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prashant82
prashant82
19 October

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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i have land at edmondson park, willowdale and oran park, and all builds will happen together, so will be making the trip out once per week!

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prashant82
Oct 19, 2017 7:14 pm
Tracyt
Tracyt
19 h

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

Its started!!!!! The workers were there on Wednesday morning :-D :-D

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spiffmiff
Oct 22, 2017 12:44 am
spiffmiff

Here's an example of what I think the down pipe is going to look like except our post will be surfmist and the down pipe Monument.:(

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Bri1234
Oct 22, 2017 12:31 am
Bri1234

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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So this is the shiny one - I hope Arden got it right for me cos all I had asked was to change from stainless Steel to shiny one

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pEast
Oct 22, 2017 12:04 am

Our Henley Build - Amalfi 30

Our Henley Build - Amalfi 30
VIC
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Hi All, We are also planning to build Amalfi 34, please keep us posted and guided on your projects...

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GAURIKA
Oct 21, 2017 11:43 pm

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)
NSW
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Congrats NthHome, the house is looking great - in particular, the cladding and Hebel has come together really well. The white and dark rendered pylons really pop out at…

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Quirmeball1280
Oct 21, 2017 11:23 pm
Quirmeball1280

Metricon Premature Invoicing

Metricon Premature Invoicing
VIC

My builder did this. I rang them and said the work wasn't complete and they could reissue the invoice when it was. They agreed and sent me a new invoice a week later when…

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MoniqueElizabeth
Oct 21, 2017 11:17 pm

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
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With regards to single storey, the maximum you could go was 21-22sq house. Eden Brae has about 4 designs that are by far the best I could see. We decided to go for a…

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Mtfranklin
Oct 21, 2017 10:32 pm

Hi Zuzu00, your kitchen looks great, here is ours ☺️

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mafu1983
Oct 21, 2017 10:29 pm

Cascade Q1 - Henley Homes with Mods

Cascade Q1 - Henley Homes with Mods
VIC
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The 3 port charger/shelf is awesome, it is from the Clipsal Iconic range. They only supply trade customers so you will have to get a sparkie to source one. My sparkie…

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cant decide
Oct 21, 2017 10:27 pm

Modified Coral Cloncurry. We have keys!!

Modified Coral Cloncurry. We have keys!!
QLD
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Ah that's good. You could upgrade your bed! I thought it was already a king...

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ruraldoc
Oct 21, 2017 10:27 pm
ruraldoc

Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie

Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie
QLD
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Well surely you are plastering next, we are a step in front and behind, as our bricks haven't started but we are fully plastered. We did well with the insulation too, had…

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KatrinaH
Oct 21, 2017 10:22 pm

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ - Site start date 29/09/17

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ - Site start date 29/09/17
QLD
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It gets better wait till they sheet the walls. You can see exactly the size of everything

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H Family
Oct 21, 2017 9:53 pm
H Family

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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You can actually visit DL as many times as you want, however, for appointsments specific to builds by W, I believe they allow upto 2 appointments (or 2…

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singalg
Oct 21, 2017 9:41 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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That sounds incredibly frustrating. - View my blog at www.waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.com

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Oct 21, 2017 9:24 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)
VIC
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Thanks :D I just used plastic edging in a Jarrah colour from Bunnings. Yeah mums had concrete edging when they moved in, was a bit bleh. Hehe, mostly I just picked…

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aloenyx
Oct 21, 2017 8:55 pm
aloenyx
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fec88
Oct 21, 2017 8:44 pm

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC

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

Yes, I am pretty sure that it is the lightning. My carpet call salesperson advised we can change to any other vinyl before installation if we wanted, so if you are still…

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Eskay
Oct 21, 2017 7:48 pm
Eskay
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Caydenn
Oct 21, 2017 7:08 pm
Caydenn

Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk
VIC
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We are in stage 14, down on Gellibrand so we drove past yours on the way there

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Jeffc42
Oct 21, 2017 7:05 pm
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Corallake
Oct 21, 2017 6:34 pm
Corallake

Here are some more plaster photos. Totally coming along, praying the brickies start on Monday or Tuesday.

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H Family
Oct 21, 2017 6:22 pm
H Family
ydnewa
ydnewa
10 h

Allworth Langford Countryside or Langford

Allworth Langford Countryside or Langford
NSW
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Hi everyone, we will be building Altona Delux media rumpus. We have just received unconditional approval and waiting for our land to register. I look forward to see the…

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ydnewa
Oct 21, 2017 4:55 pm
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PVBuild
Oct 21, 2017 4:24 pm
trimum
trimum
11 h

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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I would think fixing out includes all fixings too but our contract says ‘fixing out OR 85% completed’ I guess they can make a judgement as to whether they believe the…

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trimum
Oct 21, 2017 4:15 pm
trimum

Our new home

Our new home
VIC
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Painter was working today. Thats always a good thing! The roof is completely done, inside, he was doing the garage today when we called past- the cornices. Not sure what…

