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2 months2 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
The Gables in Box Hill

This will depend on your path to approval
15.01 x 30 = 450.3m2
Option 1 - Greenfield CDC Part 3C.10 - Maximum Gross floor area 290m2
Option 2 -…

2 months2 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
The Gables in Box Hill

This will depend on your path to approval
15.01 x 30 = 450.3m2
Option 1 - Greenfield CDC Part 3C.10 - Maximum Gross floor area 290m2
Option 2 -…

3 months3 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I suggest you read Clause 21 & 22 of the Contract Document

4 months4 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Building in Bardia - 1/4 acre lots bad?

There could be many other factors involved n regards to the reason they are not sold. Do you have any documentation on them? If so, happy for you to…

5 months5 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Beware: Sales Rep falsifying documents and signature

Thats disgraceful

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6 months6 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Knock Down Rebuild : Site survey - own or via builder?

SejaeD
Seems like you have had a bad experience with a HIA contract, they are not as despicable as you think and if you get the right builder who is willing…

6 months6 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Knock Down Rebuild : Site survey - own or via builder?

Happy to help, I know a few people

6 months6 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Knock Down Rebuild : Site survey - own or via builder?

The builders normally would not give you the Contours, they will give you a PDF version, but the DWG will say with them
Most builders also will normally get there own…

7 months7 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
How to estimate the cost of knockdown-rebuild house?

I do this for a living
Depending on the amount of asbestos you have in the house it can be $17-25K for the demolition
In regards to the Home it should sit…

7 months7 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Has anyone used Home Design Agency?

I have sent a few people I know to them and everything I have heard so far is positive, easy to talk to, know how to design, on top of…

7 months7 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Is Masterton Homes worth going for?

Im here anytime you want to have a chat

7 months7 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Door height help needed.

Not at all, the next standard door height is 2340mm, so taking the following into account
2550mm less - Ceiling plaster (10mm) Flooring allowance (20mm) Leaves 2520mm
2520mm less - Gap between…

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7 months7 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
HIA contract advice

Builders have been doing it for years, I am unsure as to who your builder is whilst I write this, however they are obligated contractually to install them, and you…

7 months7 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
HIA contract advice

Pretty much normal with all builders, appliances etc to stop theft (as advised by Bobjane) water/electricity normal (as per Doozer)
LD's are always low as this covers the builders from an…

8 months8 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Contour levels

As a builder, you are able to build this home on a flat slab with and equal cut and fill. You must remember that you do not actually build over…

8 months8 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Builder put private power pole on Driveway

Some councils have a maximum width of the crossover (council section of the driveway), Blacktown regulations say a maximum of 6m wide. The builder may be able to argue that…

8 months8 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Builder put private power pole on Driveway

What council area is it?

8 months8 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Boxhil

Im building a house on terry road soon, no real major issues with the block (its registered) except they have filled he block a fair amount

8 months8 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
building contract help

Pravven
If the builders are bale to gain access to the site now (contour/bore hole) then they should be able to fix the costs to a degree. Problem with unregistered land…

8 months8 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Land with electricity cables/station underground

A non combustible material is brick. building near a padmount station isnt hard, its in the design

8 months8 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
DA/CDC costs in Cumberland council

Including all approvals, plans, reports, design etc you would need 6 months and $20k

9 months9 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Elara 252sqm Land valuation - Does CBA valuate equal to sale

i prefer to deal with a broker, but thats me

9 months9 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
land affected by fill

When they did the subdivision they have filled your block to make it the shape it is today
This is a normal thing these days and the only thing it should…

9 months9 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Smaller project builders - sydney

Birdy took over Bellmarch

9 months9 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Smaller project builders - sydney

Ansa, Kaplan, King, Betterbuilt, Kastelan Designer, Fowler, Ellingsworth, Birdy, Firstyle, Provincial

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9 months9 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Site Costs

Exactly why I do what I do
"Keep the b*stards honest"

10 months10 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Is Masterton Homes worth going for?

Kastelan Designer Homes license is a month old, was formed in March thus year as it is new venture, however the director Pieter has been building homes for 20…

10 months10 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Is Masterton Homes worth going for?

Norfolk you are correct, "If given permission" but if you read the following statement form Alexp from his informed opinion "Will you be able to provide full list your…

10 months10 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Is Masterton Homes worth going for?

I am actually a construction consultant that works with many different builders, what builder would be stupid enough to listen to your pathetic ramble and give clients names out to…

10 months10 monthsGrahamBGrahamB posted:
Is Masterton Homes worth going for?

Its funny how you know so much, you may want to look at the difference between Custom home and Architecturally designed, home builder with inclusions as opposed to an endless…

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