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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
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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

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
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Last week our cornices went up. Waterproofing is getting completed this week and apparently kitchen delivery and install at the end of the week, which I can't believe! I…

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Lara21
Feb 20, 2018 10:47 am

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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yeah doing pre-plaster and then PCI. can you PM me your frame stage report and I will PM you mine when I get it today - just to compare the trades.

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pEast
Feb 20, 2018 10:44 am

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

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

Hi Cleef85 just wondering where you are located and where the nearly finished Kimberly is located also? We have been waiting since before Christmas to go see one and Im…

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Cleef85
Feb 20, 2018 10:23 am

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hooray Belinda! that is great news. Our assessing officer at council decided to take leave for two weeks instead of doing our site inspection and DA report LOL So who…

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sarah louu
Feb 20, 2018 10:12 am
Lara21
Lara21
52 m

Fowler Homes Republica or Portofino

Fowler Homes Republica or Portofino

Almost forgot I also have a blog which has more info on our build and selections - https://ourfowlerhome.blogspot.com.au and if you are on instagram search for

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Lara21
Feb 20, 2018 9:59 am

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD
QLD
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I know exactly what you mean kiki, our paint is getting scratched and dented all over the house and chips are already starting to appear, not to mention tradies now…

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Caydenn
Feb 20, 2018 9:59 am
Caydenn

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
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Thanks Michelle!

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Vimes
Feb 20, 2018 9:46 am

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
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I have heard of other subdivisions not going in order of the stages. Fingers crossed.

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tarajbrown
Feb 20, 2018 9:40 am
tarajbrown

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard
WA
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Hey Silentbob, we have just signed up with Smart homes, we are a few weeks away from our pre start, i was just wondering if you ended upgrading and getting the izone…

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tommythejoiner
Feb 20, 2018 9:25 am

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
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We paid our deposit the on the weekend with MJH. We are building the Edenvale 37 with Malibu facade / Hebel construction and 18 month tender. Colour walkthrough…

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Supercharger
Feb 20, 2018 9:15 am
Supercharger

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
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So I've just sent off an email to CRC regarding PCI, as SS has not (and appears will not) provide an update on PCI. On top of that, the final site clean has been done…

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smithfamily
Feb 20, 2018 9:12 am

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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Thanks KateAndDuke. I need to further check this with Rawson given that what we've chosen is package at their Horizon estate - which feels like restrictive on what we…

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parlayman
Feb 20, 2018 8:53 am

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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This is funny. People who has watertank will also need to pay monthly/yearly admin fee whether using it or not. The worst part, the admin fee for stormwater or recycle…

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wentworth33
Feb 20, 2018 8:44 am

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Carpet + Touch Ups

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Carpet + Touch Ups
QLD
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Oh wow... next week and it’s all yours! Yay! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold…

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Bridgetwitch
Feb 20, 2018 8:43 am
Bridgetwitch
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Thanu
Feb 20, 2018 8:04 am

but irritated lol about the flooring, after everyone trying to make us except the floors and insisting its the same colour…

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lovisa
Feb 20, 2018 8:01 am

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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So my neighbour wants to erect a fence so we're getting it done by this week. Question for those who have built and had a Fence, have u found the builders have damaged…

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doosra
Feb 20, 2018 7:56 am

Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

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

Try laying out some newspaper on the floor where the island will be and the exact size. That should help you really visualize the size and distance and decide if you are…

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Dani_J
Feb 20, 2018 7:38 am

WALLS/LOCKUP Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

WALLS/LOCKUP Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Wow sounds great. I only looked into it and not having much luck with prices. Do you have a price range? Have they started yet? Be nice to see finished product! And who /…

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pandibabi
Feb 20, 2018 6:46 am
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Subash
Feb 20, 2018 6:01 am

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
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They are doing a fabulous job. I think the cooler weather is definitely helping with productivity. I am looking forward to seeing the front of the house finally go up to…

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Summitlovin
Feb 20, 2018 12:42 am
Choosy
Choosy
10 h

Site works cost!

