Building A New House
Comment on Price Estimate
First its $500 deposit, then $5k to the next stage and finally $50K contract stage ( 5% of the LS million contract ) at which point there's generally no…
Building house in stages?
It would be difficult for builders to agree to build in stages with big breaks with volume builders who run to their own schedule.
If u want to build with 2-4 months break…
Dec 04, 2021 8:35 pm
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!
So, a couple of weeks ago, our builder noted that our vacant lot had some long grass that needed to be 'cut back' and some rocks removed. I thought this was fair enough,…
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
Just text me on 0431 712 792 and we will arrange a time to chat today
Perhaps he is not going to cover up. Maybe just ask him what he intends on doing with it. But grab happy snaps first... for your records.
Blacktown NSW KDR with King Homes
Can you share details of your cut & fill (in MM) and the class of the slab you have ?
Looks pretty flat (excellent !!) & almost double layering of slabs from slab…
Henley Homes Review
Again they are all subcontractors.
we build with henley before and happy with them.
Nov 28, 2021 1:48 pm
Nov 28, 2021 1:34 pm
Knock Down Rebuild
we are in Melbourne and doing knock down with Henley
Henley pricing are upfront except site cost.
Carlisle is the other choice here in vic
I like the emperor and montessa…
Nov 28, 2021 1:12 pm
Building with Metricon
We are building a Vantage in NSW, look up my build thread & you would get some guidance on the realistic timelines (so far) & feel free to DM for any questions !!
ICF Vs Hebel
I'd briefly looked into ICF as it looked like a promising technique, but it seems very uncommon and therefore hard to find builders for.
Metricon Riviera 54
I'm looking at one of these - obviously the spec will differ greatly, but I'd be curious what your price was including all the extras?
Also, did you do any…