I have been on homeone for a while now, and I am patiently waiting for my land to title at Eminence in Doreen.
My journey started late July 2009, when the decision was made that I would start looking at options for building, as the property market in the northern suburbs is quite exxy. That and I like the idea of being able to live in the house with no major maintenance / renovations for a while (as my sister's place needs plenty of work and cost plenty more.
As far as the land component went, I looked at all the estates in the Mernda / Doreen / Epping / Craigieburn and finally settle on Doreen. The choice was then down to finding a block that was at the lower end of the market, while still giving me some room. On the 8th of August the cash was put on the table, and the first step was started.
Land contracts signed on the 14th of August. This is the stage:
And this is what my little patch of land started as:
Then the pain of waiting began, but things kicked off around Melbourne Cup Weekend, and have been plodding along ever since.
I'll try and post up a bit more of the story as I get time ... hopefully more this weekend.