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5 d5 dstanusstanus posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Smaller Builders does not automatically mean smaller prices.
It all comes down to you and what you put in to the home.
Stick to a budget and you will be fine. Matching…

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15 d15 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Zanzibar 45 with Metricon

Congrats.
I remember the Zanzibar @ Craigieburn had a look at it 6 months ago. Loved the modern design.
What stage are you up to? Done selections? You will enjoy the process.

15 d15 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

thank you everyone.
The Demolition of the old house has started.
Looking forward to the next part.

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16 d16 dstanusstanus posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Renman,
all I can say is "wow" it looks grand, esp. the bedroom!

25 d25 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

I have recently got my tile quote.
It came out to 59k.
Most of the house will be tiled in Euromarmo Breccia Grigio 600X600 Glazed Polished tile
which is the same as the…

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28 d28 dstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

the mentality is the less you know (when visiting the site) the better for them (moneywise).
i.e. you cannot pick up errors when you are not there,errors which can easily be…

1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

although been lurking on the forums have not been posting to much on my thread as nothing was going on.
Just variations and corrections, errors and corrections again.
The demolition of the…

1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

you saved him money. Rather than he be appreciative, how about he get you a bottle of wine!
That's what I would do if you saved me thousands of dollars from…

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1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

Good on ya D777. Caught at the last moment!

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1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
Building with Metricon

Yes I have talked to the demo company. They need water on site. Do not abolish water.

1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Although renman can chime in I will talk about my situation
You need to ask the tile consultant to add the tile reveals to cover the window plaster frame as…

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1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

It has been a while since I last posted in this thread about any updates.
I am still in admin. However in the last stages.
Existing house has yet to be demolished,…

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

For Demolition, electricity and gas need to be disconnected. You need to organise it.
The demolisher cannot do it as the services are under your name.
My demo company needs water as…

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Dulie
I have had my brick selection cancelled (Selkirk ironstone) as they said they need a special brick for rendering.
At selections they said to me just select a cat1 brick. Did…

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Bordeaux 45 Build Metricon

Hello
And welcome to homeone.
Last I heard the Bordeaux 58 was about 630k. Base price. That was a year ago.
The 45 might be 40/50k less but might be a good thing…

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

I am still in admin.
After contract signing and and multiple variations (I am on the fourth one officially, unofficially who knows 10/12.)
The amount of errors were substantial. We have…

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Not were I am. Around my area most houses are 60/70's brick veneers and the only KDRs that are happening are for units to be put up. It seems very…

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

M are very reluctant to rebate stacker doors in Vic. I had to ask my CSC three times and only when I gave them a contract entry for rebated stacker…

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2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Renman,
the house is looking like a palace.
I see that there is a little boom in your suburb for KDR's.
From the pics I can see I can see a few mansard…

4 months4 monthsstanusstanus posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Renman is holding us in suspense!

4 months4 monthsstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

D777
the stairs are the showpiece of the Doulton. It was the first thing I noticed and the only thing after the first visit I remembered.
Excellent!

4 months4 monthsstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

D777,
House is looking great.
Been away for a week and a half and your ready to move in. Wow the speed...
Cannot wait for more photos esp. of the stairs.

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4 months4 monthsstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

D777,
did you ask for it during the electrical appt. the screen that is?
Or after.
I have been told that I cannot add any extras in electrical, especially after contract signing.

4 months4 monthsstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

"We are in the process of getting a quote for electronic theatre screen. Fog brain can't remember what you call them"
D777,
please divulge more.
What Type of screen? Like the one Vuster…

5 months5 monthsstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

D777,
your hogging all the plaster, leave some for us!:lol:

5 months5 monthsstanusstanus posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

one reason that I bit the bullet and went Hebel floor. Wooden floors dry over time and squeak. However it should be years and not months.

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5 months5 monthsstanusstanus posted:
How cheap could you do the gardens?

Sorry do not know the price.
Might be a good idea to hit some turf places around town for a quote.
Personally as I have dealt with renters, I would get some…

5 months5 monthsstanusstanus posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Orph,
its cheap but when you have 230 plus sqm it ads up.

5 months5 monthsstanusstanus posted:
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

Dulie
the Laundry looks great. To good to use!
You might need a 'Butler's Laundry' to do the washing!

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5 months5 monthsstanusstanus posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Renman
I think you might have had a win.
Got quoted R2.0 soundcheck received R2.5.(according to pic)

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