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Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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The kitchen and island are organic white #4600 but the remaining to butlers, laundry, both pdrs, common bathroom and ensuite are Ocean foam. But there is back log of…

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pEast
May 21, 2018 6:52 pm
pEast
pEast
34 m

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
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Thanks first time - I hope your tradies put a couple of weekends together - it just a make the final date move closer

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pEast
May 21, 2018 6:24 pm

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

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. NHP!
VIC
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Any updates for the gas line? Is there anywhere you can escalate the issue (ombudsman or gas regulator) to get a straight answer on the delay? I’m sure if it wasn’t…

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firsttime_homies1401
May 21, 2018 5:58 pm
firsttime_homies1401

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
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Sorry what is this nib wall? Are you building Glendale or Merricks...I am doing Merricks..

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Clean
May 21, 2018 5:02 pm
stme
stme
4 h

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Hi Renman Just finished catching up with this thread and as others have previously said it is beautiful house and all that is left is to turn into a beautiful home. I too…

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stme
May 21, 2018 3:02 pm

Mystique Wollert

Mystique Wollert
VIC
1, 2

Mystique Wollert Residential Group - Will create it within this week :) - or if anyone want to start first I am more than happy Cheers,

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ricky_3
May 21, 2018 2:15 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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So we just got our frame invoice through. Is it normal to have this finished and we haven't even heard from our construction supervisor? I had no idea it would be done so…

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goldencrumble
May 21, 2018 2:12 pm

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters
VIC
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Evaporative post handover with a large split system in the dining/family/kitchen. Our Henley Aegean45

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Aegean430
May 21, 2018 2:07 pm
Aegean430

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC

I have seen simmonds and carlisle start as early as one month after settlement.

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yasir_fnd
May 21, 2018 11:36 am

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.
VIC
1, 2

Im overly excited. And we don't even have a slab yet. Its been a very long wait. ::cheerleader::

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KolioCarr
May 21, 2018 9:35 am
KolioCarr

Forst new furniture purchase in a while. Got this chair fpr $199 down from $1235. Cpuldnt say no. Also bought my first painting. Will share a picture once I hang it.

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aloenyx
May 21, 2018 7:19 am
aloenyx

Elara Homes / formerly Aaron j Homes

Elara Homes / formerly Aaron j Homes
VIC

Has anybody heard of this builder or currently building with ? Found their display in Warragul which was good and like some of their plans but uncertain as to how…

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jabbriel
May 20, 2018 11:12 pm
ebanster
ebanster
Yesterday

Any value-for-money custom builders in East Melbourne

Any value-for-money custom builders in East Melbourne
VIC

Please don't laugh but my max budget is $320 for a small 20-23 sqm single storey house. Anyway, after contacting the recommended builders, it seems like it is really…

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ebanster
May 20, 2018 2:12 pm
ebanster
springtime
springtime
Yesterday

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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Hi All, We built 6 years ago, one thing we did which was very useful, was to include an outside powerpoint, it's really useful. We also installed outside camera's with a…

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springtime
May 20, 2018 9:24 am

Ground level view today

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blackcat20
May 19, 2018 2:48 pm
blackcat20
Bronte19
Bronte19
19 May

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

We hadn't engaged Darbecca at that time so it was something we worked out. We picked it up when we were sent a post contract variation with reference to a charge for…

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Bronte19
May 19, 2018 10:58 am
icat2000
icat2000
19 May

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Brickville!!

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Brickville!!
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Thanks they have just about finished all the brickwork. Onto the exciting stages.

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icat2000
May 19, 2018 9:18 am
icat2000
phillo
phillo
18 May

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC
VIC
1, 2

You are right about backup points! To be honest... if I can’t have it, I will use the ups like I do now.... it’s more about the PoE security cams I am moving over.…

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phillo
May 18, 2018 9:02 pm
Melt23
Melt23
18 May

My build in Bloomdale- On Hold 😡

My build in Bloomdale- On Hold 😡
VIC
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Gas company advised my neighbour that her gas line will be completed by end of next week- fingers crossed mine gets done at same time! Just saw a sold price of a house in…

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Melt23
May 18, 2018 7:00 pm
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May 18, 2018 6:39 pm
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MikW
MikW
18 May

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
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That’s frustrating. When did your build start? We are at brick/Hebert stage too, but we have had a good run to date. Our site scrape was 28 Feb. We are also building…

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MikW
May 18, 2018 6:38 pm
MikW
Bri1234
Bri1234
18 May

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!
VIC
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Wow I haven't been on here for a while. So strange after being on so often during the build. Life has been so busy. Between trying to unpack and get organised here and…

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Bri1234
May 18, 2018 6:30 pm
Bri1234
Dani_J
Dani_J
18 May

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Cabinets and tiles

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Cabinets and tiles
VIC
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Thanks WGB. We could have got away with an extra 20cm leaving the taps where they were for but decided to increase to an extra 50cm in the end as we’ve got plenty of…

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Dani_J
May 18, 2018 6:01 pm
pEast
pEast
18 May

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

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

Check the design guide lines given by your land developer. Most new estates need to submit - You can ask for a sample of front landscape. I used it and then just drew…

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pEast
May 18, 2018 10:22 am
Clareymoo
Clareymoo
18 May

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - engineering underway

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - engineering underway
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Still no site costs, only just got drawings back last night as Como have had sick leave in the draftsperson team.

