Rubbish on vacant land
External battery pack that runs for up to a couple of months.
Hi betaloo, can I please
PM you to get advice on how to install the camera and where to…
Don't come in as often now - house been finalised for a few years. But always enjoy the read. Thank
Mega Homes Disappeared
Try different brokers (try local too). I read somewhere that MBA insurance brokers are really good in this type of situation.
Tribeca homes / G Development
Do you mind giving me a review about tribeca home? We are just about to sign a off the plan House and Land Package with Tribeca Homes but could not find any…
Looking for a building company!!!
Yes we have looked into PD,not quite what we’re after. We are really just beginning to look. Boutique Riviera is very nice but Boutique refusing to change the…
Mchalkie welcome to the forum
Based on the information you have provided
Extending 30m x 15m =450m2 at $800m2 to $1200m2 = $360K to $540K
To get a more accurate…
Pulling out of HIA
since you say it only adds up to around 3% of build cost I'd say it's fair enough. You might be able to push that lower, might. But if you do that you basically destroy…
I saw someone post a comment that even if you do need them due to council regulations. Just ask for clear windows with obscured window film. This passes inspection. But…
We are yet to have handover of our current build, but with all the cabinetry etc now installed we think our setup will work fairly well. Originally our plan had the…
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Glue stone benchtop and waterfall
im going to install for the first time and engineered quartz stone.
I live in remote area and is only two stone mason, one don’t wanna donthe job because I didn’t buy…
Arranging demolition in advance
I'm in the process of getting quotes for demolition in Sydney. Do you have a good company (name, web site, phone) that you can recommend?
This is pretty complex, the title is the biggest issue. If Strata, it would need approval from 75% of owners I believe. The DA would likely need the whole building to be…
Aug 18, 2019 8:15 pm
The builder's margin is applied to the cost of works and any GST payable on the supply of the works is part of the cost of works. The builder's margin is GST inclusive.
ELECTRA HENLEY HOME JULY 2019
I don't believe you can get an Electra for that price. Ours is $343k not including demolition costs. The price will vary a huge amount if you are are a knock down rebuild…
Knockdown & Rebuild vs Renovation
Most of those exclusions should be inclusions?
The problem is builders doesn't wish to pay an Engineer for those items ie Structural Trusses, Structural Floors, Fire…
Query with plans / power box
Hi, a query I have with the power box location and what can be done? Thanks in advance for replying.
the fuse / power box for the house was not placed as per the plans.…
Below street level house
That’s not at all what I was expecting. Anyway, nothing to worry about there, as long as they have installed sufficient drainage in the yard.
Aug 01, 2019 9:57 pm
Bought a block of land in Ilika isle which will be titled early next year. we will be building Doulton 56sq by Metricon....
Glass Stairs Metricon
Not during the build... no other contractors allowed to do work during the build period. And I doubt you would get an Occupancy Permit without balustrading on your…
It seems like a legal disclaimer over what is called "third party reliance". Basically the soil report is not their work but they have had to base their designs on it;…
Has anyone got title insurance?
Do you think its worth while?
Leakage on roof of garage
We lived in this new-built double-storey home for three and a half years. Recently noticed a short black thick-line stain on the roof of garage along the cornice.…
Jun 07, 2019 8:58 pm
** builder breaks home owners
How many builder busts is it in South Australia in the past year, seven? With the latest, Adelaide Advertiser is reporting current deposit loss from the punter is about $5.5K.
Jun 07, 2019 1:10 pm
Faux timber beams?
Hi! I’ve created a post with some faux timber if you’re interested. I’m based in Brisbane, Queensland.
Outstanding Final Inspection
If the council have signed off on the pool isn’t all that is required for sale? Do you have a copy of their sign off?
Cedar woods Fencing
I am moving into my new home in Williams landing and the estate Cedar woods are doing the fencing. I am about to submit the Notice to occupy document, but the…
If it looks like the above 2 dwellings it is slab heave/subsidence
Handover with defects.
If you already have a lawyer ask them to draft it. They'll charge you to proof read so might as well get it done right the first time
May 03, 2019 9:28 am