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5 d5 dtheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
Decking feedback

Thanks dga. I would make it a standard step.

6 d6 dtheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
Decking feedback

We're looking to build a deck in the near future on a sloped yard and are tossing between a stepped one or flat one with support (might need rails due…

12 d12 dtheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
Volume Builder Free Site Inspection

It's quite helpful if you have a difficult block. Make sure it's a construction manager going there not the sales consultant. We had a difficult block and sales people said…

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21 d21 dtheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
Standard HIA Building Contract - Copy of template

Norfolk is right. Everything is negotiable. We had our delay charges changed to match how much we'd be paying in rent. They initially…

21 d21 dtheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
theatre recess layout

It would depend on how you want to setup your theatre. If you're looking 2 or 3 seater I'd go with B if you're looking at a lounge I'd go…

5 months5 monthstheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
GJ Gardner - Twin Waters (slightly modified)

Thanks...exciting times...

5 months5 monthstheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
GJ Gardner - Twin Waters (slightly modified)

Some progress photos

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5 months5 monthstheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
Casuarina 229 - G.J. Gardner

If you can increase the rooms go for it. When we were planning ours, we overlooked them and now we wished we increased them after seeing how they look during…

7 months7 monthstheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
Preliminary deposit issues

I went through a near similar experience with Porter Davis. We threatened to go to QCAT (find something similar in your state) and had our deposit refunded. Technically they have…

7 months7 monthstheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
GJ Gardner - Twin Waters (slightly modified)

Here's the modified plans. Quite disheartening for a 296sqm home to turn to be around 230sqm or less. It didn't occur to us that walls are added up in the…

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7 months7 monthstheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
GJ Gardner - Twin Waters (slightly modified)

Been reading threads on here for a while and I've got really good advice and opinions which have helped us along the way. It's now my time to share

10 months10 monthstheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
Inclusions and Plan Drawings

Thanks peeps for the feedback..

11 months11 monthstheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Wow...your build is going really well...how did they manage to over estimate bricks?

11 months11 monthstheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
Inclusions and Plan Drawings

I've been wondering, some of the plans we've been looking at with different builders have items that are not listed in their inclusions i.e a sink in butlers pantry. My…

12 months12 monthstheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Nice idea..hadn't thought about that...we'll look into that. We'll also go have a look at the Sheridan 37.

12 months12 monthstheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Good to see it's progressing...I like the step in the theatre room. Did you get charged extra for that?

12 months12 monthstheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Yes they can. The consultant added them in for us. They've also got other options not available on the site like a Grand Master. Yea it's a shame they don't…

12 months12 monthstheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

It looks really nice the way it's been laid out..there's a piano in the study or living and it makes it look really grand when you enter. Plus the stairs…

12 months12 monthstheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Good to know. We're at Springfield and the sales consultant over there is really helpful.

1 year1 yeartheRealDealtheRealDeal posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Hi KingTaco, we've been looking at going with Clarendon, what was the price difference between your sales consultant estimate and the final price…

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