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Micdeez
Micdeez
28 February

Who's building the Rawson Huntley 30?

Who's building the Rawson Huntley 30?
NSW

Thanks alisonandrew, we have the same idea. Study at front but make it smaller for the bigger theatre room. We are getting a quote to extend the back family and…

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Micdeez
Feb 28, 2017 3:09 pm
sandra 2016
sandra 2016
28 February

Landscaper for a new house in The Ponds, North West Sydney

Landscaper for a new house in The Ponds, North West Sydney
NSW

Text me your number and i can send u my concretor and brickies number if your in sydney

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sandra 2016
Feb 28, 2017 3:01 pm
Bobthebuilding
Bobthebuilding
28 February

Building with Rendition Homes

Building with Rendition Homes
SA
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi Everyone, we are currently building with Rendition and it is very hard to get time frames out of them. Our brickwork was just completed so I am wondering how much…

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Bobthebuilding
Feb 28, 2017 1:45 pm
Sparkie
Sparkie
28 February

Elderton Homes

Elderton Homes
NSW

They charged me $ 1000.00 to provide the tender. No survey done . No soil test done. Very unprofessional tender with lots of hidden notes. Paid same Money to Rawson…

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Sparkie
Feb 28, 2017 12:42 pm
Forg
Forg
28 February

Home building / construction timeframe in Sydney

Home building / construction timeframe in Sydney
NSW

We started a tender with Rawson, it took about 9 months for them to get to the stage where they decided we wanted too many modifications over a standard design and they…

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Forg
Feb 28, 2017 8:08 am
MAD38
MAD38
27 February

Clarendon Madison 38

Clarendon Madison 38

Building Clarendon Madison 38. Colour Studio in a few weeks. Any tips? Anyone else building same?

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MAD38
Feb 27, 2017 10:51 pm

Cornice Upgrade

Cornice Upgrade
NSW

Another thought, ask for square set, if that doesn't cost that much more, and replace it with triple later. ?

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Searching4 knowledge
Feb 27, 2017 10:12 pm
Searching4 knowledge
nennles
nennles
27 February

Inclusions and upgrades tips/ info

Inclusions and upgrades tips/ info
NSW

Just take that picture to your builder and ask them to quote on that style. I'd say they are custom sized though so probably won't be cheap.

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nennles
Feb 27, 2017 10:36 am
Emmz70
Emmz70
26 February

Black/black Japan stain

Black/black Japan stain
NSW

That is a nice colour carpet

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Emmz70
Feb 26, 2017 9:49 pm
pauldab
pauldab
26 February

Time to erect new house frame?

Time to erect new house frame?
NSW

Our build was 4 days (with bad rain) for my 25sq single storey from start of frame to roof trusses being installed.

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pauldab
Feb 26, 2017 6:00 pm
kahyland
kahyland
26 February

Henley Vogue Q1

Henley Vogue Q1
VIC
1, 2

Hi Kahyland, Would you mind to PM me the upgrades and costs you've made? It would give us an idea what upgrades we can afford to fit into our $300k budget.…

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kahyland
Feb 26, 2017 12:11 pm
kahyland
Harpies
Harpies
26 February

Help! Builder wants to change from raft to waffle slab after

Help! Builder wants to change from raft to waffle slab after

I've got no opinion on your circumstance Ari, but when I was organising my build (on a M class site), the builder, slab engineer and building surveyor all said that they…

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Harpies
Feb 26, 2017 9:41 am
bashworth
bashworth
25 February

PCI inspection Perth

PCI inspection Perth
WA

Its your house that you have paid a lot for so you are in your rights to inspect whatever you want. I can't help you with recommendations of Perth Inspectors but there is…

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bashworth
Feb 25, 2017 7:03 pm
bashworth
Mec06
Mec06
25 February

Aqua Enamel Paint - worth the upgrade?

