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lovisa
lovisa
13 February

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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we go daily sometimes more times a day, we ended up going so much due to builders not keeping on track and work not being completed when they say it will / start when…

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lovisa
Feb 13, 2018 11:23 am
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

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Things are absolutely flying along at the moment. 22metres of Retaining wall is done, ended up costing us $10k due to extra excavation required. I don't mind though…

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brodav83
Feb 21, 2018 2:23 pm

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: PCI March 8th

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: PCI March 8th
QLD
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Congrats caydenm! Thats awesome progress. Its also awesome to see your Noosa as it gives us a sense of what ours will be like.

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brodav83
Feb 21, 2018 2:21 pm

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - TILES!!

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - TILES!!
VIC
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Went to site this morning to meet a guy for a fence quote. Had a look in the windows and can see that the tiles look like they have been grouted and the last few skirt…

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Bri1234
Feb 21, 2018 2:21 pm
Bri1234

Update: Our land settled on the 8th of February, so we are moving closer to site start. Today we signed our final post contract variation for a couple of windows that…

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lilbza
Feb 21, 2018 2:15 pm
lilbza

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
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That is so frustrating. Even if they can't give you an exact date yet at least respond and let you know what is happening. I'm a bit worried about our PCI. It's been…

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Bri1234
Feb 21, 2018 2:12 pm
Bri1234

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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We got our LACC date before the tender expiry! Now I am pushing my CSR (also new) to get us in construction. I am not surprised that this will require good pushing. I hate…

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aaron2008
Feb 21, 2018 2:09 pm
lovisa
lovisa
20 m

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod
SA
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all we will have is if affects still to be fix (exclude flooring) then we do not take keys till its done

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lovisa
Feb 21, 2018 2:05 pm
shazaw
shazaw
22 m

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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Will take pic when I get to site today.

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shazaw
Feb 21, 2018 2:03 pm

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / SEQLD

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / SEQLD
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Your selections look fabulous. I love the idea of the metallic bricks for the pillars but hubby is pushing for render or tiled. Will have to go out to the brick centre…

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bestspecials
Feb 21, 2018 1:51 pm
bestspecials

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Thank you Laura I appreciate your detailed reply. Wow! You got so much for that price! Even though you went all out it’s stillcheaper than most double storeys. How…

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Firstabode
Feb 21, 2018 1:51 pm

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters
VIC
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Thank for getting back to me. It’s annoying that they’re saying it’s not possible when it is. It just makes me question their integrity. Thank you for letting…

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Firstabode
Feb 21, 2018 1:42 pm

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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Official notification that settlement will be mid-March. Weeeee! Lots of other things happening in mid-March but I am excited! So finances are underway, need to engage an…

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Clareymoo
Feb 21, 2018 1:32 pm
xjanex
xjanex
57 m

Daydream 30 Kitchen, Painting and bricks getting fixed

Daydream 30 Kitchen, Painting and bricks getting fixed
QLD
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It feels even bigger with tiles down now, we were already freaking out that the house is way too big. You are still miles ahead of us. Sucks about Beaumont messing…

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xjanex
Feb 21, 2018 1:28 pm
xjanex
DRT
DRT
1 h

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Thanks for the reassurance. Do you have any photos by any chance? Thanks

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DRT
Feb 21, 2018 1:25 pm

First home build SA Hickinbotham

First home build SA Hickinbotham
SA
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so we called ss last night, he recons house will be finished on Monday at pci. and appliances (cooktop/hotwatersystem/ac) will be installed when we are ready to move in.…

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lovisa
Feb 21, 2018 1:21 pm

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

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Cabinets
VIC
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Nice entrance, we lost our sidelight due to the pivot door. Looks like you left the glass as standard and not frosted. Pros and cons for both as frosted gives privacy…

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firsttime_homies1401
Feb 21, 2018 1:15 pm
firsttime_homies1401

Just sharing some photos of our build update so far. Garage. Office (front room downstairs) Kitchen + dining + lounge area. Cabinetry obviously not in yet.…

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elleimac
Feb 21, 2018 12:33 pm
elleimac

Floorplan Feedback

Floorplan Feedback

Some thoughts from me: Good use of the battleaxe block by siting the house where you have (we've done the same with our build on a…

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algernon
Feb 21, 2018 12:15 pm

So out of the blue the paving was done yesterday. I drove past in the morning and nothing was happening, was waiting on a call from SS to catch up and ask about paving…

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JS15
Feb 21, 2018 11:59 am

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home
NSW
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Our slab is being poured right now!!! I am going down in 2 weekends time, I can't wait to see it The frames are meant to be delivered next Friday too while we are down…

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aphsta
Feb 21, 2018 11:45 am
CW_L
CW_L
3 h

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
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lara21 I'm following FH on IG and saw that your home pics got reposted!!! :z: I recognised them straight away!!

