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bluetitan
bluetitan
9 June

New Build in Melton West with JG King

New Build in Melton West with JG King
WA

I couldnt emphasis Doc Freemans comments more, some things just arent what they seem!

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bluetitan
Jun 09, 2017 11:30 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
9 June

Slab poured 3 weeks ago, now cracked

Slab poured 3 weeks ago, now cracked
SA

How's the slab problem gone? Were your builder able to resolve this for you?? Looking forward to hearing how your build has gone!

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JM1911A1
Jun 09, 2017 7:18 pm
JM1911A1
Dvp
Dvp
9 June

PCI.. but there is no fall on bathroom and laundry drains!

PCI.. but there is no fall on bathroom and laundry drains!
WA

Hi all.. after a journey that felt like forever (it was actually quite fast :) ), we have reached PCI on our build with Easystart in Perth. Overall we have had very little…

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Dvp
Jun 09, 2017 7:13 pm
Dvp
lincoln32
lincoln32
9 June

Independent Building Inspector Recommendations - Adelaide

Independent Building Inspector Recommendations - Adelaide
SA

Hi, I am currently in the process of building with Metricon and they have just commenced onsite. Does anyone have recommendations of a good independent building…

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lincoln32
Jun 09, 2017 11:04 am

Metronest builder review

Metronest builder review
VIC

Has anyone heard of Metronest they are situated on Taylors road ,Delahey VIC ,apparently they build much in Tarneit

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alwayslearning
Jun 08, 2017 8:16 pm

After what seemed like forever waiting for council to approve our siting variation as we are building close to our side boundary we have got some footings! Yay! Pics are…

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kandgat
Jun 08, 2017 7:38 pm
bashworth
bashworth
8 June

PCI and final draw down payment

PCI and final draw down payment
VIC

It depends on you. The final payment is immediately before handover. Ideally everything should be fixed . . . but if you want to move in quickly and there are some minor…

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bashworth
Jun 08, 2017 6:20 pm
bashworth
arcadelt
arcadelt
8 June

Masterwall - Resale impacts

Masterwall - Resale impacts
WA

http://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/features/features-articles/what-s-with-perth-s-addiction-to-double-brick-buil

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arcadelt
Jun 08, 2017 6:11 pm
kimsugong
kimsugong
8 June

Building our family home - Hervey Bay

Building our family home - Hervey Bay
QLD

Where are you building. We have our land in River Heads and cant wait until our house is sold down south so we can begin! Your home looks wonderful!

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kimsugong
Jun 08, 2017 5:42 pm
Schumi
Schumi
8 June

BrissyGals Plantation Sahara Vogue Q1

BrissyGals Plantation Sahara Vogue Q1
QLD

Hi Lovepub.... I have a same question to you, as we r thinking of building the mirage vogue Q1, would u mind to share how much u were quoted for base house price and how…

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Schumi
Jun 08, 2017 2:54 pm
Horse
Horse
8 June

Building Simonds Prague in QLD

Building Simonds Prague in QLD
QLD
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Yes i have cassie. The gen mgr's excuse now is something could happen along the way and there are things that they will do and not do that is in the spreadsheet. I went…

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Horse
Jun 08, 2017 7:28 am
Orpheus
Orpheus
8 June

KDRB Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney) - We are in!

KDRB Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney) - We are in!
NSW
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Hi Monalisa, can i know how high is glass splashback (fixed window)? we same as you, build Glendale 38 in Syd. thanks

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Orpheus
Jun 08, 2017 7:24 am
Orpheus

Hi all :) seeking some clarification as our SS won't get back to us untill tomorrow which is fine. We have just started having our render done and I have noticed this…

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ThomsoA
Jun 07, 2017 8:04 pm
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
7 June

Building home first time

Building home first time

Hey Ravi Congratulations on joining in on the new home build journey! I feel like a bit of a veteran after taking about 12-18 months to date with our build journey (i.e.…

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ruraldoc
Jun 07, 2017 5:01 pm
ruraldoc

Small update some 15 months later. Looking back plants at the front sure have taken off! Grass is on and off with its greenieness We also had crimsafe…

