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Joined 3 September 2013
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9 d9 dBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Something along those lines, yes :)

9 d9 dBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

A friend of mine got $50 a day, however, they added 4 weeks onto the build.

15 d15 dBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Adding on to this, has anyone been able to move the unit from the backyard? That will likely be near my daughter's bedroom.
From what I can remember from our…

1 month1 monthBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

I think the cost was more to do with the poly more than then the shaker style.
We have not dealt with Carpet House. We did our carpet selection at…

1 month1 monthBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Any time:)
Kitchen we were quoted 13k for shaker style poly doors, so we opted for standard and will do after handover.
Bathroom vanities we went with woodgrain laminate, was about $900…

1 month1 monthBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Hey,
Regarding Taps etc, we went with standard and will replace them later ourselves. Can't remember the brand's tbh I think our bath mixers are nuovo.
We upgraded our ensuite…

3 months3 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

I think all builders are like this

3 months3 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Nice, cheers man :)
I think it'smore and more likely we will be doing floors after handover

3 months3 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Hey Wazza,
any issues with going with flooring after handover? What are your plans re skirting etc?

3 months3 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

have only been to external colours, which was at Austral Bricks.
It was amazing, we were done in 20 mins. It helps that we knew what we were after before…

3 months3 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

yeah looking at the plans, i cant see what you want to do being too much.... 1-2k tops, but even that sounds expensive.

3 months3 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

I am pretty sure the brick was load bearing, also glass costs a fair bit. But, yes - it is expensive. Everything is expensive and doesn't matter what…

3 months3 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Hey KSM,
We are only just past final plans, however, we did make some structural changes.
We chose the Brighton 27.5 and opted to remove the side outdoor room to make one…

3 months3 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Cheers for the info mate! Will see how it goes before we make a decision. I just worry about the quality of finish if the skirts are taken off and…

4 months4 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Hey Bhoot,
You mentioned that you will be doing floors after handover. I was just wondering what Firstyle's stance was on this?
When talking to my SC, he said that it…

5 months5 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Hey all, just wondering if anyone was able to negotiate the tender date? I feel we are going to go over, and it is mainly down to rego date…

6 months6 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Thanks for that Rich. I will take what you have said in your first post to my broker and see what he says. That makes sense to me,…

6 months6 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Hey Rav,
Thanks for the info mate. We have a good idea what we want, so I will be pushing for the colours appointment.
Does anyone know if they have a…

6 months6 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Cheers mate.
So how do you include the colour selections into your mortgage? or is this not the best way to do this?
Cheers,
Brendan

6 months6 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Hey all,
I was just wondering about the process for getting the house financed.
Our Mortgage Broker has asked us to get the final building contract for our bank (we are still…

10 months10 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Who else is building at Oran Park?

Thanks for that.
My friend is also building, however, is worried that the proposed train line will run right under his house near lowndes street.
Does anyone have any concens regarding this?

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10 months10 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Who else is building at Oran Park?

hey all,
Does anyone know if there has been an update on the train line situation? Do we know if it will be above ground, or underground?
Cheers,
Brendan

11 months11 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Building Firstyle Silkwood 21.7

nice, what area are you building in?

11 months11 monthsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Building Firstyle Silkwood 21.7

Hey Lexh,
Just wondering how you went with colours and electrical?
Also - I noticed you mentioned colorbond roof and removing the little raise in the floor to the bathrooms. We…

4 years4 yearsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Home theatre package for 5k?

I disagree.
Get some light blocking blinds and heavy curtains. Paint the room dark.
Add in a Logitech universal remote into your budget and configure it to make it easier for…

4 years4 yearsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Building at Willowdale

Our best friends are building with Hilton. Very happy so far. They based their design around a Eden Brae home, and it came off cheaper.
They give you a…

4 years4 yearsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Building At Edmondson Park

My mate building in Edmondson Park just called me, they are camping already. And it is all speculation at the moment. haha. He went in the speak…

4 years4 yearsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Who else is building at Oran Park?

7 mins will be great, lets hope CVW is upgraded by then.
Just another question, is OPT a camp for land place?
Ashlee from the Sales office sent through the sales plan…

4 years4 yearsBrendanHBrendanH posted:
Who else is building at Oran Park?

Hi Cody,
Thanks for that.
I registered yesterday, and I called the number you provided. I spoke to the receptionist as Kim and Craig are not in today. She is…

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