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MrsPeabody
Apr 25, 2017 4:42 pm
SteveMc
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25 April
Rawson Homes - General ThreadRawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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I asked my site supervisor to put a few spare laminated beams in my main family room wall. Unless your planning to have 30 kg hanging on the wall it's probably overkill.…

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SteveMc
Apr 25, 2017 4:40 pm
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JayaJaya
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25 April
building at seaford meadowsbuilding at seaford meadows
SA
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hahahaha... done those splits a few times, back in the day!

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JayaJaya
Apr 25, 2017 4:24 pm
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vandy
25 April
Sliding Door Track rebatesSliding Door Track rebates
QLD

Hi A similar thing has happened in our build. The construction is nearing completion and we noticed that the rebates haven't been made for our 6 slider door. The floor…

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vandy
Apr 25, 2017 3:59 pm
ecnal
25 April
Overlooking requirements Overlooking requirements
VIC

Regulations can be found here: http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/__data/assets ... s-2006.pdf You are looking for regulation 419. As others have mentioned, the definition of a…

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ecnal
Apr 25, 2017 3:09 pm
PVBuild
25 April
Retaining Wall IssueRetaining Wall Issue
NSW

It's to do with adding weight to a compromised structure. It's understandable that your builder doesn't want to continue until the area is retained and supported, but…

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PVBuild
Apr 25, 2017 1:29 pm
Parabatzis
25 April
8 (Eight) Homes8 (Eight) Homes
VIC

Good to hear happy building. Would have to disagree looking at the standard inclusions is critical that's where they get you with the price people pay up to 30-40k extra…

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Parabatzis
Apr 25, 2017 12:35 pm
ellen2017
25 April
Building in Crystal Waters, North KellyvilleBuilding in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville
NSW

We have been told the land will be levelled as much as possible. I think best to be working with the slope of the block to cut cost, but yes very limited in terms of…

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ellen2017
Apr 25, 2017 12:11 pm
Christoshizz
25 April
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underwaySloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway
VIC
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Thanks mate. The bricks look better in real life we shopped around to try find something similar to them to money but they are quite unique (over our budget but what can…

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Christoshizz
Apr 25, 2017 11:47 am

Slight hiccup. Any suggestions on how they will fix would be appreciated. It seems our taps are in the concrete driveway area.

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Tracey70
Apr 25, 2017 10:52 am
Bridgetwitch
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25 April
A vue of the pines on the Gold CoastA vue of the pines on the Gold Coast
QLD
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Hey Tribe! Rego seems so far away still... on track for June/July (hopefully). We are thinking mid grey walls, dark wood floors, black fans/blinds/carpet, black and grey…

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Bridgetwitch
Apr 25, 2017 10:35 am
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Coral Daydream 32Coral Daydream 32
NSW
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The lawn has really taken, it needs a mow today actually! Congrats on selling your other place, and for asking price too, well done! Will definitely call in for a…

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DreamHome2point0
Apr 25, 2017 10:22 am
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GLO
25 April
Buying a house on a street of a public schoolBuying a house on a street of a public school
NSW

Hi, I live directly opposite a k6 primary school paddock. I also have 2 driveways which means lots of mins become best friends when they are running late to drop off or…

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GLO
Apr 25, 2017 10:20 am
NicMac03
25 April
Billys Lookout - Coral - Grange 26Billys Lookout - Coral - Grange 26
NSW
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Well hopefully it all works out :)

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NicMac03
Apr 25, 2017 9:09 am
Variegated
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25 April
Take TwoTake Two
ACT

I went to a body corporate meeting last night - the land is community title - and there are battens on the roof rafters in preparation for colorbond! I couldn't see that…

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Variegated
Apr 25, 2017 9:03 am
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EmBella
25 April
SA Distinctive homesSA Distinctive homes
SA

Hi everyone. Looking at KDR in North eastern suburbs of Adelaide. Anyone have any recent feedback on Distinctive homes? Not much on product review for a few years.

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EmBella
Apr 25, 2017 8:48 am
Building with Inspired HomesBuilding with Inspired Homes
VIC

I love their modular layouts and would be keen to hear from anyone who has previously or is currently building with them?

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geminithinker
Apr 25, 2017 8:10 am
PRSR
25 April
UMBRA Estate GreenvaleUMBRA Estate Greenvale
VIC
1, 2, 3

Thanks for the replies guys, Just want to make sure it goes through all at once. Ssjo, the sketches you sent through were very helpful. On a side note, the estate is…

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PRSR
Apr 25, 2017 7:18 am
charlibear
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25 April
Avoca 26 | Building with Coral Homes | Ormeau RidgeAvoca 26 | Building with Coral Homes | Ormeau Ridge
QLD
1 ... 37, 38, 39

I haven't been in for a little while with the flooding, getting a concussion and doing my bosses job while she's been on holidays over Easter so I'll have to go in for a…

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charlibear
Apr 25, 2017 6:56 am
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charlibear
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25 April
Coral Homes - Marcoola 30 ModCoral Homes - Marcoola 30 Mod
QLD
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How fantastic!!! You'll probably get your PCI date before my roof goes on GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Apr 25, 2017 6:40 am
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So I realised I never updated this with our prestart selections! Will add a couple of photos as well as a summary of the main choices by…

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spiffmiff
Apr 25, 2017 12:07 am

Today was a very exciting day with the swimming pool going in. Rainwise (our pool supplier) managed to complete 90% of the excavation on the Monday. On Wednesday the pool…

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measure
Apr 24, 2017 11:37 pm
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VMGlendale37
Apr 24, 2017 8:26 pm
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Rochelle-1212
Apr 24, 2017 3:49 pm
bencad
24 April
The Ponds - Lodore St DevelopmentThe Ponds - Lodore St Development
NSW

Hi.... Anyone building in the new El3ederton Homes Development in Lodore St, The ponds NSW? Would love to talk to anyone else caught up in the land registration delays?

