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Orpheus
Aug 21, 2017 8:31 am
Orpheus
ehhc
ehhc
21 m

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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Do you have eave vents on your plans? They help the whirly birds with airflow. On the plan they are marked EV with dotted line box under the eave. Ours aren't installed…

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ehhc
Aug 21, 2017 8:26 am
ehhc

First home, Coral Homes, Santorini 25mkII

First home, Coral Homes, Santorini 25mkII
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

It is looking fantastic!! We are around a week behind you and have an estimated handover date of the 20th Sep. Very exciting! Love your kitchen tap (we have the same but…

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Tamara1975
Aug 21, 2017 8:26 am

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 294, 295, 296

Thanks for the detailed response. I really appreciate your help. We are building in Melbourne and M have told us that wr have to go to Beaumont tiles. Not sure where the…

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excited_builders
Aug 21, 2017 8:26 am

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 765, 766, 767

We have just started. Retaining walls have gone in first prior to any slab work.

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brucefil2011
Aug 21, 2017 8:23 am

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
1 ... 258, 259, 260

Awesome, maybe you can take me shopping since you make great choices with your furnishings

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Orpheus
Aug 21, 2017 8:13 am
Orpheus
MrsJM
MrsJM
42 m

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 474, 475, 476

Anyone able to share photos of the joins in your kitchen bench? I'd like to compare what is reasonable in terms of colour match and the size of the join. Thank you

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MrsJM
Aug 21, 2017 8:05 am
MrsJM
Dani_J
Dani_J
47 m

Express Two Storey (Ventura Group) build in Hocking, WA

Express Two Storey (Ventura Group) build in Hocking, WA
WA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Wow. How handy are you?! That's going to look amazing when it's finished. Can't wait to see it. And how nice to give an old piece of furniture…

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Dani_J
Aug 21, 2017 8:00 am
MrsJM
MrsJM
51 m

Charlibear's Build - Week 31... Tiling & Painting

Charlibear's Build - Week 31... Tiling & Painting
NSW
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Great to see work on a Sunday. The tiles are looking beautiful and wowza- that timber screen!

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MrsJM
Aug 21, 2017 7:56 am
MrsJM
Mrs_W
Mrs_W
57 m

Building with Henley- Monaco Lux Q2- Customised

Building with Henley- Monaco Lux Q2- Customised
VIC
1, 2, 3

Very poor workmanship by all contractors. Good luck with your inspection. Let me know how it goes.

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Mrs_W
Aug 21, 2017 7:50 am

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?
NSW

Hi CleanupStack , Yes looks like we are all confused.There are a couple of reasons to be confused, hardly you find reviews about their products, Current running project…

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Letmein01
Aug 21, 2017 1:21 am

Doing it again

Doing it again
WA
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Sounds like you got a plan all worked out

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rosemi
Aug 21, 2017 12:24 am
rosemi

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Move in :DD

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Move in :DD
VIC
1 ... 108, 109, 110

I agree with bank - you have achieved a heck of a lot in just one weekend. You're very lucky that your parents have paid for your landscaping & are helping you get all the…

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rosemi
Aug 21, 2017 12:01 am
rosemi

Building with Dennis Family Homes

Building with Dennis Family Homes
VIC
1 ... 25, 26, 27

Welcome Mathjic! To recap, we are building the Macedon 313 in outer east Melbourne too! =D We signed up a year ago now and our initial house plan was rejected by council!…

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Lenz88
Aug 20, 2017 11:44 pm

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Frame Stage

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Frame Stage
VIC
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Wow!! Looks like a modern-day Parthenon! Very happy for you!!:-D

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ruraldoc
Aug 20, 2017 10:28 pm
ruraldoc

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD
QLD
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Photos will be done soon and Darwin was a sweat box - like walking into a sauna every time you go outside

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em-n-craig
Aug 20, 2017 10:18 pm

