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milt

Melbourne
Joined 16 January 2006
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10 years10 yearsmiltmilt posted:
New Victorian stamp duty concession for first home buyers?

Thanks guys I must of overlooked that part :roll:
Milt,

10 years10 yearsmiltmilt posted:
New Victorian stamp duty concession for first home buyers?

Probably a silly question, but does the new stamp duty concession it come into effect as of the first of JULY 2008?
http://www.sro.vic.gov.au/sro/SROWebSit ... buyers.pdf
Milt,

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Point Cook anybody??????

Thanks for the responses guys, much appreciated. We are in the middle of having plans drawn up at the moment so things are starting to get interesting!
VJ which builder did…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Architect/Draftperson for plans

MJ,
We are having a friend do our plans and i also had the plans qouted elsewhere, these are the commercial figures we ended with for a 34sqr double story home.
Drawings…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Our custom house, your comments please?

Excellent ideas "god I love this site"
I think what I'll do is move the ensuite to where the WIR is, move the WIR to that little useless area by…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Our custom house, your comments please?

I'm having a friend who is an architect look over the plans this week. Any one else have any suggestions?
Milt,

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Roof: Colourbond vs Tiles

What is the difference in overall cost in your experience
Colourbond v's Concrete tiles v's teracotta?
Milt,

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Our House Plan - Suggestions & Comments Welcomed

D&S
The plan looks good :P
The only thing I'd do is swap the living area and the theatre room around . It would allow you…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Building cost first up! And what do all these people do?

Jeepers its not cheap building a house??? Is there anythng else we need to do? Most importantly any way of saving a few $$$ by doing any menial tasks ourselves?
Prepare…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Our custom house, your comments please?

Allan,
Point 1. yes I think yoiu have a valid point there we may increase the ensuite slightly and add a door :wink:
Point 2. that…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Our custom house, your comments please?

Budz the top floor encompasses the study, lounge, kitchen, meals area, laundry linen closets and pantry. All walls line up once the second story is shrunk to size with the…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Our custom house, your comments please?

Sorry oznow i've just increased the resolution for you all.
The plan is bits and pieces and our own ideas that i have created with Microsoft Visio drawing program. We ahven't…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Our custom house, your comments please?

Walking you through the house:
The house is North facing hence our reasoning to have most of the bedrooms on the eastern side of the house. Bathrooms on the western…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Draftsman costs

Hey guys back to the drawing board for us again going down the road of a custom designed house to our liking.
For those of you who have gone down that…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Roof color in the thermal equation

Any idea of the cost of one of these vents???
Milt,

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Whirly birds and roof space insulation questions?

Thanks Casa, i didn't think of a ceiling fan to relay the warm air downstairs :wink: if its warm enough up there that is.
Milt,

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Easements question

Our block is 19 x 39m and has an easment running 3m accross to the rear of the block. How deep is at normally run at and what exactly is…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Whirly birds and roof space insulation questions?

I intend on having black or a dark shade terracota roof tiles installed on our house when we build, are they better with regard to insulation and longetivity?
Our plan is…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Confused please help me to knowHow is Carlisle home builder?

Thanks for sharing Hardy it looks the goods :P
Milt,

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Confused please help me to knowHow is Carlisle home builder?

Matt can i ask what you were charged extra for the garage extension and what size is it now?
Milt,

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Confused please help me to knowHow is Carlisle home builder?

We didn't see the point of having the family room by the kitchen we intend to have double timber doors that lead out to the extended alfresco area and then…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Confused please help me to knowHow is Carlisle home builder?

Great stuff, if we go with this house we are looking at extending the garage so it almost 7x7m and moving the meals area to the family room thus doubleing…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Confused please help me to knowHow is Carlisle home builder?

Hardy did you settle on Bordeaux in the end???
Milt,

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Confused please help me to knowHow is Carlisle home builder?

Hardy,
Congratulations mate, I look forward to the pics and more feed back.
Milt,

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Carlisle Homes, anyone have any feed back?

Thanks Matt,
I got the idea from your blog initially :wink: and thought hmm another company to check out and in an instant thought man…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Carlisle Homes, anyone have any feed back?

Many thanks for all the replies and the additional thread good to hear they provide excellent service, its a relief.
Of to see them on the weekend and YAY they also…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Carlisle Homes, anyone have any feed back?

Has anyone here used this company? If so how was the experience from beginning to end? We are looking at the bordeaux 40 as its almost the same as our…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Hebel the good the bad and the ugly? Need advice!

Yes it looks nice, but its not load bearing from what I have read, I may look them up and contact them for an appointment to discuss our custom plan.
Many…

11 years11 yearsmiltmilt posted:
Building to lockup... Good idea????

Ahhh ok thanks for that Shane,
Sounds like i may have to register for an owner builders course 8)
Milt,

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