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Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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@parlayman: Are you certain about R10? The highest Bradford R-Value rating that I am aware of is R7.0.

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kaycee
Feb 21, 2018 8:23 am

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

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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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
Renman
Renman
10 h

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
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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
rdevi
rdevi
12 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
sudu
sudu
15 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
16 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 470, 471, 472

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

Building Eden Brae Bristol 31??

Building Eden Brae Bristol 31??
NSW
1, 2, 3

Anyone building the Bristol 33 in Willowdale Leppington? Our construction starts in August 2018. So far…

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kandaan
Feb 20, 2018 4:07 pm
rob91
rob91
18 h

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1, 2, 3

Sarah that's terrible!! I finally got my slab down (among most others who are building with Rawson) on Thursday - finally some real progress!

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rob91
Feb 20, 2018 2:50 pm
CW_L
CW_L
18 h

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
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It's all coming together so quickly!!! Love your choice in cornices! Now i wish we'd upgraded to that style!

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CW_L
Feb 20, 2018 2:01 pm
CW_L

Thanks everyone were all loving having a half decent backyard now we received 25mm of rain this morning so our turf would be loving that. We also got the kids their cubby…

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Hailsm
Feb 20, 2018 11:31 am
Hailsm

Building at Catherine Park

Building at Catherine Park
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Argh, that's expensive just to remove dirt. That's what I'm afraid we'll end up having to do as well. :( Very annoying! I'm still a few months until construction so I'm…

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Jaydeeh82
Feb 20, 2018 11:15 am

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 25, 26, 27

Yes, especially when from renting a unit you dont pay anything for the water. But it all comes with owning a house:-D

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juliennegd
Feb 20, 2018 11:05 am
Vimes
Vimes
23 h

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Thanks Michelle!

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Vimes
Feb 20, 2018 9:46 am

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
1 ... 715, 716, 717

We paid our deposit the on the weekend with MJH. We are building the Edenvale 37 with Malibu facade / Hebel construction and 18 month tender. Colour walkthrough…

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Supercharger
Feb 20, 2018 9:15 am
Supercharger
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Subash
Feb 20, 2018 6:01 am
lia_dvm
lia_dvm
19 February

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes
NSW
1, 2

Thanks for the heads up. So far so good. Didn’t have too many alterations with the Carolina plan so hopefully they won’t mess up too much. 5 weeks into the build…

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lia_dvm
Feb 19, 2018 6:00 pm
lia_dvm
onggie
onggie
19 February

Mojo Homes

Mojo Homes
NSW
1 ... 59, 60, 61

Windows, council doesn't care what mirrors and show screens I have.

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onggie
Feb 19, 2018 5:22 pm
everistically
everistically
19 February

Neighbour build their garage right up the fence line

Neighbour build their garage right up the fence line
NSW

I agree.. I'll check my contract as well. my lot is 15 x 30 (450 sqm.). I don't think it's right for any owner to loose 22 sqm just like that :)... but it's a good point…

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everistically
Feb 19, 2018 2:48 pm
Amarshdoll
Amarshdoll
19 February

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?
NSW

I recently got in touch with ANSA homes and spoke to Elya. What a nice guy but reading the online reviews I am a little concerned about build times (8 to 10 months…

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Amarshdoll
Feb 19, 2018 12:21 pm
Vulcan_rich
Vulcan_rich
19 February

Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Any experiences with Firstyle homes
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Hi firsthomehopeful, Almost finished my build with FS. Flooring is supplied by CarpetHouse in Wetherill Park. I believe timber laminate is available if you ask.…

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Vulcan_rich
Feb 19, 2018 10:04 am
everistically
everistically
18 February

Lot ended lesser than what we have bought

Lot ended lesser than what we have bought
NSW

Hi Guys, Apology to someone who sees me posting many questions. Apparently the valuable feedback I'm getting from members are way valuable that what you can get from a…

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everistically
Feb 18, 2018 10:00 pm

Painting still in progress, some doors on, shower screens in and aircon in.....still a fair bit to be done and no PCI date yet …

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dillongl
Feb 18, 2018 9:09 pm
dillongl

Congratulations! Don't be daunted by a corner block. Once everyone has a better understanding of the requirements, the process will be a lot easier. There were a lot of…

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LouiseLawson27
Feb 18, 2018 8:54 pm
Sevenths
Sevenths
18 February

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 28, 29, 30

You can’t be charged for longer fence hire, longer toilet hire etc as that’s the builders issue. Also any rubbishy dumped on site after you handover to them is their…

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Sevenths
Feb 18, 2018 5:07 pm
ElDream16
ElDream16
18 February

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 133, 134, 135

Melb84, Sorry, I haven't been informed registration on hold. I thought it was on hold because the development of this site from Northern end of Woodbridge st/ northbourne…

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ElDream16
Feb 18, 2018 4:52 pm
PrashantA
PrashantA
18 February

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill
NSW
1, 2

Hi Henry, Just came across this thread and great updates from yourself on 115 Tallawong Road. Had bought a block there and unfortunately couldn’t attend the info…

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PrashantA
Feb 18, 2018 1:26 pm
trimum
trimum
17 February

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 28, 29, 30

I don’t think I will be in before Easter 30/3 but hopefully during the easter school holiday in late April

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trimum
Feb 17, 2018 9:01 pm
trimum

No slab this week, SS said he’s hoping for early next week. Frames being delivered on Friday The 2nd of March. My brother in law was in the area and sent me this

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aphsta
Feb 17, 2018 6:49 pm
dillongl
dillongl
17 February

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310
NSW

Exciting! Good luck with it all, the fun starts now!

