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KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
1 ... 70, 71, 72

Well done your house looks very modern and neat. It's such a relief to have the landscaping complete. I am too scared to post pics of my home exterior ATM as there's dirt…

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M and T
Jun 26, 2017 8:21 pm
M and T

Our First Home - Home Group WA

Our First Home - Home Group WA
WA
1, 2, 3

Gahhh really Dee!!?? It puts such a downer on it all doesn't it! Just do the job properly! The doors have been painted twice now and definitely still need another coat…

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Jess_89
Jun 26, 2017 8:20 pm
Jess_89

Metricon Henderson 42

Metricon Henderson 42
NSW
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Mine was the same price and that was quoted over a year ago... Welcome to our new Metricon Henderson http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=81978

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M and T
Jun 26, 2017 8:19 pm
M and T

Hang in there. I'm close yet far. Main floor tiling was done two weeks ago. Last week was wasted. Practically nothing done. I had first round of house cleaning…

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ajedi2k
Jun 26, 2017 8:16 pm
nikil
nikil
11 m

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
1, 2, 3

We upgraded to colourtech for our kitchen(Vancouver 33) it's a very expensive upgrade and the galley comes with NO cabinetry as standard so we had to pay for the…

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nikil
Jun 26, 2017 8:12 pm

Boutique Homes

Boutique Homes
VIC
1 ... 164, 165, 166

Hi I saw you were slapped with a over $20.000 penalty for a 3 month delay & it got down to $12.000 was this with boutique homes ? And did they reduce the penalty amount

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traceylee
Jun 26, 2017 8:07 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
16 m

Wall mounting a Smart TV - what do I need?

Wall mounting a Smart TV - what do I need?
VIC

Ok I'm really getting confused now with technology, I have to confirm our electrical stuff tomorrow, we want to wall mount a tv in living area, what cables/electrics do we…

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Ezza78
Jun 26, 2017 8:07 pm

Rock excavation!!!! How much would it cost

Rock excavation!!!! How much would it cost
1, 2

Just like oils ain't oils not all rock excavation is rock even if rock comes out. There are standards for measurement of building works that define what is and isn't…

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building-expert
Jun 26, 2017 8:01 pm
building-expert
Ezza78
Ezza78
22 m

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Lovely!!!! Just looked them up. Would have loved to have done 600 x 600. That will look great!!

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Ezza78
Jun 26, 2017 8:01 pm

Storm Water Solution

Storm Water Solution
NSW

A have seen similar prices for blocks around Sydney.

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bashworth
Jun 26, 2017 8:01 pm
bashworth

Modified Coral Cloncurry on acreage. We have frames!

Modified Coral Cloncurry on acreage. We have frames!
QLD
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Not only do you have frames but your trusses are half up!!! Wow!! That's amazing work!!! You'll over take me in no time GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277

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charlibear
Jun 26, 2017 8:00 pm
charlibear
Izee
Izee
24 m

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 695, 696, 697

We're building the Tempus Elite. Getting our colour package soon so can start making decisions. Looking to go with some sort of limestone marble look in the bathrooms…

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Izee
Jun 26, 2017 7:59 pm
Izee
shazaw
shazaw
29 m

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 36, 37, 38

Finally scaffolding started today and should finish tomorrow. They should have started last Thursday.

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shazaw
Jun 26, 2017 7:53 pm

I have a roof today! First home builder - Brightwood Estate, Baldivis. Celebration Homes. Follow…

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Imightbedave
Jun 26, 2017 7:53 pm

First Time Home Builders - Cloverlea Estate Chirnside Park

First Time Home Builders - Cloverlea Estate Chirnside Park
VIC

Hello, it's me again. We have chosen our builder - Inspired Homes. They will create the design and then subcontract out to Arden Homes to do the build. We love the…

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Clareymoo
Jun 26, 2017 7:50 pm

The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD

The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD
QLD
1 ... 21, 22, 23

They are called Charlton made by Eglo a few suppliers stock them but I brought from jd lighting. $147 but they price beat and Golights had them cheaper. I got all my fans…

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bribiebell
Jun 26, 2017 7:29 pm
bribiebell

Better Built Homes BBH

Better Built Homes BBH
NSW

We are also building with BBH and had to submit an in depth landscape plan. BBH said their indicative plan wouldn't be acceptable to council because we are on a difficult…

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mathewfrost
Jun 26, 2017 7:27 pm

Building with Simonds - What to expect at contract appt?

Building with Simonds - What to expect at contract appt?

I was also concerned about dark tiles in the bathroom which is why we changed to the alpine stone. We originally had the standard simonds grey. Are your tiles the "shine"…

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Cassie.f90
Jun 26, 2017 7:24 pm
newb
newb
1 h

Who is building with Beechwood

Who is building with Beechwood
NSW
1 ... 772, 773, 774

looks great! you will be in before you know it!

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newb
Jun 26, 2017 7:20 pm
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Cassie.f90
Jun 26, 2017 7:18 pm

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

You're lucky - we've had to chase ours each week and had nothing but trouble since the beginning of our construction...worst mistake ever made going with Clarendon...

