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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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spk_homebuild - For kitchen and tiles for the main room. I believe you need to decide on theme. Eg:- grey or brown. In two tone kitchen you will…

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aaron2008
Sep 26, 2017 10:06 am

Building with Ausbuild- Enclave Gumdale - SE QLD

Building with Ausbuild- Enclave Gumdale - SE QLD
VIC
1, 2

All of the ground floor has been rendered, internal gyprock plastered. Scaffolding is up to do the second level.

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akashsethi10
Sep 26, 2017 10:03 am
akashsethi10

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build
QLD
1, 2

We had prep work go down before the weekend! Had some issues with the layout and old materials but our issues were resolved this week with a brilliant slab pour this…

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Hudson House
Sep 26, 2017 9:47 am

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39
NSW
1, 2, 3

This is a little outdated now haha. Will update this when I get a chance. Blog would be most up-to-date.

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Jordann
Sep 26, 2017 9:46 am
Jordann
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aloenyx
Sep 26, 2017 9:40 am
aloenyx

Henley Electra 2017/2018 build

Henley Electra 2017/2018 build
VIC
1, 2

Hi dreamhomz, I have PM you some photos :-D. It is great that you have fixed the price with Henley for the Electra. Are you going to make any changes to the original…

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earcangel
Sep 26, 2017 9:40 am
earcangel

Electrical Plan Advise + Downlights after handover install?

Electrical Plan Advise + Downlights after handover install?

Update --- I had meeting with few electricians and best price so far : ( I have to supply all the downlights, fan etc ) $20 - install downlight or any other light to…

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vikushivu
Sep 26, 2017 9:34 am

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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Hi @maddy_w Congratulations on choosing your builder. There is no general rule about how much site cost should be. It depends on what the builder has included in their…

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ANSA Homes
Sep 26, 2017 9:27 am
ANSA Homes
Tribe7
Tribe7
46 m

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

Bold Living + Us + South East Queensland = Housing the Tribe
QLD
1, 2, 3

Hey Liv, Thank you, so good to share another build with you. How's your place coming on? Your gardens must be huge now.

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Tribe7
Sep 26, 2017 9:25 am
Tribe7

Advise on mechanism for double hung windows please

Advise on mechanism for double hung windows please

Double hung windows mechanism rope or spring? Someone mentioned to my husband that rope is no good and we should do spring for our new build - hoping to get some advice

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Maskell girls
Sep 26, 2017 9:07 am

Building a Noosa 26 with Coral Homes

Building a Noosa 26 with Coral Homes
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

They are called ‘shark nose’ finger pull profile. They cost $798 for all underbench cupboard doors and drawers. They are only available on polyurethane doors - which…

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Ben+Lindsay
Sep 26, 2017 9:02 am
Ben+Lindsay

Mojo Homes

Mojo Homes
NSW
1 ... 57, 58, 59

Weekly updates is not too much to ask for a product worth half a million dollars.

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HomeTweetHome
Sep 26, 2017 8:59 am
YeuG
YeuG
1 h

Henley Homes

Henley Homes
VIC
1 ... 125, 126, 127

Libby! Good to hear from you! :) can't wait for ours to be built haha!

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YeuG
Sep 26, 2017 8:43 am

Highly Reactive Soil - Movement & Cracking

Highly Reactive Soil - Movement & Cracking

jessicagauci If it was designed, engineered, built properly you shouldn't see that much movement...was the engineering inspected by an ENGINEER & Certified, did you take…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 26, 2017 8:36 am
StructuralBIMGuy

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
1 ... 45, 46, 47

Hi Vuster, thanks so much for you reply. I will do that. Will let you know if I have any luck :)

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mecca
Sep 26, 2017 8:30 am

Building in Wollert(Aurora Stage 9, Contempo boulevard)

Building in Wollert(Aurora Stage 9, Contempo boulevard)
VIC

Hi.. Even I am in Stage 10 and got a call from Kristian regarding title updates. Which house you are building with Boutique and what's your lot number ? I am into my…

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amitgupta0905
Sep 26, 2017 8:30 am

Hi everyone. We officially move in tomorrow, though most of our stuff is already at the house. The new house is better stocked than the old house lol. We are getting…

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Tamara1975
Sep 26, 2017 8:23 am

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Frame Stage

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Frame Stage
VIC
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Thanks Jaya, hopefully the floor choice works well. Really found the choice of floors and tiles difficult as they make such an impact and there is so much choice out…

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Dani_J
Sep 26, 2017 8:03 am

Metricon Vantage 38 QLD

Metricon Vantage 38 QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3

Nice selections there Mt View! Looking forward to seeing more and watching your build progress

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Dani_J
Sep 26, 2017 7:50 am
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Corallake
Sep 26, 2017 7:32 am
Corallake

Building with Metricon

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

Very. That's excellent that you know someone who could do that. You are right, they do start from the shower base, which leaves a small row of tiles. I have come to…

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jessicagauci
Sep 26, 2017 7:29 am

Poor Quality Brickwork - Need Advice

Poor Quality Brickwork - Need Advice

Not many builder will do that a lot of brickies get their jobs done by amateurs nowadays as there is such shortage of brickies in the market, he might be doing someone…

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sajidmib
Sep 26, 2017 7:29 am
sajidmib

Cost issues - advice please

Cost issues - advice please
NSW

If you can't change builder at this stage, I'd suggest getting them to do it to lockup, with plastering, wiring etc, and getting your own contractors for everything else.…

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JayaJaya
Sep 26, 2017 7:12 am
JayaJaya
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ABuild
Sep 26, 2017 7:00 am

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
1 ... 78, 79, 80

Looks great, what is the depth of cavity (bulk head size), Is it 600 mm ?

