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Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday
VIC
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I think what is meant to happen is that your landscapers come in, prepare the soil and lay some turf out the front there. And when they are doing the turf, they are going…

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Mr. Sausage
Aug 18, 2018 3:56 pm

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Looks fab Renman! The sitting room looks warm and comfy now Metricon Liberty 45, Ryde NSW http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=82846

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Quirmeball1280
Aug 18, 2018 3:17 pm
Quirmeball1280

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 857, 858, 859

Has anyone kitted our there wardrobes using IKEA? Would love to hear your thoughts on that if you have.

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goldencrumble
Aug 18, 2018 2:45 pm
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Clareymoo
Aug 18, 2018 11:29 am
JCM1
JCM1
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Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Definitely call your admin person. Our frame was supposed to start last Tuesday and it came and went with no sign of any timber. My SS wasn't answering or returning my…

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JCM1
Aug 18, 2018 11:25 am

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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thanks Drew! this is pretty much the common theme across all the forums :)

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madj-m
Aug 18, 2018 7:56 am

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | Sheridan 41
VIC

Pricing from Clarendon: Sapphire Plus: $355,100 (this includes site costs up to H1…

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TiredHalo
Aug 18, 2018 7:56 am
TiredHalo
Drew01
Drew01
18 h

Metricon Winchester 28- Home Straight

Metricon Winchester 28- Home Straight
VIC
1 ... 41, 42, 43

The mortar getting washed out is pretty normal, we've got quite a lot like that, they'll patch it up and you won't even know the difference

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Drew01
Aug 17, 2018 10:32 pm
Drew01

So had a visit today and met SS regarding frame completion date - he showed the photos taken on 21/05/18 of work done. Carpet is in Laundry benchtop Common bath…

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pEast
Aug 17, 2018 5:39 pm
chatzyy
chatzyy
Yesterday

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle
VIC

Hi, we have just started building Vaucluse 41 with Carlisle. Does anyone know how long it takes to finish the base stage? Thanks

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chatzyy
Aug 17, 2018 11:17 am
abhi3001
abhi3001
Yesterday

Singhs homes

Singhs homes
VIC

I am in the same boat, thinking to build with them, please share if you get any valuable info! thx

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abhi3001
Aug 17, 2018 9:27 am

I have Warwick curtains samples that the lovely consultant left with me. Have a look. I’m thinking of sheer linen but not sure yet. As I originally choose sheer silk.…

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Doulton777
Aug 17, 2018 8:05 am
Doulton777
MicknCi
MicknCi
16 August

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio
VIC
1, 2

Agreed - Idiots. We queried it at drawing stage AND at frame stage (before the plaster was put up and requested the noggins be placed elsewhere) and both times we were…

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MicknCi
Aug 16, 2018 5:55 pm
MicknCi
207 de
207 de
16 August

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 30, 31, 32

When I'm home (FIFO) live close to ride my bike past almost daily

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207 de
Aug 16, 2018 3:21 pm

Was going for a mid century/modern flat or near flat roofed design. Colour throughout the home is whites (titaniums, surfmists, lexicon) and greys (charcoal, stormfront)…

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207 de
Aug 16, 2018 10:41 am
WifeofHunza
WifeofHunza
16 August

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - PCI booked

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - PCI booked
VIC
1 ... 36, 37, 38

oh goodness, you poor things. As it was your concreter fault and they should know what they are doing, shouldn't they be responsible for the fall out and cost associated with it?

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WifeofHunza
Aug 16, 2018 7:43 am
WifeofHunza

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 35, 36, 37

So we have been in the new house for 4.5 months. I've just done a blog about our New Home Care Inspection which happened yesterday https://waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.co…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Aug 15, 2018 7:04 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Dani_J
Dani_J
15 August

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

That is so exciting!! Feels so weird until they finally go in. No more ladders!

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Dani_J
Aug 15, 2018 6:30 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
15 August

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
1 ... 47, 48, 49

Hi Renman, yes includes the rendered fence. That’s a pretty good price if that’s including the fence viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Aug 15, 2018 1:08 pm
Doulton777
Absta
Absta
15 August

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Hey everyone, i just wanted to say that im so sorry to hear about what is going on with stage 2. I spoke with the council and one of the senior subdivision engineers told…

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Absta
Aug 15, 2018 10:06 am
Kollosche
Kollosche
13 August

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3

Week 12 I seem to be getting slacker and slacker now with posting as we are entering to mid to late stage of the build. I guess this is because…

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Kollosche
Aug 13, 2018 11:06 pm
thepeachyave
thepeachyave
13 August

Custom Home Build in Woodlea Estate

Custom Home Build in Woodlea Estate
VIC

Hi everyone I've just started my blog about my new custom home build in Woodlea. If you have any questions feel free to leave me a comment and I'd be happy to help :)

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thepeachyave
Aug 13, 2018 11:01 pm
Kumar_r
Kumar_r
13 August

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread
VIC
1, 2

Thank you Shane for your prompt reply. i am sure i will have more questions Kind Regards, Kumar.

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Kumar_r
Aug 13, 2018 9:12 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
13 August

First steps?

