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New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
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We hope what we picked comes together well. We think it will but you just never know. Can’t wait for sheeting to look at each room instead of seeing through framing.…

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stoff17
Aug 16, 2018 2:51 pm
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Nawsome
Aug 16, 2018 1:12 pm
Nawsome

Was going for a mid century/modern flat or near flat roofed design. Colour throughout the home is whites (titaniums, surfmists, lexicon) and greys (charcoal, stormfront)…

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207 de
Aug 16, 2018 10:41 am

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - PCI booked

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - PCI booked
VIC
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oh goodness, you poor things. As it was your concreter fault and they should know what they are doing, shouldn't they be responsible for the fall out and cost associated with it?

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WifeofHunza
Aug 16, 2018 7:43 am
WifeofHunza

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Oh yes if they stuff up they need to rectify it. They made a lot of mistakes with our build and I thought we were fairly understanding with it all. My point is that the…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Aug 15, 2018 7:07 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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So we have been in the new house for 4.5 months. I've just done a blog about our New Home Care Inspection which happened yesterday https://waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.co…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Aug 15, 2018 7:04 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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Yeah I’m hearing you. Our battle has been the weather. So hopefully once external is finished, it’s full steam ahead Metricon Franklin 53 modified

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stoff17
Aug 15, 2018 6:58 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
20 h

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
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That is so exciting!! Feels so weird until they finally go in. No more ladders!

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Dani_J
Aug 15, 2018 6:30 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
Yesterday

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
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Hi Renman, yes includes the rendered fence. That’s a pretty good price if that’s including the fence viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Aug 15, 2018 1:08 pm
Doulton777
Bronte19
Bronte19
Yesterday

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
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Had our walk through yesterday. Was happy to meet our SS who seems really good. Roof was supposed to go on Monday but due to high winds they have been unable to do so -…

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Bronte19
Aug 15, 2018 11:44 am
Absta
Absta
Yesterday

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
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Hey everyone, i just wanted to say that im so sorry to hear about what is going on with stage 2. I spoke with the council and one of the senior subdivision engineers told…

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Absta
Aug 15, 2018 10:06 am
Kollosche
Kollosche
13 August

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3

Week 12 I seem to be getting slacker and slacker now with posting as we are entering to mid to late stage of the build. I guess this is because…

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Kollosche
Aug 13, 2018 11:06 pm
thepeachyave
thepeachyave
13 August

Custom Home Build in Woodlea Estate

Custom Home Build in Woodlea Estate
VIC

Hi everyone I've just started my blog about my new custom home build in Woodlea. If you have any questions feel free to leave me a comment and I'd be happy to help :)

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thepeachyave
Aug 13, 2018 11:01 pm
Kumar_r
Kumar_r
13 August

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread
VIC
1, 2

Thank you Shane for your prompt reply. i am sure i will have more questions Kind Regards, Kumar.

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Kumar_r
Aug 13, 2018 9:12 pm
Clareymoo
Clareymoo
13 August

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Slab prep

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Slab prep
VIC
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Week 3 Not much action again this week. Spoke to our SS on Wednesday and he let me know slab pour is scheduled for Wednesday this week and to…

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Clareymoo
Aug 13, 2018 7:53 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
13 August

First steps?

First steps?
VIC

I found it varies from builder to builder, and I guess depends on the sales person you get. Some will give a lot of information and pricing of options before you pay…

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brokenstick
Aug 13, 2018 10:23 am

Pipework through brick veneer cavity - breach of code

Pipework through brick veneer cavity - breach of code
VIC

Hi jazzaddict Thanks for the photos , it does look like they taped up the penetrations in the Weather Barrier Also I noticed the barrier on your other posts it looks…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 12, 2018 11:29 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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kks
Aug 11, 2018 10:49 pm
kks
kks
11 August

Modern / luxury home builder suggestions

Modern / luxury home builder suggestions
VIC

With building approvals sliding away it's essential to try and get some idea of your chosen builder's financial stability. Blooming hard to do but they are quick enough to…

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kks
Aug 11, 2018 7:00 pm
Mike003
Mike003
11 August

Building Agar 26 with Metricon, Melb SE suburb

Building Agar 26 with Metricon, Melb SE suburb
VIC
1, 2

Hi we Do like the house design , does 14x28 square metre block ideal for this house ? Thanks Mike

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Mike003
Aug 11, 2018 6:16 pm
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blackcat20
Aug 11, 2018 1:16 pm
blackcat20
Kak85
Kak85
11 August

Granvue Builders

Granvue Builders
VIC

Thanks Travis. We actually decided to go with another builder after all. They wouldn't build on a conventional raft slab. Only waffle pod and I was not comfortable with that.

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Kak85
Aug 11, 2018 11:16 am
Kak85
gugu
gugu
10 August

Anyone building at Mt Holden, Sunbury VIC?

