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MikiT
MikiT
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Dennis Family Homes - Devonport 363. Build has started...

Dennis Family Homes - Devonport 363. Build has started...
VIC
1, 2

We are building in Lovely Banks (outer suburb of Geelong) and are due to title in a couple weeks. We have our first big estimate, now just waiting to see it to see if we…

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MikiT
Feb 20, 2018 4:19 pm
pEast
pEast
41 m

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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Yeah can’t understand why Ezza is progressing slowly. Good to hear u r having good progress. I still have to wait another day or two for the inspection report to come.

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pEast
Feb 20, 2018 4:01 pm

Hi I have a very similar kitchen layout and my only feedback is to watch the space between the island and the bench top as its super tight when you open the dishwasher. I…

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Corinda dream 2016
Feb 20, 2018 2:50 pm

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule
VIC

Hi, Any update on this? was your loan application accepted by the banks? I am about to sign my contract and i can see the same division has been written on my…

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immu999
Feb 20, 2018 2:34 pm

House designs for acreage

House designs for acreage
VIC

its been over a year since my last update - and we're still waiting.... didn't think I was this patient but I've surprised myself itching for blocks to be finished a…

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Kathjax
Feb 20, 2018 2:01 pm

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - TILES!!

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - TILES!!
VIC
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Got our quote for window coverings last night. Over budget, of course, lol. Made some changes and are now waiting for the new quote. Just had a text from a fencing…

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Bri1234
Feb 20, 2018 1:18 pm
Bri1234

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
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Hope you get some answers soon. We just go by the dates on MySimonds. But so far ours shows 30/3 which is Good Friday so nothing will be happening then anyway.

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Bri1234
Feb 20, 2018 1:14 pm
Bri1234

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

This is true, It makes me so happy ro see any movement regarding pur estate though its been a while woo hoo missing trees !!

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Montheo
Feb 20, 2018 12:30 pm

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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Hey all, We are wading into the world of knockdown rebuild and are likely to go with Arden. I was wondering what sort of site costs are people experiencing on their…

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phillo
Feb 20, 2018 12:00 pm

Some photos of the work. Our entire garage was asbestos.

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fademan
Feb 19, 2018 11:45 pm

Emporio 43 with henley

Emporio 43 with henley
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi Sumit, May I please know what sort of Heating is included with Henley i.e. Bravis or other brand. How much is zoning of Heating costs, if you have gone with zoning…

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HenleyNeil
Feb 19, 2018 11:10 pm

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
1, 2, 3

good to hear about the progress of your project!!! very exciting times ahead.

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MisterSlope
Feb 19, 2018 10:17 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 821, 822, 823

Hi Fongeo Here is my 5 cents worth. If it were me, I would want to keep the Alfresco and upstairs terrace on the West side of my house, so I could enjoy the long summer…

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inphaze
Feb 19, 2018 9:38 pm
inphaze

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.
VIC

My partner and I are building with Orion Homes too and they're fantastic!! We found them to be very transparent from the initial sales process, then Wendy from Colour…

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paceman_03
Feb 19, 2018 9:08 pm

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Thats really good news they are moving on it so quickly. see more at hoffmangoldwithporterdavis.wordpress.com

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brucefil2011
Feb 19, 2018 8:45 pm

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!
VIC
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Cheers mate! Our fences are going up at the moment! Glad we know the fencer he is doing a ripper job!

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stayxtrue
Feb 19, 2018 5:34 pm
stayxtrue

Help! Do you know these external colours?

Help! Do you know these external colours?
VIC

I would take a guess at chocolatto, dune render, shale grey cladding, monument everything else

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MandM+4
Feb 19, 2018 4:43 pm

Wanting advice on glitter grout. Has anyone used it. Really like the idea of using it for bathroom feature

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Trippypossum
Feb 19, 2018 4:25 pm
blackcat20
blackcat20
Yesterday

Metricon Winchester 28- Pre-construction

Metricon Winchester 28- Pre-construction
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

I'd say so. I'm told they are in a queue and I should have them in the next week or so. We didnt make any major changes to the plans so I'm hoping its pretty quick. Went…

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blackcat20
Feb 19, 2018 10:12 am
blackcat20
icat2000
icat2000
Yesterday

60%refund of deposit after HIA contract signed

60%refund of deposit after HIA contract signed
VIC
1, 2

You can use the finance clause to terminate the contract. I did this on my first build contract. There was also a little bit extra we had to pay above the 2K deposit…

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icat2000
Feb 19, 2018 10:05 am
icat2000
penting
penting
18 February

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Hi! I am also on circuit release. I am on lot 1920. How about you guys?

