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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
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
52 s

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Oh wow thats a fair bit if driving We are only 5 minutes away Hubby drives past back from wirk at night Ours has been stretched out almost 2weeks to do…

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lovisa
Sep 25, 2017 2:14 pm
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Ezza78
Sep 25, 2017 2:13 pm
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wentworth33
Sep 25, 2017 2:10 pm
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Melt23
Sep 25, 2017 2:07 pm

Metricon Winchester 28- Plans and new contract date

Metricon Winchester 28- Plans and new contract date
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Thanks :-D Me too! Hopefully not much longer; the stage before us has been given a date in November so we shouldnt be far behind. The developer keeps saying on track for…

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blackcat20
Sep 25, 2017 1:36 pm
blackcat20

Snowdon Homes

Snowdon Homes
VIC

We are building in Melbourne, It took around 3-4 months for them to start, The house is at Lock Up Stage now but with the amount of problems we can see it may not be…

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mralex34
Sep 25, 2017 1:25 pm

Home Building Blogs

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

Sydney Build Building with Casaview..Elite 33 https://ardenedpark.wordpress.com

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sabrelli
Sep 25, 2017 1:23 pm

Poor Quality Brickwork - Need Advice

Poor Quality Brickwork - Need Advice

Thanks All, Will be arranging a building inspector - will keep you posted as to the outcome, I Will have to go through the filing and see exactly what drawings we have…

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mralex34
Sep 25, 2017 1:21 pm
CC1987
CC1987
54 m

Choice Living WA

Choice Living WA
WA
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Plasterers are working today (public holiday)!!! Very impressed!

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CC1987
Sep 25, 2017 1:21 pm

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

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

Dulie Great work with the cabinetry. Love the massive wir for the master. Impressed with the mid room commode. I have saved the pics as that is how I want mine, as I am…

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stanus
Sep 25, 2017 1:12 pm
stanus

Our block is getting piered today. Went past early this morning & my son saw "Digger Doug".

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jonesyGT
Sep 25, 2017 12:58 pm

Here we go again...

Here we go again...
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Noni_77 - we were also with Dean Homes to finish our Ashford, we also had a great experience. If only more builders were like them!

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TashPaul
Sep 25, 2017 12:50 pm
TashPaul

Anyone build with Dixon Homes Sydney?

Anyone build with Dixon Homes Sydney?

Hello there, We are at the beginning of building with Dixon home Sydney at Schofield. Anyone got experience with Dixon homes Sydney or building at the same area would…

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kimzhang570
Sep 25, 2017 12:39 pm

JG King modified Heywood - Render

JG King modified Heywood - Render
VIC
1 ... 52, 53, 54

Oh Bank!! What a ride your having. I honestly thought yours was going to be the most seamless of all of us, sorry I was wrong. Do try to stay stubborn, but its hard when…

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aloenyx
Sep 25, 2017 12:35 pm
aloenyx

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 310, 311, 312

I won’t have NBN for a long while :( My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?share_ ... are_type=t

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Renman
Sep 25, 2017 11:16 am
Renman

Coral Daydream 30 Canungra.

Coral Daydream 30 Canungra.
QLD
1 ... 8, 9, 10

That's a big fat no! As of last Thursday we were still at council. Hoping to be out of council by end of week, then bank approval? Hopefully on site by late October. I…

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xjanex
Sep 25, 2017 11:14 am
xjanex

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
VIC
1 ... 219, 220, 221

Hello folks, To guys who recently moved in; Hows your experience on boardband speed at Aurora estate ( lend lease)? Are we getting fiber to home or copper? Thanks,

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posemad
Sep 25, 2017 11:09 am

Cost issues - advice please

Cost issues - advice please
NSW

Chipstick That's the problem builders don't rank in the Stakeholders, Battlers & Punters invest time and money and generally just fork out.... I believe it's less than…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 25, 2017 10:59 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Emerald hills - Stage 2 registration dates have been moved from Nov 2017 to Feb 2018 :(

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ganeshn83
Sep 25, 2017 10:48 am

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

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

All the best and enjoy the walk through in your new home. ...

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Mrs RS
Sep 25, 2017 10:47 am

Metricon Savannah 34 - Close to preliminary presentation...

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

We got some ok things in our pack, but most it seemed was bait to entice one to upgrade in order to match the little bits in the pack. And only a $5k voucher for us. But…

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firejack018
Sep 25, 2017 10:29 am
firejack018
gags
gags
4 h

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 72, 73, 74

Does anyone has the list/pics of the external bricks offered by Arden along with category. If price difference also known, please share.

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gags
Sep 25, 2017 10:29 am

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

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

I did read your locked out and can't see it would be killing me too I love getting in for a look. Very exciting your PCI is booked for this Friday you must be…

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Tribe7
Sep 25, 2017 10:21 am
Tribe7

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 NSW Mid North Coast

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 NSW Mid North Coast
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Yayyy! Hoping to have my start date soon too. We can compare builds haha

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kikihome
Sep 25, 2017 10:11 am
kikihome

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
1, 2, 3

Lol I can definitely wait for to see such an amazing house. Our house most probably will be finished by December as per our SS. I wont mind if you would like to see after…

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Sanuaka
Sep 25, 2017 10:03 am

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Thanks Lenz88, We went in to this as rookies and are really learning and regretting now. We loved our salesperson but looking back now she should not have sold us on…

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Bri1234
Sep 25, 2017 9:59 am
Bri1234

