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Milestone
Milestone
7 February

Coral Homes - Marcoola 30 - Brisbane North

Coral Homes - Marcoola 30 - Brisbane North
QLD

Ours is the same they just finished bricking and I can fit my hand in between brick wall and window our SS told us the same thing. Coral homes Modified Stradbroke Sent…

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Milestone
Feb 07, 2017 7:20 pm
Milestone
Christoshizz
Christoshizz
7 February

Installing a Power Pit

Installing a Power Pit
VIC

No idea. Whatever it is just have to pay it.

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Christoshizz
Feb 07, 2017 5:32 pm
Christoshizz
faykis
faykis
7 February

Help! 2-3m slope in land map. Site cost!!

Help! 2-3m slope in land map. Site cost!!
NSW

Guys I would be very grateful if you could check out my other post and help me understanding the contour maps. I need help to understand their impact on site cost/…

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faykis
Feb 07, 2017 4:43 pm
faykis
Sparkie
Sparkie
7 February

Leveling sloping land

Leveling sloping land
NSW

Yeah mate. I got ripped and didn't have any clue. Put me under massive pressure. :(

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626
Sparkie
Feb 07, 2017 12:03 pm
bd3watson
bd3watson
7 February

Porter Davis House issue

Porter Davis House issue
VIC

Unfortunately they are correct about the floors. The VBA website below gives you a run down (basically you have 24 months) to stop squeaking and cracks need to be of a…

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bd3watson
Feb 07, 2017 9:17 am
bd3watson
Ezza78
Ezza78
6 February

Busby Homes

Busby Homes
VIC

We are about to sign with Busby Homes to build our family home, any feedback/reviews for them? It's a massive decision and seems quite expensive.

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164
Ezza78
Feb 06, 2017 9:35 pm
Tocco
Tocco
6 February

Custom Builder Sydney

Custom Builder Sydney
NSW

Hi all New to this site. I am looking at doing a KDR in the South West (NSW) area. Have been speaking with volume builders (Clarendon Homes) but would like to see what…

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112
Tocco
Feb 06, 2017 9:05 pm
Jays2007
Jays2007
6 February

Custom build on slope Hobart - recommendations

Custom build on slope Hobart - recommendations
TAS

Hi Snoss, I didn't have much luck with reviews I ended up going with a builder I bought a house off many years ago. I didn't realise he was still building around Hobart.…

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381
Jays2007
Feb 06, 2017 6:42 pm
chloea_
chloea_
6 February

Building our new Amalfi 532

Building our new Amalfi 532
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

What floors did you chose?

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chloea_
Feb 06, 2017 3:10 pm
Vdubbed 12
Vdubbed 12
5 February

Lowest cost of building a small double storey house in Melbo

Lowest cost of building a small double storey house in Melbo
VIC

Yeah I've actually spoken to the sales consultant at Homebuyers centre but there was only that one model and was out of our budget. I've set up a time with Hamilton this…

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Vdubbed 12
Feb 05, 2017 9:11 pm
VolksBIMA
VolksBIMA
5 February

Building with Adenbrook Homes

Building with Adenbrook Homes
NSW

My brother inlaw was one of the first to build in NSW with Adenbrook, his contract number was either #4 or #5 back in 2012. He built in Gregory Hills and the quality of…

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VolksBIMA
Feb 05, 2017 6:41 pm
Mixy82
Mixy82
5 February

Building with Henley

Building with Henley
VIC

Thanks heaps! Yes it helps. We are off to our colour information session next weekend so that will give us an indication of exactly what we are up for. Will keep you posted :)

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260
Mixy82
Feb 05, 2017 6:17 pm
amnAshraf
amnAshraf
5 February

building first home in diamond creek looking for builder

building first home in diamond creek looking for builder
VIC

Hi Eidasxilef2, We too are considering building on Diamond Creek (Collard Rise) and are still unsure of how much a 5m sloping block will cost us for the building. If too…

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amnAshraf
Feb 05, 2017 5:07 pm
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
4 February

Noggin Heights for Bedroom Tv and Living room

Noggin Heights for Bedroom Tv and Living room
NSW

Light switches at 1200, tvs at 1500 and shelves at 1800. :) Pretty standard height from what the chippie told me. :)

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Craigasaurus
Feb 04, 2017 6:48 pm

Which colorbond colour is closet to old Gal roof colour

Which colorbond colour is closet to old Gal roof colour
NSW

We tossed a coin too lol. We were also looking at shale grey and basalt as we liked the lighter colours. There is another mid tone/lightish grey riof that we both loved as…

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DreamHome2point0
Feb 04, 2017 7:22 am
DreamHome2point0
Calvin McCoy
Calvin McCoy
3 February

Willowdale Valuation / Sales data

Willowdale Valuation / Sales data
NSW

Hello everyone, Does anyone know the recent sales figures in Denham Park? In the context of land valuation for our Willowdale plot, I want to know what's the best way to…

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Calvin McCoy
Feb 03, 2017 10:55 pm
Calvin McCoy
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h.laurice.smith
Feb 03, 2017 8:14 pm
h.laurice.smith
bradster181
bradster181
2 February

UPDATE JAN2017-ULTIMATEHOMES Perth10 weeksplusafter PCI 2015

UPDATE JAN2017-ULTIMATEHOMES Perth10 weeksplusafter PCI 2015
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

You got the trophy for the biggest horror storey I'm sure, I only hope others read this and take note if they are potentially going to build with them.

