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Lansmarshy
Lansmarshy
10 March

Builder for slope block in Melbourne

Builder for slope block in Melbourne
VIC
1, 2

Hi there, I hope you don't mind me messaging you, but I just saw your comment about your block in Bacchus marsh that has 3m fall over 30 meters- I have just purchased a…

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Lansmarshy
Mar 10, 2017 7:58 pm

here is a picture of the display home flashing

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fizzed
Mar 10, 2017 6:36 pm

Advice please, first build

Advice please, first build
SA

I assume you are doing this as a owner build? First stop is counci duty planner to find out what you can do and what you need to do. I would also gets some quotes for…

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Searching4 knowledge
Mar 10, 2017 4:44 pm
Searching4 knowledge
Mec06
Mec06
10 March

Plantation Homes/ Molto Riviera/ Ormeau Ridge Qld

Plantation Homes/ Molto Riviera/ Ormeau Ridge Qld
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

So close! Your driveway looks good, so excited for you Imm!

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Mec06
Mar 10, 2017 11:30 am
Mec06
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
9 March

Simonds Sierra - Adelaide, South Australia

Simonds Sierra - Adelaide, South Australia
SA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

from, not drom - this whole day has been a senior's moment for me. :lol:

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JayaJaya
Mar 09, 2017 9:04 pm
JayaJaya
cforb
cforb
9 March

'The Heath' - Langwarrin.

'The Heath' - Langwarrin.
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi all, Have purchased one of the acreage lots behind your blocks and titles have just been confirmed. Wondering how long it took everyone, roughly, to go through council?…

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cforb
Mar 09, 2017 6:03 pm
pauldab
pauldab
9 March

Drainage easement and swimming pool

Drainage easement and swimming pool
NSW

I'm building in Melbourne so don't know the intricacies of challenges faced where you are. (I guess you're from NSW).

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pauldab
Mar 09, 2017 1:55 pm
ravsingh21
ravsingh21
9 March

My build with Firstyle Homes - Schofields NSW

My build with Firstyle Homes - Schofields NSW
NSW

Hey @mickm, Great blog! We're just setting out with our Firstyle build, hopefully the slab will be down in the next couple of weeks or so. How are things going since…

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ravsingh21
Mar 09, 2017 12:04 pm
Chris E
Chris E
9 March

Building with Weeks and Macklin in Adelaide

Building with Weeks and Macklin in Adelaide
SA

I am seeking feedback on knocking down the family home and building 2 small homes with Weeks and Macklin in Adelaide, I like the idea of the Supaloc steel frame with the…

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Chris E
Mar 09, 2017 11:54 am
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
9 March

Vinyl wrap - thoughts and experience

Vinyl wrap - thoughts and experience

I agree with this post. We make new kitchen doors all the time for people who have doors where the vinyl is peeling or cracking off due to age, heat and/or moisture in the…

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JayaJaya
Mar 09, 2017 7:56 am
JayaJaya
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Special_K
Mar 08, 2017 8:33 pm
alysanne
alysanne
8 March

Willaston by Statesman Homes SA

Willaston by Statesman Homes SA
SA
1, 2

Congratulations, glad to hear it's all moving along. I'm looking forward to seeing pictures. Best of luck with the walk through.

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alysanne
Mar 08, 2017 8:29 pm
MJT
MJT
8 March

Driveway white pvc pipe

Driveway white pvc pipe
NSW

It sounds like a sewer inspection point. It needs to be above where the sewer pipe runs. You might be able to get an alternative coloured cover for it or failing that a…

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MJT
Mar 08, 2017 4:46 pm
MGaus
MGaus
8 March

10m frontage in Wantirna South (Harcrest)

10m frontage in Wantirna South (Harcrest)
VIC
1, 2

Hi All, I am wondering if any one is here who has purchased in stage 9 (Pinnacle). I have purchased the land on the Jun 2015. It is almost 20 months has passed. Any…

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MGaus
Mar 08, 2017 4:13 pm
Anna Ling
Anna Ling
8 March

Building - The never ending story...

Building - The never ending story...

Hi All, Joined the forum last week. Love reading all your posts and thought it was time for me to be part of all the trials and tribulations. I am currently in the…

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Anna Ling
Mar 08, 2017 10:02 am

Hi All, Just seeking suggestion. In my colour selection I selected Vitesse color for walls and mix of 1/4 vitesse and 3/4 white for roof and doors etc all over the…

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jmasood
Mar 08, 2017 9:53 am
jmasood
pshome
pshome
7 March

Altrove Schofields

Altrove Schofields
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Calling Altrove MJH builds, please get in touch.

