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7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Colour challenged guy would like some suggestions

ok - time to confuse the issue ::hyst:: ::hyst::
If it were me..
1. I'd go Monument on the lot except…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Colour challenged guy would like some suggestions

Aaaahh.. was wondering how it was going and how it turned out... so progress sounds good! Was almost going to pm you to find out if you'd made up your…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Our Places Fairhaven 23+ - What we've been up to....

Eh-hem... now, Ikeea is one thing, but Howard's Storage Mega-Swallow-You-Whole world is awaiting you... omgd .. lots to choose from and you can actually find your way out

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
M3tric0n Homes

Good for you - great to know the wheels are rolling.
Note there is a terrifc thread on here which posts 'M' upgrades and their prices which I found invaluable and…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
M3tric0n Homes

Postscript: Yes, depending on what your financial situation/lending institution requirements are - you might need to know the full figure of the contract for finance approval of that amount. I…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
M3tric0n Homes

Sorry for the vent / angry post - I'm annoyed
It's understandable - and this process can be frustrating, certainly. I think it can be stressful for two main reasons: a)…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
First Home Buyer Questions

Interesting questions - I take it you're trying to work out the costs if/when purchasing your own block? In which case it's a good idea to investigate the bigger picture…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Raised ceiling height/ standard doors

So to revisit the cost aspects, inceasing ceiling height to 2700 was $4,800 for a single storey and was $700 to upgrade door heights. All doors taller (including pantry) except…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Raised ceiling height/ standard doors

In my opinion, go the 2700 and go higher (2340) doors to match. I'm not sure were the $12,000 comes from - is that a two-storey? Might need to check…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
First Home Buyer Questions

In Victoria you pay stamp duty on the land, not on the house (since it isn't built). You will also need to pay land tax at settlement - although this…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Bank is still suffing us around grrr

I'm joining this debate late, but I have been in the same situation (i.e. bank re-valued six months after unconditional approval only to devalue by approx $20,000 - nightmare -…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Colour challenged guy would like some suggestions

Ooh - good questions - tough, even - nice. ::cool::
If you open the link to the colourbond colours, the 'traditional' combination is offered (far…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Colour challenged guy would like some suggestions

Eh-hem. Here we go with some suggestions.
1. If it were me, I'd be going Monument:
http://www.colorbondcolours.com/home/re ... ur-schemes
2. Jasper is going to clash with the warm red/orange bricks…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Our Places Fairhaven 23+ - What we've been up to....

Unless of course they want their Final Payment :twisted: :twisted:
Depending on the state of things, granted you're…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
SANDARRA GENERAL DISCUSSIONS

So perhaps it is time to re-visit these questions.
As noted by another Sandarra resident lately, there have been break-ins recently during construction which is distressing to all concerned. It…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Our Places Fairhaven 23+ - What we've been up to....

Unbelievable.
And you know, it raises the issue posted on the general discussion thread about how our corporate body (or whatever you call it now) fees are best spent, and my…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Our Places Fairhaven 23+ - What we've been up to....

Ok - a bit of catch-up here... portico rocks :: :: bet you are glad you stuck to your…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Ah, the serenity... my Serenity 21 build, Sandarra

oh man - i'm stoked :z: :z: :z: :z:
I…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Ah, the serenity... my Serenity 21 build, Sandarra

Finally - a roof! :z: :z:
My Big M website tells me the roof is completed, so I guess they…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
SANDARRA GENERAL DISCUSSIONS

Now ... driving around the estate, I notice I have experienced twinges of letter-box envy. Mostly because whenever I look around for any around the hardware traps (part of the…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Our Places Fairhaven 23+ - What we've been up to....

Now - the 'chinaman's hat' feature - I'll be having those too - talk about competition! I thought the look would be unique :lol:
Did…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Ah, the serenity... my Serenity 21 build, Sandarra

And look at that blue sky... perfect for putting on some roof tiles ::lol:: ::lol::
Always wondered how that roof…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Our Places Fairhaven 23+ - What we've been up to....

A bit off-topic, but where is your hot water/gas provision - what side of the house, what is it near - and is there concrete underneath it? Just noticing other…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Ah, the serenity... my Serenity 21 build, Sandarra

Yes, less Stargate and more Parthenon :lol:
Hey thanks for the pics - seems as though progress is pretty much on track with how long…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
SANDARRA GENERAL DISCUSSIONS

These things can fall through the cracks. Email Kylee for a receipt - that seems to get the wheels in motion - also ask her to send out the relevant…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Our Places Fairhaven 23+ - What we've been up to....

Gee they've given you generous windows for ensuite and over the bath - the narrow ensuite window looks great - and will let a whole bunch of light in as…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
SANDARRA GENERAL DISCUSSIONS

Hi Sanmark - The developer sends out instructions regarding this with quite a degree of detail. As part of the process, you or your builder needs to complete an inspection…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Ah, the serenity... my Serenity 21 build, Sandarra

hey thanks buddy - progress looks great :D :D
And I'm stoked about the back - didn't really…

7 years7 yearsflame_onflame_on posted:
Our Places Fairhaven 23+ - What we've been up to....

Mmm.. handover.. that has such a great sound to it :D :D And seems like in record…

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