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Joelleg6
Joelleg6
Yesterday

custom adenbrook home north coast NSW moving in

custom adenbrook home north coast NSW moving in
NSW
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How's your experience been with Apollo Blinds? I'm considering purchasing Red Cedar plantation shutters from them.

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Joelleg6
Sep 21, 2017 8:24 pm
Joelleg6
Joelleg6
Joelleg6
Yesterday

Building a Noosa 26 with Coral Homes

Building a Noosa 26 with Coral Homes
NSW
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How's your experience been with Apollo Blinds? I'm considering purchasing Red Cedar plantation shutters from them.

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Joelleg6
Sep 21, 2017 8:20 pm
Joelleg6
valerie3e
valerie3e
Yesterday

Beachwood Constructions Melbourne

Beachwood Constructions Melbourne
VIC

That's great! My slab has been delayed for a while. Was meant to go down end of August..

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valerie3e
Sep 21, 2017 8:06 pm
Nabeelc
Nabeelc
Yesterday

Our Metricon Merricks 38

Our Metricon Merricks 38
QLD
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No. I didn't get brick infill. Didn't catch it on the plan until they built in. But I have full render on my house to meet covenant rule. Therefore the cement fiber…

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Nabeelc
Sep 21, 2017 7:17 pm
Nabeelc

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
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SNAP. I'm going with Caesarstone Turbine Grey (although like your swatch, marble was my first choice but too expensive/upkeep too difficult!!) I'm probably going with…

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Buildingourfirstnest
Sep 21, 2017 7:05 pm
Mojitostan
Mojitostan
Yesterday

Building With AllCastle Homes

Building With AllCastle Homes
NSW
1, 2

Thanks L The tender is taking 3 weeks and with $6k price rise .. will be fun negotiating with the if we go ahead Stan

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Mojitostan
Sep 21, 2017 6:20 pm
CC1987
CC1987
Yesterday

Choice Living WA

Choice Living WA
WA
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They suggested an alternative product (a more expensive product, with no additional cost) but we have decided to stick with anticon. So they will be removing the roof…

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CC1987
Sep 21, 2017 6:17 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
Yesterday

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard
WA
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Hehe, bins are annoying, there's no perfect place for them!! I have the same issue with moving the car, I have to take them out through the garage because the cat run…

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aloenyx
Sep 21, 2017 5:57 pm
aloenyx
Bethany
Bethany
Yesterday

Metricon Trentham Build - The Baby Bordeaux

Metricon Trentham Build - The Baby Bordeaux
1, 2

Went for a drive-by last night and all the scaffolding has been put up around the house and much to our surprise the plaster has been hung and joined for the whole house…

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Bethany
Sep 21, 2017 5:47 pm

Site Plan

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sparky_JsP
Sep 21, 2017 4:51 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
Yesterday

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
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Thanks so much Doulton777, now I understand. will go back to M to ask an updated price. Really appreciate Your welcome viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Sep 21, 2017 4:06 pm
Doulton777
gr8ly
gr8ly
Yesterday

Valeco Homes

Valeco Homes
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Villeroy is European so yes it is more premium, but will be an extra cost than caroma? Few builders offer full-render as part of their fascade - usually an additional…

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gr8ly
Sep 21, 2017 4:01 pm
gr8ly
rattleAU
rattleAU
Yesterday

Building with Dennis Family Homes

Building with Dennis Family Homes
VIC
1 ... 26, 27, 28

We had a little bit of progress yesterday. Got the amended contract/plans back and it was pretty good. Only a couple of minor things that we had to question and they…

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rattleAU
Sep 21, 2017 4:01 pm
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
Yesterday

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build
VIC
1, 2

Woohoo a slab!!! Hopefully it alls starts to move quickly for you guys! ours feels like it has slowed down but the guts of the house are being done so its not like…

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stayxtrue
Sep 21, 2017 3:25 pm
stayxtrue
Mrsxtro01
Mrsxtro01
Yesterday

Pool Installation

Pool Installation
WA

Same as us then. Roof tin on Monday. Windows and sliding doors went in on Tuesday. Gyprock delivered yesterday. Hoping ceilings going in today. I am assuming lock up…

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Mrsxtro01
Sep 21, 2017 3:22 pm
inexp_user
inexp_user
Yesterday

Do you have a choice of what payment schedule to use?

