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How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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I am in the fit out stage, and visit virtually every day... sometimes up to three times hahah at lunch time, before school pick up and after school. Its disappointing to…

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Princesssarrah06
Nov 07, 2017 10:17 pm
Tracyt
Tracyt
21 October

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

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

I spoke directly with Affinity and they confirmed an error on their behalf and are fixing it ASAP, so that was some good news : We also changed our garage door to…

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just_a_draftee
Nov 24, 2017 1:15 am
Renman
Renman
51 m

Metricon Vantage 35 - New Build

Metricon Vantage 35 - New Build

Currently have a big backyard at our place so we don’t want the same. Just a medium size one to allow us to have a better landscaping options. My KDR Metricon…

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Renman
Nov 24, 2017 12:54 am
Renman

Render completed today. This photo makes it look cream and brown but it is actually Surf Mist (off white) and Monument (dark charcoal grey)...

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Mrsxtro01
Nov 24, 2017 12:35 am

Master bedroom, floor plan advice

Master bedroom, floor plan advice

At the last place we owned we had a master suite downstairs, with a second master upstairs, and we had no end of trouble in trying to sell it. Nobody could understand why…

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joannapaulp
Nov 24, 2017 12:10 am

I have some bricks maybe 15 feet 3 rows high :) Also had brackets for electrical points put in at floor height where it should be 1600mm AFL - Marked the correct height with…

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Entilzha
Nov 23, 2017 11:36 pm

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
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hoping you see some real progress on it soon to catch up some time

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Entilzha
Nov 23, 2017 11:22 pm

Henley Reserve - Cullen 45 .. Thinking of cancelling build !

Henley Reserve - Cullen 45 .. Thinking of cancelling build !
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi baronx can understand your frustration. We had several issues during administration phase and now with construction. Our administrator was useless and would not respond…

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keysomer
Nov 23, 2017 11:12 pm

My build in Bloomdale- Bricks started!

My build in Bloomdale- Bricks started!
VIC
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They originally were austral truffle which got changed to pepperwood. The neighbours one I think is mocha. I'll go back in the morning and check when it's dry

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valerie3e
Nov 23, 2017 10:59 pm
valerie3e

could you please comment in this package?...looks like the price is fair. land is small, house is 220 sqm http://communities.lendlease.com/harple ...…

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yonas
Nov 23, 2017 10:57 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 418, 419, 420

No extra costs for hills council with DA! That's exactly what we did! You need to pay for the sewer peg out though as its a new development, I think it was $880?…

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MrsLlamas2016
Nov 23, 2017 10:38 pm
MrsLlamas2016

Seriously we have had so many issues with this garage opening. We paid extra at contract to have it higher as I have a 4WD all good. Frame stage they only made the opening…

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H Family
Nov 23, 2017 10:31 pm
H Family

Follow our Build: forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=85959

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Tracyt
Nov 23, 2017 10:29 pm
Tracyt

As of yesterday - my precious Posistruts :-D Locked together with strongbacks, these should form a very solid base for the upper floor, much sturdier than typical…

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algernon
Nov 23, 2017 10:20 pm

So excited! So close to lock up now! Almost all doors and windows in. Walls are done, shelf/rails, pantry and linen cupboard are in. Lock-up should be tomorrow

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Rheezy
Nov 23, 2017 10:13 pm
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Nutrendhomes
Nov 23, 2017 10:09 pm

New build with Redink Madora Bay

New build with Redink Madora Bay
WA
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Just signed an offer on my house, fingers crossed it goes through. Settlement is 11 January which should be around the same time my new house is finished woo hoo!!

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Madora Dreamer
Nov 23, 2017 10:07 pm
Madora Dreamer

1st knockdown rebuild: 1st steps towards planning our home

1st knockdown rebuild: 1st steps towards planning our home

We bought a block in an established area and the previous owner of the block had done survey and passed them on to us. We used them to get first stage tenders with 3…

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aphsta
Nov 23, 2017 9:49 pm

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Heard from our SS yesterday via email to question one of the items on the list we had supplied him...no indication as to the date of when we can expect handover but I…

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bumblebee1985
Nov 23, 2017 9:45 pm

Statesman, Greenock MKII

Statesman, Greenock MKII
SA
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Beautiful What colour is your floor?

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lovisa
Nov 23, 2017 9:40 pm

23/11/2017- All doors are hung skirtings are all on and architraves almost complete. Also downpipes delivered, we understood we were getting metal downpipes but we…

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Hailsm
Nov 23, 2017 9:40 pm
Hailsm
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bank
Nov 23, 2017 9:39 pm
bank

Independent Building Surveyor or Builder's Surveyor

Independent Building Surveyor or Builder's Surveyor
VIC

6 to 7 years structural warranties that is what they all offer and that is why it is imperative to have an engineer check your biggest ever investment. It can only be…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 23, 2017 9:30 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

Kitchen still not done.. hopefully that will be tomorrow. Apparently all done the other areas except the edging. Urghh.... I just want my house to be finished already.