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bradster181
Feb 02, 2017 5:41 pm
bradster181
Imightbedave
Imightbedave
2 February

Celebration Homes Build in Piara Waters WA [Moved In]

Celebration Homes Build in Piara Waters WA [Moved In]
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks for the great response! I'll be moving in just before summer, so besides crossover I definitely wanted to have landscaping and aircon done. That means soakwells…

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Imightbedave
Feb 02, 2017 2:17 pm
Imightbedave
Imightbedave
2 February

Celebration Homes - Mason Green Piara Waters [Moved In]

Celebration Homes - Mason Green Piara Waters [Moved In]
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Yikes haha. Yeah hard to plan for those flattened water meters , but I do have a very long list of things to attend to and the costs add up fast! I'm probably…

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Imightbedave
Feb 02, 2017 2:09 pm
SilentBoB
SilentBoB
2 February

Smart Homes - The Mentor (PCI done / Keys Friday)

Smart Homes - The Mentor (PCI done / Keys Friday)
WA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Smart move! I'll eventually have sensors in rooms that I'll add to the iZone system so if it detects no one in the room it shuts off that area of the house (can do it…

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SilentBoB
Feb 02, 2017 1:48 pm
SilentBoB
Saltwater71
Saltwater71
2 February

Melaleuca at Jordan Springs

Melaleuca at Jordan Springs
NSW

Hi all! I am new to this topic and wondering does anyone know if council allows us to build duplexes in Melaleuca estate? I cant find the DCP for it anywhere! what is the…

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Saltwater71
Feb 02, 2017 9:18 am
Mec06
Mec06
2 February

Builder suggestions

Builder suggestions
NSW

Are you looking for a custom build or going with a volume builder? What type of inclusions are you wanting? Single or double? Best builder is a pretty tricky question as…

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Mec06
Feb 02, 2017 12:10 am
Mec06
RDhar_2016
RDhar_2016
1 February

Building Monaco Lux Q3 in Wollert

Building Monaco Lux Q3 in Wollert
VIC

Hello Guys, I am building Monaco Lux Q3 in wollert. I had a color appointment where i chosen brick color as " Homstead red" and roof as lunar eclipse tiles. I was…

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RDhar_2016
Feb 01, 2017 11:11 pm
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wall-e
Feb 01, 2017 9:43 pm
StephLee
StephLee
1 February

Our Coral Homes Journey - Manhattan 25

Our Coral Homes Journey - Manhattan 25
NSW
1 ... 42, 43, 44

I definitely want one! I have heard they are around the 5k mark though fingers crossed it's more around 2k! I love the idea! Thanks for getting back to me…

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StephLee
Feb 01, 2017 5:12 pm
StephLee
bella18
bella18
1 February

Hand over tips please

Hand over tips please
VIC

Thank you again for your advice! We will take our time. We just informed the builder we don't want handover until things are fixed. Have them 2 weeks since that's what…

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bella18
Feb 01, 2017 3:12 pm
ZoePerth
ZoePerth
1 February

Platinum Homes Western Australia - thoughts?

Platinum Homes Western Australia - thoughts?
WA

Oh gosh I hope not as they have gone bust with their parent group Builton :(

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ZoePerth
Feb 01, 2017 2:18 pm
Peter112
Peter112
1 February

Interested in fresh homes

Interested in fresh homes
QLD

Hi anyone building with fresh homes?

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133
Peter112
Feb 01, 2017 1:21 pm
Peter112
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CameronRobertson
Feb 01, 2017 12:11 pm
CameronRobertson
nikil
nikil
1 February

Driveway Quotes?

