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9 months9 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Dear All,
Just got a quote back from Housepect, first of their inspections is after the slab got poured.
I've read on the internet that the slab preparation inspection is very important…

9 months9 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

HI stanus,
Thanks for the information.
Regarding the bricks used under render, I actually talked to the consultant from austral bricks, they are the most common bricks with very rough surfaces which…

9 months9 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Regarding the demolishing, Metricon mentioned that both electricity and water disconnection should be done by demolisher, does that mean we should not disconnect those from the service provider? Will Metricon…

9 months9 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Hi Kandi,
In the granny flat, we were using an adjustable show rose, the height is 1900, please see pic below for details. Not sure if this is what you…

Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW
9 months9 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Hi Jamby,
Yes, you are right. I actually asked the consultant of Austral Bricks when I went there to confirm the color. Another reason is that those bricks normally have very…

9 months9 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Hi dulie,
Thanks very much, you are absolute right. I guess I just need to adjust myself :)

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9 months9 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Dear All,
We just finished the external color selection, the only surprise is that we were told the bricks under the render (the whole front elevation) will not be upgraded because…

10 months10 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Hi Craigo,
Shake hands.
I am a dumb engineer, so decided to put the crossover at 1/3 of the frontage counting from the north boundary ... not sure what it will look…

11 months11 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Hi All,
Need some suggestions on driveway allocation. Seems that I do not want to make any decision before getting insights from the homeone forum...:) Thanks for…

Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW
11 months11 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Thanks for sharing, looks great! Only wish I had seen it earlier. Now we kind don't have much energy to change and just wish the buliding process go smoothly.

11 months11 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Now I am thinking whether should pass this to the wife or not, she will definitely go for it :) Not sure why metricon put the…

11 months11 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Another finding made me feel much better now. Was quite upset last night for having not noticed and fixed this issue early.
Thanks very much for all your kind help, made…

11 months11 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

:) Wife agreed and problem solved. Thanks for sharing and that helped a lot winning her mind.

11 months11 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

That is a great idea, thanks a lot! The only concern is that kitchen island vertical to the cooktop is not that common in the metricon floor plans, is there…

11 months11 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Thanks for the kind help. Wife will probably vote no :( She alway want a bigger kitchen table.

11 months11 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Thansk a lot! But it might be too late for those options. We are having the final contract appointment this morning. Do not want to go through another round. It…

11 months11 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Hi All,
Also want some inputs on an issue with the dinning area.
Bcause the floor ratio limitation, we have to reduce the size of the dinning area. Now the depth…

Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW
11 months11 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Thanks nomnomnom, really appreciate. We have tried to talk with the sales regarding the contract extension fee, but they were saying there is nothing they can do ... We will…

11 months11 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Thanks a lot. Anyway we will try our best :)

11 months11 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

HI Mojitostan,
Thanks very much for your reply. What I heard is that all those are standard terms and we don not have much power to negotiate. I will try to…

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11 months11 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Hi All,
The contract appointment is booked for next week, we have already received the blank HIA contract. Is it necessary to go through the contract clause by clause or the…

11 months11 monthsdfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Hi DRT,
Sorry for having not replied in time. Finally we decided to go with Liberty 45, feels like the floor plan is bit spacial.
Regarding the outdoor room. The size is…

1 year1 yeardfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Hi dulie,
Thanks for reply.
We got a 20m wide lot, there are very few project homes which can use the width properly...
It is a pity we might need to revert the…

1 year1 yeardfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Hi Melsabelle,
Sorry, I am not exactly sure about difference between freedom and designer range. Previously I thought the designer range just got better inclusions, but looks I was wrong.
We are…

1 year1 yeardfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Hi All,
Thanks for reply and sorry for having not updated the post in time.
The tender we got back from Metricon is about $700,000 for the pheonix 38 + a standard…

1 year1 yeardfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Hi Guys, thanks very much for replying. It is really nice to have someone talk with since building a new house is such a complex procedure.
Thanks NabeeIC for you kind…

1 year1 yeardfindfin posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Hi All,
Finally, we are going to sign the contract for Liberty 45 in the coming week.
This is actually 6 month after the initial tender ... we might need to pay…

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