Our Henley Palace Q1

Our Henley Palace Q1
VIC

So it's been a few months and we have been very busy! Tender and contracts are long signed and sorted, we applied for our loan and first home owner grant and everything…

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kkphilly93
Aug 20, 2017 10:17 pm
kkphilly93

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

House is looking great, we went with silver range carpet and upgraded underlay, feels soooooo nice to walk on

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em-n-craig
Aug 20, 2017 10:16 pm

This Wednesday we have our Studio M colour appointment, so we finally looked at some bricks in preparation this weekend as that is one of the big things we haven't thought…

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Cellaraso
Aug 20, 2017 10:03 pm

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 57, 58, 59

We finally have our dates. 18th of sept for colour and 2nd oct for tender. Im really hoping for a cancellation though as our block is ready and raring to go hehe. Fingers…

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geminithinker
Aug 20, 2017 9:37 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 350, 351, 352

Hi VandM, Thanks for the detailed response Congratulations on your house. This pic also looks great :) Thanks for the details. Especially you have pointed to the cladding…

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spk_homebuild
Aug 20, 2017 9:35 pm
spk_homebuild

First home, house plan. What do you think? Awkward block sha

First home, house plan. What do you think? Awkward block sha

Thanks Joe :). They will be permanent and they asked for the bath to be removed as they dont use them and helps us have a larger shower. We are pretty happy with the plan.…

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Skippy_jc
Aug 20, 2017 9:30 pm
Waigo
Waigo
11 h

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2
NSW
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Okay thanks they look really nice. We have chosen PGH Concord bricks for our new build.

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Waigo
Aug 20, 2017 9:25 pm
Waigo
Coolc
Coolc
12 h

Anyone build with Carlisle easy living ?

Anyone build with Carlisle easy living ?
VIC

Anyone build with Carlisle easyliving ? Would like to know the experience and share thoughts tips with you guys as we are planning to go with them.

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Coolc
Aug 20, 2017 8:59 pm

My little abode - Custom Blueprint Build

My little abode - Custom Blueprint Build
WA

I second that. Also try and get eves over the kitchen window it will stop the rain and heat in summer

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jpmontoya
Aug 20, 2017 8:57 pm
jpmontoya

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
1 ... 41, 42, 43

Yes me too. Although I'm hoping it won't be that long away. But being so complex I think it will be. There was 8 guys working on the slab yesterday. We just happened…

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Doulton777
Aug 20, 2017 8:51 pm
Doulton777

Looking good Rox82! Love the window splashback in the kitchen. Your bathroom is really lovely. Classic and timeless selections. Love the marble penny rounds in the…

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MartinsHarmony
Aug 20, 2017 8:42 pm
MartinsHarmony

I swung past on the weekend to look around on-site. Can't believe how thick the steel is. I can kinda start to visualise the space in the living room. They still…

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Christoshizz
Aug 20, 2017 8:42 pm
Christoshizz

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
1 ... 75, 76, 77

Can you tell us anything on price yet? For the wardrobes at least In your room? viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Aug 20, 2017 8:33 pm
Doulton777
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Rheezy
Aug 20, 2017 8:26 pm

Coral Homes Avoca 25 in Gainsborough Greens

Coral Homes Avoca 25 in Gainsborough Greens
QLD
1 ... 56, 57, 58

I my gosh I am not a dog person we have our dog and she's the only one I love but your beautiful baby melts me Coral homes Modified Stradbroke 31 weeks and WE…

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Milestone
Aug 20, 2017 7:53 pm
Milestone

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread
VIC
1 ... 359, 360, 361

How's everyone's build going? We are in the 9th month of our build (one month over contract end date) with the handover at least a month away. I am going to Issue…

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skycloud
Aug 20, 2017 7:48 pm

Ok this is a shot of the backyard that is getting gorgeous stinky topsoil spread tomorrow waiting for grass and I have to stop shopping for pillows they are consuming me…

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Milestone
Aug 20, 2017 7:38 pm
Milestone

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 882, 883, 884

Has anyone had any issues with a private inspector getting access once the house is at lock up?