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agf18
Jun 07, 2017 4:30 pm
agf18
Yuicie
Yuicie
7 June

Stellar in Box hill from Jandson Homes

Stellar in Box hill from Jandson Homes
NSW

Hi everyone, Just starting building stellar L+H from Jandson homes in box hill. Sadly that design collection place has just builded in Riverstone after I selected…

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Yuicie
Jun 07, 2017 3:59 pm

Sure, I will. so far Burbank process is smooth. I'm impressed with their engineering plan to put Waffle raft(Hybrid Raft) for class P site. Documentation to be verfied…

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siouxsam
Jun 07, 2017 1:13 pm

In Victoria your right to reasonable entry overrides contra

In Victoria your right to reasonable entry overrides contra
VIC

It is correct that domestic building contracts act 1995 states that owner has right of entry at any reasonable time (and that will trump any prohibition in the contract).…

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building-expert
Jun 06, 2017 9:19 pm
building-expert
Nawsome
Nawsome
6 June

Building my first home - Suggestions on a builder in SA

Building my first home - Suggestions on a builder in SA
SA

I'm vary of contributions - as I feel that you will pay for it somewhere else, but there is a company at Blakes Crossing where they are advertising that they pay your rent…

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Nawsome
Jun 06, 2017 1:19 pm
Nawsome
wongbruce
wongbruce
6 June

Price increase

Price increase
NSW

Well I can tell you from experience with Eden Brae and Casaview Homes as I'm building with both of these companies even though if the land registration is delayed they…

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wongbruce
Jun 06, 2017 6:32 am
usha
usha
5 June

Who is building with Bell River Homes in Schofields NSW?

Who is building with Bell River Homes in Schofields NSW?
NSW
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Hi, I have brought H&L package with bell river homes. Any suggestions. I am about to sign my contact in few weeks time. Can anyone tell me about quality? Do they deliver…

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usha
Jun 05, 2017 5:51 pm
JayCee24
JayCee24
5 June

First Home - New Generation Homes or Homegroup WA

First Home - New Generation Homes or Homegroup WA
WA

Our Valuations came back 20k under, sales guy tried to make us remove things. I didn't budge and I knew the only way out was declined finance, as per mortgage broker if…

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JayCee24
Jun 05, 2017 1:54 pm
Nishk
Nishk
5 June

Waldorf Grange Facade

Waldorf Grange Facade
VIC

Hi Guys, I am new to this group. We are deciding to build the waldorf grange. But can't decide on the facade. We are building with Hebel, so it is fully rendered. My wife…

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Nishk
Jun 05, 2017 12:47 pm

WHY DO BUILDERS TREAT YOU LIKE A NUMBER - AUSBUILD BRISBANE

WHY DO BUILDERS TREAT YOU LIKE A NUMBER - AUSBUILD BRISBANE
QLD

General feedback has been good quality in some estates, but they do take their time. Most of the time, salesman will be nice to you so long as there is a chance to get…

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KangaBanga
Jun 04, 2017 7:56 pm
Kadyno
Kadyno
4 June

McDonald jones Lyndhurst

McDonald jones Lyndhurst
NSW

No problems shar, you can come and have a look. My email is thealexander5@bigpond.com. If you email me I can give you my mobile Number

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Kadyno
Jun 04, 2017 7:05 pm
Twandles
Twandles
4 June

Edenbrae electrical

Edenbrae electrical
NSW

I have pm you let me know if you get it thank you so much

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Twandles
Jun 04, 2017 4:32 pm
wongbruce
wongbruce
4 June

Exterior colours ..... I think

Exterior colours ..... I think

We are building with Eden Brae and they are pretty good. We had an interior designer assigned to us as well James Treble and he helped us greatly after we chosen the tile…

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wongbruce
Jun 04, 2017 9:28 am

Our Noosa 25 MKII

Our Noosa 25 MKII
NSW

Congrats on the slab. Are the frames up yet? GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Jun 04, 2017 9:14 am
charlibear

Rawson Homes charges too much on provsional allowance

Rawson Homes charges too much on provsional allowance
NSW

How did you go with this? I was told at tender that the provisional allowance is just a guess and if it is more you have to pay the extra, if it is less you pay the lower rate.

