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Willos74

Horsfield Bay, NSW
Joined 18 June 2008
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10 years10 yearsWillos74Willos74 posted:
Your Allowance List :)

My theory is "why give the builder good money to organise something you could easily do yourself"?
Anything external to the house I would exclude from the contract (ie letterbox, landscaping,…

10 years10 yearsWillos74Willos74 posted:
Ducted Air Conditioning - any suggestions?

Hi All,
We have a quote for a LG Single Phase Inverter system - 16kw cooling capacity & 17.6kw heating capacity - 4 zones, 13 outlets.
We also, in our electrical plans…

10 years10 yearsWillos74Willos74 posted:
Timber Floors and Decking

Thanks everyone for the replies....we have to make the decision today for the upper deck. Tiles or Timber???
Looks like it is timber from everyone's point of view and…

10 years10 yearsWillos74Willos74 posted:
Timber Floors and Decking

Hi All,
We are now up to the stage when we need to pick flooring and tiles.
We are having timber floors in blackbutt, and need to decide what to do with…

10 years10 yearsWillos74Willos74 posted:
Progress Payments to Builder

Thanks Bob, it is a lovely location, and that is why we are building right next door to where we are currently living!!!

10 years10 yearsWillos74Willos74 posted:
Progress Payments to Builder

Thanks KEK (sorry for the delayed response)...the builder said that the floor system was just a place marker for a stage claim, and the garage floor was coming immediately next,…

10 years10 yearsWillos74Willos74 posted:
Progress Payments to Builder

Hi All,
We are building on a downwards sloping block, and as such are sort of building the reverse of a normal two storey house - ie the bedrooms are at…

11 years11 yearsWillos74Willos74 posted:
what is a typlical contrat term/days ?

We are just about to commence a 32sq house on the Central Coast, NSW and our builder has written a 6 month term into the contract. Very confident about…

11 years11 yearsWillos74Willos74 posted:
What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?

Thanks enigma_brennan,
It does make me feel a little better, I was going to try to talk him down a few percentage points, but I have started to get him to…

11 years11 yearsWillos74Willos74 posted:
What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?

Thanks for the reply Vanderlay,
Our builder has been up front and has disclosed that he has charged 20% as a margin across all his costs.
I guess it sounds fair, but…

11 years11 yearsWillos74Willos74 posted:
What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?

Hi All,
We are about to sign a contract on the construction of our house. Our builder has included a 20% margin in the cost of the contract.
Whilst the inclusion…

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