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wonkook22
wonkook22
18 July 2017

Building With Mirvac @ Parkside Estate, Glenfield.

Building With Mirvac @ Parkside Estate, Glenfield.
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

HELLO guys I wanted to ask? how was building with Mirvac? What I really want to know was the cost? I want to build a double storage house at Glenwood hills with Mirvac,…

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wonkook22
Jul 18, 2017 6:35 pm
wonkook22
wonkook22
18 July 2017

Mirvac? any body building with mirvac at Gledswood Hills?

Mirvac? any body building with mirvac at Gledswood Hills?
NSW

thank you for the reply I will sell my apartment around DEC 2017 and look to buy land early 2018, Have you noticed the land on which u build with Mirvac only is…

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wonkook22
Jul 18, 2017 6:25 pm
geminithinker
geminithinker
18 July 2017

Porter Davis in the South East VIC

Porter Davis in the South East VIC
VIC

I can introduce you to our sales guy if you like. He was very thorough and explained everything very well, was also prompt to get back to us.Nice! Which display…

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geminithinker
Jul 18, 2017 12:30 pm
Newhouse22
Newhouse22
18 July 2017

stage 19 - Aston - Craigieburn

stage 19 - Aston - Craigieburn
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi Aston 19, Congrats mate you guys must be very excited. Our build is reached completion of frame stage now in process of conducting inspections from a independent…

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Newhouse22
Jul 18, 2017 10:14 am

What you want is a squat block design which is one made for a more square block like they often end up with in newer developments because of how they divide up the land…

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mrsdoe
Jul 17, 2017 9:23 pm
mrsdoe
HENRY
HENRY
17 July 2017

GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing
QLD
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It's always nice sharing your new home with loved ones. And that feeling of using the new cooktop, oven etc. in a brand new kitchen!

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HENRY
Jul 17, 2017 7:46 pm
eirrac
eirrac
17 July 2017

Concrete for external areas

Concrete for external areas

As far as I am aware standard brushed concrete is the cheapest and can be stencilled on later, tinted (but this fades with UV), painted or tiled on or you can leave it as…

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eirrac
Jul 17, 2017 7:02 pm
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Tan one
Jul 17, 2017 6:41 pm
eirrac
eirrac
17 July 2017

Cladding ??

Cladding ??

Did you sign the plans? We changed our facade from stacker stone to linear board so we knew exactly what we were getting. The elevations on the plans had this on there in…

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eirrac
Jul 17, 2017 6:11 pm
GillyM
GillyM
17 July 2017

Building on a cul-de-sac triangle shaped block

Building on a cul-de-sac triangle shaped block

we built about 2 and a half years ago with Masterton. We started with one of their designs and changed lots of it! we added rooms, changed the design to be split level (we…

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GillyM
Jul 17, 2017 5:07 pm
GillyM
Ezza78
Ezza78
17 July 2017

Abolishment of electrical

Abolishment of electrical
VIC

Does abolishment of electrical include removal of the overhead electricity line? At this stage we have a $5k charge for a crane because of overhead powerline but as pit…

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Ezza78
Jul 17, 2017 12:14 pm

Hi all, i am first timer here and really need a fresh idea with design of my house. For your information i have asked my friend to sketch the design…

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carinne
Jul 17, 2017 1:25 am
andonk
andonk
16 July 2017

First time builders advice

First time builders advice
VIC

Hi pman92, Besides the suggestions above, have a look at this thread viewtopic.php?f=31&t=88252

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andonk
Jul 16, 2017 11:33 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
16 July 2017

Roof colours

Roof colours
NSW

Of course you should.

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arcadelt
Jul 16, 2017 7:20 pm
Michelle
Michelle
16 July 2017

Mandalay 282 Bundanoon

Mandalay 282 Bundanoon
NSW

Up over the mountain from me, good luck with your build, beautiful place!

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Michelle
Jul 16, 2017 6:55 pm
Michelle
stephy2457
stephy2457
16 July 2017

Termites please help

Termites please help
VIC

Its new build there up to frame stage now on slab and have just told me I have to choose one of the 2 above options no idea if the slab will be exposed I believe so

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stephy2457
Jul 16, 2017 4:02 pm
stephy2457
vonsta76
vonsta76
16 July 2017

Coral Homes - Marcoola 30 Mod

Coral Homes - Marcoola 30 Mod
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Marcoola would love to see moving in pics when you're ready Coral Homes Avoca 25 in Gainsborough Greens Gold Coast Viewtopic.php?f=31&t=81406

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vonsta76
Jul 16, 2017 3:57 pm
vonsta76
bananarama
bananarama
15 July 2017

