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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
Tracyt
Tracyt
21 October 2017

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

Our First Home - New Build SA

Our First Home - New Build SA
SA

how exciting for you to have started now - seems like it has been a long journey. love your house plan - looks like lots of great storage and a huge family room.

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Nawsome
Feb 20, 2018 4:36 pm
Nawsome

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Hi Doosra, You handed your block to the builder, they are the only ones who have access to your property. I believe that if there are any damage to your property the…

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eagle1
Feb 20, 2018 4:34 pm

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod
SA
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Awesome for getting a credit - nice bonus at the moment. you (and your kids) must be getting so excited now

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Nawsome
Feb 20, 2018 4:28 pm
Nawsome

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 7: Gutters, Fascia, Roof)

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 7: Gutters, Fascia, Roof)
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Nope! Just heard our roof won’t happen until next week, windows won’t be until the…

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StephLee
Feb 20, 2018 4:27 pm
StephLee

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

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: PCI March 8th
QLD
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Got all of our final handover info today from head office. Interesting point they make in the final payment documentation is that once the house reaches PCI it is not…

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Caydenn
Feb 20, 2018 4:23 pm
Caydenn
MikiT
MikiT
18 m

Dennis Family Homes - Devonport 363. Build has started...

Dennis Family Homes - Devonport 363. Build has started...
VIC
1, 2

We are building in Lovely Banks (outer suburb of Geelong) and are due to title in a couple weeks. We have our first big estimate, now just waiting to see it to see if we…

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MikiT
Feb 20, 2018 4:19 pm

Building Eden Brae Bristol 31??

Building Eden Brae Bristol 31??
NSW
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Anyone building the Bristol 33 in Willowdale Leppington? Our construction starts in August 2018. So far…

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kandaan
Feb 20, 2018 4:07 pm
pEast
pEast
36 m

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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Yeah can’t understand why Ezza is progressing slowly. Good to hear u r having good progress. I still have to wait another day or two for the inspection report to come.

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pEast
Feb 20, 2018 4:01 pm
lovisa
lovisa
49 m

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Carpet + Touch Ups

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Carpet + Touch Ups
QLD
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Wow! We slso have pci monday but still work to complete! Still to do: Pavers finish tomorrow (Wednesday) Then garage door Flyscreens Cooktop(at h/o) Ac unit Hotwater…

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lovisa
Feb 20, 2018 3:49 pm

Project builder - kitchen build & installation

Project builder - kitchen build & installation

We built with MetriCON years ago, no way they would then, doubt its changed and doubt any project builder would allow it. Kitchens, bathrooms, laundry’s, they are the…

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SinCity
Feb 20, 2018 3:47 pm

Hi I have a very similar kitchen layout and my only feedback is to watch the space between the island and the bench top as its super tight when you open the dishwasher. I…

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Corinda dream 2016
Feb 20, 2018 2:50 pm

Thanks guys! Today we are wrapped! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87210

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Bridgetwitch
Feb 20, 2018 2:50 pm
Bridgetwitch

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1, 2, 3

Sarah that's terrible!! I finally got my slab down (among most others who are building with Rawson) on Thursday - finally some real progress!

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rob91
Feb 20, 2018 2:50 pm

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule
VIC

Hi, Any update on this? was your loan application accepted by the banks? I am about to sign my contract and i can see the same division has been written on my…

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immu999
Feb 20, 2018 2:34 pm
CW_L
CW_L
2 h

Fowler Homes Republica or Portofino

Fowler Homes Republica or Portofino

Hi Samantha! portofino38 can definitely be more useful if you have questions. I'm building the Catalina, with the deluxe package, so you'll have a variety of…

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CW_L
Feb 20, 2018 2:26 pm
CW_L

Site works cost!

Site works cost!
WA

oh wow thats a hefty sum!

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KD1sthome
Feb 20, 2018 2:19 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
1, 2

Still waiting! no PCI yet up to week 50 we are hopeing that we get notification of PCI soon we were told it wouldn't be long but surprise nothing been done for the last 2…

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Ryan2007
Feb 20, 2018 2:14 pm
Ryan2007

House designs for acreage

House designs for acreage
VIC

its been over a year since my last update - and we're still waiting.... didn't think I was this patient but I've surprised myself itching for blocks to be finished a…

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Kathjax
Feb 20, 2018 2:01 pm
CW_L
CW_L
3 h

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

It's all coming together so quickly!!! Love your choice in cornices! Now i wish we'd upgraded to that style!

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CW_L
Feb 20, 2018 2:01 pm
CW_L

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 58, 59, 60

A group of electricians working on site today. Have to check thoroughly to see everythings is on the list. So far meter box should be 3 phase and they have done 1 phase.…

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shazaw
Feb 20, 2018 1:32 pm

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)
WA
1 ... 10, 11, 12

our builder did send us the final invoice yesterday so you do get it in advance to send in to your bank.... which will save about a week of the whole process after pci, if…

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lovisa
Feb 20, 2018 1:26 pm

Plasterboard is Up —-20-02-2018 Looking at Kitchen & Rumpus from Living Looking at Living / Dining area from Kitchen Rumpus - Next to kitchen Butler Pantry…

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vikushivu
Feb 20, 2018 1:21 pm

concrete slab vs floortec cost

concrete slab vs floortec cost

Hi Could anyone give me some guidance? Which is more expensive? 2 course slab vs 3 course slab vs floortec. As I have builder who says 2 course slab is more expensive…

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parkland
Feb 20, 2018 1:20 pm

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - TILES!!

