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trimum
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22 March
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-slab stageSekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-slab stage
NSW
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Yes I'm really coming round to the area, we moved into our rental a year ago and I hated living here but now I'm feeling really settled, I and hubby work in the CBD but…

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trimum
Mar 22, 2017 8:01 pm
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YeuG
22 March
Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first buildHenley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build
VIC

Haha! Did you ask them to add you in their mailing list so that you'll know when they are getting released? You can also look at cloverton and kallo just up the road!

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YeuG
Mar 22, 2017 6:58 pm

So we just finished our QA walkthrough. Went spent 2 hours pointing out things that need addressing. To be honest most were paintwork or cleaning and our SM was great…

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techau
Mar 22, 2017 5:30 pm
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mj2016
22 March
Boutique HomesBoutique Homes
VIC
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To be honest even after they declassify post 4 months from titling it still is in a 'higher' fire zone so I'm happy to pay the extra I just wasn't sure what it…

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mj2016
Mar 22, 2017 5:07 pm
dougang287
22 March
New Build - Oxley QLDNew Build - Oxley QLD
QLD

I cannot recommend you go with Coral at all

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dougang287
Mar 22, 2017 2:59 pm
Emmz70
22 March
Metro 32 KDRB Bayside MelbourneMetro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne
VIC
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Awesome one JLH. Hopefully with the fine weather coming our way it will be sooner

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Emmz70
Mar 22, 2017 1:53 pm
Fqunqar
22 March
Greenvale Heritage ViewsGreenvale Heritage Views
VIC
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Not a problem! Things are happening which is better than nothing happening as was the case before

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Fqunqar
Mar 22, 2017 12:55 pm
Tracey70
22 March
Building Simonds Prague with ModificationsBuilding Simonds Prague with Modifications
VIC
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Yes it is Marshall. Been raining so bricking has stopped but inside is going nicely

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Tracey70
Mar 22, 2017 12:52 pm
ser3
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22 March
White Design and ConstructionWhite Design and Construction
NSW
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I'm not sure, sorry. Maybe try calling the HBCF.

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ser3
Mar 22, 2017 12:47 pm
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E2000
22 March
Coral Homes - Marcoola 30 ModCoral Homes - Marcoola 30 Mod
QLD
1, 2, 3

First time posting here but have been stalking these forums the last few weeks while we decide who to build with. We are building a Marcoola 30 to in Pacific Cove and…

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E2000
Mar 22, 2017 12:09 pm
Jess_89
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22 March
Our First Home - Home Group WAOur First Home - Home Group WA
WA
1, 2

Lol yes my partner is in love with his new toy. He's taken a photo everyday of the build with it Will be great to look back on

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Jess_89
Mar 22, 2017 11:44 am
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jesss_g
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22 March
B & D's First build with HGWAB & D's First build with HGWA
WA
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Looking so good Dee! Love the dark cabinetry!! :D

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jesss_g
Mar 22, 2017 11:30 am
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jesss_g
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22 March
Building our first home in Wandi - Home Group WABuilding our first home in Wandi - Home Group WA
WA
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Ahhh I know! Can't imagine keys are too far off - all we have left now is carpets and blinds and then our site clean!! Haha you'll have to time going around when trades…

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jesss_g
Mar 22, 2017 11:29 am
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HGMbuild
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22 March
Camden and Macarthur Local Area.Camden and Macarthur Local Area.
NSW

Hi guys, I'm researching the topic of growth in the local council areas above, particularly of people who are building or have recently built, and their opinions of NAB…

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HGMbuild
Mar 22, 2017 11:00 am
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Bridgetwitch
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22 March
Going to another Project Home BuilderGoing to another Project Home Builder
NSW

We got to plans with Coral Homes, but after lots of misinformation decided to go elsewhere. They have agreed to return our initial deposit, minus admin and drafting fees -…

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Bridgetwitch
Mar 22, 2017 10:49 am
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kim_kdr
22 March
Who else is building with Eden Brae?Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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We had an allowance of $100 a day if the build went over our contract time. This was a standard addition to KDR contracts at the time I believe. We ended up being finished…

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kim_kdr
Mar 22, 2017 10:10 am
Sarah13
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22 March
Coral Homes Marcoola 32 NSW Mid North CoastCoral Homes Marcoola 32 NSW Mid North Coast
NSW
1, 2

