New home buyer traps

Laminate flooring with signs of cupping

Mark Bryson - Friday, June 13, 2014

Unfortunately once cupping occurs in laminate flooring, the flooring will need to be replaced. 
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New home builder finds floater and costs owner $18k

Mark Bryson - Wednesday, June 11, 2014

A floater is a large or small rock that has been found while excavating the site and can cause great expense to the new home owner via removal of the floater (rock) and in some cases filling the remaining hole with concrete. 
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New home builder or not

Mark Bryson - Thursday, June 05, 2014

Marketing companies are popping up everywhere and who are you buying your home from? a builder or a marketing company.  
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New home build with cupping laminated floor boards

Mark Bryson - Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Why was this happening the owner asked?   
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New home builder lift out very interesting

Mark Bryson - Monday, May 26, 2014

Over the weekend I notice a home lift out in one of the popular weekend newspapers with some interesting reading. There was a section in the lift out with a lovely well-appointed display home nothing wrong with that the home was magnificent.  
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New home builders Advertising Traps

Mark Bryson - Friday, May 23, 2014

It has come to my notice there are several new home builders advertising house and land packages excluding site costs. This is of major concern because if this exclusion is not noticed by the new homes buyer it will potentially add tens of thousands of dollars to the cost of the new home build. So be very careful to read the fine print.  
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Watch out when buying your own land!

Mark Bryson - Wednesday, September 04, 2013

I hope this email find you well, what fantastic weather for father’s day over the weekend and family gatherings. 
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Not all builders are what they seem!

Mark Bryson - Friday, July 05, 2013

It has come to my attention there has been many building companies going into liquidation of late. So I did a little investigating and discovered most of the liquidations are marketing companies not builders at all. 
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Investors beware

Mark Bryson - Monday, June 10, 2013

Many interstate investors are being caught up in buying home and land packages in new Victoria suburbs at inflated prices, with the promise of high rental returns that are just not eventuating leaving them in hot financial water. 
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Be wary of builders that cut corners when laying a slab

Mark Bryson - Thursday, December 06, 2012

The foundations for a home are extremely important to get right, with numerous court cases underway in regards to poor under slab works and in some cases no under slab works at all. 
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