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Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...

That is beautiful! Exactly what we were hoping to get originally but I'm not sure if our house design just didn't lend itself to all of the flat angles, but we couldn't.…

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JenBarber
Aug 20, 2018 9:28 am
JenBarber
207 de
207 de
16 August

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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When I'm home (FIFO) live close to ride my bike past almost daily

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207 de
Aug 16, 2018 3:21 pm

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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How's. This.... We have 3 bathrooms each shower has a recess which holds shampoo etc. We wanted tiled 300 x 400. We got 250 x 370 and all three varied in dimensions.…

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michaelyoni64
Jul 04, 2018 9:04 pm

Easycraft wall panels

Easycraft wall panels
VIC

Hi everyone, We are building Sahara 40 with Henley. We love the look of the wall lining panels, and want to have in one of the bedrooms, however, Henley don't offer them.…

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Sahara40
Aug 20, 2018 1:09 pm
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CG Scardycat
Aug 20, 2018 1:09 pm
thme
thme
1 h

Need to know law

Need to know law
WA

The face of the brick is on the outside on the outer walls and you're only seeing the inner face (which is plain red) on the interior of the garage. The restoration red…

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thme
Aug 20, 2018 12:23 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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Hi Jacks, Sorry for delay in reply, I've been back in Australia for the week and only just saw your post now. At the kitchen appointment we choose everything for the…

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kjane
Aug 20, 2018 12:17 pm

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW
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Hi Michael Thanks a lot for the update. Looking forward to registration!! Cheers

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nitrus619
Aug 20, 2018 12:08 pm

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
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HI Absta, any contact details of who u spoke to. ??? have the lots been registered yet??

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Da9b18c
Aug 20, 2018 12:03 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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nthkellyvillebuild and rest of the folks thinking of upgrades and cost. I would suggest make list of all the items which are 100% must and would be expensive to do…

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aaron2008
Aug 20, 2018 11:54 am

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / Handover 6th of August

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / Handover 6th of August
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Yes, keen to see some more photos! How hasbit been getting settled?

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watto82
Aug 20, 2018 11:41 am
watto82

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)
NSW
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A little bit off topic, but did anyone have a break-in in their house over the weekend? As I was getting into my car to leave, these 2 blokes were getting into their car…

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rayDC2R
Aug 20, 2018 11:13 am

Building 1st home with Hickingbotham in S.A

Building 1st home with Hickingbotham in S.A
SA

Damn. How annoying. I have heard that concreting is delayed at the moment due to both weather and a shortage of them. Hope to hear that you start soon

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Nawsome
Aug 20, 2018 11:13 am
Nawsome

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
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Haha! I’ve started moving it so it’s not so impressive anymore

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KateAndDuke
Aug 20, 2018 9:50 am
KateAndDuke

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
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great news on that coppersmith. we still waiting for our bricking to be complete. all internal pipes are done now. just glad we got the garage extended by a meter and…

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ymiao4398
Aug 20, 2018 8:59 am
J_C
J_C
5 h

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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Thanks Mallik Just the delay in communications and the back and forward with odd changes, it seemed like every time there people looked at something either had to or was…

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J_C
Aug 20, 2018 8:11 am

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
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Hi all, We are in the process of putting up deposit and would be going in for 'The Oak' design (24 sq) soon. This post has been really helpful in understanding the…

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sunbox24
Aug 20, 2018 6:42 am

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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Hi yes sourced from BOM ie. closest weather station.

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wingzee
Aug 20, 2018 6:38 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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We chose Snowy Mountains, which is similar. It’s quite a neutral white, almost a very very light grey. Some people have said that it picks up a tinge of green tone.…

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Quirmeball1280
Aug 19, 2018 10:58 pm
Quirmeball1280
Eskay
Eskay
15 h

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC
VIC
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Hi Yes, it is an upgrade. We had the upgrade packs when we booked, which had this included as default. I will put up the pics in the next few days; how is your progress…

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Eskay
Aug 19, 2018 10:37 pm
Eskay

Hi Guys, Opening this thread for the people who bought, built and building on Mirvac's estate The Avenue at Schofield. Please share your experience, concerns anything…

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MrSingh
Aug 19, 2018 10:20 pm
dandw
dandw
16 h

Building Delta(Bliss/ Facade) JG King Shepparton north (Gram

Building Delta(Bliss/ Facade) JG King Shepparton north (Gram
VIC

Good luck James, I am considering JG King and will watch your build experience. The Delta is a great design, you will have a beautiful home!

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dandw
Aug 19, 2018 9:25 pm
dandw
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Ezza78
Aug 19, 2018 9:16 pm

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
VIC
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The "fixed" site cost has come out to be $30K. It is $10K less than what was initially quoted.

