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ABuild
ABuild
11 June

Forever home on acerage

Forever home on acerage

Hi SMNB how did the build go? Are you living in your new home?

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ABuild
Jun 11, 2017 11:28 pm
Oninon
Oninon
11 June

Metricon recycled water - Developer requirements

Metricon recycled water - Developer requirements
VIC

Has any one got recycled water provision costing in your quotation? I was told that the provision for 3 toilets is around $1,990 and if it is for 4 toilets it comes to…

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104
Oninon
Jun 11, 2017 4:13 pm
JB1
JB1
11 June

Recessed sliding door tracks

Recessed sliding door tracks
1, 2

I spoke to the window people yesterday and they advised it was better to cut the concrete than formwork during concrete pour. Reason is it's easier to cut out to exactly…

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JB1
Jun 11, 2017 2:28 pm
charlibear
charlibear
11 June

Our new build Coral Homes Avoca 25 - modified

Our new build Coral Homes Avoca 25 - modified

Welcome, H1 is a great community Love to see your plan if you're up for sharing Following along GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277

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charlibear
Jun 11, 2017 12:30 pm
charlibear
dougang287
dougang287
11 June

House Price Negotiations Question

House Price Negotiations Question
QLD

Coral was a huge huge pain in the butt with the admin stuff and we hated them a lot. But now we are building a Daydream 30 with them and so far cannot fault the actual build

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dougang287
Jun 11, 2017 11:38 am
nikil
nikil
11 June

Marbella 38 porter davis

Marbella 38 porter davis
VIC

It was the same for us, our BC met us downstairs and took us to the tender presenter then we didn't see her again. Our contract appointment was with our BC.

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nikil
Jun 11, 2017 11:37 am
Wassup
Wassup
11 June

Long Island Homes

Long Island Homes
VIC

Base price was given with our first chat with LIH. Other pricing has been a bit questionable but what you need to keep in mind is that its a…

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Wassup
Jun 11, 2017 11:32 am
MrsJM
MrsJM
10 June

Acreage Build: Jimboomba - Stroud Homes - Kentucky 304

Acreage Build: Jimboomba - Stroud Homes - Kentucky 304
QLD
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Your rug looks amazing!!! Far out I thought I had my hands full with 260m2 out the back and 150m2 out the front.... we are all praying for rain for u! (But not too much -…

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MrsJM
Jun 10, 2017 5:06 pm
MrsJM
Lorri
Lorri
10 June

Question about waffle pod slab

Question about waffle pod slab
TAS

Thanks, the site supervisor is meeting us next wed on site so will ask him when is this happening. I thought that they would have graded it away from the house when they…

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Lorri
Jun 10, 2017 12:20 pm
Lorri

Clarendon Homes Build - Questions regarding tender

Clarendon Homes Build - Questions regarding tender
NSW

Hi!!! Thanks for sharing. Any updates? I'm building with Clarendon too. Any hiccups along the way?

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Barbie Butt
Jun 10, 2017 11:53 am
MrsJM
MrsJM
10 June

Coral Homes - Modified Bahama 50

Coral Homes - Modified Bahama 50
NSW
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How are you settling in Shan? Did coral Come back and fix up all of the defects? C U S T O M. C O R A L. B R O N T E.…

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MrsJM
Jun 10, 2017 11:41 am
MrsJM
Kaz73
Kaz73
10 June

Floor Plan Aspen 280E

Floor Plan Aspen 280E
VIC

Hi, We built this home three years ago and there's so much we love about it but something's we hate (like the echo from the openness of the foyer)! Therefore, we're…

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Kaz73
Jun 10, 2017 10:27 am

We're going to build on the Southern Highlands, NSW

We're going to build on the Southern Highlands, NSW
NSW

Happy house hunting. The Barrington home on display in Renwick is beautiful if you get a chance to look.

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Needamoneytree
Jun 10, 2017 8:42 am
Needamoneytree
bluetitan
bluetitan
9 June

New Build in Melton West with JG King

New Build in Melton West with JG King
WA

I couldnt emphasis Doc Freemans comments more, some things just arent what they seem!

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bluetitan
Jun 09, 2017 11:30 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
9 June

Slab poured 3 weeks ago, now cracked

Slab poured 3 weeks ago, now cracked
SA

How's the slab problem gone? Were your builder able to resolve this for you?? Looking forward to hearing how your build has gone!

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JM1911A1
Jun 09, 2017 7:18 pm
JM1911A1
Dvp
Dvp
9 June

PCI.. but there is no fall on bathroom and laundry drains!

