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kidu13
kidu13
16 January

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

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
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No idea, he did other areas so long but didn’t even know how to contact our ss! We called the office to ask the ss to contact the tiler and to sort out yhe bath issues…

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lovisa
Jan 22, 2018 1:20 pm
lilbza
lilbza
55 m

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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It's one of the reasons we pursued with the formwrap, even after PD told us it was more expensive (which it isn't). I've had 2 pack painted cabinetry in the first house…

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lilbza
Jan 22, 2018 12:26 pm
lilbza

It’s really happening! Building our first custom dream home. https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?share_ ... are_type=t

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sparrowsnest
Jan 22, 2018 12:12 pm

carlisle home

carlisle home

Hi Does anyone has experience with building with Carlisle homes.if so pls let me know some insights as I am planning to go ahead with Amberly 23 Cheers

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kaundish
Jan 22, 2018 12:09 pm
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Marlbling
Jan 22, 2018 11:43 am

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)
WA
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Good that it didn't cost you any extra! I put an extra vent in the main bathroom but was thinking more for heating in the winter with two little kiddies... cost another…

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nicolac34
Jan 22, 2018 11:41 am
nicolac34

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Thanks M&M, Yep I'm glad it turned out ok. Our shower supposed to be hobless but that metal water stop is sticking up a little high, would have thought it would be…

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Jordann
Jan 22, 2018 11:24 am
Jordann

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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on second thoughts, you should email those photos to the owner of clarendon ( peter Campbell) email pcambell@clarendon.com.au

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SejaeD
Jan 22, 2018 10:35 am

Building with Clarendon

Building with Clarendon
NSW

Standard aircon is appalling. The temperzone system they use is not up to Australian conditions. We are in an Oceanside and on days over 30 degrees it can not cool both…

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SejaeD
Jan 22, 2018 10:28 am
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Manj
Jan 22, 2018 10:13 am
Manj

The drawings show it above the window frame Save

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blackcat20
Jan 22, 2018 9:47 am
blackcat20

So it's true, absence makes the heart grow fonder. Haven't been inside the house for over a month, haven't heard from the SM for that amount of time either (strange,…

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PVBuild
Jan 22, 2018 9:41 am

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
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No worries man. Will try and update once I have an update. I am sure everyone does. Good to meet the neighbours on this forum.

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Sam_Sid
Jan 22, 2018 9:33 am

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Had a meeting at our house this morning with or SS. Everything is coming along nicely. We noticed that the towel rail that was installed Saturday had been stolen? How…

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nikil
Jan 22, 2018 9:31 am

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
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Thank you Gio! That is actually great to know because we’ve also decided to go plain profile for the galley to save some costs, and I was wracking my brains about what…

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aplaceforeverything
Jan 22, 2018 9:26 am

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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did it involve paying extra? what was the duration of this contract? and yes)- who are you building with?

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elysium
Jan 22, 2018 9:24 am
elysium

Floor coverings and getting an Occupancy certificate

Floor coverings and getting an Occupancy certificate

Typically the builder will give you an interim occupancy certificate, which will enable you to move in and inhabit the building. You can then get additional floor…

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joannapaulp
Jan 22, 2018 9:21 am

SJD Homes. Who's built with them.

SJD Homes. Who's built with them.
VIC
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Hi Guys, I recall there was a couple of good site supervisors at SJD The ones I read about were Andrew/Andy, Aaron, Paul and Shane - does anyone here have them as their…

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jazzaddict
Jan 22, 2018 9:20 am

Some pics of plaster. Can't believe how much bigger it makes the place look. Living/kitchen Hallway Cinema. Plaster is a different color in this room as it's…

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Christoshizz
Jan 22, 2018 8:41 am
Christoshizz

Building Bayside : Design Change...

Building Bayside : Design Change...
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Fantastic to hear that you’re up and running finallyGood luck

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Saint Girl
Jan 22, 2018 8:34 am
Saint Girl

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast
QLD
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Wow. A loo, pipes and meter. Moving along at good pace.

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icat2000
Jan 22, 2018 8:27 am
icat2000

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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We didn't experience them trying to talk us in to anything, so hopefully that won't happen for you either. We built a bit over three years ago so prices will have…

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GillyM
Jan 22, 2018 7:27 am
GillyM

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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I feel your frustration especially with as you say so many other builds in your area

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dougang287
Jan 22, 2018 7:22 am

Anyone have experience with Go Homes in WA?

Anyone have experience with Go Homes in WA?
WA

Hi b4tm4n, just wondering if you ended up building with Go Homes as we’re looking at building our home with them. Thanks ☺️

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Wouldntmindasammich
Jan 22, 2018 12:44 am

Rothwell tarneit

Rothwell tarneit
VIC

Hi Me and y partner have bought a block in stage 15 at Rothwell. Am a little dissapointed with all the delays until now...

