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1 d1 dallatonceallatonce posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Our DA was approved on the 18/07/2016 I cant remember an exact date that we were placed on the construction list but on the 26/08/2016 I was emailed saying that…

3 d3 dallatonceallatonce posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Thank you both for your feedback.
So far we have found the process reasonably efficient and progressive. It's just recently, since we signed the HIA contract, responses have been slow to…

10 d10 dallatonceallatonce posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hello All,
Just wondering if anyone is having very slow response time with questions or progression of activities with their project co-ordinator? We have signed contracts but waiting on a couple…

10 d10 dallatonceallatonce posted:
Fireplace Installation/masonry construction - tradie needed

Hello,
I'm looking to put an inbuilt fireplace into a new home build.
This is a wood burning fire, with ducting to 3 rooms.
We masonry will need to be build around the…

2 months2 monthsallatonceallatonce posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

This is our colour scheme.
Colourbond roof. Ironstone. Wall colours. Red door and black windows.

2 months2 monthsallatonceallatonce posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

You can choose 3 colours from a larger selection. We've actually only picked 2 for our wall colours as that made sense for our colour scheme. Plus a red door!!

2 months2 monthsallatonceallatonce posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hello All,
We are going with Hebel.
It will cost us $2500. We are building an acreage single level house.
We chose at the very beginning as we wanted a Hebel house. It…

5 months5 monthsallatonceallatonce posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hello All,
This is my first time posting on this thread, but I've been reading for a while.
We put down the deposit on our house with MDJ a few weeks ago…

3 years3 yearsallatonceallatonce posted:
New Build-10 acres- north west sydney - where to start?

Firstly,
Does anyone know how to change the subject title? Or change this into a blog thing?
Secondly, its been a while... and what slow progress. its now the 26th March,2014...…

3 years3 yearsallatonceallatonce posted:
New Build-10 acres- north west sydney - where to start?

Hi Ash,
Thank you for the information. Unfortunately we have already ordered our septic, and its actually going in on Friday.
We bought the Fujiclean. When you mention sub soil irrigation, do…

4 years4 yearsallatonceallatonce posted:
New Build-10 acres- north west sydney - where to start?

Hello All,
Its been a few months since I last posted, not alot has changed unfortunately. Things have been busy... and not all to do with the house. I now have…

5 years5 yearsallatonceallatonce posted:
New Build-10 acres- north west sydney - where to start?

Hi Roadrunner,
That sounds excellent. If you don't mind, would you PM me the names and contact details of these companies?
Everything you described sounds exactly what we are looking for...
Thanks…

5 years5 yearsallatonceallatonce posted:
New Build-10 acres- north west sydney - where to start?

Hi Claypot,
Thank you for your suggestions on the septic system. We have been speaking with locals and they are suggesting envirocycle also. So lots of research being done at…

5 years5 yearsallatonceallatonce posted:
New Build-10 acres- north west sydney - where to start?

Hi ktotherose,
Yeah, I think the benefit of building from scratch is being able to design a house that was designed for the property and the environment. and for me!
Speaking of…

5 years5 yearsallatonceallatonce posted:
New Build-10 acres- north west sydney - where to start?

Hi Spottie,
Nice to meet you.
Its good to meet a local, if you have any advice or recommendations for builders in the area, it would be greatly appreciated. I'm searching…

5 years5 yearsallatonceallatonce posted:
New Build-10 acres- north west sydney - where to start?

Hi ktotherose,
Thanks for that information. Thats reassuring.
I will do some more research into house designers this weekend.
I am not really interested in project builders, mainly for the same reason as…

5 years5 yearsallatonceallatonce posted:
New Build-10 acres- north west sydney - where to start?

Hi ktotherose,
Thanks for the welcome and the response.
I've been reading this forum for months, and while everyone has some great ideas, I'm not sure where to find exactly what I'm…

5 years5 yearsallatonceallatonce posted:
New Build-10 acres- north west sydney - where to start?

Ok, its been a few weeks since I last posted, and I don't think I'm much clearer. I've been doing lots of reading on this forum and many others.…

5 years5 yearsallatonceallatonce posted:
New Build-10 acres- north west sydney - where to start?

Thanks Charnley,
Yes, a lovely piece of the countryside. However, it does have its drawbacks! We are high bush fire zone.

5 years5 yearsallatonceallatonce posted:
New Build-10 acres- north west sydney - where to start?

Hello All,
This is my first post here, after doing lots of reading. Your advice to eachother is great and I'm hoping someone can guide me in the right direction.
We settled…

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