What is Domestic Building Insurance?
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What is Domestic Building Insurance?

Domestic building insurance, previously called ‘builder’s warranty insurance’ is the insurance provided by your builder for works that exceed $16,000 (for both labour and materials) in value. It’s compulsory under relevant building legislation in most states for builders carrying out residential building work. It is your builder’s responsibility to obtain this insurance on your behalf, …

Should I Buy in a School Zone?
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Should I Buy in a School Zone?

In Australia, the desire to live in a desirable school zone is growing. Competition is strong for schools with reputations for academic excellence and prominent public profiles. Examples of these are well-regarded public secondary schools McKinnon Secondary School, Balwyn High School and Glen Waverley Secondary School. School catchment areas are divided sharply into boundaries which …

The Post-Covid Exodus and Suburbs to Watch in 2021
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The Post-Covid Exodus and Suburbs to Watch in 2021

There’s no denying it: 2020 brought about changes big and small to the way we live, socialise and work.  One change that is likely to last long-term is the ability for more of us to work remotely, or to significantly reduce the amount of time spent commuting to an office. This shift in work culture …

Ask These Questions Before You Book an Inspection
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Ask These Questions Before You Book an Inspection

 Need a building and pest inspection? There are many companies advertising this service in Victoria, however a professional-looking website or business card is no guarantee of a quality service. Doing some research and asking the right questions before you book can save you time and money, and will bring peace of mind knowing you’re booking …