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ehhc
ehhc
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Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Under cabinet spots or Downlight look great and connecting switch would be very convenient. I had to resort to a wireless remote controller to save an electrician coming…

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ehhc
May 21, 2018 12:33 pm
ehhc

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi, thanks! Generally the build went well but council took forever - no issues, apparently just a new girl who crossed and dotted everything - took three months for…

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dillongl
May 21, 2018 12:04 pm
dillongl

Hall & Hart - Madison (Contemporary) at Willowdale

Hall & Hart - Madison (Contemporary) at Willowdale
NSW

Hi Adalon, Have you started building works? How is it all coming along?

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kjane
May 21, 2018 11:05 am
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aaron2008
May 21, 2018 10:38 am

Box Hill NSW - Builder recommendation and house design

Box Hill NSW - Builder recommendation and house design
NSW

Thanks I got the same feedback from other forums I have been reading. So far good reviews for Eden Brae and ok reviews for Wisdom

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CS199
May 21, 2018 10:06 am

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 84, 85, 86

We have been to our site. They have already levelled it. Today they should do the piering. I will report back later.

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nada17
May 21, 2018 8:41 am

We are at lockup! The bricks have been cleaned and we love how they have come up Kitchen is going in tomorrow and bathrooms Friday They’ve both been waterproofed and my…

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aphsta
May 21, 2018 8:14 am
shazaw
shazaw
15 h

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 72, 73, 74

Hubby worked two hours fixing sensor lights for front of the house. One for front of garage and one for front of study room. Too lazy to go back and check if it works. and…

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shazaw
May 20, 2018 10:15 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 359, 360, 361

Yeah was hoping someone who has moved in or is going to their site could measure for me.

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emmyawards
May 20, 2018 6:43 pm

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in
NSW
1 ... 184, 185, 186

argh :( Yep.. totally hear you wanting your own space and home to yourself then!

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cat_dunc
May 20, 2018 6:05 pm
cat_dunc

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

I know. The slab invoice and frame invoice do come close together. We should get our next in a week or so.

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bestspecials
May 20, 2018 3:41 pm
bestspecials
springtime
springtime
Yesterday

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 51, 52, 53

Hi All, We built 6 years ago, one thing we did which was very useful, was to include an outside powerpoint, it's really useful. We also installed outside camera's with a…

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springtime
May 20, 2018 9:24 am
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Portofino38
May 19, 2018 11:56 pm
shazaw
shazaw
19 May

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Quotes for landscaping takes time and you do end up getting better ideas on from different people. Our nature strip has overgrown lawn we needs to tame it down. We have…

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shazaw
May 19, 2018 7:36 pm

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 753, 754, 755

Thanks. So far, EBH didn't asked me provide my solicitor details. Is this certificate part of land settlement? Our land recently registered - this certificate…

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elaraedenbrae
May 19, 2018 3:43 pm

Some update on the progress... The frame looks more complete now and the roof is on Rear view:

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rajat
May 19, 2018 2:42 pm

Just a quick update on the post move in activities. Landscaping has been moving along and shutters installed today. New furniture has arrived and been set up so starting…

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mrbiggens
May 19, 2018 11:27 am
mrbiggens
kjane
kjane
19 May

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Thanks a bunch, I'll check with them.

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kjane
May 19, 2018 1:29 am
coref1
coref1
18 May

Building with New Living Homes

Building with New Living Homes
NSW

Will do but maybe you'll start building before me.

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coref1
May 18, 2018 7:38 pm
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Dylandbrooke
May 18, 2018 7:30 pm
Dylandbrooke
ymiao4398
ymiao4398
18 May

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1, 2, 3

i think you can still ask them to terminate the HFC connection to garage with a cable to the upstairs linen, and terminate everything there,

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ymiao4398
May 18, 2018 1:53 pm

Coral homes Monterey 18 build

Coral homes Monterey 18 build
NSW

A sliding door at the side of the main bedroom would be nice. However, it would limit where you could put a TV or desk. Could the front window be turned into a sliding…

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bestspecials
May 18, 2018 11:35 am
bestspecials
Mt.view
Mt.view
18 May

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39 Build Thread

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39 Build Thread
NSW
1, 2

The build is looking great. impressive selections. Looking forward to final product

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Mt.view
May 18, 2018 9:03 am
Mt.view
Renman
Renman
17 May

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
1 ... 274, 275, 276

We got the P&F French door but not the integrated one. Didn't want to take the chance with M not getting the dimensions correct.

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Renman
May 17, 2018 9:28 pm
Renman
Kandi
Kandi
17 May

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 30, 31, 32

has any one done pre lining walkthrough. how long they give you. who check the electrical work and plumbing? PCO or electrical person etc.

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Kandi
May 17, 2018 8:12 pm
G1NOSAUR
G1NOSAUR
17 May

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Haha that's crazy. We always jump the fence every week, I wonder if I'm soon to receive a warning letter as well lol.

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G1NOSAUR
May 17, 2018 4:23 pm
G1NOSAUR

Anyone have any experiences with Bartlett Homes?

