Friday, 6 July 2012 2:16 p.m.
by addingtonaction Popular
By Liz McDonald
Homeowners could have to pay as much as $115,000 up front for earthquake repairs because the Earthquake Commission has changed its payment rules.
In what have been labelled bullyboy tactics, the EQC released a new policy this week saying property owners opting out of the Fletchers repair scheme must pay all bills themselves and wait to be reimbursed by the commission.
Previously, the commission would approve quotes, inspect comp ...