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StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
21 September

TV Presenter,Turned Architect & Investor faces huge losses

TV Presenter,Turned Architect & Investor faces huge losses

That would be hidden by non disclosure agreements But I would imagine the Bond brokers Would have been paid huge commissions In mining it can be up to 20%...money for…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 21, 2019 8:25 am
StructuralBIMGuy
DustyBlue
DustyBlue
15 August

Renovation options. Which adds more value?

Renovation options. Which adds more value?

It could gone either way, mate. This gimmicks won't affect value terrifically. Be focused on some broader reno aproach.

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DustyBlue
Aug 15, 2019 6:12 pm
robbert
robbert
15 July

replace roof

replace roof

Agree with that, though if you don't have a spending limit go for it

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robbert
Jul 15, 2019 7:58 pm
robbert
robbert
robbert
15 July

Home value increase after rendering and landscaping

Home value increase after rendering and landscaping

There is no need to spend money on property valuers in your particular case. Get a free advice from a real estate agent. Don't spend money in vain

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robbert
Jul 15, 2019 7:52 pm
robbert
robbert
robbert
15 July

Using solar panel for roofing?

Using solar panel for roofing?

Systems are different, as stated in an upper comment, you can expect a ROI in 6 years with some systems but with other you can't get the pay off for 20+ years

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robbert
Jul 15, 2019 7:51 pm
robbert
robbert
robbert
15 July

'Safe' Or 'Trendy'?

'Safe' Or 'Trendy'?

Grey and Blue are colors that attract clients on a daily basis

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robbert
Jul 15, 2019 7:50 pm
robbert

basics of increasing home value

basics of increasing home value
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Some alterations can add more value than others and there is a difference between renovating as an investor and as a homeowner. As already been said, one of the simplest…

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Harrington Terrrace
Jul 06, 2019 12:29 pm
Harrington Terrrace
James Brown
James Brown
2 February

Combining Bathroom and Laundry?

Combining Bathroom and Laundry?

You hubby is a builder, it is very good for you. You can easily renovate your bathroom and laundry according to your choice.

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James Brown
Feb 02, 2019 7:32 pm
ZombieNurse
ZombieNurse
23 October 2018

Adding an extension

Adding an extension

I am looking at buying a 2 bedroom house on a 1000m block. 3-4bedroom houses go for considerably more so I was thinking of adding an extension. Any tips on budget but not…

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ZombieNurse
Oct 23, 2018 1:10 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
13 September 2018

Priority for increasing home value

Priority for increasing home value

To increase the worth of the home then invest in the following fields. Kitchen, this is the most attractive area for any buyer as most of the…

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SaveH2O
Sep 13, 2018 6:34 am
SaveH2O
DavidAndrews3003
DavidAndrews3003
3 September 2018

Anybody built a wine cellar recently?

Anybody built a wine cellar recently?

We have just signed up with them. I'm VERY excited. I'll post some pictures when its done. The guy who came around was great. They offered a Aluminium Wine Rack Peg…

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DavidAndrews3003
Sep 03, 2018 10:45 am
Grakat
Grakat
26 June 2018

No of rooms affecting house value ?

No of rooms affecting house value ?

That is a great idea i will give it some consideration

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Grakat
Jun 26, 2018 7:38 pm
alexp79
alexp79
27 March 2018

Which house design for investment?

Which house design for investment?

Obviously it makes sense to pay extra for few dozen extra meters of the house rather than the backyard space. Generally, alfresco is a good thing which increases the…

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alexp79
Mar 27, 2018 8:45 pm
CameronRobertson
CameronRobertson
4 September 2017

Increasing value & Securing your property with a Granny Flat

Increasing value & Securing your property with a Granny Flat

I think that it's also important to make sure that you're following your council rules and regulations too though. I've heard recently that you can't just go about…

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CameronRobertson
Sep 04, 2017 3:48 pm
CameronRobertson
Vulcan_rich
Vulcan_rich
20 April 2017

Land registration - time frame

Land registration - time frame

Hi, our land has just registered at the end of Mar. We were told feb/mar 2017 when we put a deposit down for a block of land in Leppington. Our developer was the Cornish…

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Vulcan_rich
Apr 20, 2017 1:45 pm
CameronRobertson
CameronRobertson
7 February 2017

What can't you live without in your home?

