Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Forum
Building A New House
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
37
5141
MrSingh
Nov 10, 2018 1:03 pm
Ourhomebythehill
Ourhomebythehill
23 September

How often do you visit your site?

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

We live 10 minutes from our block of land, so we visit at least once sometimes twice a week. It's 2.5acres with an amazingly stunning view so we often just sit on the…

631
126840
Ourhomebythehill
Sep 23, 2018 11:42 am
sparekh
sparekh
1 November

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 51, 52, 53

I created a special webpage with all the summary of this thread so far. It helps to see everything consolidated on one page and get easy access ( easy to remember site…

1058
455283
sparekh
Nov 01, 2018 4:13 pm
sparekh

Things are going swimmingly at the moment pending the Xmas shut down. The concrete blokes are great guys and said things always slow down around the time the house starts…

79
5088
Salfield
Nov 13, 2018 5:29 pm

Things to do yourself/after handover?

Things to do yourself/after handover?

I think it’s pinned at the top of the forum. But I think I saw that post also. We have elected to do driveway, paths, carpet, floor tiles, feature lights, fencing,…

1
94
BrentandAllison
Nov 13, 2018 4:54 pm
BrentandAllison

BAL rating in Willowdale

BAL rating in Willowdale
NSW

I have recently purchased a land. haven't got contract yet. I was verbally told that the land will have BAL 29 rating. The land is bush faced.

8
809
slagozzz
Nov 13, 2018 4:32 pm

KDR + Building Urban Edge Andu 43

KDR + Building Urban Edge Andu 43
QLD

I remember the ardu. Nice design. Yeah good idea getting the inspector too check it out. I felt that way about my windows. I wish I would have got the 300 series. But…

13
1008
Doulton777
Nov 13, 2018 4:22 pm
Doulton777

Dual Occupancy - Narre Warren South (VIC)

Dual Occupancy - Narre Warren South (VIC)

To be honest I was surprised that Metricon doesn't build in that area when I spoke to them. So I'm looking for other builders in that area that can build a dual occ…

2
123
Yulia01
Nov 13, 2018 4:22 pm

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

How is the build going? Any news on final lockup?

75
6778
steel
Nov 13, 2018 3:16 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 665, 666, 667

becks81 I would say no to be honest You still have to go not in exact order( and off the top of my head) Draft End Panel Construction Plans End Panel Demolition…

13324
680323
Manhattan52
Nov 13, 2018 3:04 pm
Manhattan52

Our brickies have all finished, now looking forward to our next process.

61
3120
mumbron
Nov 13, 2018 2:13 pm

Lilium Estate - Clyde - SE Melb

Lilium Estate - Clyde - SE Melb
VIC

Impressed work started on time on the Lilium! Hoping stage 5 start on time too.

5
650
binky64
Nov 13, 2018 1:17 pm

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Bricks are up

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Bricks are up
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Well that's what happens when you buy a McMansions.. they just don't paint themselves you know! I will get an independent inspection so it might delay another week for…

70
4304
pandibabi
Nov 13, 2018 1:05 pm
pandibabi

Framing - Gap Between Slab Edge and Frame

Framing - Gap Between Slab Edge and Frame

Mine is exactly like yours. Currently under construction. I worry about lots of things.. However this issue doesn't bother me at all. The frame is sitting firmly on the…

3
165
MyFirst
Nov 13, 2018 1:00 pm

G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting
QLD
1 ... 15, 16, 17

I was imagining lime green for a moment hahaha love the colour choices! your house is gonna look like a display home. I went to Metricon's over the weekend (getting paid…

320
16504
pandibabi
Nov 13, 2018 12:52 pm
pandibabi

Building contract with Metricon

Building contract with Metricon

Is it not in a new estate? Have you gone for a fixed site cost?

4
189
Clean
Nov 13, 2018 12:45 pm

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 48, 49, 50

My building inspector charge me $450 with all formal report event marked the rain mark so the builder will do the defects

983
46423
acindyworld
Nov 13, 2018 12:19 pm

Two Wells Dechellis Build

Two Wells Dechellis Build
SA
1, 2, 3

Hiya, After seeing a heap of display homes our decision to pick Dechellis was easy, their houses are beautiful and good quality. It is! Make a list of all the things…

59
2995
NicolleAW
Nov 13, 2018 12:03 pm

Glendale 42 with Rumpus

Glendale 42 with Rumpus

We went with the custom builders to get the plans we wanted.

