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Ryalls_first_build
Mar 24, 2017 9:53 am
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First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWaterFirst Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater
NSW
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Wow very nice! Congrats on surviving through all the admin process.. enduring issues with building and survivng till the end. I'm reading charliebears troubles and it…

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gummz
Mar 24, 2017 9:45 am
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLDGJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD
QLD
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Mate it looks awesome. You must be so pleased :) Enjoy the new lifestyle!! Thankyou for sharing your journey

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gummz
Mar 24, 2017 9:43 am
Need help choosing a house designNeed help choosing a house design
QLD
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Be assured that if you show your Coral designs to other builders, they can find designs of their own that are similar to the Coral ones you have looked at. There's only…

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ruraldoc
Mar 23, 2017 10:37 pm
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Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!
QLD
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Okay. Are you really wedded to a WIR? The layout you have there is a very inefficient use of space. If you went for built-in robes instead (and take a little of that…

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algernon
Mar 23, 2017 10:36 pm
Coral Capri 25- Week 6: Lining StageCoral Capri 25- Week 6: Lining Stage
QLD
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Wow that's happening I can't believe it's so fast. We haven't started painting yet. Can't wait to see pics

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Milestone
Mar 23, 2017 9:24 pm
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Newlyweds First Home - Hallmark Homes Coomera QLDNewlyweds First Home - Hallmark Homes Coomera QLD
QLD
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Thanks! We have a Dyson animal hair normal vacuum and tossing up if we should get the stick or a Roomba

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shortnstumpy
Mar 23, 2017 9:23 pm
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Coral Homes Avoca 23- Allerton ParkCoral Homes Avoca 23- Allerton Park
QLD
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Fingers crossed the rain settles so you can get a slab down soon!

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shortnstumpy
Mar 23, 2017 8:48 pm
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So boring not being able to get into my house! I've got some pics I took 2 weeks ago at my aunties house, thought I'd might as well share. Seeing how different things can…

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dulie
Mar 23, 2017 3:57 pm
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Cape
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First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23
QLD
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Hi Klea, nice to hear of another grange, what modifications are you looking at making?

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Cape
Mar 23, 2017 10:11 am
ruraldoc
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Our Forever Home BuildOur Forever Home Build
QLD
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Awesome progress. It already looks like a beautiful home. But I'm sure you won't appreciate the draught if they leave it looking beautiful like it is right now! Let's just…

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ruraldoc
Mar 22, 2017 11:57 pm
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em-n-craig
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Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLDCoral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD
QLD

Hi all, Like many here, we have been long time lurkers, enjoyed reading everyone's experiences and picked up a lot of useful information - thanks to all. We purchased a…

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em-n-craig
Mar 22, 2017 11:24 pm
Jord_13
22 March
Acreage Build: Jimboomba - Stroud Homes - Kentucky 304Acreage Build: Jimboomba - Stroud Homes - Kentucky 304
QLD
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We finally have internet!!! Foxtel being installed tomorrow! Pics to come AND a full review of our build experience. 2 pieces of advice Ill give to anyone about to…

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Jord_13
Mar 22, 2017 10:30 pm
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
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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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
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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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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
butters7388
20 March
First Home - Mango Hill, QLDFirst Home - Mango Hill, QLD
QLD

Frames and roof are now all up. Electrical, plumbing and gas rough in also completed. Unfortunately they have gone against all our discussions and put the gas hot water…

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butters7388
Mar 20, 2017 11:03 am
burtybear
20 March
Trinity lux plantation homes qldTrinity lux plantation homes qld
QLD
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Interesting how many people Plantation come back to at contract stage asking for another $20,000+ out of nowhere. They did the exact same thing to us after wasting 3…

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burtybear
Mar 20, 2017 10:15 am
SilentBoB
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19 March
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQBuilding the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ
QLD
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That's horrible news to come home to! Hope you are able to reach a solution with them. Crazy that they got through drafting without knowing the council requirements.

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SilentBoB
Mar 19, 2017 10:24 pm
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Jenifermarie
19 March
Cost to upgrade to "Raven" Ceaserstone. (Coral Homes)Cost to upgrade to "Raven" Ceaserstone. (Coral Homes)
QLD

Ha the husband factor. I quote "you can make all the decisions, it just can't be too white". My husband would live in a black hole if he had his way. So guess who wanted…

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Jenifermarie
Mar 19, 2017 8:01 pm
charlibear
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19 March
Coral Homes Avoca 25 in Gainsborough GreensCoral Homes Avoca 25 in Gainsborough Greens
QLD
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Hahaha don't let me dictate your thread lol, I was just hoping you'd had some good news GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Mar 19, 2017 6:25 pm
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Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260
QLD
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So I went through the estate again on the weekend to show my Sister where she will locate me in 4-6 months time. It's great to see that some houses are finally being…

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1sttimer_stoneridge
Mar 19, 2017 5:17 pm
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charlibear
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19 March
Coral Homes - Manhattan Project (96 Days Build)Coral Homes - Manhattan Project (96 Days Build)
QLD
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How's the house going? Settled in ok? Love to see pics of your house furnished GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Mar 19, 2017 12:39 pm
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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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Emmz70
18 March
Our Metricon Merricks 38Our Metricon Merricks 38
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

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
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
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
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
MrsJM
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16 March
Coral Homes - Noosa 29 (Modified) - Deck progressCoral Homes - Noosa 29 (Modified) - Deck progress
QLD
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That will look amazing! Looking forward to photos of the end result! C U S T O M. C O R A L. B R O N T E.…

