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sabrelli
sabrelli
13 September

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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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
kirashogun
kirashogun
8 September

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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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

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Yes overhead pendants would be pretty useless for actual lighting, but I think would look nice lol. I just checked our your blog, the tiling in the hole in the wall in…

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MandM+4
Sep 26, 2017 10:44 pm

Springfield Rise - Custom Valeco Home - COLOUR SELECTION

Springfield Rise - Custom Valeco Home - COLOUR SELECTION
QLD
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Damn! Did you pay at colours or beforehand? Are you sure that didnt include like a 40mm upgrade or something?

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staceyrussell
Sep 26, 2017 10:44 pm
staceyrussell

Pro Building Advice

Pro Building Advice

Having worked in the residential sector for 10 years now, I've definitely seen the need for guidance and support from someone with intensive building knowledge from the…

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Valeco custom build - North Brisbane

Valeco custom build - North Brisbane
QLD

Oh em gee. The rochedale houses. I can’t even. Lol

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bananarama
Sep 26, 2017 10:38 pm

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
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Our block is the same size! And we're building the same house. Guess that makes em twinsies

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g33kerb0t
Sep 26, 2017 10:30 pm
g33kerb0t
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emts
Sep 26, 2017 10:22 pm
emts
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Doulton777
Sep 26, 2017 10:22 pm
Doulton777

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
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hope you hear from them soon and it gets resolved

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Nawsome
Sep 26, 2017 10:18 pm
Nawsome

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Yep this is the 2017 model and it's pretty good, solid little camera. Shame there's no stabilisers so video can get a little shaky when walking. Looking at getting some…

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Jordann
Sep 26, 2017 10:10 pm
Jordann

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?
VIC
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We would like to ask for anyone’s help. Homebuyers does not give attention to any of the rectifications needed for our build. What can we do? The rectifications are…

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LittleGreenTarneit
Sep 26, 2017 9:48 pm

Bold Living + Us + South East Queensland = Housing the Tribe

Bold Living + Us + South East Queensland = Housing the Tribe
QLD
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Yeah still plodding along. Gardens are looking good. Having to water it heaps tho due no rain what so ever. Loving the wall paper. The last one is lovely perfect for a…

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livpal5
Sep 26, 2017 9:45 pm

Anyone building with "Home buyer centre"

Anyone building with "Home buyer centre"
VIC

We are building with Homebuyers Centre Victoria and they are fast - with asking for progress payments. Our inspector found a total of more than 50 pages of defects in…

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LittleGreenTarneit
Sep 26, 2017 9:40 pm

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 48, 49, 50

Three different tradies were on site yesterday kitchen cabinets, waterproofing for bathrooms and stairs.... today "Zero" action. Island bench top coming tomorrow and…

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shazaw
Sep 26, 2017 9:34 pm

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC

Yes its true i send two mails to Dwain smith last week. He didn't get back to me..we all can do anything about this matter..about communication. I think we can share our…

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Hanu1
Sep 26, 2017 9:28 pm

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)
VIC
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You'd be surprised what they can work out. Nothing wrong with window shopping :-D

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blackcat20
Sep 26, 2017 9:22 pm
blackcat20
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jessicagauci
Sep 26, 2017 9:16 pm

Colour Selection where to start

Colour Selection where to start
NSW

I started with flooring. I knew my tiles were going to have a big impact on my overall look..

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aloenyx
Sep 26, 2017 9:16 pm
aloenyx

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Was ok...pointed out some items to be fixed and then will identify others next time...the defects are ongoing

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bumblebee1985
Sep 26, 2017 9:11 pm

Modified Coral Cloncurry. We have keys!!

Modified Coral Cloncurry. We have keys!!
QLD
1 ... 38, 39, 40

I know! ! Dad offered to do some and I just asked him to do a second coat in the wir. I wasn't expecting that! I was so grateful though. I was stuffed after work.

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Tamara1975
Sep 26, 2017 8:40 pm

Week One : Porta Loo, site cut

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BrownDog77
Sep 26, 2017 8:29 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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That's an old video will share ours when Coral does it lol

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dougang287
Sep 26, 2017 8:26 pm

Inspired Homes/Arden - Tender Appointment

Inspired Homes/Arden - Tender Appointment
VIC

Had our tender appointment today. Was a good day and the lady presenting to us was great. It was actually amusing to hear her tone switch from presenter to casual and back…

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Clareymoo
Sep 26, 2017 8:19 pm

Help!! What is this colour stain door? Wisdom home

Help!! What is this colour stain door? Wisdom home
NSW

Aww thanks priya. The front void is 89cm and over the dining we have another 89 and a 61 from memory. I regret not getting a third over the dining void! And agree,…

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MrsJM
Sep 26, 2017 8:17 pm
MrsJM

Hello! Yes I'm building with them currently.

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valerie3e
Sep 26, 2017 8:14 pm

Foundation and slab and down today

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valerie3e
Sep 26, 2017 8:12 pm

Tiling very close to being done. Fit offs should commence end of this week.

