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anay007
anay007
8 January

59 Westminster St Schofields

59 Westminster St Schofields
NSW

Hi KG85, Yes, makes sense for the other lots to register soon. Did you get this info from the Developer directly? I've sent you a PM with more details.

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anay007
Jan 08, 2017 9:35 pm
vivek_121079
vivek_121079
8 January

Porter Davis Vienna H 19 photos

Porter Davis Vienna H 19 photos
VIC

FInished building Vienna19H , hand over done in nov 2016, It looks lovely depending on what type of package you have chosen for Landscaping , and coloring schemes. I…

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vivek_121079
Jan 08, 2017 4:39 pm

This is the invoice for tile supply

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mansawant
Jan 08, 2017 4:26 pm
shellu
shellu
8 January

NBN pit placement

NBN pit placement

Update: just in case anyone comes across this, I spoke to the developer apparently it is a drivable pit that is fine to have in the driveway. Yay!

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shellu
Jan 08, 2017 12:38 pm
Granvia
Granvia
8 January

Building at Northlakes Estate- Cameron park

Building at Northlakes Estate- Cameron park
NSW
1 ... 157, 158, 159

Hi everybody! New here! All of your builds and inputs are so helpful (even though we haven't started yet) It's interesting to see the progress. Was wondering if anyone…

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Granvia
Jan 08, 2017 10:19 am
Stephlee2017
Stephlee2017
7 January

Granvue Emerald 29 Build

Granvue Emerald 29 Build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Matt c. I know it's been a while since your build but we are currently looking at the same house and I was interested to know how much it cost you to flip the front…

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Stephlee2017
Jan 07, 2017 6:57 pm
dansim412
dansim412
7 January

Simone Homes

Simone Homes
NSW

Hi iamstib & sandra 2016 My name is Daniel Simone from Simone Homes. We will be opening our first display home later this year. I would love to chat to you both more…

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dansim412
Jan 07, 2017 4:03 pm
dansim412
ljrt
ljrt
7 January

Awning Windows v's Sliding Windows

Awning Windows v's Sliding Windows
NSW

If you go awning windows just make sure they're able to open right out, ours in our current place are restricted so they only open about 7cms, super annoying!!

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ljrt
Jan 07, 2017 2:55 pm

Adding 3rd garage/storage to double garage design

Adding 3rd garage/storage to double garage design
WA

I think there are a lot of self-build or DIY plans for a "storage" room that attaches to your house. But again, like what some of the other guys here said, it might be a…

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CameronRobertson
Jan 06, 2017 5:32 pm
CameronRobertson
alvinthem
alvinthem
6 January

Newbie (FHO) - Confused about sitecost

Newbie (FHO) - Confused about sitecost
VIC

Hi vettikuppais Sorry if I've dug up an old thread but am interested to know what's the final outcome for Lot 1444 in Livingston

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alvinthem
Jan 06, 2017 2:43 pm
Mec06
Mec06
6 January

Plantation Homes Question Re: Cesarstone.. Anyone know?

Plantation Homes Question Re: Cesarstone.. Anyone know?
QLD

Hi All, Our Colour appointment is on the 18th and due to shutdown period our administrator is on leave til the 16th.. so I thought I'd try my luck and see if anyone on…

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Mec06
Jan 06, 2017 2:03 pm
Mec06

EzyJamb Doors

EzyJamb Doors
VIC

I looked at these as they are very neat. The thing I worried about is cracking of the set where it meets the plasterboard. As doors slam due to wind or anger [WINKING…

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Searching4 knowledge
Jan 06, 2017 8:27 am
Searching4 knowledge
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jai.m
Jan 05, 2017 11:03 pm
LPAV
LPAV
6 January

Harpley Estate

Harpley Estate
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

We found out within weeks after paying the initial deposit. That was in May 2016 and land titled in December.. we were told our stage was already lodged for expemtion…

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LPAV
Jan 05, 2017 11:02 pm
Pinkjam
Pinkjam
5 January

J & M's HGWA build

J & M's HGWA build
WA
1 ... 15, 16, 17

The cost was $2400. Was just under 40m2. 40m2 was the minimum charge at $60m2

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Pinkjam
Jan 05, 2017 10:43 pm
Pinkjam
sumitsharma17
sumitsharma17
5 January

Is anyone building in collegd green truganina ?

Is anyone building in collegd green truganina ?
VIC

Please share your thoughts about the suburb and ths estate even if you are not building .

