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hi we are building a branson 32 sq at riverstone we are waiting for our drawings to come back and council approval we paid our 15400 still haven't seen much progress yet…

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markandsam
Aug 16, 2017 6:30 pm

hi we are on brianna street off riverstone road building a branson 32 sq where about are you building there is some firstyle on jack street as well

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markandsam
Aug 16, 2017 6:25 pm
devnik0202
devnik0202
16 August

Not Happy with Valuation

Not Happy with Valuation
NSW

Valuation with the new lender: Valuation: 500 Expected Value: 530 Brokers says we are better off to go woth BOM. So I think will have to wait 6 more weeks before the…

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devnik0202
Aug 16, 2017 5:33 pm

I used Hardies 150mm Linea on my country owner build house Partially complete Finished

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Beetaloo
Aug 16, 2017 4:09 pm
Beetaloo
vikushivu
vikushivu
15 August

New Build - Oxley QLD

New Build - Oxley QLD
QLD

Hi Mate, Where abouts in Oxley you guys are building? I bought a land in Oxley too and now waiting on Contract. Cheers, Vik

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vikushivu
Aug 15, 2017 3:56 pm

Show me your exterior colour choices , fed up of driving aro

Show me your exterior colour choices , fed up of driving aro

If it helps we did Monument Roof and gutters, Shale Grey fascia, white eaves, black butt bricks (austral), woodland grey windows, shale grey roller door and front door. We…

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candicewebster
Aug 15, 2017 2:11 pm
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Vantage_35
Aug 15, 2017 12:10 pm

Relocatable homes

Relocatable homes

I haven't done it but I did own one and it was fine very good built home. I believe it came from a place in Wagga Wagga or Dubbo sorry my memory is shocking I think the…

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candicewebster
Aug 15, 2017 10:15 am
Bri1234
Bri1234
14 August

Demolition recommendations - South East Melbourne

Demolition recommendations - South East Melbourne
VIC

Not sure if you are still getting quotes but I recommend Active Demolition Vic. They've just done ours last week.

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Bri1234
Aug 14, 2017 11:21 pm
Bri1234

Fairmont Homes - Seaford Meadows SA - fencing

Fairmont Homes - Seaford Meadows SA - fencing
SA
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Nice work, it looks very tidy my husband lost the end of his pinkie helping his brother move concrete retaining - those things are heavy!!! You've done a great…

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bubbles_family
Aug 14, 2017 8:56 pm
PVBuild
PVBuild
14 August

How long for each stage of construction?

How long for each stage of construction?
VIC

How long is a piece of string... Ours is a relatively complicated build, with split level and heaps of retaining. 5/4/17 - site start Easter Break in…

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PVBuild
Aug 14, 2017 8:22 pm
Chad_K
Chad_K
14 August

Building in Bacchus Marsh- Stonehill estate

Building in Bacchus Marsh- Stonehill estate
VIC

Thanks for the reply. It is good to hear your experience.Hope the bushfire attack level would be downgraded by the time the land is titled, otherwise it will increase…

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Chad_K
Aug 14, 2017 6:56 pm
Afrooz
Afrooz
14 August

Building By Porter Davis in Aspect Greenvale

Building By Porter Davis in Aspect Greenvale
VIC

Hi everybody, We are going to build a house (Bermuda 23) in Aspect Greenvale by PD. We have our World of style appointment tomorrow and apparently, the single story ones…

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Afrooz
Aug 14, 2017 6:37 pm
vikushivu
vikushivu
14 August

Plantation Nouveau Q1 - would love to see your pics!

Plantation Nouveau Q1 - would love to see your pics!
QLD

We have now changed a single story to double story design. Trinity Q1.

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vikushivu
Aug 14, 2017 12:18 pm
Mec06
Mec06
14 August

Recommendations for inspectors for north Brisbane/Moreton ba

Recommendations for inspectors for north Brisbane/Moreton ba
QLD

we are north bris/moreton bay and using Kspec. Really happy with them so far.

