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Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Ok thank you, was very helpful! We are building in The Ponds and praying that the council is just as speedy with us as I really am already tired out from the admin…

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Ambassador36
Sep 21, 2019 9:03 am

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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Hi Asres17, when no registration date, it means takes long may be another 1-2 years. My land takes 2 years to register. For extra cost, I am not sure what you are…

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wentworth33
Sep 20, 2019 11:05 pm

Here are the pics I referred to

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msresearcher
Sep 20, 2019 3:39 pm

Taubmans Cotton Sheets or Bassinet?

Taubmans Cotton Sheets or Bassinet?
NSW

How did you go? Shots ive seen of it in realy life look lovely (and neutral) but the swatch looks so warm!

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msresearcher
Sep 20, 2019 3:15 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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Did you end up with cotton sheets? Im thinking this for internal walls but I dont see it mentioned often....

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msresearcher
Sep 20, 2019 2:45 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
19 September

Moving in this week! What to do first when you move in???

Moving in this week! What to do first when you move in???
NSW

INSURANCE!!!!!!!! Unless you have it already covered in the build. Update all your new furniture, art, appliances etc. Contents!

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Blacktea2sugars
Sep 19, 2019 8:27 pm
Blacktea2sugars

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
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The community hub and plans for the retail area were lodged in May. It looked quite substantial. However, as noted in the article I posted above, who is gong to build it?…

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Harrington Terrrace
Sep 19, 2019 11:34 am
Harrington Terrrace
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
19 September

Private inspections and progress payments

Private inspections and progress payments
NSW

In Perth we don't have the regulatory stalemate legal frame work you have in the east Coast. Inspectors aren't Certified nor Qualified for alternate Solutions and builders…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 19, 2019 8:34 am
StructuralBIMGuy
ben888
ben888
18 September

Driveway and landscaping post handover

Driveway and landscaping post handover
NSW

What do they mean by concrete underneath the decking? Do they mean concrete piles/ sonotubes as the deck foundation? Or fully concreting the whole area, as that would make…

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ben888
Sep 18, 2019 9:28 pm
ben888
GLO
GLO
18 September

Rain after concrete Slab

Rain after concrete Slab
NSW

It should be fine, but watch where it pools and also once it dries check the surface is smooth. A slower drying slab is better than one that dries too fast and cracks. I…

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GLO
Sep 18, 2019 8:12 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
18 September

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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On my Metricon build, After the NSW Fair Trading Rectification order I visited my site roughly every week with the building manager He assisted me to check things like the…

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Norfolk
Sep 18, 2019 5:14 pm
InvincibleInDN
InvincibleInDN
18 September

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

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

Yes. My SS confirmed that my construction has neutral wire in all the switch boxes.

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InvincibleInDN
Sep 18, 2019 3:49 pm
InvincibleInDN
diannec
diannec
18 September

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179

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

Hi All, I just discovered this forum today! I bought in stage 1b and my land settled on the Friday 13/09. This is my first property purchase so I am not sure what to do…

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diannec
Sep 18, 2019 12:18 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
18 September

Buying Down lights after handover

Buying Down lights after handover
NSW

There are so many choices so a budget would be helpful.

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SteveMc
Sep 18, 2019 10:09 am
SteveMc

Minimum requirement for internal concrete

Minimum requirement for internal concrete
NSW

Things like this are frustrating when you spend so much $ with them, that surely they could help you out. It may not be worth the hassle mate, I'd suggest $80-100 worth…

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ourrawsonbalmoral38
Sep 17, 2019 3:17 pm
lozsyd
lozsyd
17 September

Clarendon Boston 35

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

ad0303 I'm so impressed with your council!! My friend still waiting on parra council close to 2 months now. sam_syd; Yup, that worried me too about the skirting. We…

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lozsyd
Sep 17, 2019 2:22 pm

Scaffolding over the pool area has come down, and it’s lovely to be able to experience that space uninterrupted! The ceiling is panelled at the highest point, as will be…

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Hillsbuilds
Sep 16, 2019 7:02 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

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
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

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
NZ89
NZ89
9 September

master plan query New Breeze

master plan query New Breeze
NSW

Call the council to double-check.

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NZ89
Sep 09, 2019 12:33 pm
Amy Belle
Amy Belle
9 September

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 422, 423, 424

Could you tell post a photo of the laminate flooring upgrade prices please? Looking at a category 2 flooring with Metricon. Thanks!

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Amy Belle
Sep 09, 2019 10:18 am
Salfield
Salfield
9 September

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Thanks mate. Most things are small but we found during the wild winds the other night that part of the roof isn’t installed correctly. It was banging and chrashing all…

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Salfield
Sep 09, 2019 7:39 am
V.Aus2013
V.Aus2013
8 September

Hall & Hart - Madison (Contemporary) at Willowdale

Hall & Hart - Madison (Contemporary) at Willowdale
NSW
1, 2

Thanks for getting back, is it possible we can come see the finish as per your availability and talk about good and bad experiences you had from start to finish only if…

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V.Aus2013
Sep 08, 2019 6:24 pm
nyaskvjp
nyaskvjp
7 September

Chelsea 33 by Metricon!!!!

Chelsea 33 by Metricon!!!!
NSW

Hi zooch, your blog is extremely helpful and thanks for sharing your experience with M. Was wondering if you could clarify few things: Just want to understand what you…

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nyaskvjp
Sep 07, 2019 9:05 pm
ManishH
ManishH
4 September

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 727, 728, 729

Just $1500 for the whole one side of the house?? Wow thats way to less. I will ask them today however based on your message i dont think i can expect much.

