Hiring an Unlicensed Tradesman is Playing Russian Roulette with your Home

Embarking on a home improvement project entails a huge financial outlay, and so it’s understandable why homeowners want to shave a few bucks off the bill whenever possible. But when the risks of a cost-cutting measure outweigh the benefits, it’s time to take a step back and re-assess priorities. A new survey released by Fair Trading reveals the startling reality …

Will owner builders in NSW be 2nd class?

The days of looking up to the man who built his own home with his own hands may be gone if a NSW Building Association is able to pass a law which effectively labels any renovation you do as 2nd Class. Rules and regulations being pitted against the owner builder by the NSW Association may relegate the owner builder to …