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paul_di
paul_di
Yesterday

Stallion Projects, Casagrande, BuildQ Reviews

Stallion Projects, Casagrande, BuildQ Reviews
NSW

Hi All, We have shortlisted three custom builders and would like to know whether anyone has any experience building with them. I would like to know whether anyone has…

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paul_di
Dec 04, 2021 11:34 am
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
Yesterday

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 59, 60, 61

Great to see that you had a good finish after the earlier challenges ! With regards to the Downlights there is a switch at the back which can be just flicked to change…

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Ozshaz
Dec 04, 2021 10:09 am

Retaining wall to start on Monday Lessgo

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CD12JD
Dec 04, 2021 8:09 am
CD12JD
diepiggy
diepiggy
Yesterday

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 812, 813, 814

Contracts signed and 5% deposit paid :D

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diepiggy
Dec 04, 2021 7:03 am

Menangle Park

Menangle Park
NSW

In your council specifications it needs to be a H2 slab or better due to mine subsidence. There are two private FB groups where you can find a whole lot more info…

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dazedandconfused
Dec 03, 2021 2:55 pm
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
3 December

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

UPDATE! So our builder entered our house into the Master Builders Association NSW Excellence in Housing Awards 2021, and we won our category! Very exciting, and also…

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Hillsbuilds
Dec 03, 2021 12:26 pm
Sam B6
Sam B6
1 December

Building with fowler homes

Building with fowler homes
NSW
1, 2, 3

We have completed all appointments (awaiting quotes from kitchen and internals). DA approval has been granted but nothing can happen until all quotes are received and…

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Sam B6
Dec 01, 2021 12:18 am
Spazzen
Spazzen
29 November

How long from start to frame finish stage?

How long from start to frame finish stage?
NSW

From the first day they touched the site to frames was about 6-7 weeks, most of that time was waiting for the frames and trusses to arrive. The frames were up and…

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Spazzen
Nov 29, 2021 8:46 pm
RameshN
RameshN
28 November

Blacktown NSW KDR with King Homes

Blacktown NSW KDR with King Homes
NSW
1, 2

Can you share details of your cut & fill (in MM) and the class of the slab you have ? Looks pretty flat (excellent !!) & almost double layering of slabs from slab…

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RameshN
Nov 28, 2021 6:24 pm
aussieta
aussieta
27 November

Fencing/ Boundary issue

Fencing/ Boundary issue
NSW

locate the survey pegs and show them to neighbour

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aussieta
Nov 27, 2021 8:55 am
aussieta
Twistedspiky
Twistedspiky
24 November

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone
NSW
1, 2

Hello Everyone. I bought from signature at hteir ponds project. Never again very poor customer service and the delays are beyond crazy. We bought in aug 2018 Orginal…

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Twistedspiky
Nov 24, 2021 5:20 pm
Infinite-Justice
Infinite-Justice
20 November

Top 3 Quality Builders for Sydney NSW

Top 3 Quality Builders for Sydney NSW
NSW

Honestly can't fault the comments and advices that you have kindly provided in various posts, most if not all of which are valuable. But this:…

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Infinite-Justice
Nov 20, 2021 9:09 pm
NewHM2021
NewHM2021
19 November

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 57, 58, 59

We have now had face to face appointments - made changes to many selections done via Zoom previously. Face-to-face appointments can't be replaced by Zoom appointments.

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NewHM2021
Nov 19, 2021 2:16 pm
MNT91
MNT91
18 November

Building with FOWLER HOMES in Sydney/ NSW!!!

Building with FOWLER HOMES in Sydney/ NSW!!!
NSW
1, 2

Hi all! We're looking to build the Republica 36 and have recently received a prelim cost estimation with site cost of close to $80k! We almost fell off our chair when we…

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MNT91
Nov 18, 2021 2:10 pm
Ashington Homes
Ashington Homes
14 November

Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?

Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?
NSW
1, 2, 3

Thanks Can you PM me Stanley's number? Thanks Simeon

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Ashington Homes
Nov 14, 2021 6:04 pm
Ashington Homes
AzureBlue
AzureBlue
9 November

Stormwater discharge: easement or drainage system?

