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Fence before build - neighbor disputeFence before build - neighbor dispute
NSW

As a Solicitor I can say with great confidence like your other peers in the thread, you must pay. It doesn't matter if your house is or is t built yet but your neighbour…

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wongbruce
Mar 26, 2017 1:49 am
Building with Wisdom HomesBuilding with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Looking great :-). How much did WH/Timpelle charge you for the media section in your leisure?

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hashem2k3
Mar 26, 2017 12:57 am
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Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSWRawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW
NSW
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Good to see some progress! I can see all the outlines of the rooms! The rain looks to be clearing up so hope it all speeds up..

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sydneysider
Mar 26, 2017 12:53 am
Urban Fringe Praline BricksUrban Fringe Praline Bricks
NSW

ally there were a couple of addresses that Austral gave us; one was very far away, the other one was a completely different brick and hubby just reminded me there was a…

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Spotme
Mar 25, 2017 10:45 pm
KDR Sekisui House - St GeorgeKDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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You are so funny. :lol: Yeah out door living should really have open shower, only if I'm building a house near the beach or very private country ranch.:wink: Our out door living's…

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shazaw
Mar 25, 2017 9:51 pm
Building with MetriconBuilding with Metricon
NSW
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Poor workmanship! Why didn't they just render the house first before installing in over it.

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Renman
Mar 25, 2017 9:49 pm
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Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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Thanks Fisher, Our roof has started to go on in the past few days and the flooring was laid early November. They have certainly been exposed to a lot of rain and there…

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Rox82--
Mar 25, 2017 9:34 pm
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Coral modified StradbrokeCoral modified Stradbroke
NSW
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yeah it's going to be white and we are having dark grey glass splash back to match the charcoal tiles.... can't wait I just wish I knew what week we will be in.. Coral…

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Milestone
Mar 25, 2017 9:13 pm
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Charlibear's Build - Week 9 Frames still not up...Charlibear's Build - Week 9 Frames still not up...
NSW
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Charli did you sign a fixed price contract? If so, this is a site cost due to site conditions and you absolutely shouldn't pay. I know how you feel and I know in your mind…

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MrsJM
Mar 25, 2017 8:58 pm
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Metricon Savannah 34 build - Roof coming soon!Metricon Savannah 34 build - Roof coming soon!
NSW
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Getting closer firejack...what's your frontage size again...Nice to see that blackbutt bricks looking awesome.... Sent from my HUAWEI RIO-L02 using Tapatalk

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tapasr_Lexia4
Mar 25, 2017 8:56 pm
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Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-slab stageSekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-slab stage
NSW
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Great news that they have found carpenters. I'm praying we all get to move in by X-mas. :-D Build Thread : viewtopic.php?f=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Mar 25, 2017 8:52 pm
Our Coral Homes Noosa 26Our Coral Homes Noosa 26
NSW
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Love the laundry tiles Nic...

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RegVic
Mar 25, 2017 8:45 pm
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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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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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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
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
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
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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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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
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 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
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern BeachesMetricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches
NSW
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No idea who is taking over, he doesn't control that and he hasn't been told who is taking over. Agree I always put stuff in an email so that way everything is…

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Neville S
Mar 25, 2017 5:43 am
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nomnomnom
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North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)
NSW
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In the contract it states up to 15 air con outlets. In mine, there are maybe only 10 max. Has anyone had any luck in getting a crest for the unused balance? If it was…

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nomnomnom
Mar 25, 2017 12:54 am
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adelinap
Mar 24, 2017 9:52 pm
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Renman
Mar 24, 2017 9:24 pm
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slam72
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Building in Kooindah WatersBuilding in Kooindah Waters
NSW

Hi, We're considering building in the Kooindah waters complex. Has anyone else built there? I'm keen to hear your comments / feedback, any special conditions, which…

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slam72
Mar 24, 2017 5:49 pm
voz
24 March
The Hills Of Carmel, Box Hill NSWThe Hills Of Carmel, Box Hill NSW
NSW

Hey Freddy, Apologies for the delay in response. Yes, I purchased a lot (Home & Land Package) via Eden Brae Homes. Cheers!

