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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

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
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Thanks Treedance. Roof completed over House and only remaining over rumpus plus Alresco. Frame inspection also completed on 19/02/2018.

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pEast
Feb 20, 2018 2:57 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

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

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
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How weird that there starting stage 2 , or at least appears like that with no notice , hopefully well get an update soon A few outstanding things aint good though but…

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Montheo
Feb 20, 2018 12:21 am

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

First home build SA Hickinbotham

First home build SA Hickinbotham
SA
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Me too but worst case is we end up going to ombudsman:) nut wont leave it unless we get a good answer

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lovisa
Feb 19, 2018 11:47 pm

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

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fademan
Feb 19, 2018 11:45 pm

Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in
VIC
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1.7 sounds like a really big gap. I think 1.1-1.2 would be a nice big gap Building our first custom dream home. https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?share_ ... are_type=t

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sparrowsnest
Feb 19, 2018 11:27 pm

Emporio 43 with henley

Emporio 43 with henley
VIC
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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
GLO
GLO
6 h

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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Yes I have seen that document, but as 98% lots are smaller than 600sqm, I'm guessing they did not feel the need to detail it. Hence why it still seems a grey area for me

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GLO
Feb 19, 2018 11:01 pm

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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Another option (and the one we went with) was to have Rawson wire up the downlights but not install them. I think the cost of wire and install was around $150 a…

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KateAndDuke
Feb 19, 2018 10:59 pm
KateAndDuke

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
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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
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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

WALLS/LOCKUP Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

WALLS/LOCKUP Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
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Hi :) Yes, we are having polished concrete flooring throughout most of the house. (Excluding bedrooms 2 and 3, theatre, garage, bathrooms + laundry.) We have gone for…

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staceyrussell
Feb 19, 2018 8:58 pm
staceyrussell

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 frames are done! Bricks are getting delivered this week!

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Portofino38
Feb 19, 2018 7:32 pm

Signature on Edmund

Signature on Edmund

Hi, Just wondered if anyone had purchased home and land package with Signature on Edmund in Riverstone.

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jackz11
Feb 19, 2018 7:11 pm
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dharmesh
Feb 19, 2018 7:09 pm

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 QLD
QLD
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Thanks Danij!! Im going to try to find some smokey bulbs for them so they dont look so transparent though

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kikihome
Feb 19, 2018 6:46 pm
kikihome
MikiT
MikiT
10 h

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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MikiT
Feb 19, 2018 6:28 pm

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes
NSW
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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
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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
12 h

Mojo Homes

Mojo Homes
NSW
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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
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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
12 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
symone
symone
15 h

(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
eagle1
eagle1
16 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Hi spk_home build .the best master builders

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eagle1
Feb 19, 2018 12:37 pm
symone
symone
16 h

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
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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

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


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