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CalvinHobbes
CalvinHobbes
17 March

Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15
NSW
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Thanks, they’re Australian Outdoor Living. I’ll message you the guy’s contact details who did the initial measure nd quote later.

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CalvinHobbes
Mar 17, 2018 7:50 am
CalvinHobbes
shc
shc
16 March

Has anyone built with Plan Build Homes?

Has anyone built with Plan Build Homes?
QLD

Has anyone build recently with PlanBuild in Brisbane north area. I couldn't find any bad reviews lately at all. Just wondering if they are good?

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shc
Mar 16, 2018 10:51 pm
Salfield
Salfield
16 March

KDR - Rawson Edge 39 - Ryde - Completed Sept 2016

KDR - Rawson Edge 39 - Ryde - Completed Sept 2016
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi mate. No building a Chifley 42 mkii. Wow 10k. So that was installed? We were at the Chifley display today and asked when we would need to do the fireplace. They…

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Salfield
Mar 16, 2018 6:11 pm
fademan
fademan
16 March

Porter Davis

Porter Davis
VIC

I would love to know, as a percentage of builds across the large builders, how many were built with the 'included slab'. I bet it would be in single digits. It's…

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fademan
Mar 16, 2018 12:30 pm
dany
dany
16 March

KDRB Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney) - We are in!

KDRB Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney) - We are in!
NSW
1 ... 128, 129, 130

Just wondering what colour have you used for the feature facade. With red bricks and grey roof it's very tricky to get the colour right . This is blending well .

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dany
Mar 16, 2018 10:33 am
dany
vg2018vg
vg2018vg
16 March

Hartleigh Estate Clyde Residents

Hartleigh Estate Clyde Residents
VIC

Hi all, Just made this group as an exercise to meet future neighbors in the Estate. Topics to be discussed: What stage you have land in? ( block size, date of sale,…

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vg2018vg
Mar 16, 2018 10:20 am

My wife, 3 children and I are currently building our first new home with Homecorp. Although it should be exciting it hasn't been a good start. Our slab was poured with…

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Mr.Tavita
Mar 15, 2018 8:40 pm

Demolition of house with NBN HFC cable already there.

Demolition of house with NBN HFC cable already there.

They charged us 315 and said that there Will be no charge to reinstall it. I asked for that via email since the build will only finish a year later n have taken down the…

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excited_builders
Mar 15, 2018 8:20 pm
Sparkles_
Sparkles_
15 March

Building inspector - northern suburbs Melbourne

Building inspector - northern suburbs Melbourne
VIC

Looking for recommendations for a building inspector in Northern Suburbs Melbourne. Thanks

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Sparkles_
Mar 15, 2018 7:34 pm
Sparkles_
Savett
Savett
15 March

Anyone building in Hawksfields Estate Keysborough?

Anyone building in Hawksfields Estate Keysborough?
VIC

Hi Yannick. Our site cost is 18k with boutique homes. Have you got any contact with the developer. As we been waiting for their approval for almost 2months.

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Savett
Mar 15, 2018 6:14 pm
James59
James59
15 March

Building 2 storey house with JG KING steel ATLAS 2

Building 2 storey house with JG KING steel ATLAS 2
VIC

We are building Madison 2 with Oasis facade. I think we have been pretty lucky with our supervisor our slab was poured 22/9/2017 we have our final inspection next week…

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James59
Mar 15, 2018 5:40 pm
paceman_03
paceman_03
15 March

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.
VIC

Tarneit, Western Suburbs. They're fantastic! Our colour selections were amazing, no pressure to upgrade and a lot of the standard inclusions meet our developer guidelines.…

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paceman_03
Mar 15, 2018 5:23 pm

Contract Pitfalls?

Contract Pitfalls?

Get yourself a good building consultant that knows building , contract admin and contracts. Lawyers are fine but don't have on the ground expertise of the things that can…

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building-expert
Mar 15, 2018 3:48 pm
building-expert
ozverusha
ozverusha
15 March

Anyone else is building at Eden on Dalmatia, Edmondson Park?

Anyone else is building at Eden on Dalmatia, Edmondson Park?
NSW

Hi 123something, Good for you. Jsut today we've a got news ... bad one :( Our land registration has been pushed back to the end…

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ozverusha
Mar 15, 2018 2:33 pm
ozverusha
Bri1234
Bri1234
15 March

Need to get NBN reconnected to KDR house.

Need to get NBN reconnected to KDR house.

