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Joined 20 January 2012
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5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
corner blocks.. yes or no?

Noise, from traffic or pedestrians can be an issue. In my estate, building restrictions apply for corner blocks, most of the blocks are bigger but less space to build on.…

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
What do I do? Please help

OMG! I would be ashamed to call myself a "tiler"!
Cut your losses and get someone else in.
This IS my worst nightmare when building.
I am so sorry you have to…

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Easement & site costs?

Is that MV on the Geelong surf coast?

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
critique my plans

Ahhh...Silly me!
My browser must be playing games, sorry for the useless comment

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
critique my plans

If possible i would flip the plans, this allows the northerly sun in winter to warm your bedrooms. The plans above, are they the upstairs plans? I would also add…

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Gas Meter Location

Ahhh.....i got another quote from one of the builders ive been looking at, it was an extra $13000. They didnt explain why there was an increase, make sence now. Pass…

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Gas Meter Location

Stop giving them their cheques....youll get there attention and they may start listening

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Render - is this normal.

has it flaked off or been hit?

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Filled soil?

Thank god there are contributors like Lex giving such informative and inspirational comments on this forum.
Give yourself a pat on the back :lol:

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Double Glazing worth the cost?

Hi All,
Probably been covered somewhere in this forum, wondering if Double glazing is REALLY beneficial/cost effective to a home.
I will be installing a 6m timber stacker door in the dining/lounge…

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Filled soil?

An engineering firm would sign off on the compaction report.
Why would you want to watch them compact the land? How much time do you have on your hands?
There would be…

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Reasonable cost for a bad soil class

where is the block located?
$23k doesn't sound too bad, considering the amount of fill, is it a flat or steep block?

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Filled soil?

Ask the developer if they provide and engineering or certificate of compaction report. This can potentially lower your site costs.
how steep is the block? what is the natural soil out…

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Build or buy one year old house?????

I have decided to build. When you buy a house, you buy someone else's dream and style of how they wanted it. When you build, you build your design to…

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Moving driveway?

what would it cost roughly? anyone had to do it?

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
essastone, whats your advice?

no pic?

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Decorative gas fireplace cost

www.jetmaster.com.au
A mate got one of these,not sure of the exact model. $2500. Looks fantastic!

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Cancel Section 32

Hi All,
My sister purchased some land 6 months ago, put down 5% and was expecting titles sooner rather than later. She was told land would be titled September, then January…

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Keys after handover

I think its only fair....
I would get the builder to foot the bill, basically for the inconvenience.
How do you know how many keys had been handed out and cut among…

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Home Theatre / Pool Room

Hey all,
Just designing my dream house, wondering do the building codes require windows in a theatre or pool room? Reason being i am designing it to suit a narrow block…

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Noggins

Hey All
I am planning to add additional GPO's, run speaker wire for a home theatre and a heap of HDMI and RCA cables after after handover, has anyone requested turning…

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Best time to sell

Hi All
Wondering when the best time is to sell in Melbourne? I am waiting for titles on my block of land which should be Jan/Feb next year, I have somewhere…

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Neighbour cut 1.7 mtrs affected our block

wow. i wouldn't be cool with that. i would get her to foot at least half that bill. how does it look from the street?

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Building a deck in Geelong- Building Permits

Hi All,
I am planning to build a deck 6m x 4m (24m sq approx) roughly 250mm above ground level in Geelong, since is not really a raised platform is a…

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Metric*n Quality

Thanks,
Ive heard the Weribee/Hoppers Crossing branch is great, looking to use them down the coast

5 years5 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Metric*n Quality

Hi All,
I have been in and out of display homes for close to 8 months now, almost decided i will be building with Mertic*n. Just like to know if anyone…

6 years6 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Surf View Estate Torquay

Hey All,
Wondering if anyone else out there is getting the run around with their titles from the developer? I have received 3 letters, every 3 months saying they will be…

6 years6 yearshurryupandbuyhurryupandbuy posted:
Smart Meter... or not

absolutely correct...not even a laptop or internet connection.
The smart meters were mandatory in California, due to health effects they are no longer mandatory and many home owners are removing the.…

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