Building A New House
Agree. Will be safe if get it in writing with builder.
Aug 18, 2019 11:26 pm
Building with Wisdom Homes
Got any newer photos of your maple stain and finished stair case?
What finish is used on the side?
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified
I see! Thanks for the heads up! Was as the home show in Melbourne just now. Quite surprised, some of the decking options and glass fencing was a lot more reasonable…
land elevation brisbane
If you're building a new house in the Brisbane City Council local government area you can construct retaining and filling without requiring planning approval where it is a…
KDR Inner West Melbourne
Hi Comet Welcome to the forum
Builders are slashing prices and its a great time to build
hopefully you'll get what you want at a great price.
$3-4K should also get you the…
Had the Practical Completion Inspection which I have to say was a bit odd because still so many things around the kitchen to install. No appliances, no hot water system,…
Aug 17, 2019 7:14 pm
How common is it to switch builders?
Still working through our third design, but so far so good.
Our price was per sqm which is equivalent to over 25k per sq 😳
We’ve paid out significant $$$ to…
Aug 17, 2019 4:47 pm
Aug 17, 2019 9:34 am
I was in a display home recently with a friend and saw exactly this:
I laughed and thought what a bad day it must be to need a coffee or beer straight before going into…
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!
yeah that's great idea, we were thinking to do something similar along the driveway
We would only have 1 mtr towards the same side as yours so not sure how wide that is…
Aug 16, 2019 9:15 pm
New home build - Custom Design WA
Looks great! Our staff came down this week too but I can’t seem to get a good pic of our facade, as the construction fence gets in the way
Wednesday and Thursday our WIR/Robes were installed. They'll be coming back next week to finish off a few small things.
We also had some of our new furniture…
Melbourne Water Permit Condition Change?
Hoping someone here can assist
My partner and i are looking to purchase a block of land which as a 2m wide easement on the east side of the block, which also happens to…
Coral Homes No Caesarstone
Has anyone built with coral homes and chosen not to have caesarstone benches and vanities? We are trying to cut as much costs as possible so we can get the biggest house…
JG King- Ballarat, new home build
That person didn’t actually build with JG, I think Classic Homes from memory did their build. Anyway, again I think they were mainly commenting on the finance side of…
Expansion joint in double storey house
You should have an expansion joint in the stair void as it is a large surface area and will be prone to a bit of movement and vibration through walking up and…
Simonds homes or Mojo homes
Good to know. Simonds have built several in Altrove and am sure u will be in safe hands. Be mindful of customisation which can make it complicated and delay the process.
Rawson seem terrible at understanding aircon. We've had real troubles getting what should be a simple setup done.
They could have added a slave controller, which is…
I have few things to add that i hope will be useful.
Structurally, from slab to framing they are high quality. There were the only few builders…
Helpful tools for First home buyers
Google docs -
Google sheets - I’ve used sheets to keep track of every item and cost and what’s been paid and what hasn’t and when it was paid with receipt numbers.…
First Home Buyer - Any Advice/Tips?
Beware of the online product and service reviews in your research, as many of these are fake or manipulated. Particularly the overly positive ones with no substance or…
Aug 14, 2019 7:28 am
Aug 13, 2019 8:18 pm
Crack in slab
"Hairline cracks" are in everything concrete.
Feel free to take detailed photos (close up & zoomed out), if you're concerned. But I don't expect anything will come…
Difference between headline price and quote
Talk to as many builders as you can. I got in my own soil test/footing details ($330) and my own contour report/features ($450) and also got in my own site cost quote plus…
1st time builder, 1st time owning a home. It took 10 long weeks to get approval after the royal commission but we are there 🎉 we are building in…
Aug 12, 2019 5:06 pm
What builder is best for the Illawarra
We're looking at building a new house in the Illawarra/Shellharbour region in NSW. Just don't know who to go through. Who has everyone gone through and what was your…
Building with Hall & Hart Homes
Has anyone had a retaining wall built after demo and/or slab has been laid?
We have a neighbor who has recently completed their build and as the both of us need to build…
Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
Has anyone been able to visit their lots recently. I know someone who went inside the estate 2 weeks ago and said that roads & water connections have been done towards the…
Domaine homes by clerondon
Those who have built with Domaine..i was wondering if their plantation shutters are good quality...i know we can do it after handover but being time poor maybe it is worth…
Master empire group
Thanks I can’t seem to reply in thee thread. Have you shot you an email. Any info you can share would be helpful