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lovisa
lovisa
3 August 2017

FIrst Home build Rosewood Grove, Elizabeth North

FIrst Home build Rosewood Grove, Elizabeth North
SA

Thank you our footings came in at $20959, we are waiting for valuation atm. Our council stage 1and / went through in under a week! Now waiting for stage 3 :)

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lovisa
Aug 03, 2017 8:15 pm
MisterSlope
MisterSlope
3 August 2017

Building on Slope - Latitude 37/Englehart/Glenvill/Mazzei

Building on Slope - Latitude 37/Englehart/Glenvill/Mazzei
VIC

Unfortunately that is a bit difficult. It is not until you get your design and engineering drawings finalised then the estimation can be done. Till that point it is all…

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MisterSlope
Aug 03, 2017 6:40 pm
Kurthen
Kurthen
3 August 2017

Building with Fairmont Homes in South West Sydney

Building with Fairmont Homes in South West Sydney
NSW

Is anyone building with Fairmont Homes currently that can tell me about their experience with them?

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Kurthen
Aug 03, 2017 11:58 am
greenfarm18
greenfarm18
3 August 2017

Ecco Ripley

Ecco Ripley
QLD

We brought a terrace house in Ecco -2 bedroom/2 bathroom & a downstairs powder room in May 2017. It is on a corner block and overlooks the Brooking Rise park. The bank…

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greenfarm18
Aug 03, 2017 11:00 am
manjoos37
manjoos37
3 August 2017

Building Mason 28 with Metricon

Building Mason 28 with Metricon

Have been thinking of starting a thread on our new dream home! A little late than never. We signed our contract with Metricon almost a year back in Jul 2016. Our build…

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manjoos37
Aug 03, 2017 8:39 am
MannyP
MannyP
2 August 2017

2 Storey house lights view.

2 Storey house lights view.
SA

Good Eve everyone, have any one built 2 storey house at lights view...as i a, on a budget are there builders reliable who will build on a budget...i mean under 200000. Thanks

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MannyP
Aug 02, 2017 11:26 pm
PRR
PRR
2 August 2017

Quakers hill IVY

Quakers hill IVY
NSW

Hi Guys..I am planning to buy a lot in this community(IVY). How is this venture? Please provide me your…

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PRR
Aug 02, 2017 10:32 pm
markandsam
markandsam
2 August 2017

Firstyle kitchen and bathroom prices

Firstyle kitchen and bathroom prices

We are many months away from colour and tile selection but would be very interested to know as well.

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markandsam
Aug 02, 2017 9:53 pm
Bigblock7
Bigblock7
2 August 2017

Newcastle KDR (Sekisui)-Post build -Patio cover & Landscape

Newcastle KDR (Sekisui)-Post build -Patio cover & Landscape
NSW
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How exciting! Not long off to check out your landscaping thread

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Bigblock7
Aug 02, 2017 9:11 pm
Bigblock7
lovisa
lovisa
2 August 2017

How long did your valuation take?

How long did your valuation take?

Thanks. Our papers and info was send in thursday last week for a new construction:) hope we get it this week

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lovisa
Aug 02, 2017 12:40 pm
firstone
firstone
2 August 2017

Is anyone building duplex at Gledswood hills

Is anyone building duplex at Gledswood hills
NSW

Ohh thats great. Mine is at crest too. Is your land registered and got approval? I just bought the land. Can i know how big is your land please?

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firstone
Aug 02, 2017 8:43 am
candicewebster
candicewebster
2 August 2017

People building with Allworth Homes

People building with Allworth Homes
NSW

Hi there, I've started the building process with Allworth homes and plans have just gone to council. I was wondering if anyone would be willing to share photos or tips…

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candicewebster
Aug 02, 2017 8:33 am
dreamh0me
dreamh0me
2 August 2017

Need advice on building with Eden brae homes

Need advice on building with Eden brae homes
NSW

I also suggest to browisng through "who else is building with Eden Brae" on this forum

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dreamh0me
Aug 02, 2017 1:12 am
dreamh0me
jmasood
jmasood
1 August 2017

Mimosa - My disappointed experience with customer service

Mimosa - My disappointed experience with customer service

Sad to hear that. I did not havr that kind of experience. Where are you building and who is your sales consultant?? My price never went up since signed contract, and if…

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jmasood
Aug 02, 2017 12:07 am
jmasood
mscrashed
mscrashed
1 August 2017

Building with MIRVAC - GLENFIELD - Panorama Vista Estate

Building with MIRVAC - GLENFIELD - Panorama Vista Estate
NSW

Hi Guys, Anyone have anything negetive to share about Crawford. It would be great if one of you can share some pictures and your experiences good or bad.