What can't you live without in your home?
1, 2

I think you may want to ask a man's opinion when it comes to the garage - especially if you want him to do some fix up stuff for the house. He may need a store room of…

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CameronRobertson
Feb 07, 2017 2:00 pm
CameronRobertson
bashworth
bashworth
6 September 2016

Do you know of any other forums re: property development

Do you know of any other forums re: property development

The Somersoft forum no longer operates although you can still see old posts. many of the Somersoft members now use the 'Property Chat Forum'

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bashworth
Sep 06, 2016 8:41 pm
bashworth
helenn82
helenn82
19 August 2016

Battens under a cottage

Battens under a cottage

We have a four bedroom workers cottage that was never closed off underneath. Is it worth the time and money building battens under the house? We did battens under the…

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helenn82
Aug 19, 2016 1:09 pm
Justalittlebithippy
Justalittlebithippy
27 January 2016

Toxic Color

Toxic Color

The other option is your friend could be talking about low or no VOC paint, which stands for volatile organic compounds, which for a lack of a better term could be…

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Justalittlebithippy
Jan 27, 2016 8:30 pm
xxagray79xx
xxagray79xx
17 December 2015

Water Tanks & HSTP

Water Tanks & HSTP

Hey guys I'm building myself I found taylex to b behind the times in hstp i learnt I have to to go out to my hstp when the air or the pump stops to mute the buzzer I am…

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xxagray79xx
Dec 17, 2015 6:45 pm

Looks good! Retaining wall, if its rotted you could use treated pine again and dress it up by cladding it with decking boards. e.g similar to…

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macca02
Nov 28, 2015 9:28 pm
H+Aarebuilding
H+Aarebuilding
26 November 2015

Wood floors for the bedrooms

Wood floors for the bedrooms
1, 2

We are renovating our house and I'm making sure there is not an attached piece of carpet in sight! We do however live on the north coast of…

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H+Aarebuilding
Nov 26, 2015 10:23 am
dkidston
dkidston
19 November 2015

Fourth bedroom, or 3 bed + flexible bed/living?

Fourth bedroom, or 3 bed + flexible bed/living?

I would go with bpratt thinking. Who are you designing this for, you or some future theoretical buyer. Who do you see your self living in it? HACK architecture

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dkidston
Nov 19, 2015 10:02 pm
dkidston
1st-timers
1st-timers
7 October 2015

Does Size Matter?

Does Size Matter?

If you are planning on selling it just one year after you build it you will never get a return on your investment wrt landscaping or top end…

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1st-timers
Oct 07, 2015 8:20 pm
ebinmoothedam
ebinmoothedam
4 August 2015

Can I change the lender

Can I change the lender

I think you should have proper meeting with your respective bank so that they can guide you more accurately.

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ebinmoothedam
Aug 04, 2015 11:51 pm
JoshuaPierce
JoshuaPierce
5 June 2015

Renovations: Do we need a professional design plan or not

Renovations: Do we need a professional design plan or not

Choosing a best professional design plan for your house is great! :D

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JoshuaPierce
Jun 05, 2015 8:20 pm
lizzieboocee
lizzieboocee
23 May 2015

Which stage should we complete first?

Which stage should we complete first?

Thank you @travelbug and @oliver1. We have decided to complete no. 1 first. Ensuite & front yard/retaining wall. The ensuite is an extension into the unusable side of the…

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lizzieboocee
May 23, 2015 11:51 am
ChrisE
ChrisE
14 April 2015

Raise cottage and build unit beneath

Raise cottage and build unit beneath

House moving has a long and distinguished history in the states, and its morphed into house lifting in the urban San Francisco Bay Area where I live. Here the firms who…

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ChrisE
Apr 14, 2015 1:24 am
MarkSindone
MarkSindone
15 January 2015

Glass balcony to facade adds value?

Glass balcony to facade adds value?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder my friend and whether it increases the value of your property really depends on who is looking on buying your house and whether or not…

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MarkSindone
Jan 15, 2015 12:57 pm
MarkSindone
strawlizzy
strawlizzy
20 July 2014

Is there any hope for the facade of this house?

Is there any hope for the facade of this house?

It needs a proper entrance. Even an arbour spanning that front path would help. Nice gardens to take the focus off the house. I'd keep any additions modern (square, shape,…

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strawlizzy
Jul 20, 2014 1:23 pm
BJ88
BJ88
8 June 2014

Connecting to the NBN network

Connecting to the NBN network

Ask your builder to state what the price includes, e.g is it just to bring the provisions for NBN to your home e.g running fibre cable to your house and installing the NBN…

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BJ88
Jun 08, 2014 5:22 pm
BJ88
JazzyJess
JazzyJess
9 January 2014

LED Downlights

LED Downlights
1, 2

Have you checked them online. on the bulk sale they give the number of LED lights on cheap rates.

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JazzyJess
Jan 09, 2014 10:10 pm
bpratt
bpratt
28 December 2013

20 or 25mm water meter pipe

20 or 25mm water meter pipe

Just check the ongoing rates for the difference between the two are. In the Logan City Council area in Qld, the base meter fee for 25mm is 1.5 times 20mm meter…

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bpratt
Dec 28, 2013 1:26 pm
simbot82
simbot82
3 September 2013

Some to render our property in Lesmurdie (existing)

Some to render our property in Lesmurdie (existing)

Hey All, Looking for some recommendations on someone to render our property in Lesmurdie. Sadly it isn't just brick, but brick with what I can only describe as an ugly…

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simbot82
Sep 03, 2013 11:10 am
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
20 June 2013

Does adding downlights to a 70's home add value?