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MrsJM
Mar 16, 2017 4:19 pm
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Valeco Homes, Custom Home - Forest Ridge at Springfield RiseValeco Homes, Custom Home - Forest Ridge at Springfield Rise
QLD
1, 2

Thank you!! :) Congrats! Did they manage to sort everything out for you in the end? Your house is so beautiful!! Are you still unpacking/decorating? :)

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staceyrussell
Mar 16, 2017 11:05 am
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WifeofHunza
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16 March
Coral Homes Marcoola 32 at Canungra QLDCoral Homes Marcoola 32 at Canungra QLD
QLD
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My pleasure. I live not to far from these shops and in there far too often.......dreaming of when I can buy lights for our builds. I had seen the ones you were after so…

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WifeofHunza
Mar 16, 2017 10:16 am
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jaedencook
14 March
Vienna Q1 build in Capestone, Mango Hill (Plantation Homes)Vienna Q1 build in Capestone, Mango Hill (Plantation Homes)
QLD
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Thats great :) we found after tiling the jobs started getting done quicker and quicker. We certainly will say hello and same to you :)

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jaedencook
Mar 14, 2017 2:46 pm
NicMac03
14 March
Noosa 20 - North HabourNoosa 20 - North Habour
QLD
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So excited! I think it's around the 12th June. Is yours June as well? Ours is beginning of July, hoping we are in before winter as all our winter clothes are…

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NicMac03
Mar 14, 2017 10:17 am
kajidzz
13 March
Builder GJ Logan busted - going through QBCCBuilder GJ Logan busted - going through QBCC
QLD
1, 2

totally agree. emailed liquidator last Tuesday to terminate the contract still no reply.

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kajidzz
Mar 13, 2017 11:41 am
ruraldoc
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13 March
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone CrossingGJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing
QLD
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::praying:: Here's to a good week for framing for both you and Cb! Had been eyeing the Riverstone Crossing estate for a while, before we decided on staying put. But we drove past…

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ruraldoc
Mar 13, 2017 2:11 am
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charlibear
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12 March
Building our first house with Aspect Homes QldBuilding our first house with Aspect Homes Qld
QLD
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Congrats!! The splash back is just gorgeous!! Loving the wall paper Don't forget pics for us once you've moved in GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 …

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charlibear
Mar 12, 2017 7:02 pm
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sajidmib
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11 March
Help Cost of Data Points & NBN in New HouseHelp Cost of Data Points & NBN in New House
QLD

Phone outlet has to be redone for data points u are mistaken that they are exactly same and swap out for future which means yes the hole in wall can be swapped but not…

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sajidmib
Mar 11, 2017 10:14 pm
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buildingonup
11 March
PCI Issues before handoverPCI Issues before handover
QLD

Thankyou we are packed for moving so no idea where the contract is at the moment, I might have a scan at work so will look into that. Hopefully gives us time to go after…

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buildingonup
Mar 11, 2017 8:49 am
BrisBuild
10 March
Anyone Building in Millers Arise, Underwood?Anyone Building in Millers Arise, Underwood?
QLD

Anyone building in Miller's Arise in Underwood? Pretty excited about the build, and would love to chat with others building in the same area. I'm very excited to see some…

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BrisBuild
Mar 10, 2017 10:40 pm
Tamara1975
10 March
Building modified Coral Cloncurry on acreage, New Beith, QLDBuilding modified Coral Cloncurry on acreage, New Beith, QLD
QLD
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Not much to update here. Just a few little issues to work through but nothing major. We haven't heard from Electrical and it is getting very hard to get time off work as…

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Tamara1975
Mar 10, 2017 6:48 pm

Here are our colour selections! Main floors throughout will be luxury vinyl planks in Narvik Glory: Walls TBC but I am thinking Milton Moon 1/4 but will get a sample…

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jr15
Mar 10, 2017 2:47 pm
Mec06
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10 March
Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLDTrinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
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Our admin ended up coming back from leave early and PVC is now signed!!! She's said we should hopefully have final drawings by mid next week.. fingers and toes crossed!

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Mec06
Mar 10, 2017 12:31 pm
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Mec06
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10 March
Plantation Homes/ Molto Riviera/ Ormeau Ridge QldPlantation Homes/ Molto Riviera/ Ormeau Ridge Qld
QLD
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So close! Your driveway looks good, so excited for you Imm!

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Mec06
Mar 10, 2017 12:30 pm
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Anyone building in Moreton Regional Council and recently hadAnyone building in Moreton Regional Council and recently had
QLD

We are still waiting... Seems the issue might be with our builder not supplying the slab engineers report to council.... apparently they are "swamped" with new builds.…

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1sttimer_stoneridge
Mar 09, 2017 10:50 pm
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GCGirl
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8 March
Coral Daydream 30 CanungraCoral Daydream 30 Canungra
QLD
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Sorry if this has already been answered (I have tried searching but can't find anything) but does anyone have an electrical plan they can share? We are building the…

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GCGirl
Mar 08, 2017 4:49 pm
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Bathroom/Ensuite colours and tiles Benchtop - Osprey Cupboards - Baye Floor tile - Vibe Stone Wall tile - Brooklyn Whitewash Feature wall tile - Brooklyn Grigio The…

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GCGirl
Mar 08, 2017 4:32 pm
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