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sumitsharma17
Jan 05, 2017 10:32 pm
sumitsharma17
gummz
gummz
5 January

How in scale were your initial set of drawings

How in scale were your initial set of drawings

Some extra info - found a floor plan I liked and my local GJ franchise sourced the plans - local GJ uses their own drafting team.. so different software and had to draw…

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gummz
Jan 05, 2017 8:54 pm
grayonblack
grayonblack
5 January

Kit homes - to build in rural Victoria

Kit homes - to build in rural Victoria
VIC

Hi all My partner and I are looking at building a kit home on an empty block of land in rural Victoria. Our preferred kit homes are ecoliv or archiblox - but they are…

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grayonblack
Jan 05, 2017 7:45 pm
Marshall5858
Marshall5858
5 January

Does this facade look Bold and Kitchen layout odd?

Does this facade look Bold and Kitchen layout odd?
NSW

That light is beautiful, love that space, it's going to look wonderful

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Marshall5858
Jan 05, 2017 7:02 pm
Rochelle-1212
Rochelle-1212
5 January

Butlers Pantry and Servery

Butlers Pantry and Servery
NSW

Hi Angel8888, My butlers design is basically on 2 walls, one wall is the shelving for our food and the other is a cupboard next to it will be my microwave and a drawer…

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Rochelle-1212
Jan 05, 2017 8:56 am
imboredas
imboredas
4 January

Adelaide extension advice

Adelaide extension advice
SA

Good evening :o My wife and I have recently obtained council approval to extend the existing living area (of which a new kitchen will be installed) and the current…

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imboredas
Jan 04, 2017 10:37 pm
Tracey70
Tracey70
3 January

Land clearance etc

Land clearance etc
VIC

Cheers Emmz my husbands been checking the crossover everytime we visit. He flipped out knowing heavy machinery was going over it

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Tracey70
Jan 03, 2017 8:38 pm

Hi there. Here is some pics of my urban one silver bricks. Keep in mind they chip easily. I would not select them again even though they look great.

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Dreambuild12
Jan 03, 2017 8:15 pm
NthHome
NthHome
3 January

Onsite detention pits

Onsite detention pits
NSW

I gave up and ended up paying for it sorry I'm no help

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NthHome
Jan 03, 2017 7:48 pm
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renoy_jacob_dan
Jan 03, 2017 5:19 pm
GLO
GLO
3 January

Building Manhattan 36 with wisdom homes...HELP NEEDED

Building Manhattan 36 with wisdom homes...HELP NEEDED
NSW
1, 2

Hi Pedro, How is the Manhattan several years after the build is completed?

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GLO
Jan 03, 2017 1:39 pm
R_M
R_M
3 January

Stylemaster Piazza 35 Traditional

Stylemaster Piazza 35 Traditional
QLD
1, 2, 3

Hi Sean You're welcome I'm H1 and on a waffle slab. Have been in the house almost 3 months and have had some movement. Playing the wait and see game at the minute to…

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R_M
Jan 03, 2017 9:49 am

Custom Sterling Adelaide Build

Custom Sterling Adelaide Build
SA
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Thanks blue! I'll have a look into those ones.

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CustomStirling
Jan 03, 2017 7:25 am
CustomStirling

Building with oracle Qld

Building with oracle Qld
QLD
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Wow Jamie! Your deck looks amazing! ? I probably won't have any more progress pocs until the end of January as we have family staying…

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DreamHome2point0
Jan 03, 2017 4:46 am
DreamHome2point0
eduardopg13
eduardopg13
2 January

Crack in brickwork over the garage in top of lentil

Crack in brickwork over the garage in top of lentil
VIC

hello everyone, i am new in this forum and hopefully someone can give me some advice in this matter, i am building my house in south east melbourne, the soil test come up…

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eduardopg13
Jan 02, 2017 9:50 pm

Yes have C-bus in my house which was built last year and my previous house that I built in 2000. It is a very good system, but is a little too expensive. I only installed…

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AJW
Jan 02, 2017 5:11 pm
Hutchie
Hutchie
1 January

Carlisle homes- near completion

Carlisle homes- near completion
VIC

So we are building with Carlisle and are near the end of construction. So far the build has gone fairly well, a few issues here and there but our site super has been…

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Hutchie
Jan 01, 2017 7:20 pm
wheelchair
wheelchair
1 January

New wheelchair accessable build

New wheelchair accessable build
WA

Thanks guys, biggest thing is large enough passages, rooms etc. But then it is also space under benches, sinks, heights of windows, fittings eg sliders without base…

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wheelchair
Jan 01, 2017 4:00 pm
Christoshizz
Christoshizz
1 January

Melbourne Builders

Melbourne Builders
VIC

Rycon do sloping blocks for breakfast. Quality A1. Price quite steep though but you will get a good finish.

