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kidu13
kidu13
16 January

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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We go past the site once or twice a week for the past 6 months and we haven't even got the title yet. We rent nearby. There were trees and bush in our lot when we first…

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kidu13
Jan 16, 2018 2:44 pm
kidu13
Tracyt
Tracyt
21 October 2017

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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We planned to do ours after. However we were lucky to find the tiler was happy to do a side job during the build. We are glad we did because now the driveway will…

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Tracyt
Oct 21, 2017 8:00 am
Tracyt
Mrs RS
Mrs RS
21 m

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
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Hi bumblebee congrats on finally getting the handover and it's not nice what has been happening with your project. ..hope things will get better ....

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Mrs RS
Jan 19, 2018 12:13 am

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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i think so too. The other summit build in the estate had footings this arvo as well so almost guaranteed they will tag team pouring both slabs tomorrow morning.

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Summitlovin
Jan 19, 2018 12:09 am

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)
WA
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I think the fact that they are not everywhere or dominant makes them pop even more and makes more of a statement anyway

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Summitlovin
Jan 19, 2018 12:07 am

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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We are building a Toulouse but custom to about 50 sq

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Keroppi
Jan 19, 2018 12:06 am
shazaw
shazaw
43 m

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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One more action on site today. prep for tiling for balcony, sand and cement base ready for tiling. This guy left the back door unlock ! Feels so good to go in and check…

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shazaw
Jan 18, 2018 11:51 pm
Choosy
Choosy
46 m

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
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Looks like you will be at plate height a week before us, as predicted lost our headstart 😉Everything is feeling good so far, the kids wing is looking fantastic and the…

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Choosy
Jan 18, 2018 11:48 pm
Choosy

Here is the fix to our kitchen window cabinets, will let you to be the judge 😄 I give up..want to move in already 😥

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K-Real
Jan 18, 2018 11:27 pm
K-Real

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
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Fantastic progress. Have seen those pre-lay pipes in other HGWA houses that have the freestanding stove, maybe GAS and Electrics.

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Choosy
Jan 18, 2018 11:21 pm
Choosy

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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Did any of your tradies used gas for cooking while working haha. I think it's for connection fee. Be happy to get bills... meaning you will be moving in very soon.:-D

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shazaw
Jan 18, 2018 11:19 pm

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Should I get an inspection done?

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Should I get an inspection done?
VIC
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My boy was called "midget" he grew up into a big fella tho, rest his soul. Moo for short. :D

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allblaqk
Jan 18, 2018 11:19 pm
allblaqk

Our First Build - GJ Gardner - Week 8

Our First Build - GJ Gardner - Week 8
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My husband has been leaving a window just unlocked so he can get in. But he closed it up just before Xmas just in case so we are properly locked out now :(

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allblaqk
Jan 18, 2018 11:18 pm
allblaqk

Homebuyers centre vs Uhomes

Homebuyers centre vs Uhomes
NSW

I am looking to build a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom house on a 240 sqm land in Wyhdham vale. I have a quote for $417K from Homebuyers centre Vs $400K from Uhomes for a turnkey…

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veepuri
Jan 18, 2018 11:15 pm

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
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I like either one of the two middle couches! They look a bit more classic to me

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allblaqk
Jan 18, 2018 11:11 pm
allblaqk

Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie

Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie
QLD
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So still just waiting waiting waiting. It's really coming together now. Flooring went down this week. Shower screens and wardrobe doors went in today. Flyscreens are here…

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KatrinaH
Jan 18, 2018 10:52 pm
Cape
Cape
2 h

Building a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane

Building a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane

Absolutely love the Grange, had everything we were looking for. I see you purchased another lot, will you be building another grange?

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Cape
Jan 18, 2018 10:48 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Hi everyone, another question (I feel like I could ask a hundred and still have more!) Wardrobe doors-sliding or swinging? Signature upgrade has sliding doors. Are these…

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Chompy
Jan 18, 2018 10:47 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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Oh really? What is it??? It's pretty average to be honest...had Austral come out to inspect the bricks we've complained about and their local rep agreed with us...now…

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bumblebee1985
Jan 18, 2018 10:47 pm
CC7
CC7
2 h

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
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oh no, we are going with Beaumont. Now i'm even more nervous for our appointment in two days haha

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CC7
Jan 18, 2018 10:41 pm
CC7
CC7
CC7
2 h

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Week 10 Internals

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Week 10 Internals
QLD
1 ... 17, 18, 19

ahh the kitchen cabinets will look amazing! how pricey were they of an upgrade? i love your bathroom cabinets too, your house is coming along so fast

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CC7
Jan 18, 2018 10:36 pm
CC7

Coral Homes - Avoca 23

Coral Homes - Avoca 23
1, 2

Pretty! I love them all - Urban, mosaics and belga! 💕

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mj-mac4
Jan 18, 2018 10:27 pm
mj-mac4

Water leaking through garage wall

Water leaking through garage wall

It's worthwhile mentioning it your builder incase it's a regular occurrence even with light rain.

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Houspect NSW
Jan 18, 2018 10:19 pm
Houspect NSW

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Sorry, to clarify, the Melbourne Water delay was due to flood overlay with planning approval, not abolishment. The only services you can't abolish in a KDR are water…

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Drew01
Jan 18, 2018 10:18 pm
Drew01

Staircase Upgrade Cost

Staircase Upgrade Cost
NSW

For what you're upgrading too, it does seem a pretty standard cost.

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Houspect NSW
Jan 18, 2018 10:15 pm
Houspect NSW

An oversight by the builder - where do we stand?