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Gambit79
Aug 20, 2017 7:33 pm
Tribe7
Tribe7
13 h

Custom small lot - Brisbane. Finished pics on page 18...

Custom small lot - Brisbane. Finished pics on page 18...
QLD
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Yes please Travis, would love to see some new build pics. Did you use the same builder?

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Tribe7
Aug 20, 2017 7:24 pm
Tribe7

Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

So yay, I'm in! I hope this week to finally have time to take some pictures and update the thread. Last week was a total write-off with moving and then cleaning the old…

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scubabe
Aug 20, 2017 7:23 pm
scubabe

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1, 2, 3

Just pass macdonald road, bardia and I saw a signed stated "change traffic condition from 5/9/17". It looks like the new macdonald road open on that day and the old…

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wentworth33
Aug 20, 2017 6:49 pm

Our Metricon Liberty 45 (Verve) Sydney

Our Metricon Liberty 45 (Verve) Sydney
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Great progress Sophie, hope the momentum continues Metricon Liberty 45, Ryde NSW http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=82846

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Quirmeball1280
Aug 20, 2017 6:29 pm
Quirmeball1280
ehhc
ehhc
14 h

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Yeah there are tiles under the cabinet but not behind it. They left almost 2 boxes of the laundry tile for us :)

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ehhc
Aug 20, 2017 6:21 pm
ehhc

Valeco Homes

Valeco Homes
QLD
1, 2, 3

No not yet, they will prob start in the next month or 2. Out of the 90ish blocks in our release, we are the 4th to star

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bananarama
Aug 20, 2017 6:21 pm
gr8ly
gr8ly
14 h

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD

you're right bananarama, although i don't think we added a drain to laundry. I wanted to, but did a poll with my friends and co-workers and most said they have never…

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gr8ly
Aug 20, 2017 6:17 pm
gr8ly

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Everything looks great! The lock is such a good idea and i like how the numbers disappear so its just black👌 Your stacker doors look awesome too - the white is lovely!

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Dylandbrooke
Aug 20, 2017 5:21 pm
Dylandbrooke

Building my first home need some advise please

Building my first home need some advise please

Just from the point of resale. It depends on whether the house is your forever house. You have to ask them what they mean by exclusions. And ask them about the driveway…

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icat2000
Aug 20, 2017 5:14 pm
icat2000

Photo of Stage 2 as of yesterday. Kind Regards, Bruce "Building an Eden Brae Waldorf 50 in North Kellyville" Blog: http://waldorf50.blogspot.com.au A Mobile…

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wongbruce
Aug 20, 2017 5:01 pm

Perry Homes NSW. Good or Bad?

Perry Homes NSW. Good or Bad?
NSW

This may be too late for you ( I only recently discovered this web site and am absolutely loving the honesty and ideas people have!) We have been in negotiations for…

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Mum to 3Ms
Aug 20, 2017 4:40 pm

Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38

Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

oh a circular driveway with 2 crossovers would be nice. I would love one. I remember reading the crossover permit info and there was no way we could have one. Too…

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Bri1234
Aug 20, 2017 3:09 pm
Bri1234

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Firsttime - we got lunch and coffee at our colour appointment - had others watching and wondering why we were being fed and watered, so to speak and they weren't. I think…

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Rachael13
Aug 20, 2017 2:42 pm
Rachael13

Some more pics

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NthHome
Aug 20, 2017 2:15 pm

Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Oh yay!! The day has finally arrived for you. Word of warning, when it says fix little green stickers around the place in the report, be very specific on the location in…

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1sttimer_stoneridge
Aug 20, 2017 2:07 pm
1sttimer_stoneridge

Our Better Built Homes Journey

Our Better Built Homes Journey
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Awesome news Annu. There will be times where it looks like nothing is happening but with BBH they really are working behind the scenes to make things happen. We are very…

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krusade25
Aug 20, 2017 1:50 pm


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