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This morning the roof scaffolding has been removed and there was a plumber on site

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Hailsm
Sep 20, 2017 10:09 am
Hailsm
MGaus
MGaus
20 September

Harcrest - Stage 9 by Mirvac

Harcrest - Stage 9 by Mirvac
VIC

Yes Hoffy, Just received that.. Finally.. Looking forward to seeing you all. Need to give more pressure for them to finalise the settlement and the DD process. Thank you Myuran

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MGaus
Sep 20, 2017 10:04 am
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
20 September

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 at Canungra QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 at Canungra QLD
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Unfortunately I think all builders have issues and unfortunately what might just pass AS may not meet owners expectations either just have to cross…

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BrownDog77
Sep 20, 2017 9:18 am
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
20 September

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

We have in our contract some retaining before cut and some after anyhow there will be a retaining wall before as per contract but yes it isn't…

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BrownDog77
Sep 20, 2017 9:13 am
donna79
donna79
20 September

Plantation Homes - Emporer Q1

Plantation Homes - Emporer Q1
QLD

Hi Does anyone know why Plantation aren't offering the Emporer design anymore? We're building on the Sunshine Coast - It'd be nice if plantation could bring that one…

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donna79
Sep 20, 2017 9:01 am
nada17
nada17
20 September

Anyone building in Jordan Springs East?

Anyone building in Jordan Springs East?
NSW
1 ... 24, 25, 26

guys, has anyone managed to get the sewerage diagram? i tried to get it from Sydney Water and they said they don't have it. they said i should get it from my plummer :shock: my…

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nada17
Sep 20, 2017 8:51 am
Harish Chopra
Harish Chopra
20 September

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hello Everyone, Is anyone building their sweet home with Porter Davis? I liked a floor plan and choose some options that has been define with that plan. But they are…

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Harish Chopra
Sep 20, 2017 8:45 am
Nawsome
Nawsome
20 September

Floor plan feedback HGWA - Vienna

Floor plan feedback HGWA - Vienna

Our cavity doors were 220 for upgrading from a door already there to 450 for one without an existing door

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Nawsome
Sep 20, 2017 8:19 am
Nawsome
Marco83
Marco83
20 September

Land valuation Oran Park

Land valuation Oran Park

Hi All, I'm a first home buyer and am thinking about a H+L package in Oran Park. The land will be registered next June. My only concern is that the block is a little bit…

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Marco83
Sep 20, 2017 7:37 am
MrsJM
MrsJM
20 September

Coral Marcoola 32ish

Coral Marcoola 32ish
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

It looks absolutely gorgeous! He has done an amazing job. It's amazing how a feature wall can change a space- but the timber in particular is so warm and homely. Great job!

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MrsJM
Sep 20, 2017 6:58 am
MrsJM
Jessiej
Jessiej
20 September

First home, Coral Homes, Santorini 25mkII

First home, Coral Homes, Santorini 25mkII
QLD
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It's not their house!! But in saying that I actually don't mind the white above the stackers, it's mainly every where else that sticks out like a sore thumb

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Jessiej
Sep 20, 2017 4:35 am
dustsnow
dustsnow
19 September

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Dear Neighbor, My house Lot 1111 is almost completed. i have contacted a landscaper to quote the turfing and fencing. He will give a separated quotation for fence…

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dustsnow
Sep 19, 2017 10:59 pm
DanTheUpholsterer
DanTheUpholsterer
19 September

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'
NSW
1, 2

We are using Old Red Brick Co. They are doing every aspect of the knockdown including Asbestos roof removal and knockdown of a few gum trees too

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DanTheUpholsterer
Sep 19, 2017 10:26 pm
krusade25
krusade25
19 September

Our Better Built Homes Journey

Our Better Built Homes Journey
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi James zambon. Thanks for stopping by. We didnt get any formal inspections done. We could have but chose not to. BBH has their own independent inspectors and we have…

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krusade25
Sep 19, 2017 9:36 pm
Yara
Yara
19 September

Ceiling Height - 2750mm

Ceiling Height - 2750mm

Seems inflated. By a lot

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Yara
Sep 19, 2017 9:05 pm

Windows and sliding doors went in today. Just in time to keep the rain out thankfully! Bulkheads in the kitchen also built today and ceilings and plasterboard…