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mscrashed
Aug 01, 2017 9:22 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
1 August 2017

The problem with builders in general

The problem with builders in general

I can't believe it ever, been a very stressful process though I finally have an end date. I was originally told March ;-; It's nearly been a year now since building…

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aloenyx
Aug 01, 2017 9:15 pm
aloenyx
Melos
Melos
1 August 2017

BUILDING CONTRACT LOOPHOLES

BUILDING CONTRACT LOOPHOLES

I had a solicitor that specialises in building contracts look at mine. She told us not to sign it unless the builder made some changes, they wouldn't do we walked away.…

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Melos
Aug 01, 2017 5:08 pm
RC56
RC56
1 August 2017

Metricon Hebel textures

Metricon Hebel textures
NSW

Hi My husband and I are building…

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RC56
Aug 01, 2017 3:41 pm
Rocky1525
Rocky1525
1 August 2017

AdenBrook homes Greater Sydney

AdenBrook homes Greater Sydney
SA

Hi Aksay, How is your journey going with AB. Can you give an update about workmanship. Thanks.

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Rocky1525
Aug 01, 2017 2:42 pm
phantom18
phantom18
1 August 2017

Has anyone built with Sterling Homes?

Has anyone built with Sterling Homes?
SA

In the very early stages with Sterling homes, up to the selections phase now. So far very happy with the Communication, I see they have got some poor reviews, however I…

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phantom18
Aug 01, 2017 1:13 pm
aden
aden
1 August 2017

Anyone building with McDonald Jones in Newcastle?

Anyone building with McDonald Jones in Newcastle?
NSW

i have included flooring tiles and carpet and tiling to the alfresco areas . look at lighting and what you need. also i am getting frosted glass on the bathrooms…

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aden
Aug 01, 2017 12:53 pm
Mimpi
Mimpi
1 August 2017

Building Equis Lake The Vines Easy Start/Summit Homes

Building Equis Lake The Vines Easy Start/Summit Homes
WA

Great looking home! Sorry to hear that you had so many issues. We are looking at building out there also. Wondering if we could get any info as to what land developers had…

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Mimpi
Aug 01, 2017 12:02 pm
lovisa
lovisa
31 July 2017

Soil removal from scrape

Soil removal from scrape
1, 2

Entliza feel your pain. Have emailed guy and asked for clarification onthesoil and kerb cutting Hoping a reply back soon

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lovisa
Aug 01, 2017 12:04 am
elleimac
elleimac
31 July 2017

building timeline and tips for those starting out

building timeline and tips for those starting out

Thanks for sharing. Yesterday we went through our contract with our builder and we came out of the meeting with items we want them to update and align with what's in the…

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elleimac
Jul 31, 2017 11:40 pm
elleimac
Rebeccabicknell
Rebeccabicknell
31 July 2017

SE Melbourne hopeful first time builders (house and land pac

SE Melbourne hopeful first time builders (house and land pac
VIC

Hey guys, We desperately want to build a home! But needing all the advice we can get from people actually doing it! information on low deposit/ no deposit would schemes…

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Rebeccabicknell
Jul 31, 2017 10:43 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
31 July 2017

Timeless Grey - Dulux paint colour

Timeless Grey - Dulux paint colour
VIC

That would look gorgeous, I love timeless grey, tranquil retreat and endless dusk. We found tranquil a little to white for us so picked endless dusk instead. Timeless…

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Ezza78
Jul 31, 2017 6:48 pm
Puddlette
Puddlette
31 July 2017

We are building Manhattan by Simonds Homes

We are building Manhattan by Simonds Homes
VIC

Do you have photos of your gallery selections? Did you make any changes to your floor plan at all? :)

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Puddlette
Jul 31, 2017 1:55 pm
Puddlette
Tishagg
Tishagg
31 July 2017

Has anyone built with Plan Build Homes?

Has anyone built with Plan Build Homes?
QLD

Hi Savish... how's your experience with Plant build?

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Tishagg
Jul 31, 2017 12:08 pm
Tishagg
Tishagg
31 July 2017

Is anyone build the house from planbuild?

Is anyone build the house from planbuild?
QLD

I signed the prelimary contract with Planbuild in May and we are going into the 3rd month since contract signing and until now, we still havent seen any plans drawn up for…

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Tishagg
Jul 31, 2017 11:58 am
t.h.e.Designer
t.h.e.Designer
31 July 2017

Rooms 20mm smaller than they should be?

