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First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - PCI on Mon 26th!

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - PCI on Mon 26th!
QLD
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Have you looked at hiring a pods , pod? They leave it fir you to paxk and then move it to your new place. The container you dont need to lift stuff to high! And have a…

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lovisa
Feb 22, 2018 2:19 am

I received an email today from our water board that our super expensive water meter tap will be installed tomorrow. I will be going to check after school and I will be…

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Tribe7
Feb 22, 2018 1:18 am
Tribe7

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home
QLD
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Pics on your next visit please . Did you get a hold of your electrician to add any extras? Ceiling fans are hard to pic because they are a big item in the ceiling…

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Tribe7
Feb 21, 2018 11:47 pm
Tribe7

CABINETS/TILES Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

CABINETS/TILES Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
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Love the black kitchen and the renders are beautiful. Gosh the black walls look incredible and no finger marks would be seen

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Tribe7
Feb 21, 2018 11:36 pm
Tribe7
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Tribe7
Feb 21, 2018 11:18 pm
Tribe7

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast
QLD
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Great to see your wrap up . Come on with that sand delivery hey . Hope all is going well with the last few weeks of your pregnancy too

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Tribe7
Feb 21, 2018 11:10 pm
Tribe7

Our First Dream Home Week 5 Roof - G&P Builders

Our First Dream Home Week 5 Roof - G&P Builders
QLD
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Hey Dani, I thought of you when I saw this house listed for sale. It’s in the Estate over from our first build on the coast (I used to drool driving past 🤭) it…

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Tribe7
Feb 21, 2018 11:07 pm
Tribe7

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Yes we are going to do a blackboard paint wall so we’re happy to have shelf in recess only and we’re told it would be a part of frame built in not laminex like bench…

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BrownDog77
Feb 21, 2018 10:12 pm

How long did your build take, and what time did they quote?

How long did your build take, and what time did they quote?
QLD
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Calicocat really happy with fairhaven. I went the express to site route in regards to contracts/tender which is all signed on one day and you do all your colour selections…

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cat1185
Feb 21, 2018 8:00 pm
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neg
Feb 21, 2018 3:52 pm

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: PCI March 8th

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: PCI March 8th
QLD
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Congrats caydenm! Thats awesome progress. Its also awesome to see your Noosa as it gives us a sense of what ours will be like.

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brodav83
Feb 21, 2018 2:21 pm

Update: Our land settled on the 8th of February, so we are moving closer to site start. Today we signed our final post contract variation for a couple of windows that…

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lilbza
Feb 21, 2018 2:15 pm
lilbza
xjanex
xjanex
17 h

Daydream 30 Kitchen, Painting and bricks getting fixed

Daydream 30 Kitchen, Painting and bricks getting fixed
QLD
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It feels even bigger with tiles down now, we were already freaking out that the house is way too big. You are still miles ahead of us. Sucks about Beaumont messing…

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xjanex
Feb 21, 2018 1:28 pm
xjanex

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD
QLD
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Our PCI has now been pushed out to the 16th because of tile delays. Im like an excited kid on Christmas Eve waiting for these main floor tiles to be laid, the suspense is…

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kikihome
Feb 21, 2018 11:18 am
kikihome
SavannahFiori
SavannahFiori
Yesterday

Anybody out there built with Future Urban Residential?

Anybody out there built with Future Urban Residential?
QLD

I see their website is down (account suspended) and Facebook page has been taken down.

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SavannahFiori
Feb 21, 2018 1:09 am
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Bridgetwitch
Feb 20, 2018 9:49 pm
Bridgetwitch
Tracyt
Tracyt
Yesterday

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23
QLD
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Hi BD! Sorry I haven't been around its been an extremely difficult three months. Will need to check your thread and see your home!!. We found the blinds really good…

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Tracyt
Feb 20, 2018 9:29 pm
Tracyt
vikushivu
vikushivu
Yesterday

Building Plantation Trinity Lux Q1 @ Oxley - Brisbane

Building Plantation Trinity Lux Q1 @ Oxley - Brisbane
QLD
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Not sure what we put there. I am very bad at interior designing.

