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hallie_mia

Central Coast, NSW
Joined 25 February 2009
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10 years10 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
I need HELP!!!

I need to vent and get some help before I go mental!
We've decided on a builder who we were really happy with until we got to Council, now it's all…

10 years10 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Coastal Conditions

Hi. We're also building a new house near the beach. We're being charged an extra $2,520 for building in a marine environment, although we were able to get…

10 years10 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
small alfresco furniture

We're also going to have a fairly small alfresco area and will be looking at furniture similar to this:
http://svc043.wic859dp.server-web.com/d ... ?PageID=77

10 years10 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Small space baths a question??

We found it at Reece as well and just had it added to our tender at our colour selections appointment. Great to hear it's comfy SuH

10 years10 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Small space baths a question??

Hi hamsam,
We just spent the weekend looking at bathroom showrooms and found the Mizu Soaker Bath which comes in a few different sizes, the smallest being 1400mm. The great…

10 years10 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Our Beechwood Mona Vale build - inspection sept 23rd

Hi. Where abouts on the Central Coast are you? We're on the Central Coast as well, in Umina.

10 years10 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Results of Soil Report and Contour Survey

Hi everyone,
We paid our builder an initial $650 for our tender which included a soil test and contour survey. This was done and our site was apparently classed P/M.…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
New Build In Old Suburb - UPDATE: Lock Up!

Those colours are going to look amazing! I've been out to the PGH display centre a few times and Loam is one of my favourites

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Can this single storey house be fully finished for $200k?

Hi garbage,
We've recently received a quote from Masterton for the Urban which is a single storey house. Our land is a clear, flat block and our site costs plus…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
New Build In Old Suburb - UPDATE: Lock Up!

Our land is 12.19m wide and about 54m long so we should be able to have a decent sized backyard, hopefully with a pool! We don't have rear access…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
New Build In Old Suburb - UPDATE: Lock Up!

Keep the suggestions coming :D
One of my sister's friends works for Cosmopolitan Homes so they were one of the first builders we looked…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
New Build In Old Suburb - UPDATE: Lock Up!

Up until now, we had been going with Masterton to build the Urban. We've just realised a few things about it that we aren't happy with, just as we…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
New Build In Old Suburb - UPDATE: Lock Up!

We have the same taste in bricks. I really love the darker brown, smooth bricks and I think Cassica would really suit the grey shades of the roof and…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
New Build In Old Suburb - UPDATE: Lock Up!

Wow, that looks great! What external colours are you thinking of going with?
Do you know if Capital Homes build on the Central Coast?

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
All Castle Homes

I think if you look hard enough, you can find negative reviews on most builders which makes it hard to feel 100% comfortable with whoever you go with.
We've actually been…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
All Castle Homes

Hi Prerna. We're not building with Allcastle just yet but are waiting to receive our tender, which will hopefully be next week. We're dealing with The Ponds office…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
New Build In Old Suburb - UPDATE: Lock Up!

Hi mjt084,
I'll definitely be keeping an eye on your progress. Your floor plan looks great, nice and open which can be hard on a narrow block, as we're finding…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Tiles, floor boards or floating floors?

The only problem with tiles and kids is when they're little and fall, which they often do, they can really bang their heads on the hard tiles.

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Masterton Homes

Hi Karenleanne.
The Urban Elite is beautiful isn't it! We were also quoted over $300K but were able to get it down to around $255K, still with a lot of…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Masterton Homes

Hi J&T. I just had a look at your blog. WOW! You're so close now :z:
What style driveway are you…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Masterton Homes

Our consultant actually recommended we get it done after handover.

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Cost of building

We recently received our tender for a house with a base price of $177K which turned out to be around $315K. That included a different facade and a fair…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
buildingadreamhome - PICS!!!!

Excellent. Thanks for your help MrsRose :D
And BADH, can't wait to see pics of your house when it starts to come…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
buildingadreamhome - PICS!!!!

Hi BADH. Just wondering where you actually get to choose a glass splashback over the tiles? We upgraded to the ceramic tile splashback with full height behind the…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Eden Brae People!

Thanks very much for all of your replies :D Sounds like they might be worth having a closer look at.
And Southies,…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Eden Brae People!

Hi. So far we've been going with Masterton but are starting to have our doubts. We've just come across the Cambridge design with Eden Brae and really like…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Advice on Very Narrow Block!!

Hey there. We've also just bought a narrow block and found GJ Gardner have some really nice narrow lot designs for around $200K base price. There's the Buderim…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Masterton Homes

Oh my God!! I know everyone was saying it took ages but I had no idea idea it would take that long ::surprise::
That…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Masterton Homes

I'd love to hear what colours you've gone with as well. I've been checking out everyone's pictures on here to try to get some ideas. We still have…

11 years11 yearshallie_miahallie_mia posted:
Masterton Homes

Thanks so much for your help. It'll be good to get this stuff sorted so we can focus more on the house :D

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