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ja-mez
ja-mez
6 August 2017

Building with mojo homes

Building with mojo homes
NSW
1, 2

House is coming along well. Handful of defects/incomplete works mean i probably wont get to lining by september. We have 4 weeks in august but theres 2- 3 weeks in…

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ja-mez
Aug 06, 2017 10:06 pm
Vet
Vet
6 August 2017

Building Metricon Laguna 40 Ryde council

Building Metricon Laguna 40 Ryde council
NSW

Has anyone asked for all the internal frames to be H3 all over or just in the wet areas? Open to thoughts. I was told that the pine can rot easy.

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Vet
Aug 06, 2017 9:29 pm
Needamoneytree
Needamoneytree
6 August 2017

Who is building with Beechwood

Who is building with Beechwood
NSW

There is quite a large thread already going on Beechwood have a search very helpful people on there

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Needamoneytree
Aug 06, 2017 3:16 pm
Needamoneytree
krusade25
krusade25
5 August 2017

Better Built Homes

Better Built Homes
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Great news about council approval! 16 weeks is horrendous! Hopefully the build for you is not as drawn out and hopefully you are in way before christmas 2018!

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krusade25
Aug 05, 2017 9:32 pm
mjcmjc
mjcmjc
5 August 2017

Who is building at Harrington Grove?

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

Is this thread still alive? Anyone here building at Harrington Grove at the moment?

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mjcmjc
Aug 05, 2017 1:15 pm
yonas
yonas
5 August 2017

MIRVAC HOMES AT SCHOFIELDS

MIRVAC HOMES AT SCHOFIELDS
NSW

Thanks Vick86. Looks like our budget won't be enough even for the smallest block. I would need to look from other development.

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yonas
Aug 05, 2017 1:01 pm
Sunil Pranav
Sunil Pranav
5 August 2017

Ramp/Driveway slope to a basement garage.

Ramp/Driveway slope to a basement garage.

Thanks Brian. this info was very helpful. Regards, Sunil

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Sunil Pranav
Aug 05, 2017 11:50 am
Sunil Pranav
Needamoneytree
Needamoneytree
4 August 2017

Building a 26-28sq house on a corner lot

Building a 26-28sq house on a corner lot

Looking at floor plans hands down if it was me I would go Mantra 28. So much more resale value. No clue about the two builders qualities tho.

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Needamoneytree
Aug 04, 2017 10:04 pm
Needamoneytree
Needamoneytree
Needamoneytree
4 August 2017

Colorbond Roof

Colorbond Roof
QLD

Anticon is used in our house due to bushfire rating. You need sarking for a couple of things the condensation, heating and cooling so whirley birds won't help with…

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Needamoneytree
Aug 04, 2017 9:51 pm
Needamoneytree
saz1980
saz1980
4 August 2017

PGH Bricks - Photos of PGH Wicker or PGH Hotham

PGH Bricks - Photos of PGH Wicker or PGH Hotham
QLD

Gees, I haven't used photobucket for years and it's giving me hassle! I can email the photos to you if you want to PM me your email address? I've given up on photobucket,…

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saz1980
Aug 04, 2017 1:49 pm
icat2000
icat2000
4 August 2017

Quantum Quartz vs Casearstone

Quantum Quartz vs Casearstone

Thanks for your prompt response. My quote for Casearstone is pretty high. I'm seriously looking at Quantum Quartz if its going to be cheaper.

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icat2000
Aug 04, 2017 12:13 pm
icat2000
Duy Phan
Duy Phan
4 August 2017

Building with Coral Homes

Building with Coral Homes

Cheryl519 The comment from Klea below would be correct in regards to PC. The contract will always note that Practical Completion is a stage where the house would be…

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Duy Phan
Aug 04, 2017 8:39 am
wongbruce
wongbruce
4 August 2017

Tiling with Eden Brae

Tiling with Eden Brae
NSW

We are building the Waldorf 50 with Eden Brae. There are always advantages and disadvantages doing tiling externally after handover. As someone who has owned several…

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wongbruce
Aug 04, 2017 1:01 am
lovisa
lovisa
3 August 2017

Titled Land Discount - Metricon and Other Builders

Titled Land Discount - Metricon and Other Builders
VIC

What state are you in?i had a consultant with a nother company we are building with mow thats been grate. 10k deposit for us just to do financing with home start.

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lovisa
Aug 03, 2017 10:26 pm
lovisa
lovisa
3 August 2017

FIrst Home build Rosewood Grove, Elizabeth North

FIrst Home build Rosewood Grove, Elizabeth North
SA

Thank you our footings came in at $20959, we are waiting for valuation atm. Our council stage 1and / went through in under a week! Now waiting for stage 3 :)

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lovisa
Aug 03, 2017 7:15 pm
MisterSlope
MisterSlope
3 August 2017

Building on Slope - Latitude 37/Englehart/Glenvill/Mazzei

Building on Slope - Latitude 37/Englehart/Glenvill/Mazzei
VIC

Unfortunately that is a bit difficult. It is not until you get your design and engineering drawings finalised then the estimation can be done. Till that point it is all…

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MisterSlope
Aug 03, 2017 5:40 pm
Kurthen
Kurthen
3 August 2017

Building with Fairmont Homes in South West Sydney

Building with Fairmont Homes in South West Sydney
NSW

Is anyone building with Fairmont Homes currently that can tell me about their experience with them?

