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Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!
NSW
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Yep, our SS was annoyed by us getting the inspection and having to wait for the report (a whole 3 days!!). And then he blamed us for the delay when he had to rebook the…

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The_Joneses
Sep 24, 2017 9:52 pm

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'
NSW
1, 2

We havent got a timeline from Fairmonts yet about when they are starting to do footings but demo should be done by the 7th and then we need to wet the block for 10 days…

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DanTheUpholsterer
Sep 24, 2017 9:45 pm

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2
NSW
1 ... 17, 18, 19

It was definitely scary, but I pushed through the fear!! We had my in-laws holding the ladders!

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The_Joneses
Sep 24, 2017 9:41 pm

Coral modified Stradbroke

Coral modified Stradbroke
NSW
1 ... 62, 63, 64

Looks great! Your front door looks amazing

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Jessiej
Sep 24, 2017 9:34 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 379, 380, 381

Thx VandM. Handover on Wednesday am hopeful for other installs before the long weekend. Fingers crossed. All going relatively well with your move in?

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ozmonkeyoy
Sep 24, 2017 9:19 pm
ozmonkeyoy
Fee121
Fee121
50 m

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Well we had our private building inspector do an inspection. According to the report there was no major drama. A few little problems but it should be fine. I tried to call…

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Fee121
Sep 24, 2017 9:15 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 891, 892, 893

i totally agree, they r making decisions based on $.

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franknewhome
Sep 24, 2017 8:26 pm

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 47, 48, 49

Wow they are taking their time with your roof too! Have you had a pre-linings payment request yet? I am going to make sure they finish all the roof areas and the eves…

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trimum
Sep 24, 2017 8:20 pm
trimum

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Oh ok lol. Yeah they don't know much at all. Only to overcharge viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Sep 24, 2017 7:59 pm
Doulton777
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KLB
Sep 24, 2017 7:42 pm
KLB

A bit more progress inside.

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sawtelljai
Sep 24, 2017 4:07 pm

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 709, 710, 711

Worst case scenario is we are into our 5th SS since construction started 02 November 2016, and we don’t even have the GF eaves installed not any gyprock internally so…

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Sevenths
Sep 24, 2017 3:58 pm

Our KDR journey on Lake Macquarie- XMAS HANDOVER

Our KDR journey on Lake Macquarie- XMAS HANDOVER
NSW
1 ... 17, 18, 19

That's sucks. Can u get the paint off? We haven't unpacked them. The ones on top look ok though... so we'll see I guess.

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lozza81
Sep 24, 2017 2:52 pm

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Yes. Even now when your house ready, you already have equity.

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wentworth33
Sep 24, 2017 2:36 pm

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Wow your pics look fantastic. - View my blog at www.waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.com

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Sep 24, 2017 12:38 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
1 ... 262, 263, 264

Thanks :) once my house is actually built I’m pop by again to get your pontoon steps contractor off you - no joke I actually dreamt of them last night after seeing them on…

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Buildingourfirstnest
Sep 24, 2017 11:12 am

BL- Coral - Grange 26

BL- Coral - Grange 26
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

we had this and it's ridiculous because ss actually forgot some stuff - lucky I go on and on lol. But to me it seems pointless to wait until end. We had to get stuff done…

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dougang287
Sep 24, 2017 1:00 am
voz
voz
22 h

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 741, 742, 743

Hi nomnomnom, Appreciate your inputs and totally agree that we have to be on the top of things to get good quality build. Unfortunately (for this topic only, otherwise…

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voz
Sep 24, 2017 12:14 am
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VMGlendale37
Sep 23, 2017 11:01 pm
firejack018
firejack018
Yesterday

Metricon Savannah 34 - Close to preliminary presentation...

Metricon Savannah 34 - Close to preliminary presentation...
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Yes mate. It was included in Metricon's Summer Promotion pack IIRC.

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firejack018
Sep 23, 2017 4:15 pm
firejack018
Orpheus
Orpheus
Yesterday

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Wow I'm in love (with your house ok)

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Orpheus
Sep 23, 2017 4:15 pm
Orpheus
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
Yesterday

Charlibear's Build - Week 33 - Keys 8/9 YAY!!

Charlibear's Build - Week 33 - Keys 8/9 YAY!!
NSW
1 ... 223, 224, 225

Looking neally good CB - that bed linen - much better!

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JayaJaya
Sep 23, 2017 2:22 pm
JayaJaya

My update for this week Strangely discovered our plans were submitted to council on their DA tracker last week while checking on our extra garage. They’ve gone…

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aphsta
Sep 23, 2017 11:14 am
wentworth33
wentworth33
Yesterday

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Jess88, Quick info . Appointment 1 : at Color Studio : - Kitchen : a. If you have U shape, they will propose you some changes due to the corner issue. (I suggest,…

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wentworth33
Sep 23, 2017 10:35 am
mafu1983
mafu1983
23 September

Oracle Platinum Homes Advantage 196 Hunter Valley

Oracle Platinum Homes Advantage 196 Hunter Valley
NSW

I am so sorry to hear that swiftnoz, not surprised though, they are the worst. Seriously you were meant to be finished by March and now it's September and you don't even…

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mafu1983
Sep 23, 2017 10:02 am
BruceThatGuy
BruceThatGuy
23 September

Mojo Homes

Mojo Homes
NSW
1 ... 57, 58, 59

Ok, so this is my second build and during the first build I contacted the SS maybe 4 or 5 times during the entire 9 month process. To be honest, if I was a tradie or even…

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BruceThatGuy
Sep 23, 2017 9:35 am
charlibear
charlibear
23 September

Perry Homes @ Cliftleigh Meadows - WERE IN

Perry Homes @ Cliftleigh Meadows - WERE IN
NSW
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Omg it's looking amazing!! Can you come do mine? I am so sick of dust!! I'm just going to throw down grass seed and hope for the best

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charlibear
Sep 23, 2017 8:28 am
charlibear
jessicagauci
jessicagauci
23 September

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Thank you! It's starting to feel like a real house now!

