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The Ponds View, 95, 97 & 99 Hambledon Road (Developer: Barak

The Ponds View, 95, 97 & 99 Hambledon Road (Developer: Barak
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Harry14, Look out for Jeeralong drive being built. That's the big thing missing I think before these lots can be registered. Unfortunately, that road is to be developed by…

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Man_Ita
Jul 26, 2017 4:56 pm
Amylou
Amylou
22 July

Advice on buying in Cloverlea estate Chirnside Park

Advice on buying in Cloverlea estate Chirnside Park

Hello, so the last stage of Cloverlea estate is to be released soon. I was looking for some advice on whether we want to go through with it. So any pros and cons would…

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Amylou
Jul 22, 2017 9:54 pm
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talk2us
Jul 21, 2017 4:54 pm
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BCMPS
Jul 20, 2017 2:03 pm

I checked with the hills shore council and they pointed below table as a guide to understand the building envelope (this a snapshot of the north kellyville DCP which you…

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niel700
Jul 18, 2017 2:56 pm
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Joelleg6
Jul 16, 2017 9:05 pm
Joelleg6
lovisa
lovisa
12 July

Playford alive south australia council

Playford alive south australia council
SA

Hi just wondering anyone that got to build in this area: How long did your approval take from playford council? Any issues? Tia

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lovisa
Jul 12, 2017 10:09 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
4 July

Looking for information on...well, everything

Looking for information on...well, everything

There are lots of ongoing costs to managing a property. Council rates are just one of them, my rates are $1500 a year, paid quarterly. On top of that my water bill is a…

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aloenyx
Jul 04, 2017 8:50 pm
aloenyx
baronx
baronx
4 July

Heartlands Estate, Tarneit VIC

Heartlands Estate, Tarneit VIC
VIC
1 ... 24, 25, 26

If it was me.. I would not sign the contract until the block is titled. If they haven''t even started, it'll be at least a year before they finish.

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baronx
Jul 04, 2017 4:35 pm
baronx
aloenyx
aloenyx
3 July

Choosing a block - am I overthinking it?

Choosing a block - am I overthinking it?
VIC

You might be overthinking it, but its a huge investment so take all the time you need. Neither issue sounds insurmountable..

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aloenyx
Jul 03, 2017 4:36 pm
aloenyx

A land with substation! Should I buy it?!

A land with substation! Should I buy it?!

The reason why it's going cheap is because no one wants it...I heard health concerns about living near those structures...definitely avoid and as was already mentioned, in…

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tapasr_Lexia4
Jul 01, 2017 8:30 pm
tapasr_Lexia4

Stonehill Estate (Bacchus Marsh)

Stonehill Estate (Bacchus Marsh)
VIC

I've requested a pricelist, haven't received one yet

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Taylor260291
Jun 28, 2017 1:37 pm
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Cdawn
Jun 26, 2017 10:34 pm
gummz
gummz
23 June

First Land Purchase

First Land Purchase

We also bought land and this is our process so far. - Got interested in a new development and went to the bank to see how much they would lend me. Got pre-approval for a…

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gummz
Jun 23, 2017 7:22 pm

Anyone on Meridian Clyde North

Anyone on Meridian Clyde North
VIC

Yes, we are building with Henley. We have information session with them this week.

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bhutani.sumit
Jun 20, 2017 4:30 pm

Help on Buying an established home ( Aubin Grove vs Success

Help on Buying an established home ( Aubin Grove vs Success
WA

Hello Experts, I am now planning to buy my first home and am really confuse hence seeking someone help on below : o My budget is around $490 K or maximum 500,000,…

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hanumyhelper
Jun 20, 2017 2:09 pm
Bundkk
Bundkk
18 June

Catherine Park

Catherine Park
NSW

Hi all, wife & I just recently bought our block on Aspinal Way, Catherine Park & are going to build a Novara 225 with Champion Homes. Wondering if anyone else has bought…

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Bundkk
Jun 18, 2017 10:58 am
Homebuy
Homebuy
11 June

Land title: upper point cook

Land title: upper point cook
VIC
1, 2

Hi, Is there any one who booked land in stage 28 settlerly estate UPC.Just curious to know is the settlement happen on time or is there any dealy? Thanks

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Homebuy
Jun 11, 2017 3:33 pm

Paramount Box Hill NSW 2765

Paramount Box Hill NSW 2765
NSW

Hi Thanks for sharing details. Im looking at stage3 now. I have couple of doubts please help to clarify. - I noticed the land in paramountboxhill is not flat, its ups…

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thehuntbegins
Jun 10, 2017 9:33 pm
23vik
23vik
6 June

Schofieldsland - 64 Alex Avenue

Schofieldsland - 64 Alex Avenue
NSW

hi there, is it the mirvac home and land?