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da_scud
Jan 22, 2018 12:09 am
ems082
ems082
13 h

Rural Build - Redink - Gingin WA

Rural Build - Redink - Gingin WA
WA

Answers to your other questions, :-D, I'll do a Prestart post once we've finalised a few things out of our meeting on Friday. •HWS to be roof mounted Solar/Electric -…

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ems082
Jan 22, 2018 12:05 am
ems082

Home designs including granny flats

Home designs including granny flats
QLD

Hey, Did you end up finding what you're after? I've been researching this recently too. The only ones that I've come across that seem pretty good are from Stroud Homes.…

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breannareilly
Jan 21, 2018 11:48 pm

Building 2 storey with APG Homes in WA – Our build thread

Building 2 storey with APG Homes in WA – Our build thread
WA
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Yeah it does! Though we will have a tiler meeting soon, so we'll be able to go in and check out the work pretty soon! The doors are quite nice, we (well, my wife..) chose…

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danbiscuit
Jan 21, 2018 11:27 pm
danbiscuit

Windows now delivered Electrical wiring is in Looking at Kitchen Rumpus Entry Hallway

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vikushivu
Jan 21, 2018 10:50 pm

Kingston 33 build with Rawson - Southwest Sydney

Kingston 33 build with Rawson - Southwest Sydney

Hi Abby, we chose the Edge. We have a long skinny block and we fell in love with the display at Kellyville. It just worked so well. Our rendering just finished so we…

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KateAndDuke
Jan 21, 2018 9:56 pm
KateAndDuke

Building With Beachwood Constructions

Building With Beachwood Constructions
VIC
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They gave me that last year. Waiting for an update this week. I'm getting the concrete done through the builder. The landscaping I'll do myself.

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valerie3e
Jan 21, 2018 9:31 pm
valerie3e

Canberra custom KDR

Canberra custom KDR
ACT
1, 2

Wow so much happening! Which is awesome :) We are also planning on evening haze for our roof so it’s great to see it looking so good on a real building (as opposed to the…

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JessieNewie
Jan 21, 2018 9:24 pm

Bedfordale - New Build - Perth WA

Bedfordale - New Build - Perth WA
WA
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Interesting.....bit late now, ha ha although I will wait and see what happens. Cheers mate!

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sparky_JsP
Jan 21, 2018 8:50 pm
sparky_JsP
Hildzy
Hildzy
17 h

Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hey Bhoot Have been reading a lot of these forums and hate to agree with you but seems 12months is realistic minimum. Interesting you say that about the rendered…

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Hildzy
Jan 21, 2018 8:41 pm
kjane
kjane
17 h

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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Thanks a bunch for your super speedy reply. Hope you have a great week ahead.

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kjane
Jan 21, 2018 8:32 pm

Staircase Upgrade Cost

Staircase Upgrade Cost
NSW

We upgraded the stairs for our build, and yes, that would be a standard price. It hurts, but god they will look amazing! We chose to spend the money as it's not really…

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KateAndDuke
Jan 21, 2018 7:55 pm
KateAndDuke

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

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

You've made a nice choice! A few other niggly factors have swayed us to the Balmoral, loved staircase, windows, large retreat, kitchen against one wall and large living…

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DR-JEKL
Jan 21, 2018 7:21 pm

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North
VIC
1, 2

Were just waiting on our building permit and final construction plans and all systems are a go. :) finally

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Stroud2512
Jan 21, 2018 7:09 pm

15/01/2018 Portico rendered 20/01/2018 Lower roofs complete Electrical and aircon rough ins to happen this week, and the cladding to complete the exterior.

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MandM+4
Jan 21, 2018 7:03 pm

WALLS/LOCKUP Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

WALLS/LOCKUP Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
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*update* Bifolds got redone and its a complete mess, with rips and chunks taken out of gyprock walls and ceiling and dents scratches and chunks out of the timber frame.…

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Shelmac
Jan 21, 2018 6:31 pm
CC7
CC7
20 h

Daydream 30 Week 10- Bricks and Plaster.

Daydream 30 Week 10- Bricks and Plaster.
QLD
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yes we tried to put as much in before too, for our first appointment with our SR we had a massive list of what we wanted, and had already picked the brains of many staff…

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CC7
Jan 21, 2018 5:45 pm
CC7
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Caydenn
Jan 21, 2018 5:37 pm
Caydenn

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
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I was thinking same. Not cos health and safety. Our ss doesn’t seem to mind if we go there if tradies are there. He never once kicked ups fuss. He point things out…

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Doulton777
Jan 21, 2018 4:18 pm
Doulton777

Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34

Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34
VIC
1, 2

The different levels are because the garage, front portico and alfresco sab hights are lower than the rest of the house, but the slabs are still the same thickness, so…

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Charly6s
Jan 21, 2018 3:48 pm
Charly6s

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!
VIC
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Well done Dawn. Your home is just lovely - B A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87210

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Bridgetwitch
Jan 21, 2018 3:41 pm
Bridgetwitch


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