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Hi! We chose 'Palladium Perle' and absolutely love it it's such a beautiful shimmery silver colour. In some lights it throws a blueish silvery tinge but usually…

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goldcoasthome
Jun 19, 2017 9:17 pm
goldcoasthome

Bricks are Boral Mocha with natural rolled mortar Roof is Boral Striata in Twilight Gutters and fascia are basalt

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aloenyx
Jun 19, 2017 9:02 pm
aloenyx

Is this building work acceptable? (Brickwork, foundation

Is this building work acceptable? (Brickwork, foundation

It looks like the slab was too short and could not support walls and they had to insert steel as a remedial measure. Yes I would be worried about the lack of workmanship…

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building-expert
Jun 19, 2017 1:28 pm
building-expert
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Needamoneytree
Jun 18, 2017 2:00 pm
Needamoneytree
MrsJM
MrsJM
18 June

2pac vs vinyl wrap

2pac vs vinyl wrap
NSW

Thanks mrs doe C U S T O M. C O R A L. B R O N T E. 43 http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=79581

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MrsJM
Jun 18, 2017 1:05 pm
MrsJM

Oaklands Schofields

Oaklands Schofields
NSW
1 ... 40, 41, 42

Hi Vithal, Can you please add my numbers to the oaklands WhatsApp group please? I have pm'd you the numbers couple of weeks ago, let me know if you did not receive them,…

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dreamhome_001
Jun 18, 2017 12:18 pm
dreamhome_001
icat2000
icat2000
18 June

Hotondo Homes Modified Tarwin 297

Hotondo Homes Modified Tarwin 297
VIC

Nice plan. I'm sure the time will fly by quickly.

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icat2000
Jun 18, 2017 8:19 am
icat2000
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
18 June

Un-buildable block - Advice needed.

Un-buildable block - Advice needed.
WA

Hi Pete, that sounds like a terrible situation! And really sorry I have no idea how I would approach this, but seems like a solicitor is probably the way to go.…

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ruraldoc
Jun 18, 2017 2:49 am
ruraldoc
oneJohn
oneJohn
17 June

Deciding on a Builder in Adelaide

Deciding on a Builder in Adelaide
SA

We built with Oakford a couple of years ago, and i've been happy with how it went. We narrowed it down to a short list based on display homes and analysing the type of…

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oneJohn
Jun 17, 2017 10:03 pm
oneJohn
Joey15
Joey15
17 June

Building Clovelly 248 with Fairhaven homes in Katandra Rise

Building Clovelly 248 with Fairhaven homes in Katandra Rise
VIC
1, 2

Hi we have just chosen to build the Clovelly 248 😊 We haven't had our colours appointment yet, any tips? I'm really worried the big floor tiles I'll want will be way…

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Joey15
Jun 17, 2017 5:32 pm

Went out to the block today. I wasn't expecting to see much to be honest as it's been raining all week. But to my surprise they had done the drainage and were doing the…

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kandgat
Jun 17, 2017 3:26 pm

Going to another Project Home Builder

Going to another Project Home Builder
NSW

We ended up ditching Coral and got charged $840 for drafting and admin fees. Took about 6 weeks to get the rest of our deposit back. We are now going with Hallmark.…

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Bridgetwitch
Jun 17, 2017 11:42 am
Bridgetwitch
Tribe7
Tribe7
16 June

Trinity lux plantation homes qld

Trinity lux plantation homes qld
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

We did look at land down at your estate before we brought at Maudsland it's so pretty and close to everything. We are nuts doing it all again so soon . Will be…

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Tribe7
Jun 17, 2017 12:12 am
Tribe7
aloenyx
aloenyx
16 June

Eames 15 - Metricon. Building our first home.

Eames 15 - Metricon. Building our first home.
QLD

Thanks for sharing :D Nice to see a smaller build on here. Looks good. Did you upgrade much from the standard? Eames was one of the designs I looked at when I was looking…

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aloenyx
Jun 16, 2017 10:23 pm
aloenyx

Yesterday I went and picked our internal colours. It was really fun. I am mostly happy with my choices. This is what I have so far: Main flooring : Heartridge vinyl…

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kandgat
Jun 16, 2017 8:18 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
16 June

Different supplier than what the volume builder uses

Different supplier than what the volume builder uses

We are building a bespoke architect designed house, so we pick exactly what we want. I think, however, the idea with a volume builder is that they manage to keep item…

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arcadelt
Jun 16, 2017 3:12 pm

Instagram - Following everyone's build journey!

Instagram - Following everyone's build journey!
NSW

Hi Cassie, I sure have we made so many changes it looks like a totally different house. I'm a graphic designer so creating the layout of our house came naturally, it was…

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Rochelle-1212
Jun 16, 2017 11:55 am
Ren1979
Ren1979
15 June

Any compliance experts here?

Any compliance experts here?
NSW

Thanks. I am familiar with the setback requirements in the legislation and I have contacted council (not very helpful) and the guy who approved the complying development.…

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Ren1979
Jun 16, 2017 12:12 am
Ren1979
Rex B
Rex B
15 June

Finding a Builder

Finding a Builder
QLD

We built with McLachlan Homes and really wish we didn't. We got a nice home but it was non stop fighting the whole way. Two foreman quit during our build and we were left…

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Rex B
Jun 15, 2017 9:48 pm
Hurrow
Hurrow
15 June

Building with Porter Davis - Kew 23

Building with Porter Davis - Kew 23
VIC

Woohoo, hope it goes smoothly and doesn't get delayed like ours did!

