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9 years9 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
SOIL Test - Laurimar Briars

Hi Shilda,
I am building in the Briars - flat block on engineered fill (make sure you get a copy of the compaction report), our builder included H class slab…

9 years9 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Building with Arban

Hi,
I am building with Arban - about 3weeks off finishing. Quality has been good, only complaint so far has been the time it has taken (all the other houses seem…

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Pre - Wire New Home - Reasonable price or NOT ?

Hi,
Where are you located, if in Melbourne, happy to pass on the details of the guy doing ours - found him to be quite reasonable

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Smart Wiring House in Telstra Velocity Estate

Nathan from smartwiring aust. is doing our wiring, alarm and theatre room, came in a few thousand dollars cheaper than other quotes and seem quite nice.... also building just around…

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Rangehood in a double storey house - how is this vented?

Hi all,
I am currently in a double story rental, the rangehood is vented to outside ( not sure how) but something to also consider is where the vent is…

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
if anybody has the experience with SILKWOOD DREAMS builder

Hi priti,
Neighbours have built with silkwood - diaster to say the least, we almost signed due to inclusions and price, happy to pay more not to have the problems…

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Need some advise for FHB in South Morang

Hi Saga,
We have done " the great house and land search" and to say it was frustrating would be nice.... I suggest taking a drive and spend a few…

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Any experiences with Silkwood Dream or Abode Living?

Hi,
We had enquired with Abode - pricing and plans were wonderful, however our current neighbour who we have since became great friends with built with silkwood last yearand the…

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Cheap Place in Melbourne to Buy Grass Trees/Balga

Hi Rowan,
My neighbour has just had his garden done by Tropical Gardens Nursery located on Mcdonalds rd South Morang ( just near Westfield), he was happy with the price…

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
National Builders Group

Hi Sarah,
I am also in the Briars - Ambleside release ( if it ever gets released, have been told every week since April that it will be next week).…

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
National Builders Group

Hi Sarah,
I am not building with NBG, but I am building in Laurimar, you might want to check if you are in a fibre optic part of the estate -…

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Building new home

Dealing with Lorenzo too,
I actually went past a arban house under construction today in Craigieburn, looked pretty good. So far haven't heard anything too bad - contract/quote waiting is…

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Looking for a new house in Melbournes North

Hi,
We were told starting at H class you would be looking at an additional 5k, scaffolding for roof tilers safety etc ( 9ft ceilings and 25 deg pitch roof), temp…

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Wi$dom Impression 38 or Ma$terton Vallina?

Hi,
It's tough when you narrow down to 2 designs - oh which to choose and will I make the right decision..... headaches before the build even starts.....
I really like the…

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Looking for a new house in Melbournes North

Hi,
We too spoke with alot of builders re site costs, and have friends building in various estates from south morang- mernda to doreen. We all have different blocks - between…

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Building new home

Hi Gabriel,
I am building with Arban, quote took a while - a few factors and one was us adding and removing things all the time, another was the "rush…

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
ANYONE BUILDING IN LAURIMAR ESTATE

Hi,
I am also building in Laurimar - The Briars. We are having our wiring done by Smart Wiring Australia, their basic packs start from about $700 - well worth…

10 years10 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
telstra high velocity estate at laurimar

Hi,
I am also building in Laurimar and need smart wiring, there seems to be alot of confusion on wiring for Telstra Velocity - if you don't have the wiring…

11 years11 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Builder recommendations - Melbourne

Hi,
I am also building in the north - Laurimar ( Doreen). I am building with Arban who mainly do custom design homes. There pricing and inclusions have been quite…

11 years11 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Building A New Home

Hi,
I am currently building in Laurimar - land title due 22nd May, love the area it's beautifully lined with trees etc and the people we have met have all…

11 years11 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Help with Smartwiring

hi,
we are having our smart wiring done with Smart Wiring Australia - their quote was very reasonable, but as pugs advised plans are required.
Mel

11 years11 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
WBA's House.. Clothesline installed.. new pics 2/8

WOW,
New to this blogging thing but very impressed with your build.... We have just signed with our builder and land "should" be titled in May ( fingers crossed as…

11 years11 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
New house for narrow block.

Hi,
I am building with arban, small builder who has plans for narrow blocks and also custom builds, may be worth having a look at. The sales rep has posted…

11 years11 yearsmel_in_laurimarmel_in_laurimar posted:
Choosing builders

Hi,
Done the whole trail as well ( such fun- brain almost exploded ) , I found alot of the "big builders" weren't flexible and their promos while looked great…

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