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sandy_1910
sandy_1910
13 July

Planning for a new home in Truganina - Charlto 33 With PD

Planning for a new home in Truganina - Charlto 33 With PD
VIC

Hi guys, we are planning to build Charlton 33(with base price 264K ) with PD in next couple of months and our budget is strictly 340K( with grand alfresco, garage…

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sandy_1910
Jul 13, 2017 11:32 am
zee1308
zee1308
13 July

Prinicipal place of Residence and First Home Buyer Stamp Red

Prinicipal place of Residence and First Home Buyer Stamp Red
VIC

Hi All, My FHOG has been granted and i have got UIN Number. I would like to apply for Stamp Duty Rebate as i paid full on 300k land. Can anyone guide me how to do it…

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zee1308
Jul 13, 2017 9:58 am

Have any one bought a land with The Hills Estate

Have any one bought a land with The Hills Estate
NSW

hi guys I bought a land in the gables near Box hill called The hills estate, registration will be 2019, is there any one my neighbor? thinking about buy another land as…

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acindyworld
Jul 13, 2017 2:12 am
Ricaaaa
Ricaaaa
12 July

Building with Fairmont homes NSW

Building with Fairmont homes NSW
NSW

ank did you end up going ahead with your build? how was it?

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Ricaaaa
Jul 12, 2017 9:59 pm
Ricaaaa
Ricaaaa
Ricaaaa
12 July

Fairmont Homes NSW

Fairmont Homes NSW
NSW

Not a lot happening in this thread. Jorvir and bugslife did either of you go ahead with Fairmont?

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Ricaaaa
Jul 12, 2017 9:56 pm
Ricaaaa
singalg
singalg
12 July

Wisdom Homes Signature package??

Wisdom Homes Signature package??
NSW

Thanks, that's pretty close. I am waiting for final revised tender, and then contract. What stage in the process are you at?

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singalg
Jul 12, 2017 9:26 pm
voltairevi
voltairevi
12 July

Sahara Q1 - happy ever after

Sahara Q1 - happy ever after
VIC
1 ... 186, 187, 188

To chime in. I was told having acoustic insulation and getting the best carpet underlay does not differ that much in sound proofing between floors. Of course if you have…

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voltairevi
Jul 12, 2017 8:36 pm
Tess N
Tess N
12 July

Allworth Homes: Rude Customer Service

Allworth Homes: Rude Customer Service

Allworth Homes carried out a build on a neighbouring plot, and in the process damaged my fence. When I wrote in to request that they remind their workers to be more…

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Tess N
Jul 12, 2017 8:33 pm
Joker
Joker
12 July

Suspended concrete slab

Suspended concrete slab

Hi, pm, stewie D or bashworth, they will know.

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Joker
Jul 12, 2017 8:26 pm
Bolton
Bolton
12 July

First home! Building we Simonds home (Bolton)

First home! Building we Simonds home (Bolton)
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Looks great. Glad you fixed up the waterproofing problem.

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Bolton
Jul 12, 2017 5:32 pm

Traditional Outside and Modern Inside

Traditional Outside and Modern Inside

I'm doing this, too, with some traditional flair inside but with modern twists. The exterior is recycled red brick, with a gal roof and white mortar w/verandah. Interior…

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untidytowns
Jul 12, 2017 11:59 am
Tuttsee
Tuttsee
12 July

Handover Inspection Brisbane

Handover Inspection Brisbane
QLD

Thanks for the support. As I expected, the builder is now saying that our original plan was "not possible" to build. Why we were not involved is beyond me, & I know from …

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Tuttsee
Jul 12, 2017 9:54 am
Tayab
Tayab
12 July

New build in Melbourne West

New build in Melbourne West
VIC

Hey guys, new in forum Thinking of constructing 25sq house in western suburbs Melbourne. Do not want something very fancy but the usual, stone bench, 2.7 high ceilings,…

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Tayab
Jul 12, 2017 7:36 am
TNC83
TNC83
12 July

Advice needed: Financing extra items after handover

Advice needed: Financing extra items after handover

Thanks for your reply MandM+4. I think talking to our lender about adding to our existing loan would probably be the way to go- just another thing to add to the 'To do'…

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TNC83
Jul 12, 2017 7:10 am
TNC83
Rishy285
Rishy285
11 July

Colorado Q1 build in SE Queensland?

