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Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?
VIC
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I will be in The Woods too :). Like many people here the title date has been delayed over and over. I first started this process in 2015. The title date was meant to…

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Anna 10
Mar 25, 2017 8:26 pm
Anyone building in Jordan Springs East?Anyone building in Jordan Springs East?
NSW
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Hey Jess, The design guidelines booklet has the requirements. Page 9 http://communities.lendlease.com/jordan ... ashx?la=en I'm pretty sure that council will want the…

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blissjohnson2
Mar 25, 2017 8:18 pm
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne
VIC
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I'll have to have a look at the sheers. I was really want the full wall but far too expensive haha. Our site was cut in November I think and estimating handover early…

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Kat_1025
Mar 25, 2017 8:17 pm
bricks and roof tilesbricks and roof tiles

Yes, with Austral. We had a colour consultation today and took in a photo of a brick that we liked. She was most helpful and show us a brick that she thought was like our…

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JacintaLouise
Mar 25, 2017 8:17 pm
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{dawn} Custom Build - Kitten & Stone{dawn} Custom Build - Kitten & Stone
VIC
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It's great to see progress! And your kitty is gorgeous!!

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bank
Mar 25, 2017 8:15 pm
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New Build with Henley ( Palace Q1)New Build with Henley ( Palace Q1)
VIC
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That is great news mclaren77! :) can't wait for our land to title late May so we can start our build. How long did your build take from time of soil testing? Enjoy your new…

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spice girl
Mar 25, 2017 7:57 pm
Spotme
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Boutique HomesBoutique Homes
VIC
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Hi EN710 Am building with Metricon and we selected Praline bricks too, but am not too happy with how it looks at the moment, just about 1m height of bricks laid around…

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Spotme
Mar 25, 2017 7:56 pm
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aloenyx
Mar 25, 2017 7:47 pm
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Spotme
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Building with MetriconBuilding with Metricon
NSW
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Help! I posted on a different thread, but in case, just repeating my question here: has anyone built with Urban Fringe Praline bricks? Can I see pics of the brickwork please? Ta

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Spotme
Mar 25, 2017 7:43 pm

Hi all Has anyone used the above bricks for their home? Can you spam me with pics please? Our brickwork just started and oh horror, the brick color does not look good and…

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Spotme
Mar 25, 2017 7:38 pm
arden
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Building At Edmondson ParkBuilding At Edmondson Park
NSW
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Yup. Very useful esp the posts about all the various companies ripping ppl off.

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arden
Mar 25, 2017 7:33 pm
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Cascade Q1 - Henley Homes with ModsCascade Q1 - Henley Homes with Mods
VIC
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Nope! No admin which means no appointments :( it's starting to get a little bit stressful :( hopefully we have someone soon as our block will title in about 10 weeks =\

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stayxtrue
Mar 25, 2017 7:12 pm
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Metricon - Phoenix 38 - Adelaide (Athelstone)Metricon - Phoenix 38 - Adelaide (Athelstone)
SA

Wow your site cost is huge! Modifications sound amazing, all worth it.

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maywil
Mar 25, 2017 7:10 pm
Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in RiverwalkBuilding our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk
VIC

Its not in our budget unfortunately. We have to put money elsewhere for our youngest daughter who will be needing some surgery and rehab on her foot. She only has 2 toes…

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Bergman58
Mar 25, 2017 7:06 pm
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Had peek again today. They did some cleaning inside and around the house. It looks ready for inspection and handover. However, the 2 major items That were…

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Horse
Mar 25, 2017 6:59 pm

Went tile shopping the other day and picked out the tiles for the laundry and pantry splashback. I can't wait to see them tiled. The tiler is starting the walls on monday.

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rtforresters
Mar 25, 2017 6:51 pm
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sbg homessbg homes

Just wondering ,is everybody happy with SBG homes,any slow builds/bad workmanship and communications,would much appreciate the feedback,i cannot find many good reviews…

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not sure peter
Mar 25, 2017 6:47 pm
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..We are in... DRIVEWAYCustom Coral Homes Bronte..We are in... DRIVEWAY
NSW
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It's heartbreaking to hear that. Just keep swimming... Can't wait to see your deck.

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Corallake
Mar 25, 2017 6:32 pm
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Our Coral Homes Noosa 26Our Coral Homes Noosa 26
NSW
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Nice I like it... bet you are getting excited Coral homes Modified Stradbroke locked out

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Milestone
Mar 25, 2017 6:29 pm
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Building with Wisdom HomesBuilding with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Thanks! I hadn't really wanted all white for my bathroom walls but I was starting to exhaust the budget by that point so needed to curb it somewhere. Pretty happy now as…

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MrsLlamas2016
Mar 25, 2017 6:28 pm
Coral modified StradbrokeCoral modified Stradbroke
NSW
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thanks it's been a long road but the end is getting closer for us all Coral homes Modified Stradbroke locked out

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Milestone
Mar 25, 2017 6:25 pm
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Newlyweds First Home - Hallmark Homes Coomera QLDNewlyweds First Home - Hallmark Homes Coomera QLD
QLD
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Just watch out with roomba style robot vacuum cleaners on carpet..... they rip it up after a while - due to the way they spin/ turn. Ours destroyed our new carpet over the…

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Corinda dream 2016
Mar 25, 2017 6:21 pm
Laminate bench tops for bathroomsLaminate bench tops for bathrooms
VIC

Great idea but I'm in Victoria. The only showroom is in Sunshine and I'm in Chelsea so way to far to travel with kids. But have found somewhere local, cabinet maker, with…

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Ezza78
Mar 25, 2017 6:17 pm
RegVic-Hotondo Homes custome plan - HandoverRegVic-Hotondo Homes custome plan - Handover
VIC
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Eee! Congrats on keys. Did you get any nice gifts? Hehe.. that's a lot of trucks!

