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My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Love the water feature in your design! Exciting that the landscaping is underway!

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Bethany
May 25, 2019 11:13 am
Macher
Macher
Yesterday

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified
VIC
1, 2

I thought the same. I haven't seen anyone else's slab prep look like this. They have put foam on top now.

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Macher
May 24, 2019 8:52 pm
Macher

The dreaded Christmas shutdown

The dreaded Christmas shutdown
VIC
1, 2

Typical shutdown period is anywhere from 10 to 15 business days (2-3 weeks). This has been industry standard for as long as I can remember however some trades and…

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l_vanslyke
May 24, 2019 11:49 am
Macher
Macher
24 May

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
VIC
1, 2

Looks good. Can't wait to see slab. Looks like C = 1 and M = 0 at this stage. Ha ha

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Macher
May 24, 2019 6:02 am
Macher

Hi Everyone, Firstly thanks to everyone for sharing all your experiences and journeys that I have followed through this thread. It really helped us heaps. I just thought…

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Abman
May 24, 2019 12:43 am
Abman
chakupab
chakupab
23 May

Lilium Estate - Clyde - SE Melb

Lilium Estate - Clyde - SE Melb
VIC

But we should be able to start a Messenger conversation within Facebook, can't we. I was also learning a lot from it.

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chakupab
May 23, 2019 12:09 pm
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shokel1975
May 23, 2019 11:04 am
shokel1975

Hi Chris77, Thanks for taking an interest in our build. It's all coming along. Havn't been able to take many photo's of late - go to work it's dark, come home it's dark.…

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SuperSabre76
May 21, 2019 11:01 pm
icheema
icheema
21 May

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs
VIC
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Thanks for the suggestion. Will do.

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icheema
May 21, 2019 8:51 pm

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 53, 54, 55

We are just about to start our 2nd build and are still referring back to this page, it's a goldmine! One little thing that is a big deal to me is the grout in the tiles.…

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jkelleher01
May 20, 2019 8:10 am
heatl0rd
heatl0rd
19 May

Looking for a Liberty in victoria

Looking for a Liberty in victoria
VIC

Hi Jon, We are just going through initial quotes for the liberty in south east Melb. Very hard to find any liberties here in Melb. Also frustrated yo hear VIC won't…

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heatl0rd
May 19, 2019 11:16 am
casey6789
casey6789
17 May

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
VIC
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***Aurora estate wollert*** Can anyone shed some light regarding boundary fencing requirements at the rear of property for houses on a corner block? Does the boundary…

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casey6789
May 17, 2019 12:58 pm
casey6789
casey6789
17 May

The builder has made a variation to the plans and completed

The builder has made a variation to the plans and completed
VIC

Will the building inspector be able to look what has been modified from the plans and advise me any issues may arise from making the garage higher? or do I assume…

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casey6789
May 17, 2019 8:35 am
Jrose
Jrose
16 May

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.
VIC
1, 2, 3

Billy, I suggest posting on their social media pages, we are in the same situation, 12months in. It seems to work & call them every single day. Arrange onsite meetings…

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Jrose
May 16, 2019 7:27 pm

Shower Bases Screeded, Bricking Started & Water Damage We've had a few different trades onsite this past week, including our SS & plasterer to…

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darb74
May 16, 2019 1:45 pm
darb74
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Manj
May 14, 2019 8:32 pm
Manj
dulie
dulie
12 May

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Love all the little details. Can't wait to see the finished product.

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dulie
May 12, 2019 9:53 pm
dulie
Zorro6
Zorro6
10 May

Builder quotes 15 months from slab date

Builder quotes 15 months from slab date
VIC

Trades usually don’t like working together too much crowding on site.

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Zorro6
May 10, 2019 4:04 pm
Forg
Forg
10 May

Lot orientation for future house E/W vs N/S

Lot orientation for future house E/W vs N/S
VIC

For sure, but given how far south Sydney isn't, the sun is still surprisingly (to me) low to the north in winter. The sun comes around to that…

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Forg
May 10, 2019 10:52 am
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get2rush
May 09, 2019 2:59 pm

First of two 15 tonne loads of soil

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Drew01
May 08, 2019 7:12 pm
Drew01

Clyde/Clyde North vs Officer

Clyde/Clyde North vs Officer
VIC
1, 2

Hi, I'm new tho this forum. Read few discussions. They are very helpful. I'm looking to buy in Kaduna Park Stage 6. Anyone know more about Kaduna Park? I'm looking at…

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Thusitha
May 06, 2019 4:04 pm
MyFirst
MyFirst
6 May

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping
VIC
1 ... 67, 68, 69

I recently had handover from a small custom builder. They are not premium custom builder but basically cost around 60-70k more compare to big volume builders like…

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MyFirst
May 06, 2019 8:50 am
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Ron 321
May 05, 2019 9:15 am
darb74
darb74
5 May

Simonds Prague with Modifications in Melbourne's North

Simonds Prague with Modifications in Melbourne's North
VIC

Plan looks well laid out. Only minor thing I thought of was do you really need the WIP door? Not sure you would need to close it off because it’s obscured from view…

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darb74
May 05, 2019 9:00 am
darb74
WinWin
WinWin
5 May

Metronest builder review

Metronest builder review
VIC
1, 2

Hi Patel, I am really sorry to hear your painful experience with your builder. I was about to signup contract with Ridgewater but now I am fearful. With my health…

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WinWin
May 05, 2019 5:57 am
jve
jve
2 May

Dunedin 29 by porter davis

Dunedin 29 by porter davis
VIC

Hey Bnl, I hope you are doing well and hope you by now you have made dunedin 29. We are also going for dunedin 29 with alfrsco, feng shui kitchen with raked ceiling. How…

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jve
May 02, 2019 1:32 pm
Joker
Joker
2 May

Advice Required - Building a Henley Reserve Double Story

Advice Required - Building a Henley Reserve Double Story
VIC

Do yourself a favour, drive around your area,speak to 3 resently completed Henley home owners in your area, this will be a seriously more accurate experience of what to expect.

