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kidu13
kidu13
10 h

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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We go past the site once or twice a week for the past 6 months and we haven't even got the title yet. We rent nearby. There were trees and bush in our lot when we first…

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kidu13
Jan 16, 2018 2:44 pm
kidu13
Tracyt
Tracyt
21 October 2017

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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We planned to do ours after. However we were lucky to find the tiler was happy to do a side job during the build. We are glad we did because now the driveway will…

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Tracyt
Oct 21, 2017 8:00 am
Tracyt

Choice Living WA

Choice Living WA
WA
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So who is in? I seriously hope we can team up to fight them, otherwise they don't take us seriously at all, just treat us like trash, especially after they got paid! I…

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HannahD
Jan 17, 2018 12:15 am
pbwhi0
pbwhi0
58 m

Ausbuild Stretton Heights - First Home Build QLD

Ausbuild Stretton Heights - First Home Build QLD
QLD
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Congrates on almost there. Seems like a long road to travel but the rewards will be worth it! I am just a little envious considering our build won't commence for another 2…

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pbwhi0
Jan 16, 2018 11:41 pm

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
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Brickwork looks nice and clean! Tradies are doing a good job :)

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just_a_draftee
Jan 16, 2018 11:20 pm
just_a_draftee
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Entilzha
Jan 16, 2018 11:11 pm
ehhc
ehhc
2 h

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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a CSO emailed us today writing “hope you are enjoying your new home” ...seriously. There is only so much you can enjoy from outside of the security fence.

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ehhc
Jan 16, 2018 10:56 pm
ehhc

DIY Downlights

DIY Downlights

I think you are just best off getting the standard batten light fitting to each room & get the sparky in after to install downlight/surface socket/switch/dimmer. I see…

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Sethor
Jan 16, 2018 10:42 pm
Manj
Manj
2 h

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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Thanks ezza! Oh wow! Now that’s a long wait

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Manj
Jan 16, 2018 10:28 pm
Manj

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
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That’s good... Except I won’t believe it until they submit the subdivision certificate, see a road name and see it in NSWRLS going for registration. I will be…

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wongbruce
Jan 16, 2018 10:07 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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Hey nilej Just a little from my experience. Will be hard to say cause everyone will get different packages etc. I'm grabbed a house and land in Box Hill. It ended up…

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mattmatty
Jan 16, 2018 10:06 pm

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Stairs

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Stairs
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Woohoo stairs. Can’t wait to what it looks like when it’s all stained. Are you getting stair lights as well?

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firsttime_homies1401
Jan 16, 2018 10:03 pm
firsttime_homies1401

Also you can do this with the roof and put windows under the highest part for more northern light

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MandM+4
Jan 16, 2018 9:40 pm

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD
QLD
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Building at Upper Coomera, Coomera Springs.

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symone
Jan 16, 2018 9:04 pm
symone

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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We signed our contract in May/June, and we hope to be to site within in the next 6 weeks. Our demo was quick, the company we used (Gravity Demolition) took maybe 2 weeks…

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Drew01
Jan 16, 2018 8:59 pm
Drew01

Site supervisor has resigned. We are past lock up stage.

Site supervisor has resigned. We are past lock up stage.
NSW

Thanks Twinning. He doesn't finish up until 24 Jan, so hes still our main contact for now. I will contact the builder soon. Just wanted to let my emotions run their…

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please_demolish
Jan 16, 2018 8:57 pm

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
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That makes sense to me now thanks Ezza.

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Treedance
Jan 16, 2018 8:48 pm

Building Urbis 1 with JG King in Kialla

Building Urbis 1 with JG King in Kialla

Yeah we’re happy so far, haven’t had any issues so hopefully stays that way. Oh congrats! lovely plan 👌 goodluck with your build (:

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Heidizerbato
Jan 16, 2018 8:46 pm
Moks
Moks
4 h

First Home Buyer

First Home Buyer

Hi, hope you are all well. I am a first home buyer looking to purchase a house in sydney south west. Oran park, cobbity, leppington areas. Our budget for the total costs…

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Moks
Jan 16, 2018 8:46 pm

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi All, Can anyone please explain details of fencing requirement stated here? I understand you have to maintain retaining wall built by estate. If one doesn't have these…

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Salamlemon
Jan 16, 2018 8:44 pm

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 57, 58, 59

SS back in action!!! Garage floor sweeped and cleaned. Incorrect kitchen cooking stone bench removed!! Extremely relief now I'm getting new correct width bench top. :-D

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shazaw
Jan 16, 2018 7:47 pm

More progress. Frame finished, and roof finished today. (16/1/2018) Windows in tomorrow. They have kept the build site very clean, no rubbish any where.

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GillyH
Jan 16, 2018 7:14 pm
GillyH

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 514, 515, 516

viewtopic.php?f=31&t=90769 above is our forum, does anyone have photo or esperience with the newport 19 build with coral homes, any tips/tricks to look out for our home…

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LovedaPopcorn
Jan 16, 2018 6:59 pm
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tapasr_Lexia4
Jan 16, 2018 6:22 pm
tapasr_Lexia4
dmr
dmr
7 h

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Lets hope for the best! Thanks!

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dmr
Jan 16, 2018 6:01 pm

Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL
VIC
1 ... 8, 9, 10

This is brilliant news for you. Finally land ahoy, and you will be re prioritised as land will be title. YAY for you and the family. Bring on construction!!!!

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Rachael13
Jan 16, 2018 5:59 pm
Rachael13

Metricon - Duxton 39

Metricon - Duxton 39
VIC
1 ... 86, 87, 88

Wow Emmz...your home is looking great! Look at all that green! Well done!!!!

