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Building with Simonds VIC

Building with Simonds VIC

Oh my word, the progress is looking amazing!! Full steam ahead!!

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Greenwoods2309
Aug 04, 2019 8:39 pm
Fizzy
Fizzy
4 August

Big bannaby 33 allcastle homes

Big bannaby 33 allcastle homes

Hey anyone here who built their house with allcastle homes? Want to know the reviews?

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Fizzy
Aug 04, 2019 8:37 pm
darthius
darthius
4 August

About to sign up with Hoot Homes to build in gregory hills.

About to sign up with Hoot Homes to build in gregory hills.

Hi, We are about to sign up with Hoot homes to build a two storied Tribeca 28 in gregory hills. Any reviews on the builder? The are the tactical brand of Wisdom homes,…

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darthius
Aug 04, 2019 7:45 pm
KingTaco
KingTaco
4 August

Private Building inspector

Private Building inspector

Hi DaniB, FYI you've created two identical threads for this topic... I recommend it for sure. And the prices I've seen range from $250 to about $550, depending on stage…

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KingTaco
Aug 04, 2019 7:34 pm
KingTaco
chekii
chekii
4 August

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth
WA

And it has started! Drove past today and saw this: u/88159_1564886356.jpg

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chekii
Aug 04, 2019 12:34 pm
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Planet Sun
Aug 03, 2019 11:53 pm
Planet Sun
venkatd
venkatd
3 August

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
VIC
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Hi I am looking at building the Votivo and would be keen on having a chat on your experience with Arden. Thnks

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venkatd
Aug 03, 2019 9:31 pm
Steve4216
Steve4216
3 August

Calculation of liquidated damages

Calculation of liquidated damages
VIC

Mines a NSW HIA, it specifies weeks, not days. Therefore public holidays will not be subsidised. After typing this, I realised it has absolutely no bearing on your situation!

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Steve4216
Aug 03, 2019 7:02 pm
Alucorp
Alucorp
3 August

Building with Thrive Homes

Building with Thrive Homes
NSW

We built with Thrive homes Build quality is not bad. The sales guys promised a few things and which were not passed on to building team and pre-construction managers..and…

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Alucorp
Aug 03, 2019 1:44 pm
rkoncept
rkoncept
2 August

Home design 9m wide northwest SYD NSW

Home design 9m wide northwest SYD NSW

Hi 1800 We have designed similar single storey houses to suit 9mx28m & 30m lots previously for builders. Some were designed to suit even smaller blocks of land as…

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rkoncept
Aug 02, 2019 3:01 pm
rkoncept
rkoncept
2 August

Stormwater design

Stormwater design
NSW

Hi laurenmillerconcord Without knowing the bigger picture of your land and other information, its a bit hard to make a judgement from your image as to whether this is the…

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rkoncept
Aug 02, 2019 2:07 pm
Renman
Renman
1 August

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
1 ... 48, 49, 50

His house was identical to the display home. Check metricon's website.

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Renman
Aug 01, 2019 7:58 pm
Renman
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NathanRetreat298
Aug 01, 2019 5:53 pm
NathanRetreat298

Frame has gone up in under a weeks time. Roof has arrived and roofing will go up after the weekend they say. The house feels HUGE!

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strawbola
Aug 01, 2019 1:25 pm
ManishH
ManishH
1 August

Masterton Trend Facade and External Colour Schemes

Masterton Trend Facade and External Colour Schemes
NSW

Hi Michelle, we have just signed Masterton with the trend facade and we are in the same predicament. Curious to know what did you end up going with? Also any tips /…

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ManishH
Aug 01, 2019 12:46 pm
Hiddle73
Hiddle73
1 August

KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36

KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36
NSW

Hi Chellos, I sent off an email about 10 days ago to the colour consultant at Head office, just to clarify some issues.....no response, so 2 days ago, I sent off another…

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Hiddle73
Aug 01, 2019 10:53 am
AJ1111
AJ1111
1 August

Ronghai Property/NCC Development

Ronghai Property/NCC Development

Hi Has anyone had experience purchasing from this developer? They've got a few projects around the upper north/Epping area, but can't find out much about them. They seem…

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AJ1111
Aug 01, 2019 9:44 am
KJ3470
KJ3470
31 July

Our Place - Meadow Springs, HGWA

Our Place - Meadow Springs, HGWA
1, 2

We are getting building inspections done.

