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6 years6 yearsturquoise_starturquoise_star posted:
WA - New Generation Homes [Build Finished] pics soon!

Congrats on getting your keys! :)

6 years6 yearsturquoise_starturquoise_star posted:
Tiles or glass splashback

We would have loved a glass splashback but couldn't justify the cost of it at the moment. Instead of standard ceramic tiles though, we chose polished porcelain. They have more…

6 years6 yearsturquoise_starturquoise_star posted:
Anyone building with Blueprint?

Blueprint was originally one of our top choices, but not once we met with the rep. We basically had two plans which we wanted to merge together and make various…

6 years6 yearsturquoise_starturquoise_star posted:
Land. How much did you pay?

Perth seems so expensive compared to some of these figures! Although I guess it's hard to compare.
Ours was $293k for 491sqm in Canning Vale WA.

6 years6 yearsturquoise_starturquoise_star posted:
Building house on the boundary

That's great news! But a little worrying that they were quite happy to charge you the $6000 if they thought you wouldn't question it. Good on you for pushing it.

6 years6 yearsturquoise_starturquoise_star posted:
Still waiting for variations 8 weeks after pre start!!

8 weeks is crazy! We had prestart on Monday this week and got our variations back yesterday. There's no way it should take that long.
Good point about the air con…

6 years6 yearsturquoise_starturquoise_star posted:
Water Pipe / Outlet for Fridge

I've been quoted $197 for the water connection in our fridge recess. Thought this was quite reasonable and much easier to do now than later on when we may actually…

6 years6 yearsturquoise_starturquoise_star posted:
How long until land settlement

We had the road and kerbs done probably 2 months before our titles issued, but street signs and lights were only a few weeks before.

6 years6 yearsturquoise_starturquoise_star posted:
1st time build with New Generation Homes

Looks great! Very similar to the colours we are going with.

6 years6 yearsturquoise_starturquoise_star posted:
Is 60% rise in soakwell cost acceptable?

This is similar to what happened to us. Initially we were quoted somewhere between $2000-$3000 for soakwells, but by the time we got our contracts, the figure had gone up…

6 years6 yearsturquoise_starturquoise_star posted:
WA - New Generation Homes [Build Finished] pics soon!

That's great, thanks for that!

6 years6 yearsturquoise_starturquoise_star posted:
WA - New Generation Homes [Build Finished] pics soon!

Is that for tiles or glass splash back?
I hadn't actually thought about doing it myself, so that could be an option.

6 years6 yearsturquoise_starturquoise_star posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Amazing thread! Thanks to everyone who has contributed - I've now added copious notes to my already long list for prestart.

6 years6 yearsturquoise_starturquoise_star posted:
WA - New Generation Homes [Build Finished] pics soon!

I'm also building with New Generation and am very excited to get started! Our land finally settled last week, we've signed our building contract and have prestart in 3 weeks.
Does…

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