Building A New House
Home4EvaHow often do you visit your site?
We went most weekends (we lived 40kms away). Can't recommend it enough. I even took a slab down for the brickies once, turns out they were muslim and didn't drink...oops…
MelbournevicThings you forget - summary page 32
Thanks Cooky and Melos, we are having the Silestone and I believe this is Cosentino. I love the depth to be 1.5m as well, but will see in our studio appointment if…
Mec06Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
Thank you - it’s 7x4m - do you mean approval by our builder or council? The pool company applies to council and we just advised builder if where we wanted it and they…
Irish16Building with Ausbuild at Harrington Estate, Bridgeman Downs
Yes I think they’ve been quite quick and mostly did a good job. After painting you’re on the home stretch
MrsAJManhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast
Thanks. Fingers crossed everything goes smoothly 😊
KingTacoModified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane
Fairmont is a great design - we tossed up between it and the Madison. That's going to be one heck of a master! And the Hamptons is a really nice look. I'll be interested…
chrismjack2Don't build with Nu Trend Homes / Ultra Living Homes
I don't recommend building with this company at all. Peter Nastrom ripped us off by over promising and not delivering. As soon as it went pear shaped, his true colours…
GarethBCoral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD
All back at it this week, the break felt like forever but the plasterer was in last week doing the plaster. Officially hit lockup yesterday afternoon with the bricky…
pandibabiG Development in Bris - Form 21 04/12 awaiting handover
Yes! it was stressful and painful - we did flooring, paid removalists to move furniture and clean the old property. Due to the xmas shut down, I had to wait for my…
BuLeGas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?
Great info, thanks for the research and for sharing
alexp79Building a new home with Rammed Earth - Experiences
I guess this one will be helpful: http://www.yourhome.gov.au/materials/rammed-earth The main problems: 1) looks. Certainly not for everyone. 2) high thermal mass but…
KatrinaHStellabella's second build...Final floor plan, contract!
Did your house get completed Stellabella? Or did you get caught up in the mess?
brokenstickKDR + Building Urban Edge Andu 43
We officially got to lockup just before Christmas, but they have done work beyond that, ie have completed the internal plastering. Our contract has an end date of June so…
Musashi2000Breezeway House (was: New build.....starting at last!)
13 December 2018
Thanks for your extensive response, really appreciate it, we will be contacting Breezeway for sure! Hope you are enjoying your home. Cheers, K&D
WowBingoCoral Homes Modified Manhattan 23 in Brookhaven Estate
22 November 2018
Cool idea for colours Hope all goes well with the build
building bugBuilding a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane
22 November 2018
Thank you 😊 I can’t wait to get started
JodlaIs anyone building with PERRY HOMES in QLD or Northern NSW??
21 November 2018
My questions about perry homes are: does anyone know if this company build on a square meterage rate? If so what is it? Did anyone receive tenders with a certain price…
corySETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
19 November 2018
Are u happy with the polished concrete floor? High maintenance? We just paid a deposit with Valeco and an thinking abt polished concrete.
katsudon98Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build
15 November 2018
Land settled. DA lodge 13 November 2018. Final colour selection variation yet to come back. Been 2 weeks now. Now the fun begins... the waiting game
Mk88Has anyone built with JKW Constructions in Brisbane?
15 November 2018
Hey. I've just signed a contract with JKW! Here's the facts. They build such quality high end homes with the high end products etc on every build. Therefore no other…
Drew01Framing - Gap Between Slab Edge and Frame
14 November 2018
We have no gap, and the slab lines up perfectly. But our slab guys were meticulous with their measurements, as they had a couple of boxes of beer riding on it... That…
GrantFCAusbuild Finlay 36 - Handover completed!
9 November 2018
Thanks Paul, yeah it seemed like you were hectic and had your plate well full. I collected the ilights and controllers for garage and retic today ready for install next…
bestspecialsCoral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)
8 November 2018
Thanks, we are very happy with how the house turned out. We ended up with E soil and N3 wind rating, so our site costs were quite expensive. The breakdown is as follows…
kajidzzGJ Gardner Logan went busted - house finally finished.
4 November 2018
Sry for the late reply. I didnt get any insurance for the site - I took the risk and glad nothing happened. I had to rent a skip bin to put some rubbish in as city…
Melissa.prinslooanyone building in armstrong creek?
1 November 2018
Has anyone sold their land in Warralily? Apparently you need to get permission from the estate and pay a fee? Seems a bit ridiculous to me!
RhondaMcBuilding with Hotondo Homes Toowoomba - Final Quote concerns
1 November 2018
It kinda does. I'm starting to be more comfortable with the price. 480k includes fencing (9k) and turf (2k), 4 bedrooms, media, study, we made the kitchen quite large…