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Boutique Homes - Refer a Friend Program

Boutique Homes - Refer a Friend Program

We are building the Barcelona 27 and are waiting for the land to title. If anyone is looking to build with Boutique Homes and needs a "Refer a Friend" we are happy to…

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chezhianrv
Jun 02, 2019 1:04 pm
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
2 June

Mould?

Mould?

If it’s not mould, what is it?

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Bebbsy
Jun 02, 2019 12:44 pm

Very Steep Block Brisbane - New home Construction

Very Steep Block Brisbane - New home Construction

Hi brisbanetechno Here you might find this useful Make sure you get all the Engineering data/proofs and costs upfront, optimise and compare the costs forewarned is forearmed HTH

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 02, 2019 6:32 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Soph2
Soph2
1 June

Building in Brisbane with Nuvo Homes QLD Blog / Review

Building in Brisbane with Nuvo Homes QLD Blog / Review
QLD

Hi, I have built with nuvo homes, unfortunately we had a terrible time with them. I have come across 2 other families that had the same experience. So I’m just…

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Soph2
Jun 01, 2019 10:33 pm
Csg
Csg
1 June

Hammond park suburb review

Hammond park suburb review

Hi Guys, Can anyone of you guys advise me building a house in Hammond park, is there any state govt houses or homewest homes are exists in that area.

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Csg
Jun 01, 2019 8:11 pm
Clareymoo
Clareymoo
1 June

Our Arden Home - Votivo 43

Our Arden Home - Votivo 43
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Oh my gosh what a mess!! Sewage is the worst I'm glad they fixed it but what a schemozzel Unpacking is mostly done, still a few boxes and things to tidy up but we're…

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Clareymoo
Jun 01, 2019 7:43 pm
PISSEDOFF
PISSEDOFF
1 June

Metro Property Development SA

Metro Property Development SA
SA

Definitely not normal for warped timber, not when you are spending so much money. I'm sure they wouldn't have that if they were building. Exactly right. It was our…

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PISSEDOFF
Jun 01, 2019 12:51 pm
Jeshika
Jeshika
1 June

Building with firstyle homes

Building with firstyle homes

Heya, we are building with firstyle homes (home and land package) and we are unsure of the timeline/process. So, we've signed the tender and paid the $15,400 deposit but…

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Jeshika
Jun 01, 2019 11:57 am
onlyann
onlyann
1 June

Home grant and contract price

Home grant and contract price
QLD

My understanding is that they use the contract price and you can perform upgrades later on. If I were you, I would make sure to not go beyond the 750K threshold, including…

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onlyann
Jun 01, 2019 10:26 am
Jolly
Jolly
1 June

Eden Two Wells SA

Eden Two Wells SA
SA
1, 2, 3

Cannot believe how fast everything is coming together :-o We have been locked out for over 3 weeks now Quick Friday visits have proved well for us, tradies on site have…

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Jolly
Jun 01, 2019 8:19 am
Jolly

Rainwater tank - is it worth in Brisbane

Rainwater tank - is it worth in Brisbane
QLD

This is an old report done for the Australian Government but it's worth reading if you have time. It turned me off having a rainwater tank: In fact I'm surprised that the…

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cornellengineers
May 31, 2019 9:13 pm
cornellengineers
RUSCON
RUSCON
31 May

Practical Completion inspection

Practical Completion inspection

Here is the list what we using before PCI meeting Bedroom…

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RUSCON
May 31, 2019 9:09 pm
RUSCON
Claudia25
Claudia25
31 May

First home buyer - building with McDonald Jones

First home buyer - building with McDonald Jones

Hi all I’m new to home one and also the building process. My partner and I are purchasing a house and land package with McDonald Jones homes. We’re building a one…

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Claudia25
May 31, 2019 6:54 pm

A different perspective on fc cladding, I am using cemintel territory on our build. Concealed fixings, preformed corners, and no painting (pre-finished panels). It's a…

