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15 h15 hMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
New build - cost to extend the room size

Hi everyone,
I'm in the stage of finalising the drawings and still need to make a few changes. It is subject to variation fee so I'm thinking to include all the…

New build - cost to extend the room size
2 months2 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
First Time Land Buyer/Builder Needing Advice!

In my own experience, the process is quicker with a broker and most of them have contacts inside the bank. We previously applied for a loan directly with the bank…

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Rescheduling colour and electrical appointment

Hi there, I will soon contact my home coordinator but would like to get your inputs based on your experience or if you know someone. Is there a certain limit…

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Window splashback

What's the size of the window splashback that they have quoted you?
We were quoted $2,754 for two window splashback in 500mm height x 2400mm length, also double glazed. We…

Window splashback
3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Canopy at Amstel

Ohh, it will take a little while then but yes hopefully we can start building before end of this year. It would be nice to spend Christmas in a…

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Suggestions for finance options for land/construction

Thanks, good to know. It would be the same lender.

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Upgrades

Hi Rachael, do you have separate zoning for your heating vents in the bathroom? We are thinking to do the same. Thanks

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Canopy at Amstel

Yayy, we are really getting there. When they say title in July, does it mean settlement takes place? If we can start with the build before end of this,…

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Colorbond roof

Our builder is charging us $5 per sqm to upgrade to bristille classic similar to this. I think it will cost us around $2k in total.

I prefer this with…

Colorbond roof
3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Do bedroom door styles and closet doors need to match?

Thanks. Yes we are doing the same as what you did in your new house. 4 panel doors for all bedrooms, WIR and ensuite doors. Then just flat doors for…

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Do bedroom door styles and closet doors need to match?

Sorry, hit response but unable to delete this. If Admin can delete this portion that would be great. Thanks

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
basics of increasing home value

Just checking how did you go with your sale and how long it took before you receive an offer? I just put my property into the market and hope we…

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Show us your facade...

Are you going to render the whole facade or only some parts? What's the colour of the bricks? Looks really nice. I'd leave some of it.

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Two Wells Dechellis Build

Love the contrast colour of tiles in the ensuite and bathroom. Is this 300 x 600mm tiles?

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Building 2 storey home- separate water heating on each floor

Thanks alex and sejae, very helpful. I'm glad that it is possible and it won't cost heaps. Such a great relief.

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Building 2 storey home- separate water heating on each floor

Hi there, not sure if anyone here has done this in the past. We are building a 52 square home and thinking to have a separate water heating for…

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Show us your facade...

No picture at the moment 😕 but will definitely post once I have received the final plan. Our CSR has advised that we can discuss about the facade upgrade…

4 months4 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Anyone had to take neighbors to court fence?

We almost did ages ago after our home was built and had to put fencing up but our neighbour next door did not want to pay the share on the…

4 months4 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Canopy at Amstel

I went there on the weekend to have a quick look and surprised to see the big progress. I was tempted to go in to have a closer look. …

4 months4 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Canopy at Amstel

Wow it's now 1 year for you. We've found about the pre selling in July last year then bought in Aug. I'm glad to have found someone here…

4 months4 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Canopy at Amstel

It's expected to title July this year so hopefully there's no delay. I'm looking forward to it.
Stage 2 is not too far from the main frankston road,…

4 months4 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Two Wells Dechellis Build

Thanks. I think it looks great, and 450mm should be enough. Our current one is 400mm wide, and in our next build we are doing 450mm. Great…

4 months4 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Love this idea. Very smart! Can plant herbs on them too.

4 months4 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Two Wells Dechellis Build

Looking great. I like the idea of having those shelves in the laundry, very creative and functional. I thought of this the other day and am surprised someone…

4 months4 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Great combination on colours. Must be exciting to see the progress.

4 months4 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Looking really good. What brick colour did you have and for the cladding? Love their contrast. Nice colour of tiles too and the cabinetry.

4 months4 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Show us your facade...

Thanks. That's really helpful and great idea too with rendering the garage.

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4 months4 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Burbank review and time to build - vic

Our first home was built by Simonds and we never had any issues with them. The quality and customer service were superb. We were actually considering them for…

4 months4 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Burbank review and time to build - vic

Thanks. I have actually requested for a minor change in the plan but was not allowed. I was told that any structural changes are no longer allowed in…

4 months4 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Burbank review and time to build - vic

We are planning on building with Burbank too. Found our preferred home design with them. We are in South East part of Melbourne. Still at the Admin…

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