Building A New House
Glint-BladesongIndependant Building Inspections
15 January 2007
There are less expensive options for building inspectors. We hired a building inspector to inspect 4 stages of the house construction (Slab down, Walls up, roof on and…
3timesbuildaRobot built homes - Looks like fun
16 January 2007
Came across this, homes are going to be built by the equivalent of of bubblejet printer. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/newspaper/ ... 74,00.html Sounds like lots of…
PlebCommencement Delays "Commencement and Price Review Date
25 January 2007
Thankyou all. Nice to know your now alone in being frustrated like this
Bud977New build - Mortgage or Cash buyer - Protection
2 February 2007
The other interesting result is that, according to the NSW Fair Trading Contract, an individual must pay the builder within 5 days of a progress claim. UNLESS the funds…
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…