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saeen
saeen
1 December 2017

Building in MANOR LAKES, Wyndham Vale ..

Building in MANOR LAKES, Wyndham Vale ..
VIC

hi all just wondering howz your experience - as I have secured a lot in manor lakes - lollipop stage 166 and the builder is suggesting slab P; so wanted to check is it…

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saeen
Dec 01, 2017 8:05 am
Dunne23
Dunne23
1 December 2017

Building First home with HGWA

Building First home with HGWA
WA

Hi everyone, we are looking at building our first home in Alkimos Beach with HGWA and wer are trying to save some $$$$ where we can. Has anyone put in the stormwater…

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Dunne23
Dec 01, 2017 1:26 am
rum_home
rum_home
30 November 2017

Cost Cutting

Cost Cutting
VIC

Look at making the current heater included upgraded to allow for an aircon add-on unit post build. It'll be better than the Evap option and probably not much extra cost…

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rum_home
Nov 30, 2017 4:35 pm
rum_home
rum_home
rum_home
30 November 2017

I'm drunk and I want to build a shipping container home

I'm drunk and I want to build a shipping container home

How is that even remotely relevant to building a container home in Australia? Are you sure you've linked to the correct article?

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rum_home
Nov 30, 2017 12:53 pm
rum_home
blackcat20
blackcat20
30 November 2017

Opinions: Double or Single Storey? Upgrade costs estimates

Opinions: Double or Single Storey? Upgrade costs estimates

We chose a double story because it left us more backyard with the block we could afford, while also having the inside space we wanted. I dont think a double has cost us…

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blackcat20
Nov 30, 2017 12:36 pm
blackcat20
AnatissaK
AnatissaK
30 November 2017

Private building inspector Sydney

Private building inspector Sydney
NSW

Thank you very much. I will call them.

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AnatissaK
Nov 30, 2017 12:24 pm
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Ynnie
Nov 30, 2017 11:13 am

We have finally had our PC done and signed. So far we are happy with everything the builder has done and are willing to have handover tomorrow or Friday depending on our…

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Kika
Nov 30, 2017 6:59 am
Kika
wedge117
wedge117
29 November 2017

Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 40, 41, 42

Hi Kat, Good news we have finally started to build Start date was 20/11 Hoping to have the slab down before the Xmas break.. have just looked at your timeline as it…

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wedge117
Nov 29, 2017 10:27 pm
wedge117
ysnf2000
ysnf2000
29 November 2017

New House Build - SE Melb - custom vs volume - Advice

New House Build - SE Melb - custom vs volume - Advice
VIC

Hi all, I'm new to this forum but from reading some of the posts and threads think it's fantastic. My wife and I are in the process of finding a builder to build our…

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ysnf2000
Nov 29, 2017 10:02 pm
Manj
Manj
29 November 2017

Building with Arden Homes.

Building with Arden Homes.
VIC

Omg what is happening here? Another similar to Androolz .. I’m so sad for you I hope Arden fixes all this promptly ...

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Manj
Nov 29, 2017 6:38 pm
Manj

Well, the average period a Melbourne person stays put is around 10 years unless u r living in a terrific location very close to city. And yes remember a big builder had a…

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pEast
Nov 29, 2017 10:24 am
AnatissaK
AnatissaK
29 November 2017

Building with All Castle

Building with All Castle
NSW

Hi , I hope to build with All Castle Home. The home which the tender is being prepared is a new home by All Castle which is not on display as yet. ( Sovereign). I will…

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AnatissaK
Nov 29, 2017 9:10 am
julzz
julzz
29 November 2017

Metricon - Green Point, Central Coast

Metricon - Green Point, Central Coast
NSW

thank you. Just trying to understand what these could be. Can we hire an independent building inspector (like yourself) to estimate for us.. just so we dont go silly on…

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julzz
Nov 29, 2017 8:39 am
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Maddy178
Nov 28, 2017 10:18 pm
Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
28 November 2017

Help! Crooked bricks

Help! Crooked bricks

HI Sangloc, I will speak with one of our staff regarding this for you and come back with a correct answer for you.

