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12 October

Hall & Hart vs Better Built Homes

Hall & Hart vs Better Built Homes
1, 2

Ah ok. We've proceeded to tender as well. All the best! I happy to answer questions as well.

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Speakers
Oct 12, 2020 11:05 am
Mooks11
Mooks11
12 October

FHO- Building in Perth Hills WA - WA Country Builders

FHO- Building in Perth Hills WA - WA Country Builders
WA

6 weeks?! Did you have pre approval? Were you an existing customer? That’s ridiculous

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Mooks11
Oct 12, 2020 1:13 am
Mooks11
Mooks11
12 October

Building Dale Alcock's Archipelago in Wellard, WA

Building Dale Alcock's Archipelago in Wellard, WA
WA

$287k was for the base house which had a totally different kitchen to display etc

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Mooks11
Oct 12, 2020 1:00 am
worldofmud
worldofmud
11 October

Soil Test - Rock Found

Soil Test - Rock Found

To be fair to the soil testers, they have done what they were asked most likely. I looked at the borehole locations from a geotech. investigation point of view and the…

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worldofmud
Oct 11, 2020 11:24 pm
kayliea
kayliea
11 October

Austral Bricks- Industrial Foundry

Austral Bricks- Industrial Foundry

Hey guys, Has anyone used Austral Bricks's in Industrial Foundry or have any photos of these in use? I am finding it a little difficult to find fully built houses with…

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kayliea
Oct 11, 2020 4:41 pm
alymei
alymei
11 October

GJ Gardner Melb Inner East

GJ Gardner Melb Inner East
VIC

Am keen to see your plans? We are looking at the greenbay 322 as inspiration

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alymei
Oct 11, 2020 6:36 am
Mr.TA
Mr.TA
11 October

Hudson Ridge- Ballarat Region

Hudson Ridge- Ballarat Region

Hi, I am planning to built my first home with Hudson Ridge. Their house is bit expensive - but their inclusions kind of attracts me. Does anybody wants to share their…

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Mr.TA
Oct 11, 2020 6:06 am
kinigo270
kinigo270
10 October

Hebel floor height provisions

Hebel floor height provisions

Thanks you for co firming

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kinigo270
Oct 10, 2020 8:45 am
Sweet-Pea
Sweet-Pea
10 October

Clarendon Boston 36, hamptons brick facade

Clarendon Boston 36, hamptons brick facade

Hi Robert, Can they do underfloor heating? I am looking at The Boston range as well with similar add ons. Thx

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Sweet-Pea
Oct 10, 2020 12:07 am
BellyCoy19
BellyCoy19
9 October

Brick colour

Brick colour

Anyone had gone with Selkirk Rosehill brick care to share the price per 1000? I'm building in Vic and colour appointment is on Monday, showrooms are closed tomorrow and…

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BellyCoy19
Oct 09, 2020 9:18 pm
kester
kester
9 October

Floorplan Critique

Floorplan Critique
WA

House design looks very nice. May I know the builder info? Very nice design illustration as well.

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kester
Oct 09, 2020 5:17 pm
DanC
DanC
9 October

Boston 42 with Clarendon

Boston 42 with Clarendon
1, 2

In terms of our experience, I just say be aware of the cost of upgrades when you go to selections. We could have spent almost $100K above our Sapphire Inclusions (45sq…

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DanC
Oct 09, 2020 4:48 pm
build2020
build2020
9 October

Super White Natural Stone

Super White Natural Stone
VIC

Will definitely have a look at the porcelain. Which one is it on the WK stone website?

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build2020
Oct 09, 2020 11:30 am
build2020
build2020
9 October

Timber Batten Wall

Timber Batten Wall
VIC

Hi everyone Can anyone give me an indication of the cost of a timber batten wall similar to this would be in comparison to just a plastered wall? Thanks.

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build2020
Oct 09, 2020 11:27 am

House is at lockup stage now. Had a meeting with site supervisor on Wednesday and he told us 6-8 weeks for practical completion so lets see what happens . Sorry for…

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Deacon91
Oct 09, 2020 10:09 am
bashworth
bashworth
9 October

How to find missing pegs on the boundary?

