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10 d10 dInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Gross Floor Area calculation for CDC in NSW

I have seen a few CDC approved plans where different approaches have been taken in respect of the inclusion of the garage, where:
1. some excluded all of the garage areas…

1 month1 monthInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Builder is increasing the price

Interesting story, the gist of which is in an episode of Your Home is My Business! So I guess it occurs more often than people realise about people with deep…

1 month1 monthInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Builder is increasing the price

Sure, just saying one can't arbitrarily decide on $1000/sqm and want a 400sqm house for $400k. That's just unrealistic.
Prices will ultimately come down to per sqm for comparison purposes, but…

1 month1 monthInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Builder is increasing the price

I don't know...I don't think people should be too hung up on the price sqm as a pricing tool. I thought it makes sense to work out what the…

1 month1 monthInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Builder is increasing the price

How much per sqm on average are we talking about here? Quite surprising given I thought you are on the more competitive side of the pricing?

1 month1 monthInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Builder is increasing the price

a $200k increase out of blue sounds ridiculous. Who's the builder?

1 month1 monthInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Fixed Price Tender- Increase due to COVID unexpectedly

Doesn't get you anywhere - no builder is going to open the book for a consumer to verify the claim.
A lump sum increase is no different to an itemised increase,…

4 months4 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Builder's Margin BBH

Fowler seems to get raved a lot about its build quality. Too bad its contract terms are one of the worst among major builders and are doing their construction…

4 months4 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Knock down and rebuild with Metricon VOIDS

Rest assured the final price for the build will be well above $600k if the base price is $570k already, as the upgrade costs from studio selection and actual site…

4 months4 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Can this easement affect my house build?

Normally there is council boundary set-back requirements too and if the setback requirement is more than the 0.9m wide easement, I don't see how the easement can substantially affect your…

5 months5 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Cost required by the builder for engaging your own inspector

For those counting on the ACCC...don't hold your breath.

5 months5 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Where to find builders for tender

Thanks. Yes and the legwork is more than just calling a few and ask whether they are happy to tender - the hardest part seems to be finding out…

5 months5 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Where to find builders for tender

Most volume builders do not offer construction only services where there is an existing floorplan. Most architects/draftsperson only use a select few builders for tender, and they tend to…

5 months5 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Icon Homes

Yes, I found that in their terms too. Interesting how many builders (or the incompetent lawyers that they engage) do not give a f* about the law, or the earlier…

5 months5 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
What is house exterior made of, please?

Looks like normal brick render + colorbond roofing to me...

5 months5 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

How's your Keough going?

5 months5 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

How is your Keough going?

7 months7 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Icon Homes

A bit late to the discussion...but what are the main reasons that you wouldn't choose them again? I have been quoted a slightly higher price by Icon than some of…

7 months7 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Building with fowler homes

How much have you had to pay up until this point? Will it be a big loss and waste of time to pull out at this time?

7 months7 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Top 3 Quality Builders for Sydney NSW

Honestly can't fault the comments and advices that you have kindly provided in various posts, most if not all of which are valuable. But this:
"If I cant choose…

8 months8 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Toilet rough-ins and plumbing compliance

Lol, hence the need for grey import for about 1/3 of the price.

8 months8 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Toilet rough-ins and plumbing compliance

The particular toilet does not have P trap - TOTO Neorest XH1.
Gosh I'm really making it difficult for myself!

8 months8 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Toilet rough-ins and plumbing compliance

Looking to install imported toilets (which may or may not have watermark) with 305mm rough-in after OC.

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8 months8 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Toilet rough-ins and plumbing compliance

Just wondering if anyone had experience in this.
The usual AU standard for toilet rough-ins is 180/200mm. But if we extend it to 305mm such that installing a usual 180mm…

8 months8 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
KDR - Clarendon Boston 34 Sydney

Is the date wrong? How did you start demolition before CDC/DA?

8 months8 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Toilet Rough-in for Toto Neorest

The Toto Neorest one-piece toilets have a rough-in of 305mm, which is the common standard elsewhere in the world. However as we all know the rough-ins in Australia are…

8 months8 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Boston 42 Alternatives?

Interesting excuse given the display home for Boston 42 is right next to a main road...

9 months9 monthsInfinite-JusticeInfinite-Justice posted:
Building with Clarendon vs Metricon or Rawson

Then why Metricon this time instead of keeping going with Rawson?

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