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pshome
Mar 07, 2017 8:39 pm

New williams designer homes blog

New williams designer homes blog
NSW

How's your build going Mrsemmwhitey? You're down across from the little wetlands thing right? Looks like it changes every time I drive…

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k.goldington
Mar 07, 2017 10:24 am
k.goldington
mikegrg1
mikegrg1
7 March

Anyone have Eclipse brick with natural mortar?

Anyone have Eclipse brick with natural mortar?

White mortar wouldn't cost much to upgrade... may be around 400-500....

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mikegrg1
Mar 07, 2017 6:36 am
mikegrg1
emmyawards
emmyawards
6 March

Electrical Pit - Ausnet

Electrical Pit - Ausnet
VIC

Oh so you can't have a tenant in the house when you install the pit?

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emmyawards
Mar 06, 2017 7:52 pm
MGaus
MGaus
6 March

RE: Harcrest by Mirvac

RE: Harcrest by Mirvac
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi All, Good to see the threads about Harcrest and development updates. I am wondering if any one is here who has purchased in stage 9. I have purchased the land on the…

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MGaus
Mar 06, 2017 2:36 pm
Iftekhar
Iftekhar
6 March

Anyone has built or is building Ivanhoe with Eden Brae?

Anyone has built or is building Ivanhoe with Eden Brae?
NSW

Hello all, Has anyone built a single story Ivanhoe 27 with Eden Brae? I have already deposited booking money to build Ivanhoe. Just wondering how it will look like in 2…

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Iftekhar
Mar 06, 2017 11:54 am
charlibear
charlibear
5 March

Modified Noosa 26 Build -Coral Homes

Modified Noosa 26 Build -Coral Homes
QLD
1, 2

Just stunning!!! Love the little friend on your mailbox GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Mar 05, 2017 8:38 pm
charlibear
kaycee
kaycee
5 March

The Avenue - Schofields

The Avenue - Schofields
NSW
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Thanks Wickets! I will not be surprised if Mirvac would price this forthcoming release at $1400 per sqm.

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kaycee
Mar 05, 2017 6:37 pm

Tiling - to screed or not to screed

Tiling - to screed or not to screed
WA

Hi, Did you tiler end up screeding? I have a similar situation but the tile size is bit bigger, I'm planning to use 1200 x 600.

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suhasaradhya
Mar 05, 2017 6:08 pm
GLO
GLO
5 March

Clerestory roofs

Clerestory roofs
NSW

Thanks for your replies. As my Sydney home faces NE, and with an upcoming change to Solar PV Net Feed In (previously 60c GFIT) I was thinking about the roof line and a…

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GLO
Mar 05, 2017 3:01 pm
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HFBMPC
Mar 05, 2017 8:37 am
HFBMPC
ranjith98
ranjith98
4 March

OWN IT HOMES - AVALON ROCHEDALE - QLD

OWN IT HOMES - AVALON ROCHEDALE - QLD
QLD

Council approved now and Bank Commencement Letter given to Own It Homes on 1st March 2017

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ranjith98
Mar 04, 2017 9:30 pm
Moot
Moot
4 March

Perry Homes NSW. Good or Bad?

Perry Homes NSW. Good or Bad?
NSW

Has anyone built with Perry Homes in NSW in the last 5 years? We have used them in Queensland last year without a drama. We have been getting mixed reviews such as product…

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Moot
Mar 04, 2017 9:04 pm
Lemans
Lemans
4 March

Plans to purchase land and build with metricon at Freemans R

Plans to purchase land and build with metricon at Freemans R
NSW

Hi Katrina85, just found your thread, i'll be building at Freemans Ridge too. Have you started building yet? How did you go with Metricon... We bought a H&L package with…

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Lemans
Mar 04, 2017 7:22 pm
Joker
Joker
4 March

New fences - before or after build?

New fences - before or after build?
VIC

Better after, as site access is harder once fencing is up. Sent from my Redmi 4 using Tapatalk

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Joker
Mar 04, 2017 3:22 pm
charlibear
charlibear
3 March

Metricon Mantra 29 - Adelaide Hills

Metricon Mantra 29 - Adelaide Hills
SA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Congrats on getting keys!!! So exciting!!! Yes remember to post pics after you've moved in GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Mar 03, 2017 6:34 pm
charlibear
Melos
Melos
3 March

Tender before land registration ? How to get the cost fixed

Tender before land registration ? How to get the cost fixed
NSW

A lot of it will come down to the terms of the tender Rawsons tender expires after 150 days so basically you have to start the build process within 150 days or each month…

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Melos
Mar 03, 2017 4:39 pm
Melos
Melos
3 March

HIA Contract - Is there a time limit?

