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Wild
Wild
18 September

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...

Hi Guys, Did any one use Austral Chestnut bricks with Natural Mortar with classic garage door as opposed to timber look, Interested to know/see the combination.

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Wild
Sep 18, 2018 3:57 pm

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Everyday, it is on my way to do my daily activities!

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Galinda Ruggedo
Aug 28, 2018 10:43 am
Galinda Ruggedo

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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hi everyone, we are looking at starting to build over the next few months, we were abit overwhelmed by the whole idea. A friend of mine suggested this book "building your…

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michaelyoni64
Jul 04, 2018 9:04 pm

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51
NSW
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Thanks kirashogun for highlighting these points..i will keeping an eye out for all of these when i get…

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Krishnakdr
Sep 20, 2018 12:22 pm

Completed the move yesterday, now the fun of unpacking and setting-up furniture. Going to be worn out very quickly. Oh and then all the outside things that need to be…

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mpricecs
Sep 20, 2018 12:15 pm

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
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so our roof got capped and ridges done, solar panels are going on. then they will start on ground floor roofs. haven't had a chance to look at internals yet.

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ymiao4398
Sep 20, 2018 12:04 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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lombieagle singalg amf139 how exciting! We are also thinking blinds and shutter as well as 30 week build! Tomorrow we have our first walk through ever. Hopefully we…

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aaron2008
Sep 20, 2018 11:26 am
aaron2008

Question Skirting and flooring

Question Skirting and flooring
NSW

WE have tiles down first (including under kitchen bench etc) then skirting, definitely looks better and neater, but it is more expensive as the whole floor is tiled, not…

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gogo65
Sep 20, 2018 10:54 am
gogo65

Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)

Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)
VIC
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OH MY GAWD.... That would make me so mad... Did you end up getting it off? Try some watered down thinners - so it's gentle on the surfaces. Try it on a place that you…

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BrentandAllison
Sep 20, 2018 10:26 am
BrentandAllison

Building the Marriott 47 (Waldorf) by Porter Davis QLD

Building the Marriott 47 (Waldorf) by Porter Davis QLD
QLD
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Yeah none of the other volume builders did a hamptons styled home, so that's why we chose PD. I've noticed in the past 12 months though many of the other volume…

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lilbza
Sep 20, 2018 10:07 am
lilbza

Coral homes marcoola 32 modified - mundoolun qld

Coral homes marcoola 32 modified - mundoolun qld
QLD
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I’m not sure if it is a Westinghouse, couldn’t really see the brand but it looks pretty cool. Has a food warming drawer which will be good if we are having people…

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cass_rox
Sep 20, 2018 9:29 am

A lot of activity this week, frame is starting to take shape.

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brokenstick
Sep 20, 2018 9:02 am
brokenstick

As of 13/09 we have a pad and buried soakwells! :) Our colour selections: External: Brickwork - Bullara Roof - Ironstone Gutters - Monument Fascia - Basalt Main…

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mitchell_owens
Sep 20, 2018 8:26 am

agi pipes and drainage connections

agi pipes and drainage connections

The way mine was designed, agi pipe terminated to a silt pit, from the pit it is then directed to storm drain. It could be your builder haven’t put in the silt pit yet.

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kirashogun
Sep 20, 2018 6:32 am
gach2
gach2
13 h

Cheap Builders - Sydney

Cheap Builders - Sydney
NSW

Looking for a project builder on the cheaper side that service Sydney with smaller size houses. Looking for rental so 15 squares at tops 3/2/1 would also prefer a basic…

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gach2
Sep 19, 2018 11:04 pm

Our build experience. Photos, tips etc. 37sq double storey.

Our build experience. Photos, tips etc. 37sq double storey.
VIC

Bro, Seems like you lost interest in posting updates after May 25th. Can i see some more coming through? I am starting my build now. Shisir.

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regmiboyer
Sep 19, 2018 11:02 pm
Sofies
Sofies
14 h

Anyone has built/building with masters realty group (MRG) ?

Anyone has built/building with masters realty group (MRG) ?
NSW

Hi I m here for same reason , anybody has some info regarding their reputation, i m considering this company , but dont know what to do cz no info of them in market,…

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Sofies
Sep 19, 2018 10:19 pm

Your experience with Burbank

Your experience with Burbank
VIC
1, 2

Burbank have very nice designs which we fell inlove with thought this was the perfect home for us after we spoke to consultant even got a rough price which we were happy…

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Jasmines
Sep 19, 2018 10:19 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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Congratulations BabyMichelle! Exciting days are coming. Are you going CDC or DA?

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MickeyDonald
Sep 19, 2018 10:05 pm

Not sure if they were hand painted we chose them from pgh and paid $4000 for the upgrade like your brick ours has little holes in them and the under colour is coming…

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kathysangel
Sep 19, 2018 9:35 pm

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
VIC
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Great news g33. Where are you building by the way? Site costs was a killer for us and to hear you got credit is indeed a blessing.

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chanaka
Sep 19, 2018 8:31 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Nah mate, disagree. It's a free market economy we live in, I always ask for discounts and only buy from the retailer that does the best deal. You actually don't even need…

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sweetswisssteel
Sep 19, 2018 7:55 pm
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chrinee
Sep 19, 2018 7:51 pm

Kitchen is now almost done, looking forward to seeing how our flooring looks once finished next week.

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Gerro
Sep 19, 2018 6:56 pm

Engineering report on screw pile requirement ...@honeydee I couldn’t see any in the left boundary of the house

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Manj
Sep 19, 2018 6:55 pm
Manj
Guy T
Guy T
18 h

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham
SA
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We had about 500 bricks leftover and i ended up selling them for $250. Was a lot of interest in them lol

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Guy T
Sep 19, 2018 6:37 pm
bden
bden
19 h

Porter Davis. No mod for (length) for a garage?????

