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Projects to do after New Home Handover

Projects to do after New Home Handover
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Reaching the end of your project is a big milestone. It’s the culmination of months of planning, negotiating and decision…

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 10, 2018 9:40 am
StructuralBIMGuy
G1NOSAUR
G1NOSAUR
17 May

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Haha that's crazy. We always jump the fence every week, I wonder if I'm soon to receive a warning letter as well lol.

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G1NOSAUR
May 17, 2018 4:23 pm
G1NOSAUR

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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Hi All, We built 6 years ago, one thing we did which was very useful, was to include an outside powerpoint, it's really useful. We also installed outside camera's with a…

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springtime
May 20, 2018 9:24 am

Slab pour done before pre-pour inspection

Slab pour done before pre-pour inspection
VIC

PD has done our slab pour before an inspection could be done by our independent inspection company. It was communicated to them via two emails which were acknowledged by…

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Obi.Wan
May 28, 2018 9:00 am
Obi.Wan

Hi Doulton thank you for your detailed reply. 10 months for your build is fantastic specially considering the size of yoir house. You were very organised and diligent…

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excited_builders
May 28, 2018 8:36 am
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dillongl
May 28, 2018 8:29 am
dillongl
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shokel1975
May 28, 2018 8:28 am
shokel1975

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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We have also selected the diplomat facade. Ours is rendered with the stria cladding on the front the same as the display at Oran Park. Our colours are a light grey, mid…

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Manhattan52
May 28, 2018 8:09 am

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney
NSW
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Apologies for the delay, been a busy few days. The Theatre room is Charcoal from the Wattyl Sover range.

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mrbiggens
May 28, 2018 8:04 am
mrbiggens
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bestspecials
May 28, 2018 7:16 am
bestspecials

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens
NSW
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Looks great. You will get so much light in through that window.

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bestspecials
May 28, 2018 7:13 am
bestspecials

Building defects? Owner?, The law is not your friend!

Building defects? Owner?, The law is not your friend!
VIC

The builder is only intrested in the next stage payment as soneone else posted on here, they dont care about anything and with the RBS gets all the work from them. Sad sad…

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Mauromario
May 28, 2018 6:50 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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It should be for free. Apart of doing business and they recoup the cost back within the contract. What changes are you doing?

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Renman
May 28, 2018 6:41 am
Renman

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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I have sample of two tiles for alfresco. I'm going take these to my flooring shop tomorrow to check if its goes together with the laminate tile I have selected, just two…

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shazaw
May 28, 2018 1:09 am

Building Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Geelong

Building Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Geelong
VIC
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That’s what I did too. All the muck ups I went to my ss and told him to make sure this gets done or that. So it doesn’t cause a defect. But he was always pretty…

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Doulton777
May 28, 2018 1:03 am
Doulton777

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Sandy, We have handed over already, planning to just put it in before we move in the next couple of weeks.

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Renman
May 28, 2018 12:30 am
Renman

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nada17
May 27, 2018 10:10 pm
gr8ly
gr8ly
12 h

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
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i would definitely bring it up with your SS. And yep agreed! if they were working on their own home, i'm sure they would take the time to ensure it's perfect. These houses…

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gr8ly
May 27, 2018 9:31 pm
gr8ly

Slab poured before inspection

Slab poured before inspection
VIC

Our builder has done our slab pour before an inspection could be done by our independent inspection company. It was communicated to them via two emails which were…

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Obi.Wan
May 27, 2018 9:30 pm
Obi.Wan
CC7
CC7
12 h

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Ugh what are wrong with people! Hopefully your house isn’t targeted next time

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CC7
May 27, 2018 9:18 pm
CC7

DA approved on Friday 25th May.. fingers crossed with everything now our build starts soon!!

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johar.ankur
May 27, 2018 9:11 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
12 h

Our First Dream Home G&P Builders

Our First Dream Home G&P Builders
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Wow it all looks great SN! Agree, butlers looks fantastic. Tiling in the bathrooms looks lovely, with those nice glossy tiles. Great choices!

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Dani_J
May 27, 2018 9:01 pm

Aurora Stage 16 - Build

Aurora Stage 16 - Build

Site costs used by project builders are used as a vehicle to raise one’s profit margin. It’s so padded with opacity that you can’t compare the dollar cost across…

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kirashogun
May 27, 2018 8:07 pm

Building Glenleigh with Kurmond Homes - my experiance...

Building Glenleigh with Kurmond Homes - my experiance...
NSW

Thank you :) We ended up going with another builder after finding out a lady I used to work with had huge issues with her build.

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SamanthaS
May 27, 2018 7:59 pm

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC
VIC
1, 2

Oh wow December is scary. I'm still fingers crossed for next month. Luckily we don't have the sewer problem just waiting for Como to give us a final price. Went past…

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Clareymoo
May 27, 2018 7:40 pm

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Wow love your kitchen 😍 what's your stone bench and cabinetry if you don't mind me asking?

