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3 years3 yearsToastToast posted:
MainVue Amalfi 532 - Final Fit off

Ah well! Never mind. We'll struggle through :) Thanks!

3 years3 yearsToastToast posted:
MainVue Amalfi 532 - Final Fit off

Sorry to bring up old news, but you're literally the only person I can find that has had to deal with Moonee Valley council and the WSUD requirements. Would love…

4 years4 yearsToastToast posted:
8 years later - about to start the journey again

We're looking at their Bespoke builds (http://bespoke.ardenhomes.com.au/). From what we've gathered so far it's pretty close to dealing with a building designer and then having them…

4 years4 yearsToastToast posted:
8 years later - about to start the journey again

8 years ago, my wife and I built our home out west with Urbanedge homes. Since then, two kids have arrived, work has changed, life has changed (the suburb also…

10 years10 yearsToastToast posted:
Urbanedge Larne - Letter box trouble! (updated Sep 7)

Section 5 says:
-Erect cause or permit to be erected or remain on the lot a dwelling or other structure other than the a dwelling or structure with external walls constructed…

10 years10 yearsToastToast posted:
Urbanedge Larne - Letter box trouble! (updated Sep 7)

Thanks! :)
I contacted the Law firm, and pointed out that guideline 5 made no mention of letterboxes, nor building materials. He said he'd call me back…

10 years10 yearsToastToast posted:
Urbanedge Larne - Letter box trouble! (updated Sep 7)

Hi All!
I'm back! Hope all is well with everyone here :)
Life has been pretty hectic of late. Our little boy is nearly 6 months old now…

Urbanedge Larne - Letter box trouble! (updated Sep 7)
11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Anyone building in Manhattan Place Tarneit?

I'm one of the few people living in Manhattan Place at the moment. Nice spot... but bloody windy!! :)
We paid $143k for our block.
As far as…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Ludo 02 with Urbanedge

Ours was through a mob called Mango which was in a Home maker centre in Hoppers Crossing (same store front as a Dare Gallery and a tile store). I don't…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Has anyone built with Urban 3dge?

The shelf price was pretty high. I'd have to dig out the numbers though. I think $220k off the top of my head. But when we built they had…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Building an Urbanedge Larne 002 - almost finished pics

So does the larne02 have a shower screen in the ensuite shower? The larne01 doesnt.... We added one because we added a second shower head to that end anyway.
Our…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Building an Urbanedge Larne 002 - almost finished pics

HI!
I haven't been around here for a while (no phone or internet in our estate yet and i work from home...handy!). But just wanted to say hi!
We've been in our…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Phone connection rant

It's some sort of mobile phone sort of arrangement. I'm not sure on the technicalities, but I do know that it doesn't support data. So I'm guessing it's a satellite…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Phone connection rant

yes that's helping me a lot, thanks :P :D

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Phone connection rant

The problem with any form of ADSL is it requires a phone line. We don't actually have a phone connection...as in, our house is not physically connected to the telephone…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Phone connection rant

Well after a fairly terse email sent yesterday, we've gotten a call back today. No explanation why the technician didn't turn up on Tuesday. ($15 compensation for a missed appointment…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Phone connection rant

ADSL is available in our "area"... but as we were the 2nd people in our estate to move in, it's pretty hard to know whether it is available here exactly.…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Phone connection rant

We were sent a letter on the 26th September letting us know that there would be a delay getting our phone connected at our new place. At that stage, our…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Builders do read blogs!

During the build we had several comments from our SS about our blog. We had a lot of good things to say about him and the build, and as a…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Fence arrogance - can you believe this one?

Fencers (in their defence..no pun intended), are not qualified surveyers. They rely on boundary pegs to decide where to put the fence. Every quote we got from fencers said the…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Fence arrogance - can you believe this one?

The most surprising thing is that you'd usually expect the neighbour to be fairly eager to contact you, if only to get your half of the money for the job!

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
New to site, confused now, to build or not.

Land title is probably the single most likely delay. Your build contract will be fixed length (somewhere between 7 and 9 months), but your little patch of land may not…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Would you do it again.

We've really enjoyed our building experience. We've now moved in and whilst we certainly weren't without problems, we found that we could face most of the challenges and overcome them…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Frame Complete: M3tricon Mercer (01/02/09)

Believe me when I say, they did a LOT of research before choosing this block and this house :) These guys have looked at pretty much…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Urbanedge Larne - Letter box trouble! (updated Sep 7)

I actually thought, given that I was out for dinner, that Thuy would take the opportunity to get to the know the kitchen and make herself something nice... but no....she…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Frame Complete: M3tricon Mercer (01/02/09)

Hello!
I already posted on your blog, and I have nothing more to add at this time :D

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
water bill whilst building

We paid water. Electricity and gas were signed over to us at handover

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
What was the cost of finishing off your house aftr the build

I think there are two types of costs (or three depending on how you urgent you need things). I think it helps the budget a little if you can sort…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Urbanedge Larne - Letter box trouble! (updated Sep 7)

Our house is now officially complete! We thought it was a bit touch and go there over the last few days…especially with a public holiday in the way. Some things…

11 years11 yearsToastToast posted:
Urbanedge Larne - Letter box trouble! (updated Sep 7)

Well it's now handover day. We should be excited... but we're really nervous and worried!
Urbanedge have been great during the whole build, but the handover process is frankly confusing. We…

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