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Metricon Winchester 28- Construction

Metricon Winchester 28- Construction
VIC
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We figure the same. But they don't have a choice, the contract says they have to commence within 21 days of the permit being issued.

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blackcat20
Apr 27, 2018 6:47 am
blackcat20

What is that mark on door

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pEast
Apr 26, 2018 11:16 pm

Ok so since our main door is up - it means all our internal doors too must have been put up along with skirting - will book a site visit with SS in a few days

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pEast
Apr 26, 2018 11:11 pm

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!
VIC
1, 2

Hi, we also paid deposit for vantage 48 with the Glen Waverley office just before April 2018. We are getting the mode facades.

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sandymeo
Apr 26, 2018 10:08 pm

Lilium Estate - Clyde - SE Melb

Lilium Estate - Clyde - SE Melb
VIC

Hi @frosty! My husband and I are first time builders and also purchased a block of land on the Lilium estate. We are in stage 5 though so ours won't title until April Next…

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binky64
Apr 26, 2018 9:46 pm

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry
VIC
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Finally got our blinds sorted. Yay!! I got a few quotes and the highest two quotes I got were 15k and 16k for a mix of mostly roller blinds and a few plantation…

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Christoshizz
Apr 26, 2018 9:43 pm
Christoshizz

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio
VIC

We just finished building the Simonds Flinders. We got the keys this week. I think the Rio is roughly the same size. Our site started in November so about 5 months…

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Bri1234
Apr 26, 2018 8:56 pm
Bri1234

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. NHP!

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. NHP!
VIC
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ohhhh that isn't far away. Exciting. Bummer they can't hold the furniture any longer. Ours was starting to get a bit touchy too. We nearly had to have it delivered to…

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Bri1234
Apr 26, 2018 8:53 pm
Bri1234

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! We have keys!

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! We have keys!
VIC
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oh lol, sounds like they've improved their gifts. This pack is very nice. Meter went in the same afternoon as the gas line (Tuesday). That was very unexpected. The…

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Bri1234
Apr 26, 2018 8:49 pm
Bri1234

Finally the building will kickoff soon.... starting tomorrow ! The builder spent about 7 month on documents...yeah you heard right. The land was ready on 1st Sept 2017…

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checcc1
Apr 26, 2018 8:09 pm

sbg homes

sbg homes
VIC
1, 2

Thanks Not Sure Peter for your advice, we will make a few enquiries. You are right they have ruined our building experience and excitement about our new house. No…

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newbuild2
Apr 26, 2018 8:04 pm
pEast
pEast
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Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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You will get much better picture from the Facebook page where many r currently signing their contracts and tenders - the Facebook page for Arden homes builders - their experience

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pEast
Apr 26, 2018 5:50 pm
Hurrow
Hurrow
15 h

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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We did the pre-slab, if you then get the frame inspection they do a complimentary slab inspection anyway. There's a whole bunch of stuff that gets combined and you get…

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Hurrow
Apr 26, 2018 3:39 pm

Mimosa homes

Mimosa homes
VIC

All the dates are mentioned above... Land titled on 15th Feb and slab expected mid to end of may.

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yasir_fnd
Apr 26, 2018 3:15 pm

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC

Thanks for the info. I dont find this ethical and morally right. Need to talk to them. If they do thier work right then we dont have to hire private inspector.But they…

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firsthomebuyer2018
Apr 26, 2018 2:54 pm
Melt23
Melt23
17 h

My build in Bloomdale- On Hold 😡

My build in Bloomdale- On Hold 😡
VIC
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Scrap that, apparently the customer service person sent the PCI email to me instead of someone else.

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Melt23
Apr 26, 2018 1:48 pm
Drew01
Drew01
Yesterday

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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We've got some ideas, tribe7. The driveway to the garage, we're currently thinking of ag-mixed asphalt, with brick edging, which means I'll be laying bricks for a few…

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Drew01
Apr 25, 2018 11:59 pm
Drew01
PolkaDots
PolkaDots
Yesterday

Here we go again...

Here we go again...
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks Ezza. I’ll check it out. Our boards are Dulux Milton Moon and the trimmings are Dulux Vivid White

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PolkaDots
Apr 25, 2018 10:45 pm
icat2000
icat2000
Yesterday

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Wrapville!!!

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Wrapville!!!
VIC
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Thanks but we had already brought them. Sniff. Never mind. Win some lose some.

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icat2000
Apr 25, 2018 7:26 pm
icat2000
RencyMc59
RencyMc59
25 April

Who is Building with Sienna homes in Melbourne

Who is Building with Sienna homes in Melbourne
VIC

Just wondering if you ended up building with Sienna Homes? We are currently in talks with them but I haven't found any verified purchase reviews anywhere online 🤔 Thank you!

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RencyMc59
Apr 25, 2018 3:51 pm
Bri1234
Bri1234
25 April

gas line connected to wrong spot

gas line connected to wrong spot
VIC

Morning. Just wondering what happened with your gas meter? Did it get moved? Ours was installed yesterday and is about a meter away from our gas point.

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Bri1234
Apr 25, 2018 9:42 am
Bri1234
shokel1975
shokel1975
25 April

Independent Building Inspector

Independent Building Inspector
VIC
1, 2

Thank you Gaudi and Lolly. I will check David out too. appreciate it 😊

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shokel1975
Apr 25, 2018 8:54 am
shokel1975
GEOnTREY
GEOnTREY
24 April

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC

Bronte 191 - Bridgewater range. Have heard all positive about Darbecca so will definitely consider them.