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vikushivu
Feb 20, 2018 8:05 pm

Wow such a long time since my last post. We have been in our house since the end of October. We absolutely love it and the area. Packing and unpacking hasn't been much…

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GCGirl
Feb 17, 2018 9:10 pm
GCGirl
arcadelt
arcadelt
17 February

Daydream 32 - Styling Ideas

Daydream 32 - Styling Ideas
QLD

A lot of white-on-white and neutrals going on there. Not a bad canvass, but needs some colour. I see you have a young kid (highchair), but a rug under the dining table and…

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arcadelt
Feb 17, 2018 11:13 am
daisy1989
daisy1989
17 February

Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?
QLD
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No we couldn’t afford those blocks lol. It’s in the lakeside release but just one of those small 375m2 ones. I compare the sales of the previous releases and was…

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daisy1989
Feb 17, 2018 9:24 am
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BrentandAllison
Feb 16, 2018 12:28 pm
BrentandAllison
GreeneAH
GreeneAH
16 February

Modified Bahama 50

Modified Bahama 50
QLD
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Yes i can assist

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GreeneAH
Feb 16, 2018 9:38 am
GreeneAH
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
15 February

The epic home building race - HANDOVER FINALLY!!!

The epic home building race - HANDOVER FINALLY!!!
QLD
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Caught up on your thread only today! Congrats on the new bank being sorted out!! My gosh we have been busy! Yes, I was wondering which block it was, mostly hoping you…

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ruraldoc
Feb 15, 2018 11:39 pm
ruraldoc
Bridgetwitch
Bridgetwitch
14 February

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build
QLD
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It’s always hard to deal with a loss in the family - condolences. Your home looks lovely though... more pics please!! - B A vue of the pines on the…

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Bridgetwitch
Feb 14, 2018 2:20 pm
Bridgetwitch
K-Real
K-Real
14 February

Ausbuild Stretton Heights - First Home Build QLD

Ausbuild Stretton Heights - First Home Build QLD
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Congrats Mai Panda! I must move to QLD. You guys are treated like royals over there :))))

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K-Real
Feb 14, 2018 10:36 am
K-Real
zacherine
zacherine
13 February

BOLD LIVING CALYPSO 189 - FIRST HOME - BRISBANE

BOLD LIVING CALYPSO 189 - FIRST HOME - BRISBANE
QLD

Hey Daisy - will follow along your build. We will probably start to compile a list of rectifications closer to the 6 month mark - we are otherwise doing pretty well in our…

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zacherine
Feb 13, 2018 12:47 pm
lovisa
lovisa
13 February

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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we go daily sometimes more times a day, we ended up going so much due to builders not keeping on track and work not being completed when they say it will / start when…

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lovisa
Feb 13, 2018 11:23 am
Tribe7
Tribe7
12 February

Brisbane Build with Dixon

Brisbane Build with Dixon
QLD
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Hello Joggles, How is everything progressing? Agree completely about over thinking the colours I’m in that boat with my carpet. School has been fantastic and the…

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Tribe7
Feb 12, 2018 11:10 pm
Tribe7
thebuilderbob
thebuilderbob
12 February

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
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Hi Guys, I just wanted to chirp in here to let you know about our another blog that may be of interest, whilst not strictly home building they do…

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thebuilderbob
Feb 12, 2018 3:56 pm
sparrowsnest
sparrowsnest
12 February

Coral Daydream 32 Custom - First Home Build: Redbank Plains

Coral Daydream 32 Custom - First Home Build: Redbank Plains
QLD
1, 2

We were going through the admin phase with another builder but we needed to get a contract quickly otherwise we couldn’t settle on our land due to the way our loan was…

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sparrowsnest
Feb 12, 2018 12:17 pm
gr8ly
gr8ly
11 February

Slab down - takes up most of yard?

Slab down - takes up most of yard?
QLD

you would have gotten site plans with your house drawings right? 800sqm2 is a good size! you should definitely have a backyard for sure.

