Building A New House
Our Fowler Homes Paris 34 - Jordan Springs
Thank you very much Rayges your facade and the whole house looks great! We spoke to our SL today. They do not offer the affinity facade anymore but she will try to get…
I found a few random mortar cracks under the windows. It is around or under 1mm wide. Doesnt really look obvious unless you look into it.
Need some experts to…
Firstyle Home - Marsden Park
So far so good!
The indicative was reasonable.. we're just waiting on the actual tender now. Dont know hwo this will pan out now thought with all this Covid19 😭
Whatever you do, definitely go with high ceilings. It makes such a difference to the home in more ways than one.
But I agree with Graham, go with the Timber laminate…
Building with Metricon
We have Braemar. We called the cooler company to check why it is not cooling and breeze seems to be quite weak even we turn on high. They couldn't find anything wrong with it.
Building with Allcastle
I just accepted tender with Allcastle (Sydney Hills area)
The $499 basically get you the preliminary site survey (contour survey?), which they will work out…
Building at Bardia - New Breeze
Yeah you're not the only one. I am unsure of why these developers insist on timber. The problem is, if it's a proper lapped and capped timber fence AND is stained with a…
is this normal in slab
doesn't look correct, if you look at the photo from D and C house, they have transitioned the DEB with the natural slope of the land, your one seems to stop abruptly and…
I did not proceed with CH a few years ago as they refused to include OSD in the contact due to uncertainty. Another builder sourced two OSD designs for me which were both…
Metricon Build: Advice on DIY
Thanks for that.
I haven’t been to Studio M yet but we are on a budget of about 650-670,000.
My land size is 1 acre (4000 sq m).
And I upgraded the windows on both…
Mar 23, 2020 10:16 pm
Hi Alymei, I actually used Stormy Shadow on an investment house last year, I’m thinking this house is a shade or two darker.
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
We were never offered a fastrack, but we feel like the progress has been fairly quick since excavation started. Your build sounds like it's going ahead…
Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
Personally we like corner lots due to energy efficiency and Stockland put little lesser price tags on corner lots so as to cover extra constructions costs as…
New Living Homes
it might be cheaper to get your driveway done elsewhere, however realistically the savings on it will be minimal. Just depends whether you want to cut down on every…
From memory it was things like paying for the slab (and being charged for a much larger slab than seemed necessary), council fees, temporary road base, as well as…
Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW and ahhh seems I was misinformed lol. I'm not sure if we are going to go ahead with Clarendon anymore...looking back at Elderton. They have a 2 year Tender...so can…
Mar 15, 2020 10:54 am
60 sqm granny flat fixed price
I am going to build a 60 sqm granny flat in my back yard, The builder sent me the tenders as below.
1st tender dated Aug. 2019 was $110,550
2nd tender dated Nov. 2019 was…
Who else is building with Eden Brae?
Have a look at display homes. We don't have aligned floor and wall tiles and you won't notice. I would argue it looks nicer. As for colours, the colour palette is huge.…
Hydraulics engineer question
DA is planning applications Site plan, Elevations, floor plans
BA is the building application requiring DA + Energy, Stormater, Engineering, Geotech, NCC compliance…
Having a quick look at the plans a couple of suggestions
remove 'study nook', slide laundry into 'study nook' space,create walk in pantry /…
Never heard of Typhoon, a few people I KNow have used Site Demolition, but they are at Parramatta way I think
Basic cost prices
My Partner and I are building the Noosa 23MK11 with a base of $175K ish, we have just finalised everything and we are just over $220k. Our Hamptons Facade is $9K so that…
Rawson Home Review
Hi Parle, its wonderful that you have crossed the Pre-construction phase and now on journey of construction. I am also building with Rawson in Schofields and have recently…
Mar 02, 2020 9:54 am
Just to pick up on "useless" 900mm (actually appears to be 1400mm in this case)
Depending on the orientation, 900mm setbacks will allow all day natural light to North…
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
Hmm, I were told there is a change in policy.
After your sign the contract (but not yet start the construction as DA not yet submitted), there is no credit back for any…
During our build there was an issue with this wall and water.
Three years down the track and after the recent rain event in Sydney, this happened within days. My fear is…
Feb 28, 2020 6:21 pm
GJ Gardner Montville - has anyone built?
We are from Toowoomba and would love to see the montville 462 built. Would you be open to allowing this or advise if you know of any other built?
from tender to contract sign stage
I have recently left working for Home Builders to start my own venture, with this particular scenario in mind. I want to help new home builders break through all…
Relocation of Manhole
I'm in Sydney and we are looking at rebuilding our current home. There is a sewage manhole in our backyard that we intend to build on top of. We know that we need to…
Meridian Homes (Sydney)
I’ve just been quoted roughly well over 700k for one of their 28 square homes which is a bit too pricey for us. So not on the cheap side at all. This was with one of…
Hi Guys, got the answer from Rawson. Cedar batten and Decking follows the standard color scheme from stain colors. No upgrade cost for the same. I am not checking with…
Feb 20, 2020 10:10 am