New Building Seaford Meadows SA

New Building Seaford Meadows SA
SA
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It sorta works out ok, as the blinds will be ready, and trades available...just annoying, as Format said they would lay a slab before last xmas, then it was 'in the new…

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JayaJaya
Sep 25, 2017 9:47 am
JayaJaya

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 380, 381, 382

Yes all is going really well. A lot of hard work and things are everywhere at the moment. Living surrounded by dirt isn't much fun either but we saw the pool company on…

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VandM
Sep 25, 2017 9:35 am

Williams Designer Homes build, West Wallsend NSW - Moved In

Williams Designer Homes build, West Wallsend NSW - Moved In
NSW
1 ... 31, 32, 33

I have been searching for an ottoman since we moved in, couldn't find one quite right. This one is pretty close to the colour of our lounge but I thought it was going to…

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k.goldington
Sep 25, 2017 9:20 am
k.goldington

Thanks Tribe! I'm rather partial to the industrial look lighting that is in vogue at the moment. Husband likes the warmer filaments in the bulbs as…

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Joggles
Sep 25, 2017 8:58 am
Joggles

Anyone building Clarendon homes Sheridan 39 mkii in Edmondso

Anyone building Clarendon homes Sheridan 39 mkii in Edmondso
NSW

Hi Susan, We are just in the beginning phase, haven't signed tender yet. We are making few modifications and are still finalising them at this stage. Are you doing any…

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Shilpa
Sep 25, 2017 8:52 am

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

It's all looking fantastic Rural! And now the driveway is nearly there too! Had to smile to myself over the slight initial miscalculation over the number of panels but…

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Joggles
Sep 25, 2017 8:31 am
Joggles

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'
NSW
1, 2

Hi Dan you'll have a meter cost on that as well. Single phase connection is $573ex and a single phase meter is $114ex. Not sure if a 3 phase meter is more? Feed in/out…

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hillbuilder
Sep 25, 2017 8:26 am

Valeco Homes

Valeco Homes
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Cabinetry, architraves, skirting, eaves and brick clean all happened last week. Tiling starts tomorrow, with stone going in on Wednesday I believe! 😬

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bananarama
Sep 25, 2017 8:25 am

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 53, 54, 55

Thanks Vuster. It does look pretty huge on the high side of the street. A few doors down there they are all the same size. My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45…

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Renman
Sep 25, 2017 8:10 am
Renman

KDR Solar System - Sell or keep

KDR Solar System - Sell or keep

Hello, We are in the process of clearing out the house ready for demo. One of the things I've been trying to find is whether it is worth keeping the existing Solar…

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Rockgod70
Sep 25, 2017 7:55 am
Rockgod70

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD
QLD
1 ... 23, 24, 25

I think I even read Boral in my head, but naww.. wife not interested in aggregate. So we will keep it as is. Probably for the best!

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ruraldoc
Sep 25, 2017 7:37 am
ruraldoc

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
1, 2, 3

I had About 100sqm upgrade for around $2000 - stacked horizontally - brick pattern costs was around another $4000 and so did not go with it

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pEast
Sep 25, 2017 6:34 am

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Thanks everyone, we have met the AM before and we have spoken to him on the phone a few times he seems very on the ball so hopefully he will get this mess sorted! This…

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trimum
Sep 25, 2017 5:54 am
trimum

Soakwells Perth

Soakwells Perth

if you are looking for quality soakwells in WA i really do reccomend theses guys:

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Poseidon
Sep 25, 2017 4:46 am
vuster
vuster
14 h

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Looking great! Nearly at the finish line. So exciting.

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vuster
Sep 25, 2017 12:30 am
vuster
vuster
vuster
14 h

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

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

Hi Mecca, It should not be $18520. That price is probably for the Bordeaux display home stair case which has the expensive balustrudes. Most people wouldn't even notice…

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vuster
Sep 25, 2017 12:19 am
vuster

Building our dream - Acreage Build

Building our dream - Acreage Build
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Wow, Nerve racking... well done to you both anyway! It worked out well!

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ruraldoc
Sep 24, 2017 11:25 pm
ruraldoc
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ruraldoc
Sep 24, 2017 11:21 pm
ruraldoc
Lenz88
Lenz88
15 h

Our new home

Our new home
VIC
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Your excitement is palpable. I am so happy that your build is going so well considering what a horrid start you had. Yay! Can not wait to see the finished product. Looks…

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Lenz88
Sep 24, 2017 11:15 pm
nav12c
nav12c
15 h

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
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Brick is Austral Urban One Chiffon. Was included in our package. Woollahra includes tiles to ceiling. I think it looks nicer. However, if you change to a more expensive…

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nav12c
Sep 24, 2017 11:12 pm
shazaw
shazaw
16 h

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Oh sweet your inspection went well. Once the electrical wiring and air con goes in they can start to move quickly for gyprock and kitchen. Build Thread : …

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shazaw
Sep 24, 2017 10:35 pm
shazaw
shazaw
16 h

KDR Sekisui House - St George

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

Yep we paid the last week Tuesday. That because we were happy with our ss Ben, not realising Ben no longer work for BB. I do wonder what type of SS we are going to get…

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shazaw
Sep 24, 2017 10:30 pm
bripri
bripri
16 h

Choosing builder - New Edge homes

Choosing builder - New Edge homes

Hi All, Anyone s built house before with New Edge homes (New edge homes are a part of Masterton Group)? How are they as a builder?

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bripri
Sep 24, 2017 10:28 pm


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