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10 d10 dGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

From my understanding, colourbond is fine if it's hidden from view e.g rear and sides.
They would only require timber when you are on a corner lot where one side…

26 d26 dGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

I got my DA approved by council last year in 6 weeks but this was without a granny.

1 month1 monthGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Depending on wind direction, I can hear loud traffic noise from my house sometimes it's low. But regardless, I agree that they should build a sound barrier like similar to…

2 months2 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Hi Guys,
I'm currently building and plan is to add decking with a roofed pergola as soon as build is finished. Size is around 20m2 and will be attached to the…

3 months3 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Thanks for sharing.
Wow, your build is definitely coming together and what a lovely house you have there!

3 months3 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Thanks, keen to know for some updates :)
My build is a couple months behind you (hopefully by Aug-Sept), which lot are you if you don't mind…

3 months3 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Thanks for the update NZ89
Also noted re council contact.
I'm currently building too and I hear the noise whenever I come visit.
Fingers crossed…

3 months3 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

I agree 100%. If you think it's loud when your close to public school then I suppose living close to the creek is way louder which is where I am.
Happy…

4 months4 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Hi all,
Not sure if it's just me but I noticed a bit of noise coming from the M5. Sometimes you can barely hear it but can get worse depending on…

4 months4 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

I'll have to agree, I think this is normal practice.

4 months4 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Thanks for clarifying wentworth33 and dolphin33, my AGL invoice is $45 and will have pay…

4 months4 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Hi all
Just a question to anyone here who is currently building or had a similar experience.
Did anyone of you guys received a power bill while the build is still ongoing?
I…

5 months5 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Yes, somewhat close to reserve.

5 months5 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Hi Rolomolo619,
I was on the same boat.
Initially, my builder had BAL-Low report from their bush fire consultant.
Unfortunately, it was overruled by DA stating new construction has to comply…

6 months6 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Hi NZ89,
I'm with AGL only because my builder has arranged it for me.

6 months6 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Hi NZ,
You've got exciting days ahead! Good luck on your build :)
I'm in lot 18, hopefully get the letter this week.

6 months6 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Hi NZ89,
Thanks for the info, I will get in touch to inquire.
Have you started your build already?

6 months6 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Hi there,
Hopefully in the next few weeks we could start building, we're still waiting for bank to release their Letter of Commencement - our builder is on standby once released.
With…

6 months6 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Hi guys,
Did anyone here engage with 3rd party construction inspection?
I got in touch with Housepect and they charge $1854 for 4 stages inspection and $2169 for 5 stages (based on…

10 months10 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Purchase price was $424k and was valued $360k. I got 3.53% rate for land loan (Principal + Interest) and 4.33% rate for build (Interest only).
Not quite sure about guarantor... mine…

10 months10 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

@ NZ89, which bank are you with? I’m with NAB, my 285sqm lot was under valued for $60k which isn’t too bad compared to yours. And your lot is even…

10 months10 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Hi all,
Just an update re settlement. My solicitor got back to me saying the vendor allows only until Mon 17th June as extension for settlement, otherwise penalty rates will apply.
My…

10 months10 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

@ NZ89 my lot is 285sqm and was gutted when valuation got back $60K lower. TBH I don't have the cash to pay for the difference but luckily my equity…

10 months10 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Re valuation, my lot came back frustratingly low... is yours one of the larger lots?

10 months10 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Yes I'm IN, definitely strength in numbers....

10 months10 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Same boat here....
I had pre-approval since last year...but because I was told settlement is by end of June/early July, I did not follow through with broker until - the surprise…

10 months10 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

I got notified yesterday as well that my lot is now registered and settlement in 14 days.
Do you guys also have June 13 as the settlement date?

10 months10 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Recent valuation for Lot that settled in Dec 2018 : Purchase Price 488k and the valuation 430k :(<br />
That's one of my biggest worries... does that mean 58K needs…</p></div><div class=

10 months10 monthsGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Hi guys, New Breeze has been opening the site for the past 3 weeks for bank valuation for Stage 3.1. Has anyone done their lot valuation already?

1 year1 yearGio_ausGio_aus posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Yes - it’s getting closer! I’m on Bardia Avenue

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