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Down the rabbit hole - another RedInk buildDown the rabbit hole - another RedInk build
WA

Oh my- I so so feel your pain. Would you consider the Chittering Valley, there are some good blocks out this way? Or you probably need a big rest from it all. We…

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scrapbizz
Apr 28, 2017 2:31 pm
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Nuri
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At contract stage, need helpAt contract stage, need help

All good, I have spoken to my inspector and have forwarded their email onto my builder requesting the full contract to review otherwise I can't sign. The builder has now…

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Nuri
Apr 28, 2017 2:20 pm
JLH222
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Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside MelbourneMetricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne
VIC
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I've heard quite a few people say that it slows down towards the end...so not looking forward to that! Agree re the weather!! Sunny days ahead please! [BLACK…

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JLH222
Apr 28, 2017 2:15 pm
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You can also see in this pic the rollers im referring too behind the sheers. Oh and a little part of our kitchen, excuse the bad quailty of the photo

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lizbf85
Apr 28, 2017 2:11 pm

Hey i forgot i took a half clean photo through snap chat ha more photos after this weekend :)

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lizbf85
Apr 28, 2017 2:07 pm
Building with Valeco HomesBuilding with Valeco Homes
QLD

Hi, have you decided to build wih valeco homes? If yes, how was it?

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shezzza
Apr 28, 2017 2:05 pm
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The ivy, DoreenThe ivy, Doreen
VIC
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Your site costs depends on fall on the land, what soil quality is like, if they use fill on the block, the more fill the more it costs ect. So many variables

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thejuros
Apr 28, 2017 1:52 pm
Hurrow
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Your Connected Home. What have you done / what do you need?Your Connected Home. What have you done / what do you need?
NSW
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We've got tv/data/pay access points in all the places where the TVs will be so hopefully we are all good on the wiring front for that. We haven't got a designated spot…

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Hurrow
Apr 28, 2017 1:48 pm
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 2 wks to go??!?{dawn} SE Melb Build - 2 wks to go??!?
VIC
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I am excited to get into the house! I haven't set foot inside since mid December, nearly 5 months ago!! I want to get a good look at my tiles and taps.. finally will get…

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aloenyx
Apr 28, 2017 1:42 pm
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Building with Wisdom HomesBuilding with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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PS - great to see some good progress for some of you!! Looking amazing!

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Kirst10
Apr 28, 2017 1:41 pm
Ausman
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Stockland Elara at Marsden ParkStockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
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Mine came in 2 weeks from Blacktown council

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Ausman
Apr 28, 2017 1:38 pm
Faux wood beamsFaux wood beams

Thanks for the contact - still working out logistics but likely 3 weeks for custom made and in stock supply likely 3 days to arrange packaging and shipping. My aim is to…

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Fauxy
Apr 28, 2017 1:32 pm
Who's building with Clarendon??Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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Hey BK84, your dark tiles look great, do you remember which ones they were?

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Gambit79
Apr 28, 2017 1:30 pm
Building with Valeco Homes Forest Ridge - BramptonBuilding with Valeco Homes Forest Ridge - Brampton
NSW

Hi everyone! We are excited to build our first home. We live in Syndey but planning to move to QLD once the house is finished. As I and husband won't be nearby during the…

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shezzza
Apr 28, 2017 1:26 pm
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Who else is building at Oran Park?Who else is building at Oran Park?
NSW
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Another input required - What is our (or any poster's here) legal standing with regards to comments shared on this site regarding say the builder / build quality etc etc.…

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bluemviews
Apr 28, 2017 1:18 pm
Building with Dennis Family HomesBuilding with Dennis Family Homes
VIC
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RT I feel so so sorry for you. I had no idea your list was still so long. What compensation do you get if they go over time? I'm sure it won't cover your costs or…

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rondy
Apr 28, 2017 1:09 pm
bank
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JG King modified Heywood - Slab!JG King modified Heywood - Slab!
VIC
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lol I guess not! That's what everyone keeps saying, bit tired of hearing it lol. We have a chippy here today working on our rental, I think I probably gave him a death…

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bank
Apr 28, 2017 1:08 pm
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Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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It's interesting how different houses are built differently. Not sure what's next. We ve had the Windows sitting on our driveway for almost a month!

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beeprelude
Apr 28, 2017 12:45 pm
McDonald Jones Homes - The new threadMcDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
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Our DA was approved on the 18/07/2016 I cant remember an exact date that we were placed on the construction list but on the 26/08/2016 I was emailed saying that they…

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allatonce
Apr 28, 2017 12:23 pm
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pwu
Apr 28, 2017 12:17 pm
Our new home in the Vale Estate, Aveley- Celebration HomesOur new home in the Vale Estate, Aveley- Celebration Homes
WA

Thanks @tdk14. ;-D We were a little concerned with how it would turn out. So relieved now!

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soura
Apr 28, 2017 12:08 pm
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Building the Metricon Glendale 38 - Blackwood park AdelaideBuilding the Metricon Glendale 38 - Blackwood park Adelaide
SA

Bricking is all complete, other than the rear. Been let down a bit lately by Metricon and our SS. Lack of communication and the rear doors still aren't delivered nor…

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familyman
Apr 28, 2017 12:01 pm
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Double Garage door Max width?Double Garage door Max width?
NSW

I am having a 5.5m installed in my new build.

