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Hi everyone! Here is a little house update. I can hardly believe that we moved in 19 months ago!! Exterior: we decided to tint all our windows for extra…

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goldcoasthome
Oct 21, 2018 10:04 pm
goldcoasthome

Frame in place and colorbond on site. Happy with progress so far

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BuLe
Oct 21, 2018 4:24 pm
BuLe
s-X-s
s-X-s
14 h

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)
QLD
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@bestspecials . Great looking grass... Could you tell me what grass you used ?…

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s-X-s
Oct 21, 2018 3:57 pm
s-X-s
bestspecials
bestspecials
Yesterday

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast
QLD
1, 2

Thanks. We went to our tile appointment and came out with different wall tiles to what we thought we wanted. It's such a confusing process. It's just great when it see…

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bestspecials
Oct 20, 2018 11:47 pm
bestspecials
kks
kks
Yesterday

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane
QLD

House prices sliding, building approvals sagging. building product suppliers already squealing, and the building industry is putting up its prices! Interesting days ahead…

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kks
Oct 20, 2018 6:07 pm
KingTaco
KingTaco
20 October

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41
QLD

Ahh right that makes sense - and yeah I believe they don't bother with council approval until covenant approval is received. Hopefully that happens quickly for you!

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KingTaco
Oct 20, 2018 5:23 pm
KingTaco
Tajana
Tajana
20 October

Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?

Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?
QLD

Great , will need to make some changes soon. Have a look at red energy I think it’s called also. They don’t do a great discount but their initial prices are meant to…

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Tajana
Oct 20, 2018 2:07 pm
Tajana
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
20 October

Our First Build: Vantage Homes Sunshine Coast

Our First Build: Vantage Homes Sunshine Coast
QLD

It's good you are all set so when lands registers you can start off quickly. Nice plan of having kitchen dining living at the rear facing outer area. Good luck with your build.

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MrsAJ
Oct 20, 2018 12:22 pm
Santo65
Santo65
19 October

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast
QLD
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It never ceases to amaze me how quick the next stage is once the slab is done. Awesome!!!! :D

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Santo65
Oct 19, 2018 8:15 pm
Santo65
cory
cory
19 October

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD
QLD
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What is your inclusion like for the $440k 370m2 Longreach? We are looking at building a Longreach at ard 370m2 too but the quote given by the SC is ard $275k base price…

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cory
Oct 19, 2018 1:20 pm
nafeesra
nafeesra
19 October

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades
QLD
1, 2

Some updates . Slab was planned to be pored on 11 October. They prepare for the slab on 11 but due to bad weather they aborted . Bad weather last one week . On Wednesday…

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nafeesra
Oct 19, 2018 12:58 pm

Its not too bad now seen up close...?

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pandibabi
Oct 19, 2018 7:03 am
pandibabi
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
18 October

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Hi Everyone, We finished our tile appointment and waiting for cost and as expected change of mind. Any tips just before going for colour selection at gold coast would be…

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MrsAJ
Oct 18, 2018 11:40 pm
BrentandAllison
BrentandAllison
18 October

G.J Gardner build - Week 15 - Painting

G.J Gardner build - Week 15 - Painting
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

A bit of a lost week this week - no work scheduled until Monday when the painters are due. 2 or 3 weeks they plan on being there. We will get a solid PCI date once they…

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BrentandAllison
Oct 18, 2018 9:13 am
BrentandAllison
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Doulton777
Oct 17, 2018 11:49 am
Doulton777
Tajana
Tajana
16 October

Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands

Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands
QLD
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Paul good luck to you , I would just turn the gas off when others shower hahahah You have 2 more weeks to go don’t you ? I am actually pretty happy , few things along…

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Tajana
Oct 16, 2018 7:05 pm
Tajana
Melos
Melos
16 October

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1, 2

Thanks guys I was worried the dark might be a bit bold but I’ve got to trust it and stop second guessing

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Melos
Oct 16, 2018 6:46 pm
Charle
Charle
15 October

Building with Hallmark Homes

Building with Hallmark Homes
QLD

We bought land in Condamine Drive, part of a QM Properties development. We’re not sure whether we want to proceed with the build though 🤔😬

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Charle
Oct 15, 2018 7:02 am
RTS
RTS
14 October

Simonds - Villa Vittoria

Simonds - Villa Vittoria
QLD

Hi TK5, did you go ahead with the Simonds house build? We are considering the same design and would love to know more about your entire experience with Simonds.