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Thylacene
May 31, 2019 4:31 pm
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Bronc
May 31, 2019 4:01 pm
Mickyb55
Mickyb55
31 May

My Experience with Rivergum Homes

My Experience with Rivergum Homes

Be very very very cautious when getting Rivergum Homes to build your new home. Apparently they win lots of awards, no idea how the way we were treated was disgusting. We…

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Mickyb55
May 31, 2019 3:58 pm

Champion Homes

Champion Homes
NSW

hi D. Lam, Your CDC approval should not take more than 4-6 weeks (the actual process is 2 weeks exc. all administrative requirements). Sometimes builders allow it to go…

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LearnProperty
May 31, 2019 12:18 pm
LearnProperty
MrsJM
MrsJM
31 May

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Looks gorgeous! Your letterbox goes perfectly with your house! Would love some more photos of the inside when you have time Your house is spectacular!!!

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MrsJM
May 31, 2019 4:20 am
MrsJM
mbarlow69
mbarlow69
30 May

Building closer to the bay in VIC

Building closer to the bay in VIC

Thanks again for your reply. I was referring to a building inspector who will be contracted by me to inspect the stages rather than the builder's surveyor. Used the…

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mbarlow69
May 30, 2019 11:45 pm
Zen
Zen
30 May

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

That's a great idea to have a vertical garden (off to look up vertical gardens on pinterest :D) Almost 9 months for the whole build is an amazing result! Hope it's…

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Zen
May 30, 2019 4:35 pm
Mr.Sam
Mr.Sam
30 May

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 139, 140, 141

Hi Guys, I am new to this thread and one of my mates suggested to join and ask questions regarding the build and land (if any). Can anyone share their experience with…

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Mr.Sam
May 30, 2019 10:32 am
alexp79
alexp79
30 May

Level 1 Compaction Report - Melbourne SE - Burbank

Level 1 Compaction Report - Melbourne SE - Burbank
VIC

Just the soil test is not going to be enough to test the quality of compaction. If you are planning putting your house footings on the fill, you would need proper…

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alexp79
May 30, 2019 2:07 am
Zorro6
Zorro6
30 May

Meridian Homes (Sydney)

Meridian Homes (Sydney)
NSW

Ask to view some homes they’ve recently built before u sign anything. Check with owners if they had problems.

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Zorro6
May 30, 2019 1:25 am

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ASJ1981
May 29, 2019 10:43 pm
ASJ1981
Tegs17
Tegs17
29 May

GJ Gardner Montville - has anyone built?

GJ Gardner Montville - has anyone built?
NSW

It did today yay!! Thank you. Meeting with builder on Monday to go over final drawing and make sure everything is correct and then contacts will follow shortly after.…

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Tegs17
May 29, 2019 9:39 pm
Thylacene
Thylacene
29 May

Ceiling mount tracks for operable walls

Ceiling mount tracks for operable walls
NSW

Thank you. I will go through their site.

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Thylacene
May 29, 2019 7:44 pm
alymei
alymei
29 May

Stellabella's second build - work stopped...again - 1 month+

Stellabella's second build - work stopped...again - 1 month+
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Omg thats awful to hear!!! Hopefully you get some news tomorrow but Id be stamping my feet I think. How frustrating

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alymei
May 29, 2019 4:46 pm

Mimosa Independent Building Inspections

Mimosa Independent Building Inspections
VIC

Give Pros a call on 0416 211 888. He works in Construction Law. Or John Perry on 0408 611 748. Again a construction lawyer.

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Small Minds
May 29, 2019 12:23 pm
maozhang
maozhang
28 May

Merricks 45 with Metricon

Merricks 45 with Metricon
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

not cheap, how much for your stair upgrade?

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maozhang
May 28, 2019 9:34 pm
amilelka
amilelka
28 May

Is my potential double garage build too small?

Is my potential double garage build too small?