First steps?
VIC

I found it varies from builder to builder, and I guess depends on the sales person you get. Some will give a lot of information and pricing of options before you pay…

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brokenstick
Aug 13, 2018 10:23 am

Pipework through brick veneer cavity - breach of code

Pipework through brick veneer cavity - breach of code
VIC

Hi jazzaddict Thanks for the photos , it does look like they taped up the penetrations in the Weather Barrier Also I noticed the barrier on your other posts it looks…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 12, 2018 11:29 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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kks
Aug 11, 2018 10:49 pm
kks
kks
11 August

Modern / luxury home builder suggestions

Modern / luxury home builder suggestions
VIC

With building approvals sliding away it's essential to try and get some idea of your chosen builder's financial stability. Blooming hard to do but they are quick enough to…

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kks
Aug 11, 2018 7:00 pm
Mike003
Mike003
11 August

Building Agar 26 with Metricon, Melb SE suburb

Building Agar 26 with Metricon, Melb SE suburb
VIC
1, 2

Hi we Do like the house design , does 14x28 square metre block ideal for this house ? Thanks Mike

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Mike003
Aug 11, 2018 6:16 pm
Kak85
Kak85
11 August

Granvue Builders

Granvue Builders
VIC

Thanks Travis. We actually decided to go with another builder after all. They wouldn't build on a conventional raft slab. Only waffle pod and I was not comfortable with that.

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Kak85
Aug 11, 2018 11:16 am
Kak85
gugu
gugu
10 August

Anyone building at Mt Holden, Sunbury VIC?

Anyone building at Mt Holden, Sunbury VIC?
VIC

hi I was really looking for some info for Mt holden. We purchased land there last year which has finally been approved pending titlement end of the year. STAGE 6. Any info…

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gugu
Aug 10, 2018 10:55 pm
Aimz086
Aimz086
10 August

Simonds Dakota Kilmore

Simonds Dakota Kilmore
VIC
1 ... 25, 26, 27

I’m good thanks. Been hibernating somewhat. Kilmore is so cold in the winter! We had a few issues with our house too but Boutique was pretty good and resolving them.…

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Aimz086
Aug 10, 2018 9:19 pm
shokel1975
shokel1975
10 August

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Why does it take M FOUR WEEKS to update floor plans..... and 90% of the errors are from their own incompetence anyway!!!! Getting so over how slow things move with them.…

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shokel1975
Aug 10, 2018 8:54 pm
shokel1975
stanus
stanus
10 August

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Yes they charged extension fees. If you are not ready to build they will charge until you go to site.

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stanus
Aug 10, 2018 6:47 pm
stanus
sumati
sumati
10 August

Anyone have a light roof with a light brick?!

Anyone have a light roof with a light brick?!
VIC
1, 2

shellaw24 How did Wheat brick go with natural mortar? I PM'd you too, but it is what I'm also looking to do but everyone is trying to advise me against natural mortar for…

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sumati
Aug 10, 2018 4:58 pm
Wild
Wild
10 August

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC
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Its all coming together fast ey, good to hear the progress.

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Wild
Aug 10, 2018 11:03 am
Manj
Manj
10 August

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 160, 161, 162

Great! That’s great pEast!

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Manj
Aug 10, 2018 7:43 am
Manj

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

I liked those bowls on vanity - I think they r a bit bigger than the ones in display homes too Yeah we made sure that the tap actually reached out that far. We…

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firsttime_homies1401
Aug 09, 2018 10:45 pm
firsttime_homies1401
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ASJ1981
Aug 09, 2018 4:36 pm
ASJ1981
WaldorfMM
WaldorfMM
8 August

Porter Davis Waldorf

Porter Davis Waldorf
VIC

I joined the Facebook forum and haven’t been updating here. Have posted photos. Hope your build is going well

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WaldorfMM
Aug 08, 2018 12:12 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
8 August

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry
VIC
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Wow looks so good! Especially with all your appliances installed as well

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Dani_J
Aug 08, 2018 7:42 am
Travis9900
Travis9900
6 August

Viridian 29 Granvue Homes- The First Build

Viridian 29 Granvue Homes- The First Build
VIC

Good luck hopefully you get better luck with Granvue homes then we did

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Travis9900
Aug 06, 2018 8:30 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
6 August

Welsh Homes - any info

Welsh Homes - any info
VIC

If it's too good to be true, it is very likely just that. Never heard of this lot. Probably very new. Maybe you can get lucky as they are willing to have a few loss…

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kirashogun
Aug 06, 2018 5:17 pm
Travis9900
Travis9900
6 August

Talk to me about Granvue homes

Talk to me about Granvue homes
VIC

It took over 3 months do finish our final inspection and they still didn’t complete everything they had to pay us out and we got our own trades men in to fix it

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Travis9900
Aug 06, 2018 3:54 pm

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

So...tilers came out for a 2nd time with the wrong tiles AGAIN!!! Rang the head office and was told that the distributor had supplied the wrong batch number...so…

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bumblebee1985
Aug 06, 2018 3:12 pm
sandeepdes
sandeepdes
5 August

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North
VIC
1, 2, 3

Does Anyone know if Stage 4 has now been titled?

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sandeepdes
Aug 05, 2018 11:39 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
5 August

Anyone building the Claremont?

Anyone building the Claremont?
VIC

Anyone building the Claremont? My daughter is building one soon. Would mind seeing someone else’s build? viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Aug 05, 2018 11:19 pm
Doulton777

So we have settled on our block of land in the Grammar park Estate, North Shepparton. It is a great looking estate and we are going to be 1 house away from the parklands…

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Jamesp85
Aug 05, 2018 2:53 pm
TheoMon
TheoMon
5 August

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

They are doing such a fantastic job with the construction, they are really flying through. Great progress so far, well done to developers and workers, exciting times ahead :)

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TheoMon
Aug 05, 2018 2:37 pm

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