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Mrsxtro01
Sep 19, 2017 8:01 pm

Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

I hope it stays that way. Had nightmares the other night that when we got back to the house (cause we are still with the in-laws) that someone had stolen our…

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1sttimer_stoneridge
Sep 19, 2017 6:45 pm
1sttimer_stoneridge
Dani_J
Dani_J
19 September

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Congrats on the big first step! Now a clean slate for your build

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Dani_J
Sep 19, 2017 6:09 pm
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BrownDog77
Sep 19, 2017 5:23 pm
Ashleigh
Ashleigh
19 September

Building with MainVue at Woodlea - Amalfi 632

Building with MainVue at Woodlea - Amalfi 632
VIC
1, 2

Hi there! So glad I stumbled on your thread :) My partner and are will be building in Woodlea also, although our land title isn't until Jan 19! We are also looking at doing…

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Ashleigh
Sep 19, 2017 2:38 pm
Natasha
Natasha
19 September

Our First Home Build with Commodore Homes in Seville Grove!

Our First Home Build with Commodore Homes in Seville Grove!
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Stopped by last night and was surprised to see that the window frames have been delivered and soakwells installed! Fingers crossed bricks arrive soon but with the weather…

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Natasha
Sep 19, 2017 2:33 pm
THenry14
THenry14
19 September

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand
NSW
1 ... 62, 63, 64

Hi all, Long time lurker, first time poster. Been following this forum with great interest over the past 1.5 yrs and am due to get my keys in a couple of weeks.…

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THenry14
Sep 19, 2017 1:59 pm
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
19 September

New Building Seaford Meadows SA

New Building Seaford Meadows SA
SA
1 ... 23, 24, 25

hahah... there's a ton of DIY pizza oven plans online... that would be a cool project! That door in the sketch opens to the retreat, actually, but as you go in that door,…

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JayaJaya
Sep 19, 2017 1:46 pm
JayaJaya
pEast
pEast
19 September

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
1, 2, 3

thanks icat - we are I think almost tracking similarly with our build - your lot looks to neat and tidy (ur hubby can roll on it) - compared to the one we were handed…

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pEast
Sep 19, 2017 1:44 pm

One more thing to tick off the list, we've got taps. Let's see how long they last before some low life decides to steal them.

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firsttime_homies1401
Sep 19, 2017 11:29 am
firsttime_homies1401
pEast
pEast
19 September

East Estate

East Estate
VIC
1, 2, 3

So took some photos today of them doing soil test and survey in stage 2

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pEast
Sep 19, 2017 11:26 am
_sallz
_sallz
19 September

Building with Valeco Homes Forest Ridge - Brampton

Building with Valeco Homes Forest Ridge - Brampton
QLD

I found it useful speaking to a few sales people from Valeco. The information they provide are all different and you are going to gain a better understanding of the…

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_sallz
Sep 19, 2017 7:26 am
_sallz
Rocchet
Rocchet
19 September

Building at Catherine Park

Building at Catherine Park
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Harrington grove residents would notify the estate office when they completed their home and the tree would be planted then. Had thought it might be similar given the same…

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Rocchet
Sep 19, 2017 7:10 am
Dani_J
Dani_J
18 September

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Frame Stage

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Frame Stage
VIC
1 ... 22, 23, 24

We couldn't have it double glazed unfortunately as it's too big, so we've gone with low e glass instead. Ha ha ha. Tell her she has good taste! Though I hope she's more…

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Dani_J
Sep 18, 2017 11:20 pm
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Rayges
Sep 18, 2017 10:28 pm
Rayges
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
18 September

Our KDR journey on Lake Macquarie- XMAS HANDOVER

Our KDR journey on Lake Macquarie- XMAS HANDOVER
NSW
1 ... 17, 18, 19

I noticed there was blue spray paint and some rust marks on a heap of ours. Hope yours are okay.

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cat_dunc
Sep 18, 2017 10:12 pm
cat_dunc
RDhar_2016
RDhar_2016
18 September

Building with Mimosa Homes in Melbourne West - Johanna 240

Building with Mimosa Homes in Melbourne West - Johanna 240
VIC
1, 2, 3

Congrats JMasood, your house looks beautiful. Any more photographs?