Minimum double garage width according to Australian standards is 5.4x5.4m. Generally you allow 2.4m width for the car plus 30cm clearance between cars and walls. More…

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amilelka
May 28, 2019 6:54 pm
Greentree
Greentree
28 May

DC Living

DC Living

First time poster. We have purchased a property in Brisbane which we are going to knock down and rebuild. Currently looking at builders. Has anyone built with DC Living?…

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Greentree
May 28, 2019 3:47 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
28 May

Need advice re: Marque Property Group

Need advice re: Marque Property Group
VIC

Did Marque draw up proper plans? The builder you went with needed proper plans to work off, who drew those?

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SaveH2O
May 28, 2019 10:16 am
SaveH2O

Waffle Pod Slab with Piers

Waffle Pod Slab with Piers

P class sites normally have a sub-classification and this would determine whether the piers are poured at the same time or separately.

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l_vanslyke
May 28, 2019 9:45 am
Choosy
Choosy
27 May

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
1 ... 16, 17, 18

They have a maintenance guy that does a lots of the cosmetic things closer to handover, the trades only comeback if nes. I still sent anything we noticed just in case the…

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Choosy
May 27, 2019 11:50 pm
Choosy
Royce
Royce
27 May

Does bored piers stops slab heave?

Does bored piers stops slab heave?

Hi mate, my slab was poured at the same time as peers so they are connected. Is that all good?

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Royce
May 27, 2019 6:00 pm
melobious
melobious
27 May

Custom builder Adelaide

Custom builder Adelaide

SA designer Homes, small custom builder. We are currently building with them. Been fantastic so far

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melobious
May 27, 2019 4:57 pm
Binoda10
Binoda10
27 May

Metronest Homes

Metronest Homes

Hi guys , Any review for Metronest home Please ? I am trying to build my family home and been advised that Metronest build good homes with very good price with lots of…

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Binoda10
May 27, 2019 11:15 am
Zorro6
Zorro6
27 May

Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Our McDonald Jones Bronte Build

Hi S & J By the looks of it you would be on a site prone to bushfire with a high BAL rating. If so I have come across a company that makes specialised windows for such…

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Zorro6
May 27, 2019 6:13 am

Aureus - Sharpes Beach, Skennars Head, Northern NSW

Aureus - Sharpes Beach, Skennars Head, Northern NSW
NSW

I bought a block of land at Aureus and couldn’t find any posts so this might be the first. Anyone with me? Next step - registration. Hoping it will be Xmas 2019.…

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shelllacey
May 27, 2019 6:00 am
Zorro6
Zorro6
27 May

The dreaded Christmas shutdown

The dreaded Christmas shutdown
VIC
1, 2

Our builders seemed to stop around the 21st dec and resumed about 24th jan. But that’s what it is,things stop for Christmas holidays and everyone should expect that . If…

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Zorro6
May 27, 2019 5:56 am
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Simonhome
May 27, 2019 12:26 am
Simonhome
Mish018
Mish018
26 May

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

Thanks. I will be giving them a call tomorrow.

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Mish018
May 26, 2019 10:21 pm

Que One Homes Melbourne

Que One Homes Melbourne
VIC

Did you get any feedback on Queone homes?

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mattfromvic
May 26, 2019 6:58 pm
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Zorro6
May 26, 2019 4:16 pm
alexp79
alexp79
26 May

Non compliant cladding crisis

Non compliant cladding crisis

They have probably re-run fire testing in the controlled conditions of one specifically nominated lab.

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alexp79
May 26, 2019 12:12 pm

Builder changes post-DA approval?

Builder changes post-DA approval?

You are back at square one, unfortunately it doesn't give battlers any confidence In the whole build process There's only one thing worse than being ripped off and that's…

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 26, 2019 12:10 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Hugebloke
Hugebloke
25 May

Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA

Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA
SA
1, 2, 3

If they can stay on track we will have about 2-3 weeks to move as our lease is paid to september anyway. ill be taking my time to move this time round for sure. so much…

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Hugebloke
May 25, 2019 9:02 pm
Hugebloke

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