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A Simplified Explanation Of Site & Earth Works Part 4

In the 4th post of the series, we discuss other possible site & earthworks related items that you may encounter when designing and building your new home. Retaining Where there is too much of a slope on a block to have a simple cut and fill earthworks, retaining walls of some sort will be required to…

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Earthworks – A Simplified Explanation – Part 3

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Earthworks, what are they? In this post, the second in the series, we explore more processes or site – earthworks items you may encounter. Your contract quote should include all site – earthworks costs, however, some builders don’t finalise these costs until after works have commenced. Unlike other builders, Central Avenue Homes provides all costs…

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Earthworks – A Simplified Explanation – Part 2

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What are site – earthworks? In this post, the second in the series, we provide more explanation of the processes or site – earthworks items you may encounter. Generally, when you receive a quote to build your new home, the costs for site related items are not included in the actual cost to build the…

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A Simplified Explanation Of Site & Earth Works Part 1

What are site works or – earth works?  Site & earth works, can be anything required before commencing construction of a new home.  They generally don’t form part of the structure itself. The type of things that may be included in site & earth works for Perth lots are: Re-peg of the site A repeg confirms the location of the…

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Bushfire Prone Areas

Bushfire Prone Areas - Central Avenue Homes

Planning conditions and building approvals in Western Austral are continually changing. A lot of suburbs are now subject to BAL (Bushfire Attack Level) assessments. BAL (Bushfire Attack Level) assessments Because the WA State Government passed a law that if you are building in a bushfire prone area, you will be need to have a Bushfire Attack…

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Premier Announces Seniors Stamp Duty Discount

First Home owners Grant While it’s fantastic to see the first home owners grant increased to help the younger generation or first home owners to to be able to afford to get into the housing market, it’s even better to see that the government is looking out for the not so young and 2nd and…

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