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kidu13
kidu13
Yesterday

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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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
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

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 8 - Bricked and Elec Rough In

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 8 - Bricked and Elec Rough In
NSW
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Looking so beautiful! Love your colour choices for your cabinets and that kitchen island is stunning!

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MrsJM
Jan 17, 2018 5:40 pm
MrsJM

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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A friend is building in inner city Sydney and was rejected by every single builder except Wincrest. They have been fabulous and designed their new house to suit their…

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amf139
Jan 17, 2018 5:39 pm
amf139

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
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:( I was hoping for you that they would prioritise your build to get you finished sooner.

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Nawsome
Jan 17, 2018 5:37 pm
Nawsome

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Week 10 Internals

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Week 10 Internals
QLD
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I was wondering where you disappeared too! Glad to see the house is moving along well again :)

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Caydenn
Jan 17, 2018 5:03 pm
Caydenn

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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Take 2 - Just requested access ☺️ thanks.

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Keroppi
Jan 17, 2018 5:01 pm

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
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Oh I love this I really wanted marbled splash but just couldn’t justify the quote they gave will have to just love yours instead

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BrownDog77
Jan 17, 2018 4:58 pm
nikil
nikil
54 m

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Anyone else have a better story That’s so disappointing, I’m not getting my hopes up having seen what you and others have gone through.

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nikil
Jan 17, 2018 4:53 pm

No one on site this afternoon and garage entry door ajar, so I took that as an invitation for a quick look (o; Power points in the garage sorted, yay Cladding at the…

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Bri1234
Jan 17, 2018 4:30 pm
Bri1234

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters
WA
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That broom cupboard would be pretty much unusable I would argue the point about paying a fee, and I’m surprised they didn’t pick that up while it was being drafted…

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vanessah2015
Jan 17, 2018 4:25 pm

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes
NSW
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I found the window schedule on the energy rating certificate. My CSO didn’t know it was there till I pointed it out to her. viewtopic.php?t=89059

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aphsta
Jan 17, 2018 4:00 pm

Building home with Kurmond Homes, South Windsor

Building home with Kurmond Homes, South Windsor

In One line, I would say, Never ever in my life, I would recommend Kurmond Homes. Don't buy stress and project delays and inflation. I was blindly trapped when one…

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Sanjeev Sharma
Jan 17, 2018 3:50 pm

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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List of outstanding jobs to complete. 1. Replace Kitchen bench and base cabinets 2. Finish up cornices 3. Painting 4. garage door / door handles fitting 5. Tiling for…

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shazaw
Jan 17, 2018 3:40 pm
JK27
JK27
2 h

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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tough one, we were quoted in November 2016 - and from reading the previous 900 pages, I know that Clarendon increases their prices regularly. our is a double storey, and…

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JK27
Jan 17, 2018 3:23 pm
JK27

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build
QLD
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Very relieved. It’s been bumpy but Coral have actually come through with a resolution to our issues in the end and are fixing up everything we mentioned, well they have…

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Hudson House
Jan 17, 2018 3:06 pm

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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This really proves there are no communication dialogues with office staff and SS, CSO should have communicated with SS first before emailing to you.....really shows lack…

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shazaw
Jan 17, 2018 3:00 pm

Our First Dream Home

Our First Dream Home
QLD
1, 2, 3

I really recommend getting sample pots of your colours and trying them out. They look so different in real life. I painted a board for each colour and put them around…

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sparrowsnest
Jan 17, 2018 1:53 pm

An oversight by the builder - where do we stand?

An oversight by the builder - where do we stand?

Hi all, We are building a split level home (mid range uphill slope) and excavation has just been completed. However, upon meeting with the site supervisor this morning,…

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gcnicho
Jan 17, 2018 1:45 pm

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

We bought some furniture! Also need to decide on a lounge by tomorrow, the below are what we have narrowed it down to, thinking on a dark grey,

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breebarter
Jan 17, 2018 11:47 am
breebarter

Seville 30 - Plantation Homes QLD

Seville 30 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD

Wooo Bricks going on , what's your width of your land ?

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ERIC Y
Jan 17, 2018 11:08 am
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blackcat20
Jan 17, 2018 11:07 am
blackcat20

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 515, 516, 517

Hi there, we built the Noosa 20, close in size and plenty of room, check out our build it's call Noosa 20 Build Coral Homes

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Hudson House
Jan 17, 2018 10:10 am

Layout suggestions for east facing block

Layout suggestions for east facing block

Thanks! That plan does looks like it could work. Do you know the name of the plan?

