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I have been trying to sugar coat it to myself but it just won't do. I hate how my kitchen tiles look! Don't know what we were thinking! I think it looks awful. Need to…

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Maps
Jan 18, 2018 2:30 am

Hi maddy, Ive gone with the terrain scheme for external and stanford scheme for internal. No upgrades, just extras like shower niche, mirrored robe doors, extra…

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JKang
Jan 18, 2018 12:23 am

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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Should be around Page 60 or near abouts or if u find jeeta then just click on him and u can see all the flooring photos

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pEast
Jan 18, 2018 12:21 am

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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That is just nasty! Why would they do that when it is very clear you didn't want them there. At what stage do they put the taps in. I may need to go and camp out at…

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inexp_user
Jan 17, 2018 11:05 pm
inexp_user

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC

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

Quick update - plaster is completed on the house. Will be posting the latest photos this weekend ...

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Eskay
Jan 17, 2018 10:38 pm
Eskay

Craziest find during your build...

Craziest find during your build...
VIC

I found a bird in my house XD Had to get in and rescue the poor thing.

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aloenyx
Jan 17, 2018 9:45 pm
aloenyx

Building with JG King - Barossa 255 in Ballarat.

Building with JG King - Barossa 255 in Ballarat.
VIC

Ooohh it's looking great. We are very seriously thinking about the Barossa 255 and building in Romsey. We'd need a ranch style for the block we are looking at, and this…

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AlexPell
Jan 17, 2018 9:44 pm
AlexPell

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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8 new pics up on the blog https://waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.co ... screening/ These were taken at around 7:30pm so a very different light to during the day.

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jan 17, 2018 9:18 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - BRICKING

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - BRICKING
VIC
1 ... 18, 19, 20

lol Rachael The lock on the door was stuck in so I didn't want to close and lock it just in case there was a reason for it. So I closed the door and placed a brick…

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Bri1234
Jan 17, 2018 9:07 pm
Bri1234

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Stairs

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Stairs
VIC
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Firstime - I can't wait either for it to be stained. We have two lights going in either side of the windows and a square stair light for each flight. This stage is just…

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Rachael13
Jan 17, 2018 8:55 pm
Rachael13

House is being painted at the moment. Getting an update from the builder as next Thursday was meant to be the completion date! If they are late they will need up start…

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valerie3e
Jan 17, 2018 8:53 pm
valerie3e

Received a weekly update email today stating painting had been completed and driveway was booked for Monday. I was like wow that seems quick and weird they’d be doing…

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Melt23
Jan 17, 2018 8:43 pm

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Not plans, but chatting to landscaper now. Need to move our front tap too for a pathway. Will be basic landscaping turf and some screening trees/plants

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Ezza78
Jan 17, 2018 7:50 pm
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maddy.r
Jan 17, 2018 7:10 pm

Dennis family homes- Venetia 25

Dennis family homes- Venetia 25
VIC

Does anyone have pictures of colours selections in the standard inclusions I’m building Venetia 25 an want to look at colours to see which colours I want to go can…

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maddy.r
Jan 17, 2018 6:54 pm

Yesterday I went to see the house. Drive by to see if anything else was done on it. Only to find out they were in the process of installing the carpet. I went in there…

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Doulton777
Jan 17, 2018 6:48 pm
Doulton777
Fongeo
Fongeo
16 h

Builder receipt to book land

Builder receipt to book land
VIC

Also too many bad reviews of Henley in productreview.com it will be good to get some feedback on that as well. Dont want to stick my head out onto a chopping board. Cheers

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Fongeo
Jan 17, 2018 1:25 pm
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blackcat20
Jan 17, 2018 11:07 am
blackcat20

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Hey guys will at least something is happening Just a quick note to let you know that the council inspection took place on Monday - this was the earliest we were able to…

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Tigz1993
Jan 17, 2018 7:42 am
dmr
dmr
Yesterday

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Lets hope for the best! Thanks!

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dmr
Jan 16, 2018 6:01 pm
JNT_New Build
JNT_New Build
Yesterday

Metricon - Duxton 39

Metricon - Duxton 39
VIC
1 ... 86, 87, 88

Wow Emmz...your home is looking great! Look at all that green! Well done!!!!

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JNT_New Build
Jan 16, 2018 5:17 pm
JNT_New Build
JNT_New Build
JNT_New Build
Yesterday

Montpellier45_Journey

Montpellier45_Journey
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

After such a long time.....I am posting.... We have been told our land will settle on 29 January 2018. Only 25 months of waiting....

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JNT_New Build
Jan 16, 2018 5:15 pm
JNT_New Build

We are 8 months in and are at tiling. Stuff has been happening so slowly... Some pics of progress since my last post: A break in - fortunately no other damage done -…

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Mrs_W
Jan 16, 2018 3:06 pm
kidu13
kidu13
16 January

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 29, 30, 31

We go past the site once or twice a week for the past 6 months and we haven't even got the title yet. We rent nearby. There were trees and bush in our lot when we first…

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kidu13
Jan 16, 2018 2:44 pm
kidu13
ysnf2000
ysnf2000
16 January

Zealous Group / Homes - anyone worked with them?

