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Joined 16 November 2009
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6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Yes, land titled. How to opt for a Fixed Price Contract? I got Fixed site cost.
It's on HIA page 7. The statement is "The price of this Contract…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Yes, I asked CLE and she told engineering drawings, slab designs will be prepared couple weeks *After* contract is signed. Is it normal practice?
True, fixed site cost (no break…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Hi guys,
Can Anyone quickly confirm few things for me?
In my contract, the drawing plans (A3 papers) are all looks correct. But I don't see site cost breakdown, no details…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Hi guys,
Finally I got my contract and HIA booklet from Carlisle.
I check the drawing plans (A3 papers) and all looks good. Is there anything else I need to pay attention…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Do you guys increase the high of the house to 2700mm instead of normal high (2590mm)? Do you feel a bit (or more) roomy? is it worthed?
Ta

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Hi all, I have my tender and soil report. But I don't see the cost break down for the fixed site cost. Also they told me I will need peiring…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
williams landing

Hmm yes you right, insurance won't cover the structure damage but the builder will. Who is your builder? Which area did you built? Does the houses around you have…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
williams landing

Hi, have a read this one
http://www.slatergordon.com.au/media/ne ... rn-suburbs
as far as I know all builders using waffle slab nowadays, are these kind of cracks cover by building…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Hi all,
My neighbour built their garage on the boundary. My building plan has about 100 - 120 mm gap on the left and right hand side. Now, I'm thinking…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
30 Thirty Estate

Lucky Stage 10 - http://www.nbnco.com.au/assets/document ... uction.pdf
Anyone know if NBN will be rolled out to the rest of the estate?? I heard there is no Telstra land…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi all,
Quick question, is agriculture drainage (around the house) included in the site cost? Will it be installed by the builder during construction Or do we need to organise it…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Congratulations Tramsok :D, hope Carlisle keep their promise to fix the rest. Keep all of us updated.
Your kitchen is so spacious. Btw, which floorboard…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Congratulations! Where do you build? If the alfresco is at the back, it will be concreted. Also if your slab is above M.

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Does anyone know if Carlisle contract is Fixed price contract like other big builders?
thanks all

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Hi apple88, as far as I know, Nbn will upgrade telstra infrastructure only at handful area around Victoria at the moment. It is still a long way (few years) until…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
Rattlesnake render

Does anyone has house pictures with rattlesnake render? Do you mind post them here or PM me?
I'm thinking between dulux Gnu Tan and Rattlesnake. The bricks is austral Fawn (light…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Hi CBPH,
In my soil report, it mentioned poor site drainage and then something like drainage might be required to reduce moisture in the slab. Does it mean builder should install…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
External colours - surfmist roof and fawn brick

Hi BigBuilder, just wonder, is that a fawn sample brick in the picture?
Thanks

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
Land in Point Cook for quick sale

@moderator: pls remove if if it's not allowed to post this message here
I'm trying to off load my non productive asset.
Size: 530 sqm
Facing: East
Front: 12.5m
Back: 19.5m
Length: 34m
Price: from 250K+, any…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Thanks cuppy. Yes, I have fixed site cost. I found the tender is vague compare to my brother builder (one of big 5). The presenter called and assured me that…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Hi Carlisler
does anyone knows if rock removal, also blasting and breaking are included in Carlisle site cost??
I don't see it mention in our tender.

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
Fixed price contract?

Thanks trish, I found Porter Davis here in Melbourne give fixed price contract, what a relieve. But we need to start over again ::sad::

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
Fixed price contract?

Thanks for the info Deb.
We also get fixed site costs. But in the tender, there are some conditions that are owner responsibilities and conditions that builder can charge certain…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
Fixed price contract?

Hi, I'm building in west of melbourne. Apparently, after we have done exhausted selection process, in the tender we just knew our builder, carlisle homes, doesn't offer fixed price…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
Are these hidden costs or standard charges?

Thanks sleven. We build with Carlisle as well, and this hiccup make me wonder about their credibility.
It's good to hear Wyndham council does not need Asset protection Permit But 2…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Hi dreamcometrue, a great tip, my wife is very hate mice.
Do you mind post some pictures where and how to seal properly? Are mice able to break it with their…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
Are these hidden costs or standard charges?

Hi cm, thanks for clarification. All these cost blow out our tiny budget - we thought all will be included in the site cost.
With the council asset, who is going…

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
Are these hidden costs or standard charges?

anyone? I'm in limbo whether to look for another builder or accept the tender ::wornout::

6 years6 yearsmqtutormqtutor posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Thanks bicko. BAL is the bush assessment law or something like that. Yes, I did argued with her, but she told me there is no room to negotiate …

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