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CD12JD

Mount Annan NSW
Joined 31 March 2013
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8 d8 dCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Can someone please explain what on earth is going on here

Hi everyone, we are in the process of building our new home... we are have just had the frames completed so i was eager to take a look.
When arriving…

Can someone please explain what on earth is going on here
10 d10 dCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )

The weather has been pretty crap of late in Sydney which has slowed progress. We now have a frame with windows installed and roof trusses :)
Frame…

Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )
2 months2 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )

After sitting idle for a few weeks due to patchy weather we finally had our slab poured :)

Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )
2 months2 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Facade Lighting - up/down lights vs downlights

i like out of sight out of mind so i went with downlights in the eaves across the facade and also in the front porch on a seperate light switch

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2 months2 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Help -Building costs - confused

5k to 15k is generally the going rate for an upgraded facade with a project builder, there are some that cost more but 40k !? Jeez does it come with…

2 months2 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
McDonald Jones Build Tender

you will be close to $500k once you come out of the studio and electrical appointments for that size house with a 3rd garage and some nice touches... You will…

2 months2 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
How often do you visit your site?

Been going once a week atm

2 months2 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
What will a 300k budget for a house get us?

wow only 9 years ago $300k got you a nice home.... $300k in todays market probably wouldnt cove a 20sq single story single garage home let alone driveways, landscaping and…

2 months2 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Estate Rules Curious

generally you will find estates like this have a bond of say a few thousand... if you comply you get it back. If the estate does not have such a…

2 months2 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )

Went for a little drive to see if there was any progress, form work has started... i was a little shocked at the size of it from the drone shots…

Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )
2 months2 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Anyone built (or is building) with Edgecliff Homes?

This was one of the builders on our shortlist , we ended up going with Mcdonald Jones purely for the simple fact that we loved the floorplan.

2 months2 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
MOJO HOMES

If you plan to do a pool raise this with your sales person so they can add this as a note so when you are at contract signing its all…

2 months2 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
MOJO HOMES

Mojo do a fixed priced contract, once the land has been soil tested you will know what the price will be.
Your selections at the studio will affect this price…

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2 months2 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )

Got the call from our slab supervisor that the fence was up and the block was cut! I must admit it was a pleasant surprise as I looked at the…

3 months3 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
potential car side access size and usefulness

if you have the frontage then use it, go as big as possible with the garage and dont forget to add access to the rear of it with a roller…

3 months3 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Bradford soundscreen

Can anyone tell me if using Bradford Soundscreen wall insulation helps with thermal properties or is it just going to help muffle sound travelling between rooms ?

3 months3 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
[Metricon] I need Metricon fix my new house pproblem

wow this is terrible... did you not have a building inspector ?

3 months3 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )

We spent $13k at our electrical appointment, things add up really quick... i worked out how much i could of saved doing it after handover and it just was not…

3 months3 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Views on Macarthur heights suburb

Campbelltown has changed over the last decade, a lot of the housing commision projects have been levelled to make way for new development. For the most part its a good…

3 months3 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )

Some more good news to start the year off, we have been placed on the construction list as of today!

Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )
3 months3 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
What's your opinion on DARK vs LIGHT roofs

it was never measured with a device but more so by the comfort i felt inside of the home, both homes had your standard r4.1 insulation and roof sarking

4 months4 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Third time's a charm ( our 3rd build @ Bingara Gorge )

Couldn’t think of a better way to end the year on literally the last day of 2020 then to receive the authority to commence letter and buy the wifey a…

4 months4 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Which Builder

any plans on joining the Sydney market?

4 months4 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
What's your opinion on DARK vs LIGHT roofs

our last build we had surfmist... after a few years it started to look dirty and no amount of rain helped it look like it once did when installed, this…

4 months4 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Coral Homes DayDream 28 Build

ps if you are over in greenbridge east you will more then likely only need an m class slab so there is a bit of a saving there

4 months4 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Coral Homes DayDream 28 Build

i believe my next door neighbor is building this same floorplan in Bingara Gorge
i think you will need to add another 50-70k to build a decent 28sq home in…

4 months4 monthsCD12JDCD12JD posted:
Wide double story home design for Sydney block

https://www.mojohomes.com.au/new-home-designs/enigma
mojo and mcdonald jones have some very nice designs... You will probably have more luck visiting the display homes outside of Sydney as this is where…

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