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Entilzha
Entilzha
Yesterday

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod
SA
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Possibly but will then be moving into a house with flooring etc still to do so will have a lot of fun chasing my own trades for work etc.

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Entilzha
Jan 20, 2018 11:06 pm
lovisa
lovisa
Yesterday

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Waterproofing is 48 hours to cure :) Not sure what’s happening with bath ir where it is. Thought plumbers will bring it but dont know now... Eave sheets not delivered yet…

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lovisa
Jan 20, 2018 2:06 pm
dulie
dulie
19 January

Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Congrats!!! Glad to see a smooth handover =)

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dulie
Jan 19, 2018 11:53 am
dulie
eliszia
eliszia
19 January

Project Sicily / Building in Springlake Mt Barker SA

Project Sicily / Building in Springlake Mt Barker SA
SA
1, 2

Progress! And quickly too. In no time you will be moving in! I realised today I can see your house from my back yard :p Metricon Glendale 34 Modified

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eliszia
Jan 19, 2018 8:44 am

Fairmont Homes - Custom build

Fairmont Homes - Custom build
SA

I’m building with Fairmont aswell I’m at the framing stage and just updated my post with a photo of the gutters and fascias installed from yesterday. Our contract…

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DanTheUpholsterer
Jan 17, 2018 9:18 am
Entilzha
Entilzha
16 January

KDR - custom home in Clearview, SA with ADH

KDR - custom home in Clearview, SA with ADH
SA
1 ... 7, 8, 9

not long then have sapn given a date for removal?

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Entilzha
Jan 16, 2018 11:11 pm
kidu13
kidu13
16 January

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 29, 30, 31

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
lovisa
lovisa
16 January

New Home Questions

New Home Questions
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

End , but if not valuated yet for loan you might need to pay in $$ for the short fall if what you add doesn’t put up the value / if it goes iver standard valuation vslue for area

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lovisa
Jan 16, 2018 1:15 pm
Entilzha
Entilzha
11 January

Statesman, Greenock MKII

Statesman, Greenock MKII
SA
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Hows the post handover work going

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Entilzha
Jan 11, 2018 3:10 pm

House Demolition Adelaide

House Demolition Adelaide
SA

We demolished our house in september last year We had planned it long in advance and booked in february The company was back logged only 6 weeks. we called them about 4…

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DanTheUpholsterer
Jan 11, 2018 2:10 pm
DesNico
DesNico
10 January

Reviews of Rossdale & Dechelles Homes in Adelaide

Reviews of Rossdale & Dechelles Homes in Adelaide
SA

Hello everyone, Just wondering if anyone has recently built with either Rossdale or Dechelles and if you could share your experience with them, good & bad. We are about…

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DesNico
Jan 10, 2018 10:22 pm
j0j0chris
j0j0chris
7 January

Property law help please!

Property law help please!
SA

The deal is actually not quite done as the people that bought the land told us it settles in a couple of weeks. I have spoken briefly with a lawyer, and am waiting on a…

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j0j0chris
Jan 07, 2018 5:22 pm
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
30 December 2017

New build - Weeks Building Group SA

New build - Weeks Building Group SA
SA

No I don’t think so but will ask them & let you know

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BrownDog77
Dec 30, 2017 2:11 pm
stanus
stanus
29 December 2017

Bordeaux 45 Build Metricon

Bordeaux 45 Build Metricon
SA

Hello And welcome to homeone. Last I heard the Bordeaux 58 was about 630k. Base price. That was a year ago. The 45 might be 40/50k less but might be a good thing to…

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stanus
Dec 29, 2017 9:16 pm
stanus
Annd6632
Annd6632
27 December 2017

New Build, Seaford Meadows, Hickinbotham

New Build, Seaford Meadows, Hickinbotham
SA

Love that house design and Is currently on our short list. Are you happy with the size of the living, dining and kitchen?worried about the kitchen being a tad small? But…

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Annd6632
Dec 27, 2017 7:25 pm

We've finally (after about 5 quotes) decided upon a pergola provider. We've confirmed a quote and got a beautiful design from Homestyle Living Outdoors from up on North…

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JM1911A1
Dec 22, 2017 2:00 pm
JM1911A1
claire91
claire91
19 December 2017

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 74, 75, 76

Hi everyone! www.thefirstbuild.com - Granvue Homes Viridian- covers the build process and our first home buyer/builder journey in Beverage, Melbourne :) Happy reading!

