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charlibear
charlibear
12 November 2016

First home in Byford - Homestart

First home in Byford - Homestart
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Hmm my house haha... email I got this week from my builder "we are aiming to start your house mid December" GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277

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charlibear
Nov 12, 2016 2:28 pm
charlibear
Sparkie
Sparkie
12 November 2016

Anyone know who the builder of this house would be?

Anyone know who the builder of this house would be?

Have a chat with tradies if u can go back to site. That's the quickest way

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Sparkie
Nov 12, 2016 7:55 am
Emmz70
Emmz70
11 November 2016

Building Agar 26 with Metricon, Melb SE suburb

Building Agar 26 with Metricon, Melb SE suburb
VIC
1, 2

How's it all going sun. Please tell me you've moved in

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Emmz70
Nov 11, 2016 10:15 pm
Conifers
Conifers
11 November 2016

MainVue Emporio ER432 Ultima

MainVue Emporio ER432 Ultima
VIC
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Sorry for the delay in replying. You probably should check with your builder, as each would be different, I think with ours if the pool was within 3 meters of the house…

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Conifers
Nov 11, 2016 9:12 am
lilyzhou
lilyzhou
11 November 2016

Building first home with ContentLiving - WA

Building first home with ContentLiving - WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Sorry for the late reply. We have been living in the house for one month. No major issue. One double GPO is broken, the ceiling has a little crack, flyer screen installed…

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lilyzhou
Nov 10, 2016 11:27 pm
lilyzhou
ads87
ads87
10 November 2016

Bulding GJ Gardner Fernbank

Bulding GJ Gardner Fernbank
QLD

Hey Rluck welcome to the GJ build club :) tappa app should allow you to post pics. Where about are you building?

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ads87
Nov 10, 2016 9:19 pm
ads87
Gowestmyson
Gowestmyson
10 November 2016

Building Brokers

Building Brokers
NSW

Beachesdream I used a broker to build a set of units. I recommend it. But you must do some research, as you an see Richard McHenry of Home Builders Advantage,HBA Building…

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Gowestmyson
Nov 10, 2016 9:09 pm
jesss_g
jesss_g
10 November 2016

HGWA Build - The Vienna

HGWA Build - The Vienna
WA

How's the build going pinkplane? Love your house plan ?

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jesss_g
Nov 10, 2016 7:19 pm
jesss_g
onetonnesam
onetonnesam
10 November 2016

Independent building inspections

Independent building inspections
VIC

Hey mate, sorry I can't answer your question, but what kind of defects are you looking at pre-pour?

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onetonnesam
Nov 10, 2016 3:56 pm
ericaust23
ericaust23
10 November 2016

New phone line connection from telstra pit

New phone line connection from telstra pit
VIC

Hi miscbunch, I am at the same situation. Do you mind if you share how you go about this task and who and cost? I called telstra and all I got was transfering from one…

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ericaust23
Nov 10, 2016 12:48 pm
Halcyon
Halcyon
10 November 2016

Simonds Palisade Gallery help

Simonds Palisade Gallery help
VIC

You'll be fine make sure you take your time! I feel like I was too excited and flew through, where I probably should've paid more attention

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Halcyon
Nov 10, 2016 9:04 am
Halcyon
onetonnesam
onetonnesam
9 November 2016

Allcastle Homes

Allcastle Homes
NSW

I have to say I was sh*t scared by all the internet posts. However, I don't think we've had any issues to date. Frame is up and they are bricking up now.

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onetonnesam
Nov 09, 2016 8:37 pm
Wilko91
Wilko91
9 November 2016

Gyprock whole house cost Flushing

Gyprock whole house cost Flushing
WA

Ours was $5k for 320sq m of internal area with material supplied. Volume builder rates.

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Wilko91
Nov 09, 2016 3:40 pm
Wilko91

Things have been moving full steam ahead for us so far. All is going well. There has been several items picked up in our independent inspectors report that Carlisle have…

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NicNak
Nov 09, 2016 10:06 am
Parabatzis
Parabatzis
8 November 2016

Building with Granvue Homes in Melbourne

Building with Granvue Homes in Melbourne
VIC

Hi we are going to build with them soon just paid our $1,000 deposit. We are going to build the emerald how about you?

