Building A New House
sneakersssFirst Homebuyers, Building in Perth - Advice Sought
6 February 2007
There are SOOOO may houses to chose from these days that it can be overwhelming. I think it's important that you know what it is you want in a house so I suggest sitting…
CasaNew to Australian Dream, plan to build a house.
6 February 2007
Floor space is the total floor area, so if you have two storeys the floor space can be up to twice the "footprint" of the building. The external enclosing walls are…
aauroraHelp with External House Ideas for an Adenbrook Home.
9 February 2007
YSSIM - thank you, you have been a great help. It is wonderful to get other opinions Perhaps for the window frames a lighter than black colour would look better.... Hey,…
archangelAnyone researched or used Grande Homes or Chateau Homes?
11 February 2007
G'day again... No, this mate who recommended them hasn't actually used them, but has literally watched them build a number of homes in his area... As for Meadowbank,…
grimeproblem on bank's guarantee for construction loan
13 February 2007
How about sending the builder a copy of the signed loan docs, some builders want that.Some banks provide a "builders pack" which can do the trick. Doesn't seem to be a…
archangelShore Group Homes, Young Home and Homestead Home (Sydney)
17 February 2007
Hey Gianna, Let us know if you get any further feedback on Shore... Cheers
vpandeHome construction estimation software/spreadsheet?
18 February 2007
Hi I am going through the assessing the overall cost of a new home as well as compare builder bids, e.g metricon vs porter davis vs simmonds etc for a new home in…
sneakersssShould I raise ceiling height & go with evaporative cool
19 February 2007
If you haven't thought about it alreay, you should consider the option of installing 3 phse power with the builder... It will be less than…
CasaAnyone used an architect? How much do they cost?
20 February 2007
From what I can gather: * Project homes cost about $800 to $1200 per sq metre. * Custom designs cost about $1500 to $3000 per sq metre + $50k for the design There…
Terry1Thoughts on Construction Quality to Date.
23 February 2007
Hello Beaner,Yes,you are probably right about the reasons for the methods used over your way.The window company would never come onto site to do the glazing here even if…
AmberThat's not what I thought it would be .....
28 February 2007
Hey Dani, We ended up going with 'Old Maple Blaze'. My concern now is that the render colour I chose (to match the bricks and the roof tiles) may not look so good…
BestBuilderWhy won't the builder accept variations?
4 March 2007
Hi Just looked at the HIA contracts (was a WA builder) and seems to say its up to the builder whether they will accept variations. I think the issue here is that if…
build.my.dream.homegranny flat + big bed room with bath - 2 level
5 March 2007
Yes ray... I need to satisfy two requirements. 1. A granny flat (It is going to be used as dance studio). Separate entry is preferred. 2. Large…
MontbrehainComparison with home building in Mexico with pics
19 March 2007
Great build, Nice to see how they do it in other countries. A place like that would be nice here in England , but the walls would have to be 10 foot higher with barbed…