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JenBarber
JenBarber
29 May

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Love the cladding and grey tones are gorgeous.

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JenBarber
May 29, 2019 9:19 am
JenBarber

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 31, 32, 33

We live 5 mins away and I drive past each day as school drop off is 400m down the road. It has been handy to keep an eye on progress - especially when I got an email from…

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shokel1975
May 02, 2019 11:42 am
shokel1975

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 54, 55, 56

Great work. thanks a lot - Yesss... probably excel download would be the best

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catchganu
Jun 17, 2019 2:10 pm
GLO
GLO
48 m

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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They all used to be 30 weeks but mine is 40 weeks for a Manhattan44ens. Im in Week 29 now and tracking nicely.

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GLO
Jun 17, 2019 1:56 pm

That sounds good. We are putting a double sided one in our lounge dining. I’ll pop some pics when it’s done. This is the space it will go in. We chose a fireplace to…

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Melos
Jun 17, 2019 1:41 pm

Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work
NSW
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More protection buying a $2 burger from McDonald’s than building a house

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Tim65
Jun 17, 2019 1:37 pm
Tim65
devh
devh
2 h

Calculation of liquidated damages

Calculation of liquidated damages
VIC

Thanks for reply. If bulding commission not doing anything. I thing its better I should go to VCAT. Any way my no is 0447861214. If need to contact in future.

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devh
Jun 17, 2019 12:58 pm
Cowz
Cowz
2 h

Block Size

Block Size

The estate is The Maples in Greenvale. They have they’ve got their own design requirements listed on their website.

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Cowz
Jun 17, 2019 12:22 pm

JG King- Ballarat, new home build

JG King- Ballarat, new home build

Hello everyone, Due to some delays regarding finance there has been a lengthy delay in getting the build started. As of last week, finance is all done and the job is…

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experience88
Jun 17, 2019 11:41 am
Yara
Yara
6 h

2019 Interim Occupation Certificate with a Pool questions

2019 Interim Occupation Certificate with a Pool questions
NSW

It's different depending on what was approved in your development application. Say in my one. None of those are required except pool fencing. During interim, I can get…

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Yara
Jun 17, 2019 8:57 am

New home building inspector required

New home building inspector required

Typically it’s per working day, excluding holidays and weekends. Make sure you understand your true costs of any delays like rent and interest, storage etc. the builder…

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Norfolk
Jun 17, 2019 8:05 am

Plan designs Balcony - upper floor

Plan designs Balcony - upper floor
QLD

Hi there, Would you be able to reccomend a design from builders building in QLD? We have views at the rear of our block and are looking for a home design/floor plan…

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SergioBris
Jun 17, 2019 7:31 am
MrsJM
MrsJM
11 h

are brick infills required when rendering?

are brick infills required when rendering?
VIC

Make sure if you pull out of brick infills , that you enquire about the finish. When we switched to blue board for the same reason, I made the builder note on the…

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MrsJM
Jun 17, 2019 4:12 am
MrsJM
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Reiri36
Jun 17, 2019 2:29 am

Tips on building & private inspectors

Tips on building & private inspectors
VIC

Hi guys, I’ve had a look at some previous threads talking about getting private building inspectors to come in at different stages to check. We plan to do this as well.…

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Reiri36
Jun 17, 2019 2:27 am

Metricon thoughts&Bordeaux 59 (Melb) &builder recommendation

Metricon thoughts&Bordeaux 59 (Melb) &builder recommendation
VIC

Renman we did some calculations and it’s roughly $940k total for it done with pretty good upgrades (carpet, floorboards, 60/40mm benchtops, tiles etc). I think this is…

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Reiri36
Jun 17, 2019 2:03 am

Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)

Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)
SA
1, 2

Was there anything you wished you’d changed but hadn’t? How are you going furnishing the place? Feel like I’m going to need a lot of new furniture lol

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catelise
Jun 16, 2019 8:17 pm

Building Inspector - how many & what stage

Building Inspector - how many & what stage
1, 2

Indemnity (any type of) insurance is going thru the roof The big boys generally are given a better/sweeter deal... LOL Guaranteed by the tax payers

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 16, 2019 8:05 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

Who is building with Beechwood

Who is building with Beechwood
NSW
1 ... 785, 786, 787

Hi Grace, Have you had a flood impact study done yet by council? there is some many things that this effects. We built with BW a couple of years ago on water front its…

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Tom2016
Jun 16, 2019 7:30 pm
Tom2016

They are called greenwood griege

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Melos
Jun 16, 2019 5:40 pm

This is M doing a second coat of stain.

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Renman
Jun 16, 2019 3:53 pm
Renman

PAINT COLOURS After talking to our painter Friday about colours we went and checked out his own build (currently being painted). He had…

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darb74
Jun 16, 2019 12:14 pm
darb74
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
Yesterday

First Build - GJ Gardners Custom Rural 255 - Totally Off-Gri

First Build - GJ Gardners Custom Rural 255 - Totally Off-Gri
NSW

That you are in your early 20s and have built this beautiful house in a lovely rural setting, that is a huge achievement. You should be feeling very proud.

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Bebbsy
Jun 16, 2019 11:31 am

Our kitchen, bulkheads and bathroom vanity with stone has arrived.

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NathanRetreat298
Jun 16, 2019 7:55 am
NathanRetreat298

TheGodwit - sure Arron. If you look at page 1 and 6 for reference. These have the floor layout plan and external facade plans. The front of the house is east, back is…

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gablesrocks
Jun 16, 2019 7:26 am
1800
1800
15 June

Domaine homes by clerondon

Domaine homes by clerondon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

For those that has built already with Domaine, was the site costs provided in the quote, similar to the actual site costs upon building.