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claire91
Dec 19, 2017 5:06 pm
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dulie
Dec 12, 2017 2:41 pm
dulie
AdelaideHills
AdelaideHills
4 December 2017

New Build - Weeks Building Group - Balhannah SA

New Build - Weeks Building Group - Balhannah SA
SA

Update: Windows and Stacker Doors in Couple of issues: 1. Asked for ugly etched safety 0000 ring marker things on Stacker Doors to be replaced by stickers so we could…

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AdelaideHills
Dec 04, 2017 10:59 am
EmBella
EmBella
29 November 2017

Fairmont Homes - Flagstaff Hill SA

Fairmont Homes - Flagstaff Hill SA
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Congratulations!!! Enjoy settling into your new home :D

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EmBella
Nov 29, 2017 1:46 pm
smithfamily
smithfamily
24 November 2017

Building first house - need advice on builder

Building first house - need advice on builder
SA

Hi Trent, When deciding who we would build with, we researched many forums, reviews etc and found that if we based our decision on the information we read, we wouldn't…

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smithfamily
Nov 24, 2017 3:18 pm
Sgreenham
Sgreenham
22 November 2017

Building Weeks & Macklin Ashdale in Western Adelaide

Building Weeks & Macklin Ashdale in Western Adelaide
SA

Just completed my second build with Weeks and Macklin.. The first (2013) went well, agent was excellent, supervisor fantastic, 20 week build time, quality installs however…

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Sgreenham
Nov 22, 2017 11:28 am
Joshwaan2k
Joshwaan2k
19 November 2017

Simonds Prague Modified SA

Simonds Prague Modified SA
SA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hows the place going?

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Joshwaan2k
Nov 19, 2017 3:15 pm
Amymay
Amymay
13 November 2017

SA Distinctive homes?

SA Distinctive homes?
SA

Over charged us 20,000$ in our footings.... Then tried to tell us if another builder didnt charge us $48,000 in footings they will sting us throughout the build. We are…

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Amymay
Nov 13, 2017 6:50 pm
Joker
Joker
13 November 2017

Who is the Best SA builder for inclusions / appliances

Who is the Best SA builder for inclusions / appliances
SA

Be careful that inclusions make you forget about the number one most important thing by a mile, the quality of the build, it's this area that when wrong, can ruin your…

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Joker
Nov 13, 2017 8:47 am
speedyjonzalas
speedyjonzalas
10 November 2017

Green Homes Australia

Green Homes Australia
SA

Hi everyone We are loooking at building a home in SA and are heading towards going with either Gardner, or Coral. However we have been looking at Green Homes Australia…

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speedyjonzalas
Nov 10, 2017 7:24 pm
Amymay
Amymay
3 November 2017

Fairmont Homes Custom Build Myponga, SA

Fairmont Homes Custom Build Myponga, SA
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Hellooo much update on the house?? I have my finger crossed for before xmas just wanted to see if youve had any update on handover date ? 😀😀

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Amymay
Nov 03, 2017 1:07 pm
nicoledee
nicoledee
2 November 2017

Statesman Felixstow Alfresco build in Two Wells, SA

Statesman Felixstow Alfresco build in Two Wells, SA
SA
1, 2, 3

Oh my God guys I have been soooo busy I've totally forgotten to update!! We handed over on 21st of October and it's amazing. Very little defects to be fixed up. Super…

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nicoledee
Nov 02, 2017 11:07 am
alysanne
alysanne
1 November 2017

Modified Carrington with Statesman Homes S.A [first home].