PCI.. but there is no fall on bathroom and laundry drains!
WA

Hi all.. after a journey that felt like forever (it was actually quite fast :) ), we have reached PCI on our build with Easystart in Perth. Overall we have had very little…

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Dvp
Jun 09, 2017 7:13 pm
Dvp
lincoln32
lincoln32
9 June

Independent Building Inspector Recommendations - Adelaide

Independent Building Inspector Recommendations - Adelaide
SA

Hi, I am currently in the process of building with Metricon and they have just commenced onsite. Does anyone have recommendations of a good independent building…

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lincoln32
Jun 09, 2017 11:04 am

Metronest builder review

Metronest builder review
VIC

Has anyone heard of Metronest they are situated on Taylors road ,Delahey VIC ,apparently they build much in Tarneit

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alwayslearning
Jun 08, 2017 8:16 pm

After what seemed like forever waiting for council to approve our siting variation as we are building close to our side boundary we have got some footings! Yay! Pics are…

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kandgat
Jun 08, 2017 7:38 pm
umsp
umsp
8 June

Roselea Homes Custom Build

Roselea Homes Custom Build
NSW
1, 2

Hi cyoung2203, we are looking to build with Roselea as well. After hearing all the horror stories very concern about builders. How are you going with build? I also like…

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umsp
Jun 08, 2017 6:22 pm
bashworth
bashworth
8 June

PCI and final draw down payment

PCI and final draw down payment
VIC

It depends on you. The final payment is immediately before handover. Ideally everything should be fixed . . . but if you want to move in quickly and there are some minor…

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bashworth
Jun 08, 2017 6:20 pm
bashworth
arcadelt
arcadelt
8 June

Masterwall - Resale impacts

Masterwall - Resale impacts
WA

http://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/features/features-articles/what-s-with-perth-s-addiction-to-double-brick-buil

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arcadelt
Jun 08, 2017 6:11 pm
kimsugong
kimsugong
8 June

Building our family home - Hervey Bay

Building our family home - Hervey Bay
QLD

Where are you building. We have our land in River Heads and cant wait until our house is sold down south so we can begin! Your home looks wonderful!

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kimsugong
Jun 08, 2017 5:42 pm
Schumi
Schumi
8 June

BrissyGals Plantation Sahara Vogue Q1

BrissyGals Plantation Sahara Vogue Q1
QLD

Hi Lovepub.... I have a same question to you, as we r thinking of building the mirage vogue Q1, would u mind to share how much u were quoted for base house price and how…

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Schumi
Jun 08, 2017 2:54 pm
Horse
Horse
8 June

Building Simonds Prague in QLD

Building Simonds Prague in QLD
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Yes i have cassie. The gen mgr's excuse now is something could happen along the way and there are things that they will do and not do that is in the spreadsheet. I went…

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Horse
Jun 08, 2017 7:28 am
Orpheus
Orpheus
8 June

KDRB Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney) - We are in!

KDRB Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney) - We are in!
NSW
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Hi Monalisa, can i know how high is glass splashback (fixed window)? we same as you, build Glendale 38 in Syd. thanks

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Orpheus
Jun 08, 2017 7:24 am
Orpheus

Hi all :) seeking some clarification as our SS won't get back to us untill tomorrow which is fine. We have just started having our render done and I have noticed this…

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ThomsoA
Jun 07, 2017 8:04 pm
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
7 June

Building home first time

Building home first time

Hey Ravi Congratulations on joining in on the new home build journey! I feel like a bit of a veteran after taking about 12-18 months to date with our build journey (i.e.…

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ruraldoc
Jun 07, 2017 5:01 pm
ruraldoc

Small update some 15 months later. Looking back plants at the front sure have taken off! Grass is on and off with its greenieness We also had crimsafe…

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agf18
Jun 07, 2017 4:30 pm
agf18
Yuicie
Yuicie
7 June

Stellar in Box hill from Jandson Homes

Stellar in Box hill from Jandson Homes
NSW

Hi everyone, Just starting building stellar L+H from Jandson homes in box hill. Sadly that design collection place has just builded in Riverstone after I selected…

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Yuicie
Jun 07, 2017 3:59 pm

Sure, I will. so far Burbank process is smooth. I'm impressed with their engineering plan to put Waffle raft(Hybrid Raft) for class P site. Documentation to be verfied…

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siouxsam
Jun 07, 2017 1:13 pm

In Victoria your right to reasonable entry overrides contra

In Victoria your right to reasonable entry overrides contra
VIC

It is correct that domestic building contracts act 1995 states that owner has right of entry at any reasonable time (and that will trump any prohibition in the contract).…