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GEOnTREY
Apr 24, 2018 9:13 pm
GEOnTREY
GEOnTREY
24 April

First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Contract Signed

First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Contract Signed
VIC
1, 2

Hi Cboi were you still able to choose from the Mondo flooring range? We had our colour appointment last week and were told we cannot!

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GEOnTREY
Apr 24, 2018 4:11 pm
shokel1975
shokel1975
24 April

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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Look at recessing your stacker doors into the slab, so that there is no railing to step/trip over when doors to alfresco are open. We have been quoted only $220 to…

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shokel1975
Apr 24, 2018 2:23 pm
shokel1975
amanoch1
amanoch1
24 April

UMBRA Estate Greenvale

UMBRA Estate Greenvale
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

I have an issue with a dam being there in my LOT on Bonds lane UMBRA. The builder has given a very high site cost. Anyone else in similar situation.

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amanoch1
Apr 24, 2018 11:27 am

cut and fill question

cut and fill question
VIC

Most builders & Trades don't think past handover..unless it's a complete turnkey project for which you will pay top Dollar Retaining, Stormwater, water tanks & Projects…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 24, 2018 9:23 am
StructuralBIMGuy
fifteen
fifteen
24 April

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi there, has anyone else’s tree been removed from their nature strip?

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fifteen
Apr 24, 2018 7:55 am
pumpingiron
pumpingiron
23 April

Nostra Homes

Nostra Homes
VIC

Hi everyone. New member here. Has anyone build their house with Nostra? Care to share your experiences. I have been told they can price lock for one year and then they…

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pumpingiron
Apr 23, 2018 9:22 pm
sandeepdes
sandeepdes
23 April

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hello All, Any updates on Stage 5/6? Last I heard was Jul/Aug Good luck to everyone whose lands have been titled!

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sandeepdes
Apr 23, 2018 8:28 pm
Renman
Renman
23 April

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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The family is looking out to the water feature.

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Renman
Apr 23, 2018 7:07 pm
Renman
Doulton777
Doulton777
23 April

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 112, 113, 114

Yeah true. People would do that because of supermarket. Yet all these other areas around us look like they will be getting supermarkets in their estate. Eg: Brookwater…

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Doulton777
Apr 23, 2018 3:21 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
Doulton777
23 April

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
1 ... 58, 59, 60

Thanks Bethany. I been getting a lot of people saying that about external colours. I wanted to make it different. Not the normal usual colours. Yeah the lighting does…

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Doulton777
Apr 23, 2018 1:03 pm
Doulton777

21/04/2018 Slab done!!!! Darbecca did pre-pour inspection, and found some defects, E.g. Bar missing, mesh is not flat. I received the defect report on Friday evening, and…

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bruce0807
Apr 23, 2018 9:41 am
Rishichops
Rishichops
22 April

Life Smart Special Long Island Homes

Life Smart Special Long Island Homes
VIC

Woooowww .. I am building right now in Woodlea and was veryyyyy close to signing up with them . Which builder did u go with in the end ?! And how has been ur experience…

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Rishichops
Apr 22, 2018 10:59 pm

We are only about 4 weeks away! Can’t wait to be in.

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cinda84
Apr 22, 2018 9:13 am
Anna 10
Anna 10
20 April

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?
VIC
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I’m not going to lie I actually found the building process difficult and hard. I also had Darbecca and it was great as they identified quite a lot of issues. It’s…

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Anna 10
Apr 20, 2018 9:41 pm
inexp_user
inexp_user
20 April

Are gables and Eaves part of Lock up?

Are gables and Eaves part of Lock up?
VIC

We have been invoiced for our lock up but we do not have any handles on our external doors, or locks for that matter. We have a small wall that has yet to be bricked and…

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inexp_user
Apr 20, 2018 8:46 pm
inexp_user
SileNceR
SileNceR
20 April

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic
VIC
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They take shape to this point so quickly then you get locked out and it all seems to go back to slow motion again :(

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SileNceR
Apr 20, 2018 7:54 pm
neb880
neb880
20 April

KDRB Bentley Homes Kyalami 370

KDRB Bentley Homes Kyalami 370
VIC
1, 2

yep! see my post just below yours!

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neb880
Apr 20, 2018 6:51 pm
neb880

not sure if i ever mentioned this, we made a couple of pretty big exterior changes. Removed the balcony to bedroom 4 and (painfully) the hit and miss brick to the north as…

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frankily
Apr 20, 2018 3:54 pm

Frame Stage Update The frame stage has begun on March the 14th and this is the progress so far.…

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nanu
Apr 20, 2018 3:50 pm
nanu
Adasiyan
Adasiyan
20 April

Beachwood Constructions (Sorrento 27 build) Longwarry

Beachwood Constructions (Sorrento 27 build) Longwarry
VIC
1, 2

We had handover on tuesday, and i'm pretty happy with what we've recieved - i've updated the album with some quick pics, will take more when the furniture is moved in…

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Adasiyan
Apr 20, 2018 12:55 pm
pEast
pEast
20 April

Building with Inspired Homes

Building with Inspired Homes
VIC

Claire is building them - Posting on Arden developments

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pEast
Apr 20, 2018 11:26 am

Hi Rachel, All window coverings are through Fabric Conversions. All sheers are Wilson Husk II fabric in Ironbark. The Roman blinds are in the same fabric which will…

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Aegean430
Apr 20, 2018 10:47 am
Aegean430



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