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Why a geotechnical report is a good idea

What is geotechnical work? Not quite geology and not quite geo-engineering, nor structural engineering. Think of it a little like a less exciting version of the hit TV show, CSI. However, rather than gruesome crimes scenes, we examine your potential building site to figure out your design, based on the following sub fields of geology;…

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Building Contract Basics: Part 3

This is the third in our series of articles is aimed at explaining some of the basics about how building contracts work. This article will deal with payment mechanisms in your building contract. In entering into any building contract, you should determine what payments you will need to make, and when.  You will need to…

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November 2018 TILT

“We don’t mean to alarm you, but there are only 47 sleeps left until Christmas! If you are anything like us, this means a frantic effort writing lists to remember presents, food and what’s left to do to get the house and garden ready for entertaining, fun and festivities. To help a little in this…

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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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October TILT eMag

“Build a team that you trust – back them to work well together.” These are just some of the words of wisdom shared this month by guest contributor Vicky Grosser; a Carbon Manager with a commitment for sustaining all life through First Nations led care of country. Somehow Vicky found herself on a small house…

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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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