Do you have a choice of what payment schedule to use?
VIC

Thank you for the replies, they have agreed to add a pcv with HIA schedule.

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inexp_user
Sep 21, 2017 3:19 pm
inexp_user
NehaM
NehaM
Yesterday

Turnkey Builders Melbourne - Werribee

Turnkey Builders Melbourne - Werribee
VIC

Hi Drekko, Can you please give me some feedback on Bulekey Properties? Their price so far has come out too good to be true but we are very sceptical as we cannot find any…

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NehaM
Sep 21, 2017 1:26 pm
NehaM
NehaM
Yesterday

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Guys, Any updates on Stage 3 titles yet? Has anybody spoken to Rhonda lately?

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NehaM
Sep 21, 2017 1:23 pm
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subhra1981
Sep 21, 2017 1:02 pm

Getting some quote for our post handover work. First of all is a decorative security front door. This is a new way of adding decor and security at the same time for our…

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tngo
Sep 21, 2017 12:26 pm
ANSA Homes
ANSA Homes
21 September

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?
NSW
1, 2

Hi brickbro, Thanks for the above constructive feedback. I am building my own family home with ANSA, so I believe in our people and our product. Otherwise I wouldn't…

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ANSA Homes
Sep 21, 2017 11:33 am
ANSA Homes
Entilzha
Entilzha
21 September

Modified Carrington with Statesman Homes S.A [first home].

Modified Carrington with Statesman Homes S.A [first home].
SA
1, 2, 3

looks good - wont be to long. I have noticed some of the places in my estate that that seem to go up really quick - at least to lockup stage

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Entilzha
Sep 21, 2017 10:24 am
Radz
Radz
21 September

Mojo Homes

Mojo Homes
NSW
1 ... 57, 58, 59

Thank you Ja-mez Looks like we are all on the same boat then. My progress I think, is going well tough. The L1 plumbing has gone in and scaffold has been erected…

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Radz
Sep 21, 2017 10:18 am

Sent our floor plan to Archilogic and get a 3d model back. Coolest website ever! Been playing a bit with the furniture but with a toddler in the house free time to really…

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Clareymoo
Sep 21, 2017 8:38 am

Yayy! 50% complete.. hoping to get painting and other things quicker, carpet installation in 2nd week of Oct.

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zee1308
Sep 21, 2017 7:27 am

as highlighted in above snip. SS come back yesterday that they have ordered incorrectly with Window company and he has reordered it now and will fix it up.

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zee1308
Sep 21, 2017 7:24 am
Tribe7
Tribe7
20 September

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

I was surprised alright Gr8ly my budget was on her knees screaming. I've sorted it now but holy smokes it wasn't looking good. Yes ask them what approvals have been…

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Tribe7
Sep 20, 2017 11:14 pm
Tribe7
allblaqk
allblaqk
20 September

Ausbuild Stretton Heights - First Home Build QLD

Ausbuild Stretton Heights - First Home Build QLD
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Looking good! Will be nice to see it with the scaffolds gone!

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allblaqk
Sep 20, 2017 9:46 pm
allblaqk
Kika
Kika
20 September

Brookfield home By Simonds

Brookfield home By Simonds

I sent a SMS to our SS asking him if we could move the NBN location but he said no. However he agreed to talk to the electrician and put it at 2 mt high. In a good note…

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Kika
Sep 20, 2017 9:41 pm
Kika
The_Joneses
The_Joneses
20 September

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2
NSW
1 ... 17, 18, 19

I think a lot of that pile is unused bricks and sand!

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The_Joneses
Sep 20, 2017 9:33 pm
H Family
H Family
20 September

Our First Home Blog - DayDream 28 (modified)

Our First Home Blog - DayDream 28 (modified)
NSW
1, 2, 3

Congratulations on your start date. Exciting times!!!

