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5 d5 dluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Metricon owner Mario Biasin died today

From the Guardian article:
https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... y-collapse

Even without the homes being built, that's not a good situation to be in.

2 months2 monthsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Does this bricking look right!

It doesn't look like you have will have a step around the bottom of the windows (post #2), but presumably finished flush like the house in post #11?

10 months10 monthsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
NBN unconnected at handover

It depends on what you want.. NBN ready for a HFC connection might just mean a coax port (and power point) in the garage.
You don't need them to install an…

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10 months10 monthsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Waiver form - Works during construction (Before Handover)

I'd put in more clarification about who decides what damage is the result of the fencing work. ie: an independent building inspector, and who pays for that survey.

1 year1 yearluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

I'd say over 20k as a ballpark, but it really depends on what you are doing.
If you do upgrade stairs, check and get every element documented. I also recommend you…

1 year1 yearluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

I think house and land packages are different then say a knock down rebuild, and they'll give you a couple of styles to choose from.
I think some estates might…

1 year1 yearluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Depending on the design they might need to add steel beams to support the extra weight of the bricks.
Your choice of bricks could also significantly add to the cost.
So yes,…

1 year1 yearluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

You can only go by the preconstruction plans etc and your specific plan documents. The contract states marketing material isn't part of the contract.
So if there is something missing you…

1 year1 yearluxbuildluxbuild posted:
KDR - Rawson Balmoral (Modified) Sydney NSW

Check the first page, it has his selections listed.

2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Bricks issue - need assistance please

Why is the first course on the alfresco *not* a full brick height?
edt: sorry left out "not".

2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Homebuilder Grant Scheme - Shocking outcome!!

I saw in the news a very small number approved, about 250? so they might relax the ruling to get better take up.

2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Homebuilder Grant Scheme - Shocking outcome!!

Yeah, I hope you get it as what you are doing is in the spirit of the grant.
I'm sure you've gone through everything but can you present a tender document…

2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Homebuilder Grant Scheme - Shocking outcome!!

Crazy as it sounds, just make sure it's all worth it and the builder doesn't suck it all up in commission/margin.

2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Checking contract

I agree that you personally need to be aware of the contents of the contract to avoid problems during the build. The contract can be reviewed for legality etc, but…

2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
When do the colour selections and other choices happen

Im not sure who you are building with, but in my experience you need to know what you have chosen before the internal/external selection appointments, the builder only allows enough…

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2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
HGWA $80,000 Luxury Range inclusions

Make sure its included in your tender as the builder may add a clause in the contract that marketing material or emails do not form part of the contract (seen…

2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
When do the colour selections and other choices happen

I guess it comes down to your preapproval amount and how much you add during selections, but all the adjustments you make during the selection process should be covered by…

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2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Inspection of brand New Home without exit clause

I'd ignore the fact that its a new build and treat it as buying any other house. Would you recommend buying a car without getting it checked out? Who knows…

2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Inspection of brand New Home without exit clause

If your brother isn't building it with a practical completion inspection etc, I would think of it as just buying any other house, you don't know how it was built…

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2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
windows out of plumb by 5mm

I've just seen your other posts and see you are past when they would have done frame straightening etc.
Has the builder shown you proof its in tolerance?
I agree that…

2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
windows out of plumb by 5mm

What building stage are you at?
Have they done frame straightening etc?

2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
KDR complications

With a CDC build you just tell the the neighbors "we are knocking down the house and building a 2 story dwelling and its going to get approved in 14…

2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
KDR complications

Yeah it depends if its a CDC or DA.
Build under CDC regulations and the neighbors will just get notified before the start of the work.
Build as a DA and…

2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields

H Vin,
Yes speak to your site supervisor about both those locations, they should be happy to discuss any concerns or questions you have. Im not saying its wrong but something…

2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields

Ask them about this circled pipe on the edge. Looks like its the stack pipe for your upstairs bathroom.
It probably would have been easier to be a bit from the…

Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields
2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Site too wet to cut

Is the slab designed for these conditions?

2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Funky Smell Mystery

Can you cover one with plastic and seal it with tape and see if the smell disappears?

2 years2 yearsluxbuildluxbuild posted:
Cavity sliding doors

I guess it comes down to the design.
It seems the more modern/cleaner designs either do away with, or have a much smaller removable pelmet.
Maybe the deeper ones help with draughts/sound,…

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