Building A New House
Variations and Fees Post Contract Signing
hmmm.. you might wanna keep an eye open if your contract DOES say that there is a cost to a variation and your builder is not charging it .. they can send you a $ figure…
How long to take/wait after Settlement to Site Start?
Our land settled June 1. My builder told me that they can bring us to site by August.
Building our PD Kensington 24 –duct heating and cooling
We are also building the Kensington 24. Site start hopefully in August.
Just signed our building contract and now I am worried,
Just wading in to say when I am not building houses and raising 3 young children I am a lawyer, and my advice would always be to check with a solicitor, taking with you…
Standard HIA contract - Insurance clause crossed out!
I wonder why they'd treat our insurance different to yours! They'll be kicking themselves when they realise they havent covered their own butts in regards to our own…
Do you know a company that do brick mortar colour matching?
I had the spelling so wrong, thank you so much!
Any single people doing the build on your own??
Can I join in and say me too... I worked out the rent and the interest payments and I'm paying more now then I will be when i move in. Fingers crossed I could be moving in…
Anyone built with Hotondo or Marksman Homes?
You are so right.We are trying to be objective and also take into account other people's experiences at the same time (very difficult). Thanks for your feedback!
Confused over Wall colour - need to decide in 3 days!
We chose Wattyl Flokati for our walls with chalkdust architraves/skirting - same as Vanderlay Here is a pic with our kitchen. Flokati isn't really a warm colour like…
havingfun - It's our turn!! Site cut today 15.6.09...pics
Hi havingfun, how's it all going??? Would love to see some pics of your progress, I hope you've had some. buzz
Help - Should we take the builder package?
Thanks for responding. We have done some investigations and I think we can be about $15,000 ahead if we do those things ourselves, i suppose it's still a bit of a gamble…
Lock-up stage....approx costs to finish in your opinion
Is the full price of 650K based on a complete fixtures and finishes list ? Generally, the structure of the home shouldn't vary greatly between…
Rural Block, water tank, plastic, concrete or metal?
I was just doing some research in to water tank pricing and came across this old post. For those like me that find this content looking for up to date water tank pricing…
insurance for a shed and house contents on our block
I would give shannons insurance a call. They mostly deal with cars, but have been expanding to cover home and contents as well. They are one of the few places that will…
Sunshine Coast Builders: Info wanted on PJ Burns or Morcraft
Thanks for that. In the end we have decided to go with PJ Burns. The sales guy based @ the Woodgrove Display home has been fantastic, has been very patient with us…
Melbourne West (Tarneit, Point Cook, etc)
I think if you can afford Point Cook, and you get what you want there, then buy there. But I also think that goes for any estate (eg Brimbank gardens), it's all price…
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