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sabrelli
sabrelli
13 September

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Whenever i can my land registered Nov last year and every weekend i used to drive by to check out progress on my street and to make sure noone dumps crap on my lot

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sabrelli
Sep 13, 2017 10:16 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
8 September

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 49, 50, 51

A useful item we have was that a drinking water tap supply from the refrigerator area, and in case u buy yourself a refrigerator using a drinking water thingy in the front…

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kirashogun
Sep 08, 2017 1:28 pm
lovisa
lovisa
27 m

Statesman, Greenock MKII

Statesman, Greenock MKII
SA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Wondering if we will pay the conect fee with telstra if we are doing the nbn oackage of $1080 with builder

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lovisa
Sep 21, 2017 11:44 pm

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

I believe you do Color Studio first, then electrical then tiles. So lets do the color studio first. Get ready everything before you go to Color Studio. 1. Know your…

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wentworth33
Sep 21, 2017 11:32 pm

First Home Owner - Building in Springfield Rise

First Home Owner - Building in Springfield Rise
QLD
1, 2

Yeah, we knew we wanted them right from the get go - so we asked our sales person to price them for us and then we put them on our specifications list. You could…

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staceyrussell
Sep 21, 2017 11:26 pm
staceyrussell
lovisa
lovisa
54 m

Henry's Build on the Gold Coast

Henry's Build on the Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

What did they charge fir gas meter and connection?

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lovisa
Sep 21, 2017 11:17 pm

Unfortunately not much has been done in the last fortnight cause some issues had to be rectified, eg broken roof tiles etc. Part of the scaffolding has been removed which…

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Quirmeball1280
Sep 21, 2017 11:13 pm
Quirmeball1280

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 741, 742, 743

What Home are you building? Did you not go for the essentials package which covers most of your site costs? Kind Regards, Bruce "Building an Eden Brae Waldorf 50 in…

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wongbruce
Sep 21, 2017 11:10 pm

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
1 ... 261, 262, 263

We're using Urban One pepper bricks and visited a few built houses using it before deciding on it. We thought it was a grey brick but when we saw the actually bricks…

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Quirmeball1280
Sep 21, 2017 11:07 pm
Quirmeball1280

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 487, 488, 489

How frustrating, nothing worse than hoop jumping on the regular!

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Eight_3_Home
Sep 21, 2017 11:03 pm

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 46, 47, 48

Update for this week apart from doors delivery TOTALLY NO ACTIONS on site. And missing SS, not returning my calls. Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Sep 21, 2017 11:03 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 378, 379, 380

I love your flooring color. It's so nice. Also what's the color you choose to benchtop and laminex? Thank you.

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Home_17
Sep 21, 2017 11:02 pm

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
1 ... 78, 79, 80

Just James Bond Style House! Amasing job , good selections , nicely done Dulie. You have a good taste and imagination! Top job honestly.

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K-Real
Sep 21, 2017 11:02 pm
K-Real

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29
QLD
1, 2, 3

Thats great We only got ok to start on 11/9 And they are buzzy in the trenches with i think cables of some sort not sure lol hubby tried to explain Wd didnt get a build…

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lovisa
Sep 21, 2017 11:00 pm

Inspections

Inspections
VIC

Just had the final walkthrough and got someone to do an inspection for me. Good thing, as they were very thorough. They found 28 items that needed attending to. No idea…

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Talkey
Sep 21, 2017 10:59 pm
Talkey

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

I think its standard, Wisdom and Metricon also comes around that range.

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wentworth33
Sep 21, 2017 10:57 pm
emts
emts
1 h

Our new home

Our new home
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

we had weird colored grout everywhere till it was washed, if it smears a bit then it just looked so much more noticable, but afte the wash vanished hoping yours the same.