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H Family
Sep 20, 2017 9:11 pm
H Family
trimum
trimum
20 September

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

I have no idea how they will fix this but we have our onsite appointment booked for Friday 29th Sept to meet the temporary SS and AM. Daniel also pointed out the…

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trimum
Sep 20, 2017 8:51 pm
trimum
Kbehr
Kbehr
20 September

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Congrats on your build - lovely! We are looking into Coral at the moment but we have a very fixed budget. Could you give a rough estimate of your total build cost? If…

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Kbehr
Sep 20, 2017 8:14 pm
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
20 September

Coral homes Noosa 23MKII at Ipswich, Queensland

Coral homes Noosa 23MKII at Ipswich, Queensland

We are having handover on Friday and that will be at the 14-week mark. Basically, it only took 12 weeks to actually build. It has pretty much just been sitting there for…

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Tamara1975
Sep 20, 2017 7:35 pm
icat2000
icat2000
20 September

Springfield Rise - Which house? Single or Double Storey?

Springfield Rise - Which house? Single or Double Storey?
QLD

We don't have Coral Homes down in Victoria. So I didn't have them to consider. However, reading some of the threads of people who have built with them over the past 12…

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icat2000
Sep 20, 2017 7:31 pm
icat2000
GoodeOne
GoodeOne
20 September

RE: Adenbrook Homes Ballina - Austin Option B

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

Hey everyone, Our tender is here! No nasty surprises really, besides $16500 worth of retaining walls, due to a deceptive contour fall. We’ve made a few additions to the…

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GoodeOne
Sep 20, 2017 7:23 pm
GoodeOne
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
20 September

Our Acre build -Hallmark

Our Acre build -Hallmark
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

OMG that is so bad! I will be happy with adsl for the time being. I just want something lol. We got a message from telstra today to say they have activated our email…

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Tamara1975
Sep 20, 2017 7:06 pm
insider
insider
20 September

M Class Slab/Foundation on a Site Classified P?? KDR in VIC

M Class Slab/Foundation on a Site Classified P?? KDR in VIC

9528 Because your site has been classed as "P" site it means a engineer has to design the slab to take into consideration the reason for it being classed a "P".In your…

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insider
Sep 20, 2017 6:03 pm
onggie
onggie
20 September

Horizon Homes

Horizon Homes
NSW

If you can find the person on this forum, there is someone on here building a 60sq house with Roselea I would expect they would be at least half way through the build.

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onggie
Sep 20, 2017 5:41 pm
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BrownDog77
Sep 20, 2017 5:11 pm
Caydenn
Caydenn
20 September

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23

First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

They look great!!! Seems like he did a really good job laying them as well!!

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Caydenn
Sep 20, 2017 3:37 pm
Caydenn
MJT
MJT
20 September

Fairmont Homes Custom Build Myponga, SA

Fairmont Homes Custom Build Myponga, SA
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

There are either not enough, or too many choices of pendant lights.

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MJT
Sep 20, 2017 3:34 pm
jad33mily
jad33mily
20 September

M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton

M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Looks fantastic m0llss! They are smashing it :-D

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jad33mily
Sep 20, 2017 3:03 pm
jad33mily
Persol
Persol
20 September

Building with Eight Homes !

Building with Eight Homes !
VIC

Color appointment is about a month from signing the sales quote. But you have a color browse appointment in between where you will have aome ideas.

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Persol
Sep 20, 2017 1:23 pm
H Family
H Family
20 September

Coral Daydream 30 Canungra.

Coral Daydream 30 Canungra.
QLD
1 ... 8, 9, 10

How can it be one story for one and different for the next. I'm so glad otherwise I would have been in the same boat as you.

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H Family
Sep 20, 2017 12:52 pm
H Family
Doulton777
Doulton777
20 September

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
1 ... 44, 45, 46

Yeah we are pretty happy with the progress so far. We already got told that the cabinetry needs our measurements for the microwave and oven for butlers. As we are…

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Doulton777
Sep 20, 2017 12:11 pm
Doulton777
Bridgetwitch
Bridgetwitch
20 September

Our First Home - Ballarat - Signing Contracts today.

Our First Home - Ballarat - Signing Contracts today.
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Basalt is the way to go! We will have basalt roof, monument gutters and night sky fascia - B A vue of the pines on the Gold…

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Bridgetwitch
Sep 20, 2017 10:33 am
Bridgetwitch


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