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9 months9 monthsicat2000icat2000 posted:
Display homes with office setup in the garage

Yes they do. They put it back as garage. I asked.

9 months9 monthsicat2000icat2000 posted:
New build questions

Definately get insurance sorted out pronto. Because once that occupany certificate is issued the liability of the house is on you. So if it goes up in smoke and you…

9 months9 monthsicat2000icat2000 posted:
House & Land packages - variations allowed?

Best to ask the builder. They soon give you a response of what they will and won't do on a House and Land Package.

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9 months9 monthsicat2000icat2000 posted:
Signing land contract without building contract

Have a solicitor or conveyancer to look over the land contract. If you have concerns. Have a read if there any sunset clauses, what are the covenants for the estate,…

9 months9 monthsicat2000icat2000 posted:
Initial Deposit Dispute

I think the builder offering you half your deposit back is reasonable. The builder is entitled to recover any costs they have spent to date on your build out of…

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10 months10 monthsicat2000icat2000 posted:
[VIC] First home buyer mislead by volume builder sales rep.

When I meant flick it off. Use it to build and get into the market and then sell it and buy or build something else. Its better to get a…

10 months10 monthsicat2000icat2000 posted:
I'm Back: Building again in Ballarat

Okay. Long time between posting been busy with work and getting my house build up and running. Have chosen a builder. Will post more information once its all finalised. Been…

10 months10 monthsicat2000icat2000 posted:
[VIC] First home buyer mislead by volume builder sales rep.

I've tried to read through your post and understand it. Feel free to correct my assumptions if I have gottent them wrong.
So to date you have paid $1500 to the…

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Simonds Cat 1 floor types?

Ask them who there supplier is and what in the range so you can go and have a look at the quality yourself.

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
I'm Back: Building again in Ballarat

Did you check out Hudson Ridge? I think another person in this thread is building with them. I did also sort of start checking out Metricon, but haven't really gone…

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
I'm Back: Building again in Ballarat

Providence a nice plan. I didnt consider Twoney as I don't like how all their plans have a angler kitchen. Also cuts into theatre room space too.

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
I'm Back: Building again in Ballarat

Still mulling over BH plan choice and the quote. McMaster still in the mix however, the plan might not work unless we can make some modifications.
This is the plan…

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Doing it again - Henley Montessa 43

I agree, busy is no excuse for not simply sending an email stating that you have received your emails and you will respond back with answers by whatever date. It…

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Experience with a 3rd party salesperson from a builder?

Trust your gut. Its normally right.

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Builders in Victoria

I haven't heard of them, but I'm in regional Victoria. Have you ask to see some of the past builds or builds that are currently on the go so you…

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
I'm Back: Building again in Ballarat

That who I spoke with yesterday. Even though he was really busy we manage to discuss a few plans.
I keep going through the book. I want to try and…

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Simonds Moroak 24 Sloping Block Build

Thanks for link. This is my instgram page https://www.instagram.com/icat2000/ at the moment its only got photos on their from are build that we currently living in.…

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1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Simonds Moroak 24 Sloping Block Build

Good luck with your building process. Keep posting updates.

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1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
I'm Back: Building again in Ballarat

I viewed the Boutique Home new display in Ballarat. Beautiful home. A lot of people were going through it. I'm going to get a quote off them too. And then…

I'm Back: Building again in Ballarat
1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Site costs simonds homes! Help

So if you signed the build contract prior to them confirming the final prices are you now expected to do a variation to finance the additional cost?
My build contract had…

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Site costs simonds homes! Help

If the builder won't explain the costs then don't sign the build contract.

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Home Builder Grant

I know with the first home buyers grant we didn't get it until after slab was down. Not sure about builders grant as we not going to access it…

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
I'm Back: Building again in Ballarat

My contact with McMaster in the sales support in getting a quote has been helpful to date. But early stages. I did speak to someone who built with them the…

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Lighting shop suggestions for Pendant, Island & Chandlelier

When we were looking for lights for our house we were driving down to see family and we came across a nice lighting store in Oakleigh. Home of Lights they…

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1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
New Build Contracts

My suggestion would be to get a couple of quotes from builders. Also bedroom three is very tiny.

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Bank validation on unregistered land

When we brought our first block of land back in 2017 and it hadnt registered yet (it did so about a month later). We paid the deposit on the land…

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Bank validation on unregistered land

If the land is unregistered then you don't own it so what would the bank secure the mortagage against?

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
New build, rough brickwork acceptable?

I'm not an expert. However, I look at your brickwork and the brickwork on our home and I would say yours is a very poor job in comparison and I…

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
I'm Back: Building again in Ballarat

I'm not familiar with Hudson Ridge. I will follow your progress if you have a thread. Do you have titled land or waiting for it to be titled?

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
I'm Back: Building again in Ballarat

We keeping our existing house So if the build takes a little bit longer it not going to matter as we won't be homeless or rely on rental accommodation.
I'm not…

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