Painted FC above alfresco sliding door

Painted FC above alfresco sliding door

Hi, A while ago a saw someone had posted pictures where they had painted the cladding above their alfresco door black (or another dark colour). Does anyone remember who…

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bananarama
Jul 15, 2017 6:47 pm
Southies
Southies
15 July 2017

Weatherboard Installers

Weatherboard Installers
NSW

think they're 3 metres long so nothing to do about it :roll: the piers were installed by the granny flat company we're using. The manufacturer of the sub-floor piering is…

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Southies
Jul 15, 2017 2:18 pm
Southies
Megera
Megera
15 July 2017

Our Simonds Express Journey (Westbury)

Our Simonds Express Journey (Westbury)
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

They'll brick it from the inside and it will look shit. Our neighbours had to do the same thing. We are 20cm off boundary and they built to boundary after us and had…

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Megera
Jul 15, 2017 2:11 pm
Megera
Fingerscrossed
Fingerscrossed
15 July 2017

Demolition Recommendations - Sydney

Demolition Recommendations - Sydney
NSW

Definitely NOT Gabraels House Demolition......worst week of our lives. :(

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Fingerscrossed
Jul 15, 2017 10:03 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
14 July 2017

MDF Bulkhead Question

MDF Bulkhead Question
QLD

You seemed a bit unsure in your first post about what they actually are, so I can only assume they are what you have deduced are the fills between the top of your…

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arcadelt
Jul 14, 2017 8:45 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
14 July 2017

SURVEY FEES

SURVEY FEES
WA

THEYsaiditseasy123 I assume the block was already surveyed for the subdivision and they would have established CPs then?

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 14, 2017 8:32 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Ezza78
Ezza78
14 July 2017

Surfmist fascias - any photos to share?

Surfmist fascias - any photos to share?
VIC

Thanks everyone! I changed the fascias and barge ends to surfmist. Last min change before contracts signed!!

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Ezza78
Jul 14, 2017 7:40 pm
Parabatzis
Parabatzis
14 July 2017

Need a Reliable and Honest builder

Need a Reliable and Honest builder
VIC

Lookup granvue homes smaller builder site supervisor Gary is great and guarantees everything is spot on

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Parabatzis
Jul 14, 2017 6:47 pm
Lyndal2004
Lyndal2004
14 July 2017

Kit homes

Kit homes

Has anyone built kit homes? Feedback?

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Lyndal2004
Jul 14, 2017 4:28 pm
ChelseaS
ChelseaS
14 July 2017

Garage door color

Garage door color
SA

Hi MickNolan, have you decided on what garage door color to use?

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ChelseaS
Jul 14, 2017 2:12 pm
Kapinka
Kapinka
14 July 2017

Porter Davis Contract Signing

Porter Davis Contract Signing
VIC

Ours was emailed through as we told them we wouldn't be signing without reviewing it first. All seemed to be in order, unfortunately for us we chose the wrong builder who…

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Kapinka
Jul 14, 2017 11:43 am
Kapinka
emts
emts
13 July 2017

ADDITIONAL POWER RUN (INCL TRENCHING)

ADDITIONAL POWER RUN (INCL TRENCHING)
WA

mine in vic was just over 17K extra for 120 meters (3 phase however so some more cable costs plus does go up the longer it is) but seems inline

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emts
Jul 13, 2017 4:27 pm
emts
Joker
Joker
13 July 2017

Recommendation for a construction building inspector?

Recommendation for a construction building inspector?
VIC

Then I would pm from this forum, building expert, he also has a website.

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Joker
Jul 13, 2017 1:36 pm
Gio
Gio
13 July 2017

PD Charlton - extended kitchen

PD Charlton - extended kitchen
VIC

goldencrumble I am a big fan of the Charlton33 with the extended kitchen. I don't know the price but I know someone who built the Charlton33 Checkout this blog

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Gio
Jul 13, 2017 10:59 am
Gio
sandy_1910
sandy_1910
13 July 2017

Planning for a new home in Truganina - Charlto 33 With PD

Planning for a new home in Truganina - Charlto 33 With PD
VIC

Hi guys, we are planning to build Charlton 33(with base price 264K ) with PD in next couple of months and our budget is strictly 340K( with grand alfresco, garage…

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sandy_1910
Jul 13, 2017 10:32 am
zee1308
zee1308
13 July 2017

Prinicipal place of Residence and First Home Buyer Stamp Red

Prinicipal place of Residence and First Home Buyer Stamp Red
VIC

Hi All, My FHOG has been granted and i have got UIN Number. I would like to apply for Stamp Duty Rebate as i paid full on 300k land. Can anyone guide me how to do it…

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zee1308
Jul 13, 2017 8:58 am
acindyworld
acindyworld
13 July 2017

Have any one bought a land with The Hills Estate

Have any one bought a land with The Hills Estate
NSW

hi guys I bought a land in the gables near Box hill called The hills estate, registration will be 2019, is there any one my neighbor? thinking about buy another land as…

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acindyworld
Jul 13, 2017 1:12 am
Ricaaaa
Ricaaaa
12 July 2017

Building with Fairmont homes NSW

Building with Fairmont homes NSW
NSW

ank did you end up going ahead with your build? how was it?