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Clareymoo
May 18, 2018 9:19 am

I've swung by yesterday to meet our site manager. Lovely guy, had a good chat, and let him know the low down with the neighbours, and discussed a few small things we had…

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Drew01
May 17, 2018 10:31 pm
Drew01

Frames are done and gutters are in :D Roof tiles to start next week. Met our SS out on site today, best bloke ever! Couldn't be happier with his communication and service.

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elieassi1992
May 17, 2018 8:13 pm
elieassi1992
Ezza78
Ezza78
17 May

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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Sounds right, you could call United Energy to clarify. We had to pay but that’s because it’s still power poles on our street so we paid to get pit installed.

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Ezza78
May 17, 2018 7:22 pm
G1NOSAUR
G1NOSAUR
17 May

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Haha that's crazy. We always jump the fence every week, I wonder if I'm soon to receive a warning letter as well lol.

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G1NOSAUR
May 17, 2018 4:23 pm
G1NOSAUR
Treedance
Treedance
17 May

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
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How are things going Ezza?

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Treedance
May 17, 2018 11:19 am

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
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JDRaj, the developer cancelled my contract (exactly 24 months from signing). I plan to take them to court including the directors John Hendricks, the Estate manager Rex,…

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Charlie Davidson
May 16, 2018 10:07 pm
Tay
Tay
15 May

Busby Homes

Busby Homes
VIC

Hi Ezza78, just wonder if you decided to build with Busby and if yes, do you recommend them?what is your experience with them

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Tay
May 15, 2018 11:40 pm
bruce0807
bruce0807
15 May

Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel

Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel
VIC
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You are lucky that it is raining after your slab done, rains can help your concrete curing.

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bruce0807
May 15, 2018 3:56 pm

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
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I still lying in there for some reason it blocked out that word viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
May 15, 2018 2:19 pm
Doulton777
meralijay
meralijay
15 May

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
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Hi, Could you please add my blog with Wisdom Homes? Thank you https://meralijay.blogspot.com.au/

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meralijay
May 15, 2018 1:22 pm
pEast
pEast
15 May

Mimosa homes

Mimosa homes
VIC

Just depends on where your land is because there is a shortage of tradies - especially framers and also of frame and other is brickies

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pEast
May 15, 2018 7:39 am

A Clarendon house is one that keeps giving...thanks for my towel rails which were installed using only one screw instead of 2 and subsequently fell off...i mean the 2 x…

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bumblebee1985
May 14, 2018 9:03 pm
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aloenyx
May 14, 2018 5:43 pm
aloenyx

Building Delta 25S and advice for colour appointement

Building Delta 25S and advice for colour appointement
VIC

Networking: There won't be enough space in broom room i would have thought depending on what sort of equipment you want to put in. The laundry…

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kirashogun
May 14, 2018 4:14 pm
ohollie
ohollie
13 May

Delux Tranquil retreat or dieskau internal walls

Delux Tranquil retreat or dieskau internal walls
VIC

I know this thread is 2 years old but I am as well trying to choose between Tranquil Retreat and Dieskau both in half strength and wondering if anyone had photos of their…

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ohollie
May 13, 2018 5:50 pm
sxwallac
sxwallac
13 May

Wine Cellar Flooding: advice please

Wine Cellar Flooding: advice please
VIC

Thanks mate. Yeah, our builder let us down here. We had no idea about this kind of thing (first house build), and trusted he knew what he was doing. Our mistake. So,…

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sxwallac
May 13, 2018 12:32 pm
Mt.view
Mt.view
12 May

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry
VIC
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Happy wife happy days. :wink: The end result will be something to look forward to.

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Mt.view
May 12, 2018 11:32 pm
Mt.view

Site cost for Tarneit

Site cost for Tarneit
VIC

Hello Everyone, I just wanted to know how much site cost should be around Davis Road Tarneit. We are planning to build there with Metricon but we feel that their site…

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Amantullah
May 12, 2018 7:33 pm
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Tips
May 12, 2018 3:53 pm
JB1
JB1
12 May

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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Thanks for confirming the colour. I'll check out a sample in person. Perhaps I'll got 1 shade darker.

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JB1
May 12, 2018 1:22 am


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