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Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 7: Gutters, Fascia, Roof)

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 7: Gutters, Fascia, Roof)
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Nope! Just heard our roof won’t happen until next week, windows won’t be until the…

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StephLee
Feb 20, 2018 4:27 pm
StephLee

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: PCI March 8th

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: PCI March 8th
QLD
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Got all of our final handover info today from head office. Interesting point they make in the final payment documentation is that once the house reaches PCI it is not…

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Caydenn
Feb 20, 2018 4:23 pm
Caydenn
lovisa
lovisa
51 m

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Carpet + Touch Ups

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Carpet + Touch Ups
QLD
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Wow! We slso have pci monday but still work to complete! Still to do: Pavers finish tomorrow (Wednesday) Then garage door Flyscreens Cooktop(at h/o) Ac unit Hotwater…

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lovisa
Feb 20, 2018 3:49 pm

Thanks guys! Today we are wrapped! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87210

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Bridgetwitch
Feb 20, 2018 2:50 pm
Bridgetwitch

How long did your build take, and what time did they quote?

How long did your build take, and what time did they quote?
QLD
1, 2

Still waiting! no PCI yet up to week 50 we are hopeing that we get notification of PCI soon we were told it wouldn't be long but surprise nothing been done for the last 2…

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Ryan2007
Feb 20, 2018 2:14 pm
Ryan2007

Plasterboard is Up —-20-02-2018 Looking at Kitchen & Rumpus from Living Looking at Living / Dining area from Kitchen Rumpus - Next to kitchen Butler Pantry…

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vikushivu
Feb 20, 2018 1:21 pm

Tiler is absolutely smashing our tiles out! It’s a huge job! Painting is finished, just needs to come back for touch ups after pci Fitouts booked for 2 weeks…

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xjanex
Feb 20, 2018 12:55 pm
xjanex

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23
QLD
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Hey Tracey hows your beautiful home going? Just wanted to chk how your Rylee Roller blinds are? We are thinking of getting them and then googled and saw you have them? Did…

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BrownDog77
Feb 20, 2018 12:24 pm

CABINETS/TILES Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

CABINETS/TILES Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Actually, having said that... they may have just done a surface polish for our floors which the calculator says is $9152 (like.. $71.50/m2)

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staceyrussell
Feb 20, 2018 11:10 am
staceyrussell

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD
QLD
1 ... 18, 19, 20

I know exactly what you mean kiki, our paint is getting scratched and dented all over the house and chips are already starting to appear, not to mention tradies now…

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Caydenn
Feb 20, 2018 9:59 am
Caydenn

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 522, 523, 524

Ah ok Thanks. It seems like we're about to do the same thing as you. Our SC was only good when we first signed our prelim contracts. Did you go to Upper…

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Bridgetwitch
Feb 19, 2018 10:26 pm
Bridgetwitch

Anybody out there built with Future Urban Residential?

Anybody out there built with Future Urban Residential?
QLD

Kristers is my wife. She just posted before me without me knowing. We are trying to find anything on Future Urban. All I can say is it is not going to plan with our build.

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Sorrello
Feb 19, 2018 9:53 pm
sparrowsnest
sparrowsnest
18 February

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

I’m on my 6th and final night shift tonight so I haven’t made any decisions and I’ve barely seen my husband . I’ve got the next four days off so I plan…

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sparrowsnest
Feb 18, 2018 11:42 pm

Wow such a long time since my last post. We have been in our house since the end of October. We absolutely love it and the area. Packing and unpacking hasn't been much…

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GCGirl
Feb 17, 2018 9:10 pm
GCGirl

Thanks SDP I will from now on. They seem to have missed the pricing for the facades, it shows all options but no pricing. From what I can gather they will be rendering…

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SDP
Feb 17, 2018 8:39 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
17 February

Daydream 32 - Styling Ideas

Daydream 32 - Styling Ideas
QLD

A lot of white-on-white and neutrals going on there. Not a bad canvass, but needs some colour. I see you have a young kid (highchair), but a rug under the dining table and…

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arcadelt
Feb 17, 2018 11:13 am
daisy1989
daisy1989
17 February

Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

No we couldn’t afford those blocks lol. It’s in the lakeside release but just one of those small 375m2 ones. I compare the sales of the previous releases and was…

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daisy1989
Feb 17, 2018 9:24 am
sparrowsnest
sparrowsnest
17 February

Our First Dream Home Week 4 Waiting - G&P Builders

Our First Dream Home Week 4 Waiting - G&P Builders
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

I wanted to put artwork between the windows but they’re very close together as they are right now, closer than the plan. Maybe I’ll see if it’s an easy fix. Thank you.