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building-expert
Jun 06, 2017 9:19 pm
building-expert
Nawsome
Nawsome
6 June

Building my first home - Suggestions on a builder in SA

Building my first home - Suggestions on a builder in SA
SA

I'm vary of contributions - as I feel that you will pay for it somewhere else, but there is a company at Blakes Crossing where they are advertising that they pay your rent…

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Nawsome
Jun 06, 2017 1:19 pm
Nawsome
wongbruce
wongbruce
6 June

Price increase

Price increase
NSW

Well I can tell you from experience with Eden Brae and Casaview Homes as I'm building with both of these companies even though if the land registration is delayed they…

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wongbruce
Jun 06, 2017 6:32 am
asha27
asha27
5 June

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC

We didn't build an express however ours has only taken. 13 weeksish so far. We have had a few, especially with our electrical. They have done a really poor job with…

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asha27
Jun 05, 2017 6:04 pm
asha27
usha
usha
5 June

Who is building with Bell River Homes in Schofields NSW?

Who is building with Bell River Homes in Schofields NSW?
NSW
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Hi, I have brought H&L package with bell river homes. Any suggestions. I am about to sign my contact in few weeks time. Can anyone tell me about quality? Do they deliver…

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usha
Jun 05, 2017 5:51 pm
JayCee24
JayCee24
5 June

First Home - New Generation Homes or Homegroup WA

First Home - New Generation Homes or Homegroup WA
WA

Our Valuations came back 20k under, sales guy tried to make us remove things. I didn't budge and I knew the only way out was declined finance, as per mortgage broker if…

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JayCee24
Jun 05, 2017 1:54 pm
Nishk
Nishk
5 June

Waldorf Grange Facade

Waldorf Grange Facade
VIC

Hi Guys, I am new to this group. We are deciding to build the waldorf grange. But can't decide on the facade. We are building with Hebel, so it is fully rendered. My wife…

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Nishk
Jun 05, 2017 12:47 pm

WHY DO BUILDERS TREAT YOU LIKE A NUMBER - AUSBUILD BRISBANE

WHY DO BUILDERS TREAT YOU LIKE A NUMBER - AUSBUILD BRISBANE
QLD

General feedback has been good quality in some estates, but they do take their time. Most of the time, salesman will be nice to you so long as there is a chance to get…

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KangaBanga
Jun 04, 2017 7:56 pm
Kadyno
Kadyno
4 June

McDonald jones Lyndhurst

McDonald jones Lyndhurst
NSW

No problems shar, you can come and have a look. My email is thealexander5@bigpond.com. If you email me I can give you my mobile Number

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Kadyno
Jun 04, 2017 7:05 pm
Twandles
Twandles
4 June

Edenbrae electrical

Edenbrae electrical
NSW

I have pm you let me know if you get it thank you so much

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Twandles
Jun 04, 2017 4:32 pm

Built on a corner block in Melbourne. Moved in pics

Built on a corner block in Melbourne. Moved in pics
VIC
1 ... 29, 30, 31

I love bulbs! They are such a surprise when they come up (even though you planted them!) They will look gorgeous!

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MoniqueElizabeth
Jun 04, 2017 3:25 pm
wongbruce
wongbruce
4 June

Exterior colours ..... I think

Exterior colours ..... I think

We are building with Eden Brae and they are pretty good. We had an interior designer assigned to us as well James Treble and he helped us greatly after we chosen the tile…

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wongbruce
Jun 04, 2017 9:28 am

Our Noosa 25 MKII

Our Noosa 25 MKII
NSW

Congrats on the slab. Are the frames up yet? GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Jun 04, 2017 9:14 am
charlibear

Rawson Homes charges too much on provsional allowance

Rawson Homes charges too much on provsional allowance
NSW

How did you go with this? I was told at tender that the provisional allowance is just a guess and if it is more you have to pay the extra, if it is less you pay the lower rate.

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philbert83
Jun 04, 2017 8:39 am
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pisces4crabb
Jun 03, 2017 10:31 pm
Horsegirl
Horsegirl
3 June

rural or country builders

rural or country builders
WA

We are 4 months in our build with Rural Building Company, in Wandi. So far its all been excellent!

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Horsegirl
Jun 03, 2017 6:13 pm

House is almost completion. Heading down to Melb to do the final inspection and then off for holidays for 3 weeks. Anyone have a good checklist of things to go through…

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Sizz_G39
Jun 03, 2017 11:43 am
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Jess_89
Jun 02, 2017 11:54 pm
Jess_89


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