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Stamp Duty Paid

Another step in our journey towards our new home today as it's been almost three months since the exchange of contracts.

Stamp duty is payable on vacant land even if it is off the plan within three months.

If you bought a unit, you apparently have up to 15 months to pay.

Based on our land value being $735,000 the amount of stamp duty payable was $28.585.00

At least it's now complete and we can continue to move forward.

CSR PGH Bricks & Pavers

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Today, we went to the CSR PGH Bricks & Pavers site in Schofields to take a look at the range of bricks, tiles, and pavers.

I contacted Eden Brae to see what range of bricks the Prestige Luxury Inclusions package included.  I was advised by the builder the range available without any additional charges would be Range A, B & E.

In addition, the $1 sale included upgrades to the Premium Horizon Roof Upgrade with A-Line Seamless Capping.

In anticipation for our Day 1 appointment, we made a trip to PGH Bricks and Pavers to see the options available.  Prior to today, we had gotten a list of addresses of homes where we were able to see how the colour scheme works with the brick we had in mind, however, we decided to see PGH and work on a colour scheme we would believe would fit our own home.

We were met by Sue who is a consultant at PGH Bricks & Pavers.  She was extremely helpful and did a remarkable job spending plenty of time with us in terms of assisting us to choose colours an…