Building A New House
Glint-BladesongTHEY PUT OUR SLAB IN THE WRONG SPOT!
16 October 2006
I'm sure its redundant information, but I'll say it anyway - Make notes about everything that is said, write it all down, log it with time and date and get everything you…
double07Extras for electrical - does this sound too high?
17 November 2006
Just for some closure on this thread. With negotiation with the builder we got this down to $2800 and they're throwing some extra light points and outdoor points in free…
MichelleRequesting advice on tile and grout colours
27 November 2006
My pleasure, and yes you have made the right decision on the grout, since your tiles are not a gloss white. If you though the grout issue was worrying wait till you…
Nervous 1st timerHas anyone had a building inspection done for a new home?
29 November 2006
Hi Bestbuilder, We were not going to get one, but someone suggested, so we ended up asking a friend who is a builder himself, to do a quick run through of the building…
sneakersssQuestions regarding Tender and Contract Appointments
2 December 2006
Care to share about who you built with and the issues your brother had with PD?
bunoluvasAdvice - Builder Delays - is there anything that can be done
6 December 2006
It also depends on what materials are being delayed. If it's something that can be bought by anyone off the street then you could ring around to check on availability. …
renomartIs this a sale tactic from AVJennings?
7 December 2006
This is a very common sales tactic. These deals are always used to pressure you to commit by creating urgency to 'secure that great deal!'. Never, ever get pressured by…
ausdesign2 storey house will possibly cause privacy issue
18 December 2006
The overlooking reg's cover a fair bit so a detailed reply will take too much but basically it covers overlooking to neighbouring habitable room windows …
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,…