Feb 09, 2019 9:26 am
Hi everyone, first time home builder here. We are a family of 5, three young kids aged 3, 7 & 8 and we're making the move from South East Melbourne to Ballarat.
At this point we've bought a 490m2 block in a new estate. Papers have been lodged with titles office and apparently this means approx 2 weeks from titling.
I've agonised over what builder to go with since mid last year. I had a deposit down with another build but decided to get it back.
I've now decided on JG King for a number of reasons, however, I have also read negative reviews online which did concern me. However, I've read bad reviews about every builder so it kind of feels like a bit of a leap of faith.
JG King build with steel frames and colourbond roof comes standard - both of which I like. I've put 2k deposit down at this point and gone for the house H7.1 from the UP Collection. I've made as many modifications structurally as this design allows including; separate WC and walk in pantry that also houses the fridge so more bench space. I decided to go for a cheaper build but maximum upgrades. I've agonised over all these decisions for a long time but am happy with where it's at at the moment.
No news for now, waiting till the land titles.
I look forward to sharing progress with you all!
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I'm from Ballarat area. We using another local Ballarat builder Classic Co Homes. But some people in our estate are using them. They have a good reputation from what I have heard.