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lovisa
lovisa
13 February

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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we go daily sometimes more times a day, we ended up going so much due to builders not keeping on track and work not being completed when they say it will / start when…

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lovisa
Feb 13, 2018 11:23 am
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

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
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Will take some this weekend the facade will almost be finished then apart from the painting of the render thanks would love to hear some ideas on how we could enhance it!

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trimum
Feb 23, 2018 5:16 am
trimum

BAlrating is a privately owned and operated bushfire assessment company established to provide a personal service within an…

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balrating
Feb 23, 2018 3:10 am
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sonia329
Feb 23, 2018 1:58 am

Our First Dream Home Week 5 Roof - G&P Builders

Our First Dream Home Week 5 Roof - G&P Builders
QLD
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Hi Sparrow! following along your build now, I am starting the process off with G&P to see if we are a match :) I felt the same way when I started looking at pendants! I…

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Nublette
Feb 23, 2018 1:02 am
Nublette

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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I saw a whole bunch of blue stickers around the house and was told that the areas that I questioned (mosaic tiles) would be address. SM told me they scored her a 99.2%…

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Renman
Feb 22, 2018 11:54 pm
Renman

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
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Thanks Bruce, I am waiting for land to be settled, we are all part of mapleton grove estate, so the settlement should around the same time.

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leopan1129
Feb 22, 2018 11:41 pm

Roof tiles should be finished tomorrow.

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Choosy
Feb 22, 2018 11:20 pm
Choosy

Quick update since everything is happening on the inside. These photos were taken 2 weeks ago: Most of the photos are of our bathrooms because the other areas…

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Quirmeball1280
Feb 22, 2018 11:08 pm
Quirmeball1280

Hi Fowler Fam!! I have an aerial shot of our home! And bricks have arrived and are starting tomorrow! Will keep you all updated!!

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Portofino38
Feb 22, 2018 10:58 pm

Daydream 30. Tiles, tiles and more tiles.

Daydream 30. Tiles, tiles and more tiles.
QLD
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Looking good - how good is it when you can "break in" to your house. 8)

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allblaqk
Feb 22, 2018 10:49 pm
allblaqk

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Congratulations to both JeniferMarie and aaron2008 on reaching wherever u are.Our loan got approved today and we should be in line for pe soon.

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spk_homebuild
Feb 22, 2018 10:40 pm
spk_homebuild

Some on the ones we are looking at.

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Renman
Feb 22, 2018 10:21 pm
Renman

I cannot yet figure out how to put up our exact house plans up at this stage as we have only been given them in hard copy. However we have only made minor changes to the…

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sunnycoastfirstbuild
Feb 22, 2018 10:18 pm

Roof is now complete! So happy with how it looks 😍

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Homestead2017
Feb 22, 2018 10:11 pm

Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)

Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)
QLD
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Yikes BrentandAllison you guys have certainly had a rough run through admin and drafting. How long has the process been now? There is a GJ build in our estate that is very…

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Tribe7
Feb 22, 2018 10:07 pm
Tribe7

Building at Catherine Park

Building at Catherine Park
NSW
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jaydeeh82 just curious what design and facade you will have? I think Brad suggested grand portico for everyone building a double storey. There’s 3 on our street alone lol

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Rocchet
Feb 22, 2018 9:57 pm

Horizon Marsden park!

Horizon Marsden park!
NSW

We just put a deposit last week for Precinct 3. No contract yet. They did advise that settlement is August. May I ask if you chose any upgrade option?

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parlayman
Feb 22, 2018 9:39 pm

We went to our land today and it looks like all of our piers are done and we have the pipes for our electrical and plumbing. We had read on Home One that some people had…

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Charly6s
Feb 22, 2018 9:28 pm
Charly6s

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
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Colour selection comes later. But that colour selection process is very simple and will be a small 15mins session. Not a day long and detail session like other builders.

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subhra1981
Feb 22, 2018 8:35 pm

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!
VIC
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Ditto. Hate Westpac but had no choice with the construction loan. Exact same issue, have redraw option only, no offset. Moving to ING, slightly cheaper rate and offset…

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aloenyx
Feb 22, 2018 8:23 pm
aloenyx

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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viewtopic.php?f=31&t=90769 is anyone on here building the Newport 19 with coral, and has a photo of the living/dining room?