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Kevinmarques89
May 27, 2018 7:38 pm

Bulding with Lily Homes

Bulding with Lily Homes
NSW

Hi Vifferdude, Do you have any progress or finished photos of your build. I’m considering building with lily and would appreciate any feedback you have! Cheers

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Kylie15
May 27, 2018 7:25 pm
Pranav
Pranav
14 h

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Adiba, Yes, i am not also sure about it, but to me i have no choice. I don't mind sending my kid to St Anthony of Padua at Austral, But its only from K-2 at the…

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Pranav
May 27, 2018 7:03 pm

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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If he did that i would be more than a little confused. The driveway paving/power issue wouldn't effect the flooring, blinds or garage i wouldn't have thought. Doesn't…

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Summitlovin
May 27, 2018 5:48 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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Would agree with this. Friends built with Clarendon a year before us and had an excellent built. When we built nothing but headaches. Still finding issues with our build…

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MinandB
May 27, 2018 5:39 pm

Kirra 23. Hello we are looking at building the kirra 23 on a block down on The Gold Coast and was hoping some one in here has built the kirra abd could send some photos.…

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Chippy891
May 27, 2018 4:34 pm

Drove past the house yesterday morning and as there was a tradie van and the front door open, thought that we would pop in. The back stackers are being repaired as there…

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Rachael13
May 27, 2018 4:25 pm
Rachael13
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Nawsome
May 27, 2018 4:25 pm
Nawsome

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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Actually after all this time watching and commenting on other threads (4years I think) I have decided no thread for me. Every time I go to start one something else gets…

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WifeofHunza
May 27, 2018 4:15 pm
WifeofHunza
Kansal
Kansal
18 h

Sovereign 50 by Metricon

Sovereign 50 by Metricon

My wife and I recently signed up for Sovereign 50.we are going for a 5th bedroom option downstairs and storage room under steps. Just wondering if anyone has gone for the…

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Kansal
May 27, 2018 3:18 pm

Manor lakes stage 167

Manor lakes stage 167
VIC

Hi all Im in immediate need to find my neighbors. Please contact me if you have bought the blocks adjacent to block number 16701.we have a problem with site costs.tnx

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NadBuildinWyndham
May 27, 2018 3:01 pm
Guy T
Guy T
18 h

ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. We've been framed!

ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. We've been framed!
SA
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Think it will be soon. They asked us to remove soil from the scrap at front of block because brickies will need that space to mix concrete.

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Guy T
May 27, 2018 2:45 pm

Henley Reserve - Cullen 45 .. Build Cancelled !

Henley Reserve - Cullen 45 .. Build Cancelled !
VIC
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Hey eskay, we are building a customised Harvard with Simonds. Similar layout etc to Electra but with a parents retreat upstairs :D Their staff have been awesome so far, from…

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Silver75
May 27, 2018 1:25 pm
Silver75

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - engineering underway

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - engineering underway
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

FYI still no site costs but Como did ask us to prove finance .. bit cheeky when we dont actually have a contract cost.

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Clareymoo
May 27, 2018 11:55 am

Henley Electra 2017/2018 build

Henley Electra 2017/2018 build
VIC
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Hi Silver 75 I understand where you are coming from and agree that they are most likely understaffed. Their designs are nice (better than Metricon or others). I have…

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Sunshine18
May 27, 2018 11:43 am
Skcel
Skcel
22 h

Coral Daydream 32

Coral Daydream 32
1, 2

Hi Sam! Do you have a better picture of the floor plan with room measurements etc. We really like this floor plan alot but cant find any of the measurement anywhere!

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Skcel
May 27, 2018 10:36 am
Skcel

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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they said in between july - aug 2018. what is your lot size?

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Zayedzamir
May 27, 2018 10:21 am
timl
timl
Yesterday

Building With AllCastle Homes

Building With AllCastle Homes
NSW
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The tap is on the wall to the left. Easily accessible without having to reach over the bath.

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timl
May 27, 2018 8:10 am
Renman
Renman
Yesterday

Metricon Winchester 28- Finally Started!

Metricon Winchester 28- Finally Started!
VIC
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Someone keep their old xmas tree for 5 months before getting rid of it.

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Renman
May 27, 2018 12:50 am
Renman

Only been a couple of days since the garage floor was pored however the colour is looking similar to the dry patch on the paving sample, hopefully it should look similar…

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Choosy
May 27, 2018 12:21 am
Choosy
Choosy
Choosy
Yesterday

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
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Another week of good progress, lucky you are so oganised.

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Choosy
May 26, 2018 11:31 pm
Choosy
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Summitlovin
May 26, 2018 10:49 pm
GEOnTREY
GEOnTREY
Yesterday

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
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Bronte 19 Paint is driving me crazy. Who is your CSO? We have Claire now. I find it frustrating that she can't give us prices. No we are keeping standard showers. So are…

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GEOnTREY
May 26, 2018 9:26 pm
WifeofHunza
WifeofHunza
Yesterday

Bold Living Acreage build, Scenic Rim QLD - Slab Stage

Bold Living Acreage build, Scenic Rim QLD - Slab Stage
QLD
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Sorry I have made the decision that I wont have a thread.... after all these years of stalking others... I feel a bit bad as I am not giving back to the community here…

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WifeofHunza
May 26, 2018 9:17 pm
WifeofHunza

Hey!!! I forgot my login details for this page 😂😂 its going great! Haven't done any landscaping yet, that will be a tax time thing, hopefully we get enough back …

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gemm01
May 26, 2018 8:57 pm
gemm01


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