Driveway Quotes?
NSW

Hi Purpleal, I just saw your quote about driveways, my partner can provide you with a quote if you would like. That's if your in Melbourne of course. We are also just…

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nikil
Feb 01, 2017 12:01 pm
lokster
lokster
1 February

Stage 1

Stage 1
VIC

Firstly, Thank you kindly for taking the time to answer my questions, much appreciated. Lets start with the laundry, the ground floor of the house will be half buried in…

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lokster
Feb 01, 2017 11:59 am

Hey sorry just seen this! I adore my kitty grey, it is so soft and muted and kinda powdery. So so happy with it

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ZoePerth
Jan 31, 2017 5:29 pm
kruti
kruti
31 January

any one building Aarlington with Carlisle??

any one building Aarlington with Carlisle??
VIC

Hi we are thinking to build Aarlington 29 with Carlisle. it has L shape kitchen.Any suggestion for the floor plan ? L shape kitchen vs Galley Kitchen ? thanks

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120
kruti
Jan 31, 2017 4:49 pm
Melos
Melos
31 January

Moving on from a breakdown in communication

Moving on from a breakdown in communication

Look at it this way may help.... the changes that you require is it likely that you would be able to get what you want at a substantially cheaper price with another…

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Melos
Jan 31, 2017 4:13 pm
bucksaver
bucksaver
31 January

AAA Rapid Homes and BetterBuilt Homes

AAA Rapid Homes and BetterBuilt Homes
NSW

Hi Meha, How did you go with AAA Rapid Homes or Better Built homes? Currently I am in market looking for builder to build double storey house. Big name builders are…

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336
bucksaver
Jan 31, 2017 2:00 pm

Anyone help me out with approx timeframe?

Anyone help me out with approx timeframe?
NSW

We are building a duplex. The frame is up and bottom story bricks have been layed. No top story and no roof. Any idea how long it would usually take from here? Just…

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duplexinprogress
Jan 31, 2017 1:10 pm
everistically
everistically
31 January

Guys Help :) House Address of Fairview Facade in West area

Guys Help :) House Address of Fairview Facade in West area
NSW

Hi Guys, Hopefully someone can help us. We are about to turn up with HOG home option gallery appointment and our thoughts are coming from everywhere on what color should…

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everistically
Jan 31, 2017 12:06 pm

Been 18 months since the build and time to finalise some unfinished subjects in this thread... The front garden, one year old: The wardrobe in Bed…

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PerthAussie2014
Jan 30, 2017 6:57 pm
feeling Awesome
feeling Awesome
30 January

Building Plantation Mirage in Upper Kedron

Building Plantation Mirage in Upper Kedron
QLD

Hi I am new to this Forum. i have bought a land in north Brisbane and actively looking for home designs from Plantation, idea of getting discount seems attractive. Have…

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206
feeling Awesome
Jan 30, 2017 6:19 pm

Anyone built with Meletis Homes or Alfred Construction VIC ?

Anyone built with Meletis Homes or Alfred Construction VIC ?
VIC

Has anyone built with Meletis Homes or Alfred Construction recently? I've only come across old posts (5 years or older). We're recently bought land with a 5m slope in…

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169
miceycookiebuild
Jan 30, 2017 2:28 pm
Bhoot
Bhoot
29 January

Roof sarking in colourbond roof after completion?

Roof sarking in colourbond roof after completion?
NSW

Interesting... my builder is providing anticon blanket with the colourbond roof..never gave me an option!!

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Bhoot
Jan 29, 2017 11:41 pm
Bhoot
Kagan1042
Kagan1042
28 January

Built with Dwyer Quality Homes - need advice about QBCC

Built with Dwyer Quality Homes - need advice about QBCC
QLD

Hello - I just wanted to see how your repairs went with Dwyer? Did everything get resolved?

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Kagan1042
Jan 28, 2017 9:04 pm

Bricks

Bricks
NSW

We are building with Masterton, was wondering if anyone has used AMBER GLOW from Austral Bricks and could share some pics. Thanks!

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Traditional Hampton
Jan 28, 2017 4:01 pm
nennles
nennles
28 January

Finding a builder

Finding a builder
NSW

Most project builders will customise to a degree, so would be easy to extend the garage to add a workshop and add a rumpus or convert a media room etc to a kids activity…

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nennles
Jan 28, 2017 2:38 pm
Mec06
Mec06
28 January

GJ Gardner - Fitzroy 266 or Saros 268

GJ Gardner - Fitzroy 266 or Saros 268
VIC

Our previous home was a GJ in Qld, it was ok, lots of small issues over the years - in the area lots of people were building with them and the reviews (at the time) were…

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Mec06
Jan 28, 2017 1:58 pm
Mec06
gunners13
gunners13
27 January

Anyone building with D&C Homes in SA

Anyone building with D&C Homes in SA
SA

Hi just wondering if anyone else is building with D&C homes currently and how it is progressing along? Any issues with them and timeframes ok?

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106
gunners13
Jan 27, 2017 12:36 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
27 January

Curtains or Roller Blinds for the house ?

Curtains or Roller Blinds for the house ?
WA
1, 2

I think they both suit a purpose. I'm having curtains over my living room windows to add texture and softness to the room. I'm having double blinds in the bedrooms…

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aloenyx
Jan 27, 2017 11:35 am
aloenyx


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