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Elva
Elva
7 December

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?
VIC
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Hi Eureka 22, What are the issues you got from HBC? Just want to check to mine. Thanks

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Elva
Dec 07, 2018 1:08 pm
TiredHalo
TiredHalo
7 December

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41
QLD
1, 2

Good taste then. :) Yeah, we upgraded to the Fujitsu with 9 zones and MyAir 5 control. That came to $5,300.

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TiredHalo
Dec 07, 2018 11:51 am
TiredHalo
Monkey55
Monkey55
7 December

Two Wells Dechellis Build

Two Wells Dechellis Build
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Almost!! I still honestly cant believe how many mistakes council made....but thats finally done, bank valuation came back all good yesterday. So hopefully sign the loan…

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Monkey55
Dec 07, 2018 9:52 am
Kimmykim
Kimmykim
7 December

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Good luck! Do you have kids or is it just the two of you? I have 2 girls. They are sad to leave their friends and school here. Husband will only join us before…

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Kimmykim
Dec 07, 2018 9:12 am
sudu
sudu
6 December

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
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Its really worth. I did for my all build stages and found so many issues. All the issues NLH has fixed.

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sudu
Dec 06, 2018 10:02 pm
thecube
thecube
6 December

Bardia Flood study map, floor level advise

Bardia Flood study map, floor level advise

Building in bardia Alamein st but not sure with which builder yet. I probably have to get drop edge beam as well due to garage and driveway council rules.

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thecube
Dec 06, 2018 8:57 pm
rajat
rajat
6 December

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Good guess! Yes, the tiles are larger. They are 750mm x 750mm to be precise Corfu gris glazed polished 750mmx750mm NY 16-6321FL

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rajat
Dec 06, 2018 12:20 pm
Matt.1
Matt.1
5 December

Ansa Homes | Hunter 30 | Build Time Line | HillCroft - NSW

Ansa Homes | Hunter 30 | Build Time Line | HillCroft - NSW
NSW

Hi, its coming along quite quickly. Im.looking at them at the moment and seem to have some good standard inclusions. Did you upgrade much? My biggest worry is the stair…

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Matt.1
Dec 05, 2018 10:07 pm
HoneyDee
HoneyDee
5 December

Our Arden Home - Votivo 43

Our Arden Home - Votivo 43
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Hi Manj, Can understand why you are 🙄🙄. Just not done. 🤔🤔 how will they cover the unwrapped areas?? Do post pics of that. Curious to see.

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HoneyDee
Dec 05, 2018 9:47 pm
HoneyDee
ThrowAway1
ThrowAway1
5 December

Building with Eight Homes !

Building with Eight Homes !
VIC

I am not sure whether to hijack this or create my own, but I am currently building with them, my experience hasn't been overall great. Not terrible but they could do a lot…

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ThrowAway1
Dec 05, 2018 9:08 pm
steel
steel
5 December

WA Demolish and Build - Ben Trager

WA Demolish and Build - Ben Trager

BT only does that after you have selected your prestart variations and signed your "FINAL" contract for build. I think our variations process went over about 2-3 months…

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steel
Dec 05, 2018 6:49 pm

Corinthian came out today to inspect our 2nd lot of defective doors. The rep agreed that the doors aren't to standard and shouldn't look the way that they do. He also…

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bumblebee1985
Dec 05, 2018 6:29 pm
dulie
dulie
5 December

Building with Metricon - Remove tiles for waterproofing insp

Building with Metricon - Remove tiles for waterproofing insp

Firstly, are you sure that your contract states that you should have waterproofing? Many project builders now have a certified Performance Solution written into the…

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dulie
Dec 05, 2018 4:44 pm
dulie
Iamhim
Iamhim
5 December

New single storey home scaffolding question

New single storey home scaffolding question
ACT

Hi Jean, We are building with Achieve as well. I didn't think the $17k was worth an upgrade, but that is down to personal preference really. You are right, increase to…

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Iamhim
Dec 05, 2018 3:52 pm

Hi Guys, We're currently building with Ross North (almost at lock up) and I'm concerned about the finish of our front porch roof (see image below). I think it's called…

