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Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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Oh no, I initially go with Rawson as I thought they are good builder and indeed the pre construction experience was good. Now I start to worried. I'm going to speak to…

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katekei
Aug 19, 2017 5:07 pm

Finally we seem to have some progress!!! Cabinetry has started to be installed in the kitchen & bathroom.

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sophiefirminger
Aug 19, 2017 5:03 pm
sophiefirminger

Anyone building in Jordan Springs East?

Anyone building in Jordan Springs East?
NSW
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Process is generally *Subdivision Lodged/Approved by Council (or CDC) *Approved Subdivision lodged with LPI (Individual Lot Registration) *Agree on plans with your…

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GazMan72
Aug 19, 2017 4:48 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

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

Sorry not much help there. I would ask W to specify how much they would charge for the above items and then make the appropriate decision. I would have asked W on at least…

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ozmonkeyoy
Aug 19, 2017 4:45 pm
ozmonkeyoy

Charlibear's Build - Week 30... Tiling & Painting

Charlibear's Build - Week 30... Tiling & Painting
NSW
1 ... 200, 201, 202

You're lucky, we had to state what colour stain at our colour selections and when I went to change the colour I was told it would be a variation so that would be a $1k…

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dillongl
Aug 19, 2017 4:42 pm
dillongl

Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38

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

I love seeing the same process but with different tradies and then reviewing the experience - it does keep me amused. I do have to admit that I'm loving working on the…

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Rachael13
Aug 19, 2017 4:37 pm
Rachael13

Building with Henley- Monaco Lux Q2- Customised

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

32 defects..? I'm scared now as I haven't done Slab and Frame just believe with Builder Surveyor compliance report... were they major defects?

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zee1308
Aug 19, 2017 4:34 pm
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StephLee
Aug 19, 2017 4:22 pm
StephLee

Who's building with Clarendon??

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

Don't do your contract until plans are done. For a knock down rebuild you will have to be out and the house knocked down and site cleared before they take possession which…

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Gambit79
Aug 19, 2017 4:05 pm
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charlibear
Aug 19, 2017 3:58 pm
charlibear
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Vantage_35
Aug 19, 2017 3:56 pm

And just like that we gave the frame started! Entry looking down the hallway The study The theatre room The powder room which looks tiny at the moment Our…

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stayxtrue
Aug 19, 2017 3:45 pm
stayxtrue

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ
QLD
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Thank you so much! That puts my mind at ease :)

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Staceyy
Aug 19, 2017 3:17 pm

Arden Developments

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

I'm confused now. Actually can't remember but I don't think it meant the other side couldn't open, just that you'd mostly use only one side when entering the house.

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Ezza78
Aug 19, 2017 3:13 pm

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 739, 740, 741

Has anyone asked for all flooring to be finished at the same height? Pros/cons for this? Is there an added cost?

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winto_04
Aug 19, 2017 3:06 pm

Hickinbotham Build Northern Adelaide

Hickinbotham Build Northern Adelaide
SA
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Oh wow didnt know when there is a change that we get released straight after change for construction always thought 2-3 week in between lol. Urgh so confusing lol

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lovisa
Aug 19, 2017 2:46 pm

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Did Billy go back to doing QLD? That's probably why Qld. builds are going great guns and NSW absolutely sux. To be honest he god Sh!t done. Soon as I got him…

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MrsJM
Aug 19, 2017 2:43 pm
MrsJM

Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast

Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 197, 198, 199

Hows the wind down your way? It is really blustery here. Sorry its moving so slow.. It will be interesting to see how Metricon runs the build schedule as you guys aren't…

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ruraldoc
Aug 19, 2017 2:21 pm
ruraldoc

First Home :) Building with Dixon Homes

First Home :) Building with Dixon Homes
QLD
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Waiting for news... sounds like maybe just a bit of a delay until move in day??::crying::

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ruraldoc
Aug 19, 2017 2:15 pm
ruraldoc

Who else is building at Oran Park?

Who else is building at Oran Park?
NSW
1 ... 328, 329, 330

Any recommendation for a fencer for timber fencing and grading land?

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mikegrg1
Aug 19, 2017 1:52 pm
mikegrg1

Who is building with Beechwood

Who is building with Beechwood
NSW
1 ... 783, 784, 785

Thank you I contacted beechwood on Wednesday and was advised they are hoping to start on the 1st of September we can't wait 😊

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Fel34
Aug 19, 2017 1:33 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 473, 474, 475

Anyone who has ducted aircon through Coral? ❄️❄️❄️ How many ducts did you get and for which areas / rooms? Did you get to choose…

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StephLee
Aug 19, 2017 12:05 pm
StephLee

Building with Dennis Family Homes

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

G'day and welcome! I'm VERY keen to chat about your progress as we are building the exact same home. Devenport 363, with Provincial facade. We did colour selection in…

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rattleAU
Aug 19, 2017 12:03 pm

Inspections

Inspections
VIC

Closed-circuit television (CCTV), also known as video surveillance. They can put…

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Rachael13
Aug 19, 2017 11:35 am
Rachael13
Jam3
Jam3
6 h

Fairhaven Home - Iluka 349 with Quay Facade

Fairhaven Home - Iluka 349 with Quay Facade
VIC
1, 2

We only upgraded to stainless steel balustrade at a cost of $182. The handrails will be painted and carpet on the stairs.