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PVBuild
Sep 26, 2017 8:03 pm

Home Building Blogs

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

Building 39 square custom Bespoke by Arden Homes. Eastern suburbs, Melbourne: https://bespokedreamhome.blogspot.com.au/?m=1

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katgalle
Sep 26, 2017 7:55 pm
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Doulton777
Sep 26, 2017 7:50 pm
Doulton777

Today I was driving past and saw a frame in the distance, got excited and drove over but my neighbours slab was down and frame in the process of being put up! It looks…

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Melt23
Sep 26, 2017 7:42 pm

HGWA in Calleya Estate

HGWA in Calleya Estate
WA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Don't expect to get in any time this year.....BGC are glacially slow....slow, slow, slow, slow. Cost $$$$$$$ in extra rent.

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Brian.bozo
Sep 26, 2017 7:25 pm

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Frame Stage

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Frame Stage
VIC
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Oh Dani that floor is gorgeous!! I can't wait to see it laid! Looks like it will complement your other choices perfectly Hope things start to charge ahead for…

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Magavin
Sep 26, 2017 7:14 pm

JG King modified Heywood - Render

JG King modified Heywood - Render
VIC
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I think my paint is 2 coats.. its just generally shocking.

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aloenyx
Sep 26, 2017 7:04 pm
aloenyx

What are the site costs and council charges in Wantirna Rise

What are the site costs and council charges in Wantirna Rise
VIC

I have recently bought a 430m2 land in Wantirna Rise. Currently I am shopping around for builders. I was wondering if there are any members on this forum who have bought…

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asheeshjoshi
Sep 26, 2017 6:50 pm
DRT
DRT
4 h

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 311, 312, 313

Hi All Has anyone had CSC with initials JP in Sydney. If so could you please share your ecperience. Thanks

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DRT
Sep 26, 2017 6:30 pm

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?

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

The kitchen guy told us if we wanted to have the sapphire laudry tub cabinet, they have to reduce our study dimension from 2.9 m to 2.7 m and it will make the study room…

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jess98
Sep 26, 2017 6:26 pm

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
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didnt add add overheads in the galley and pantry - didnt even think too. Have left ours as all open shelves expect for under the sink have put in a double cupboard. …

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Madison40builder
Sep 26, 2017 6:23 pm

Coral modified Stradbroke

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

seriously that is bullshit I bet we could have built it quicker ourselves Coral homes Modified Stradbroke 31 weeks and WE ARE IN

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Milestone
Sep 26, 2017 6:18 pm
Milestone

Statesman, Greenock MKII

Statesman, Greenock MKII
SA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Insulation went in today and the plasterboard was delivered. They will be hanging it tomorow 😊 my husband spoke to the brickie and he said he should be done end of next…

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Sarah159
Sep 26, 2017 6:17 pm
JS15
JS15
5 h

Recommendations for suppliers after handover (Guildford, WA)

Recommendations for suppliers after handover (Guildford, WA)
WA

Hi Nicolac, I've got a couple for you; I have been recommended Lifestyle Wardrobes so have locked them in for my WIR build, abt $800 cheaper than my builder. Painting…

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JS15
Sep 26, 2017 6:16 pm

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA
WA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Awesome stuff! Glad it all went well. We had the bath plug go walkabout at our final inspection. Seems to happen a lot. The supervisor carried spares in his car

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SilentBoB
Sep 26, 2017 6:15 pm
SilentBoB

WEEK 2, Day 7.... We now have power and underground drainage. Can kind of see where the house will sit on the block. View from front right corner, driveway side: From…

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Aegean430
Sep 26, 2017 5:56 pm
Aegean430

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
VIC
1 ... 220, 221, 222

It really depends on your provider. You can get faster speeds if you pay for it. I was with iinet and the internet would always drop out and we were paying for the top…

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rtforresters
Sep 26, 2017 5:28 pm
rtforresters

First Home Owner - Building in Springfield Rise

First Home Owner - Building in Springfield Rise
QLD
1, 2

Hahaha... yes.. well... it will be pretty sweet, I'm not gonna lie :P Hopefully it doesnt clash with the concrete floor though. That's the only worry - if it looks odd…

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staceyrussell
Sep 26, 2017 5:26 pm
staceyrussell

So it's been about a month in our new home and we still have so much to do. Here's some progress pics of what we have done so far. Lounge room,still have rug,pictures and…

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rtforresters
Sep 26, 2017 5:12 pm
rtforresters

KDR - custom home in Clearview, SA with ADH

KDR - custom home in Clearview, SA with ADH
SA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Yep. Really frustrating. Also suspect that if we didn't go in today, we might not have found out until the tiles were due for the build

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Nawsome
Sep 26, 2017 5:06 pm
Nawsome

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

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

Hey Rox82 ... I shopped around for quotes, every window in my house has shutters except the two sets of glass sliding doors. I found Pazazz the cheapest quote, Hunter…

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MartinsHarmony
Sep 26, 2017 5:02 pm
MartinsHarmony


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