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Celebration Homes Build

Celebration Homes Build
WA
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thanks we've had pre start also but had some unexpected drafting issues so back to council. Sounds like you should be getting a slab soon :-)

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lad2018
Jul 16, 2018 5:07 pm

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA

Building again, Ben Trager homes WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Tinkster, I know you have build home few times now but worth having a read at my post on Cheers Prateek

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Prateek
Jul 16, 2018 3:47 pm

Domain by Plunkett

Domain by Plunkett
WA

Really good experience. If you can get Sumit as your Sales Representative, he is very helpful and go out of the way to support his clients. Feel free to contact me if you…

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Prateek
Jul 16, 2018 3:27 pm

new home with New Gen (summit) Piara Waters WA

new home with New Gen (summit) Piara Waters WA
WA

Good Choice. Piara Waters and Harrisdale are Perths most wanted suburb. Please read my post that talks about Tile selection viewtopic.php?f=31&t=92686 Good luck…

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Prateek
Jul 16, 2018 3:18 pm
atemby
atemby
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HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Ahhh im so jealous im still waiting for PCI date :(

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atemby
Jul 16, 2018 1:51 pm
atemby

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...

I love the dark brick with the wooden accents, they're both two things that we'd love to include. You've got such a great contrast between the light and the dark in…

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JenBarber
Jul 16, 2018 1:47 pm
JenBarber

Tile Selection for your House

Tile Selection for your House
WA

With variety of options available in the market, it’s a challenge to choose the right tile types of tiles for your new house or a renovation…

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Prateek
Jul 16, 2018 1:39 pm

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters
WA
1 ... 10, 11, 12

That’s frustrating for you Nicolac, I hope you get them by next Wednesday, hope it all gets sorted in time for the removalists!

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vanessah2015
Jul 12, 2018 8:48 pm
vanessah2015

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT

NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT
WA
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It’s looking really good! how exciting PCI won’t be too far away now 😁

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vanessah2015
Jul 12, 2018 8:42 pm
vanessah2015

Feature wall grouted Baths have arrived Painted has started on front exterior

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sparky_JsP
Jul 12, 2018 5:25 pm
sparky_JsP

We are looking at our fencing options for our new build in Perth. We have a corner block so we need roughly a 25m stretch of privacy fencing along the road facing side of…

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matt1927
Jul 11, 2018 10:49 am

Grey render coat applied upstairs and ceiling and cornices installed.

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Slugcatcher
Jul 11, 2018 10:11 am

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Thank you. I actually wanted just a standard colourbond gate but ended up with this one which I’m happy with. I had my security doors & gate installed by Beards…

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Summitlovin
Jul 07, 2018 1:23 pm
Choosy
Choosy
7 July

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Thanks, we cant wait either. Hopefully we will have the walls sealed this weekend.

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Choosy
Jul 07, 2018 12:06 am
Choosy
Pond
Pond
6 July

Exterior colours. Grey is the most confusing colour

Exterior colours. Grey is the most confusing colour
WA

we got few samples and painted on plywood to see the color scheme it was still difficult to decide. in the end we chose what we thought would be good. will see how things…

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Pond
Jul 06, 2018 12:12 pm
gr8ly
gr8ly
5 July

First Home - BOLD Portofino 229 - Brisbane

First Home - BOLD Portofino 229 - Brisbane
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

wow not too far away :) i would like to think we will be in by then too. But we shall see. Then we have the yards to do.. ugh! and furniture.

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gr8ly
Jul 05, 2018 6:56 pm
gr8ly

Looking forward to sharing our building journey with you all. We are building a custom design home with Summit Homes Group. Our pre start is booked for next Wednesday,…

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stilettos_and_bricks
Jul 04, 2018 11:58 pm
stilettos_and_bricks

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 51, 52, 53

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
periperi
periperi
4 July

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 30, 31, 32

We visit the site every day or two. It's worth asking your supervisor when various tradies will be scheduled to be there. I agree with the comment above that it's more…

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periperi
Jul 04, 2018 2:43 pm
periperi
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Kylielam
Jul 01, 2018 11:39 am

First Build with Easystart Homes - Perth

First Build with Easystart Homes - Perth
WA

Paving is now done and A/C installed. PCI booked for 9th July!

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Limit_Point
Jun 18, 2018 12:50 pm

Cost of site work (earthworks, retaining wall, levelling)

Cost of site work (earthworks, retaining wall, levelling)
WA
1, 2

AmitSi Welcome to the forum BTW, That price/build is over 5 years old? In a fast paced building environment it's probably doubled and unlikely to come down The question…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 18, 2018 7:07 am
StructuralBIMGuy
steel
steel
12 June

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park
WA

Coming to the pointy end of our prestart. Actual meeting will be tomorrow were we go through our selections and finish off the electrical. Most of what I mentioned already…

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steel
Jun 12, 2018 4:53 pm

Byford Build!

Byford Build!
WA
1, 2

Well done on seeing the positive! Things will get moving soon :)

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Summitlovin
Jun 02, 2018 3:16 pm

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
1 ... 13, 14, 15

That’s awesome to hear glad it’s sped up a little 😁 you must be super excited to get your keys!!

