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Huhness
Sep 25, 2017 9:46 pm
Huhness
lovisa
lovisa
15 h

Hickinbotham Build Northern Adelaide

Hickinbotham Build Northern Adelaide
SA
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Yep contract only orotect them Friends of ours waited 3 months before they started! Last year.

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5877
lovisa
Sep 25, 2017 7:11 pm

New Building Seaford Meadows SA

New Building Seaford Meadows SA
SA
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Finally teed up the stonemason to quote for our cladding, so hopefuly our bay window will have it's party dress on before long!

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19055
JayaJaya
Sep 25, 2017 5:58 pm
JayaJaya
lovisa
lovisa
19 h

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
1 ... 9, 10, 11

We only have 2 drawdown bills through homestart:)

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lovisa
Sep 25, 2017 3:01 pm
DanTheUpholsterer
DanTheUpholsterer
24 September

KDR with Fairmont Homes

KDR with Fairmont Homes
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Very nice What colour have you used on the walls ? Did you make your entry way narrower ? Our design we have 2 full size doors... is that front door a double wide door…

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DanTheUpholsterer
Sep 24, 2017 9:52 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
24 September

Simonds Prague Modified SA

Simonds Prague Modified SA
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

We got told to expect at least a month from 100% done to PCI which... urgh, but understandable!

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2360
JM1911A1
Sep 24, 2017 3:54 pm
JM1911A1
MayaK
MayaK
24 September

Regent Homes Adelaide

Regent Homes Adelaide
SA

We recently built with them completed in end July 2016 (Henley Beach South) and have been living in the new house just a little over a year now. Our house is currently…

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750
MayaK
Sep 24, 2017 1:53 pm
Marshall5858
Marshall5858
23 September

Fairmont Homes - Flagstaff Hill SA

Fairmont Homes - Flagstaff Hill SA
SA
1, 2, 3

The house is looking fab, really like your facade. We have several Fairmont builds happening around us at the moment and it seems to be the same two guys doing the…

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Marshall5858
Sep 23, 2017 1:50 pm
lincoln32
lincoln32
22 September

Metricon Lincoln 32 in Adelaide

Metricon Lincoln 32 in Adelaide
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

A bit of progress has been happening. The brick infill over the sliding doors is being progressed. The steelwork is in place, and just waiting for the brickwork to now…

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lincoln32
Sep 22, 2017 5:52 pm

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Sarah159
Sep 22, 2017 5:44 pm
Ckfd
Ckfd
21 September

Building Modified Statesman Ashville

Building Modified Statesman Ashville
SA
1, 2

So close, I feel like the next two weeks are just going to drag! We've got a family friend who's a building inspector and came through with us at several different times…

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Ckfd
Sep 21, 2017 9:21 pm
Ckfd
Entilzha
Entilzha
21 September

Modified Carrington with Statesman Homes S.A [first home].

Modified Carrington with Statesman Homes S.A [first home].
SA
1, 2, 3

looks good - wont be to long. I have noticed some of the places in my estate that that seem to go up really quick - at least to lockup stage

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Entilzha
Sep 21, 2017 10:24 am
MJT
MJT
20 September

Fairmont Homes Custom Build Myponga, SA

Fairmont Homes Custom Build Myponga, SA
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

There are either not enough, or too many choices of pendant lights.

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MJT
Sep 20, 2017 3:34 pm
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lovisa
Sep 17, 2017 8:59 pm
Rico--
Rico--
17 September

Beechwood Adelaide - any information much appreciated

Beechwood Adelaide - any information much appreciated
SA

Did you find any more useful information on Beechwood, and who did you end up selecting for your build?

