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2 years2 yearsmathewfrostmathewfrost posted:
Better Built Homes

Looking good Krusade. After 16 weeks in Liverpool council we have finally heard that we should be getting approval next week!
We are aiming for Christmas 2018

2 years2 yearsmathewfrostmathewfrost posted:
Better Built Homes BBH

Our was a bit longer 5-6 weeks, because we had to get some extra hydraulic reports, bushfire etc
I know Basix can take a couple of weeks, so I think 4…

2 years2 yearsmathewfrostmathewfrost posted:
Better Built Homes BBH

We are also building with BBH and had to submit an in depth landscape plan. BBH said their indicative plan wouldn't be acceptable to council because we are on a…

2 years2 yearsmathewfrostmathewfrost posted:
Our Better Built Homes Journey

Looking good Krusade, we are still in council but hopefully our build goes as great as yours is going

2 years2 yearsmathewfrostmathewfrost posted:
Our Better Built Homes Journey

Very exciting Krusade, I can't believe they worked with all this rain.

2 years2 yearsmathewfrostmathewfrost posted:
Home Loan questions

$300 for a revaluation.... I'm sure once you're finished another bank will value it for you for free ;)

2 years2 yearsmathewfrostmathewfrost posted:
Better Built Homes

I guess it comes down to who you paid. That is very frustrating though.
I'm guessing you paid the tile company for just the tiles. And that BBH was paid…

2 years2 yearsmathewfrostmathewfrost posted:
Better Built Homes

We were thinking we would be doing something similar krusade25 in terms of electrical. Luckily my brother in law is an electrician. And I'm sure we will prob end up…

2 years2 yearsmathewfrostmathewfrost posted:
Better Built Homes

Happy New Year everyone.
Just wondering if anyone has been through their interior/electrical appointments and what kind of things you upgraded and what the costs were like.

2 years2 yearsmathewfrostmathewfrost posted:
Better Built Homes

We are building a modified version of the Astoria. Our site is not an easy one (flood and bushfire) so it is on bearers and joist. We have had a…

2 years2 yearsmathewfrostmathewfrost posted:
Better Built Homes

Which council was that Krusade?
rpen prices weren't very negotiable I have found. Especially for any changes. The only way we could lower the tender price was removing some of the…

2 years2 yearsmathewfrostmathewfrost posted:
Bearers and Joist - Access Door

Maybe that's why we have to pay more as I am expecting as big a door as possible.
Just out of interest how big was your door?

2 years2 yearsmathewfrostmathewfrost posted:
Better Built Homes

Neel was good. Knowledgeable guy, he did tell us a few things that didn't turn out to be true.
Like we wanted to knock out a wall, he said it wouldn't…

2 years2 yearsmathewfrostmathewfrost posted:
Bearers and Joist - Access Door

Hi All,
We are just about to build a home on bearers and joist (we have to build up to raise our floor level as we are in a flood zone).
Just…

2 years2 yearsmathewfrostmathewfrost posted:
Better Built Homes

Hi All,
We are just starting in our process. Just about to sign off final plans.
Hopefully the process is a smooth one.

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