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Hurrow
Jun 15, 2017 5:52 pm

Carlisle Easy Living

Carlisle Easy Living
VIC

Hi guys, My partner and I are looking at building with Carlisle Homes with their Easy Living range. What are some items that are definitely worth upgrading? Would you…

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Taylor260291
Jun 15, 2017 4:58 pm
Zooma36
Zooma36
15 June

Bathroom Vent pipes

Bathroom Vent pipes

Hello, I'm half way through a KDR. The roof has just gone on. We have two ensuites upstairs. One of the ensuites has a vent pipe (around 60mm diameter) from the floor…

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Zooma36
Jun 15, 2017 4:48 pm

Montgomery Homes suppliers

Montgomery Homes suppliers
NSW

Ilve kitchen appliances Corinthian for your entry door Wideline Windows Marquis bathroom vanities Usually PGH bricks but that may change I picked Austral Tiles you go to…

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Rochelle-1212
Jun 15, 2017 3:14 pm
Caydenn
Caydenn
15 June

Avoca 26 | Building with Coral Homes | Ormeau Ridge

Avoca 26 | Building with Coral Homes | Ormeau Ridge
QLD
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Hayley, just finished reading yours and Alex's build as we are hopefully building in the same estate. Your house is absolutely amazing and I love what you did the front of…

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Caydenn
Jun 15, 2017 12:57 pm
Caydenn
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beachesdream
Jun 15, 2017 10:36 am
Nico
Nico
15 June

Neighbours completing fencing without permission

Neighbours completing fencing without permission
VIC
1, 2

Can you afford to pay for both sides of the fence? If so, go ahead and put the fence up and pay for their side as well. As your finished first and paying for both sides,…

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Nico
Jun 15, 2017 8:46 am
Nico
sabrelli
sabrelli
14 June

Casaview Homes

Casaview Homes
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

thanks for the reply. im hoping i can supply my own undermount rather than be stuck with suprema

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sabrelli
Jun 14, 2017 6:40 pm
Joker
Joker
14 June

Responsibility of builders vs owner for fencing.

Responsibility of builders vs owner for fencing.
SA

Normally it's builders responsibly, check your contract and more importantly, get a inspector, before signing contract would of been better, but still very very important…

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Joker
Jun 14, 2017 2:34 pm

Henley marina q1

Henley marina q1
VIC

Not Marina q1 but Emporio 43. still in quote stage.

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bhutani.sumit
Jun 14, 2017 11:25 am
AKB
AKB
13 June

Family Home - Bedfordale

Family Home - Bedfordale
WA
1 ... 44, 45, 46

That blows me away - they made my wood holder - small world :-)

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AKB
Jun 13, 2017 11:23 pm
AKB
spiffmiff
spiffmiff
13 June

HomeOne Building Threads

HomeOne Building Threads
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Please add me :) State: WA Location: Perth SOR Builder: Summit Home: Orchard (Modified) User: spiffmiff Link: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=85363

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spiffmiff
Jun 13, 2017 5:44 pm
spiffmiff

Monitor Site Progress

Monitor Site Progress
QLD

Hi Everyone - I'm new here and this is my first post. I have a problem and this seemed like the best place to discuss. I've been looking at an area west of Brisbane in…

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spatailsteve
Jun 13, 2017 5:26 pm
spatailsteve
rayDC2R
rayDC2R
12 June

Advice needed: From construction phase back to drafting?

Advice needed: From construction phase back to drafting?

Thank you all for your replies! It has given me confidence to tell the builder that we should not be paying for their stuff up! We will have another meeting with them…

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rayDC2R
Jun 12, 2017 11:55 pm
Nirosh
Nirosh
12 June

Site cost in Melton South

Site cost in Melton South
VIC

Hi immu999, The real site cost comes after their engineers evaluate the land plans. You'll have to confirm the house you are going to build before that. Our initial quote…

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Nirosh
Jun 12, 2017 11:14 pm
Jess_95
Jess_95
12 June

First home owners- Montgomery homes

First home owners- Montgomery homes
NSW

Hi Bren, the Kirra is a beautiful design. We have changed a couple of things on the plan which naturally increased pricing. As for standard inclusions I thought they we…

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Jess_95
Jun 12, 2017 7:39 pm
PVBuild
PVBuild
12 June

Boundary Issues

Boundary Issues
VIC

Thanks Pauldab. That is exactly what we'll be asking them to do. We've just returned from looking at a Metricon KDR around the corner from us - they're not even building…

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PVBuild
Jun 12, 2017 2:30 pm

Frosty Carrina Ceaserstone - which white for cabinets?

Frosty Carrina Ceaserstone - which white for cabinets?
VIC

Yeah I'm the same as you...I had many sleepless nights going through inspirations on the internet especially those that is hard to change after handover... I understand…

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tapasr_Lexia4
Jun 12, 2017 12:41 pm
tapasr_Lexia4
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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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
1 ... 11, 12, 13

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
1 ... 14, 15, 16

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

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