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10 years10 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
How much are you insuring your new house (Building ONLY)?

I have scheduled my handover date to be next Friday, and I am urgently looking for an insurance company. I've this question which I really can't understand and work out,…

10 years10 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Handover / Moving Home Check List

Thanks! I definitely forgot to include that. If I am too busy to organise a steam clean, will the real estate agent simply call their steam clean guys to clean…

10 years10 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Handover / Moving Home Check List

Hope you are going well. Wow how do you manage to have hand over on Saturday? My Builder only install the appliances on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; and thus the…

10 years10 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Handover / Moving Home Check List

My house costs $260K all up to build (with NO fencing / driveway / Windows furnishings / letter box, etc).
- AAMI offers unlimited cover on building / 60K contents ~…

10 years10 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Handover / Moving Home Check List

That's good call. I definitely missed that in my list :D
My colleagues introduced an insurance broker who is helping me to find an…

10 years10 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Handover / Moving Home Check List

I am tossing between AAMI and GIO at the moment after talking to some friends, any positive or negative experience dealing with them like making a claim? Thanks for any…

10 years10 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Handover / Moving Home Check List

Dear folks,
From the date I signed the contract with UrbanEdge on end of September 2009, my handover date is pretty much before end of the month (May 2010). Everything went…

10 years10 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
UrbanEdge Exceed 49 Inclusions ~

Thanks for the comments,
Actually, I am choosing just the Urban Options (with Exceed 49 offer for $9,000) NOT the Edge Series ~ as I couldn't afford that ~
The house…

10 years10 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
UrbanEdge Exceed 49 Inclusions ~

Hi,
I had been looking for builders since early this year when I was in a rush to settle my land, and luckily I had my land settled already back in…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Before & After in Floor Plans ~

I was thinking about all the beers, cokes, chips, can foods, instant noodle when I have internal access to pantry so I could store it just by opening the door…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Before & After in Floor Plans ~

Whatever the category 1 carpet & tiles of BigM, not sure really :oops:

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Before & After in Floor Plans ~

Bravo :D

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Floor Plans and Copyright Issue?

Dear all,
I am a bit confused about how this works? If I love several floor plans from different builders and put all of them into a single floor plan, who…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Before & After in Floor Plans ~

NO, I haven't decided on BigM yet ~ but this is more or less focus on the house design at the moment, as I might take the design and bring…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Before & After in Floor Plans ~

Thanks for all the feedbacks ~
I am the type of person who loves Master Bedroom in the back, and I love the house to be bright and warm when entering…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Before & After in Floor Plans ~

Hi Dale, last time when I spoke to M3tricon, this house with the Kick Start Promotion (for First Home Buyers only - $16K), the base price has become only $160K.…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Before & After in Floor Plans ~

Hi, I am new in building house. What do you mean by seal off the outdoor room with foldable walls or doors? Do you have any example or URLs to…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Before & After in Floor Plans ~

Dear all,
Just wonder what do you think about the Before and After version of the Santorini 29 ~
BEFORE
AFTER
Basically, the changes I've made:
1. move the master bedroom to the back
2. get…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Advice on where to build

Actually V-Line is not as horrible as you thought, I used to think the same as you, but since I moved to Melton 6 months ago, actually I get used…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
My IDIOT Mortgage Broker !!!

Guess what? I can confirm that my mortgage broker is AN IDIOT!!!! :evil:
He told me I need to get a house/land…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Alfresco

That sounds like a turn-key solution, so I guess for $150K and no more to worry, that's fine! But how come I didn't see any carpet mentioned in your list?…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Alfresco

$150K to build a house 18.75sq seems reasonable ~ but usually the cost per square is more expensive the smaller the house ~ What do they give you as part…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Hermitage Homes

May I ask you which plan you are looking at and what price they give you ~ "as is" ~ When you said "as is", does that include the timber…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Reasonable Quotations & Best Value Builders, WHO?

Thank you for sharing ~ Yes, I am in Melbourne and my land is in Kurunjang (Melton - 40km North West of Melbourne) ~ It's great to see a display…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Reasonable Quotations & Best Value Builders, WHO?

Thanks Annie for your feedback, I've done lots of homework between the BIG Builders ~ But for smaller builder, I feel like it's not enough ~ I am quite familar…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Reasonable Quotations & Best Value Builders, WHO?

Dear all,
After shopping for a builder for a while, I've talked to some BIG builders like NBG, BurBank, M3tricon, H3nley, Sim0nds, AV Jennings, etc ... Also some smaller builders like…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Seeking floor plans with Master at back next to Alfresco

I really love the M3tricon's Grandview as I love you can open the windows which is next to the garden, plus you can open the sliding door to access the…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Seeking floor plans with Master at back next to Alfresco

I'm in Victoria, however I have an appointment with a smaller builder who is happy if I draft the design with bare hand to avoid any possible copyright issue, so…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
Seeking floor plans with Master at back next to Alfresco

Dear all,
I'm looking for floor plans with the design with Master Bedroom in the back of the house overseeing the garden and next to Alfresco (sliding door) ~
If you have…

11 years11 yearswallacetaiwallacetai posted:
What do you think of these 2 designs?

I couldn't sleep well without opening the windows, otherwise I would end up having migraine the next day (need the fresh air) ~ Plus I love watching horror movie a…

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