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6 years6 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Starting our building journey in WA!

My boyfriend and I have always lived around Fremantle and both our family is down this way so it was perfect for us.
Our block is actually in Hamilton Hill…

6 years6 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Redink SOR First time builders-The end has arrived!

Posting to follow. We are also building with redink. Just a bit behind you I think Ardie. We are also still deliberating over all of our prestart notes. Hopefully I'll…

6 years6 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
PR's Finished Build - A belated update and a wedding Pg. 69

Thanks Pan. We ended up changing all of our tiles again anyways. The OH ended up regretting his selections *sigh*

6 years6 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Providence, Wellard - Awaiting PCI

Hi aimees88. I like your tile selections, they look great. May I ask, by any chance, would you know the code for your white 200x400 Arktic Bianco tiles? I picked…

6 years6 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
PR's Finished Build - A belated update and a wedding Pg. 69

Hi Pan,
May I ask what colour grout you got with the Urban Black floor tiles? We originally chose to go with a darker tile and now we're considering the…

7 years7 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Building our first home - Plans

Hi,
Thanks guys for the feedback. I've written all your suggestions down to bring up with our Redink guy.
We looked at a few builders who specialise in 2 storey homes/sloped…

7 years7 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
REDINK Build - NOR - Key Handover 3rd Oct!!!

Looking forward to seeing your build. I am also posting to follow :)

7 years7 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Building our first home - Plans

Hi Everyone,
So my boyfriend and I have finally come close to settling on a builder. After months of looking around, playing with designs, being told that certain builders won't…

7 years7 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Starting our building journey in WA!

Howdy,
So I haven't posted in a while coz I have been so busy lately. But we have finally got settlement for our block this Wednesday. Since my last post…

7 years7 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Starting our building journey in WA!

Hi Everyone,
So our land's slope is a bit more trouble than we initially expected. Homebuyers, celebrations and aussie living homes all said that the slope is too big for…

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
How does the loan process work?

When we went to our lender we were told we needed a 10% deposit for the amount of our land. Once you settle on your land then you would start…

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Starting our building journey in WA!

Thanks everyone. I'm still researching builders at the moment. I've crossed metro strata off my list and replaced it with aussie living instead. I think it will be a while…

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Starting our building journey in WA!

Oh yeah I forgot about having to get finance before pre start. It makes sense now. Thanks fmac.
If you don't mind me asking how much extra did you have to…

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Starting our building journey in WA!

Also I have crossed homebuyers centre off my list as the guy I spoke to was not very helpful and I had to keep chasing him up only to be…

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Starting our building journey in WA!

Thanks fmac & asj25!
I have already printed out the massive list of "things you forget" from H1 and I'm going to make sure I take that in with me along…

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Starting our building journey in WA!

Thanks Jayboy21. When you say your building contract sorry do you mean just the contract that you take to the bank to get approval or the contract after all of…

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Starting our building journey in WA!

Thanks everyone! This site has been an absolute lifesaver. I would have no idea what I am meant to be doing otherwise.
Has anyone dealth with Metro Strata in Perth at…

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
And the Journey begins!!!!

Hi,
Just wondering how big your block is?
Good luck!

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Starting our building journey in WA!

Oh I forgot to add we would be building close to Fremantle on a sub divided corner block

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Starting our building journey in WA!

Thanks fmac! I have actually been looking at your thread because your block is the same size as ours and because your plans seems pretty close to what we were…

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Starting our building journey in WA!

Hi all,
So my boyfriend and I have put an offer on some land, which has been accepted and now we have started looking into all different builders. At the…

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Building our first home in WA!! Advice needed!

Thank you fmac. It's so relieving having somewhere to ask all these questions.
Does anyone have any advice that they wish they got before they started shopping around for builders?
Or…

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Building our first home in WA!! Advice needed!

Cheers that's actually really helpful :) Having a carport over a garage would probably be better for us too. May I ask who you are building…

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Building our first home in WA!! Advice needed!

Thank you Echo2k3. I have seen a lot of 3x2's with tiny patios and that was my main concern. I didn't want it to feel crowded if we were all…

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Building our first home in WA!! Advice needed!

Thanks rex777.
what size house would would you recommend would fit well?
This is a temporary home for us and we dont plan to have any children in the near future.…

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Building our first home in WA!! Advice needed!

Hi twiggens,
SOR closer to Freo.

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Building our first home in WA!! Advice needed!

Thanks Maximus.
Where would I find the requirements for the size of the open space?

8 years8 yearsfirsthomenewbiefirsthomenewbie posted:
Building our first home in WA!! Advice needed!

Hello,
My partner and I have just started looking into the idea of building as we previously wanted to build. We are both 23 and
obviously neither of us has any…

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