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gr8ly
Feb 11, 2018 6:10 pm
gr8ly
breebarter
breebarter
10 February

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
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Thanks gr8ly, I’ll try and look into it further. I’m on the same page as you, considering it’s not even our land to touch. Our First Home - Building with Valeco…

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breebarter
Feb 10, 2018 11:11 pm
breebarter
daisy1989
daisy1989
10 February

First Home Buyer/Build - Bold Living

First Home Buyer/Build - Bold Living
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi zacherine. Found your topic and scrolled thru the whole 5 pages to see the pics. Your house looks great. We initially wanted to go with Sophia 22 as well but it…

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daisy1989
Feb 10, 2018 9:46 pm
julzz
julzz
10 February

Our Fairmont 34 by Clarendon in Brisbane

Our Fairmont 34 by Clarendon in Brisbane
QLD
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Hi Bowie, What a great house. We are just starting the selections for our Fairmont 38. Would love to ask a few questions; 1. How much did the rendering cost you? 2. The…

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julzz
Feb 10, 2018 4:53 pm
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bestspecials
Feb 08, 2018 9:08 pm
bestspecials
kishore
kishore
8 February

My new home in Capestone Mango Hill with Clarendon Wentworth

My new home in Capestone Mango Hill with Clarendon Wentworth
QLD
1, 2

My 2 cents. Sapphire and Diamond are not same. What you see here in pictures in PDF is not the only thing. You are talking about lot more things like bricks, mortor,…

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kishore
Feb 08, 2018 2:32 pm
dulie
dulie
5 February

Plantation Homes - Trinity Lux Q1 @ Thornlands

Plantation Homes - Trinity Lux Q1 @ Thornlands
QLD

After building with Metricon, I bet you're like us and see how much more is included standard with Plantation. Their standard inclusions are amazing!!!! Metricon have the…

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dulie
Feb 05, 2018 12:32 pm
dulie
Stacca
Stacca
4 February

Slab showing between front door and porch

Slab showing between front door and porch
QLD

Display homes are all rendered below the door.. Will make sure its fixed

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Stacca
Feb 04, 2018 1:16 pm
Stacca
allblaqk
allblaqk
3 February

Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie

Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie
QLD
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Haha yeah I have some of those boxes from 5 years ago. I might get around to it this time! Glad to see you are all settled in. Love the fridge. It looks like a perfect fit

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allblaqk
Feb 03, 2018 12:10 am
allblaqk
shc
shc
2 February

Recommendation - Building Inspector Brisbane

Recommendation - Building Inspector Brisbane
QLD

Thank you Chrinee and allblaqk! Looks like they provide stage by stage inspection service too. I would like to get that if it is affordable for us.

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shc
Feb 02, 2018 1:43 pm
Tribe7
Tribe7
1 February

Coral Homes Longreach QLD

Coral Homes Longreach QLD
QLD

Hi MsMel, Great to see another QLD build, how is it all going? Looking forward to following along

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Tribe7
Feb 01, 2018 10:58 pm
Tribe7
Caydenn
Caydenn
1 February

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ - Week 7

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ - Week 7
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Fec, I just saw your posts on Instagram :O!!! I never realised how similar our house colours and internals were. Your house looks incredible, hope your handover went smoothly :)

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Caydenn
Feb 01, 2018 3:26 pm
Caydenn
arcadelt
arcadelt
31 January

Timber flooring and decking

Timber flooring and decking
QLD

You may have meant sealing or oiling: staining is adding a colour.

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arcadelt
Jan 31, 2018 7:27 am

Hello everyone, I've been lurking the forums for a few months now building up tips and absorbing your collective knowledge as we moved closer to getting our own little…

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Nublette
Jan 28, 2018 9:18 pm
Nublette
breannareilly
breannareilly
21 January

Home designs including granny flats

Home designs including granny flats
QLD

Hey, Did you end up finding what you're after? I've been researching this recently too. The only ones that I've come across that seem pretty good are from Stroud Homes.…

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breannareilly
Jan 21, 2018 11:48 pm

North facade render: East facade (we are on a corner):

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alexessory
Jan 17, 2018 6:12 pm


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