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andycoles2019
andycoles2019
13 August

Show us your facade...

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

Just thinking that its better to share this home design in a video type. The design is called, Eclipse with Liner…

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andycoles2019
Aug 13, 2019 7:34 pm
andycoles2019
Hoovyendy
Hoovyendy
30 July

How often do you visit your site?

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

We visit at least once a week. Although we are moving to the estate soon, so I expect we would visit most days.

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Hoovyendy
Jul 30, 2019 4:59 pm
Hoovyendy
sparekh
sparekh
11 September

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 55, 56, 57

Hi all, you may find these 2 checklists handy as well: I hope this helps! Girgis my blog: www.LearnProperty.com.au

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sparekh
Sep 11, 2019 9:44 am
sparekh

Carlisle Sheraton Journey - Radiant Floor Heating Feedback?

Carlisle Sheraton Journey - Radiant Floor Heating Feedback?
VIC

In the electrical plan, my wife wanted to have the heat lamp in the bathroom which I didn’t like as it doesn’t look nice and reading some where the UV might cause bad…

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makido
Sep 15, 2019 10:05 pm

Clarendon Boston 35

Clarendon Boston 35
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks mate

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sam_syd
Sep 15, 2019 9:39 pm
V002
V002
4 h

Need some advice about building proposal

Need some advice about building proposal

It applies to assets that were purchased on or after 20 September 1985. As I understand it you don't pay CGT on property if it was bought before…

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V002
Sep 15, 2019 8:48 pm

Building a smart home, advise wanted

Building a smart home, advise wanted
1, 2

thanks, all noted. do you use ctec smart light switches? Any feedback? Oh no I haven't done anything yet but being doing some research so I know a few things.…

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twotwopig
Sep 15, 2019 8:43 pm

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth
WA
1, 2

Hey Suzi. Great to hear that. Overall did you have a good build?

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chekii
Sep 15, 2019 8:03 pm

Hi Chris77, Sorry been a bit slow to reply - been busy this week with work and family matters. But managed to get in during the week and take various pics of the kitchen,…

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SuperSabre76
Sep 15, 2019 7:24 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 575, 576, 577

We have built the Daydream 32 and are looking at putting in ducted air conditioning. What brands and types of systems have people gone with? Thanks 😊

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GCGirl
Sep 15, 2019 3:45 pm
GCGirl

Restrictive Covenant Roofing Question

Restrictive Covenant Roofing Question

Good answer from darb74 Most covenants will have expiry date, check your title then ask your lawyer.

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building-expert
Sep 15, 2019 2:31 pm
building-expert

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified
1 ... 5, 6, 7

53 sqaures. Hallway looks big probably cause the stairs are not installed yet. Haha but I selected the open type ones so it should still feel spacious

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Freak_Zombie
Sep 15, 2019 1:27 pm

Building with MOMU @ Duncraig

Building with MOMU @ Duncraig

You must ask them for an itemized breakup of the site-works. Then you can confirm if every item is fixed or some are provisional. You can't be too careful with the…

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My_Dream_House
Sep 15, 2019 11:43 am
My_Dream_House

How to know fall in land and how much would it cost extra ?

How to know fall in land and how much would it cost extra ?

The new Estate developers should have surveyed Plans with contours, also check with the local Council?

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 15, 2019 9:59 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Ramee
Ramee
18 h

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

So PCI went relatively ok, except we couldn't meet the supervisor as he did let us know that he will be going for holidays for a week. Another guy is looking after his…

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Ramee
Sep 15, 2019 6:40 am
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Drew01
Sep 14, 2019 11:45 pm
Drew01
Huhness
Huhness
Yesterday

Elba Kitchens

Elba Kitchens

They supply and install ALL cabinetry for several builders in sydney, which would equate to 1000's of kitchens a year. They have 5 reviews over the past 7 years. I don't…

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Huhness
Sep 14, 2019 8:59 pm
Huhness
bindiya
bindiya
Yesterday

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?

Anyone building in Ashford Park estate, Werribee?
VIC
1, 2

Hey Reneeh Which lot are you. I am from Sydney and mind is 106 stage 1 I was told it will be titled in July and still no news Wondering if you guys are aware about any…

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bindiya
Sep 14, 2019 8:36 pm
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
Yesterday

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Any suggestions for plants for front of the house. Thinking of Cordylene at right corner , what goes well next to Cordylene? Not anything bushy. Less than Cordylene…

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MrsAJ
Sep 14, 2019 8:17 pm
ssvdara
ssvdara
Yesterday

Metronest Homes

Metronest Homes

Surprised to see that water meter connections are in place. That’s a good positive step.... Can’t wait to see the fence go around work to commence..

