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Zayedzamir
Zayedzamir
22 November

Bardia small lot?

Bardia small lot?
NSW

i have replied too :p

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Zayedzamir
Nov 22, 2017 11:10 pm
MsMel
MsMel
22 November

Coral Homes Longreach QLD

Coral Homes Longreach QLD
QLD

Not yet! Have council approval, and signed off on colour and tiles. Just need to finalise electrical.

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MsMel
Nov 22, 2017 11:04 pm
jodesandnaz
jodesandnaz
22 November

Ranch Style Homes Victoria

Ranch Style Homes Victoria
VIC

We’ve just started building ours about 6 weeks ago. Designed ourselves using local builder. We liked one of the Hensley Park Home designs, loosely based our design…

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jodesandnaz
Nov 22, 2017 11:03 pm
K-Real
K-Real
22 November

Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why

Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

well , that is probably a good idea!

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K-Real
Nov 22, 2017 10:31 pm
K-Real
em-n-craig
em-n-craig
22 November

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD
QLD
1 ... 24, 25, 26

It's done, but waiting on some shelves to finish it off before posting some pics. Pool isn't started - bit of a sore point as being messed about by them

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em-n-craig
Nov 22, 2017 10:15 pm
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em-n-craig
Nov 22, 2017 10:13 pm

Today has been more progress, the plumber visited yesterday to place the pipes, and put the water on, today they started to organise the waffle slab, and drilled holes for…

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GillyH
Nov 22, 2017 9:30 pm
GillyH
Miloski
Miloski
22 November

101 Residential

101 Residential
WA

Hi PerthNewbie We are building with 101 at the moment. We are building a 2 story custom plan, SOR in an established suburb. We shopped around and ended narrowing it…

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Miloski
Nov 22, 2017 7:49 pm
west_rocks
west_rocks
22 November

Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 16

Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 16
NSW
1 ... 43, 44, 45

So ones who purchased directly with developer have to comply to timber lapped n capped?.

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west_rocks
Nov 22, 2017 7:00 pm
west_rocks

Some trusses

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marshi
Nov 22, 2017 6:55 pm
Lyndal2004
Lyndal2004
22 November

Hotondo homes gippsland

Hotondo homes gippsland
VIC

Hi everyone , has anyone built with hotondo around gippsland? After feedback :-)

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Lyndal2004
Nov 22, 2017 6:38 pm
JLH222
JLH222
22 November

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Thanks, Dulie. I’m pretty in love with them too! Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne viewtopic.php?f=31&t=84012

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JLH222
Nov 22, 2017 6:34 pm
JLH222
KV01
KV01
22 November

Hampton build with Masterton

Hampton build with Masterton
NSW

Hi how did you go with the build? We are hopefully starting early next year once land is registered?

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KV01
Nov 22, 2017 6:19 pm
KV01
KV01
22 November

Masterton Hampton

Masterton Hampton
NSW

Hi just wondering if anyone has built the Masterton Hampton home design from their Acerage designs?

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KV01
Nov 22, 2017 6:09 pm
Agent_009
Agent_009
22 November

GJ Gardner - Element Prestige

GJ Gardner - Element Prestige
QLD

Anyone built with GJ Gardner from their Element Prestige range? Thinking something like this: http://www.gjgardner.com.au/ballarat-ho ... 14499.aspx Cheers

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Agent_009
Nov 22, 2017 4:40 pm
maddy.r
maddy.r
22 November

Building with Dennis Family Homes

Building with Dennis Family Homes
VIC
1 ... 28, 29, 30

Has anyone build the Harvard 27 with Dennis family home If so can you please show me some pictures as there’s not a display of this one but think it’s the one I want

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maddy.r
Nov 22, 2017 4:16 pm
Agent_009
Agent_009
22 November

Building a Granny Flat on a budget - QLD

Building a Granny Flat on a budget - QLD
QLD

Has anyone in QLD built a granny flat on here? I want a one bedroom with ensuite, kitchen, living and laundry that is between 40 to 50m2. Must also have a very decent…

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Agent_009
Nov 22, 2017 3:24 pm
chrinee
chrinee
22 November

2.7m ceiling height and garage door height... thoughts..?

