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kaycee
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Stockland Elara at Marsden ParkStockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
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@Sathish83: I do not know the original expected land registration date of Stage 16. @jack_elara: Perhaps Scott m would be able to provide latest price list.

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kaycee
Apr 29, 2017 5:36 am
My Metricon Bordeaux 56 buildMy Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
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I just thought with having a private inspector they will rectify things at each stage? Oh boy by reading all you said is making me dread the building process already.…

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Doulton777
Apr 29, 2017 1:15 am
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Metricon Glendale 37+Metricon Glendale 37+
NSW
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Do you have a picture you can share? Would love to see it. Will take one on Friday when I'm at the Studio... This is the colour board were…

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VMGlendale37
Apr 29, 2017 12:57 am
HGWA in Calleya EstateHGWA in Calleya Estate
WA

Hello all! Time for me to start my very own house build thread! Bought our block in Grandis section of Calleya Estate in May, 2016. Titles finally through mid-January…

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Mrsxtro01
Apr 29, 2017 12:44 am
Clarendon Sheridan Build - Box Hill NSWClarendon Sheridan Build - Box Hill NSW
NSW

:-) we're on ceres st. still waiting on tender, colours etc etc - not sure how long it will take to be approached for all the appointments though .............?

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vannpaul
Apr 28, 2017 11:33 pm
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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Your SS got more things completed and bricks starting on Monday. Build Thread : viewtopic.php?f=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Apr 28, 2017 11:23 pm
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shazaw
Apr 28, 2017 11:16 pm
Mojo HomesMojo Homes
NSW
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Hi I just don't like traditional stair case. No reason. I have kept allowance for other things. But skeptical to pay $25k alone on stair case. Every builder is…

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readytomove
Apr 28, 2017 11:15 pm
Deposits with Clarendon HomesDeposits with Clarendon Homes

Not building with Clarendon but it was non-refundable with Wisdom and $5000. What do you mean they can't do anything? They will get your plans etc ready now so that you…

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MandM+4
Apr 28, 2017 11:11 pm
Here we go again...Here we go again...
VIC
1, 2

Would you mind sharing where you found your cup pulls? I have been searching for ones exactly like these for ages but the ones I have found are way more than I want to…

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mangos
Apr 28, 2017 11:10 pm
Building with Wisdom HomesBuilding with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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And yes Rocchet - you'll see they are SO FAST with those invoices! Building Majestic 40 - wisdom homes

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MrsLlamas2016
Apr 28, 2017 11:09 pm
Perry Homes @ Cliftleigh Meadows - FIT OFF/DRIVEWAYPerry Homes @ Cliftleigh Meadows - FIT OFF/DRIVEWAY
NSW
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Wow love the design on your driveway! Congratulations it looks so good!

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krusade25
Apr 28, 2017 11:09 pm
Building the Metricon Fortitude 32Building the Metricon Fortitude 32
VIC
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What are your impressions of the Ring doorbell? I'm undecided at the moment... Did you get it pre wired so you don't have to charge it every 3-4 months?

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Drew01
Apr 28, 2017 10:54 pm
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Building with MetriconBuilding with Metricon
NSW
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Does anyone know what the Metricon supplied intercom systems are? I was going to install a Ring doorbell, but going off them a bit

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Drew01
Apr 28, 2017 10:51 pm
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So yesterday I was not able to visit my land. Nek minnit today I find that I have walls 🙌 Crazy how fast they have worked! To my untrained eye the brickwork…

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jenza20
Apr 28, 2017 10:41 pm
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Building at WillowdaleBuilding at Willowdale
NSW
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We got the email this afternoon. We will be there :) hoping to meet our neighbours as they don't seem to be on H1. Building Wisdom Aspiration 31 at Willowdale

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Jenifermarie
Apr 28, 2017 10:37 pm
Building with Dennis Family HomesBuilding with Dennis Family Homes
VIC
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It has been very stressful and after the end of contract all you get is $250pw. It won't even cover the rent that we now have to take up. I have heard about their…

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rtforresters
Apr 28, 2017 10:35 pm
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KDR With Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 Mk1 - Majestic FacadeKDR With Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 Mk1 - Majestic Facade
NSW
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We can only recommend our fencer but not our landscaper! Send me the fencers details please! I have called two of them And neither has responded!

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joamoa
Apr 28, 2017 10:35 pm
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue OfficerModified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer
VIC
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Yes she is lovely , thank you Gravy 😊 we are over the moon now.

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dreamhomemummy
Apr 28, 2017 10:33 pm

28 April 2017: Today is my daughter's birthday and to celebrate, Better Built Homes decided to surprise her by working on the house for the last 3 days and doing all of…

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krusade25
Apr 28, 2017 10:30 pm
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underwaySloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway
VIC
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Our designer is a lady named Rose from KRN design. Shes excellent, really reasonably priced too. Highly recommended for interior/exterior colour choices. We actually…

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Christoshizz
Apr 28, 2017 10:30 pm
Porter Davis homesPorter Davis homes
VIC
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. NEW HOMES were fantastic, very accommodating at being on site for specific time and all the chopping and changing we had with PD. they were worth every cent!!!…

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F1natic
Apr 28, 2017 10:28 pm
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East MelbourneBuilding Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne
VIC
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Awesome! Good luck! Has your land settled now? Won't be long till construction if it has Yeah after seeing some of the other comments I'm wondering if…

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sarzaaa88
Apr 28, 2017 10:27 pm
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JB1
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Recessed sliding door tracksRecessed sliding door tracks
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Thanks, Maybe not worth the hassles as the flooring will be will be approx 25mm anyway.

