MissReid$$ of HITTING ROCK - Need URGENT Help/Advice/Info
23 January 2012
Hi there B&D! My partner & I are first time building too :S There is a lot of rock in the area where we bought our land, and as we suspected the soil test turned up…
Ms_TeapotLooking for land around Campbelltown, Paradise area in SA
28 January 2012
Hi, has anyone bought land in SA around Campbelltown and Paradise? Any advice on what to look for? Did you buy a knock down? We are looking for 700+square metres and…
daveinthehillsrezoning blitz going to flood market?
30 January 2012
Hey all, read this today in SMH: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/rezoning-blit ... 1qo29.html looks like the state govt planning department is making some noise here and there,…
wildewombatCan you submit DA plans before your land is registered?
18 March 2012
Well we had a sort of in between step, once the land was registered we were able to submit our DA under the land developers name whilst settlement was occurring, it saved…
daveinthehillsWhat is to be done so that Land can Title
18 April 2012
Ours is delayed cos the water board wasn't happy with the water quality. I spose its a good thing we get decent quality drinking water, but its holding up the registration…
TreeseachangerLiving area with racking ceiling
13 June 2012
Just a guess, but it might be to do with the roof pitch which can more easily be extended into the alfresco? Probably heaps cheaper to do it this way for both client and…
macmazWhat info RE Agent should provide while Subdivided Land Sale
8 September 2012
Hi Guys, Thanks for clicking. Met with the RE Agent today and came across two things which I want to verify if they are normal? 1. They provided me Section 32 of Big…
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…
TempestSkyeWhat if land does not title within 18 months
21 September 2013
Do this before you sign the contract. In fact look to add in or amend any of the clauses prior to signing. If they are not going to budge then…
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…