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Oninon
Sep 26, 2017 6:34 am

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

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

Best place and reasonable cost for shutter? We are Newcastle based...

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Rox82--
Sep 26, 2017 5:48 am
Rox82--

Henley Reserve Ivory

Henley Reserve Ivory
VIC

Hello Sumit Any update with your build ? Where you getting your flooring done ? RU getting Tiles or Timber floor ? Hows Henley building process ? Share some pics if you…

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Dreamhme
Sep 26, 2017 3:26 am

First Build HGWA

First Build HGWA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Jenza, are you in yet? I am close to being locked out. I have started getting my house ready to sell, packing, packing, packing and chucking heaps of stuff out!

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Madora Dreamer
Sep 26, 2017 2:02 am
Madora Dreamer

Henley Emperor 48 - craigieburn Mt. Aitkin

Henley Emperor 48 - craigieburn Mt. Aitkin
VIC

Is there an update. I chose the Lancaster. We have a back balcony which will hopefully have a city view. This is a great post regardless!

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LukeTaLife
Sep 26, 2017 12:29 am
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Era17
Sep 26, 2017 12:23 am
Era17

Glass pool fencing perth

Glass pool fencing perth
WA

HI mate, I'm proud to introduce Premium glass pool fencing, a new company in glass pool fencing and glass balustrade. We have more than 15 years of experience in glass…

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premiumglass
Sep 25, 2017 11:23 pm
premiumglass
MrCJ
MrCJ
11 h

Building a Carlisle Homes Radison 35 in Boronia (KDRB)

Building a Carlisle Homes Radison 35 in Boronia (KDRB)
VIC

Hi Harpreet, My build came in to $399k in the end, additional to the base price and site costs which was about $62k I added/ did the…

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MrCJ
Sep 25, 2017 11:03 pm
RachM
RachM
11 h

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Week 9 LOCK UP

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Week 9 LOCK UP
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

I'm pretty sure they aren't called Belga - but I can't remember what they are called! I really love them. They look even better in person.

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RachM
Sep 25, 2017 10:49 pm
RachM

Front is finished now, pilllars will be rendered. Turns out the side isn't complete yet! Looks like they have forgot to put a lintel (metal strip above the window)…

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Princesssarrah06
Sep 25, 2017 10:48 pm
emts
emts
12 h

JG King modified Heywood - Render

JG King modified Heywood - Render
VIC
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that they were, will measure mine when we get in. i kinda feel guilty now about how smooth ours has been compared to others. Not too guilty however as this should be…

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emts
Sep 25, 2017 10:35 pm
emts

My block of land

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Sutto79
Sep 25, 2017 10:33 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Good on you you are way over contract and I think you've been incredibly patient. No one wants to stamp their feet to get things done but what choice do you…

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BrownDog77
Sep 25, 2017 10:28 pm

Building Urbis 1 with JG King in Kialla

Building Urbis 1 with JG King in Kialla

Following with interest, we are building with JG King and the Urbis 1

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Sutto79
Sep 25, 2017 10:20 pm

First Home Owner - Building in Springfield Rise

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

I've decided colours is definitely a stressful stage haha. I don't want to get anything wrong and it's so hard to commit to something! We're struggling over going with…

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Chiara95
Sep 25, 2017 10:12 pm

We went on Saturday to see the build progress and found that bricks have been finalised and plaster has been started. We supposed to go into lockup stage this week, so…

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Kika
Sep 25, 2017 10:12 pm
Kika
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Huhness
Sep 25, 2017 9:46 pm
Huhness

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Hi All Have not posted in ages as we were due for a site start in August but our land has still not titled. Hopefully we have a title in the next 6 weeks. Everything…

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Madison40builder
Sep 25, 2017 9:44 pm

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

No firm date as yet. However.... Stage 1 is due for registration in October 2017 Stage 2 is due for registration in November 2017 Kind Regards, Bruce "Building an…

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wongbruce
Sep 25, 2017 9:33 pm

The epic home building race - FLOORS&DOORS DONE! CONCRETE GO

The epic home building race - FLOORS&DOORS DONE! CONCRETE GO
QLD
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Yeah, pretty embarrassing... must have all blended together when I was counting. And to think the solar guy was worried he was going to have to fit the panels on the…

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ruraldoc
Sep 25, 2017 9:25 pm
ruraldoc
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Mrs RS
Sep 25, 2017 9:20 pm

Loving my kitchen!!!!!!!!!!! Internal painting is almost complete, plumbing almost complete, tiling is complete, bathroom glass installed, window and door screens are…

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spiffmiff
Sep 25, 2017 9:18 pm
spiffmiff

Valeco custom build - North Brisbane

Valeco custom build - North Brisbane

We actually wanted the concrete fuze 900x450 but at an extra $80 sqm plus extra laying costs, we couldn’t stretch the budget for it. We saw it as style master in…

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bananarama
Sep 25, 2017 9:18 pm

Metricon Savannah 34 - Close to preliminary presentation...

Metricon Savannah 34 - Close to preliminary presentation...
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

This looks awesome! We too are building the Savannah 34! We are hoping to be finished by end October early November. Painting starts this week! How did you go with build…

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stephaniemckay
Sep 25, 2017 9:18 pm


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