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1800
Jun 15, 2019 10:15 pm
AR3128
AR3128
15 June

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi There should be a section in the contract called liquidated damages. also see how many days they allowed for the build, should be at the front of the contract…

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AR3128
Jun 15, 2019 9:31 pm
natpow
natpow
15 June

building with mcdonald jones... yay or nay?

building with mcdonald jones... yay or nay?

We are looking at MJH now and have been offered 20k in the design studio etc. anyone elSe hold off. Our block is about 4 months from registration. We never locked In…

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natpow
Jun 15, 2019 9:22 pm

14/6/2019: Fixing inspection takes place with a new inspector as well as a new supervisor. I learn that the previous supervisor has been…

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onlyann
Jun 15, 2019 1:40 pm
r_13
r_13
15 June

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified
VIC
1, 2, 3

Looking good! It's so exciting to see it taking shape. :)

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r_13
Jun 15, 2019 1:37 pm
r_13

Garage door installed yesterday

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alymei
Jun 15, 2019 10:12 am

Build Feed: Hallmark Homes - Vouge 298 - Caboolture QLD

Build Feed: Hallmark Homes - Vouge 298 - Caboolture QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3

Day 61 Yesterday; Bricks to the eaves hight were completed and most of the window sills were done. And ... Kitchen and laundry cabinets were installed.

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NathanRetreat298
Jun 15, 2019 9:47 am
NathanRetreat298

Hey guys, was following this thread to get estimates for my colours appointment since this had the most info even though I'm building with Granvue homes. I thought I'd…

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Spiralkut89
Jun 15, 2019 5:07 am
Renman
Renman
14 June

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 101, 102, 103

Thanks for the post. U are on the dot with the B point. I am waiting to hear back from M on if, how and when they are going to fix it. M will give you the biggest…

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Renman
Jun 14, 2019 10:56 pm
Renman
Lemans
Lemans
14 June

Construction loan

Construction loan

Hi Not sure where you’re located but I’m in Sydney and all we needed to do was provide an interim occupation certificate (IOC) from the builder and that was enough…

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Lemans
Jun 14, 2019 9:46 pm
rocet74
rocet74
14 June

Rawson Homes The Edge Build problems

Rawson Homes The Edge Build problems
NSW

StructuralBIMGuy Oh ours is up there~ So by your analogy we should be dealt with pretty swiftly from here on in then I hope! :)

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rocet74
Jun 14, 2019 6:05 pm
Cooky
Cooky
14 June

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 53, 54, 55

I'm so sorry to hear this. I can only imagine the stress and frustration you must be experiencing right now. :( Here are some suggestions that I hope will help. Go back…

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Cooky
Jun 14, 2019 5:51 pm
Cooky
Salfield
Salfield
14 June

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Pretty much ghosts we believe. But I have just made sure I contact them once a week. Just a, “anything happening for us this week?” Type if call. Dale used to answer…

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Salfield
Jun 14, 2019 4:54 pm

Half the piers down. Should get them all done tommorow

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Tony Angievski
Jun 14, 2019 3:26 pm
nafeesra
nafeesra
14 June

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades
QLD
1, 2

Terrible Builder Please see my review to the following thread. It is nightmare to dealt with ownit home

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nafeesra
Jun 14, 2019 2:19 pm
MyFirst
MyFirst
14 June

Demolition of house with NBN HFC cable already there.

Demolition of house with NBN HFC cable already there.

Thought I revisit this topic. Disclaimer: NBN may change their policy in future .etc. who knows what their policies are. If you are in Melbourne and have NBN HFC at…

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MyFirst
Jun 14, 2019 1:00 pm
sabhara
sabhara
14 June

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
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do you mean this one <<defaults at Stockland rise, settlements slow>>

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sabhara
Jun 14, 2019 12:55 pm
sabhara

Start Date six months, 6 months build time!!!

Start Date six months, 6 months build time!!!

We built with Coral and had a great experience. We bought our block in May 2017 but it didn't register until November 2017, so we signed original contracts in June 2017…

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bestspecials
Jun 14, 2019 11:12 am
bestspecials

Might look something like this

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chippy
Jun 14, 2019 10:58 am
chippy
MyFirst
MyFirst
14 June

NBN connection to new home build

NBN connection to new home build

All nbn does is pull the cable through all the conduits the builder has installed in your new house.. Without the conduits. It will be a mess. So NBN is not doing much at all.

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MyFirst
Jun 14, 2019 10:44 am
blackcat20
blackcat20
14 June

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping
VIC
1 ... 67, 68, 69

We've decided to open a case with customer care. Hopefully we get the resolution we're after.

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blackcat20
Jun 14, 2019 10:09 am
blackcat20

Simonds Prague with Modifications in Melbourne's North

Simonds Prague with Modifications in Melbourne's North
VIC

Thanks With regards to WIP door, you probably right, that door may end up open all the time. But that's fine, in case we'll have a pet dog one day, then that door would be useful :)

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SilentChaos
Jun 13, 2019 11:38 pm
toddzilla
toddzilla
13 June

HGWA build Burns Beach- 8 months still no slab

HGWA build Burns Beach- 8 months still no slab
WA
1 ... 22, 23, 24

I got the clipsal tpdl1c1 In my house for the last 2 years, have about 60 installed zero failures. I know where I would be going

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toddzilla
Jun 13, 2019 11:23 pm

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