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1 d1 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Need some advice about building proposal

Walk away, someone is taking you for a ride!
Get a personal loan, if you or your family cant help out, do the subdivision, pay off the personal loan walk way…

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13 d13 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
New house - Interior colors suggestion

It’s not about popular, but about what you like, you will get a huge number of opinions. Have a look on Pinterest for ideas, you’ll work out what you…

14 d14 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Advice on floor plans

My opinions only...
1. If you want a seperate toilet in ensuite you will have to remove the bath. Many en-suite don’t have seperate toilets, it depends if its important to…

14 d14 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Info & tips for those building in BAL40 and Flame Zone

Faykis it depends on the slope of the land, if there is a large slope then the BAL will be higher, lot 5 looks like it has the most clearing.
There…

18 d18 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Realistic budget for building a good quality home in Melbour

I wouldn’t be going to a architect with your budget. Allow 10% of your budget for the architect, you said you want high end finishes, 40 sq house, with a…

22 d22 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Homezone - Perth Midora Bay build

Looks amazing!

23 d23 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Need Suggestions for under 350k for 40+ Double Storey Homes

For $300-$350k you will not be making a beautiful home. Are building it to live in? Or for resale?
You need to write a list of your requirements, eg number…

24 d24 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Need Suggestions for under 350k for 40+ Double Storey Homes

First of all we need a location, second i think you’re dreaming....i dont think you’ll build a house for that price even if its basic.

29 d29 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Custom design

Yeah, this is our fourth build, so was aware of the pitfalls, started out from the beginning, ‘if i show you my concept, you acknowledge in writing that its my…

29 d29 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Custom design

Prior to designing one of our homes, we spoke with the builder, they agreed the plan belonged to us, however we had it in writing.
We didn’t end up using…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
How common is it to switch builders?

Haha!
Still working through our third design, but so far so good.
Our price was per sqm which is equivalent to over 25k per sq 😳
We’ve paid out significant $$$ to get…

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1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Balcony - with or without roof?

The balcony is very small, i doubt you would use it at all, unless you have a view?

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
How common is it to switch builders?

We are onto our third builder, our last builder was 500k over budget despite being very clear what our budget was.
The average full custom home is around $2000/sqm, (our quote…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building new house - Kitchen and Theater help

In regards to front door, you could have a pivot 1200 door, looks great rather than a standard door, but agree about security, double doors are less secure. We have…

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Electrical Plan Feedback

Your lights don’t line up with each other, between the dining/family, the kitchen/hallway and your hallway are crooked.
Light over the vanity in the en-suite?
Bedside lights in master?

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Mcdonald Jones Homes Vs Masterton

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

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Fire alarm by Clarendon Homes

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

3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 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…

3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

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

3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 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…

3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 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…

3 months3 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Looking good hillsbuilds!

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4 months4 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Homezone - Perth Midora Bay build

Look forward to seeing the finished product!

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