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Did consider a range of colours but was worried it would all be too white if that makes sense? Went with a grey (Stormfront its called).

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207 de
Aug 20, 2018 6:06 pm
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

New build - Weeks Building Group SA

New build - Weeks Building Group SA
SA
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Yeh we wanted the fireplace to be the centerpiece of the space and by the looks of things, i think we have managed that!

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benblinkau
Aug 21, 2018 8:43 am
benblinkau

Building with Dennis Family Homes

Building with Dennis Family Homes
VIC
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Hi Mathjic, I have just joined the forum. We are looking at building the Murchison 353 in regional Victoria and I was interested in your comment on bottled gas. In our…

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Dennis51
Aug 21, 2018 8:16 am

Did anybody else have their plumbing put through the slab in the wrong location? The plumbers who did ours were about a metre off on ALL the pipes coming out of the slab -…

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shane3340
Aug 21, 2018 7:51 am
shane3340

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
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I wouldn''t be much help in the additional costs, as we had all of those things included in our package. We did do a few upgrades in the kitchen, such as the bulkhead,…

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ZoranaAlex
Aug 21, 2018 7:44 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Haha! So am I! You have to be - it’s the biggest investment you will ever make. Get all the info you can 😀

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shokel1975
Aug 21, 2018 7:40 am
shokel1975

Metricon Trentham Build - The Baby Bordeaux

Metricon Trentham Build - The Baby Bordeaux
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Hahaha I was pressing the reply button thinking what’s wrong with my phone this isn’t working 😂

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snippet
Aug 21, 2018 7:01 am

Henley & Cosham upgrade price list

Henley & Cosham upgrade price list
VIC

Hi. I know this will be a little old now but if I pm you my email address could you please send it to me? ThNks.

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RobGee
Aug 21, 2018 2:30 am

Need to know law

Need to know law
WA

but it seems they got some laid facing in.

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luxbuild
Aug 20, 2018 9:51 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Yeah, we have it included as an upgrade.

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singalg
Aug 20, 2018 9:27 pm
timl
timl
12 h

Allcastle Grandworth 42.5

Allcastle Grandworth 42.5
NSW

Agreed, concreters cost $100/sq m for our drive, not counting the top coat at $39/sq m. We had landscaping quotes in line with 5-10% as well.

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timl
Aug 20, 2018 9:17 pm
Mallik
Mallik
12 h

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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Thank you for information on what happened in your case. I also home they finally would build a good house :)

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Mallik
Aug 20, 2018 8:49 pm
Mallik
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rtforresters
Aug 20, 2018 8:12 pm
rtforresters

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
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Hi everyone. We’re building again! This time a custom design through Green Homes Australia. Follow along here: https://mashbuild2.wordpress.com/ Links are there to…

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pandorash8
Aug 20, 2018 7:51 pm
pandorash8

Unfortunately we could find a display home but looked at every other one we could armed with a tape measure and the floor plan. Our build is flying along with brickwork…

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davi
Aug 20, 2018 6:39 pm

Power Pit Installed on 17/08/18. One step closer :lol:

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HoneyDee
Aug 20, 2018 6:37 pm

Wasn't expecting the garage doors yet! So excited

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Nawsome
Aug 20, 2018 6:09 pm
Nawsome
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Salfield
Aug 20, 2018 5:27 pm

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC
VIC
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Thanks Eskay. We had colours and tender and contract will be soon. We have also had all upgrade packs but they are saying it is not applicable to powder room. Only…

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dreamhomz
Aug 20, 2018 5:10 pm

Tiling options with Ventura Homes - WA

Tiling options with Ventura Homes - WA

We have decided to build with Ventura Homes, and I was hoping for some advice on whether to remove tiling to wet areas from our inclusions. We are getting wood floors…

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HootHouse
Aug 20, 2018 4:54 pm
Tasnia
Tasnia
17 h

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
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Hi, We’ve just had gyprock go in. We have been told that we wont finish within the 33 week period which is a huge disappointment but not surprising. I expect…

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Tasnia
Aug 20, 2018 4:17 pm

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Waiting on Frames

Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Waiting on Frames
QLD
1, 2

Um YEAH - They aren't doing my main floor tiling or carpets and driveway. LOL I'm hoping mid NOV so I can get all my tradies in before Xmas

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BrentandAllison
Aug 20, 2018 3:57 pm
BrentandAllison
Tashmc
Tashmc
17 h

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE
QLD
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Hi Gr8ly, Any progress on your build?

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Tashmc
Aug 20, 2018 3:32 pm
Tashmc
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pwu
Aug 20, 2018 3:11 pm

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC
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office update : they told me flooring will be done this week along with washroom fixings.

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yasir_fnd
Aug 20, 2018 2:55 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
kjane
kjane
21 h

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

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
wingzee
wingzee
Yesterday

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

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
Yesterday

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
Ezza78
Ezza78
Yesterday

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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I hope so PEast, the other one looks ridiculous!

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Ezza78
Aug 19, 2018 9:16 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 August

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
19 August

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
Lot126
Lot126
19 August

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

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