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itschardy
Dec 05, 2018 1:19 pm
itschardy
cag57
cag57
5 December

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?
NSW
1, 2

Hi guys, I'm also considering building with Charleston and would love to hear how you've gone. We are looking to build in St Ives Cheers

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cag57
Dec 05, 2018 12:23 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
5 December

Big gap between plaster nd skirting

Big gap between plaster nd skirting

Unfortunately for us we couldn’t get them to do it until after handover. In fact we are two years post hand over and they are about to come back AGAIN to have another go…

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MrsJM
Dec 05, 2018 4:18 am
MrsJM
Maabhi
Maabhi
4 December

What's involved in cancelling a building contract?

What's involved in cancelling a building contract?
NSW

Can you pass me details of the broker who can help? Thanks mate.

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Maabhi
Dec 04, 2018 11:34 pm
Maabhi
Maabhi
4 December

Cancelling with Burbank after leaving initial deposit

Cancelling with Burbank after leaving initial deposit
VIC

We signed the contract and paid around 15k to Burbank. We can't go ahead because our construction loan didn't get approved. What do we do now? - can I cancel the contract…

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Maabhi
Dec 04, 2018 11:30 pm
Infra Red
Infra Red
4 December

Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA

Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA
SA
1, 2

That’s great news Hugebloke! Now the fun begins 😊 I hope you find somewhere cheap to live in the meantime and the build doesn’t take 2 years! That’s insane. We…

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Infra Red
Dec 04, 2018 10:47 pm
Jayy
Jayy
4 December

HELP - night sky and monument

HELP - night sky and monument

Can anyone please supply photos of what a black night sky roof looks like with night sky gutter and fascias ? Not sure if I should have night sky roof, with matching…

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Jayy
Dec 04, 2018 9:48 pm
Jayy

Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD

Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Wow. No wonder it looks so good. I was hoping it was something in the lower ranges so that we could go for it. Beautiful house, congratulations!

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LittleMissSunshine
Dec 04, 2018 4:54 pm
pandibabi
pandibabi
4 December

G Development in Bris - Form 21 04/12 awaiting handover

G Development in Bris - Form 21 04/12 awaiting handover
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

We had PCI yesterday, thank god for having inspectors. I was like everything looks fine, he comes back with 3 pages of defects - mainly paint, scruff marks, noticed 3…

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pandibabi
Dec 04, 2018 4:46 pm
pandibabi
Summitlovin
Summitlovin
4 December

First Build with Summit Perth WA

First Build with Summit Perth WA
WA
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Thanks Sethor, yes approx 15 mins after I turned the air con off the leak stopped. Summit have been great as have Ford and doonan. Waiting for an appointment time for it…

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Summitlovin
Dec 04, 2018 4:21 pm
Forg
Forg
4 December

Beginner Question Estimating Build Cost

Beginner Question Estimating Build Cost

One quick comment - it looks as though you're a bit fixated on a cost per square metre, but that's really a fairly farcical number. It may have some value in comparing…

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Forg
Dec 04, 2018 3:03 pm
Forg
Forg
4 December

Tender presentation with Hall & Hart

Tender presentation with Hall & Hart

I don't think it matters which builder you're with, but I'd recommend: (a) fine-toothed comb to ensure everything you've asked-for is included (b) don't feel pressured to…

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Forg
Dec 04, 2018 2:13 pm
Mrsxtro01
Mrsxtro01
4 December

HGWA in Calleya Estate

HGWA in Calleya Estate
WA
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Hi there. An update on our HGWA charcoal floor tiles... We have lived with them for a year now and they suck! Always filthy, shows every footprint etc. So I contacted the…

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Mrsxtro01
Dec 04, 2018 1:33 pm
Chelsea1990
Chelsea1990
4 December

Simonds Cleland in Adelaide

Simonds Cleland in Adelaide
SA

Hi Sarahmarie, How are you going with Simonds and your build? We're strongly considering building the cleland and would love to see some progress shots! Cheers, Chelsea.

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Chelsea1990
Dec 04, 2018 9:55 am
HoneyDee
HoneyDee
4 December

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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Hi Doulton777 I did post my thread in my reply above 👆🏼 Here is it again viewtopic.php?f=31&t=92532 Where did you build? New Estate or KDR?