Rooms 20mm smaller than they should be?

I'd be very careful about approaching them with your 20mm concern, as you'll probably be laughed at as this is normal - you'll come across uneducated and they'll undermine…

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t.h.e.Designer
Jul 31, 2017 8:36 am
t.h.e.Designer
fhome
fhome
30 July 2017

Comments on Zucalla or Snowdon home builders

Comments on Zucalla or Snowdon home builders
VIC

Copying my review here so maybe I can save some people their money - Everyone's a…

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fhome
Jul 30, 2017 8:35 pm
Koda
Koda
30 July 2017

Smaller builder vs Bigger Builder?

Smaller builder vs Bigger Builder?
NSW

Bigger builders can easily go out of business too. The Home Owners Warranty insurance should kick in if the builder goes broke or dies.

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Koda
Jul 30, 2017 4:15 pm
Koda
HFBMPC
HFBMPC
30 July 2017

Metro - Minters Fields, Mount Barker SA

Metro - Minters Fields, Mount Barker SA
SA

Congrats on the slab! What were your selections like?

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HFBMPC
Jul 30, 2017 1:40 pm
HFBMPC
msalmank
msalmank
30 July 2017

Selecting a House & Land Package - Selecting separately?

Selecting a House & Land Package - Selecting separately?
VIC

Thanks for that advice. We secured a piece of land this weekend with an appropriate lot size that most house designs would fit onto. Given your comment, I was a bit…

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msalmank
Jul 30, 2017 8:57 am
Jayney
Jayney
30 July 2017

Anyone built with Adenbrook Homes in Sydney?

Anyone built with Adenbrook Homes in Sydney?
NSW

I would not build with them contact me and I will show you our house appalling workmanship

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Jayney
Jul 30, 2017 1:43 am
tdk14
tdk14
29 July 2017

Preliminary Agreement help, new to building.

Preliminary Agreement help, new to building.
WA

Go ahead with it, if you are serious about them - and be sure to add ALL the inclusions you'd like, that you can think of. The PA doesn't lock you into a build (double…

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tdk14
Jul 30, 2017 12:39 am
tdk14
dreamhomz
dreamhomz
29 July 2017

Wall/Ceiling Insulation Melbourne

Wall/Ceiling Insulation Melbourne

I just get to know the frame details of our house : Pine – Studs – F5 HI – 90 X…

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dreamhomz
Jul 30, 2017 12:02 am
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Jess_89
Jul 29, 2017 10:31 pm
Jess_89
Sarah13
Sarah13
29 July 2017

PGH Smokey Grey Brick

PGH Smokey Grey Brick

Does anyone have some recent pictures of their homes done with PGH Smokey Grey brick please?

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Sarah13
Jul 29, 2017 7:41 pm
Sarah13
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
29 July 2017

Please help - MJH or M??

Please help - MJH or M??

hunter_home I suggest you discuss this with a Structural Engineer and also get them to design & supervise the hebel blockwork as well Most West Australians Won't have a…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 29, 2017 10:47 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
29 July 2017

Building Retreat 305- Hallmark Homes Qld- New Beith

Building Retreat 305- Hallmark Homes Qld- New Beith
QLD
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I hear you on the retaining! We talk about retaining but it will all come down to $. We are also planting fruit trees and are actually going to plant the first lot this…

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Tamara1975
Jul 29, 2017 3:27 am
mahen3d
mahen3d
28 July 2017

Clarendon Paddington 29 Electrical plan feedback

Clarendon Paddington 29 Electrical plan feedback
NSW

Thanks for the reply, it really helpful to see this plans and set my mind on things we might needed, thanks again for sharing this with us.

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mahen3d
Jul 29, 2017 12:28 am
miscbunch
miscbunch
28 July 2017

Lead-in dilemma

Lead-in dilemma
VIC

Hi all I have recently moved into our newly build house, but I am having issues getting phone cable lead-in to take place at the property. I applied for internet…

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miscbunch
Jul 28, 2017 4:42 pm

Keys 19/10/15. Moved in 10/11/15. Landscaping + a deck ideas

Keys 19/10/15. Moved in 10/11/15. Landscaping + a deck ideas
WA
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Hi hun!! Sorry its been so long since I've logged on. Been so busy around the house and with work. We just put in a pool so was going to come on and update with pics…

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Our Honeywood Build
Jul 28, 2017 10:08 am
Our Honeywood Build
deepugjacob
deepugjacob
28 July 2017

Interior designers recommended

Interior designers recommended
NSW

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 8:15 am


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