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Domaine homes by clerondon

Domaine homes by clerondon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hello Guys, I am new to this forum. I have just bought a Land on Tedbury Road opposite to National Park in Jordan Springs East. I did wasted alot of time looking for…

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sunnyarora
Oct 21, 2018 11:57 pm

We’ve been getting items slowly fixed around the house but feel better now that we’ve at least moved in. We are still chasing M to get the plumbers in and finish the…

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Quirmeball1280
Oct 21, 2018 11:12 pm
Quirmeball1280

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 655, 656, 657

I've been pretty happy with wisdom pools as well. I'm dealing with Michael and he's great ! Bloody weather has been terrible so it's been a bit slow to finish off the…

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doosra
Oct 21, 2018 9:50 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Gorgeous! Love your inspo photos. We choose two different wall tiles for our main bathroom and ensuite with no charge. Like you, we went with a tile on the floor (floor…

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kjane
Oct 21, 2018 8:54 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 925, 926, 927

I prefer Madison 35. Nothing to change and overall bedsize is bigger than sheridan 34. Madison's bedroom has WIR. Not built ins.

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wentworth33
Oct 21, 2018 8:52 pm

Who is building with Beechwood

Who is building with Beechwood
NSW
1 ... 785, 786, 787

Hi Lauren, I have only just sarted getting notices again from this site, not sure wy they stoppe, but anyways did you still need a pic. Cheers

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nervousnelly
Oct 21, 2018 8:39 pm
nervousnelly

KDR Rawson Windermere 32 with 2 Bed Granny

KDR Rawson Windermere 32 with 2 Bed Granny
NSW
1, 2

Any updates for this thread, would love to see how it’s been going. We’ve just signed up for this design and it’s hard to find others doing same design

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Sundew Views
Oct 21, 2018 7:14 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 401, 402, 403

That’s a shame that you couldn’t see a Glendale. It’s a beautiful home. We have chosen the Peninsula facade as hubby wanted a balcony off the master bedroom. The…

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shokel1975
Oct 21, 2018 6:57 pm
shokel1975
lia_dvm
lia_dvm
Yesterday

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

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

POST-HANDOVER Handover happened exactly as scheduled. Pretty stoked about how everything turned out. I think our build was easy because we didn’t deviate too much from…

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lia_dvm
Oct 20, 2018 11:43 pm
lia_dvm

Hello, this is the Carolina 238 Metro facade. It’s standard height, porch area 4.5sq m.

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lia_dvm
Oct 20, 2018 11:02 pm
lia_dvm
Freestyle A
Freestyle A
Yesterday

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Think one more time before go with Provincial. It can be a unbelievable slow in building progress. We are building in Sydney as well, our total building cost over $600,000.

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Freestyle A
Oct 20, 2018 10:35 pm
gogo65
gogo65
Yesterday

Let's do it all again

Let's do it all again
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

OMG okjorg, I just read your original thread again, 70 pages of absolute nonsense before soil was turned! Oh what fun we had designing your home!

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gogo65
Oct 20, 2018 7:07 pm
gogo65
Tash801
Tash801
Yesterday

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

4 days until you start Brad. We just finished week 2 and only have cut and fill done ☹️ You guys will probably overtake us

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Tash801
Oct 20, 2018 5:31 pm

Landscaping began yesterday. Currently just sorting out the drainage and retaining walls before we think too much about turf and plants. Need time to save up some cash for…

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KateAndDuke
Oct 20, 2018 12:17 pm
KateAndDuke
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KateAndDuke
Oct 20, 2018 12:14 pm
KateAndDuke
gogo65
gogo65
20 October

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 138, 139, 140

Wisdom were actually taken to department of fair trading over the clause where they tried to ban you from providing an honest review, and they lost. They had to provide an…

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gogo65
Oct 20, 2018 11:07 am
gogo65
InvincibleInDN
InvincibleInDN
19 October

What's involved in cancelling a building contract?

