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Joined 9 July 2009
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8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
Advice re painting window frames

Thanks for the advice everyone... may be tackling this next week... wish me luck!

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
Advice re painting window frames

Hi all,
Just wondering if anyone has any advice on painting internal wooden window frames. They already have paint on them which I will need to sand back, I guess??…

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
Christmas countdown - who else is hoping to be in?

We are still on target to be in before Xmas..
The shell of the kitchen went in last week (still needs the doors, benchtops & splashback). The floors are being…

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
Dishwasher Recommendations?

We have bought a Fisher & Paykel dishdrawer for our new kitchen... My parents have one and they love it so we decided to get the same. There's only two…

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
What colour goes well with Antique White USA walls?

Yeah, we are using the plain ceiling white paint for the ceiling, normal strength low sheen Antique white usa for the walls and double strength semi gloss Antique white usa…

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
Christmas countdown - who else is hoping to be in?

Oh yes, we are on the Xmas countdown!
We hope to be moving in on the 19th & 20th of Dec and we have the week of Xmas off from…

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
What part of your house do you obsess over the most??

First it was the kitchen but as that is now under control, it is now the lighting!

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
What colour goes well with Antique White USA walls?

I, too, am doing the same thing... however I'm thinking of using a different strength on the trims. Anyone done this? How did it look?

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
Another renovating decision..

Hi there,
We are pretty much doing the same thing at the moment - new kitchen, paint and floorboards are being sanded, tinted and finished.
We are painting first, then having…

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
So who's in Sydney/NSW?

We are renovating in Stanwell Tops which is at the top of the Illawarra! ::lol::

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
How to get gas in the kitchen??

Thanks very much for the responses!
The house is about 30-40 years old so definately not young and there are no other gas appliances in the house so I don't think…

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
How to get gas in the kitchen??

Hi All,
We've just bought a house and will be putting a new kitchen before we even move in. At the moment, the stove in the kitchen is electric. We…

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
waiting and very nervous for loan approval

I feel you pain! I was in your shoes about a week ago. I had to provide my citizenship papers for FHOG but not for loan approval. And yes, our…

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
UNCONDITIONAL APPROVAL!! WOO-WEEEEE!

Thankyou!!
Expect to see more of me in the reno threads as this house needs ALOT of reno!
Can't wait ::smile::

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
UNCONDITIONAL APPROVAL!! WOO-WEEEEE!

I know... :roll: The evaluation person has to do ONE thing and that is valuate the property and couldn't even get that right!

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
UNCONDITIONAL APPROVAL!! WOO-WEEEEE!

After months of looking at houses and 2 and a half weeks of crazily doing paper work and rushing the bank to meet our cooling off period deadline - we…

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
Putting in an offer before Auction

Thanks very much for your responses!
After much careful consideration, we have decided not pursure this property as it is a little bit too much risk for us at this…

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
Putting in an offer before Auction

Hi All,
My partner and I are first home buyers and are trying to get our heads around everything!
We have found a house we love and have pre-approval on our…

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
Anyone built with Hotondo or Marksman Homes?

You are so right.We are trying to be objective and also take into account other people's experiences at the same time (very difficult).
Thanks for your feedback!

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
Anyone built with Hotondo or Marksman Homes?

Yes, it's a bit overwhelming as all of the builders have good and bad reviews - how are we supposed to choose between them??
We will be building in Wombarra (Illawarra…

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
Anyone built with Hotondo or Marksman Homes?

Hi all,
My partner and I are currently interested in a couple of houses from Hotondo and Marksman Homes. We are first time builders and are very nervous about it…

8 years8 yearsMiss-Build-A-LotMiss-Build-A-Lot posted:
What cost more? House or land?

Land is more expensive for us!
We haven't closed the deal yet but are looking at a 1700m2 block for $385k with ocean and escarpment views.
Hoping to spend approx. $250k on…

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