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mrcool4
mrcool4
24 October

Mimosa Homes Site Cost

Mimosa Homes Site Cost
VIC

Yes, Mimosa fixes the site cost.

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mrcool4
Oct 24, 2017 10:42 pm
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NthHome
Oct 24, 2017 10:39 pm
mclare
mclare
24 October

Building and Fences

Building and Fences
VIC

At what stage did your builder let you get your fencing done? TIA.

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mclare
Oct 24, 2017 7:54 pm
mclare
Dylandbrooke
Dylandbrooke
24 October

NSW: Coral Homes Avoca 23 - Started to update :)

NSW: Coral Homes Avoca 23 - Started to update :)
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hey Whitey What would you recommend to do for the bare basics for electrical? We'd like to get some work done after handover (or via the electrician onsite if he allows)…

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Dylandbrooke
Oct 24, 2017 1:13 pm
Dylandbrooke
trimum
trimum
24 October

How long Kurmond Homes will take to build double story home?

How long Kurmond Homes will take to build double story home?
NSW

Yes it is so stressful I never thought a housebuild would be like this, you would think with all this extra time the quality would be amazing but it is far from that. A…

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trimum
Oct 24, 2017 11:53 am
trimum
nicolawhitelaw
nicolawhitelaw
24 October

Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

The fb says feb and when I last chatted to Greg in the office he said feb and looking right to go on time. They seem like their smashing it

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nicolawhitelaw
Oct 24, 2017 11:49 am
nicolawhitelaw
Timmylol
Timmylol
24 October

A few questions about building with Carlisle Homes

A few questions about building with Carlisle Homes
VIC

Hi, I'm also considering the Montague 44 and have pondered on some of your questions myself. 1.…

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Timmylol
Oct 24, 2017 11:29 am
blackcat20
blackcat20
24 October

Anyone else building in Belmond on Clyde?

Anyone else building in Belmond on Clyde?
VIC

November tilted and December settlement is what I've been told.

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blackcat20
Oct 24, 2017 10:36 am
blackcat20

Hi , We are building a house up to the north coast where we are all planning to live. We are a family of 3 (the little one is 2 and half) and we're…

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meskine
Oct 24, 2017 10:15 am
Ckfd
Ckfd
24 October

Building Modified Statesman Ashville

Building Modified Statesman Ashville
SA
1, 2, 3

alysanne sorry for taking so long to get back to you. We got our keys at the same time as pre handover. Our bank paid the final payment 2 weeks early accidentally so they…

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Ckfd
Oct 24, 2017 8:23 am
Ckfd

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand

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

Hi Archie 17 I'll vouch for Fairwater. I don't think many use this forum anymore so I don't think you'll get much feedback. I've said before in this site that Fairwater…

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One Boulevard Buyer
Oct 24, 2017 8:15 am
Caydenn
Caydenn
24 October

Build Thread: Coral Homes Noosa 23

Build Thread: Coral Homes Noosa 23
NSW

That roof looks fantastic!! What colour is your roof tiles and gutters?

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Caydenn
Oct 24, 2017 6:12 am
Caydenn

Tiling has begun. I'm so excited to see it all done.

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Joelleg6
Oct 23, 2017 9:32 pm
Joelleg6
icat2000
icat2000
23 October

rockbank accolade builders

rockbank accolade builders
VIC

Maybe you could share what you are stuck on between the two builders?

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icat2000
Oct 23, 2017 7:45 pm
icat2000
MrCJ
MrCJ
23 October

Building a Carlisle Homes Radison 35 in Boronia (KDRB)

Building a Carlisle Homes Radison 35 in Boronia (KDRB)
VIC

Here is the latest on my house: Site works done Plumbing in Slab…

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MrCJ
Oct 23, 2017 11:35 am
Mrs_W
Mrs_W
23 October

First build in SE Melbourne

First build in SE Melbourne
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Did our settlement go though? Hope everything is going ok x

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Mrs_W
Oct 23, 2017 10:32 am

Finally Plastered! Plaster was delivered over a month ago, but was only put in the last few days due to so many frame defects still outstanding in the Pre-Plaster…

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Mrs_W
Oct 23, 2017 10:08 am
candicewebster
candicewebster
23 October

