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5 d5 dasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Yeah... my cost came pretty close to the upgrade booklet I had.... The new information presented at Tender was Site costing. Which in my case thankfully was again pretty…

5 d5 dasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Hi Timmy,
After colour selection, we went through Tender appointment where the final costing was presented to us. We signed the tender documents and then our contract signing was scheduled for…

13 d13 dasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

So far our interactions with CH has been very positive. I have absolutely nothing to complain considering I signed up with them on 1st Oct and I am due…

13 d13 dasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

They are certainly not as busy as Metricon is. It could be to do with their pricing. I think CH, PD and Botique have better designs and hence charge certain…

14 d14 dasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Pool/SPA near easement

I am in Melbourne, VIC. I was thinking that for an over the ground SPA, I could extend the decking around my alfresco area and then use part of alfresco…

15 d15 dasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Pool/SPA near easement

Thank you :-)
Will an overground SPA ( with decking around it ) be a cheaper and easier option from permit standpoint than an in-ground…

15 d15 dasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Is there anyone who bought land in Wantirna Rise?

We signed our tender yesterday with CH for our double story home in Wantirna Rise. Total site costs ( including excavation, retaining walls, piers, Slab upgrades, council charges, developer…

15 d15 dasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Pool/SPA near easement

My new house has backyard space of 6mts x 14.5mts. There is a sewer easement running at 3m. So space till easement is 3mts x 14.5mts.
Is this kind of backyard…

18 d18 dasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Outdoor SPA installation question.

Thank you very much.

18 d18 dasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Outdoor SPA installation question.

Hello,
I am building a new house and would like to install a free standing over the ground SPA outdoor in my backyard after the house construction completes.
What kind of provisions…

2 months2 monthsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Hi,
We have just signed up with Carlisle to build Cottesloe-36 double story - a new plan in their T-range category in Wantirna.
I have few questions on flooring and was hoping…

3 months3 monthsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
What are the site costs and council charges in Wantirna Rise

I have recently bought a 430m2 land in Wantirna Rise. Currently I am shopping around for builders.
I was wondering if there are any members on this forum who have…

3 months3 monthsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Is there anyone who bought land in Wantirna Rise?

Can someone building in Wantirna Rise confirm if this is standard type of soil test report in this estate ? What potential site costs am I looking at here ?
From…

3 months3 monthsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Is there anyone who bought land in Wantirna Rise?

I just bought a 430m2 corner lot at Wantirna Rise and signed the contracts yesterday. I have started my house design selection with Carlisle. My appointment with the sales consultant…

1 year1 yearasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

That's exactly what I have done. Chosen a smaller non volume builder.
With PD our BC got assigned after 3 months and till tender I did not know who…

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1 year1 yearasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

We quit PD.
Chosen GJ Gardner. Finalising plan now with them.

1 year1 yearasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

Mine is a new build. Not KDR. Thank you.

1 year1 yearasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

I signed up with GJ Gardner. Probably my last post on this thread. Goodbye PD.

2 years2 yearsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

Appreciate the detailed analysis. Anyways, I have decided to quit.
It's sad, hurts and makes me angry.
Here is the chronology of our mis adventure with PD which I wrote…

2 years2 yearsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

And by the way, Hotondo homes gave us $5700 quote for H2 slab for slightly smaller area. PD put same costing 20K+ 7K for excavation + 5K misc.

2 years2 yearsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

Was it with PD ? 14K for total site cost with H2 slab ?

2 years2 yearsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

Here are pics of my soil test report that finally PD gave us today. I fail to understand how this warrants 32K in site cost!

2 years2 yearsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

just be comfortable what your signing and remember they also want a payment on the day too, and even ask to have a moment so you both can discuss when…

2 years2 yearsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

That sounds scary. Yeah, we will not sign if we don't like it.

2 years2 yearsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

Our tender appointment is on June 15th. More updates after that.
Is it mandatory to sign on tender appointment day ? What if we still have doubts!
I am thinking if pricing…

2 years2 yearsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

Thanks. Yeah we have the promo for July/ August site start too.- seize the dream offer.

2 years2 yearsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

Thanks a lot. Love this forum :-)

2 years2 yearsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

was $2500 for cat 2 carpet ?
Also did you go with standard tiles or timber wood finish ? Was this part of seize the dream offer ?

2 years2 yearsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

How much does category 2 carpet cost in Vancouver 33 to standard areas ? ( bedrooms, lounge, rumpus and activity )
We got an atrocious quote of $4743 in our…

2 years2 yearsasheeshjoshiasheeshjoshi posted:
Vancouver -Porter Davis

Day is still on... Kitchen culture in progress a wife is discussing more cabinet options. We are the last ones left !

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