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KJ3470
Jul 31, 2019 9:11 pm
KJ3470
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
31 July

Site cost - fixed price

Site cost - fixed price

We include a concrete pump in the price of the house, all builders should as nobody barrows slabs, you dont normally need one for the footings unless it's a clay site or…

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Doozer1905
Jul 31, 2019 8:48 pm
seechange
seechange
31 July

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi Michelle congrats on the new grandbaby! If you have time, would love any feedabck. My current thinking is Taubmans Cotton Sheets for both trims (Semi-gloss) and…

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seechange
Jul 31, 2019 7:50 pm
cheema
cheema
31 July

New house glenfern bricks

New house glenfern bricks
VIC

Hi i am looking at building new house, double storey. I have chosen glenfern PGH bricks. Could some please recommend me top render colour please.I prefer light colour(…

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cheema
Jul 31, 2019 4:57 pm
thme
thme
31 July

Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Individual Design - New Choice Homes
WA
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A couple of our bulkheads were done poorly by their cheap contractors. At the PCI they said it took them something like 6 attempts to make them level before they sent out…

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thme
Jul 31, 2019 2:59 pm

Owner Build House - Denham Court

Owner Build House - Denham Court
1, 2

Hi darb it's actually a termite barrier.

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Tony Angievski
Jul 31, 2019 2:38 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
31 July

Tips on building & private inspectors

Tips on building & private inspectors
VIC
1, 2

Just ask their salesperson to add the clause, or explain why they can’t / won’t. Alternatively ask them to delete all references to liquidated damages. If they do this…

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Norfolk
Jul 31, 2019 2:28 pm
Debbie.A
Debbie.A
31 July

Romsey Display Centre Opening

Romsey Display Centre Opening
VIC

Do you have any display homes in Qld of the Hillside?

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Debbie.A
Jul 31, 2019 12:27 pm
Debbie.A
Debbie.A
31 July

Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34

Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34
VIC
1, 2

Hi, did you have photos of your finished house? Love your colour selections!

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Debbie.A
Jul 31, 2019 12:25 pm
LizLee
LizLee
31 July

Pre-Start Costs - Homegroup WA

Pre-Start Costs - Homegroup WA

hi i have been following this group for a while and will have my pre start booked soon (just completed my tile and laminate selection) im very confused as to what is…

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LizLee
Jul 31, 2019 11:57 am
Melos
Melos
30 July

Interim Occupational Certificate change coming

Interim Occupational Certificate change coming
NSW

We’ve had the keys since mid May and we haven’t yet got the drive way sorted. So yes it will cause all sorts of issues if they don’t modify what is needed

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Melos
Jul 30, 2019 2:25 pm

Adelaide private builders

Adelaide private builders
SA

Sorry Mark (not brokeandexcited) What suburb are you building in? Kind regards, Georgina

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masterconstructions
Jul 30, 2019 2:03 pm
TeresainGB
TeresainGB
30 July

Building on boundary line in WA

Building on boundary line in WA
WA

Ah bugger I thought as much. Good thing I have allowed for it by making the rooms on that side of the home bigger, so I guess they can be cut back. Thank you so much for…

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TeresainGB
Jul 30, 2019 1:26 pm
Allistic
Allistic
30 July

Building with DIXON Homes Rocklea

Building with DIXON Homes Rocklea

Hi Masterzion, Did you build with Dixon Sydney or Dixon Wollongong? Did you get a resolution to your brick problem? Did they provide you with any references or site…

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Allistic
Jul 30, 2019 1:07 pm
Allistic
Allistic
30 July

Has anyone built with Dixon Homes Wollongong /Albion Park

Has anyone built with Dixon Homes Wollongong /Albion Park
NSW

SEEKING FEEDBACK ON DIXON HOMES I am looking at building 2 homes with Dixon Homes Wollongong (Albion Park) in Nowra, NSW. I would really appreciate any feedback from…

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Allistic
Jul 30, 2019 1:05 pm
malypetu
malypetu
30 July

Build contract, legal advice?