What's involved in cancelling a building contract?
NSW

Hi Melissa We were thinking about terminating but continued with them because of the reasons you mentioned. So far, no problem. Waiting for the construction certificate. Thanks

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InvincibleInDN
Oct 19, 2018 9:28 pm
InvincibleInDN

So we've had a few quiet weeks before this one all we had done was waterproofing and cornices. Our fit out was started yesterday and when we went to check today LOCKED…

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marz1983
Oct 19, 2018 9:27 pm
Forg
Forg
19 October

Eden brae home options gallery

Eden brae home options gallery
NSW

The builder we used (which only does house+land packages now) used the Eden Brae Home Options Gallery. We fell for all sorts of upgrades (like ~$20k's worth … eg. 40mm…

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Forg
Oct 19, 2018 5:39 pm
CW_L
CW_L
19 October

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Also SS has mentioned he wants to do final inspection in 2 weeks??!! Does he mean PCI???? :shock:

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CW_L
Oct 19, 2018 2:30 pm
CW_L
dwjj
dwjj
19 October

3d house model/lifesize plans

3d house model/lifesize plans
NSW

I've bought a block west of Sydney and am working on getting a design for the new home sorted. I'm trying to help my wife decide…

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dwjj
Oct 19, 2018 12:29 pm
dwjj
sparekh
sparekh
19 October

Metricon Trentham 30 plantation facade.

Metricon Trentham 30 plantation facade.
NSW

Can I ask how much it's costing you? We are currently set on Glendale but Trentham is our second choice if Glendale goes over our budget.

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sparekh
Oct 19, 2018 12:03 pm
wentworth33
wentworth33
18 October

New Breeze Bardia

New Breeze Bardia
NSW

If you choose design from a builder, normally, its builder job to pay for the insurance. I never heard you have to pay it yourself. You will only pay your own insurance…

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wentworth33
Oct 18, 2018 9:51 pm
Bailey86
Bailey86
17 October

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 726, 727, 728

Hi Gibson, It looks great, congratulations. Are you able to advise whether your balustrade for the stairs is standard? If not how much extra was it? What did you choose…

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Bailey86
Oct 17, 2018 11:06 pm
Littlegem
Littlegem
17 October

Edenbrae homes

Edenbrae homes
NSW

Am in the process of negotiations with Eden Brae and am wondering how many freebies or extras anyone has been able to negotiate into their package above what they include…

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Littlegem
Oct 17, 2018 9:50 pm
absep19
absep19
17 October

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 30, 31, 32

I haven't found much difference in prewire for security alarm system in comparison to the system, so i opted for the alarm system with Rawson. However for security…

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absep19
Oct 17, 2018 3:20 pm
macky
macky
17 October

Experience building with Simonds in Sydney

Experience building with Simonds in Sydney
NSW

Are there anyone who has built or is currently building with Simonds in Sydney? Would love to hear about your overall experience. Do you know if they cater for owners…

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macky
Oct 17, 2018 2:39 pm
shazaw
shazaw
16 October

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 80, 81, 82

It almost three months after we moved in. Hubby has successfully joined all cat6 wires from hub to rooms. Ofcourse it was not a smooth run, electricians have labelled all…

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shazaw
Oct 16, 2018 11:18 pm
shazaw
shazaw
16 October

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 47, 48, 49

Wow you already have sheers on, good news that you don't have too many defect list. I haven't list out our defects yet. Very happy for you that you are enjoying your…

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shazaw
Oct 16, 2018 10:06 pm
Melos
Melos
16 October

What would you look for in a backyard?