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voz
Mar 24, 2017 3:39 pm
Mndtll
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24 March
Home Building BlogsHome Building Blogs
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Hi All, I have just created a blog to document our Porter Davis build. We are building the Montague 21. I know that I have found everyone else's blogs so useful during…

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Mndtll
Mar 24, 2017 2:08 pm
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askarabbas
24 March
Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 16Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 16
NSW
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It seems to me the purchaser have sold this lot after registration. So could be, he have removed this clause from the contract when he sold it..Looks like a loop hole to…

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askarabbas
Mar 24, 2017 1:53 pm
Fenty333
24 March
Riverstone Meadows EstateRiverstone Meadows Estate
NSW
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Hi @rheyt, I just saw your message, yes we are building the Ascot, seems to be the only 2 story home that fits on the land but we are going for the Ascot 266. How about you?

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Fenty333
Mar 24, 2017 1:40 pm
kageanrage
24 March
Who else is building at Oran Park?Who else is building at Oran Park?
NSW
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hi folks, can anyone recommend a mechanic in the area? Our new-ish Mazda needs a service

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kageanrage
Mar 24, 2017 10:20 am
Our first build: "Bridgewater" by Gj's ShoalhavenOur first build: "Bridgewater" by Gj's Shoalhaven
NSW
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Thanks B :-) It was always a risk for us going dark floor as it's not a big floor plan however I think it's going to work. Go for it! Have you got a thread I can follow?

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needsausername
Mar 24, 2017 10:16 am
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Interesting topic Even if you are DIYing or getting quotes from a tile contractor It's important to have a fair idea of what's involved regards Rates,Material, Labour and…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 24, 2017 9:02 am
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comwiz_y2k
24 March
Has anyone built a house with Adenbrook in LeppingtonHas anyone built a house with Adenbrook in Leppington
NSW

Last week, I just deposited 1,200 with Adenbrook. A lot of people I know are building with Adenbrook in Willowdale. I also once tossed with Eden Brae and Adenbrook, but…

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comwiz_y2k
Mar 24, 2017 8:11 am
comwiz_y2k
24 March
Building at WillowdaleBuilding at Willowdale
NSW
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Anyone here on stage 7A or 7B? Let me know if you want to join our WhatsApp group. Thanks

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comwiz_y2k
Mar 24, 2017 8:04 am
Perry Homes @ Cliftleigh Meadows - TILESPerry Homes @ Cliftleigh Meadows - TILES
NSW
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Yay its looking fantastic!! The tiling looks really neat

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Ryalls_first_build
Mar 23, 2017 9:50 pm
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What is a drop edge beam and when and why are they required?What is a drop edge beam and when and why are they required?
NSW

Hi yep we are getting two retaining walls put in to have two seperate levels one for the house one for garden and extra lawn (the block is 1300sqm) To build on the…

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newwyhouse2233
Mar 23, 2017 9:13 pm
NavyLion
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23 March
Building With Wisdom HomesBuilding With Wisdom Homes
NSW

Hi GLO, Sorry for 6 months late, I missed this message. I hope it is not too late. Yes, definitely you got ace cards to negotiate, just tell to all builders you are…

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NavyLion
Mar 23, 2017 8:06 pm
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FirstCVHome
23 March
Casaview HomesCasaview Homes
NSW
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Hi NeilP, Thanks for the reply on the tiles and for all the other great info you have…

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FirstCVHome
Mar 23, 2017 11:49 am
NeilP
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23 March
CasaviewCasaview
NSW

We built with them and got handover Dec 2014. We found them to be very upfront with details, prompt with communication, regular updates and overall great build quality. I…

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NeilP
Mar 23, 2017 9:50 am
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leelee116
23 March
Our NolanOur Nolan
NSW
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I've order 8 chairs and wait and see. Pretty sure I'll go back for another two. Our Nolan viewtopic.php?p=1516376%23p1516376

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leelee116
Mar 23, 2017 7:08 am

Sorry reg. We had a landscaper suggest putting the fence on top. However each post is on a steel sleeper post and the fence is screwed to that steel and not the wood…

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shellby
Mar 22, 2017 9:37 pm
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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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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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