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bencad
Apr 24, 2017 3:39 pm
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Emmz70
Apr 24, 2017 3:28 pm
Doulton777
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24 April
Carlisle Homes - Claremont 35Carlisle Homes - Claremont 35
VIC
1, 2, 3

yep! You are correct I think its now more or less becoming a case of Greed now.. People are starting to get a little bit money hungry! Someones pockets are definitely…

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Doulton777
Apr 24, 2017 3:17 pm
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Jess_Flood
24 April
Home group wa Pre startHome group wa Pre start
WA

Hey guys sorry I've been totally MIA i hadn't quite figured out how to use this thing haha. So just an update, we had our slab go down a week before Christmas last year…

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Jess_Flood
Apr 24, 2017 1:56 pm
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ehhc
Apr 24, 2017 1:29 pm
Bhoot
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24 April
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sqFirstyle Home - Braeside 42sq
NSW
1, 2

Thanks Jordann - Can't wait to see the house completed...

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Bhoot
Apr 24, 2017 1:18 pm
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Denea
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24 April
Building first home with Homestart in BrabhamBuilding first home with Homestart in Brabham
WA

Thanks Rabbitburrows. We're really excited. Can't wait to move in now 😊

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Denea
Apr 24, 2017 12:27 pm
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ggeorge
24 April
MetriconHomes Byron 32MetriconHomes Byron 32
NSW

hi realise that this is a very late reply dont even know if it will reach you? but we are about to build a new house and found the one we like but Metricon 32 Byron but no…

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ggeorge
Apr 24, 2017 11:17 am
Persol
24 April
Building with Eight Homes !Building with Eight Homes !
VIC

Hi all Its been very quiet here :) We have just completed our color appointment. So far it has been a good run. Anyone else building with 8 Homes ? Cheers Khan

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Persol
Apr 24, 2017 10:37 am

Bricking is taking a long time and progress has definately come to halt. Our SS is stating that the hold up is the back doors that need to be installed before the bricking…

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familyman
Apr 24, 2017 10:33 am
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MR.india
24 April
Jordan Springs East Phase mapJordan Springs East Phase map
NSW

Yeah.. We saw that in design document, requirement for facade (mix of materials) and professional landscape plan. Our builder is not doing the landscape plan, so we are…

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MR.india
Apr 24, 2017 10:12 am
familyman
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24 April
Our Glendale 39 - Metricon (Blackwood Park, SA)Our Glendale 39 - Metricon (Blackwood Park, SA)
SA
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Hi TF. Yes our view is great. They gave us a rough handover date which is end of June, however I don't see that happening as our bricking is taking forever. Not too happy…

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familyman
Apr 24, 2017 9:32 am
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aloenyx
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24 April
Building a Noosa 26 with Coral HomesBuilding a Noosa 26 with Coral Homes
NSW
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Hehe. Yeah, I have to leave behind our border when I move. My mum got her about 8 months ago after my dog passed away. She's going to be the thing I miss most when I get…

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aloenyx
Apr 24, 2017 9:23 am
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Nico
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24 April
Our second home-JG King Memphis - We are in!Our second home-JG King Memphis - We are in!
VIC
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That's a great find! And when your kids grow out of it you can probably sell it for the same amount again

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Nico
Apr 24, 2017 9:16 am
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Went back to the block on the weekend! Fence is up and there is still tradies there! A few photo of the block! Block is cut!!!! Retaining wall is up Not sure if…

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danevechild
Apr 24, 2017 8:48 am
marz1983
24 April
GJ Gardner Mandalay 320 - Southern Highlands - [planning]GJ Gardner Mandalay 320 - Southern Highlands - [planning]
NSW

Thats interesting that you say its the same owners because there is a $5000 base price difference, I'll have to ask about that. We aren't going to change to too much…

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marz1983
Apr 24, 2017 8:32 am
KangaBanga
24 April
Enclave Gumdale by Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - BrissyEnclave Gumdale by Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Brissy
QLD

Estate is still in a building mess, still a mountain of dirt sitting there but the roads are in. No green boxes yet. Some sewerage drainage still uncovered. I will take…

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KangaBanga
Apr 24, 2017 2:36 am
JB1
23 April
Construction Cost for two unitsConstruction Cost for two units
VIC

Way out of touch. It doesn't appear you have approached council for permits yet. Get the permits first.

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JB1
Apr 23, 2017 10:57 pm
PeteK
23 April
Our Metricon Duxton 39- Coastal FacadeOur Metricon Duxton 39- Coastal Facade
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

That's awesome Dave. Glad you popped by our neck of the woods. Always hard to make all the decisions up front, you kinda forget what you ordered! Wish we had room…

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PeteK
Apr 23, 2017 10:53 pm



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