Benchmark Designer Homes Pty Ltd in external administration

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BuilderConsumer

On 15 April 2015, Benchmark Designer Homes Pty Ltd went into external administration, which meets the definition of insolvency under the Home Building Contracts Act 1991 and therefore will trigger home indemnity insurance.

Affected home owners should be covered by home indemnity insurance and are advised to contact the company's administrators, and their insurer.

The administrators are Hall Chadwick and can be contacted on (08) 6557 6200.

For details of who to contact in regards to the insurer, home owners should refer to their Certificate of Insurance.

About home indemnity insurance

Residential building work contracts in Western Australia are governed by the Home Building Contracts Act 1991. If residential building work valued over $20,000 is to be undertaken, the Act requires that a builder take out home indemnity insurance in the name of the owner before accepting payment or commencing work.

Find out more about home indemnity insurance

Building Commission
Department News
16 Apr 2015

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