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Viga
Viga
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Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Has anyone bought a land or hand/house package in Crown Hill Grantham Farm 2765. Stage 5 or 6. Wanted to know about the registration dates

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Viga
Jul 23, 2024 9:56 am
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Joshm87
Jul 22, 2024 7:00 pm

Off form concrete finish - Sydney

Off form concrete finish - Sydney
NSW

Alex all very good points, one you missed though is that you are also guaranteed a much better finish with precast as the walls are poured in controlled conditions in a…

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Ashington Homes
Jul 22, 2024 4:30 am
Ashington Homes

I'm in NSW and am applying CDC for building a retaining wall. The wall only needs to be 800mm at the highest point . I'm thinking just wooden sleepers. 1. For CDC…

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abhshri
Jul 19, 2024 6:24 pm
xena
xena
19 July

Knockdown Rebuild Floor Plan

Knockdown Rebuild Floor Plan
NSW

Thanks again, oklouise. Really appreciate it.

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xena
Jul 19, 2024 12:53 am
echelon6
echelon6
17 July

Recommend me an architect / designer please

Recommend me an architect / designer please
NSW

I'm looking for a person or team who can design and get the DA for my KDR. I'm building in Lane Cove Council and it needs to be a DA due to higher height limit. I like…

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echelon6
Jul 17, 2024 9:56 am

Knockdown rebuild process - basic order of steps

Knockdown rebuild process - basic order of steps
NSW

Hi echelon6 If you like, give me a call and I will walk you through the steps to take and even put you in touch with people who can help you. I can also give you some…

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Ashington Homes
Jul 16, 2024 5:28 pm
Ashington Homes
Sunny84
Sunny84
14 July

Occupation Certificate

Occupation Certificate
NSW

Thanks both I will take a look at the DA and ask my certifier as well.

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Sunny84
Jul 14, 2024 1:58 pm

cladding on first floor

cladding on first floor
NSW

Ok Thank you. Yes we are thinking to upgrade the cladding Axon . Although Cladding is not our choice but this is cost effective.

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narrowblock07
Jul 12, 2024 10:47 am

Building with Meridian homes

Building with Meridian homes
NSW

Hi , We liked meridian homes plan and they are custom builder. Any advice or experience with Meridian homes will be help to make our descion.

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narrowblock07
Jul 10, 2024 2:03 pm

Suspended concrete slab alternatives - AlphaFloor

Suspended concrete slab alternatives - AlphaFloor
NSW

Hi Everyone, Would just like to add comment to this forum know that ALPHAFLOOR is used extensively across Australia by many well known project home builders as well as…

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xcemalphafloor
Jul 10, 2024 12:18 pm

Building with Metricon – Vantage 44 + Granny - in West Penna

Building with Metricon – Vantage 44 + Granny - in West Penna
NSW
1, 2

Hi Ramesh, congrats on a beautiful build! We also built with Metricon, Vantage, quite similar to yours, in the Shire. We finished ours in 2019, barely any issues at all.…

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Hurlingham
Jul 07, 2024 3:59 pm
sdcl91
sdcl91
18 June

Build house under $400k?

Build house under $400k?
NSW

Semi-regional I guess? Northern NSW, coastal. A lot of the volume builders are building homes that are more for towns/suburbia. This is going to be on a farm and that…

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sdcl91
Jun 18, 2024 8:37 am
jagberg
jagberg
15 June

How many hot water system in double storey home

How many hot water system in double storey home
NSW

I faced a similar dilemma when building my double-storey home. A 26L gas instantaneous water heater is generally good, but it might struggle when multiple bathrooms and…

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jagberg
Jun 15, 2024 5:31 am
Train-lhdm
Train-lhdm
13 June

TIPS for newby, MOJO Lido 28 for KDR 20 km west of Sydney

TIPS for newby, MOJO Lido 28 for KDR 20 km west of Sydney
NSW

Hi , I went through CDC. Wish you all the best with your KDR

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Train-lhdm
Jun 13, 2024 10:24 am
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LouLou86
Jun 03, 2024 4:25 pm

We had a DA approved last year and here is the condition that was imposed by Northern Beaches council:

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Ashington Homes
May 30, 2024 3:19 pm
Ashington Homes
nickmaj
nickmaj
29 May

