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11 d11 dLemansLemans posted:
Construction loan

Hi
Not sure where you’re located but I’m in Sydney and all we needed to do was provide an interim occupation certificate (IOC) from the builder and that was enough for…

1 month1 monthLemansLemans posted:
First Time Land Buyer/Builder Needing Advice!

That’s if you stay with them through the entire life of your loan which imo no one ever stays at the same place forever.
I’ve used a bank for my first…

2 months2 monthsLemansLemans posted:
First Time Land Buyer/Builder Needing Advice!

In my personal situation i have previously gone straight to the bank as well as using the services of a broker. I definitely prefer using a broker.
They aren’t tied to…

2 months2 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Home design 9m wide northwest SYD NSW

Hi
Fowler homes has a few narrow homes and they also do custom builds.
Have a look at these however they are double storey homes.
https://www.fowlerhomes.com.au/hype_design/serenity/

2 months2 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Wrong orientation

You can consider adding skylights in rooms that don’t get much natural lighting?
It’s really the only thing i could think of.

2 months2 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Layout planning

I think the dining and living should be swapped around.
Can you include the toilet in your ensuite and therefore it becoming more spacious? This will remove 1 of the doors…

3 months3 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Which block of land would be best to build on?

Any land within your budget that has a north facing backyard.

6 months6 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Oran Park Neville St Awaiting approval

Hello
Admin process can be quite stressful!
I didn’t build in Oran Park but speaking generally, when our land got registered, cdc was lodged and approved within two weeks.
I would definitely follow…

6 months6 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Show me your kitchen...

My husband and I moved into our home six months ago.
The counter stools had the longest wait time and were the last piece of furniture to arrive, just in…

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6 months6 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I’m not with Wisdom but i also have a maintanence shaft (manholes are usually large enough in diameter to fit a person)
Our driveway was cut so that it didn’t interfere…

Building with Wisdom Homes
7 months7 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Custom build a new house, need some comment

Will there be enough light coming in from the balcony and stair case window? If not i think fixed would be a nice addition to provide natural light in.
I think…

7 months7 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Custom build a new house, need some comment

Not too sure on round ones but with the velux brand I’m sure you can get electric versions / with a blind attached .

7 months7 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Custom build a new house, need some comment

You could always include skylights to brighten it up?

7 months7 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Your home is looking so lovely now, portofino!
That was my reason for doing tiling through FH!
We were originally going to it after handover amongst other things but in the…

9 months9 monthsLemansLemans posted:
What would you look for in a backyard?

I personally wouldn’t want a heavily landscaped backyard because I just don’t like gardening and too much maintenance. It also comes down to each individual’s preference whether the landscape design…

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10 months10 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Hi, we hired Zain from Macarthur Fencing to do our fence.
There’s also Steve from Macarthur Fencing Solutions. His price is quite reasonable but at the time of getting the quote…

11 months11 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Wow!
I’ve just had a look at the two new packages!!!
Each different upgrades have their own individual prices, it would be so easy to go over your budget
I think…

12 months12 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Congrats on starting!

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12 months12 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

I hope you find some sort of resolution, as it will just get harder from here onwards and you’ll most likely run into more issues like i did with my…

12 months12 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Building at Willowdale

Just wanted to chime in re fencing. I’m in the same position but we are with liverpool council.
We are going to pay for the fencing costs ourselves when we move…

12 months12 monthsLemansLemans posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Oh gosh, I really feel for you!
You must be so stressed
What are you thinking of doing if your SS doesn’t want to fix anything?
Surely they can’t just leave it…

1 year1 yearLemansLemans posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Beautiful, mrsjm!
I do love the casoria rug and i think it suits your darker couch. Gives it a bit of contrast. I’m also considering this rug for my home.
In regards…

1 year1 yearLemansLemans posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Hi Oprh
Thanks for replying!
I took my husband to have a look and he didn’t like the f&p one at all! There is not enough freezer space and also didn’t like…

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1 year1 yearLemansLemans posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Hi Orph
I was browsing your thread and i noticed you were considering the f&p french door fridge.
Did you end up buying it? How would you rate their fridges as I’m…

1 year1 yearLemansLemans posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Oh i understand now! The width of mine is 1050mm and the fridge I’m considering is 900mm wide. I hope that’s good enough.
I also have a wall next to my…

1 year1 yearLemansLemans posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Great points.
Can you explain further in regards to the issues you’re having with your fridge/space?
We are almost towards the end of our build and I’ve been looking at fridges but…

1 year1 yearLemansLemans posted:
NSW - FREEMANS RIDGE ESTATE, CARNES HILL COMMUNITY

Hey Rayworth!
Wow i remember you saying your land registered in Jan last year. I thought you’d be in by now.
I hope the next two months go by quickly for you!
We’re…

1 year1 yearLemansLemans posted:
NSW - FREEMANS RIDGE ESTATE, CARNES HILL COMMUNITY

Hi guys
Just checking to see how everyone is going with their build/land so far?
There’s a fair bit of new homes going up in stage 14!
Anyone have any info on…

1 year1 yearLemansLemans posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Oh wow, you chose kierrastone too was it an upgrade for you or standard in the new packages?
The kierrastone tiles are very nice aren’t they!
I wonder why Abruzzo…

1 year1 yearLemansLemans posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Thanks CW!
I’m quite happy with how my laundry turned out. I made a last minute decision to change the layout to include a pull out hamper. The two doors under…

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