Who is building with Allworth Homes

Who is building with Allworth Homes
NSW
1 ... 140, 141, 142

Hi guys, I upgraded my A/C to a daikin 20KW and I'm building the countryside Langford so please check on that. I rang Ample air who they use and they told me for our…

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candicewebster
Oct 23, 2017 9:16 am
Ryan2007
Ryan2007
22 October

Some of our selections

Some of our selections

Oh thanks you hopefully they work well we wanted to contrast the void pendant with the island bench pendants. Void pendant you see as you walk through the front door then…

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Ryan2007
Oct 22, 2017 11:00 am
Ryan2007
Ryan2007
Ryan2007
22 October

Happy with our colour choice starting to look like a house f

Happy with our colour choice starting to look like a house f

Hi the blue colour is dulux isolation and the grey above the entry door is shale grey and the white is surfmist. It's not all finished yet but will put a completed facade…

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Ryan2007
Oct 22, 2017 8:33 am
Ryan2007

Metricon Premature Invoicing

Metricon Premature Invoicing
VIC

My builder did this. I rang them and said the work wasn't complete and they could reissue the invoice when it was. They agreed and sent me a new invoice a week later when…

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MoniqueElizabeth
Oct 21, 2017 11:17 pm
shazaw
shazaw
21 October

KDR with Sekisui house

KDR with Sekisui house
NSW
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Hi vivmak, have you finished your deck. Photos please. Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Oct 21, 2017 1:26 pm
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jessicagauci
Oct 21, 2017 10:15 am

Building the Octave 4-27 with Eight Homes

Building the Octave 4-27 with Eight Homes
VIC

If anyone has information on upgrading the evaporative cooling unit it would me much appreciated.

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ThomasTheDankEngine
Oct 21, 2017 9:44 am
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AntzR
Oct 21, 2017 12:54 am
Corgilover
Corgilover
21 October

Lakeland Pakenham

Lakeland Pakenham
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Yea its so hard to tell when we're going to title. Looked last week and they've pegged out the roads etc so moving along :)

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Corgilover
Oct 21, 2017 12:49 am
cheyuthie
cheyuthie
20 October

Initial build discussions with Granvue Homes

Initial build discussions with Granvue Homes
VIC

Hi did you build with Granvue homes? Am looking for feedback as well

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cheyuthie
Oct 20, 2017 9:24 pm
cheyuthie
cheyuthie
20 October

Talk to me about Granvue homes

Talk to me about Granvue homes
VIC

Hi Redknapp just wondering how is your build with GVH going? We are interested in sigining a contract with them. Any feedback would be great thanks

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cheyuthie
Oct 20, 2017 9:19 pm
sukhsingh
sukhsingh
20 October

Henley Emperor 48 - craigieburn Mt. Aitkin

Henley Emperor 48 - craigieburn Mt. Aitkin
VIC
1, 2

It felt forever in between initial sales signing at the display home and colours. This was roughly a month and another 5 weeks to get to tender presentation. Once…

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sukhsingh
Oct 20, 2017 9:00 pm
dulie
dulie
20 October

Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

It's awesome to hear you're enjoying your new home!

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dulie
Oct 20, 2017 3:49 pm
dulie
IamSAM
IamSAM
20 October

Anyone used/currently building with Practical Building?

Anyone used/currently building with Practical Building?
NSW

Hi, did you go ahead with Practical Building? How was the experience?

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IamSAM
Oct 20, 2017 1:39 pm
IamSAM

Poor Quality Brickwork - Need Advice

Poor Quality Brickwork - Need Advice

mralex34 Thanks for the info but you need to put photos up..Do you know what cement was used,Brand? The report only shows chemical composition it does not deal with…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 20, 2017 12:56 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Malteser
Malteser
20 October

Building Designer recommendation in West Brisbane

Building Designer recommendation in West Brisbane
QLD

Hello everyone, I'm looking to do an extension to our (small) single storey house in west Brisbane. My wife and I have a fair idea of what we're after, and have done…

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Malteser
Oct 20, 2017 8:30 am
Ashleigh
Ashleigh
19 October

My build with HomeBuyers Centre - Willow 25, Arcadia, Office

My build with HomeBuyers Centre - Willow 25, Arcadia, Office
VIC

Hello! How is your build going? If you dont mind, what is the base price for the willow 25? And are the upgrades you have done expensive? Thanks :)

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Ashleigh
Oct 19, 2017 10:19 pm
Loks
Loks
19 October

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 80, 81, 82

1building From initial contract signing to handover took 22 months. Slab to handover was 7 months. 15 months was Kurmond correcting plans time and time again to get to…

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Loks
Oct 19, 2017 8:42 pm
Corallake
Corallake
19 October

Coral homes Bahama 37

Coral homes Bahama 37

Makes you question why they charge customers for surveying the block.

