Before you start building
There are lots of decisions to make and paperwork to be done…
Building Costs: How much it costs depends on your selection of builder, design and quality. Decide your budget and what you want to build
Planning Permit: Our learnings and recommendations from going through a painful planning process
Building Permit: Our recommendation for an independent surveyor
Owner Builder Permit: how to get your permit, implications
Vegetation offsets: when you need them, how to get them, how much it costs, what it delivers
Waffle Pod versus On Ground Slab: There’s conflicting advice as to which is better. Here’s why.
Firewood: How much do you need, how many trees to plant to grow your own firewood?
Water Supply: What size tank? CFA requirements. Do you need water treatment?