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emts
Sep 21, 2017 10:54 pm
emts

so got a quick email from the Supervisor today.. how much better does that look than last weeks: over the moon by the improvement! Wife also did a drive by as our…

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emts
Sep 21, 2017 10:45 pm
emts

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)
VIC
1 ... 122, 123, 124

Your lounge room is looking great! I really like the new cushions :) For mirrors, you could check out Facebook marketplace, I've seen quite a few on there! Or are you in to…

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Melt23
Sep 21, 2017 10:24 pm
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Cman
Sep 21, 2017 10:20 pm
Cman

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 890, 891, 892

Hi bumblebee how's your building are you getting any dates for handover. ..

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Mrs RS
Sep 21, 2017 10:09 pm
MikW
MikW
2 h

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

We have just signed up for a Madison 40 - have a tentative start date of February 2018 - woohoo, very exciting. Reading this blog has been awesome. We have a consultant…

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MikW
Sep 21, 2017 10:02 pm

Owner Building - What's a reasonable cost for the slab?

Owner Building - What's a reasonable cost for the slab?

Thanks for the replies, Lot to think about. I think it's going to be challenging to negotiate a better price for the following reasons - 1) I am owner-building, and do…

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Arnie1989
Sep 21, 2017 9:59 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 307, 308, 309

I thought ceramic tiles were the ones that are harder to install since they're not vitrified and therefore they crack easier as they lack density. Because of their…

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nomnomnom
Sep 21, 2017 9:56 pm
nomnomnom

Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie

Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie
QLD
1, 2

Our frame was suppose to start Wednesday it hasn't. I went out there today no one on site. Ill be on the phone to the ss tomorrow if there ks no one there again.…

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KatrinaH
Sep 21, 2017 9:54 pm

Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast

Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 200, 201, 202

Tribe the suspense is killing me! Can't wait to see your new plan! If you want marble garden ornaments let me know. We are in Vietnam at the moment.

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MinandB
Sep 21, 2017 9:48 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 773, 774, 775

I'm in Koo Wee Rup, doing a KDR my biggest worry was getting trades to work on our job as most of them are tied up in all the new estates so hopefully that's not an issue.

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nikil
Sep 21, 2017 9:44 pm

Hoping for some suggestions on a house plan... We have a downward sloping block with a beautiful view at the back. We are looking for a fairly specific house plan (that…

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Blueskye30
Sep 21, 2017 9:35 pm

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Wow that's terrible. I didn't have to pay for anything like that. Once my build was finished I arranged to get the gas and electricity changed to my name but during the…

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aloenyx
Sep 21, 2017 9:31 pm
aloenyx

Metricon Savannah 34 - Close to preliminary presentation...

Metricon Savannah 34 - Close to preliminary presentation...
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Ah ha! I see, so it's an upgrade then since it does instant hot water? I just went with the standard cold water filter they provide.

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nomnomnom
Sep 21, 2017 9:24 pm
nomnomnom
Ckfd
Ckfd
3 h

Building Modified Statesman Ashville

Building Modified Statesman Ashville
SA
1, 2

So close, I feel like the next two weeks are just going to drag! We've got a family friend who's a building inspector and came through with us at several different times…

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Ckfd
Sep 21, 2017 9:21 pm
Ckfd

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 708, 709, 710

Hi, I have secretly stalked you by reading your blog a while back. I actually stopped thinking about M after reading your blog. The problem was our land isn't a standard…

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shiraz_elite
Sep 21, 2017 9:20 pm

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore
NSW
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Hi Lee23 You might want to visit the Landcom office in the estate or call them to acquire. I'm from the the first release, paid deposit for the land in Aug 2016 then land…

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tapasr_Lexia4
Sep 21, 2017 9:19 pm
tapasr_Lexia4

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Ok, Thanks for sharing. Issues i'm having are Same poor finish where the tiles meet the ceiling. Feature tiling in the niches not straight Lipping Lack of gradient…

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nomnomnom
Sep 21, 2017 9:10 pm
nomnomnom

My build in Bloomdale- Slab is down!

My build in Bloomdale- Slab is down!
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Thankyou :) I love the sky out there, I hope I still get to enjoy it when the area is a bit more built up- I think I'll cry if one of the houses out the back is double story!

