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Maps
Maps
11 m

Do not like kitchen wall tiles

Do not like kitchen wall tiles
VIC

Thanks for the advice bashworth! I am feeling a bit better about it today. This is certainly one for the 'what to not do' list for next time:roll:

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Maps
Jan 18, 2018 8:46 pm
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Maps
Jan 18, 2018 8:42 pm
MikW
MikW
15 m

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

gio - hey mate, hope you are enjoying your new home and settling in. thanks for all of your tips and advice on your journey.

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MikW
Jan 18, 2018 8:42 pm
MikW
stanus
stanus
20 m

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
1, 2, 3

although been lurking on the forums have not been posting to much on my thread as nothing was going on. Just variations and corrections, errors and corrections again. The…

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stanus
Jan 18, 2018 8:37 pm
stanus
stanus
stanus
31 m

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
1 ... 52, 53, 54

you saved him money. Rather than he be appreciative, how about he get you a bottle of wine! That's what I would do if you saved me thousands of dollars from my mistake.

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stanus
Jan 18, 2018 8:26 pm
stanus

Thought I’d update you guys on my colours .. the only productive thing I did yesterday was to get a pic on my colours

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Manj
Jan 18, 2018 8:07 pm
Manj

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 805, 806, 807

Thats what they rely on as they do this every week and are tought these tactics. The customer contact doesnt have the authority so we got thier manager in. Im lucky as I…

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brucefil2011
Jan 18, 2018 7:59 pm
bini
bini
7 h

How long from PCI to Handover in Simonds

How long from PCI to Handover in Simonds
VIC

Thankyou @Madora Dreamer, I ll keep that in mind. :-)

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bini
Jan 18, 2018 1:42 pm

Crystal 16 by Dennis Family Homes

Crystal 16 by Dennis Family Homes
VIC
1, 2

Ah, of course! My wife did tell me that ages ago. Duh! Hey, I only slept 2 hours after work last night as I had to meet the electrician on site this morning... and that's…

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rattleAU
Jan 18, 2018 1:03 pm
pEast
pEast
10 h

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

so it just depends upon your number in the line - someone I know building with famous C - had the same problem - first no framers and now completed reverse build but no…

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pEast
Jan 18, 2018 11:12 am
Renman
Renman
10 h

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Waldorf Any chance you can assist here? My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?share_ ... are_type=t

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Renman
Jan 18, 2018 11:10 am
Renman

Dennis Family Homes - Devonport 363. Build has started...

Dennis Family Homes - Devonport 363. Build has started...
VIC
1, 2

Sorry for the late reply Cleef85. We have been incredible busy with some personal stuff, work and build related things. Really like what you have done with the Kimberley…

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rattleAU
Jan 18, 2018 10:44 am

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hopefully the first SS has already set most things in to place ready to be done.

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Bri1234
Jan 18, 2018 9:34 am
Bri1234

Metricon Winchester 28- Land titled!

Metricon Winchester 28- Land titled!
VIC
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Interesting! Havent heard anything from M, our CSC has been uncontactable all week....glad they're doing stuff behind the scenes though.

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blackcat20
Jan 18, 2018 8:19 am
blackcat20
Eskay
Eskay
22 h

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3

Quick update - plaster is completed on the house. Will be posting the latest photos this weekend ...

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Eskay
Jan 17, 2018 10:38 pm
Eskay

Building with JG King - Barossa 255 in Ballarat.

