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Hi All, Just thinking to start my own topic so that i can share my experience and get suggestion from people who are on same page as i. As my Topic says, i am Building…

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zee1308
Jun 27, 2017 1:43 pm
PEARZ
PEARZ
27 June

Metricon - Duxton 39

Metricon - Duxton 39
VIC
1 ... 81, 82, 83

Love your styling Emmz, so much done in such a short time. Your sheers are amazing :x!

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PEARZ
Jun 27, 2017 1:42 pm
PEARZ
BrisJay
BrisJay
27 June

Mcdonald Jones homes in QLD - North Lakes

Mcdonald Jones homes in QLD - North Lakes
QLD

I'm looking at house plans and have spoken over the phone with their sales staff but I'm wanting to know if people have heard of good or bad reviews of their QLD offices?…

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BrisJay
Jun 27, 2017 1:30 pm
kaykens
kaykens
27 June

Doing it Again! Our second Mt Barker Build

Doing it Again! Our second Mt Barker Build
SA
1, 2

Yep we built with Sterling last time! Great memory! We've just started the process for a block of land in Orleana Waters. Kenny's work is keeping us located North and…

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kaykens
Jun 27, 2017 12:40 pm
kaykens

Henley Homes Review

Henley Homes Review
VIC

Thanks for the information. We are anticipating same.

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bhutani.sumit
Jun 27, 2017 12:28 pm

Hi Kat, we had a similar situation to you, see below, our neighbour's builder did a site cut that left them below us ranging from 40-100cm. Our fencers was going to split…

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PEARZ
Jun 27, 2017 11:37 am
PEARZ
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K-Real
Jun 27, 2017 11:30 am
K-Real
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
27 June

The epic home building race - BRICKING AND PLASTERING NOW!

The epic home building race - BRICKING AND PLASTERING NOW!
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Thanks! Been away for a few days so probably lost track of your build too! Will need to take a peak at it some time later!

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ruraldoc
Jun 27, 2017 11:00 am
ruraldoc

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!
NSW
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Looked at our plans last night, and ours is on there. So even though they put plasterboard over it, my husband reckons they will make it into a proper manhole. Of course…

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The_Joneses
Jun 27, 2017 9:42 am

First home! Building we Simonds home (Bolton)

First home! Building we Simonds home (Bolton)
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

We didnt use a building inspector. we just kept an eye on them. There is things that we are not sure but we just kept asking different tradies on their feedback.

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danevechild
Jun 27, 2017 9:30 am
rateng2002
rateng2002
27 June

The Gables in Box Hill

The Gables in Box Hill
NSW
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Is this ever true? Or early stage buyer are selling their land at lower price but still having profit? This thread seems quiet. Anyone bought land at gables box…

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rateng2002
Jun 27, 2017 8:23 am
UDA
UDA
27 June

Building a house in Springfield Rise QLD

Building a house in Springfield Rise QLD
QLD

I just got the Disclosure plan from Lend lease and looks like there is 5m of fill on the block. Is this going to be a problem. Not sure what the…

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UDA
Jun 27, 2017 7:11 am
jameskrd
jameskrd
26 June

Austral Beechwood

Austral Beechwood

Hi, anybody here used austral beechwood brick. like to see some photos please. also what mortar was used natural or offwhite. thanks

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jameskrd
Jun 26, 2017 11:19 pm
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
26 June

Henley - Sahara 40 Build

Henley - Sahara 40 Build
VIC
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Yea I really hope they can get it done quickly but good quality! We were hoping to be in by Christmas but I think it's going to be more like end of January to mid feb at…

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stayxtrue
Jun 26, 2017 10:18 pm
stayxtrue
tngo
tngo
26 June

Timeline forBuilding a single storey house

Timeline forBuilding a single storey house
VIC

our contract initially stated that it has to be done in 260 days including 45 inclement weather, over that there will be penalty. However I wasn't happy as the…

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tngo
Jun 26, 2017 10:03 pm
dulie
dulie
26 June