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Parabatzis
Nov 08, 2016 10:28 pm
jamsidd
jamsidd
8 November 2016

Experience with Metro Builders

Experience with Metro Builders
SA

Hi there, We are planning to build a house. I would like to know reviews in regards to Metro Builders. Did anyone dealt with them earlier? How was your experience? Sidd

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jamsidd
Nov 08, 2016 8:57 pm
TomCat
TomCat
8 November 2016

Cut N Fill export of soil

Cut N Fill export of soil
NSW

Yikes. Our block had a 1 metre slope front to back. We had it built up to keep our block flat and even at the kerb. We approached builders doing cut and fills on adjacent…

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TomCat
Nov 08, 2016 8:08 pm
TomCat
Lyn11
Lyn11
8 November 2016

Mainvue Amalfi 530 - Our First build

Mainvue Amalfi 530 - Our First build
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Yes, not far now. Problem, we can't organised tradies for the wir to measure on site. So definitely will have our wir after Christmas....I…

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Lyn11
Nov 08, 2016 7:23 pm
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
8 November 2016

Suitable colour for eaves

Suitable colour for eaves
NSW

That's so slow. Hubby and his small crew can have a new house prepped in one day. Spray undercoat/sealer, ceiling done and first coat on walls in a day. But I will give my…

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Craigasaurus
Nov 08, 2016 5:34 pm
abby22
abby22
8 November 2016

Building with mcdonald jones in the Coffs harbour region

Building with mcdonald jones in the Coffs harbour region
NSW

14 complaints in one month (August), is hardly a small number. McDonald Jones Homes made the list again in September. Management 101 - in order to deal with a problem,…

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abby22
Nov 08, 2016 4:30 pm
lizbf85
lizbf85
8 November 2016

Whit exterior render colour - HELP PLEASE!!!

Whit exterior render colour - HELP PLEASE!!!
WA

what did you end up choosing? we went with pwdered rock

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lizbf85
Nov 08, 2016 3:56 pm
Cloverlea
Cloverlea
8 November 2016

Building experience with SBG building group

Building experience with SBG building group
VIC

We built our first home with them and i wouldn't recommend them. In fact if we could go back we wouldn't go anywhere near them.

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Cloverlea
Nov 08, 2016 12:49 pm
TomCat
TomCat
8 November 2016

Adelaide Designer Homes 2015 -Garden Pics

Adelaide Designer Homes 2015 -Garden Pics
SA
1 ... 48, 49, 50

It's very cool! You are super creative, resourceful and original blue ❤️ How are you all enjoying the new home? Is there anything you would have done…

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TomCat
Nov 08, 2016 4:26 am
TomCat
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belzey
Nov 07, 2016 11:33 pm
belzey
jpmontoya
jpmontoya
7 November 2016

HGWA - free standing bath

HGWA - free standing bath
WA

actually a friend built with HGWA and they have the same issue, he feels it is the lack of slope on the bath tub i am not sure though

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jpmontoya
Nov 07, 2016 9:58 pm
jpmontoya
newwyhouse22
newwyhouse22
7 November 2016

Advice for cut and filling sloping block

Advice for cut and filling sloping block
NSW

Hey thanks for your reply 2700 seems very cheap! I was thinking like an extra 20grand or something! With mojo their standard ceilings we are getting included at 2700,…

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newwyhouse22
Nov 07, 2016 8:54 pm
rajsek79
rajsek79
7 November 2016

Oran Park: 29A Land Registration

Oran Park: 29A Land Registration
NSW

Hey Guys, I am new to this Forum. I got a land in Oran park. Release 29A. Anyone got any idea when the Land will…

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rajsek79
Nov 07, 2016 8:37 pm
rajsek79
deejay08
deejay08
7 November 2016

Are our windows big enough?

Are our windows big enough?

Yeah and they impact on your energy ratings too! Good luck with it all...ill be following along

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deejay08
Nov 07, 2016 7:01 pm
Suzi_Q
Suzi_Q
7 November 2016

Hammond Rise (WA) - Content-Living Build

Hammond Rise (WA) - Content-Living Build
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi all how would you rate your build to date with content living ?

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Suzi_Q
Nov 07, 2016 6:05 pm
Oninon
Oninon
7 November 2016

Glendale LE V Glendale diff

Glendale LE V Glendale diff
VIC

I just found (comparing LE and Norm) there is a little difference in description for the wall between Rumpus and Family Area. The wall is 180 in Normal and written - Stud…

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Oninon
Nov 07, 2016 4:36 pm
ms_prez
ms_prez
7 November 2016

Home Group WA- The Bordeaux

Home Group WA- The Bordeaux
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Congrats xxx Stilettos & Bricks, our Building Journey blog - http://stilettosbricks.com Our Build Thread - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=85183

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ms_prez
Nov 07, 2016 12:08 pm
ms_prez
tungfai
tungfai
6 November 2016

Survey Marker or something else??

Survey Marker or something else??
SA

hey bpglendale,, we drove pass your block today..your water meter has been installed, your development approval should have been granted!! ???

