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Joined 18 January 2015
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4 years4 yearsBeeBee70BeeBee70 posted:
Buying land now, build next year! Land questions for Allura!

I agree land is scarce everywhere so I am a big proponent of buying land now with fixed in low interest rates!!

4 years4 yearsBeeBee70BeeBee70 posted:
What's with the rendered fad?!

I'm not into WA rendering; it's too thin you can still see Brick lines through it. In some parts of Oz it looks great and is needed (where grey Besser…

4 years4 yearsBeeBee70BeeBee70 posted:
What was your electrical spend?

We used our allowance given by the Builder, and just got light Bulbs inside as we didn't like their internal lights. With the savings on internal lights we got extra…

4 years4 yearsBeeBee70BeeBee70 posted:
Plaster chipping on internal walls of new house

You must also please read what StructuralBMGuy has suggested you read above. There's a world of information in that thread!! xox

4 years4 yearsBeeBee70BeeBee70 posted:
Plaster chipping on internal walls of new house

The sand in WA doesn't help and cracking is expected as the house moves.
But yours sounds extreme and almost sounds structural!!
You do know that at 6 months you can contact…

4 years4 yearsBeeBee70BeeBee70 posted:
My builder needs access to my neighbour's block

We've just finished our Build and I'd go with what Echo has to say personally!!
Enjoy your Build, get your own Building Inspector to come in at regular stages, and Best…

4 years4 yearsBeeBee70BeeBee70 posted:
brick and mortar issues

I agree totally, engage your own Building Inspector to inspect the site!! Our entire house would have been NOT compliant with the Building Code of Australia and/or Industry Standards. If…

5 years5 yearsBeeBee70BeeBee70 posted:
Finished builds - what would you do differently?

Hi,
I would have used a different builder (coming on to 2 years since we signed Building Contract, and ALL delays are fault of Building Company). Probably use a small Builder…

5 years5 yearsBeeBee70BeeBee70 posted:
Building in Baldivis- Key Handover booked!

Oh Dear!! Sounds like we have very similar problems with our Builders. We have owned numerous homes, and done several renovations. But nothing prepared us for this build. Put it…

5 years5 yearsBeeBee70BeeBee70 posted:
How often do you visit your site?

We live 2 minutes from our Build, so we have visited daily, taking photos daily, which has paid off amazingly for us. I would seriously encourage you to do it,…

5 years5 yearsBeeBee70BeeBee70 posted:
Building Small Pool/Water Well in Perth

Hi,
Just joined this Forum. We are building a new home (nearly finished) and are going to put in a very small Pool/Water Well. Just seeking experiences and advice, if anyone…

5 years5 yearsBeeBee70BeeBee70 posted:
Building New Home in Perth

Hi,
Just joined this Forum and interested to know if anyone is currently building, or has recently finished building, a House in Perth?
Interested to know experiences, share advice etc.
Thanks,
Bee

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