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Was going for a mid century/modern flat or near flat roofed design. Colour throughout the home is whites (titaniums, surfmists, lexicon) and greys (charcoal, stormfront)…

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207 de
Aug 16, 2018 10:41 am
207 de
207 de
16 August

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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When I'm home (FIFO) live close to ride my bike past almost daily

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207 de
Aug 16, 2018 3:21 pm

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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How's. This.... We have 3 bathrooms each shower has a recess which holds shampoo etc. We wanted tiled 300 x 400. We got 250 x 370 and all three varied in dimensions.…

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michaelyoni64
Jul 04, 2018 9:04 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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i understand from other forums that they do include days with the roof on. are you sourcing your rain data from BOM ?

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vannpaul
Aug 20, 2018 12:43 am

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
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Congrats guys. Looks awesome. Did Rawson give you a gift eg champagne. All the best for Bub as well. 🥂🍺

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Salfield
Aug 19, 2018 11:41 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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We haven’t started building yet but we’ve selected an induction cooktop, ovens in microwave tower and taken out the cooker.

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becks81
Aug 19, 2018 11:18 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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We chose Snowy Mountains, which is similar. It’s quite a neutral white, almost a very very light grey. Some people have said that it picks up a tinge of green tone.…

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Quirmeball1280
Aug 19, 2018 10:58 pm
Quirmeball1280

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC
VIC
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Hi Yes, it is an upgrade. We had the upgrade packs when we booked, which had this included as default. I will put up the pics in the next few days; how is your progress…

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Eskay
Aug 19, 2018 10:37 pm
Eskay

Hi Guys, Opening this thread for the people who bought, built and building on Mirvac's estate The Avenue at Schofield. Please share your experience, concerns anything…

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MrSingh
Aug 19, 2018 10:20 pm

Building Delta(Bliss/ Facade) JG King Shepparton north (Gram

Building Delta(Bliss/ Facade) JG King Shepparton north (Gram
VIC

Good luck James, I am considering JG King and will watch your build experience. The Delta is a great design, you will have a beautiful home!

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dandw
Aug 19, 2018 9:25 pm
dandw

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
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Hi All, Our frames were completed last week, bricks delivered, should start laying them tomorrow. Houspect done inspection, found everything was satisfactory. We checked…

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coppersmith
Aug 19, 2018 9:24 pm
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Ezza78
Aug 19, 2018 9:16 pm

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
VIC
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The "fixed" site cost has come out to be $30K. It is $10K less than what was initially quoted.

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celadon
Aug 19, 2018 7:27 pm

Some photos of the tiling... Floor plan of main bedroom and ensuite/WIR Main ensuite - toilet top right, left wall is feature dark tile with free standing oval…

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pbwhi0
Aug 19, 2018 7:21 pm
pbwhi0
Tajana
Tajana
11 h

Plantation Homes - Trinity Lux Q1 @ Thornlands

Plantation Homes - Trinity Lux Q1 @ Thornlands
QLD
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Thank you, I did it all by my self lol. I am a little worried about the outside paint colour selection, but will wait until it’s fonished before I stress . Your house…

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Tajana
Aug 19, 2018 6:32 pm
Tajana

So we have been in for about 10 days and starting to get things sorted. Still lots of boxes in the garage, but the house is starting to feel like home. Kitchen Family…

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bestspecials
Aug 19, 2018 6:26 pm
bestspecials

Rawson build in Cameron Park

Rawson build in Cameron Park
NSW
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You've got to be careful with the longer boards too, some just repeat the pattern twice on the same board which you don't see on a small sample.

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Huhness
Aug 19, 2018 5:48 pm
Huhness

Metricon Trentham Build - The Baby Bordeaux

Metricon Trentham Build - The Baby Bordeaux
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Hey Bethany, loved reading your topic on your new home it looks amazing.We are also looking at the Trentham 30 after considering the Bordeax 39,although smaller it’s a…

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snippet
Aug 19, 2018 5:04 pm
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
13 h

Singhs homes

Singhs homes
VIC

Hi Dhruv, Where are you building the house ? Also What type of house you got quote on and how much was the price difference ? Cheers !

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Ozshaz
Aug 19, 2018 5:03 pm

Trentham 30 metricon

Trentham 30 metricon
NSW

Hey Davi,we are currently deciding on building the Trentham 30.Do you have any pics of your project so far?Did you see this home as a display?

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snippet
Aug 19, 2018 4:50 pm
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Kunder
Aug 19, 2018 4:14 pm
Lot126
Lot126
14 h

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens
NSW
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It certainly doesn't seem like much more to do. Painting, carpets, wardrobe and pantry shelving, electrical fitout, plumbing fitout and hopefully someone mops the tiles!

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Lot126
Aug 19, 2018 3:59 pm
Lot126

Visited the house today. First row of bricks have been done. Some areas I’ll ask about. Plumbing roughin has been completed. That looks good. Electrical was meant…

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BrentandAllison
Aug 19, 2018 3:38 pm
BrentandAllison

Ok, so have been busy marking up more paint and gyprock defects ready for when the painters and gyprockers come through - MIV said 1 week max but lookimg at all the patch…

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bumblebee1985
Aug 19, 2018 3:13 pm

Our First Home - New Build SA

Our First Home - New Build SA
SA
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Yes agree, love the tiles in the laundry. Can’t wait to see it all come together. I really like your choices in the kitchen too.

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Infra Red
Aug 19, 2018 12:10 pm

Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday
VIC
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Well our skirting boards went down last cause of the floor boards. But I reckon to do all off that above is about 6 weeks depending on weather.

