Building A New House
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
Thanks Stuart! Did you do all you plan presentation, external, internal and electrical selections first then the HIA contract signing? I've been told by the Project…
Custom build Sydney Hills with attached granny flat
Thanks for the reply. We have all awning windows, with main areas in magnum (616 series) and the rest of the house (bedrooms, bathrooms etc) in the 517 series. We went…
KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51
PCI done today. Minor rectifications which will be done by end of the week. Most probably handover next week. Excited but overwhelmed!!! So much left to do.....drive…
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW
Hi Rhani, Yay! I remember a sense of finally moving forward when we got our start date...... although it seemed to forever for it to arrive once it was allocated. The…
Things you forget - summary page 32
We are just about to start our 2nd build and are still referring back to this page, it's a goldmine! One little thing that is a big deal to me is the grout in the tiles.…
Parcel Mailbox options, what are you getting or have
We’ve never had anything get wet. And apparently it will fit a case of beer. Have a look on their website - they have a video that shows all the features and pricing etc.
Building Contract VIC - (HIA + Special Conditions)
Be aware of your own costs of any delays abd compare these to the the liquidated damages per working day in the building contract. If you ask the builder to correct…
KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 (Modified) in Baulkham Hills NSW
Hi Jimb00, I’ve just read all your updates and they are most useful ! I am surprised how long it’s taken though since you started the admin April last year. We are…
Builder -Rockwall Homes - have you worked with them?
Hi jb_money, Do you have Rockwall Homes' number or contact details? I need to contact them regarding construction. Thank you.
Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville
Sorry about my fat fingers.. Yes, things are definetly starting to move. We are building with Eden Brae. After changing builders a few times with ever changing contours…
Temporary Fencing - Time between Registration and Build
What's the design plan submitted to Council look like?
Hey Andrew each council is a little different in their requirements. Go to your councils site and do a search on das. They will list all the documents that are required.
KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36
Sounds like we had the same good sales man, then unfortunately the same experience at the head office we are also walking away after a disappointing experience with the…
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"
Hi Vivek, Thank you for posting your journey with Better Built Homes. Very much informative. I am also building with Better Built. We commenced our build in August 2018…
KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.
Sorry and dissappointed to hear that Salfield, but sadly I can see that happening. Funnily enough I was going to add a similar post to the general rawson thread regarding…
How often do you visit your site?
We live 5 mins away and I drive past each day as school drop off is 400m down the road. It has been handy to keep an eye on progress - especially when I got an email from…
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders
Its certainly a unique build. Interesting to watch it develop