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1 month1 monthMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks everyone for taking the time to contribute your thoughts.... all insightful.
Like with any purchase, especially one as significant as a new home, there will be both positive and…

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1 month1 monthMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Great thanks will check out that thread. There are so many threads on here it is hard to keep up with them all! Appreciate the lead!

1 month1 monthMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Yes in Melbourne... so hope you are right!

1 month1 monthMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks MyFirst - yes true whoever we go through will have some sort of similar contract... part of the process.
Fingers crossed ours will be a positive experience!

1 month1 monthMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks Norfolk- I will be asking for a run down of all the additional costs and a please explain before we proceed.

1 month1 monthMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks all for your feedback re HIA contract. But what to do as it has to be signed for the build to commence??

1 month1 monthMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Very true... it is just they have reassured us so many times that the site costs wouldn’t increase... and never that we needed to upgrade a slab. I agree a…

1 month1 monthMLCMLC posted:
Building contract with Metricon

Great idea but unfortunately we haven’t settled in our land as yet... due to be early next month. So bit tricky.

1 month1 monthMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Hi All,
Just after some advice... we have received our final contract and HIA new homes contract to review before we sign later next week.
Is there anything I should know/…

1 month1 monthMLCMLC posted:
Building contract with Metricon

Hi. Our site costs have also gone up about the same amount. We are shocked too! Especially when they have said we need a $20k slab upgrade from standard??
We are…

3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Let’s talk staircases- Metricon build

Wow those stairs are beautiful!
Thanks for the photo. It is all about making everything else in the room work with the stairs....just hard to visualise when you can’t see…

3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Let’s talk staircases- Metricon build

Thanks Gaudi. Yes we are having our appliance wall in blk cabinetry so would go... although I am now thinking of going back to my original plan- lighter stairs with…

Let’s talk staircases- Metricon build
3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Let’s talk staircases- Metricon build

Thanks Joker- yes agree new furniture may be on the cards too! This new house spend never stops!!

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3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Let’s talk staircases- Metricon build

Thanks Joker- yes agree new furniture may be on the cards too! This new house spend never stops!!

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3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks Drew01 for sharing your experience.
We’re just waiting the quote after our colours appointment then will see what we can do.

3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Yes this is what we are after... we just need to make friends with our site manager for it to happen!

3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Let’s talk staircases- Metricon build

Ps that house on the link is amazing!

3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Let’s talk staircases- Metricon build

Good find r_13 thanks!
It is so hard building a house trying to visualise what the space will look like and how it all will come together.

3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Let’s talk staircases- Metricon build

Thanks Dasarp- I agree a dark staircase looks amazing with tiles. I too have seen that lots in displays...
I just haven’t seen a dark staircase with light timber floors…

3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

20%off items... then when you spend over $5k free dishwasher...this is a promotion that the E & S lady said will come up in the first part of the year.…

3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Ok good to know madj-m. If there is only a slight price variation then we will go with Metricon buying the items. But if we’re being charged close to the…

3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks blackcat20. Yes we asked and they said we have to befriend our site manager for this to happen! Apparently they can’t do it at their end, even though so…

3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks madj-m for letting me know your experience! Will def keep in mind.
Yes we also want to swap the dishwasher but didn’t bring this up at colour appointment as…

3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Oh Drew01 how long ago was this?
They said the flooring we have included in our package is an upgrade so can’t get credit. I asked if we could even…

3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Let’s talk staircases- Metricon build

Morning all,
I am in the process of finalising all my colour and finishes choices, and need some help with my staircase.
I am building a Metricon Vantage 35 which has a…

Let’s talk staircases- Metricon build
3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks Chaton for your reply.
Mmm it is a tricky one...just would be nice to get some $$ back when you’re spending a lot!
I have been reading the messages…

3 months3 monthsMLCMLC posted:
Building with Metricon

Hi All,
I am new to this so sorry if this query has been answered in a previous post!
We’ve bought and will build a Vantage 35 in Melbourne with designer…

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