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2 months2 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Expect another $30 ka at the colouring appointment and $20 at the electricals , tiles would be $10m at least ...
Plus drive way $20 , land scape about $30k at…

2 months2 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Ouch ! You might need to look at hiring an architect and explore options to extend then rebuild . Would cost you a few hundreds but at least it will…

2 months2 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

I think 2.7m for the ground floor is min and 2.6 for the first is more than enough. Also be mindful, 9 foot ceiling meant you need to upgrade your…

2 months2 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Hi guys, just wondering which ceiling height you go for? easybuild super infinite upgrade package includes free Ground Floor upgrade from 2.4 to 2.59. First floor remains 2.4 (…

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2 months2 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

I had sound insulation for the down stair theatre room ( first room ) insulated for $500 , not sure if worth it .
Also would have paid $2000 for inter…

2 months2 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Spot on about the master bed room back wall upgrade ..this is where they do try to milk people ..not ideal but I would not have paid that premium as…

2 months2 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

The ultra pack is worth the upgrade .. but not sure what they are including now .
My exp is simple , we got all the upgrades and it is…

2 months2 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

I am curious what other builders you are referring to ? We had paid for Clarendon for a tender and the experience is there worse where they are extremely…

2 months2 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

You should have the option to get the higher ground floor ceiling as part of the package or 12 months price guarantee tender instead of 6.
They aren’t flexible to…

2 months2 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

It’s not cheap ..
Two years ago my tender is $9k for ground floor to 2.7m and another 6 k for the first floor to 2.6

3 months3 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Sorry to hear but it’s minor in the scheme of things .
I would say if you have the right ladder and crimping tools, it’s not hard to have them…

4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Missed the third option.. Tile

11 months11 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

i should be starting sometime in October , just waiting demo to complete when tenants moved out no later than early September

11 months11 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

What area cooper ? And if you chose timber frame ?
They should be pretty free given the housing market has changed drastically this year.
Anyone regret building as bank…

11 months11 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Like wise . Fingers crossed we can stay below $10k

11 months11 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

How much per room with the standard range ?

12 months12 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

It’s a scam as the builders want to protect their margin . Not much we can do about it is what makes it frustrating.
But could be worse with other builders

12 months12 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

I think they are quick now because the market has changed and they no longer have back logs .. good for us building now as won’t be 44 weeks but…

1 year1 yearMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Mate , they will slap you another $1000 to do that , doubt you will be looking at your box once the house is built so don’t worry about it…

1 year1 yearMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Never ends LevaneT..
At least you are 30% in .

1 year1 yearMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Thanks LevaneT
I was going for the still but opt for the wood in the end. ( one of the many struggles in the build to decide )
My budget…

1 year1 yearMojitostanMojitostan posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Hi LevaneT and Ymiao
This is the place I am not sure who will be doing it and at what cost . $10k for storm water is good as provisional sum…

1 year1 yearMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Was that floor to ceiling height through your bathrooms ??
#Timl

1 year1 yearMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

What is your site cost for the drop edge beam L?
Seems like you have them all over the slab ?
Must not be cheap.

1 year1 yearMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Thanks for sharing Tara,
We didn’t pay attention to the windows but luckily we had to reduce the size due to CDC CODES so may be ok with that.
We…

1 year1 yearMojitostanMojitostan posted:
CAT6 Wiring cost "per point"

AllCastle Homes charges $138 for Cat5E and $168 for CAT 6.... Big catch is still need to pay $110~ $140 to terminate them... ( Fuming at the moment but think…

1 year1 yearMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Thanks for sharing tim.
AC IS SLOW but we went with them as their first floor plan is second to none.
No one offers 5 by 3 or 15 sq …

1 year1 yearMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Will share once I have more time to sit at the pc and figure out how to load them here.
I think AC HAS MORE active bloggers now to share their…

1 year1 yearMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Hi Amy
Electricals will be finalised once I negotiate with them the rip off price they are charging for the data pt,
Finance just got approved so will be evicting…

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