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celadon
Aug 19, 2018 7:27 pm

Some photos of the tiling... Floor plan of main bedroom and ensuite/WIR Main ensuite - toilet top right, left wall is feature dark tile with free standing oval…

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pbwhi0
Aug 19, 2018 7:21 pm
pbwhi0
Tajana
Tajana
19 h

Plantation Homes - Trinity Lux Q1 @ Thornlands

Plantation Homes - Trinity Lux Q1 @ Thornlands
QLD
1, 2

Thank you, I did it all by my self lol. I am a little worried about the outside paint colour selection, but will wait until it’s fonished before I stress . Your house…

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Tajana
Aug 19, 2018 6:32 pm
Tajana

So we have been in for about 10 days and starting to get things sorted. Still lots of boxes in the garage, but the house is starting to feel like home. Kitchen Family…

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bestspecials
Aug 19, 2018 6:26 pm
bestspecials
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
20 h

Singhs homes

Singhs homes
VIC

Hi Dhruv, Where are you building the house ? Also What type of house you got quote on and how much was the price difference ? Cheers !

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Ozshaz
Aug 19, 2018 5:03 pm

Trentham 30 metricon

Trentham 30 metricon
NSW

Hey Davi,we are currently deciding on building the Trentham 30.Do you have any pics of your project so far?Did you see this home as a display?

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snippet
Aug 19, 2018 4:50 pm
Lot126
Lot126
22 h

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens
NSW
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It certainly doesn't seem like much more to do. Painting, carpets, wardrobe and pantry shelving, electrical fitout, plumbing fitout and hopefully someone mops the tiles!

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Lot126
Aug 19, 2018 3:59 pm
Lot126

Visited the house today. First row of bricks have been done. Some areas I’ll ask about. Plumbing roughin has been completed. That looks good. Electrical was meant…

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BrentandAllison
Aug 19, 2018 3:38 pm
BrentandAllison

Ok, so have been busy marking up more paint and gyprock defects ready for when the painters and gyprockers come through - MIV said 1 week max but lookimg at all the patch…

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bumblebee1985
Aug 19, 2018 3:13 pm
Infra Red
Infra Red
Yesterday

Our First Home - New Build SA

Our First Home - New Build SA
SA
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Yes agree, love the tiles in the laundry. Can’t wait to see it all come together. I really like your choices in the kitchen too.

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Infra Red
Aug 19, 2018 12:10 pm
icat2000
icat2000
Yesterday

Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday
VIC
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Well our skirting boards went down last cause of the floor boards. But I reckon to do all off that above is about 6 weeks depending on weather.

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icat2000
Aug 19, 2018 11:47 am
icat2000
Square
Square
Yesterday

Building With AllCastle Homes

Building With AllCastle Homes
NSW
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Hi, Thanks for the photograph I found it really helpful and added to my checklist. How did you go with the build with All Castle in the end ? Thanks

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Square
Aug 19, 2018 10:43 am
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Stimpson
Aug 19, 2018 8:54 am
Sloppy
Sloppy
Yesterday

Shortage of framing timber?

Shortage of framing timber?

We are coming to the end of our owner build and we had a few occasions that suppliers told us they couldn’t supply us with certain lengths of framing timber. They said…

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Sloppy
Aug 19, 2018 8:49 am
mpricecs
mpricecs
Yesterday

Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD

Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD
QLD
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Will see what I can do next week when we have an inspection.

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mpricecs
Aug 19, 2018 7:51 am
Tajana
Tajana
19 August

Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands

Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands
1, 2

Yes please do. A friend of mine used a company called Clearshield , and she loves them as they are meant to be easier to clean . Pools are so expensive . I went to see…

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Tajana
Aug 19, 2018 1:25 am
Tajana

Bricks, roofing and gutters/facia done! Eaves are getting done on Thursday, and bricks are scheduled to be cleaned on Saturday! I am loving how good the bricks match with…

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CW_L
Aug 18, 2018 9:26 pm
CW_L

Hi Cooky, The estate we are building in has there own requirements for setbacks. It was 4m from the front and something like 3m from the side (due to corner block) and…

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adalon
Aug 18, 2018 8:57 pm
Tuvie16
Tuvie16
18 August

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
1, 2

Plenty of bargains out there with vendors desperate to sell most likely people unable to get approvals for loans with the banks tightening their belts

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Tuvie16
Aug 18, 2018 7:13 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
18 August

custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour
NSW
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Not really, there was equity in the land already but they have

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Leksie5000
Aug 18, 2018 6:32 pm
bestspecials
bestspecials
18 August

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
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I have been following but don't always comment. I found for me that it was a great way to keep a record of the build.

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bestspecials
Aug 18, 2018 6:07 pm
bestspecials
almaty
almaty
18 August

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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The sand can often sink around the soak well when you get some rain. This is because when they install the soak well, they backfill around the soak well with sand and…

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almaty
Aug 18, 2018 5:22 pm

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