Anyone building at Mt Holden, Sunbury VIC?
VIC

hi I was really looking for some info for Mt holden. We purchased land there last year which has finally been approved pending titlement end of the year. STAGE 6. Any info…

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gugu
Aug 10, 2018 10:55 pm
Aimz086
Aimz086
10 August

Simonds Dakota Kilmore

Simonds Dakota Kilmore
VIC
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I’m good thanks. Been hibernating somewhat. Kilmore is so cold in the winter! We had a few issues with our house too but Boutique was pretty good and resolving them.…

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Aimz086
Aug 10, 2018 9:19 pm
shokel1975
shokel1975
10 August

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
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Why does it take M FOUR WEEKS to update floor plans..... and 90% of the errors are from their own incompetence anyway!!!! Getting so over how slow things move with them.…

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shokel1975
Aug 10, 2018 8:54 pm
shokel1975
stanus
stanus
10 August

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
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Yes they charged extension fees. If you are not ready to build they will charge until you go to site.

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stanus
Aug 10, 2018 6:47 pm
stanus
sumati
sumati
10 August

Anyone have a light roof with a light brick?!

Anyone have a light roof with a light brick?!
VIC
1, 2

shellaw24 How did Wheat brick go with natural mortar? I PM'd you too, but it is what I'm also looking to do but everyone is trying to advise me against natural mortar for…

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sumati
Aug 10, 2018 4:58 pm
gillybean
gillybean
10 August

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio
VIC
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That towel rail issue should’ve been picked up on the floor plans, how’s it shown on the plan, or better - where’s it shown on the plan? If that’s on their…

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gillybean
Aug 10, 2018 3:36 pm
gillybean
dhruv
dhruv
10 August

Singhs homes

Singhs homes
VIC

Hey guys, I was having look at singhs homes quotation and it was way too cheaper than other builders. There reviews online are good as well. Did anyone here build with…

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dhruv
Aug 10, 2018 1:10 pm
Wild
Wild
10 August

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC
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Its all coming together fast ey, good to hear the progress.

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Wild
Aug 10, 2018 11:03 am
Manj
Manj
10 August

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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Great! That’s great pEast!

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Manj
Aug 10, 2018 7:43 am
Manj

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
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I liked those bowls on vanity - I think they r a bit bigger than the ones in display homes too Yeah we made sure that the tap actually reached out that far. We…

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firsttime_homies1401
Aug 09, 2018 10:45 pm
firsttime_homies1401
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ASJ1981
Aug 09, 2018 4:36 pm
ASJ1981
WaldorfMM
WaldorfMM
8 August

Porter Davis Waldorf

Porter Davis Waldorf
VIC

I joined the Facebook forum and haven’t been updating here. Have posted photos. Hope your build is going well

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WaldorfMM
Aug 08, 2018 12:12 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
8 August

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry
VIC
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Wow looks so good! Especially with all your appliances installed as well

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Dani_J
Aug 08, 2018 7:42 am
Travis9900
Travis9900
6 August

Viridian 29 Granvue Homes- The First Build

Viridian 29 Granvue Homes- The First Build
VIC

Good luck hopefully you get better luck with Granvue homes then we did

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Travis9900
Aug 06, 2018 8:30 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
6 August

Welsh Homes - any info

Welsh Homes - any info
VIC

If it's too good to be true, it is very likely just that. Never heard of this lot. Probably very new. Maybe you can get lucky as they are willing to have a few loss…

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kirashogun
Aug 06, 2018 5:17 pm
Travis9900
Travis9900
6 August

Talk to me about Granvue homes

Talk to me about Granvue homes
VIC

It took over 3 months do finish our final inspection and they still didn’t complete everything they had to pay us out and we got our own trades men in to fix it

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Travis9900
Aug 06, 2018 3:54 pm

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
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So...tilers came out for a 2nd time with the wrong tiles AGAIN!!! Rang the head office and was told that the distributor had supplied the wrong batch number...so…

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bumblebee1985
Aug 06, 2018 3:12 pm
sandeepdes
sandeepdes
5 August

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North
VIC
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Does Anyone know if Stage 4 has now been titled?

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sandeepdes
Aug 05, 2018 11:39 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
5 August

Anyone building the Claremont?

Anyone building the Claremont?
VIC

Anyone building the Claremont? My daughter is building one soon. Would mind seeing someone else’s build? viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Aug 05, 2018 11:19 pm
Doulton777

So we have settled on our block of land in the Grammar park Estate, North Shepparton. It is a great looking estate and we are going to be 1 house away from the parklands…

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Jamesp85
Aug 05, 2018 2:53 pm
TheoMon
TheoMon
5 August

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
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They are doing such a fantastic job with the construction, they are really flying through. Great progress so far, well done to developers and workers, exciting times ahead :)

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TheoMon
Aug 05, 2018 2:37 pm
Bhandaal
Bhandaal
3 August

Henley Emperor 48 - craigieburn Mt. Aitkin

Henley Emperor 48 - craigieburn Mt. Aitkin
VIC
1, 2

Hello sukh, 22g please send me ur no I want to call you, I m also building with same builder as yours.

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Bhandaal
Aug 03, 2018 2:42 pm

Some photos now... From this To this... Landscaping nearly done Front door (including never ending leaves....) Master Ensuite Upstairs…

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Aug 02, 2018 2:21 pm
ricky_3
ricky_3
31 July

Mystique Wollert

Mystique Wollert
VIC
1, 2

Nope no news they seem to be digging but no update yet

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ricky_3
Jul 31, 2018 8:13 pm
Wild
Wild
31 July

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.
VIC
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Hi kolio, we are planning to build Mantra 29, extended outdoor area looks really good, Did you go for butlers pantry ? we are also thinking about double doors at the…

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Wild
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