What would you look for in a backyard?
NSW

Mrsjm are you planning to sell in the near future? If so I would go with minimal landscaping but adding a few feature items (fire pit) or bbq but not spend heaps on full…

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Melos
Oct 16, 2018 7:04 pm
Melos
Melos
16 October

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1, 2

Thanks guys I was worried the dark might be a bit bold but I’ve got to trust it and stop second guessing

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Melos
Oct 16, 2018 6:46 pm
ymiao4398
ymiao4398
16 October

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

this is a set inspection time, Pre-Lining is a inspection AC organise for you to attend, as having records of how pipes and ducting is laid will help in the future, and…

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ymiao4398
Oct 16, 2018 2:03 pm
Chellos
Chellos
16 October

KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36

KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36
NSW

Surveyors here this morning, these guys don't muck around. It's exactly one week since we paid for the contour survey - well, i think that's what it's called ! Fingers…

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Chellos
Oct 16, 2018 8:48 am
JoeD
JoeD
15 October

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hey guys - any news or bits .... From my side we are aiming at lodging with Council on mid Nov ( this year I may add :shock: I am so used to things dragging that I hope its 2018…

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JoeD
Oct 15, 2018 5:56 pm
GLO
GLO
15 October

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 46, 47, 48

Looks like Rawson Homes. (recognise the logo) If you are in New Breeze you are most likely under the Edmonson Park South DCP. 6.2 Maximum Floor Area Objectives 1) To…

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GLO
Oct 15, 2018 3:28 pm
DR-JEKL
DR-JEKL
15 October

Urban One Chiffon

Urban One Chiffon
NSW

if you search for the masterton display home tempus elite, it has chiffon bricks by austral. We've selected them for our upcoming Rawson build :)

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DR-JEKL
Oct 15, 2018 2:17 pm
kimzhang570
kimzhang570
15 October

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179
NSW
1, 2, 3

Sorry to hear that. Have you guys drove there to see if there is any progress made? Thank you very much.

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kimzhang570
Oct 15, 2018 12:20 pm
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ash28
Oct 15, 2018 10:42 am
Monica.zhen
Monica.zhen
14 October

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 (Modified) in Baulkham Hills NSW

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 (Modified) in Baulkham Hills NSW
NSW

hi Jim, I am also building the Chifley 42 as well with a classic facade, could you please let me know how much did you pay for quantum walnut colour for the pergola? Thank…

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Monica.zhen
Oct 14, 2018 3:27 pm
circaten
circaten
14 October

Anyone building at Caddens Hill??

Anyone building at Caddens Hill??
NSW

Yeah their internal process is the slowest of all builders so far. Very frustrating, and if it weren't for the fact they have the most desirable floor plan to us we'd have…

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circaten
Oct 14, 2018 9:41 am
PharmaG
PharmaG
13 October

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
1 ... 157, 158, 159

Anyone built with Metricon? Whats your experience been like?

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PharmaG
Oct 13, 2018 9:58 am
Javana
Javana
12 October

Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Any experiences with Firstyle homes
NSW
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Hi All, Just starting my home building Journey with FS, on the verge of signing the contract with the appointments for color selection and electrical to come. I'm going…

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Javana
Oct 12, 2018 8:15 pm
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LevaneT
Oct 12, 2018 2:24 pm
Rami_m
Rami_m
12 October

Custom home build with Wincrest

Custom home build with Wincrest
NSW

Hello. Thinking about going with Wincrest, how did your experience go?

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Rami_m
Oct 12, 2018 8:54 am
kathysangel
kathysangel
11 October

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 89, 90, 91

get your inspector to make sure it's all fixed mine has to come back and check everything and tick it off dont take there word for it play safe

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kathysangel
Oct 11, 2018 8:40 pm
bashworth
bashworth
11 October

Need help! Interim Occupancy Certificate in Ryde council are

Need help! Interim Occupancy Certificate in Ryde council are
NSW

The following link gives a typical list of requirements for an occupancy certificate;

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bashworth
Oct 11, 2018 2:40 pm
bashworth
Forg
Forg
11 October

Is seven hills a good area to move?

Is seven hills a good area to move?
NSW

I don't know any of those areas, but if all else were equal I'd probably be preferring Seven Hills because it's on the railway line before Blacktown & I'm pretty sure a…

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Forg
Oct 11, 2018 2:22 pm

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