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kidu13
kidu13
16 January

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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We go past the site once or twice a week for the past 6 months and we haven't even got the title yet. We rent nearby. There were trees and bush in our lot when we first…

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kidu13
Jan 16, 2018 2:44 pm
kidu13
Tracyt
Tracyt
21 October 2017

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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We planned to do ours after. However we were lucky to find the tiler was happy to do a side job during the build. We are glad we did because now the driveway will…

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Tracyt
Oct 21, 2017 8:00 am
Tracyt
Melt23
Melt23
10 m

Building With Beachwood Constructions

Building With Beachwood Constructions
VIC
1, 2

Oh wow that’s exciting!!! Was that the original completion date or they advised that recently? Are you getting your landscaping done driveway done through the builder?

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Melt23
Jan 21, 2018 7:25 pm

Purchased our flooring on Friday :) 126m² of these click-in vinyl planks that I am going to lay myself. The guys over at 'Carpets and Floors at Yours' were fantastic and…

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just_a_draftee
Jan 21, 2018 7:24 pm
just_a_draftee

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
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You've made a nice choice! A few other niggly factors have swayed us to the Balmoral, loved staircase, windows, large retreat, kitchen against one wall and large living…

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DR-JEKL
Jan 21, 2018 7:21 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1, 2

Hey kjane, We organised our own demolition. We got about 4 quotes. The company we ended up using, Macarthur Excavations, was recommended by H&H, but the reason we chose…

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Seren1ty
Jan 21, 2018 7:19 pm

Building 2 storey with APG Homes in WA – Our build thread

Building 2 storey with APG Homes in WA – Our build thread
WA
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Looking Great, Sucks that the builders lock you out! Nice choice in internal doors...I think we chose the same!

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sparky_JsP
Jan 21, 2018 7:17 pm
sparky_JsP

Bricks delivered, all ready to be laid this week coming!....Happy with our choice of face bricks, 'Brickmakers Shale'. Always a hard choice when choosing from a small…

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sparky_JsP
Jan 21, 2018 7:10 pm
sparky_JsP

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North
VIC
1, 2

Were just waiting on our building permit and final construction plans and all systems are a go. :) finally

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Stroud2512
Jan 21, 2018 7:09 pm

15/01/2018 Portico rendered 20/01/2018 Lower roofs complete Electrical and aircon rough ins to happen this week, and the cladding to complete the exterior.

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MandM+4
Jan 21, 2018 7:03 pm

WALLS/LOCKUP Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

WALLS/LOCKUP Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
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*update* Bifolds got redone and its a complete mess, with rips and chunks taken out of gyprock walls and ceiling and dents scratches and chunks out of the timber frame.…

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Shelmac
Jan 21, 2018 6:31 pm

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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Good luck SK and your in for a long journey over the next 18 months. We are also building in the shire and should be finished in approx 1 month (we are 4 months over…

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Sevenths
Jan 21, 2018 6:25 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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I'm hanging out for her next blog post. No pressure haha. Its a fabulous resource.

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icat2000
Jan 21, 2018 6:24 pm
icat2000
CC7
CC7
2 h

Daydream 30 Week 10- Bricks and Plaster.

Daydream 30 Week 10- Bricks and Plaster.
QLD
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yes we tried to put as much in before too, for our first appointment with our SR we had a massive list of what we wanted, and had already picked the brains of many staff…

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CC7
Jan 21, 2018 5:45 pm
CC7

Hello all Sorry I have been MIA lately, work has been crazy and with the xmas shutdown there wasnt much to update. Grats on everyone on your progress, I'll need to go…

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Jordann
Jan 21, 2018 5:37 pm
Jordann
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Caydenn
Jan 21, 2018 5:37 pm
Caydenn

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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We are doing 8 cameras dahua and hills for the alarm. Dont know if we will do intercom but the guy we are using provide panasonic or Hiksvision. Which external…

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geminithinker
Jan 21, 2018 5:03 pm

Liking this light for my hallway. Thoughts?? It just be one large light.

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icat2000
Jan 21, 2018 4:37 pm
icat2000

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
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I was thinking same. Not cos health and safety. Our ss doesn’t seem to mind if we go there if tradies are there. He never once kicked ups fuss. He point things out…

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Doulton777
Jan 21, 2018 4:18 pm
Doulton777

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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Oh wow JK, I definitely feel for you. You invest so much emotionally into these homes while they’re being built that they really do become a part of you. What are you…

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BrisBuild
Jan 21, 2018 4:07 pm

Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34

Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34
VIC
1, 2

The different levels are because the garage, front portico and alfresco sab hights are lower than the rest of the house, but the slabs are still the same thickness, so…

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Charly6s
Jan 21, 2018 3:48 pm
Charly6s

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!
VIC
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Well done Dawn. Your home is just lovely - B A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87210

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Bridgetwitch
Jan 21, 2018 3:41 pm
Bridgetwitch

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Hi, we are building the Nolan it blew out to 64sq but council said we had to take it down to 60. We wanted a very modern design so metricon custom designed a facade to…

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Jayjay84
Jan 21, 2018 3:06 pm
Jayjay84

It's been a few months since i last posted and i haven't done much since. However, my plants out back have grown alot - the cottonwood hibiscus's are no longer scrawny…

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rosemi
Jan 21, 2018 3:00 pm
rosemi

Building with Porter Davis

Building with Porter Davis
VIC

I just realised this is an old post! You have probably already started building!

