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19 h19 hJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Did anyone add a shower to powder room downstairs? We need to for long term planning for my mum, just wondered if it's ok without a window in there, without…

11 d11 dJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi g33kerb0t
Our contract actually allows for, exactly, 300 days. But seems like we will be closer to 180 days.
I don't feel that they are aggressive, but rather just good…

12 d12 dJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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I just upgraded the evap cooling system.

14 d14 dJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi Ezza
See above re the tiling.

14 d14 dJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi Ratnesh
My site costs were $17k, but that involved having a number of piers driven into the ground.
I wouldn't use mine as a guide as it is dependent on…

14 d14 dJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hey Ezza,
We started our build in Feb and hope to have lock up and fixing completed at the end of the month/ealry May (both those stages are being worked on…

15 d15 dJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Yeah, I think just over $2k.
I'm actually worse off for doing it, but much more comfortable with the end result I'm envisioning.
How are you going with things?

16 d16 dJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi g33kerb0t,
RE the Ovens: I pretty much told them, I don't want a free standing oven and wanted a double oven tower. I wasn't happy with the cost of placing…

24 d24 dJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Best to ask your CSA to be sure, but I wouldn't think it will be a issue.
I am supplying my own ovens, and getting the electrician to install Clipsal Saturn,…

26 d26 dJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi lzboycn,
I'd rather not provide my exact costs on here for the world to see, however I'm happy to help you with costs of certain things via PM or guide…

27 d27 dJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi all, just a quick update on how things are going from our end.
We are into week 8 of our build. And we are well into lock up stage.
Generally,…

1 month1 monthJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi Androolz,
When is handover?
I have been following your blog over the last few months - sorry to see how much they have stuffed you guys around. I hope you…

1 month1 monthJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi lzboycn, I paid just under $18k to add the ensuites to all rooms. That includes floor to ceiling tiles, and 1800mmx900mm shower sizes. But I also added niches and…

1 month1 monthJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi fnt0603,
Congrats on the build - glad to hear everything went well!
I would be keen to know what your timeline was through various stages.
Did you change anything directly with…

2 months2 monthsJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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It must be the boutique windows! But still seems steep...
Ask them to explain why it's so high!

2 months2 monthsJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi lzboycn,
My answers to you questions below:
-Mirror splash back: we got it in kitchen and butlers. I heard it gets messy like a glass splash back, but allot is dependant…

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2 months2 monthsJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi Lzboycn,
Here's my take on your questions:
1. I believe that to be correct. I also understand that locks in your build start date?
2. Best summarised in the link below. I…

2 months2 monthsJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi katgalle. Im am building a 47square version of the Votivo/Beaumont with lots of modifications.
Re: the glazing - that cost is surprising, as…

2 months2 monthsJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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change of mind. However, I remember they didn't charge me for a couple of variations (after contract but before site start). Once the site is started, the honeymoon is over…

2 months2 monthsJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi I'm sure you found out more today, but in my experience the only thing to change, cost wise, between the tender and contract was that I need to upgrade…

2 months2 monthsJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Yes, I applied with tender docs and only gave cotract details later on. I ended up sticking with Westpac.
Do you have a broker, as they should be all over this.

2 months2 monthsJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi,
No, the contract takes another month or so. And I would advise not to rush it too.
Furthermore I was able to gain construction finance based on my tender,…

3 months3 monthsJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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I believe the change can be made before tender or even at Tender, but I would suggest you get on the front foot first and request the change now. That's…

3 months3 monthsJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi pEast
I know the ones you mean. They have a wooden appearance at Wollert.
Contact your SC and ask for a upgrades list for the Wollert display. That list will tell…

3 months3 monthsJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Hi pEast
On my contract the cost of the 2 downstairs vents is $462, however that includes a additional heating vent into the laundry (so it can be used as a…

3 months3 monthsJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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I highly recommend you look in detail to every plan drawn up - we had some additional bulkheads appear, due to our upgrades that required additional plumbing and down stairs…

3 months3 monthsJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Good luck with things pEast
Don't rely to much on pricing at the colour appointment, I found pricing to be more of an ball park fugues at colour and the tender…

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3 months3 monthsJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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I agree with Laijer here, and was told the same thing. If you are on a tight budget look at the Aspire range and tinker with the design and inclusions…

4 months4 monthsJeeta23Jeeta23 posted:
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Thanks Special K,
I don't know how they are on price. I would ask your sales consultant straight up, as I asked at the last minute when they probably knew i…

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