Building A New House
Cost for 4 bedroom, Single Storey Home
I'd say around $240k-$300k depending on what you want yeah. Ours is 226m2 and is costing around $240k but we negotiated for that price. Not sure how much different VIC is…
Demolition prior to construction approval
Most if the demolishers I spoke to required me to provide fencing. The fence hire company charged me the same whether I kept it for a week or 6 months (around $400).…
Hi there, this does help, thank you so much.
The house front faces east. I am inclining towards changing garage and main door colour from shale grey to basalt. Thinking…
Nov 26, 2019 10:59 pm
Tender presentation with Hall & Hart
May I ask how's much you are building the Elyse, I have seen it in the display home and very interested in it. Why you choose Hall and Hart ?
Hi, just depend, my experience with column builder is the same as your. It is better to go for builder that quote price for the whole work, only government fee is all…
Nov 26, 2019 12:49 pm
Building Rosenthal Sunbury 2019
We just finished building a few months ago in Rosenthal but prices are from early last year.
Upgrade to H2+ waffle slab $6,000
We had a change in site supervisor and the slab was poured a week later then anticipated.
Fast forward 4 weeks and we have the upper frame and roof structure installed.
Canberra custom KDR
Can I ask which company it is who you found re the ERV which is coupled with a heat pump for heating/cooling? This is exactly what I've been…
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36
It’s a lovely design. Our block has a 25m frontage so it’s too wide for most designs and not wide enough for acreage designs. Hopefully with the third garage the…
Home valuations on new house/land builds
Me providing the lender won't help you (SGB for the record, though) - because it's not the LENDER that determines the value, its the VALUER.
The banks don't do…
No problems. My neighbours, friends and I are happy to help people avoid the trouble we had! Best of luck with everything and hope it all goes smoothly.
'Notorious' builder Frank Nadinic
The building industry is fragmented...broken...corrupt.
There needs to be Federal political will to create a unified and streamlined regulatory body.…
Anyone build with icon homes
Don't know if I could accept just walking away without fighting for a refund. You have a good case. Think about going to your State's consumer authority (they have…
What to negotiate with the builder?
It's really hard to tell without knowing exactly how much room they have to play with.
A common one is negotiating a fence or some landscaping into the quote for cheaper…
Hi all. We are close to handover stage and my partner and I took a drive to our home to have a quick look around the exterior before our final inspection. We noticed that…
Coral Bahama 50 - heavily modified
This isn't unusual and is industry wide. A lot of new home buyers don't have their contract checked .
The contract and build quality are separate. The build quality…
Setback rules for this corner block
I think part of the issue here is that you do not have a corner block, and trying to apply corner block rules here will get you nowhere.
You have essentially what is…
So it has been a little while, but things are still moving along!
We are booked in for our PCI on the 25th of November, with handover being booked for end of…
Boston 42 with Clarendon
I will 100% doing the same in my next build. The last investment house I built earlier this year was about 208sqm (single level) with 2700mm ceiling, even some of the…
MCDONALD JONES MONTEREY
We will buiding our new home with MJH in 2020 the Monterey4. Has anyone built this home. ?
If so could you share some photos. Hard to work off a plan
First Home :) Building with Dixon Homes
Just found this thread, I'm from the area and think I saw this on the market this year and when I was looking at the kitchen in this thread I was like wait... I've seen…
Harrington - AusBuild
Did you end up taking some updated photos of your facade? I am considering the same facade on another Ausbuild design however they seem to be quite…
Footprints in Driveway
Get another opinion if it eases your mind before going for the builders solution.
It’s obviously very frustrating for you, but when cars are actually parked on the…
Building Belrose 42 LE with Metricon
Yes its the master, Its just the single vanity in the standard plan, I am upgrading it to add the double vanity and bath. I will post the new plans soon. Have a look at…
Can anyone tell me if it costs more to have your house facade bricks laid in the 'stack' pattern? And is it as strong as traditional brick laying?
Looking for advice on a foundation issue
I am sure there are retired engineers locally not affiliated to builders that may help out?
LOL special grout my back side, IMO, that SS should have his license…
Building with SJD homes
Hello everyone...we are planning to build our first house with SJD homes...Any reviews about them..Should we go with them...
I am planning to construct a house in Melbourne's western suburbs in an established estate. I am yet to look at builders. I was wondering which builders to go to…