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Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
24 November

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Our advice would be to visit as much as possible. Although most site supervisors don't allow access unless they are present for insurance reasons, there is no harm popping…

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Houspect NSW
Nov 24, 2017 10:18 pm
Houspect NSW
Tracyt
Tracyt
21 October

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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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

East Village Leppington

East Village Leppington
NSW

And that's very frustrating as they always gives dates which will eventually get moved again to the next month and so on. We should be pushing this developer to…

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lifehouse28
Dec 18, 2017 5:56 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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They'll do that to you - Our SS constantly changed his stories throughout the whole process so i started writing motes each time i spoke to him to make sure i had…

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bumblebee1985
Dec 18, 2017 5:46 pm
lovisa
lovisa
23 m

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
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Me too but on their schedule from opening they need to work during closer too! Cause we got tilling and painting in the opening week!

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lovisa
Dec 18, 2017 5:36 pm

Just been on site...they've now attempted to acid wash the acid burn...the result? Larger area affected...

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bumblebee1985
Dec 18, 2017 5:32 pm
ehhc
ehhc
32 m

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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Hi Bec! I'll respond later with more input. But omg the mimosa is beautiful. Would have gone with that if only we could add an extra bedroom and still get it to fit onto…

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ehhc
Dec 18, 2017 5:27 pm
ehhc
Manj
Manj
47 m

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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Hi Guys another question for your assistance, so today we got an electrical pit setup.. does United energy disconnect my overhead power - we are still living in the…

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Manj
Dec 18, 2017 5:12 pm
Manj
baronx
baronx
55 m

Henley Reserve - Cullen 45 .. Build Cancelled !

Henley Reserve - Cullen 45 .. Build Cancelled !
VIC
1, 2, 3

Just a quick update.. after multiple emails to the admin, we finally got a reply and to my surprise they have extended the 'pricing matrix' by just a month! From there on,…

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baronx
Dec 18, 2017 5:04 pm
baronx

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - BRICKING

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - BRICKING
VIC
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Quick visit this afternoon. The brickie had been again today but couldn't see is progress as he's working around the left side. Noticed that the over hang fix had been…

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Bri1234
Dec 18, 2017 4:56 pm
Bri1234

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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We should have been at site this week (loan and planning were approved a month ago) but we are still waiting. Our BC sent through the Building Variation for us to sign…

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inexp_user
Dec 18, 2017 4:33 pm
inexp_user

Daydream 30 No more sunburn. We got a hat!

Daydream 30 No more sunburn. We got a hat!
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

How frustrating to see a week wasted.... progress is coming along well don't let the 1 week put you off too much :)

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Caydenn
Dec 18, 2017 4:26 pm
Caydenn

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod
SA
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what the hell? that is really bad damage

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Nawsome
Dec 18, 2017 4:26 pm
Nawsome

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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productreview is one of the main places people go to read builder reviews other than on here.

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mrbiggens
Dec 18, 2017 4:25 pm

JG King modified Heywood - Handover!

JG King modified Heywood - Handover!
VIC
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And your facade looks fantastic by the way. If only we had the extra cashola for a nice street appeal! Aaahhhh just gorgeous

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yarraland
Dec 18, 2017 3:57 pm
yarraland

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
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M are very reluctant to rebate stacker doors in Vic. I had to ask my CSC three times and only when I gave them a contract entry for rebated stacker rails (from a helpful…

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stanus
Dec 18, 2017 3:49 pm
stanus

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Renman, the house is looking like a palace. I see that there is a little boom in your suburb for KDR's. From the pics I can see I can see a few mansard roofs and new…

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stanus
Dec 18, 2017 3:40 pm
stanus

Anyone building with Metricon have this put up on their fenc

Anyone building with Metricon have this put up on their fenc
VIC

could receive up to $5000 reward* A lot of could and up to in that statement, with Metricon I doubt it'll be anything and wonder what their…

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rum_home
Dec 18, 2017 3:39 pm
rum_home

Has anyone who has a completed home noticed water pooling in their alfresco on the slab at the entry ways when they either hose down or when it rains? I was hosing mine…

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bugbos
Dec 18, 2017 2:08 pm

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
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Hi All They have put up the street lights on Avisha Way. Progress.

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puppy33
Dec 18, 2017 2:07 pm
J278
J278
4 h

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Surely too wet today. Spose I’m not too fussed, just don’t want delays next year because things have been stolen over the NY break.

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J278
Dec 18, 2017 1:51 pm
J278
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J278
Dec 18, 2017 1:49 pm
J278

Building in the Central West, NSW

Building in the Central West, NSW

Anyone here building out in the Central West of NSW? We're looking to build out near Orange and have found most of the Sydney mass home builders won't go out that far.…

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JenBarber
Dec 18, 2017 1:38 pm

Ausbuild Stretton Heights - First Home Build QLD

Ausbuild Stretton Heights - First Home Build QLD
QLD
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One of our neighbours that 3 houses up from us had their rangehood stolen during their build but nothing was broken, as far as I know no other houses in the estate had…

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Mai Panda
Dec 18, 2017 1:34 pm

Building the Spotswood 284 by Burbank

Building the Spotswood 284 by Burbank
VIC

So it seems Burbank are digging in their heels. We have been told that we can no longer get the Big Deal promotion we signed up with (pay $40k and get $85k in upgrades),…

