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melfordgurl
Apr 25, 2019 7:30 am

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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We live 5 mins away and I drive past each day as school drop off is 400m down the road. It has been handy to keep an eye on progress - especially when I got an email from…

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shokel1975
May 02, 2019 11:42 am
shokel1975

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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We are just about to start our 2nd build and are still referring back to this page, it's a goldmine! One little thing that is a big deal to me is the grout in the tiles.…

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jkelleher01
May 20, 2019 8:10 am

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Looks fantastic. What did you think about the finish of your floor tiles and the silicone around the skirtings. Did it look nice and neat?

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Mish018
May 22, 2019 10:56 pm

Got the keys today

Got the keys today
NSW

Is that a heated towel rack? How is it? We're getting one also but I've never seen one in action.

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Mudroom
May 22, 2019 9:42 pm

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast
QLD
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Thanks Srijit. We thought the same abt rhe house until we found these issues and more issues to be mentioned in forum.. I would totally recommend you to mention all the…

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MrsAJ
May 22, 2019 9:38 pm

Lilium Estate - Clyde - SE Melb

Lilium Estate - Clyde - SE Melb
VIC

Dale, Its kinda strange...we should form Lilium resident group again...

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Rushi
May 22, 2019 9:20 pm

Plantation or Metricon?

Plantation or Metricon?

Plantation have a 360 walkthrough of the Majestic 51, which may be helpful: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=DbVEy7hm8KF It isn't the 53, but Upper Kedron have the 48…

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TiredHalo
May 22, 2019 9:04 pm
TiredHalo

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA
SA
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Thanks Mehul and Tina. I did a few inquiries and they range from 700-1000+. We haven’t really allocated a budget for this as we didn’t know we need one. I will ring…

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Chico
May 22, 2019 7:59 pm

More tiling, started the walls in the ensuite. Kitchen cabinetry finished and scullery door installed Scullery skylight installed

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thme
May 22, 2019 7:25 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Ours just opens out not both ways.

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Corallake
May 22, 2019 7:17 pm
Corallake

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified
VIC
1, 2

there were a few issues which were rectified prior to pour As I was not an expert I got NHI to inspect. They were and are thorough with there lists. The last one I did was…

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stanus
May 22, 2019 6:49 pm
stanus

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Great progress! Can't wait to see the final product!!!

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dulie
May 22, 2019 5:52 pm
dulie
Bisc
Bisc
10 h

Site Cost

Site Cost

Hi does anyone know the site cost at Lollipop hill Estate, Manor lakes, mine is stage 168, I am planning to build a house , I met Metricon Sales Consultant, his Quotation…

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Bisc
May 22, 2019 4:58 pm

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
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Hi All, I am living at Willowdale since 7-8 months now. I also had same issue during construction stage. My builder asked me obtain updated certificate from independent…

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bucksaver
May 22, 2019 4:51 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
10 h

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 52, 53, 54

SCU (Sydney Credit Union) Prospective buyers in New Breeze/Parkside need to bargain aggressively and get a great deal..

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IamSAM
May 22, 2019 4:38 pm
IamSAM

11th May - Frame Done 22nd May - Roof and Gutters Completed and Window Frames going in, our front door was delivered and 90% of the Electrical wiring is also done.

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KariB
May 22, 2019 4:24 pm

House slab is exposed all along the sides. Is this right?

House slab is exposed all along the sides. Is this right?

Has the builder confirmed that no termite protection has been installed? Could you confirm the makeup of your dwelling? Brick veneer, double brick, combination over two…

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hoody_s13
May 22, 2019 2:10 pm

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Fixing stage

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Fixing stage
QLD
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Yeah they're overhang. The thought is maybe to get those soft close devices you can retrofit and do that after handover. We'll see. We don't have soft close at the moment…

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KingTaco
May 22, 2019 9:46 am
KingTaco
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Manj
May 22, 2019 8:44 am
Manj
Eden
Eden
Yesterday

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
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I like Majestic, could you please share your design with us. I have not seen Majestic display home.

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Eden
May 22, 2019 12:54 am

Hi Chris77, Thanks for taking an interest in our build. It's all coming along. Havn't been able to take many photo's of late - go to work it's dark, come home it's dark.…

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SuperSabre76
May 21, 2019 11:01 pm

What's happened since I last posted? It's been a while since I last updated this page but the house has nearly finished…

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Zanzibar_45
May 21, 2019 10:24 pm

Gutters, downpipes and fibre cement all up

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alt
May 21, 2019 10:03 pm
alt
HoneyDee
HoneyDee
Yesterday

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51
NSW
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PCI done today. Minor rectifications which will be done by end of the week. Most probably handover next week. Excited :-D but overwhelmed!!! So much left to do.....drive…

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HoneyDee
May 21, 2019 9:20 pm
HoneyDee
icheema
icheema
Yesterday

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs
VIC
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Thanks for the suggestion. Will do.

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icheema
May 21, 2019 8:51 pm
Fs22
Fs22
Yesterday

Anyone heard of/dealt with Transpire Constructions?

Anyone heard of/dealt with Transpire Constructions?
QLD

They are building my house on the Gold Coast.

