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Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 36, 37, 38

That’s ridiculous... I’m so sorry for you ☹️ - 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
Apr 21, 2018 8:19 pm
Bridgetwitch

Anyone bulding with Lily Homes?

Anyone bulding with Lily Homes?
NSW

Hi Rushil just wanted to know your experience with lily home

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sonia329
Apr 21, 2018 6:57 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 525, 526, 527

All these fabulous looking houses being finished and great updates from current builds gives me a huge amount of confidence for my own when it starts.

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Manhattan52
Apr 21, 2018 6:54 pm
aphsta
aphsta
16 h

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Went past the house today and all the timber for the roof and all of the tiles have been delivered!

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aphsta
Apr 21, 2018 6:08 pm
Renman
Renman
18 h

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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Make sure you put every little thing on the PCI list, otherwise they won't want to address them before handover.

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Renman
Apr 21, 2018 4:35 pm
Renman
shazaw
shazaw
19 h

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

LOL My stress relief just thinking of landscaping and buying more plants . ::lol:: Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Apr 21, 2018 3:38 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 349, 350, 351

Are you getting your independent inspection? If so, clarify the issue with them. If they say it’s a proper defect, then you have something to stand on. Otherwise it…

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Nabeelc
Apr 21, 2018 2:23 pm
Nabeelc

Just picked up our painting from the framers - to go in the hallway - been rolled up under the bed for 5 years waiting for its new home! Hopefully keys by 10th May…

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dillongl
Apr 21, 2018 10:17 am
dillongl
Beljeff
Beljeff
Yesterday

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 724, 725, 726

Hi, there’s a FB group that has 47 members to talk about experiences and ideas. https://m.facebook.com/groups/394147827666800

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Beljeff
Apr 21, 2018 9:46 am
Beljeff
Beljeff
Yesterday

Building with Masterton - Harmony Exclusive

Building with Masterton - Harmony Exclusive
NSW

Hi, I’ve started a FB Group called “building with Masterton” I think there’s a couple of people building harmony. We have 47 members. To share expeirences.

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Beljeff
Apr 21, 2018 9:41 am
Binderella
Binderella
Yesterday

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304
NSW
1, 2

Yes I hope they do too! Our completion date is now 5/11 (from 22/9)

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Binderella
Apr 21, 2018 7:57 am
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WisdomHomes
Apr 21, 2018 7:30 am
WisdomHomes
freyalam
freyalam
Yesterday

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 752, 753, 754

Anyone did the Efficient Energy upgrade with Stegbar? Sales rep told us it applies to all external doors and windows except entrance door only. That's fine but on our…

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freyalam
Apr 20, 2018 11:49 pm
freyalam

After a month’s break, we finally have some progress. Metricon have started on the frame! This was done in the space of one week. There was nothing last week (except…

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rajat
Apr 20, 2018 10:02 pm
Portofino38
Portofino38
20 April

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

You'd think Fowler would let you get the upgraded tiles for free due to the last minute issue. Absolutely loving all your selections and how nicely your house is coming…

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Portofino38
Apr 20, 2018 9:49 pm
wingzee
wingzee
20 April

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 921, 922, 923

Yes myself and another forummer here whom got delayed as our SS left. Both in Kellyville. Thanks for the info and great to hear that he’s good - looking forward to…

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wingzee
Apr 20, 2018 9:08 pm
dymmmplz
dymmmplz
20 April

Eden Brae - Jasper Design

Eden Brae - Jasper Design
NSW

hello, looking to build the Jasper 33 MK II and would love to hear from those that have built it - looking for tips, ideas and suggestions thanks

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dymmmplz
Apr 20, 2018 9:05 pm
Jaydeeh82
Jaydeeh82
20 April

Building at Catherine Park

Building at Catherine Park
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Can't believe someone complained about a shadow. That would have been such a nightmare trying to negotiate. Luckily you were able to resolve it sooner rather than later.…

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Jaydeeh82
Apr 20, 2018 9:00 pm
aphsta
aphsta
20 April

Alfresco roof ideas please

Alfresco roof ideas please
NSW

I know some friends who had the same issue with their house but a different builder, they put in 2 big sky lights over the dining and living area and it worked very…

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aphsta
Apr 20, 2018 8:48 pm
dan1986
dan1986
20 April

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 50, 51, 52

Hi all, Love this thread so many great ideas, you should also have a look at Build Companion https://www.buildcompanion.com.au they also have some great inclusion ideas.

