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Rheezy
Rheezy
20 November

My Build: Bushmead with HGWA

My Build: Bushmead with HGWA
WA
1, 2

Almost at lock up.. just waiting for windows to go in. Down here now and your slab is down!!! Congrats

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Rheezy
Nov 20, 2017 8:14 pm
jazzaddict
jazzaddict
20 November

Appointment of independent building surveyor

Appointment of independent building surveyor
VIC

Hi Chris, The appointed engineering consultancy is structerre - the slabs specifications and engineering are supplied to us. I reviewed the slab specification and I find…

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jazzaddict
Nov 20, 2017 4:03 pm

Hey, Life has been pretty hectic, especially work which has prevented me getting much done. Spent the weekend prepping the front for the front landscaping to be done and…

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SilentBoB
Nov 20, 2017 3:50 pm
SilentBoB
SilentBoB
SilentBoB
20 November

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Looks awesome Dave! House looks like it's really coming along nicely!

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SilentBoB
Nov 20, 2017 3:43 pm
SilentBoB
tapasr_Lexia4
tapasr_Lexia4
20 November

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

The best option is contract landcom otherwise visit them in their sales office so you can confirm. As PSP said it might be your provider that wants you out of the contract…

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tapasr_Lexia4
Nov 20, 2017 1:41 pm
tapasr_Lexia4
kimzhang570
kimzhang570
20 November

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179
NSW

Thank you very much for the update. much appreciated.

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kimzhang570
Nov 20, 2017 12:45 pm
Sarah159
Sarah159
20 November

Given a variation after the work had been completed

Given a variation after the work had been completed
WA

Not 100% sure, but i think most builders have in the contract that your site must be clear of vegetation before work begins.

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Sarah159
Nov 20, 2017 11:38 am

Going very well. Slab was poured: 16/10 Frame completed: 6/11 Windows are on site, 1st stage plumbing is completed. Roof is on the upstairs, but not yet the garage or…

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Jeffc42
Nov 20, 2017 11:06 am

Hey structuralBIMGuy here are the engineers plans, this does not seem to be close to what has actually occurred on site!?

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Caydenn
Nov 20, 2017 10:28 am
Caydenn
Hurrow
Hurrow
20 November

Fencing questions

Fencing questions

Your contract to buy the land probably covers what happens with the vacant land at the back of your block. I'm in the same situation except that the land behind me is…

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Hurrow
Nov 20, 2017 10:06 am
KatrinaH
KatrinaH
20 November

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build

Coral Homes Noosa 20 Build
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Katrina and H Family, We went with white on white and it’s a water based paint that they use now so it’s not oil based. This means it won’t go yellow over…

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KatrinaH
Nov 20, 2017 9:39 am
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hnag
Nov 20, 2017 8:30 am
vikushivu
vikushivu
20 November

Help on Electrical Plan? Do I need more lights?

Help on Electrical Plan? Do I need more lights?

Hi V+J Look at your message. I have PM you my electric plan. Cheer, Vik

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vikushivu
Nov 20, 2017 12:43 am
chrinee
chrinee
20 November

Heartwood

Heartwood
WA

After panicking about my colours I stumbled across the Heartwood range. For those with any of the Heartwoid tile range, is there a hint of grey in them..? Any pics of…

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chrinee
Nov 20, 2017 12:37 am
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
19 November

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)
VIC
1 ... 134, 135, 136

Congrats on your landscaping! It's a gorgeous outcome!! Looks quite pet friendly too.

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ruraldoc
Nov 19, 2017 11:56 pm
ruraldoc

Framing is now continuing for the second storey; waiting for Henley to advise when framing will be complete so that I can have a private inspection by Darbecca arranged.

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Eskay
Nov 19, 2017 11:18 pm
Eskay
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
19 November

Site Works Cost in Perth

Site Works Cost in Perth
WA

Jaycee24 they should have given you Site Plan, Floor Plan & Elevations That accompanies those descriptions & costings which are incidentally confusing at best? If you…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 19, 2017 8:53 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
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Katran
Nov 19, 2017 8:32 pm
Kenshi123
Kenshi123
19 November

Vancouver 33 with PD - Colour Selection Help Please :)

Vancouver 33 with PD - Colour Selection Help Please :)
VIC

Had a phone call from PD this week. Tender appointment is booked for the 21st of December. A little over a month to go. Hopefully it all goes swimmingly. Land contracts…

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Kenshi123
Nov 19, 2017 7:56 pm
KolioCarr
KolioCarr
19 November

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.
VIC

Thanks icat2000. we still cant believe its actually happening.

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KolioCarr
Nov 19, 2017 7:47 pm
KolioCarr
Binderella
Binderella
19 November

GJ Gardner - Widebay 199

GJ Gardner - Widebay 199

Hi Skcel! Your house is looking good! I'm a bit jealous you got through council so quickly (we're 9 weeks and still waiting). Where are you building? How have you found…

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Binderella
Nov 19, 2017 5:47 pm
Amymay
Amymay
19 November

Fairmont Homes - Flagstaff Hill SA

Fairmont Homes - Flagstaff Hill SA
SA
1, 2, 3

Looks great are you in yet ?? 😊😊

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Amymay
Nov 19, 2017 5:16 pm
Joshwaan2k
Joshwaan2k
19 November

Simonds Prague Modified SA

Simonds Prague Modified SA
SA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hows the place going?

