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9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
OUTDOOR TIMBER SCREENING

love this timber screen...will definately be needing it in out backyard.....sydney neighbours :S

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Cost of a deck

its nice to see people from all countries chipping it! Its good to know the exact breakdown for tradies...thanks for that stoikot!

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Corner pergola anyone?

what are the dimensions? just wooden style? I have a few plans on my website under "build your own pergola", maybe you can see the different sizes available. is that…

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Vegetable Growing: A guide for home gardeners

Wow Fu, it shows you really love what you do! keep up the good work and inspiring everyone to produce a beautiful organic patch!!

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Calling female renovators...

ps dont forget to take snacks and drinks becuase you will start demo'ing or painting and wont realize the whole day has passed without eating...it will just burn you out…

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Calling female renovators...

you jsut need to read all you can check out as many online sites. use ebay to get alot of your new items to save! I love property investor mags…

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Owner build granny in light steel - Any advice?

Is it beacuse of Bush fires in WA? Or ease of use? We are considaring using steel too for a house next time instead of wood

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
New home!

It probably comes down to the amount of time you have to do it, might be quicker and economical to put up ready made ones

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
I've bought a house!

Congratulations! That is very exciting news! Enjoy the feeling

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Laundry forum??

i agree poor laundry gets shifted aside and we spend so much time in there! lol

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Confused & Nervous About Auction

in every auction i attend i add 100k on to the "offers" price, this way i dont get disappointed. This is eastern suburbs, sydney....might be only 50k elsewhere. Try to…

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Approx cost for conveyancer?

sydney $1100

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Made an offer on a property - were we played by the RE...

with any property you have to go in with your head....be prepared to give your offer and walk away...thts when they start chasing you !!! it can be frustrating when…

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
buying a strata property

i would stay away from high strata rates, do you already havea gym member ship? do you actually go swimming all the time? you could find something with less costs,…

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Greywater recycling

I am really intersted in greywater too, very informative post guys!

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
We have gone solar!!!

very good to know!!

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
The fundamental of Feng Shui

if its to produce lots of children...I might think my feng shui plans....not too keen to had a third...yet.

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Built in Wardrobe

Betta wardrobes have tons of different plans of how to have them, ikea is worth a look too!

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

depends on how good you want them, there are so many variations, you need to decide what is most important to you , have a good chat with a cabinetmaker.…

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
How long does painting take?

it took our guys 2 weeks for the whole start to finish...not spray though...

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Buying Paints? Sydney

hey have you heard of freecycle? its i think through yahoo. You sign up and people around sydney give away extra things they dont need...sometimes spare tiles and home stuff,…

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
what to do after youve found the block

does the land come with a complete land survey with correct measurements? I would get one personally instead of sticking with 1 builder to get it done for you, you…

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Selling due to domestic issues - House not fully built

you will need a solicitor and try to be very nice to her for the next little while...you dont want it to get worse than it has already...good luck!

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Have you ever lodged a DA Objection and succeeded?

if there is only 1 objection they dont usually care too much, they have so many DAs to deal with it, unless you speak to the head of the dept...you…

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
How much of your income is spent on loan repayments?

we have 5 properties and are on about 70% until we finish building this one to rent out, then it will be a bit lower...we are pretty good at saving…

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Help with render colour

we have jasper on our garage out the back...looks great but will be knocking it down soon anyway

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Land surveyor got it WRONG (REALLLY WRONG)

ummmmmmm wow thanks for letting me know i will double check that everything is right with my survey....how frustrating!

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Little old country house renovation

sounds amazing, we did a nice reno to one of our investment places, we painted the cottage a grey colour with white window frames and shutters, a house with old…

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Cost for rental exit clean? Is this reasonable?

yes sure beats you doing it!!

9 years9 yearsjess pjess p posted:
Ceiling water stain

check roof tiles and possibly mould coming through, a build up from many years

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