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lovisa
lovisa
13 February

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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we go daily sometimes more times a day, we ended up going so much due to builders not keeping on track and work not being completed when they say it will / start when…

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lovisa
Feb 13, 2018 11:23 am
Tracyt
Tracyt
21 October 2017

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 50, 51, 52

We planned to do ours after. However we were lucky to find the tiler was happy to do a side job during the build. We are glad we did because now the driveway will…

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Tracyt
Oct 21, 2017 8:00 am
Tracyt

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Just checked our cold water pressure is fine when i have turned all our 5 showers on. I think this might be different when we have hot water (our gas will be connected…

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K-Real
Feb 19, 2018 4:44 pm
K-Real

Help! Do you know these external colours?

Help! Do you know these external colours?
VIC

I would take a guess at chocolatto, dune render, shale grey cladding, monument everything else

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MandM+4
Feb 19, 2018 4:43 pm

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes
NSW
1, 2

Hi, Sorry I haven't been on here in a while. I have spent all my spare time picking up on Montgomery mistakes, complaining about lack of communication and so on. Can't…

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Rochelle-1212
Feb 19, 2018 4:40 pm
onggie
onggie
14 m

Mojo Homes

Mojo Homes
NSW
1 ... 59, 60, 61

Hi all, Just a question, it appears we have to change the type of glass in our bathrooms, apparently going DA you can't have clear but going CDC you can (go figure). …

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onggie
Feb 19, 2018 4:35 pm

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 28, 29, 30

Wooo! You have completely over taken us

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StephLee
Feb 19, 2018 4:31 pm
StephLee

Wanting advice on glitter grout. Has anyone used it. Really like the idea of using it for bathroom feature

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Trippypossum
Feb 19, 2018 4:25 pm
CW_L
CW_L
38 m

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Wow!! Thats super exciting! Please continue sharing your progress shots! portofino38 hows your build going?

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CW_L
Feb 19, 2018 4:10 pm
CW_L

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - TILES!!

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - TILES!!
VIC
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Spent a couple of hours on site today getting quotes for window coverings. First one went really well. Still waiting for the actual quote. Second one was a complete…

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Bri1234
Feb 19, 2018 4:07 pm
Bri1234
JS15
JS15
53 m

1st Build - New Choice Homes

1st Build - New Choice Homes
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Yep spot on with the colours. Pavers I've been told are booked for 'this week' after they finish the current job.

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JS15
Feb 19, 2018 3:56 pm

Byford Build!

Byford Build!
WA

Fair enough! Up to you in the end :)

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just_a_draftee
Feb 19, 2018 3:47 pm
just_a_draftee
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Nawsome
Feb 19, 2018 3:40 pm
Nawsome

Site works cost!

Site works cost!
WA

lucky no we dont have any BAL !

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KD1sthome
Feb 19, 2018 3:36 pm

Neighbour build their garage right up the fence line

Neighbour build their garage right up the fence line
NSW

I agree.. I'll check my contract as well. my lot is 15 x 30 (450 sqm.). I don't think it's right for any owner to loose 22 sqm just like that :)... but it's a good point…

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everistically
Feb 19, 2018 2:48 pm

(2) A major domestic building contract is of no effect unles

(2) A major domestic building contract is of no effect unles

Think you should maybe talk to a lawyer. Sounds a bit troubling. Hope it all works out

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symone
Feb 19, 2018 2:08 pm
symone

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 25, 26, 27

I dont think they consider the size of the house/land for the recycled water cause ours is one of the smart lots. If they do, that's good

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juliennegd
Feb 19, 2018 1:56 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 820, 821, 822

We went out to our house yesterday to get a concreting quote, there was a guy installing our wooden flooring which was great to see. It looks like at least some of the…

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Hurrow
Feb 19, 2018 1:35 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 470, 471, 472

Hi spk_home build .the best master builders

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eagle1
Feb 19, 2018 12:37 pm

Building at Catherine Park

Building at Catherine Park
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

That’s us, sandwiched between construction sites on either side at the moment

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joannapaulp
Feb 19, 2018 12:35 pm

Building a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane

Building a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane

We were thinking about adding a basin, but then figured they could just use the laundry. Which is closer to the toilet in our design anyways :lol:

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symone
Feb 19, 2018 12:29 pm
symone

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)
WA
1 ... 10, 11, 12

I’m with Bankwest too however nearest branch for us is over 130 kms away

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icat2000
Feb 19, 2018 12:25 pm
icat2000

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?
NSW

I recently got in touch with ANSA homes and spoke to Elya. What a nice guy but reading the online reviews I am a little concerned about build times (8 to 10 months…

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Amarshdoll
Feb 19, 2018 12:21 pm

Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

oh and the ceiling bulkhead was removed :( it looked funny when walking down the steps to the living room so we deleted it.

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Christoshizz
Feb 19, 2018 11:39 am
Christoshizz

We have ground drains today 🎉 Plumber, electrician and data guy was onsite today. Full steam ahead. Especially happy there is no storm flex being used

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symone
Feb 19, 2018 11:25 am
symone

Canberra custom KDR

Canberra custom KDR
ACT
1, 2, 3

Ooh, I like the shoe seat, I'm pinching that one for sure.