Colorado Q1 build in SE Queensland?
QLD

Hey guys/gals, So my partner and I are growing ever closer to starting the build of our new home, the Colorado Q1 with Plantation Homes.. It really sucks that there is no…

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Rishy285
Jul 11, 2017 11:01 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
11 July

Driveway colour

Driveway colour
VIC

Sorry. Don't know the price. Was included in my base price.

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aloenyx
Jul 11, 2017 9:52 pm
aloenyx
GazMan72
GazMan72
11 July

Bellriver homes Jordan springs east

Bellriver homes Jordan springs east
NSW

Yeah bit frustrating with selection changes and what seemed like very exxy costs for them...Also fairly inflexible for a few things as well...But once final plans were…

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GazMan72
Jul 11, 2017 9:22 pm

Electrical Through Onsite Electrician vs Clipsal

Electrical Through Onsite Electrician vs Clipsal
QLD

Our sc at Hallmark actually suggested we use their tradies (privately) for extra stuff when our build starts because it's cheaper! Not sure about Coral, but I've…

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Bridgetwitch
Jul 11, 2017 6:36 pm
Bridgetwitch
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aden
Jul 11, 2017 2:34 pm
NatTabs
NatTabs
11 July

Lack of progress

Lack of progress

Our first build With Carlisle homes was horrible as far as communication goes. I had to contact them about most things. In the end we had to change Coordinators 3 times...…

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NatTabs
Jul 11, 2017 1:27 pm
NatTabs
NatTabs
NatTabs
11 July

Our first little Bellevue in the Fields!!

Our first little Bellevue in the Fields!!
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

icat2000 Certainly are! We are almost finished planning stage - Working drawings are back to the builder with a few small changes, then hopefully price negotiation and…

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NatTabs
Jul 11, 2017 11:11 am
NatTabs

Surface water drainage

Surface water drainage

Hi all I am seeking help again . I am building a home with Metricon and I have a stormwater detention planned and included in my contract . Today my SM rings and says if…

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deepugjacob
Jul 11, 2017 11:10 am
carzone
carzone
11 July

Installing Hardwood Floors After Handover (volume builder)

Installing Hardwood Floors After Handover (volume builder)
VIC

Hi, I've just recently completed the installation of floors in our build. We had an agreement to have our skirting boards painted and tacked on. I undercut all doors and…

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carzone
Jul 11, 2017 8:20 am
gaweleczek
gaweleczek
10 July

Can PC be announced without Final Inspection Certificate?

Can PC be announced without Final Inspection Certificate?
QLD

Interesting, my understanding is that once the build reaches PC you can technically speaking move in.

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gaweleczek
Jul 10, 2017 10:46 pm
BrisBuild
BrisBuild
10 July

Tender Appointment

Tender Appointment
NSW

Doing our build with Clarendon. Def don't have to sign the tender on the day. They advise that it should be signed within 7 days, although have heard of people taking a…

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BrisBuild
Jul 10, 2017 9:45 pm
Kandi
Kandi
10 July

liberty 45

liberty 45

Hi everyone did any one changed the existing WC in to a powder room. by adding vanity, mirror and sink. we have done that they have charged us $3000. pricing department…

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Kandi
Jul 10, 2017 8:58 pm
JRD77++
JRD77++
10 July

Mulgoa Rise

Mulgoa Rise
NSW

Hi there is anyone currently building or about to start building in Mulgoa Rise estate? I would love to hear the experience of others with designs they have chosen and any…

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JRD77++
Jul 10, 2017 8:41 pm
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amcasper4u
Jul 10, 2017 6:19 pm
Caydenn
Caydenn
10 July

Building with coral homes - Manhattan 23

Building with coral homes - Manhattan 23
QLD
1 ... 84, 85, 86

Hey Alex, How long did your land take to register once it was submitted to council? Thanks :)

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Caydenn
Jul 10, 2017 5:22 pm
Caydenn
neb880
neb880
10 July

Knock down and rebuild with Bentley Homes

Knock down and rebuild with Bentley Homes
VIC
1, 2

Yep only other volume builder that would build on ours was metricon (not great reviews) and it would be a big cut and fill job we're still going through abolishments (and…

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neb880
Jul 10, 2017 2:27 pm

Builders in Liquidation

Builders in Liquidation
VIC

Hi there - just wondering how you went with getting your certificates. I am in QLD too and my builder has just gone into liquidation and I have called the QBCC and my…

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veryfrustrated
Jul 09, 2017 11:08 pm

Any rules re how long it can take to fix PC defects?

