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8 d8 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Suggestion re entry foyer and study

I’d put double doors into the cinema that are centred in the room. You don’t want the door against the wall as there will be no space for floor speakers…

15 d15 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Hermitage Grande - MDJ

Ace I’m not sure where you get a custom build for that price. The cheapest we came across was $1850 with moderate inclusions, $2100 for good inclusions and $2500sqm for…

15 d15 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building again, Ben Trager homes WA

Love the tap!!

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16 d16 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Hermitage Grande - MDJ

Ive only had an initial meeting with them, still deciding on what our plan is.
We had a deposit on land, but after having our house on the market for 4…

16 d16 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Freebies and Upgrades

Wow, I hadn’t thought there’d be much negotiation, however that seems a pretty good deal.
We asked MJD about using Bosch appliances but they have said no, I didn’t like Smeg…

16 d16 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Hermitage Grande - MDJ

They only charge if you make huge changes to the plans, he virtually told us it would be like a custom design.
We’ve already had an architect do a concept plan…

16 d16 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Hermitage Grande - MDJ

Yes I’ve got the price list and I’ve seen the optional ensuite, but the bath is at the front of the house, where as we prefer the bath also overlooking…

17 d17 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Hermitage Grande - MDJ

Oh that’s interesting, we are looking at building in Sydney’s north west.
We’ve been told we can pretty much do whatever we want from a design point of view. The sales…

17 d17 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Hermitage Grande - MDJ

Where are you building?
We are reconsidering our options and the hermitage has peaked our interest.

23 d23 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36

Always good to put up plans or colours etc, everyone loves pictures!
Good luck with your build

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24 d24 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Help! I'm confused which cabinet goes with my chosen floorin

I agree with arcadelt, I wouldn’t choose either, they are both different tones, (yellow versus grey)if i had no optio I’d probably go darker though

26 d26 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Let's do it all again

OMG okjorg, I just read your original thread again, 70 pages of absolute nonsense before soil was turned!
Oh what fun we had designing your home!

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26 d26 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Wisdom were actually taken to department of fair trading over the clause where they tried to ban you from providing an honest review, and they lost.
They had to provide an…

26 d26 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Termination of building contract due to being unable to get

Agree Melbournevic, the figures dont seem quite right, but if I had paid 25k I’d be looking at every available option before walking away, including another bank/mortgage broker.
I’d also ask…

26 d26 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Let's do it all again

OMG Jodge, its beautiful!
I cant believe you’ve done it again and yes so very different to your last, also amazing home.
Ive found my way back here as we are also…

26 d26 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Termination of building contract due to being unable to get

From reading your other post you were at getting developer approval stage, which means construction plans, colours etc have been completed.
I’m not sure why you think they are not entitled…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Change to ceiling height

It would cost a substantial amount of money, assuming the upper floor frame has already been designed and built, you would be paying fo the whole upper floor frame to…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Bricks

I’d say looking at your plans posted above, you’ve filled on your side, so I’d expect paying 50/50 for retaining wall

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

Not yet, waiting for version 3, there’s been issues with both draft 1 & 2 so was just waiting for a plan that was close to what we want, hopefully…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

Our house will have a 2 bed granny flat for our daughter and her partner and then a separate area for our son (bed, bath,WIR, living and kitchenette-wet bar).
I know…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

Haha No!
Just space for everyone else’s car 🚗

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

Things like the designer was trying to make traditional house contemporary. That the design was boring (we are building on acreage and want a contemporary acreage home)
Telling us we needed…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)

Wow loving the texture of the splash back (but still easy to clean!) what colour grout are you using?

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

Could you move the Shute adjacent to the stairs,then put the door from garage into laundry where laundry Shute is.
Having the current garage door opening inwards, may cause issues, it…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
New build Brisbane 2018

I was going to suggest the same in regards to pushing the master bed door back and moving the entry in to WIR.
I think instead of a opening door into…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

I’m no expert but wouldn’t it be best to make the most of the northerly aspect and have the living/dining facing north?
Also to utilise the mud more effectively, would it…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
House inspector

You’ll find they’re not liable, they’ll have a clause saying that if they can’t see it, they’re not liable or something like that..

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Question Skirting and flooring

WE have tiles down first (including under kitchen bench etc) then skirting, definitely looks better and neater, but it is more expensive as the whole floor is tiled, not just…

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building 1st home with Hickingbotham in S.A

Getting ready for the slab dance :)

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