2.7m ceiling height and garage door height... thoughts..?
WA
1, 2

No promblem. Serendipitous timing for my post then! Yes we have x

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chrinee
Nov 22, 2017 2:49 pm
epitome
epitome
22 November

Boutique Homes

Boutique Homes
VIC
1 ... 167, 168, 169

Hi all, i have some questions regarding your Boutique plans. Is there anything to lookout for and things you have missed on the plans but have gone to construction and…

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epitome
Nov 22, 2017 2:32 pm
Mudgeeey
Mudgeeey
22 November

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW

Hi All, I'm in Stage 3. Great to see work consistently happening. Last I spoke to the developer last month, forecasted registration date was April 2018 (Stage 3). Best…

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Mudgeeey
Nov 22, 2017 1:36 pm
viennatt
viennatt
22 November

Yarrabank Homes

Yarrabank Homes
VIC

Ok, I know there's many people have asked here. but very limited reviews from anyone. i know they are small volume builder and more for custom build. I guess no review…

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viennatt
Nov 22, 2017 12:53 pm
KV01
KV01
22 November

First time build in Southern Highlands

First time build in Southern Highlands
NSW
1, 2

Hi we have also brought into the Throsby Views estate and the whole getting registered thing is becoming ridiculous let's hope it's not too far away. Has anyone got any…

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KV01
Nov 22, 2017 11:30 am
Sgreenham
Sgreenham
22 November

Building Weeks & Macklin Ashdale in Western Adelaide

Building Weeks & Macklin Ashdale in Western Adelaide
SA

Just completed my second build with Weeks and Macklin.. The first (2013) went well, agent was excellent, supervisor fantastic, 20 week build time, quality installs however…

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Sgreenham
Nov 22, 2017 11:28 am

Electrical and Intelligent home plans

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Choosy
Nov 22, 2017 10:13 am
Choosy
lovisa
lovisa
22 November

Theft/ vandalism

Theft/ vandalism

Thanks It wnded up being vandalism. Nothing stolen was just cut to pieces. And insolation was ripped out😡 piping was broken. Fortunately they wont install…

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lovisa
Nov 22, 2017 9:33 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
22 November

Help ceiling expansion joint

Help ceiling expansion joint

JsesTAGE1B Thanks for the info There is a need for a break in the ceiling but he could have placed &/or disguised it better Personally I wouldn't accept that.

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 22, 2017 8:32 am
StructuralBIMGuy
EnegueWeil
EnegueWeil
22 November

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?
VIC
1 ... 246, 247, 248

i went in without knowing that reinforcement walls, better soundproofing, etc could be upgraded. is best to be asked for the costs, details beforehand. I've tried asking…

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EnegueWeil
Nov 22, 2017 7:52 am
EnegueWeil
Jb2
Jb2
22 November

Mojo Homes

Mojo Homes
NSW
1 ... 58, 59, 60

Hi there, we are your neighbours a few houses down, building with champion homes, have you been given a pc and handover date yet?

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Jb2
Nov 22, 2017 6:51 am
PinnyandDee
PinnyandDee
22 November

Building at Catherine Park

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

Hey Rocchet congratulations on the move! Hope your daughter is on the mend. Such timing hey. Still you made it to the end goal and can now enjoy all the time and effort…

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PinnyandDee
Nov 22, 2017 6:25 am
Corallake
Corallake
22 November

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
1 ... 39, 40, 41

Thanks all. Still haven't received anything from Coral. We are balding a home in a remote village in Cambodia. Now this really puts things in perspective😂

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Corallake
Nov 22, 2017 12:03 am
Corallake
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dulie
Nov 21, 2017 10:28 pm
dulie
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Choosy
Nov 21, 2017 10:06 pm
Choosy
Drew01
Drew01
21 November

Metricon Henderson 42

Metricon Henderson 42
NSW
1 ... 30, 31, 32

I do like that pool, looks great!! The colour is great, we are considering a container pool at the moment, and haven't seen that colour fibreglass with water in it, looks…

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Drew01
Nov 21, 2017 8:44 pm
Drew01
Variegated
Variegated
21 November

Average Building time from excavation sign to handover

Average Building time from excavation sign to handover

Öfficial" start date 21 November 2016, still waiting for completion - 188.3sq metre, single storey with attic bedroom and bathroom.

