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9 d9 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Mcdonald Jones Homes Vs Masterton

In Sydney I think MDJ are slooow in admin stage...

16 d16 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Fire alarm by Clarendon Homes

They should have a back up battery. So that if you lose power they still function.

17 d17 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
New build - drawings review

I generally like the layout, good use of space, however I don’t like how you walk into the wardrobe, in master bedroom and potentially if bedroom door is open everyone…

19 d19 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

Loving the abstract half too, putting it onto my list!

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Thoughts about Entry Views from Front Door?

I prefer not to see furniture when I walk in, my last house you could see straight through to the pool and waterfall which I loved. Seeing a kitchen…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Not yet.
Received one tender yesterday, should get another this week. Meeting with another on the weekend.
Have had plans drawn up but it’s too big.., trying to cut the size a…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Looking good hillsbuilds!

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Homezone - Perth Midora Bay build

Look forward to seeing the finished product!

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Plans look great,
Good luck with getting power to your block!

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
First Time Land Buyer/Builder Needing Advice!

Generally the additional fees are carried by the bank, not the individual.
We recently refinanced with a broker through NAB, the interest was lower through the broker than what we could…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Quality of brickwork under render - what is acceptable?

In regards to asking for credit for cheaper bricks, no you are not entitiled to it, the builder would have costed the job, using commons and render.

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Metricon Denver 45

No not building with Metricon, I liked the Denver but Metricon have such a bad name in Sydney I quickly removed them from my list.
We will most likely build a…

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Metricon Denver 45

Looks great, we will be embarking on an acreage build shortly, so will follow with interest :)

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

You’re so lucky having great trades, it will definitely pay off

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Gablesrocks agree the Instagram world seems to be lots of excited builders sharing ideas etc.
I’m just waiting to have something concrete to post before I start.
Hillsbuilds thanks for the info,…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Good to see some progress Hillsbuilds, can I ask about the benefits of RBV? Do you have outside bricks as well? So like double brick? Have started seeing a few…

3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

For that little push pin on the bathroom doors??really!! Wow!

3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Alexp79, I have to agree with others, anyone can google and become an expert,
Have a look at this webpage http://www.build.com.au/bricks
It clearly states ‘Solid brick homes…

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3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

We are currently renting a brand new MDJ and we have these locks in each bathroom, they’d have to be included! I can’t imagine they wouldn’t include a lock on…

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Do you have any idea of when things may start?

3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Haha no gogomobile, it’s my initials and something to do with my date of birth 😩.
Bronte is a great design, we had planned on using the master bed layout of…

3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Hi S&J, welcome to the forum!
Your land looks amazing, we have just bought a much smaller block (5600sqm) in Glenorie.
We are still deciding on builders, have gone back and forth…

3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Thanks gablesrocks, Ive got a little time before i make a decision, so hopefully will see your home all finished first!

3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Thanks gablesrocks, I’ve been thinking about monument or black windows but like basalt for gutters and fascia as well, have been a little worried there might not be enough contrast,…

3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Looking for suggestions to choose the best builder

Aston is a significantly smaller home, so it’s difficult to compare. 7 squares equates to approximately $70000, Probably best to work our cost cost per sqm(or square), then look…

3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Is the cladding like a hebel product??
We’ve been turned off hebel cladding by a builder, we are considering acrylic rendering over brick but would consider other cladding if its more…

3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Outdoor kitchen BBQ

We had ceaserstone outside and it became very dull, so if you use stone make sure its ok for outdoor use (ceaserstone say that it isn’t recommended for outdoors)
We just…

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3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Shadowline Cornice and skirting

We had shadow line in our last house and had half splayed, it was a nice contemporary look.
Our next house will be the same.
I’m not sure that shadowline cornice leans…

3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Layout planning

I’m with the others here, I think the hallway to the minor bedrooms is very wasteful, when bedrooms are so small it seems silly to be wasting that huge space.…

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