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vanessah2015
May 30, 2018 11:01 pm
vanessah2015
dan2090
dan2090
30 May

Jessies Build - Baldivis - New Generation - KEYS

Jessies Build - Baldivis - New Generation - KEYS
WA
1 ... 33, 34, 35

A few years down the track and looks this app does a bunch of Lifesize walkthrough stuff. Seems a bitt too good to be true, but its a free app and worth a play :)

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dan2090
May 30, 2018 2:08 pm

Please give some advice between these builders :)

Please give some advice between these builders :)
WA

I'm building with Summit. Admin process seemed lengthy but i think that is the same with most builders. It has been a pretty smooth build with anything picked up during…

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Summitlovin
May 28, 2018 7:50 pm
matt1927
matt1927
26 May

Pergolas

Pergolas
WA

Thanks for the reply. North is on the left of the drawing so sun will arrive on to the building for most of the day. We were thinking of an uncovered one. No solid…

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matt1927
May 26, 2018 9:19 am
fivespice
fivespice
23 May

First Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder

First Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder
WA
1, 2, 3

Hi all, just an update if anyone cares. I am in lock up stage and everything is progressing well, currently waiting for flooring which hopefully won't take much longer.…

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fivespice
May 23, 2018 1:20 pm
Gloria55
Gloria55
22 May

Home Building Blogs

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

Here is something a little different when it comes in kit form. can save you heap. http://homefab.com.au/

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Gloria55
May 22, 2018 3:16 pm

First Home Owner

First Home Owner
WA

Roastedpeanut Start with the base prices on 3 designs from 3 different Builders Then work on inclusions, promotions, Site costs and…

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 19, 2018 11:17 am
StructuralBIMGuy

MY Homes WA

MY Homes WA
WA

Hi nomisnagol welcome to the forum You may get a better response if you write the clauses up...

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 16, 2018 11:29 am
StructuralBIMGuy
jh7494648
jh7494648
14 May

Curtains or Roller Blinds for the house ?

Curtains or Roller Blinds for the house ?
WA
1, 2

I would suggest roller. It is modern when it comes design and easy to use.

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jh7494648
May 14, 2018 9:34 am
jh7494648
shazaw
shazaw
11 May

Doing it again

Doing it again
WA
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Thanks...Yes I'm loving big heart shaped leaves of cottonwood, very nice. :-D Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
May 11, 2018 10:19 pm

New build with Redink Madora Bay

New build with Redink Madora Bay
WA
1 ... 10, 11, 12

thanks for your really useful thread. ( I’m just starting the process).I have a few questions if you don’t mind, do you remember how much extra it was to have stone…

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Teaswizzler
May 11, 2018 3:49 am
Teaswizzler
CoxSix
CoxSix
7 May

Building with Ben Trager in Eglinton WA

Building with Ben Trager in Eglinton WA
WA

As we are building showcase spec it was included as per display. Not sure of the price difference sorry 😊 I love the look of the all white kitchens 😍

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CoxSix
May 07, 2018 4:49 pm
steel
steel
4 May

Building 2 storey with APG Homes in WA – Our build thread

Building 2 storey with APG Homes in WA – Our build thread
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

How much did your builder charge you to break into your bathroom glass with the wall?

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steel
May 04, 2018 9:20 am

Ross North, Dale Alcock and Atrium Homes - experiences on ea

Ross North, Dale Alcock and Atrium Homes - experiences on ea
WA

Shieldsy Couldn't agree more with communications and on site checking. Unfortunately Sales & Prestart Employees don't build homes that is left to Low cost/ rate…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 30, 2018 8:37 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Has anyone made a list of things to compare Builders?

Has anyone made a list of things to compare Builders?
WA

Hi wazza23 I suggest min 6+ builders the more builders the better the analysis/comparison It's not a document or checklist as such but a mathematical analysis app hth ...…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 29, 2018 10:08 am
StructuralBIMGuy
sparky_JsP
sparky_JsP
29 April

Portifino HGWA - Homegroup Karnup WA

Portifino HGWA - Homegroup Karnup WA
WA
1, 2

Hi JaNelly, Following along, nice spot Karnup! Pitty about the water tank location, but yes higher ceilings is a win!

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sparky_JsP
Apr 29, 2018 7:35 am
sparky_JsP
mrsdoe
mrsdoe
22 April

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Look how productive you’ve been Dave, the gardens both front and back are looking great. We’ve done part of our front landscaping (limestone retaining, garden edging,…

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mrsdoe
Apr 22, 2018 1:54 am
mrsdoe
atemby
atemby
20 April

Vision One Homes or Home Group WA

Vision One Homes or Home Group WA
WA

Homegroup have been amazing! so glad i went with them they've been spot on so far

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atemby
Apr 20, 2018 3:15 pm
atemby
ddarroch
ddarroch
20 April

House Plan Design -

House Plan Design -
WA

Cool. If the builder gets it right I'm sure you'll have a house which is much more comfortable, light & bright! Plus you'll have reduced bills for heating/cooling :)

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ddarroch
Apr 20, 2018 2:34 pm
ct-101
ct-101
18 April

101 residential building feedback

101 residential building feedback
WA

I honestly understand your thinking, I'd say the same thing if I didn't have the personal experience with this case. I feel like we're taking this thread away from…

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ct-101
Apr 18, 2018 7:14 pm
JS15
JS15
18 April

1st Build - New Choice Homes

1st Build - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Thanks, we're really happy with the finished product. Main colour is Dulux Bleaches Quarter

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JS15
Apr 18, 2018 10:51 am
jpmontoya
jpmontoya
17 April

WA Builders - trying to decide between several

WA Builders - trying to decide between several
WA

why is summit homes missing in that list ? I would advice you to seriously consider them

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jpmontoya
Apr 17, 2018 8:34 pm
jpmontoya

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)
WA
1 ... 15, 16, 17

We ordered it from Brosa. They're a furniture store in Melbourne, however they were offering free shipping over the boxing day sales so we jumped on it :)

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just_a_draftee
Apr 16, 2018 10:13 am
just_a_draftee

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