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5 months5 monthsJuanJuan posted:
What’s included in site works of the footing cost?

Yeah I agree $70k does sound excessive. Couple of questions:
Are you building in brick?
How deep are the trenches?
Is the $70k a prelim estimate or is this the price…

5 months5 monthsJuanJuan posted:
What’s included in site works of the footing cost?

Hi Rainey - where are you building? It may depend on how reactive the soil is in your area. I think areas such as Vista and Tea Tree Gully are…

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Steps and timeline before construction (HomeBuilder)

This was facilitated through the builder using his engineer and draftsman, but as a seperate payment to the main contract (and prior to) and in a way in which we…

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Steps and timeline before construction (HomeBuilder)

We are currently at Lock Up and I believe the kitchen cabinetry is going in as early as this week. Having spoken to many project builders - we decided we…

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Rossdale Homes - Adelaide

Hi StephMarie. I have personally not built with them but did have them quote our current build last year. The fella we spoke to was pretty good and seemed to…

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Steps and timeline before construction (HomeBuilder)

Yes the process would be similar across the board I imagine. We are building with a smaller company named Den Berger built. They have been excellent to date, up front…

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Steps and timeline before construction (HomeBuilder)

For reference our timeline so far is as follows:
- April/May 2019 began speaking with builders, visiting display homes etc
- Choose on builder June 2019
- June 2019 paid for…

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Renovate?

Overcapitalising is in the eye of the beholder. It depends on how long you plan on living in the property. If it is long term who knows what house pricing…

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Steps and timeline before construction (HomeBuilder)

In terms of the build process it is pretty tight timeframes and I would suggest not rushing it for the sake of the grant. Having said that it would be…

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Steps and timeline before construction (HomeBuilder)

Michael you may still be in a cooling off period. I would check your agreement.

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Government $40-50k stimulus rebate on new builds

I would say it is possible. It depends on a variety of factors such as council approvals, trade availability etc. In this circumstance I wouldn’t be signing the contract until…

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Government $40-50k stimulus rebate on new builds

perfecthome I agree it sucks and I am hoping someone raises this with the relevant people and they may make an amendment to…

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Government $40-50k stimulus rebate on new builds

Yes, for us we were 50/50 about beginning the build process given the climate and with one our salaries coming from the aviation industry it was a huge risk for…

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Government $40-50k stimulus rebate on new builds

Surely if someone has signed a contract and is still on cooling off period for example, they would cancel the contract and then resign from now. I am sure there…

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Government $40-50k stimulus rebate on new builds

This is from the Australian newspaper today. Will be interesting to see what happens.

Government $40-50k stimulus rebate on new builds
6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Government $40-50k stimulus rebate on new builds

I wouldn’t be surprised to see some tweaks to the policy along the way once it is rolled out. Seems pretty narrowly focused to stimulate an entire industry.

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Government $40-50k stimulus rebate on new builds

I assume they would include the current value of the land as part of the package. For example if the land is worth $400k and your build is $400k you…

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Government $40-50k stimulus rebate on new builds

It is definitely including land in the value up to $750k

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Government $40-50k stimulus rebate on new builds

Yes unfortunately we have already started the building process and have had a slab poured. Seems contract needs to executed now to be eligible.

6 months6 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Government $40-50k stimulus rebate on new builds

So would you be eligible if you are currently building? Seems not... damn wish I had held off for a few month before signing our build contract :(

7 months7 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Council substituting falsified documents for new build

Contact today tonight or a current affair.

12 months12 monthsJuanJuan posted:
Hebel

Hi Shan_brad
Currently in the process of building a Hebel home in Adelaide.
From what I have been told the properties of Hebel is better than that of Brick veneer and…

6 years6 yearsJuanJuan posted:
South @ Seaford Meadows

Hey MaeC,
We have just purchased a block in Cook Street as of last week and are now weighing up our options in terms of builders. We have a plan pretty…

6 years6 yearsJuanJuan posted:
South @ Seaford Meadows

Hello guys. How are you all?
I just stumbled upon this forum today and have been reading vividly about everyone's experiences. We are currently considering buying a block of land…

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