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charlibear
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19 March
Coral Homes Marcoola 30 Brisbane WestCoral Homes Marcoola 30 Brisbane West
QLD
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Love love your spot, looks so peaceful! I bet you're over the moon with your house!! Seeing all these frames up makes me super excited, can't wait to walk through ours…

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charlibear
Mar 19, 2017 12:24 pm
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Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
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So we had another meeting with or SC to finalise our quote and structural changes. We've finally placed our next deposit so we can book our colour selections. Now that…

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firsttime_homies1401
Mar 19, 2017 11:48 am
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wongbruce
19 March
Builders for sloping block NSWBuilders for sloping block NSW
NSW

When you are talking about sloping block, how much of a slope are you talking about? Most builders can do up to 4 metres or alternatively they could have a step down in he…

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wongbruce
Mar 19, 2017 9:47 am

For us the square set appeared on the final plans without us asking for it. We think the crafty added it. We thought it was a mistake and we're going to take it out in a…

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Nico
Mar 19, 2017 8:17 am
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readytomove
19 March
Building with FirstyleBuilding with Firstyle

Hello all Can i have some feedback about ur experience? Anybody building Braemont from firstyle? All reviews r old. Thanks in advance

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readytomove
Mar 19, 2017 7:35 am
wongbruce
18 March
Subdivision ProcessSubdivision Process
NSW

Hi All, I'm a Solicitor in Sydney and can talk you through the process. I am also building an Eden Brae Home in Kellyville. In regards to the house, it could have been…

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wongbruce
Mar 18, 2017 10:43 pm
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Eskay
Mar 18, 2017 10:30 pm
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MR.india
18 March
landscape planlandscape plan
NSW

Excellent Gravy, although, my estate requires a plan to be made by a "qualified landscape designer/architect/horticulturist" I will still make one by myself and see if it…

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MR.india
Mar 18, 2017 9:21 pm
Emmz70
18 March
Our Metricon Merricks 38Our Metricon Merricks 38
QLD
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Awesome progress Nabeel. Wow can't wait to see that gorgeous aquarium Speeding along

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Emmz70
Mar 18, 2017 9:03 pm

Just a quick photo update before the QA inspection this coming Thursday. Should only be a week or two away now!

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measure
Mar 18, 2017 8:53 pm
dougang287
18 March
Our Daydream in Mundoolun Our Daydream in Mundoolun
QLD
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that's great to hear what would you do different Not too many things. We ended up buying a new dishwasher as the standard was crap. We have found the house…

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dougang287
Mar 18, 2017 8:50 pm
MandM+4
18 March
Add a 5th bedroom to this planAdd a 5th bedroom to this plan

Another option- push the kitchen and laundry up a metre or 2 and put the scullery/WIP on the other end of the kitchen where the alfresco is and put 5th bedroom where they…

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MandM+4
Mar 18, 2017 8:40 pm
arcadelt
18 March
Tiling questionTiling question
WA

Have you got a photo you can post? I'm trying envisage what you wanted and can only think that it would have looked strange to have these lines of tiles running down one…

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arcadelt
Mar 18, 2017 8:37 pm
joamoa
18 March
KDR With Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 Mk1 - Majestic FacadeKDR With Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 Mk1 - Majestic Facade
NSW
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We upgraded the brick. That was 15k. But to do the brickwork in lieu of the cedar, we never got a price. We had deleted it before the tender stage.

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joamoa
Mar 18, 2017 4:59 pm
Kidlat
18 March
Sahara Q1 - happy ever afterSahara Q1 - happy ever after
VIC
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Hi Stayxtrue, You're correct, they all fit on a 14 m frontage. But what I mean is, if I go for either Sahara 31 or 34 both approximately ~11m wide, I will have about 3…

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Kidlat
Mar 18, 2017 4:57 pm
Lunar
18 March
Housing the Tribe, Gold CoastHousing the Tribe, Gold Coast
QLD
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Congratulations Tribe7! Good Luck with the new build, I look forward to following it.