4
390
NewJourney
Nov 13, 2018 11:44 am

Hi everyone, things have been a bit quite on our front while we wait for our land to title. Its getting close. Coral have got access now and our soil testing was done last…

5
338
Rhani89
Nov 13, 2018 11:36 am

Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?

Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?
QLD
1, 2, 3

That will look so pretty!!! The whole neighbourhood will be walking past peeking at your house and pretending theyre just exercising hahah. Water feature - very fancy…

52
2810
Tajana
Nov 13, 2018 11:24 am
Tajana

Metricon Winchester 28- Keys!

Metricon Winchester 28- Keys!
VIC
1 ... 56, 57, 58

At least it was the aircon installer and not the major tradies....

1140
55694
blackcat20
Nov 13, 2018 11:01 am
blackcat20
143
9782
blackcat20
Nov 13, 2018 9:20 am
blackcat20
Tim777
Tim777
12 h

First time building, Opinions on Coral Homes

First time building, Opinions on Coral Homes
NSW

Hi I am planning to build with coral homes and I was thinking to go ahead with baham 37 , I actually had a look at Bahama 50 and the price seems to be too high ,…

13
1241
Tim777
Nov 13, 2018 5:09 am
reaver
reaver
18 h

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 404, 405, 406

Thanks, water will stay on then

8116
439379
reaver
Nov 13, 2018 12:05 am
reaver
pEast
pEast
20 h

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
1 ... 25, 26, 27

Hi Ezza - we were just looking at your house photos and how wonderful exterior and interour choices have turned out. It was nice that Arden picked up speed and you too…

531
31771
pEast
Nov 12, 2018 9:54 pm
62
3619
BuLe
Nov 12, 2018 9:24 pm
BuLe

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 36, 37, 38

Looks really good, I didn’t get the pros just the standard plus a couple of domes as well, look forward to playing with mine one day.

759
66186
GarethB
Nov 12, 2018 9:11 pm
GarethB

New home build with Oracle

New home build with Oracle
QLD
1, 2, 3

Hi Allyh, unfortunately it’s been long but I think the clause is the same, Oracle took just over 7 months to build our house. It was so long and frustrating . I…

52
3449
mafu1983
Nov 12, 2018 8:53 pm
Mamz
Mamz
22 h

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1 ... 23, 24, 25

That's what was throwing me off, the missing crossbar! I thought they might have been the Mock Double Hung but the crossbar wasn't showing in the brochure. We're doing…

496
26078
Mamz
Nov 12, 2018 7:15 pm
Mamz
nada17
nada17
24 h

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 90, 91, 92

great! congrats! if kitchen is there and tiles are in then probably 3-4 weeks more. as for the appliances, they sent us an email today, they say they will deliver and…

1834
187608
nada17
Nov 12, 2018 6:01 pm
sparekh
sparekh
Yesterday

Helpful tools for First home buyers

Helpful tools for First home buyers

Hi everyone, Does anyone know any tools or website that could help first home buyers do following: 1) Keep track of Cost 2) Allow to make a list of inclusions with cost…

0
71
sparekh
Nov 12, 2018 4:57 pm
sparekh
winto_04
winto_04
Yesterday

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 757, 758, 759

Probably. You will see 4 (maybe more) timber pegs in the corners, just outside where the house will sit.

15178
632004
winto_04
Nov 12, 2018 4:36 pm
steel
steel
Yesterday

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park
WA

So we signed our final contract about two months ago and our slab is down. Not much to see though at the moment.. We had a fair few struggles with our prestart…

15
1705
steel
Nov 12, 2018 2:07 pm

Wait until you start building, it’s even worse. If I don’t follow up an issue, I don’t hear from them but when I do it’s the same line “I’ll follow it up for…

17199
1006119
mak_
Nov 12, 2018 1:47 pm
mak_
slagozzz
slagozzz
Yesterday

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
1 ... 157, 158, 159

How is Kaplan homes? When I was purchasing land the sales representative was suggesting me to go with Kaplan homes and she also has provided me with a one story 4 bed design.