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Christoshizz
Jan 01, 2017 12:15 am
Christoshizz
hillbuilder
hillbuilder
30 December 2016

South Australia builds

South Australia builds
SA
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Darn!! I go away for a bit and the forum layout all changes! So I have been absent for a while...life has been hectic! But I have been lurking on these and other forums…

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hillbuilder
Dec 30, 2016 9:42 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
29 December 2016

Water pooling against new slab

Water pooling against new slab
SA

It is suppose to be done at the start of construction.

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SaveH2O
Dec 29, 2016 7:29 pm
SaveH2O
Becs Coral
Becs Coral
29 December 2016

Coral Homes Daydream 30ish

Coral Homes Daydream 30ish
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

That's true. Thank you. Seems like it must be a common thing. Wonder why they go to the effort of tiling it just to destroy it again. !!

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Becs Coral
Dec 29, 2016 6:22 pm
Becs Coral
aloenyx
aloenyx
29 December 2016

Our 1st Build in Ascot, Melbourne

Our 1st Build in Ascot, Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Christmas was okay. :) Just shopping for the house now, making good use of the sales.

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aloenyx
Dec 29, 2016 4:43 pm
aloenyx
SMAD
SMAD
27 December 2016

Rawson Homes, Daikin A/C Zone set-up

Rawson Homes, Daikin A/C Zone set-up
NSW

You can retro fit this system and it costs about $700.00 will be fitting it to my Rawson build. I have already confirmed with Daikin that it wont impact the warranty and…

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SMAD
Dec 27, 2016 10:28 pm
SMAD
Lodzau
Lodzau
27 December 2016

Homecorp

Homecorp
QLD

Has anyone heard of or dealt with Homecorp?

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Lodzau
Dec 27, 2016 12:58 pm
building-expert
building-expert
27 December 2016

Credit for Non Perfection?

Credit for Non Perfection?
NSW

Why isn't your independent inspector helping you?(if you have one, if not why not?) The short answer is that you are entitled to the same standard of quality as builders…

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building-expert
Dec 27, 2016 10:30 am
building-expert
arvindkamboj
arvindkamboj
26 December 2016

Recommendation for builder house and attached Granny Flat

Recommendation for builder house and attached Granny Flat
NSW

hello imrasm, Thanks for information about that builder definitely I will look for that.

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arvindkamboj
Dec 26, 2016 5:07 pm
arvindkamboj
Nico
Nico
26 December 2016

JG King build. PICS, PICS & TIPS!!!

JG King build. PICS, PICS & TIPS!!!
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Good read. Sorry about your issues. Can you tell me what brand/model the kitchen rangehood is? I like it.

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Nico
Dec 26, 2016 1:58 pm
Nico
Old Bloke
Old Bloke
26 December 2016

Building Queenscliff 416 with Fairhaven Homes

Building Queenscliff 416 with Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

We did the theatre & projector pre wiring through Fairhaven so not sure whether they will allow you to bring your own contractor on site during the build. We added extra…

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Old Bloke
Dec 26, 2016 12:10 pm
estate
estate
25 December 2016

Ramlegh Springs, Clyde North

Ramlegh Springs, Clyde North
VIC
1, 2, 3

As one poster mentioned you have approx 1.55 metres fall on the block. Your site costs will be approx 15 -20k but if you need a lot of bored piers then the number could be…

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estate
Dec 25, 2016 7:40 pm
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
25 December 2016

Seeking 3 wise (wo)men - Brisbane IP

Seeking 3 wise (wo)men - Brisbane IP
QLD

Go base range selections when it comes to tap ware, light fittings, flooring. Tenants don't look at the tap fittings, when deciding on a rental. Add curtains instead of…

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Craigasaurus
Dec 25, 2016 7:24 pm
tapasr_Lexia4
tapasr_Lexia4
25 December 2016

Builder Recommendation - Knockdown Sydney West

Builder Recommendation - Knockdown Sydney West
NSW

Hi, try to see Beechwood Homes and see which their many floor plans suit you. They have display homes in Homeworld in Gledswood Hills (near Gregory Hills) or the one in…

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tapasr_Lexia4
Dec 25, 2016 6:43 am
tapasr_Lexia4
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Waldorf_Grange_Build
24 December 2016

Need opinions on house exterior - Hillside 35 Porter Davis

Need opinions on house exterior - Hillside 35 Porter Davis
VIC

Do you have all the colour samples together in one pic? I find seeing them all together next to each other helps to ensure they all compliment each other.

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Dec 24, 2016 10:11 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
JelenaK
JelenaK
24 December 2016

Advice needed:home design

Advice needed:home design
NSW

Your floor plan is very nice. As far as toilet goes, I am a big fan of having one in the bathroom if there is no option to have a wash basin in the toilet itself. Don't…

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JelenaK
Dec 24, 2016 7:59 am


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