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JLL3
JLL3
25 May

McDonald Jones NSW electrical costs

McDonald Jones NSW electrical costs
NSW

They have packages but this is the standard system: That Bosch system alone is $985.

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JLL3
May 25, 2019 8:46 pm
bagyo
bagyo
25 May

Independent Building Inspector Wonthaggi

Independent Building Inspector Wonthaggi
VIC

I am in need of a reputable building inspector for construction stages of a new home build. Also which stages do you recommend to engage an inspector. Typical costs?.…

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bagyo
May 25, 2019 2:02 pm
bagyo

Experience with Sett Homes

Experience with Sett Homes
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

I built 5 years ago and very happy with the build quality. Unfortunate that you are going through this..

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maverick343
May 24, 2019 9:29 pm

Hi there, I just had a double colorbond gate installed. Some cement were poured around the latches to act as an anchor because the latches do not reach the ground. This…

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asahi_home
May 24, 2019 4:05 pm
KatDS
KatDS
24 May

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

Hi, Im also building with wisdom homes, however our csr has told us that for every change we want we will be paying $1k. For electrical change is 1k, and should we want…

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KatDS
May 24, 2019 9:41 am
Kekiky
Kekiky
24 May

Anyone used Hotondo Homes Rochedale (Mt Gravatt) before?

Anyone used Hotondo Homes Rochedale (Mt Gravatt) before?
QLD

Hi guys, I am looking to build in Brisbane and have been talking to Hotondo Homes in Mt Gravatt. I am pretty impressed with their work and offers, but I could not find any…

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Kekiky
May 24, 2019 1:57 am

Hi Everyone, Firstly thanks to everyone for sharing all your experiences and journeys that I have followed through this thread. It really helped us heaps. I just thought…

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Abman
May 24, 2019 12:43 am
Abman

Site Cost

Site Cost
VIC

Read my post.....

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sweetswisssteel
May 23, 2019 6:39 pm
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sweetswisssteel
May 23, 2019 5:22 pm
Hillz
Hillz
23 May

Is anyone building at Mawson Green, Meadows SA?

Is anyone building at Mawson Green, Meadows SA?
SA
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Hi there guys, We are looking at moving from Perth to the Hills (I'm from Mt Barker originally) and were wondering how you guys who have been living at Mawson green for a…

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Hillz
May 23, 2019 12:15 pm
chakupab
chakupab
23 May

Lilium Estate - Clyde - SE Melb

Lilium Estate - Clyde - SE Melb
VIC

But we should be able to start a Messenger conversation within Facebook, can't we. I was also learning a lot from it.

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chakupab
May 23, 2019 12:09 pm
SejaeD
SejaeD
23 May

Clarendon Homes cladding supplier

Clarendon Homes cladding supplier
NSW

I think those sheets come primed & unprimed ( white and grey) so either way you're correct, you will have to paint them to your desired colour

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SejaeD
May 23, 2019 10:56 am

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique
1 ... 4, 5, 6

I think you need a 16+ frontage. That price is $10.000 cheaper then what I paid. I don’t think I can answer your question on what to upgrade. I have always been…

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Doulton777
May 23, 2019 9:24 am
Doulton777
luvmac
luvmac
23 May

Home Look

Home Look

We are working on a remodel/addition of the home and that includes redoing the external look of the home. The new front and left…

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luvmac
May 23, 2019 9:14 am

Building the Zanzibar 45 with Metricon

Building the Zanzibar 45 with Metricon
1, 2

Looks fantastic zanzibar_45, love your feature pier on your balcony :-D

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shokel1975
May 23, 2019 8:53 am
shokel1975
Chico
Chico
22 May

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA
SA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Thanks Mehul and Tina. I did a few inquiries and they range from 700-1000+. We haven’t really allocated a budget for this as we didn’t know we need one. I will ring…

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Chico
May 22, 2019 7:59 pm
hoody_s13
hoody_s13
22 May

House slab is exposed all along the sides. Is this right?

House slab is exposed all along the sides. Is this right?

Has the builder confirmed that no termite protection has been installed? Could you confirm the makeup of your dwelling? Brick veneer, double brick, combination over two…

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hoody_s13
May 22, 2019 2:10 pm
Eden
Eden
22 May

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

I like Majestic, could you please share your design with us. I have not seen Majestic display home.

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Eden
May 22, 2019 12:54 am
Fs22
Fs22
21 May

Anyone heard of/dealt with Transpire Constructions?

Anyone heard of/dealt with Transpire Constructions?
QLD

They are building my house on the Gold Coast.

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Fs22
May 21, 2019 3:58 pm
Zorro6
Zorro6
21 May

Process of going to Fair Trading , and is it even worth it?

Process of going to Fair Trading , and is it even worth it?