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sparrowsnest
Feb 17, 2018 12:59 am
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BrentandAllison
Feb 16, 2018 12:28 pm
BrentandAllison
GreeneAH
GreeneAH
16 February

Modified Bahama 50

Modified Bahama 50
QLD
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Yes i can assist

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GreeneAH
Feb 16, 2018 9:38 am
GreeneAH
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
15 February

The epic home building race - HANDOVER FINALLY!!!

The epic home building race - HANDOVER FINALLY!!!
QLD
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Caught up on your thread only today! Congrats on the new bank being sorted out!! My gosh we have been busy! Yes, I was wondering which block it was, mostly hoping you…

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ruraldoc
Feb 15, 2018 11:39 pm
ruraldoc
gr8ly
gr8ly
14 February

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Thanks joggles :) the ensuite is the only room in the house which has a different feel about it (it's mostly black), so needed something to brighten it up.

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gr8ly
Feb 14, 2018 8:58 pm
gr8ly
Bridgetwitch
Bridgetwitch
14 February

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build
QLD
1 ... 8, 9, 10

It’s always hard to deal with a loss in the family - condolences. Your home looks lovely though... more pics please!! - B A vue of the pines on the…

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Bridgetwitch
Feb 14, 2018 2:20 pm
Bridgetwitch
K-Real
K-Real
14 February

Ausbuild Stretton Heights - First Home Build QLD

Ausbuild Stretton Heights - First Home Build QLD
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Congrats Mai Panda! I must move to QLD. You guys are treated like royals over there :))))

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K-Real
Feb 14, 2018 10:36 am
K-Real
Tribe7
Tribe7
14 February

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q1 Build - Sherwood, QLD

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q1 Build - Sherwood, QLD
QLD

Hey Httpants, Your build is moving along really well, great to see the old home will get a new lease of life too. What’s the plan for the internal and exterior…

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Tribe7
Feb 14, 2018 10:25 am
Tribe7
zacherine
zacherine
13 February

BOLD LIVING CALYPSO 189 - FIRST HOME - BRISBANE

BOLD LIVING CALYPSO 189 - FIRST HOME - BRISBANE
QLD

Hey Daisy - will follow along your build. We will probably start to compile a list of rectifications closer to the 6 month mark - we are otherwise doing pretty well in our…

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zacherine
Feb 13, 2018 12:47 pm
lovisa
lovisa
13 February

How often do you visit your site?

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

we go daily sometimes more times a day, we ended up going so much due to builders not keeping on track and work not being completed when they say it will / start when…

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lovisa
Feb 13, 2018 11:23 am
Tribe7
Tribe7
12 February

Brisbane Build with Dixon

Brisbane Build with Dixon
QLD
1, 2, 3

Hello Joggles, How is everything progressing? Agree completely about over thinking the colours I’m in that boat with my carpet. School has been fantastic and the…

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Tribe7
Feb 12, 2018 11:10 pm
Tribe7
thebuilderbob
thebuilderbob
12 February

Home Building Blogs

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

Hi Guys, I just wanted to chirp in here to let you know about our another blog that may be of interest, whilst not strictly home building they do…

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thebuilderbob
Feb 12, 2018 3:56 pm
sparrowsnest
sparrowsnest
12 February

Coral Daydream 32 Custom - First Home Build: Redbank Plains

Coral Daydream 32 Custom - First Home Build: Redbank Plains
QLD
1, 2

We were going through the admin phase with another builder but we needed to get a contract quickly otherwise we couldn’t settle on our land due to the way our loan was…

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sparrowsnest
Feb 12, 2018 12:17 pm
gr8ly
gr8ly
11 February

Slab down - takes up most of yard?

Slab down - takes up most of yard?
QLD

you would have gotten site plans with your house drawings right? 800sqm2 is a good size! you should definitely have a backyard for sure.

