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andycoles2019
andycoles2019
13 August

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Just thinking that its better to share this home design in a video type. The design is called, Eclipse with Liner…

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andycoles2019
Aug 13, 2019 7:34 pm
andycoles2019
Hoovyendy
Hoovyendy
30 July

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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We visit at least once a week. Although we are moving to the estate soon, so I expect we would visit most days.

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Hoovyendy
Jul 30, 2019 4:59 pm
Hoovyendy
Hoovyendy
Hoovyendy
30 July

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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always have heaps of power points in kitchen for all the appliances

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Hoovyendy
Jul 30, 2019 4:56 pm
Hoovyendy

Inspired Homes/ Como Homes - Custom Build Corner Block

Inspired Homes/ Como Homes - Custom Build Corner Block
VIC
1, 2

Those stairs are next level (excuse the pun). Sexy! I want them!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Blacktea2sugars
Aug 17, 2019 10:29 pm

Hey folks. Been lurking around reading all sorts of stories of everyone's journey so thank you all for sharing them so far. Thought I'd do my bit to leave a bit behind…

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Comet
Aug 17, 2019 10:02 pm

land elevation brisbane

land elevation brisbane

Hi, wish to elevate the land to road level. how much is the cost and is there any council requirement. how do know how much elevation is requires? building at brisbane.…

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rj333
Aug 17, 2019 9:06 pm

Built the frame for the portico deck today. Doing the timber tomorrow, ended up going with Jarrah 140mm wide.

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thme
Aug 17, 2019 8:20 pm

Which builder is good in Bendigo for house and land packages

Which builder is good in Bendigo for house and land packages

As we are buying our first property we need some tips and which builders are good and best in their work.

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Malini2015
Aug 17, 2019 8:19 pm

Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Nice, I like the hallway joinery especially. Provides a great landing spot for when coming in the front door.

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Hillsbuilds
Aug 17, 2019 8:06 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 744, 745, 746

Congrats GLO. Send more photos when you move in.

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Femstar
Aug 17, 2019 7:51 pm
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DaniB
Aug 17, 2019 7:14 pm

Balcony - with or without roof?

Balcony - with or without roof?

If you found you wanted protection you could perhaps use one of those wind out awnings, some of them actually look quite good these days. the beauty of that is that you…

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Lisadee
Aug 17, 2019 7:09 pm
Lisadee

How common is it to switch builders?

How common is it to switch builders?

Haha! Still working through our third design, but so far so good. Our price was per sqm which is equivalent to over 25k per sq 😳 We’ve paid out significant $$$ to…

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gogo65
Aug 17, 2019 7:00 pm
gogo65

more on tiles

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Maris
Aug 17, 2019 4:47 pm
Maris

Clarendon Boston 35

Clarendon Boston 35
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi LOLZ I booked in the appointments ages ago even before we signed the contract hence why we could get them close together! Had our tiles appointment. FINALLY no…

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lozsyd
Aug 17, 2019 3:42 pm
ben888
ben888
Yesterday

Kitchenette upstairs

Kitchenette upstairs

I was in a display home recently with a friend and saw exactly this: I laughed and thought what a bad day it must be to need a coffee or beer straight before going into…

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ben888
Aug 16, 2019 11:02 pm
ben888
vhome
vhome
Yesterday

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

yeah that's great idea, we were thinking to do something similar along the driveway We would only have 1 mtr towards the same side as yours so not sure how wide that is…

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vhome
Aug 16, 2019 9:15 pm
Salfield
Salfield
Yesterday

Ducted air question

Ducted air question
NSW

Cheers mate.

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Salfield
Aug 16, 2019 8:48 pm
KingTaco
KingTaco
Yesterday

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified
1 ... 4, 5, 6

I did slab, frame and pre-handover. Different people recommend different ones, but those were what was recommended to me. I paid about $1300 for those three inspections.…

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KingTaco
Aug 16, 2019 8:41 pm
KingTaco
cory
cory
Yesterday

Valeco Homes

Valeco Homes
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

We are currently building with them and build has gone into snail pace since the changes.

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cory
Aug 16, 2019 4:17 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
Yesterday

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 103, 104, 105

holy guacamole! 70 lights?! Your electrical bill must be equivalent to my entire landscaping bill can’t wait to see it!

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MrsJM
Aug 16, 2019 3:27 pm
MrsJM
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
Yesterday

New home build - Custom Design WA

New home build - Custom Design WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Looks great! Our staff came down this week too but I can’t seem to get a good pic of our facade, as the construction fence gets in the way

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Hillsbuilds
Aug 16, 2019 1:25 pm

Loooong meeting with builder and various tradies on site today, to discuss electrical, plumbing, joinery, landscaping, flooring, jigsaw... This next pic might seem very…

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Hillsbuilds
Aug 16, 2019 1:20 pm
Sheepish
Sheepish
16 August

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks Steel, just one last question with your 2nd storey, is it all brick or panel with suspended concrete floor? and how do you find the outside noise & temperature if…

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Sheepish
Aug 16, 2019 10:41 am

Wednesday and Thursday our WIR/Robes were installed. They'll be coming back next week to finish off a few small things. We also had some of our new furniture…

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TiredHalo
Aug 16, 2019 6:10 am
TiredHalo
jbarber
jbarber
15 August

Melbourne Water Permit Condition Change?