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JNT_New Build
Jan 16, 2018 5:17 pm
JNT_New Build

Montpellier45_Journey

Montpellier45_Journey
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

After such a long time.....I am posting.... We have been told our land will settle on 29 January 2018. Only 25 months of waiting....

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JNT_New Build
Jan 16, 2018 5:15 pm
JNT_New Build

East Village Leppington

East Village Leppington
NSW

They replied to my email today that they expect land to be register by end of this month. We drove past the site yesterday and the street lights are done, roads are done,…

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jaytee08
Jan 16, 2018 5:03 pm

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks! Looks like your build is progressing well, good luck with it all

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dillongl
Jan 16, 2018 4:50 pm
dillongl

DJ Roberts

DJ Roberts
QLD
1, 2

The following is my honest personal opinion based upon my recent experience. Just completed a build with DJ Roberts - whilst I would not say it was a build that took me…

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Still Deciding
Jan 16, 2018 4:49 pm
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elysium
Jan 16, 2018 4:15 pm
elysium

Portifino HGWA - Homegroup Karnup WA

Portifino HGWA - Homegroup Karnup WA
WA

Thanks for the reassurance :) i see what you mean about the white tiles it did look beautiful though!, i really like the pendant lights,

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vanessah2015
Jan 16, 2018 3:58 pm

Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why

Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why
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Ahh..after this build i am not surprised with anything! This are the small things which will take so long to fix and doesnt guarantee that it won't break couple of month…

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K-Real
Jan 16, 2018 3:47 pm
K-Real

Daydream 30 No more sunburn. We got a hat!

Daydream 30 No more sunburn. We got a hat!
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Went out to the house to meet the sparky on Friday. Didn't have to add much, only 2 double power point and an external light. I guess we did spend $7000 at Clipsal. When…

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xjanex
Jan 16, 2018 3:08 pm
xjanex

We are 8 months in and are at tiling. Stuff has been happening so slowly... Some pics of progress since my last post: A break in - fortunately no other damage done -…

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Mrs_W
Jan 16, 2018 3:06 pm

Drafting has been completed, building contract signed and pre-start is booked for this Friday 😊. I think we’re as ready as possible, just a few things to confirm on…

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ems082
Jan 16, 2018 2:32 pm
ems082

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

The house is looking great guys! 👍🏼😊

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mj-mac4
Jan 16, 2018 2:19 pm
mj-mac4

Zealous Group / Homes - anyone worked with them?

Zealous Group / Homes - anyone worked with them?
VIC

Hi there, has anyone worked with or heard anything about Zealous Group / Homes in Melbourne? They are a small custom builder in SE Melbourne. Thanks in advance

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ysnf2000
Jan 16, 2018 2:04 pm
CC7
CC7
11 h

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Week 10 Internals

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Week 10 Internals
QLD
1 ... 17, 18, 19

for some reason I wasn't getting email updates for your build! Have just caught up, that's terrible about the leaking roof! but at least it happened now (and has been…

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CC7
Jan 16, 2018 1:48 pm
CC7
LargeB
LargeB
11 h

Water leaking through garage wall

Water leaking through garage wall

With the amount of rain we had yesterday I wouldn't be surprised if the gutters just couldn't handle the flow of water. If the gutters overflowed the water only has one…

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LargeB
Jan 16, 2018 1:48 pm
K-Real
K-Real
11 h

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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Looking good. Contrast is always looks great but my wife wasnt brave enough to let me go adventurous! When they finish it will look great! you will see!

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K-Real
Jan 16, 2018 1:45 pm
K-Real

Anyone bought in North Kellyville. Kakadu Street??

Anyone bought in North Kellyville. Kakadu Street??
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Nice to hear from you mummawalshie. Would like to know whether there is any council requirement for feature wall? My builder is providing moroka finish and I don't like…

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ramprasa
Jan 16, 2018 1:29 pm
lovisa
lovisa
11 h

New Home Questions

New Home Questions
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

End , but if not valuated yet for loan you might need to pay in $$ for the short fall if what you add doesn’t put up the value / if it goes iver standard valuation vslue for area

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lovisa
Jan 16, 2018 1:15 pm

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA
WA
1, 2

oh my gosh these pre-start figures make me want to curl up in a corner & cry! It also makes me wonder if i have included enough powerpoints etc. Guess i will find out!…

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Summitlovin
Jan 16, 2018 1:07 pm
Sethor
Sethor
12 h

Tesla Solar Roof Tiles

Tesla Solar Roof Tiles

Just dug up our quote for the Bristile 3 kW Performance System (66x 45W tiles, Sonnen 4kw Battery with integrated Inverter) $22,000, if you switched to Sonnen traditional…

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Sethor
Jan 16, 2018 1:04 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 804, 805, 806

Hi WOW We ended up paying $75 + $65 labour, the labour was so expensive as the glue they use is $25 their cost included in it. "Remove the skirting entirely and lay the…

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Charly6s
Jan 16, 2018 12:39 pm
Charly6s
jrey
jrey
13 h

My new home in Capestone Mango Hill with Clarendon Wentworth

My new home in Capestone Mango Hill with Clarendon Wentworth
QLD
1, 2

So far so good doing well except this discrepancy I found. Well yours will start soon so good luck.

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jrey
Jan 16, 2018 12:00 pm

Investment Home Builder recommendations

Investment Home Builder recommendations
VIC

so we're on a tight budget for a small 3 bedroom home out the back of an existing property. We have planning permit and are in the process of obtaining the building…

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sleeprequired
Jan 16, 2018 11:50 am

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 111, 112, 113

Yes it’s going to be at the back of that oval. Where they put those portables. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Jan 16, 2018 10:34 am
Doulton777


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