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IamSAM

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Joined 26 September 2017
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3 d3 dIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Private inspection is discretionary. It is best if inspection is done at 4-5 stages of the build (slab, frame, lockup etc..) so defects can be identified and addressed there and…

4 d4 dIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

If you are building a house, then it is recommended to engage the inspector throughout the build.
In case of purchase of existing property, the inspector should be engaged prior to…

9 d9 dIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

No wonder the quarter acre lots are slow to sell.

9 d9 dIamSAMIamSAM posted:
New Breeze, Bardia, Edmondson Park

You should also evaluate the high/constant level of road sound from the highway just behind these "premium" lots.

1 month1 monthIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

The noise levels are beyond comfort. The large quarter acre premium lots have a noisy highway neighbor.

1 month1 monthIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Gap in wall skirting, window frames, cabinet and garage door

Some gap fillers, silicone, "no more gaps", should address most issues.
For the garage wall you need a combination of brush type door seals

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1 month1 monthIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Neighbour Garage wall.

If you want to let it go for now, you should still secure the option of re-visiting this later. Formally write to the neighbor stating the facts and ask for…

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2 months2 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Mojo Homes

All that is covered under the $300 New Development Fee.
Check with Telstra / Optus if 5G is available in your area...that technology is the future and could make NBN…

2 months2 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Mojo Homes

From 1 April 2016, the $300 New Development Fee is charged for all nbn™ broadband connections in the following circumstances: The first connection at a premises in a newly developed…

2 months2 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Neighbour Garage wall.

As the neighbor house is still being built...the builder is responsible for "getting it right". Your neighbor may want to do the right thing....so he needs to be made aware…

2 months2 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Elpis

I suggest you provide details like Estate Name/City/State which will allow your local members to interact via your post.

2 months2 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Neighbour Garage wall.

Zero boundary wall cannot even be on the boundary line..usually it is built inside (own boundary) by a margin of 100mm to 250mm depending upon if any underground pipes need…

2 months2 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Mojo Homes

Assuming the NBN connection is Fibre-To-The-Premises (FTTP) -
Once the NBN Co contractors have installed an NBN PCD (external fibre junction box) on the outside wall of your property, you…

Mojo Homes
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2 months2 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

NZ89 those are Blueberry Ash (Elaeocarpus reticulatus)
Often white flowers..sometimes pinkish

2 months2 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Land Purchase Checks?

check your council rules for this type of BAL rating. You will have to offer adequate separation zone from the vegetation and this considering the lot dimensions will not allow…

3 months3 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

The land value is determined by the Land and Property Information (LPI) Division of the Department of Lands . New land valuations for the whole Council area are determined generally…

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3 months3 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
camera for outdoor and indoor in sydney

You should start with contacting local companies who install ALARMS & SECURITY CAMERA. They will be able to give you good service. I am in Southwest Sydney and got mine…

3 months3 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Piercing advise

Site-cost is a generic all-encompassing term and not limited to piering alone. Any comparison without knowing other variable would be meaningless.

3 months3 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Piercing advise

Pier placement depends on wall structure and how the weight of the building will be distributed throughout the foundation.

3 months3 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Council does not determine/provide the BAL rating. The BAL ratings (among other certifications) need to be submitted to CDC / Council while requesting approval. Thus the BAL rating is available…

3 months3 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

When was the BAL assessment done? If it is not recent (in last 1 year), you will definitely benefit by obtaining a revaluation.

3 months3 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

As it is house+land package, the builder should have done homework on BAL rating. It is not fair for him to pass on the higher charges. What is the BAL…

3 months3 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
camera for outdoor and indoor in sydney

NVR = Network Video Recorder. The 4 wiring in your house must be coming together at one place and this is where you will place the NVR. The NVR will…

3 months3 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
camera for outdoor and indoor in sydney

I assume you are planning for POE external camera? I would recommend to purchase an 8 channel NVR, so you can connect upto 8 camera (outdoor, indoor, POE ethernet or…

3 months3 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Electrical Plan - New House - Need Suggestion

I have not studied your plan in detail so ignore my question if it is already taken care of. DO you have Cat5/6 internal data cabling - for TV, Set…

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4 months4 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Liquidation Damages Lawyer

the correct term is "Liquidated damages"

4 months4 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Floor tile issue

It is not defective..however definitely lacking workmanship. A good supervisor/builder will offer to fix the issue.

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4 months4 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Buying Down lights after handover

No, different.

4 months4 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Look up "Edmondson Park South Development Control Plan 2012" especially the points under Small Lot Housing Controls.
Your lot should be a zero lot.
There are some new builds in Bardia (on…

4 months4 monthsIamSAMIamSAM posted:
Bank Valuation Report

The report will cite recent sales of comparable properties in the area.....this should give some guidance on the price you plan to pay.
The report could provide reasons for specific factors…

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