Building A New House
First time builders- pit falls.
Hi all, wish I’d found this forum earlier. I’ve owned a few homes but this is the first build. Build hasn’t even started yet but I’ll never do it…
My building progress
So this is my first ever build and home. The builder is SJD homes and I'm building in country Victoria, near Warragul.
Thought I would share the progress of my build with…
Turns out, that isn't the end of that. They've directed me to a clause in the contract:
Note: Pursuant to Contract Clause 10.2, the Owners acknowledge that they are…
Fixed Price Contract
I'm new to this forum and building, so please forgive me if my questions are silly.
We signed a building contract late August, we kept getting told by the building…
Pre final inspection-outstanding
In my 55 years of experience as a builder and 17 years as a building consultant I have seen lot of good work and a lot of bad work so I am not easily…
Building house in stages?
Thanks for the response. You're exactly right. Not many builders wanted to give quotes on some selected stages by owners to build. So I went on with the owner-builder…
Thomas archer custom build
Hi there. We are are using TA but only made some small changes to their Nouveau design, however I think we are in the same boat. We paid our deposit 6 months ago and when…
Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021
Hi Sminters. So have you just received these plans? We paid our first deposit mid march and got our plans late July. We have made some small changes (widen garage, widen…
MoveHomes WA - Reviews?
Has anyone built with MoveHomes WA who are part of the Prime Group WA - Can't find any reviews about them except google. and facebook..no product reviews like other builders.
Eden Brae Marina 42 MK2
I am new here and first time contemplating a Knock Down Rebuild. We have decided on the Eden Brae Marina 42 MK2 as it fits our land and will meet our current and…
Comment on Price Estimate
I noticed the Baw Baw levy and the diagram of your house.
I'm building in Baw Baw Shire as well. Any chance yours is in a new estate?
Masterton - Westwood
Pre construction starts when the contract is signed.
We signed the tender (deposit) 20th March and contract 20th May
Retaining wall to start on Monday
7 Months, No Brickie!
It's all too common right now in WA, most especially if you're with a BGC company, soon enough they'll probably issue you a price increase as well if you're extra lucky!
Simonds Gallery prices
Hoping to start our home building journey soon! We have a bit of a tight budget and have found Simonds is fitting our budget and needs the most.
I have factored…
In your council specifications it needs to be a H2 slab or better due to mine subsidence.
There are two private FB groups where you can find a whole lot more info…
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
I have used the guide to consider few options.. in fact I even downloaded the VIC guide to explore few variations..
Looks like we are at the same stage !! Good Luck
Bathroom floor much higher than main floor
Can't they just shave off part of that to make a smooth transition? We also have a level difference between bathroom floors and the adjacent area, but the way they managed…
Lot Street address wrong on the title
Is it 'wrong' or not as you expected it to be?
Are the covenants set by council or someone else? Your 'main entry' doesn't always have to be a driveway. It can be just a…
Prefab building manufacturers in Melbourne
Does anyone know a few prefab manufacturers in Melbourne? Looking for quotations of timber materials (wall frames, floor joists, roof trusses) to frame the house.
Building price increases
StructuralBIMGuy you must be living under a rock to say society trusts Enginners it would be the same as saying I'm going to get lucky with Angelina Jolie!
Look at the…
Building with fowler homes
We have completed all appointments (awaiting quotes from kitchen and internals). DA approval has been granted but nothing can happen until all quotes are received and…
Nov 30, 2021 3:12 pm
Metricon Studio M Costing
Reaching out here on a limb to see if anyone has a spreadsheet with studio M costings from within the last year or 2. I'd like to cost things out a bit before…
I was just after some general information and some feedback based on experience on the general timeframes and stages to go from raw land to registration…
Nov 29, 2021 4:22 pm
Knockdown rebuild setback (Sydney)
You need to look at the council guidelines for setbacks which are something like Dwelling Houses 4A Section 2 and have a read. I think you'd be able to use the church like…
Knock down rebuild - where to live?
Just to chime in - you can absolutely live in your granny flat - I am doing exactly that as I type! I just negotiated it with my builder.
In today’s market…
Nov 29, 2021 11:01 am