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RTS
Oct 14, 2018 10:16 am
Santo65
Santo65
13 October

Coral Homes - Marcoola 32 modified

Coral Homes - Marcoola 32 modified
QLD
1, 2

Mrs AJ, yes the Rural Oak laminate we chose is an upgrade but to give you an idea it cost us an extra $282 for this finish in the bathroom, ensuite, powder room and…

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Santo65
Oct 13, 2018 9:30 pm
Santo65
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camee212
Oct 13, 2018 3:30 pm
Santo65
Santo65
12 October

Coral homes marcoola 32 modified - mundoolun qld

Coral homes marcoola 32 modified - mundoolun qld
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Congrats! It all looks great! Super exciting for you guys to finally be in your house :D

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Santo65
Oct 12, 2018 10:13 pm
Santo65
TheThompsons
TheThompsons
11 October

Rivergum Homes

Rivergum Homes
QLD

Hi all, Has anyone built with Rivergum Homes in Brisbane? If so, can you please tell me your experience with them? Thank you, Cassie

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TheThompsons
Oct 11, 2018 1:21 pm
CC7
CC7
10 October

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
1 ... 15, 16, 17

oh that looks so amazing!!

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CC7
Oct 10, 2018 9:43 am
CC7
MaralynManson
MaralynManson
10 October

List of must haves in a building quote

List of must haves in a building quote
QLD

Hi Wudi, Things you can install after the build will save you money. Solar Panels for example. Sometimes the builders have a deal to install solar panels or floor…

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MaralynManson
Oct 10, 2018 7:29 am
MaralynManson

It’s been about 10weeks since our site cut. All bricks have been completed, all plaster inside is completed waiting to be finished, scaffolding erected for upper…

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Dan brissy
Oct 09, 2018 10:26 pm
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Lianne
Oct 09, 2018 6:45 pm
JuliePotter
JuliePotter
8 October

Spectrum Homes - SE QLD

Spectrum Homes - SE QLD
QLD

Hello the company you are referring to is not Spectrum Homes, we are in no way connected with Spectrum House & Land. our website is www.spectrumhomes.com.au Thank you.

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JuliePotter
Oct 08, 2018 1:29 pm
JuliePotter
gluten
gluten
5 October

Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD

Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

I love how you moved the fridge and my partner likes how you did the extra sink. I never would have thought of those. :)

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gluten
Oct 05, 2018 5:30 pm
GrantFC
GrantFC
4 October

Ausbuild Finlay 36 - PCI scheduled for 25-Oct-2018.

Ausbuild Finlay 36 - PCI scheduled for 25-Oct-2018.
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

I agree, waste is mad.. Our SS isn't bad but doesn't follow up much, but gets most sorted, lives down the coast so arvo meetings not possible but hey, take what I can…

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GrantFC
Oct 04, 2018 11:27 pm
ljkershaw
ljkershaw
4 October

Spectrum Homes. Acreage, Gold Coast

Spectrum Homes. Acreage, Gold Coast
QLD

Hi Lislilfarm, We’re building an acreage home in Maudsland on the GC with Spectrum Homes - so far so good 😊 For some reason I can’t read all of your post - it…

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ljkershaw
Oct 04, 2018 10:45 pm
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
28 September

Coral Homes Avoca 20 - Ripley QLD

Coral Homes Avoca 20 - Ripley QLD
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi Matto, All your selections are amazing. I have been thinking of the same tile as ur main floor tiles. Can you please tell me what is the name of the tile and is it…

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MrsAJ
Sep 28, 2018 1:08 pm
Joggles
Joggles
26 September

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE
QLD
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Hi Gr8ly! Just checking on how it is all going for you? :)

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Joggles
Sep 26, 2018 5:10 pm
Joggles
KylieAF
KylieAF
26 September

Anyone building/built with Pantha Homes ?

