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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

Some pics of our place ... Glad that it's all coming together so nicely We had skirting, electrical fit out ( we have lights now) and first paint coat…

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gfernz
Sep 24, 2017 7:32 am

Building our dream - Acreage Build

Building our dream - Acreage Build
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My hubby did! He is better at keeping a poker face. Friday night I thought he wasn't going to make it home to the auction, it wasn't a good feeling 😬😂😂 but I did…

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ABuild
Sep 24, 2017 6:15 am

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!
VIC

yes, I am. I have a narrow lot so I'm still deciding between the Sentosa and the vantage. Your plans look good. I love voids. Have you considered a Jack and Jill between…

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fingerz
Sep 24, 2017 2:54 am

Arramont Estate - Wollert Victoria

Arramont Estate - Wollert Victoria
VIC

How long after getting block can you start building?

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mehtab
Sep 24, 2017 2:12 am

BL- Coral - Grange 26

BL- Coral - Grange 26
NSW
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we had this and it's ridiculous because ss actually forgot some stuff - lucky I go on and on lol. But to me it seems pointless to wait until end. We had to get stuff done…

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dougang287
Sep 24, 2017 1:00 am

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne
VIC
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Oh nice, yeah I’m also thinking of doind the laminex desk across the study window like in the display house after handover.

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Vantage_35
Sep 24, 2017 12:44 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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I just payed just over $6000 for the baluster. I got told stair price was included in the base price. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Sep 24, 2017 12:35 am
Doulton777

KDR with Fairmont Homes

KDR with Fairmont Homes
SA
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Any updates ?? I need to see more photos of the build Im building a modified version of The Grand aswell Would really like to see what you have done!

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DanTheUpholsterer
Sep 24, 2017 12:19 am
voz
voz
8 h

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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Hi nomnomnom, Appreciate your inputs and totally agree that we have to be on the top of things to get good quality build. Unfortunately (for this topic only, otherwise…

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voz
Sep 24, 2017 12:14 am

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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just for a thought.... i was thinking parkside is in better position than our's lot....

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Zayedzamir
Sep 23, 2017 11:52 pm

Floor plan feedback HGWA - Vienna

Floor plan feedback HGWA - Vienna

I like the design all suggestions so far are all valid I have a home theatre in my design and its an open design with 2 entry points with no doors to close it off It all…

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DanTheUpholsterer
Sep 23, 2017 11:29 pm

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

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'
NSW
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Our rear verandah was removed on friday the backyard looks so open now its amazing how much space it creates and to think it will be replaced with a brand new house is…

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DanTheUpholsterer
Sep 23, 2017 11:07 pm
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VMGlendale37
Sep 23, 2017 11:01 pm

KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block

KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block
VIC
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We've got the middle of the range, I think pre-finished. We've got a no beading note, will revisit the under cabinets

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Drew01
Sep 23, 2017 10:59 pm
Drew01

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

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)
VIC
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Kmart's homewares section is really fantastic. You can get some really nice pieces. If only our nearest Kmart wasn't 2hrs away!

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ruraldoc
Sep 23, 2017 10:50 pm
ruraldoc

Carlisle homes- near completion

Carlisle homes- near completion
VIC

Hey Hutchie, It has been some time since you posted this. Hopefully all issues by now have been resolved. We are also thinking to go with CH. How do you rate there…

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Lets_Do_This
Sep 23, 2017 10:37 pm

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

The epic home building race - FLOORS&DOORS DONE! CONCRETE GO
QLD
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We go past you usually. Last time we went via Logan Motorway as it is marginally faster and more straightforward (less roundabouts, turn-offs, and stops through towns).…

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ruraldoc
Sep 23, 2017 10:35 pm
ruraldoc
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Drhomes
Sep 23, 2017 10:31 pm

Metricon Vantage

Metricon Vantage
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Well I just sent our csc an email tonight and we signed last Saturday so we shall see. I figured she probably hates us already what's one more email? Metricon…

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emmyawards
Sep 23, 2017 10:30 pm

Building a Carlisle Homes Radison 35 in Boronia (KDRB)

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

Hey CJ, Congrats for your progress on building Radison 35. We are also thinking to go for this one from CH. We are just investigating at this stage and haven't even…

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Lets_Do_This
Sep 23, 2017 10:30 pm

We had a look at plans again and decided in wall toilets would be better. Wanted to save space and look less cluttered especially in the downstairs bathroom which is very…

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Christoshizz
Sep 23, 2017 10:16 pm
Christoshizz

Vanity unit in Guest bathroom.

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shazaw
Sep 23, 2017 9:48 pm

Williams Designer Homes build, West Wallsend NSW - Moved In

Williams Designer Homes build, West Wallsend NSW - Moved In
NSW
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Thanks Von, nice little Freedom find. Thanks, I love her to bits! Oh and I forgot to mention, your Ottoman is exquisite! Coral Homes Avoca 25 in Gainsborough Greens…

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k.goldington
Sep 23, 2017 9:40 pm
k.goldington

So surprised to see we had people working on our block today. Must be because there was a lot of rain the last few days and they couldn't work. Internal bricks have…

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Rheezy
Sep 23, 2017 9:12 pm

Our First Home - Ballarat - Signing Contracts today.