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Rico--
Sep 17, 2017 10:20 am
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
16 September

New Build, Seaford Meadows, Hickinbotham

New Build, Seaford Meadows, Hickinbotham
SA

Looks like a good plan! I like your colours. Is that a Belga Grey tile I see? I chose those for the laundry and powder room. High wear rating and high non-slip. Hard to…

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JayaJaya
Sep 16, 2017 7:30 am
JayaJaya

Today scaffolding came down. The light render looks fantastic against the monument/black windows, roof. Our SM is hoping for the garage roof and gutters to go up…

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eliszia
Sep 15, 2017 9:48 pm
Maps
Maps
14 September

Sovereign Metricon

Sovereign Metricon
SA

Hello, Building the Sovereign here. Pretty excited to get going.

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Maps
Sep 14, 2017 9:49 pm
Marshall5858
Marshall5858
14 September

building at seaford meadows

building at seaford meadows
SA
1 ... 21, 22, 23

He is one of my neighbors, really nice man They are definitely the best lemons I've seen too and no nasties, even better!!

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Marshall5858
Sep 14, 2017 8:52 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
14 September

Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - BRICKS STARTED

Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - BRICKS STARTED
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Bricks for the second/upper level is 100% standard, our facade also has some cladding at the front and on the rear (for design guideline requirements which was switched…

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JM1911A1
Sep 14, 2017 11:58 am
JM1911A1
sabrelli
sabrelli
13 September

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 28, 29, 30

Whenever i can my land registered Nov last year and every weekend i used to drive by to check out progress on my street and to make sure noone dumps crap on my lot

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sabrelli
Sep 13, 2017 10:16 pm
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
13 September

adelaide- reputable, quality builders

adelaide- reputable, quality builders
SA

Who did you end up going with? Not Weeks I hope - I heard from several professionals (like our inspector, and independently from other trades) that they screed OVER your…

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JayaJaya
Sep 13, 2017 2:28 pm
JayaJaya
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
11 September

Change of jobs during building new house

Change of jobs during building new house
SA

we are currently at construction and I am moving back into my old role as the new role I moved into just hasnt worked out as I planned! But as far as a i know we are fine…

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stayxtrue
Sep 11, 2017 1:50 pm
stayxtrue
Entilzha
Entilzha
11 September

New Home Questions

New Home Questions
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

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Entilzha
Sep 11, 2017 12:54 pm

Yes, we have an 1100 sqm block! Cheers, hope it starts to pick up soon!

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benblinkau
Sep 11, 2017 12:27 pm
benblinkau
DanTheUpholsterer
DanTheUpholsterer
10 September

Building with Fairmont Homes - Port Willunga

Building with Fairmont Homes - Port Willunga
SA
1, 2, 3

Like the brickwork I think I'll be using these bricks on my build !

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DanTheUpholsterer
Sep 10, 2017 11:48 am
kirashogun
kirashogun
8 September

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 49, 50, 51

A useful item we have was that a drinking water tap supply from the refrigerator area, and in case u buy yourself a refrigerator using a drinking water thingy in the front…

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kirashogun
Sep 08, 2017 1:28 pm
lovisa
lovisa
1 September

Prices to Fix in Contract????

Prices to Fix in Contract????
SA

We have a fix price as well but certain items stay a provisional sum till build is finished Although most iff the times there is no problem and they dont go over quoted…

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lovisa
Sep 01, 2017 8:28 pm
lovisa
lovisa
31 August

Land - when am I responsible for it

Land - when am I responsible for it
SA

Its been sorted out As we asked about it prior to signing as a condition of settlement with the grass and weeds slaahed prior to settlement and got an email that said they…

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lovisa
Aug 31, 2017 6:30 pm
familyman
familyman
31 August

Our Glendale 39 - Metricon (Blackwood Park, SA)

Our Glendale 39 - Metricon (Blackwood Park, SA)
SA
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Hi TF, house is looking great. Do you mind if ask for the tradesman that did your front bessa-block retaining wall? Thanks

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familyman
Aug 31, 2017 11:48 am
familyman
buildingnanna
buildingnanna
23 August