Modified Carrington with Statesman Homes S.A [first home].
SA
1, 2, 3

ckfd Good, thanks for asking! I got my keys last Friday (about 1.5 weeks after pre handover). Still have some work to complete from other contractors before I move in…

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alysanne
Nov 01, 2017 10:18 pm
Ckfd
Ckfd
24 October 2017

Building Modified Statesman Ashville

Building Modified Statesman Ashville
SA
1, 2, 3

alysanne sorry for taking so long to get back to you. We got our keys at the same time as pre handover. Our bank paid the final payment 2 weeks early accidentally so they…

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Ckfd
Oct 24, 2017 8:23 am
Ckfd
Tracyt
Tracyt
21 October 2017

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 50, 51, 52

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
brokenstick
brokenstick
19 October 2017

Ceiling Height cost on 2.4M to 2.7M

Ceiling Height cost on 2.4M to 2.7M
SA

This may be because you are going 2 increments, from 2.2 to 2.5 to 2.74 (they seem to charge for each increment). Our ground we are looking at comes with 2.55 which we…

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brokenstick
Oct 19, 2017 8:50 am
rk72
rk72
17 October 2017

Building first home!

Building first home!
SA

Purchased land this year, hoping to build by the end of 2018. Already picked builder as family are bricklayers, etc. Am just interested in what everyone else's experiences…

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rk72
Oct 17, 2017 8:04 pm
lovisa
lovisa
17 October 2017

Hickinbotham build adelaide

Hickinbotham build adelaide
SA
1, 2

Our soil removal is $750 under quoted amount (for scrape snd trenches ) was told can go up if more soil needs to be removed like for i think site cleanup and paving.

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lovisa
Oct 17, 2017 4:54 pm

Our main floor tiles

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craigo
Oct 11, 2017 10:11 am
craigo
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
10 October 2017

No siteworks 6 weeks after OK to start

No siteworks 6 weeks after OK to start
SA

Entilzha Check your Geotech report and engineering Drawings/Notes as to what is required They should be with your contract documents or you can ask you council building…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 10, 2017 9:20 am
StructuralBIMGuy
MJT
MJT
8 October 2017

Fairmont Homes Consultant Adelaide

Fairmont Homes Consultant Adelaide
SA

We dealt with Jeff and he was wonderful

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MJT
Oct 08, 2017 9:16 pm
Sarah159
Sarah159
6 October 2017

Mount Barker Thread

Mount Barker Thread
SA
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Yeh i think they say 12 weeks just to cover themselves, havent heard of it ever taking that long

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Sarah159
Oct 06, 2017 5:32 pm
DRT
DRT
6 October 2017

Our Glendale 39 - Metricon (Blackwood Park, SA)

Our Glendale 39 - Metricon (Blackwood Park, SA)
SA
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Hi tungfai How is everything going on with you build. I am also building Glendale 41 with como facade in Sydney. Would love to see some completed pictures. Also what…

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DRT
Oct 06, 2017 9:38 am
Sarah159
Sarah159
5 October 2017

Tomcats build in mount barker

Tomcats build in mount barker
SA

Floor plan looks great! We had a look at Newenham and its lovely, im sure you wont regret that decision. I need to get some retaining quotes also, it is so ridiculously…

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Sarah159
Oct 05, 2017 7:27 pm
hillbuilder
hillbuilder
3 October 2017

New Building Seaford Meadows SA

New Building Seaford Meadows SA
SA
1 ... 23, 24, 25

It is frustrating. The world would be a better place if a lot more people did their jobs properly!! There is no excuse for lack of communication or response, but it seems…

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hillbuilder
Oct 03, 2017 1:13 pm
DanTheUpholsterer
DanTheUpholsterer
24 September 2017

KDR with Fairmont Homes

KDR with Fairmont Homes
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Very nice What colour have you used on the walls ? Did you make your entry way narrower ? Our design we have 2 full size doors... is that front door a double wide door…

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DanTheUpholsterer
Sep 24, 2017 10:52 pm
MayaK
MayaK
24 September 2017

Regent Homes Adelaide

Regent Homes Adelaide
SA

We recently built with them completed in end July 2016 (Henley Beach South) and have been living in the new house just a little over a year now. Our house is currently…

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MayaK
Sep 24, 2017 2:53 pm
Rico--
Rico--
17 September 2017

Beechwood Adelaide - any information much appreciated

Beechwood Adelaide - any information much appreciated
SA

Did you find any more useful information on Beechwood, and who did you end up selecting for your build?

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Rico--
Sep 17, 2017 11:20 am


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