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Kurthen
Aug 03, 2017 10:58 am
greenfarm18
greenfarm18
3 August 2017

Ecco Ripley

Ecco Ripley
QLD

We brought a terrace house in Ecco -2 bedroom/2 bathroom & a downstairs powder room in May 2017. It is on a corner block and overlooks the Brooking Rise park. The bank…

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greenfarm18
Aug 03, 2017 10:00 am
manjoos37
manjoos37
3 August 2017

Building Mason 28 with Metricon

Building Mason 28 with Metricon

Have been thinking of starting a thread on our new dream home! A little late than never. We signed our contract with Metricon almost a year back in Jul 2016. Our build…

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manjoos37
Aug 03, 2017 7:39 am
MannyP
MannyP
2 August 2017

2 Storey house lights view.

2 Storey house lights view.
SA

Good Eve everyone, have any one built 2 storey house at lights view...as i a, on a budget are there builders reliable who will build on a budget...i mean under 200000. Thanks

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MannyP
Aug 02, 2017 10:26 pm
PRR
PRR
2 August 2017

Quakers hill IVY

Quakers hill IVY
NSW

Hi Guys..I am planning to buy a lot in this community(IVY). How is this venture? Please provide me your…

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PRR
Aug 02, 2017 9:32 pm
markandsam
markandsam
2 August 2017

Firstyle kitchen and bathroom prices

Firstyle kitchen and bathroom prices

We are many months away from colour and tile selection but would be very interested to know as well.

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markandsam
Aug 02, 2017 8:53 pm
Bigblock7
Bigblock7
2 August 2017

Newcastle KDR (Sekisui)-Post build -Patio cover & Landscape

Newcastle KDR (Sekisui)-Post build -Patio cover & Landscape
NSW
1 ... 56, 57, 58

How exciting! Not long off to check out your landscaping thread

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Bigblock7
Aug 02, 2017 8:11 pm
Bigblock7
lovisa
lovisa
2 August 2017

How long did your valuation take?

How long did your valuation take?

Thanks. Our papers and info was send in thursday last week for a new construction:) hope we get it this week

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lovisa
Aug 02, 2017 11:40 am
firstone
firstone
2 August 2017

Is anyone building duplex at Gledswood hills

Is anyone building duplex at Gledswood hills
NSW

Ohh thats great. Mine is at crest too. Is your land registered and got approval? I just bought the land. Can i know how big is your land please?

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firstone
Aug 02, 2017 7:43 am
candicewebster
candicewebster
2 August 2017

People building with Allworth Homes

People building with Allworth Homes
NSW

Hi there, I've started the building process with Allworth homes and plans have just gone to council. I was wondering if anyone would be willing to share photos or tips…

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candicewebster
Aug 02, 2017 7:33 am
dreamh0me
dreamh0me
2 August 2017

Need advice on building with Eden brae homes

Need advice on building with Eden brae homes
NSW

I also suggest to browisng through "who else is building with Eden Brae" on this forum

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dreamh0me
Aug 02, 2017 12:12 am
dreamh0me
jmasood
jmasood
1 August 2017

Mimosa - My disappointed experience with customer service

Mimosa - My disappointed experience with customer service

Sad to hear that. I did not havr that kind of experience. Where are you building and who is your sales consultant?? My price never went up since signed contract, and if…

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jmasood
Aug 01, 2017 11:07 pm
jmasood
mscrashed
mscrashed
1 August 2017

Building with MIRVAC - GLENFIELD - Panorama Vista Estate

Building with MIRVAC - GLENFIELD - Panorama Vista Estate
NSW

Hi Guys, Anyone have anything negetive to share about Crawford. It would be great if one of you can share some pictures and your experiences good or bad.

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mscrashed
Aug 01, 2017 8:22 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
1 August 2017

The problem with builders in general

The problem with builders in general

I can't believe it ever, been a very stressful process though I finally have an end date. I was originally told March ;-; It's nearly been a year now since building…

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aloenyx
Aug 01, 2017 8:15 pm
aloenyx
Melos
Melos
1 August 2017

BUILDING CONTRACT LOOPHOLES

BUILDING CONTRACT LOOPHOLES

I had a solicitor that specialises in building contracts look at mine. She told us not to sign it unless the builder made some changes, they wouldn't do we walked away.…

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Melos
Aug 01, 2017 4:08 pm
RC56
RC56
1 August 2017

Metricon Hebel textures

Metricon Hebel textures
NSW

Hi My husband and I are building…

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RC56
Aug 01, 2017 2:41 pm
Rocky1525
Rocky1525
1 August 2017

AdenBrook homes Greater Sydney

AdenBrook homes Greater Sydney
SA

Hi Aksay, How is your journey going with AB. Can you give an update about workmanship. Thanks.

