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kidu13
kidu13
16 January

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

Do u mean this Keroppi? Think the codes are listed.

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Ezza78
Jan 18, 2018 4:53 pm

Coral Homes Grange 24

Coral Homes Grange 24

Is there a way we can bypass or change our CSO? I am amazed at the lack of courtesy of even acknowledging my emails or voicemail let alone meeting commitments.

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ashzee
Jan 18, 2018 4:50 pm
ehhc
ehhc
9 m

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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Hey... we’ve recently received gas and electricity bills. Do we have to pay for that or does the builder pay during construction?

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ehhc
Jan 18, 2018 4:46 pm
ehhc

Just a few sneaky photos from yesterday. Bricks hadn't been started when we were out there, hopefully they were started today.

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xjanex
Jan 18, 2018 4:46 pm
xjanex
xjanex
xjanex
12 m

Modified Coral Marcoola 32 SEQ

Modified Coral Marcoola 32 SEQ

Qld builds most of the time are better than nsw builds. But there are still some horror stories from qld builds. If you are on top of your build, watching closely you…

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xjanex
Jan 18, 2018 4:44 pm
xjanex

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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Hey JK We had ours a week ago...very similar to PCI where you walk around and note things and then get an electronic copy emailed to you. They go through all the…

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bumblebee1985
Jan 18, 2018 4:41 pm

Metricon Glendale 45

Metricon Glendale 45

Hi We're thinking of building the Glendale 45, with the following modifications - move leisure to the front (we have a nice view) - extend the garage so we drive…

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SUNNYGLEN
Jan 18, 2018 4:37 pm
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symone
Jan 18, 2018 4:06 pm
symone

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Noble park see more at hoffmangoldwithporterdavis.wordpress.com

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brucefil2011
Jan 18, 2018 4:04 pm
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g33kerb0t
Jan 18, 2018 3:51 pm
g33kerb0t

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
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Hey Belinda, you must have bought in one of the first releases! I agree the excitement has died a little with all the waiting. At least now progress will move more quickly…

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rob91
Jan 18, 2018 3:28 pm

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?
NSW
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Best for you to get Z to install digital antenna and the NBN, even if it cost more. The antenna splitter is best to be put on the roof space, because it cost 200-250 to…

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wentworth33
Jan 18, 2018 2:42 pm

Just got a call from the logistics company wanting to book our flooring delivery tomorrow. Our friend will meet them to lock it away in the garage. I thought I’d buy it…

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aphsta
Jan 18, 2018 2:18 pm

Choice Living WA

Choice Living WA
WA
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yea its too much..they should just close down if they dont have funds to continue anymore!

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dacosta
Jan 18, 2018 2:18 pm

Is $290K Build Price for a total of 240sqm House Reasonable?

Is $290K Build Price for a total of 240sqm House Reasonable?

Unfortunately building is a business and some builders will quote what they think you are willing to pay, especially if they know you won't have a problem with finance.…

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Choosy
Jan 18, 2018 2:06 pm
Choosy
bini
bini
3 h

How long from PCI to Handover in Simonds

How long from PCI to Handover in Simonds
VIC

Thankyou @Madora Dreamer, I ll keep that in mind. :-)

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bini
Jan 18, 2018 1:42 pm

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 749, 750, 751

Hello Cheeku I will not rely on Tyrells inspection report a lot as this is something that is internal between the builder and Tyrells. I did ask the question at that time…

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Ausman
Jan 18, 2018 1:32 pm

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
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We were surprised that they even turned up on Tuesday and yesterday was wet until apx mid morning, feel sorry for them as they start early in the morning to avoid the hot…

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Choosy
Jan 18, 2018 1:31 pm
Choosy

Crystal 16 by Dennis Family Homes

Crystal 16 by Dennis Family Homes
VIC
1, 2

Ah, of course! My wife did tell me that ages ago. Duh! Hey, I only slept 2 hours after work last night as I had to meet the electrician on site this morning... and that's…

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rattleAU
Jan 18, 2018 1:03 pm

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters
WA
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Looks great! I’ll keep my fingers crossed that you don’t get charged a variation fee

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Summitlovin
Jan 18, 2018 1:02 pm

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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Thank you! Love seeing all the paperwork and stress starting to amount to something 😊

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Summitlovin
Jan 18, 2018 1:01 pm

Our Langford Countryside - Allworth homes

Our Langford Countryside - Allworth homes
NSW

I will have to get the letter they sent us when we moved to the construction team tomorrow and might give them a call or email then. Thanks :) viewtopic.php?t=89059

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aphsta
Jan 18, 2018 12:58 pm
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pbwhi0
Jan 18, 2018 12:24 pm

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build
QLD
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So exciting!!! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87210

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Bridgetwitch
Jan 18, 2018 12:08 pm
Bridgetwitch