An oversight by the builder - where do we stand?

We would suggest that you seek legal advice, usually building contracts are very much favoured to the builder. It is something that should have been done properly after a…

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Houspect NSW
Jan 18, 2018 10:13 pm
Houspect NSW
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ashzee
Jan 18, 2018 9:57 pm

Project builder for steep blocks

Project builder for steep blocks
NSW

hi we are also looking to build in Sydney on a sloping block in a quiet dead end street. But as soon as i say either sloping block or that my…

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schmalex
Jan 18, 2018 9:51 pm
schmalex

Metricon Glendale 45

Metricon Glendale 45

Hi Sunnyglen, I think your budget allowances is quite realistic, but then again it just depends how extravagant you are. We managed to build the Hampshire 45 on a similar…

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dulie
Jan 18, 2018 9:35 pm
dulie

Modified Coral Marcoola 32 SEQ

Modified Coral Marcoola 32 SEQ

Hello! Welcome! Your plans look great! Looking forward to following along 😄

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mj-mac4
Jan 18, 2018 9:25 pm
mj-mac4

Just thought I'd share a pic of the house we used to base our external colours on:

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Seren1ty
Jan 18, 2018 9:25 pm

Coral Home Newport 19 New Build 2018

Coral Home Newport 19 New Build 2018

Hello! Welcome! I love your colour selections, especially emerald bricks. Nice choice 😄

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mj-mac4
Jan 18, 2018 9:23 pm
mj-mac4

Render complete today, if only it was in our budget to do the whole house!

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nikil
Jan 18, 2018 9:21 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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viewtopic.php?f=31&t=90769 thread for our home, would love some advice and tips with building, our home starts in march , land is about to be released!! building in SE QLD

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LovedaPopcorn
Jan 18, 2018 8:51 pm
Maps
Maps
4 h

Do not like kitchen wall tiles

Do not like kitchen wall tiles
VIC

Thanks for the advice bashworth! I am feeling a bit better about it today. This is certainly one for the 'what to not do' list for next time:roll:

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Maps
Jan 18, 2018 8:46 pm
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Maps
Jan 18, 2018 8:42 pm
MikW
MikW
4 h

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
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gio - hey mate, hope you are enjoying your new home and settling in. thanks for all of your tips and advice on your journey.

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MikW
Jan 18, 2018 8:42 pm
MikW

Glendale 45 vs 50

Glendale 45 vs 50

Hi Does anyone know the main difference between the Glendale 45 and 50? Has anyone built with the leisure at the front? Can doors be added to the rumpus room? What do…

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SUNNYGLEN
Jan 18, 2018 8:39 pm

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
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although been lurking on the forums have not been posting to much on my thread as nothing was going on. Just variations and corrections, errors and corrections again. The…

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stanus
Jan 18, 2018 8:37 pm
stanus

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes
NSW
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Wow, how exciting. My husband has started planning the move already, and our house hasn’t even started yet. Good luck with it all.

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ydnewa
Jan 18, 2018 8:32 pm
ydnewa

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
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you saved him money. Rather than he be appreciative, how about he get you a bottle of wine! That's what I would do if you saved me thousands of dollars from my mistake.

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stanus
Jan 18, 2018 8:26 pm
stanus

Update 18-01 Nearly first full week, so far the following: * Site leveled and cut * Temp fencing installed and toilet * Piers drilled and filled with concrete Counted…

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zooch84
Jan 18, 2018 7:37 pm

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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Thankuu for your reply. Congratulations for getting a PCI date I found the below PCI Guide to be useful, he charges just $4. I bought it at that time.

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cheeku
Jan 18, 2018 6:33 pm

A friend went out and snapped a photo for us today and looks like theres been a little bit more progress: render looks like it has been done on front pillars, sheeting in…

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kikihome
Jan 18, 2018 6:13 pm
kikihome

Daydream 30 Week 10- Bricks and Plaster.

Daydream 30 Week 10- Bricks and Plaster.
QLD
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Super Cool jane!! are your windows Champagne or however you spell it :lol: ?

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symone
Jan 18, 2018 5:47 pm
symone

Single Garage build cost

Single Garage build cost

Hello, can anyone please give me the cost estimate to build a single standalone garage with automatic door . Thanks

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0020039Ahmed
Jan 18, 2018 5:38 pm

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 8 - Bricked and Elec Rough In

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 8 - Bricked and Elec Rough In
NSW
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Thank you yes colours was a nightmare & admin but well in the past now thank you we are loving it so far so fingers crossed it comes together lover…

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BrownDog77
Jan 18, 2018 5:19 pm
JS15
JS15
7 h

Choice Living WA

Choice Living WA
WA
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Exchoice I'd also contact Fair Work Australia in regards to unpaid super. May stimulate a bit more of a look at their employees and how they are treated - also worth…

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JS15
Jan 18, 2018 5:09 pm

Choice Living WA

Choice Living WA

Madora Dreamer, you should click View All Google Reviews and you can read more reviews in there.

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Teck Yong
Jan 18, 2018 5:05 pm

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1, 2

Hey Belinda, you must have bought in one of the first releases! I agree the excitement has died a little with all the waiting. At least now progress will move more quickly…

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rob91
Jan 18, 2018 3:28 pm

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?
NSW
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Best for you to get Z to install digital antenna and the NBN, even if it cost more. The antenna splitter is best to be put on the roof space, because it cost 200-250 to…

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wentworth33
Jan 18, 2018 2:42 pm


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