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Charlibear's Build - Week 27... We've reached lock up

Charlibear's Build - Week 27... We've reached lock up
NSW
1 ... 189, 190, 191

We have a 10kg LG front loader and loooove it. You won't be sorry. Wow 4 more weeks!!! You are going to bear us after all. Our build has gone on a go slow. We have been…

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1st time builders
Jul 28, 2017 2:35 pm

M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton

M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton
WA
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Wow that was fast m0llss! I'm still waiting for mine.. although I did change a couple things since prestart. Gonna give them another week before I call I reckon.

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Natasha
Jul 28, 2017 2:19 pm
Gibson
Gibson
35 m

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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Thanks MGardz, Post pics ! We need to see what life is like after you've settled in.

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Gibson
Jul 28, 2017 2:13 pm
Gibson
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tngo
Jul 28, 2017 2:09 pm

And the fence is gone 👏🏻👏🏻

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Tom2016
Jul 28, 2017 1:46 pm
Tom2016

Masterton Direct -Beautiful New Homes Feedback

Masterton Direct -Beautiful New Homes Feedback
NSW

It may be too late, but ... From what I know, they are a middle man company, which can design a custom house, do council approval and get Masterton to build it. As far as…

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Fisher75
Jul 28, 2017 1:18 pm

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill
NSW
1, 2

Hi Tim, It is good to know you book an appointment with EB, please let me know how it goes, which particular designs are you interested in? I don't know too much for…

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soberhenry
Jul 28, 2017 1:15 pm

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Thanks guys, we are really happy with how they look

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Mec06
Jul 28, 2017 12:57 pm
Mec06
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Doulton777
Jul 28, 2017 12:57 pm
Doulton777

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Thanks, Kylz...I'm so excited to see it finished. Will be one of the last things to be finished unfortunately. But I'd prefer that than have it damaged by rough…

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JLH222
Jul 28, 2017 12:55 pm
JLH222

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
1 ... 30, 31, 32

So glad you had a win CL but not great you have so many errors

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BrownDog77
Jul 28, 2017 12:52 pm

Modified Coral Cloncurry. Bricks pics!

Modified Coral Cloncurry. Bricks pics!
QLD
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Spoke to ss this morning so I was able to ask about the kitchen. There is a delay and it will go in on the 7th. Was originally going to be next Tuesday. He has also…

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Tamara1975
Jul 28, 2017 12:37 pm

Love photos and updates like this from SS MF Tiler is just about to start grouting Tiles in bath room have been replaced including around the heated towel rail -…

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dougang287
Jul 28, 2017 12:33 pm

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Mrs RS Neighbours have told us that kitchen and bathroom cabinetry has been delivered and now installed - we have a walk through scheduled for next Wednesday to check…

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bumblebee1985
Jul 28, 2017 12:19 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 462, 463, 464

think they are doing the same with me on FB

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dougang287
Jul 28, 2017 12:08 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 876, 877, 878

What the heck! I do feel sorry for them because they get really overloaded so that the company cab maximise profit. Our SS had 16 or so builds to supervise the last time…

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bumblebee1985
Jul 28, 2017 11:56 am

Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches
NSW
1 ... 61, 62, 63

Finally Nev! Very close now and it's feeling so exciting for you I bet! Just be nagging them constantly with email, texts anything to make sure they get everything…

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HGMbuild
Jul 28, 2017 11:47 am
HGMbuild

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

From what we asked, they said they charge a lot for landscaping because basically they'd rather not do it. We didn't bother getting a price after they said this, will be…

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shon-aa
Jul 28, 2017 11:22 am

NSW Central Coast, Narara - Coral Homes Noosa 25

NSW Central Coast, Narara - Coral Homes Noosa 25
NSW
1, 2

I am still having some difficulties with the retaining wall side of things. Coral have asked us to put in a retaining wall after they have done the cut and fill but before…

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brodav83
Jul 28, 2017 11:21 am

Coral Homes Marcoola 30 Brisbane West

Coral Homes Marcoola 30 Brisbane West
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Yeah I know they do from a distance (at least!) it's more that close up non photo deal - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=85653&p=1642230#p1642230

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H Family Build
Jul 28, 2017 11:09 am
H Family Build

Metricon Winchester 28

Metricon Winchester 28
VIC
1, 2, 3

Our facade is a lot simpler than that one; will be light colour upstairs, brick downstairs, and a darker render on the portico. Block faces east. Monument colourbond roof.

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blackcat20
Jul 28, 2017 10:56 am

New build with Redink Madora Bay

New build with Redink Madora Bay
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Madora! A tap and now a toilet.. awesome! Thoroughly enjoying reading your thread. Can't wait to see how the rest unfolds for you. So exciting for you!…

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Mimpi
Jul 28, 2017 10:40 am

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
VIC
1 ... 218, 219, 220

Budget at least 3.5 to 5k (for the front) another 15k for the back including concrete on the side.

