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My Metricon Bordeaux 56 buildMy Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
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I must add we only picked one floor tile. For the whole downstairs at selections. We haven't picked the bathroom or anything. We wanted to wait till our Beaumont…

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Doulton777
Feb 25, 2017 3:39 am
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Tree Removal in Site Costs? Or required to arrange independeTree Removal in Site Costs? Or required to arrange independe
NSW

Hi Natsi, you can also check , we have different services to cater you for a free no obligation quote.

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TTTServices
Feb 25, 2017 2:14 am

Can't wait for kitchen to go in

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hrvat_ica
Feb 25, 2017 2:01 am
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First Home Build - Carlisle Homes - Matisse 33 - Clyde Vic.First Home Build - Carlisle Homes - Matisse 33 - Clyde Vic.
VIC
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all the best mate :) hope they sort the things out for you. we are having troubles with contract dates due to land release :( if the land get delayed, we are going to drop the…

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thech_nerd
Feb 25, 2017 1:50 am
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Henley Vogue Q1Henley Vogue Q1
VIC
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thanks Kahyland. i was trying to work out the main difference between sahara and vogue :) it seems nearly impossible to find anything related to vogue :( personally i prefer…

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thech_nerd
Feb 25, 2017 1:46 am
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Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLDTrinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
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That's good that the variations weren't that much more than you originally thought. It's hard to keep a lid on things. The waterfall edge for the island bench would look…

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vuster
Feb 25, 2017 1:31 am
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLDKDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
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Wow I didn't even think of that! Your attention to details is amazing!! Wish I had this information before they started tiling, I think I would have requested for the same…

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dulie
Feb 25, 2017 1:31 am
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My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 MelbMy KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Oh no. We don't stain our timber. It's all natural and is only coated with bees wax. The jarrah is already a dark brown colour.

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Renman
Feb 25, 2017 12:04 am
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Our New Home in Gippsland - almost completeOur New Home in Gippsland - almost complete
VIC
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Thanks Reg. At least I have homeone to browse while he sleeps.

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AJB
Feb 24, 2017 10:59 pm
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Our first build: "Bridgewater" by Gj's ShoalhavenOur first build: "Bridgewater" by Gj's Shoalhaven
NSW
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Fridays update! Tiling will be finished next week with paint to start the week after. Then all the fun stuff with fit offs Our feature wall in the ensuite has…

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needsausername
Feb 24, 2017 10:54 pm
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{dawn} Custom 3bdr /16sq home - Week 21{dawn} Custom 3bdr /16sq home - Week 21
VIC
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Haha... I know that stage. You'll titles will come sooner than you expect. :) I will hopefully have a heap of photos tomorrow, Im gonna try and go early so there's no one about XD

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aloenyx
Feb 24, 2017 10:47 pm
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Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-slab stageSekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-slab stage
NSW

From what shazw has gone through it seems like it's usually on par if not better in terms of materials?

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yvonneh
Feb 24, 2017 10:47 pm
KDR Sekisui House - St GeorgeKDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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Yes let him know you want to ask the plumber. Most SS would be fine with it.

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yvonneh
Feb 24, 2017 10:45 pm
Building with MetriconBuilding with Metricon
NSW
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Contract will always be more to cover themselves before having to payout. 27 weeks is what M states is their average build time for a 2 story build in Melbourne. We're…

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JLH222
Feb 24, 2017 10:45 pm
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Simonds Hudson BendigoSimonds Hudson Bendigo
VIC
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I can't believe it. Frames next week and talking being finished in May. They're so efficient.

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asha27
Feb 24, 2017 10:39 pm
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AJB
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Building Simonds Prague in QLDBuilding Simonds Prague in QLD
QLD
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I loved seeing the floors. It makes it seem close to finished and it makes all the colours come together.

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AJB
Feb 24, 2017 10:38 pm
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Building with Simonds in AdelaideBuilding with Simonds in Adelaide
SA
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You're welcome! That's fair enough, the joys of building hey? I'm sure everything will look fantabulous when it's all complete and will laugh at the doubts you were…

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alexandraa
Feb 24, 2017 10:35 pm
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The epic home building race: first home build vs the baby!The epic home building race: first home build vs the baby!
QLD

Disappointing end to the week... Absolutely no action all this week on our lot! It remains a flattened dirt trap. We were so busy this week, we didn't have any time to…

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ruraldoc
Feb 24, 2017 10:34 pm
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Our Forever Home BuildOur Forever Home Build
QLD
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Charlie your slab wasn't waffle pods was is? so it has to sit for 2 weeks? we are hoping they let ours sit for longer then the weekend.. well I just want it to keep going…

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Ladybugs2
Feb 24, 2017 10:12 pm
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Building with Wisdom HomesBuilding with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Hey SBAT, Great to hear that all is resolved and that you are about to move into the dream. Congrats!!! Also (even though I was commenting negatively earlier about WL…

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ozmonkeyoy
Feb 24, 2017 9:59 pm
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Planning Permit AmmedmentPlanning Permit Ammedment

As above. A planning permit is to build on the site and building permit is the actual house itself. I presume you mean building permit? You need to submit an amendment…

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Berek
Feb 24, 2017 9:58 pm
Coral Homes - Marcoola 30 ModCoral Homes - Marcoola 30 Mod
QLD
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Nice surprise today portaloo delivered, site cut and pegged. (24/2/17)...techically not starting til the 28th..but ill take it! Coral Homes Marcoola 30 Mod viewtopic.php?t=85789

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marcoola
Feb 24, 2017 9:56 pm
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Emmz70
Feb 24, 2017 9:53 pm
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MartinsHarmony
Feb 24, 2017 9:51 pm
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Building Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in GeelongBuilding Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Geelong
VIC
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Do it!! Otherwise do it yourself. It's your house and you get what you want.

