Building A New House
Custom design, tender to small builders
Keen to know how you went.
I am looking at a very similar proposition to you - similar spend, size of home, single story etc.
Did you end up locking in a…
We just received photos of our stone bathtub and stone basins just recently finished their production from the supplier. The bathtub will be a challenge to carry and move…
No we haven't signed contract yet.
We just signed/initialed the quote and finalised our inclusions/floorplan with the sales rep and paid for the soil testing/drafts…
First home - timeline?
Work on your contract date, and anything before that is a bonus. I wouldn't be asking or thinking about a date right now, it's too early to tell. A lot of factors can change it.
Whitehorse NRZ4 problem
We started now, we are building with Henley as well.
But not tender yet, not sure if we can pass dispensation.
@Small Minds I am not in the business. I was a recent customer of Metricon. I started naive but learnt a lot about the industry over a 2 year build where i had to take…
I agree, the Burbank Homes agreement is misleading and deceptive. Their Ignorance is no excuse. I suggest prospective customers consider very carefully before dealing…
Wisdom’s Home Building Agreement contained non-disparagement clauses that allowed it to control or prevent any public statements such as online reviews, made by…
Scratched window frames
That’s what we would expect, but I’m betting the builder is not planning on doing that.
Ironically, we only realised yesterday that two sets of 5m wide glass…
Austral vs Boral bricks
So given this thread is so old, and there was talk of mould in the Boral bricks, how do people think about Boral now?
I like the look of these, not sure if Austral do…
What will 450k get me?
Classic Constructions recently completed (June 2019) my new home at Denman Prospect. If you would like to know about my…
I know when we were starting figuring out what we were looking at (vs what we could afford of course!), seeing what other people had spent really helped us in our…
Leveling land to street level
I’m looking to do a knockdown rebuild on my block which has about a 3.5m fall from front to back on a 650sqm block, sloping more from right to left.
The build area…
Interim Occupation Certificate NSW
Got Hand over on 4 October 2019, but only got Interim OC but the its not due to driveway or landscaping. The condition for full OC doesn't talk about driveway or…
Front Door Size
Get the widest door you can.
We opted for a 1200 pivot door to make a real statement.
They go up to 1500, but it would cut into our louvre window at the side.
Waterproofing Particle Board Floors
I have particle boards installed in my second storey (green tongue) and would like to get them waterproofed before installing the carpet.
There is a bathroom…
Who pays for the Building Surveyor?
Where they organised by you/your bank or the builder?
Normally the one the builder has is already paid by you in the contract, but the bank will charge you for their own…
Thomas Archer - Advice
Hello! We have just bought a block bayside Melbourne and are now in the process of finding a builder. We are looking at a 2 story 4 bedroom house. Our preference is to go…
Clarendon Boston 35
Thank you ad0303! I’ve emailed my old CSC tonight. I don’t call my pre-construction CSC anymore because she has hardly ever returned my phone calls and I end up…
Nov 12, 2019 11:27 pm
Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
Hi PBandJ93, I'm with ANZ.
Sorry to hear... was hoping it wasn't the case for our area and I was certain min. 15k less with the recent sales but I can see now it depends…
Electrical Plan Critique/Help
What are you planning to put/do in your garage?
You'll need one single powerpoint dedicated to your NBN connection.
Then - clothes dryer, beer fridge, freezer, excercise…
Nov 12, 2019 1:52 pm
Anyone built with Metro Homes NSW?
I have a block in Bardia and recently came across a builder called "Metro Homes NSW" while I was navigating through diffrent builders.
Since there are no…
Nov 11, 2019 2:57 pm
Metricon new build
Metricon is project builder but not cheap at all !!!
I was first with them but then pull
out and currently build with custom builder and the price and process and quality…
I had technika in my old house that built by builder owner. I am very happy with their quality.
I am currently building a new house with custom builder and choose technika…
Might be because I posted it a while ago, Here's another one
Building at Bardia - New Breeze
They typically advise 6 to 8 weeks, but depending on your application it can take longer (or less in some cases). We submitted ours in mid September and had it sent back…
Nov 09, 2019 12:34 am
New Breeze, Bardia, Edmondson Park
Hi, does anyone know if the driveway rebate from Campbelltown Council when you install your driveway? I had heard that when you replace the footpath in the cross over,…
My partner and I are currently looking a building with diverse family homes in shepparton! Would love some feedback from others that have built through them or who…