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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 3:56 pm
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Joelleg6
Jul 16, 2017 10:05 pm
Joelleg6
lovisa
lovisa
12 July 2017

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 11:09 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
4 July 2017

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 9:50 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
aloenyx
3 July 2017

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 5:36 pm
aloenyx
tapasr_Lexia4
tapasr_Lexia4
1 July 2017

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 9:30 pm
tapasr_Lexia4
Taylor260291
Taylor260291
28 June 2017

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 2:37 pm
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Cdawn
Jun 26, 2017 11:34 pm
hanumyhelper
hanumyhelper
20 June 2017

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 3:09 pm
Bundkk
Bundkk
18 June 2017

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 11:58 am
Homebuy
Homebuy
11 June 2017

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 4:33 pm
23vik
23vik
6 June 2017

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 10:22 pm
wongbruce
wongbruce
3 June 2017

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 9:32 pm
preeeth
preeeth
24 May 2017

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 8:26 pm
preeeth
scubabe
scubabe
22 May 2017

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 2:50 pm
scubabe
wongbruce
wongbruce
17 May 2017

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 5:46 pm
mmapurazi
mmapurazi
10 May 2017

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 2:24 pm
gerry-p
gerry-p
9 May 2017

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 11:40 am
megz1
megz1
7 May 2017

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 9:36 am
Box Hill lover
Box Hill lover
6 May 2017

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 4:00 pm
Sam_Sid
Sam_Sid
28 April 2017

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 5:36 pm
naziac
naziac
28 April 2017

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 11:51 am
faykis
faykis
26 April 2017

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 27, 2017 12:55 am
faykis
D and B
D and B
23 April 2017

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 11:43 pm
D and B
Bristol26
Bristol26
20 April 2017

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 7:05 pm
Andy909
Andy909
15 April 2017

'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 9:22 am
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cozmicparadox
Apr 06, 2017 9:53 pm
Tanu Priya
Tanu Priya
3 April 2017

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 4:33 pm
buildX
buildX
30 March 2017

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 11:29 am
buildX
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Andy909
Mar 25, 2017 7:54 pm
andonk
andonk
13 March 2017

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 8:20 pm
LouBir
LouBir
10 March 2017

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 5:17 pm
LouBir
gummz
gummz
9 March 2017

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 3:41 pm
aravindaiti
aravindaiti
2 March 2017

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 9:53 pm
buildX
buildX
24 February 2017

First home buyer buying land

First home buyer buying land
VIC

If you are in NSW, I recommend Carol from she is a licensed conveyancer. My family and relatives hired her for house and property conveyancing before and everything went…

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buildX
Feb 24, 2017 2:21 pm
buildX
Sparkles_
Sparkles_
20 February 2017

Caledonia - North of Epping - VIC

Caledonia - North of Epping - VIC
VIC

Anyone buying land in Caledonia?

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Sparkles_
Feb 20, 2017 3:59 pm
Sparkles_
Emerald Hills
Emerald Hills
17 February 2017

When is the right time to buy land in Leppington?

When is the right time to buy land in Leppington?
NSW

Whilst families move into the South West Sydney community these are very exciting times for us at Emerald Hills Estaet. Our community will enjoy their own local shopping…

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Emerald Hills
Feb 17, 2017 2:20 pm
Emerald Hills
faykis
faykis
14 February 2017

Building in Schofields - Please Advise Builders

Building in Schofields - Please Advise Builders
NSW

Hi Ankur who did you go with and what kinds trouble did you get?

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faykis
Feb 14, 2017 1:15 am
faykis
mj2016
mj2016
12 February 2017

Quay 2

Quay 2
VIC

Anyone else purchased land in Quay 2 Torquay?

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mj2016
Feb 12, 2017 4:30 pm
Berek
Berek
7 February 2017

Please help to understand the contour plans! Schofields

Please help to understand the contour plans! Schofields
NSW

What matters is the fall over the length of the house. Most contour plans show fall at .5 metre intervals. From reading here most builders don't add too much for fall…

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Berek
Feb 07, 2017 8:59 pm
Bjain
Bjain
5 February 2017

Hillview Ridge Estate North Kellyville

Hillview Ridge Estate North Kellyville
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi all, We just paid in our 10% for a lot in stage2 . I am glad to have found this forum. we have been told the land will be registered in march. Do you guys have the same…

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Bjain
Feb 05, 2017 2:52 am
upcvin
upcvin
12 January 2017

Power connection issue upper point cook

Power connection issue upper point cook
VIC

Hi There, Anyone aware of power connections to stage 11, 12 and 13 ? is that done ?

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upcvin
Jan 12, 2017 8:13 am
Kpatto1
Kpatto1
4 December 2016

Glenrock estate picton

Glenrock estate picton
NSW

Anyone else building at Glenrock estate Picton?

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Kpatto1
Dec 04, 2016 6:56 am
toy12a
toy12a
3 December 2016

OAK TREE ESTATE EAST, North Kellyville

OAK TREE ESTATE EAST, North Kellyville
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Ha ha yeah the view should be good looking into the tree tops and listening to the bell birds of a morning and afternoon. . I just hope they dont go ahead with the…

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toy12a
Dec 03, 2016 8:33 am
Deguzonthemove
Deguzonthemove
16 November 2016

Land Registration- Schofields/ Riverstone NSW

Land Registration- Schofields/ Riverstone NSW
NSW

Thanks car zone....... definitely my thoughts, I am thinking April so fingers crossed it won't be much after this!!!

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Deguzonthemove
Nov 16, 2016 6:52 pm
Niel07
Niel07
25 October 2016

The Meadows - Schofields, Syd, NSW

The Meadows - Schofields, Syd, NSW
NSW
1, 2

Thanks for the reply mick and nice meeting you!! When do you expect your build completion?!

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Niel07
Oct 25, 2016 2:37 pm
sco77k
sco77k
20 October 2016

Custom home builders Sydney Northwest

Custom home builders Sydney Northwest
NSW

About to start building with Charleston Homes in Castle Hill. Not sure if that's your style thought? Another good custom builder based Northwest is Gremmo Homes.

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sco77k
Oct 20, 2016 1:58 pm
sco77k
chrismarshall3
chrismarshall3
26 September 2016

New development timeline

New development timeline
NSW

same boat here, signed in July... was meant to be done by August... now October... but still only just laying road now... All could fall through for our finance because…

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chrismarshall3
Sep 26, 2016 6:04 pm
Patto22
Patto22
23 September 2016

Looking to build in Bannockburn

Looking to build in Bannockburn
VIC

Hello My wife and i are considering buying a block of land in bannokburn which is 583sq and is really cheap considering the size but the reason it's cheap is that it has a…

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Patto22
Sep 23, 2016 10:03 am
Patto22

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