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dan1986
Apr 20, 2018 8:12 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
20 April

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Yes. For a waffle slab this is normal

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SteveMc
Apr 20, 2018 5:05 pm
SteveMc
1building
1building
20 April

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 83, 84, 85

Kurmond doesn't know the meaning of word "COMMITMENT(S)"...

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1building
Apr 20, 2018 4:37 pm
sarah louu
sarah louu
20 April

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Yeah it looked like it was all happening when we drove through a couple of weeks ago. Our builder told us that our slab was poured today, so it feels like we are really…

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sarah louu
Apr 20, 2018 4:18 pm
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
20 April

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Your house is looking fantastic ! Congrats on the handover date too

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BrownDog77
Apr 20, 2018 3:12 pm
akuma69
akuma69
20 April

Building At Edmondson Park

Building At Edmondson Park
NSW
1 ... 171, 172, 173

Land lot size – 480.4 m2 FSR – 0.65 Land location edmondson park…

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akuma69
Apr 20, 2018 12:44 pm
dillongl
dillongl
20 April

GJ Gardner - Bundanoon

GJ Gardner - Bundanoon
NSW

Latest update Painters booked 26 & 27/04 Builders clean booked 30/04 Flyscreen and aluminium booked 01/05 Estimated client walk through (pre handover) 02/05 Keeping…

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dillongl
Apr 20, 2018 9:14 am
dillongl

Acoustic Report Bardia

Acoustic Report Bardia
NSW

0020039Ahmed The property Developer & Your Local Council should have the guild lines and Decibel (dB) targets The most reliable Environmental Engineering Reports use BIM…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 20, 2018 7:37 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Lot126
Lot126
20 April

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

My MIL is itching for grandkids from us but they need somewhere to live first. I grew up in a rental and have always wanted to own a home but never imagined I'd be able to…

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Lot126
Apr 20, 2018 6:42 am
Lot126
nissy02
nissy02
19 April

First time build - Clarendon (Newcastle/Hunter Region)

First time build - Clarendon (Newcastle/Hunter Region)
NSW

Chisholm :) Also quick question for people on here who have built with Clarendon. Can you get a credit for items you don’t use in packages? For example in our Summer of…

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nissy02
Apr 19, 2018 9:32 pm
Seren1ty
Seren1ty
19 April

Feedback on Hall&Hart Homes

Feedback on Hall&Hart Homes
NSW

Hey Merry, We did not speak with other owners or view any in progress homes before signing up. We just asked lots of questions and made sure they were able to satisfy…

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Seren1ty
Apr 19, 2018 7:38 pm
ydnewa
ydnewa
19 April

Allworth Delux Rumpus

Allworth Delux Rumpus
NSW

So this morning I checked the councils application tracker, as I do everyday lol. And guess what our plans had been approved as of yesterday. I am so excited, so it begins.

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ydnewa
Apr 19, 2018 6:50 pm
ydnewa
SamanthaS
SamanthaS
19 April

Building Glenleigh with Kurmond Homes - my experiance...

Building Glenleigh with Kurmond Homes - my experiance...
NSW

Can I ask what the cost came back for your tender? Which version of Glenleigh did you end up with?