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icat2000
Aug 19, 2018 11:47 am
icat2000
Square
Square
19 h

Building With AllCastle Homes

Building With AllCastle Homes
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi, Thanks for the photograph I found it really helpful and added to my checklist. How did you go with the build with All Castle in the end ? Thanks

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Square
Aug 19, 2018 10:43 am
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Stimpson
Aug 19, 2018 8:54 am
Sloppy
Sloppy
21 h

Shortage of framing timber?

Shortage of framing timber?

We are coming to the end of our owner build and we had a few occasions that suppliers told us they couldn’t supply us with certain lengths of framing timber. They said…

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Sloppy
Aug 19, 2018 8:49 am
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mpricecs
Aug 19, 2018 7:51 am
Tajana
Tajana
Yesterday

Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands

Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands
1, 2

Yes please do. A friend of mine used a company called Clearshield , and she loves them as they are meant to be easier to clean . Pools are so expensive . I went to see…

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Tajana
Aug 19, 2018 1:25 am
Tajana

Bricks, roofing and gutters/facia done! Eaves are getting done on Thursday, and bricks are scheduled to be cleaned on Saturday! I am loving how good the bricks match with…

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CW_L
Aug 18, 2018 9:26 pm
CW_L

Hi Cooky, The estate we are building in has there own requirements for setbacks. It was 4m from the front and something like 3m from the side (due to corner block) and…

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adalon
Aug 18, 2018 8:57 pm
blackcat20
blackcat20
Yesterday

Metricon Winchester 28- Home Straight

Metricon Winchester 28- Home Straight
VIC
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Yes, they took those off to hook up the real ones. These are only partly fitted, they aren't leaving them like that.

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blackcat20
Aug 18, 2018 8:00 pm
blackcat20
Tuvie16
Tuvie16
Yesterday

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
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Plenty of bargains out there with vendors desperate to sell most likely people unable to get approvals for loans with the banks tightening their belts

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Tuvie16
Aug 18, 2018 7:13 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
Yesterday

custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour
NSW
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Not really, there was equity in the land already but they have

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Leksie5000
Aug 18, 2018 6:32 pm
bestspecials
bestspecials
Yesterday

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
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I have been following but don't always comment. I found for me that it was a great way to keep a record of the build.

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bestspecials
Aug 18, 2018 6:07 pm
bestspecials
almaty
almaty
18 August

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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The sand can often sink around the soak well when you get some rain. This is because when they install the soak well, they backfill around the soak well with sand and…

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almaty
Aug 18, 2018 5:22 pm
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if.saad
Aug 18, 2018 4:38 pm

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Looks fab Renman! The sitting room looks warm and comfy now Metricon Liberty 45, Ryde NSW http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=82846

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Quirmeball1280
Aug 18, 2018 3:17 pm
Quirmeball1280
goldencrumble
goldencrumble
18 August

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Has anyone kitted our there wardrobes using IKEA? Would love to hear your thoughts on that if you have.

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goldencrumble
Aug 18, 2018 2:45 pm
alexp79
alexp79
18 August

Project builder for steep blocks

Project builder for steep blocks
NSW

If you are interested, give them a call. The guy who runs the business Werner is very passionate and can tell you a lot about the product and his resources. They have…

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alexp79
Aug 18, 2018 11:56 am
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Clareymoo
Aug 18, 2018 11:29 am
JCM1
JCM1
18 August

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
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Definitely call your admin person. Our frame was supposed to start last Tuesday and it came and went with no sign of any timber. My SS wasn't answering or returning my…

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JCM1
Aug 18, 2018 11:25 am
stoff17
stoff17
18 August

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
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Yeah it is large. Most of everything we picked is on the first few pages of my thread. I’ve seen inside many times. Still just framing at this stage as my SS wants all…

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stoff17
Aug 18, 2018 10:24 am
aphsta
aphsta
18 August

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee
NSW
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Hi Lauren, I just noticed the link to my thread wasn’t in my last message, making it rather useless. Here it is. viewtopic.php?f=31&t=89059

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aphsta
Aug 18, 2018 8:56 am
madj-m
madj-m
18 August

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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thanks Drew! this is pretty much the common theme across all the forums :)

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madj-m
Aug 18, 2018 7:56 am
TiredHalo
TiredHalo
18 August

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41
VIC

Pricing from Clarendon: Sapphire Plus: $355,100 (this includes site costs up to H1…

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TiredHalo
Aug 18, 2018 7:56 am
TiredHalo
Waigo
Waigo
17 August

Exposed Aggregate Driveways

Exposed Aggregate Driveways

Has anyone done these types of driveways in Sydney and can recommend who they used and also post any pics?

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Waigo
Aug 17, 2018 9:58 pm
Waigo
Salfield
Salfield
17 August

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.
NSW
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Some serious stress relief to see it moving ahead. 😁🍺🍺🥂🥂

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Salfield
Aug 17, 2018 9:38 pm
Mallik
Mallik
17 August

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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J_C Welcome to Kurmond homes thread and also to the forum. It is so great to get to know someone else who is also building with Kurmond homes. Could I know exactly where…

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Mallik
Aug 17, 2018 9:18 pm
Mallik
ash28
ash28
17 August

North Kellyville The Promontory

North Kellyville The Promontory
NSW

Thanks Njay, will talk to Sales Agent tomorrow , let's see how it goes..

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ash28
Aug 17, 2018 9:11 pm

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