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gr8ly
Feb 11, 2018 6:10 pm
gr8ly
breebarter
breebarter
10 February

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks gr8ly, I’ll try and look into it further. I’m on the same page as you, considering it’s not even our land to touch. Our First Home - Building with Valeco…

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breebarter
Feb 10, 2018 11:11 pm
breebarter
daisy1989
daisy1989
10 February

First Home Buyer/Build - Bold Living

First Home Buyer/Build - Bold Living
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi zacherine. Found your topic and scrolled thru the whole 5 pages to see the pics. Your house looks great. We initially wanted to go with Sophia 22 as well but it…

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daisy1989
Feb 10, 2018 9:46 pm
julzz
julzz
10 February

Our Fairmont 34 by Clarendon in Brisbane

Our Fairmont 34 by Clarendon in Brisbane
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi Bowie, What a great house. We are just starting the selections for our Fairmont 38. Would love to ask a few questions; 1. How much did the rendering cost you? 2. The…

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julzz
Feb 10, 2018 4:53 pm
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bestspecials
Feb 08, 2018 9:08 pm
bestspecials
kishore
kishore
8 February

My new home in Capestone Mango Hill with Clarendon Wentworth

My new home in Capestone Mango Hill with Clarendon Wentworth
QLD
1, 2

My 2 cents. Sapphire and Diamond are not same. What you see here in pictures in PDF is not the only thing. You are talking about lot more things like bricks, mortor,…

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kishore
Feb 08, 2018 2:32 pm
dulie
dulie
5 February

Plantation Homes - Trinity Lux Q1 @ Thornlands

Plantation Homes - Trinity Lux Q1 @ Thornlands
QLD

After building with Metricon, I bet you're like us and see how much more is included standard with Plantation. Their standard inclusions are amazing!!!! Metricon have the…

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dulie
Feb 05, 2018 12:32 pm
dulie
Stacca
Stacca
4 February

Slab showing between front door and porch

Slab showing between front door and porch
QLD

Display homes are all rendered below the door.. Will make sure its fixed

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Stacca
Feb 04, 2018 1:16 pm
Stacca
allblaqk
allblaqk
3 February

Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie

Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Haha yeah I have some of those boxes from 5 years ago. I might get around to it this time! Glad to see you are all settled in. Love the fridge. It looks like a perfect fit

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allblaqk
Feb 03, 2018 12:10 am
allblaqk
shc
shc
2 February

Recommendation - Building Inspector Brisbane

Recommendation - Building Inspector Brisbane
QLD

Thank you Chrinee and allblaqk! Looks like they provide stage by stage inspection service too. I would like to get that if it is affordable for us.

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shc
Feb 02, 2018 1:43 pm
Tribe7
Tribe7
1 February

Coral Homes Longreach QLD

Coral Homes Longreach QLD
QLD

Hi MsMel, Great to see another QLD build, how is it all going? Looking forward to following along

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Tribe7
Feb 01, 2018 10:58 pm
Tribe7
Caydenn
Caydenn
1 February

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ - Week 7

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ - Week 7
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Fec, I just saw your posts on Instagram :O!!! I never realised how similar our house colours and internals were. Your house looks incredible, hope your handover went smoothly :)

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Caydenn
Feb 01, 2018 3:26 pm
Caydenn
arcadelt
arcadelt
31 January

Timber flooring and decking

Timber flooring and decking
QLD

You may have meant sealing or oiling: staining is adding a colour.

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arcadelt
Jan 31, 2018 7:27 am

Hello everyone, I've been lurking the forums for a few months now building up tips and absorbing your collective knowledge as we moved closer to getting our own little…

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Nublette
Jan 28, 2018 9:18 pm
Nublette
lilbza
lilbza
28 January

Building the Marriott 47 (Waldorf) by Porter Davis QLD

Building the Marriott 47 (Waldorf) by Porter Davis QLD
QLD

Thank you for that. The writing is a little blurry, but it's more the landscaping I was interested in, and this helps a lot.

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lilbza
Jan 28, 2018 4:24 pm
lilbza
breannareilly
breannareilly
21 January

Home designs including granny flats

Home designs including granny flats
QLD

Hey, Did you end up finding what you're after? I've been researching this recently too. The only ones that I've come across that seem pretty good are from Stroud Homes.…

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breannareilly
Jan 21, 2018 11:48 pm

North facade render: East facade (we are on a corner):

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alexessory
Jan 17, 2018 6:12 pm
Still Deciding
Still Deciding
16 January

DJ Roberts

DJ Roberts
QLD
1, 2

The following is my honest personal opinion based upon my recent experience. Just completed a build with DJ Roberts - whilst I would not say it was a build that took me…

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Still Deciding
Jan 16, 2018 4:49 pm
mrs.jessica
mrs.jessica
14 January

Our Build - Coral Homes Avoca 25 - Redcliffe

Our Build - Coral Homes Avoca 25 - Redcliffe
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi, I am looking at building the Avoca 25 at Beaudesert, and am curious as how much it cost to extend the laundry to end with the garage?

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mrs.jessica
Jan 14, 2018 7:43 pm


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