Building A New House
Re: Building again, Ben Trager homes WA21
Jan 16, 2018 12:02 pm
Yeah we spent 60k at contract stage, but that's because I added everything in then, rather than Prestart as we knew exactly what we wanted. Prestart was about 8k in the end and that was just doing some fixture and tiling upgrades really.
Find my build thread here: https://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=88694&f=31&p=1729530#p1729530
Re: Building again, Ben Trager homes WA22
Jan 16, 2018 12:06 pm
Yeh, tiling was the big unknown really, the rest were mostly in the range of what we expected.
Re: Building again, Ben Trager homes WA23
Jan 16, 2018 1:07 pm
oh my gosh these pre-start figures make me want to curl up in a corner & cry! It also makes me wonder if i have included enough powerpoints etc. Guess i will find out! Looking forward to following your build
Re: Building again, Ben Trager homes WA24
Mar 13, 2018 11:20 pm
Finally, some action on the block. Water meter and tap went in today.
We’ve had delays with the final plans but they say two weeks in scheduling and hopefully a start this month 🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻
Re: Building again, Ben Trager homes WA25
Mar 13, 2018 11:42 pm
Re: Building again, Ben Trager homes WA26
Mar 14, 2018 1:08 am
Hopefully you see some more progress in the next few weeks.
Re: Building again, Ben Trager homes WA27
Mar 29, 2018 6:07 pm
Can I ask how your build is going and how Ben Trager was for you? We are leaning towards their company at the moment and are looking for somewhat high end build as well. I really like how professional and helpful they have been so far and its before Ive even given them a dollar.
Re: Building again, Ben Trager homes WA28
Mar 29, 2018 6:13 pm
We settled on the block yesterday so haven’t started the build yet. BUT-we’ve done Prestart and all the contracts and everything and I’ve been really really happy with how they’ve been. Very open communication, very clear. Would recommend them 100% so far.
Re: Building again, Ben Trager homes WA29
Mar 29, 2018 8:31 pm
Thanks for the response.
What have you decided to do through builder and what outside? I think we are going to go with everything internal done apart from paint and window finishings. They don't seem WILDLY too OTT on charging heaps.
Re: Building again, Ben Trager homes WA30
Mar 29, 2018 8:33 pm
We haven’t had them do much extra, we will be doing driveway, flooring, painting, skirtings etc. They were pretty good with adding things in, most things were very reasonable cost.
Re: Building again, Ben Trager homes WA31
Apr 13, 2018 12:06 am
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Apr 13, 2018 10:54 pm
Re: Building again, Ben Trager homes WA36
Apr 13, 2018 10:59 pm
Nah they just said they’d be starting from Monday, so one day next week, am totally dragging the kids down to watch as a school
Re: Building again, Ben Trager homes WA38
Apr 13, 2018 11:44 pm
Our kids found it boring and were not interested until our build was at rendering stage.
Re: Building again, Ben Trager homes WA39
Apr 14, 2018 12:22 am
They were very excited this afternoon, but I’m sure they’ll get bored quickly.
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Apr 23, 2018 11:59 am
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