Bannerman’s Building Defects Handbook – the Ultimate Guide

We understand the frustrations and concerns when owners discover building defects. Whether it's in your multi-storey building or a free-standing home, the stress and financial stress this can bring is not ideal. Bannerman's Building Defects Handbook is a helpful guide to answer all your FAQ's around defects and ideally assist you in ensuring the best way to stay on top of any issues.

Our handbook answers your frequently asked defect questions including:

  • What is a building defect?
  • What is the difference between a “major” and “minor” defect?
  • Who is responsible?
  • What happens if the defect is on common property?
  • What is a statutory limitation period and how do I work it out?
  • Where does insurance come into the picture?
  • What happens if a tenant does not make me aware of a defect?
  • What do I do if my statutory warranty period has passed?
  • What happens if the previous owner ignored the defect?
  • How can my strata manager help me?
  • Plus, much more!!

Design & Building Practitioners Act 2020

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