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We are 8 months in and are at tiling. Stuff has been happening so slowly... Some pics of progress since my last post: A break in - fortunately no other damage done -…

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Mrs_W
Jan 16, 2018 2:06 pm
ramprasa
ramprasa
16 January

Anyone bought in North Kellyville. Kakadu Street??

Anyone bought in North Kellyville. Kakadu Street??
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Nice to hear from you mummawalshie. Would like to know whether there is any council requirement for feature wall? My builder is providing moroka finish and I don't like…

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ramprasa
Jan 16, 2018 12:29 pm
Sethor
Sethor
16 January

Tesla Solar Roof Tiles

Tesla Solar Roof Tiles

Just dug up our quote for the Bristile 3 kW Performance System (66x 45W tiles, Sonnen 4kw Battery with integrated Inverter) $22,000, if you switched to Sonnen traditional…

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Sethor
Jan 16, 2018 12:04 pm
tinkster
tinkster
16 January

Our Celebration Homes Build Journey - Hocking

Our Celebration Homes Build Journey - Hocking
WA

Welcome! We are having a barn sliding door too, apparently the first one our builder has done and it came in at no cost as well, which was a HUGE surprise!

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tinkster
Jan 16, 2018 4:46 am
tinkster
dee13
dee13
16 January

B & D's First build with HGWA

B & D's First build with HGWA
WA
1 ... 15, 16, 17

we've always had ones with cushion backs & my partner would flatten them because he leans his arm on the top... then I saw this and realised he can't so I was sold

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dee13
Jan 15, 2018 11:33 pm

Haven't posted for a while as the builders were off over Christmas. Tiles have been all finished which is great! Picked out all the furniture for the house already. Not…

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valerie3e
Jan 15, 2018 7:04 pm
valerie3e
kishore
kishore
15 January

Electrical Plan Advise + Downlights after handover install?

Electrical Plan Advise + Downlights after handover install?
1, 2

Thanks buddy. My construction got delayed so didn't had time to worry about that.. I went with lights on how I want for ground floor only. On first floor I reduced them…

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kishore
Jan 15, 2018 7:00 pm
Taj-e
Taj-e
15 January

Anybody purchased land in Brompton Estate Cranbourne VIC?

Anybody purchased land in Brompton Estate Cranbourne VIC?
VIC

I received a call from Brompton saying that they cancelled my block and will refund the deposit. Is this is the case with anybody else? I know there is clause in the…

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Taj-e
Jan 15, 2018 5:07 pm
SarahBrady
SarahBrady
15 January

Goodlife/Gemmil - Backyard & Decking July 2016

Goodlife/Gemmil - Backyard & Decking July 2016
WA
1 ... 62, 63, 64

Hey jcbissor, Your floors look amazing. Can i ask how they've been going? Have you had any issues with the laminate buckling etc? I am looking to install it in my house…

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SarahBrady
Jan 15, 2018 1:08 pm
mrs.jessica
mrs.jessica
14 January

Our Build - Coral Homes Avoca 25 - Redcliffe

Our Build - Coral Homes Avoca 25 - Redcliffe
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi, I am looking at building the Avoca 25 at Beaudesert, and am curious as how much it cost to extend the laundry to end with the garage?

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mrs.jessica
Jan 14, 2018 6:43 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
14 January

Moving mains water tap - hard to do?

Moving mains water tap - hard to do?
VIC

Speak to the water company :) Our 37sq Custom Hamptons Inspired Home: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=86931

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Dani_J
Jan 14, 2018 7:48 am
Brenton41
Brenton41
13 January

Single story vs double story

Single story vs double story

Just my 2 cents worth... Your block is quite big compared to most and you will find that there is a minimum percentage of land that you can't build on…

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Brenton41
Jan 13, 2018 5:18 pm
Aimn_4U
Aimn_4U
13 January

Planning to Build Kit home in Mandurah (Singleton)

Planning to Build Kit home in Mandurah (Singleton)
WA

Hi All, My husband and I are looking into building a kit home in Mandurah. Block is 1200sqm and approx 700m from the beach. Has anyone built in the area recently and can…

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Aimn_4U
Jan 13, 2018 1:17 am
gmohitg
gmohitg
12 January

Timber Windows and Stacker Doors

Timber Windows and Stacker Doors
VIC

It says in another post Canterbury supplies the timber windows for Metricon.