Long story short - our old house had NBN connected (overhead cable). We knocked that house down. Our new house is (hopefully) just weeks away from hand over. So it's…

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Bri1234
Mar 15, 2018 1:17 pm
Bri1234
abhiadams
abhiadams
15 March

McDonald Jones Electrical - Alarm System

McDonald Jones Electrical - Alarm System

Hi All, Just a quick question on the Alarm system package. Has anyone recently gone through the Electrical appointment and chosen to upgrade their standard alarm package…

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abhiadams
Mar 15, 2018 12:39 pm
SallyL
SallyL
15 March

Illawarra build

Illawarra build
VIC

I found this article on the Mincove site about the things you need to know when building on a sloped site. They're Wollongong based too, might be a good option?

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SallyL
Mar 15, 2018 11:54 am
MikeW
MikeW
15 March

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?
NSW
1, 2

The builder said they are going to start from next Monday 19th March.

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MikeW
Mar 15, 2018 9:18 am
markmark
markmark
15 March

Home builder

Home builder
NSW

Hi Did anyone dealt or had feedback about Meridian homes ? Thanks

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markmark
Mar 15, 2018 9:01 am
lisalula
lisalula
15 March

Building the Lennox with Celebration Homes

Building the Lennox with Celebration Homes
WA
1, 2

Hey a bit late to the party but the house looks great! I wondered if you had a photo of your powder room with the sink? Did you pick your sink or was it standard? Thanks, Lisa :)

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lisalula
Mar 14, 2018 11:51 pm
dioni
dioni
14 March

Staircase Upgrade Cost

Staircase Upgrade Cost
NSW

Thanks all for your replies. Our staircase is an L shaped and not a huge feature of the house so might just have to go back to the standard one and invest our $20k on…

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dioni
Mar 14, 2018 5:05 pm
corkco
corkco
14 March

New Home Prices across Australia

New Home Prices across Australia
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Sounds good Your house plan is amazing

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corkco
Mar 14, 2018 3:59 pm
corkco
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corkco
Mar 14, 2018 3:34 pm
corkco
chanaka
chanaka
14 March

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Apologies for not responding sooner and thanks for sharing all the info. Especially to Treedance. Our council is the City of Casey. No Arden does not do Landscaping even…

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chanaka
Mar 14, 2018 11:10 am
Patrick
Patrick
14 March

First pure Investment Property

First pure Investment Property
VIC

Thank you where abouts did you build? What suburb?

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Patrick
Mar 14, 2018 9:40 am
Patrick
baxter01
baxter01
14 March

Anyone built or building a Porter Davis Vermont 29?

Anyone built or building a Porter Davis Vermont 29?
VIC

Hi , Has anyone built or building a vermont 29 with PD ? They have only got Vermont 33 on display. It is hard to imagine the living area size without seeing it in person.…

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baxter01
Mar 14, 2018 9:34 am
cant decide
cant decide
14 March

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!
VIC
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Wow it looks great! I haven't been on social media for a while it's good to see you have your keys, I have missed a lot. I have been having a few issues with my truffle…

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cant decide
Mar 14, 2018 8:48 am
TLG
TLG
14 March

Porter Davis KDRB Vancouver 33

Porter Davis KDRB Vancouver 33
VIC

Hi guys, we are in the Knox area KDRB. We are looking at a 6 meter set back to build. We are sitting on a very generous sized block with an 11 meter setback currently. Our…

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TLG
Mar 14, 2018 7:43 am

So we had PCI on the 20th of Feb and picked up our keys on the 1st March. Couldn’t be happier with our home and it has been so crazy busy since then packing and moving…

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m0llss
Mar 13, 2018 11:19 pm
measure
measure
13 March

Boutique Homes - St Tropez 31 - 8 Month Update!

Boutique Homes - St Tropez 31 - 8 Month Update!
VIC
1, 2, 3

Went through a group called Limetree Alfresco. We saw them at the pool and spa expo. Highly recommend them.

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measure
Mar 13, 2018 10:31 pm
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BrownDog77
Mar 13, 2018 7:26 pm
jbru87
jbru87
13 March

Coral Homes

Coral Homes
NSW

Hi, we are building in Coffs Harbour. I would highly recommend Coral Homes we have had a great experience, 15 weeks to build we are now just waiting for some minor defects…

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jbru87
Mar 13, 2018 7:18 pm

Loving the color stain of our front door but very disappointed that I can still see the black stain from when the bricks were acid washed: I am not going to accept this…

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James59
Mar 13, 2018 7:15 pm
Cooky
Cooky
13 March

Corner Blocks - Share your plans!

