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kidu13
kidu13
16 January

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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We go past the site once or twice a week for the past 6 months and we haven't even got the title yet. We rent nearby. There were trees and bush in our lot when we first…

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kidu13
Jan 16, 2018 2:44 pm
kidu13
Tracyt
Tracyt
21 October 2017

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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We planned to do ours after. However we were lucky to find the tiler was happy to do a side job during the build. We are glad we did because now the driveway will…

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Tracyt
Oct 21, 2017 8:00 am
Tracyt

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?
NSW
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Best for you to get Z to install digital antenna and the NBN, even if it cost more. The antenna splitter is best to be put on the roof space, because it cost 200-250 to…

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wentworth33
Jan 18, 2018 2:42 pm

Just got a call from the logistics company wanting to book our flooring delivery tomorrow. Our friend will meet them to lock it away in the garage. I thought I’d buy it…

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aphsta
Jan 18, 2018 2:18 pm

Choice Living WA

Choice Living WA
WA
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yea its too much..they should just close down if they dont have funds to continue anymore!

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dacosta
Jan 18, 2018 2:18 pm

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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We asked during the sales stage and I was told we should ask our CA when assigned as the CA will be able to assist. The sales said they were not not fully across of all…

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g33kerb0t
Jan 18, 2018 2:12 pm
g33kerb0t
Choosy
Choosy
41 m

Is $290K Build Price for a total of 240sqm House Reasonable?

Is $290K Build Price for a total of 240sqm House Reasonable?

Unfortunately building is a business and some builders will quote what they think you are willing to pay, especially if they know you won't have a problem with finance.…

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Choosy
Jan 18, 2018 2:06 pm
Choosy

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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thanks for sharing I'll keep this in mind as well just in case.....

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radiohead
Jan 18, 2018 1:52 pm
bini
bini
1 h

How long from PCI to Handover in Simonds

How long from PCI to Handover in Simonds
VIC

Thankyou @Madora Dreamer, I ll keep that in mind. :-)

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bini
Jan 18, 2018 1:42 pm

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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Hello Cheeku I will not rely on Tyrells inspection report a lot as this is something that is internal between the builder and Tyrells. I did ask the question at that time…

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Ausman
Jan 18, 2018 1:32 pm

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
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We were surprised that they even turned up on Tuesday and yesterday was wet until apx mid morning, feel sorry for them as they start early in the morning to avoid the hot…

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Choosy
Jan 18, 2018 1:31 pm
Choosy

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1, 2

Hi All, I purchased my H & L at the end of 2015. The DA was approved in December. I am building with Rawson. I am just waiting for the slab to go down. This is my first…

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belindaboni
Jan 18, 2018 1:05 pm

Crystal 16 by Dennis Family Homes

Crystal 16 by Dennis Family Homes
VIC
1, 2

Ah, of course! My wife did tell me that ages ago. Duh! Hey, I only slept 2 hours after work last night as I had to meet the electrician on site this morning... and that's…

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rattleAU
Jan 18, 2018 1:03 pm

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters
WA
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Looks great! I’ll keep my fingers crossed that you don’t get charged a variation fee

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Summitlovin
Jan 18, 2018 1:02 pm

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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Thank you! Love seeing all the paperwork and stress starting to amount to something 😊

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Summitlovin
Jan 18, 2018 1:01 pm

Our Langford Countryside - Allworth homes

Our Langford Countryside - Allworth homes
NSW

I will have to get the letter they sent us when we moved to the construction team tomorrow and might give them a call or email then. Thanks :) viewtopic.php?t=89059

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aphsta
Jan 18, 2018 12:58 pm

We have been in the process of building our dream home for the last 2 years. Things will finally start next week on the 25th. I have a mixture of excitement and dread in…

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symone
Jan 18, 2018 12:36 pm
symone
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pbwhi0
Jan 18, 2018 12:24 pm

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build
QLD
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So exciting!!! - 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
Jan 18, 2018 12:08 pm
Bridgetwitch

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 443, 444, 445

Hi Funk52 You can definitely do the render afterwards. I am in the industry and a house your size in acrylic render ( where the paint colour is included in the render as…

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SejaeD
Jan 18, 2018 12:02 pm
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Hudson House
Jan 18, 2018 11:56 am

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 805, 806, 807

OMG...this is terrible.. is this on news ?

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World_Of_Waldorf
Jan 18, 2018 11:45 am
World_Of_Waldorf

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD
QLD
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Nice!! That bottom one has the pavers we are using in the pool area

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symone
Jan 18, 2018 11:44 am
symone

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
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They did order it from selections. This is the update The carpet guy came down today. We talked about the whole situation. He reckons it’s never happened before.…

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Doulton777
Jan 18, 2018 11:40 am
Doulton777
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just_a_draftee
Jan 18, 2018 11:17 am
just_a_draftee

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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so it just depends upon your number in the line - someone I know building with famous C - had the same problem - first no framers and now completed reverse build but no…

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pEast
Jan 18, 2018 11:12 am

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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Waldorf Any chance you can assist here? My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?share_ ... are_type=t

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Renman
Jan 18, 2018 11:10 am
Renman

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 337, 338, 339

Water is totally required. Water is one the the main thing, also need water during the demo to keep the dust from been airborne. Your neighbor will love you for it.…

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Renman
Jan 18, 2018 11:06 am
Renman

Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Any experiences with Firstyle homes
NSW
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We've just finished our build with FS last month. Its our first home so it was a very steep learning curve for my wife and I but enjoying the new home (and moving out of…

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ravsingh21
Jan 18, 2018 11:03 am

Dennis Family Homes - Devonport 363. Build has started...