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JB1
Apr 28, 2017 10:26 pm
Our Daydream in Mundoolun Our Daydream in Mundoolun
QLD
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Thanks we are pretty pleased with the pantry idea! Drainage done, NBN whatever they did is done. Prep for slab next week. So many blimen pubic holidays in QLD for once…

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dougang287
Apr 28, 2017 10:19 pm
Who else is building at Oran Park?Who else is building at Oran Park?
NSW
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Is the builder concerned about negative comments or revealing information regarding house plans, pricing etc?

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Rocchet
Apr 28, 2017 9:57 pm
Who is building with BeechwoodWho is building with Beechwood
NSW
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Yes hun. I emailed Vic Cavassini directly who acted straight away. He did apologised and said that he was not aware of the matter. He said I can have that tiles at no…

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tapasr_Lexia4
Apr 28, 2017 9:51 pm
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Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne
VIC
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Retaining wall on one side went in today and driveway sorted. Meeting the fencing guy on site Monday! All happening!

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Kat_1025
Apr 28, 2017 9:42 pm
Custom Design - QLD Springfield Rise - Valeco HomesCustom Design - QLD Springfield Rise - Valeco Homes
QLD
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Nice stacey! If you need a hand with switching feel free to pm me. Gr8ly you can certainly do your own appliances. We just got our credited back from them and are…

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Picto
Apr 28, 2017 9:30 pm
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 2 wks to go??!?{dawn} SE Melb Build - 2 wks to go??!?
VIC
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I was so excited for you lol it will be good to do your own PCI though GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Apr 28, 2017 9:29 pm
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Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
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Interesting! We got the big long handle as part of our inclusion and we have chosen the trilock with the hidden leaver as well and were told it wouldn't be all that much…

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stayxtrue
Apr 28, 2017 9:23 pm
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Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?
VIC
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In all honesty I was quite overwhelmed with info when putting my deposit down for my house and land package. I had no idea about the 10% until I received a phone call from…

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Anna 10
Apr 28, 2017 9:22 pm
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allblaqk
Apr 28, 2017 9:19 pm
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RoofingRoofing

Hi friends, It is one of my greatest wish to build a house facing the beach. I was in search of a good place to build the house. Recently, I bought a property next to the…

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Christianwelch
Apr 28, 2017 9:13 pm
GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304
NSW

No i haven't but i feel your pain we are going to go mountain views 310 and the only ones near us are just in council now so would be a wait. They can arrange a walk…

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marz1983
Apr 28, 2017 9:10 pm
Our Coral Homes Noosa 26Our Coral Homes Noosa 26
NSW
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Wow you are rocking along Coral homes Modified Stradbroke locked out

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Milestone
Apr 28, 2017 8:50 pm
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Arden DevelopmentsArden Developments
VIC
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Has anyone done a timber deck instead of alfresco? Would you mind sharing how much per square metre? Our quote came back with Hardie product instead of timber for deck…

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Ezza78
Apr 28, 2017 8:44 pm
MJT
10 h
Fairmont Homes Custom Build Myponga, SAFairmont Homes Custom Build Myponga, SA
SA
1, 2

I guess it is the lightest of the colorbond colours, but still it's not like its galvinised or tin or something. Far out, 5 minutes up the road and you are in a different…

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MJT
Apr 28, 2017 8:13 pm
gr8ly
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Building with Valeco Homes Forest Ridge - BramptonBuilding with Valeco Homes Forest Ridge - Brampton
NSW

Following :) im glad there are other Valeco people out there to compare notes... we are still at the finalising variations stage... communication hasn't been the best for…

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gr8ly
Apr 28, 2017 8:13 pm
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shouldn't be too hard to adjust to this .....

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GillyM
Apr 28, 2017 8:05 pm
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Renman
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10 h
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLDKDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
1 ... 50, 51, 52

How much was the Impress upgrade? The Zen is probably their best looking range, nice and clean lines.

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Renman
Apr 28, 2017 8:02 pm
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ewalsh
10 h
The ivy, DoreenThe ivy, Doreen
VIC
1, 2

I am building with a custom builder and they have fixed my site costs at $9000. I'm on a smaller block 309m sq and building only a 17sq home. I had homebuyers centre quote…

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ewalsh
Apr 28, 2017 7:57 pm
Our Bold Properties Sophia 22Our Bold Properties Sophia 22
QLD
1, 2

Absolutely put your foot down. This is your house that's being dragged out and it's not fair that they are dragging it out! Get on top of it or they will keep yanking…

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1sttimer_stoneridge
Apr 28, 2017 7:54 pm
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lani_
10 h
Who's building with Clarendon??Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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House looks gorgeous KLB. Did anyone need to get an expansion gap with laminate flooring? If so do you have any pictures of what it looks like?

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lani_
Apr 28, 2017 7:50 pm
Horse
10 h
Building Simonds Prague in QLDBuilding Simonds Prague in QLD
QLD
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I did Bridgetwitch. I suddenly felt tired and slept early. It would have been nice to have the keys but it really is beyond my control... Building Simonds Prague

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Horse
Apr 28, 2017 7:40 pm
Megera
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11 h
Building with Simonds in AdelaideBuilding with Simonds in Adelaide
SA
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Looks great! Sorry about the vandalism

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Megera
Apr 28, 2017 7:17 pm
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Megera
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11 h
Housing the Tribe Custom Acreage Style - KrisBuild Homes QLDHousing the Tribe Custom Acreage Style - KrisBuild Homes QLD
QLD
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Still not done They have to come and replace the lot. We may (?????) hear next week when it will happen

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Megera
Apr 28, 2017 7:09 pm
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