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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
buildX
buildX
24 February

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 1:21 pm
buildX
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Sparkles_
Feb 20, 2017 2:59 pm
Sparkles_
Emerald Hills
Emerald Hills
17 February

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 1:20 pm
Emerald Hills
Sgene85
Sgene85
15 February

Cloverton Estate

Cloverton Estate
VIC

I sent you the link of the fb page but I'll post it here as well for those who are reading this post https://www.facebook.com/groups/1585769125059426

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Sgene85
Feb 15, 2017 8:51 am
Sgene85
faykis
faykis
14 February

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 12:15 am
faykis
mj2016
mj2016
12 February

Quay 2

Quay 2
VIC

Anyone else purchased land in Quay 2 Torquay?

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mj2016
Feb 12, 2017 3:30 pm
Berek
Berek
7 February

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 7:59 pm
Bjain
Bjain
5 February

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 1:52 am
upcvin
upcvin
12 January

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 7:13 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 5:56 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 7:33 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 5:52 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 1:37 pm
nicolawhitelaw
nicolawhitelaw
23 October 2016

Building at Cliftleigh Meadows?

Building at Cliftleigh Meadows?
NSW

Think I know which one you mean, we went for a drive today to see how everyone is going. We should be out of council tomorrow (fingers crossed) I can't wait to see the…

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nicolawhitelaw
Oct 23, 2016 8:23 pm
nicolawhitelaw
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 12:58 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 5:04 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 9:03 am
Patto22
annie13
annie13
19 September 2016

somerfield estate stage 36 massive delays for title

somerfield estate stage 36 massive delays for title
VIC
1 ... 8, 9, 10

we got our bins from the council and getting our driveway done this week (the rain was not doing us any favours last week) .. we will likely go with internode for…

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annie13
Sep 19, 2016 12:55 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
15 September 2016

Land encroachment whats the next step?

Land encroachment whats the next step?
VIC

You will also need to know who the builder's certifying surveyor was. Absolutely no excuse for this situation but unfortunately it happens a lot more often than you may think.

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SaveH2O
Sep 15, 2016 5:00 pm
SaveH2O
B_Bear
B_Bear
5 September 2016

Elements Estate, Truganina

Elements Estate, Truganina
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi all, I've just created a Facebook group for the estate. It's called 'Residents of Elements Estate' I don't really know what I'm doing so it might take a little…

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B_Bear
Sep 05, 2016 1:45 pm
Jennny7
Jennny7
4 September 2016

Wilton Carrum Downs

Wilton Carrum Downs
VIC

Just wondering if anyone else has purchased land here?

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Jennny7
Sep 04, 2016 5:48 pm
btx41202
btx41202
10 August 2016

how can I nominal a untitled land(officer vic) to others

how can I nominal a untitled land(officer vic) to others
VIC

I pay a 10% deposit in a untitled land in officer vic couples month ago and the land expect titled in end of 2016 but now due to the finance problem I have to stop…

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btx41202
Aug 10, 2016 2:36 pm
smashbie
smashbie
29 July 2016

Altrove Schofields

Altrove Schofields
NSW
1, 2

Does anyone have the site plan / map of Altrove with block numbers?

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smashbie
Jul 29, 2016 3:56 pm
MoniqueElizabeth
MoniqueElizabeth
26 July 2016

Did I rush in to my land purchase?

Did I rush in to my land purchase?
VIC

I have purchased a North facing block recently. It is not ideal but it was my only option. It is a corner, and the block behind me is a large 1400sqm block, and the house…

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MoniqueElizabeth
Jul 26, 2016 12:25 pm
PYK26
PYK26
19 July 2016

The Grange Marsden Park

The Grange Marsden Park
NSW

Hi all, congratulations for everyone as our land are now settled! Can't wait to see houses building soon!

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PYK26
Jul 19, 2016 10:00 am
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dhurl1
Jul 18, 2016 1:44 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
16 June 2016

Did you have problems getting approval from your estate?