Anyone have any experiences with Bartlett Homes?
NSW

Just saw your post! We also wanted feedback about Bartlett Homes, but there was none. But we took the chance and am SO glad we did. We had been 23 weeks with another…

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Mum to 3Ms
May 17, 2018 12:01 pm
coref1
coref1
17 May

Building at Macarthur Heights

Building at Macarthur Heights
NSW

Thanks coref1. Hopefully Council will pull their finger out and get yours approved. Our assessor didn’t take that long. It was the 9 weeks it took for…

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coref1
May 17, 2018 10:35 am
Mish018
Mish018
17 May

Building at Macarthur Heights

Building at Macarthur Heights
NSW

Got a call from our builder last night who said she was sending us through a copy of our DA with a variation for all the additional requirements Campbelltown Council…

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Mish018
May 17, 2018 8:18 am
Jacks
Jacks
17 May

Starr Constructions in Sydney

Starr Constructions in Sydney
NSW

Hi all, we’re seriously considering Starr Constructions and was wondering if any of you are still on the forum and able to provide any further insight now that your…

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Jacks
May 17, 2018 6:42 am
Jacks
Jacks
17 May

Horizon Homes

Horizon Homes
NSW

We haven’t signed up with anyone yet but have since moved away from both Horizon and Roselea for various reasons. We’re now seriously considering Starr Constructions…

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Jacks
May 17, 2018 6:38 am

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
1 ... 44, 45, 46

Hey CL, Great to see you have handover, hope the issues get sorted soon and you can move on. House looks fantastic btw :-D

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em-n-craig
May 16, 2018 11:41 pm
Ryan2007
Ryan2007
16 May

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 21 - its like a lottery

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 21 - its like a lottery
NSW
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Hey bd how far over contract will you be we are 5 months next week 😬

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Ryan2007
May 16, 2018 9:59 pm
Ryan2007

Who's building with Clarendon??

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

Thanks for your response, there is nothing on the plans. It has turned out to be an error.. :-)

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The Smiths
May 16, 2018 6:31 pm

Custom Builders (Sydney - French /Hamptons) under 500k

Custom Builders (Sydney - French /Hamptons) under 500k
NSW

You get what you pay for in general. 500k is just not enough for a custom home. Even if it’s a project home, at 40sq you will be looking at basic-medium level of…

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kirashogun
May 16, 2018 4:34 pm

We have just had the state manager from Queensland come down to look at our house after we discovered we have big issues with our bricks (and so many others along the way)…

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Sarah13
May 16, 2018 3:58 pm
Sarah13
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
16 May

NSW Central Coast, Narara - Coral Homes Noosa 25

NSW Central Coast, Narara - Coral Homes Noosa 25
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Your on a roll!! So good to see it’s happening quickly for you guys now 😁

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mj-mac4
May 16, 2018 1:15 pm
mj-mac4
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Anna4Chris
May 16, 2018 4:54 am

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast
NSW

It’s a great price and includes free sapphire upgrades and a $5k colour studio voucher. The trick to saving is say no to upgrades. Get standard everything except…

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Anna4Chris
May 15, 2018 5:12 pm

Our Home Journey with BetterBuilt Homes

Our Home Journey with BetterBuilt Homes
NSW

We are building 330 m2. Good luck on your construction plans.

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indu.singh0602
May 15, 2018 3:23 pm
meralijay
meralijay
15 May

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 74, 75, 76

Hi, Could you please add my blog with Wisdom Homes? Thank you https://meralijay.blogspot.com.au/

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meralijay
May 15, 2018 1:22 pm

Onsite detention pits

Onsite detention pits
NSW

Hello, Have you explored the potential use of our Landscape Tanks for your OSD Requirements. When our tanks are up against traditional under driveway options we save…

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Landscape Tanks
May 15, 2018 10:34 am
Landscape Tanks

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 25, 26, 27

Hi Steve, Thanks for pointing out that and sharing your experience. I will talk to my Site Supervisor to see if they can do it better. Regards, ND

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NDDreamHome
May 15, 2018 10:27 am

landscape tanks - a retaining wall and water tank

landscape tanks - a retaining wall and water tank
NSW

They have come down considerably in cost since then and offer multiple benefits. Out landscape Tanks also meet your Basix or OSD requirements and can save you a…

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Landscape Tanks
May 15, 2018 10:27 am
Landscape Tanks
ymao8284
ymao8284
15 May

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand
NSW
1 ... 63, 64, 65

Hi, what’ a your lot No.? My one is CN 6441, got same issue. I don’t think we can cancel the agreement. Did you receive email for valuation?

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ymao8284
May 15, 2018 9:57 am

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Usually the norm is 7-8 months for a double story. Hopefully we will be in there soon. We have 4 boys in one room. So you can imagine how they fight. Hopefully next…

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Doulton777
May 14, 2018 10:26 pm
Doulton777
Doode00
Doode00
14 May

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

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

Have you had any building inspections to determine the impact on building materials after such a long period without protection from elements? 12 months is extreme in…

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Doode00
May 14, 2018 9:11 pm


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