SeanWilson replied to the topic Solution for Equitable access to a Flood affected property? in the forum Help Needed! 7 years ago
What do you mean by these numbers, that you are looking at 400mm inundation max if you are flooded?
Just build the house on stumps… As long as you are 100mm above the Q20 or Q100 flood levels you will typically be fine. Call me and I can talk to my certifier about it, or click on my sig and contact me through there.
You can definately still…[Read more]
Many project builders make heaps of money off of their valuations.
In our building trade we meet people who have a massively low profit margin (5-10%). In the building game a lot of the time it takes one annoying council rule to wipe out your profit, or one apprentice to do something wrong and it is all over.
You will also note that when getting…[Read more]
SeanWilson replied to the topic WARNING: Dual Living/ Granny Flat unapproved Duplexes- Brisbane City Council Enforcement Notices in the forum General Property 7 years ago
We have actually found that the crux of this issue is in the definition of the term 'household'.
For contrast, here is the exact same term as provided by the Logan City Council: 'An individual or a group of two or more related or unrelated people'.
The amazing thing is that after receiving a 'show cause notice' we spoke to some…[Read more]
We are actually doing annexed unit developments in Logan City Council. They have no limit on unit size, and the house and unit can be rented to two separate families on the one title! We have been working with LCC for ages and our rentals are a minimum of $200/week positively geared.
We have around 4 we own at the moment, and our latest one is…[Read more]