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prashant82
prashant82
19 October

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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i have land at edmondson park, willowdale and oran park, and all builds will happen together, so will be making the trip out once per week!

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prashant82
Oct 19, 2017 7:14 pm
Tracyt
Tracyt
21 October

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

Allworth Langford Countryside or Langford

Allworth Langford Countryside or Langford
NSW
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I hopefully will get some resolution today, I'll keep you all posted

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candicewebster
Oct 24, 2017 7:22 am

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Emailed PD some items from frame inspection to be finalised last night I'm impressed to get a n email from my SS this morning letting me know that it will be sorted out…

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brucefil2011
Oct 24, 2017 7:19 am
Nico
Nico
30 m

JG King Lexington 240 - Final Push

JG King Lexington 240 - Final Push
VIC
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I quite like the meter box down pipe in basalt

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Nico
Oct 24, 2017 7:10 am
Nico

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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We have the $1 upgrade - were told it is one melamine shelf in each of the wardrobes (with hanging space underneath). Then we have 4 L shaped melamine shelves in walk in…

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winto_04
Oct 24, 2017 6:26 am
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deepugjacob
Oct 24, 2017 6:20 am

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

High Quality Renders in…

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sudarakaa
Oct 24, 2017 2:17 am
sudarakaa

Our Metricon Merricks 38

Our Metricon Merricks 38
QLD
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Thanks Chrinee. Below are the tiles: 1. Bathroom floor are MAXFL1110 (Belgium Stone Bruno Natural) 2. Bathroom wall are MAXFL2055 (Pearl Ivory Polished) 3. Front pillars…

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Nabeelc
Oct 24, 2017 1:28 am
Nabeelc

Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Any experiences with Firstyle homes
NSW
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You can ask them at the internal selections appointment however they won't have the colour options available at head office. They will then direct you to their supplier…

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Vulcan_rich
Oct 24, 2017 1:17 am
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Horse
Oct 24, 2017 12:18 am

Simonds Prague Modified SA

Simonds Prague Modified SA
SA
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I wish I went with 4 bedroom :) 2.7 ceiling is so worth it. your build went flying. Goodluck on PCI Building Simonds Prague

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Horse
Oct 24, 2017 12:14 am

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!
NSW
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Just catching up on your thread. Do you know how they will solve your brick issues? Our builder did a cut on our bricks close to handover as they forgot to put an…

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Horse
Oct 24, 2017 12:03 am

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

I spoke to my SS about the bricks under the stacker doors and he put them in 2 days later! Thanks for the photo wreckedandjealous and for having a look KateAndDuke.

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iceberg.
Oct 24, 2017 12:00 am

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon
NSW
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ohhh my how nice is that ceiling height!!!

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gummz
Oct 23, 2017 11:34 pm

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
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Spotlight - discontinued most blinds/cleareance (we thought to get the when we have a pci, but would have cost us around $2000 - $5500 at least) we went double roller…

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lovisa
Oct 23, 2017 11:32 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Hi Guys, new here :) Has or does anyone know someone who has built the Hampton 26? I have read through a couple of threads and would love any advice possible on things…

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SKND10
Oct 23, 2017 11:18 pm

Metricon prices

Metricon prices

Hi guys Just a quick question we are looking at building a Winchester 28 but there seems to be a big variation in the price list price and the quoted base price. $28100…

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Adam R
Oct 23, 2017 10:54 pm

This was the situation on the weekend, just waiting for the concrete: It looks much larger in the photo compared to real life! The preparation looks pretty good to my…

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algernon
Oct 23, 2017 10:33 pm

Expenses acquired during build. What am I in for?

Expenses acquired during build. What am I in for?
WA

I don't think it would make a difference if I went with another smaller plan. You make the house smaller, then yes the costs go down, but the bank valuation goes down…

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MangoLover
Oct 23, 2017 10:28 pm

Hamilton grove, RIVERSTONE

Hamilton grove, RIVERSTONE

Anyone waiting for their land registration at Hamilton grove, Riverstone?

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ssshristi
Oct 23, 2017 10:20 pm

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!
NSW
1 ... 177, 178, 179

Oh MrsJM do you buy lotto? As I'm sure your due a huge win! cant believe your luck! Love yr rug though

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BrownDog77
Oct 23, 2017 10:09 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 395, 396, 397

Great to see the progress and happy for you that construction is running smoothly....

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ozmonkeyoy
Oct 23, 2017 9:46 pm
ozmonkeyoy

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand
NSW
1 ... 62, 63, 64

Hi , We are looking to buy property in playground or fairway collection in fairwater Blacktown. Could you please provide your feedback/review for fairwater.. Also we have…

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Archie17
Oct 23, 2017 9:40 pm

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

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Joelleg6
Oct 23, 2017 9:32 pm
Joelleg6
Fee121
Fee121
10 h

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
1, 2, 3

Wow, looking great. It’s going up quickly!

