About Our Law Firm
At Contracts Specialist, we possess a deep understanding of the Home Building Act and related legislation, tailored to the unique needs of homeowners at Tamworth and its surrounding suburbs—Calala (urban), Hillvue, North Tamworth, South Tamworth, Tamworth CBD – East Tamworth. Though not based in Tamworth, we exclusively serve its residents, offering expert advice on contracts, pre-construction issues, and dispute resolution to ensure satisfactory outcomes.
What is the Home Building Act?
The Home Building Act 1989 is a New South Wales (NSW) legislation that governs the residential building sector, including Tamworth and its surrounding suburbs like Calala (urban), Hillvue, North Tamworth, South Tamworth, Tamworth CBD – East Tamworth. This Act delineates the minimum statutory rights for homeowners, builders, and contractors. It mandates that homeowners at NSW engage only licensed builders and contractors, ensuring the construction work is executed safely and proficiently. Additionally, the Act stipulates that home building contracts must include statutory warranties, insurance, and other essential details to protect the rights of homeowners.
Matters Your Home Building Act Lawyer Can Help With
As experts in the Home Building Act, we offer a range of services tailored to the needs of Tamworth residents and those in surrounding suburbs. Our areas of expertise include:
- Home building contracts, including HIA, Master Builder, Fair Trading contract review and advice
- Home building defects rectification
- Statutory warranties
- Home building insurance
- Debt recovery
- Notice of Suspending and Terminating Work
- NCAT Dispute Resolution and Representation
These services aim to safeguard your interests, whether you’re a homeowner, builder, or contractor, by ensuring compliance with the Home Building Act and related NSW legislation.
At Contracts Specialist, we offer comprehensive legal services centred around compliance with the Home Building Act and related NSW legislation. Specifically for residents of Tamworth and its surrounding suburbs, our services cover:
- Defects and incomplete works
- Quantum Meruit claims
Our team has robust expertise in navigating the processes and procedures for dispute resolution under the Home Building Act. This includes representation through the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) and all levels of the court system. We primarily focus on representing homeowners and builders under Master Builders, HIA, and Office of Fair Trading Contracts.
Meet Our Home Building Act Lawyer
Meet John Dela Cruz, our Principal Lawyer at Contracts Specialist. With over 13 years of specialised experience in construction law, John is adept at providing tailored legal services to homeowners at Tamworth and its surrounding suburbs. His background includes roles as legal counsel for a Dow 30 construction company and as a Government Solicitor. John has also served as the Divisional President of the Master Builders Association (NSW) and founded Small Builders Building Software. His comprehensive expertise encompasses drafting and reviewing various types of construction contracts, and he is well-versed in construction law across all Australian states.
Get Legal Advice
Selecting the right lawyer for your home building concerns from Tamworth is crucial. If your issue pertains to the Home Building Act or related NSW legislation, a Home Building Act lawyer is your best choice. We offer a free initial consultation to help you determine the most suitable legal recourse.