Does adding downlights to a 70's home add value?

I would spend the money. They will look much better and $1200 is not a lot of money to spend on lights before you sell. We put new carpet in at $2000, new lights in at…

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mynameisjonas
Jun 20, 2013 8:49 am
daveandally1
daveandally1
28 January 2013

Wood flooring in kitchen

Wood flooring in kitchen
1, 2

We have Inovar laminate flooring in our house, all the way through including the kitchen - no issues. I've dropped things & spilled liquids quite a lot in the last few…

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daveandally1
Jan 28, 2013 12:58 am
daveandally1
sohandy
sohandy
22 January 2013

Pergola Builder..

Pergola Builder..

Just a little advice regarding pergola builders......Make sure they are registered practitioners and get a permit. As a draftsman, I get…

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sohandy
Jan 22, 2013 10:01 am
sohandy
MrsT12
MrsT12
11 January 2013

Help RE painting before selling.

Help RE painting before selling.

Thanks guys! I haven't got sample pots yet (coz I haven't got walls yet lol!) so will try out the 1/4 strength as well. We have loads of natural light so that won't be an issue :)

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MrsT12
Jan 11, 2013 1:21 pm
MrsT12
PAB_34
PAB_34
5 November 2012

Renovation to increase value

Renovation to increase value

Plan ‘A’ has some major flaws. 1) A 2.1m ceiling for your living areas. Nothing makes a space feel more closed in than a low ceil. 2) You currently have two living…

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PAB_34
Nov 05, 2012 10:50 pm
PAB_34
stockt12
stockt12
22 October 2012

Rendering - worth it? Plus Perth recommendations Pls

Rendering - worth it? Plus Perth recommendations Pls

i am also in perth...chasing someone to render a white front of a mid 90's house. all contacts appreciated

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stockt12
Oct 21, 2012 11:20 pm
Rae01
Rae01
6 September 2012

Adding internal stairs to a highest

Adding internal stairs to a highest

For myself, internal stairs are a real plus when purchasing a home but if you are looking to sell does the house require other work? The new owners may want to renovate…

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Rae01
Sep 06, 2012 9:25 pm
Angel D
Angel D
28 February 2012

Floating floors in bedrooms

Floating floors in bedrooms

Even though I like floating floors, I definitely prefer carpet in the bedrooms. When I first get out of bed and put my feet on the ground, I like to feel the soft carpet…

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Angel D
Feb 28, 2012 10:19 pm
Angel D
Moonahgirl
Moonahgirl
5 December 2011

Considering new floor plan - advice please

Considering new floor plan - advice please

Thanks Travelbug - the changes would primarily be for me I just don't want to lose the money on it when I finally come to sell or lease out.

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Moonahgirl
Dec 05, 2011 10:39 am
sienna81
sienna81
16 November 2011

Renovating a bungalow

Renovating a bungalow

Bungalows always seem to be in hot demand here in Adelaide (not sure if Perth is the same)- everyone loves them because they can do them up in a classic/ character home…

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sienna81
Nov 16, 2011 1:50 pm
sienna81
sienna81
15 November 2011

Help what can I do to add value to 1012sqm with house

Help what can I do to add value to 1012sqm with house

have you had a land evaluation? There might be investors out there looking still. I would not do more than lawn and paint.

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sienna81
Nov 15, 2011 4:43 pm
Laila
Laila
27 October 2011

Would Automatic Garage Doors add improvement?

Would Automatic Garage Doors add improvement?

Agree with others, it won't really effect the value of the property and it is something the next person who comes along can easily do.

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Laila
Oct 27, 2011 10:33 am
Laila
Laila
27 October 2011

Are we doing too much?

Are we doing too much?

It is hard to tell without the value of the house. I think there is a percentage of your home value that is suggested to spend on your renovations before you are…

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Laila
Oct 27, 2011 10:25 am
Laila
Laila
25 October 2011

ensuite: how much added value?

ensuite: how much added value?

I don't think my husband and I could ever go back after living with 2 bathrooms! We live in a 2 bedroom semi (just us 2!) and I mainly use the ensuite and he uses the…

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Laila
Oct 25, 2011 10:42 am
Mel&Em
Mel&Em
25 September 2011

Bricked in Pizza oven and BBQ`

Bricked in Pizza oven and BBQ`

with regard to the pizza oven, be careful as normal house bricks will explode. You need solid bricks, not ones with the holes. What happens is the air inside the holes…

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Mel&Em
Sep 25, 2011 11:43 am
Mel&Em
Lex
Lex
16 September 2011

Waste and water treatment plant problem, any advice

Waste and water treatment plant problem, any advice

Oh, it's a septic tank! :shock: :lol: Anyway ... "The subsidence has occured because the unit wasn't backfilled on one side, waiting for the plumber to fix to the house and rain…

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Lex
Sep 16, 2011 9:26 pm
Lex

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