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Lunar
Mar 18, 2017 4:18 pm
NicMac03
18 March
Daydream 30(Coral) OR Retreat Q1 (Plantation) ?Daydream 30(Coral) OR Retreat Q1 (Plantation) ?
QLD

I think you will hear good and bad about every builder. We are building with Coral and have had a fairly positive experience. I think all the steps in the building process…

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NicMac03
Mar 18, 2017 3:11 pm

Hey guys! Just popping by to ask for some advice.. we are confused as to what sort of flooring to use for around our pool! Not really wanting pavers (hate how the weeds…

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Cleo5117
Mar 18, 2017 2:27 pm
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BrownDog77
18 March
NSW: Coral Homes Avoca 23 - Started to update :)NSW: Coral Homes Avoca 23 - Started to update :)
NSW
1, 2

Whitey are you in Newie? And are you doing your driveway with Coral?

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BrownDog77
Mar 18, 2017 1:26 pm
Fee121
18 March
Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSWRawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW
NSW
1, 2

I just got a call from my neighbour. They have a crack that has appeared in the concrete at their backdoor. They are blaming when the piering was dug on our block. Is it…

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Fee121
Mar 18, 2017 1:01 pm
Zayedzamir
18 March
Bardia small lot?Bardia small lot?
NSW

Anyone bought land in Bardia ? Any suggestions of builders? Studio/ fonzie flat is possible in smart lot zone? Any requirements for that? A response would be appreciated.

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Zayedzamir
Mar 18, 2017 9:06 am
Marshall5858
18 March
Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool VicBuilding Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic
VIC
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Oh wow, seems like you've been waiting forever!!

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Marshall5858
Mar 18, 2017 8:12 am
Hunter Valley Build -Post Handover Journey Begins :)Hunter Valley Build -Post Handover Journey Begins :)
NSW
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You're welcome Bec, glad they got it sorted quickly for you. I wish our builder was as efficient. Hubs spoke to ss during the week and ss said he'd call brad back...we…

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DreamHome2point0
Mar 18, 2017 7:24 am
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MrsJM
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18 March
Coral Homes - Modified BronteCoral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
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Oh damn I ended up abandoning email as I never got replies. But if anything is discussed over the phone I'd email a follow up 'as we just discussed over the…

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MrsJM
Mar 18, 2017 7:13 am
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MrsJM
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17 March
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..We are in... DRIVEWAYCustom Coral Homes Bronte..We are in... DRIVEWAY
NSW
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Hey Corallake, just getting more and more infuriated by the day with Coral. Combined with the first week back at work after a month and maaaaaan do I need a…

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MrsJM
Mar 17, 2017 8:49 pm
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Orpheus
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17 March
Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!
NSW
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Yeah its a time consuming job to scrape off and reapply @Orph Build thread: viewtopic.php?t=78328 Home Furniture: viewtopic.php?t=80551 Technology Hub: …

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Orpheus
Mar 17, 2017 7:27 pm
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kylz4
Mar 17, 2017 7:14 pm
HFBMPC
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17 March
Luxe on a Budget / Investment Property / Mt Barker SALuxe on a Budget / Investment Property / Mt Barker SA
SA

Sooo my land has been delayed, then delayed again, then brought forward lol. Its now looking like Settlement at the end of July. Does anyone know if Fairmont usually stick…

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HFBMPC
Mar 17, 2017 6:21 pm
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lizbf85
17 March
Porter Davis slowPorter Davis slow
VIC

they dont care its as simple as that really! we are in the same predicament.

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lizbf85
Mar 17, 2017 4:57 pm

All the upper storey framing is on and they've put up scaffolding after I took these photos ready for the roof cover to go on next week, having seen the guys come back to…

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mrsdoe
Mar 17, 2017 2:57 pm
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MR.india
17 March
Building at The avenue in Jordan SpringsBuilding at The avenue in Jordan Springs
NSW

We are in Jordan Spring East stage-2, our Land is registering in May, and we are building Arizona 26 from Clarendon / Domain Homes.

