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  • 1Pre-Construction
  • 2Construction
  • 3Settlement
  • 4Warranty

1. Pre-construction

Land Titles

The land developer registers the Plan of Subdivision Plan of Subdivision - The plan of subdivision shows the dimensions of your lot and area and how it relates to the surrounding lots with the titles office.

Land Settlement

You will be required to settle on your land within 14 days of title registration.

Documents

In order for Shape Homes to obtain the required building permits, you will be required to provide a copy of:

Permits

Shape Homes obtains all building permits Building permit - A building permit is a written approval by a building surveyor. It allows the building work to be undertaken according to the approved plans, specifications and other relevant documentation and approvals required for construction.

Construction drawings

A copy of your final construction drawings Construction drawings - The final set of drawings which will include any variations. These drawings will be used to construct your new home which will be used for construction of your new home will be provided to you to review and sign. These drawings will include any variations which you requested when you initially purchased.

2. Construction

A Construction Commencement Date is provided to you. This is the approximate date activity will commence on your site.

Base stage Base Stage - Includes site excavations, drains laid, slab pour and inspected by the Building Surveyor .

Once the base stage Base Stage - Includes site excavations, drains laid, slab pour and inspected by the Building Surveyor is complete, you will be sent your base progress claim invoice.

Frame stage Frame stage - The stage where the home’s frame is complete and approved by the Building Surveyor of construction is complete at your new home.

Once the frame stage Frame stage - The stage where the home’s frame is complete and approved by the Building Surveyor is complete, you will be sent your frame progress claim invoice.

Lock-up stage Lock-up stage - The stage where the home’s external wall cladding and roof covering is fixed and external doors and windows are fixed (even if the doors are only temporary) of construction is complete at your new home.

Once the lock-up stage Lock-up stage - The stage where the home’s external wall cladding and roof covering is fixed and external doors and windows are fixed (even if the doors are only temporary) is complete, you will be sent your lockup progress claim invoice.

Fix stage Fix stage - The stage when all internal cladding, architraves, skirting’s, doors, cabinets and cupboards of a home are fitted and fixed in position of construction is complete at your new home.

Once the fix stage Fix stage - The stage when all internal cladding, architraves, skirting’s, doors, cabinets and cupboards of a home are fitted and fixed in position is complete, you will be sent your fix progress claim invoice.

Shape Homes engages an independent quality assurance inspector Independent quality assurance inspector - An independent inspector is engaged by Shape Homes to complete an inspection on your property to conduct an inspection on your new home once your home reaches practical completion.

A final building inspection is conducted by the Building Surveyor, and your Occupancy Permit Occupancy permit - A document which is issued by the Building Surveyor once the final building inspection has occurred and all relevant compliance certificates from trades and suppliers are provided. This permit means that your new home can be occupied is issued.

Once construction on your new home has reached completion, you will be sent your final claim invoice along with the Notice of Completion Notice of completion - Means that Shape Homes notifies you that your new home as reached completion and Occupancy Permit Occupancy permit - A document which is issued by the Building Surveyor once the final building inspection has occurred and all relevant compliance certificates from trades and suppliers are provided. This permit means that your new home can be occupied .

The Notice of Completion will detail the date and time of your Practical Completion Inspection Practical completion inspection - When a Shape Homes representative meets you at your new home and an inspection of the home is carried out. A list of defects (if any) which has been agreed upon by you and the Shape Homes representative is created .

3. Settlement

You are invited to attend your Practical Completion Inspection with the Shape Homes project manager who has built your new home.

Your new home will be presented to you and any items which need attention (as agreed by yourself and the project manager) will be noted.

Once your final payment and any variation payments have been received by Shape Homes, settlement and handover of your keys will take place.

4. Warranty

Three months post settlement of your new home, you will be required to submit the Warranty Request form to Shape Homes for our warranty team to review.

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