Building, Renovation & Maintenance
Builders recommendations & advices
I am new to homeone.com.au forum.
I would like to hear your recommendations on builders.
Who should I be staying away from and who should I be looking…
Sep 22, 2019 6:52 pm
Who else is building with Eden Brae?
I have just joined this forum as my husband + I have decided to go ahead with the Midland 23!
We are after a farmhouse/hamptons feel to our home.
A couple of questions…
I've got a friend who's just enrolled in tafe to become a draftsman and wanted to have a crack at some floor plans. he's come up with this which i also quite like.
Coral Homes Grange 28 build time
We have paid the $1750 deposit and signed the preliminary agreement with Coral Homes 2 weeks ago. Soil reports have been done along with our contour report.…
This is my block. Is it a zero lot? I don't think. How much will the setback me for side and front and back for this corner lot . Thanks in advance
Boutique Upgrade costs
we are thinking of building with Boutique and was wondering if anyone has pricing on some upgrades for the barcelona.
Square set to living area?, extra laundry…
Which brand of hybrid flooring?
hybrid flooring are basically vinyl with rigid cork backing which is made up of PU stone composite material(latest tech) and acoustic underlay....karndean korlok and new…
Need some advice about building proposal
That's something I'm looking into atm. The property was bought before September 1985 so I'm curious if the sale would be exempt from CGT. Talking to a solicitor this week…
Boutique Homes - Refer a Friend Program
Hi that’s exciting. We are also building Barcelona 27. Here are the referrals details Elanchezhian and Rashmika. Contact no 0413881336. Let me know if you need…
Be wary of the ‘hidden asbestos’ and similar scams in Sydney if you a doing a knock down rebuild (KDR).
Its a confidence trick. Some demolition companies may win…
Sep 22, 2019 11:09 am
Advice needed re time from PCI to handover
Clause 21.3A of your Metricon HIA contract says you are obliged to make the final progress claim when practical completion is reached. Metricon’s terms require payment…
Mchalkie welcome to the forum
Based on the information you have provided
Extending 30m x 15m =450m2 at $800m2 to $1200m2 = $360K to $540K
To get a more accurate…
Land loan & construction loan
Omg, it's like with the consumer loan, where you lose your private property, if you hadn't payed the loan. Frankly speaking, for…
Sep 22, 2019 7:50 am
Metricon - Duxton 39
Spent one week to finish reading the whole story although it happened two years ago. No matter you can come back or not, I still want to say thank you to the blogger…
Sep 22, 2019 6:12 am
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade
Wow!! Everything looks amazing!! Great extra corner you have there in the kitchen, good for a tea/breakfast station ❤️
What will your floors be? Can't wait to see…
Sep 21, 2019 7:31 pm
Bricking over concrete driveway
My concrete driveway is beginning to look a little tired and I don't want to fork out to have it ripped up and replaced. I'll have to do some minor repairs of cracks but…
Clarendon Boston 35
Hello good people, my contract signing date is in 2 weeks.
can you help me with 2 questions:
1. Do you know if we have to pay section 94 fee (1%) to parramatta…
Brickwork now has been completed. Roof construction will start next week.
Plumbing tubes were done this week. Still no progress on the eaves though. At least the builder has removed the unnecessary scaffolding so that we can progress on the…
Building with Wisdom Homes
Ok thank you, was very helpful!
We are building in The Ponds and praying that the council is just as speedy with us as I really am already tired out from the admin…
Possible broken pipe .somewhere
Apparently yes. Non compliant according to plumber .It breaks easily. I have it connected to all my drainpipes. Except for one as plumber replaced it with proper connections
Sep 20, 2019 5:57 pm
Box for the steel mesh, ribraft floor and concrete pour all completed today. From Monday begins the plumbing.
i'm just commenting here so I can find it in the future, since I'm also interested in fireplaces.
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW
It's quite exciting watching the build isn't it?!
We slabbed at the beginning of May and just had the top floor scaffolding removed with bottom room probably being…
Builder not providing dates
Yep, Im a software developer, so I understand your frustration but we can control our env more than they can. Unfortunately you are just going to have to wait. Even at…
Sep 20, 2019 3:54 pm
Pulling out of HIA
since you say it only adds up to around 3% of build cost I'd say it's fair enough. You might be able to push that lower, might. But if you do that you basically destroy…
Slab just poured
my house uses Termico, haven't had any issues, though you do have to pay for the yearly inspection to maintain the warranty.
Here are the pics I referred to
Trying to buy vacant land
it would depend entirely on the owner. You could tell them that you wanted to make an offer conditional on your existing house selling.
Is this vacant land owned by a…