Building with Hickinbotham

Building with Hickinbotham
SA

Mine took a couple of months had to wait for selections appointment

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buildingnanna
Aug 23, 2017 11:36 pm
buildingnanna
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bubbles_family
Aug 22, 2017 5:59 pm
MannyP
MannyP
16 August

Good eve All

Good eve All
SA

I am seeing builder on friday to finalise home design, can you guys give any tips for better deal? Thank you Manny

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MannyP
Aug 16, 2017 9:04 pm

Fairmont Homes - Seaford Meadows SA - fencing

Fairmont Homes - Seaford Meadows SA - fencing
SA
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Nice work, it looks very tidy my husband lost the end of his pinkie helping his brother move concrete retaining - those things are heavy!!! You've done a great…

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bubbles_family
Aug 14, 2017 7:56 pm
Joker
Joker
8 August

Building on boundary-Neighbour unhappy

Building on boundary-Neighbour unhappy
SA

I would send a letter stating, your limited where the garage goes and that your home is single storey, state that unfortunately a empty block will always end up with a…

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Joker
Aug 08, 2017 12:38 pm
lovisa
lovisa
3 August

FIrst Home build Rosewood Grove, Elizabeth North

FIrst Home build Rosewood Grove, Elizabeth North
SA

Thank you our footings came in at $20959, we are waiting for valuation atm. Our council stage 1and / went through in under a week! Now waiting for stage 3 :)

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lovisa
Aug 03, 2017 7:15 pm
MannyP
MannyP
2 August

2 Storey house lights view.

2 Storey house lights view.
SA

Good Eve everyone, have any one built 2 storey house at lights view...as i a, on a budget are there builders reliable who will build on a budget...i mean under 200000. Thanks

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MannyP
Aug 02, 2017 10:26 pm
craigo
craigo
2 August

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone
SA

Thanks Dulie, I have loved following the build of your amazing home.

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craigo
Aug 02, 2017 4:28 pm
craigo
kp2806
kp2806
2 August

Mount Barker Thread

Mount Barker Thread
SA
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Glad to be of help! Hope it all keeps going well for you! :)

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kp2806
Aug 02, 2017 2:12 pm
Rocky1525
Rocky1525
1 August

AdenBrook homes Greater Sydney

AdenBrook homes Greater Sydney
SA

Hi Aksay, How is your journey going with AB. Can you give an update about workmanship. Thanks.

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Rocky1525
Aug 01, 2017 1:42 pm
phantom18
phantom18
1 August

Has anyone built with Sterling Homes?

Has anyone built with Sterling Homes?
SA

In the very early stages with Sterling homes, up to the selections phase now. So far very happy with the Communication, I see they have got some poor reviews, however I…

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phantom18
Aug 01, 2017 12:13 pm
HFBMPC
HFBMPC
30 July

Metro - Minters Fields, Mount Barker SA

Metro - Minters Fields, Mount Barker SA
SA

Congrats on the slab! What were your selections like?

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HFBMPC
Jul 30, 2017 12:40 pm
HFBMPC
lovisa
lovisa
27 July

Hickinbotham build adelaide

Hickinbotham build adelaide
SA
1, 2

oh I have no idea what others charge but might be because of all the new developments and as part of the new scheme they have to attract businesses and to create more jobs…

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lovisa
Jul 27, 2017 1:20 pm
Guy T
Guy T
25 July

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham
SA

Oh no. Sorry to hear about that. Didn't see any thistles so fingers crossed! We've got provisions for 32k for footings for fairly small house

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Guy T
Jul 25, 2017 9:05 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
21 July

Project Sicily / Building in Springlake Mt Barker SA

Project Sicily / Building in Springlake Mt Barker SA
SA
1, 2

Oh my gosh those go so well together! We were looking at Plateau if we weren't doing Castilo ourselves - such a nice brown brick, very rich in colour and looks GREAT with…

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JM1911A1
Jul 21, 2017 11:07 pm
JM1911A1


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