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jessicagauci
Sep 23, 2017 8:22 am
aloenyx
aloenyx
22 September

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!
NSW
1 ... 174, 175, 176

What did you do in a past life? You poor thing!! I hope your ankle is feeling better ;-;

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aloenyx
Sep 22, 2017 9:28 pm
aloenyx
Hailsm
Hailsm
22 September

Who is building with Allworth Homes

Who is building with Allworth Homes
NSW
1 ... 139, 140, 141

Stone was included in our kitchen but we upgrade the laundry bench to stone so it matches because it's close to our kitchen. For the laundry bench alone it was around…

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Hailsm
Sep 22, 2017 8:59 pm
Hailsm
mel.mak
mel.mak
22 September

Colour Selection where to start

Colour Selection where to start
NSW

Building our new home but dont know where yo start with colour selections I know what i like but just dont know what to pick first tiles, paint kitchen? Help please

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mel.mak
Sep 22, 2017 8:16 pm
MandM+4
MandM+4
22 September

Glendale 41 in Sydney - Marsden Park

Glendale 41 in Sydney - Marsden Park
NSW

I'm not sure about sharing photos as they aren't mine to share, sorry. They are happy with their build though, just a few minor defects and was built on time. They're in…

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MandM+4
Sep 22, 2017 7:51 pm
MellznEug
MellznEug
22 September

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 79, 80, 81

Thanks Melon168 for your thorough feedback! We're in tendering process at the moment and we've only paid the $1000 deposit and nothing else so far... I'm still considering…

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MellznEug
Sep 22, 2017 6:43 pm
ehhc
ehhc
22 September

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Yeah good point. As if they will do anything extra. Our AC is single phase

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ehhc
Sep 22, 2017 5:44 pm
ehhc
Kizmo
Kizmo
22 September

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
1 ... 714, 715, 716

Hey firstbuild92 I'm not sure if anyone has replied to u bout this - not sure if u remember but we built with coral same time as u, I remember reading your posts,…

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Kizmo
Sep 22, 2017 4:25 pm
candicewebster
candicewebster
22 September

Allworth Langford Countryside or Langford

Allworth Langford Countryside or Langford
NSW
1, 2

Thats good, hopefully its very soon :). I can't wait till we all start building.

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candicewebster
Sep 22, 2017 4:08 pm
DamNita
DamNita
22 September

Let's do it all again

Let's do it all again
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Loving your build and can't wait for more photos!

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DamNita
Sep 22, 2017 2:50 pm
DamNita
dulie
dulie
22 September

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Need you to break into there Q! I want to see some internal pics!!! =P

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dulie
Sep 22, 2017 11:28 am
dulie
new2build
new2build
22 September

Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Any experiences with Firstyle homes
NSW
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Just giving you an update.Were pulling our tender from Firstyle.Getting over no contact so we are going over to Eden Brae.Wishing you all good luck with your builds.For…

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new2build
Sep 22, 2017 6:40 am
H Family
H Family
22 September

Coral Homes Marcoola

Coral Homes Marcoola
NSW
1, 2, 3

Even with a petrol post hole digger it was hard, the ground is so hard as it hasn't rained in ages, it was like trying to dig through concrete.

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H Family
Sep 22, 2017 5:28 am
H Family
tapasr_Lexia4
tapasr_Lexia4
21 September

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Lee23 You might want to visit the Landcom office in the estate or call them to acquire. I'm from the the first release, paid deposit for the land in Aug 2016 then land…

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tapasr_Lexia4
Sep 21, 2017 9:19 pm
tapasr_Lexia4
Seren1ty
Seren1ty
21 September

Building in Gregory Hills - College Release Hall and Hart

Building in Gregory Hills - College Release Hall and Hart
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Wow, handover is so close, congratulations! Great to hear the final inspection went so smoothly. As for us, we've signed contract, and moved out. Existing house is being…

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Seren1ty
Sep 21, 2017 8:26 pm
Joelleg6
Joelleg6
21 September

custom adenbrook home north coast NSW moving in

custom adenbrook home north coast NSW moving in
NSW
1 ... 55, 56, 57

How's your experience been with Apollo Blinds? I'm considering purchasing Red Cedar plantation shutters from them.

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Joelleg6
Sep 21, 2017 8:24 pm
Joelleg6
Joelleg6
Joelleg6
21 September

Building a Noosa 26 with Coral Homes

Building a Noosa 26 with Coral Homes
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

How's your experience been with Apollo Blinds? I'm considering purchasing Red Cedar plantation shutters from them.

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Joelleg6
Sep 21, 2017 8:20 pm
Joelleg6

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

SNAP. I'm going with Caesarstone Turbine Grey (although like your swatch, marble was my first choice but too expensive/upkeep too difficult!!) I'm probably going with…

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Buildingourfirstnest
Sep 21, 2017 7:05 pm
Mojitostan
Mojitostan
21 September

Building With AllCastle Homes

Building With AllCastle Homes
NSW
1, 2

Thanks L The tender is taking 3 weeks and with $6k price rise .. will be fun negotiating with the if we go ahead Stan

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Mojitostan
Sep 21, 2017 6:20 pm
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subhra1981
Sep 21, 2017 1:02 pm


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