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felant
felant
13 October

Getting a price

Getting a price

Thanks again.

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felant
Oct 13, 2021 8:11 am
D and B
D and B
12 October

Coral Homes - Monash 32MK2 - Nightmare

Coral Homes - Monash 32MK2 - Nightmare
NSW

Sharing our build journey photos as a caution to others building with Coral. This was our second build with Coral, the first was 5 years ago and was pretty good. Build…

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D and B
Oct 12, 2021 9:00 pm
D and B
tarunkumar
tarunkumar
12 October

Pre-Constructions Charges by the builder

Pre-Constructions Charges by the builder

Hi John Thanks for your feedback. I have already consulted the lawyer and signed the variations with some minor changes. Cheers Tarun

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tarunkumar
Oct 12, 2021 8:17 pm
Mane
Mane
12 October

VMIA insurance claim

VMIA insurance claim

I am so sorry to hear that. What have you ended up doing?

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Mane
Oct 12, 2021 7:06 pm
Noname
Noname
12 October

Appointing own Surveyor - VIC - Metricon

Appointing own Surveyor - VIC - Metricon

Sorry mate I think you're going to find a lot of commonality among builders, especially production line volume builders. Or just even between subcontracted trades. It's…

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Noname
Oct 12, 2021 3:49 pm
Davos
Davos
12 October

Powder room - layout advice needed

Powder room - layout advice needed
VIC

We haven’t built yet, but we renovated a few years ago and had an open ensuite with toilet. We built the toilet in and put in a sliding door and while privacy isn’t as…

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Davos
Oct 12, 2021 12:16 pm
Davos
jo_buildandreno
jo_buildandreno
12 October

Porter Davis Grange Build(Lots of questions!) Waldorf Grange

Porter Davis Grange Build(Lots of questions!) Waldorf Grange

Thanks Jason! Great info! Yes... we are looking at subdividing and keeping the other house as an investment or sell to pay down debt. I really appreciate the advice! :-D

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jo_buildandreno
Oct 12, 2021 10:16 am
galisuman
galisuman
12 October

DJ Roberts

DJ Roberts
QLD
1, 2

Hi All I know its an old post but did anyone got their build done in 2021 or getting contracts signed with DJ roberts

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galisuman
Oct 12, 2021 9:05 am

Oh wow we can upload photos now! Here you go peeps!

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defdaz
Oct 11, 2021 8:10 pm
jay4542
jay4542
11 October

Symmetric homes - job status, progress and quality

Symmetric homes - job status, progress and quality
VIC

As of today, our lockup was done and invoiced (along with the meter connection charges around 750$ which does not include in the contract price) on 13th Sept last month.…

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jay4542
Oct 11, 2021 8:04 pm
Ashington Homes
Ashington Homes
11 October

Fowler Homes Dump Soil on my Block of Land

Fowler Homes Dump Soil on my Block of Land

That's great news! I want to give Fowler a plug. I managed to see one of their homes on the weekend and I was very surprised at the quality. The workmanship is…

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Ashington Homes
Oct 11, 2021 10:52 am
Ashington Homes

Ceiling height discrepancy - new build

Ceiling height discrepancy - new build
VIC

Hi ksun1985 If your builder does not build according to plan, and does not rectify the mistake, you may try to resolve the issue by first…

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Contracts-Specialist
Oct 11, 2021 10:23 am
Contracts-Specialist
union
union
11 October

Clarendon boston 42

Clarendon boston 42

Anyone currently building the boston 42 from clarendon?

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union
Oct 11, 2021 9:54 am
Flamingo
Flamingo
11 October

Curtains or Roller Blinds for the house ?

Curtains or Roller Blinds for the house ?
WA
1, 2

Hi Jihn, do you operate in Australia? I clicked the website and you are based in Papatoetoe Manukau.

