Another new house

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Another new house

Post by Duncan » Sun Aug 03, 2014 5:11 pm

Family member wanted to borrow $5000 to build a house on some land 10m x 15m that his mother in law had given them. Borrow usually means you never get paid back. Instead of handing over $5k and showing I'm rich, I opted to pay for it bit by bit. So far has cost about $3,000, for the 5m x 7 m building and he has showed me receipts for everything except the labour, $600, cause they have not finished yet. The floor is built up nearly 1m because the river behind sometimes floods.
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Re: Another new house

Post by HotRecruiter » Sun Aug 03, 2014 6:08 pm

Not bad for that amount!
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Re: Another new house

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Re: Another new house

Post by StroppyChops » Sun Aug 03, 2014 9:32 pm

What area's that, Duncan?
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Re: Another new house

Post by HotRecruiter » Sun Aug 03, 2014 9:45 pm

And you see how holding back actually accomplishes things? Giving it all at one time would've lost it for sure!
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Re: Another new house

Post by Duncan » Mon Aug 04, 2014 8:01 am

StroppyChops wrote:What area's that, Duncan?
Down a side road ???? off road 21 at Saa aang.

There is probably about another $2,000 or more to spend on the roof, and tiles for the floor.

Will show a update when finished.
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Re: Another new house

Post by StroppyChops » Mon Aug 04, 2014 11:20 am

Nice. Be worth writing an article...
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Re: Another new house

Post by Mr Curious » Tue Aug 05, 2014 2:06 pm

good ventilation in FRONT. Don't see any in back. Gonna be flow thru in the front half methinks. REALLY someone oughta school em on ridge vents.
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Re: Another new house

Post by Duncan » Wed Sep 24, 2014 2:09 pm

UPDATE,,,, Had the roof put on last week which cost $1,150, being $ 200 cheaper than the first quote.
Next on the list are floor tiles, price quoted is $650 for the 5m x 7m. . Paint $?? , leantoo roof at the back which will be used for cooking, and at the front, a roof with security grill on the sides which will be used as a shop. They already have a '' shop '' next door that sells the usual Cambodian bits and pieces .




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Re: Another new house

Post by StroppyChops » Wed Sep 24, 2014 2:20 pm

Looks like it's coming in on/under the original 'budget' Duncan.. good looking building.
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