3169
243619
slagozzz
Nov 12, 2018 1:30 pm
shokel1975
shokel1975
Yesterday

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Good luck, hopeful they get it done quickly for you.

120
7758
shokel1975
Nov 12, 2018 1:18 pm
shokel1975
Jamie80
Jamie80
Yesterday

Building Kingston 29 custom design with Rawson

Building Kingston 29 custom design with Rawson
NSW

Hi Amit We are building the Kingston 29 aswell we start soon, I’m curious to see what the inside looks like, is yours complete? Can you upload some pics more the…

1
371
Jamie80
Nov 12, 2018 7:59 am
nick_leeson
nick_leeson
11 November

Rawson Windermere

Rawson Windermere
ACT
1, 2, 3

Thanks heaps. Perhaps , I should have also mentioned that we are planning to have to 2 outlets one downstairs and one upstairs and on reflection 6 is way too much but then…

42
3371
nick_leeson
Nov 11, 2018 8:12 pm

41
2918
Sutto79
Nov 11, 2018 4:09 pm
ebanster
ebanster
11 November

Any value-for-money custom builders in East Melbourne

Any value-for-money custom builders in East Melbourne
VIC

Went with GJ Gardner. I initially thought they were volume builders but they are in fact, custom builders. Though they have heaps of fixed home designs, they can customise…

8
1171
ebanster
Nov 11, 2018 1:08 pm
ebanster
Newy-Jan
Newy-Jan
11 November

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Portofino38?I think so! Our SS is working through our list and hopefully we'll have keys by Friday! Wow! That SOOOO EXCITING!! Fingers crossed it all…

332
18457
Newy-Jan
Nov 11, 2018 12:45 pm
g33kerb0t
g33kerb0t
11 November

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

So far site cut was done on time. We are supposed to do slab pour on the 16th, but based on what I've seen onsite, I doubt they'll be able to do it on time. I'm not in a…

99
10025
g33kerb0t
Nov 11, 2018 11:25 am
g33kerb0t
brezze81
brezze81
11 November

The Gables in Box Hill

The Gables in Box Hill
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Price of the block of land is currently $740,000. I am more than happy to speak to you directly if you would like to discuss the block of land.

384
31484
brezze81
Nov 11, 2018 10:27 am

Week 16 Windows are in and external door frames. French doors to the alfresco are also in. The window in the living room is still the wrong size.…

161
10244
Clareymoo
Nov 11, 2018 7:25 am

Thought I would chuck a post up - house has been at lock up for approx a month. Had concrete meeting 2/52 ago and am waiting for updated plans. Super keen to get our…

0
158
AlCaLuJo2
Nov 10, 2018 11:39 pm
sweetswisssteel
sweetswisssteel
10 November

Changing/fixing contract before signing

Changing/fixing contract before signing

If they tried to slip things past you then they are shady, lying bastards and should not be trusted. Walk now and do not look back!

5
491
sweetswisssteel
Nov 10, 2018 10:15 pm
rajat
rajat
10 November

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Onggie, is it for termites? And is it temporary or permanent (will they remove it after construction or do they bury it in the ground as a permanent feature)?

62
5260
rajat
Nov 10, 2018 5:51 pm
Brad_2477
Brad_2477
10 November

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Gareth, Drainage plumbing was done Monday, steel reinforcing and foam delivered Wednesday, slab boxed up on Thursday. Yours might be boxed up and poured in the same…

86
4437
Brad_2477
Nov 10, 2018 3:58 pm
sunil295seth
sunil295seth
10 November

Life Estate - Point Cook

Life Estate - Point Cook
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

for stage 7 I have paid 30k for site costs from PD with 6 piers

66
4280
sunil295seth
Nov 10, 2018 3:31 pm

Homeone Australian & New Zealand

Australia's largest home building and renovation
community with over 1.7 million posts

Home
Pros
Forum
Start a new topic
About
Join Community
Advertise
Contact Homeone
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2018
Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on Twitter
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2018