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7th_Cavalry
Jul 28, 2017 10:34 am
7th_Cavalry
bank
bank
4 h

JG King modified Heywood - Kitchen

JG King modified Heywood - Kitchen
VIC
1 ... 42, 43, 44

I'm already thinking about the next one :lol:. Hubby told me last night he's going to need at least a few years to recover :lol:. This house is meant to be a long term thing…

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bank
Jul 28, 2017 10:28 am
bank

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 340, 341, 342

The prestige package is $25k extra. You may add undermount sink, soft close, microwave provision, full height tiling to 2 walls in bathrooms and the extra $10 per sqm…

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MandM+4
Jul 28, 2017 10:20 am

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

From the information we got from our conveyancer a few days ago, stage two should title mid August following settlement. I sure hope it gets titled in August so we can…

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Kathyvo
Jul 28, 2017 9:28 am

Yeah its flowing along nicely right now but I think after this the build will slow down a bit, here some more pics from yesterday afternoon the boys been there since early…

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Mai Panda
Jul 28, 2017 9:12 am

Keys 19/10/15. Moved in 10/11/15. Landscaping + a deck ideas

Keys 19/10/15. Moved in 10/11/15. Landscaping + a deck ideas
WA
1 ... 94, 95, 96

Hi hun!! Sorry its been so long since I've logged on. Been so busy around the house and with work. We just put in a pool so was going to come on and update with pics…

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Our Honeywood Build
Jul 28, 2017 9:08 am
Our Honeywood Build

Building plan review service

Building plan review service

If all you are offering is an image rendering service..then you have missed the boat,as clients no longer trust Media Artists. They trust Engineers with Data,…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 28, 2017 9:07 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Building with Dennis Family Homes

Building with Dennis Family Homes
VIC
1 ... 23, 24, 25

So had our walk through yesterday and was very disappointed to see there was still quite a fair bit to still fix. I really dont know why he wanted to do it when he knew…

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rtforresters
Jul 28, 2017 8:49 am
rtforresters

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!
VIC
1 ... 92, 93, 94

Definitely claim it; it's yours due to their incompetence.

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blackcat20
Jul 28, 2017 8:36 am

First Home :) Building with Dixon Homes

First Home :) Building with Dixon Homes
QLD
1 ... 21, 22, 23

I really like your blind colour, hubby's choice is growing on me and then it dawned on me yours is practically the same and I really like it

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charlibear
Jul 28, 2017 8:35 am
charlibear

Building with Ausbuild- Enclave Gumdale - SE QLD

Building with Ausbuild- Enclave Gumdale - SE QLD
VIC

Update: Got new slab pour date of 3rd Aug. Fingers crossed, smooth sailing from here.

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akashsethi10
Jul 28, 2017 8:34 am
akashsethi10

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
1 ... 713, 714, 715

Hi Anybody know roughly what the time periods are between: Slab and frame Frame to lock up Lock up to Handover? Cheers

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nikel66
Jul 28, 2017 7:46 am

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

We are building in Turramurra too. Saw in your first post that you were happy with the demolition company. How much did you pay? I got a quote of 21k to demolish our old…

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Petal84
Jul 28, 2017 7:37 am

Interior designers recommended

Interior designers recommended

Thanks mate.... if you don't mind me asking. Does he charge an hourly rate or is it for the entire project. Guess he is quiet busy

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deepugjacob
Jul 28, 2017 7:15 am

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD
QLD
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Oh that totally sucks :( can they do handover and come back and do the bench later?

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Tamara1975
Jul 28, 2017 6:43 am

The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD

The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD
QLD
1 ... 30, 31, 32

Thanks. We havnt been out since the beginning of the week but im hoping this weekend we spy some more work done thru the windows!! We have a verbal pci for next friday but…

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bribiebell
Jul 28, 2017 3:38 am
bribiebell

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style build: FRAMING

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style build: FRAMING
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Thanks heaps! Yeah hopefully they work out ok, the white mortar will be a bit "whiter" than that in the photos, I think the sample house had natural coloured mortar. So…

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Christoshizz
Jul 28, 2017 1:08 am
Christoshizz

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
1 ... 150, 151, 152

Hi, was just wondering about peoples land valuations from the banks. Are the valuations coming in higher, on target or lower than the purchase price? My wife and I have…

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d12have
Jul 27, 2017 11:48 pm

Hi Mate, We are building Paddington 29 + Rumpus with Clarendon Homes as well and I have attached our Electrical Plans here for your help. We paid around $9500 in total…

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jack_elara
Jul 27, 2017 11:36 pm

Cut and Fill Sand Pad

Cut and Fill Sand Pad

Hi Everyone, Im a newbie here. But thought this would be the best arena to get the sort of advice i need. We are building our "forever home"on a 506 Sqm sloping…

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Rubble13
Jul 27, 2017 11:34 pm

Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake
SA
1, 2

Oh I would love to have a staircase like that, but really not a priority in the budget unfortunately. I have my heart set on the Isla facade and that's going to blow the…

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Melsabelle
Jul 27, 2017 11:02 pm
Arpan
Arpan
16 h

Who else purchased in Gill Estate, Lot 4, Boundary Road?

Who else purchased in Gill Estate, Lot 4, Boundary Road?
NSW

Hi, I have also bought a land here... Any luck on registration info. David? Regards Arpan

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Arpan
Jul 27, 2017 10:57 pm
ehhc
ehhc
16 h

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 38, 39, 40

We've paid 4 invoices now. :/ I guess coordination of works must be very important for a 2 story. Roof, bricks, downpipes, painting must be all done before scaffolding…

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ehhc
Jul 27, 2017 10:47 pm
ehhc
ehhc
ehhc
16 h

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!
NSW
1 ... 15, 16, 17

They get painted because they use PCV pipes for charged rain water tank system. I think if your estate has recycled water you could have gotten the non charged colorbond pipes

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ehhc
Jul 27, 2017 10:40 pm
ehhc

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 52, 53, 54

You can get your draws and cabinets customised. Have a look in my thread we had a sketch of how the base cabinets would look like. I made it into 3 layers of drawer, 1st…

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g33kerb0t
Jul 27, 2017 10:27 pm
g33kerb0t


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