It’s often more financially beneficial than buying elsewhere and less complicated than a costly renovation which still leaves you with an old house. Your new home features the latest design and trends for your lifestyle, plus you maximize your block increasing overall value
Western Australia has experienced significant increases in land prices over the last decade, and as a result, many older properties now have impressive land value. More homeowners are now choosing to demolish their existing dwelling and build a new home. This allows you to preserve the equity in your land, and avoid paying stamp duty and associated selling fee.
A standard demolition is about $18,000. When comparing quotes, make sure you assess the details carefully to confirm the service inclusions are thorough. Items that could be included in the quote include vegetation and roots, swimming pools, removal of asbestos, sheds and other additional buildings, septic tanks, soak wells and council crossovers. Trendsetter would be happy to review all quotes and give you a recommendation for piece of mind.
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Yes, we prefer to offer our clients the opportunity to go direct to a demolition contractor, as this can save costs. We are also happy to assist and manage things for you. It’s all about what suits you and what service you are looking for. Our main focus is to guide you through the process and make this a stress free experience for you.
An professional contractor should offer a complete demolition service including:
Yes, you will need to contact your gas, electricity and water providers to arrange disconnection, and to have final meter readings after you move out and before demolition. Remember to contact your internet and phone service providers too, as cables may be affected.
Yes, you can, but this must be discussed with the demolition contractor prior, as his quote will give him salvage rights to your home. We recommend you salvage any items you wish to keep, or mark any items clearly that you want to retain.
This is only necessary if any existing fences are removed, or if a pool is being retained and needs to be made safe. Your contractor can advise you further.
This will depend on your block and the condition of the fences. If your existing fences are less than 1.8m high they will need to be replaced or made good to comply. We recommend you be familiar with your council’s dividing fences regulations and laws, so you can avoid any unpleasant relationships with your neighbors.
Yes, every council is different, but Trendsetter will assess the requirements for your existing property and work with you and assist you with any paperwork required. They are happy to manage, the permit application process for you, with the demolition contractor if required.
It is a general rule that you should allow 8 weeks for this process after the home is vacated, with finalizing all documentation with your Demolition Contractor to get all approvals in place.