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ssvdara
Sep 14, 2019 5:41 pm
Rachels
Rachels
Yesterday

Porter Davis Vermont 33

Porter Davis Vermont 33

Hi all, we are building the Porter Davis Vermont 33. We are very undecided on the front facade. We are now considering the King Island Facade. Has anyone done this,…

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Rachels
Sep 14, 2019 4:17 pm

Just came back from the site. Looks like they have levelled up the site with sand for boxing beginning from Monday. Plumber, gar fitter and little electrical will be done…

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powersquad
Sep 14, 2019 2:38 pm
ACJ4224
ACJ4224
13 September

BOLD LIVING CALYPSO 189 - FIRST HOME - BRISBANE

BOLD LIVING CALYPSO 189 - FIRST HOME - BRISBANE
QLD
1, 2

Thank you so much!! Very helpful. Appreciate it. x.

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ACJ4224
Sep 13, 2019 8:23 pm

There was a bit of work going on in the interior this week. They have chased the walls for the electrical cables, and installed the plaster beads on the walls. The…

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amilelka
Sep 13, 2019 7:29 pm
V.Aus2013
V.Aus2013
13 September

Tender presentation with Hall & Hart

Tender presentation with Hall & Hart

Hi Amanda, Is it possible, we can chat over the phone and share the information ? Please call me , I have inbox my number to you in private message? Thanks, vic

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V.Aus2013
Sep 13, 2019 6:52 pm

This has been in the works for many years, afraid to take the jump to build but it's now or never so ahead we go. We are still working on the plan as we are waiting on…

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summer5555
Sep 13, 2019 5:27 pm
Small Minds
Small Minds
13 September

Darbecca Quote on Inspection Reasonable?

Darbecca Quote on Inspection Reasonable?
1, 2

I can clearly state that they are in a very good position to guide you. Happy hunting with the land.

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Small Minds
Sep 13, 2019 5:25 pm
Moozi
Moozi
13 September

SIP PANEL BUILDING

SIP PANEL BUILDING
WA

structuralBIMGuy PE Cladding and SIPs are 2 very different materials. I have given examples in a reply to you on another page, see below...

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Moozi
Sep 13, 2019 3:16 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
13 September

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 768, 769, 770

If you only inspect and identify defects at the final stage it will probably be too late and too impractical to fix them. better to check things independently as you go…

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Norfolk
Sep 13, 2019 9:59 am
MinandB
MinandB
13 September

Tile grout

Tile grout

Let me know if you find a solution. Our charred ash grout went white too.

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MinandB
Sep 13, 2019 8:27 am
Norfolk
Norfolk
13 September

Porter Davis Summer Promotions- Is it too good to be true?

Porter Davis Summer Promotions- Is it too good to be true?
VIC
1, 2

Hi Gee, Thank you for blog. It’s valuable advice. What is your opinion on the customer reviews of builders on the Productreview, google review and similar forums as…

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Norfolk
Sep 13, 2019 7:59 am
psur2357
psur2357
13 September

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 748, 749, 750

Hi all Yes I got those brick header beams completely removed. Unfortunately I had to pay $1500 of construction variation fee and i think another $2500 for rework…

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psur2357
Sep 13, 2019 7:58 am
insider
insider
12 September

Slogged with an unexpected bill at end of build

Slogged with an unexpected bill at end of build

Why were piers done if it was a "M" ? Class "P" warrants piers. Get hold of the soil test and slab design.

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insider
Sep 12, 2019 10:46 pm
insider
Trimega
Trimega
12 September

Custom KDR Canberra

Custom KDR Canberra
ACT

So it's been over a year since my last post, but happy to report that demolition commenced today! They demolition team turned up and didn't waste anytime tearing the place…

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Trimega
Sep 12, 2019 10:27 pm
Masquerade
Masquerade
12 September

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread
VIC
1 ... 361, 362, 363

Thanks for the reply OceanBlue. A lot of houses in our neighbourhood seem to be Porter Davis these days too. We are thinking of seeing if we can ask some of them about…

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Masquerade
Sep 12, 2019 9:54 pm
darb74
darb74
12 September

Brisbane - Building and Energy Efficient Home

Brisbane - Building and Energy Efficient Home

Hi, According to the NCC.... "Cavity width General: Provide minimum cavity widths in conformance with the following: - Masonry walls: 50 mm. - Masonry veneer walls: 40…

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darb74
Sep 12, 2019 7:52 pm
darb74
Small Minds
Small Minds
12 September

Building with PD Homes, Recommendations?

