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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

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
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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

Neighbour build their garage right up the fence line

Neighbour build their garage right up the fence line
NSW

Btw. This is different side of neighbour already. And im sure it is not the neighbour fault. For sure it is developer or builder.

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everistically
Feb 18, 2018 7:09 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

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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It has come together really well. Looks awesome. Hope PCI happens soon.

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Corallake
Feb 18, 2018 6:48 pm
Corallake
nikil
nikil
45 m

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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That’s the way I saw it too, I think they should have it finished to a good standard without needing an independent inspector coming to check the work for them.

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nikil
Feb 18, 2018 6:46 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Renman I assume this is upstairs were you have issues? What happens when some are shut off? You would think that the dams are higher than the house height to provide…

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stanus
Feb 18, 2018 6:26 pm
stanus

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
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Yup saw that this afternoon, it’s on the stage 2 side. I think stage 2 was approved to start.

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tarajbrown
Feb 18, 2018 6:15 pm
tarajbrown
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sheree bee
Feb 18, 2018 6:10 pm

LONG ISLAND HOMES - POINT COOK

LONG ISLAND HOMES - POINT COOK
VIC

WARNING. DO NOT GO NEAR THIS BUILDER. 9 months ago,…

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sheree bee
Feb 18, 2018 6:08 pm

Kitchen pendants are up! Looks like our main floor tiles finally arrived too, hopefully they will finally be laid this week

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kikihome
Feb 18, 2018 6:01 pm
kikihome

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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The 330sqm includes garage but excludes alfresco/portico and voids.

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Tolgz
Feb 18, 2018 5:53 pm

First home build SA Hickinbotham

First home build SA Hickinbotham
SA
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Urgh he went in today and fid the rest of the flooring:( Selections said if its incorrect that contractor needs to replace at his cost cause irder and contract state our…

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lovisa
Feb 18, 2018 5:44 pm

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
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Yes a couple of weeks ago we did a walk through with our SS to check over all the electrical. Was so good to be inside and get a feel for it all! Some things seemed…

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Lara21
Feb 18, 2018 5:42 pm

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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You can’t be charged for longer fence hire, longer toilet hire etc as that’s the builders issue. Also any rubbishy dumped on site after you handover to them is their…

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Sevenths
Feb 18, 2018 5:07 pm

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
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Q, our driveway is exposed aggregate concrete and you can get different colour pebbles, mixes and patterns for the design. It’s a very expensive cost though ($150-190/sqm).

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Orpheus
Feb 18, 2018 5:05 pm
Orpheus
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Caydenn
Feb 18, 2018 5:03 pm
Caydenn

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
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Melb84, Sorry, I haven't been informed registration on hold. I thought it was on hold because the development of this site from Northern end of Woodbridge st/ northbourne…

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ElDream16
Feb 18, 2018 4:52 pm

HGWA Baldivis

HGWA Baldivis
WA

The admin process definitely feels like a drag & when you see something happening it just makes it all worth it. Like everyone has said though, once the slab is down and…

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Summitlovin
Feb 18, 2018 4:49 pm

Building a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane

Building a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane

I love the layout and colour selection. Can't wait to see it all come together. I would love to put a stand alone basic in my WC, fingers crossed.

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CalicoCat
Feb 18, 2018 4:07 pm

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.
QLD
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All weve seen is the civil plans, but because theres a lot of earth works going there, its dictated which blocks we will consider. Sure have, her floors and house ar…

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alymei
Feb 18, 2018 3:28 pm

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill
NSW
1, 2

Hi Henry, Just came across this thread and great updates from yourself on 115 Tallawong Road. Had bought a block there and unfortunately couldn’t attend the info…

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PrashantA
Feb 18, 2018 1:26 pm

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - waiting for land to settle

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - waiting for land to settle
VIC
1, 2, 3

Went for our weekly visit to the land yesterday and they were busy at work spreading topsoil/fill on the blocks and nature strips. We're getting so close!

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Clareymoo
Feb 18, 2018 12:58 pm

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs
VIC
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Hi Peeps I have a lot of pricing on my blog, check it out Budgeting help https://forsyth35blog.wordpress.com/201 ... he-budget/ Electrial costs

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Charly6s
Feb 18, 2018 12:41 pm
Charly6s

Lower left is Basalt. Arch is domino

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MrsJM
Feb 18, 2018 11:38 am
MrsJM

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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Fingers crossed you don't have much longer to wait. Our SS is very confident we will have handover within 5 days of PCI. I am not so confident, I noticed a while ago that…

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nikil
Feb 18, 2018 10:10 am
Yara
Yara
12 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Yes, I have heard Wincrest is much faster and cheaper too. There's other builders too. The final build may not have all the same inclusions out of the box. But they are…

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Yara
Feb 18, 2018 7:57 am
Tips
Tips
12 h

Nostra Homes

Nostra Homes
VIC
1, 2

Anyone recently built or building with Nostra? How has the experience been so far? Am considering the Buckingham 43 with them.

