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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
bank
bank
21 m

{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
Drew01
Drew01
24 m

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
1 ... 33, 34, 35

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
1, 2, 3

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
1 ... 13, 14, 15

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

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Hey FTH, Thank you for your kind words. I actually changed the stain (along with everything else) so many times since my colour appointments... in the end I went with…

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Aegean430
Feb 21, 2018 8:48 am
Aegean430

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
1 ... 17, 18, 19

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

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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How do you tell if it’s one or three phase?? Our meter box looks complete but I wouldn’t know about phases

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trimum
Feb 21, 2018 5:40 am
trimum

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 with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 343, 344, 345

Hi All A query on the independent inspector. We have given his details to our consultant. Is there anything else we need to specify or ask for eg. List of inspections he…

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excited_builders
Feb 21, 2018 12:08 am

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
11 h

Canberra custom KDR

Canberra custom KDR
ACT
1, 2, 3

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
12 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
12 h

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
1 ... 272, 273, 274

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
Orelly
Orelly
12 h

Floorplan Feedback

Floorplan Feedback

It does feel a bit off. We'll have a skylight (the bathroom is built on a boundary wall, so no windows unfortunately). I think we'll adjust the bathroom, to have the…

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Orelly
Feb 20, 2018 10:37 pm

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

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: PCI March 8th
QLD
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Thank you!! Our bathroom sinks are Caroma Gem Semi Insets and our kitchen sink is a Reece AFA exact. The mixer is a Phoenix Blix I think its called?

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Caydenn
Feb 20, 2018 10:29 pm
Caydenn
lovisa
lovisa
12 h

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)
WA
1 ... 10, 11, 12

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

Daydream 30 Kitchen, Painting and bricks getting fixed

Daydream 30 Kitchen, Painting and bricks getting fixed
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Looks like your tiler is doing a great job... and a pci date just over a month away - hope it goes quick for you!

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Bridgetwitch
Feb 20, 2018 10:00 pm
Bridgetwitch
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Bridgetwitch
Feb 20, 2018 9:49 pm
Bridgetwitch

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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16 weeks at my request, was still renting and didnt want to break lease, so asked ss to slow the build down. Would have taken 11/12 weeks if I let it run its course.…

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vonsta76
Feb 20, 2018 9:30 pm
vonsta76
Tracyt
Tracyt
13 h

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23
QLD
1 ... 16, 17, 18

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
1, 2

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

Hi All, Myself & my partner Glen are building in Heritage Heights, St Helens Park with Fowler. We are Building the Icon 28 with a Few changes, Floor Plan attached.…

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Kelly_Hunt6
Feb 20, 2018 8:43 pm
Kelly_Hunt6
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lovisa
Feb 20, 2018 8:41 pm
rdevi
rdevi
14 h

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)
NSW
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Is anyone looking to get rid of dirt. We need some clean fill

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rdevi
Feb 20, 2018 8:40 pm
Manj
Manj
14 h

Our Amalfi 33 Build

Our Amalfi 33 Build
1, 2

treedance .. we were going with Henley homes .. building a single storey 34sq called the amalfi ... however Henley proposed a cut and fill of 1.2m and we didn’t like…

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Manj
Feb 20, 2018 8:32 pm
Manj

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule
VIC

I would not risk signing for 50 per cent at frame stage as leaves you very vulnerable if they fold. The percentage should reflect the work done and leave u enough money to…

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galleriamad
Feb 20, 2018 8:21 pm
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vikushivu
Feb 20, 2018 8:05 pm
Manj
Manj
15 h

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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I’m also interested in answers to this question. We’ve been told the ‘standard’ is 35 but yet to reach tender. I think Manj had costs of 100,000…

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Manj
Feb 20, 2018 7:44 pm
Manj
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allblaqk
Feb 20, 2018 7:40 pm
allblaqk

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 28, 29, 30

Yay! Its nice seeing something each visit regardless of how big or small :)

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allblaqk
Feb 20, 2018 7:39 pm
allblaqk

Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)

Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)
VIC

I was informed today that Langdons won’t do glitter grout as their supplier does not stock it and their tradesmen have never used it. I really wanted it for my ensuite.…

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Trippypossum
Feb 20, 2018 7:11 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 821, 822, 823

Hi Firstabode, It is such a lovely house! The base price was what got us over a couple of others we had in mind. I feel we went all out on price. We got it for the base…

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Laura Ireland
Feb 20, 2018 7:11 pm
Hanu1
Hanu1
16 h

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Yes i travel through today.but they moved the excavation machinery from the site..after cut few trees..at 825 mickleham road. Any one planing to residents meeting this…

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Hanu1
Feb 20, 2018 6:34 pm

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD
QLD
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Hopefully things get tidied up this week and everything's not as bad as it looks

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kikihome
Feb 20, 2018 6:21 pm
kikihome

The long journey to find a statement timber pendant for our stairwell void is finally over Found this beauty online and ordered through an Aussie…

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Dani_J
Feb 20, 2018 6:15 pm

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod
SA
1 ... 31, 32, 33

haven't seen kids to give them the news but my oldest turns 12 in march so he will like getting his own room in time for his birthday had a good talk with the guy doing…

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Entilzha
Feb 20, 2018 6:14 pm
sudu
sudu
17 h

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
1 ... 36, 37, 38

I will be doing myself including retaining wall after handover.

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sudu
Feb 20, 2018 5:40 pm
eagle1
eagle1
18 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Hi Doosra, You handed your block to the builder, they are the only ones who have access to your property. I believe that if there are any damage to your property the…

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eagle1
Feb 20, 2018 4:43 pm


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