Corner Blocks - Share your plans!
NSW

Hi everyone, I've recently purchased a 532 sqm corner block in Sydney and would love to see what others have achieved on their corner blocks! My land is 32 metres deep…

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Cooky
Mar 13, 2018 7:00 pm
Cooky
Clean
Clean
13 March

Anybody dealt with KG CSC at Metricon

Anybody dealt with KG CSC at Metricon

Anybody dealt with her, really want to know your experience with her (Victoria). Thanks.

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Clean
Mar 13, 2018 4:09 pm

We’re just about to sign off on our plans and our builder has sprung an addition on our bathrooms. They want to put in a 70mm high tiled hob in our up stairs showers.…

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Brenton41
Mar 13, 2018 3:58 pm
mrbiggens
mrbiggens
13 March

building in cascades silverdale

building in cascades silverdale
NSW

Congrats on getting underway. Fingers crossed for some smooth sailing through the admin stage.

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mrbiggens
Mar 13, 2018 3:57 pm
mrbiggens
Heliosphere
Heliosphere
13 March

Depth of edge beams for a house slab

Depth of edge beams for a house slab
TAS

Yep reckon you are right in asking the engineer! Thanks :-D

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Heliosphere
Mar 13, 2018 1:02 pm
Heliosphere
Patrick
Patrick
13 March

JG King Hartwell - Melbourne western suburbs

JG King Hartwell - Melbourne western suburbs
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Hi Informative thread. I am researching JG king also as we want to build with them. However our area to build will be in Wyndham. So may get different people working on…

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Patrick
Mar 13, 2018 11:40 am
Patrick
bank
bank
13 March

JG KIng Experiences in the West of Melb

JG KIng Experiences in the West of Melb
VIC

Not a current build but have you found jaslee's thread?

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bank
Mar 13, 2018 10:52 am
bank
batabatuta
batabatuta
13 March

Kingston 33 build with Rawson - Southwest Sydney

Kingston 33 build with Rawson - Southwest Sydney
NSW

Thanks Jen! We initially went for a darker brick, austral - asphalt. But after weeks of thinking and looking at houses with that Brick We changed our mind to Simmental.…

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batabatuta
Mar 13, 2018 5:41 am
Peregian
Peregian
12 March

New two storey house - plumbing

New two storey house - plumbing

The bulkhead was not on the plans. I am being told that the plans did not allow room for the a/c or plumbing yet it was the builder that drew up the plans. I am being…

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Peregian
Mar 12, 2018 4:27 pm

Practical Completion - things not done

Practical Completion - things not done
QLD

Our house was ready at pc - they were just doing final pain touch ups. We picked up on a couple of thing like door handles not being level and some cosmetic stuff but it…

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Corinda dream 2016
Mar 12, 2018 6:19 am

Porter Davis Vermont 33

Porter Davis Vermont 33
VIC

Hi hoastefan, we are looking to build this in Rockbank. How's your build going along? Regards, Jem

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jeramymendoza198
Mar 12, 2018 12:09 am

Been so exhausted moving everything in! I sooo tired lol. Couple more pics. The bed is a tempur bed which took us forever to get out of the cardboard packaging. Our bin is…

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valerie3e
Mar 11, 2018 10:05 pm
valerie3e
allblaqk
allblaqk
11 March

Coral Homes Avoca 20 - Ripley QLD

Coral Homes Avoca 20 - Ripley QLD
QLD
1, 2

Its so hard isn't it - and theres so many things to consider which you don't even realise!

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allblaqk
Mar 11, 2018 9:49 pm
allblaqk
JustinYJJ
JustinYJJ
11 March

Brick Samples from Austral Bricks and PGH

Brick Samples from Austral Bricks and PGH

I got these from the brick display centres but do not need them anymore. Pickup is from Dulwich Hill. Please contact me via private message if interested. Free brick…

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JustinYJJ
Mar 11, 2018 8:26 pm
GD3
GD3
11 March

Fairmont Homes - Custom build

Fairmont Homes - Custom build
SA

Hello Dan Are you building in NSW and how’s you exp so far. We are thinking to sign a contract with them.

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GD3
Mar 11, 2018 11:44 am
dreamhomz
dreamhomz
11 March

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3

Wow..looks great. Thanks for the update Eskay :)

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dreamhomz
Mar 11, 2018 10:25 am



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