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Joined 21 February 2013
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5 d5 djkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Final build cost per m2???

Yeah I get that, every build will obviously be different, its a question out of curiosity rather than a figure create a budget from.

5 d5 djkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Final build cost per m2???

Hi all!,
I am curious to know if anyone is keen to share there final build cost per m2 and what state there in?
We are close to the business end of…

27 d27 djkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Handover fail - what can I do

I am pretty keen to see some more info on this as well.
We are about to start our 2nd build, 1st time around I just wanted those keys in my…

27 d27 djkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

We are just about to start our 2nd build and are still referring back to this page, it's a goldmine!
One little thing that is a big deal to me is…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Hoe much to build a Double Garage.????

based on some quotes I have seen, anywhere in the range of $20k-$40k, depending on all the little questions...
height, slab, type of tiles, soil, existing building...

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
How big should a garage be?

Being keen on woodwork, we went for 6 x 12 (2 double doors), as mentioned above it can never be too big. The next one would be at least 7.5m…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Temp electricity to build site - whose responsibility?

We had the same thing, I think it is pretty standard, our neighbour left a lead hanging over the fence and I gave him a slab of beer.
Considering the cost…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Building Insurance - Owner Supplied Goods

We supplied some of the items for our build, we would only deliver on the day they were to be installed.
Did not arrange for any additional insurance either. For the…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
The ONE must have in my kitchen.. have you got one?

Never seen that before, I assume you would make sure these cupboards are well ventialated so no mould or spores build up in the nice warm, moist space it looks…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Estimated costs for Kitchen modifications

Have you made any progress with your kitchen?
it will be an easy process to remove the existing benchtops and replace the doors.
if you do as much as you can yourself…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Top 5 things to raise with builder before signing?

As above,
check out the thread of "things you forget"
it has a great list, it is a much longer list than 5, but everyone point is valid and should not be…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Dulux Paint Pricing

As mentioned by LeanneR, the paint matching process at bunnings leaves a lot to be desired.
if you are buying all your paint in 1 hit, it should be fine.
obviously…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Costing annoyance

Is this the Builder or the builders office?
If it is just the office, would you be confident to install the conduits yourself, or ask the person that is onsite to…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Dulux Paint Pricing

Just go with bunnings.
It is the same paint but at the trade store you would find there service would be better.
I know that is generally the case, but I…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Non-applicant spouse that is self-employed (UPDATE)

I wouldn't beleive what he would tell me about his nearest and dearest grandmother.
despite that, the fact that you can change lender should be motivation enough for your current lender…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Casual worker = no finance?

I think everybody else agrees that with you partner working full time and having a large deposit, you are looking in great shape for a loan. There should not really…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Non-applicant spouse that is self-employed (UPDATE)

Personally the broker path did not work out well for me, maybe my "choice" was wrong.
However, for whatever reason, my local bank manager at a branch of one of the…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Can I do the timber floors myself?

The credit that you recieve back from the builder is generally quite low compared to the actual cost or the cost if you were to uprade to that.
It would vary…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Data Points cost

How badly do you really need them?
I had them installed into our property, moved in, connected the router, PS3, 2 laptops, 2 desktops....
Turned it on...
Nothing.
Well not completely nothing. I messed…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Project home builders and upgrades

Do not upgrade anything that you do not have to with your builder!
As mentioned the builder will always add their margin on top, usually with larger companies 20%
It will be…

6 years6 yearsjkelleher01jkelleher01 posted:
Moving water meter

Unfortunately this is the case,
We had (Still do) our water meter installed in front of our door.
The cost to move it and the need to mess around with paper work…

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