Stormwater discharge: easement or drainage system?
NSW
1, 2

Hi Monica, We are having same issues at the moment - going back and forth between neighbour negotiations to try and get an easement for our build - without success. We…

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AzureBlue
Nov 09, 2021 11:18 am
domaa
domaa
8 November

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 775, 776, 777

What ended up happening with the crushed frames? Did they replace them? I'm just getting frames up and some were crushed.

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domaa
Nov 08, 2021 12:21 pm
Contaksujeet
Contaksujeet
8 November

Currently building ??

Currently building ??
NSW

WOW!! that sucks.. I hope it wont take that long..

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Contaksujeet
Nov 08, 2021 9:48 am
Hosinator
Hosinator
28 October

Building in Canberra - Costs

Building in Canberra - Costs
NSW

Can you please let us know who the builders are?

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Hosinator
Oct 28, 2021 8:16 pm
Nawal
Nawal
27 October

Facade upgrade

Facade upgrade
NSW

Has anybody done facade upgrade with Firstyle Homes? Any idea how much does it cost to upgrade to Delta facade and also adding a balcony?

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Nawal
Oct 27, 2021 10:19 pm

Construction schedule

Construction schedule
NSW

Trial it for 30days, Most are happy to offer an extension if they can see you are offering positive feedback. BTW, you always get grey areas onsite its not always black…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 25, 2021 9:05 am
StructuralBIMGuy
mpricecs
mpricecs
20 October

A&L Stacker Door - Home Style Security Screens

A&L Stacker Door - Home Style Security Screens
NSW

Hi all, Has anyone added the A&L supplied Home Style Security Screens to their A!L stacker doors? If so, what are they like. As good as Crimsafe and Secureview as far as…

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mpricecs
Oct 20, 2021 1:42 pm
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Rizzier
Oct 19, 2021 9:35 pm
dom0387
dom0387
19 October

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi All, I noticed you mentioned 30% builders margin, this seems very high, but given its a volume builder and Charleston are notorious for being overly expensive this I…

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dom0387
Oct 19, 2021 9:17 pm

Icon Homes

Icon Homes
NSW

Yes. I think it all depends who your site supervisor is.

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Better regulation
Oct 18, 2021 3:33 pm
GLO
GLO
13 October

Are NSW COVID restrictions impacting the build/remedial work

Are NSW COVID restrictions impacting the build/remedial work
NSW

I hope you get your piers and slabs down now, as it has been at least few weeks for trades that could return to uninhabited building sites. If its any consolation, it…

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GLO
Oct 13, 2021 1:27 pm
D and B
D and B
12 October

Coral Homes - Monash 32MK2 - Nightmare

Coral Homes - Monash 32MK2 - Nightmare
NSW

Sharing our build journey photos as a caution to others building with Coral. This was our second build with Coral, the first was 5 years ago and was pretty good. Build…

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D and B
Oct 12, 2021 10:00 pm
D and B
defdaz
defdaz
11 October

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Coral Homes Daydream 30 with Coolum (I think) portico.

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defdaz
Oct 11, 2021 9:09 pm
gvishal
gvishal
10 October

Exterior colour selection

Exterior colour selection
NSW

Hi All , Could you please suggest how does the choices match up for the skilloon roof . Windows - Monument Fascia , Gutter - Monument Roof - Windspray The roof will…

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gvishal
Oct 10, 2021 10:44 pm
CalvinHobbes
CalvinHobbes
10 October

Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15
NSW
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Last major project to undertake is landscaping. Hoping to get this done before December 2021: Front - fix Magnolia Gem garden bed - add azalea garden bed along pedestrian…

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CalvinHobbes
Oct 10, 2021 2:40 pm
CalvinHobbes

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 92, 93, 94

Yeah definitely. I must say the beginning process took us a long time. A total of 9 months from sales to contract, but the contract stage definitely took a month to wrap…

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stephanievella21
Oct 08, 2021 6:31 am
icat2000
icat2000
7 October

House & Land packages - variations allowed?

House & Land packages - variations allowed?
NSW

Best to ask the builder. They soon give you a response of what they will and won't do on a House and Land Package.