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Houspect NSW
Nov 28, 2017 8:49 pm
Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
28 November 2017

Home buiders

Home buiders
QLD

Clarendon have come a long way since their new management take over. They are building quality homes, their usual building contract is 30 weeks (approx)

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Houspect NSW
Nov 28, 2017 8:44 pm
Houspect NSW
slowdown
slowdown
28 November 2017

Snowdon Review

Snowdon Review
VIC
1, 2

My land was titled 10 months ago and signed deal in jan 2016 and still they dont have building permit .Bunch of false advises most of the times and extremely…

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slowdown
Nov 28, 2017 6:44 pm
slowdown
Teemo
Teemo
28 November 2017

Provincial Homes - Building at Schofields

Provincial Homes - Building at Schofields
NSW

I'm building at box hill about to have frame erected so i'm about 1.5 months in front of you given I was at your stage on 13 October. We didnt get any estimate just the…

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Teemo
Nov 28, 2017 12:58 pm
JAMBY
JAMBY
28 November 2017

GJ Gardner - Element Prestige

GJ Gardner - Element Prestige
VIC

Oh, bummer! Plan looks amazing though, perhaps you will be the first

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JAMBY
Nov 28, 2017 12:33 am
JAMBY
cat1185
cat1185
27 November 2017

Fairhaven build

Fairhaven build
VIC

Hi all, I’m currently building the fairhaven clovelly 191, the build is prepped for painting this week. Just wondering what sort of time frame is normal for completion…

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cat1185
Nov 27, 2017 5:21 pm
Kvav27
Kvav27
27 November 2017

First time building a home - Wisdom Homes

First time building a home - Wisdom Homes
NSW

We have done our contract with Wisdom for Washington 32. Soon will have color appointment. I wanted to know if anyone has an idea about upgrade option & charges for : 1.…

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Kvav27
Nov 27, 2017 5:16 pm
Kvav27
Kvav27
27 November 2017

Doors types and stains

Doors types and stains
NSW

We have done our contract with Wisdom for Washington 32. Soon will have color appointment. I wanted to know if anyone has an idea about upgrade option & charges for : 1.…

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Kvav27
Nov 27, 2017 5:16 pm
Abdull.83
Abdull.83
27 November 2017

Building With MegaCorp Group

Building With MegaCorp Group
NSW
1, 2

Ok people whoever cares, Fairtrading advised the below: "MegaCorp appear have gone into administration."

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Abdull.83
Nov 27, 2017 4:42 pm
MandM+4
MandM+4
27 November 2017

Wisdom Homes Washinton 32: What are the options for doors

Wisdom Homes Washinton 32: What are the options for doors
NSW

We didn’t do any stained doors but others on the forum would have, ask on the general Wisdom homes thread so more people can see it.

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MandM+4
Nov 27, 2017 3:31 pm
sparrowsnest
sparrowsnest
27 November 2017

Is this a crazy idea?

Is this a crazy idea?
VIC

No worries at all. I just used an app on my phone called magic plan. It’s great. Building our first custom dream home. https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?share_ ... are_type=t

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sparrowsnest
Nov 27, 2017 11:50 am
Peter112
Peter112
26 November 2017

Our Journey in building our dream home with CJ Homes

Our Journey in building our dream home with CJ Homes
QLD

Congratulations Jefffirsthomebuyer. Looking forward to start your building. One of my friends is building in park lane. They are in Miami street 😊

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Peter112
Nov 26, 2017 10:25 pm
Peter112
Binderella
Binderella
26 November 2017

Exterior Colours-- Help Please

Exterior Colours-- Help Please
NSW

I vote for B. Sorry to throw a spanner in the works. Everyone does grey these days. Be different. :)

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Binderella
Nov 26, 2017 3:25 pm

Hey all, saw this today! Pretty much what we were expecting! 😐

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Corgilover
Nov 25, 2017 4:10 pm
jasonwg
jasonwg
25 November 2017

Our Design

Our Design
VIC

Love that you've designed yourselves:-) Share the feedback on main living as others but the idea of a high raked ceiling & skylights would be awesome. Only other feedback…

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jasonwg
Nov 25, 2017 9:47 am
jasonwg
Something_Wrong
Something_Wrong
24 November 2017

Clarendon Madison 38

Clarendon Madison 38

Hi Mad38 How did you go with the colour studio and Clarendon, how far along are you now in your build and…

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Something_Wrong
Nov 24, 2017 9:39 pm
Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
24 November 2017

The slab is down.

