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Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)

Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)
VIC
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Beautiful print, great work. We are still waiting to hear about compensation for garage not being the same as the Aspire garage. My husband was on the phone to area…

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kathysangel
Oct 15, 2018 11:40 pm
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pEast
Oct 15, 2018 11:32 pm

Yes we have an exhaust in downstairs WC/Shower but it’s above the shower

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Ezza78
Oct 15, 2018 10:01 pm

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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Not yet - front render Why is it 2 colours ? Yeah it looks two different colours

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kathysangel
Oct 15, 2018 8:12 pm

Building Simonds Palisade in Melbourne

Building Simonds Palisade in Melbourne
VIC

Follow our build on instagram @melbdiaries Simonds Palisade with Cathedral Height ceilings Milestones: Land booking : 25/11/2016 Land titles: 30/05/2018 Site Start:…

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deepdive
Oct 15, 2018 3:24 pm

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
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Love the colour scheme and straight angles.

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JenBarber
Oct 15, 2018 2:17 pm
JenBarber
Bronte19
Bronte19
14 October

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
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Did not visit our home this weekend. Been quiet busy. Painting started last Monday so hopefully it's almost finished. Tiling scheduled to start from 16th. Ss was…

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Bronte19
Oct 14, 2018 10:38 pm
Clareymoo
Clareymoo
14 October

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Roof

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Roof
VIC
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Week 11 Our inspector went through on Monday and found 5 issues, plus our skylight issue. SS said he agreed with them all and they will be fixed. The skylight is going to…

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Clareymoo
Oct 14, 2018 8:13 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
14 October

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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Oh nice thanks. I love looking at people’s designs and other style of houses. Never gets old with me. I’m now going through the whole process again with my daughter…

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Doulton777
Oct 14, 2018 5:16 pm
Doulton777
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Wild
Oct 13, 2018 8:11 pm
Drew01
Drew01
13 October

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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Rectification started this week, the plumber has moved some of the external piping that wasn't to code (I had to cite which part before he was made to do it), and it…

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Drew01
Oct 13, 2018 9:45 am
Drew01
sweetswisssteel
sweetswisssteel
12 October

Surface Drainage Defect / Construction Lawyer

Surface Drainage Defect / Construction Lawyer
VIC

Agreed, it has to be a standalone solution not on the neighbours property. I am sure they will get it done. The op has handled this very well, I hope for the best.

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sweetswisssteel
Oct 12, 2018 11:58 pm
JMT2603
JMT2603
12 October

First home build with GJ Gardner

First home build with GJ Gardner
VIC

We are building with GJ Gardner Mildura and would be interested to hear from anyone else who has built through them. It's difficult to know what to expect. Our experience…

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JMT2603
Oct 12, 2018 3:33 pm

So I’ve only just realised that I never posted a pic of our backyard which I had promised to do back in MAY!! So here is a pic, I’ve also attached a close up of our…

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PolkaDots
Oct 12, 2018 10:58 am
bumblebee1985
bumblebee1985
12 October

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
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We were told by out inspector we have up to 2years and 4 months defect period legally...or something along those lines... Yeah we've been checking everything that has…

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bumblebee1985
Oct 12, 2018 9:46 am
SamKM
SamKM
11 October

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
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That’s a pretty good price if that’s including the fence viewtopic.php?t=86597 Vuster, if possible can I please get details of your landscaper. The…

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SamKM
Oct 11, 2018 8:35 am
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10 October

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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I'm in the same boat with quads on both sides. Would like to remove those,but don't know how

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9528
Oct 10, 2018 8:44 pm
mralex34
mralex34
9 October

Snowdon Homes

Snowdon Homes
VIC

Why should we have to contact Snowdon Developments? If Snowdon Developments kept in regular contact with thier customers we wouldn't have to continually chase you guys…

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mralex34
Oct 09, 2018 12:30 pm
mralex34
Aneetha
Aneetha
9 October

Life Estate - Point Cook

Life Estate - Point Cook
VIC
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Any reviews for Henley Homes? Their current inclusions look better but again worrying about site costs, anyone in stage 10 got their site costs?

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Aneetha
Oct 09, 2018 10:49 am

Thought Id share an update. Finally heard back from the DBA about my issues with the builder not coming back to fix defects. They now sent my list of items to the builder…

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aloenyx
Oct 08, 2018 9:08 pm
aloenyx
MicknCi
MicknCi
8 October

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio
VIC
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We built on a slab (standard inclusion). I imagine it would be an extra and not included.