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inexp_user
Jan 21, 2018 1:58 pm
inexp_user

Wall hanging TV - Melbourne

Wall hanging TV - Melbourne
VIC

Can anyone recommend a good company/person to wall hang a tv. Hopefully most of the pre wiring will already be done during the build. Ya

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Ezza78
Jan 21, 2018 1:54 pm

Building At Edmondson Park

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

Hi everyone! I've spent most of the weekend reading this forum, really appreciating everyone sharing their building experience so far. I'm looking to buy land & build…

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asdfdan
Jan 21, 2018 1:50 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Ours has been a bit up and down to be honest! We have had some mistakes made but we are nearly close to the end now! Just need to keep things in check. If something…

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Ryan2007
Jan 21, 2018 1:48 pm
Ryan2007

Hi Blackcat, Can you please post a screenshot of your kitchen plans. Here is the picture in the plans we approved, but the construction was very different. Norfolk.

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Norfolk
Jan 21, 2018 1:38 pm

New build with Redink Madora Bay

New build with Redink Madora Bay
WA
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The plan was for it to come through the mortgage but the bank would not approve the smart wiring as it was not considered part of the build. That left me in a difficult…

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Madora Dreamer
Jan 21, 2018 1:26 pm
Madora Dreamer
JK27
JK27
6 h

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
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It shouldn't be this way - and I'm over feeling like the bad guy, I'm over thinking and overthinking this house, I'm over looking at their lack of attention to detail,…

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JK27
Jan 21, 2018 1:18 pm
JK27

Building with Coral Homes - Monterey 20 (Sydney)

Building with Coral Homes - Monterey 20 (Sydney)
NSW

@ .... Good to see someone building with Coral in Sydney area. I have been after some experience with Coralhomes in…

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s-X-s
Jan 21, 2018 12:57 pm
s-X-s

Staircase Upgrade Cost

Staircase Upgrade Cost
NSW

i was looking at a rawson home upgrade and it was around this. Check the current staircase as its probably just MDF wiht some carpet over the top. Just remember, a nice…

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schmalex
Jan 21, 2018 12:35 pm
schmalex

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
VIC
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Yeah it's after the closed fence. I saw the trenches already dug, some of the drainage pipes laid, some waiting to be laid. I hope it doesn't stretch to June as that…

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g33kerb0t
Jan 21, 2018 12:28 pm
g33kerb0t
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BrownDog77
Jan 21, 2018 11:45 am

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
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I'm in lot 101. I had a dud reconstruction girl as well. Every time I would talk to her she would say that the slab will go down December, then January then February so i…

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belindaboni
Jan 21, 2018 11:33 am
CC7
CC7
9 h

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ - Week 7

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ - Week 7
QLD
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it looks so stylish! LOOOVE the concrete counters, we were looking to get one of those colours but have decided to stick with the standard 'urban' we are hoping it will…

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CC7
Jan 21, 2018 10:38 am
CC7
Dani_J
Dani_J
10 h

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons build - façade done

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons build - façade done
VIC
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How good is this!! So exciting to get the plaster done and see the true dimensions of the rooms for the first time Great that you also put soundproof insulation…

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Dani_J
Jan 21, 2018 9:28 am

Advice and help

Advice and help
VIC

You should re-title this thread and have it moved to the appropriate sub forum.

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SaveH2O
Jan 21, 2018 9:09 am
SaveH2O
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
11 h

Boutique Homes

Boutique Homes
VIC
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Hello Everyone ! Happy Sunday ! Just getting prepared for my HIA signing and going through the draft it seems there are few things which are making me not that happy.…

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Ozshaz
Jan 21, 2018 8:27 am

Henley Electra 2017/2018 build

Henley Electra 2017/2018 build
VIC
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so i have asked henley to do similar modifications and at this moment have flatly said no. i will be calling henley to see if i can get the ok from someone higher up. …

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ryanl15
Jan 21, 2018 1:16 am
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Quirmeball1280
Jan 21, 2018 12:47 am
Quirmeball1280

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?
VIC
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I think not much people have fight for it, I tried but no respond. Have you tried to quote what you saw on the website to them?

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Anna_li2511
Jan 21, 2018 12:02 am

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Plaster Done!

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Plaster Done!
VIC
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Yep goes Yellow. My mums house is 3 years old and the enamel all looks terrible. Google it lol.

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Christoshizz
Jan 20, 2018 11:11 pm
Christoshizz

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod
SA
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Possibly but will then be moving into a house with flooring etc still to do so will have a lot of fun chasing my own trades for work etc.

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Entilzha
Jan 20, 2018 11:06 pm

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
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They are getting going on it now. Has too be done by the start of next year viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Jan 20, 2018 10:53 pm
Doulton777
Fee121
Fee121
22 h

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW
NSW
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Thanks SteveMc. I hope you are right. I think the building companies treat their SS’s fairly poorly and they suffer burnout quickly.

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Fee121
Jan 20, 2018 10:04 pm
Hailsm
Hailsm
22 h

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes
NSW
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Oh sorry for some reason I thought I read somewhere that you were building in Cooranbong lol viewtopic.php?f=31&t=89450&start=20

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Hailsm
Jan 20, 2018 9:43 pm
Hailsm


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