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kidu13
kidu13
16 January

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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We go past the site once or twice a week for the past 6 months and we haven't even got the title yet. We rent nearby. There were trees and bush in our lot when we first…

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kidu13
Jan 16, 2018 2:44 pm
kidu13
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

Our First Dream Home

Our First Dream Home
QLD
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Thank you Gilly, it always helps to see it in the flesh so to speak. I love the look of your house. The bay windows really add character. I already have a couple of…

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sparrowsnest
Jan 21, 2018 11:32 pm

Rural Build - Redink - Gingin WA

Rural Build - Redink - Gingin WA
WA

Hi Treechangejess I'm happy to help, I did a lot of reading on this forum before biting the bullet, seems only fair to return the favour :-D. We also built ages ago too…

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ems082
Jan 21, 2018 11:30 pm
ems082

Building 2 storey with APG Homes in WA – Our build thread

Building 2 storey with APG Homes in WA – Our build thread
WA
1, 2, 3

Yeah it does! Though we will have a tiler meeting soon, so we'll be able to go in and check out the work pretty soon! The doors are quite nice, we (well, my wife..) chose…

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danbiscuit
Jan 21, 2018 11:27 pm
danbiscuit

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)
WA
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Nothing worse than getting out of the shower and being a sweaty mess haha made sense for us to do it and didn't cost us any extra :) Hoping the floors look good on the big…

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just_a_draftee
Jan 21, 2018 11:11 pm
just_a_draftee

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Thanks for the kind words guys!!!! Comments like this keep me going :-)

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Charly6s
Jan 21, 2018 11:06 pm
Charly6s

Windows now delivered Electrical wiring is in Looking at Kitchen Rumpus Entry Hallway

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vikushivu
Jan 21, 2018 10:50 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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that doesn't sound good you were sounding like we were just a one of shit build with that ss

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dougang287
Jan 21, 2018 10:40 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Beautiful photos of your house there jordann! it looks quite big. Also, looks like I had the same DL consultant as yours, as we were also recommended and going with black…

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singalg
Jan 21, 2018 10:00 pm

Kingston 33 build with Rawson - Southwest Sydney

Kingston 33 build with Rawson - Southwest Sydney

Hi Abby, we chose the Edge. We have a long skinny block and we fell in love with the display at Kellyville. It just worked so well. Our rendering just finished so we…

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KateAndDuke
Jan 21, 2018 9:56 pm
KateAndDuke

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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We are doing 8 cameras dahua and hills for the alarm. Dont know if we will do intercom but the guy we are using provide panasonic or Hiksvision. Which external…

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g33kerb0t
Jan 21, 2018 9:42 pm
g33kerb0t

Building With Beachwood Constructions

Building With Beachwood Constructions
VIC
1, 2

They gave me that last year. Waiting for an update this week. I'm getting the concrete done through the builder. The landscaping I'll do myself.

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valerie3e
Jan 21, 2018 9:31 pm
valerie3e

Canberra custom KDR

Canberra custom KDR
ACT
1, 2

Wow so much happening! Which is awesome :) We are also planning on evening haze for our roof so it’s great to see it looking so good on a real building (as opposed to the…

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JessieNewie
Jan 21, 2018 9:24 pm

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons build - façade done

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons build - façade done
VIC
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Totally Agree with the sound proofing. I put them in between rooms and also to isolate the laundry from the family/ dining/ home theatre. Best ever investment.

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SteveMc
Jan 21, 2018 8:56 pm
SteveMc

Bedfordale - New Build - Perth WA

Bedfordale - New Build - Perth WA
WA
1, 2

Interesting.....bit late now, ha ha although I will wait and see what happens. Cheers mate!

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sparky_JsP
Jan 21, 2018 8:50 pm
sparky_JsP

Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hey Bhoot Have been reading a lot of these forums and hate to agree with you but seems 12months is realistic minimum. Interesting you say that about the rendered…

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Hildzy
Jan 21, 2018 8:41 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1, 2

Thanks a bunch for your super speedy reply. Hope you have a great week ahead.

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kjane
Jan 21, 2018 8:32 pm

Staircase Upgrade Cost

Staircase Upgrade Cost
NSW

We upgraded the stairs for our build, and yes, that would be a standard price. It hurts, but god they will look amazing! We chose to spend the money as it's not really…

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KateAndDuke
Jan 21, 2018 7:55 pm
KateAndDuke

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
1, 2, 3

You've made a nice choice! A few other niggly factors have swayed us to the Balmoral, loved staircase, windows, large retreat, kitchen against one wall and large living…

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DR-JEKL
Jan 21, 2018 7:21 pm

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North
VIC
1, 2

Were just waiting on our building permit and final construction plans and all systems are a go. :) finally

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Stroud2512
Jan 21, 2018 7:09 pm

15/01/2018 Portico rendered 20/01/2018 Lower roofs complete Electrical and aircon rough ins to happen this week, and the cladding to complete the exterior.

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MandM+4
Jan 21, 2018 7:03 pm

WALLS/LOCKUP Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

WALLS/LOCKUP Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
QLD
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*update* Bifolds got redone and its a complete mess, with rips and chunks taken out of gyprock walls and ceiling and dents scratches and chunks out of the timber frame.…

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Shelmac
Jan 21, 2018 6:31 pm

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 718, 719, 720

Good luck SK and your in for a long journey over the next 18 months. We are also building in the shire and should be finished in approx 1 month (we are 4 months over…

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Sevenths
Jan 21, 2018 6:25 pm
CC7
CC7
6 h

Daydream 30 Week 10- Bricks and Plaster.