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Jam3
Aug 19, 2017 10:55 am

Building a new house with Orbit Homes in Queensland

Building a new house with Orbit Homes in Queensland
QLD

Oh Jeff that sucks big time. When you paid your deposit to Orbit did you sign anything to say your deposit wouldn't be refunded? I don't know much about CJHomes, are you…

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Tribe7
Aug 19, 2017 10:55 am
Tribe7

New Home Questions

New Home Questions
SA
1, 2, 3

So true Entilzha... just moving 1m x 6 m to increase living room by cutting that space somewhere else made her crazy... lol. Have a great weekend. Manny

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MannyP
Aug 19, 2017 10:43 am

Building Plantation Trinity Lux Q1 @ Oxley - Brisabne

Building Plantation Trinity Lux Q1 @ Oxley - Brisabne
QLD

Hi Vik, We are at a very similar stage to you but with Metricon, I would of loved to have built with Plantation but they don't come down to the Scenic Rim. Looking…

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Tribe7
Aug 19, 2017 10:43 am
Tribe7

KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block

KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

I don't think they're secret nailed, just glued. There's 2 layers of waterproof membrane on the slab, and then floor levelling material, then floorboards. Guys were…

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PVBuild
Aug 19, 2017 9:57 am
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Imightbedave
Aug 19, 2017 9:37 am

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
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a lot depends on weather up until to roof is on i think. good luck with it and hopefully its a quick build i have watched some builds that seem to really go fast at it…

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Entilzha
Aug 19, 2017 8:58 am

Cascade Q1 - Henley Homes with Mods

Cascade Q1 - Henley Homes with Mods
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Looking good!! :D Unfortunately youll still have to pay the fee I think... I like the first light best.

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aloenyx
Aug 19, 2017 8:35 am
aloenyx
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aloenyx
Aug 19, 2017 8:32 am
aloenyx

Custom Build Narrow lot design -Brisbane

Custom Build Narrow lot design -Brisbane
QLD
1, 2, 3

Great design..looking good. Would you recommend your builder? And if you don't mind me asking, how much didnthe build cost? Thanks.

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Pratfj
Aug 19, 2017 7:50 am

HGWA in Calleya Estate

HGWA in Calleya Estate
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

The middle window seems way too high p.. what happened here ?

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jpmontoya
Aug 19, 2017 12:39 am
jpmontoya

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

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

That's how much we payed for ours well $8000 when it should have been $10,000. But it was like 5 years ago. It's also 80 inchs. But they are much better now days.…

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Doulton777
Aug 18, 2017 10:51 pm
Doulton777
Dani_J
Dani_J
19 h

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style build: STEEL IN!

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style build: STEEL IN!
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Yeah, no wonder they needed a crane to get that in there Great to see some stuff happening again despite the crappy weather! Our 37sq Custom Hamptons Inspired…

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Dani_J
Aug 18, 2017 9:50 pm
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lucy-b
Aug 18, 2017 9:48 pm
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voz
Aug 18, 2017 9:46 pm

Newcastle nsw builders

Newcastle nsw builders

G'day all. First post so please don't flame me. Just after advice from anyone who has built in Newcastle. We have purchased a place at Adamstown heights which we will…

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Salfield
Aug 18, 2017 9:45 pm
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charlibear
Aug 18, 2017 9:18 pm
charlibear

Building Urbis 1 with JG King in Kialla

Building Urbis 1 with JG King in Kialla

Congratulations on your land titling Heidi, it's so exciting! Have JG given you any indication when they will start? Nice colour selections and the facade looks awesome.…

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cant decide
Aug 18, 2017 8:53 pm
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Adam K
Aug 18, 2017 8:48 pm

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi Michelle We are having a hard time deciding on some of our colours for our single storey house. Bricks - PGH Blackett sand stock off white raked. Roof - Bristile…

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Caramel
Aug 18, 2017 8:42 pm

Inspired Homes - Floor plan and facade design complete

Inspired Homes - Floor plan and facade design complete
VIC

Just a little update. We had our colour browse at the Arden show room last week and left more confused than when we went in. Lots of Googling, trawling Houzz etc and…

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Clareymoo
Aug 18, 2017 8:36 pm

RE: Adenbrook Homes Ballina - Austin Option B

RE: Adenbrook Homes Ballina - Austin Option B
NSW
1, 2, 3

He probably won't, but... there's only so much you can do without diving into full blown litigation, and I don't have the energy for that. I also have a fair bit of…

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GoodeOne
Aug 18, 2017 7:33 pm
GoodeOne

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

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

Hi All, for a double story with standard ducted heating (i.e. no upgrade) do you get two network controls (one on each floor) or just one?

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skycloud
Aug 18, 2017 6:35 pm


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