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Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Nomnom That's a really good post. Will definitely make sure that all insulation are done for the external walls. As we are getting insulation on a few of the internal…

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Renman
Jul 27, 2017 8:47 am
Renman

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee
NSW
1, 2

Hi! Welcome, this is going to be a long post but hopefully let you know everything you need, if not, just ask for more information. Allworth were actually the first…

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aphsta
Jul 27, 2017 8:41 am
sstan
sstan
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Anyone building at Kimberly estate (Chi avenue) Keysborough

Anyone building at Kimberly estate (Chi avenue) Keysborough
VIC
1, 2

Thanks Yanni. We are building with Henley. I really can't comment on the site cost until our tender appointment they will tell us if any reinforcement required and how…

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sstan
Jul 27, 2017 8:36 am

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
VIC
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Yes i did notice there were lots of new estates' guess we will have to really look into it. Thanks!!

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taniasimcock
Jul 27, 2017 8:10 am

Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38

Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38
VIC
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Oh that's a lot of changes for the energy rating. Hope it doesn't come in too much. We had to upgrade our ceiling batts (except garage) to 6.0 to get our energy rating…

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Bri1234
Jul 27, 2017 8:02 am
Bri1234

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast
QLD
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Thanks Scubabe! It's the raised tiled shelf thingy at the end of the bath - if that makes sense?! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold…

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Bridgetwitch
Jul 27, 2017 7:51 am
Bridgetwitch

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders
VIC
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We're not sure now. So CRC told us we need to demo before building permit. Bank told us they'd never heard of this. Phoned the demo company last night (who'd only just…

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Bri1234
Jul 27, 2017 7:50 am
Bri1234
Cman
Cman
1 h

Who is building with Beechwood

Who is building with Beechwood
NSW
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I looked your plan, you have huge Northside and all north widows are covered by alfresco. From my point of view, if u move your whole alfresco area, allow natural…

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Cman
Jul 27, 2017 7:32 am
Cman

Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ
QLD
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Stopped by the house last night. It was pitch black so I couldn't see much, except that they'd left the outside lights all on so at least I could see the front. Items…

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scubabe
Jul 27, 2017 7:26 am
scubabe
klea
klea
1 h

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20
QLD
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Thanks cb! Glad they make people laugh. Yeah painting started last week but I think the kitchen benchtop arrived so I was more excited to post about that. Painting is…

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klea
Jul 27, 2017 7:22 am

The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD

The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD
QLD
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Bribie, it's all looking amazing, what gorgeous choices you made!!! Can't wait to see the finished touches :)

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scubabe
Jul 27, 2017 7:12 am
scubabe

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are slabbed!

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are slabbed!
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Thanks Charli. You might have the record there! We are almost at 7 weeks. So glad you are finally close to handover ☺

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Dani_J
Jul 27, 2017 7:11 am

Express Two Storey (Ventura Group) build in Hocking, WA

Express Two Storey (Ventura Group) build in Hocking, WA
WA
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Wine and shopping - definitely a good distraction! I don't really drink myself so maybe I should start shopping! ☺

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Dani_J
Jul 27, 2017 7:09 am

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Yeah no credits at all even when we went from an upgrade back to standard. Our bench is only 800 and we have been charge to extend. Our colour consultant told us 900 was…

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H Family
Jul 27, 2017 7:03 am
H Family
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dougang287
Jul 27, 2017 6:56 am

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!
VIC
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Haha. I thought miffed was common.. But yeah it is probably slang...:p

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aloenyx
Jul 27, 2017 6:39 am
aloenyx

JG King modified Heywood - Kitchen

JG King modified Heywood - Kitchen
VIC
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What stone and cladding?! Yesterday was a great day for you!!!

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charlibear
Jul 27, 2017 6:35 am
charlibear

How in scale were your initial set of drawings

How in scale were your initial set of drawings

Hi engineer_wa, We found that it was just a poor job and a revision of all measurements fixed it.

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gummz
Jul 27, 2017 6:26 am

Interior designers recommended

Interior designers recommended

James Treble! He is doing our home at the moment. Kind Regards, Bruce "Building an Eden Brae Waldorf 50 in North Kellyville" Blog: http://waldorf50.blogspot.com.au A…

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wongbruce
Jul 27, 2017 5:54 am

Working Drawings Complete about to go to Engineering

Working Drawings Complete about to go to Engineering
VIC

I agree, a BIM model is extremely helpful - ideally the model could also include electrical and systems

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engineer_wa
Jul 27, 2017 5:44 am
engineer_wa
aden
aden
4 h