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Tips
Feb 18, 2018 7:02 am
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Keroppi
Feb 18, 2018 1:38 am

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
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i agree, they're at the same stage with bricks & frames delivered but nothing happening. I feel quite lucky that my bricks have already started and i hope their bricks…

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Summitlovin
Feb 18, 2018 1:19 am

Eden brae - interior selections

Eden brae - interior selections

Great thankyou Suzza98! I'll check out your blog 😊

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Natalie11
Feb 17, 2018 10:41 pm

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast
QLD
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Thanks icat! It was part of the upgrade package we got for free - it’s massive and should look even better when it’s stained. We will window tint the glass panels, but…

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Bridgetwitch
Feb 17, 2018 10:01 pm
Bridgetwitch
shazaw
shazaw
22 h

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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We did checked position of towel rails they have put in for all bathrooms... found that some places are not suitable for towel rails ...example towel rail in the guest…

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shazaw
Feb 17, 2018 9:41 pm

Wow such a long time since my last post. We have been in our house since the end of October. We absolutely love it and the area. Packing and unpacking hasn't been much…

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GCGirl
Feb 17, 2018 9:10 pm
GCGirl
trimum
trimum
22 h

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
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I don’t think I will be in before Easter 30/3 but hopefully during the easter school holiday in late April

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trimum
Feb 17, 2018 9:01 pm
trimum

First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Colour Selection

First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Colour Selection

Yeah. Tried to put too much into the build contract so had to go back to the drawing board. All good now. Just waiting for the site start. Its all ready to go. Should get…

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icat2000
Feb 17, 2018 8:40 pm
icat2000

17.02.2018

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SDP
Feb 17, 2018 8:39 pm

Yarrabank Homes

Yarrabank Homes
VIC

Thanks ReaBurns, May I know what model you are building and give me some more info like the inclusions pls.? Base price of your house and inclusions pricing if you can?

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30SQHOME
Feb 17, 2018 8:17 pm

Week 13 update, Painting has been started and looks about 2/3rds completed other than the garage which hasn't been started. Front door was removed and a new one placed…

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Skcel
Feb 17, 2018 7:32 pm
Skcel

Day 4.5 of bricks...i say 4.5 as i know the brickies were knocked off a little earlier yesterday. Also noticed that i have a new water meter. Still have the garage & front…

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Summitlovin
Feb 17, 2018 7:21 pm
CalicoCat
CalicoCat
Yesterday

Our First Home - Ballarat - Artwork for Dining room??

Our First Home - Ballarat - Artwork for Dining room??
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Love the garden inspo! I'm a big fan of the combination of concrete with timber. I'm hoping I'll be able to have a timber/concrete front fence (no covenants that I know…

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CalicoCat
Feb 17, 2018 7:19 pm

No slab this week, SS said he’s hoping for early next week. Frames being delivered on Friday The 2nd of March. My brother in law was in the area and sent me this

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aphsta
Feb 17, 2018 6:49 pm
aphsta
aphsta
Yesterday

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes
NSW
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That looks really great, you are doing such a great job completing your hone

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aphsta
Feb 17, 2018 6:46 pm
Bri1234
Bri1234
Yesterday

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
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Oh really. That's not good. Do you have to wait for them? I finally got someone to turn up this afternoon to measure and quote. Now to wait for his quote and try and…

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Bri1234
Feb 17, 2018 6:19 pm
Bri1234
Varispe
Varispe
Yesterday

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
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Hi all, Just requested to join group. Fantastic idea! We bought lot 704 and have been told we wont expect titling until Jan 2019 :(.Is anyone building with an independent builder?

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Varispe
Feb 17, 2018 6:14 pm
dillongl
dillongl
Yesterday

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310
NSW

Exciting! Good luck with it all, the fun starts now!

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dillongl
Feb 17, 2018 5:43 pm
dillongl

Hello All, We have selected infinity 8g entrnace door with clear stain. Our entrance door jamb has been installed recently and Im not quite impressed with the quality of…

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cranbourne23
Feb 17, 2018 5:02 pm


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