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14 d14 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

Not sure about the name of the tests, but he sort of focussed on the base of the walls, also he checked the drains of the house. He checked the…

14 d14 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

Hello All,
Thank you so much for all your support and suggestion. I had a damp inspectors inspect and he confirmed its a raising damp issue and suggested a external drain…

14 d14 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

I seriously wished i was in Melb, looks like there is more help coming from that side of the country . :)

14 d14 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Help! Contract Conditions

Hello All,
I require some advise on the following situation. I have seen a new build house, which is 99% completed, the house is pending final inspection and final certificate (form21).…

18 d18 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

Ok, I will speak to agent and find out what brick it is

18 d18 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

Sure, I can give it a try tomorrow. But no one seems to be answering my question which is about who is the best person to inspect the damp and…

18 d18 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

Hello H20, being ready built house, I don't know anyone else other than the agent and the sales guy.
Wondering if I should consult a damp expert??

18 d18 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

I am still in the pre purchase stage where I have signed a contract and I have building and pest condition for 21 days, I have another 14 days left…

18 d18 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

This is exactly what the agent and the representative from builder said and he said it is very common with such types of bricks.
I just want to have some piece…

18 d18 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

Thank you for the reply.
Thats an interesting point, I had a look around the house, its there in another place as well but there is no window or aluminium frame…

18 d18 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

Yes I can, I have requested the builder for an independent inspection, but I am not sure whom to ask, damp experts says it's not their job. Should I see…

18 d18 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

It's was noted on the exterior walls of the living room which faces the backyard. The inspector made a special note on the salt deposits on the bricks which is…

18 d18 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

Hello Joker, Looks porous bricks to me, I have attached some high resolution photos.

18 d18 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

Thank you Darb, I will have a look at the concrete, when the inspector checked for mositure on all four sides of the garage, it looked fine..
I want to know…

19 d19 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

Thank you so much for the reply, I found this note from the inspector in the report, any thoughts on this??
Damp Proof Course
" A damp proof course (DPC) was noted'

19 d19 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Plantation ready built ??

Hello All,
the building report is out and the inspector has identified 1 major defect. As mentioned earlier in my posts, the house is made on H1 soil and with waffle…

Plantation ready built ??
19 d19 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Brand new house - Rising damp issue

Hello All,
I have just signed a contract with highly reputed builder for a ready built home. We had our budding inspection today and the inspector found 1 major issue related…

Brand new house - Rising damp issue
24 d24 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Plantation ready built ??

Awesome, looks like if Timber structure is used, we can go for it.

24 d24 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Plantation ready built ??

I am paying 650K for a double storied (ready built) and land is valued at 300K. I am not sure if its worth the risk. but the builder is plantation…

24 d24 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Plantation ready built ??

Hello Sam / Chippy,
the builder just got back to me, i have pasted his response below, as I said earlier the house is ready to move, we are just unsure…

25 d25 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Plantation ready built ??

Thank you Sam.

25 d25 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Plantation ready built ??

Thank you so much . I will check with the builder

25 d25 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Plantation ready built ??

Hi Sam,
just need your advise on what to ask the builder before signing a contract when its a already built house.
i am looking for the right word, may be a…

26 d26 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Plantation ready built ??

Sure, I will do that. Thank for your inputs. :)

26 d26 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Plantation ready built ??

Hello Sam,
Thank you once agin, this is exactly what I was looking for, the sales consultant confirmed that the charges are only from the building the house perspective and not…

26 d26 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build

Thank you so much, that is very helpful to budget. May be I will have some more cushioning.
All the best for your new home.

26 d26 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Plantation ready built ??

Spot on SAM,
The quote 230 K base did not include that but the additional quote of 60 k included provision for BAL rating and h1 soil.
But I don't see reference…

26 d26 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build

Thank you so much, just read your incridible post and its very useful.
Wondering if you can share how much was the deviation with respect to cost and what was not…

26 d26 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Plantation ready built ??

Hello Sam,
Thank you that makes sense, I just saw the land of the ready build is valued at $280 while the new land I am looking at buying is in…

26 d26 dviju_009viju_009 posted:
Plantation ready built ??

Hello All,
We are currently considering the following option
1. Buy land and build 2 stories house with Coral
2. Or Buy a ready build house by planation
Both the above are…

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