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New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
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PCI tomorrow!! Oh I hope everything goes well for you. And it’s all good. Keep us posted viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Jul 20, 2018 1:11 am
Doulton777
Manj
Manj
8 h

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Site start

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - Site start
VIC
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Awesome! Sounds great Clareymoo! Best wishes

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Manj
Jul 19, 2018 9:18 pm
Manj
blg
blg
9 h

Mimosa homes

Mimosa homes
VIC
1, 2

Hi Wild, I do not have any other option. Only way to get aroud this trap is to get all documentation done withing 14 days after paying deposit, which will never happen.

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blg
Jul 19, 2018 8:03 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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We’ve got a custom gate on order with Polvin Fencing. It’s a white PVC Hamptons look. Can’t wait to see it installed.

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jul 19, 2018 7:53 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping
VIC
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We have been reading posts on this site for some time as we also built a JGKings house. Our initial experience with Kings was great however we completely changed the…

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XRbarra
Jul 19, 2018 7:41 pm

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Looking great Drew...its truly powering along. We too have to get driveway n fence quotes....if u get a good person or company please share the details and I will do the…

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excited_builders
Jul 19, 2018 6:06 pm
bank
bank
12 h

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...

Thanks! I was hell bent on a skillion roof, it was my non negotiable! It wasn't nearly as expensive as it looks. I think we did well, I heard the price went up…

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bank
Jul 19, 2018 5:47 pm
bank

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Final Stages

Our First Home - Ballarat - Welcome to Final Stages
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

I got the light from a store in Ormond, Melbourne. Its called Missy Pendant 3 Light. But comes is a smaller version. This online store has it too.

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icat2000
Jul 19, 2018 10:45 am
icat2000

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!
VIC
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Maintenance time. Our maintenance inspection is book. Not looking forward to more trade appts etc but will be nice to hopefully get the things that are bugging us sorted out.

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Bri1234
Jul 19, 2018 10:43 am
Bri1234

Custom build Infinity estate VIC

Custom build Infinity estate VIC
VIC

Framing. Added an album because it's a lot of pics You can find that here https://m.imgur.com/a/btflvla

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ThemightyMoose
Jul 19, 2018 6:57 am
SileNceR
SileNceR
Yesterday

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

I vaguely recall you mentioning this before. I’d say the split crossover was a cost savings measure (that has ultimately cost you more!!)

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SileNceR
Jul 18, 2018 5:54 pm
arrow224
arrow224
17 July

Building with 8homes or UrbanEdge Melbourne ??

Building with 8homes or UrbanEdge Melbourne ??
VIC

I built with 8 homes. Very good process, took shorter time than expected. Independent inspector said that this house was one of the very few that had very little to no…

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arrow224
Jul 17, 2018 7:48 pm

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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Keep on them PE, you’ve done well making sure Arden fix all the items on your report. We’ve got one more inspection and won’t be handing over the final payment until…

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firsttime_homies1401
Jul 17, 2018 11:47 am
firsttime_homies1401
thech_nerd
thech_nerd
17 July

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!
VIC
1 ... 34, 35, 36

at out local garden supply place they have used timber as the base and secured the shed on to it.they also have factory 2nd sheds for cheaper price.pay a visit to them and…

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thech_nerd
Jul 17, 2018 11:36 am
thech_nerd
Kimmykim
Kimmykim
17 July

Metricon Winchester 28- Bricking and plastering

Metricon Winchester 28- Bricking and plastering
VIC
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Paul’s ice coffee isn’t sold outside of the Northern Territory. I miss it sooo much!!! Freeze it and then hand carry them on the plane to Melbourne so you have a stash…

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Kimmykim
Jul 17, 2018 10:19 am

Week 8 So this last week has seen the installation of our Hebel exterior cladding. With this, per our contract, we have been issued our Lock-up…

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Kollosche
Jul 16, 2018 9:19 pm
Kandi
Kandi
16 July

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 93, 94, 95

Thanks for the photos Renman. We will keep an eye on ours.