Daydream 30 Week 10- Bricks and Plaster.
QLD
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yes we tried to put as much in before too, for our first appointment with our SR we had a massive list of what we wanted, and had already picked the brains of many staff…

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CC7
Jan 21, 2018 5:45 pm
CC7
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Caydenn
Jan 21, 2018 5:37 pm
Caydenn

Liking this light for my hallway. Thoughts?? It just be one large light.

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icat2000
Jan 21, 2018 4:37 pm
icat2000

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
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I was thinking same. Not cos health and safety. Our ss doesn’t seem to mind if we go there if tradies are there. He never once kicked ups fuss. He point things out…

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Doulton777
Jan 21, 2018 4:18 pm
Doulton777

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 914, 915, 916

Oh wow JK, I definitely feel for you. You invest so much emotionally into these homes while they’re being built that they really do become a part of you. What are you…

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BrisBuild
Jan 21, 2018 4:07 pm

Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34

Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34
VIC
1, 2

The different levels are because the garage, front portico and alfresco sab hights are lower than the rest of the house, but the slabs are still the same thickness, so…

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Charly6s
Jan 21, 2018 3:48 pm
Charly6s

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!
VIC
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Well done Dawn. Your home is just lovely - B A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87210

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Bridgetwitch
Jan 21, 2018 3:41 pm
Bridgetwitch

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 338, 339, 340

Hi, we are building the Nolan it blew out to 64sq but council said we had to take it down to 60. We wanted a very modern design so metricon custom designed a facade to…

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Jayjay84
Jan 21, 2018 3:06 pm
Jayjay84

It's been a few months since i last posted and i haven't done much since. However, my plants out back have grown alot - the cottonwood hibiscus's are no longer scrawny…

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rosemi
Jan 21, 2018 3:00 pm
rosemi

Building with Porter Davis

Building with Porter Davis
VIC

I just realised this is an old post! You have probably already started building!

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inexp_user
Jan 21, 2018 1:58 pm
inexp_user
Ezza78
Ezza78
10 h

Wall hanging TV - Melbourne

Wall hanging TV - Melbourne
VIC

Can anyone recommend a good company/person to wall hang a tv. Hopefully most of the pre wiring will already be done during the build. Ya

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Ezza78
Jan 21, 2018 1:54 pm

Building At Edmondson Park

Building At Edmondson Park
NSW
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Hi everyone! I've spent most of the weekend reading this forum, really appreciating everyone sharing their building experience so far. I'm looking to buy land & build…

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asdfdan
Jan 21, 2018 1:50 pm

Hi Blackcat, Can you please post a screenshot of your kitchen plans. Here is the picture in the plans we approved, but the construction was very different. Norfolk.

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Norfolk
Jan 21, 2018 1:38 pm

New build with Redink Madora Bay

New build with Redink Madora Bay
WA
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The plan was for it to come through the mortgage but the bank would not approve the smart wiring as it was not considered part of the build. That left me in a difficult…

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Madora Dreamer
Jan 21, 2018 1:26 pm
Madora Dreamer
JK27
JK27
10 h

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
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It shouldn't be this way - and I'm over feeling like the bad guy, I'm over thinking and overthinking this house, I'm over looking at their lack of attention to detail,…

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JK27
Jan 21, 2018 1:18 pm
JK27
s-X-s
s-X-s
11 h

Building with Coral Homes - Monterey 20 (Sydney)

Building with Coral Homes - Monterey 20 (Sydney)
NSW

@ .... Good to see someone building with Coral in Sydney area. I have been after some experience with Coralhomes in…

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s-X-s
Jan 21, 2018 12:57 pm
s-X-s

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

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

Yeah it's after the closed fence. I saw the trenches already dug, some of the drainage pipes laid, some waiting to be laid. I hope it doesn't stretch to June as that…

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g33kerb0t
Jan 21, 2018 12:28 pm
g33kerb0t

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1, 2

I'm in lot 101. I had a dud reconstruction girl as well. Every time I would talk to her she would say that the slab will go down December, then January then February so i…

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belindaboni
Jan 21, 2018 11:33 am
CC7
CC7
13 h

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ - Week 7

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ - Week 7
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

it looks so stylish! LOOOVE the concrete counters, we were looking to get one of those colours but have decided to stick with the standard 'urban' we are hoping it will…

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CC7
Jan 21, 2018 10:38 am
CC7

Advice and help

Advice and help
VIC

You should re-title this thread and have it moved to the appropriate sub forum.

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SaveH2O
Jan 21, 2018 9:09 am
SaveH2O
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
15 h

Boutique Homes

Boutique Homes
VIC
1 ... 168, 169, 170

Hello Everyone ! Happy Sunday ! Just getting prepared for my HIA signing and going through the draft it seems there are few things which are making me not that happy.…

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Ozshaz
Jan 21, 2018 8:27 am

Henley Electra 2017/2018 build

Henley Electra 2017/2018 build
VIC
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so i have asked henley to do similar modifications and at this moment have flatly said no. i will be calling henley to see if i can get the ok from someone higher up. …

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ryanl15
Jan 21, 2018 1:16 am
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Quirmeball1280
Jan 21, 2018 12:47 am
Quirmeball1280


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