Aqua Enamel Paint - worth the upgrade?
QLD

We chose it as they told us that it will help/stop the white from going yellow, but I also don't want it to chip easier. We did ask in our appointment and this was the…

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Mec06
Feb 25, 2017 8:44 am
Mec06
Berek
Berek
24 February

Planning Permit Ammedment

Planning Permit Ammedment

As above. A planning permit is to build on the site and building permit is the actual house itself. I presume you mean building permit? You need to submit an amendment…

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Berek
Feb 24, 2017 9:58 pm
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Kristina92
Feb 24, 2017 6:55 pm
Kristina92
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ja-mez
Feb 24, 2017 4:49 pm

Hi lovely members, we are looking into the lot that faces north-east at its frontage and south west at the rear. The DA subdivision proposal map shows vehicular crossing/…

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faykis
Feb 24, 2017 2:49 pm
faykis
jesss_g
jesss_g
24 February

Home Group Wa- Building our First home

Home Group Wa- Building our First home
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Good luck for today Paishe!! Let us know how it all goes :D x

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jesss_g
Feb 24, 2017 1:04 pm
jesss_g
STAINLESS
STAINLESS
24 February

Carlisle Matisse 33

Carlisle Matisse 33
VIC

Hi ronthevisio. I am building the Matisse 33. We are at pci stage now :)

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STAINLESS
Feb 24, 2017 9:25 am
STAINLESS
Bapontar
Bapontar
24 February

Carlisle Canterbury 39

Carlisle Canterbury 39
VIC
1, 2

So, how was your progress? Post some more photos please

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Bapontar
Feb 24, 2017 1:57 am
Bapontar
arcadelt
arcadelt
23 February

Solar Power Energy

Solar Power Energy
NSW

Thanks for the read - we live in South Australia if that helps ? When we first started our journey into going off Grid, we had found out that an electricity connection to…

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arcadelt
Feb 23, 2017 5:48 pm
bojaxvogue
bojaxvogue
23 February

Our Coral Noosa 29 Build

Our Coral Noosa 29 Build
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Yep we swapped them around!

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bojaxvogue
Feb 23, 2017 4:35 pm
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rdd
Feb 23, 2017 3:40 pm
arodc
arodc
23 February

Security Doors - with or without mid-rails???

Security Doors - with or without mid-rails???
QLD

I'm looking at security doors for my new build (e.g. Crimsafe etc.), some suppliers are quoting with mid-rails, others are quoting without mid-rails. What are the…

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arodc
Feb 23, 2017 10:19 am
zee1308
zee1308
23 February

Anyone bought lot in Tulliallan Estate?

Anyone bought lot in Tulliallan Estate?
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Found my settlement date for stage 17 lot which is 6th March..

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zee1308
Feb 23, 2017 8:58 am
Noodl321
Noodl321
22 February

Render Fascade - Help

Render Fascade - Help
QLD

here some options im looking at... thoughts? ideas? and submit your own photos with colour names pls :)

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Noodl321
Feb 22, 2017 10:02 pm
Berek
Berek
22 February

House and land for $220,000

House and land for $220,000
QLD

Not for your current build? Plenty of rural areas you can pick up land that cheap.

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Berek
Feb 22, 2017 9:10 pm
charlibear
charlibear
22 February

Building with Sekisui at Ecco Ripley

Building with Sekisui at Ecco Ripley
QLD

Sorry to hear I hope you find something in your range!! GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Feb 22, 2017 5:51 pm
charlibear
kdoe9190
kdoe9190
22 February

Ocean View Pad

Ocean View Pad
WA

Hi! I saw in an earlier thread you were doing Thundercloud on your exterior? Do you have any photos please? :)

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kdoe9190
Feb 22, 2017 1:19 pm
Bhoot
Bhoot
22 February

Avena Willowdale townhome

Avena Willowdale townhome
NSW

Well near new 2bed apartments in Liverpool are going for 520k+..so considering that you did well....

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Bhoot
Feb 22, 2017 1:16 pm
Bhoot
Bhoot
Bhoot
22 February

EXTERNAL BRICKS

EXTERNAL BRICKS
NSW

Mate send an email to Austral brickyard with the list of brick you like and request them to send you home addresses...

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Bhoot
Feb 22, 2017 1:01 pm
Bhoot
Deepa07
Deepa07
22 February

Elara Marsden Park Home Buyers 2018

Elara Marsden Park Home Buyers 2018
NSW

Hi Everyone I am in Stage 20 registration, how long it will take approximately to get the Subdivision Certificate and what is LPI processing time frame. Could someone…

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Deepa07
Feb 22, 2017 11:11 am
jonesie2017
jonesie2017
21 February

Nature strip and setback

Nature strip and setback
QLD

Thanks so much koston44, I really appreciate it :)

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jonesie2017
Feb 21, 2017 8:07 pm
newwyhouse2233
newwyhouse2233
21 February