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Princesssarrah06
Oct 21, 2017 3:53 pm

Is it too early to start buying furniture? Fell in love with this dining table, bench seat and chairs.. but we don’t even have building approval yet

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StephLee
Oct 21, 2017 3:30 pm
StephLee

Update on the pool area. Hubby early finished the fencing which looks fab! Posts and alfresco posts just need coat of stain, custom fence panel needed up the end so it…

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lozza81
Oct 21, 2017 3:10 pm

Just went for a visit to the block. Timber frames finished and fascia installed

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Rheezy
Oct 21, 2017 3:07 pm

Modified Bahama 50

Modified Bahama 50
QLD
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Those tiles are gorgeous!! And that view is to die for! Well done guys nice work 👍🏼😃🥂

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mj-mac4
Oct 21, 2017 3:01 pm
mj-mac4
aphsta
aphsta
12 h

Our sea change forever dream home. Allworth Avalon / Sonata

Our sea change forever dream home. Allworth Avalon / Sonata
NSW
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I’m hoping that the fact we don’t need to deal with the bank makes things go quicker, but I am sure Timpelle are going to slow it down viewtopic.php?f=31&t=89059

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aphsta
Oct 21, 2017 2:40 pm
shazaw
shazaw
13 h

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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Any update? Have they charge you for "fixing out stage" Build Thread : viewtopic.php?f=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Oct 21, 2017 2:15 pm
shazaw
shazaw
13 h

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!
NSW
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I called to my SS for updates once a week now, no point in waiting till end of week for him to call me. I do get frustrated if I get no calls from SS. Build Thread : …

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shazaw
Oct 21, 2017 1:34 pm
shazaw
shazaw
13 h

KDR with Sekisui house

KDR with Sekisui house
NSW
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Hi vivmak, have you finished your deck. Photos please. Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Oct 21, 2017 1:26 pm
shazaw
shazaw
13 h

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW
NSW
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Hi Fee, your kitchen and stairs are so gorgeous, gives you very good feeling that the house is getting closer to finishing. That kitchen is so spacious :-D. Build Thread : …

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shazaw
Oct 21, 2017 1:21 pm

Building with Dennis Family Homes

Building with Dennis Family Homes
VIC
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Good stuff! Sounds great! Will be reading the blog and keeping up on your progress.

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rattleAU
Oct 21, 2017 12:44 pm

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
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Thanks GoodOne 😄 Yes hopefully we should be building around the same time. I just hope we get our land titled before Christmas. It’s currently still in land titles…

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mj-mac4
Oct 21, 2017 12:43 pm
mj-mac4

Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38

Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38
VIC
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Yay, how exciting. Some action. I'd be excited by the holes too, lol. This process is taking so long I get excited by any step forward. How nice of your neighbour to…

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Bri1234
Oct 21, 2017 12:06 pm
Bri1234
gemm01
gemm01
15 h

Simonds Prague Modified SA

Simonds Prague Modified SA
SA
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Yeah it was. We wanted a different window so my chaise on my lounge will sit under the window

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gemm01
Oct 21, 2017 11:55 am
gemm01

Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows
NSW
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Congrats, I’m living your exterior colours. Especially those bricks! Enjoy your new home. P.s does that mean you got your driveway for free! If so that’s awesome.…

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mj-mac4
Oct 21, 2017 11:30 am
mj-mac4
RachM
RachM
15 h

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 11 FIXING STAGE

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 11 FIXING STAGE
QLD
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I didn’t know what it is either until recently but had heard of the term. We may look into getting it painted so that it doesn’t stand out so much. Oh well - we know…

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RachM
Oct 21, 2017 11:29 am
RachM

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - We've Started

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - We've Started
NSW
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Hey Cat no not really but I can check on BL private fb page for you. My kids are staying where they are as only 10mins away I think a lot seem to be doing the same for…

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BrownDog77
Oct 21, 2017 11:14 am
jol0
jol0
16 h

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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That is some seriously dodgy brickwork. The brick colour variation is completely unacceptable in my opinion. Wow. I can't believe they are fighting you on this.

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jol0
Oct 21, 2017 10:50 am
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jessicagauci
Oct 21, 2017 10:15 am

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon
NSW
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Thanks so much! Yes it has happened quite fast! Even though to us it felt like a long process haha

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jessicagauci
Oct 21, 2017 10:13 am

is this what you're after? Here's a photo of the steel work where we have the issue pre gyprock

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MrsJM
Oct 21, 2017 9:57 am
MrsJM

Building the Octave 4-27 with Eight Homes

Building the Octave 4-27 with Eight Homes

If anyone has information on upgrading the evaporative cooling unit it would me much appreciated.

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ThomasTheDankEngine
Oct 21, 2017 9:44 am

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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Yes I’m relieved they are rectifying it as it would always bug me every time I looked at it. - View my blog at www.waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.com

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Oct 21, 2017 9:12 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build


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