The Ponds land valuations
I managed to get a valuation done through the bank and they came up with a value $5000 less than the purchase prices stating that they have reduced the probable $5000…
I (We) don't like our sales guy, but He's the one our builder (small builder/franchise owner) says we have to deal with for the most part leading up to the build.
Cost of building
There really are some terrible situations out there - it seems there is a body to protect builders, but nothing for us (except expensive lawyers!) Thanks for all your…
renovation post war home
I'm doing something very similar in Stafford Heights. Post war 3 bedroom.
We are not raising, but extending and removing internal walls.
The first thing I would…
Plain concrete driveway pricing
We have been getting quotes to get our driveway concreted in plain concrete.
We have been quoted around $4400 inc GST. This is for evething…
Dec 12, 2010 5:25 pm
Common DA amendment times
thought of that option; very tempting - but as our property/building is so small is will be easier to build the ground and first floor from scratch again. Also who knows…
Hi there! Has anyone used Wattyl Donkey 1/4 strength interior paint or Chino for exterior? Would love to see some pics!
you might want to give some further information on approximately where you are as there's no point in someone in a hugely different part of NSW suggesting a…
Negotiating Quote Price
the chance of getting the price lower is not good, however we have been offered extras like colourbond roof upgrade for free.
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Land Shortage Tarneit
which land lot did you buy from the heartland?
i am going to pay 10% deposit this sunday for a land in…
Oct 29, 2010 7:22 am
Builder for extension
Thanks guys. chrisandkate, I will PM you, just in the early stages at the moment so I'll get back to you when we have things a little clearer
iknowboonie, being able to…
Oct 29, 2010 2:17 pm
Smoking inside new house
so what parts of work are you responsible for? you don't often hear of an owner being part of the physical building process... is your other half a tradie?
Building Dual Occupancy
Does not sound like a problem to me. You will need to check local council guidelines in their Development Control Plan (DCP).
Allow a services easement down to the rear…
Disadvantages in a corner block
The first house we bought was on a corner block and we lived there for 17 years. There were no disadvantages apart from the extra lawn maintenance...and that wasn't my worry
Rates for Fencing
but as my neighbour is demanding for the fence, I have to look into the details of fencing at this…
Seeking advice on NOISY neighbours
what would i do??
id put him out of HIS comfort zone if they dont wanna come to the party and show some respect.
he has gotta sleep sometime, right???
plenty of things…
Hi Forum Moderator,
I could't find a place to email you privately? I wanted to ask you if I could post some info about a research study i'm…
Oct 30, 2010 6:51 pm
planning permit wait.....
Our amendment (and I stress the word amendment) took 10 months to get approved - and that was without any objections or…
Nov 03, 2010 11:16 am
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Low water pressure
Apparently im told its my Pressure limiting valve on my side of the mete which are common in my…
Oct 31, 2010 12:37 pm
My parents rabbit has had 4 baby rabbits that they are giving away, they are 3 weeks old and will be available to be picked up in around…
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Community Strata & Living
Thanks Zozo.. thats the kind of thing that I like to hear.... The message seems to be consistent in these estates that they tend to be young families... much like us -…
Oct 31, 2010 8:50 pm
We did a total renovation on an old house in Hobart 3 years ago and replaced all the windows with tilt & turn Kommerling units. We even used a Kommerling…
Nov 16, 2010 6:00 pm
Major Wiring Concerns
Thankyou for the response, and sorry for putting it in the wrong spot, thanks for moving it mods! >.<
We just got our loan through so we're going to be getting people in…
Data Cabling and You
It does cost a few dollars but in comparison to doing it later or the potential cost of lost / stolen data on a wireless network it is priceless.
Placement of outside tap
I wonder about the logic of the plumber's explanation anyway - having a tap placed above the gully trap doesn't guarantee that water will be run into the drain on a…
Roofing: colorbond versus concrete tiled
I had a quote done by a builder (in regional Vic) who said that colorbond is cheaper than tiles for him to buy and thus would be cheaper for me to have on my home.
CHEAP carpet cleaner near Truganina
Does anyone know of a CHEAP carpet cleaner in and around Truganina, we have to get our rental carpets cleaned before we hand over the keys, I don’t care about quality or…