Building A New House
Re: Trixee's Passive Solar Build Perth202
Sep 12, 2014 8:13 pm
Hey trixee. I just got my upgraded garage cost today -,$700 from colorbond to the Franklin cedar wood look. I went and had a look at it at Centurion - doesn't look too bad...I' m pretty fussy but also couldn't stand the thought of maintence for a garage door! Life's too short I reckon!!
Re: Trixee's Passive Solar Build Perth204
Sep 13, 2014 1:40 am
Yeh thats what I said to my partner about the maintence of frecken light porslin tiles. Over it .your right life is too short
Ha ha Melsie!! How do I search your build so I can have a look at the tiles in question?!!
Cancel that - I just found you - what a gorgeous home!
Re: Trixee's Passive Solar Build Perth207
Sep 16, 2014 11:42 pm
Deposit is paid, the house is ready, just waiting for word from the demo company.
In other news, contract signing tomorrow!
Re: Trixee's Passive Solar Build Perth208
Sep 16, 2014 11:45 pm
Good luck tomorrow. Have you sorted out the price increase issues? Or is it solved by signing tomorrow?
Our Redink build SOR
Re: Trixee's Passive Solar Build Perth209
Sep 16, 2014 11:52 pm
It will be solved by signing tomorrow. I know I had a big whinge about it, but they've done the right thing and not charged us. Which is nice! Looking forward to the first prestart now, I suspect there will be several appointments while we sort out some issues! They've also said that they don't charge variation fees because every build is a custom build and that's just how they work. But I do believe we will end up paying for it in other ways
Re: Trixee's Passive Solar Build Perth214
Sep 17, 2014 1:02 am
Thanks guys! I'm hoping it won't take long for earthworks to start after signing, will ask the question tomorrow I guess!
Re: Trixee's Passive Solar Build Perth216
Sep 17, 2014 3:35 am
Wow so great that you're not being penalised for the long wait - a positive outcome after all the hassles! Enjoy tomorrow
Re: Trixee's Passive Solar Build Perth218
Sep 18, 2014 12:55 am
Thanks all - contract is signed! Here's how we celebrated:
We still need to get finance approved, and a line of credit for stuff we're doing after handover.
The line of credit is proving the hardest bit as there are so many unknowns. I'm a bit worried about the wardrobe fitout - those of you with big walk-in-robes, would you mind PMing me how much you budgeted for?
First prestart will be in a couple of weeks, and we need to have colours for our roof, gutters, fascia, and windows sorted out. We'll probably go with Surfmist for the roof, but still not sure if we want contrasting trim or not. Decisions! Any tips?
Re: Trixee's Passive Solar Build Perth219
Sep 18, 2014 1:09 am
Congrats on signing trixee.
In regards to roof colours I'm not much help other than I do love me a surfmist roof. We changed our minds so many times and did countless hours of driving around checking out roofs and gutter/fascia combos
Re: Trixee's Passive Solar Build Perth220
Sep 18, 2014 1:36 am
Thanks Asha. We went for a walk around the 'hood on the weekend for a look-see, might have to do that a few times I think!
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