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penting
Feb 18, 2018 10:22 pm
g33kerb0t
g33kerb0t
18 February

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Yeah and I'm already expecting I'd pay some of that. Still cheaper than today's prices though. Some of the prices have risen by 40k from when i signed. Building the…

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g33kerb0t
Feb 18, 2018 9:19 pm
g33kerb0t

Thanks! I'm super excited! Getting a private building inspector to come to my PCI incase. House is looking good

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valerie3e
Feb 18, 2018 8:53 pm
valerie3e
pEast
pEast
18 February

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Well - they should start the bricks soon and u can get a feel of the house I think from inside once it is wrapped

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pEast
Feb 18, 2018 8:42 pm
sheree bee
sheree bee
18 February

LONG ISLAND HOMES - POINT COOK

LONG ISLAND HOMES - POINT COOK
VIC

WARNING. DO NOT GO NEAR THIS BUILDER. 9 months ago,…

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sheree bee
Feb 18, 2018 6:08 pm
Clareymoo
Clareymoo
18 February

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - waiting for land to settle

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - waiting for land to settle
VIC
1, 2, 3

Went for our weekly visit to the land yesterday and they were busy at work spreading topsoil/fill on the blocks and nature strips. We're getting so close!

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Clareymoo
Feb 18, 2018 12:58 pm
Charly6s
Charly6s
18 February

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs
VIC
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Hi Peeps I have a lot of pricing on my blog, check it out Budgeting help https://forsyth35blog.wordpress.com/201 ... he-budget/ Electrial costs

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Charly6s
Feb 18, 2018 12:41 pm
Charly6s

Lower left is Basalt. Arch is domino

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MrsJM
Feb 18, 2018 11:38 am
MrsJM
Tips
Tips
18 February

Nostra Homes

Nostra Homes
VIC
1, 2

Anyone recently built or building with Nostra? How has the experience been so far? Am considering the Buckingham 43 with them.

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Tips
Feb 18, 2018 7:02 am
30SQHOME
30SQHOME
17 February

Yarrabank Homes

Yarrabank Homes
VIC

Thanks ReaBurns, May I know what model you are building and give me some more info like the inclusions pls.? Base price of your house and inclusions pricing if you can?

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30SQHOME
Feb 17, 2018 8:17 pm
CalicoCat
CalicoCat
17 February

Our First Home - Ballarat - Artwork for Dining room??

Our First Home - Ballarat - Artwork for Dining room??
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Love the garden inspo! I'm a big fan of the combination of concrete with timber. I'm hoping I'll be able to have a timber/concrete front fence (no covenants that I know…

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CalicoCat
Feb 17, 2018 7:19 pm
Varispe
Varispe
17 February

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Hi all, Just requested to join group. Fantastic idea! We bought lot 704 and have been told we wont expect titling until Jan 2019 :(.Is anyone building with an independent builder?

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Varispe
Feb 17, 2018 6:14 pm
marshi
marshi
17 February

Building a jgking belva

Building a jgking belva
VIC
1, 2

Thankyou that would explain it. Cabinets and vanities are in paint is nearly finished, but baths showers shelving etc isn't

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marshi
Feb 17, 2018 10:20 am
Dani_J
Dani_J
16 February

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Plaster Done!

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Plaster Done!
VIC
1 ... 30, 31, 32

Looking great Our 37sq Custom Hamptons Inspired Home: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=86931

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Dani_J
Feb 16, 2018 7:49 pm
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HHome
Feb 16, 2018 1:07 pm
spice girl
spice girl
15 February

Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

its such a long wait on land. I am happy to say things moved quickly as soon as land titled,…

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spice girl
Feb 15, 2018 1:00 pm
blackcat20
blackcat20
15 February

Building the Spotswood 284 by Burbank

Building the Spotswood 284 by Burbank
VIC

How disappointing after all that time. Hopefully you can find a builder to work with.

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blackcat20
Feb 15, 2018 11:29 am
blackcat20

We pick up the kids from school today - our daughter back from camp - yay!!, and was going to see if we could get in to show the progress to the kids. Unfortunately we…

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Rachael13
Feb 14, 2018 6:06 pm
Rachael13
baronx
baronx
14 February

Henley Reserve - Cullen 45 .. Build Cancelled !

Henley Reserve - Cullen 45 .. Build Cancelled !
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

karthik In my opinion, a conventional Raft slab done right will always be better than a waffle slab.

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baronx
Feb 14, 2018 2:26 pm
baronx
Ben.Hardman
Ben.Hardman
14 February

SJD Homes. Who's built with them.

SJD Homes. Who's built with them.
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Hey all, Just thought I'd weigh in with my experiences building with SJD Homes and James. We had James as our site supervisor and had an AMAZING build. My dad is a…

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Ben.Hardman
Feb 14, 2018 12:42 pm

Splashback tiles and kitchen complete, carpets started. Hopefully we get a date for PCI soon!

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nikil
Feb 14, 2018 8:58 am

So sitting here with the trade who is fixing our rangehood...turns out it was installed with doublesided tape which is why the plate fell down in the first place! He was…

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bumblebee1985
Feb 14, 2018 7:44 am

Day 147... Met the tiler on site today to go through the tile placement and confirming what goes where. Hopefully he starts sometime this week. Unfortunately some of…

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Aegean430
Feb 13, 2018 8:08 pm
Aegean430
lovisa
lovisa
13 February

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 29, 30, 31

we go daily sometimes more times a day, we ended up going so much due to builders not keeping on track and work not being completed when they say it will / start when…

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lovisa
Feb 13, 2018 11:23 am


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