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CW_L
Feb 21, 2018 11:21 am
CW_L

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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How did you go with your trip and colour selections? Hopefully you've got it all figured out now :-D

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Seren1ty
Feb 21, 2018 11:18 am

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD
QLD
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Our PCI has now been pushed out to the 16th because of tile delays. Im like an excited kid on Christmas Eve waiting for these main floor tiles to be laid, the suspense is…

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kikihome
Feb 21, 2018 11:18 am
kikihome
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J278
Feb 21, 2018 11:17 am
J278
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kikihome
Feb 21, 2018 11:02 am
kikihome
bank
bank
4 h

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!
VIC
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Brilliant! Where are you heading with your mortgage? I've got to get our broker around to discuss ours.

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bank
Feb 21, 2018 10:26 am
bank

Metricon contract signing and issues

Metricon contract signing and issues

Normally what happens if we are not comfortable to sign, do they have to book another appointment or could they send us corrected docs for signature by email.…

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Drew01
Feb 21, 2018 10:23 am
Drew01

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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That could be a typo error on their side. From the Bradford website it says: "Bradford Gold Hi-Performance Ceiling Batts are…

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parlayman
Feb 21, 2018 10:10 am
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Manj
Feb 21, 2018 10:01 am
Manj

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!
VIC
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Yep I made them fix it up! Even the fencer was saying that he can’t stand that neighbour! Him and his wife have been watching him with each fence post and ensuring he…

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stayxtrue
Feb 21, 2018 9:45 am
stayxtrue

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang
VIC
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I just heard from council that the confirmed amount of contribution fee is sent to Moremac on Friday. Other than that, there is no update.

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Zara66
Feb 21, 2018 9:40 am

Emporio 43 with henley

Emporio 43 with henley
VIC
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Hi Neil Bravis heating is included but added 3 zone panel for $2200

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bhutani.sumit
Feb 21, 2018 9:28 am

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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You’ve got to constantly follow up with your admin and SS regarding the inspection report. Otherwise they’ll push it too the side, forget about it and deal with the…

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firsttime_homies1401
Feb 21, 2018 9:23 am
firsttime_homies1401

Stage inspections for new build in Brisbane

Stage inspections for new build in Brisbane

One for the northern end of the Gold Coast would be great too!!

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symone
Feb 21, 2018 8:29 am
symone
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Tips
Feb 21, 2018 6:42 am

CABINETS/TILES Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

CABINETS/TILES Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
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Your kitchen is outstanding! I've chosen a dark palette too and it's the "house thing" I'm most excited to see. Your photos have me jumping up and down in excitement!

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Lot126
Feb 21, 2018 6:34 am
Lot126

Anybody out there built with Future Urban Residential?

Anybody out there built with Future Urban Residential?
QLD

I see their website is down (account suspended) and Facebook page has been taken down.

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SavannahFiori
Feb 21, 2018 1:09 am

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard
WA
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The only thing we wished we did was extend the alfresco paving out a metre and along our bedroom sliding door. Now the plan is to just put some stones and feature tiles…

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SilentBoB
Feb 21, 2018 12:37 am
SilentBoB
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J278
Feb 21, 2018 12:35 am
J278

Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why

Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why
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Your welcome. Yes please keep us updated. I’m interested to know how you go. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Feb 20, 2018 11:49 pm
Doulton777
angi.f
angi.f
15 h

Canberra custom KDR

Canberra custom KDR
ACT
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Hi - just wondering who is building your home? Thanks.

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angi.f
Feb 20, 2018 11:23 pm

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
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That’s just wrong BB... as if anyone would accept that!? ☹️ - 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
Feb 20, 2018 11:00 pm
Bridgetwitch
Choosy
Choosy
16 h

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
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What a great surprise, back on track again and looking good.

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Choosy
Feb 20, 2018 10:49 pm
Choosy
Renman
Renman
16 h

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
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Can see any squares at the front? They will do a slab inspection down the track or if u get your private inspector they can do the slab and frame at the same time.

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Renman
Feb 20, 2018 10:49 pm
Renman
lovisa
lovisa
16 h

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)
WA
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We got an email advising what insurance amount should be so i guess that means valuation was then completed

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lovisa
Feb 20, 2018 10:22 pm
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Bridgetwitch
Feb 20, 2018 9:49 pm
Bridgetwitch
Tracyt
Tracyt
17 h

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23
QLD
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Hi BD! Sorry I haven't been around its been an extremely difficult three months. Will need to check your thread and see your home!!. We found the blinds really good…

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Tracyt
Feb 20, 2018 9:29 pm
Tracyt

How long did your build take, and what time did they quote?

How long did your build take, and what time did they quote?
QLD
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That's pretty good. I'm planning on building the Clovelly 191, too. How has your experience been with Fairhaven?

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CalicoCat
Feb 20, 2018 9:28 pm


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