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Searching4 knowledge
Feb 19, 2018 11:04 am
Searching4 knowledge

Our First Home - New Build SA

Our First Home - New Build SA
SA

Exciting times Code! All the best with the build!

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AdelaideHills
Feb 19, 2018 10:59 am

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 522, 523, 524

The timber is duran think there may be a pic of the raw timber on my posts similar to meranti has a pinky sandy colour!

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Ryan2007
Feb 19, 2018 10:24 am
Ryan2007

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Finally got hold of SS. Asked him for an update on PCI. (as well as a time to come through with security company for quote) He said he will look at our job today and work…

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smithfamily
Feb 19, 2018 10:16 am

Metricon Winchester 28- Pre-construction

Metricon Winchester 28- Pre-construction
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

I'd say so. I'm told they are in a queue and I should have them in the next week or so. We didnt make any major changes to the plans so I'm hoping its pretty quick. Went…

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blackcat20
Feb 19, 2018 10:12 am
blackcat20

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Oho great news let us see what happen..thanks hanu..

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Hanu1
Feb 19, 2018 10:07 am

60%refund of deposit after HIA contract signed

60%refund of deposit after HIA contract signed
VIC
1, 2

You can use the finance clause to terminate the contract. I did this on my first build contract. There was also a little bit extra we had to pay above the 2K deposit…

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icat2000
Feb 19, 2018 10:05 am
icat2000

Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Any experiences with Firstyle homes
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Hi firsthomehopeful, Almost finished my build with FS. Flooring is supplied by CarpetHouse in Wetherill Park. I believe timber laminate is available if you ask.…

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Vulcan_rich
Feb 19, 2018 10:04 am

Hi Matt, Its a soft combination, will look really nice with your touches of timber. Try adding some deep colours while landscaping and adding external C/B …

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Michelle
Feb 19, 2018 10:03 am
Michelle

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

I’m on my 6th and final night shift tonight so I haven’t made any decisions and I’ve barely seen my husband . I’ve got the next four days off so I plan…

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sparrowsnest
Feb 18, 2018 11:42 pm

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
1 ... 271, 272, 273

Q, let me know how you go with this guy. We will need to redo ours - either resurface or completely start over as our landscaper did a lousy job.

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VMGlendale37
Feb 18, 2018 11:05 pm
lovisa
lovisa
18 h

First home build SA Hickinbotham

First home build SA Hickinbotham
SA
1 ... 37, 38, 39

Either before pci, or after pci inspection... will discuss options with ss but at least we know it can be done urgently (our consultant from selections explained it well)

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lovisa
Feb 18, 2018 10:42 pm

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Hi! I am also on circuit release. I am on lot 1920. How about you guys?

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penting
Feb 18, 2018 10:22 pm

Finally we r on the ground ... plumbing and piercing is completed.

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Subash
Feb 18, 2018 10:05 pm

Lot ended lesser than what we have bought

Lot ended lesser than what we have bought
NSW

Hi Guys, Apology to someone who sees me posting many questions. Apparently the valuable feedback I'm getting from members are way valuable that what you can get from a…

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everistically
Feb 18, 2018 10:00 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
19 h

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD
QLD
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Pendants look great Kiki Our 37sq Custom Hamptons Inspired Home: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=86931

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Dani_J
Feb 18, 2018 9:28 pm

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Yeah and I'm already expecting I'd pay some of that. Still cheaper than today's prices though. Some of the prices have risen by 40k from when i signed. Building the…

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g33kerb0t
Feb 18, 2018 9:19 pm
g33kerb0t

Painting still in progress, some doors on, shower screens in and aircon in.....still a fair bit to be done and no PCI date yet …

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dillongl
Feb 18, 2018 9:09 pm
dillongl

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters

Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Rosehill had a Community Event today, got to meet some neighbours! Really good when they do this kind of thing as we are in the first stage so it's good to know the…

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nicolac34
Feb 18, 2018 9:07 pm
nicolac34

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 153, 154, 155

At tender last week we were told if we want the drop front Caesar stone bench in the powder room we need to add a wall so that both side of the bench is connected to wall.…

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Keroppi
Feb 18, 2018 8:59 pm

Congratulations! Don't be daunted by a corner block. Once everyone has a better understanding of the requirements, the process will be a lot easier. There were a lot of…

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LouiseLawson27
Feb 18, 2018 8:54 pm

Thanks! I'm super excited! Getting a private building inspector to come to my PCI incase. House is looking good

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valerie3e
Feb 18, 2018 8:53 pm
valerie3e
pEast
pEast
20 h

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Well - they should start the bricks soon and u can get a feel of the house I think from inside once it is wrapped

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pEast
Feb 18, 2018 8:42 pm

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
1, 2, 3

just a quick update, designs and drawings all done, (no engineering problems, heh). the only change we made was the protruding white metal sheet upstairs and brought that…

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frankily
Feb 18, 2018 7:26 pm

Anyone have any experiences with Bartlett Homes?

Anyone have any experiences with Bartlett Homes?

Hi there, Wanting to hear from anybody who has had any experiences with Barlett Homes - whether you built with them or just enquired but didn't proceed with tender etc.…

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Elluminate
Feb 18, 2018 6:55 pm
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sheree bee
Feb 18, 2018 6:10 pm


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