Hi marcoola What area are you guys in? We are just out of Kempsey. Yes soil reports etc are back, apparently we have rock 400mm down hence needing the piers. I asked our…

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Sarah13
Mar 22, 2017 9:25 am
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yonas
22 March
Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)
NSW
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Hi Guys, Any good landscaper that you can recommend in the area? Thank you

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yonas
Mar 22, 2017 8:55 am
MrsJM
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22 March
Fowler Homes - My MONACO CastleFowler Homes - My MONACO Castle
VIC
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Looks absolutely beautiful!! Stunning! C U S T O M. C O R A L. B R O N T E. 43 http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=79581

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MrsJM
Mar 22, 2017 8:35 am
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M and T
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22 March
Metricon Henderson 42Metricon Henderson 42
NSW
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That's a good question! I have no idea but it is Tesrol Design 560 Edge 3S if that helps? Welcome to our new Metricon Henderson viewtopic.php?f=31&t=81978

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M and T
Mar 22, 2017 8:20 am
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BrisJay
22 March
How much did your build cost? 10m frontage / 405m blockHow much did your build cost? 10m frontage / 405m block
QLD

That is a good option but I don't think that it would sell or rent as well in the area that I'm looking at. I know that people are doing heaps of these out in Ipswich but…

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BrisJay
Mar 22, 2017 8:02 am
rsanand
22 March
property virgins bought home+land in oran parkproperty virgins bought home+land in oran park
NSW

buy a pack of seed and have a very patchy lawn:(, yes did that it sucks my brother also did the same on hs backyard result was consistently bad, you are better of laying…

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rsanand
Mar 22, 2017 7:30 am
rsanand
22 March
Bought a Land with approved plans and lookging for a BuilderBought a Land with approved plans and lookging for a Builder
VIC

from the looks of it you will be spending about 70% of the build cost up until lockup. not sure you would take so much pain on yourself to get some savings. but may be if…

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rsanand
Mar 22, 2017 7:21 am
alisonandrew
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22 March
New build Rawson Balmoral 38 - we have registered land.....New build Rawson Balmoral 38 - we have registered land.....
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Oh thats horrible news, i hope they can work double time to catch up to were they should be.

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alisonandrew
Mar 22, 2017 7:18 am
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yucky_worm01
Mar 22, 2017 6:48 am
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Becs Coral
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22 March
Coral Daydream 32Coral Daydream 32
NSW
1 ... 49, 50, 51

We have a full priced offer on our other house, but they were unfinanced at the time. So we are waiting for them so sort that before contracts are signed and we feel…

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Becs Coral
Mar 22, 2017 5:20 am
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Lemans
22 March
Things you forget - summary page 32Things you forget - summary page 32
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Hi all Just thought I'd bump this thread up, as there's been no further posts.. Anyone like to add in their comments regarding electrical that they wish they'd done?

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Lemans
Mar 22, 2017 2:52 am
ruraldoc
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22 March
New prospective buyerNew prospective buyer
NSW

Hi Manu! First of all kudos for the amazing savings effort! Some thoughts to put out there. 1. Building a home and the decision-making involved is inherently…

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ruraldoc
Mar 22, 2017 12:12 am
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beac_faith
21 March
Our new family home Metricon Metro 32 QLDOur new family home Metricon Metro 32 QLD
QLD
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Thank you Spotme. We haven't exactly moved in yet the truck is booked for this weekend so I will let you know what it feels like then

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beac_faith
Mar 21, 2017 11:29 pm
Ladybugs2
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21 March
The epic home building race: first home build vs the baby!The epic home building race: first home build vs the baby!
QLD
1, 2

Yay congrats! there is nothing worse then going by expecting someone to be there and there isn't lol happy for you that you are up to the next stage I remember how excited…

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Ladybugs2
Mar 21, 2017 11:09 pm
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Fairmont Homes Adelaide Custom BuildFairmont Homes Adelaide Custom Build
SA
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Fantastic timing! Thanks for asking that question and for the reply! We have been debating the shower upgrade and I think we are just going to have the free upgrade in the…

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bubbles_family
Mar 21, 2017 9:25 pm
Milestone
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21 March
Coral modified StradbrokeCoral modified Stradbroke
NSW
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ahh thanks it's coming along now, I think it's the same as yours around 305sqm, it's does feel huge freaking about working full time and keeping it clean Coral…

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Milestone
Mar 21, 2017 9:24 pm
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justheart
Mar 21, 2017 9:24 pm
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Tribe7
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21 March
Our Madison 39 by clarendonOur Madison 39 by clarendon
QLD
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Holy cow MinandB it's beautiful. What a smart front facade, love the fence and rendered wall, ties into your house beautifully.