Building with PD Homes, Recommendations?
VIC
1, 2

Hi All, Make sure you do your research when it comes to choosing an independent building consultant/inspector. I see Darbecca comes up a lot on this site but the Owner of…

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Small Minds
Sep 12, 2019 2:17 pm
Dui2705
Dui2705
12 September

Building with Simonds VIC

Building with Simonds VIC

Hi andor this is crazy! Did it only take about 3-4 months for your house to be built?

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Dui2705
Sep 12, 2019 1:47 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
12 September

Builder Incentive how does it work?

Builder Incentive how does it work?

Plus a set of steak knives

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Norfolk
Sep 12, 2019 1:22 pm
Vivek28
Vivek28
12 September

WA - Home Security - After Handover or With Builder

WA - Home Security - After Handover or With Builder

Hey Kester Sure but it depends on how you plan to use them. I am getting all these fed into my home automation system, Control4, and will control them from it. So what…

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Vivek28
Sep 12, 2019 12:06 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
12 September

Building Metricon Vantage 38

Building Metricon Vantage 38
NSW

No probs, Suggest you accompany housepect on the inspection to observe and understand any issues they may identify.

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Norfolk
Sep 12, 2019 11:19 am
Pamela Gooda
Pamela Gooda
12 September

Barrington Homes

Barrington Homes

I am very happy indeed with my new home built by Barrington Homes completed in May 2019. Construction time was only five months and it's…

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Pamela Gooda
Sep 12, 2019 8:58 am

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW
1, 2

Hello neighbour & congrats on the commencement of your build :) We did notice you guys had a balmoral also, Rawson are definitely the most popular in our street and you'll…

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ourrawsonbalmoral38
Sep 12, 2019 8:42 am
Mirrmu83
Mirrmu83
12 September

Cement render with membrane paint vs acrylic render

Cement render with membrane paint vs acrylic render

Most “texture” manufacturers will require you to paint the texture to achieve their full system performance and product warranty. Texture is applied to budget houses…

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Mirrmu83
Sep 12, 2019 8:33 am

Quick update, since we are close to PCI. Driveway, carpets and balcony balustrades installed. Porch steps is not installed yet. The staircase balustrade and front balcony…

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InvincibleInDN
Sep 12, 2019 8:25 am
InvincibleInDN
Norfolk
Norfolk
12 September

Who is building with Beechwood

Who is building with Beechwood
NSW
1 ... 786, 787, 788

Thanks Ravin. It sounds like it's been quite a journey. Do you own the plans or does Beechwood? If you do, it may be worthwhile obtaining some quotes to help you make…

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Norfolk
Sep 12, 2019 7:19 am
Srismile
Srismile
12 September

Building new home

Building new home

Hi all, would like to know about the review of Vantage luxe homes, as we are planning to build from this builder. Any experiences pls.

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Srismile
Sep 12, 2019 12:22 am
dipubita
dipubita
11 September

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi. Not yet. They said to my solicitor that they loadge application on land tittle office and will be settlement this month as they said same thing last month. Tc.

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dipubita
Sep 11, 2019 9:47 pm
Kasar01
Kasar01
11 September

Rawson Home - Huntley 30 - Riverstone

Rawson Home - Huntley 30 - Riverstone
NSW

Hi Pareek, I am considering to build Huntley 30, how's your experience till now ? Did you change the plan , any suggestions that you have ? I am also looking at…

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Kasar01
Sep 11, 2019 9:27 pm
KingTaco
KingTaco
11 September

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hey! It's been a little while, but we've moved in. Concreting is done, our additional cabinetry in the laundry has been finished, lights upgraded to downlights and…

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KingTaco
Sep 11, 2019 7:25 pm
KingTaco

Hello All, Was searching about Beechwood Homes Reviews & stumbled up on this forum. I am new to this forum so please correct me if I am in the wrong section but really…

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ravinderkk
Sep 11, 2019 6:00 pm
ravinderkk
df21
df21
11 September

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 139, 140, 141

We are building in North Kellyville

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df21
Sep 11, 2019 4:53 pm

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