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bumblebee1985
Jun 26, 2017 7:11 pm

Building the Simonds Palisade in Gippsland

Building the Simonds Palisade in Gippsland
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Ohh I wish I'd thought of that! We weren't given the option unfortunately so didn't think of it. We didn't have any problems with changes we made post gallery at our…

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Cassie.f90
Jun 26, 2017 7:10 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 443, 444, 445

They do the concrete barrier around the edge of the slab.

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Tamara1975
Jun 26, 2017 7:06 pm

GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Nothing has happened on our build. It's all my fault! I just haven't had the time. But we start school holidays end of this week (NSW). Then I will really get my act…

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shellu
Jun 26, 2017 7:04 pm

Scaffold down today. Left plinth render only half painted but so cool to see the house colours coming together.

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1st time builders
Jun 26, 2017 6:54 pm

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Yeah I too found Henley CS better than that of another major builder starting with C It was just the promotion on the day made me and my wife go with Arden And u r right…

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pEast
Jun 26, 2017 6:54 pm

Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Looking good tam....rain scheduled for Thursday what about you guys? https://www.homeone.com.au/member/bribiebell

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bribiebell
Jun 26, 2017 6:52 pm
bribiebell

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

I agree with you! I thought there would more done for that payment as that's quite a big one if I recall. Definitely investigate further Our Acacia build -

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trimum
Jun 26, 2017 6:41 pm
trimum

When did your builder provide walk throughs?

When did your builder provide walk throughs?
VIC

We have not been allowed any walkthroughs at all... the excuse being it is unsafe.... we are at interior painting stage our build viewtopic.php?t=87100

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janbo
Jun 26, 2017 6:11 pm

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi All, Does anyone know if natural gas is available in stage 1? Cheers, Chris

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SoccerMania99
Jun 26, 2017 5:59 pm

So much progress in one day! We have some internal walls up and the supports for the second storey have begun. A bunch of extra material was delivered which looks like…

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GreeneAH
Jun 26, 2017 5:49 pm
GreeneAH

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Wow that's an impressive house. Windows do make all the difference

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Vantage_35
Jun 26, 2017 5:19 pm

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!
NSW
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Yes, we have one in the room that is above the outside alfresco area. Once the plasterboard goes up you won't be able to see it. I'd say it's there in case of emergency…

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The_Joneses
Jun 26, 2017 5:18 pm

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Wow, you are going to be finished before we are at this rate!!

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The_Joneses
Jun 26, 2017 5:15 pm

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 730, 731, 732

I wonder why they provide smeg even though they are on the higher side compared to Rawson and wisdom. Is that because of a higher markup or something that I am missing?

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whichbuilder
Jun 26, 2017 5:05 pm

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Well to tell you the secret, i am off this Friday to try my luck to Asia. Done so much research on that thinking even to start doing business , hahaha..helping all Aussies…

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K-Real
Jun 26, 2017 4:57 pm
K-Real

Hickinbotham Build at Penfield (SA)

Hickinbotham Build at Penfield (SA)
SA
1, 2

Thanks and yes getting that magic 80% valuation makes or breaks it. can afford the repayments etc easily but want to keep mortgage insurance out of the picture. can…

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Entilzha
Jun 26, 2017 4:56 pm
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emmyawards
Jun 26, 2017 4:46 pm

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Agree, Renman. It's a beautiful job so far Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=84012

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JLH222
Jun 26, 2017 4:32 pm
JLH222
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icat2000
Jun 26, 2017 4:31 pm
icat2000
byby
byby
4 h

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 753, 754, 755

They only gave me an additional of $1,000 discount. Not too sweet.

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byby
Jun 26, 2017 4:26 pm

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Questioned Provincial about paying for light switches and turns out that there was a mistake with Clipsal. If you find questionable charges, make sure you get on top of…

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SGn3lly
Jun 26, 2017 4:23 pm
SGn3lly

Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25

Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25
VIC

I have just signed and sent the initial paperwork through with a quote estimate which I share below. May give you some ideas of what to consider for upgrades. Please note,…

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Cellaraso
Jun 26, 2017 4:22 pm

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
1 ... 30, 31, 32

Haha that's why I always ask the question to make sure it's what the sign says. It's how I always find out that it's bigger. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Jun 26, 2017 4:03 pm
Doulton777

Doing it again

Doing it again
WA
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Nah, it's a west facing wall. I need to see how the north wall is with the fence up but there's not much room down that side of the house and it also means walking to the…

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SilentBoB
Jun 26, 2017 3:39 pm
SilentBoB

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 37, 38, 39

I spoke to the SM and he will do his QA on it. Inspector will check it for 3mm over 3m tolerance during the slab/frame stage. My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty -…

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Renman
Jun 26, 2017 3:36 pm
Renman

Doing it Again! Our second Mt Barker Build

Doing it Again! Our second Mt Barker Build
SA
1, 2

Hi Davelle We followed your build last time, it's really exciting to see you on here again with a new place underway. We've just started looking to build again too, funny…

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kaykens
Jun 26, 2017 2:40 pm
kaykens

Hi everyone, l have been following the discussions with great interest and l have learnt a lot! If you can spare some time to critique/provide any feedback on our plans…

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Mwenje
Jun 26, 2017 2:36 pm


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