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carrie8
carrie8
6 October 2016

Venetia 25 Dennis Family Homes

Venetia 25 Dennis Family Homes
VIC

Following as we are building venetia 23! exciting!

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carrie8
Oct 06, 2016 9:10 am
mikokonat
mikokonat
6 October 2016

Looking to build 2 storey home @ Melbourne under $350,000

Looking to build 2 storey home @ Melbourne under $350,000
VIC

Hi All, I am looking to build in Melbourne (Western) and with the budget of $300k - $350k turn key cost as of now I have got Porter Davis Forsyth 35/38 and Metricon…

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mikokonat
Oct 06, 2016 9:09 am
NSWFIREMAN
NSWFIREMAN
5 October 2016

Bushfire requirements cost

Bushfire requirements cost
QLD

We paid 5K and that was for bal 29 to 3 aspects and bal 19 to front. Our house is built on a slab and using hebel.

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NSWFIREMAN
Oct 05, 2016 9:16 pm

Its such a hard decision when you first start out. Good idea is to take a drive around new estates and work out what houses you like and whats the common factor you like…

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julia1301
Oct 05, 2016 8:59 pm
julia1301
Nicktedora
Nicktedora
5 October 2016

Building Portland 25 Carlisle Homes

Building Portland 25 Carlisle Homes
VIC

We picked the Sierra facade. We've extended the alfresco and have just signed the building contract on Monday.

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Nicktedora
Oct 05, 2016 8:34 pm
TashPaul
TashPaul
5 October 2016

time from start to completion

time from start to completion
VIC

Depends on the buillder. We are building 27sq in Melbourne and so far it has been 9 months. We have been having issues though.

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TashPaul
Oct 05, 2016 9:11 am
TashPaul
shellby
shellby
5 October 2016

Building with GJGARDNER

Building with GJGARDNER
VIC
1, 2, 3

Its so hard when nothing is happening. I remember finally having enough and going into the office to ask when they would finally get back to my house as in July I had a…

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shellby
Oct 05, 2016 12:24 am
shellby
amckern
amckern
4 October 2016

Looking for a builder

Looking for a builder
QLD

We have an 11m frontage on 360sqm. Building a touloch 31 from macdonald jones. Basic upgrade pack is 360000.

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amckern
Oct 04, 2016 8:07 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
4 October 2016

Estimated site costs

Estimated site costs

It's so hard to know. I can't help much, but I'll share my experience anyway. I expected flat land to build on, 294m2 block, but by the time the land settled the estate…

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aloenyx
Oct 04, 2016 5:03 pm
aloenyx
Kerryn27
Kerryn27
4 October 2016

Cost of Double Storey - Haywards Bay NSW

Cost of Double Storey - Haywards Bay NSW
NSW

Thanks for your reply lozza81! Guess the number just scared me lol!!

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Kerryn27
Oct 04, 2016 4:00 pm
Robzilr
Robzilr
4 October 2016

Avonlee Henley Brook Perth

Avonlee Henley Brook Perth
WA
1 ... 155, 156, 157

Can anyone recommend a fencing contractor, I'm looking at some side gates to reaching from the boundary fence and garage wall. Regards, Rob

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Robzilr
Oct 04, 2016 2:42 pm
Robzilr
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baby_blonde409
Oct 04, 2016 12:28 pm
baby_blonde409
voltairevi
voltairevi
4 October 2016

Tarneit Grove Estate, Caraleena drive/wootten road

Tarneit Grove Estate, Caraleena drive/wootten road
VIC

Hi all, I'm keen to hear if anyone has started their build in Tarneit's The Grove estate? Regards, V

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voltairevi
Oct 04, 2016 12:03 pm
Bigblock7
Bigblock7
4 October 2016

Everything Acreage (NSW)

Everything Acreage (NSW)
NSW

Check out Marksman - long time builders in the Illawarra, and a friend was extremely happy with their build in Renwick. They were very flexible and reasonable with design…

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Bigblock7
Oct 04, 2016 9:06 am
Bigblock7
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lilyzhou
Oct 04, 2016 8:00 am
lilyzhou
ms_prez
ms_prez
4 October 2016

Our forever home stakehill

Our forever home stakehill
WA
1, 2

Your colour choices look great. Love the feature tile. Looking forward to following your build.