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aloenyx
Mar 25, 2017 5:51 pm
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aloenyx
Mar 25, 2017 5:50 pm
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Yes that's right at least they are sorting it all out now before it starts. Wouldn't be nice to discover the windows and sliders after they had been put in! Being a…

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Magavin
Mar 25, 2017 5:43 pm
Building with fowler homesBuilding with fowler homes
NSW
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Hey so im currently nursing an injury so i have lots of free time on my hands... anyways i have gone through and researched every inclusion in the emporium package just…

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newwyhouse2233
Mar 25, 2017 5:14 pm

Today was tile selection day. Selecting the tiles for the bathroom, ensuite, laundry, and also a tentative tile selection for the main living areas. The decision for…

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lincoln32
Mar 25, 2017 4:57 pm
Stockland Elara at Marsden ParkStockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
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Thanks Kaycee. It seems we r going with Eden brae Marina 37 which is very similar plan to firstyle home we liked. More comfortable with them.

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readytomove
Mar 25, 2017 4:36 pm
New Build - problems with vinyl floor planksNew Build - problems with vinyl floor planks
QLD

Hello Everyone, First time poster, long time follower from SE QLD. We need some urgent and clear advice regarding our 2mm vinyl flooring (glue down, not click) we had…

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amandle
Mar 25, 2017 4:23 pm

The top chords of the roof trusses have been painted. I'm assuming this is to stop the treated timber reacting with the Colorbond roofing? And the carport has had the…

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firejack018
Mar 25, 2017 4:06 pm
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Eliston Estate - Clyde, MelbourneEliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne
VIC
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No worries at all tandh. I know there's a Facebook page for Eliston but not much info on it. It's good to let each other know what's going on in the estate.

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firsttime_homies1401
Mar 25, 2017 3:58 pm
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Ryalls - Coral Homes Noosa 26 - Leaking ensuite??Ryalls - Coral Homes Noosa 26 - Leaking ensuite??
NSW
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yep that's the one. We have gone with monument too. Sounds like rubbish to me

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dougang287
Mar 25, 2017 3:38 pm
Mojo HomesMojo Homes
NSW
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been a while since my last post. Our house was progressing really well until the chrissy break. After the break it call halted, gyprockers never returned to fix damaged…

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shams
Mar 25, 2017 3:26 pm
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Coral Homes general build threadCoral Homes general build thread
QLD
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We have just had dishwasher issues. Anyway, long story short when we asked a repair man what to go wugh for a new one, he said, it really didn't matter as long as it has…

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Becs Coral
Mar 25, 2017 3:21 pm
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Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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Hi fisher75, the wording from bpb.nsw.gov.au is appoint, not necessarily pay. I would still speak to your certifier about the issues and if your not happy call the…

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Sevenths
Mar 25, 2017 1:42 pm
Coral Capri 25- Week 6: Lining StageCoral Capri 25- Week 6: Lining Stage
QLD
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Looks beautiful! I love everything you picked! http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=84825 Coral -…

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kikihome
Mar 25, 2017 1:42 pm
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Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?
NSW
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For those building double storeys, what is the build time you have been provided with from your builders, once u have done all ur selections, and CDC has been approved?

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Deguzonthemove
Mar 25, 2017 12:58 pm

Gravy- here is where our future alfresco/sunroom will be going which we will be doing ourselves about a year after handover lol .Are you having high doors throughout your…

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dreamhomemummy
Mar 25, 2017 12:43 pm
Double Storey Suggestions Double Storey Suggestions

We live in a 30sq home, no point in upgrading if less than 35.

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Mtfranklin
Mar 25, 2017 11:11 am
Billys Lookout - Coral - Grange 26Billys Lookout - Coral - Grange 26
NSW
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Yes, as long as i get out if work on time! Husband may need to start without me which means i need to write everything down this weekend! Just unsure what we are…

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BrownDog77
Mar 25, 2017 10:53 am
Building the Metricon Fortitude 32Building the Metricon Fortitude 32
VIC
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What colour splashback is it? It's not "Think" is it?

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emmyawards
Mar 25, 2017 9:51 am
recommend an architect/designer in Adelaiderecommend an architect/designer in Adelaide
SA

Hi Cooperplace You will need an Architect & Engineer Here's info on % Fees & Savings you might find useful that I've just put up But I've included most professional fees…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 25, 2017 9:47 am
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Coral Homes Avoca 23- Allerton ParkCoral Homes Avoca 23- Allerton Park
QLD
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Woohoo, congrats on starting!! Hope this weather clears up for us both GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Mar 25, 2017 9:35 am
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Building at Catherine ParkBuilding at Catherine Park
NSW
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Not much movement in price then. So continuing to have issues around broadband install. Builder originally had opticomm in tender (like Oran park) During electrical…

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Rocchet
Mar 25, 2017 9:24 am
Our Metricon Duxton 39- Coastal FacadeOur Metricon Duxton 39- Coastal Facade
VIC
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Looks great Pete!! It's all coming together nicely. It's a good feeling when all the selections you chose from samples and tried to envision in your mind actually come to…

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Magavin
Mar 25, 2017 9:23 am
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-slab stageSekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-slab stage
NSW
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I really hope a carpenter turns up for you sweets, you have waited so long, it's your turn to experience the joy of walking through your home GJ Gardner…

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charlibear
Mar 25, 2017 9:06 am
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