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
1 ... 70, 71, 72

Thanks MnT, I must admit the landscaping did stress me out the most. Then I just bit the bullet and did the majority of it in one hit, hurt the pockets that's for sure,…

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dulie
Jun 26, 2017 9:03 pm
dulie
Oninon
Oninon
26 June

Developer _ Delaying to cancel contract using sunset clause

Developer _ Delaying to cancel contract using sunset clause
VIC

The situation in NSW was similar to Victoria until November 2015. The developers used to resort to Sunset clause to cancel the…

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Oninon
Jun 26, 2017 8:35 pm
Jess_89
Jess_89
26 June

Our First Home - Home Group WA

Our First Home - Home Group WA
WA
1, 2, 3

Gahhh really Dee!!?? It puts such a downer on it all doesn't it! Just do the job properly! The doors have been painted twice now and definitely still need another coat…

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Jess_89
Jun 26, 2017 8:20 pm
Jess_89

Rock excavation!!!! How much would it cost

Rock excavation!!!! How much would it cost
1, 2

Just like oils ain't oils not all rock excavation is rock even if rock comes out. There are standards for measurement of building works that define what is and isn't…

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building-expert
Jun 26, 2017 8:01 pm
building-expert

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

You're lucky - we've had to chase ours each week and had nothing but trouble since the beginning of our construction...worst mistake ever made going with Clarendon...

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bumblebee1985
Jun 26, 2017 7:11 pm
pEast
pEast
26 June

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Yeah I too found Henley CS better than that of another major builder starting with C It was just the promotion on the day made me and my wife go with Arden And u r right…

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pEast
Jun 26, 2017 6:54 pm
bribiebell
bribiebell
26 June

Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Looking good tam....rain scheduled for Thursday what about you guys? https://www.homeone.com.au/member/bribiebell

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bribiebell
Jun 26, 2017 6:52 pm
bribiebell
janbo
janbo
26 June

When did your builder provide walk throughs?

When did your builder provide walk throughs?
VIC

We have not been allowed any walkthroughs at all... the excuse being it is unsafe.... we are at interior painting stage our build viewtopic.php?t=87100

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janbo
Jun 26, 2017 6:11 pm
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icat2000
Jun 26, 2017 4:31 pm
icat2000

Hi everyone, l have been following the discussions with great interest and l have learnt a lot! If you can spare some time to critique/provide any feedback on our plans…

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Mwenje
Jun 26, 2017 2:36 pm
Mwenje
tpham001
tpham001
26 June

How do you choose a custom builder?

How do you choose a custom builder?
1, 2

Hi Joker, Are you able / willing to provide us with you project managers name, details etc? Cheers,

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tpham001
Jun 26, 2017 2:01 pm
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
26 June

Our Henley Build - Amalfi 30 vs 33

Our Henley Build - Amalfi 30 vs 33
VIC

great floorplan! We sold our first house which was a single storey on a 12x32 (400sqm) we knew we wanted more land so it was either buy a large block and build single or…

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stayxtrue
Jun 26, 2017 1:56 pm
stayxtrue
Rickardo05
Rickardo05
26 June

Porter Davis : Bermuda 23

Porter Davis : Bermuda 23
VIC
1, 2

Our house is all complete, was finished in April and we've been in for about 2 months now. We found it was completed withing a very satisfactory time frame.

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Rickardo05
Jun 26, 2017 1:46 pm
Rickardo05

Building with Ventura in Bushmead, WA

Building with Ventura in Bushmead, WA
WA
1, 2

Oh wow that's so funny haha We have only driven past the estate on Midland road. We have family there though who have taken some photos for us, and we are down for a few…

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Lucylivesey
Jun 26, 2017 1:28 pm

Hi, a few more pics. Driveway is done (worked out more yellow than I wanted but not much can be done about it now!) and the side and back paths are done. We didn't get…

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TashPaul
Jun 26, 2017 12:55 pm
TashPaul

Anyone building with Long Island Homes?

Anyone building with Long Island Homes?
VIC
1, 2

I needed at H2 slab as well. Good luck with the rest of your build.