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Princesssarrah06
Nov 23, 2017 8:12 pm

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
1 ... 81, 82, 83

Thank you Dulie :) Started my own thread right away :) Would appreciate any feedback on the plan drawings :)

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Maddy178
Nov 23, 2017 8:11 pm

FINALLY AN ANSWER TO THEFT AND UNWANTED GUESTS ON SITE. A dirty big security camera waiting in the front yard It even works firing up when I wanted to sight see if you…

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brucefil2011
Nov 23, 2017 7:54 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 504, 505, 506

I would call national tiles and ask them. What a pain in the butt!!

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Tamara1975
Nov 23, 2017 7:46 pm

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 20, 21, 22

What typically happens during on handover day? I presume the SS will run through the PCI defect items and hand over some user manuals. Anything else? Did you guys get any…

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iceberg.
Nov 23, 2017 7:42 pm

Metricon - Chelsea 37

Metricon - Chelsea 37

OK so we have hit a bit of a snag...Ill run this buy anyone seeing this to see if anyone has been in the same situation. When the block of land was purchased both…

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zooch84
Nov 23, 2017 7:37 pm

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2
NSW
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Beautiful home! You deserve to enjoy every moment!!

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trimum
Nov 23, 2017 7:23 pm
trimum

Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie

Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie
QLD
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Im sure once its laid and your furniture is on top you'll be happy either way :)

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allblaqk
Nov 23, 2017 7:06 pm
allblaqk
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mj-mac4
Nov 23, 2017 6:57 pm
mj-mac4

Coral Homes Winton 26

Coral Homes Winton 26
QLD

Welcome! Love your house design! 😄

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mj-mac4
Nov 23, 2017 6:51 pm
mj-mac4

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Pending Building Approval)

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Pending Building Approval)
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Oh no that’s no good at all. Ours doesn’t answer her phone but she’s quick in reply to emails so I can’t complain. We have CC. Do you have the same or different?…

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mj-mac4
Nov 23, 2017 6:47 pm
mj-mac4

Oh and an update on internet... We finally got adsl on after arguing with telstra and NBN over whether or not we could get NBN (Other neighbours were told we could,…

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Tamara1975
Nov 23, 2017 6:37 pm

Our First Dream Home

Our First Dream Home
QLD
1, 2

Beautiful design! Looking forward to following :)

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jessicagauci
Nov 23, 2017 6:31 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 903, 904, 905

Hi, I am looking for advise about NBN. I hope anyone in this group can help me in this issue. I got handover on 13 October and I have been trying get internet connection…

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went35
Nov 23, 2017 6:01 pm
went35
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Tamara1975
Nov 23, 2017 5:52 pm
Bel_
Bel_
8 h

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
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That's great news!! Thanks for sharing this link :) I couldn't find our estate for a minute there, then I realised it was because a whole bunch of the new roads are added…

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Bel_
Nov 23, 2017 5:28 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 332, 333, 334

They are entitled to change their price every 3 months (CPI) unless you have made the deposit or you haven’t not signed the final contract by a given date. My KDR…

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Renman
Nov 23, 2017 5:20 pm
Renman
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IamSAM
Nov 23, 2017 4:29 pm
IamSAM

Perfect builder for a new house

Perfect builder for a new house
QLD

^ This is all very true. The other factor is regarding some branches of the same company - some are great some are not. Theres heaps of factors, you just gotta do as much…

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allblaqk
Nov 23, 2017 4:25 pm
allblaqk

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 748, 749, 750

Hi all, we have just paid for our brickwork progress payment. Our roof was done before our bricks, due to a shortage of trades. I’ve noticed that we now have…

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Isabella
Nov 23, 2017 3:47 pm

Yes they do use Shale Grey on houses but the display had Ashlite on the bottom. It was like a cream and white looking facade. - View my blog at

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Nov 23, 2017 3:39 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi brickbro, Thanks again for your feedback. I don't want to engage with you in an unproductive argument. I simply want to help. If you can give me the opportunity,…

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ANSA Homes
Nov 23, 2017 3:38 pm
ANSA Homes

Just heard back from the air con guy, this is where he's suggested the return air vent goes. Can't say I'm keen on having it in the main hallway! I'm going to suggest…

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nicolac34
Nov 23, 2017 3:20 pm
nicolac34

New build. Who will install retaining wall?

New build. Who will install retaining wall?

We had to get a 1m retaining wall down one boundary line as the land has a 2m fall. It cost 8K. There was no way around it. We couldn’t get our permit without it. -…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Nov 23, 2017 2:52 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
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We signed the contract two years ago, site work commenced in July 2017, the slab tooks 3month to finish. Yesterday we finally see the framing work starting after 3 weeks…

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Freestyle A
Nov 23, 2017 2:42 pm


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