Are you protected by a building code of conduct?

People often wonder whether builders are governed by a “Building Code of Conduct”. Mandated standards of conduct exist for a number of industries, such as medical, real estate, food services, and banking. And although builders and developers are required to abide by...

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What are my rights when my neighbour is building?

Life is good. You love your house, your street, and your suburb. You’re used to the way things look, and you’d be happy if everything stayed just as it is, forever. Then one day you come home from work and there it is…a fence around your neighbour’s house with a big...

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DA approval for a knock down rebuild in Canberra

A Development Application (or DA) is an official request for permission to carry out a development. A development includes changes to anything from an existing driveway, to a knock down rebuild of your home, a new home on a new block, or a large commercial...

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Not ready to rebuild just yet? 9 things you can do right now

If you’re planning to do a knock down rebuild of your current house at some point in the future, you may think there’s nothing to be done right now. However, there are a number of steps you can take to prepare – and some of them are a whole lot of fun! Get yourself on...

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Our secret weapon for building

You may have enjoyed our last blog post ‘Jenny’s Story’, which shared the story of a woman we met recently and her horror building experience. Unfortunately this is not uncommon in Canberra (or the building industry in general), and we urge Canberrans who are planning...

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Jenny’s story

It’s official…2017 has begun, and we’re really excited at Rosin Bros. Over the last 20 years we have worked with some amazing people, and helped many Canberrans achieve their dream of a brand new home. As we look forward to working with an array of new clients this...

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Where do all the builders go over Christmas?

If you’re in the middle of a build, it can feel a little disconcerting when the work just stops. And this is often the case over the Christmas/New Year period. It is typical for the building industry to slow down in Canberra from the week prior to Christmas all the...

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Styling your home: Insights from an expert

Home (or property) styling is the term used to describe the art of choosing and placing furniture, artwork and accessories in a way that makes a space very visually appealing. People make a conscious effort to style their homes when they want to create a consistent...

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