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14 d14 dMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Thanks icat,
Will ask out broker to sus it out should st George falls through .

14 d14 dMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

We got two quotes as we don’t want to spend $10k just in tender fees when we aren’t sure if we will proceed with the build .
We now face…

14 d14 dMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

That was for Sheridan 39mkII .
Site costs were hefty due to the need to go theoguh DA INSTEAD OF CDC.
Mind you all costs were provisional so could be…

15 d15 dMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Couldn’t find the paid tender but this note is pretty much it with out the details

25 d25 dMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Thanks to council requirements , a lot of additional costs are added one , 100k includes stormwater , water tank basic upgrade etc and “ double handeling “ charge ,…

25 d25 dMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Long story , Sheridan 39mkII WAS $410k before the price hike in sept 2017 ,
Site cost was like 100k then you have all the electrical provision $8k ( not…

25 d25 dMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

I feel your pain and will report back if all castle is any good.
What really spooked us is the tender price came back 40% higher than the house price…

27 d27 dMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Being following your experience since last year B, lets just say you have saved many people like us not building with them as the chances of delays and worksman ship…

2 months2 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

For OHS REASONS and if council workers saw you lurking around , builder will get a fine which no doubt they will pass it on to us.
Question is how…

2 months2 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Questions re knock down rebuild in Sydney

Same cheeky ,, my initial reply was longer and more detail lol
Best keep it short and more

2 months2 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Questions re knock down rebuild in Sydney

My experience is you won’t get a good estimate of min cost prior committing.
Expect to add extra 40% of the listed house price most builders advertise.

4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Hi vet
Portico , void , staircases and alfresco are excluded from FSR caculations.

4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

I think I would have liked the dinning 3.5 meters in width.
1. May be too late but go for 42 sq liberty it it suits the block better (…

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4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Special conditions are not standard but amended to suit builders need . As such you can negotiate or ask and see if some compromise and agreement can be made.
Not…

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4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Hi DFIN
It’s vita you read and understand them prior signing . Ask your solicitor for assistance if in doubt.
I would suggest you amend any SPECIAL CONDITIONS that is…

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4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Allcastle Savannah- Gregory Hills

Thanks wazza
It’s hard to make decision how to build your home and also costly too

4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Allcastle Savannah- Gregory Hills

Hi wazza and all
Thanks for sharing your experiences with AC.
Can you share how you make the decision to use steel or wood frame ?
We have the steel included…

4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Thanks TD
will keep that in mind when I can . So much to remember

4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
AllCastle Contract sign to commence build

Hi L
Can you share how much you spent on electrials ? I want to prep for the definite air con upgrade to allow more zone controls .
Also how…

4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
AllCastle Contract sign to commence build

Very nice and patience as not tech savvy.
We had two tender revisions and only settled on the third and final one after a month long negotiation. Waiting for plan…

4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Thanks TD
Having that issue for years I have already requested the width to be 1.1 meter wide and 2 meter height ( pending plan to confirm )
We should be…

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4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Hi all ,
We moved the kitchen area as per attached so I can have a bigger theatre room and no wastage in the dinning area you mentioned. (Wife hates…

4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Thanks L
I don’t mind onsite if it frees up my side given we are going with CDC SO HAVE 2.6 meter side access. ( easier for pool if needed…

4 months4 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Building With AllCastle Homes

Thanks Tara
We have now accepted the render and will be going forward to the plan and external stage.
Did you upgrade your ceiling to 2.7 m ?? If so is…

5 months5 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
Demolition Company Sydney

Hi LevaneT
What's the name of company ?
My friend recommend DEMO CORP .

5 months5 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
AllCastle Contract sign to commence build

Hahaha
Everything all adds up in the end really.
Curious what they will come back with this week for me.
Is your sales Julie ? We have Les

5 months5 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
AllCastle Contract sign to commence build

Thanks again
Man , that toilet looked so boring ...
I am getting my tender meeting with Clarendon this week. Be interesting to see what their offer and experience is like.

5 months5 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
AllCastle Contract sign to commence build

Thanks LevaneL
Do you think 5% discount on the house is possible ? Say $25k to $30k ?
So many things to consider in such a short amount of time is…

5 months5 monthsMojitostanMojitostan posted:
AllCastle Contract sign to commence build

Wow LevaneL
What is the 5 months gap for ?? You have 12 month fixed price ?
I thought they would require the 5% withing 60 days of the initial tender…

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