HIA Contract - Is there a time limit?
VIC

Have a look at your tender document for us when we were looking at building with a big project builder the tender had a deadline date to start the build process and there…

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Melos
Mar 03, 2017 4:10 pm
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jesss_g
Mar 03, 2017 11:12 am
jesss_g
lliigg
lliigg
3 March

Henley Mercer Q2 - Cloverlea Chirnisde Park

Henley Mercer Q2 - Cloverlea Chirnisde Park
VIC
1, 2

Hi HawkGTI, how do you know that the walls are not square set? We are at almost the same stage in our build and with a supervisor change I am not confident in the work…

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lliigg
Mar 03, 2017 8:21 am
NicMac03
NicMac03
2 March

First Family Home.

First Family Home.
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Where are you Dee?? Your place is looking fab with no fence. Hope all is going ok :)

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NicMac03
Mar 02, 2017 5:36 pm

Upgrade Costs - What did you change and what did it cost.

Upgrade Costs - What did you change and what did it cost.
NSW
1, 2

Most of us face difficulties in handling AC units in apartments. I was facing the same problem few months back. While finding the solution on internet, I found this blog…

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DanielSmith1
Mar 02, 2017 3:56 pm
faykis
faykis
2 March

Soil type and Salinity in schofields area

Soil type and Salinity in schofields area
NSW

Anyone building in Schofields area? Specially noth of Schofields road near boundary toad, westminster road or Schofields farm road? What was the salinity and soil type?

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faykis
Mar 02, 2017 10:15 am
faykis
Amymay
Amymay
1 March

Fairmont Home builders - South Australia

Fairmont Home builders - South Australia
SA
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Hello im a new builder looking at signing a contract with fairmont homes. Can anyone give me some tips on what to make sure is definitely included in my contract quote…

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Amymay
Mar 01, 2017 8:36 pm
jess_123
jess_123
1 March

Building with Wisdom Homes - Kitchen and Tile Appointments

Building with Wisdom Homes - Kitchen and Tile Appointments
NSW

Hi firebolt, We are building a Washington 26. Would love to hear more about how your build is going? We are just waiting for our tender currently Thanks!

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jess_123
Mar 01, 2017 8:24 pm
Spotme
Spotme
1 March

Experience with metricon

Experience with metricon
VIC

You can have a look on product review and you also have the option to read reviews in your state/region only. Experience varies so much as it is dependent on so many…

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Spotme
Mar 01, 2017 6:17 pm
Jacinta.C
Jacinta.C
1 March

Soil Report Discrepancy

Soil Report Discrepancy
VIC

I spent alot of time using instagram to look through other Boutique builds. Try #ourboutiquehome and #boutiquehomesvictoria. We never did a walk through of the showroom…

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Jacinta.C
Mar 01, 2017 1:26 pm
Jacinta.C
mudmap
mudmap
1 March

Watersun homes

Watersun homes
VIC

This is not news to me. We've been trying to dealing with Watersun since our house was handed over incomplete a year ago and they stopped returning calls 6 months ago.…

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mudmap
Mar 01, 2017 12:59 pm

Prices will vary depending on your land, soil type will determine what type of slab, traffic control, piers, rock excavation if required, provisionals were…

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Mink
Feb 28, 2017 9:55 pm
johnsonren
johnsonren
28 February

Mansard Roof

Mansard Roof

I am building with custom builder. The original design had hip roof but I wanted to change it to mansard roof. I have been asked for a ~40k variance. Is this reasonable?

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johnsonren
Feb 28, 2017 9:33 pm
jpmontoya
jpmontoya
28 February

Building Equis Lake The Vines Easy Start/Summit Homes

Building Equis Lake The Vines Easy Start/Summit Homes
WA

welcome to h1 that looks like a great layout. We built with summit group and all i can say is that they are awesome! Your SS is going to be colin who is brilliant so…

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jpmontoya
Feb 28, 2017 7:18 pm
jpmontoya
martin912
martin912
28 February

Building with Rendition in Lockleys

Building with Rendition in Lockleys
SA

Hi Is it single story or double story? In the contract it had the maximum amount of time allowed and ours was 34 weeks and they were just inside that. We had Xmas in…

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martin912
Feb 28, 2017 3:53 pm
luna_s34
luna_s34
28 February

Custom builders central coast nsw

Custom builders central coast nsw
NSW

Hi Everyone. I believe my builder can build in Central Coast and surround. I have almost nearing the end of my house build, and I can say that I am pretty happy with what…

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luna_s34
Feb 28, 2017 3:28 pm


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