LittleWingBuying land in essence estate in Bacchus marsh VIC
17 February 2013
Wow it's really coming along! Those are some very cute lamp posts might I add! How exciting! Gosh. That commute from Werribee seems crazy. They've really got to address…
BoostBoyBuilding in Southbank, Sheidow Park
3 April 2013
Hi All, It has been a long time with no updates, I guess we are all so busy now on our houses, I know I am. Things have been moving along, we had our last bit of money…
Jayboy21Extension of finance for bulding contract
10 April 2013
So far ive got a 1 week extension from the developers. hopefully that will be enough but im not optimistic. The land is already titled. Im trying to avoid buying the land…
mick82Buying private subdivided land - No title yet.
25 April 2013
Thanks everyone for the advise. Land contract already has a clause subject to release of title by given date. Talking to some of the builders, conveyance and mortgage…
daveandally1Found land - 45 days & process from here..
19 May 2013
Hellooooo! We did all of ours through the builder and our mortgage broker. They will tell you the various steps. You need to get the building contract and the land put…
animalRenegotiating land price based on poor soil report?
1 June 2013
If you have a legitimate get out clause then it seems you're able to walk away. Why not just let them know that based on the soil condition report you have evaluated…
oncewerefurriersFirst home buyer, putting in an offer for my dream block!
16 August 2013
Any increase is…
elemist'Gotchas' when buying land - hidden costs
1 October 2013
Definately watch sloping of the block. Had a relatively level block when the contract was signed - subject to soil testing and finance. The developer obviously tested the…
Confused over soil report - P and H1 and then UTP
Check with council or neighbours they will have an idea of what costs are associated. Another solution is build up. If you can replace with compacted fill and get…
strawlizzyRural land considerations. Acid sulphate soils.
2 December 2013
I've found a lovely block of land in my preferred location. It's not in a residential subdivision but is a paddock from a farm that's surplus to requirements and has been…
nickveeSwapping a block land - Double Stamp Duty Implications
6 February 2014
We swapped blocks prior to settlement and we did not have to pay double stamp duty
kazzawBuilding with Rawson homes in Camden The hermitage
23 February 2014
Hi Matt We are in Gabriel's run 2. Sounds like you had a different process to buy the land than us. How did they give out priority numbers. We are set to register in…
1sttimebuilding2012Mine Subsidence areas - are they a problem?
14 March 2014
My old house was a display home 30 years ago... We had problems with movement in our home which would require the foundations under pinning in several areas....
bashworthSubdivision Certificate (Linen Release) - What does it mean?
12 June 2014
When I was a young trainee in the old Days (1970's) the final drawings were done on a linen stabilised drawing material. Prior to that stage draft plans were done on…
robbie55"Immoral Developments" and unregistered land
31 July 2014
I think the link below is important to share for anyone buying unregistered land and worthwhile bringing to your solicitor or conveyancer to get advice on before signing…
Berstan HomesBuying land - Mernda Villages or Craigieburn Highlands
12 September 2014
Mernda Villages has more of a rural feel than Craigieburn. Mernda Villages has a smaller shopping centre but has less people to service so is more than adequate. Mernda…
Leonardo_23Buying Land in Berry Lane Estate Mernda(Melbourne, VIC)
16 September 2014
Hi mitra, You're not far advanced, so make sure after you buy that you have a proper soil report carried out by yourselves, because many slabs are poorly designed. See…
TomCatCorner block versus cul-de-sac block
25 September 2014
I prefer corners too for dual access and light, especially as your long/side faces north. Great for living areas. That is exactly what we've got. We're building two storey…
bashworthConfirm block dimensions after registration
5 October 2014
It should all be on your title plan. This is a link to understanding the plan http://www.anewhouse.com.au/2012/01/und ... tle-plans/
becjarrettdaltonCost of services up driveway - Battle Axe Block
11 November 2014
HI, It has been a while since I was in this boat - and when I was the services were regulated so AGL had sole right to supply me gas etc and they ran the services for me…
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