Did you have problems getting approval from your estate?
VIC

Seems like your biggest issue is getting them to agree on things they previously agreed to. Good luck! We had the same issue, lots of little things that just seemed so…

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aloenyx
Jun 16, 2016 5:39 pm
aloenyx
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Sammy74
Jun 15, 2016 9:37 pm
Sammy74
halogen
halogen
14 June 2016

Siteworks byford

Siteworks byford
WA

Best to check with builders as they would have built similar style homes in the area and you can get the siteworks estimates from them.

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halogen
Jun 14, 2016 11:23 am
41202
41202
8 June 2016

New land in Cranbourne

New land in Cranbourne
VIC

good 通过我的 MI NOTE Pro 上的 Tapatalk发言

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41202
Jun 08, 2016 7:28 am
41202
strawbola
strawbola
30 May 2016

WOODLEA Stage Release Registrations...HELP!

WOODLEA Stage Release Registrations...HELP!
VIC

I am selling my 640 sq lot in woodlea,settlement gonna be in couple of weeks,can take extension, I dont want any profit,same price as i bought it, Anyone interested text…

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strawbola
May 30, 2016 10:05 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
28 May 2016

Don't know whether I should risk building on this land! Help

Don't know whether I should risk building on this land! Help
SA

I like the sound of the position. You may well have to pick the design/house for the block. Maybe a double story ? The idea of no neighbours on some sides is a good…

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Saint Mike
May 28, 2016 5:47 am
Saint Mike
Leonardo_23
Leonardo_23
25 May 2016

new land home package Tarneit, VIC

new land home package Tarneit, VIC
VIC

Haven't heard of your proposed builder, but suggest you get your own soil report writer and request that he uses Appendix D of the code AS2870 in classifying your soil…

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Leonardo_23
May 25, 2016 12:41 am
jaslee
jaslee
21 May 2016

Wyndham Vale OR Tarneit OR Truganina

Wyndham Vale OR Tarneit OR Truganina
VIC

We are building in Werribee. Much nicer than WV, Tarneit and Trug IMO.

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jaslee
May 21, 2016 9:22 am
nkv2015
nkv2015
9 May 2016

Withers on Green Estate - 1 Barry Rd Kellyville

Withers on Green Estate - 1 Barry Rd Kellyville
NSW
1, 2

What is bushfire level for these lots, has anybody got assessment done or got any information from builder. I am hearing 12.5 but nothing official yet.

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nkv2015
May 09, 2016 3:26 pm
pauldab
pauldab
27 April 2016

Does the deposit mean the lands yous?

Does the deposit mean the lands yous?
VIC

The land is on hold only for the person who puts the money down, they then have a period of time (in my case it was 7 days) to either sign the contract or withdraw the…

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pauldab
Apr 27, 2016 11:18 pm
hannah_quilty
hannah_quilty
25 April 2016

Purchasing vacant un- serviced land

Purchasing vacant un- serviced land

Hello. First time poster My fiancé and I are looking at buying a vacant 1000 sqm block in Sydney NSW that needs connection to services and the land needs to be cleared as…

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hannah_quilty
Apr 25, 2016 8:39 pm
hannah_quilty
Kat_1025
Kat_1025
22 April 2016

an easier way to find the right land

an easier way to find the right land
VIC

We just bought land in Cranbourne west and any builder can tell you the slope on the block (even before it's built) Maybe have a look at what area exactly you want then…

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Kat_1025
Apr 22, 2016 9:25 am
townsvillebuyer
townsvillebuyer
21 April 2016

First timer... Buying land...

First timer... Buying land...
QLD

Thats how we felt, we loved the land from day one seeing it on the plan. When we stand on the lot we feel at ease with nature. So many wonderful birds flying over head…

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townsvillebuyer
Apr 21, 2016 3:55 pm
townsvillebuyer


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