Building FAQs

Struggling with the concept of building or renovating your home?
Master Builders WA member Hallmark Developments are here to take the stress out of the home building process.
Here to help are some of the answers to questions people commonly ask about building and renovating in Perth with Hallmark Developments.

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What can I expect from Hallmark Developments?

Hallmark Developments offer a truly unique and enviable building service. We endeavour to exceed client expectation by: Offering a personal service and advice when you need it – we provide ‘one on one’ liaison with a dedicated and experienced building consultant throughout your entire build Cutting down your build waiting time – our project management […]

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Can you provide evidence of building workmanship and references?

Hallmark Developments has operated successfully in the home building industry for over 20 years. As members of the Master Builders Association of Western Australia (MBA WA) and the Housing Industry Association (HIA), we take great pride in upholding our excellent reputation for building, extending and renovating homes in Perth to the highest quality standards. Hallmark […]

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Do you have experience in building new homes, extensions and renovations?

Hallmark Developments of Perth, Western Australia specialises in building custom design homes. We are also highly skilled in building home extensions and additions such as Granny Flats. In addition to this we have extensive experience in renovating existing homes, particularly key rooms such as kitchens or bathrooms and period properties. Having operated successfully in the […]

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Can I have a second storey addition to my home?

Have you run out of space but love where you live and don’t want to move? Ever wondered whether it would be possible to add space through a home extension, the addition of a second storey or both? Hallmark Developments of Perth can arrange for an engineer to inspect your existing home to assess whether […]

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How long before my home building project starts?

We are a high quality Perth boutique building company committed to customer satisfaction and timely delivery of our projects. We strictly limit our projects to a manageable number – with this in mind, and because of our dedication to project management, we generally find that we can commence building works faster than larger companies. As […]

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Who deals with the Council approval process for building licenses?

Hallmark Developments are fully conversant with the Building Code of Australia and Residential Design Codes. We will liaise with all Government authorities to obtain all of the necessary licenses and permits for your Perth home building project. This includes the submission of construction drawings required in order to obtain a building license. We are experienced […]

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How long is the Council approvals process ?

As a guideline the Council building approvals process takes approximately 12 weeks. This may differ depending on the particular Council’s requirements, buildings procedures and administrative resources. Hallmark Developments are highly experienced in liaising with many of Perth Council’s to seamlessly navigate the building processes on your behalf. Please appreciate that the number of building applications […]

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What about insurance during building works?

Hallmark Developments hold insurance for public liability and construction works. For new build projects we would not expect our clients to look into additional insurance. For building renovation or home extension projects, we recommend making contact with your insurance company to advise them of the scheduled works. The insurance company should guide you accordingly in […]

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