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Joined 27 August 2020
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3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
Constructing a house on a block with 4m fall

Latitude 37 are a very good builder and have a good history. They will end up a lot pricier then the smaller local builders but you will get a…

3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
Constructing a house on a block with 4m fall

I will put it to you this way. The writer above has said it's 20-30% more expensive but I strongly believe that is not so right now. I…

3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
New Home Construction - Custom Builder

In my experience there are very big differing levels of types of custom builders and if you're lucky you can find the full custom ones who price up at a…

3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
Building quality volume vs custom builder

Guess he was Alcock and the others were All Class then! ;-)

3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
Electrical Plan with Clipsal - Need some advice

Yep, opposite the convention centre from memory? I've been there a few times and I've done two houses from that centre. It is a great service isn't it?
Last…

3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
Electrical Plan with Clipsal - Need some advice

Yes everything you say is correct but I can tell you Clipsal has been working with the project builders for a very, very long time, this is nothing new. …

3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
Building quality volume vs custom builder

All I am seeing in that is a 40k price increase over two years which I reckon is right on the money when you take in to account building material…

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3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
Electrical Plan with Clipsal - Need some advice

Sad to see no one gave you advice!
I work closely with Clipspec as I do them for display homes that my Builders build. We normally won't touch Clipsal downlights…

3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
Building quality volume vs custom builder

Are you saying there is a significant price difference in base price from builder to builder? Is that it? Apples and apples?

3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
Reputation and reliability of cheaper builders

How's everything going with your pricing there? I'm intrigued any builder is getting a fixed price down that low so what size home is it if you don't mind…

3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
What Were Your Site Costs?

I'm assuming you've gone with one of the volume builders who got you sucked in with a cheap price and then they're now getting their margins back on the site…

3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
Building with SJD homes

They're a reasonable size builder in Melbourne outer south east. The Owner of the business is on the HIA Committee which means he takes a lot of care about…

3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
Building with Metricon

May I suggest go to facebook and look for a page called Metricon building disasters and join the group for advice on building with them in Sydney. Lots of…

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3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
Metricon Vantage 46 - Studio M Upgrades

Your point on the trades sort of is half accurate. You realise what rates the volume builders pay for their trades and have you ever been on a site…

3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
New Home Construction - Custom Builder

Don't believe what gogo told you about project home builders. They may advertise "cheap" but they get their margins back in the site costs and all of the other…

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3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
Constructing a house on a block with 4m fall

I work with builders who specialise in sloping blocks and recently I designed a split level to fit on a block with 7m fall on it and it's approved for…

3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
Show us your facade...

We started with a full Hamtpons facade but the local council made us move back to cement render finish due to a local building code grrrrr

Show us your facade...
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3 months3 monthstimthetoolman44timthetoolman44 posted:
Building quality volume vs custom builder

I work in the building industry with builders all around Victoria and I can tell you prices have gone up not because of the current "25k swill" as I call…

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