Building A New House
Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA
Moving in this week! What to do first when you move in???
INSURANCE!!!!!!!! Unless you have it already covered in the build. Update all your new furniture, art, appliances etc. Contents!
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
Gosh you are absolutely right myfirst! lol If Admin had actually been efficient and not F'd around so much, and made so many mistakes (that I had to correct), we would…
KDR by Sienna Homes in sunny bayside Melbourne
This is all looking fabulous Sabre, am trying to work out exactly which course you abut, Bayside neighbour! We are building imminently (block is clear, yay!) same sort of…
Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
The community hub and plans for the retail area were lodged in May. It looked quite substantial. However, as noted in the article I posted above, who is gong to build it?…
Recommendation to buy furnitures and white-goods
If you want a leather Sofa, you need to get the top grain leather. I did my research and Plush Sofas came out well, we love ours. Wait till a 50% off sale (I think they…
Private inspections and progress payments
In Perth we don't have the regulatory stalemate legal frame work you have in the east Coast. Inspectors aren't Certified nor Qualified for alternate Solutions and builders…
Anyone built or building a Porter Davis Vermont 29?
Hi baxter01, I am also building Vermont 29 with pd..was wondering how did you go with them..is your house built.
Henley Electra 35 Building Altona 2019 - Knock Down rebuild
The bricks were delivered and we noticed they are painted, had no idea I was paying $6,000 for painted bricks, and only half painted too. Main issue is the back of the…
The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179
Hi All, I just discovered this forum today! I bought in stage 1b and my land settled on the Friday 13/09. This is my first property purchase so I am not sure what to do…
Minimum requirement for internal concrete
Things like this are frustrating when you spend so much $ with them, that surely they could help you out. It may not be worth the hassle mate, I'd suggest $80-100 worth…
Building Inspector Assistance via "Variation in Contract"?
Great your at the early stages, develop a good working relationship with the builder/trades. Basically you hold the whip hand up until contract signing, after that the…
McDoanld Jones Homes - Cambridge (Newcastle, NSW)
Get as many quotes as possible. Get your own soil report/footings and contour report/features and floor plan to get quotes. For older areas a soil report ($300) is good…
Handover 17th October, woot! Fairmont 35, hamptons facade -
Righto!! Good luck for the inspection. Let me know what to watch out for, lol. Wow, and don't forget to put up the completed pics 😊
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
Abelflex. It's my biggest pet peeve with concrete paving - when concreters ignore it deliberately or not, then argue its importance or purpose. It's an expansion gap…
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat
Scaffolding over the pool area has come down, and it’s lovely to be able to experience that space uninterrupted! The ceiling is panelled at the highest point, as will be…
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
I don't know about what saw should be used, but I'm sure its fair to want the lines to be neat and straight. I also wouldn't expect to pay for the tap when someone else…