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Ricaaaa
Jul 12, 2017 8:59 pm
Ricaaaa
Ricaaaa
Ricaaaa
12 July 2017

Fairmont Homes NSW

Fairmont Homes NSW
NSW

Not a lot happening in this thread. Jorvir and bugslife did either of you go ahead with Fairmont?

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Ricaaaa
Jul 12, 2017 8:56 pm
Ricaaaa
voltairevi
voltairevi
12 July 2017

Sahara Q1 - happy ever after

Sahara Q1 - happy ever after
VIC
1 ... 186, 187, 188

To chime in. I was told having acoustic insulation and getting the best carpet underlay does not differ that much in sound proofing between floors. Of course if you have…

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voltairevi
Jul 12, 2017 7:36 pm
Tess N
Tess N
12 July 2017

Allworth Homes: Rude Customer Service

Allworth Homes: Rude Customer Service

Allworth Homes carried out a build on a neighbouring plot, and in the process damaged my fence. When I wrote in to request that they remind their workers to be more…

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Tess N
Jul 12, 2017 7:33 pm
Joker
Joker
12 July 2017

Suspended concrete slab

Suspended concrete slab

Hi, pm, stewie D or bashworth, they will know.

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Joker
Jul 12, 2017 7:26 pm
Bolton
Bolton
12 July 2017

First home! Building we Simonds home (Bolton)

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

Looks great. Glad you fixed up the waterproofing problem.

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Bolton
Jul 12, 2017 4:32 pm
untidytowns
untidytowns
12 July 2017

Traditional Outside and Modern Inside

Traditional Outside and Modern Inside

I'm doing this, too, with some traditional flair inside but with modern twists. The exterior is recycled red brick, with a gal roof and white mortar w/verandah. Interior…

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untidytowns
Jul 12, 2017 10:59 am
Tayab
Tayab
12 July 2017

New build in Melbourne West

New build in Melbourne West
VIC

Hey guys, new in forum Thinking of constructing 25sq house in western suburbs Melbourne. Do not want something very fancy but the usual, stone bench, 2.7 high ceilings,…

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Tayab
Jul 12, 2017 6:36 am
TNC83
TNC83
12 July 2017

Advice needed: Financing extra items after handover

Advice needed: Financing extra items after handover

Thanks for your reply MandM+4. I think talking to our lender about adding to our existing loan would probably be the way to go- just another thing to add to the 'To do'…

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TNC83
Jul 12, 2017 6:10 am
TNC83
Rishy285
Rishy285
11 July 2017

Colorado Q1 build in SE Queensland?

Colorado Q1 build in SE Queensland?
QLD

Hey guys/gals, So my partner and I are growing ever closer to starting the build of our new home, the Colorado Q1 with Plantation Homes.. It really sucks that there is no…

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Rishy285
Jul 11, 2017 10:01 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
11 July 2017

Driveway colour

Driveway colour
VIC

Sorry. Don't know the price. Was included in my base price.

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aloenyx
Jul 11, 2017 8:52 pm
aloenyx
GazMan72
GazMan72
11 July 2017

Bellriver homes Jordan springs east

Bellriver homes Jordan springs east
NSW

Yeah bit frustrating with selection changes and what seemed like very exxy costs for them...Also fairly inflexible for a few things as well...But once final plans were…

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GazMan72
Jul 11, 2017 8:22 pm
Bridgetwitch
Bridgetwitch
11 July 2017

Electrical Through Onsite Electrician vs Clipsal

Electrical Through Onsite Electrician vs Clipsal
QLD

Our sc at Hallmark actually suggested we use their tradies (privately) for extra stuff when our build starts because it's cheaper! Not sure about Coral, but I've…

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Bridgetwitch
Jul 11, 2017 5:36 pm
Bridgetwitch
aden
aden
11 July 2017

Frame is up!

Frame is up!

Nice house

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aden
Jul 11, 2017 1:34 pm


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