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3 months3 monthsPPremPPrem posted:
Changing Facade after handover

i am in the same situation.. love the design that Clarendon has but keen to get a French provincial influenced façade which they don't provide.. its a double story and…

7 years7 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Rawson Homes - Our dream home journey - Metford 28 Trend

Mrs Brown Bear, good to hear you guys are progressing fast..
my SS seems like a nice guy.. very apologetic.. should i say always apologetic.. he always says the bricklayers promise…

7 years7 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Rawson Homes - Our dream home journey - Metford 28 Trend

for all those people building with Rawson..
are you guys experiencing delay in bricklaying? our house is been construction for past 5months and they are only 1/2way through bricks.. they have…

7 years7 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Rawson Homes - Our dream home journey - Metford 28 Trend

this seems to say rawson do it too but not sure if every SS does it.. it may depend on SS..

7 years7 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Rawson Homes - Our dream home journey - Metford 28 Trend

i was reading roof tiles can be installed before the brick.. is that stand practice for Rawson?

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

its been a while.. but here is the update..
We got our tender and it was well over our budget. Additional site cost of almost 50k is the killer there. Now…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

has anyone done a brick fence at the front? my council tells me the fence needs to be included in the drawings when submitted.. does Rawson do fence? would they…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

it def is 5k and 10k for me.. maybe thats the price for knockdown reuild..
@pongie, did you build on an empty land? or KDR?

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

@Jen,
they have increased the Tender acceptance fee from 3k to 5k. Then contract sign fee is 10k. I believe you can sign the contact after DA has been approved by…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

@Mrs Brown Bear, so they do give some discount on site cost? i hear Rawson slap a 50k knock down rebuild site cost in the tender to cover any additional…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

thanks JTM..
i was under the impression that Council want that done by a Landscape architect.. does it differ council to council?
btw, did you use any software out there? anything…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

does anyone know if Rawson does landscape plan? or is it a responsibility of the owner to provide that to the council?

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

hi pongie,
i am not sure what type of wire connection rawson would give. can anyone who almost finished build help?

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

Hi Tommy,
when you say marked out in screws in the ceiling... does this mean the light wires are there but there is no hole in the ceiling so the sparky…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

has anyone done a knock-down rebuild with Rawson? how long do they give you to demolish and clear the land? is there a penalty if you do not clear on…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Demolition company not supplying safety fence Q

@Gristy, which demo company did you use? they seem quick..

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

thanks Jen.

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

Thanks Jen...
I will have ask around for a quote... But you would recommend getting all the power and light points to ground floor with the builder? plus get the Alarm…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

another question guys..
would it be better if i do the electrical points to 1st floor after the handover? would I save much?
Rawson sales guy said they charge about $65 per…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

it includes the tiles as well..
they are quoting $50-55 for leveling and laying and.. then the tile cost.. i chose some $40 tiles just to get a quote ..…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

thanks Jen.. i may take the whole thing out and do it later..
I went to CTM yesterday.. they were quoting $100 for 600*600mm tiles, levelling and laying.. sounds reasonable…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

thanks for the advise guys.. it looks like i am taking the tiles out from living area....
how is rawson's carpet rage? are they ok?
@Jen, did you take the carpet out…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

Mrs BB, have they done your soil test and all? i havent got a call for that? its been more than 2 weeks..

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

my sales guy said we are ok coz we made the deposit before the price increase.. saved me $8000.. :)

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

ohh no.. mine would have just went up as well..
@jen, 1/5/13? is that the date? how did you find out?

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

I am building Fernside 38 at Berala NSW..
I don't know when my tender presentation is.. my sales guy is a lil slow...
I was thinking about removing the tiles…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

thanks jen.. i will double check with my sales guy.. he was very adamat it would be an additonal $50 per m2.. maybe i will get him to check with…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Build with Rawson Homes

@NorthKellyville, i am in the same stage as you.. still trying to figure out if we should remove the tiles and carpets or got for the upgraded tiles from Rawson..…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

Hi MR BB,
We are in the tender process for Fernside 38 with Rawson. I was told by the Sales person caesterstone is for all bathrooms including powder...
electrical charges by…

8 years8 yearsPPremPPrem posted:
Demolition Cost - NSW

my council require the following..
1. Full description & an assessment of the potential environmental impacts of the demolition works
2. Full site plan showing clearly all buildings/structures/vegetation on the site,…

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