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23vik
Jun 06, 2017 9:22 pm
wongbruce
wongbruce
3 June

Elara Marsden Park vs Box Hill

Elara Marsden Park vs Box Hill
NSW

Hi Kisakib, Those who bought off the plan earlier have already earned their profit. Do you have the property address as I can look up the previous reported sales price…

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wongbruce
Jun 03, 2017 8:32 pm
sime_38
sime_38
31 May

Oak Tree Estate, North Kellyville

Oak Tree Estate, North Kellyville
NSW
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Hi All, Finally moved in last week after a very long wait! Has anyone here managed to get their NBN internet connected yet? If so, how long did it take for NBN co to come…

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sime_38
May 31, 2017 2:25 pm
D350mh
D350mh
25 May

Arcadian Hills at Cobbitty

Arcadian Hills at Cobbitty
NSW

Hi All, Just checking in to see if anyone else has bought land in Arcadian Hills? My partner and myself just bought in stage 10, and have been told it is due for…

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D350mh
May 25, 2017 8:34 am
preeeth
preeeth
24 May

Anyone bought land in Savannah, Office Suburb, Vic

Anyone bought land in Savannah, Office Suburb, Vic
VIC

That's great, hopefully you will get all build permits at the earliest. I am building in Millicent Parade, builder has completed soil test and waiting for permits to start…

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preeeth
May 24, 2017 7:26 pm
preeeth
scubabe
scubabe
22 May

Land. How much did you pay?

Land. How much did you pay?
NSW
1 ... 25, 26, 27

$190k for 377m2, 41km north of Brisbane GPO

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scubabe
May 22, 2017 1:50 pm
scubabe
mum2boys
mum2boys
18 May

NSW - FREEMANS RIDGE ESTATE, CARNES HILL COMMUNITY

NSW - FREEMANS RIDGE ESTATE, CARNES HILL COMMUNITY
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Mum2boys, do you mind sharing which stage you're building in? I don't mind a bit of delay as we've only just entered pre construction stage and i guess i could save a…

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mum2boys
May 18, 2017 10:20 pm
wongbruce
wongbruce
17 May

Signing contract for vacant land prior solicitor review

Signing contract for vacant land prior solicitor review
NSW

If it's registered a contract should be made available prior to signing. Kind Regards, Bruce "Building an Eden Brae Waldorf 50 in North Kellyville" Blog:

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wongbruce
May 17, 2017 4:46 pm

Just bought some land in this area and decided to start this topic for anyone else who's bought in the area. I've looked around and there's not much information apart from…

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mmapurazi
May 10, 2017 2:04 pm
mmapurazi
mmapurazi
10 May

Why large vacant blocks remain not sold for months in North

Why large vacant blocks remain not sold for months in North
NSW

I think the biggest deterrence is the price. In the areas you listed the price of a >400sqm block is upwards of $500k. That being said most people buying the new releases…

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mmapurazi
May 10, 2017 1:24 pm
gerry-p
gerry-p
9 May

Sydney Science Park

Sydney Science Park
NSW

Hi All, Does anyone know much about this one: ? Supposed to be a massive development near the new airport site. Looks kind of interesting, but I'm not sure what to make…

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gerry-p
May 09, 2017 10:40 am

Austral

Austral
NSW

Hi Kim, We have the same clause in our contract too. - A and M Home

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A and M Home
May 07, 2017 11:42 am
megz1
megz1
7 May

Anyone purchased land then sold it once registered??