Melbourne Water Permit Condition Change?
VIC

Hoping someone here can assist :) My partner and i are looking to purchase a block of land which as a 2m wide easement on the east side of the block, which also happens to…

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jbarber
Aug 15, 2019 9:53 pm
Rhetti
Rhetti
15 August

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Portview 31

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Portview 31

I'm sorry to hear that mate.

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Rhetti
Aug 15, 2019 8:14 pm
Rhetti
mishie
mishie
15 August

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 574, 575, 576

Hi am after contact details for QLD state manager I have not been able to contact anyone at head office Thanks

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mishie
Aug 15, 2019 7:10 pm
Brayton
Brayton
15 August

Coral Homes No Caesarstone

Coral Homes No Caesarstone

Has anyone built with coral homes and chosen not to have caesarstone benches and vanities? We are trying to cut as much costs as possible so we can get the biggest house…

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Brayton
Aug 15, 2019 7:06 pm
Teeger
Teeger
15 August

Has anyone building with Austec Homes Statewide Pty Ltd

Has anyone building with Austec Homes Statewide Pty Ltd
NSW

Bumping this up, anyone build with Austec Homes Statewide ?

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Teeger
Aug 15, 2019 6:09 pm
gillybean
gillybean
15 August

JG King- Ballarat, new home build

JG King- Ballarat, new home build

That person didn’t actually build with JG, I think Classic Homes from memory did their build. Anyway, again I think they were mainly commenting on the finance side of…

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gillybean
Aug 15, 2019 5:08 pm
gillybean
rkoncept
rkoncept
15 August

Expansion joint in double storey house

Expansion joint in double storey house

Hi DaniB You should have an expansion joint in the stair void as it is a large surface area and will be prone to a bit of movement and vibration through walking up and…

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rkoncept
Aug 15, 2019 4:59 pm
ssvdara
ssvdara
15 August

Metronest Homes

Metronest Homes

Thank you..

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ssvdara
Aug 15, 2019 4:12 pm

Ensuite tiling Kitchen splashback (alot darker than we thought... hopefully it comes together when the stuff gets taken off the benchtop)

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alt
Aug 15, 2019 2:29 pm
alt
pnagella
pnagella
15 August

Simonds homes or Mojo homes

Simonds homes or Mojo homes
NSW

Good to know. Simonds have built several in Altrove and am sure u will be in safe hands. Be mindful of customisation which can make it complicated and delay the process.

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pnagella
Aug 15, 2019 1:22 pm
luxbuild
luxbuild
15 August

Rawson Windermere

Rawson Windermere
ACT
1, 2, 3

Rawson seem terrible at understanding aircon. We've had real troubles getting what should be a simple setup done. They could have added a slave controller, which is…

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luxbuild
Aug 15, 2019 11:03 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
15 August

Tips for first home buyers

Tips for first home buyers

There are people who can be bought for less than 30 pieces of silver.

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SaveH2O
Aug 15, 2019 9:12 am
SaveH2O
Salfield
Salfield
14 August

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

No. Someone needs to get up a ladder. Hardest bit is above the garage and they just poured the driveway so no one going on there for at least two weeks with a cherry…

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Salfield
Aug 14, 2019 2:39 pm
kdring
kdring
14 August

Boutique Homes

Boutique Homes
VIC
1 ... 169, 170, 171

I have few things to add that i hope will be useful. Structurally, from slab to framing they are high quality. There were the only few builders…

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kdring
Aug 14, 2019 2:28 pm
JustinY
JustinY
14 August

Building with Rawson - handover delay and delay fees?

Building with Rawson - handover delay and delay fees?
NSW

Yes exactly - the SS was making it sound like it was the payment delaying handover but my lender wasn't going to issue the final payment without the house having interim…

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JustinY
Aug 14, 2019 1:28 pm
KamadoJusto
KamadoJusto
14 August

Helpful tools for First home buyers

Helpful tools for First home buyers

Google docs - Google sheets - I’ve used sheets to keep track of every item and cost and what’s been paid and what hasn’t and when it was paid with receipt numbers.…

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KamadoJusto
Aug 14, 2019 12:44 pm

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alymei
Aug 14, 2019 12:12 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
14 August

First Home Buyer - Any Advice/Tips?

First Home Buyer - Any Advice/Tips?

Beware of the online product and service reviews in your research, as many of these are fake or manipulated. Particularly the overly positive ones with no substance or…

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Norfolk
Aug 14, 2019 8:01 am
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Hasan
Aug 14, 2019 7:28 am
Ramee
Ramee
13 August

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Good to hear all going well. Yeah they will most probably finish yours on time before December!

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Ramee
Aug 13, 2019 8:18 pm
CarnTheHawks
CarnTheHawks
13 August

Crack in slab

Crack in slab
QLD

Agreed. "Hairline cracks" are in everything concrete. Feel free to take detailed photos (close up & zoomed out), if you're concerned. But I don't expect anything will come…

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CarnTheHawks
Aug 13, 2019 6:05 pm
Yomi
Yomi
13 August

Building Hampton by Long Island , Western Melbourne

Building Hampton by Long Island , Western Melbourne
VIC

Hi Guys, How is your build going? Can you share your experience?

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Yomi
Aug 13, 2019 4:04 pm
Renman
Renman
13 August

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Congratulations. Did you get the custom salt and pepper?

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Renman
Aug 13, 2019 12:17 pm
Renman
Renman
Renman
13 August

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Haha. I thought of the same thing but didn't ask. Glad you did.

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Renman
Aug 13, 2019 12:14 pm
Renman

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