Anyone building/built with Pantha Homes ?
QLD

We had a terrible experience with Pantha Homes. They missed practical completion by months and failed to communicate why or when the home would be finished which meant we…

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KylieAF
Sep 26, 2018 1:30 pm
Drew01
Drew01
25 September

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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If you want an internal gas fire, make sure you consider where, and ensure the flue path is clear of plumbing, and you have a gas line run at frame stage

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Drew01
Sep 25, 2018 3:43 pm
Drew01
Ourhomebythehill
Ourhomebythehill
23 September

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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We live 10 minutes from our block of land, so we visit at least once sometimes twice a week. It's 2.5acres with an amazingly stunning view so we often just sit on the…

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Ourhomebythehill
Sep 23, 2018 11:42 am

Roof on! It’s hard to get a picture of the roof with the angle it’s at

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neg
Sep 18, 2018 4:02 pm
gr8ly
gr8ly
16 September

BOLD LIVING CALYPSO 189 - FIRST HOME - BRISBANE

BOLD LIVING CALYPSO 189 - FIRST HOME - BRISBANE
QLD
1, 2

They don't give that much light, they are more mood lighting. But they are so purty :)

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gr8ly
Sep 16, 2018 10:55 pm
gr8ly
iTool
iTool
14 September

How to Identify Block Boundary

How to Identify Block Boundary
QLD

This. The two-foot tall red and white stake is not the boundary peg, which is an official survey mark. Moving/tampering with survey marks is an offence (in QLD…

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iTool
Sep 14, 2018 9:05 pm
Eddielouise
Eddielouise
7 September

SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
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Hmm, the start was absolutely terrible, ran into so many issues with Valeco :(. They apparently didn't know that our house was under a covenant which ended up costing us a…

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Eddielouise
Sep 07, 2018 2:29 pm
Eddielouise
Forg
Forg
7 September

Builders

Builders
QLD

I think you will be missing most of your potential respondents by having a thread title that doesn't mean anything; maybe try changing it to "DC Builders experiences", or…

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Forg
Sep 07, 2018 2:19 pm
Nublette
Nublette
5 September

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA
QLD

We considered it but there is two problems with that: 1) we put our entire funds into the home loan so everything had to be included in the contract so that the bank…

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Nublette
Sep 05, 2018 4:13 pm
Nublette
gogo65
gogo65
4 September

Custom small lot - Brisbane. Finished pics on page 18...

Custom small lot - Brisbane. Finished pics on page 18...
QLD
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Hi Travis! I’m back here again also, put a deposit on land but still in early stages. Haven’t started a thread yet, still waiting for the stars to align....however H1…

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gogo65
Sep 04, 2018 5:57 am
gogo65
iTool
iTool
28 August

Valeco Homes

Valeco Homes
QLD
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In case anyone is still following this general thread, it looks like: they've had 1 more direction to rectify structural work this…

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iTool
Aug 28, 2018 10:11 pm

Metricon Vantage 38 QLD

Metricon Vantage 38 QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Were you happy with the Wine Racks that you used for your under stair cellar? We want to build an under stair one and love the look of what you have done.

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DavidAndrews3003
Aug 27, 2018 6:10 pm
stradbroke36
stradbroke36
25 August

Porter Davis Queensland - Building the Stradbroke 36

Porter Davis Queensland - Building the Stradbroke 36
QLD

Come join the Facebook group, Porter Davis Qld - Discussion Group. There's heaps of us on there with progress updates 😊

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stradbroke36
Aug 25, 2018 7:13 pm
stradbroke36

hi everyone, we are looking at starting to build over the next few months, we were abit overwhelmed by the whole idea. A friend of mine suggested this book "building your…

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