2017 Housing Industry Association Awards Northern Territory

Posted on 01 December, 2017

2017 has been another big year for the team at Forrest Building Co! We had a fabulous night out on November 17th at the Sky City casino, for the annual Housing Industry Association Awards.┬áThis night recognises and celebrates, excellence in design and construction in residential building in the Northern…

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Building a Darwin granny flat: the advantages

Posted on 29 October, 2014 in Granny flats, Investment

New regulations in the Northern Territory, brought in by the Country Liberals in May 2014, now enable property owners to build an independent unit or “Granny Flat” on their single dwelling block with fewer restrictions. A granny flat is now able to be rented out as an individual dwelling to people other than family/dependents of the property owner. This is great news for investors as well as owner occupiers looking for some additional passive income.

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What is the Master Builders "Fidelity Fund Insurance" Scheme

Posted on 15 October, 2014 in Insurance

Fidelity Fund insurance is also known as "home warranty insurance" in other states within Australia. It was introduced in the Northern Territory at the beginning of 2013, with the aim of providing consumer protection for owner of new home builds and extensions of existing homes as well as providing general…

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