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 443, 444, 445

Hi Funk52 You can definitely do the render afterwards. I am in the industry and a house your size in acrylic render ( where the paint colour is included in the render as…

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SejaeD
Jan 18, 2018 12:02 pm

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD
QLD
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Nice!! That bottom one has the pavers we are using in the pool area

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symone
Jan 18, 2018 11:44 am
symone

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
1 ... 52, 53, 54

They did order it from selections. This is the update The carpet guy came down today. We talked about the whole situation. He reckons it’s never happened before.…

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Doulton777
Jan 18, 2018 11:40 am
Doulton777
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just_a_draftee
Jan 18, 2018 11:17 am
just_a_draftee

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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so it just depends upon your number in the line - someone I know building with famous C - had the same problem - first no framers and now completed reverse build but no…

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pEast
Jan 18, 2018 11:12 am

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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Waldorf Any chance you can assist here? My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?share_ ... are_type=t

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Renman
Jan 18, 2018 11:10 am
Renman

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Water is totally required. Water is one the the main thing, also need water during the demo to keep the dust from been airborne. Your neighbor will love you for it.…

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Renman
Jan 18, 2018 11:06 am
Renman

Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Any experiences with Firstyle homes
NSW
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We've just finished our build with FS last month. Its our first home so it was a very steep learning curve for my wife and I but enjoying the new home (and moving out of…

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ravsingh21
Jan 18, 2018 11:03 am

Dennis Family Homes - Devonport 363. Build has started...

Dennis Family Homes - Devonport 363. Build has started...
VIC
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Sorry for the late reply Cleef85. We have been incredible busy with some personal stuff, work and build related things. Really like what you have done with the Kimberley…

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rattleAU
Jan 18, 2018 10:44 am
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Homestead2017
Jan 18, 2018 10:38 am

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
1 ... 43, 44, 45

Thank you. For a double garage and doing all the steps (prep.kit including primer, epoxy coating kit and top coat sealer kit) cost about $900.

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Corallake
Jan 18, 2018 10:02 am
Corallake

Can someone please have a look at this staircase upgrade cost and tell me if it seems reasonable or am I being taken for a…

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dioni
Jan 18, 2018 9:59 am

Our lovely neighbours sent us this this morning. We have a loo. Still no approval from the private certifier but progress Building our first custom dream home.

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sparrowsnest
Jan 18, 2018 9:37 am

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
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Hopefully the first SS has already set most things in to place ready to be done.

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Bri1234
Jan 18, 2018 9:34 am
Bri1234

Do not like kitchen wall tiles

Do not like kitchen wall tiles
VIC

It really depends on the way you go about it. Tiling itself isn't difficult especially for a simple flat area like the photo. If you are prepared to have a go you could…

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bashworth
Jan 18, 2018 9:32 am
bashworth

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

That's a great price ours was over $1000 just for splashback & not even behind rangehood so Valeco is much cheaper

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BrownDog77
Jan 18, 2018 8:28 am

Metricon Winchester 28- Land titled!

Metricon Winchester 28- Land titled!
VIC
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Interesting! Havent heard anything from M, our CSC has been uncontactable all week....glad they're doing stuff behind the scenes though.

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blackcat20
Jan 18, 2018 8:19 am
blackcat20

Here is some more pictures,

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Skcel
Jan 18, 2018 6:50 am
Skcel
Choosy
Choosy
16 h

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

I think all the rain has already started cleaning our bricks.....

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Choosy
Jan 18, 2018 12:36 am
Choosy
Eskay
Eskay
18 h

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3

Quick update - plaster is completed on the house. Will be posting the latest photos this weekend ...

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Eskay
Jan 17, 2018 10:38 pm
Eskay

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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Hey if you do get back in you need to write a note saying "Do not reuse this base. it is the incorrect depth and needs replacing." That way if the cabinet maker hasnt…

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cat_dunc
Jan 17, 2018 9:57 pm
cat_dunc

Building with JG King - Barossa 255 in Ballarat.

Building with JG King - Barossa 255 in Ballarat.
VIC

Ooohh it's looking great. We are very seriously thinking about the Barossa 255 and building in Romsey. We'd need a ranch style for the block we are looking at, and this…

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AlexPell
Jan 17, 2018 9:44 pm
AlexPell

Last thing for now is some paint colours. Our walls are Grey Pail with Vivid White as our ceiling/cornices and Lexicon as our internal door colours The material with…

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CamillaS
Jan 17, 2018 9:40 pm
CamillaS

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
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I did indeed. I’ve been advised that the plans have been submitted to council and once council has signed off on the subdivision certificate then plans will be sent to…

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wongbruce
Jan 17, 2018 9:25 pm

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - BRICKING

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - BRICKING
VIC
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lol Rachael The lock on the door was stuck in so I didn't want to close and lock it just in case there was a reason for it. So I closed the door and placed a brick…

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Bri1234
Jan 17, 2018 9:07 pm
Bri1234


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