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MR.india
Mar 17, 2017 2:14 pm
ruraldoc
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17 March
First time builder - Gj Gardner Galleria 250 - Brisbane nortFirst time builder - Gj Gardner Galleria 250 - Brisbane nort
QLD
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Good luck with your build! We are now six weeks into the "building phase". I think once it's all done, the relief will come! (we sure hope it does!)

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ruraldoc
Mar 17, 2017 1:55 pm
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mrsdoe
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17 March
Custom Dale Alcock Build - LandsdaleCustom Dale Alcock Build - Landsdale
WA
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Looking great, looks like they're moving along pretty quickly Follow our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura Group): http://tinyurl.com/jlykgph

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mrsdoe
Mar 17, 2017 1:53 pm
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mrsdoe
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17 March
Ventura Cowaramup Lodge Darling DownsVentura Cowaramup Lodge Darling Downs
WA
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Fingers crossed that's sorted soon and they can get started for you Nic :) Follow our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura Group): http://tinyurl.com/jlykgph

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mrsdoe
Mar 17, 2017 1:26 pm
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mrsdoe
Mar 17, 2017 1:25 pm
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nikil
17 March
Who is Building with Porter Davis?Who is Building with Porter Davis?
VIC
1, 2, 3

It's nice to have a least one positive :) Well if they said they wouldn't honour the promo I would have been fighting it as it's them taking their time to do things not…

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nikil
Mar 17, 2017 9:26 am
Doulton777
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17 March
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extensionNew here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
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I know it's frustrating for me. As I still haven't got the offical plans. It's taken them since the 13th of feb till now. To get all the variations done. My plans have…

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Doulton777
Mar 17, 2017 9:12 am
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Luinel
17 March
Is there anyone who bought land in Wantirna Rise?Is there anyone who bought land in Wantirna Rise?
VIC
1, 2

To jen who pm me, Cant reply if anonymous but we are with PD

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Luinel
Mar 17, 2017 8:56 am
buildingonup
17 March
First Build Experience -GJFirst Build Experience -GJ
QLD
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Yes that's it like charli said even into the ground so no stepping over :) On another note today is handover!!! Hope all goes well at 3pm and we can be in and settled…

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buildingonup
Mar 17, 2017 8:13 am
Shan81
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17 March
Coral Homes - Modified Bahama 50Coral Homes - Modified Bahama 50
NSW
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Good morning Mrs, yes I do today. It has been frustrating not to still get the house. Keeping it positive and giving the supervisor every opportunity to complete the house…

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Shan81
Mar 17, 2017 6:35 am
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MrsJM
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17 March
My Metricon Bordeaux 56 buildMy Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
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The grills look beautiful! Shame about the toilets. I broke in to my house (not literally- there was no lock until the day before handover lol) the night the toilets were…

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MrsJM
Mar 17, 2017 6:18 am
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faykis
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17 March
Horizon Marsden park! Horizon Marsden park!
NSW

I am looking for their next release. Mailed them many times no response

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faykis
Mar 17, 2017 1:12 am
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stevenha
17 March
Building Sahara Belle with Henley !!!!Building Sahara Belle with Henley !!!!
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi, I'm currently with Henley (Monaco Lux Q2) and waiting for them to give me a settlement date. Henley also needs to rectify things from Darbecca's final report since…

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stevenha
Mar 17, 2017 12:22 am

Cabinetry 2 Feb 2017 Kitchen: Base cupboards- Polytec Graphite M Overheads- Polytec Polar White M Benchtops- Polytec Buller Stone M Main Bathroom and…

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buildnbaby
Mar 16, 2017 11:38 pm
VistaDream
16 March
Our Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, SydneyOur Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, Sydney
NSW
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Yep if you don't terminate on plates it's just unfinished cable hanging out of the wall! If you're going to terminate this cable yourself, please note there's a difference…

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VistaDream
Mar 16, 2017 11:18 pm
Joker
16 March
Which upgrades decrease new home value?Which upgrades decrease new home value?
NSW

It's not really that they don't value the extras, it's more that they are valuing the property extremely conservatively so their risk is less, definitely going to a…

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Joker
Mar 16, 2017 10:13 pm



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