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      clean break for you guys though now, hope alls going well :o)
      Hi guys ! its Paul, Lisa, Jack and Boo !

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      We should be at practical completion in the next two weeks. Nearly a year in construction.... you can follow along at home here www.duffieldtowers.com - only a few gotchas so far.
      Mid life crisis at 45, quit my job of 27 years, 457 visa, PR, citizenship. Also brought the dog, daughter, car and wife. Building a house, follow along here www.duffieldtowers.com

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      My daughter and her husband built a new home from scratch and it took almost 2 years from start to finish. They had many problems along the way... from issues with the Land Registry, the Developer, and finally the Builder. All those issues actually came down to the fact that no-one was talking to anyone else. And this was probably because they bought a block on what had previously been a small farm... it was rezoned to residential.... blocks were sold by developers who suddenly disappeared when builders came along! So many issues involved... but 2 years later they are finally in their house. Shame about the feral neighbours that even the cops and the council can't control. Daughter and SIL are just waiting for their house to appreciate in value so they can sell it and move on!
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      Hi,

      Im new to this forum. Its nice that you are offering help to people who need advices. We built a house about 3 years back with Commodore-BCG. they took nearly 1.5 year to complete. They took 7-8 months for approval as it was our 1st home we were not knowing lot of hidden tricks but we are very happy with the material they have used. Till date no cracks nothing.
      We want to buy one more land and built agian but with a different contractor this time.
      We are trying to target Rossmoyne and willenton area. Can you please suggest if you know any land available in those areas.

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      Don't forget there are many other ways to build a house. One option is to purchase a site, employ an architect and design team to design and document the house that you want, rather than modify one out of a plan book. This approach allows you to go out to competitive tender with a selection of builders which can give you best value for money in terms of the construction costs, rather than being stuck with a particular companies extra costs which is where they will try and increase their profit for extras and changes, all after you have signed up with them.
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      Quote Originally Posted by bambam View Post
      Hi,

      Im new to this forum. Its nice that you are offering help to people who need advices. We built a house about 3 years back with Commodore-BCG. they took nearly 1.5 year to complete. They took 7-8 months for approval as it was our 1st home we were not knowing lot of hidden tricks but we are very happy with the material they have used. Till date no cracks nothing.
      We want to buy one more land and built agian but with a different contractor this time.
      We trying to target Rossmoyne and willenton area. Can you please suggest if you know any land available in those areas.
      I doubt very much that you will find much in the way of vacant blocks in either of those suburbs. However there are older homes in those suburbs on the market, and the current trend seems to be buying an older home and demolishing to rebuild. Can be an expensive way to go though.
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      We dont mind buying a house which is less than 5 year old. anyone aware about such houses which are sold in Rossmoyne and willenton area??

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      Hi Bambam,
      Apologies for the late reply.
      i would love to help you, we have some fantastic blocks in these areas.

      feel free to pm me

      Thanks
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      Can i just ask a little question how much deposit is needed to secure land - is there any help to buy land ? anyone ? ;o)
      Hi guys ! its Paul, Lisa, Jack and Boo !

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      Absolutely no idea Pegg. Might be worth having a chat to a Land Agent or Real Estate Agent.
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