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Variegated
Nov 21, 2017 7:59 pm
Variegated
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
21 November

RE: Adenbrook Homes Ballina - Austin Option B

RE: Adenbrook Homes Ballina - Austin Option B
NSW
1, 2, 3

Your plans look great! I love your layout! We are submitting to tweed council right now too. I’m expecting not to start build til atleast late jan or feb. that view of…

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mj-mac4
Nov 21, 2017 7:07 pm
mj-mac4
dianna17
dianna17
21 November

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Hi guys, How is everyone travelling in Stage 1? My home is now finished and we have moved in! Really happy with the outcome and if anyone is building with Fairmont Homes…

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dianna17
Nov 21, 2017 3:56 pm
bini
bini
21 November

fENCING ENQUIRY

fENCING ENQUIRY
VIC

How much did it cost you altogether? is yours Colorbond fence or timber??

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bini
Nov 21, 2017 3:28 pm

Another view of the Crossing.

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CDL1968
Nov 21, 2017 3:21 pm
CDL1968
Annu
Annu
21 November

Our Better Built Homes Journey

Our Better Built Homes Journey
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Krusade25........Simply beautiful and awesome...............Thanks for sharing your dream journey Our brick are going on..... SM advised that they will finish brick and…

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Annu
Nov 21, 2017 3:05 pm
mrbiggens
mrbiggens
21 November

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 8 - Bricked and Elec Rough In

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 8 - Bricked and Elec Rough In
NSW
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Good to see your build moving along BD, looking more like a house now :-D

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mrbiggens
Nov 21, 2017 2:44 pm
bini
bini
21 November

Simonds Homes - Manhattan Build

Simonds Homes - Manhattan Build
VIC

Same Pinch!!! for Lock up stage. We were sent an invoice on last Friday and have inspection coming Thursday.. that's when I am planning to ask the handover date. But…

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bini
Nov 21, 2017 1:52 pm
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
21 November

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!
VIC
1 ... 32, 33, 34

We too have been having a reverse build although our bricks have been going at the same time as the internals, however our house is currently being painted then they can…

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stayxtrue
Nov 21, 2017 11:45 am
stayxtrue
Vantage_35
Vantage_35
21 November

Metricon Metro 32 Qld

Metricon Metro 32 Qld
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Thanks dulie Yes! Xmas tree was the first thing unpacked haha

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Vantage_35
Nov 21, 2017 11:31 am
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
20 November

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!
NSW
1 ... 179, 180, 181

Wow MrsJM I love love love all your wallpaper choices they add so much warmth to your rooms

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BrownDog77
Nov 20, 2017 9:18 pm
Variegated
Variegated
20 November

Take Two

Take Two
ACT
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Algernon - that was part of my concern too. Considering I have already paid about 2/3 of the contract, I would have thought it wouldn't be a problem to pay the joiners. …

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Variegated
Nov 20, 2017 9:10 pm
Variegated
LevaneT
LevaneT
20 November

Stormwater retention

Stormwater retention
NSW

I used a big rain water tank as OSD. The volume increase to 10K. The additional cost on top of the 5000L tank is about 2K extra. Hydraulic engineer should be able to work…

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LevaneT
Nov 20, 2017 9:08 pm
AllyBrian 2078
AllyBrian 2078
20 November

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW

Looking nice, love how you can get the feeling of how all the rooms feel now. Just a tip, take lots of pictures of the frames where you will put TVs mounted on the wall…

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AllyBrian 2078
Nov 20, 2017 9:00 pm
Rover9
Rover9
20 November

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!
VIC

Hi, thank you for posting this. We are also looking at building V-48 but looking at other options too ... Can you please give us…

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Rover9
Nov 20, 2017 9:00 pm


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