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Interior designers recommended

Interior designers recommended

Thanks mate.... if you don't mind me asking. Does he charge an hourly rate or is it for the entire project. Guess he is quiet busy

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deepugjacob
Jul 28, 2017 7:15 am
d12have
d12have
27 July

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
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Hi, was just wondering about peoples land valuations from the banks. Are the valuations coming in higher, on target or lower than the purchase price? My wife and I have…

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d12have
Jul 27, 2017 11:48 pm
Rubble13
Rubble13
27 July

Cut and Fill Sand Pad

Cut and Fill Sand Pad

Hi Everyone, Im a newbie here. But thought this would be the best arena to get the sort of advice i need. We are building our "forever home"on a 506 Sqm sloping…

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Rubble13
Jul 27, 2017 11:34 pm
Arpan
Arpan
27 July

Who else purchased in Gill Estate, Lot 4, Boundary Road?

Who else purchased in Gill Estate, Lot 4, Boundary Road?
NSW

Hi, I have also bought a land here... Any luck on registration info. David? Regards Arpan

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Arpan
Jul 27, 2017 10:57 pm
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daniiiurb90
Jul 27, 2017 10:15 pm

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are slabbed!

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are slabbed!
VIC
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oh sorry to read no frames up yet :-( Fingers crossed for tomorrow.

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WifeofHunza
Jul 27, 2017 9:36 pm
WifeofHunza
Bethany
Bethany
27 July

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hey! Nice progress! Just wondering about your shower wall tiles - is that a standard grout line or do you have a thin grout line with rectified tiles? I'm trying to decide…

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Bethany
Jul 27, 2017 9:06 pm

My kitchen inspiration

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Ezza78
Jul 27, 2017 9:04 pm
Renman
Renman
27 July

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Dulie, I am doing exactly what you are doing except one thing. At contract stage they were refusing to cut the skirts to size and leave it onsite. Will speak to my SM…

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Renman
Jul 27, 2017 8:53 pm
Renman
kishore
kishore
27 July

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q2 Build - Mango Hill, QLD

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q2 Build - Mango Hill, QLD
QLD

Thanks Charlie for the feed back. I will keep searching for the house designs..

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kishore
Jul 27, 2017 8:44 pm
Adnan633
Adnan633
27 July

Metricon Trentham

Metricon Trentham
VIC
1, 2

We have a creek in front of us as well and from the balcony can see parts of big lake to the right of us. It’s an amazing feeling for the first time you look out the…

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Adnan633
Jul 27, 2017 8:38 pm
lovisa
lovisa
27 July

First jome build SA Hickinbotham

First jome build SA Hickinbotham
SA
1, 2

Will be a couple of tun worked out at least 1.44 ton per cubim meter so for us at least 25 ton. Which is round $750 for just top soil. Will use drive way to level out…

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lovisa
Jul 27, 2017 8:35 pm
lovisa
lovisa
27 July

Hickinbotham Build Northern Adelaide

Hickinbotham Build Northern Adelaide
SA
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Yes but they mean clear in that there is no roots/grass/weeds not just mowed

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lovisa
Jul 27, 2017 8:24 pm
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ace7408
Jul 27, 2017 8:07 pm
Bri1234
Bri1234
27 July

Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38

Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Oh ok. That's interesting. We've had the one lot of soil tests so far. Second lot when the house is gone. I called our CRC this morning to find out why they need the…

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Bri1234
Jul 27, 2017 7:48 pm
Bri1234

Our First Home Blog - DayDream 28 (modified)

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

And then..............??? Do tell. We also went through yarrabilba house a few times lol.