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barry157
Apr 28, 2017 11:51 am
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zelda5
Apr 28, 2017 11:45 am
First Build in Perth - Choosing a BuilderFirst Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder
WA

Hi, thank you all so much for the responses. Very much appreciated. I will 100% be using a third-party inspector for each stage. I am still in the decision making…

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fivespice
Apr 28, 2017 11:39 am
Our First Home - Local BuilderOur First Home - Local Builder
NSW
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Yeah it's crazy the difference. Not sure why, the standard sink for our builder is a double bowl sink with drainer. Anything else is an upgrade. Maybe it's the…

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shellu
Apr 28, 2017 11:38 am
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elieassi1992
Apr 28, 2017 11:24 am
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-frame stage finally!Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-frame stage finally!
NSW
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They have also said they are currently on schedule to finish on time but when pressed as to when this actually is, no one is able to tell us!!! Our Acacia build -

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trimum
Apr 28, 2017 11:21 am
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D and B
Apr 28, 2017 11:21 am
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Greenvale Heritage ViewsGreenvale Heritage Views
VIC
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Hi Everyone, We still don't have an update on compliance and every one has been repeatedly been given assurance that this will be ready in Feb then March and then April.…

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spitfire
Apr 28, 2017 11:08 am
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seaside retreat
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seaside retreat
Apr 28, 2017 11:02 am
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?
NSW
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Hi all, Just questioned Joel and he said that the old system took four to six weeks. The new system(full digital assessment) is much quicker. Regards, Silvia

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Titania71
Apr 28, 2017 10:55 am
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Arden DevelopmentsArden Developments
VIC
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PEast, where did you add the window? I am worried about light. Cheers Erika

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Ezza78
Apr 28, 2017 10:47 am
Upgrades with Carlisle homes easy livingUpgrades with Carlisle homes easy living
VIC

I am not sure what the standard inclusions are but the upgrades you have selected are good ones. The only other thing I would suggest to consider having done before…

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maximo101
Apr 28, 2017 10:39 am
Building at QVC in Edmondson ParkBuilding at QVC in Edmondson Park
NSW

It could mean that Stage 2 registration is not complete yet. We are on Stage 4 Wakeling Drive.

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sam1112
Apr 28, 2017 10:29 am
Choice Living WAChoice Living WA
WA
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Apparently they are pouring slab today but no idea if it will happen, will go to site later. Initially it was supposed to be Yesterday but when i told them on wednesday…

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CC1987
Apr 28, 2017 10:21 am
Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
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Hi good to see your progress - and a nice little collection to build mini Aegan 230 project I have finished my tender. The 2340 x1200 door ended up around $4500…

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pEast
Apr 28, 2017 10:19 am
Building our Clarendon Fairmont 38 on the Gold CoastBuilding our Clarendon Fairmont 38 on the Gold Coast
QLD
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Bit more action this week. We have had our lower roof installed and our plumbing and electrical rough in done. Next week should be air-con rough in and frame straighten…

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1st time builders
Apr 28, 2017 10:03 am
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Who is building with BeechwoodWho is building with Beechwood
NSW
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How exciting Tapasr! Its so interesting seeing them preparing for the slab! there is a lot more involved that I thought there was. How did your electrical appointment…

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newb
Apr 28, 2017 9:51 am
Charlibear's Build - Week 14 Roof Trusses StartedCharlibear's Build - Week 14 Roof Trusses Started
NSW
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I'm not entirely sure Progress report email Hi Guys A short week this week hope you enjoyed the time off Here is your call report Trusses to be finishing end…

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charlibear
Apr 28, 2017 9:35 am
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cloverlea retaining wallscloverlea retaining walls
VIC

Hi, we are in Cloverlea, stage 2, but didn't have ret walls done by the estate, we have done ours ourselves. Maybe go and knock on the doors of some of the houses where…

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TashPaul
Apr 28, 2017 9:31 am
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Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in RiverwalkBuilding our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk
VIC
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thats a great idea but i have a lovely lab who get sulky when she get left behind and chews things. Shes actually a service dog whos not used to being left behind, so i…

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Bergman58
Apr 28, 2017 9:30 am
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televisi
Apr 28, 2017 9:23 am
KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2
NSW
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We have never had any communication from Burbank about delays, I reckon we are about 4-6 weeks behind at the moment due to the rain in feb/march but we haven't had any…

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trimum
Apr 28, 2017 9:23 am
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Sahara Q2 - Riverwalk WerribeeSahara Q2 - Riverwalk Werribee
VIC

Thanks, we cant wait either. Hopefully by mid may they can get soil samples and start on site by the end of june.

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Bergman58
Apr 28, 2017 9:21 am
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Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 1/4/17Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 1/4/17
TAS
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Yes it is a bit steep, they just put the base layer down. Just got an email from the builders asking for a 19 day extension because of the delay putting the driveway in,…

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Lorri
Apr 28, 2017 8:44 am
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Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East MelbourneBuilding Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne
VIC
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Nice, your one step closer Yeah, I had fixed site costs. It came to $9000 for memory. Yes I had a waffle pod slab and no, this was all part of the fixed site…

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sarzaaa88
Apr 28, 2017 8:35 am
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