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5 years5 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Quote for backyard Excavation - Reasonable?

2nd quote received was $1550. Not much difference from the 1st.

5 years5 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Quote for backyard Excavation - Reasonable?

Hi Shambini,
No we haven't. Can you please provide an example of what you are referring to? And is it required or just an extra optional precaution?

5 years5 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Quote for backyard Excavation - Reasonable?

Hi B Star,
1. Lawn has been there 3 months. Its been a cold winter and hasn't needed a cut yet despite lots of watering/rain.
2. We only added about 50mm…

5 years5 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Quote for backyard Excavation - Reasonable?

Has anyone else experienced how far the ground settles?
The termite inspector has noted in his annual reports that we have to lower the ground level or install a mowing…

5 years5 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Quote for backyard Excavation - Reasonable?

I don't think its worth trying to pull up the turf.. there's only around $500 worth in the backyard. Doing by hand would be a huge job and it might…

5 years5 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Quote for backyard Excavation - Reasonable?

Hi Everyone,
Long story short - when we turfed our backyard we stuffed up and made the soil level too high (noob mistake). The top of our grass is approx. the…

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

I heard from a friend $350k.. good news for those that bought earlier.

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

Our site costs were approx. 20k... I think that is about the going rate.
Try to price all your added extras before you sign so there are no big surprises.

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

out of curiousity.. anyone know much the latest blocks are going for? 450m2?

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

Our land purchasing experience was great... first go see Jeff in person and show that you are serious. Then put your name down for pre release registration and try to…

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

We've done all our selections and our plans were approved by council. Right now we're just waiting on Roselea to come back with the finalised contract (with the added selections…

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

Is the owner of lot 3108 here? If so PM me (your neighbour) :)

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Preparing to wall mount tv

thanks for the reply I will talk to my builder about this.

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Preparing to wall mount tv

Hi All,
Is there anything I need to tell my builder if I plan on wall mounting a tv?
Eg wood blocking for mounting? Cables terminating in wallspace etc?
I'm not sure if…

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

I don't mind the airport announcment. It should bring plenty of jobs and better roads to the area. Plus it will make flying much more convenient.

Yes we did tiles as…

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

We had our colour appointment today... very happy with the results. It was much easier than we thought it would be. Should be out of council within the next few…

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

GVgrande96 I sent you a PM... looks like we're future neighbours.

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

Got our 1st council rates bill today... the joy of owning land. Our land is undervalued on the bill too.. $280k vs $314k that we paid?

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

Security is really lacking at the moment. The small trees are constantly being up-rooted. I saw the portaloo almost tipped over today. Worrying since our block is right up the…

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

Yes we saw the fence up today on our future neighbours lot! The builder is InOne Homes. I think they are also building the house next to said lot as…

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

So what changes did you end up making?
We stalled our plans for a month or so as I took a new job that I was offered just before Christmas. Just…

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

don't get butt hurt mate I'm only repeating what someone told me. Someone who worked in managing the project.

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

Interesting fact about Caddens... someone who worked on the project told me all the excavated soil from the new Thornton estate (near Penrith Station) went straight to Caddens. Apparently most…

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

My partner and I checked out all the new estates around Penrith before buying in Mulgoa Rise. Mulgoa Rise has by far the best location right next to the M4.…

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

If only we had a few machine guns and ski masks...
so does the council end up cleaning the graffiti?

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

Yes I'm familiar with the surrounding regions of Glenmore Park. My partner lives with her parents in Blue Hills just 15mins walk from our block of land. We are always…

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

Is anyone a little annoyed that their address reads 'Glenmore Park'? I was hoping Mulgoa Rise would be a suburb in its own right. Seems it just like 'Blue Hills'…

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

Our settlement in tomorrow... finally it will be official.

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

Whoohoo!
I hope that includes Binyang Ave 3D.

7 years7 yearsGoodLifeGoodLife posted:
Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

Fences are down everyone!

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