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OurDayDream28
Jul 27, 2017 7:42 pm
OurDayDream28
elleimac
elleimac
27 July

Building a Clarendon parkhill 29 in Brisbane

Building a Clarendon parkhill 29 in Brisbane

Hi All We're building a Parkhill up in Gold Coast! And Rebekah, we're from Sydney and moving up to QLD so we're doing it all from here too!! A bit of history. We…

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elleimac
Jul 27, 2017 7:37 pm
elleimac
JFN13
JFN13
27 July

Clarendon Sheridan Build - Box Hill NSW

Clarendon Sheridan Build - Box Hill NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi Cybistro. Glad to hear of another Boston 34 build. Are you on another thread specific to Marsden Park? I would love to follow your progress! Justin

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JFN13
Jul 27, 2017 7:30 pm
jad33mily
jad33mily
27 July

Our build with Easystart Homes in Carissa Estate (Seville Gr

Our build with Easystart Homes in Carissa Estate (Seville Gr
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

So we've just completed drafting, woohoo. Have come up with a few hurdles in regards to our variation. The major one being that construction will not allow our 1200mm…

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jad33mily
Jul 27, 2017 7:16 pm
jad33mily
Melt23
Melt23
27 July

My build in Bloomdale, Vic -August start!

My build in Bloomdale, Vic -August start!
VIC
1, 2, 3

I received an email today saying building permit had been approved! Estimated start date according to the insurance paperwork they sent is 2/8, but they advised my stuff…

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Melt23
Jul 27, 2017 6:49 pm

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi All This is an answer to an earlier question, but I thought that it was better to post where everyone can see it. Also for the most recent releases here's their…

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firsttime_homies1401
Jul 27, 2017 6:02 pm
firsttime_homies1401

For indoors we are planning to get the following floorboards and tiles (for wet areas) Embelton Aqua-tuf Antique Oak My build - viewtopic.php?t=87470

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emmyawards
Jul 27, 2017 5:57 pm

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi amiarm, I guess your land is settled. Who is your builder ?

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wentworth33
Jul 27, 2017 5:39 pm
charlibear
charlibear
27 July

New Building Seaford Meadows SA

New Building Seaford Meadows SA
SA
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Those tiles are used for a fancy new building that has just gone up in town, they look fab in real life!!! I will take a pic next time I'm near there

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charlibear
Jul 27, 2017 4:41 pm
charlibear
mikegrg1
mikegrg1
27 July

Who else is building at Oran Park?

Who else is building at Oran Park?
NSW
1 ... 327, 328, 329

Need help peeps... I was wondering do I need council approval to build brick pier with timber slats fence in my corner block... I am getting mixed answers where some says…

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mikegrg1
Jul 27, 2017 4:02 pm
mikegrg1
Gecko
Gecko
27 July

Our First Home - Ballarat - Land Contracts & Finance

Our First Home - Ballarat - Land Contracts & Finance
VIC
1, 2

I had the same situation with the builders saying about the price rise and trying to scare me, even when looking at buying an established home i was told the prices will…

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Gecko
Jul 27, 2017 4:00 pm
Lukbon h
Lukbon h
27 July

Summit homes Perth

Summit homes Perth
WA

Hi Spiffmiff, We are building a custom built house in the Hills, its loosely based on the Lancelin design. Victor has been really good so far, few minor things that we…

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Lukbon h
Jul 27, 2017 3:29 pm
lovisa
lovisa
27 July

Hickinbotham build adelaide

Hickinbotham build adelaide
SA
1, 2

oh I have no idea what others charge but might be because of all the new developments and as part of the new scheme they have to attract businesses and to create more jobs…

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lovisa
Jul 27, 2017 1:20 pm

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee
NSW
1, 2

Thanks for that! :) very helpful. So it's not strange for Allworth to take this long. I found Simmonds inclusions to be a bit better than Allworth's priceleader…

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FirstHomeJul3017
Jul 27, 2017 1:01 pm
LevaneT
LevaneT
27 July

Building With AllCastle Homes

Building With AllCastle Homes
NSW

I am building in Sydney developed area Lane Cove Rd, Ryde. I think if they are building other houses in the same area it will take less time 1 year. There are trees to…

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LevaneT
Jul 27, 2017 12:31 pm
Hailz_6
Hailz_6
27 July

Our Henley Build - Amalfi 30

Our Henley Build - Amalfi 30
VIC
1, 2

Thanks Manj :) we cant wait to see it all come to life. I'll be sure to keep everyone updated with progress pics. Just waiting on a build date.