Porter Davis. No mod for (length) for a garage?????

Yep width was fine. I may look elsewhere damn shame I really liked their house

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bden
Sep 19, 2018 5:38 pm

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Speaking of flooring, we should be getting our flooring installed today. I won't be able to go down and check tonight, but I will be for sure tomorrow. They tell me that…

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Kollosche
Sep 19, 2018 4:58 pm

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28
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Our latest portal update. Wonder when will M officially contact us for our Home Presentation appointment. Theres no date showing in your portal under…

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Kimmykim
Sep 19, 2018 3:51 pm
nada17
nada17
22 h

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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the funny thing that we got the lock-up invoice today and therefore we requested an inspection. our SS told us that he is busy so the next inspection would be the…

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nada17
Sep 19, 2018 2:21 pm
culumi
culumi
23 h

URGENT SALE !!! Best location - 111 Tallawong Rd, Rouse Hill

URGENT SALE !!! Best location - 111 Tallawong Rd, Rouse Hill
NSW

Hi everyone, I'm Culumi and just new to this forum. Basically, I'm the real estate agent from NOBLE GROUP. Currently, I have one client who cannot settle his house and…

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culumi
Sep 19, 2018 1:47 pm
culumi
culumi
23 h

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill
NSW
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Hi Nikhilk, I'm the real estate agent based in Sydney and I can help you with buying a land in Rouse Hill. The per square meter price will be $1880 currently. I have one…

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culumi
Sep 19, 2018 1:36 pm
kidu13
kidu13
24 h

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
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Looks amazing !!

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kidu13
Sep 19, 2018 12:53 pm
kidu13
nanu
nanu
Yesterday

Our SJD Homes Build (Somerfield Estate)

Our SJD Homes Build (Somerfield Estate)
VIC

I have some big house updates coming up today. Stay Tuned!!!

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nanu
Sep 19, 2018 11:54 am
nanu
Da9b18c
Da9b18c
Yesterday

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
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I got an email from Rex and confirmation From my solicitor saying it’s all been filled with Titles office, and should be titled inside 3 weeks.

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Da9b18c
Sep 19, 2018 10:26 am

They have connected the water, i like seeing this starting to happen. Tomorrow is electrical and color appointments, hopefully after that it starts happening quickly.

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GarethB
Sep 19, 2018 10:00 am
GarethB
NDDreamHome
NDDreamHome
Yesterday

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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Hi Aib, The SS said internal frame issues are fixed, however I have no way to verify as Internal lining was done thenafter. ND

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NDDreamHome
Sep 19, 2018 8:39 am

Pool excavated. This and the retaining wall have been swapped around due to scheduling issues. Luckily the weather’s dry. Pool estimated to take 3 weeks to finish of…

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Hillsbuilds
Sep 19, 2018 8:37 am
Wild
Wild
Yesterday

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
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Absolute killer mate, loved the combo. Congrats and enjoy your new home.

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Wild
Sep 19, 2018 7:22 am

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
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No worries, happy to answer any questions you have along the way. There will be many! :) At our final walk through there were a couple of rooms where the carpet looked…

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AlstonvilleBuild
Sep 19, 2018 6:52 am

Thanks jcal for the prompt response. I got it now - it is 95sqm for us too as oak and kirra are pretty similar. Other than that there is roughly 60sqm for the carpeted…

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sunbox24
Sep 19, 2018 6:14 am
GEOnTREY
GEOnTREY
Yesterday

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
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Wow you are all moving along so quickly now 😀 Our land stage is due to be handed over from the construction team on Thursday so hopefully it doesn't take too long for…

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GEOnTREY
Sep 19, 2018 1:38 am
Drew01
Drew01
18 September

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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It's on their website that they do stumps... No volume builder will build on a slab engineered by parties they don't engage, as they can't warranty it if they don't engineer it

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Drew01
Sep 18, 2018 11:08 pm
Drew01
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Guy T
Sep 18, 2018 9:12 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Oh gosh what a nightmare. So much stress you don’t need.

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Sep 18, 2018 8:50 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Des85
Des85
18 September

No space on slab for bricks??

No space on slab for bricks??

Yes I did. Just had a look and it appears the edge beams are in the drawings. I suppose they are actually there, just probably hidden under the gravel

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Des85
Sep 18, 2018 8:10 pm
Japs
Japs
18 September

AHB Australia & My Complete Package

AHB Australia & My Complete Package
VIC

Hi pbui03, Wanted to know how you go with the contract with them. I know you did build a house in 2016 with them? Or is it 2014? Had a quote with them for 4 bedroom house…

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Japs
Sep 18, 2018 8:05 pm
Marcoola32_GC
Marcoola32_GC
18 September

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Hi Rhani. Actually that was just the main living area (85m2) and yes that was extra, that is over and above whatever Coral's included pricing covered in the promotion we…

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Marcoola32_GC
Sep 18, 2018 7:44 pm
Japs
Japs
18 September

New Home Direct- builder AHB australia

New Home Direct- builder AHB australia

Hi Anyone who tried with NHD? Would like to know if they are Ok? Thanks in advance.

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Japs
Sep 18, 2018 7:32 pm
triquee79
triquee79
18 September

Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Any experiences with Firstyle homes
NSW
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Hi Max, Congrats on your build and welcome! Suggestion would be to talk to your sales consultant and request your sunset clause be extended out of courtesy for 3…

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triquee79
Sep 18, 2018 7:26 pm
zippyb
zippyb
18 September

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
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Hi The quote was incomplete and we emailed several times but couldn't get it sorted. Dropped in a few times but they were always closed.

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zippyb
Sep 18, 2018 6:42 pm

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