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Melt23
Sep 21, 2017 9:07 pm
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BrownDog77
Sep 21, 2017 9:06 pm

Modified Coral Cloncurry. Handover 21/09/17

Modified Coral Cloncurry. Handover 21/09/17
QLD
1 ... 37, 38, 39

WHOOP one more sleep! Congrats I bet there won't be much sleep tonight

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ABuild
Sep 21, 2017 8:53 pm

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Thank you. I'm loving watching yours come together too. I only know of 3 of us on this forum to build Metro's Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne …

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JLH222
Sep 21, 2017 8:41 pm
JLH222

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Week 5 - Frame has started

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Week 5 - Frame has started
VIC
1 ... 28, 29, 30

Yea I like that it its going to be done like this as it means we make up for lost time! So I am thinking that we will be close to complete by christmas however getting…

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stayxtrue
Sep 21, 2017 8:36 pm
stayxtrue

Our Acacia34 by Orbit Homes

Our Acacia34 by Orbit Homes
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hoping they start painting by the end of next week!!!!! 🤞🤞🤞🤞

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Joelleg6
Sep 21, 2017 8:34 pm
Joelleg6

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Yeah I’m over being stressed about it all. We’re just holding on to see what this appointment brings. Then we’ll decide what we need to do like talking to the…

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Bri1234
Sep 21, 2017 8:32 pm
Bri1234

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build
QLD

My elec hook up was $674 because hubby decided we needed 3 phase power

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H Family
Sep 21, 2017 8:30 pm
H Family

Building in Gregory Hills - College Release Hall and Hart

Building in Gregory Hills - College Release Hall and Hart
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Wow, handover is so close, congratulations! Great to hear the final inspection went so smoothly. As for us, we've signed contract, and moved out. Existing house is being…

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Seren1ty
Sep 21, 2017 8:26 pm

custom adenbrook home north coast NSW moving in

custom adenbrook home north coast NSW moving in
NSW
1 ... 55, 56, 57

How's your experience been with Apollo Blinds? I'm considering purchasing Red Cedar plantation shutters from them.

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Joelleg6
Sep 21, 2017 8:24 pm
Joelleg6

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!
NSW
1 ... 174, 175, 176

Good luck tomorrow MrsJM. Are you going it alone or with hubby? Sounds like you've done your homework and we all know that you can hold your ground firmly! Big hugs your way.

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Corallake
Sep 21, 2017 8:20 pm
Corallake

Building a Noosa 26 with Coral Homes

Building a Noosa 26 with Coral Homes
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

How's your experience been with Apollo Blinds? I'm considering purchasing Red Cedar plantation shutters from them.

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Joelleg6
Sep 21, 2017 8:20 pm
Joelleg6

Beachwood Constructions Melbourne

Beachwood Constructions Melbourne
VIC

That's great! My slab has been delayed for a while. Was meant to go down end of August..

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valerie3e
Sep 21, 2017 8:06 pm

Stamp duty refund

Stamp duty refund

we are in qld and yes only paid 2k , we are first home owners and are building

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galleriamad
Sep 21, 2017 7:34 pm

Our Metricon Merricks 38

Our Metricon Merricks 38
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

No. I didn't get brick infill. Didn't catch it on the plan until they built in. But I have full render on my house to meet covenant rule. Therefore the cement fiber…

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Nabeelc
Sep 21, 2017 7:17 pm
Nabeelc

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

SNAP. I'm going with Caesarstone Turbine Grey (although like your swatch, marble was my first choice but too expensive/upkeep too difficult!!) I'm probably going with…

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Buildingourfirstnest
Sep 21, 2017 7:05 pm

Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38

Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Ah that makes sense. It’s amazing how quickly things started happening. Looking forward to more pics as things progress.

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Bri1234
Sep 21, 2017 6:50 pm
Bri1234

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

Lol good luck with that. Did they tell you that you can also go and do a tour first to get an idea what to expect on the day? It was funny, they kept giving everyone…

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Bri1234
Sep 21, 2017 6:49 pm
Bri1234


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