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Izzehz
Jan 17, 2018 10:02 am

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD
QLD
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Yeah, good idea. It's hard when you think you have thought of everything and something slips through lol I'm wondering what we haven't thought of....

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symone
Jan 17, 2018 9:35 am
symone

Fairmont Homes - Custom build

Fairmont Homes - Custom build
SA

I’m building with Fairmont aswell I’m at the framing stage and just updated my post with a photo of the gutters and fascias installed from yesterday. Our contract…

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DanTheUpholsterer
Jan 17, 2018 9:18 am

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang
VIC
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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

Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why

Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi K-Real, Thanks for the pictures. Our Kitchen is the same and it looks terrible, it was not represented like this on the approved plans and drawings. We have asked…

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Norfolk
Jan 17, 2018 7:02 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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The liquidated damages clause in the contract is $30 / day. Rent in Sydney is over $150 / day. Based on many reviews I have seen in social media, this difference will be…

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Norfolk
Jan 17, 2018 6:31 am
J278
J278
16 h

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
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It will be good when they clean the bricks. Our S.S said the red bricks get two cleans as opposed to cream bricks.

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J278
Jan 17, 2018 1:44 am
J278
CC1987
CC1987
16 h

Choice Living WA

Choice Living WA
WA
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Plumber did come today to fix some minor issue, am told that the major plumbing issue will be fixed next Monday. No idea when the concrete tradie is coming at the moment 😞

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CC1987
Jan 17, 2018 1:23 am

DIY Downlights

DIY Downlights

I'm going to copy a comment I made…

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spiffmiff
Jan 17, 2018 12:58 am
spiffmiff

KDR - custom home in Clearview, SA with ADH

KDR - custom home in Clearview, SA with ADH
SA
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not long then have sapn given a date for removal?

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Entilzha
Jan 16, 2018 11:11 pm

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
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That’s good... Except I won’t believe it until they submit the subdivision certificate, see a road name and see it in NSWRLS going for registration. I will be…

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wongbruce
Jan 16, 2018 10:07 pm

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

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Stairs
VIC
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Woohoo stairs. Can’t wait to what it looks like when it’s all stained. Are you getting stair lights as well?

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firsttime_homies1401
Jan 16, 2018 10:03 pm
firsttime_homies1401

Site supervisor has resigned. We are past lock up stage.

Site supervisor has resigned. We are past lock up stage.
NSW

Thanks Twinning. He doesn't finish up until 24 Jan, so hes still our main contact for now. I will contact the builder soon. Just wanted to let my emotions run their…

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please_demolish
Jan 16, 2018 8:57 pm

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

That makes sense to me now thanks Ezza.

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Treedance
Jan 16, 2018 8:48 pm

Building Urbis 1 with JG King in Kialla

Building Urbis 1 with JG King in Kialla

Yeah we’re happy so far, haven’t had any issues so hopefully stays that way. Oh congrats! lovely plan 👌 goodluck with your build (:

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Heidizerbato
Jan 16, 2018 8:46 pm
Moks
Moks
21 h

First Home Buyer

First Home Buyer

Hi, hope you are all well. I am a first home buyer looking to purchase a house in sydney south west. Oran park, cobbity, leppington areas. Our budget for the total costs…

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Moks
Jan 16, 2018 8:46 pm

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi All, Can anyone please explain details of fencing requirement stated here? I understand you have to maintain retaining wall built by estate. If one doesn't have these…

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Salamlemon
Jan 16, 2018 8:44 pm

More progress. Frame finished, and roof finished today. (16/1/2018) Windows in tomorrow. They have kept the build site very clean, no rubbish any where.

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GillyH
Jan 16, 2018 7:14 pm
GillyH
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tapasr_Lexia4
Jan 16, 2018 6:22 pm
tapasr_Lexia4
dmr
dmr
24 h

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
jaytee08
jaytee08
Yesterday

East Village Leppington

East Village Leppington
NSW

They replied to my email today that they expect land to be register by end of this month. We drove past the site yesterday and the street lights are done, roads are done,…

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jaytee08
Jan 16, 2018 5:03 pm
dillongl
dillongl
Yesterday

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks! Looks like your build is progressing well, good luck with it all

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dillongl
Jan 16, 2018 4:50 pm
dillongl

DJ Roberts

DJ Roberts
QLD
1, 2

The following is my honest personal opinion based upon my recent experience. Just completed a build with DJ Roberts - whilst I would not say it was a build that took me…

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