Office Closure
05-07-2019 

Each year we head north to warmer climes for a couple of weeks. This year the office will be closed between the 15th and 30th July.
To arrange meetings for early August email me:

brad@involvedesign.com.au



 
2019/2020 Office Christmas Closure Dates
21-11-2019 
21st December - 19th January

Office Closure
05-07-2019 
Each year we head north to warmer climes for a couple of weeks. This year the office will be closed between the 15th and 30th July.
To arrange meetings for early August email me:

brad@involvedesign.com.au

Fee comparisions
15-04-2019 
Lately I have had people query why my fees are often half of the fees quoted by other drafting companies.
Don't assume that because our fees are lower that you recieve a lower quality of service, if fact, quite the opposite is true.
Our experience (over 20 years) and best industry software, means we provide an efficient service that just takes less time. 
More fees usually means you're paying for other's less experience and poor quality software.

Design Process and Budget
22-12-2018 
For me, budget is key. I will always be honest about expectations/brief vs client's budget. Don't be fooled by project home company marketing, you will end up paying the full price eventually (added 'site costs' or inflated 'design and application fees'). This article provides a good summary and includes links for cost calculators;


Looking to monitor DA progress?
15-10-2018 

update January 2019 - this function on the ESC website is currently down, ETA is  March for new tracking site.


Visualisation Videos
19-09-2018 

Biodiversity Changes for Land Clearing
04-01-2018 
** UPDATE
CUT OFF DATE FOR DA SUBMISSIONS TO AVOID NEW RULES IS  FEB 25th 2018.

For lots that require clearing (for building footprint &/or Bush Fire Management) new rules will have a significant impact.

More Information;
http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/biodiversity/localgovernment.htm

BASIX Changes now in force
04-01-2018 
New changes to the energy rating process associated with new dwellings and renovations are now in place.
Expect additional costs for Consultant reports, increased Glazing and Insulation requirements, as well as manatory Solar Electrical Systems as of 1st January 2018.

Granny Flats
27-08-2017 
Granny Flats or Secondary Dwellings set to take off on the coast. I'll be working with local builders to provide quality custom designs for this purpose soon..


Eurobodalla House Prices set to soar
29-07-2017 
https://www.domain.com.au/news/batemans-bay-expected-to-experience-surge-in-price-growth-over-coming-years-20170127-gttmzs/


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