Building A New House
Re: Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD45
Apr 09, 2019 5:17 pm
I guess they shouldn't have built so close to their boundary if they wanted to stay away from neighbours... no reason you have to, just to appease them!
I say good on you - you've picked the plan and orientation to get the most out of your block.
Btw, great progress and looking forward to seeing the slab and frame!
Re: Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD46
Apr 09, 2019 5:40 pm
Agree with KT, place your house on the block where it works for you, particularly when site costs, retaining walls, your views etc all need to be taken into consideration.
Re: Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD47
Apr 09, 2019 5:48 pm
How exciting! That's the bonus about building around existing homes - you can position your home to suit what's already there! I think it's terrible they've even mentioned it to you.
Are they pouring tomorrow?
Re: Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD48
Apr 09, 2019 6:22 pm
Yes pouring tomorrow - so exciting!
I'm actually not opposed to them disliking the position but the matter in which they verbalized it really was frustrating. We went to ask if we could run a hose as we are wwaiting for the water meter still and he had a go at me
I should have told them 'just wait until the second storey goes up...'
Re: Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD51
Apr 11, 2019 10:03 pm
Another special delivery today
I don't know if it's just my computer but that image isn't coming through
Re: Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD56
Apr 15, 2019 4:33 pm
Neighbours have been at it again, now a whs complaint as a tradie did a wee in the paddock... the toilet people haven't been yet but are scheduled for Wed- builder facing a $3600 fine.
Frames will be stood tomorrow and trusses will arrive.
I cant wait for the house to be wrapped to obscure the neighbours view of the trades.
Re: Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD57
Apr 15, 2019 9:38 pm
Oh no. Surely the first point of contact would be to the builder rather than putting in a complaint. Hopefully you don't have too many more dramas with them. Exciting about the frames though!
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