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2 d2 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
KDR - Rawson Balmoral (Modified) Sydney NSW

Congrats and good to see you have moved into your new house, I hope you enjoy everything. it looks fablus

5 d5 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Overland flow flood

i all,
Can someone help with above issue? I received flood report today and was told that the proposed plan need to be reduce by approx. 1 m wide, currently…

5 d5 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Encase sewer pre KDR and fencing near manhole

Thanks, I think it's not much I can do until the builder completes their drawing and engage their contractor then I will know how much it costs me. flood report…

6 d6 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
KDR - hydraulic investigation/flood report

Hi Rob, can I ask you if your new house Slab is higher than your neighbor's property for your new build? My neighbor on my left did KDR 13 years…

6 d6 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Encase sewer pre KDR and fencing near manhole

Hi stewie D, thanks for providing these valuable information, I am ready for KDR now and my builder add $10k for sewer encasement,…

Encase sewer pre KDR and fencing near manhole
9 d9 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

They came to my property a couple of weeks ago, their quote is similar to the other quote I have got, but I am worrying about this asbestos things, does…

9 d9 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Estimating costs

Hi Ren_ho, if you are not looking at custom design and custome build house, you can email those volume builders asking for their price list, you can have a look…

10 d10 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Advice picking a builder

Hi, you can bring the address to the builder ideally with contract attached with 10.7 information, some builder will help you and some may not. The more information you provide…

11 d11 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Initial Deposit Dispute

Future of building won’t be fixed price contract, this is not up to builders but big banks, they require fixed price building contract for this type of loan, if they…

11 d11 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Initial Deposit Dispute

For getting a pre approval from bank you don’t need a signed contract. In fact they will tell you the borrowing limit and then you decide how much you can…

12 d12 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Initial Deposit Dispute

I don’t really know I guess depending how strong you are (mindset). I did ask my builder before I paid my deposit, what if they cannot build after survey and…

12 d12 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Initial Deposit Dispute

I end up paying a lot of more than originally quoted due to site cost, extras etc. but base house price is the same. I think if they have not…

12 d12 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Leave initial deposit with 2 builders and get to contract st

My experience is that the builder will set up a meeting first to go through estimate and work out an estimate price then you pay tender price if you are…

12 d12 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Initial Deposit Dispute

My builder locked in my base price from the day I paid my deposit, it was last year, since they have had two price increases. But I still pay for…

12 d12 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Initial Deposit Dispute

What is the $15k for? Site cost?

13 d13 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Thanks Adam, good advice, will keep it on and decide it later.

13 d13 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi, has anyone taken WH's Double Glazed windows offer? and what is your experience? it's not much information from their broacher just stating exclude wet area and sliding/stacker doors. I…

16 d16 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

They sent a copy a few months ago, few things don’t like but I cannot do anything. It’s like banks T&C booklet, you cannot change anything even you don’t like…

16 d16 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Tender is fine as they will send your plan and tender for you to review then it's pretty much Q&A session. I have no problems with that. When it comes…

16 d16 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Good to hear. I have not had my CQ appointment yet, with current Covid lock down in NSW, how are they going to do it? they mentioned something like Zoom…

16 d16 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi Adam, how is everything going? has your build started yet? or still at admin stage?

18 d18 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
LMI for Construction loan

You only need to pay LMI for the new lending from your construction. At the time you finish your plan, the bank will do another TOC valuation, if the land…

18 d18 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi guys, has anyone used WH landscaping to do steps? I need approx. 2 steps on the laundry side door to outside. I am not sure what I can do.…

18 d18 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
LMI for Construction loan

It’s a land & build package, you pay LMI to the entire loan. LMI is based on your LVR, total lending against your house “as if” complete value. What do…

18 d18 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
LMI for Construction loan

You only need to pay LMI for the new lending from your construction. At the time you finish your plan, the bank will do another TOC valuation, if the land…

19 d19 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Cost of Building house in Sydney

Hi, I wish you could. It’s a 60sq home with swimming pool! That staircase cost over $20k, frameless shower glass approx $1000 each, star ceiling in the home theatre $3000,…

22 d22 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
KDR - Rawson Balmoral (Modified) Sydney NSW

Hi Rob, I was wondering about your build being 60 weeks, hopefully, you can move in soon. I don't know if I can cope with this long and stress with…

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