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kidu13
kidu13
16 January

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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We go past the site once or twice a week for the past 6 months and we haven't even got the title yet. We rent nearby. There were trees and bush in our lot when we first…

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kidu13
Jan 16, 2018 2:44 pm
kidu13
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
JK27
JK27
1 m

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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Word of advice - Check everything, and the check, check and check again!!! We noticed our $1050 SupaScreen Security Door had a midrail through the mesh. We've had this…

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JK27
Jan 22, 2018 9:20 pm
JK27
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BrownDog77
Jan 22, 2018 9:08 pm

The kitchen is in and so is the study nook! The laundry tub has been delivered and so have all the tiles, we have our meeting tomorrow morning for tiles and they are all…

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Caydenn
Jan 22, 2018 9:06 pm
Caydenn
Fee121
Fee121
20 m

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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Maybe. I drove around our neighbourhood and others are done in single pieces. I am concerned mostly by the gaps and how the weathering will effect it long term.

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Fee121
Jan 22, 2018 9:01 pm

Ok kids, don’t try this at home. I just spent 4hrs carrying 80 bags of pebbles (25kg/bag) so total of 2000kg from the front of the house to the back of the house to…

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Orpheus
Jan 22, 2018 9:01 pm
Orpheus

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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Things that helped me: - browse on Houzz.com and Pinterest. - go plenty of times to the display home and imagine how you would like your colours to look like. - visit…

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Keroppi
Jan 22, 2018 8:54 pm

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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Building with Clarendon, 1.5 year contract length and paying extra. :)

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wentworth33
Jan 22, 2018 8:53 pm
xjanex
xjanex
29 m

Daydream 30 Week 10- Bricks and Plaster.

Daydream 30 Week 10- Bricks and Plaster.
QLD
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Only a week late if they work like they did today, I'm guessing they will be finished tomorrow or Wednesday. Whole house is plastered as well, half…

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xjanex
Jan 22, 2018 8:52 pm
xjanex

Hi guys, It’s been a while but here’s our latest addition. LED chandelier from China for only $420 but came without any instructions on how to wire it up and took a…

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VistaDream
Jan 22, 2018 8:43 pm

Looks like painting got done today- drop sheets on windows so I couldn’t see in but looked like things were happening yay! Also looks like the cement sheet is up in the…

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Melt23
Jan 22, 2018 8:36 pm

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney
NSW
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It is nice to start to visualise the spaces, and to see the house take shape. Progressing really wel so far, think we might be waiting a week or so for a bricklayer…

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mrbiggens
Jan 22, 2018 8:00 pm
mrbiggens

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
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Can probably assist with some ideas on key timing. We built about 38 squares and the timing was 38 weeks. Construction Certificate was issued in April 2016; slab poured June;…

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zippyb
Jan 22, 2018 7:59 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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On my house they installed single glazed rather than double glazed. They dont check anything..... see more at hoffmangoldwithporterdavis.wordpress.com

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brucefil2011
Jan 22, 2018 7:57 pm

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod
SA
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Hows things at your house looking?

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lovisa
Jan 22, 2018 7:54 pm

Tapware and toilets have been done! Very happy with my colour selections. The house looks light and bright which is what I wanted being a small house.

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valerie3e
Jan 22, 2018 7:49 pm
valerie3e

Cantseem to upload?

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lovisa
Jan 22, 2018 7:48 pm

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
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Really coming along nicely now. I'm looking at landscapers now. We have commenced growing some plants from seed. Been fairly successful at it so far. My partner wants a…

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icat2000
Jan 22, 2018 7:48 pm
icat2000

Our First Home - Ballarat - Entrance Hallway Lighting Inspo

Our First Home - Ballarat - Entrance Hallway Lighting Inspo
VIC
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I'm waiting to see if the price drops before making a decision. Also, had to pay the contribution levy to the Council they wanted $1150 before the issue a building…

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icat2000
Jan 22, 2018 7:39 pm
icat2000

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

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!
VIC
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Thanks Bank :D It's been a challenge and I have plans to redo a lot of the landscape once summer is over. Hehe, I found everything we tried to do was a nightmare, things…

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aloenyx
Jan 22, 2018 7:04 pm
aloenyx

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
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Update from the weekend is that Stage 3 will title in February, Stage 4 a couple of months after that... then, the big news, Stage 6 will follow Stage 4 ('only a small…

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blackdiamond
Jan 22, 2018 6:54 pm

KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block

KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Looking good there!! Had a phone survey today from M... 15/10 for our current and previous CSC, 0/10 for our first I've who's left. They asked me what they could do…

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Drew01
Jan 22, 2018 6:49 pm
Drew01

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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We wanted to get the doulton classique. But the developer had strict guidelines on that. So we couldn’t get that. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Jan 22, 2018 6:27 pm
Doulton777

Pods and steel completed today looking like we will be seeing a slab very soon!