Mcdonald Jones homes in QLD - North Lakes

Mcdonald Jones homes in QLD - North Lakes
QLD

we are in the process of deciding whether to go with mjh in nsw. i am making sure that everything is written down especially offers we have been given so if we decide…

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aden
Jul 27, 2017 5:14 am

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
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The marble is divine. Absolutely love it

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MrsJM
Jul 27, 2017 5:10 am
MrsJM

Lakeland Pakenham

Lakeland Pakenham
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

yes its quite frustrating as we bought or block back in November haha. expecting to be titled on time. we are over the reserve/oval side. they built us up awhile ago but…

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Corgilover
Jul 27, 2017 12:36 am

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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I don't know if I would stick with the same inspector after that. That's serious. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Jul 27, 2017 12:24 am
Doulton777

M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton

M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton
WA
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We had to have two different materials on the front elevation, a "design feature" which was either a gable, balcony, gabelets, a bay window, timber or weatherboard…

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m0llss
Jul 27, 2017 12:18 am

Building our dream - Acreage Build

Building our dream - Acreage Build
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When the exciting progress photos come, it will still be awesome!

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ruraldoc
Jul 27, 2017 12:12 am
ruraldoc
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voz
Jul 26, 2017 11:52 pm
voz
voz
9 h

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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It says $256 in my council website - just a sample.

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voz
Jul 26, 2017 11:29 pm
indika
indika
10 h

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?
NSW
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Thanks Wentworth. It was MG. Didn't post the full name as I wasn't sure whether to post or not as per the forum rules

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indika
Jul 26, 2017 11:10 pm

Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne
VIC
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Hi saarz Thats really awful of henley! We have been struggling to get to site . Still waiting since we signed our contract on 7th april. Just got our ss allotted today.…

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sumitsharma17
Jul 26, 2017 11:07 pm
sumitsharma17

Building with Coral Homes

Building with Coral Homes

We went through our practical completion walk through with Coral Homes at the end of June 2017. There were minor rectifications which needed to be fixed however there are…

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Cheryl519
Jul 26, 2017 11:07 pm

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
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Wow, awesome pickup. Will do!

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fademan
Jul 26, 2017 11:02 pm

HGWA in Calleya Estate

HGWA in Calleya Estate
WA
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I hear your pain, Madora Dreamer. It is super depressing when nothing happens. The only thing I can say is that EVENTUALLY it WILL happen!

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Mrsxtro01
Jul 26, 2017 10:55 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
10 h

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style build: FRAMING

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style build: FRAMING
VIC
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Good choice! Definitely looks great with the white mortar Our 37sq Custom Hamptons Inspired…

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Dani_J
Jul 26, 2017 10:54 pm

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
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My advice to anyone considering building - McDonald Jones or otherwise - if its not written down, it hasn't been discussed. So email after every conversation to confirm…

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allatonce
Jul 26, 2017 10:52 pm

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne
VIC
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Howdy fellas? Looks like its growing to be a wonderful estate. Nice... Can someone please advice when is the next release happening? Also what is the anticipated title…

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moorgate1508
Jul 26, 2017 10:22 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
11 h

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 51, 52, 53

Good idea. We took our toddler and 4yo to colour browse, not ideal! If you can get a babysitter for the appointments I'd highly recommend!

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Ezza78
Jul 26, 2017 9:46 pm
Marz15
Marz15
12 h

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Is there any news on when stage 2 is set to title?

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Marz15
Jul 26, 2017 9:01 pm

Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake
SA
1, 2

So exciting! Love your upgrades and those stairs will be AMAZING!!

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Melsabelle
Jul 26, 2017 8:47 pm
shazaw
shazaw
12 h

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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They have run out of main bricks!! bricks should have delivered last Monday ....and when I passed by today to check ...still no bricks!! Brickies said they needed 4000…

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shazaw
Jul 26, 2017 8:40 pm

Building With AllCastle Homes

Building With AllCastle Homes
NSW

One more thing. I had the air con installed yesterday. You choose between Daikin and Actron. If any AC mechanics are on here they might be able to factually compare the…

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onetonnesam
Jul 26, 2017 8:36 pm

Hey The palisade is a beautiful home I've attached the site layout hope it helps

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stephy2457
Jul 26, 2017 8:34 pm

Charlibear's Build - Week 27... We've reached lock up

Charlibear's Build - Week 27... We've reached lock up
NSW
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That is one cute puppy!! - 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
Jul 26, 2017 8:28 pm
Bridgetwitch
SkB
SkB
12 h

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
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No. Probably documents missing.

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SkB
Jul 26, 2017 8:27 pm
shazaw
shazaw
12 h

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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Good to know your meeting went well, what are your inspection report finding? PCI date? Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Jul 26, 2017 8:21 pm


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