Dennis Family Homes - Devonport 363. Build has started...
VIC
1, 2

Sorry for the late reply Cleef85. We have been incredible busy with some personal stuff, work and build related things. Really like what you have done with the Kimberley…

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rattleAU
Jan 18, 2018 10:44 am
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Homestead2017
Jan 18, 2018 10:38 am

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
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Thank you. For a double garage and doing all the steps (prep.kit including primer, epoxy coating kit and top coat sealer kit) cost about $900.

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Corallake
Jan 18, 2018 10:02 am
Corallake

Can someone please have a look at this staircase upgrade cost and tell me if it seems reasonable or am I being taken for a…

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dioni
Jan 18, 2018 9:59 am

Our lovely neighbours sent us this this morning. We have a loo. Still no approval from the private certifier but progress Building our first custom dream home.

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sparrowsnest
Jan 18, 2018 9:37 am

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
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Hopefully the first SS has already set most things in to place ready to be done.

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Bri1234
Jan 18, 2018 9:34 am
Bri1234

Do not like kitchen wall tiles

Do not like kitchen wall tiles
VIC

It really depends on the way you go about it. Tiling itself isn't difficult especially for a simple flat area like the photo. If you are prepared to have a go you could…

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bashworth
Jan 18, 2018 9:32 am
bashworth

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
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That's a great price ours was over $1000 just for splashback & not even behind rangehood so Valeco is much cheaper

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BrownDog77
Jan 18, 2018 8:28 am

Metricon Winchester 28- Land titled!

Metricon Winchester 28- Land titled!
VIC
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Interesting! Havent heard anything from M, our CSC has been uncontactable all week....glad they're doing stuff behind the scenes though.

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blackcat20
Jan 18, 2018 8:19 am
blackcat20

Here is some more pictures,

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Skcel
Jan 18, 2018 6:50 am
Skcel
Choosy
Choosy
14 h

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
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I think all the rain has already started cleaning our bricks.....

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Choosy
Jan 18, 2018 12:36 am
Choosy
Eskay
Eskay
16 h

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3

Quick update - plaster is completed on the house. Will be posting the latest photos this weekend ...

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Eskay
Jan 17, 2018 10:38 pm
Eskay

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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Hey if you do get back in you need to write a note saying "Do not reuse this base. it is the incorrect depth and needs replacing." That way if the cabinet maker hasnt…

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cat_dunc
Jan 17, 2018 9:57 pm
cat_dunc
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cat_dunc
Jan 17, 2018 9:54 pm
cat_dunc

Craziest find during your build...

Craziest find during your build...
VIC

I found a bird in my house XD Had to get in and rescue the poor thing.

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aloenyx
Jan 17, 2018 9:45 pm
aloenyx

Building with JG King - Barossa 255 in Ballarat.

Building with JG King - Barossa 255 in Ballarat.
VIC

Ooohh it's looking great. We are very seriously thinking about the Barossa 255 and building in Romsey. We'd need a ranch style for the block we are looking at, and this…

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AlexPell
Jan 17, 2018 9:44 pm
AlexPell

Last thing for now is some paint colours. Our walls are Grey Pail with Vivid White as our ceiling/cornices and Lexicon as our internal door colours The material with…

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CamillaS
Jan 17, 2018 9:40 pm
CamillaS

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
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I did indeed. I’ve been advised that the plans have been submitted to council and once council has signed off on the subdivision certificate then plans will be sent to…

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wongbruce
Jan 17, 2018 9:25 pm

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - BRICKING

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - BRICKING
VIC
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lol Rachael The lock on the door was stuck in so I didn't want to close and lock it just in case there was a reason for it. So I closed the door and placed a brick…

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Bri1234
Jan 17, 2018 9:07 pm
Bri1234

Things you wished you knew before your first build

Things you wished you knew before your first build

Haha great reminder after a day looking at display homes, house designs, and being tempted with all sorts of add-ons.

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AlexPell
Jan 17, 2018 9:05 pm
AlexPell

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Stairs

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Stairs
VIC
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Firstime - I can't wait either for it to be stained. We have two lights going in either side of the windows and a square stair light for each flight. This stage is just…

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Rachael13
Jan 17, 2018 8:55 pm
Rachael13

House is being painted at the moment. Getting an update from the builder as next Thursday was meant to be the completion date! If they are late they will need up start…

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valerie3e
Jan 17, 2018 8:53 pm
valerie3e


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