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First_Timer_Ray
Dec 18, 2017 1:27 pm
First_Timer_Ray

Vision One Homes or Home Group WA

Vision One Homes or Home Group WA
WA

stay away from both of them, search on facebook for a shon*y builders group you will get more details

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jpmontoya
Dec 18, 2017 12:30 pm
jpmontoya

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)
NSW
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It has 3 layers/coats of polyurethane. It’s extremely hard wearing and is a commercial application. The pic you posted looks like an oil based product. Looks great…

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nomnomnom
Dec 18, 2017 12:22 pm
nomnomnom

Building with Clarendon, Boston 36 at Kellyville

Building with Clarendon, Boston 36 at Kellyville

Hi, We are thinking of building the Boston 36 with the optional rumpus and alfresco. Is anyone planning to build the boston in the area? I would love to have a discussion…

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rasathy
Dec 18, 2017 12:15 pm

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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I get weekly phone updates from the SM but attend site at every major stages. So all up about 10+/- times during the build. My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45…

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Renman
Dec 18, 2017 12:11 pm
Renman

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 432, 433, 434

That's a good point! It does look pretty, but i know it's not very practical - especially in summer! Wow, 35 weeks! Wishing you all the best and hope it all goes well!…

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ASJ1981
Dec 18, 2017 11:53 am
ASJ1981

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread
VIC
1 ... 360, 361, 362

Following links tells the story - which shows the mess up CH has done to our building.

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dbat03
Dec 18, 2017 11:38 am
dbat03

Metricon Bentleigh 38 - Wollert VIC

Metricon Bentleigh 38 - Wollert VIC
VIC
1, 2

Received reply from them regarding this, and they say they don't use the Nathers rating, but Verification Method which is a combination of the Nathers & Deemed to Satisfy…

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rum_home
Dec 18, 2017 10:38 am
rum_home

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Week 8 Bricks & Plaster

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Week 8 Bricks & Plaster
QLD
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Photos to come later tonight, all of the plasterboard is pretty much up now with a few more walls to be done, I think this will all be finished up today. Bricks have been…

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Caydenn
Dec 18, 2017 9:59 am
Caydenn

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Thank you! They are PGH bricks and colour is called Bamboo, i am surprised at how much i love them

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kikihome
Dec 18, 2017 9:34 am
kikihome

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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Wasn't expecting anyone to turn up to do any work for late last week. Rubbish from the front got cleared last Friday and tilers were there on Saturday ....not complete but…

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shazaw
Dec 18, 2017 8:55 am

Journey with Mimosa Homes VIC

Journey with Mimosa Homes VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3

AVOID MIMOSA IF YOU WANT TO AVOID POST HANDOVER STRESS. THEY TAKE AGES TO FIX THING AND THEN SAY WE R PUSHING BUT THEN SUPPLIER WHO HAS AGREEMENT WITH OUR VENDOR IS NOT…

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jmasood
Dec 18, 2017 8:54 am
jmasood

Update on landscaping... still slowly ticking away on the front yard. We have completed one part of garden and started the rest in front of the house. Sticking with…

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lozza81
Dec 18, 2017 8:22 am
Exxie
Exxie
10 h

Building with Hallbury Homes in Moorabbin

Building with Hallbury Homes in Moorabbin
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hey there, how did everything go following the inspection?

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Exxie
Dec 18, 2017 8:13 am

Building Plantation Trinity Lux Q1 @ Oxley - Brisbane

Building Plantation Trinity Lux Q1 @ Oxley - Brisbane
QLD
1, 2

It looks bigger than 600m2 in the pics. The wider street frontage makes a difference. Mine is also 600m2 but 15m street frontage which goes down to 14m because of an…

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httpants
Dec 18, 2017 7:56 am
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Christoshizz
Dec 18, 2017 7:54 am
Christoshizz

Choosing a builder

Choosing a builder
VIC

My land has titled and start building with Fairhaven next year. So far they have been a breeze, great customer service and very helpful and transparent! Upgrades have…

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sweetsimmy85
Dec 18, 2017 7:25 am
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MrsJM
Dec 18, 2017 4:58 am
MrsJM

New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks guys. I did get a verbal office was just the 22-2nd but i couldn't get an answer for the trades. Will have to wait & see i guess!

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Summitlovin
Dec 18, 2017 12:44 am
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Madora Dreamer
Dec 17, 2017 11:50 pm
Madora Dreamer
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Madora Dreamer
Dec 17, 2017 11:33 pm
Madora Dreamer

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 132, 133, 134

An absolute pleasure my friend. Good luck and remember your solicitor is someone you can turn to for just about any issue you might have. Kind…

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wongbruce
Dec 17, 2017 9:22 pm
HFBMPC
HFBMPC
21 h

Blake Crossing- Is it worthy to make house there

Blake Crossing- Is it worthy to make house there

Hey Nalna, Are you able to rent a house in Blakes Crossing before committing to move? It is a nice development, and the playground there is lovely. BUT it is affordable…

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HFBMPC
Dec 17, 2017 9:06 pm
HFBMPC
heroxk
heroxk
21 h

Builder Recommend? - Backyard Townhouse - Mel South East

Builder Recommend? - Backyard Townhouse - Mel South East
VIC

Hi guys We own a land with the existing house at the front. We gonna subdivide the land and build a townhouse at the rear. We've completed our townplanning and get the…

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heroxk
Dec 17, 2017 9:03 pm

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