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4 d4 dg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Ok time for some updates.
Land settled today.
We are now waiting for our plans to be finalised.
Building surveyor said we needed to adjust our northern boundary setback (which is the left…

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
5 d5 dg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Slab design - garage lower than ground level

Thanks. I'll post it as soon as I've got it back from the builder.
Building the Votivo43 - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=88553

5 d5 dg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Slab design - garage lower than ground level

Hi,
Sorry my build thread is not up to date
Land has titled and settling tomorrow.
I have the site plan but it isn't finalized yet. There's still some discussions with the…

5 d5 dg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Slab design - garage lower than ground level

Hi, I thought when they said lower than ground level it meant lower than the surrounding ground soil level outside, not lower than the ground floor of the house, that's…

5 d5 dg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Slab design - garage lower than ground level

Hi All,

Question on slab designs - to meet garage height requirements our builder will need to lower my slab in the garage, resulting in the garage to be 86mm below…

7 d7 dg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden Developments

You can probably still back out? That is normally the risk of buying off plan - you don't know what you're going to get until it gets built.
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7 d7 dg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden Developments

Plenty of things can cause a site to be classed as P. My soil type was E but overall site was classed as P (recommend to have a P type…

7 d7 dg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden Developments

In hindsight it might be better to ask for a provisional sum based on a P type slab with a few piers at least to get that in your budget.…

11 d11 dg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden - Votivo 43

Oh I see. I thought from the pictures they were just plaster, aligned to the back of the cabinet
Building the Votivo43 - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=88553

11 d11 dg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden - Votivo 43

I noticed there's no bulkhead above your kitchen cabinets. Did you ask than on purpose or are they still yet to put it in?
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12 d12 dg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden - Votivo 43

Oh ok. I'll have to see what it looks on mine when we get there. Thinking of leaving it clear coat if the wood is good.
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12 d12 dg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden - Votivo 43

Are going to do that "stairs upgrade" and leave it with just clear coat?
Building the Votivo43 - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=88553

12 d12 dg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden - Votivo 43

Hey the doors are no longer green!
Building the Votivo43 - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=88553

2 months2 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden - Votivo 43

Nice floorboard! It will look even better after they sand and finish it.
Building the Votivo43 - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=88553

2 months2 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden Homes Inspectors

Ok thanks.
Building the Votivo43 - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=88553

2 months2 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden Homes Inspectors

Thanks. I think you should repost this on the Arden new home build fb group. There's plenty of us that moved to that forum who were previously here. Also, W…

2 months2 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden Homes Inspectors

Have they backed down since when you've pointed these out? I don't think I have this in my contract however these may be for new contracts. I signed Nov. last…

4 months4 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Visualising Plans

Have a look at https://home.by.me It's a free online tool that you can use to visualise your plan in 3d, similate putting your furniture in,…

6 months6 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Tiled roof or Colorbond !?

Interesting that a tile roof is an "upgrade". Here in Vic most builders have tile roof as standard and you have to pay to upgrade to colorbond.
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6 months6 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Projects to do after New Home Handover

Hi Chris this is awesome. Thanks for sharing. What's your feedback on using the modular decking frames that are available from bunnings? The footings/stumps sit on top of pavers,…

6 months6 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Projects to do after New Home Handover

Thanks. I have site plans with contours, etc. And a rough landscaping sketch. Just haven't uploaded them yet but will do when time permits.
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6 months6 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Projects to do after New Home Handover

Definitely outdoor areas for me, although i haven't decided whether to do a deck or paver patio. What are the pros and cons of each if you are to DIY…

7 months7 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Rosenthal Estate - Sunbury

We're expecting to title in April/May this year.
Building the Votivo43 - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=88553

7 months7 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Yeah and I'm already expecting I'd pay some of that. Still cheaper than today's prices though. Some of the prices have risen by 40k from when i signed.
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7 months7 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden Developments

That's a cheaper way of doing it as you save not only on square set conrnices but also on easy reveals on the windows.
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8 months8 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden Developments

It depends on what kind of door you want and the size. if you want a pivot door or taller door then you'll need to order the bigger doors and…

8 months8 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Got a call from the conveyancer today. Apparently the update the developer gave them a few weeks ago was that titles were expected to be in May. Sounds promising! I'm…

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8 months8 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Hi Chanaka,
1. 6 star energy costs - you will never know this until contracts. This is all dependent on the block orientation and any changes you have made to the…

8 months8 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden Developments

Speak to JJ. She's the one who signs off the contract for Arden. Do you have her number or email?
Building the Votivo43 - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=88553
No I don't.…

8 months8 monthsg33kerb0tg33kerb0t posted:
Arden Developments

Speak to JJ. She's the one who signs off the contract for Arden. Do you have her number or email?
Building the Votivo43 - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=88553

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