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Tribe7
Mar 21, 2017 9:22 pm
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Milestone
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21 March
Our Build - Coral Homes Avoca 25 - RedcliffeOur Build - Coral Homes Avoca 25 - Redcliffe
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Wow that's not long now, can't wait to see your move in pics goodluck Coral homes Modified Stradbroke locked out

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Milestone
Mar 21, 2017 9:20 pm
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MR.india
21 March
Jordan Springs East Phase mapJordan Springs East Phase map
NSW

Hi all I am wondering if there is any map highlighting where the Phase 1d-1j and Phase 2a-2d are in Jordan Spring East. I know we are in stage 2 but 2a or 2d we don't…

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MR.india
Mar 21, 2017 8:59 pm
NicMac03
21 March
Project builder, custom builder or owner builderProject builder, custom builder or owner builder

We thought about owner building but were told that its harder to borrow money for as its a higher risk for the banks so you need to have a large chunk of the build cost…

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NicMac03
Mar 21, 2017 8:41 pm
arcadelt
21 March
Underground Rainwater TanksUnderground Rainwater Tanks
NSW

Can't help exactly, but I can tell you that ground works can be plagued with unknowns, so can be expensive. All other things being equal, above ground will generally be…

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arcadelt
Mar 21, 2017 8:34 pm
arcadelt
21 March
Help with plans, costs. Help with plans, costs.
QLD

Nothing comes easy, so if you want answers you will have to work for them a bit or a lot - the more detailed research you do the better. Therefore, read this, all or…

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arcadelt
Mar 21, 2017 8:26 pm
Our Better Built Homes JourneyOur Better Built Homes Journey
NSW

Well when I first started stalking other threads on this forum I was waiting to start and other builds had started and now their all moving in it's like omg comeeeee…

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nicolawhitelaw
Mar 21, 2017 8:21 pm
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k.goldington
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21 March
Williams Designer Homes build, West Wallsend NSW - InternalsWilliams Designer Homes build, West Wallsend NSW - Internals
NSW
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Thanks everyone, I'm really excited. As long as everything goes smoothly with the bank we'll get the keys on 7/4. Only 16 days, 18 hours and 43 minutes to go! It's been…

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k.goldington
Mar 21, 2017 7:47 pm
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krusade25
21 March
Better Built HomesBetter Built Homes
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi everyone. For some reason the thread that I started on my iPad could not be found by anyone which is highly annoying. Not sure if it was a problem with tapatalk but I…

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krusade25
Mar 21, 2017 7:43 pm
Pirz
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21 March
Henley Monterey Belle Q2Henley Monterey Belle Q2
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Lisa, We paid $3003. I guess this may differ depending on your house size.

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Pirz
Mar 21, 2017 5:28 pm
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iffijee
21 March
8homes d88homes d8
VIC

I've made a lot of customization to the plan, still have not finalized a final floor plan.. but i dont know how to attach the plan here.. need some suggestions..

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iffijee
Mar 21, 2017 4:53 pm
Montgomery Homes, Magnolia Estate Hamlyn TerraceMontgomery Homes, Magnolia Estate Hamlyn Terrace
NSW

Hi, No we actually went with Austral instead, sorry I can't help. Good luck with your build :)

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Rochelle-1212
Mar 21, 2017 4:49 pm
yonas
21 March
Any one building in Newbrook Estate Near Campbelltown NSW?Any one building in Newbrook Estate Near Campbelltown NSW?
NSW
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Hi Guys, Any landscaper that you may reco? Just need these items (garden beds and some pavers and pebbles). Belgenny Landscape is not picking up my call nor giving me a…

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yonas
Mar 21, 2017 4:39 pm



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