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gmohitg
Jan 12, 2018 8:57 pm
gmohitg

Write reply... Got Plantation shutters installed upstairs in the TV room Gas log heater installed - best time to buy is during summer :) I have had a few messages on…

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Samk
Jan 12, 2018 11:46 am
building-expert
building-expert
12 January

No occupancy permit unless appliances are sourced through bu

No occupancy permit unless appliances are sourced through bu
VIC

At what stage is your build? Have appliances been included in your contract price?

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building-expert
Jan 12, 2018 9:19 am
building-expert
Mikka83
Mikka83
12 January

Metricon Kirra 23

Metricon Kirra 23

Oh wow!! So glad I’ve found this blog... We are going to build a Metricon kirra23! But are finding it very hard to find any photos of the inside of the house.... has…

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Mikka83
Jan 12, 2018 9:14 am
xjanex
xjanex
12 January

Damages for beginning construction after anticipated start d

Damages for beginning construction after anticipated start d
VIC

We got it in the form of a variation before they would give us our start date. I guess the only good thing is we don't have to pay it for months, gives me more time to…

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xjanex
Jan 12, 2018 2:51 am
xjanex

Modified coral grange 25 first build huntlee

Modified coral grange 25 first build huntlee
NSW

it was 45 deg plus on the day at thornton in the garage and the place was closed for xmas holidays no air con we just wanted out of there

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NATH.KRISTYBUTLER
Jan 11, 2018 8:57 pm
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
11 January

HIGHLANDS ESTATE STAGE 284 - Craigieburn

HIGHLANDS ESTATE STAGE 284 - Craigieburn
VIC

Seems like an old thread but was wondering how did you go with the Slab ?

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Ozshaz
Jan 11, 2018 5:25 pm
shihalv
shihalv
11 January

Boundary Fence VIC - first to move in

Boundary Fence VIC - first to move in
VIC

Hi, Just wanted to get some feedback opinions regarding our situation. In our stage, we were the first house to finish the build and we will be moving soon. I've manage…

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shihalv
Jan 11, 2018 3:21 pm
alexbk66
alexbk66
11 January

Your Connected Home. What have you done / what do you need?

Your Connected Home. What have you done / what do you need?
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

8. Regarding computer specs for running HS server, if you want to process video stream from IP cameras - you need pretty good comp, personally I bought i7 from Hystou,…

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alexbk66
Jan 11, 2018 12:13 pm

Crisis averted. Job done. At least i think it is done. They literally just removed the meter and turned of the gas at some underground switch. Probably through that…

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David_Sydney
Jan 11, 2018 12:09 pm
MGaus
MGaus
11 January

Harcrest - Stage 9 by Mirvac

Harcrest - Stage 9 by Mirvac
VIC

Hi All, Hope you all received the confirmation email in regards to settlement. Happy New year 2018. Hope this year will be great year for all residents. I will encourage…

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MGaus
Jan 11, 2018 9:31 am
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em-n-craig
Jan 11, 2018 8:54 am
rum_home
rum_home
11 January

Porter Davis price increase

Porter Davis price increase
VIC

Well volume builders can in ways force rates from builders, and the balcony wasn't one I was directly looking at. But it wasn't an error, the price when from ~15k to…

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rum_home
Jan 11, 2018 8:20 am
rum_home
courtanyshayne
courtanyshayne
11 January

Anyone here building with RMS Homes?

Anyone here building with RMS Homes?
VIC

Also our build commenced on July 31st so we are still on track to be finished by the contracted time- however again there were significant delays in paperwork what was…

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courtanyshayne
Jan 11, 2018 7:48 am
hnag
hnag
11 January

Our Henley Build - Amalfi 30

Our Henley Build - Amalfi 30
VIC
1, 2, 3

Love the progress! Have they done much over the Christmas break. We are still waiting to be handed over to construction.

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hnag
Jan 11, 2018 7:14 am
aphsta
aphsta
10 January

Allworth Langford Countryside or Langford

Allworth Langford Countryside or Langford
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Must feel great to see them start up again and progress once more. Lots of positives there in your post, looking good. viewtopic.php?t=89059

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aphsta
Jan 10, 2018 3:08 pm
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ysnf2000
Jan 10, 2018 1:16 pm

Australian Standards - Imported Supplies

Australian Standards - Imported Supplies

There are australian standards for everything check out and at hundreds a pop, a good designer and engineer should have subscription access to the standards BTW, Imported…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 10, 2018 7:52 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Timber look garrage door also looks stunning with dark tone facade. Few of my inspirational photos for dark sceme exterior....

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Kazi
Jan 09, 2018 11:34 pm
Kazi
lovisa
lovisa
9 January

Build time

Build time
NSW

Hi we are not with metricon but: contract/preconstruction takes around 4-5 months Build takes 4-9 months We were told to allow upto 1 year from initial deposit for…

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lovisa
Jan 09, 2018 8:37 pm

Why do SS quit so often???

