Post subject: RegVic-Custom plan-Hotondo Homes- Week 16
Posted: Jun 24, 2016 11:56 am
Joined: 11 Feb 2016 Posts: 1976
Here goes my building story..
My block is 720 m2 (north facing) and the house will be approx. 32 squares.
I am planning to build with the local franchise of the Hotondo Homes
Anyone following my thread please feel free to comment on my choices and share your wisdom. Your inputs will be invaluable.
My floor plan...
Timeline: June 2015 - Paid initial deposit for the land June 2015 - Paid initial deposit for the build and completed soil test Dec 2015 - Settled land June 2015 - Jan 2016 - Drew lot of rough plans until I am satisfied on what I want Feb 2016 - Went back to the builder with the rough plan I liked Jun 2016 - Finalised plan June 2016 - Submitted plan to the council and received star rating 2-Aug-16 - Contracts and plans received 4-Aug-16 - Minor issues fixed and contract re-issued 5-Aug-16 - Contract signed and copy provided to Bank 6-Aug-16 - 5% deposit paid 8-Aug-16 - Plan submitted for building permit 23-Aug-16 - Temp fence up 31-Aug-16 - Received building permit 09-Sep-16 - Bank verbal approval 26-Sep-16 - Loan become unconditional (Formal approval letter received) 04-Oct-16 - Site work started 12-Oct-16 - Slab 17-Oct-16 - Frame 24-Oct-16 - Wrapped 25-Oct-16 - Windows 26-Oct-16 - Gutter and fascia 28-Oct-16 - Roof 31-Oct-16 - Plumbing rough in 04-Nov-16 - Electrical rough in 05-Nov-16 - Skylights 07-Nov-16 - heating/cooling rough-in 10-Nov-16 - Insulation 14-Nov-16 - Plaster 21-Nov-16 - Bricks Dec - slow progress/ Xmas shutdown 11-Jan-17 - Work started again
I am inspired by your "Future timber"..most probably will change my "future timber" and entrance door to stained Merabu..Also couldn't decide whether should I change the garage door to stained Merabu or Monument