Any rules re how long it can take to fix PC defects?
QLD

Hi, My builder notified me 5 weeks ago that my build reached PC stage. A week later we had an inspection and the day after the inspection the builder got a list of…

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gaweleczek
Jul 09, 2017 11:03 pm
Nawsome
Nawsome
9 July

Building a house not on display

Building a house not on display
VIC

We are building custom - so haven't been able to see a display of what we are building, but our builder has taken us to a place under construction (and offered to take us…

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Nawsome
Jul 09, 2017 7:04 pm
Nawsome
fleabee86
fleabee86
9 July

Our Forever Home Build

Our Forever Home Build
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Omg Ladybugs!!! Congratulations can't wait to see the furniture in your house! I reckon that colour will go great with the flooring

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fleabee86
Jul 09, 2017 11:56 am
fleabee86
pauldab
pauldab
9 July

Plumbing under sink

Plumbing under sink

In vic here, ours was done this way in all areas (kitchen, laundry, bathrooms) made things so easy to handle when after move in the tap in the laundry was faulty and we…

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pauldab
Jul 09, 2017 11:15 am
lliigg
lliigg
9 July

Palace q1 Henley

Palace q1 Henley
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

we just saw the brick paint job today. Was very disappointing. No way matches the real color variation of the bricks. The build is past completion date.... extremely…

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lliigg
Jul 09, 2017 1:18 am

Found this on a previous page. Does this help? C U S T O M. C O R A L. B R O N T E.…

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MrsJM
Jul 09, 2017 12:49 am
MrsJM
davidpark
davidpark
8 July

is termite prevention included or extra??

is termite prevention included or extra??

Hello, I want to know, What is the difference between Part A and Part B treatment???...

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davidpark
Jul 08, 2017 9:39 pm

Coral Homes Daydream 30ish

Coral Homes Daydream 30ish
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi we are building a daydream 30 with cooloola portico which we thought was identical to the display home but it appears not. Our plans also say Grand Cooloola but it…

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dougang287
Jul 08, 2017 9:22 pm

Building a Daydream 32

Building a Daydream 32
QLD
1, 2

Hi can you tell me what portico you have gone with?

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dougang287
Jul 08, 2017 9:06 pm

Coral Daydream Series - tile selection

Coral Daydream Series - tile selection
QLD

I am building a Daydream 30 and have bathroom pics in my forumn

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dougang287
Jul 08, 2017 9:00 pm
Robin8887
Robin8887
8 July

Site cost

Site cost
VIC

Hi , anyone planning to build in pebblestone cct? It's in collage green( student release stage 8)

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Robin8887
Jul 08, 2017 6:16 pm

willo06 Plan looks good. If you have to stick to this plan without changing too much. Personally for me I would swap bed 3 (the one opposite the…

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willo06
Jul 08, 2017 5:00 pm
ayaman
ayaman
8 July

Unexpected Sewerage Pipe ruining pool plans- Advice Please!

Unexpected Sewerage Pipe ruining pool plans- Advice Please!
VIC

Ahhh yes. That makes sense. No we didn't think to indicate an exclusion zone.... wish we had though!

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ayaman
Jul 08, 2017 11:07 am
Nawsome
Nawsome
8 July

Soil Reports and Engineer's Report

Soil Reports and Engineer's Report
SA

that sounds good - hope you get a good result for your soil

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Nawsome
Jul 08, 2017 9:09 am
Nawsome
Merinnan
Merinnan
7 July

Warragul with a Simonds Nicholson/Stamford

Warragul with a Simonds Nicholson/Stamford
VIC

Thanks for the response! Unfortunately, the builder came back with a resounding "no" to building on that block - luckily our offer was subject to the builder's inspection,…

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Merinnan
Jul 08, 2017 12:10 am
Merinnan
arcadelt
arcadelt
7 July

Adding wood to your frame studs

Adding wood to your frame studs
VIC

They are called noggings and you should tell your builder where you want them so you can hang TVs, shelves, dryers, grab rails, etc - they should be part of the build process.

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arcadelt
Jul 07, 2017 9:35 pm

Coral homes Noosa 23 central coast

Coral homes Noosa 23 central coast
NSW
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Oh Denym your house is beautiful more inspo pics please I love everything ...

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BrownDog77
Jul 07, 2017 8:24 pm


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