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Fee121
Oct 23, 2017 9:31 pm

Hi New to the forum. We are building Sheridan 36 and we have noticed balcony ceiling has strips. Looks to me they used smaller Gyprock sheets that used for eaves.…

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Senu123
Oct 23, 2017 9:01 pm
Senu123
pEast
pEast
11 h

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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I had asked a quotation from Darbecca and also asked whether they check for broken pipes during pre-pour inspection and also PCI - both Darbecca and NHI said they are not…

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pEast
Oct 23, 2017 8:51 pm

Hello my awesome H1 friends! Just received my plans from engineering, and it looks to me as if my house is going to be riddled with articulation joints!? Is it normal to…

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Bridgetwitch
Oct 23, 2017 8:32 pm
Bridgetwitch

Well we are now into week 3. We've had SOOOOO much rain that we are 2 weeks behind original plan. They are just framing our slab ready for the pour in the coming days and…

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Sarah13
Oct 23, 2017 8:24 pm
Sarah13

Coral Homes Marcoola

Coral Homes Marcoola
NSW
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No idea, at work we got the rain but themat is half an hour away. It is my sons birthday today, won't be able to go out to the house till Wednesday.

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H Family
Oct 23, 2017 8:19 pm
H Family

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

23/10/2017- Brickies had a big day today. Half the last section of the far wall laid, pillar in alfresco done and 2 courses for the front parapet. Should be done by the…

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Hailsm
Oct 23, 2017 7:43 pm
Hailsm

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North
VIC
1, 2

Thanks Shannon for updates, anyone else have any update? I am on lot 504 so long way to go....Thank you

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pratikshah_2003
Oct 23, 2017 7:33 pm
pEast
pEast
13 h

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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So - initially the builder was charging me $2000 penalty for late start - > 12 months (Aug 17) for sep and oct 17. I let them know that despite my contract signing in June…

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pEast
Oct 23, 2017 6:31 pm

Our progress so far. Slab laid, frame arrived today which should go up tomorrow.

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OurDayDream28
Oct 23, 2017 6:19 pm
OurDayDream28

Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

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

Woo!!! Saw the truck on the way home. Enjoy your first night!!!

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nicolawhitelaw
Oct 23, 2017 5:56 pm
nicolawhitelaw

Statesman, Greenock MKII

Statesman, Greenock MKII
SA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

There were quite a few cars at our house when I drove past today, but I wasnt able to stop for a look, hopefully they got lots done. I did see that the render on the front…

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Sarah159
Oct 23, 2017 5:47 pm

Building At Edmondson Park

Building At Edmondson Park
NSW
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Ours was 2 weeks but have heard of people 2 to 3 months.

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Galedpk
Oct 23, 2017 5:33 pm

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?
VIC
1 ... 245, 246, 247

Hi everyone....I just wanted to ask anyone who has built the Jasper17 what air conditioner have you bought? As it seems some are too long in width and won't fit in the…

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Anna 10
Oct 23, 2017 5:17 pm

Mojo Homes

Mojo Homes
NSW
1 ... 58, 59, 60

Hi all what was the time frame for PCI to hand over? Really appreciate your answers

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private081983
Oct 23, 2017 5:09 pm

Metricon Winchester 28- Settlement ~ December

Metricon Winchester 28- Settlement ~ December
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Whatever has been holding up the stages before ours (apparently an NBN issue) seems to have been resolved as Stage 9 has SoC with 10/11/13 expected to follow this week.…

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blackcat20
Oct 23, 2017 3:43 pm
blackcat20
MrsJM
MrsJM
16 h

Coral homes alto plumbing issue

Coral homes alto plumbing issue

Totally agree. I paid to split my slab which included the cost of higher ceilings to the rear and alfresco and the idiot draftsman ran a big beam up the guts of the…

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MrsJM
Oct 23, 2017 3:32 pm
MrsJM
baronx
baronx
18 h

Henley Reserve - Cullen 45 .. Disorganised Tender !

Henley Reserve - Cullen 45 .. Disorganised Tender !
VIC
1, 2

Our build has been delayed even further with Henley now cancelling our Contract appointment. Admin recons the drawings won't be ready in time .. we still had 3 weeks to go…

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baronx
Oct 23, 2017 1:52 pm
baronx

Building With AllCastle Homes

Building With AllCastle Homes
NSW
1, 2

Just don't rush into it. Unfortunately, they will keep putting the prices up every six months and they will have no problem telling you this to pressure you. The other…

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TaraDog
Oct 23, 2017 1:46 pm
TaraDog

Fairmont Homes - Custom build

Fairmont Homes - Custom build
SA

Hi mango_getalo, We have a very similar floor plan but ours is a little larger. We must have similar sized blocks! Ours is 9.14 x 45.72, what is yours? We have a tight…

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kelwos44
Oct 23, 2017 1:12 pm
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dulie
Oct 23, 2017 12:36 pm
dulie

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

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

trimum How FRUSTRATING!!!! It is stressful....20 weeks behind,:shock: Can't get it what these builders are doing when it is time to perform... they are great in marketing though

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1building
Oct 23, 2017 12:26 pm
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MrCJ
Oct 23, 2017 11:35 am


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