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Corallake
Oct 19, 2017 8:35 pm
Corallake
Stroud2512
Stroud2512
19 October

Fairhaven- Closely 248 :)

Fairhaven- Closely 248 :)
VIC

Hey, so sorry I only just seen this and realised it's a few months late! (oops) We did our colour appt at the office in Berwick, it's quite small but there was a lot of…

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Stroud2512
Oct 19, 2017 7:06 pm
kaycee
kaycee
19 October

Jordan Springs East Valuations?

Jordan Springs East Valuations?
NSW

If I were you I would heed Isabella's advice. You won't be paying more than $300 for a valuation. Get the services of the valuers you lender use.

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kaycee
Oct 19, 2017 6:04 pm
Eskay
Eskay
19 October

First Home - Play it safe of stretch the budget?

First Home - Play it safe of stretch the budget?
VIC

Hi I was also in a similar position to you. I moved to Australia early last year, and we were thinking whether to buy or build. Finally we decided to build a Henley…

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Eskay
Oct 19, 2017 5:57 pm
Eskay
Bri1234
Bri1234
19 October

Opinions on down pipe placement please

Opinions on down pipe placement please

You appear to have slotted 115 quad and a 22.5 degree pitch. A quick calculation tells me that you cannot delete the offending downpipe because of the roof areas…

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Bri1234
Oct 19, 2017 5:52 pm
Bri1234
Kas83
Kas83
19 October

Anyone building in NW Sydney (in/around Box Hill?)

Anyone building in NW Sydney (in/around Box Hill?)
NSW

Hello We are also building in Box Hill. Which development did you buy the land from? We are building with Rawson Homes and they have been pretty good so far. The house…

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Kas83
Oct 19, 2017 12:19 pm
AdelaideHills
AdelaideHills
19 October

New Build - Weeks Building Group - Balhannah SA

New Build - Weeks Building Group - Balhannah SA
SA

Another delay - slab not being laid until 1st of November now, apparently Site Works have been put on hold due to rain - it rained 20ml back on the 12th.... Is this really…

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AdelaideHills
Oct 19, 2017 12:12 pm
Kas83
Kas83
19 October

Anyone building in Eden Gardens Box Hill NSW?

Anyone building in Eden Gardens Box Hill NSW?
NSW

Hi All Anyone building in Eden Gardens 75-77 Boundary Road Box Hill NSW? Thanks

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Kas83
Oct 19, 2017 11:58 am
brokenstick
brokenstick
19 October

Ceiling Height cost on 2.4M to 2.7M

Ceiling Height cost on 2.4M to 2.7M
SA

This may be because you are going 2 increments, from 2.2 to 2.5 to 2.74 (they seem to charge for each increment). Our ground we are looking at comes with 2.55 which we…

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brokenstick
Oct 19, 2017 8:50 am
Susan.kotha
Susan.kotha
19 October

Anyone building Clarendon homes Sheridan 39 mkii in Edmondso

Anyone building Clarendon homes Sheridan 39 mkii in Edmondso
NSW

Hi Shilpa, We are going for Alpine white kitchen bench top and extending the island bench for one meter. He said $ 2000 for Alpine white and $2500 for extension of island…

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Susan.kotha
Oct 19, 2017 7:05 am
Talkey
Talkey
18 October

How cheap could you do the gardens?

How cheap could you do the gardens?
VIC

Update: I was aiming for 5-8 grand and I'm spending 16 grand. :shock: It was hard to find people to do a quote, letalone the whole place and I needed it done pretty quickly as I…

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Talkey
Oct 18, 2017 3:09 pm
Talkey


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