Building with JG King - Barossa 255 in Ballarat.
VIC

Ooohh it's looking great. We are very seriously thinking about the Barossa 255 and building in Romsey. We'd need a ranch style for the block we are looking at, and this…

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AlexPell
Jan 17, 2018 9:44 pm
AlexPell

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - BRICKING

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - BRICKING
VIC
1 ... 18, 19, 20

lol Rachael The lock on the door was stuck in so I didn't want to close and lock it just in case there was a reason for it. So I closed the door and placed a brick…

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Bri1234
Jan 17, 2018 9:07 pm
Bri1234
Rachael13
Rachael13
Yesterday

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Stairs

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Stairs
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Firstime - I can't wait either for it to be stained. We have two lights going in either side of the windows and a square stair light for each flight. This stage is just…

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Rachael13
Jan 17, 2018 8:55 pm
Rachael13

House is being painted at the moment. Getting an update from the builder as next Thursday was meant to be the completion date! If they are late they will need up start…

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valerie3e
Jan 17, 2018 8:53 pm
valerie3e

Received a weekly update email today stating painting had been completed and driveway was booked for Monday. I was like wow that seems quick and weird they’d be doing…

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Melt23
Jan 17, 2018 8:43 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
Yesterday

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Not plans, but chatting to landscaper now. Need to move our front tap too for a pathway. Will be basic landscaping turf and some screening trees/plants

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Ezza78
Jan 17, 2018 7:50 pm
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maddy.r
Jan 17, 2018 7:10 pm
maddy.r
maddy.r
Yesterday

Dennis family homes- Venetia 25

Dennis family homes- Venetia 25
VIC

Does anyone have pictures of colours selections in the standard inclusions I’m building Venetia 25 an want to look at colours to see which colours I want to go can…

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maddy.r
Jan 17, 2018 6:54 pm
Fongeo
Fongeo
Yesterday

Builder receipt to book land

Builder receipt to book land
VIC

Also too many bad reviews of Henley in productreview.com it will be good to get some feedback on that as well. Dont want to stick my head out onto a chopping board. Cheers

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Fongeo
Jan 17, 2018 1:25 pm
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blackcat20
Jan 17, 2018 11:07 am
blackcat20
Tigz1993
Tigz1993
17 January

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Hey guys will at least something is happening Just a quick note to let you know that the council inspection took place on Monday - this was the earliest we were able to…

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Tigz1993
Jan 17, 2018 7:42 am
dmr
dmr
16 January

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Lets hope for the best! Thanks!

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dmr
Jan 16, 2018 6:01 pm
JNT_New Build
JNT_New Build
16 January

Metricon - Duxton 39

Metricon - Duxton 39
VIC
1 ... 86, 87, 88

Wow Emmz...your home is looking great! Look at all that green! Well done!!!!

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JNT_New Build
Jan 16, 2018 5:17 pm
JNT_New Build
JNT_New Build
JNT_New Build
16 January

Montpellier45_Journey

Montpellier45_Journey
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

After such a long time.....I am posting.... We have been told our land will settle on 29 January 2018. Only 25 months of waiting....

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JNT_New Build
Jan 16, 2018 5:15 pm
JNT_New Build

We are 8 months in and are at tiling. Stuff has been happening so slowly... Some pics of progress since my last post: A break in - fortunately no other damage done -…

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Mrs_W
Jan 16, 2018 3:06 pm
kidu13
kidu13
16 January

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 29, 30, 31

We go past the site once or twice a week for the past 6 months and we haven't even got the title yet. We rent nearby. There were trees and bush in our lot when we first…

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kidu13
Jan 16, 2018 2:44 pm
kidu13
ysnf2000
ysnf2000
16 January

Zealous Group / Homes - anyone worked with them?

Zealous Group / Homes - anyone worked with them?
VIC

Hi there, has anyone worked with or heard anything about Zealous Group / Homes in Melbourne? They are a small custom builder in SE Melbourne. Thanks in advance

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ysnf2000
Jan 16, 2018 2:04 pm
sleeprequired
sleeprequired
16 January

Investment Home Builder recommendations

Investment Home Builder recommendations
VIC

so we're on a tight budget for a small 3 bedroom home out the back of an existing property. We have planning permit and are in the process of obtaining the building…

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sleeprequired
Jan 16, 2018 11:50 am
Doulton777
Doulton777
16 January

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 111, 112, 113

Yes it’s going to be at the back of that oval. Where they put those portables. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Jan 16, 2018 10:34 am
Doulton777
inexp_user
inexp_user
15 January

Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34

Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34
VIC
1, 2

Hi Charly, It has been a long process... You are right, we walked away from Porter Davis at tender but we did go and start the process to build the Palace with Henley. …

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inexp_user
Jan 15, 2018 9:51 pm
inexp_user
Melt23
Melt23
15 January

Our First Home - Ballarat - Furniture Inspiration and Ideas

Our First Home - Ballarat - Furniture Inspiration and Ideas
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

The tables look really nice! I think the lighter chairs go well with the pendant but I guess it would depend on the colours in your house also :)

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Melt23
Jan 15, 2018 9:29 pm
Renman
Renman
15 January

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 69, 70, 71

QM It’s doesn’t look that bad. The trim brighten up the wall a bit. Don’t stress too much. My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

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Renman
Jan 15, 2018 9:09 pm
Renman

Haven't posted for a while as the builders were off over Christmas. Tiles have been all finished which is great! Picked out all the furniture for the house already. Not…

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valerie3e
Jan 15, 2018 8:04 pm
valerie3e
aloenyx
aloenyx
15 January

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Should I get an inspection done?

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Should I get an inspection done?
VIC
1 ... 138, 139, 140

They are too little to go to new homes yet, need their vet work first. But they are just SO cute. And so quick XDD

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aloenyx
Jan 15, 2018 8:01 pm
aloenyx
Taj-e
Taj-e
15 January

Anybody purchased land in Brompton Estate Cranbourne VIC?

Anybody purchased land in Brompton Estate Cranbourne VIC?
VIC

I received a call from Brompton saying that they cancelled my block and will refund the deposit. Is this is the case with anybody else? I know there is clause in the…

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Taj-e
Jan 15, 2018 6:07 pm
Sam_Sid
Sam_Sid
15 January

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Hey, Just had an email from Rhonda and my solicitors. They said they are expecting the Compliance certificate in 2 weeks. Mail received on Friday last week. Hoping…

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Sam_Sid
Jan 15, 2018 3:58 pm

cut and fill question

cut and fill question
VIC

neb880 Check your engineering drawings They should have extended the level out around the perimeter by a meter to allow for access path , scaffolding, brickwork, etc Your…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 14, 2018 12:04 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Mrs_W
Mrs_W
14 January

KDRB Bentley Homes Kyalami 370

KDRB Bentley Homes Kyalami 370
VIC

I will echo what Marlbling said. Darbecca are a lot more picky than DJM.

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Mrs_W
Jan 14, 2018 9:35 am
Dani_J
Dani_J
14 January

Moving mains water tap - hard to do?

Moving mains water tap - hard to do?
VIC

Speak to the water company :) Our 37sq Custom Hamptons Inspired Home: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=86931

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Dani_J
Jan 14, 2018 8:48 am
thellama
thellama
13 January

Boutique Homes

Boutique Homes
VIC
1 ... 168, 169, 170

We signed the PWC in late June 2017 and had our Contract in late September 2017. The time in between is good to do research for the Contract/Colours. We got the soil…

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thellama
Jan 13, 2018 2:05 pm
Jenifermarie
Jenifermarie
12 January

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule
VIC

We had similar problems with our builder (Wisdom homes in NSW). CBA have agreed to fund our build as long as the total of the deposit plus first two stages does not exceed…

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Jenifermarie
Jan 12, 2018 9:29 pm
bhbb
bhbb
12 January

Commercial and residential builder

Commercial and residential builder
VIC

Good advice about "last job" How do I find out what was their last job? Email builder and ask? Or any registry I can check online by company name, project address, ...?

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bhbb
Jan 12, 2018 7:21 pm
Mrs_W
Mrs_W
12 January

Porter Davis Waldorf

Porter Davis Waldorf
VIC

That looks familiar, but our house is single story, which is a little cheaper than double.

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Mrs_W
Jan 12, 2018 2:47 pm


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