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RDhar_2016
Sep 18, 2017 9:44 pm
fleabee86
fleabee86
18 September

Brisbane Build with Dixon

Brisbane Build with Dixon
QLD
1, 2

Love the selections great choice on your front door too

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fleabee86
Sep 18, 2017 9:15 pm
fleabee86

We have progress on our block! It might not be a construction date but it's something. Watermains installed. Developer approval also got stamped late last week. As it…

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Hailz_6
Sep 18, 2017 8:43 pm
Hailz_6
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 September

Floor waste in bathroom and laundry

Floor waste in bathroom and laundry
VIC

Custom build, Monaro, NSW. No help to you I'm afraid, as our build allows ultimate flexibility.

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arcadelt
Sep 18, 2017 7:34 pm

Me in front of my lot. Can see the park across the road.

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andyboiii
Sep 18, 2017 6:53 pm
andyboiii
Bridgetwitch
Bridgetwitch
18 September

BL- Coral - Grange 26

BL- Coral - Grange 26
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Oh no, your poor little one. Really glad it wasn't more serious... good luck from here on out! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold…

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Bridgetwitch
Sep 18, 2017 6:23 pm
Bridgetwitch

Big ass steel lintel beams got delivered for the garage today....

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Christoshizz
Sep 18, 2017 6:11 pm
Christoshizz
Kristin
Kristin
18 September

ANSA HOMES

ANSA HOMES
NSW

Hi brickbro, I am sorry to hear about your experience with us. I can assure you that one thing which we are very big on is accountability and responsibility. If we made a…

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Kristin
Sep 18, 2017 5:02 pm
mj2016
mj2016
18 September

Boutique Homes

Boutique Homes
VIC
1 ... 166, 167, 168

We signed back in January but our land still hasn't titled! Either way you will end up with a beautiful home - which home are u building?

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mj2016
Sep 18, 2017 4:02 pm
soberhenry
soberhenry
18 September

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill
NSW
1, 2

Hi Camper, Welcome to this topic, based on the information we got from the update meeting of this project and other selling projects around 115 Tallawong Road, price is…

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soberhenry
Sep 18, 2017 3:55 pm
gemm01
gemm01
18 September

Simonds Prague Modified SA

Simonds Prague Modified SA
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

We don't have a date as yet but I've asked our CRC for an estimated time frame so I can get some time off work so she will let me know on Friday with our weekly report.…

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gemm01
Sep 18, 2017 3:51 pm
gemm01
Nawsome
Nawsome
18 September

CREMA brick selection

CREMA brick selection

have you gone to a brick display centre? are you having roof tiles or colorbond? z when we had selections, they have a lot of the brick on display (this is adelaide) and…

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Nawsome
Sep 18, 2017 2:59 pm
Nawsome
Neel16
Neel16
18 September

Who else is building at Oran Park?

Who else is building at Oran Park?
NSW
1 ... 328, 329, 330

Hi Could someone please give me recommendations for landscapers who can build bbq areas and decks? Thanks.

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Neel16
Sep 18, 2017 2:23 pm

So we didn't get out to our site last weekend so we were pretty excited to see how much progress has been made over the last fortnight. The roof carpenters have been and…

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danbiscuit
Sep 18, 2017 1:16 pm
danbiscuit
Sparkles_
Sparkles_
18 September

Snowdon Review

Snowdon Review
VIC

I take it you're still having problems? I have a colour appointment in October. I guess I'll see how things go from there... 😕

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Sparkles_
Sep 18, 2017 1:10 pm
Sparkles_
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pri7780
Sep 18, 2017 12:25 pm
pri7780
yourpalcliffy
yourpalcliffy
18 September

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 128, 129, 130

If it is a zero lot you can have a double garage with a double storey house. Just an example look at tulloch by MJH and Applause from mojo homes.. just talk to other…

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yourpalcliffy
Sep 18, 2017 11:30 am
Caydenn
Caydenn
18 September

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills - Admin Troubles

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills - Admin Troubles
QLD
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Not much news for our build, at the moment we are waiting on the following: - New Plans and V/O for retaining wall changes (Last step before we go council). - Covenant…

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Caydenn
Sep 18, 2017 9:34 am
Caydenn
Imightbedave
Imightbedave
18 September

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA
WA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Final inspection ('New Home Presentation') booked for 26/9 then keys on 10/10 all being well.

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Imightbedave
Sep 18, 2017 9:10 am


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