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HoneyDee
Dec 04, 2018 7:40 am
HoneyDee
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steel
Dec 03, 2018 11:21 pm
juliennegd
juliennegd
3 December

New Breeze, Bardia, Edmondson Park

New Breeze, Bardia, Edmondson Park
NSW

landofoz how are you doing with your build? have you got the council approval? How long did it take and do you have a loft? thank you

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juliennegd
Dec 03, 2018 4:25 pm
bLeb
bLeb
3 December

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 114, 115, 116

Hey guys, do you have any information on the block of land at the corner of Bolivar and Sedgefield? It has been fenced for a while now. What will it be? Who is developing…

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bLeb
Dec 03, 2018 2:54 pm
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Jazz21
Dec 03, 2018 1:59 pm
Jazz21
Ashleigh
Ashleigh
3 December

Montpellier Grand - Carlisle Homes - Doors

Montpellier Grand - Carlisle Homes - Doors

Hi Vetty, We are building the Dorchester 39 through Carlisle Homes next year. Montepellier is a beautiful floor plan. To help with your questions. Yes - almost all…

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Ashleigh
Dec 03, 2018 10:47 am
blackcat20
blackcat20
3 December

Building Inspectors. Suggestions please. Melb South-East

Building Inspectors. Suggestions please. Melb South-East
VIC

Houspect. Did a great job, and even our SS was very impressed with them.

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blackcat20
Dec 03, 2018 9:10 am
blackcat20

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 859, 860, 861

I went to one of their up to 70% off warehouse sales and the prices were still out of my price range. Although having said that I have since purchased two pendant lights…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Dec 02, 2018 9:51 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Looks awesome....we are also planning to use the butlers for all the daily electronic equipment ! https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?url=ht ... are_type=t

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excited_builders
Dec 02, 2018 8:56 pm
Tash801
Tash801
2 December

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Looks good! Definitely catching up to us. Our roof isn’t finished. They ran out of tiles. Should have bricks and plaster started next week but nothing has been delivered for it

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Tash801
Dec 02, 2018 4:55 pm

Hi everyone We are building the Longreach with a few changes. I can’t wait until we finally start to share some pics with you.

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ForeverRosehill
Dec 02, 2018 4:21 pm

Hi Donna79, We are almost finished and expect to be in in less than 3 weeks. We can't wait! The house build itself has been amazing, we have an excellent site…

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Dudette
Dec 02, 2018 2:34 pm
Dudette

When we first started the build process, the standard design had the laundry where our WIP is now located and WIP P'DR room is, and lastly the P'DR was quite large taking…

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Montybyrne
Dec 02, 2018 1:26 pm
Mel.G
Mel.G
2 December

Tender

Tender
VIC

Be careful with the sales pitch. Review it overnight and sign it the following day Make sure to review everything. Goodluck!

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Mel.G
Dec 02, 2018 8:37 am

22/11/2018 - Slab Poured ( My Birthday ..... what an awesome gift!!! lol

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Chevalierpark
Dec 01, 2018 11:43 pm
Cin
Cin
1 December

Salamanca 34 in Melbourne with Metricon

Salamanca 34 in Melbourne with Metricon
VIC

Hi there, I am considering building this on my own block .... how is your build going? Do you mind me asking what the cost is? Any other suggestions would be great :) Cin

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Cin
Dec 01, 2018 1:23 pm
KingTaco
KingTaco
1 December

Coral is slow..

Coral is slow..

I agree, I can't see it being any quicker to go to another builder. Particularly since you'd be behind where you're already at with Coral. And you wouldn't want to rush…

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KingTaco
Dec 01, 2018 11:05 am
KingTaco
amckern
amckern
1 December

The McDonald Jones TULLOCH 31 - North Kellyville

The McDonald Jones TULLOCH 31 - North Kellyville
NSW

We got the keys on the day before Easter Friday, about 120 days overdue (most of this was waiting for the Hebel to be erected, and the site manager not being on top of the…

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amckern
Dec 01, 2018 9:41 am

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