Site works cost!
WA

Has your builder given you a breakdown of the site work costs so that you know what is included?

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Choosy
Feb 20, 2018 12:32 am
Choosy
Choosy
Choosy
11 h

1st Build - New Choice Homes

1st Build - New Choice Homes
WA
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Looking good. Must be a busy time for the pavers atm, hopefully they will start soon.

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Choosy
Feb 20, 2018 12:13 am
Choosy

Did not see anybody on the way to work this morning so very surprised to see that the roof battens have been started.

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Choosy
Feb 19, 2018 11:55 pm
Choosy

Some photos of the work. Our entire garage was asbestos.

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fademan
Feb 19, 2018 11:45 pm

Emporio 43 with henley

Emporio 43 with henley
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi Sumit, May I please know what sort of Heating is included with Henley i.e. Bravis or other brand. How much is zoning of Heating costs, if you have gone with zoning…

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HenleyNeil
Feb 19, 2018 11:10 pm

Floorplan Feedback

Floorplan Feedback

This might be a bit deep and narrow. I assume you’ll have a window somewhere on the external wall? The shower area might not get much light unless you have a skylight…

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Hillsbuilds
Feb 19, 2018 10:36 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

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

Ah ok Thanks. It seems like we're about to do the same thing as you. Our SC was only good when we first signed our prelim contracts. Did you go to Upper…

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Bridgetwitch
Feb 19, 2018 10:26 pm
Bridgetwitch

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
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good to hear about the progress of your project!!! very exciting times ahead.

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MisterSlope
Feb 19, 2018 10:17 pm

Anybody out there built with Future Urban Residential?

Anybody out there built with Future Urban Residential?
QLD

Kristers is my wife. She just posted before me without me knowing. We are trying to find anything on Future Urban. All I can say is it is not going to plan with our build.

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Sorrello
Feb 19, 2018 9:53 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 821, 822, 823

Hi Fongeo Here is my 5 cents worth. If it were me, I would want to keep the Alfresco and upstairs terrace on the West side of my house, so I could enjoy the long summer…

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inphaze
Feb 19, 2018 9:38 pm
inphaze
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charlibear
Feb 19, 2018 9:17 pm
charlibear

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.
VIC

My partner and I are building with Orion Homes too and they're fantastic!! We found them to be very transparent from the initial sales process, then Wendy from Colour…

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paceman_03
Feb 19, 2018 9:08 pm

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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Thats really good news they are moving on it so quickly. see more at hoffmangoldwithporterdavis.wordpress.com

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brucefil2011
Feb 19, 2018 8:45 pm

our slab poured today. does this looks ok? can you…

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Kandi
Feb 19, 2018 8:20 pm

Building at Catherine Park

Building at Catherine Park
NSW
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We had to pay $1500 to remove dumped building waste on our site. Very frustrating. We negotiated with our builder to put the fence up early so when we cleared it no one…

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Rocchet
Feb 19, 2018 8:04 pm

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

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

Thanks for the heads up. So far so good. Didn’t have too many alterations with the Carolina plan so hopefully they won’t mess up too much. 5 weeks into the build…

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lia_dvm
Feb 19, 2018 6:00 pm
lia_dvm

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!
VIC
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Cheers mate! Our fences are going up at the moment! Glad we know the fencer he is doing a ripper job!

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stayxtrue
Feb 19, 2018 5:34 pm
stayxtrue
onggie
onggie
17 h

Mojo Homes

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

Windows, council doesn't care what mirrors and show screens I have.

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onggie
Feb 19, 2018 5:22 pm

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 7: Gutters, Fascia, Roof)

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 7: Gutters, Fascia, Roof)
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

I’m so disappointed for you! Waiting for something to happen is so hard, but hopefully you will make some good progress this week. - B A vue of the…

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Bridgetwitch
Feb 19, 2018 5:07 pm
Bridgetwitch
K-Real
K-Real
18 h

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

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

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - TILES!!

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - TILES!!
VIC
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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

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

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


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