Zealous Group / Homes - anyone worked with them?
VIC

Hi there, has anyone worked with or heard anything about Zealous Group / Homes in Melbourne? They are a small custom builder in SE Melbourne. Thanks in advance

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ysnf2000
Jan 16, 2018 2:04 pm
sleeprequired
sleeprequired
16 January

Investment Home Builder recommendations

Investment Home Builder recommendations
VIC

so we're on a tight budget for a small 3 bedroom home out the back of an existing property. We have planning permit and are in the process of obtaining the building…

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sleeprequired
Jan 16, 2018 11:50 am
Doulton777
Doulton777
16 January

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 111, 112, 113

Yes it’s going to be at the back of that oval. Where they put those portables. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Jan 16, 2018 10:34 am
Doulton777
inexp_user
inexp_user
15 January

Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34

Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34
VIC
1, 2

Hi Charly, It has been a long process... You are right, we walked away from Porter Davis at tender but we did go and start the process to build the Palace with Henley. …

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inexp_user
Jan 15, 2018 9:51 pm
inexp_user
Melt23
Melt23
15 January

Our First Home - Ballarat - Furniture Inspiration and Ideas

Our First Home - Ballarat - Furniture Inspiration and Ideas
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

The tables look really nice! I think the lighter chairs go well with the pendant but I guess it would depend on the colours in your house also :)

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Melt23
Jan 15, 2018 9:29 pm
Renman
Renman
15 January

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 69, 70, 71

QM It’s doesn’t look that bad. The trim brighten up the wall a bit. Don’t stress too much. My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

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Renman
Jan 15, 2018 9:09 pm
Renman

Haven't posted for a while as the builders were off over Christmas. Tiles have been all finished which is great! Picked out all the furniture for the house already. Not…

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valerie3e
Jan 15, 2018 8:04 pm
valerie3e
aloenyx
aloenyx
15 January

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Should I get an inspection done?

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Should I get an inspection done?
VIC
1 ... 138, 139, 140

They are too little to go to new homes yet, need their vet work first. But they are just SO cute. And so quick XDD

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aloenyx
Jan 15, 2018 8:01 pm
aloenyx
Ezza78
Ezza78
15 January

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Gutters up today! Hoping that means roof soon? Haven’t spoke to new SS. We too had to wait for framer, I think u had bad luck with the wait then the Xmas break too.…

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Ezza78
Jan 15, 2018 8:01 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
15 January

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
1, 2, 3

Glad too see you back. And your so close to starting your build now. Admin stage is a nightmare. I went through it too. But building has been great. You always need to…

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Doulton777
Jan 15, 2018 7:09 pm
Doulton777
Taj-e
Taj-e
15 January

Anybody purchased land in Brompton Estate Cranbourne VIC?

Anybody purchased land in Brompton Estate Cranbourne VIC?
VIC

I received a call from Brompton saying that they cancelled my block and will refund the deposit. Is this is the case with anybody else? I know there is clause in the…

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Taj-e
Jan 15, 2018 6:07 pm
Sam_Sid
Sam_Sid
15 January

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Hey, Just had an email from Rhonda and my solicitors. They said they are expecting the Compliance certificate in 2 weeks. Mail received on Friday last week. Hoping…

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Sam_Sid
Jan 15, 2018 3:58 pm
smithfamily
smithfamily
15 January

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
1, 2, 3

It's great when it gets to lock up, as you know it's progressing well, but sucks as you can't go in whenever you want anymore haha Spoke to SS this morning, all still on…

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smithfamily
Jan 15, 2018 3:07 pm

cut and fill question

cut and fill question
VIC

neb880 Check your engineering drawings They should have extended the level out around the perimeter by a meter to allow for access path , scaffolding, brickwork, etc Your…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 14, 2018 12:04 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Mrs_W
Mrs_W
14 January

KDRB Bentley Homes Kyalami 370

KDRB Bentley Homes Kyalami 370
VIC

I will echo what Marlbling said. Darbecca are a lot more picky than DJM.

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Mrs_W
Jan 14, 2018 9:35 am
Dani_J
Dani_J
14 January

Moving mains water tap - hard to do?

Moving mains water tap - hard to do?
VIC

Speak to the water company :) Our 37sq Custom Hamptons Inspired Home: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=86931

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Dani_J
Jan 14, 2018 8:48 am

This is our floorplan yet to be drafted 😊

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Cleef85
Jan 13, 2018 7:37 pm
thellama
thellama
13 January

Boutique Homes

Boutique Homes
VIC
1 ... 168, 169, 170

We signed the PWC in late June 2017 and had our Contract in late September 2017. The time in between is good to do research for the Contract/Colours. We got the soil…

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thellama
Jan 13, 2018 2:05 pm
Jenifermarie
Jenifermarie
12 January

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule
VIC

We had similar problems with our builder (Wisdom homes in NSW). CBA have agreed to fund our build as long as the total of the deposit plus first two stages does not exceed…

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Jenifermarie
Jan 12, 2018 9:29 pm
bhbb
bhbb
12 January

Commercial and residential builder

Commercial and residential builder
VIC

Good advice about "last job" How do I find out what was their last job? Email builder and ask? Or any registry I can check online by company name, project address, ...?

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bhbb
Jan 12, 2018 7:21 pm
Mrs_W
Mrs_W
12 January

Porter Davis Waldorf

Porter Davis Waldorf
VIC

That looks familiar, but our house is single story, which is a little cheaper than double.

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Mrs_W
Jan 12, 2018 2:47 pm

Write reply... Got Plantation shutters installed upstairs in the TV room Gas log heater installed - best time to buy is during summer :) I have had a few messages on…

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Samk
Jan 12, 2018 12:46 pm
t_holt86
t_holt86
12 January

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?
VIC
1 ... 247, 248, 249

We signed the PWC in June 16 originally for settlement in March 17, which was pushed to September, which was pushed to December, and finally now in Jan 18. So ours was 4…

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t_holt86
Jan 12, 2018 10:32 am
t_holt86
building-expert
building-expert
12 January

No occupancy permit unless appliances are sourced through bu

No occupancy permit unless appliances are sourced through bu
VIC

At what stage is your build? Have appliances been included in your contract price?

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building-expert
Jan 12, 2018 10:19 am
building-expert


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