Anyone purchased land then sold it once registered??
NSW

Lil85 thanks so much this helps a heap ... We have decided to do it as a house and land package and they have offered to remove a lot of things like AC and flooring to…

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megz1
May 07, 2017 8:36 am

CrownHill Riverstone NSW

CrownHill Riverstone NSW
NSW

I would suggest you buy in Rosedale estate in Box Hills. Its in Hills Shire council and you can grab a 334 square meter block for $467 K. I bought one there. Land will…

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Box Hill lover
May 06, 2017 3:00 pm
Sam_Sid
Sam_Sid
28 April

Land loans difficulty - The Ivy Doreen

Land loans difficulty - The Ivy Doreen
VIC

That is so true. Ours was a easement problem and Burbank were the only ones who were ready to modify existing designs considerably to suite our needs!!!!

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Sam_Sid
Apr 28, 2017 4:36 pm
naziac
naziac
28 April

Berwick Waters - Land Titles

Berwick Waters - Land Titles
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Hey all, just wondering if there is a Facebook group for all Waterside residents?

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naziac
Apr 28, 2017 10:51 am
faykis
faykis
26 April

Anyone had any issues with respect to home construction appr

Anyone had any issues with respect to home construction appr

People can have issue with council for various reasons, like not following building/ setback guidelines, window privacy, BASIC energy issues etc etc. Elevation of a…

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faykis
Apr 26, 2017 11:55 pm
faykis
D and B
D and B
23 April

Cliftleigh measows

Cliftleigh measows
NSW

Ours (the previous release was 900's) was initially meant to register early November, but didn't register until mid February. We bought in mid November and all roads,…

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D and B
Apr 23, 2017 10:43 pm
D and B
Bristol26
Bristol26
20 April

Willima - Pemulwuy

Willima - Pemulwuy
NSW

Hi all, Is there anyone here that is building in Pemulwuy the William release (Prospect Hill)?

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Bristol26
Apr 20, 2017 6:05 pm
Andy909
Andy909
15 April

'Release of deposit money to the vendor' clause on OTP land

'Release of deposit money to the vendor' clause on OTP land
NSW

I have seen small builder's try to get the money in their account so that they can use it. Reputed builders put it in trust account. If you are comfortable with the…

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Andy909
Apr 15, 2017 8:22 am
Tanu Priya
Tanu Priya
3 April

Has anyone bought lot in The Maple, Schofields suburb

Has anyone bought lot in The Maple, Schofields suburb
NSW
1, 2

Hey.. Do you guys have any idea on Fencing cost i.e. for the size of our land i.e. 300 sq, what would be the average cost of fencing ?

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Tanu Priya
Apr 03, 2017 3:33 pm
buildX
buildX
30 March

Buying land - do I need to hire a conveyancer?

Buying land - do I need to hire a conveyancer?
VIC

Sharing our experience. We did bought a land for the very first time after deciding to get married. We had the help from a licensed conveyancer providing services in NSW.…

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buildX
Mar 30, 2017 10:29 am
buildX
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Andy909
Mar 25, 2017 6:54 pm
Zayedzamir
Zayedzamir
18 March

Bardia small lot?

Bardia small lot?
NSW

Anyone bought land in Bardia ? Any suggestions of builders? Studio/ fonzie flat is possible in smart lot zone? Any requirements for that? A response would be appreciated.

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Zayedzamir
Mar 18, 2017 8:24 am
andonk
andonk
13 March

Land Contract of sale

Land Contract of sale
VIC

Hi Faykis, You should mention what is the lowest soil type that is acceptable for you (in my case, I will terminate the contract if the soil test came back with E) and…

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andonk
Mar 13, 2017 7:20 pm
LouBir
LouBir
10 March

What does a solicitor/conveyancer do?

What does a solicitor/conveyancer do?
QLD

I can vouch for CS Conveyancing in Sydney as well. It was a few years ago now but the lady was really thorough with our home. First home buyers grant etc. nothing was too…

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LouBir
Mar 10, 2017 4:17 pm
LouBir
gummz
gummz
9 March

land size

land size
NSW

I'm not in Elara Marsdenpark but when we went through our contract there was a clause saying XX% (e.g. 5%) may be used for infrastructure and other purposes. Check your…

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gummz
Mar 09, 2017 2:41 pm

Land with retaining walls on both sides

Land with retaining walls on both sides
NSW

Hi, this is my first time post and looking for some guidance around from other members. Booked a block of land in Oran Park(first time :))). The land is decent size of 540…

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aravindaiti
Mar 02, 2017 8:53 pm


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