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3 months3 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Porter Davis Summer Promotions- Is it too good to be true?

hi, did you all end up paying the deposit to PD?

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Tender appointments

Ok thanks heaps

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Henley - colour selection/tender documents

Love it! We wanted to but we can’t as it doesn’t fit on our block. Good luck with your build! 😊

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Tender appointments

Thank you very much for sharing your experience. Wish we had known about this before, would have definitely insisted that we get the tender document in advance.

May I ask…

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Henley - colour selection/tender documents

Thanks JustMia. Yea I guess if people are aware of this and have done this before, then they know they have to ask for it. Thank you again for your…

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Henley - colour selection/tender documents

Hello everyone
We are building Emporio 43 with Henley. We have finished colors back in July and have our tender appointment tomorrow.
During the colour appointment, when I said to the colour…

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Tender appointments

Thanks for the link Simon.
Also I remember when we had contacted other builders in the initial stage, they had said the same thing. They said that we don't know…

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Tender appointments

I think we will have to pay a certain amount for them to prepare final drawings for contract etc once we sign the tender. I checked Henley's website and they…

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Tender appointments

Ok cool thank you so much Simon for all the advice. We will find out what our estimated site costs are in the tender appointment. Very worried! It seems our…

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Tender appointments

Thank you so much for your response. This is a tender appointment. I believe our contract stage would come up after we have knocked down the house.

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Tender appointments

Thank you so much Simon. We are building with Henley.

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Tender appointments

Hi there,
We are going to be doing a knock down rebuild and have a question regarding tender appointments.
Can someone please give tips on how to prepare for a…

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Floor tiling

Cool thank you for confirming. May I ask who your tile supplier was?

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Thickness of the benchtops - 20mm or 40mm?

Thank you very much Waldorf_Grange_Build :)

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10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Thickness of the benchtops - 20mm or 40mm?

Thank you so much for the advice!

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Floor tiling

Thank you very much ymiao4398 for your reply. So do you mean that you selected basic tiles with the builder for the wet areas (no upgrade) and then worked…

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Thickness of the benchtops - 20mm or 40mm?

Thanks arcadelt for the info!

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Thickness of the benchtops - 20mm or 40mm?

Hello everyone,
We have an option of going for either 20mm or 40mm stone benchtops in kitchen, bathrooms, powder rooms & laundry.
I have started noticing that thinner stone benchtops are becoming…

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Floor tiling

Thank you OurLindrium52, that's very very good advice!!
I wasn't even aware that the laundry did not have to be tiled by the builder, so that is something very good…

10 months10 monthsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Floor tiling

Hello everyone!
I have a question regarding floor tiling. I have read that lots of people have gone with the option of doing the flooring themselves for various reasons mainly to…

2 years2 yearsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Floor plan with a rear balcony

Thank you Waldorf_Grange_Build & PVBuild for your inputs! :)
Yes I agree with you. Inclination is definitely towards having the leisure at the back.
When I had googled…

2 years2 yearsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Floor plan with a rear balcony

Hello everyone,
We looked around and could not find a design where we can have a rear balcony running all the way through and have access from both the master bedroom…

2 years2 yearsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Floor plan with a rear balcony

Thanks PVBuild.
Yes that's right. We have found that most of these builders are saying a no to any structural changes.
Tried this with Henley and they said Cullen wont fit on…

2 years2 yearsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Floor plan with a rear balcony

Hello PVBuild,
Thank you so much for your reply. :)
The block is actually 15.25m but with the setback requirements, we are left with 12.25m for the…

2 years2 yearsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Floor plan with a rear balcony

Hello rum_home,
Thank you again for your reply :)
The block width is actually 15.25m, however it seems that we need to have a setback of 2m…

2 years2 yearsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Floor plan with a rear balcony

Hello rum_home,
Thank you very much for your reply :)
I looked at Merricks 38MK2 and tried using the master at the rear option.
I noticed that it has…

2 years2 yearsdsnewhomedsnewhome posted:
Floor plan with a rear balcony

Hello Waldorf_Grange_build,
Thank you so much for your reply :)
Wow, great to know that you are building Waldorf grange, it is lovely!! We looked at Waldorf…

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