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Joined 20 August 2019
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2 months2 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Your block has a large fall which is why volume builders don’t want to touch it. Your site costs will be high, but you’ll get a nice view. You may…

3 months3 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

We got our BP approved also... which lot are you Selva. we are Lot 89.. both my neighbours have started already.. cheers Marz

3 months3 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

I meant to say that Volume Builders don't want to build on block with fall over 1.5m...generally..cheers

3 months3 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Hi, just about to start build...we purchased on Orchard Rd, so flater block...There doesn’t seem to be rock on that site, however I would think that Majestic Rise would have…

6 months6 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

All good here.. hope you are well

7 months7 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Hi,,my conveyancer said approx 4 weeks..that was last week///It will all depend on what happens with Banks/Coveyancer & council...hope its soon...cheers M

7 months7 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

No, i haven’t yet.. might call again tomorrow to find our progress..

8 months8 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Hi Dvii
I spoke to Greg , developer who advised that they have to complete markings on the road and that is the end of the works.. they will then complete…

8 months8 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Yes, we are waiting for quotes as well.. meeting builder tomorrow..

8 months8 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Hi Dvii
Your neighbour here.. No haven’t heard anything yet.. How are your plans going?Land looks like it’s ready to settle.. will give developer a call this week.. cheers…

10 months10 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

We actually got approved through Poter Davis.. I had them adjust the plan, but I won’t a few more changes, which they won’t do, hence I chose a custom.. now…

10 months10 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Aston should be good too... cause we only have 26m depth.. found it difficult with plans

10 months10 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Aston should be good too

10 months10 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

We are having plans drawn at the moment... custom builder.. Dean Homes..

10 months10 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Hi DVii.. have you decided on a builder yet.. I think we are going custom..

10 months10 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

I think the NBN should be available to Doreen.. Have you decided on a builder Selva?

12 months12 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Hi Dvii, no we are still deciding which Builder.. So many want you to pay a deposit, but not paying until sure and happy with plans

12 months12 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Yes, who did you see at Aston? I saw Robert Briffa..
Also, you need to ask them what the fall is over the building site... not over the whole block...as this…

12 months12 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

No way, Aston we’re willing to fix costs on mine at $19,500.. and you block is flatter...still deciding on a builder

12 months12 monthsVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

That sounds great.. Which builder did you end up going with?

1 year1 yearVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Yes, still unsure though.. Really hard to imagine when you don't see the house built

1 year1 yearVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Dean Homes

Thanks TashPaul.. that is very helpful

1 year1 yearVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

I am finding the same problem. I had a meeting with a custom builder. He seems great and will put us onto his architect for plans and design.. Just worried…

1 year1 yearVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

How are you going?? Have you found a builder yet Selva?

1 year1 yearVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Dean Homes

HI
Just wondering if you bulit with Dean Homes and if so what was your experience ?? Thinking of building with them..Cheers

1 year1 yearVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Its a struggle.. going back to see Aston now... Metricon said that they could build now, but not keen on the floor plans available for the block... too small...…

1 year1 yearVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Just been in to see Aston Homes.. they will get back to me..got an appointment with Custom builder on Monday night..

1 year1 yearVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

No..I haven’t yet.. just spoke to a local custom builder around here.. now he knows what he’s talking about.. he drew up a rough plan with split levels.. made…

1 year1 yearVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Bentley came back and said that they would not build a single storey on our block.. too many retaining walls would look ugly. Boutique said the same and so did…

1 year1 yearVenusmarzVenusmarz posted:
Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Hi Selva
Just wondering if you have been given any quotes on site costs yet..Custom builder costs seems very expensive and are you looking at retaining walls too?

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