Our First Home - Ballarat - Signing Contracts today.
VIC
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Thanks. Loan has been submitted to the bank for approval. Lets hope the bank valuer sees the same value as we do.

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icat2000
Sep 23, 2017 9:07 pm
icat2000
Mec06
Mec06
11 h

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
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We've gotten quotes I'm just not very good at committing to one of them at the moment, haha. Quite a few of the places I've spoken to have a turnaround time of 3 weeks…

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Mec06
Sep 23, 2017 9:04 pm
Mec06

Plantation Retreat Nouveau Q1 build on acreage in Brisbane

Plantation Retreat Nouveau Q1 build on acreage in Brisbane
QLD

Thanks, it's beautiful out there. It's in Karana Downs, and it's 1.8 acres - so a nice buffer for the neighbours from the noise of toddlers fighting haha!!

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saz1980
Sep 23, 2017 8:51 pm

Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne
VIC
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Omg, you two are amazing, that pile is huge!!! Ours was nothing compared to that. Summer will be amazing though once its done. I can't wait to finish landscaping and…

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aloenyx
Sep 23, 2017 8:48 pm
aloenyx

First build in SE Melbourne

First build in SE Melbourne
VIC
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Oh, I hate when sales people pressure you into something that ends up being wrong for you!

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aloenyx
Sep 23, 2017 8:37 pm
aloenyx
Renman
Renman
13 h

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Should be a of progress. We drove pass today and the render colour is what the Mrs has hoped it would be. Can’t wait to start work on the landscaping as the site…

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Renman
Sep 23, 2017 7:11 pm
Renman
JB1
JB1
13 h

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders
VIC
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As I advised earlier you need to engaged the services of a town planner rather than appease Council. Councils are always conservative on what they approve. You may need…

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JB1
Sep 23, 2017 7:09 pm
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aloenyx
Sep 23, 2017 6:53 pm
aloenyx

Just had to share this sunset pic today!

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GreeneAH
Sep 23, 2017 6:33 pm
GreeneAH
Dani_J
Dani_J
13 h

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Fantastic photos Waldorf! You have some really nice tile choices with the timber look tiles. Looking forward to seeing them once they're laid. It's really good your SS…

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Dani_J
Sep 23, 2017 6:28 pm

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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Thank you. That is the reaction we had when we walked into the display home and fell in love with this house in the first place. - View my blog at

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Sep 23, 2017 5:20 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Simonds Prague Modified SA

Simonds Prague Modified SA
SA
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We thought the same thing when we got to this stage but unfortunately it did seem to drag and the Simonds house that being built across the road from us seems to be…

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Marshall5858
Sep 23, 2017 5:06 pm
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firejack018
Sep 23, 2017 4:15 pm
firejack018

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)
NSW
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Wow I'm in love (with your house ok)

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Orpheus
Sep 23, 2017 4:15 pm
Orpheus
SAFA1
SAFA1
16 h

Henley Aegean 38 - KDR in Bayside

Henley Aegean 38 - KDR in Bayside

We also got all the report and consent dispensation paperwork together, which includes a surveyor letter describing non-compliance, letters from the neighbours stating…

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SAFA1
Sep 23, 2017 4:10 pm
SAFA1
SAFA1
16 h

Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38

Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38
VIC
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Whoop whoop! Congrats. Seems to be racing along now. Very exciting!!

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SAFA1
Sep 23, 2017 3:56 pm

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters
VIC
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We're still plodding along, contract signed and waiting for developer approval. Our admin has been trying to push things along as quickly as possible (maybe she's sick…

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firsttime_homies1401
Sep 23, 2017 3:53 pm
firsttime_homies1401

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?
VIC
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Hi all, Has anyone upgraded their kitchen doors to the thermolaminated doors? If so, could you please give an indication of how much extra this cost. Thanks!

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alice.e
Sep 23, 2017 3:04 pm

Springfield Rise - Custom Valeco Home - COLOUR SELECTION

Springfield Rise - Custom Valeco Home - COLOUR SELECTION
QLD
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Oh okay, but they had somewhat started already. That's cool. We were sure if we should go and take a photo of the block of land prior to the meeting. If they'll have…

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staceyrussell
Sep 23, 2017 2:51 pm
staceyrussell

New Building Seaford Meadows SA

New Building Seaford Meadows SA
SA
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So, I've looked in the laundry again... the grout has dried - darker! It was dried in the first pic, however, it's now 'become' darker. What freakin' Twighlight Zone',…

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JayaJaya
Sep 23, 2017 2:36 pm
JayaJaya

Charlibear's Build - Week 33 - Keys 8/9 YAY!!

Charlibear's Build - Week 33 - Keys 8/9 YAY!!
NSW
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Looking neally good CB - that bed linen - much better!

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JayaJaya
Sep 23, 2017 2:22 pm
JayaJaya

Modified Coral Cloncurry. We have keys!!

Modified Coral Cloncurry. We have keys!!
QLD
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Stunning home you have there - congrats! - 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
Sep 23, 2017 2:20 pm
Bridgetwitch


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