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7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Building a house first time annual costs involved

Thanks everyone. Yes we will be budgeting some extra money for buying furniture & white goods.
Glad to know we have accounted for most of the other annual expenses.
We will be…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Building a house first time annual costs involved

Hi All,
Looking for some advice we are first time home builders. As we have never owned a home we are not aware of all the other annual costs involved…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
SITE COST Rip-off

We are in the same boat. We have a block with around 3m fall some of the site costs we were quoted were ridiculous. One of the builders whose display…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Sloping block site cut and levelling

Thanks everyone this gives some idea as to what to expect

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Sloping block site cut and levelling

Ya we also think going with the custom builder who can build split level design may be a better option.Just wondering those of you building split level what would be…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Sloping block site cut and levelling

Yes we have all the soil test reports, survey and contour drawing ready.So we have a fair idea of what to expect. And as you mentioned most volume builders coated…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Sloping block site cut and levelling

Hi
We have purchased a block of land in Victoria and it is a sloping block with a fall of 3m across the build area. Few of the builders we…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Boutique Homes

Ya that's what I wanted to know that all your prices which were fixed in Pwc remained the same at contract. Obviously any upgrades you chose would be extra but…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Boutique Homes

Hi All,
We are also considering going with Boutique homes.A quick question for those who have already signed their contracts it there a huge difference in your final quotes between what…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Site costs for 1m, 2m drop etc. Big variance in builders?

We are in a similar stage as you , but our block has about 3metre fall over the build and total fall is around 5.5 to 6m. So we are…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Sloping block site costs

Thanks everyone. Ya we are aware that it is going to be stressful as well as expensive especially considering our budget.The first builder came back with his first cost including…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
What Were Your Site costs? - A Ready Reckoner

Just refreshing the thread. Any new additions?
Just received our first written quote from one builder
Soil type- S class
Fall- Around 2.8 to 3 m across the build area . Total fall…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Sloping block site costs

Oh wow that sounds a really good bargain.Considering we are on a sloping blockwe expected that the build would be expensive.We are Planning on meeting another builder tomorrow with our…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Sloping block site costs

I have $24k allowed for site costs in my contract and my block is flat as a tack (one of the reasons why we bought it).
Unless they fix your…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Sloping block site costs

Yes this is exactly the kind of thing we are worried about. According to the builder we will have a clause for a provisional Sum for rock removal in the…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Sloping block site costs

So after heaps of discussions & to and fro of floor plans with one builder who specializes in building on sloping blocks we finally agreed on a floor plan which…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Stamp duty payable and FHOG applicable in Victoria

Hi everyone,
Just had a work with our conveyancer and she has confused me, according to her we may not be eligible for the first home buyer stamp duty discount…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Stamp duty payable and FHOG applicable in Victoria

Thanks everyone.

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Stamp duty payable and FHOG applicable in Victoria

hI,
Thanks for the info.Is this the calculator which will give me info on how much stampduty is payable
http://www.sro.vic.gov.au/SRO/SROCalcs. ... /2013&S=2&
In this case should I say Is…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Stamp duty payable and FHOG applicable in Victoria

hi all,
We are in the process of signing a contract for a block of land (in Victoria), we will be signing the contract tomorrow and settlement is after 30 days.…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Stamp duty payable and FHOG applicable in Victoria

hi all,
We are in the process of signing a contract for a block of land (in Victoria), we will be signing the contract tomorrow and settlement is after 30 days.…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Sloping block site costs

Thanks for the information will definitely keep these things in mind. Also since we are in no hurry to build maybe we will just keep the block and…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Sloping block site costs

But we are looking at building a 22-24sq house not 32sq. We want to stick to the 270k-280k range. Does this even make sense.Also this does not include landscaping,dishwasher, blinds…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Sloping block site costs

Ya we spoke to a few builders and according to them it is better to build a split level house to fit the block since we are looking at building…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Sloping block site costs

So finally we have decided on the block which we want to buy.This one has almost 6m fall and it slopes from front to back upwards.We have approached 2-3 builders…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Sloping block site costs

Hi all,
We are thinking of buying a block of land in the highton region in Geelong.We have identified a few blocks which suit our budget .We are looking for small…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Site costs for 1.5m - 2m fall

We are looking at a block of land which has about 3.7m fall , I am budgeting around 50k for site costs.Have a meeting with the builder on Saturday. Does…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Site costs for sloping block

These are the images of the blocks.Hopefully you can see the fall
http://s1280.photobucket.com/user/mpp2768/media/main_zpsc497dce9.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0
http://s1280.photobucket.com/user/mpp2768/media/image2_zps5e8a6498.jpg.html?sort=3&o=1

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Site costs for sloping block

Thanks Richard for the reply.Of the few blocks which we have seen one is with a moderate fall sloping upwards from roadside to the backside.The other os sloping down from…

7 years7 yearsmppmpp posted:
Site costs for sloping block

Hi all,
We are thinking of buying a block of land in the highton region in Geelong.We have identified a few blocks which suit our budget.We are looking for small blocks…

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