Day: July 31, 2020

How much does it cost for a home inspection when buying a home?

You may be surprised to know that home inspection costs can vary widely from state-to-state. What it costs for a house in New York, NY to be inspected most likely will be different than a home in Portland, OR. Quite often, the cost can also vary from inspector to inspector. With a better understanding of why you need a home inspection, who should be conducting the inspection, and what a good home inspector looks for during an inspection, you’ll be in a better position to know what to expect when you need a home inspection of your own. 


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Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar reveals plans for $37m mansion on site of $71m Elaine

An artist’s impression of the new ‘Elaine’, to be the Point Piper home of Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar and his wife, Kim Jackson.

The billionaire co-founder of software giant Atlassian, Scott Farquhar, has revealed radical plans to replace the fusty old Fairfax mansion he bought for $71m in 2017 with a new $37m designer residence.

The new three-storey Point Piper home, which will have a rooftop tennis court, 20-metre lap pool and a basement gym, is to be designed by the Sydney-born architect Carl Pickering with his partner Claudio Lazzarini, of Rome-based Lazzarini Pickering Arhitetti.

The plans, lodged with Woollahra

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