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Kandi
Jul 16, 2018 8:36 pm
yasir_fnd
yasir_fnd
16 July

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC
1, 2

They are a bit slow at site starts but overall it has not been that bad. All the builders charge almost the same amount of money. I will only do PCI inspection done from…

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yasir_fnd
Jul 16, 2018 12:38 pm
pEast
pEast
16 July

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
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Thanks for the idea. Will check it out.

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pEast
Jul 16, 2018 1:52 am
kirashogun
kirashogun
15 July

Chipped Stegbar sliding door

Chipped Stegbar sliding door
VIC

How to fix it is not your problem, Ask them to do whatever it takes to make it look brand new and if they have to replace it, too bad.

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kirashogun
Jul 15, 2018 8:00 pm
Bergman58
Bergman58
15 July

Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

So its been a while since ive posted but its been a busy busy time. My daughter has been quite ill and had surgery so things got put to the side a little. We also go…

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Bergman58
Jul 15, 2018 7:47 pm
Bergman58
Bergman58
Bergman58
15 July

fairhaven response time

fairhaven response time
VIC

Thats a normal response time. You wont be the only one trying to make changes to the floor plan, and have to wait in line with everyone else. Fairhaven seem to be one of…

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Bergman58
Jul 15, 2018 6:56 pm
Bergman58
Bronte19
Bronte19
15 July

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Great news! Have they given you tentative date for slab pour yet? Ours is now 23rd July

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Bronte19
Jul 15, 2018 12:37 am

The back roller of the garage door wasn’t returned as the display home was. My husband is very upset with this. It appears that the plans didn’t include the returned…

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Trippypossum
Jul 14, 2018 6:09 pm
Trippypossum
rum_home
rum_home
14 July

Arramont Estate - Wollert Victoria

Arramont Estate - Wollert Victoria
VIC

They've now started construction for Release 4 & 5, Releases 1-3 are still in development. With 1-2 at the Road Boxing & Curb channeling for the last 2-3 months. Slow…

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rum_home
Jul 14, 2018 5:12 pm
rum_home
rum_home
rum_home
14 July

Metricon Bentleigh 38 - Wollert VIC

Metricon Bentleigh 38 - Wollert VIC
VIC
1, 2

Sorry only saw this now. Do you mean the payment schedule? I changed to the default HIA schedule of % at key stages. So it's not front loaded like Metricon wanted. …

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rum_home
Jul 14, 2018 5:05 pm
rum_home
reaver
reaver
14 July

Knockdown Rebuild in Whitehorse Council Area - Victoria

Knockdown Rebuild in Whitehorse Council Area - Victoria
VIC

We're doing a KDR in Whitehorse as well but have not come across Gold Key constructions.

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reaver
Jul 14, 2018 11:07 am
reaver

Newport 275

Newport 275
VIC

No I didn’t

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Newport 275+
Jul 13, 2018 9:11 pm
sharmin
sharmin
13 July

Who's building with Fairhaven Homes in Melbourne?

Who's building with Fairhaven Homes in Melbourne?
VIC
1, 2

Hi We also want to add extra wall infront of stairs. Just wondering is it enough bright? Thanks

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sharmin
Jul 13, 2018 5:02 pm
MrsPDilla
MrsPDilla
13 July

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio
VIC
1, 2

We have chosen to do the Melrose 239 with a 1mt extension to the back half to add a bit of extra space. We have found them fantastic so far! We also managed to sign up…

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MrsPDilla
Jul 13, 2018 3:29 pm
shane3340
shane3340
13 July

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread
VIC

Quick update from me: Our final construction drawings have been issued, and after much stuffing around with our bank in getting the valuation done, we have been formally…

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shane3340
Jul 13, 2018 7:45 am
shane3340
madj-m
madj-m
12 July

Skylights/Louvre Roof in Alfreso with Metricon

Skylights/Louvre Roof in Alfreso with Metricon
VIC

As the title suggests, wondering if anyone has built with Metricon and had them put skylights/louvres in their alfresco area? We are concerned the alfresco will block out…