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ManishH
Sep 04, 2019 2:38 pm
Building4my3tots
Building4my3tots
2 September

KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16

KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16
NSW
1 ... 28, 29, 30

Cool update steve! So in love with your wall paper in your bed room! You have inspired me to update me page too.

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Building4my3tots
Sep 02, 2019 10:00 pm
Building4my3tots
faykis
faykis
2 September

Info & tips for those building in BAL40 and Flame Zone

Info & tips for those building in BAL40 and Flame Zone
NSW
1, 2

Thanks heaps Gogo65. We are trying to work out the slope. I think it will be downgoing slope as the bushland turns into a creek. So probably it will make the rating worse

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faykis
Sep 02, 2019 8:38 pm
faykis
SejaeD
SejaeD
2 September

Hydraulic Engineer - NSW

Hydraulic Engineer - NSW
NSW

try Edgard zoghbi - eze drainage solutions on 9706 7767. I have found him to be quite reasonable and open to alternate solutions

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SejaeD
Sep 02, 2019 5:31 pm
Preeti.jat
Preeti.jat
1 September

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thank you for that info, we are meeting with them on Monday. We have some changes in mind for the Floorplan, will be interesting to see how much this will impact the cost.

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Preeti.jat
Sep 01, 2019 2:27 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
31 August

Coral Homes Building issues in Sydney, NSW

Coral Homes Building issues in Sydney, NSW
NSW

Oh I could tell you some stories. Currently in the middle of NCAT proceedings with them. Coming up to three years post handover and there’s still defects they need to fix

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MrsJM
Aug 31, 2019 6:18 am
MrsJM

BASIX - Solar system. Interim Occupation certificate

BASIX - Solar system. Interim Occupation certificate
NSW

I told Builder that I don't want Solar and proceed to BASIX without solar. Got the BASIX in 20mins and no problem. Our build is still under construction and this is not…

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InvincibleInDN
Aug 30, 2019 12:59 pm
InvincibleInDN
chippy
chippy
29 August

Construction gas bill

Construction gas bill
NSW

How many MJ have they charged you for? There is obviously an issue if the house has been vacant and you've been hit with a bill that large. Have you spoken with the gas…

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chippy
Aug 29, 2019 7:23 pm
chippy
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Miaa
Aug 26, 2019 4:23 pm
CM44
CM44
26 August

Anyone building with CSB homes in Edmondson park

Anyone building with CSB homes in Edmondson park
NSW

Hi guys any updates on how it went with CSB homes and how our home has been post-build?

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CM44
Aug 26, 2019 1:02 pm
ddarroch
ddarroch
26 August

Feedback on floor plan

Feedback on floor plan
NSW

Looks like the place is orientated pretty well to me. Once the block deviates from north around 45° things get a bit difficult, as true north is a great orientation,…

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ddarroch
Aug 26, 2019 9:27 am
gillybean
gillybean
25 August

Biggest house under $300k. Which Builder?

Biggest house under $300k. Which Builder?
NSW

Why don’t you get on the internet and do a search of builders that service West Sydney and/or even visit display villages to get an idea of size/inclusions/quality vs…

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gillybean
Aug 25, 2019 8:25 am
gillybean
jencal
jencal
24 August

Box Hill NSW - ZAC Homes / Domaine

Box Hill NSW - ZAC Homes / Domaine
NSW

I have bought land in Box Hill and looking at building with either ZAC homes or Domaine. Is anyone building with either of these builders? Would love to hear any…

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jencal
Aug 24, 2019 12:46 pm
Forg
Forg
23 August

Custom Home Builders

Custom Home Builders
NSW

I'm also in Sydney, and having just looked back at the contract (house finished 3yrs ago), our project build was about the $2000sqm mark … it's…

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Forg
Aug 23, 2019 1:04 pm
Iluminatis
Iluminatis
22 August

Instagram - Following everyone's build journey!

Instagram - Following everyone's build journey!
NSW

What are you using Instagram for? I'm not a social person but my kids are and they use too many social platforms. Is it ok to let them use it? Or how to prevent them from…

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Iluminatis
Aug 22, 2019 6:45 pm
malypetu
malypetu
21 August

Any Recommendations for a Knockdown Company?

Any Recommendations for a Knockdown Company?
NSW

Thanks, I really appreciate your comments as are loaded with tips and guidance

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malypetu
Aug 21, 2019 5:05 pm
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maaajhie
Aug 21, 2019 7:30 am
Danny575
Danny575
20 August

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
1 ... 160, 161, 162

Hi Sabhara, looking at building the monash 32 mkii. We have paid our $1750 for the tender and currently waiting for stockland to provide access to the land for soil…

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Danny575
Aug 20, 2019 5:59 am
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Manishg
Aug 19, 2019 7:30 pm
dulie
dulie
19 August

renovation or KDR?

renovation or KDR?
NSW

Another vote for KDR. My mate and I live in the same suburb. I went with KDR and he went with a large renovation. Yes I ended spending a lot more, but at the same time i'm…

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dulie
Aug 19, 2019 4:40 pm
dulie
GLO
GLO
18 August

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

Hey Mish018, Got any newer photos of your maple stain and finished stair case? What finish is used on the side?

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GLO
Aug 18, 2019 8:16 pm
Salfield
Salfield
16 August

Ducted air question

Ducted air question
NSW

Cheers mate.

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Salfield
Aug 16, 2019 8:48 pm

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