Building A New House
Sep 07, 2007 11:42 am
Final Inclusion list and a quote
Thanks for the suggestions from all of you.
I am going to talk to the builder this saturday and sunday, and hope to get some explanation.
For the tile, the $40 i…
Sep 07, 2007 1:20 pm
Sep 07, 2007 1:31 pm
Our new pad !!
Do you have your own block of land, of you buy it from the builder? Are you happy with the builder so far? Have you upgraded your…
Clarendon Tender Report
Haven't signed yet. Have our re-tender appointment next week.
What inclusions does this $2999 promotion have?
Rebates on standard inclusions
I've come to the conclusion your going to get screwed no matter what you do or who you build with. It concerned me a lot to begin with but once you accept it things are a…
Sounds fair to me, I paid 3% of a approx total build cost, about $4.5k on a renovation
Being double storey it might be more expensive?
just thought I wouls share some progress with you all.
yesterday we spent 7 hours with the bricklayer marking out all of the walls on the concrete and…
Mek - we are putting a lowline tv unit along the wall underneath the window with a 3 seater chaise facing it. …
Sep 09, 2007 7:36 pm
A question for all.
Now onto the difficult one.
How many consultants are actually knowledgeable?
I refer to comments noted above regarding siting orientation. From my experience…
Custom Design Lowset
Nice design - and a very good price too. Well done.
I've seen prices of up to $20k per square - so this seems like very good value.
Normally builders will have promotion when business is not going well as expected...
Things might have changed, personal experience last year is, when compared with…
when do they do a curb???
The white pipe will most probably be an indicator pipe for the sewer connection.
over here in WA most estates i have seen the curbing goes in before the black top…
Henley in Melbourne
I've cut and paste a section I posted on a different thread here on **** and workmanship quality. Insist on the same quality as the display,…
Friendly advise to H*e*n***ly
Why would you come in here jump up and down, make a heap of noise and get people fired up about a cause and then say:
In Sydney, it is about $30 -40 per downright to install, but I was quoted by a builder $85 just for the conduit today.
Hopefully we'll be able to vote a resounding yes once it's all over.
So far we have been very impressed with our builder although we have not yet paid deposit or signed…
What is the Lock-Up stage?
Lock up is when you can finally get to lock up your newly built home…….IF YOU HAVE A FRONT DOOR TO LOCK!!!!!
Sep 13, 2007 4:53 pm
I have added it here:
Click the link at the bottom of the page with the links to all the blogs...
Our custom house, your comments please?
Excellent ideas "god I love this site"
I think what I'll do is move the ensuite to where the WIR is, move the WIR to that little useless area by the master. The…
Sep 14, 2007 10:30 am
Does anyone know anything about Commerical Renovations, if so just a couple of Questions. Is it best to go to a Builder and for him to do everything Council…
Roof: Colourbond vs Tiles
We are currently renting a house with a tiled roof. Over the last few months, my husband has locked himself out of our house twice - one during…
Sep 15, 2007 6:12 pm
Pasey25, I think the base price of the Allure was $314K. But once you get it up the what you REALLY want you would probably be looking at about…
We've Signed with Clarendon
Setbacks in older areas are governed by DCP 3 (developmental control plan). However if your building in the Kellyville/Rouse Hill area then you're covered…
Just checked - ours is painted too. It looks better becuse it ties the tiles in with the wall.
Consturction Drawings and contracts
I know we aren't supposed to name names here but our RH canterbury has been back to the drawing board 5 times since we started talking to them and we haven't signed a…
It might cost you $7 - but I'd be buying this before I go any further with speculation or dodging a builder.
But at least you will get it straight from the horses…
It seems quite common in Sydney. if you don't get their air con, you can't install it during the construction.
One other option is to get your builder to do the ducting…
Contract - Tips
You might want to have a look at the payment terms. Lots of builder only leave very low % (of the total amount) for the last one (hand over), which is a bit unfair. If you…
Not sure if this is right.
Structurally….this will be ok.
BUT…..I am not GAME to say what’s on my mind about what has happened here! I…
Red sand for mortar? Help!
Keep in mind mortar can take around two weeks to dry properly. I was unhappy with ours but it has dried significantly lighter. It was blending in with our tan bricks when…
Sep 24, 2007 12:57 pm
Is This Normal?????
The shower screen would be measured onsite after the base & wall tiling is completed.
HIA or MBAV
Post ammended. (TIA) Still learning the lingo....