How to find missing pegs on the boundary?
VIC

Here is a link to understanding title plans:

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bashworth
Oct 09, 2020 9:05 am
bashworth
kdr2020
kdr2020
9 October

Burbank Homes Edgerton 282 Build

Burbank Homes Edgerton 282 Build

New to the home building experience and to this forum. Hoping to tap into the brains trust on this forum to make the journey less scary and more informed. Thanks in…

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kdr2020
Oct 09, 2020 7:14 am

We are building a new house and our living room has a void with two large south facing windows. We understand that rooms with south facing windows are cold and dark, but…

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Camel
Oct 08, 2020 11:08 pm
Geo1
Geo1
8 October

Coral Homes DayDream 28 Build

Coral Homes DayDream 28 Build
NSW

Wilton is Mine subsidence. Has Coral homes or your certifier consulted the NSW mine subsidence board? No issues if everything has been checked, just a friendly…

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Geo1
Oct 08, 2020 10:04 pm
Kmcp
Kmcp
8 October

Challenging BAL ratings

Challenging BAL ratings

Oh strange, the PM didn’t work! Thank so much, I’ll check them out. That sounds promising

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Kmcp
Oct 08, 2020 7:54 pm
zzkazu
zzkazu
8 October

Modular House Deed generation

Modular House Deed generation

Just got this response: "Hello Greg We don’t…

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zzkazu
Oct 08, 2020 3:09 pm
r_13
r_13
8 October

Will metricon do this?

Will metricon do this?

I think you can flip any home design left-to-right as a whole if that would make sense, but you could end up with a bunch of bedrooms facing west upstairs...

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r_13
Oct 08, 2020 1:45 pm
r_13
Monty85
Monty85
8 October

Build with Champion homes

Build with Champion homes

Did your tender not include any form of site costs?

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Monty85
Oct 08, 2020 1:26 pm
Monty85
Monty85
8 October

When do the colour selections and other choices happen

When do the colour selections and other choices happen
NSW

So basically they worked out the number of lights they think is required and paired them with a combination of standard batten lights. So if for example, your plan has…

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Monty85
Oct 08, 2020 1:23 pm
itsMeTino
itsMeTino
7 October

SOUTH FACING LIVING AREAS

SOUTH FACING LIVING AREAS

Have no advice to give as i have similar block and house orientation to OP. But KameGame - thankyou so much for this link it is exactly what i have been trying to find…

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itsMeTino
Oct 07, 2020 11:15 pm
ConfusedSoul
ConfusedSoul
7 October

Checking contract

Checking contract

Hi KameGame, Did builder changed payment schedule in your case? I recently had payment schedule not accepted by bank. Yes, get the letter from your broker/lender…

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ConfusedSoul
Oct 07, 2020 9:02 pm

I did a quick colour scheme on the Austral website, this is what it looks like. My facade is very similar to this. What do you think ?

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ilynn321
Oct 07, 2020 8:30 pm
SEP
SEP
7 October

Soho Living townhouses

Soho Living townhouses
VIC

Could you please share your experience, what was wrong with the home? Thanks

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SEP
Oct 07, 2020 7:21 pm
Lot51
Lot51
7 October

Power pole service connection

Power pole service connection

Hi, We are just starting to build and our site supervisor mentioned that the power/stoby pole closest to our build already has 3 other house connections to it. He said…

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Lot51
Oct 07, 2020 7:20 pm
Mowessis
Mowessis
7 October

Easements, Project builders, Custom designs etc

Easements, Project builders, Custom designs etc

Hi Internet strangers.. Wondering if anyone would be able to give some input. We are attempting to build a dual occ (duplex or detached) in NSW and at a cross road of…

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Mowessis
Oct 07, 2020 4:28 pm
V002
V002
7 October

Homebuilder Grant Scheme - Shocking outcome!!

Homebuilder Grant Scheme - Shocking outcome!!
1, 2

Significant update - The administrative directives have changed in regards to substantial renovations (knockdown rebuilds) Paragraph…

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V002
Oct 07, 2020 11:17 am
NewJourney
NewJourney
6 October

Has anyome built with Reward Homes- Riverstone

Has anyome built with Reward Homes- Riverstone
NSW

I have built a 44sq custom home with them and ended up paying atleast 100k more and the quality is not even worth it. You will be better off with any other builder.