Build contract, legal advice?

Just to add a bit of information. Recently is has been introduced a solar pannels offer in some Companies. A note in the offer says that all saving produced by the solar…

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malypetu
Jul 30, 2019 9:22 am

Henley homes fixed site cost

Henley homes fixed site cost
VIC

Hi desai These are common clauses framed differently depending on the builder. Different builders will allow dofferent dollars in the quoting stages. But once you get…

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LearnProperty
Jul 29, 2019 6:11 pm
LearnProperty
malypetu
malypetu
29 July

Recommendations for Private Inspectors & Contract Review

Recommendations for Private Inspectors & Contract Review

This list may help a bit Victoria David Seville - Seville inspect https://m.facebook.com/pg/SevilleBQI/posts/ Ph: 0488 993 332 e:

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malypetu
Jul 29, 2019 11:43 am
mo123
mo123
29 July

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi All, Been reading this thread intently as we are considering purchasing an available block in the estate. Just wanted to get your thoughts on the community title…

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mo123
Jul 29, 2019 11:34 am
malypetu
malypetu
29 July

Interim occupational certificate

Interim occupational certificate
NSW

I believe in this case, you will have to get your OC (Occupational Certificate) later once all the pending items are been fixed. However, there is a cost associated with…

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malypetu
Jul 29, 2019 10:54 am
Mina60
Mina60
29 July

Building with Madison Homes??

Building with Madison Homes??
SA

We had our house built by Rino when he was Norwich Homes, and were very happy with the time he took to build our home, only six months and we had no issues whatsoever with…

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Mina60
Jul 29, 2019 12:30 am
cobalt
cobalt
28 July

Custom build with Format Homes

Custom build with Format Homes
SA

Thanks for your thoughts, Callifo. We haven't got our footings yet. +33% is a lot, it must've really been tough to get that to work in your budget. I hate having that…

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cobalt
Jul 28, 2019 10:19 pm

Romeo homes, rawdon hill homes, premier builders group

Romeo homes, rawdon hill homes, premier builders group

what was your thoughts on Rawdon Hill, has anyone done any custom work with them. I am interested in the fact that they do split levels and can custom with a new or…

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storewallAU
Jul 28, 2019 7:40 pm
storewallAU
Teepu
Teepu
28 July

Builder deliberate damage to footpath

Builder deliberate damage to footpath
NSW

Hi I built a new house and had asset protection insurance,, council is asking to repair damaged footpath and curb during work My question is 1- Is the builder…

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Teepu
Jul 28, 2019 10:18 am
darb74
darb74
27 July

sarking required between garage walls and house

sarking required between garage walls and house

Yep wall batts should be installed in two walls between your house and garage. The R value will depend on your contract and energy rating requirements. We have R2.5 HD…

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darb74
Jul 27, 2019 8:42 pm
darb74
darb74
darb74
27 July

New Build - What to add for future Airconditioner units

New Build - What to add for future Airconditioner units

If you plan for individual splits then you should get an aircon installer to get all the power and pipes etc in during frame stage. We had 3 splits roughed in to our…

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darb74
Jul 27, 2019 7:58 pm
darb74
DaniB
DaniB
27 July

Walk in Rob

Walk in Rob

Thanks but we are in south east area of Melbourne.

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DaniB
Jul 27, 2019 4:13 pm
ellier
ellier
27 July

Spectrum Homes. Acreage, Gold Coast

Spectrum Homes. Acreage, Gold Coast
QLD

Hi, How did your build go and how did you find spectrum homes if you don't mind sharing? Thank you.

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ellier
Jul 27, 2019 11:34 am
Sarquiss
Sarquiss
26 July

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40
1, 2

I made the mistake of not excluding carpeting. I ended up upgrading them before realising I could have gotten it done post handover. Clarendon are happy with me using…

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Sarquiss
Jul 26, 2019 9:38 pm
chanam
chanam
26 July

Shower mixer tap touching shower frame...thoughts?

Shower mixer tap touching shower frame...thoughts?

Throughout build process, many errors picked up by owners and brought to attention of SS who always had an excuses after excuses.

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chanam
Jul 26, 2019 9:07 pm

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