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Mec06
Aug 14, 2017 12:12 pm
Mec06

Building with Perry homes

Building with Perry homes
1, 2

Looks great congrats !!! Building with Perry Homes - Were in!! viewtopic.php?t=84756

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nicolawhitelaw
Aug 14, 2017 7:59 am
nicolawhitelaw

New home builder Fairmont, Reynella SA

New home builder Fairmont, Reynella SA
SA
1, 2

Hi Amymay How did you go with your selections?

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bubbles_family
Aug 13, 2017 9:21 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
13 August

Preliminary stages

Preliminary stages
VIC

Everything is different for each builder from what I've read here. But I'll tell you my experience. My builder is small and my floorplan was custom. I spoke to my…

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aloenyx
Aug 13, 2017 8:21 pm
aloenyx

Deposit with builder for drawings, what to expect?

Deposit with builder for drawings, what to expect?
VIC

46fan your welcome Yes, you can buy plans from most builders but the prices are inflated to include OHs, profit, copyright, etc and does not include Data, Quants &…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 13, 2017 11:35 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Kosborne
Kosborne
13 August

Cornish Engine House Conversion

Cornish Engine House Conversion

Hi 👋🏻. So we're from Cornwall uk, we've been granted planning permission to turn the remains of a Cornish engine house into our family home. I'm going to be…

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Kosborne
Aug 13, 2017 1:30 am

I assume you want to stop the solar heat gain (?), if so then you could put a corner louvre panel over the window at 90 deg. Depth say 1m. IYKWIM.

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ECOECO
Aug 12, 2017 4:03 pm
ECOECO
Tommy_1991
Tommy_1991
11 August

Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?
NSW
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Hey, We're about to sign with ZAC homes in Mulgoa rise, I think it had on the contract about $25000.

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Tommy_1991
Aug 11, 2017 1:44 pm

Hi all, if anyone is looking for colour advice on their builds or renovations I offer a discounted service for online clients only. If you would like a quote for your…

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Michelle
Aug 11, 2017 10:01 am
Michelle
BrisJay
BrisJay
10 August

Mcdonald Jones homes in QLD - North Lakes

Mcdonald Jones homes in QLD - North Lakes
QLD

I should point out that I actually dealt with the guy from Newport. I don't know if they still have the North Lakes display open but when I first posted this thread, the…

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BrisJay
Aug 10, 2017 11:42 pm
Dee2310
Dee2310
10 August

Anyone have any 2 storey corner block designs they'd like to

Anyone have any 2 storey corner block designs they'd like to

Hi, We have the same issue. but our block is 300sqm. We are now getting a side entry design done with Elderton. Which area you are building?

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Dee2310
Aug 10, 2017 2:52 pm
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lovisa
Aug 10, 2017 1:03 pm
Joker
Joker
10 August

A case for pre contract review

A case for pre contract review
VIC

Really good article, it's amazing how many don't see the value, when in fact a contract review is peanuts compared to what you stand to loose, it should be compulsory for…

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Joker
Aug 10, 2017 12:32 pm
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Nawsome
Aug 10, 2017 9:51 am
Nawsome

Sloping block - need recommendations

Sloping block - need recommendations
VIC

makin8677 I've engineered & built 12 car undercroft garages but it depends 1. Slope of the block..do you have a contour survey 2. Soil conditions sand and rock…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 09, 2017 11:06 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

We're at fixed stage and I've seen there's a gap in our floor is this normal the frame and wall over hangs the slab I've added a few photos as the stages progressed…

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stephy2457
Aug 09, 2017 9:35 pm
stephy2457

Unhappy... should we start again and find another builder or

Unhappy... should we start again and find another builder or
VIC

You are unhappy before the journey starts, it rarely gets better and you are most likely in for a donkey ride. Your money is good so why settle for a second class customer…

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building-expert
Aug 09, 2017 7:43 pm
building-expert

This might help: http://www.appinvalley.com.au/discover-your-place/nbn/nbn.pdf

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arcadelt
Aug 09, 2017 5:42 pm
dulie
dulie
9 August

Liberty 45

Liberty 45

Hi Vet, Thanks, they are upgraded stacker doors. For more details, click on my signature below to read through my build. Hope that helps.=)

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dulie
Aug 09, 2017 2:20 pm
dulie
jhiace
jhiace
9 August

Anyone built a house with HUDSON HOMES?