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ms_prez
Oct 04, 2016 12:40 am
ms_prez
bashworth
bashworth
3 October 2016

Metricon VIC - 5% deposit

Metricon VIC - 5% deposit
VIC

It is normal for you to pay a couple of thousand early as an initial deposit so that a survey and geotech investigation can be done. Your next payment then is at the…

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bashworth
Oct 03, 2016 6:46 pm
bashworth
Ian8421
Ian8421
3 October 2016

Phone/Internet connection of KDR in established area

Phone/Internet connection of KDR in established area
VIC

We are doing a KDR in an establish suburb eastern melbourne, where overhead powerline, phone & internet cable are everywhere... I have the builder provisioned the conduit…

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Ian8421
Oct 03, 2016 1:23 pm
mansawant
mansawant
2 October 2016

Everyday Homes Builder

Everyday Homes Builder
1, 2, 3

Hi we are building with Everyday Homes and are in touch with a couple more families who are building with them too. In exchanging our experiences we find all of us are…

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mansawant
Oct 02, 2016 8:46 pm
sjw41
sjw41
2 October 2016

St John's Wood Estate, Mount Claremont WA

St John's Wood Estate, Mount Claremont WA
WA

Hi everyone, anyone else building in St John's Wood Estate in Mount Claremont?

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sjw41
Oct 02, 2016 12:41 am
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Brett_d
Oct 01, 2016 10:27 pm
ItalianGal
ItalianGal
1 October 2016

TILING....Rectangle or Square????

TILING....Rectangle or Square????
NSW
1, 2

These days...nothing's cheap!!! Unfortunately

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ItalianGal
Oct 01, 2016 4:56 pm
ItalianGal
andyboiii
andyboiii
1 October 2016

Simonds Modified Palisade - Brentwood Forest - Frame is up!!

Simonds Modified Palisade - Brentwood Forest - Frame is up!!
QLD
1 ... 16, 17, 18

such a cool thread! I'm thinking of either going with the Palisade and the high ceiling or the Bolton with the high ceiling. Bolton MAY be too much for me in terms of…

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andyboiii
Oct 01, 2016 4:05 pm
andyboiii
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andyboiii
Oct 01, 2016 3:42 pm
andyboiii
jvstnholl
jvstnholl
1 October 2016

What brand switches and PP does your builder provide as stan

What brand switches and PP does your builder provide as stan
NSW

Just wondering what your builders provide as standard? And do use normally upgrade them?

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jvstnholl
Oct 01, 2016 3:09 pm
jvstnholl
TamDear18
TamDear18
1 October 2016

Building Permit for Retaining Wall

Building Permit for Retaining Wall
WA

Hi there, We are due to get our keys in the next 10days and are in the process of locking in trades for final services which we will do after handover. We are building a…

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TamDear18
Oct 01, 2016 10:06 am
TamDear18
Joker
Joker
30 September 2016

Stainless steel v marine grade stainless steel for outdoor

Stainless steel v marine grade stainless steel for outdoor
QLD

Marine grade generally for outdoors and wont rust, stainless steel for indoors where no water gets to it have seen plenty of rusty stainless steel marks on this type of…

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Joker
Sep 30, 2016 10:22 pm
howieman
howieman
30 September 2016

Requesting treated timber warranty from builder

Requesting treated timber warranty from builder
QLD

Hi guys I am currently building a new home and it is near completion. As a variation and added cost, I requested Hyne T2 timber to be used for the frame and trusses. I…

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howieman
Sep 30, 2016 10:03 pm
deepugjacob
deepugjacob
30 September 2016

Savannah 34 with Metricon

Savannah 34 with Metricon
NSW

Hi all I am new to this forum and I am very close to signing a contract with Metricon to build Savannah 34 at Cherrybrook NSW. Any suggestions or advice that I need to…

