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Yay we have a roof.. Monument Colorbond - roof, gutters and fascia

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jessicagauci
Jun 23, 2017 4:52 pm

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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I've seen some posts about when completion date is, but not sure if anyone's posted anything about building delays with Eden Brae. Has anyone experienced building delays…

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emdee
Jun 23, 2017 4:52 pm
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Tracyt
Jun 23, 2017 4:51 pm
Tracyt

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 322, 323, 324

No, we couldn't justify the cost and the colour options didn't coordinate well with our choice of Honey Elm for our kitchen cabinets. We opted for grey concrete look…

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lombieagle
Jun 23, 2017 4:49 pm
lombieagle

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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So it kinda feels like we didn't make much progress this week unfortunately. We are still waiting on developer approval, we had to do a PCV for some changes that needed…

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Hurrow
Jun 23, 2017 4:48 pm

Recessed sliding door is flushed to internal floor slab

Recessed sliding door is flushed to internal floor slab
NSW

Once the tiles are in, it'll be 4cm higher than the door track so we can't go with the ramp :(. Thanks for the suggestion! I rang an independent building inspector today…

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emdee
Jun 23, 2017 4:45 pm

Who is building with Beechwood

Who is building with Beechwood
NSW
1 ... 771, 772, 773

That cost about $1700 to increase to 2400mm

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tapsk
Jun 23, 2017 4:45 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
10 m

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Sorry, yes I meant gas heating. No, don't do positioning of vents at tender, the heating peeps do it later but u can request a position of a vent and they mark it for you…

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Ezza78
Jun 23, 2017 4:43 pm
ehhc
ehhc
14 m

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!
NSW
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Oh no trimum. That sucks... definitely a valid point you make. It's not like scaffolding and bricking was magically done early. They were delayed so should of seen…

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ehhc
Jun 23, 2017 4:40 pm
ehhc
kaycee
kaycee
23 m

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand
NSW
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Reasonable suppliers of plantation shutters: E: info@better-life.com.au T: 1300 982 370 P: 0434 489 580 31/62 Hume Highway LANSVALE NSW 2166 Product: Basswood Timber…

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kaycee
Jun 23, 2017 4:30 pm

Lucky! Having an actual pre-start date has pushed me to get a bit more organised which is good :) This is pretty much the only one I like from the range without it…

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jad33mily
Jun 23, 2017 4:29 pm
jad33mily
Tracyt
Tracyt
26 m

Charlibear's Build - Week 23... Finally some progress

Charlibear's Build - Week 23... Finally some progress
NSW
1 ... 171, 172, 173

Excellent news!! Hopefully he keeps to his word, or at least communicates to keep you updated. What an exciting Friday all round!

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Tracyt
Jun 23, 2017 4:28 pm
Tracyt
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SueDS
Jun 23, 2017 4:19 pm
SueDS
SueDS
SueDS
39 m

We are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVIS

We are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVIS
VIC
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Hey - Not sure its to late, but if you are signing with PD. Make sure you go through all the numbers in details on the contract and tender appointment. They tend to sneak…

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SueDS
Jun 23, 2017 4:15 pm
SueDS

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 694, 695, 696

They need to be shamed this can't continue its not fair how they can continue to do ruin peoples lives. A Current Affair should be told.

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marina12
Jun 23, 2017 4:13 pm
marina12
toynz
toynz
46 m

Anyone building in Jordan Springs East?

Anyone building in Jordan Springs East?
NSW
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Hi everyone I have bought land in Jordan springs east. I was wondering if anyone was having any problems with their finance due to the transmission lines? Thanks

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toynz
Jun 23, 2017 4:07 pm

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Riverstone Crossing)

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Riverstone Crossing)
QLD
1, 2, 3

Hey just so you know that in the floors throughout our whole house we have 700 x 600 tiles. In the shower floors we have 300 x 600

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dougang287
Jun 23, 2017 3:53 pm

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 36, 37, 38

Dulie, You were % correct. M send me the invoice and the guys are still here n My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 viewtopic.php?t=86114

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Renman
Jun 23, 2017 3:43 pm
Renman

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
1 ... 69, 70, 71

Ah thanks for that! I guess we will have to go for cross legs, I had already ruled out the straight legs too which I preferred as well! Our Acacia build -

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trimum
Jun 23, 2017 3:08 pm
trimum
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charlibear
Jun 23, 2017 3:07 pm
charlibear

Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?
QLD
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Hi All, Any news about carson cct..has any one got land there to build..i purchased lot 1668.

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Manpreet
Jun 23, 2017 3:02 pm

Our First Home Build with Commodore Homes in Seville Grove!

Our First Home Build with Commodore Homes in Seville Grove!
WA
1, 2, 3

Thanks mrsdoe! Yep electrical is doing my head in already.. I'm quite certain we have all the powerpoints that we want, and my partner is helping with the position of…

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Natasha
Jun 23, 2017 2:50 pm

Bottom half of the south side is done to the front now. Back is done and they were working on the top of the alfresco columns this afternoon . They feel very…

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bank
Jun 23, 2017 2:45 pm
bank

Building Retreat 305- Hallmark Homes Qld- New Beith

Building Retreat 305- Hallmark Homes Qld- New Beith
QLD

Just stumbled across your thread :) Really like the plan you chose from Hallmark and can't wait to see your colour selections once everything is done. Following along :)

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fleabee86
Jun 23, 2017 2:41 pm
fleabee86
ak87
ak87
3 h

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
1 ... 30, 31, 32

Hi All, Sentinel alarms quote: Digital TV Antenna installation - $375 Extra TV point - $80 Upgrade Cat5e to Cat 6 Data point - $20 Did anyone do TV Antenna installation…