Why do SS quit so often???

Add these to the list Supervisors usually carry trades to projects, some good some bad.. the builder hires the supervisor based on experience &…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 09, 2018 11:22 am
StructuralBIMGuy
sarah louu
sarah louu
9 January

Building with Thrive Homes

Building with Thrive Homes
NSW

Hi Redington, Thrive is a pretty new company / subset of Rawson. To my knowledge they have only actually…

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sarah louu
Jan 09, 2018 11:03 am
WalasFam
WalasFam
8 January

Building in Googong

Building in Googong
NSW

Hello We looked at a number of different builders first before we settled on vogue. We had a fairly good idea of the things we wanted in the house but no specific layout.…

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WalasFam
Jan 08, 2018 9:37 pm
WalasFam

Hi All, Can someone please tell me what does this mean?

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Salamlemon
Jan 08, 2018 8:40 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
8 January

Property maintenance during build?

Property maintenance during build?

They probably won’t bother unless it poses a hazard or there is a Council/site ordinance. It will all just be wrapped up in the landscaping at the end.

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arcadelt
Jan 08, 2018 3:37 pm

Rebecca Austin - Tender and Contracts Presenter

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ERIC Y
Jan 08, 2018 9:26 am
donna79
donna79
8 January

Glendale Rumpus - Theatre

Glendale Rumpus - Theatre
VIC

Is there options to get a door added to the rumpus room?

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donna79
Jan 08, 2018 8:43 am

Help with design layout

Help with design layout
VIC

Hi mboy These are standard architectural configurations C & L when try using (it's free) Resources are available at along with Ruby scripts for automation (ie…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 07, 2018 11:12 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
j0j0chris
j0j0chris
7 January

Property law help please!

Property law help please!
SA

The deal is actually not quite done as the people that bought the land told us it settles in a couple of weeks. I have spoken briefly with a lawyer, and am waiting on a…

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j0j0chris
Jan 07, 2018 4:22 pm
Teeegz
Teeegz
6 January

My build with HomeBuyers Centre - Willow 25, Arcadia, Office

My build with HomeBuyers Centre - Willow 25, Arcadia, Office
VIC

If you don't mind me asking dwain what was the overall price of your build including your upgrades? Thank you.

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Teeegz
Jan 06, 2018 8:39 pm
MimHarmony
MimHarmony
6 January

Building Allworth Harmony Guest

Building Allworth Harmony Guest
NSW

We went to Thornton NSW to the Homeworld there to have a look at a few houses when we were deciding on what builder to go with, it was between Beechwood and Allworth, and…

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MimHarmony
Jan 06, 2018 12:27 pm

plans or marketing materials Cosmopolitan Renmark

plans or marketing materials Cosmopolitan Renmark
NSW

Hi... odd question, would anyone have an old floor plan diagram for the Cosmopolitan Renmark 52? I always loved this home and would love to find something very similar to…

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becjarrettdalton
Jan 06, 2018 12:22 pm
becjarrettdalton

House Design For Wide Blocks

House Design For Wide Blocks
NSW

Hi... odd question, would anyone have an old floor plan diagram for the Cosmopolitan Renmark? I always loved this home and would love to find something very similar to build.

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becjarrettdalton
Jan 06, 2018 12:18 pm
becjarrettdalton

has anyone built with cosmopolitan homes

has anyone built with cosmopolitan homes
NSW

Hi... odd question, would anyone have an old floor plan diagram for the Cosmopolitan Renmark? I always loved this home and would love to find something very similar to build.

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becjarrettdalton
Jan 06, 2018 12:18 pm
becjarrettdalton

Cosmopolitan Homes, Sydney

Cosmopolitan Homes, Sydney
NSW
1, 2

Hi... odd question, would anyone have an old floor plan diagram for the Renmark? I always loved this home and would love to find something very similar to build.

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becjarrettdalton
Jan 06, 2018 12:17 pm
becjarrettdalton
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
6 January

Coral - TV Antenna included in tender?

Coral - TV Antenna included in tender?

Hi Sarah our SC told us to do it after as cheaper but our data guy mentioned it when he was doing extra stuff and put it up for us

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BrownDog77
Jan 06, 2018 8:07 am
donna79
donna79
5 January

Metricon Glendale 50 Limited Edition

Metricon Glendale 50 Limited Edition
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

What’s the rumpus room like? Is it L shaped Is there enough light into the dining and family?

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donna79
Jan 05, 2018 5:08 pm

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