Building First home

Building First home
NSW

Cant give recommendations in general with that builder, but during the colour selection, this is honestly personal preference. Depends on the style you want. Do you want…

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nickmaj
May 29, 2024 1:20 pm
nickmaj
nickmaj
24 May

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
1 ... 721, 722, 723

We didnt get too much, we got 5k off our A/C install by accepting it on the spot (we were already pretty committed regardless, so was a bonus for us). Slab went down…

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nickmaj
May 24, 2024 2:27 pm
nickmaj
nickmaj
24 May

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 35, 36, 37

100%, going too often removes the excitement. We are waiting for our gyprock to go in now after i did the pre-lining inspection this morning. I dont really want to see it…

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nickmaj
May 24, 2024 10:31 am
Denali
Denali
23 May

When should I inform builder to claim for liquidated damages

When should I inform builder to claim for liquidated damages
NSW

On the day liquidated damages kicked in, I texted my SS "Good morning and happy "Today liquidated damages begins today day!" We had a little over 3 weeks claim and no…

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Denali
May 23, 2024 1:15 pm

Hi guys, We building with wisdom home, we chose the garage facade. Has anyone chose the same facade and was forced to have a box gutter? This was not in the…

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MatchaHome
May 19, 2024 3:37 pm
bpratt
bpratt
16 May

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 60, 61, 62

Thank you. She had a pretty good life, and pleased I was able to keep her around for 23 years after Dad had passed. I had some friends set up this page, which really…

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bpratt
May 16, 2024 3:22 pm
nickmaj
nickmaj
14 May

How to deal with delay and variations

How to deal with delay and variations
NSW

Not sure, depends on the builder. We are mid build with McDonald Jones, and they have been perfect so far. Contract signed October 2023, Slab went up 1st week of February…

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nickmaj
May 14, 2024 11:41 am
Rajiv3382
Rajiv3382
13 May

Vineyard, NSW 2765

Vineyard, NSW 2765
NSW

Building since 2021 with RH? My file moved into build now, looks like we need to wait for a long time. What issue you had if you don't mind me asking. Thanks

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Rajiv3382
May 13, 2024 3:11 pm
Rajiv3382

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Hi all, just wondering if anyone is still mid-construction with Provincial Homes. How is your build going?

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Sydneyresider
May 09, 2024 12:15 pm

Build to BAL-FZ in Blue Mountains NSW - windows

Build to BAL-FZ in Blue Mountains NSW - windows
NSW

@NishaR: Apologies for opening this old thread but I found your post a bit useful, thought of seeking some info from you. I am building 3 houses in Blue mountains in…

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kishan6693
May 08, 2024 11:33 pm
Alse87
Alse87
6 May

Corner Block - Driveway Location Dispute

Corner Block - Driveway Location Dispute
NSW

Thank you for getting back. I was hoping you would say you got your way. Frustrating to know this about corner lots after buying the lot and well into the design phase.

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Alse87
May 06, 2024 9:27 pm

Is a building inspector worth it during construction?

Is a building inspector worth it during construction?
NSW
1, 2

Great answer from Simeon to which I would like to add: The question could be asked how many people regret not having their own independent inspector or getting one too…

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building-expert
May 01, 2024 7:18 am
building-expert
oklouise
oklouise
26 April

Cost of building an acerage home (the hils, NSW)

Cost of building an acerage home (the hils, NSW)
NSW

having built on acres several times i suggest that you also need to add the cost of a sewerage system and any associated fencing, water tanks with associated extra…

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oklouise
Apr 26, 2024 8:31 pm
lilijana
lilijana
24 April

Building With AllCastle Homes

Building With AllCastle Homes
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi may I please check. Did you get any aback offers with your contract? Would you have the brochure by any chance ? We signed up end of year but I did not save the…

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lilijana
Apr 24, 2024 1:33 pm
Mattms
Mattms
22 April

Knock Down Rebuild : Site survey - own or via builder?

Knock Down Rebuild : Site survey - own or via builder?
NSW

Anyone knows which builders in NSW that uses Fair Trading contract...?

