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4 years4 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Design ideas for my foyer

Thx everyone for your inspiring ideas. I'll post pics when I'm done

4 years4 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Design ideas for my foyer

Hope you're feeling better soon :)
Haven't decided anything yet - school holidays sapping my desire to do anything.
Any ideas ?

4 years4 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Design ideas for my foyer

Thx Michelle, I would really appreciate that. Looking forward to hearing from you then :)

4 years4 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Design ideas for my foyer

Hi All
I'd like some ideas for warming up my cold, stark foyer. We are thinking perhaps a feature wall or floating cabinetry on the wall with the mirror.
Any ideas would…

4 years4 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Laminate Servery

At the time it was a display home upgrade so I think they took liberties and ripped us off. Might not be the same for your company- should be able…

4 years4 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Laminate Servery

Hi Steph
We ended up going with the building company - think it was $3k - very expensive.
If I had my time again I might have contacted a cabinet maker -…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

I wouldn't be at all surpirsed by that! I have heard other stories of banks that just do a drive by. Lucky for you there were no dramas.
So how is…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

Hi DKP
Congrats on getting your final approvals, hope things start to swing into action for you soon.
If anybody else out there wants to post their updates I'll happily ammend…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Carpet Quote Rorts

Thx Pinchy
Nope no difference in fibre type or pattern - pretty much exactly the same carpet.

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Carpet Quote Rorts

Hi All
After quite a bit of research and visiting many a local carpet retailer I am beginning to feel a bit sceptical about the way retailers quote.
So far I have…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
M3tric0n Homes

Just a quick heads up - we spent about $70K on house variations, studio m, electrical and subsequent council variations, and we don't feel as though we went overboard.

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
M3tric0n Homes

Hi Morox
Yes those unpleasant surprises cropped up for us too. Some of the things you can challenge and ask for clarification or a break down of costs, others you just…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

Congrats Mars!
Relax and Enjoy the next 5 weeks cause after that you're in for some stress - :lol:

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

Hi DKP
We received our DA on Sept 9th and excavation started on Nov 3rd. Our bank held us up for a few weeks though. During this time we had to…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

Noooooo....those are only 450's. Yours is worth a fair bit more due to your wide frontage and of course size - 635 is consider massive these days

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

Found this recently - thought it was quite interesting! Prepared by myrpdata.com
26 Hadley Cct $391,000 - Normal Sale 04/11/10
10 Eaglewood Gdn $390,000 - Normal Sale 03/08/10
14 Eaglewood Gdn…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

I'm sorry to hear you're not well alanamareeSmum! I hope your whole family (inluding tummy one) stay well.
I didn't end up pursuing the Xmas meet thing as there was…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

Fingers Crossed for you DKP! Hope you get a workable solution soon.

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

Best of luck Clow, I hope everything goes according to plan. How long has your build taken to date?
Thank goodness for the sun this week, we now have a bottom…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Tradie Protocol

So I popped over with some ice blocks this afternoon but the guys had already finished. So the next door neighours chippies got them instead - they were very grateful.

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Tradie Protocol

Thanks Joles and Kyton - being new to this adventure raises so many questions about the "right" and "wrong" ways to approach these things. I'll continue to do research…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Tradie Protocol

Hi All
I was wondering what the "protocol" is for dealing with the tradies on the building site. We have commenced building through a company and therefor don't have any direct…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

Hey Eoh - is there a minimum rear set back for 2 storey homes on those blocks??? 8m or something???
I wish this rain would go away ::angry::

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

Welcome Mars - thanks for joining! Hope you enjoy the thread. :wink:

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

Hi alanamareeSmum
Congrats on the pregnancy - sorry to hear you're having a rough time with it at the mo'.
We spoke to Jim prior to his leaving and he informed us…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

Hi Everyone
Well I drove past the land today to find that some excavation work had already begun - very exciting!!! Finally after almost a year since paying for our deposit…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

What a bummer DKP! Is the neighbour one of the pre-established homes? I heard from Jim they established a residents committee in protest to the development. I remember you were…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

They can be quick when they want to! :lol:
DKP - sorry to hear about your neighbourly set back. I hope it isn't a sign…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

Great News Eoh! Hope things run smoothly with the bank.
We now have all of our bank documentation so just waiting on M to issue final drawings and then sign off…

7 years7 yearsAussie_ChikAussie_Chik posted:
Building in Beaumont Rise?

Thanks for addressing that craigology - I had forgotten I said I'd look into it.
DKP - we had expected the bank to look at the contract as soon as we…

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