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12 d12 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

variation request takes minimum 20 business days, this is crazy.

13 d13 dFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

3 weeks is nothing. Delays for all engineer report, weather like recently stalled a lot of job, a peg out job, lead time is 4 weeks now.

2 months2 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

You need to arrange for demolition of your existing property. When you engage a demolition company, you pay them to get the approval, it's a fast process, 1-2 weeks.

2 months2 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Help for drainage requirement from Council

Hi guys, there is a stormwater easement on my property then run into a few properties, with my KDR the engineer will drain the water into this drain. builder just…

2 months2 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

True, I asked the price for shelves on two sides of Pantry, it turned out it’s more expensive than having cabinets, so I I have cabinets for all 3 sides.

2 months2 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

it's pretty standard, had a custom pantry (stone bench around 2 sides with bottom and overhead cabinets), delux benchtop, two microwave tower, full bank drawers for the cookside and overhead…

2 months2 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

it looks quite reasonable, my kitchen is $40k plus, I still cannot calm myself down.

2 months2 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
questions about downpipe and watertank upgrade

Hi, I have no idea about below information, as per engineer report, I need to do the followings which is fine, does this mean there are some issues with my…

2 months2 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Progress Payment Schedule

You need to ask to reduce your lock up stage payment, otherwise, the builder has claimed 90% of your money and your house is not even half way finish yet.

2 months2 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Showcasing one of our clients projects - North West Sydney

Hi Simeon,
Thanks for finding it out, really appreciate it. Builder charged $2250 for this full height frost frameless glass door ILO standard door, always think it's a bit excessive…

2 months2 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Sydney Water SW easement requirement

I always have trouble to understand Lineal meter and Sqm. builder added $10k for each item at tender stage, they pretty much spot on. I had no idea about these…

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2 months2 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Sydney Water SW easement requirement

I just received my quote, my house is about 22m long, it costs just over $10k for encasement, I am not sure how long it is for. plus additional $10k…

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2 months2 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Sarah is good, same day reply most of time

2 months2 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Showcasing one of our clients projects - North West Sydney

oh my dear, this is a huge house even for multi generation livings.
Hi Simeon, can I ask you with your experience, how much for a full height frost frameless…

3 months3 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I bet your kitchen will be much more than what you expected.

3 months3 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Need help on bank loan and progress payment

Bank must have done the valuation report and with your progress payment schedule, the valuer would comments on it as front loaded and does not meet industry standard. By lock…

3 months3 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
HELP! I just got a draft contract

there are a few builders in the Home World offering 18 months fixed price, have you checked with them. even the builder increases their price a couple of times a…

4 months4 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I think this way, my CSR emailed me saying BASIX has been approved and send to estimating team, waiting for variation.

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4 months4 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Builders Responsibilities

The best thing to do is to check your signed contract, my contract states a lot of owner's responsibility for many items, I just hope there won't be any surprise.…

4 months4 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi, I read through some old posts regarding installing your appliance after handover and everyone in this WH forum said there is no issues. WH advised me that I can…

4 months4 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Is this price ridiculously high?

If I extend my existing alfresco area by 50cm and it is 3.5m wide then build 1.2m brick wall on that side (for an outdoor kitchen), how much should I…

4 months4 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
How much did my build cost?

Agreed, everyone has a different taste to things, floor size and bedrooms does not really mean anything. It all comes down to your selections. For example, I am very happy…

4 months4 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

You have got your slab down?

4 months4 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Hotondo Homes in Administration

I was at Home World the other day, I see some builders have promotion for 18 months price lock, if I am not wrong, it is McDonald Jones Homes, I…

4 months4 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

just for the building areas, right? I am going to leave some stone and bricks at the back of my property about 15 meters from the building site. is it…

4 months4 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

When I received my consultation plan, it wasn't shown ceiling height tile in the master ensuite toilet, they told me that I can sign it and change it in CQ…

4 months4 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
dropdown ceiling

I paid $800 for kitchen drop down ceiling, it seems reasonable.

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4 months4 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
Swimming pool tiling installation cost

Hi guys, I have never built a pool before, I have got a quote for $6900 for install only (I supply tiles) to pool surround plus copping, size $18m2 +…

4 months4 monthsFlamingoFlamingo posted:
First home buyer/build and question around loan process

Agree and use this money as a buffet for your build, most of build will over budget at the end. And you can either repay your loan or keep…

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