Building A New House
New prospective buyer
First of all kudos for the amazing savings effort!
Some thoughts to put out there.
1. Building a home and the decision-making involved is inherently…
Our Madison 39 by clarendon
Holy cow MinandB it's beautiful. What a smart front facade, love the fence and rendered wall, ties into your house beautifully.
Help with plans, costs.
Nothing comes easy, so if you want answers you will have to work for them a bit or a lot - the more detailed research you do the better. Therefore, read this, all or…
I've made a lot of customization to the plan, still have not finalized a final floor plan.. but i dont know how to attach the plan here.. need some suggestions..
What is with the upgrade of doors ?
In practically every business the bigger margins are on upgrades.
That applies to MacDonalds -Upsize your meal and you will pay a dollar or more for what costs them
Mojo Homes expired tender
Run while you can by the sound of things. Tell them you have a legally binding contract for a fixed price, and apart from where stipulated in the contract (e.g.…
Water Leaks during PCI
The leak could be from plumbing or a roof leak or both however, it is unlikely that you will have a mould problem from a short term leak that has been fixed.
Hi myself and a couple of people I've talked to recently have had some mixed results with Terry.
Firstly he is a nice enough and his draftsmen was great to work with the…
Builders for sloping block NSW
When you are talking about sloping block, how much of a slope are you talking about? Most builders can do up to 4 metres or alternatively they could have a step down in he…
I'm a Solicitor in Sydney and can talk you through the process. I am also building an Eden Brae Home in Kellyville.
In regards to the house, it could have been…
Excellent Gravy, although, my estate requires a plan to be made by a "qualified landscape designer/architect/horticulturist" I will still make one by myself and see if it…
Add a 5th bedroom to this plan
Another option- push the kitchen and laundry up a metre or 2 and put the scullery/WIP on the other end of the kitchen where the alfresco is and put 5th bedroom where they…
Have you got a photo you can post? I'm trying envisage what you wanted and can only think that it would have looked strange to have these lines of tiles running down one…
Mar 17, 2017 6:14 pm
Porter Davis slow
they dont care its as simple as that really!
we are in the same predicament.
Who is Building with Porter Davis?
It's nice to have a least one positive
Well if they said they wouldn't honour the promo I would have been fighting it as it's them taking their time to do things not…
Mar 17, 2017 8:26 am
First Build Experience -GJ
Yes that's it like charli said even into the ground so no stepping over
On another note today is handover!!! Hope all goes well at 3pm and we can be in and settled…
Building Sahara Belle with Henley !!!!
I'm currently with Henley (Monaco Lux Q2) and waiting for them to give me a settlement date. Henley also needs to rectify things from Darbecca's final report since…
Cabinetry 2 Feb 2017
Base cupboards- Polytec Graphite M
Overheads- Polytec Polar White M
Benchtops- Polytec Buller Stone M
Main Bathroom and…
Which upgrades decrease new home value?
It's not really that they don't value the extras, it's more that they are valuing the property extremely conservatively so their risk is less, definitely going to a…
Mar 16, 2017 9:13 pm
Metricon Bohemian 25 in Vic
For me the raked ceiling was worth the money, I was talking to the chippie who did most of the fixing works last week and after showing his wife our progress…
My Masterton Build
Omg someone else feels my pain. Stress is a under statement I am so over these people. My house was completed 4 weeks ago and still issues.
If your reading this DONT…
Help P soil type - extra costs?
We are building on stumps and just had soil test, it's P soil type and need to go down 1.6 metres for footings. Only allocated 1 metre in proposal, I'm worried about what…
Mar 16, 2017 4:31 am
Build with HGWA
Looking really good!
We are in Landsdale also, and been amazed at how many new homes are being built and how quickly the slab to bricks to roof process takes! It's not…
Custom build in Adelaide.
Hey can I ask who you went through for your underfloor heating? Did you consider insular heating/electric? What made you choose hydronic? We are looking at polished…
Custom Build in Warrnambool
Like none of the items are super heavy on their own but Sarah loaded 41 bags of cement which at 20kg a bag is 800kgs, then we unloaded half each when she got it home (I…
Electrical inclusions - power points
Our standard inclusions for electrical include 5 single power points for rangehood, fridge, dishwasher, microwave and oven.
On our electrical plan are power points for…
Mar 15, 2017 8:20 pm
New Build - Pre Completition Inspection QLD
We are using k-spec at the moment (frame stage) and they have been really good. The inspector we had was knowledgeable and was happy to have a chat about any concerns I had.
Mar 15, 2017 3:49 pm
List of Things You Can't Do Later
A couple more
Level floors (bathroom to living)
Un-obscuring glazing (you can always add a film but hard to go back)
Anyone building with bellriver homes??
We are looking to get bellriver hes build our new home in north kellyville . I would appreciate if anyone canshare their experience woth bellriver homes? Thanks a lot
Mar 14, 2017 12:04 pm
Basic electrical selections plan
Hi im wondering if anyone can give me some advice on what to select at electrical as the most neccessary and basic things ie: hdmi, internet etc
We will have nbn, it is a…
Anyone building at Jubilee Estate?
Hello!! That is so exciting to have a neighbour. We signed up with Simonds a year ago so are now paying late penalties, but their build price has gone up more than the…