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Joined 27 August 2020
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5 months5 monthsSparkyfSparkyf posted:
Constructing a house on a block with 4m fall

We are getting a volume builder (regional Victoria) to build on our block, which is about 36M long and slopes about 3M from front corner to back diagonally. Originally they…

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5 months5 monthshopingtobuildhopingtobuild 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 me…

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5 months5 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
New Home Construction - Custom Builder

Project builders will still be cheaper than a full custom build, yes they get you with all the mark ups, but my point was that for 320k, you wont get…

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5 months5 monthsMBX3MBX3 posted:
Building quality volume vs custom builder

Yes, there is! Did get my own floor plan, contour map, soil test and site costs and contacted more than four builders. One builder offered $10,000 less after I told…

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5 months5 monthsjillhojillho posted:
Electrical Plan with Clipsal - Need some advice

That's it, it's actually overall not a bad experience, showroom looks fancy and all the staff are quite polite and helpful.
Originally i was quoted around $9000 with owner supplied fiitings,
So…

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5 months5 monthsjillhojillho posted:
Electrical Plan with Clipsal - Need some advice

Thanks for you reply :)
My builder outsources all the electrical part to Clipsal so I had my electrical appointment with Clipsal's consultant.
I've now done my electrical…

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5 months5 monthsMBX3MBX3 posted:
Building quality volume vs custom builder

40k difference was while comparing the very much identical house plan of my friend 29.5sq (built by SXX in 2018-19) with my modified floorplan 29.8sq (to be built by same…

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5 months5 monthsKameGameKameGame posted:
New Home Construction - Custom Builder

For this price, considering your site does not have many issues you may be able to build a 25-27sq home with a small project builder (some of them call themselves…

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5 months5 monthszeitgeberzeitgeber posted:
What Were Your Site costs? - A Ready Reckoner

Site Classification: P (due to a large tree on the nature strip located 9 meters from set back)
Site Fall: 3.5m across building envelope. Slopes towards the street. 6m fall…

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5 months5 monthsStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
What Were Your Site Costs?

Hey Mitchetto Welcome to the forum
This has been discussed week in, week out and to no avail, site work cost is a hot…

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5 months5 monthsStewie DStewie D posted:
Anyone here a designer or handy with designs?

So you wouldn't have a problem with anyone stealing any of your designs?
Stewie

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5 months5 monthsStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Anyone here a designer or handy with designs?

Seriously, Tell that to the Chinese who copy,reverse engineer,optimise,. automate, improve and sell at a fraction of the cost, without giving a sh!t about copyright .
Welcome to globalisation and new…

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5 months5 monthsStewie DStewie D posted:
Anyone here a designer or handy with designs?

Sooo, basically you want to steal someones copyrighted plans and copy them, then adjust them to suit your ideas???
Hmmm, good luck getting a response from any professional here...
Stewie

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5 months5 monthsjeeves84jeeves84 posted:
Metricon Vantage 46 - Studio M Upgrades

Thanks for the reply. Can I ask you what the 100k was spent on? Was it mainly kitchen?
Just basic stuff around the entire house. Here's a rough list of the…

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5 months5 monthsemoussaemoussa posted:
Homebuilder Grant Scheme - Shocking outcome!!

Sorry to hear this happened to you. It’s just proven what I suspected though, that this grant is only designed to line the big guys pockets. Disgusting on many levels.

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5 months5 monthsCala90Cala90 posted:
URGENT HELP NEEDED BAL RATING

Our builder has estimated around $3,500 for a BAL 19. Windows don't need to be double glazed, just 5mm toughened glass I believe.

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5 months5 monthsMBX3MBX3 posted:
Building quality volume vs custom builder

Just looking to gauge current house construction costs around Melbourne. I am about to start building a new 30sq home. Been quoted $250-$300k base price + Site costs + $60-80k…

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