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deepugjacob
Sep 30, 2016 6:49 pm
newwyhouse2233
newwyhouse2233
30 September 2016

Anyone built with hotondo homes in newcastle or portstephen

Anyone built with hotondo homes in newcastle or portstephen
NSW

Has anyone built with hotondo with either the newcastle or portstephens group? Have read some mixed reviews, we are looking at them as they may be able to custome design…

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newwyhouse2233
Sep 30, 2016 12:43 pm
Dreambuild12
Dreambuild12
30 September 2016

Redoing the mcdonald jones kitchen after handover

Redoing the mcdonald jones kitchen after handover
NSW

Local kitchen company's in Newcastle and the hunter valley I would recommend both Hunter Kitchen King and Valley Kitchens. I have used both and have both produced an…

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Dreambuild12
Sep 30, 2016 7:26 am
Karini Castle1
Karini Castle1
30 September 2016

Anyone building in Caversham WA

Anyone building in Caversham WA
WA

Hi all This is my very first post but found the forum through Google and have been sweeping over it for a couple of days Anyway My partner and I are wanting to build in…

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Karini Castle1
Sep 30, 2016 4:27 am
Cheryl123Beaumont
Cheryl123Beaumont
29 September 2016

Who is building at Harrington Grove?

Who is building at Harrington Grove?
NSW
1 ... 60, 61, 62

Hi, When I meet a legal experts for legal queries near Harrington,I realized that Harrington Grove is the best choice for exclusive homesites which provides natural…

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Cheryl123Beaumont
Sep 29, 2016 8:35 pm
cant decide
cant decide
29 September 2016

Small backyard

Small backyard
SA

Pinterest

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cant decide
Sep 29, 2016 6:07 pm
MrCat
MrCat
29 September 2016

Plumbing in slab or wall?

Plumbing in slab or wall?

Thanks for that shellby. I've noticed that about windows - there seems to be only a small increase in price the larger you get. Not sure if it's different where you are,…

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MrCat
Sep 29, 2016 12:26 pm
Ryalls_first_build
Ryalls_first_build
28 September 2016

Coral Homes - Longreach 33 - Clarence Town

Coral Homes - Longreach 33 - Clarence Town
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Fantastic news Boatfalls!! So happy you are happy with tour house. Thanks for sharing your journey!! Feel free to give us some moved in shots once your settled

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Ryalls_first_build
Sep 28, 2016 11:01 pm
Ryalls_first_build
Kristy1234
Kristy1234
28 September 2016

Look Homes Sunshine Coast

Look Homes Sunshine Coast
QLD

Has anyone built with Look homes?

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Kristy1234
Sep 28, 2016 10:23 pm
Kristy1234
Kristy1234
28 September 2016

Morcraft or Look in Queensland?

Morcraft or Look in Queensland?
QLD

Has anyone built with Morcraft or Look? I cannot find any information online from other customers. What was your experience like? We have no idea with what builder to go…

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Kristy1234
Sep 28, 2016 10:08 pm
mrspottymouth
mrspottymouth
28 September 2016

Caddens Meadow Estate at Claremont Meadows

Caddens Meadow Estate at Claremont Meadows
NSW
1, 2

Wow cash option! I hope everything works out for you guys. We received our CDC approval last week. I will be having a meeting next week with EBH to sign final price and…

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mrspottymouth
Sep 28, 2016 9:40 pm
Daz_
Daz_
28 September 2016

FHBD - Vista estate, Singleton (All moved in!)

FHBD - Vista estate, Singleton (All moved in!)
WA
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Ozwest fencing. They were reasonable on price and have done a tidy job

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Daz_
Sep 28, 2016 8:17 pm
Daz_
Will_e_chuck
Will_e_chuck
28 September 2016

steel framed 'shed' home - first time builder.

steel framed 'shed' home - first time builder.
NSW

thank you for the tips, exactly what i need to know! :) nice block by the way, would love it all green like that!

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Will_e_chuck
Sep 28, 2016 6:04 pm


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