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Flamingo
Oct 11, 2021 7:02 am
shaidas
shaidas
10 October

Million dollar home in Perth

Million dollar home in Perth
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Now since I am here may as well post an update, ground floor brick works was completed within 3 weeks and the site has been left clean as a whistle. I went and checked…

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shaidas
Oct 10, 2021 10:01 pm
gvishal
gvishal
10 October

Exterior colour selection

Exterior colour selection
NSW

Hi All , Could you please suggest how does the choices match up for the skilloon roof . Windows - Monument Fascia , Gutter - Monument Roof - Windspray The roof will…

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gvishal
Oct 10, 2021 9:44 pm
41202
41202
10 October

Harpley Estate

Harpley Estate
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

all good

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41202
Oct 10, 2021 5:56 pm
41202
Suem1
Suem1
10 October

Porcelain tiles scratched

Porcelain tiles scratched

Hi I have recently built and moved into my new house and have porcelain floor tiles - it’s been 3 months now and seems like the tiles keep getting scratches - the…

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Suem1
Oct 10, 2021 4:09 pm
eszo
eszo
10 October

New build - Water tank sited below house

New build - Water tank sited below house
VIC

Hi folks, First time builder here seeking some feedback from those far more experienced than I. Our block has a reasonable slope (5 meter fall back to front over 55m)…

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eszo
Oct 10, 2021 3:48 pm
CalvinHobbes
CalvinHobbes
10 October

Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15
NSW
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Last major project to undertake is landscaping. Hoping to get this done before December 2021: Front - fix Magnolia Gem garden bed - add azalea garden bed along pedestrian…

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CalvinHobbes
Oct 10, 2021 1:40 pm
CalvinHobbes
Kippers01
Kippers01
10 October

Asbestos found in ground during demolition

Asbestos found in ground during demolition

Yes, slow it down. Don't panic. Inpsect the site carefully. A few bits of material scatterd strategically over the part of the surface does not validate the demolition…

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Kippers01
Oct 10, 2021 10:42 am
AnnH
AnnH
10 October

Variations - by builder

Variations - by builder

Thank you StrictualBIMGuy / we are not completed yet. Still 6-8 weeks from completion probably?

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AnnH
Oct 10, 2021 10:13 am
Ren25
Ren25
10 October

Colorbond Roofing Insulation

Colorbond Roofing Insulation
VIC

I'm interested to know too as on Sunshine Coast and I have raked ceiling with exposed beams so this will be the only insulation method I can have so want the best to…

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Ren25
Oct 10, 2021 5:07 am
galisuman
galisuman
9 October

Choosing builders

Choosing builders

I am first time home buyer. I am from Brisbane and buying a land near moreyfield and looking for a builders who you have personally used. With the world's where is it can…

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galisuman
Oct 09, 2021 6:27 pm

How long did your frame take to arrive?

How long did your frame take to arrive?
QLD

Slab mid August, fame early-mid September. Bricks are currently underway. This is a double storey home in Sydney with a larger builder

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Phil of Sydney
Oct 09, 2021 1:43 pm
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ren_ho
Oct 09, 2021 1:07 pm
stanks
stanks
9 October

HIA Method 1 vs Method 2 - Progress Payments

HIA Method 1 vs Method 2 - Progress Payments
1, 2

How would Method 1 vs Method 2, when considering the possible impact of Covid influenced supply delays, be relevant to a build (if at all). If there are delays in supply,…

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stanks
Oct 09, 2021 10:21 am

Thanks Matt for your video. I will definitely passing this on when my drainage plans are designed. @Structural.Review regarding your comment '500mm rolled fill and…

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Harts
Oct 09, 2021 12:21 am
strannik
strannik
9 October

Selections, any particular order?

Selections, any particular order?

The order isn't really important, as it all has to work together in the end. Start with the things you've already set your mind on, and work from there. They do have a…

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strannik
Oct 08, 2021 11:56 pm
bannie
bannie
8 October

Stormwater Easement

Stormwater Easement

Thanks Simeon. Hopefully what you are saying comes true :) You too have a wonderful weekend!!

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bannie
Oct 08, 2021 5:27 pm

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 92, 93, 94

Yeah definitely. I must say the beginning process took us a long time. A total of 9 months from sales to contract, but the contract stage definitely took a month to wrap…

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stephanievella21
Oct 08, 2021 5:31 am
Fore2
Fore2
7 October

Home builders Sydney.