The slab is down.

Make sure you let your site supervisor know so it's not just left till the end. We have seen many errors 'fixed' in ways that aren't up to standard, the more you raise…

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Houspect NSW
Nov 24, 2017 9:21 pm
Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
Houspect NSW
24 November 2017

Waterproofing wet areas

Waterproofing wet areas
NSW

We can offer advice re water proofing, were you able to speak to someone from our office?

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Houspect NSW
Nov 24, 2017 9:13 pm
Houspect NSW
smithfamily
smithfamily
24 November 2017

Building first house - need advice on builder

Building first house - need advice on builder
SA

Hi Trent, When deciding who we would build with, we researched many forums, reviews etc and found that if we based our decision on the information we read, we wouldn't…

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smithfamily
Nov 24, 2017 2:18 pm
Nisarg
Nisarg
24 November 2017

Building Simonds Modified Palisade

Building Simonds Modified Palisade
VIC

Yes Indeed, We are eagerly waiting for PCI next week and then move in. Hope you get started soon. I'm building in Tarneit not too far from plumton. Let me know if you…

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Nisarg
Nov 24, 2017 10:00 am
41202
41202
24 November 2017

Harpley Estate

Harpley Estate
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

it's depands,some of the builder working quick some are slow,good luck as I recommend,burbank and simonds building quick with mid rangr quantity

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41202
Nov 24, 2017 9:59 am
41202
Ezza78
Ezza78
24 November 2017

Master bedroom, floor plan advice

Master bedroom, floor plan advice

Family’s would want the master upstairs near kids if they are young. Def want more living space and garden, that would appeal to more people and be more enjoyable for…

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Ezza78
Nov 24, 2017 6:43 am

So excited! So close to lock up now! Almost all doors and windows in. Walls are done, shelf/rails, pantry and linen cupboard are in. Lock-up should be tomorrow

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Rheezy
Nov 23, 2017 9:13 pm
Nutrendhomes
Nutrendhomes
23 November 2017

Our build journey

Our build journey
QLD

Nutrend homes

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Nutrendhomes
Nov 23, 2017 9:08 pm
aphsta
aphsta
23 November 2017

1st knockdown rebuild: 1st steps towards planning our home

1st knockdown rebuild: 1st steps towards planning our home

We bought a block in an established area and the previous owner of the block had done survey and passed them on to us. We used them to get first stage tenders with 3…

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aphsta
Nov 23, 2017 8:49 pm
rugu
rugu
23 November 2017

Walnut caesarstone discontinued !!!!

Walnut caesarstone discontinued !!!!

hi, we are facing same issue. what did you finally select?

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rugu
Nov 23, 2017 7:36 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Waldorf_Grange_Build
23 November 2017

New build. Who will install retaining wall?

New build. Who will install retaining wall?

We had to get a 1m retaining wall down one boundary line as the land has a 2m fall. It cost 8K. There was no way around it. We couldn’t get our permit without it. -…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Nov 23, 2017 1:52 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
anandshome
anandshome
23 November 2017

Henley Construction Feedback

Henley Construction Feedback
VIC

Hi All - Am planning to sign-up with Henley for my first home construction. Would need feedback from people who had engaged them with construction - preferable for the…

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anandshome
Nov 23, 2017 1:07 pm
chrisnty
chrisnty
23 November 2017

Escape Homes and Developments

Escape Homes and Developments
QLD

The other build next to us (integrity) did the same thing to us when they contact escape homes. So I think they're a cuttin a deal somehow! I'm just glad to be done with…

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chrisnty
Nov 23, 2017 7:27 am
jodesandnaz
jodesandnaz
22 November 2017

Ranch Style Homes Victoria

Ranch Style Homes Victoria
VIC

We’ve just started building ours about 6 weeks ago. Designed ourselves using local builder. We liked one of the Hensley Park Home designs, loosely based our design…

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jodesandnaz
Nov 22, 2017 10:03 pm
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em-n-craig
Nov 22, 2017 9:13 pm
Miloski
Miloski
22 November 2017

101 Residential

101 Residential
WA

Hi PerthNewbie We are building with 101 at the moment. We are building a 2 story custom plan, SOR in an established suburb. We shopped around and ended narrowing it…

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Miloski
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