Bishnu Aryal saved for over a decade to pay $700,000 for what looked like his dream property in Sydney.
The mortgage broker, who moved from Nepal to Australia, saved for a deposit on a $398,950 block of land in Edmonson Park, south-west Sydney, to build the house. He later signed a building agreement with construction company Zac Homes in 2016 for a custom off-plan build, which cost him a further $322,000.
But later he got a shock, realizing that what he paid for was a house half the expected size. That wasn’t the only issue — one side of it