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dillongl
Feb 17, 2018 5:43 pm
dillongl

Hello All, We have selected infinity 8g entrnace door with clear stain. Our entrance door jamb has been installed recently and Im not quite impressed with the quality of…

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cranbourne23
Feb 17, 2018 5:02 pm

Gutter and facia jnstalled this week, the brickies were so quick there was nothing else really planned to happen this week. Roofer starts Tuesday, with raves booked in for…

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mrbiggens
Feb 17, 2018 10:32 am
mrbiggens
sal01
sal01
16 February

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
1 ... 154, 155, 156

Hi everyone, Can someone recommend me their PCI inspector they have additionally used to do PCI with your site supervisor? I read that it is worth getting a someone extra…

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sal01
Feb 16, 2018 11:14 am
HomeDreams
HomeDreams
15 February

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 720, 721, 722

Hi All, Have been trawling through all the posts here to get an understanding of timelines but still very lost! Does anyone know what is the maximum time you are allowed…

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HomeDreams
Feb 15, 2018 2:00 pm
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mj-mac4
Feb 15, 2018 10:17 am
mj-mac4
Mishkab33
Mishkab33
15 February

*Experience w/ Montgomery even if you chose NOT to build*

*Experience w/ Montgomery even if you chose NOT to build*
NSW

Hi. I see that this was quite some time ago so I am curious to know what you ended up doing? Did you build…

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Mishkab33
Feb 15, 2018 9:30 am
SnowLeopard
SnowLeopard
15 February

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 917, 918, 919

They gave us the payment schedule 2. Lender was happy with it. We've already signed the contract and the colors appointment is in 2 weeks.

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SnowLeopard
Feb 15, 2018 8:00 am
SnowLeopard
MikeW
MikeW
14 February

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?
NSW

Hi Scott, your new build looks great! Thanks for your experience sharing with me. That is really helpful for me to understand the process better. Cheers, Mike

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MikeW
Feb 14, 2018 10:32 pm
Malibu
Malibu
14 February

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1, 2, 3

Coming along nicely and good idea on the extra support. we have the supporting timber for the dryer and TVs already.

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Malibu
Feb 14, 2018 3:58 pm
elysium
elysium
14 February

Building At Edmondson Park

Building At Edmondson Park
NSW
1 ... 171, 172, 173

hi everyone, I was wondering whether anyone with lot size 10 by 30 got a double garage approved? If yes- who was it approved by and who did you build? We get very…

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elysium
Feb 14, 2018 12:51 pm
elysium
Teemo
Teemo
14 February

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Getting pretty frustrated again. Bricks are laid but our plumbing is still in the WIR. Told them about it late Nov. There is a bow in the brick work of about 2cm on one…

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Teemo
Feb 14, 2018 9:53 am
wombatmark
wombatmark
14 February

Has anyone built with Hotondo?

Has anyone built with Hotondo?
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi Sarah .... Mark here from South Coast NSW. Just wondering whether you Erskine 202 got built OK and how you are finding it ? I've got a block of land and have been…

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wombatmark
Feb 14, 2018 12:37 am

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville
NSW
1, 2

Hi Dee, allow me to introduce myself, we are the real estate agents (Atlantis Real Estate) appointed by the developer to market and sell the remaining lots in Crystal…

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Atlantis Real Estate
Feb 13, 2018 7:46 pm
lovisa
lovisa
13 February

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 29, 30, 31

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

I’m with you on the pendant light procrastination I love the Tom Dixon web etch ( I maybe be biased though) we had a web etch over our stair case void in…

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Tribe7
Feb 12, 2018 10:01 pm
Tribe7
MrsJM
MrsJM
12 February

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in
NSW
1 ... 183, 184, 185

It’s a Daikin 5U7/280 tell your hubby I said thank you!

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MrsJM
Feb 12, 2018 8:15 pm
MrsJM
thebuilderbob
thebuilderbob
12 February

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 74, 75, 76

Hi Guys, I just wanted to chirp in here to let you know about our another blog that may be of interest, whilst not strictly home building they do…

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thebuilderbob
Feb 12, 2018 3:56 pm
feverpitch
feverpitch
12 February

Who is building with Allworth Homes

Who is building with Allworth Homes
NSW
1 ... 140, 141, 142

Im about to finish my build, the site supervisor told us that we should have the keys next week (well before the 34 week) Overall its been a pretty decent experience, we…

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feverpitch
Feb 12, 2018 3:00 pm


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