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tungfai
Nov 06, 2016 7:34 pm
wickie
wickie
6 November 2016

WaterSun Homes. all I need to know

WaterSun Homes. all I need to know
VIC

Hello! We are building with Watersun too. A bit scary - hey!? I love the Warwick plan. We've gone with the Macedon which is an old archived plan that Watersun had. I would…

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wickie
Nov 06, 2016 5:37 pm
wickie
maddisonjean
maddisonjean
6 November 2016

About to build but neighbour wanting to take down fence. Ple

About to build but neighbour wanting to take down fence. Ple
VIC

Thanks for your reply, you have been very helpful!!! I have a wooden fence so the neighbour would have needed to cut down the fence. It wasn't for necessary works, she…

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maddisonjean
Nov 06, 2016 4:46 pm
Janjema
Janjema
6 November 2016

Builder

Builder
VIC

Has anyone on this forum built with Guymer Lynnch, would appreciate knowing of your experience and if you were happy with the end product, thanking you

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Janjema
Nov 06, 2016 1:49 pm
innerbloom
innerbloom
6 November 2016

Garage's Gradient

Garage's Gradient
NSW

your council's website states the driveway gradients: http://www.thehills.nsw.gov.au/Building ... plications the PDF titled "Standard Drawing - Footpath Crossing Grades…

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innerbloom
Nov 06, 2016 12:22 pm
siouxsam
siouxsam
6 November 2016

Boral bricks

Boral bricks
NSW

Hi Steve, How is your construction going? Which brick did you choose. We are hanging between Boral Kurrajong and Dark Rye

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siouxsam
Nov 06, 2016 9:06 am
RJay
RJay
6 November 2016

Anyone building/buying in Aspect Estate Greenvale?

Anyone building/buying in Aspect Estate Greenvale?
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi Liztek, just came across this forum and wondering if you have had any progress since your last post?

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RJay
Nov 06, 2016 8:09 am
ragaganesh
ragaganesh
5 November 2016

Help/Advice- Builder Seeking Time extension in the Contract

Help/Advice- Builder Seeking Time extension in the Contract
VIC

Hi, I am currently building a house with medium sized builder in Melbourne. Technically my contract end date is 2nd November and with additional variations it got…

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ragaganesh
Nov 05, 2016 8:17 pm
BuDWiZe
BuDWiZe
5 November 2016

bulldoze and build new house in brisbane

bulldoze and build new house in brisbane
QLD

I bought an old 1979 home and its just not big enough. due to renovations costs and the potential of anymore surprise asbestos findings i am thinking to get house removed…

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BuDWiZe
Nov 05, 2016 5:25 pm
Parabatzis
Parabatzis
5 November 2016

Initial build discussions with Granvue Homes

Initial build discussions with Granvue Homes
VIC

Hi everyone who might be reading this after looking at every builder out there we had 2 to choose from in the end mimosa or granvue. We've chosen Granvue as our preferred…

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114
Parabatzis
Nov 05, 2016 3:02 pm
NicMac03
NicMac03
5 November 2016

PLEASE HELP

PLEASE HELP
WA

What about timber look garage door with matching colour to the cladding above front door and monument colour roof. Not sure what look u are going for i think those colours…

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NicMac03
Nov 05, 2016 10:46 am
newwyhouse22
newwyhouse22
5 November 2016

Building with Coolwater constructions?

Building with Coolwater constructions?
NSW

Hey anyone on here built/building or know someone that has Built with Coolwater constructions in the newcastle area/port stephens area. I am looking for a builder…

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newwyhouse22
Nov 05, 2016 8:19 am
biancak.mua
biancak.mua
4 November 2016

App for visualising facades?

App for visualising facades?
VIC

Blueprint homes have a visualiser on their website. Also has Austral Bricks in it

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biancak.mua
Nov 04, 2016 10:31 pm
AlbertJJ
AlbertJJ
4 November 2016

HIA Housing contract and changes to building

HIA Housing contract and changes to building
NSW

Hi All, I am buying a house and land package in Willowdale I received a scanned copy of HIA Housing contract through email from my builder and I was told to come to…

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AlbertJJ
Nov 04, 2016 8:42 am
Tom2016
Tom2016
4 November 2016

Beechwood Homes-Illawarra

Beechwood Homes-Illawarra
VIC

Tom's been a fantastic help, the delays have come from coastal foreshore and council requirements. Thankfully beechwood and Tom have been on the ball otherwise a lot of…

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Tom2016
Nov 04, 2016 7:33 am
Tom2016
imrasm
imrasm
4 November 2016

Margin in HIA Contracts

Margin in HIA Contracts
VIC

As far as I know .. this margin is total profit out of your contract . If your contract is 200 k .. at 25Pc .. builder is making 50 k after deducting all of his costs .…

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imrasm
Nov 04, 2016 5:33 am


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