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Homestead2017
Jan 22, 2018 5:56 pm
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sandeepdes
Jan 22, 2018 5:37 pm

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / SEQLD

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / SEQLD
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I promised myself i wasnt going to follow any more threads last year but the avoca is my favourite and theres not many of us who have built it. Looking forward to seeing…

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vonsta76
Jan 22, 2018 5:35 pm
vonsta76
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Homestead2017
Jan 22, 2018 5:22 pm

Choice Living WA

Choice Living WA
WA
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lucky u carolyn!i hope our aircon which should have been done a long time ago will be resolved as well!

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dacosta
Jan 22, 2018 4:41 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 446, 447, 448

Exactly, they used one tile on the other side, why not the same here? That would bug me also.

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ozmonkeyoy
Jan 22, 2018 4:16 pm
ozmonkeyoy

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

Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Welcome back everyone! No real news for our build, still waiting on the drawings to be done for the 2nd draft. Meanwhile... the next door neighbour has had their land…

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BrentandAllison
Jan 22, 2018 4:11 pm
BrentandAllison

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC
VIC
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No. Nothing has been conveyed yet. Can say January title is out of the picture.

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v1v3k
Jan 22, 2018 4:03 pm
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kaundish
Jan 22, 2018 4:02 pm

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home

Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home
NSW
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I have spoken with the construction team manager and our site cut is booked in for Monday next week! It's actually going to happen!!! It also turns out somehow that our…

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aphsta
Jan 22, 2018 3:57 pm

Building with Clarendon, Boston 36 at Kellyville

Building with Clarendon, Boston 36 at Kellyville

looking for Boston 34 in South west area ... Have you gone through tender & contract?

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nilej
Jan 22, 2018 3:40 pm

Visited the house again over the weekend. And sadly all doors were locked so couldn't get in. Had a good look through the windows and WOW!! So excited! Painting has…

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smithfamily
Jan 22, 2018 3:01 pm

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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Masterton Homes pricing has all changed now. It's called an Ultimate Inclusions Package so there are no base prices anymore and the Mansion package is incorporated into…

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Supercharged Synergy
Jan 22, 2018 2:33 pm

Wall hanging TV - Melbourne

Wall hanging TV - Melbourne
VIC

Hi Ezza, if you or hubby are quite handy it's really easy to do. Just need a stud finder, drill, and a few screws. Otherwise try airtasker Building the Votivo43…

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g33kerb0t
Jan 22, 2018 2:30 pm
g33kerb0t

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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It's one of the reasons we pursued with the formwrap, even after PD told us it was more expensive (which it isn't). I've had 2 pack painted cabinetry in the first house…

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lilbza
Jan 22, 2018 12:26 pm
lilbza

It’s really happening! Building our first custom dream home. https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?share_ ... are_type=t

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sparrowsnest
Jan 22, 2018 12:12 pm
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Marlbling
Jan 22, 2018 11:43 am

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)
WA
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Good that it didn't cost you any extra! I put an extra vent in the main bathroom but was thinking more for heating in the winter with two little kiddies... cost another…

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nicolac34
Jan 22, 2018 11:41 am
nicolac34
SejaeD
SejaeD
11 h

Building with Clarendon

Building with Clarendon
NSW

Standard aircon is appalling. The temperzone system they use is not up to Australian conditions. We are in an Oceanside and on days over 30 degrees it can not cool both…

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SejaeD
Jan 22, 2018 10:28 am

The drawings show it above the window frame Save

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blackcat20
Jan 22, 2018 9:47 am
blackcat20

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
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Thank you Gio! That is actually great to know because we’ve also decided to go plain profile for the galley to save some costs, and I was wracking my brains about what…

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aplaceforeverything
Jan 22, 2018 9:26 am

Floor coverings and getting an Occupancy certificate

Floor coverings and getting an Occupancy certificate

Typically the builder will give you an interim occupancy certificate, which will enable you to move in and inhabit the building. You can then get additional floor…

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joannapaulp
Jan 22, 2018 9:21 am

SJD Homes. Who's built with them.

SJD Homes. Who's built with them.
VIC
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Hi Guys, I recall there was a couple of good site supervisors at SJD The ones I read about were Andrew/Andy, Aaron, Paul and Shane - does anyone here have them as their…

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jazzaddict
Jan 22, 2018 9:20 am

Some pics of plaster. Can't believe how much bigger it makes the place look. Living/kitchen Hallway Cinema. Plaster is a different color in this room as it's…

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Christoshizz
Jan 22, 2018 8:41 am
Christoshizz

Building Bayside : Design Change...

Building Bayside : Design Change...
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Fantastic to hear that you’re up and running finallyGood luck

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Saint Girl
Jan 22, 2018 8:34 am
Saint Girl

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast
QLD
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Wow. A loo, pipes and meter. Moving along at good pace.

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icat2000
Jan 22, 2018 8:27 am
icat2000

Anyone have experience with Go Homes in WA?

Anyone have experience with Go Homes in WA?
WA

Hi b4tm4n, just wondering if you ended up building with Go Homes as we’re looking at building our home with them. Thanks ☺️

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Wouldntmindasammich
Jan 22, 2018 12:44 am


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