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2 h2 hbananaramabananarama posted:
First Home Owner - Building in Springfield Rise

Editing to add that’s the cost when you do it at colours appointment.
We got charged more than that for the kitchen upper cabinetry prior to colours (more like $45 a…

3 h3 hbananaramabananarama posted:
Valeco Homes

Ahhhh, well I can’t help you there as I didn’t like either! Lol

3 h3 hbananaramabananarama posted:
Valeco Homes

Not sure about render? But you can choose any basin at Beaumont regardless of brand. Just give them the info about what you want and they can give you info…

6 h6 hbananaramabananarama posted:
Valeco custom build - North Brisbane

The belga grey 300x600mm tile will go throughout the house except for carpeted areas (bedrooms and media room)
We loved the idea of 1 tile throughout every room including bathrooms), and…

6 h6 hbananaramabananarama posted:
Valeco custom build - North Brisbane

Our whole house is a grey and white palatte lol.
Basalt roof and garage doors
Glacier style front garage door, normal roller for rear
Monument guttering, fascia, downpies, aluminium windows and infills (only…

11 h11 hbananaramabananarama posted:
Valeco custom build - North Brisbane

No cost variations
Raised alfresco and patio slabs, to reduce the step down from inside to outside. Went with a 90mm step down, and after the 50mm rebadge to doors…

22 h22 hbananaramabananarama posted:
Valeco custom build - North Brisbane

Upgrades and rough costs
All added to original specifications (prior to contract)
Main promo - ducted, colourbond roof, 90cm sppliamces and laundry upgrade $4000
25 Led light (promo) $1900
40mm ceaserstone upgrade $900 (promo)
Off…

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22 h22 hbananaramabananarama posted:
Valeco custom build - North Brisbane

Well, I thought I better start a thread since we are halfway through the build!
My partner and I had been discussing building a house since early 2014, but could never…

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23 h23 hbananaramabananarama posted:
First Home Owner - Building in Springfield Rise

Colours is an exciting stage!

1 d1 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Custom build - BRISBANE - First home

Ahh. If it was built that long before you bought the land, I imagine they would be hard pressed to find it reasonable for you to pay half!

1 d1 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Custom build - BRISBANE - First home

Did your existing neighbour ask you for half the costs of that fence?

1 d1 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Custom build - BRISBANE - First home

Ours is 41m long too.
Luckily the developer put in our rear fence as we are on the edge of the estate.
We have just started looking into fence quotes. I don't…

1 d1 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Springfield Rise - Which house? Single or Double Storey?

Valeco do full custom design, change as much as you like or get a whole pile of designs from other builders and create a draft of what you want from…

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2 d2 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Valeco Homes

We are currently awaiting our external quote, expecting around $70ish per lineal mitre

3 d3 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Ceiling Height - 2750mm

Unfortunately, there no regulator for pricing those sorts of things.
Each builder offers a product at whatever price they choose, and if you don't like the price, you don't accept that…

3 d3 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Ceiling Height - 2750mm

Does that cost include extra height doors or anything?
We paid 3k for 247m2 of floor space for upgrade to 2.
then extra $560 to upgrade our 12 internal doors, and 210…

3 d3 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Floor waste in bathroom and laundry

My understanding was (in Queensland at least) that you require a floor waste in all bathrooms (as well as the standard floor waste in a shower) and in any water…

5 d5 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Metricon full height wall tiles behind mirror?

Our builder is tiling behind all mirrors with our floor to ceiling tiling.
They did ask us if that's what we wanted so maybe yours wasn't quoted that way because…

5 d5 dbananaramabananarama posted:
A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

The hormonal crying should hopfully work in your favour too 😂

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5 d5 dbananaramabananarama posted:
A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

Congrats! 👶🏻

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6 d6 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Valeco Homes

One was recessing our showers so also needed a slab redraw which cost extra. Also some extra electrical lighting. So one major, one not :)

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6 d6 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Valeco Homes

His initials are PT.
And we had our final variation get charged the admin fee. We changed 2 things but only 1 admin fee.

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6 d6 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Valeco Homes

The fact you sent them to her in the time frame means you will be fine :)

6 d6 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Valeco Homes

Yep! Avoca 26 and the Burbank Wiltshire were our favourite displays but weren't quite right for us so we could tweak it this way

6 d6 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Valeco Homes

I really hope some more people get to construction soon so I can stalk their progress as it turns from dirt into house!

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6 d6 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Valeco Homes

We went full custom, so not based on anything specific of Valeco's :) we found parts we liked from a range of builders houses and mushed…

6 d6 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Valeco Homes

Just finished week 6.... and been advised that PCI is expected in 6 weeks, with handover in 8 😍

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6 d6 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Front Door Height with 2700 ceilings

It may hold up bricking stages because they won't wave able to finish the facade until the final door is in (and therefor lock up) but whether it stops the…

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6 d6 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Have fun voiding your build warranty!

6 d6 dbananaramabananarama posted:
Triangular Shaped lot wide front

I can't comment on alot of that, but surely a 2 storey house would fix you problems?

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