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Fs22
May 21, 2019 3:58 pm
dulie
dulie
Yesterday

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique
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1. Base price is $435k, what you think what extra $$ if i upgrade like flooring, carpets, Kitchen,cooling…

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dulie
May 21, 2019 3:34 pm
dulie
Zorro6
Zorro6
Yesterday

Process of going to Fair Trading , and is it even worth it?

Process of going to Fair Trading , and is it even worth it?

I presume the grout defects have been rectified. If only you can notice the tile alignment I wouldn’t worry but you’d think that there would be a reason for the…

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Zorro6
May 21, 2019 3:33 pm
Monkey55
Monkey55
21 May

Two Wells Dechellis Build

Two Wells Dechellis Build
SA
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Once the landscaping is in, it will really pop. And if not, a coat of paint is an easy fix! I still freaking LOVE your front windows

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Monkey55
May 21, 2019 2:02 pm
NicolleAW
NicolleAW
21 May

Two Wells - Eden Estate

Two Wells - Eden Estate
SA

Hey hey, Soooo about the rain water tank... I'd say if you ever wanted to sell the house the tank would need to plumbed to the house. I don't think the council will come…

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NicolleAW
May 21, 2019 1:59 pm
ems
ems
21 May

Simonds QLD

Simonds QLD

Has anyone heard anything about QBCC suspending Simonds licence in QLD? My parents were thinking of building with them, now we're not too sure.

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ems
May 21, 2019 1:35 pm
viju_009
viju_009
21 May

Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build

Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build
QLD
1, 2

Thank you so much, that is very helpful to budget. May be I will have some more cushioning. All the best for your new home.

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viju_009
May 21, 2019 11:30 am

Custom builder Adelaide

Custom builder Adelaide

Looking for a good custom builder on a level land in klemzig. Any recommendations I was thinking chase crown and any experiences with them

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BROKEANDEXCITED
May 21, 2019 8:01 am

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
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Dont think ill need to get in there. Just running wires and installing fixtures.

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Bao Nguyen
May 20, 2019 10:34 pm

Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Thanks Wowbingo We are really hoping the entrance onto the living area with the stacker doors open to the bush-land backyard will have an impressive effect and take…

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Stephen and Jo
May 20, 2019 9:50 pm

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
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It certainly does! We have 2550 on both levels. Couldn’t do any higher as we had height restrictions for the roof height, set by council.

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shokel1975
May 20, 2019 8:03 pm
shokel1975

Brickwork is almost finished, just waiting for the scaffolding to be raised for some of the higher sections.

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amilelka
May 20, 2019 6:10 pm
Gerro
Gerro
20 May

McDonald Jones NSW electrical costs

McDonald Jones NSW electrical costs
NSW

We just got the keys to our MJH just before Christmas here in the Hunter Valley.. Electrical was the one area we pulled back on, we found the…

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Gerro
May 20, 2019 1:32 pm

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 35, 36, 37

Hi debdeb, We are slightly ahead of you, and have tender appointment soon. We were lucky to be able to choose between the old Lux package or the new custom collections.…

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Miss intensity
May 20, 2019 1:06 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
20 May

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in
NSW
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Corey Fox Landscaping. I reckon I be of the best in Sydney from his portfolio. All word of mouth and is booked up into 2020!

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MrsJM
May 20, 2019 12:13 pm
MrsJM
Brad_2477
Brad_2477
20 May

Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Rhani, Yay! I remember a sense of finally moving forward when we got our start date...... although it seemed to forever for it to arrive once it was allocated. The…

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Brad_2477
May 20, 2019 10:34 am

Eden Brae’s Sandringham38

Eden Brae’s Sandringham38
NSW

Ask them if they are or have built any that you can inspect. We are waiting to do this on another one do their homes that’s also not a display home. Nice facade btw.…

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KamadoJusto
May 20, 2019 9:17 am
Engineer
Engineer
20 May

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
VIC

Looks good - not sure how you get exactly the same reading on every pile at 4.0m as there will always be a bit of variation - but on the face of it - it looks good.

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Engineer
May 20, 2019 8:58 am
Engineer
KatDS
KatDS
20 May

Building Washington 26 with Wisdom Homes

Building Washington 26 with Wisdom Homes

Hi! Just wondering if anyone has undergone variation during construction stage with Wisdom Homes.. We would like to have a portion of our facade to be rendered (2…

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KatDS
May 20, 2019 8:47 am

Handover fail - what can I do

Handover fail - what can I do

I am pretty keen to see some more info on this as well. We are about to start our 2nd build, 1st time around I just wanted those keys in my hand and still have things…

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jkelleher01
May 20, 2019 8:35 am

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi I'm from stage 1 and our house is getting wired. We saw that the wires are not covered in conduits. Is that normal for residential houses? The wires in our apartment…

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zhanglynewpark
May 20, 2019 7:58 am
Mrs_W
Mrs_W
19 May

Parcel Mailbox options, what are you getting or have

Parcel Mailbox options, what are you getting or have
NSW

We’ve never had anything get wet. And apparently it will fit a case of beer. Have a look on their website - they have a video that shows all the features and pricing etc.

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Mrs_W
May 19, 2019 10:26 pm
catchganu
catchganu
19 May

Building a modified Coral Noosa 279 - We're In

Building a modified Coral Noosa 279 - We're In
NSW
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Thanks, I am putting down a deposit this week. So hopefully things will flow as promised and build can finish before Christmas

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catchganu
May 19, 2019 7:25 pm

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