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maddisonjean
Jun 26, 2017 12:46 pm
megz1
megz1
26 June

Austral urban one range in pepper

Austral urban one range in pepper
NSW
1, 2

Love this ;) Did u change any of the floor plan? Id love to see if u have, we are also looking to build with Mirvac What façade is this and its Marli 210 ? Thanks :)

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megz1
Jun 26, 2017 12:01 pm

Better Built Homes

Better Built Homes
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

I have a question to the other folks building with Better Built Home. We accepted our tender on 20th April followed by plan presentation on 6th June. We were not informed…

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indu.singh0602
Jun 26, 2017 11:55 am

Hunter Valley Build -Post Handover Journey Begins :)

Hunter Valley Build -Post Handover Journey Begins :)
NSW
1 ... 46, 47, 48

Thanks Bec. Slowly getting there. Our bank balance needs a break after this! Around 10 on Thursday sounds perfect. I will send you a message when I'm on my way [WHITE…

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DreamHome2point0
Jun 26, 2017 11:40 am
DreamHome2point0
nagi
nagi
26 June

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand
NSW
1 ... 61, 62, 63

Thanks.. I will check these references..

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nagi
Jun 26, 2017 11:25 am
Althom
Althom
26 June

First Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder

First Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder
WA
1, 2, 3

Be very wary of Dale Alcock Homes. Lot's of promises, flashy HQ and then when it gets down to it you'll be treated like dirt.

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Althom
Jun 26, 2017 10:08 am
Althom
Terii
Terii
26 June

Planning and Building permits MB HC6 contract

Planning and Building permits MB HC6 contract

Hi yes all sorted I talked to my builder, will may be have to pay planning fees if applicable bu wont know until the land titles.

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Terii
Jun 26, 2017 9:17 am

Porter Davis - WOS Categories

Porter Davis - WOS Categories
VIC

Hi GoldenCrumb, We are really happy with the Bermuda design once we added on the Games, Rumpus and Grand Alfresco - this addition extends the kitchen as well and it…

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Shannykins173
Jun 26, 2017 8:39 am
amcasper4u
amcasper4u
26 June

Wisdom Homes New Home Consultant

Wisdom Homes New Home Consultant
NSW

Hi , What model are you building? did you get the luxury or prestige…

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amcasper4u
Jun 26, 2017 8:39 am
Gio
Gio
26 June

Porter Davis double storey

Porter Davis double storey
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi @fademan i realised that my comments in an earlier thread about stacker doors size doesn't apply to you considering you are building M45. Only applies to M40. Your…

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Gio
Jun 26, 2017 8:03 am
charlibear
charlibear
26 June

RE: Adenbrook Homes Ballina - Design Choice Pending

RE: Adenbrook Homes Ballina - Design Choice Pending
NSW
1, 2

They have some really great plans. How do you find their value for money? GJ I find are the most expensive volume builders, they don't seem to have deals like Coral. If…

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charlibear
Jun 26, 2017 7:18 am
charlibear

Dear All, Services were installed last week by the developer. The site has NBN, Electrical and Gas available on site. I believe the will attempt to complete the road…

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wongbruce
Jun 26, 2017 1:02 am
sptrgk
sptrgk
25 June

Metricon Trentham

Metricon Trentham
VIC
1, 2

That's really quick, yeah I think they will charge a bit to add the shower down stairs. Can't wait to see the completed photos of your house.

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sptrgk
Jun 25, 2017 10:45 pm
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NthHome
Jun 25, 2017 9:56 pm
Mwenje
Mwenje
25 June

Building in North Queensland

Building in North Queensland
QLD
1, 2

How long is your double vanity? It's very nice :)

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Mwenje
Jun 25, 2017 9:53 pm
Mwenje

Couch Checked out Hardly Normal today, starting to look at a few bits and pieces for the house. Had to have a sit on this couch, I like the colour and style of it. It was…

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Princesssarrah06
Jun 25, 2017 9:38 pm
bank
bank
25 June

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Ooh I love your bricks! They're gorgeous! They've done a great job blending them too.

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bank
Jun 25, 2017 9:08 pm
bank


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