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - TILES!!
VIC
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Got our quote for window coverings last night. Over budget, of course, lol. Made some changes and are now waiting for the new quote. Just had a text from a fencing…

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Bri1234
Feb 20, 2018 1:18 pm
Bri1234

1st Build - New Choice Homes

1st Build - New Choice Homes
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

awesome, our pavers was delayed since January, we were waiting for the gas line to be connected :( horrible long wait , due to the company that did it switched over to a…

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lovisa
Feb 20, 2018 1:15 pm

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hope you get some answers soon. We just go by the dates on MySimonds. But so far ours shows 30/3 which is Good Friday so nothing will be happening then anyway.

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Bri1234
Feb 20, 2018 1:14 pm
Bri1234

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard
WA
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Hey Tommy Yeah we did upgrade to the izone controller along with some izone lighting (it was cheaper to get six ilights than 4 regular LEDs with a dimmer) Pretty happy…

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SilentBoB
Feb 20, 2018 1:11 pm
SilentBoB

Tiler is absolutely smashing our tiles out! It’s a huge job! Painting is finished, just needs to come back for touch ups after pci Fitouts booked for 2 weeks…

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xjanex
Feb 20, 2018 12:55 pm
xjanex

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

This is true, It makes me so happy ro see any movement regarding pur estate though its been a while woo hoo missing trees !!

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Montheo
Feb 20, 2018 12:30 pm

First home build SA Hickinbotham

First home build SA Hickinbotham
SA
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Management has asked for photos of floors that was installed and photos of the planks we selected at selections... would think they would have samples of the vinyl planks…

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lovisa
Feb 20, 2018 12:29 pm

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23
QLD
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Hey Tracey hows your beautiful home going? Just wanted to chk how your Rylee Roller blinds are? We are thinking of getting them and then googled and saw you have them? Did…

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BrownDog77
Feb 20, 2018 12:24 pm

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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Hey all, We are wading into the world of knockdown rebuild and are likely to go with Arden. I was wondering what sort of site costs are people experiencing on their…

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phillo
Feb 20, 2018 12:00 pm

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Thank you s-X-s. Being a double-storey is a challenge. I will ask Rawson if they will allow external worker for this then. On the flip side of it, what are the…

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parlayman
Feb 20, 2018 12:00 pm

Thanks everyone were all loving having a half decent backyard now we received 25mm of rain this morning so our turf would be loving that. We also got the kids their cubby…

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Hailsm
Feb 20, 2018 11:31 am
Hailsm

Building at Catherine Park

Building at Catherine Park
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Argh, that's expensive just to remove dirt. That's what I'm afraid we'll end up having to do as well. :( Very annoying! I'm still a few months until construction so I'm…

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Jaydeeh82
Feb 20, 2018 11:15 am

CABINETS/TILES Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

CABINETS/TILES Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Actually, having said that... they may have just done a surface polish for our floors which the calculator says is $9152 (like.. $71.50/m2)

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staceyrussell
Feb 20, 2018 11:10 am
staceyrussell

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 25, 26, 27

Yes, especially when from renting a unit you dont pay anything for the water. But it all comes with owning a house:-D

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juliennegd
Feb 20, 2018 11:05 am

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD
QLD
1 ... 18, 19, 20

I know exactly what you mean kiki, our paint is getting scratched and dented all over the house and chips are already starting to appear, not to mention tradies now…

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Caydenn
Feb 20, 2018 9:59 am
Caydenn

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Thanks Michelle!

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Vimes
Feb 20, 2018 9:46 am

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
1 ... 715, 716, 717

We paid our deposit the on the weekend with MJH. We are building the Edenvale 37 with Malibu facade / Hebel construction and 18 month tender. Colour walkthrough…

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Supercharger
Feb 20, 2018 9:15 am
Supercharger
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Thanu
Feb 20, 2018 8:04 am
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Subash
Feb 20, 2018 6:01 am

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

They are doing a fabulous job. I think the cooler weather is definitely helping with productivity. I am looking forward to seeing the front of the house finally go up to…

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Summitlovin
Feb 20, 2018 12:42 am

Did not see anybody on the way to work this morning so very surprised to see that the roof battens have been started.

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Choosy
Feb 19, 2018 11:55 pm
Choosy

Some photos of the work. Our entire garage was asbestos.

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fademan
Feb 19, 2018 11:45 pm

Emporio 43 with henley

Emporio 43 with henley
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi Sumit, May I please know what sort of Heating is included with Henley i.e. Bravis or other brand. How much is zoning of Heating costs, if you have gone with zoning…

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HenleyNeil
Feb 19, 2018 11:10 pm

Floorplan Feedback

Floorplan Feedback

This might be a bit deep and narrow. I assume you’ll have a window somewhere on the external wall? The shower area might not get much light unless you have a skylight…

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Hillsbuilds
Feb 19, 2018 10:36 pm


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