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Renman
Feb 24, 2017 9:44 pm
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Our new family home Metricon Metro 32 QLDOur new family home Metricon Metro 32 QLD
QLD
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Good to see your home coming along so smoothly. It should be the benchmark for efficiency

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Renman
Feb 24, 2017 9:26 pm
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tungfai
Feb 24, 2017 9:22 pm
Aqua Enamel Paint - worth the upgrade?Aqua Enamel Paint - worth the upgrade?
QLD

Vivid white needs three coats as it doesn't cover very well. So you're upgraded costs might be because of that aswell. Aqua enamel won't yellow over time like Super enamel…

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Craigasaurus
Feb 24, 2017 9:15 pm
Coral Daydream 32Coral Daydream 32
NSW
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No worries.. Ill keep an eye out. In all honesty the last thing is need is another cushion.. My nasty addiction Im sure your house will sell really quickly,…

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Ryalls_first_build
Feb 24, 2017 9:15 pm
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Our first build northern NSW with coral homesOur first build northern NSW with coral homes
NSW
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Its all going so fast! Our neighbours were meant to have their house complete roughly end of april they were told. Turns out itll be in 3 to 4 weeks now! Coral are…

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yucky_worm01
Feb 24, 2017 9:13 pm
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Our Coral Homes Noosa 26Our Coral Homes Noosa 26
NSW
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We where happy with our off white I am sure it's going to work!

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Dee80
Feb 24, 2017 9:11 pm
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Canterbury - Final StagesCanterbury - Final Stages
VIC
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Na it's 2 doors down, so not directly behind

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stayxtrue
Feb 24, 2017 9:05 pm
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Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
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Thanks Emmz, I think we gonna move into the house before it finishes I told SM if he doesn't complete it before 2 weeks time then all "my" tradies will come…

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Orpheus
Feb 24, 2017 8:48 pm
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Who's building with Clarendon??Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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Anyone building with domaine homes- clarendon?

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amiarm
Feb 24, 2017 8:43 pm
Casaview HomesCasaview Homes
NSW
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Hi all Im just looking at some upgrade cost and was wanting to know if anyone has gotten quotes on upgrading the cornice and if so what were they charge. I received a…

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Nemini
Feb 24, 2017 8:38 pm
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JG King modified Heywood - Building Permit!JG King modified Heywood - Building Permit!
VIC
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Already done! Thank you everyone!! It's been a long time coming but it happened very quickly in the end . We've been told that we will be…

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bank
Feb 24, 2017 8:08 pm
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Metricon Glendale 37+Metricon Glendale 37+
NSW
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They are Laufen Living Square 600X340. They cost an additional $400 per basin in lieu of the standard one. Full price at Reece is $1172 Build thread: …

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VMGlendale37
Feb 24, 2017 8:05 pm

No garage door today unfortunately.. No comms to explain delay either. Progress did happen in the form of blinds being installed.. they'll look alright from inside (where…

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techau
Feb 24, 2017 7:47 pm
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Boutique HomesBoutique Homes
VIC
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We have our colour appointment on Monday. Our budget is 20k. From what I've wriiten down, I think we will come close. We dont intend to spend much at electrical as we…

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Jacinta.C
Feb 24, 2017 7:39 pm
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faykis
Feb 24, 2017 7:19 pm
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Building in Hillcroft - ClaymoreBuilding in Hillcroft - Claymore
NSW

Sorry to hear your frustration. We're in 1A and originally it was supposed to be registered in June but was kept being pushed until ours was finally registered in Sept…

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tapasr_Lexia4
Feb 24, 2017 7:01 pm
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Kristina92
Feb 24, 2017 6:55 pm
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Who is building with BeechwoodWho is building with Beechwood
NSW
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Some bank will only give you approval in principle so pretty much you know what kind of house will get your money but no builder will finalise everything (papers that…

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tapasr_Lexia4
Feb 24, 2017 6:49 pm
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nicolawhitelaw
Feb 24, 2017 6:49 pm
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Coral Homes general build threadCoral Homes general build thread
QLD
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It's ridiculous when people can't even do the job they are paid to do!

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jonesie2017
Feb 24, 2017 6:48 pm
Building a Noosa 29 in north brisbaneBuilding a Noosa 29 in north brisbane
QLD
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Thanks looks great! And I'm very jealous your builds 12weeks ours will be closer to 7 months but happy for you

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BrownDog77
Feb 24, 2017 6:32 pm
Porter Davis homesPorter Davis homes
VIC
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I would say good luck with making a structural change at this point. Unless you have sufficient evidence that they mislead you then you'be probably got buckleys. It might…

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lizbf85
Feb 24, 2017 6:10 pm
First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23
QLD
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It is exciting!!! You will be soon I'm sure. I'm waiting for hubby & hoping he will suggest takeaway too

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BrownDog77
Feb 24, 2017 6:07 pm



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