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SamanthaS
Apr 19, 2018 6:32 pm
shazaw
shazaw
19 April

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 70, 71, 72

Only this morning I was complaining about pillars needed re patching Someone must have heard from the grapevine ... pillars are nicely patched up now. :-D No more holes and…

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shazaw
Apr 19, 2018 5:17 pm
SamanthaS
SamanthaS
19 April

Elderton homes

Elderton homes
NSW

Hi Riya Did you end up building with Elderton?

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SamanthaS
Apr 19, 2018 4:44 pm

Please find attached the house numbers as promised from the Section 88B Cheers Kind Regards, Bruce "Building an Eden Brae Waldorf 50 in North Kellyville" Blog:

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wongbruce
Apr 19, 2018 4:26 pm
CG Scardycat
CG Scardycat
19 April

Rawson build in Cameron Park

Rawson build in Cameron Park
NSW

There is good amount of slope across the lot(?). Any specific plans for the landscape in backyard (it seems heavily cut down) and the front slope ? I have something…

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CG Scardycat
Apr 19, 2018 2:05 pm
gd65
gd65
19 April

Chelsea 33 by Metricon!!!!

Chelsea 33 by Metricon!!!!
NSW

I just finished 33 2 months ago with oakpark facade with a few changes extended garage and had gutters and eaves instead of flat front and put french doors into bed…

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gd65
Apr 19, 2018 11:46 am

Home Design Software - Too many to choose from?

Home Design Software - Too many to choose from?
NSW

I can assure you they don't do similar things Pick a program that will allow 1. Easy File Transfers/Translation- Stops people from having to redo things 2. Covers the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 19, 2018 11:26 am
StructuralBIMGuy
kaycee
kaycee
19 April

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 135, 136, 137

Please cite your source. Below is a sample:

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kaycee
Apr 19, 2018 9:04 am

What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?

What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?
NSW

Casa2 says "I also wonder what happens if you upgrade from, say, a $100 toilet to a $900 toilet that requires the same amount of work to install. Does the builder just do…

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building-expert
Apr 18, 2018 9:40 pm
building-expert
kailie86
kailie86
18 April

Modified Coral Marcoola 32 SEQ

Modified Coral Marcoola 32 SEQ
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hahahaha that just means you’re 1 step closer to getting those keys!!!!

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kailie86
Apr 18, 2018 9:21 pm
kailie86

Have been a bit slack with the updates lately but we’ve had lots of great progress. Our whole house was gyprocked over the weekend there were trades there on Saturday…

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Homestead2017
Apr 18, 2018 1:13 pm
Joker
Joker
18 April

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)
NSW
1 ... 21, 22, 23

You just retold your story, same experience as me, I ended up digging everything myself and getting a friend to connect, the communication defys belief.

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Joker
Apr 18, 2018 12:49 pm
kjane
kjane
18 April

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Thanks for all of the advice and tips guys, very much appreciated. Thanks for sending through a sample of your plan adalon as it gave me a really good idea of what is…

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kjane
Apr 18, 2018 12:40 pm
amiarm
amiarm
18 April

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Best way is to check the DP rego status online - https://online.nswlrs.com.au/ Once it is registered, settlement will happen with 4 weeks.

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amiarm
Apr 18, 2018 12:19 pm
Salfield
Salfield
18 April

Rawson Balmoral 34 MK1

Rawson Balmoral 34 MK1
NSW

Yeah it’s pretty big. Didn’t actually want a house that big but it was the floor plane we wanted. We started with Clarendon but they weren’t as flexible with…

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Salfield
Apr 18, 2018 9:39 am
Stargazers
Stargazers
18 April

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Thanks Mish, we aren’t so lucky so just getting ideas at the moment

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Stargazers
Apr 18, 2018 9:37 am
Fee121
Fee121
18 April

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Oh ehhc that sounds ridiculous. Both our builds just seem to encounter hurdle after hurdle. I hope you have it in time for your handover on the 20th 🤞🏻

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Fee121
Apr 18, 2018 7:13 am


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