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MicknCi
Oct 08, 2018 3:56 pm
MicknCi
kks
kks
8 October

Riverwalk @Werribee

Riverwalk @Werribee
VIC
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Environmental Justice website has specific comments on the tip, including a forecast in August of a mooted 12 hectare expansion. With China's reluctance to accept Aussie…

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kks
Oct 08, 2018 2:13 pm
TiredHalo
TiredHalo
6 October

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41
VIC

Yeah, it has pictures of all the various choices and if they are Ruby/Sapphire/Diamond/Upgrade options. Some things are missing like staircase options, but majority is in…

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TiredHalo
Oct 06, 2018 8:27 pm
TiredHalo
chakupab
chakupab
6 October

Lilium Estate - Clyde - SE Melb

Lilium Estate - Clyde - SE Melb
VIC

Also got a stage 3 block. There's activity now and I hear titling is still on track for April 2019

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chakupab
Oct 06, 2018 6:25 pm
itsjustme
itsjustme
6 October

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule
VIC

Hi we just had The same issue but we had ours changed according to the HIA contract it was also insisted and picked up by our independent inspector. good luck

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itsjustme
Oct 06, 2018 3:43 pm
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styler1984
Oct 06, 2018 12:32 am
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
4 October

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters
VIC
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Aegean430, Too late for us as we have already finalised our drawings but good to know, we won't be upgrading them on our studio appointment. I can just add cabinetry…

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Melbournevic
Oct 04, 2018 2:56 pm
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ellie03
Oct 03, 2018 8:21 pm
adje
adje
3 October

Underlying S classification but P due to existing dwelling

Underlying S classification but P due to existing dwelling
VIC

Hi, we are knocking down our existing house and building a 45 square home. The builder had a soil test done which had underlying S classification but due to existing…

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adje
Oct 03, 2018 10:59 am
dulie
dulie
2 October

KDR Metricon Hampshire 46 Melbourne Bayside

KDR Metricon Hampshire 46 Melbourne Bayside
VIC

Awesome. I actually stole the WIR layout idea from the bayside version into our house =)

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dulie
Oct 02, 2018 7:30 pm
dulie
Fred2017
Fred2017
2 October

Custom Home Builder - Melbourne

Custom Home Builder - Melbourne
VIC

Hi All, Hope your day is going well. I was wondering if anyone cound reccomend a custom home builder in Northern Melbourne. I already have all my plans including…

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Fred2017
Oct 02, 2018 6:36 pm
yasir_fnd
yasir_fnd
2 October

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC
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Since august my site supervisor has changed twice and works have really slowed down. This new guy keeps telling me that its all complete but when i visit the site it is…

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yasir_fnd
Oct 02, 2018 12:26 pm
shane3340
shane3340
1 October

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread
VIC
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Going alright, Hebel was delivered today so that is good, roof is on and windows all installed, the only thing I’m concerned about is that the pipes still haven’t…

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shane3340
Oct 01, 2018 10:03 pm
shane3340
ethan870
ethan870
1 October

Coral Capri 25 - Gainsborough Greens Pimpama

Coral Capri 25 - Gainsborough Greens Pimpama
VIC

Thanks, I am not 100% sure about skylight. I love the idea of how much light can bring but I am not a big fan tbh. I will anyway contact Coral to check on costs for…

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ethan870
Oct 01, 2018 6:54 pm
Tee08
Tee08
30 September

Welsh Homes - any info

Welsh Homes - any info
VIC

I to am on the same boat. Love to hear what others have to say as I am also looking at them.

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Tee08
Oct 01, 2018 12:48 am
Renman
Renman
30 September

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Absolutely beautifulThanks Shokel. How's your place going? Well, after waiting 6 weeks, we finally got town planning drawings from M. Only to find a…

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Renman
Sep 30, 2018 5:29 pm
Renman
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
30 September

Your experience with Burbank

Your experience with Burbank
VIC
1, 2

Jasmines, which state/suburb are you building? Sorry to hear about your experience. We are building with Burbank next year when our land is titled and settled. We visited…

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Melbournevic
Sep 30, 2018 2:31 pm
yoyohv
yoyohv
30 September

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
VIC
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Hi guys, I know this as been discussed before... But, any recommendation for opticomm providers from recent experience ? Looking into active8me or telesurf, but they have…

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yoyohv
Sep 30, 2018 11:01 am
mannny_angel
mannny_angel
28 September

Deleray Clyde North Villawood

Deleray Clyde North Villawood
VIC
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Think like this 1000 units in Deleray pays 1000 bucks every year to Deleray club which comes to 1 million an year. I wonder what would do they with so much money while…

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mannny_angel
Sep 28, 2018 6:36 pm
Macher
Macher
27 September

Our KDR Metricon Doulton - Melb

Our KDR Metricon Doulton - Melb
VIC

Your site must be on busy road.

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Macher
Sep 27, 2018 10:42 pm
Macher
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
26 September

Should of got full fixed site costs!

Should of got full fixed site costs!
VIC

Gouging (literally) has been discussed many times before. Nobody believes Salesman that are paid high commissions, they will tell you whatever you want to hear, promise…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 26, 2018 8:59 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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
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Clean
Sep 25, 2018 12:59 pm
GillyM
GillyM
25 September

Building on a 2 meter slope block of land? Help!!

Building on a 2 meter slope block of land? Help!!
VIC

Have you considered building a split level type home? This would work with the slope of your land, and you'd get more house but with a smaller footprint on your land.

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GillyM
Sep 25, 2018 12:52 pm
GillyM

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