Home builders Sydney.

Cant Complain with the build we had. We built the Haven 30 and love it! Fowler were great to deal with and the Site supervisor was amazing (Mick). That's my review on…

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Fore2
Oct 07, 2021 7:28 pm
icat2000
icat2000
7 October

House & Land packages - variations allowed?

House & Land packages - variations allowed?
NSW

Best to ask the builder. They soon give you a response of what they will and won't do on a House and Land Package.

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icat2000
Oct 07, 2021 4:09 pm
icat2000

Construction Calculators

Construction Calculators
WA

His post on apps never reached a conclusion He also asked for them to be removed? therefore, I would definitely conclude he has an idea and will be back in some other form

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 07, 2021 3:37 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
alexp79
alexp79
7 October

Footings cost in Hewett

Footings cost in Hewett

There are always alternatives for extra deep footings etc. as you are not in Arctic where it is a norm due to freezing levels, but even there are ways to create foundation…

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alexp79
Oct 07, 2021 11:31 am
Althom
Althom
7 October

Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

You got an excellent deal there. We paid closer to $12/m2 back in 2011 and the quality was lousy.

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Althom
Oct 07, 2021 9:09 am
Althom
alexp79
alexp79
6 October

Hebel or wood frame

Hebel or wood frame
NSW

double brick, full brick, concrete, icf, Hebel blocks are all examples of frameless construction

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alexp79
Oct 06, 2021 10:10 pm
Jacintha
Jacintha
6 October

Bentley pinnacle 470

Bentley pinnacle 470

We are currently looking to build Pinnacle 470 with Bentley. Wondering if anyone has built with them and feedback regarding their builds. Also wanting to know the quality

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Jacintha
Oct 06, 2021 3:20 pm
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Noname
Oct 06, 2021 1:55 pm
bran4ever
bran4ever
6 October

Soil question

Soil question
QLD

Above photo is 1st October Above photo is 3rd October Above photo is 5th October

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bran4ever
Oct 06, 2021 11:21 am
Seka21
Seka21
5 October

Plantation Trinity

Plantation Trinity

Hello Friends, Please share your thoughts if any one has built or going to build Trinity 39 or Trinity 40. we are going to build and going to color studio soon.

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Seka21
Oct 05, 2021 7:47 pm
Patricia89
Patricia89
5 October

Metricon Hampshire 54

Metricon Hampshire 54

I would love to know this too!

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Patricia89
Oct 05, 2021 6:59 pm

Build Period for Double Storey

Build Period for Double Storey
NSW

Ceddy I think I can understand why he has claimed longer as it took us time to get trades vaccinated as well following the initial lockdown, but luckily we run ahead of…

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Ashington Homes
Oct 05, 2021 6:31 pm
Ashington Homes
Southside
Southside
5 October

Masterton - Westwood

Masterton - Westwood
1, 2

We are in the same position, signing and paying 5% deposit this week. The lockdown has us doing things a bit out of order though, I'm not expecting too many surprises the…

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Southside
Oct 05, 2021 2:41 pm
Mikaela3105
Mikaela3105
5 October

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 75, 76, 77

Buying a first home is an important step that requires a commitment to saving, careful decision making, and thoughtful planning.…

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Mikaela3105
Oct 05, 2021 12:43 pm
Mikaela3105
Noname
Noname
5 October

Builder has not included details and wants signatures

Builder has not included details and wants signatures
WA

Don't get too hung up on Bimboys comments, he's an alarmist and often suggests unrealistic courses of action to first time builders. Don't get overwhelmed by it. While…

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Noname
Oct 05, 2021 9:22 am
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Hermitcrab
Oct 04, 2021 9:21 pm
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Seka21
Oct 04, 2021 4:03 pm
Seka21
Seka21
4 October

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi All, If any one currently building or going to build the Trinity with Plantation please share your experience would be great.

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Seka21
Oct 04, 2021 3:59 pm

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