FOWLER HOMES: Please share experiencd

FOWLER HOMES: Please share experiencd
NSW

Hi, i am looking at building at fowler home among other companies. In the hunter valley. Can anyone share their experience with them in nsw. Also several of their floor…

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newwyhouse2233
Feb 21, 2017 10:06 am
needsausername
needsausername
21 February

Split Level Home

Split Level Home
NSW

We modified our gjs design to put a split into it. Perhaps if you found a design you liked you could look at doing that, pending the severity of the slope and the split…

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needsausername
Feb 21, 2017 7:10 am
needsausername
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
20 February

Beechwood Piccolo 28

Beechwood Piccolo 28
NSW
1, 2, 3

Love the piccolo just not in our budget looking forward to watching it come together

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BrownDog77
Feb 20, 2017 9:30 pm
postboxpaul
postboxpaul
20 February

Macarthur Heights - Fencing

Macarthur Heights - Fencing
NSW

Hi, Is any one in Macarthur Heights, building with a color-bond fence. When I read their guidelines it asks for paling wood fence only. Thanks,

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postboxpaul
Feb 20, 2017 11:51 am
Megsun
Megsun
20 February

Planning to buy

Planning to buy
NSW

Hi ..im planning to buy a house in edmonson park village square.i hv a big confusion in selecting builders.which builder s best.and want to know about schools , and…

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Megsun
Feb 20, 2017 10:32 am
vinitmalhotra4
vinitmalhotra4
20 February

Need Feedback on Simonds Express Reliability

Need Feedback on Simonds Express Reliability
VIC
1, 2

hello mate. u have build with simmonds? how was ur experience

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vinitmalhotra4
Feb 20, 2017 9:12 am
lia_dvm
lia_dvm
19 February

Montgomery Homes Carolina modified

Montgomery Homes Carolina modified
NSW

Hello pancakes85! Looking forward to the progress of your build - we're also waiting for our land in Lisarow to settle before the build with MH gets started - we're very…

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lia_dvm
Feb 19, 2017 7:36 pm
lia_dvm
mrsdoe
mrsdoe
19 February

First time building, suspicious prestart quotes

First time building, suspicious prestart quotes
WA

Depends on your preference, some things are simpler to have the builder do such as benchtops and others like electrical, landscaping and painting are easy to do…

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mrsdoe
Feb 19, 2017 3:54 pm
mrsdoe
Natsi
Natsi
19 February

Tree Removal in Site Costs? Or required to arrange independe

Tree Removal in Site Costs? Or required to arrange independe
NSW

Hi Natsi, you can also check , we have different services to cater you for a free no obligation quote.

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Natsi
Feb 19, 2017 3:22 pm
TBLMan
TBLMan
19 February

First Home - Plunkett Albany

First Home - Plunkett Albany
WA

Definintely. Got a bit of landscaping work to do once it's finished just due to how high up the pad is built, but that'll happen over time. Likely retain the front and…

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TBLMan
Feb 19, 2017 9:29 am
cuebiyar
cuebiyar
18 February

Centring with a built in pelmet - please help

Centring with a built in pelmet - please help
NSW

Thank you for your opinion :) I appreciate you taking the time to respond.

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cuebiyar
Feb 18, 2017 11:33 pm
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
18 February

Sahara Q2

Sahara Q2
VIC

Yea we aren't having a pool as I don't see the point of having a pool in Melbourne, plus the running costs add up. I would much rather a nice outdoor kitchen and living area

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stayxtrue
Feb 18, 2017 9:04 pm
stayxtrue
Doulton777
Doulton777
18 February

Metricon drop down ceiling in Kitchen

Metricon drop down ceiling in Kitchen
VIC

The one In my design is the one Im after. I didn't know a hanging one existed. Im happy with the one Im getting. Maybe ask them if they do them that way. Take the pic with you.

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Doulton777
Feb 18, 2017 3:39 pm
Doulton777

Post Building Variation - Porter Davis

Post Building Variation - Porter Davis
VIC

HI - has anyone tried requesting for a post building variation with Porter Davis. Our site has started one week ago, but we are second guessing with our brick selection.…

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firsthomebuilder101
Feb 17, 2017 2:55 pm
Kathjax
Kathjax
17 February

House designs for acreage

House designs for acreage
VIC

A letter from developers with more delays ...hopefully they get going soon...

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Kathjax
Feb 17, 2017 9:18 am


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