Been on the forums for a few months, getting great info and help from everyone's experiences. So I guess it's only fair to start sharing my journey.
We are building a Hampshire 45 with a few modifications. House will end up a bit over 50 in the end.
Our timeline so far....
26 April 2016 - Initial Deposit - $1500
26 June 2016 - Preliminary Contract Signed - $2500
21 July 2016 - Final Contract Signed and 5% Deposit.
22 August 2016 - Electricals and Titles
29 August 2016 - Studio M Selections
06 September 2016 - Existing House removed
09 September 2016 - Initial Studio M Variations received
20 September 2016 - Site Clean up -> Highly recommend: Total Asbestos Removal and Demolition
22 September 2016 - Studio M Selection Variations Signed (After 3 revisions from the initial)
24 September 2016 - CCTV Storm Water Drain Inspection -> Highly recommend: Pipe Hawk CCTV
12 October 2016 - Building Approval Received from Council
04 November 2016 - Official Site Start Date - Site Cut Done.
07 November 2016 - First Meeting with SM on site.
08 November 2016 - Bricks Delivered
12 November 2016 - Retaining Walls Started (Done by me over 2 weekends).
21 November 2016 - Retaining Walls Done
24 November 2016 - Under Slab Work Commenced, pipes etc.
28 November 2016 - Slab Prep Done. Waffle pads, steal mesh and Border.
29 November 2016 - Temp Fencing and Power Pole setup.
30 November 2016 - Slab Pour
08 December 2016 - Frames Delivered
13 December 2016 - Bottom floor frames up.
15 December 2016 - Top floor flooring done.
19 December 2016 - Frames complete.
20 December 2016 - Roof guttering installed.
21 December 2016 - Roof sarking installed.
22 December 2016 - Main Roof tiles laid.
10 January 2017 - Internal Plumbing
11 January 2017 - Delivery of windows and doors
12 January 2017 - Windows installed.
13 January 2017 - Front Door, garage rear and laundry doors installed.
14 January 2017 - Garage and Rear Lower Roof tiles installed.
16 January 2017 - House wrapped with blue stuff.
17 January 2017 - Internal electrical prep.
19 January 2017 - Stacker Doors installed, Gyprock delivered.
20 January 2017 - Insulation installed
21 January 2017 - Bricks started
24 January 2017 - Internal walls started
06 February 2017 - Internal Doors Delivered, Stairs Started
07 February 2017 - Window surroundings and internal doors installation. Electrical work. Stairs Completed.
08 February 2017 - Kitchen and bathroom cabinetry delivered.
09 February 2017 - Kitchen and bathroom cabinetry installed.
13 February 2017 - Top floor skirting complete. (Bottom floor cut and bundled for post hand over install after tiles)
15 February 2017 - Interior painting started.
16 February 2017 - Stone bench tops and sinks/basins installed.
20 February 2017 - Wet area tiling started.
01 March 2017 - Cladding and Eves installed. Also Bathroom accessories delivered.
02 March 2017 - Cladding painted.
03 March 2017 - Bathroom accessories installed.
05 March 2017 - Security sensors, cameras and other data related goodies installed
07 March 2017 - Internal electric fittings installed - light switches, power points etc
08 March 2017 - Facade rendering started.
09 March 2017 - Facade rendering complete.
Final Construction Plans
Major changes include:
Triple garage, with rear roller door and articulation for the 3rd spot
Increased outdoor area
2700mm Ground Floor
2550mm Top Floor
Various extra bulk heads
Top Floor changes to rooms, WIRs, bathroom, toilet locations
Power room instead of WIL
Delete Bath and have big shower instead
Top floor toilet added vanity cuboards and sink
Front pivot door 2340x1200
Stacker doors everywhere downstairs in lieu of windows, upgraded and rebated into slab
Remove door from WIP
2340mm High Internal/External/Stacker doors
Sink added to Pantry
Storage Under Stairs
Increased Kitchen Island Size 3000x1400 (largest slab with no join)