New home buyer traps

New home builder

Mark Bryson - Friday, July 31, 2015

Many clients come to Berstan Homes with the same stories about builders behaving badly and some of the stories are quite alarming.  
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Major builder problems

Mark Bryson - Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Speaking to a client of mine the other day and they have a friend that built with a major Perth based building company. I was amazed to hear the home was built and the builder refused to do the driveway and alfresco concreting works.  
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Site manager’s workloads out of control

Mark Bryson - Friday, June 27, 2014

A site manager friend came to me the other day complaining about workload, he works for one of the major new home building companies. 
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Many new home builds seem to have storage problems

Mark Bryson - Friday, June 27, 2014

I have been passed many homes of late and have noticed the cars are not in the garage where they belong due to the garage being filled up with everything but the kitchen sink.  
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Beware of cheap tiles

Mark Bryson - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

A client of mine the other day purchased their own tiles to save on the build cost only to find out the tiles where seconds at best.  
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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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