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NewJourney
Oct 06, 2020 8:56 pm
Clivett
Clivett
6 October

Winchester 34 - Metricon New Build

Winchester 34 - Metricon New Build

Hopefully will upload by next Monday :) We are in SA.

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Clivett
Oct 06, 2020 4:26 pm
oklouise
oklouise
6 October

Garage door entrance to Skullery / Kitchen

Garage door entrance to Skullery / Kitchen
WA

a copy of the floorplan would make suggestions easier

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oklouise
Oct 06, 2020 2:46 pm
Las
Las
6 October

QLD Build with Homecorop Constructions

QLD Build with Homecorop Constructions
QLD

Hi Nevdi, How are you going with Homecorp? Did you go ahead with them?

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Las
Oct 06, 2020 2:31 pm
yyf3212
yyf3212
6 October

Are these frame stage defects "normal"?

Are these frame stage defects "normal"?
NSW

Geez! That's quite a lot more than I expected.

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yyf3212
Oct 06, 2020 10:07 am

Something like this with stone base portico.

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Bcr83
Oct 05, 2020 7:51 pm
TH_HH
TH_HH
5 October

Hannaford 466 with Burbank

Hannaford 466 with Burbank

We are thinking of build with Burbank and are interested in Hannaford 466. Our block of Land in Ashbury In Geelong. Wondering if anyone here has experience building with…

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TH_HH
Oct 05, 2020 3:53 pm

Fireplace where? and any provisioning to be done with builde

Fireplace where? and any provisioning to be done with builde

My thoughts exactly. Get a double between dining/media. Will look amazing

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Blacktea2sugars
Oct 05, 2020 1:15 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Stewie D
Stewie D
5 October

Drawings

Drawings

"Can any one help me in understanding what type of drawings are needed for construction quotation?" What drawings did you submit for your DA ? Stewie

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Stewie D
Oct 05, 2020 11:28 am
build2020
build2020
5 October

Thomas Archer vs Hallbury Homes

Thomas Archer vs Hallbury Homes
VIC

We too looked at both. Hallbury were very responsive and great to deal with, but we ended up at Thomas Archer.

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build2020
Oct 05, 2020 10:52 am
Andrew1989
Andrew1989
4 October

Help reading an engineering plan

Help reading an engineering plan

Guessing they've done that for drainage purposes?

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Andrew1989
Oct 04, 2020 8:30 pm

Things you arranged outside of the builder

Things you arranged outside of the builder

Floor: Tile, Timber, Carpet Painting Air-con Additional…

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Building learner
Oct 04, 2020 3:12 am
Irene85317
Irene85317
3 October

New drainage points connect to existing storm water pipe

New drainage points connect to existing storm water pipe

I don’t have any drainage points at the backyard from the builder. And got flooding issue when it is raining. And now I am about to start doing my landscaping . For…

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Irene85317
Oct 03, 2020 11:15 pm
MCHammer
MCHammer
3 October

Building on Slope - Latitude 37/Englehart/Glenvill/Mazzei

Building on Slope - Latitude 37/Englehart/Glenvill/Mazzei
VIC

Suggest asking to speak to several previous customers of Lifespaces Group before taking the leap. The architectural elements of the homes are beautiful and well thought…

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MCHammer
Oct 03, 2020 8:38 pm
Monty85
Monty85
3 October

Pre build Site clean up

Pre build Site clean up
VIC

Great result. Cleaned up well.

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Monty85
Oct 03, 2020 7:48 pm
spankys13
spankys13
3 October

Metricon LA PYRENEE - Any other similar styles

Metricon LA PYRENEE - Any other similar styles
VIC

Hi, Just wondering if any of the other builders have a similar styled house to this that we can compare? Love the style, rounded staircase, etc however the 1.6million…

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spankys13
Oct 03, 2020 7:35 pm
MCHammer
MCHammer
3 October

Don’t build with Lifespaces Group

Don’t build with Lifespaces Group

Hi Disappointed2019 Unfortunately we also engaged Lifespaces Group to build a beautifully architect designed home. Our experience dealing with this builder has been an…

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MCHammer
Oct 03, 2020 5:45 pm

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