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philbert83
Jun 04, 2017 8:39 am
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pisces4crabb
Jun 03, 2017 10:31 pm
Horsegirl
Horsegirl
3 June

rural or country builders

rural or country builders
WA

We are 4 months in our build with Rural Building Company, in Wandi. So far its all been excellent!

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Horsegirl
Jun 03, 2017 6:13 pm

House is almost completion. Heading down to Melb to do the final inspection and then off for holidays for 3 weeks. Anyone have a good checklist of things to go through…

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Sizz_G39
Jun 03, 2017 11:43 am
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Jess_89
Jun 02, 2017 11:54 pm
Jess_89
vanessal
vanessal
2 June

WOS Appointments

WOS Appointments
VIC

Hi There I am building a Marbella 42. Could anyone give me an indication of what their tile spend was? I have 3 bathrooms, powder room and laundry. I found National Tiles…

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vanessal
Jun 02, 2017 11:43 pm

Money saving tips for building.. what is best to do privatel

Money saving tips for building.. what is best to do privatel
VIC

We are doing fireplace (building putting in brick box provision), curtains, landscaping and driveway after handover as well as lighting on the first floor. We did full…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jun 02, 2017 1:10 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

BAL Ratings

BAL Ratings

We were going to be charged $7000 for BAL (not sure what our rating was though) earlier in our quote and by the time we got to contract our house was no longer in a…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jun 02, 2017 1:06 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
wongbruce
wongbruce
2 June

Tender costs for Waldorf 50

Tender costs for Waldorf 50
VIC

$35K? Hmmm that's very low by standards for this home. Kind Regards, Bruce "Building an Eden Brae Waldorf 50 in North Kellyville" Blog:

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wongbruce
Jun 02, 2017 12:31 pm

land in circa berwick

land in circa berwick
VIC
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Hi everyone We are waiting for our land and house valuation by the bank. Would be great to hear from those who bought land or built in Circa, how much your land or house…

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Braveheart2017
Jun 02, 2017 11:02 am

Oh and anyone wanting a quick fix for walk ins we knocked this up from IKEA in a day. Massive difference

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Cleo5117
Jun 02, 2017 1:34 am
Cleo5117

Redbank at North Richmond NSW

Redbank at North Richmond NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi everyone. My wife and I purchased our block in Yeomans stage 3 in October of last year. We have since then visited the North Richmond area a number of times and are…

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JJScerri08
Jun 01, 2017 10:49 pm

Themes of your house!

Themes of your house!

We are going for the Hamptons theme ourselves. Out of the two you are tossing up I would definitely choose Scandi/Industrial over resort. I think resort looks good…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jun 01, 2017 10:11 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
lokster
lokster
1 June

Sloping Block Build: When to Landscape

Sloping Block Build: When to Landscape
VIC

Custom builder indeed, but his work looks pretty clean. Ill ask him what to expect post handover, but I think he typically leaves sites in a good state. My worry is the…

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lokster
Jun 01, 2017 8:50 pm
maebbabe
maebbabe
1 June

Boutique Homes Melbourne - Prestart Process

Boutique Homes Melbourne - Prestart Process
VIC

Boutique Family Help! Boutique Builders do you know if you can request a new Prestart Consultant? We have had so many communication issues from the very beginning leaving…

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maebbabe
Jun 01, 2017 7:17 pm
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Tamara1975
Jun 01, 2017 6:56 pm
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janbo
Jun 01, 2017 12:26 am
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pc3d
May 31, 2017 11:07 pm
mduking
mduking
31 May

H&L package Metricon - 30 Jardine Drive Edmondson Park

H&L package Metricon - 30 Jardine Drive Edmondson Park
NSW
1, 2

I heard from Metricon as these H&L packages does not comply with 88B. To comply with this condition they would need to increase…

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mduking
May 31, 2017 8:24 pm

Issues building

Issues building

Wisdom homes has a few clauses on your contract that makes it difficult for you to review or complain about their work on social media or other public forums. This was the…

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Mtfranklin
May 31, 2017 5:45 pm

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