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Melos
Melos
16 October

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1, 2

Thanks guys I was worried the dark might be a bit bold but I’ve got to trust it and stop second guessing

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Melos
Oct 16, 2018 6:46 pm
Ourhomebythehill
Ourhomebythehill
23 September

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 30, 31, 32

We live 10 minutes from our block of land, so we visit at least once sometimes twice a week. It's 2.5acres with an amazingly stunning view so we often just sit on the…

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Ourhomebythehill
Sep 23, 2018 11:42 am
Drew01
Drew01
25 September

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 51, 52, 53

If you want an internal gas fire, make sure you consider where, and ensure the flue path is clear of plumbing, and you have a gas line run at frame stage

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Drew01
Sep 25, 2018 3:43 pm
Drew01
Zen
Zen
6 m

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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Hi kjane / seren1ty (and those who have done their internal selections), we are in the middle of scheduling our appointments and have been told to do our tiling selections…

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Zen
Oct 19, 2018 1:13 pm

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades
QLD
1, 2

Some updates . Slab was planned to be pored on 11 October. They prepare for the slab on 11 but due to bad weather they aborted . Bad weather last one week . On Wednesday…

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nafeesra
Oct 19, 2018 12:58 pm

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast

The tile inclusions have changed a bit since we did our selections in March. We had a bigger range available which was probably the old list you got first. Our upgrade…

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bestspecials
Oct 19, 2018 12:58 pm
bestspecials

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 113, 114, 115

Hi guys Just wondering when there will be a new bus route on Sedgefield ave...

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ninomiadi
Oct 19, 2018 12:56 pm
Skcel
Skcel
36 m

Jordan Spring East Land Valuation

Jordan Spring East Land Valuation

Yep that's correct, if your purchased the land some time ago like mentioned you wont have a problem with the valuation. They will only price it for what you paid for it.…

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Skcel
Oct 19, 2018 12:43 pm
Skcel
dwjj
dwjj
50 m

3d house model/lifesize plans

3d house model/lifesize plans

I've bought a block west of Sydney and am working on getting a design for the new home sorted. I'm trying to help my wife decide…

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dwjj
Oct 19, 2018 12:29 pm
dwjj

Metricon Trentham 30 plantation facade.

Metricon Trentham 30 plantation facade.
NSW

Can I ask how much it's costing you? We are currently set on Glendale but Trentham is our second choice if Glendale goes over our budget.

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sparekh
Oct 19, 2018 12:03 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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I’m not sure.... never seen that before.

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shokel1975
Oct 19, 2018 11:51 am
shokel1975
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blackcat20
Oct 19, 2018 11:51 am
blackcat20

Ceiling height option for 2 storey - please vote

Ceiling height option for 2 storey - please vote

I don't like different ceiling heights between ground and first floors. You can tell when display homes have tried to carry the same door heights throughout the home when…

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Huhness
Oct 19, 2018 11:36 am
Huhness
kks
kks
2 h

Soil Removal

Soil Removal

Contract permits builder variations. As a client your research prior to signing a contract always pays dividends.

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kks
Oct 19, 2018 11:17 am

Metricon Trentham

Metricon Trentham
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi ,can I ask how much was the total cost to build this house?

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sparekh
Oct 19, 2018 11:13 am

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 653, 654, 655

Work on our main floors have started. However yday there was no one on-site. We have more days with no trade on-site which is frustrating considering we are so…

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aaron2008
Oct 19, 2018 11:12 am
aaron2008

Dropped edge beam versus brick rebate

Dropped edge beam versus brick rebate

Hi Bailey86 Best to wait for the geotech report, if it gets classified P you may well require piles In The meantime 1.Check with owners that are building with your…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 19, 2018 10:22 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Metricon CSC very slow response. What are my options

Metricon CSC very slow response. What are my options
VIC

Yes , we saw this in Perth at the end of the last boom period Now I suspect they won't be building any time soon BTW, you don't have an enforceable contract until they…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 19, 2018 9:44 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 160, 161, 162

The builders are the ones saying this. When I approached council to see if this is the usual requirement they were scratching their heads saying its only to drop…

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MangoC
Oct 19, 2018 9:33 am

Kit Home Builder Perth Hills

Kit Home Builder Perth Hills

I have fallen in love with a block of land in the Perth Hills.It only has a slight slope but around 1m underground is rock. I figure that the only way to make it work is a…

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Mrs_Puddleduck
Oct 19, 2018 1:24 am
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
14 h

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 560, 561, 562

Hi Everyone, We finished our tile appointment and waiting for cost and as expected change of mind. Any tips just before going for colour selection at gold coast would be…

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MrsAJ
Oct 18, 2018 11:40 pm
pbwhi0
pbwhi0
14 h

Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?

Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?
ACT

Here are the prices I have received (all prices include GST): ORIGIN: $125.50 per 45kg bottle, $40.50 per bottle/annum for rent. AGASNATIONAL: $135.00 per 45kg bottle,…

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pbwhi0
Oct 18, 2018 10:51 pm
pbwhi0

New Breeze Bardia

New Breeze Bardia
NSW

If you choose design from a builder, normally, its builder job to pay for the insurance. I never heard you have to pay it yourself. You will only pay your own insurance…

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wentworth33
Oct 18, 2018 9:51 pm
Clean
Clean
16 h

Merricks 45 with Metricon

Merricks 45 with Metricon
1, 2, 3

Site start today. Top soil has been removed and exciting time :)

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Clean
Oct 18, 2018 9:45 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 925, 926, 927

I am building in NSW. The Madison I checked was from Clarendon website NSW. I checked QLD Madison and Sheridan. Sheridan better, except for the Kitchen. If you can move…

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wentworth33
Oct 18, 2018 9:28 pm

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Hey CW_L, That is so awful!!! Can't believe your choice of stone is discontinued! I would be so upset too! Makes me want to cry just thinking about it. 😣 Those…

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Newy-Jan
Oct 18, 2018 9:11 pm

Montgomery Homes Carolina

Montgomery Homes Carolina

Hi we are about to build the carolina 260 with Montgomery Homes and was wondering if anyone who has the carolina could share some photos of their entry way? The high…

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Stella80
Oct 18, 2018 7:50 pm
Viks
Viks
18 h

Carlisle Easy Living

Carlisle Easy Living
VIC

Hey Taylor great to know that you are building with Easy Living..Even I have recently signed a contract with them, but am bit nervous of the build quality when compared…

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Viks
Oct 18, 2018 7:19 pm

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41
VIC

We have the colour selection appointment on the 1st November. Haven't been phoned yet to set up the electrical. At this stage, it is looking likely to start in January.

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TiredHalo
Oct 18, 2018 5:52 pm
TiredHalo

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane
QLD

That's good to know it's a reasonable option to go garage -> laundry then outside. I was speaking to a friend, and he has to carry his mower over carpet to get it…

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KingTaco
Oct 18, 2018 4:29 pm
KingTaco

Metricon Winchester 28- Waiting for keys....

Metricon Winchester 28- Waiting for keys....
VIC
1 ... 51, 52, 53

Final invoice finally in hand. Here's hoping we get a handover date next.

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blackcat20
Oct 18, 2018 3:31 pm
blackcat20

It’s been a long time coming but today........ finally..... we have some progress. It might not be much but at least we know we haven’t been forgotten. Never liked a…

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Salfield
Oct 18, 2018 2:12 pm

Mystique Wollert

Mystique Wollert
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi all, YNWA and I, have created secret Facebook Secret Group for Mystique Wollert Community :) If you like to join, either PM me or YNWA your facebook email address and we…

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mywollert
Oct 18, 2018 1:31 pm
n.devo
n.devo
Yesterday

Here We Go !!! Henley - Vienna Started....

Here We Go !!! Henley - Vienna Started....

Hi! How has your build been going? My husband and I are looking into possibly building a house in the next year or two and were originally looking at Arden, but also…

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n.devo
Oct 18, 2018 11:35 am
alissa
alissa
Yesterday

Eden brae home options gallery

Eden brae home options gallery
NSW

How is your laminex cupboards going? Just been to our 1st appointment and I am stuck in whether to go poly or laminate...

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alissa
Oct 18, 2018 11:07 am

G.J Gardner build - Week 15 - Painting

G.J Gardner build - Week 15 - Painting
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

A bit of a lost week this week - no work scheduled until Monday when the painters are due. 2 or 3 weeks they plan on being there. We will get a solid PCI date once they…

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BrentandAllison
Oct 18, 2018 9:13 am
BrentandAllison
kirashogun
kirashogun
18 October

Timber double glazed windows

Timber double glazed windows

Old school huh. These days nobody uses Vic ash due to dimensional stability issues or lack there of. The standard for timber windows is western red cedar. Even though…

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kirashogun
Oct 18, 2018 12:14 am
Bailey86
Bailey86
17 October

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 726, 727, 728

Hi Gibson, It looks great, congratulations. Are you able to advise whether your balustrade for the stairs is standard? If not how much extra was it? What did you choose…

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Bailey86
Oct 17, 2018 11:06 pm
Littlegem
Littlegem
17 October

Edenbrae homes

Edenbrae homes

Am in the process of negotiations with Eden Brae and am wondering how many freebies or extras anyone has been able to negotiate into their package above what they include…

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Littlegem
Oct 17, 2018 9:50 pm
Drew01
Drew01
17 October

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

I guess it depends on your transfer limits... I can transfer significantly more than our final payment at the moment, figure it gives us a bit more leverage... Plus I…

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Drew01
Oct 17, 2018 6:59 pm
Drew01
absep19
absep19
17 October

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 30, 31, 32

I haven't found much difference in prewire for security alarm system in comparison to the system, so i opted for the alarm system with Rawson. However for security…

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absep19
Oct 17, 2018 3:20 pm
macky
macky
17 October

Experience building with Simonds in Sydney

Experience building with Simonds in Sydney

Are there anyone who has built or is currently building with Simonds in Sydney? Would love to hear about your overall experience. Do you know if they cater for owners…

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macky
Oct 17, 2018 2:39 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
17 October

Move in new house before driveway construction

Move in new house before driveway construction

If movers or anyone else will be moving-in household items, then is there any access (main door, alfresco etc) from where the items can be moved into the house WITHOUT…

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IamSAM
Oct 17, 2018 1:24 pm
IamSAM
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Doulton777
Oct 17, 2018 11:49 am
Doulton777

16.10.2018. Hopefully not too long now till we have a slab.

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NicolleAW
Oct 17, 2018 9:41 am
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MangoC
Oct 17, 2018 8:27 am

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