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Joshwaan2k
Nov 19, 2017 3:15 pm
Ash687
Ash687
19 November

Importing Light switches

Importing Light switches
VIC

As a member stated before, If you can fit it in the container you will save alot more money then buying it locally. Had a job from a client that she was making her new…

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Ash687
Nov 19, 2017 2:52 pm
Ash687
mafu1983
mafu1983
19 November

New home build with Oracle

New home build with Oracle
QLD
1, 2, 3

Wow Zuzu00 I am amazed at how fast your build is going, you will be in before you know it 😄. We had our roof done this week , our windows are getting next week. Our…

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mafu1983
Nov 19, 2017 2:43 pm
Lara21
Lara21
19 November

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

I had organised it through Fowler but it wasn’t simple, we were told it was tricky as I think they hire the fencing in 3 or 6 month blocks. How frustrating with the…

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Lara21
Nov 19, 2017 2:02 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
19 November

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Hi Liberty 45 in Ryde, I have read you blog with much interest and appreciate your sharing. We are building a Liberty 45 in Killara which looks very similar in layout and…

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Norfolk
Nov 19, 2017 10:12 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
19 November

Stained framing panels ??? A problem ... GJ Gardner build

Stained framing panels ??? A problem ... GJ Gardner build

Galleriamad Thanks for posting the photos Please check your engineering Plans/Notes under Wind loading category , Timber framing for Shear walls & Bracing May I also…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 19, 2017 9:58 am
StructuralBIMGuy

In construction now and waiting for the roof to go up.

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WhatsUp
Nov 19, 2017 2:54 am
Michael.Were
Michael.Were
18 November

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

The other change was a switch from Community Association to Neigbourhood Association for the bushland area and the private road. My conveyancer explained to me that from…

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Michael.Were
Nov 18, 2017 9:54 pm
chrinee
chrinee
18 November

FIRST HOME (Brisbane): BOLD Portofino 229

FIRST HOME (Brisbane): BOLD Portofino 229
WA

@H Family I read your thread this morning... so similar!!

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chrinee
Nov 18, 2017 8:07 pm
homeowner64
homeowner64
18 November

How did they build 4 properties on this land?

How did they build 4 properties on this land?
VIC

wow my bad... I assumed being 16 A-D it was just the number 16 property split into 4.

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homeowner64
Nov 18, 2017 4:20 pm

Stage 1 has started, took the drone for a look and here is a progress picture. A lot of rocks, and looks like they've filled in at least 2 dams and dump the rocks in a…

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rum_home
Nov 18, 2017 3:57 pm
rum_home
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dougang287
Nov 18, 2017 11:12 am
Saint Girl
Saint Girl
18 November

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Oh you have it rendered! I am actually not sure now and can’t remember. Since they made it to the one henley name a lot changed! But we signed with mainvue so it was…

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Saint Girl
Nov 18, 2017 11:02 am
Saint Girl
staceyrussell
staceyrussell
18 November

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Yes, that is awesome news! You will have a slab and frames before you know it! Yayy!

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staceyrussell
Nov 18, 2017 10:33 am
staceyrussell
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
18 November

Itemised prices

Itemised prices
WA

You have a choice with adding/changing $60 door handles (upgrades) and it is not going to push you over the edge, nor is charging a $600 admin fee, though you are stuck…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 18, 2017 8:59 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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lolly72
Nov 18, 2017 7:34 am
xjanex
xjanex
18 November

Daydreamin'

Daydreamin'
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Week one is done Scrap done on Monday. I couldn't get over how big our block looked once it was all scrapped. Took my MIL out to have a look,…

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xjanex
Nov 18, 2017 6:47 am
xjanex
mralex34
mralex34
17 November

Snowdon Review

Snowdon Review
VIC
1, 2

Just wondering how many builds has Snowdon got on the go at the moment? With the main theme coming through from this topic being lack of communication, lack of updates,…

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mralex34
Nov 17, 2017 10:16 pm
Saint Girl
Saint Girl
17 November

Building Bayside : Design Change...

Building Bayside : Design Change...
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Haven’t had the council knocking on our door yet. We were supposed to put in a tree 2m plus to replace the one we had removed....We’ve recently put in a small…

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Saint Girl
Nov 17, 2017 10:14 pm
Saint Girl
J278
J278
17 November

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA
1, 2

Earthworks are booked in for Wednesday! So surreal to see progress after 10 months of title delays, admin and contracts. Hilbert HGWA Build viewtopic.php?t=89433

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J278
Nov 17, 2017 9:41 pm
J278
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geminithinker
Nov 17, 2017 9:39 pm

ITS FINALLY STARTING .... and then I get a call that I need to complete retaining walls before they can proceed any further. :'(:'(:'(

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HFBMPC
Nov 17, 2017 7:57 pm
HFBMPC


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