Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Welcome to Adelaide Building Consulting!

These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of National Building Consulting T/A Adelaide Building Consulting’s Services, located at 82 Gibson St, Bowden SA 5007.

By accessing our services, we assume you accept these terms and conditions. Do not continue to use Adelaide Building Consulting if you do not agree to take all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person log on this website and compliant to the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law of Netherlands. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

License

Unless otherwise stated, National Building Consulting T/A Adelaide Building Consulting and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material within Adelaide Building Consulting. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may access this from Adelaide Building Consulting for your own personal use subjected to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  • Republish material from Adelaide Building Consulting
  • Sell, rent or sub-license material from Adelaide Building Consulting
  • Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from Adelaide Building Consulting
  • Redistribute content from Adelaide Building Consulting

 

This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.

National Building Consulting T/A Adelaide Building Consulting reserves the right to monitor all Comments and to remove any Comments which can be considered inappropriate, offensive or causes breach of these Terms and Conditions.

Electronic Signature

Australian law allows nearly every document to be signed using electronic signatures. In these cases, electronic signatures are legally equivalent to their wet-ink counterparts and businesses would benefit from their adoption

By signing your name electronically on any documents issued to you by Adelaide Building Consulting through the relevant third party application, you are agreeing that your electronic signature is the legal equivalent of your manual signature.

Your Privacy

Please read our Privacy Policy here.

Disclaimer

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our business. Nothing in this disclaimer will:

  • limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury;
  • limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
  • limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
  • exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

 

The limitations and prohibitions of liability set in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort and for breach of statutory duty.

In the event that you are eligible for any grants, government grants, private grants, concessions or anything of this nature, Adelaide Building Consulting will do our best to ensure the criteria are met, however it is the purchasers responsibility to ensure that they meet the necessary requirements for any applicable grants.

Adelaide Building Consulting state a fixed priced, turnkey inclusion package. The fixed price and turnkey is limited to the specification items within your inclusion list. This is not inclusive of costs of unforeseen circumstances on your site or to complete your construction, and/or any additional costs that are required to complete your construction that are not included into your inclusions list and any upgrades you may wish to select. This is subject to a negotiated outcome based on your binding building contract. The documents you sign with Adelaide Building Consulting do not take precedence over your binding contractual agreements with any builder/contractor.

Disclosure

Adelaide Building Consulting get paid via the builder.  Our commission is calculated over the total contract price, however is not a fixed amount and is negotiable on each contract.

Adelaide Building Consulting do not transact in the sale of land, nor do we directly or indirectly benefit from the sale of land. In the event you are to sign a land contract, you are required to obtain professional advice in regards to any land contract you sign.

Adelaide Building Consulting are not licensed finance or accounting professionals, as such in the event that you apply for and/or procure finance you are required to obtain professional advice from a licensed professional to evaluate your eligibility for the financial servicing.

Our Service Agreement

Should you proceed with the use of Adelaide Building Consulting’s services, you acknowledge the nature of any funds transferred for services provided by Adelaide Building Consulting. You acknowledge that fees paid for our services are non-refundable in the event the works of the service agreement have been carried out. These works are specified in the Adelaide Building Consulting Inclusions estimate document under the heading of service agreement, provided to you before any monies are paid, for your consideration before agreeing to utilise our services.

Adelaide Building Consulting reserve the right to charge you an additional $100 per hour administration fee for any work outside or above the service agreement payable by the purchaser.

Adelaide Building Consulting allow for three changes to a plan within the price of your service agreement. Any additional changes above the three may incur an additional $500 cost payable by the purchaser.

In the event you decide not to work with Adelaide Building Consulting, you will be entitled to a credit for the total amount not incurred by Adelaide Building Consulting in relation to your service agreement.

Handover

Congratulations your home is now ready and at this point you will pick up your keys. However, this is not the last time we will see your maintenance period will start. From this point on, if any minor problems are to occur, you will need to make note of each of them; your builder will be back after 3 months to fix them.

Practical Completion

you will be invited to walj through your house to inspect and identify areas you wish to fix. By the end of this stage your house is about 97% done.

2nd Fix

We are almost there: your home’s cabinetry and taps are being installed and your house is now complete from the outside.

Internal Walls

Rooms take shape, internal walls go up and the colour and shape of your house start to fill out.

External Walls & Roof

At this point, all of your colour combinations and ideas will be coming to life. Your external walls and roof will be visible.

Frames

It will take approximately 4 weeks for your frames to go up. Your house is starting to take shape!

Slab

The Foundation is expected to be completed within 4 weeks consisting of trending, plumbing and concrete pour. Some clients will have a slab party, others choose to have imprints of their hands on the slab.

Construction Start Date

From the start date, there are 6 stages of construction. At each stage you can expect the builder to send you invoices. You will need to sign and send them off for processing.

Full Council Approval

Once the council gives notice of approval and appropriate insurances are in place – your builder will issue you notice of a construction start date.

Selections

This is the fun part. It’s the part where you get to choose your colours and patentially add that little bit of luxury to your home. We will let you know when selections should be booked with your builder. Allow 4-5 hours for this session.

Council Planning Approval

Council approval is required before your home can be built. Broadly, council wants to know if your house fits on the chosen block of land (Planning Application) and if the house meets all building and licensing requirements (Development Application). You are now ready to start the Planning Application.

Lodge To Council

Now you are ready to lodge your plans for council approval.

Site Investigations

Council, the builder and the architech will need to understand the condition of your block. A review of the soil, site level and engineering is needed. His proceess can take up to 3 weeks.

Building Agreements

When you are happy with your concept drawings, we will proceed to the building agreement with your chosen building company. It should take about 7 days to create the agreement.

Concept Plans

Once you have accepted the sketched floorplans, an architect will transform this sketch into more accurate concept drawings. This should take no more than 5 days.