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Hailz_6
Jul 27, 2017 12:09 pm
Hailz_6

Building Emperor 48

Building Emperor 48
VIC

We chose the glass staircase with the timber staircase. Cost was just under 5k for the glass balustrade. I hope it will be ready by Christmas. It sure does look like…

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JPSEmperor48
Jul 27, 2017 11:23 am
dulie
dulie
27 July

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
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House just continues to get better!

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dulie
Jul 27, 2017 10:39 am
dulie
sstan
sstan
27 July

Anyone building at Kimberly estate (Chi avenue) Keysborough

Anyone building at Kimberly estate (Chi avenue) Keysborough
VIC
1, 2

Thanks Yanni. We are building with Henley. I really can't comment on the site cost until our tender appointment they will tell us if any reinforcement required and how…

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sstan
Jul 27, 2017 8:36 am
Bri1234
Bri1234
27 July

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders
VIC
1, 2, 3

We're not sure now. So CRC told us we need to demo before building permit. Bank told us they'd never heard of this. Phoned the demo company last night (who'd only just…

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Bri1234
Jul 27, 2017 7:50 am
Bri1234
klea
klea
27 July

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20
QLD
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Thanks cb! Glad they make people laugh. Yeah painting started last week but I think the kitchen benchtop arrived so I was more excited to post about that. Painting is…

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klea
Jul 27, 2017 7:22 am
gummz
gummz
27 July

How in scale were your initial set of drawings

How in scale were your initial set of drawings

Hi engineer_wa, We found that it was just a poor job and a revision of all measurements fixed it.

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gummz
Jul 27, 2017 6:26 am

Working Drawings Complete about to go to Engineering

Working Drawings Complete about to go to Engineering
VIC

I agree, a BIM model is extremely helpful - ideally the model could also include electrical and systems

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engineer_wa
Jul 27, 2017 5:44 am
engineer_wa
aden
aden
27 July

Mcdonald Jones homes in QLD - North Lakes

Mcdonald Jones homes in QLD - North Lakes
QLD

we are in the process of deciding whether to go with mjh in nsw. i am making sure that everything is written down especially offers we have been given so if we decide…

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aden
Jul 27, 2017 5:14 am
Corgilover
Corgilover
27 July

Lakeland Pakenham

Lakeland Pakenham
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

yes its quite frustrating as we bought or block back in November haha. expecting to be titled on time. we are over the reserve/oval side. they built us up awhile ago but…

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Corgilover
Jul 27, 2017 12:36 am
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
27 July

Building our dream - Acreage Build

Building our dream - Acreage Build
1 ... 4, 5, 6

When the exciting progress photos come, it will still be awesome!

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ruraldoc
Jul 27, 2017 12:12 am
ruraldoc
voz
voz
26 July

The Hills Of Carmel, Box Hill NSW

The Hills Of Carmel, Box Hill NSW
NSW

Construction has started in the estate!

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voz
Jul 26, 2017 11:52 pm

Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi saarz Thats really awful of henley! We have been struggling to get to site . Still waiting since we signed our contract on 7th april. Just got our ss allotted today.…

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sumitsharma17
Jul 26, 2017 11:07 pm
sumitsharma17
Cheryl519
Cheryl519
26 July

Building with Coral Homes

Building with Coral Homes

We went through our practical completion walk through with Coral Homes at the end of June 2017. There were minor rectifications which needed to be fixed however there are…

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Cheryl519
Jul 26, 2017 11:07 pm
Marz15
Marz15
26 July

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Is there any news on when stage 2 is set to title?

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Marz15
Jul 26, 2017 9:01 pm

Hey The palisade is a beautiful home I've attached the site layout hope it helps

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stephy2457
Jul 26, 2017 8:34 pm
Jordann
Jordann
26 July

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39
NSW
1, 2, 3

Sorry to hear about your bank trouble. We had trouble with the bank as well which delayed it 3 weeks. Just have to keep pushing them on a daily basis. Hopefully yours…

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Jordann
Jul 26, 2017 7:45 pm
Jordann


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