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icat2000
Oct 07, 2021 5:09 pm
icat2000
alexp79
alexp79
6 October

Hebel or wood frame

Hebel or wood frame
NSW

double brick, full brick, concrete, icf, Hebel blocks are all examples of frameless construction

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alexp79
Oct 06, 2021 11:10 pm

Build Period for Double Storey

Build Period for Double Storey
NSW

Ceddy I think I can understand why he has claimed longer as it took us time to get trades vaccinated as well following the initial lockdown, but luckily we run ahead of…

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Ashington Homes
Oct 05, 2021 7:31 pm
Ashington Homes
Mikaela3105
Mikaela3105
5 October

Home Building Blogs

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

Buying a first home is an important step that requires a commitment to saving, careful decision making, and thoughtful planning.…

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Mikaela3105
Oct 05, 2021 1:43 pm
Mikaela3105
annaHome
annaHome
4 October

Mojo homes

Mojo homes
NSW

Am totally in love with enigma after seeing it at box hill display Anyone have any experience with mojo ? I ask as they are 5 years young company

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annaHome
Oct 04, 2021 9:07 am
BKhan
BKhan
3 October

Thrive Homes in Vineyard

Thrive Homes in Vineyard
NSW

Hi Everyone ! Anyone building with Thrive homes in Vineyard, NSW? I would like some feedback about Vineyard and Thrive homes :) Regards

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BKhan
Oct 03, 2021 10:34 pm
Sarah.z
Sarah.z
3 October

Champion Homes

Champion Homes
NSW
1, 2, 3

Happy to hear that, you were so lucky, I deeply appreciate you sharing your experience with me, it’s so helpful.

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Sarah.z
Oct 03, 2021 1:17 pm
Venkata
Venkata
1 October

The Gables in Box Hill

The Gables in Box Hill
NSW
1 ... 19, 20, 21

sure

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Venkata
Oct 01, 2021 6:21 pm
chippy
chippy
29 September

Private Certifier demanding shower screens in our new build,

Private Certifier demanding shower screens in our new build,
NSW

Hi Phoenix72 Did they give you a reason for this? I'm suspecting that it is related to the positioning of power points in the room. There are very strict rules around…

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chippy
Sep 29, 2021 7:24 pm
chippy
Hemz
Hemz
28 September

Squareset Alfresco

Squareset Alfresco
NSW

We are nearly finished our build and it includes squareset finish to interior and alfresco. I was just wondering what a squareset to the alfresco should look like against…

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Hemz
Sep 28, 2021 9:34 pm
Ashington Homes
Ashington Homes
27 September

Screeding question

Screeding question
NSW

Tangle88 We recently ( just before lockdown in June) screeded around 100sqm similar to what you are doing. We used approximately 5 cubic meters of sand and 1 of…

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Ashington Homes
Sep 27, 2021 5:51 am
Ashington Homes
Flamingo
Flamingo
20 September

KDR - Rawson Balmoral (Modified) Sydney NSW

KDR - Rawson Balmoral (Modified) Sydney NSW
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Congrats and good to see you have moved into your new house, I hope you enjoy everything. it looks fablus

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Flamingo
Sep 20, 2021 6:37 pm
intotheunknown
intotheunknown
10 September

KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36

KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36
NSW

Hi Hiddie73, how did your build end up going? Its been a couple of years since your post, we are discussions with Lily homes and would love to hear how everything went in…

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intotheunknown
Sep 10, 2021 11:45 pm
Kofi B
Kofi B
10 September

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Awesome! Any major changes you made during tender phase that you could suggest. We are just moving through this now.

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Kofi B
Sep 10, 2021 6:10 pm
Alexg90
Alexg90
10 September

Metricon Savannah 34 - We are in!

Metricon Savannah 34 - We are in!
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

PBD - How have you progressed with this? My husband and I are looking at building the Savannah 34 - we are waiting on land to be released.…

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Alexg90
Sep 10, 2021 11:20 am
Kippers01
Kippers01
9 September

Is a building inspector worth it during construction?

Is a building inspector worth it during construction?
NSW
1, 2

Its worth getting a building consultant to check and report on compliance with contract plans and construction standards however your consultant has no authority over the…

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Kippers01
Sep 09, 2021 1:41 pm
Lisa871
Lisa871
4 September

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Thanks heaps ! How’s your build and quality of build going ? Which home did u build ?

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Lisa871
Sep 04, 2021 1:54 pm
Noname
Noname
1 September

Statement of Claim NSW

Statement of Claim NSW
NSW

No it's not happened to me but I would have had a lawyer around the same time they tried to pull the shifty on me around practical completion you describe. Also your…

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Noname
Sep 01, 2021 8:34 pm

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