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1 d1 dPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Metricon - Liberty 38 with Provincial facade - Ryde

Hang in there. I reckon with the $25K government grant, they are getting are busy. Are you applying for this grant? If not maybe you need to…

2 months2 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

Sorry, been busy with work and to tell you honestly quite stress with the build with lack of communication (lack is the most polite term I can use...)
I don't know…

4 months4 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

Agree. If site manage isn't responding then I guess I asked construction manager. If both not responding then who's the escalation point?
I'm getting really annoyed responding to my own email…

4 months4 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

All, question on response time from site manager or construction manager. Based on your experience, how long do you have wait to get a reply from your email to them?

5 months5 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Metricon - Liberty 38 with Provincial facade - Ryde

Things are getting done pretty quick.
Slab was poured this Monday and frames are already going up on Thursday.
I don't know whether this is normal but I do know I…

Metricon - Liberty 38 with Provincial facade - Ryde
6 months6 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Metricon - Liberty 38 with Provincial facade - Ryde

Drove past this morning and site is already fenced with Metricon fence and banner.
There is also the LOOOOOOOOOOO :lol:
I am officially passed to Construction today also…

Metricon - Liberty 38 with Provincial facade - Ryde
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6 months6 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Metricon - Liberty 38 with Provincial facade - Ryde

I am not sure with what you are referring above. Did you just go to council website and look at the est cost of lodged DA? If yes,…

6 months6 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Metricon - Liberty 38 with Provincial facade - Ryde

Demolition completed. Just waiting for M to hand me over to Construction Manager and dates of when they will start construction.

Metricon - Liberty 38 with Provincial facade - Ryde
6 months6 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Metricon - Liberty 38 with Provincial facade - Ryde

Hi there, we did pretty much upgrades that i mentioned above.
Is Thornleigh a part of Hornsby council? I heard they are pretty strict in terms of everything so maybe…

6 months6 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

Exactly!!! I don’t know but according to M, it’s an “upgrade” going from precast concrete to brick.
I chose to go brick otherwise there will be more cost to tile…

6 months6 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

OMG, now you’re bringing a serious envy..... I wish......

7 months7 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

Hi, wondering whether you know which one cost more for steps.
We are suppose to have precast concrete steps to front portico and have this tiled.
Metricon is now saying that they…

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7 months7 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Cool, thanks again. I guess your work is done. Time to enjoy !! :lol:

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7 months7 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Awesome. Can I know how many tons of rocks did you buy and also the type of rocks and where you bought them?
I was thinking of buying them from…

7 months7 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Gosh, we really do have the same concept. We are planning to do pavers with pebbles on the side of the house too.
Never thought about the front of the…

7 months7 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

shokel1975 Nicely done. You just inspired me about steps to the front porch. I know you are in Melbourne but do…

7 months7 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Metricon said my contract is not fixed price

In my case, contract cost is just your based costs and upgraded that you have identified during your tender/initial discussion with sales consultant.
In your contract, I guess depending on your…

8 months8 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

I also asked during our electrical appointment and the lady had no clue and more interested in hurrying us to finish the appointment, the worst consultant we had during…

8 months8 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks heaps Sparkyf. Is it common for new homes in Australia to have the neutral wire? The reason why I asked is because we want to install smarty light switch…

8 months8 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks Graham. I asked the same question too ably the positive covenant. Ryde council has it in my approval condition but I'm pretty sure M should have known about this…

8 months8 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

Hi, anyone knows whether we’ll have neutral wire in lighting switch or not?
Also do anyone knows about registering positive covenant for OSD?
Thanks

8 months8 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

congrats ! Been following your thread for a while. Admire your tenacity. Enjoy your new home.

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11 months11 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

All,
Will M provide us with the reports required for DA lodgement prior to lodgement? i.e. BASIX, structural engineers report, arborist report, and hydraulic.
Can I ask for this so I can…

11 months11 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks, I have asked whether we can get per room price. Could be different in Sydney, who knows.
Still wondering though why the big gaps, even if I do all bedroom…

11 months11 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Metricon - Liberty 38 with Provincial facade - Ryde

Hi bnhm
We signed the contract and in the process of preparing DA lodgment.
Metricon is getting busy again, not "a couple years ago busy" but enough to hammer the admin team…

11 months11 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks aussman80.
Do you mind sharing the cost, for how many bedrooms and what do you think of the quality?

11 months11 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

Hi guys,
just wondering whether anyone has chosen this for the internal selection "10mm Soundstop Plasterboard to internal walls in lieu of standard.
* To entire Home." ?
This is to stop…

11 months11 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

Our base price was $ 378,650 and provi facade $ 48,090 hence total of $ 426,740 for home base price.
My contract price already includes upgrading height to 2700 on the…

11 months11 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

Hi there. I guess depending where you are because each council has different requirements in terms of how much land can be built on. Also you will need…

12 months12 monthsPhoenix77Phoenix77 posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks Darb74.
I googled tansoms quickly and I guess it’s my front facade windows. As per my understanding, if there is a “V” on the window then it’s awning.
The front…

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