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Rocky1525
Aug 01, 2017 1:42 pm
phantom18
phantom18
1 August 2017

Has anyone built with Sterling Homes?

Has anyone built with Sterling Homes?
SA

In the very early stages with Sterling homes, up to the selections phase now. So far very happy with the Communication, I see they have got some poor reviews, however I…

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phantom18
Aug 01, 2017 12:13 pm
aden
aden
1 August 2017

Anyone building with McDonald Jones in Newcastle?

Anyone building with McDonald Jones in Newcastle?
NSW

i have included flooring tiles and carpet and tiling to the alfresco areas . look at lighting and what you need. also i am getting frosted glass on the bathrooms…

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aden
Aug 01, 2017 11:53 am
Mimpi
Mimpi
1 August 2017

Building Equis Lake The Vines Easy Start/Summit Homes

Building Equis Lake The Vines Easy Start/Summit Homes
WA

Great looking home! Sorry to hear that you had so many issues. We are looking at building out there also. Wondering if we could get any info as to what land developers had…

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Mimpi
Aug 01, 2017 11:02 am
lovisa
lovisa
31 July 2017

Soil removal from scrape

Soil removal from scrape
1, 2

Entliza feel your pain. Have emailed guy and asked for clarification onthesoil and kerb cutting Hoping a reply back soon

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lovisa
Jul 31, 2017 11:04 pm
elleimac
elleimac
31 July 2017

building timeline and tips for those starting out

building timeline and tips for those starting out

Thanks for sharing. Yesterday we went through our contract with our builder and we came out of the meeting with items we want them to update and align with what's in the…

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elleimac
Jul 31, 2017 10:40 pm
elleimac
Rebeccabicknell
Rebeccabicknell
31 July 2017

SE Melbourne hopeful first time builders (house and land pac

SE Melbourne hopeful first time builders (house and land pac
VIC

Hey guys, We desperately want to build a home! But needing all the advice we can get from people actually doing it! information on low deposit/ no deposit would schemes…

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Rebeccabicknell
Jul 31, 2017 9:43 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
31 July 2017

Timeless Grey - Dulux paint colour

Timeless Grey - Dulux paint colour
VIC

That would look gorgeous, I love timeless grey, tranquil retreat and endless dusk. We found tranquil a little to white for us so picked endless dusk instead. Timeless…

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Ezza78
Jul 31, 2017 5:48 pm
Puddlette
Puddlette
31 July 2017

We are building Manhattan by Simonds Homes

We are building Manhattan by Simonds Homes
VIC

Do you have photos of your gallery selections? Did you make any changes to your floor plan at all? :)

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Puddlette
Jul 31, 2017 12:55 pm
Puddlette
t.h.e.Designer
t.h.e.Designer
31 July 2017

Rooms 20mm smaller than they should be?

Rooms 20mm smaller than they should be?

I'd be very careful about approaching them with your 20mm concern, as you'll probably be laughed at as this is normal - you'll come across uneducated and they'll undermine…

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t.h.e.Designer
Jul 31, 2017 7:36 am
t.h.e.Designer
fhome
fhome
30 July 2017

Comments on Zucalla or Snowdon home builders

Comments on Zucalla or Snowdon home builders
VIC

Copying my review here so maybe I can save some people their money - Everyone's a…

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fhome
Jul 30, 2017 7:35 pm
Koda
Koda
30 July 2017

Smaller builder vs Bigger Builder?

Smaller builder vs Bigger Builder?
NSW

Bigger builders can easily go out of business too. The Home Owners Warranty insurance should kick in if the builder goes broke or dies.

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Koda
Jul 30, 2017 3:15 pm
Koda
HFBMPC
HFBMPC
30 July 2017

Metro - Minters Fields, Mount Barker SA

Metro - Minters Fields, Mount Barker SA
SA

Congrats on the slab! What were your selections like?

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HFBMPC
Jul 30, 2017 12:40 pm
HFBMPC
msalmank
msalmank
30 July 2017

Selecting a House & Land Package - Selecting separately?

Selecting a House & Land Package - Selecting separately?
VIC

Thanks for that advice. We secured a piece of land this weekend with an appropriate lot size that most house designs would fit onto. Given your comment, I was a bit…

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msalmank
Jul 30, 2017 7:57 am
Jayney
Jayney
30 July 2017

Anyone built with Adenbrook Homes in Sydney?

Anyone built with Adenbrook Homes in Sydney?
NSW

I would not build with them contact me and I will show you our house appalling workmanship

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Jayney
Jul 30, 2017 12:43 am

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