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LovedaPopcorn
Feb 22, 2018 7:14 pm
bmaw
bmaw
11 h

Hotondo Homes Modified Tarwin 297

Hotondo Homes Modified Tarwin 297
VIC

Hi Rhonda Mc, fantastic design and love the layout. Sifting through designs and wondering whether you would feel comfortable in providing an update and progress idea?? We…

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bmaw
Feb 22, 2018 6:53 pm
gr8ly
gr8ly
11 h

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home
QLD
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Ceiling fans is what we added.. and i think a couple of extra powerpoints. We realised we didnt have any in the hallway. i don't really like fans, but my partner…

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gr8ly
Feb 22, 2018 6:51 pm
gr8ly
gr8ly
gr8ly
11 h

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.
QLD
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tribe7 we did the same thing for our bathroom but we don't have the luxury of space between our neighbours houses haha. Will look amazingggg! meanwhile 1K on a new build…

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gr8ly
Feb 22, 2018 6:47 pm
gr8ly
ehhc
ehhc
11 h

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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Storm water connection... man that’s been going on since external plumbing after slab. Is it one of those things that had to wait till later?

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ehhc
Feb 22, 2018 6:45 pm
ehhc

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
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Great news to hear your flying along lol yes don't mention insulation to my hubby says it's the worst job ever

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BrownDog77
Feb 22, 2018 6:37 pm

So the builders are taking their sweet arse time and I'm getting so pissed off. They keep changing the PCI dates. Concreting was meant to happen today and hasn't.…

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valerie3e
Feb 22, 2018 5:40 pm
valerie3e

KDR - custom home in Clearview, SA with ADH

KDR - custom home in Clearview, SA with ADH
SA
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Thanks code. We hope it will be amazing - hard to tell when it is custom so haven't had a chance to walk through a built place

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Nawsome
Feb 22, 2018 5:39 pm
Nawsome
lovisa
lovisa
12 h

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)
WA
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Oh no! Our bank (homestart) has been super quick! Builder send us invoice in advance. And was told $$ be ready tomorrow/monday. Is no other inspector available?

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lovisa
Feb 22, 2018 5:11 pm

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'
SA
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Also Lindsay Mystique was relatively new when we chose it and so was even harder to find photos of it. It was so new that the display wall at pgh was only about 2 months old.

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DanTheUpholsterer
Feb 22, 2018 4:42 pm
pEast
pEast
13 h

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
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SS informed that they fix and send photos. I was present when inspector came for inspection. So hope they r also proactive like yours

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pEast
Feb 22, 2018 4:29 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
13 h

Exposed aggregate

Exposed aggregate
VIC

Anyone know how much approx an exposed aggregate driveway costs per square metre?

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Ezza78
Feb 22, 2018 4:23 pm

I'm no expert but these look like concrete piers. I personally think this are better as screw piers are metal and these rust and corrode. But again, it might be the…

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SnowLeopard
Feb 22, 2018 3:34 pm
SnowLeopard
Pranav
Pranav
14 h

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
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As i expect to be moving by Mid 2018, looking a primary school for my kid. Does any has any reviews for Leppington Public school ? or knows any other good school nearby ? TIA.

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Pranav
Feb 22, 2018 3:26 pm

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters
VIC
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Oh how disappointing. So many others that are building the Aegean have swapped the theatre & study. What a shame it’s not an option anymore. Our Henley Aegean45…

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Aegean430
Feb 22, 2018 3:05 pm
Aegean430

Oh dear, another pendant contender... The Skygarden!

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Lot126
Feb 22, 2018 3:04 pm
Lot126
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Bhoot
Feb 22, 2018 2:54 pm
Bhoot

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
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Yep agreed. You're probably right, we have noticed that the one at the roundabout has stalled the last month or so. Perhaps the same reasons....

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smithfamily
Feb 22, 2018 2:36 pm
Skcel
Skcel
16 h

GJ Gardner - Week 14 - Painting

GJ Gardner - Week 14 - Painting
1, 2, 3, 4

Ohh how exciting! I bet you are glad after all the time it has taken to get to that stage! Everything is fast paced from now onward for you, frames/roof/gutters and…

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Skcel
Feb 22, 2018 1:10 pm
Skcel

That’s a shame but still not too long to go!! The builder sent me pics as requested and I am pretty happy with the colour choices! Looks like sinks and taps are in…

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Melt23
Feb 22, 2018 1:06 pm

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
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Hey Hanu, I will try and attend, i believe they have a guest speaker in relation to residential developments in Greenvale. So hopefully they can shed some light and see…

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Montheo
Feb 22, 2018 12:40 pm

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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Yep! Can’t wait for the next step 😁

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Summitlovin
Feb 22, 2018 12:38 pm


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