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Joker
May 02, 2019 12:55 pm

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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We live 5 mins away and I drive past each day as school drop off is 400m down the road. It has been handy to keep an eye on progress - especially when I got an email from…

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shokel1975
May 02, 2019 11:42 am
shokel1975

New Jg King build!!

New Jg King build!!
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Sorry to read of your disappointment, but not surprised. I consider building with JG King the biggest mistake of my life. The difference between what they promise and…

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Doc Freeman
May 02, 2019 9:36 am
Western13
Western13
30 April

Our Ex-Watersun Build

Our Ex-Watersun Build
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi TashPaul, My builder just went in liquidation. I find your post is very helpful. Thank you for that. Just wondering do you remember who did defects and Incomplete…

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Western13
Apr 30, 2019 8:10 pm
Manj
Manj
30 April

Arden Homes Inspectors

Arden Homes Inspectors
VIC
1, 2

My Admin girl just didn't take my word on the bank process so I emailed the bank and got them to send me in writing the process and then forwarded to the admin ...no…

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Manj
Apr 30, 2019 9:02 am
Manj
Manj
Manj
30 April

Inspired Homes/ Como Homes - Custom Build Corner Block

Inspired Homes/ Como Homes - Custom Build Corner Block
VIC
1, 2

Ben888 ours must be very different, we have a 1.6m fall - was filled in to build our house up. 20cm step is not a huge thing at all we have 7 steps down from alfresco…

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Manj
Apr 30, 2019 8:29 am
Manj
Drew01
Drew01
29 April

Building Glendale 34 Limited Edition with Metricon in Wallan

Building Glendale 34 Limited Edition with Metricon in Wallan
VIC
1, 2

We also didn't pay for our island bench top to be 3m long, as it's the size of a sheet of Caesarstone, so in theory we saved them money but late by them not having to make…

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Drew01
Apr 29, 2019 8:14 pm
Drew01
Mamz
Mamz
29 April

Floor Plan Feedback

Floor Plan Feedback
VIC
1, 2

Upstairs bathroom door I would make a cavity slider. Will stop the door opening back onto the shower and make the bathroom seem bigger.

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Mamz
Apr 29, 2019 7:08 pm
Mamz
ReaBurns
ReaBurns
28 April

Yarrabank Homes

Yarrabank Homes
VIC

It is our forever home and because of this we were extra cautious of signing the contract without knowing anything about Yarrabank at all. It was a massive leap of faith…

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ReaBurns
Apr 28, 2019 7:12 pm
Bronte19
Bronte19
27 April

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 23, 24, 25

I uploaded few photos on this thread while we were building. They should be on the previous pages

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Bronte19
Apr 27, 2019 10:01 am
Shampoo
Shampoo
27 April

Building with Dennis Family Homes (Melb)

Building with Dennis Family Homes (Melb)
VIC
1, 2

Hi, im just new here and just joined in. We bought a land in lollipop hill around Aug 2017 and is said to be titled this coming May 2019.. Yep, it was a looonngg…

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Shampoo
Apr 27, 2019 9:51 am

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 75, 76, 77

Hi Chumper, I have sent you a PM - let me know what's on your mind

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ERs Custom Home
Apr 26, 2019 6:11 pm
Ardo
Ardo
24 April

Building using overseas kit home (steel frame)

Building using overseas kit home (steel frame)
VIC

Gees wouldn’t think you would save that much really. They would be flat packed so you would need to find someone who would assemble them and erect. Might end up only…

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Ardo
Apr 24, 2019 8:35 pm
Tessa130185
Tessa130185
23 April

Burbank homes

Burbank homes
VIC

You are so welcome, hoping we can save families from going through what we have gone through.

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Tessa130185
Apr 23, 2019 6:52 pm
Rachael13
Rachael13
19 April

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

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!
VIC
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Hi Bri - good to hear that you're loving your home - can't believe that it has been a year time has flow. Have you fallen in love with the galaxy rug? Nothing like…

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Rachael13
Apr 19, 2019 10:49 pm
Rachael13

It's been an amazing journey rebuilding our home and we are still at it. Time flies when you're flat out. …

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Rachael13
Apr 19, 2019 10:45 pm
Rachael13
Thalagoda
Thalagoda
18 April

Mega Homes (Melbourne) anyone???

Mega Homes (Melbourne) anyone???
VIC

Anyone knows good builders in NT

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Thalagoda
Apr 18, 2019 7:22 am
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EmmaK8
Apr 18, 2019 6:41 am
EmmaK8
VICHOME
VICHOME
17 April

Premier Builders Group

Premier Builders Group
VIC

Hi, I also would like to hear any feedback on the build with Premier Builders Group. Much appreciated if anyone could share your experience.

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VICHOME
Apr 17, 2019 12:05 pm
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diode1014
Apr 16, 2019 11:15 pm

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 114, 115, 116

Hi, I am looking for builder in Allura Estate. Who would be the best?

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ajayjagdish19
Apr 16, 2019 3:05 pm
KSCAN84
KSCAN84
16 April

Building with Eight Homes !

Building with Eight Homes !
VIC

Hi there, Might be too late now but Manse Group are good and local to Geelong :) Hope it all got sorted for you!

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KSCAN84
Apr 16, 2019 11:58 am
KSCAN84

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