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madj-m
Jul 12, 2018 7:51 pm

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!
VIC
1 ... 145, 146, 147

Oh my goodness! Lila is so pretty!! My cats name is Lila If only she wasn't a grumpy old cat who doesn't like change I would love 2 Lila's

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MoniqueElizabeth
Jul 12, 2018 6:13 pm
PEREZ
PEREZ
12 July

Simon Homes

Simon Homes
VIC

Had the worst experience with this mob. My advice to people is stay away. Their finishes and quality are cheap, they dont return to fix defects and qualifications of their…

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PEREZ
Jul 12, 2018 3:33 pm
PEREZ
PEREZ
12 July

Simon Homes

Simon Homes
VIC

Had the worst experience with this mob. My advice to people is stay away. Their finishes and quality are cheap, they dont return to fix defects and qualifications of their…

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PEREZ
Jul 12, 2018 3:32 pm

Gap between door frames and brickwork above

Gap between door frames and brickwork above
VIC

Thanks. We were a bit worried about the gap too, but now you can't even tell.

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bestspecials
Jul 12, 2018 9:47 am
bestspecials

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
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It should have been connected already so it’s not looking on time so far.....

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smithfamily
Jul 12, 2018 7:42 am
frankily
frankily
11 July

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

just a quick update, been too lazy to post photos basically external framing is all done, roof is going up in the next couple of weeks. we've started bricking where we…

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frankily
Jul 11, 2018 8:33 pm

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
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Not much to report...defect work is still on going... Tilers showed up with only half the tiles they needed and they don't have any spares of some of pur batches so…

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bumblebee1985
Jul 11, 2018 8:00 pm
dulie
dulie
11 July

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
1 ... 47, 48, 49

Vuster's house finished building 2 years ago. Don't think his come back on here in a long time. All the information is scattered through out this thread, just a matter of…

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dulie
Jul 11, 2018 10:42 am
dulie
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
10 July

Alternative to charged system moving rainwater to street??

Alternative to charged system moving rainwater to street??
VIC
1, 2

Oops! I forgot to mention that you need leaf diverters fitted to the downpipes if you install a reduced size sediment trap to prevent lerger objects like dead birds etc…

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SaveH2O
Jul 10, 2018 8:10 pm
SaveH2O
Bri1234
Bri1234
10 July

KDR Henley Reserve (MainVue)- Aegean 38. Moved in :-)

KDR Henley Reserve (MainVue)- Aegean 38. Moved in :-)
VIC
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Hi Rachael Hope you guys are a bit more settled in by now. It's such a crazy process. I can't help laughing at some of the similarities we've had, appliances blowing…

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Bri1234
Jul 10, 2018 2:17 pm
Bri1234
Ctuohey
Ctuohey
10 July

Vancouver -Porter Davis

Vancouver -Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 25, 26, 27

Hi there I’m looking at the Vancouver 29 and would be interested in knowing how your build went? Thanks

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Ctuohey
Jul 10, 2018 1:30 pm
icat2000
icat2000
9 July

Porter Davis

Porter Davis
VIC

Good on you for taking the hit and moving on. Sometimes you have to cut your losses to get a better outcome in the long run.

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icat2000
Jul 09, 2018 4:32 pm
icat2000
LTT
LTT
9 July

Emporio 43 with henley

Emporio 43 with henley
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi HoneyDee, I’m building in a new estate but my sister is knock down and rebuild. The upgrades we chose were mostly driven by our personality - a little lazy to do…

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LTT
Jul 09, 2018 2:36 pm
lokster
lokster
9 July

MakroBuilt

MakroBuilt
VIC

Bump, anyone else deal with these guys.

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lokster
Jul 09, 2018 8:34 am
icat2000
icat2000
7 July

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Gorgeous looking doors very grand. Glad your getting back on track.

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icat2000
Jul 07, 2018 12:22 pm
icat2000

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