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Mattms
Apr 22, 2024 9:18 pm
RogerD68
RogerD68
18 April

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes
NSW
1, 2

Hello just wanted to see the noise level between the top and bottom floor. Does noise travel. Also do the two lots of stairs bother you

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RogerD68
Apr 18, 2024 6:02 pm
T.H
T.H
16 April

Montgomery Homes

Montgomery Homes
NSW

I initially came on here and read these reviews before we chose a builder. We bit the bullet and went with Montgomery cause we heard good things through friends. We are…

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T.H
Apr 16, 2024 4:37 pm

Pre Lining Inspection with defects

Pre Lining Inspection with defects
NSW

There are a lot of private inspectors should have stayed working as tradies!! Firstly, you paid for a professional opinion of the works, if he has picked up on an item he…

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BuildingandLegal
Apr 14, 2024 10:36 pm
BuildingandLegal

Slab for 424 sqm house in North Kellyville NSW

Slab for 424 sqm house in North Kellyville NSW
NSW

Petercurtis You able to contact the certifier and get a copy of your structural plans, if they are not in your contract. If your home was approved via CDC then they…

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Ashington Homes
Apr 05, 2024 6:08 am
Ashington Homes
balajmn
balajmn
29 March

Facade Colors combination

Facade Colors combination
NSW

Thanks. Facade is south facing

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balajmn
Mar 28, 2024 11:18 pm

Full Brick Double Storey 38Sq House Price Estimated?

Full Brick Double Storey 38Sq House Price Estimated?
NSW

Hi Kristy Around $1.7-1.8m or around $4,600/sqm. if you PM me your email I will send you a break up in a spreadsheet so you can get an understanding of the costs for…

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Ashington Homes
Mar 28, 2024 12:10 pm
Ashington Homes

Incorrect Slab Plan ?

Incorrect Slab Plan ?
NSW

Constant What you have posted isn't really readable and also needs to be compared to your architectural plans. Happy to have a look if you email me at

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Ashington Homes
Mar 21, 2024 4:24 am
Ashington Homes

Structural Drawings

Structural Drawings
NSW

Peter In NSW your Certifier will have a copy, and the Certifier works for you not the builder. They are your representative so just contact them and ask for a…

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Ashington Homes
Mar 07, 2024 8:13 am
Ashington Homes
PD2366
PD2366
4 March

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 92, 93, 94

Avoid Kurmond Homes. Our experience was absolutely disappointing and heartbreaking. We spent 30k, and 2 years later still no DA. The design and pre-construction team are…

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PD2366
Mar 04, 2024 2:28 pm
OzKh
OzKh
25 February

Wisdom Homes | Momentum Series

Wisdom Homes | Momentum Series
NSW

Hi Everyone, I am exploring builder in NSW and received a very tempting quote from Wisdom home for their momentum series. I just want to know experience of building…

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OzKh
Feb 25, 2024 3:03 pm
Sean-O
Sean-O
21 February

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

There have been a few questions lately asking about Charleston and working with them. I have also noticed that all of those reviews saying anything…

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Sean-O
Feb 21, 2024 10:28 am
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Ashington Homes
Feb 08, 2024 12:26 pm
Ashington Homes
whichbuilder
whichbuilder
8 February

Survey for those who built recently, building now or soon

Survey for those who built recently, building now or soon
NSW

https://form.jotform.com/240284569218058 Please spare a moment to fill out this survey form for a project. You stand a chance to win a digital gift voucher. Legitimate…

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whichbuilder
Feb 08, 2024 2:29 am
cobrossaj
cobrossaj
7 February

Anyone using Bellriver bulder and doing the turnkey projects

Anyone using Bellriver bulder and doing the turnkey projects
NSW

Anyone using Bellriver bulder and doing the turnkey projects

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cobrossaj
Feb 07, 2024 9:44 am
niickshushi
niickshushi
5 February

Pool Builders, in and around The Hills Greater Sydney

Pool Builders, in and around The Hills Greater Sydney
NSW

Thanks again Simeon for being so elaborate. Appreciate it. Its gives us a very idea. Kind Regards

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niickshushi
Feb 05, 2024 8:10 pm
Ashington Homes
Ashington Homes
5 February

Provincial style hone external colours

Provincial style hone external colours
NSW

The Dulux colour consultants are awesome. If you show them the photos they should be able to figure it out for you straight away

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Ashington Homes
Feb 05, 2024 2:45 pm
Ashington Homes

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