Building A New House
Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )
Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?
Yes, we have just had our house demolished by Home Demolitions. We did all the prep site work like putting up the temp security fence, builders toilet and abolishment of…
KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36
Hi Hiddie73, how did your build end up going? Its been a couple of years since your post, we are discussions with Lily homes and would love to hear how everything went in…
Is a building inspector worth it during construction?
Its worth getting a building consultant to check and report on compliance with contract plans and construction standards however your consultant has no authority over the…
Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?
Hi Manishg, Hopefully you’re still enjoying your home. We’re currently at contract stage. We’ve noticed on our draft contract the builder’s margin is at 30%…
"Executive Building Group" Or "Artico Custom Homes" ?
Hi TJ1987 I saw your post and I hope you don't mind me making a suggestion. Our clients often ask us for a couple of referees, we also like to take our new clients and…
Clarendon Sheridan Build - Box Hill NSW
Hi, I can imagine your situation. What happened on your loan now ? I am looking to secure a lot on house and land packages in Domaine Homes somewhere in south west…
Virtual Colour selections during lockdown - NSW
Similar boat this time last year in Victoria, which was and is still in lockdown. We saw one display home before the serious lockdowns so had very limited exposure to…
Termite protection - Pine treated sleepers
How did your Rentokill inspection go? did you have to remove the concrete? We did a path around around our house as recommended by the builder, we obviously wanted it all…
Building with Kurmond Homes
We are nearly (1 payment away) from construction stage with Kurmond. We are building the bronte 33 and it took us at least 9 revisions to get close to what we wanted. We…
Our first build: "Bridgewater" by Gj's Shoalhaven
My first move-in experience was fantastic. we moved from Sydney to the Gold Coast, and hired some [url=My first move-in experience was fantastic. we moved from Sydney to…
internal wall insulation - inclusion as standard
I've been quoted another $2400 for basic due to insulation requirements I don't know what to make of this.. it's almost like i babe question it because it's basix
First time building, Opinions on Coral Homes
We built with Coral back in 2015 and built a heavily modified Daydream32. We are absolutely stoked with the house and wouldn't change a thing.... except! If you're going…
Things you forget - summary page 32
I managed to get the builder to install plugs (sockets) on the rafters. If the LED burns out or I do not like the colour, then I do not have to call in the electrician. I…
TIPS for newby, MOJO Lido 28 for KDR 20 km west of Sydney
Good on you! Glad you found another builder and sales rep that was happy to help you reach the end goal of building your home. Wishing you a great and speedy build 🙂
Stormwater discharge: easement or drainage system?
Curious as to where your conversation with the planning lawyer got to around section 2.3 of the stormwater policy. Would love to hear your thoughts.
Getting TV cables behind the wall through bullnose
MrsJM I have proudly given myself the title of professional TV installer in my family, as I had to do 4 last year . But I am with the others in that I am not sure what…