Anyone built a house with HUDSON HOMES?
NSW

I suggest you do a search and read all the info already shared on this forum. My time frame was 18 months - construction from the day they turned soil to the day we got…

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jhiace
Aug 09, 2017 1:25 pm
msresearcher
msresearcher
9 August

Tulloch from Mcdonald Jones

Tulloch from Mcdonald Jones

Hi there has anyone built one of the tulloch design from Mcdonald Jones. Would love to hear feedback and see pics? How fleixble are mcdonald jones in altering floor plans? TIA

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msresearcher
Aug 09, 2017 11:11 am
nikil
nikil
9 August

Porter Davis - Marbella 42

Porter Davis - Marbella 42
VIC

Definitely check with your local council as to what is required. We are doing a KDR on a completely flat block with no rock. Our site costs are $45,000 and we don't…

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nikil
Aug 09, 2017 10:47 am
Dreamhme
Dreamhme
9 August

Affordable custom home builder, building 2nd home in Woodlea

Affordable custom home builder, building 2nd home in Woodlea
VIC

Hi Jas Do you have any website to check out few floor plans for DS homes. We have a block in Woodlea as well 20 x 32 - 640sqm. Cheers

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Dreamhme
Aug 09, 2017 10:36 am
johnsonren
johnsonren
9 August

Any recommendation for a house designer/draftsman?

Any recommendation for a house designer/draftsman?

Do you have the photos or renderings of the house you want to build?

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johnsonren
Aug 09, 2017 8:55 am
allblaqk
allblaqk
8 August

Same Block, New Home!

Same Block, New Home!

Welcome Andy! This is why we also went with a smaller builder. Looking forward to following your journey :)

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allblaqk
Aug 08, 2017 8:55 pm
allblaqk

Hiya.... I haven't updated in some time. It feels like a lot but not much has been happened. We have our roof on now. Colour wallaby. Our doors and windows have gone…

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kandgat
Aug 08, 2017 6:58 pm
jonesyGT
jonesyGT
8 August

Building with Beechwood Homes in Sydney North West, Kellyvi

Building with Beechwood Homes in Sydney North West, Kellyvi
NSW

We started September. We are just (fingers crossed) about to start by 24 August We did colour back in June Get in contact with them, they kept emailing us & they didn't…

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jonesyGT
Aug 08, 2017 6:57 pm
Joker
Joker
8 August

Building on boundary-Neighbour unhappy

Building on boundary-Neighbour unhappy
SA

I would send a letter stating, your limited where the garage goes and that your home is single storey, state that unfortunately a empty block will always end up with a…

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Joker
Aug 08, 2017 1:38 pm
bashworth
bashworth
8 August

Inspection

Inspection
VIC

There are a few different options at this link . . . but also keep an eye on the build yourself and if anything looks wrong ask the…

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bashworth
Aug 08, 2017 11:55 am
bashworth
Charlz
Charlz
8 August

Who to build with in the hunter

Who to build with in the hunter
NSW

Who have you built with in the hunter good and bad trying to decide who to go with

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Charlz
Aug 08, 2017 11:13 am
Kandi
Kandi
7 August

demolition and tree removal

demolition and tree removal
NSW

does any one know good Tree removal service and Demolition company in Sydney West

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Kandi
Aug 07, 2017 10:59 pm
wongbruce
wongbruce
7 August

Clipsal

Clipsal

Done! Kind Regards, Bruce "Building an Eden Brae Waldorf 50 in North Kellyville" Blog: http://waldorf50.blogspot.com.au A Mobile Solicitor at Wong & Horta…

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wongbruce
Aug 07, 2017 7:51 pm

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