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ak87
Jun 23, 2017 2:19 pm

M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton

M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton
WA
1, 2, 3

Depending how handy you are they aren't too hard to do yourself and you can pick some up for a relatively decent price at Ikea. That's what we were originally going to…

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SilentBoB
Jun 23, 2017 2:05 pm
SilentBoB

Hickinbotham Build at Penfield (SA)

Hickinbotham Build at Penfield (SA)
SA
1, 2

Got my footings variation costing Wednesday Interesting result Footings about $1k under estimate then extra for soil removal and extra again for longer than standard…

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Entilzha
Jun 23, 2017 1:56 pm
DRT
DRT
3 h

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 277, 278, 279

Hi All For anyone building in NSW, did you have to organise your own electrical connection as M advised me that they can recommend a contractor but i will need to…

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DRT
Jun 23, 2017 1:53 pm

Magnolia Estate, Hamlyn Terrace

Magnolia Estate, Hamlyn Terrace
NSW

Thought it would be a good idea to start a tread for everyone building in Mahnolia estate.

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firsthome2017
Jun 23, 2017 1:32 pm

Building in Gregory Hills - College Release Hall and Hart

Building in Gregory Hills - College Release Hall and Hart
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Rennie, We are still travelling through Council approvals stage at the moment (read: tree related delays). Contract signing will be soon, and then onward and upward!

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Seren1ty
Jun 23, 2017 1:22 pm

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard
WA
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Thanks mrsdoe! It's crazy to think that it could all be completed in as little as 4 weeks from now! Gonna have to start collecting boxes to start packing stuff in to :shock:

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SilentBoB
Jun 23, 2017 12:44 pm
SilentBoB

Coral modified Stradbroke

Coral modified Stradbroke
NSW
1 ... 53, 54, 55

thats a good size garage ours is 7x7 on the house and he still wants a shed

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Milestone
Jun 23, 2017 12:42 pm
Milestone

Our Acre build -Hallmark

Our Acre build -Hallmark
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Been meaning to ask - did you hire a private inspector Miss Lucky? - 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
Jun 23, 2017 12:41 pm
Bridgetwitch

Porter Davis - WOS Categories

Porter Davis - WOS Categories
VIC

Thanks for the heads up - I hadn't thought of that. I'll contact Council today to see if we need one - although not that they got it right in your situation! Hopefully…

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Shannykins173
Jun 23, 2017 12:18 pm

Our Forever Home Build

Our Forever Home Build
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Everything looks beautiful Ladybugs :) Follow our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura Group): http://tinyurl.com/jlykgph

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mrsdoe
Jun 23, 2017 12:12 pm
mrsdoe

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 109, 110, 111

I was going to go but had to stay back at work, their website is not updated yet.

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CDL1968
Jun 23, 2017 11:47 am
CDL1968

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Settlement has been confirmed for the 28th of June. So can't wait for next week to come round. Then the builder can finally do their soil and survey test and get this…

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firsttime_homies1401
Jun 23, 2017 11:45 am
firsttime_homies1401

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

NSW tradies really dragging the chain when it comes to house builds. Nth and my build started construction at roughly the same time for comparison.

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dulie
Jun 23, 2017 11:19 am
dulie

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 868, 869, 870

Mrs RS - what are some of the things you regret not doing at Colours? I'm actually thinking of doing laundry cabinets, butler's pantry cabinets/storage, and wardrobes…

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Buildingourfirstnest
Jun 23, 2017 11:11 am

Metricon Henderson 42

Metricon Henderson 42
NSW
1 ... 26, 27, 28

What series windows did you have for the kitchen window? Series 100 or 300? My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 viewtopic.php?t=86114

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Renman
Jun 23, 2017 10:43 am
Renman

Building with Simonds in Adelaide

Building with Simonds in Adelaide
SA
1 ... 55, 56, 57

Good size yard you might need a bigger wheelbarrow love the pink tho ;)

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buildingnanna
Jun 23, 2017 10:27 am
buildingnanna

Building Journey : Henley Reserve Aegean 38

Building Journey : Henley Reserve Aegean 38
VIC

@g33kerb0t ... it is quoted as including 3 phase power for that price :)

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laoskiwi
Jun 23, 2017 10:23 am

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Thanks for clearing that up. We are also wanting contrasting grey's between the render and cladding, but want to steer clear of anything that has strong blue, green or…

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lilbza
Jun 23, 2017 9:33 am

The epic home building race - BABY IS OUT, TIME TO ROUGH IT

The epic home building race - BABY IS OUT, TIME TO ROUGH IT
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Looking good Rural! No waterproofing for your bath? That's a bit of a worry. Loving your stacker doors and brickwork is so neat! - B A vue of the…

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Bridgetwitch
Jun 23, 2017 9:30 am
Bridgetwitch

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Ridge

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Ridge
QLD
1, 2

I usually try to be super friendly and laid back but we are so keen I'm starting to put pressure on them to get a move along!!

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Caydenn
Jun 23, 2017 9:03 am
Caydenn

New build Rawson Balmoral 38 - we have registered land.....

New build Rawson Balmoral 38 - we have registered land.....
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Katran, I've only just registered after seeing the stairs with the kitchen pic, that you have 'flipped' the house plans. How come you have done that, something to do…

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TheBear
Jun 23, 2017 8:44 am

Building on Slope - Latitude 37/Englehart/Glenvill/Mazzei

Building on Slope - Latitude 37/Englehart/Glenvill/Mazzei
VIC

@christoshizz thanks for your reply. I had a completely different outcome with Mazzie. They are open using different suppliers as I want because their architect (Dan…

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MisterSlope
Jun 23, 2017 8:10 am


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