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fordehouse

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Joined 15 November 2008
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2 years2 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Raise again and build under (QLD Logan Area)

Because there is no character in a project build and I want to keep that, I also won't get the same size house for $300k, and have to factor $20k…

2 years2 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Raise again and build under (QLD Logan Area)

Hi, I'm getting plans to do this now, ball park figure to raise and build under is $300k, add a bit more (up to $20k) for design, engineers, survey etc,…

2 years2 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Has anyone designed their own home?

I also think that building on a slope for $320k in Brisbane is unrealistic unless its a tiny house, my sister is considering knock down rebuild on a slope up…

2 years2 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Thanks Pellehcim, how exciting! Are you in Brissy?
I have found a builder who is great and has an architect working with him, so the design phase is plans and all…

2 years2 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

I know this thread is super old but hoping to see who else is raising? I'm working with a builder and wanting to see what everyone else has paid for…

6 years6 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Buying a new house - deposit bonds and stamp duty

Hi everyone,
I bought a house a year ago with a large deposit (price of $425K, loan $320K), I then spent about $7K doing it up slightly and as such have…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
NEW HOME - YOUR SUGGESTIONS PLEASE...

Hi digijagan,
Welcome to the forum and to building in Forde, there are a few of us on here.
I think your plan looks pretty good and you will gets lots of…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
who can be a guarantor?

Thanks so much everyone (esp thlo).
The reality is that guarantor with a different lender is in a big too hard basket...we're changing lenders to accomodate this and therefore have…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
who can be a guarantor?

On this topic, thlo can you advise if it matters that the guarantor and you have different lenders?
And if it does, what normally happens?

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Need opinions on these floor plan changes.

The kitchen in plan 1 is a lot bigger, but I prefer the location of it in pic 2 -as was mentioned before - it's the heart of the home.
I…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Floorplan suggestions and feedback

Hi,
We designed our own floor plan too and it quite similar to yours.
We had a similar issue as your bedroom 4 but it's our bed 2, but we just moved…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
20% 4 Mortgage Insurance-an impact of the finanical crisis!

Hi thlo,
That makes more sense, we are in Canberra so I'm assuming the 20% applies here?
We do have genuine savings but not 20% worth.
Can we use our paremts home as…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Baumatic Appliances

mablici - how are your appliances going?
We have now signed with the builder offering Baumatic and will have a 900mm free standing oven/stove and a canopy rangehood.
Have you…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
20% 4 Mortgage Insurance-an impact of the finanical crisis!

Hi,
Sorry for the confusion, what I meant was that Westpac is looking for ways around this mortgage insurance issue.
Wonderland you are right, if we have 20% then we don't need…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
20% 4 Mortgage Insurance-an impact of the finanical crisis!

Hi all,
I'm after some help, we have just settled our land loan with Westpac and are now looking extending it to a land and construction loan in October this year.…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
I have a benchtop...woopy doo!

looks lovely!!
Can you please re-cap your colours for cupboards and benchtops?

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Inspiration required...show me your house pics!!

We've just spent the morning looking at bricks, and DH is now thinking the bricks are too dark, he is leaning towards colours that are more tan/sandy such as Boral…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Inspiration required...show me your house pics!!

ooh, I really like your colours doghouse, and your bi-fold dors!
Thanks for the inspiration.

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Land Rent Scheme ACT

Canberra has a 99 year lease, but it starts again every time it is sold and bought. I think there has only ever been one case where one family kept…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Inspiration required...show me your house pics!!

Hi everyone,
It's time to choose colours!!
We want a definite grey theme but apart from that are open to ideas. Our house will be all face brick, with a…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Baumatic Appliances

Hi,
Trying to revamp this thread...we too are loking at Baumatic appliances with a builder we are interested in.
Any more experience from anyone here? Reviews on net still not great...
And if…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Inspiration required...brick with feature render..pics pls!!

Hi everyone,
It's time to choose colours!!
We want a definite grey theme but apart from that are open to ideas. Our house will be all face brick, with a spot of…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
What do u think of my kitchen colours? Thanks D@n!! :)

I absolutely love the colour grey pebble!!
Not qualified to comment on the rest but polished concrete sounds lovely also.

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Home Building Blogs

I posted before but it doesn't seem to be up...
My blog is:
http://katepaulconstruct.blogspot.com/
We don't have a builder as yet, and will build a custom home.
Building in…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Boral Silkwood or Premium Floors ReadyFlor - recommendation?

Hi,
We used Big River Timbers when we did our last place and it was great - we liaised direct with them and had someone else lay it for us, but…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Wall Aircon units ….

Ha! We have a clock like that that was given to us by a family member!! Maybe we can forget to pack it when we move into our new house,…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Enigma's Place

hehe about Richard...I'm glad that he's been great to you, I was out that way on saturday and did a drive around and saw your place in the flesh! when…

9 years9 yearsfordehousefordehouse posted:
Enigma's Place

Hi Paul,
Richard is actually the husband of a good friend of mine, which is one of the reasons we want to go to Classic as we know he will do…

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