I presume the grout defects have been rectified. If only you can notice the tile alignment I wouldn’t worry but you’d think that there would be a reason for the…

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Zorro6
May 21, 2019 3:33 pm
Monkey55
Monkey55
21 May

Two Wells Dechellis Build

Two Wells Dechellis Build
SA
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Once the landscaping is in, it will really pop. And if not, a coat of paint is an easy fix! I still freaking LOVE your front windows

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Monkey55
May 21, 2019 2:02 pm
NicolleAW
NicolleAW
21 May

Two Wells - Eden Estate

Two Wells - Eden Estate
SA

Hey hey, Soooo about the rain water tank... I'd say if you ever wanted to sell the house the tank would need to plumbed to the house. I don't think the council will come…

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NicolleAW
May 21, 2019 1:59 pm
ems
ems
21 May

Simonds QLD

Simonds QLD

Has anyone heard anything about QBCC suspending Simonds licence in QLD? My parents were thinking of building with them, now we're not too sure.

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ems
May 21, 2019 1:35 pm
viju_009
viju_009
21 May

Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build

Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build
QLD
1, 2

Thank you so much, that is very helpful to budget. May be I will have some more cushioning. All the best for your new home.

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viju_009
May 21, 2019 11:30 am

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Hi debdeb, We are slightly ahead of you, and have tender appointment soon. We were lucky to be able to choose between the old Lux package or the new custom collections.…

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Miss intensity
May 20, 2019 1:06 pm

Eden Brae’s Sandringham38

Eden Brae’s Sandringham38
NSW

Ask them if they are or have built any that you can inspect. We are waiting to do this on another one do their homes that’s also not a display home. Nice facade btw.…

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KamadoJusto
May 20, 2019 9:17 am
KatDS
KatDS
20 May

Building Washington 26 with Wisdom Homes

Building Washington 26 with Wisdom Homes

Hi! Just wondering if anyone has undergone variation during construction stage with Wisdom Homes.. We would like to have a portion of our facade to be rendered (2…

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KatDS
May 20, 2019 8:47 am

Handover fail - what can I do

Handover fail - what can I do

I am pretty keen to see some more info on this as well. We are about to start our 2nd build, 1st time around I just wanted those keys in my hand and still have things…

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jkelleher01
May 20, 2019 8:35 am

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi I'm from stage 1 and our house is getting wired. We saw that the wires are not covered in conduits. Is that normal for residential houses? The wires in our apartment…

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zhanglynewpark
May 20, 2019 7:58 am
catchganu
catchganu
19 May

Building a modified Coral Noosa 279 - We're In

Building a modified Coral Noosa 279 - We're In
NSW
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Thanks, I am putting down a deposit this week. So hopefully things will flow as promised and build can finish before Christmas

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catchganu
May 19, 2019 7:25 pm
heatl0rd
heatl0rd
19 May

Looking for a Liberty in victoria

Looking for a Liberty in victoria
VIC

Hi Jon, We are just going through initial quotes for the liberty in south east Melb. Very hard to find any liberties here in Melb. Also frustrated yo hear VIC won't…

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heatl0rd
May 19, 2019 11:16 am
janneman
janneman
19 May

Timber frames exposed to the elements for over 2 months now

Timber frames exposed to the elements for over 2 months now

Hello I had a similar concern as you and pulled this out from a timber website: "T2 Blue is termite resistant and can resist the effects of weather for short…

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janneman
May 19, 2019 10:51 am
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J278
May 17, 2019 10:42 pm
J278
casey6789
casey6789
17 May

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
VIC
1 ... 221, 222, 223

***Aurora estate wollert*** Can anyone shed some light regarding boundary fencing requirements at the rear of property for houses on a corner block? Does the boundary…

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casey6789
May 17, 2019 12:58 pm

Am I being too fussy??

Am I being too fussy??
SA

Thanks for your input and I’m glad to know it’s common so I think I’ll just leave it and keep a eye on it if they liquid nail and screw it in nice and tight I’ll…

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Tysonandkaylie
May 17, 2019 11:28 am
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andrew_bonn
May 17, 2019 11:26 am
casey6789
casey6789
17 May

The builder has made a variation to the plans and completed

The builder has made a variation to the plans and completed
VIC

Will the building inspector be able to look what has been modified from the plans and advise me any issues may arise from making the garage higher? or do I assume…

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casey6789
May 17, 2019 8:35 am
saeen
saeen
17 May

Fixed Site Cost - Melbourne West

Fixed Site Cost - Melbourne West
NSW

hi guys got a fixed site cost from a builder – is this…

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saeen
May 17, 2019 8:21 am
Aga
Aga
16 May

HIA Contract without Updated Plans

HIA Contract without Updated Plans

Hi, My builder has sent us the HIA build contract for us to sign but the construction plan included was only standard. They just included the separated upgraded plans…

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Aga
May 16, 2019 11:24 pm
catchganu
catchganu
16 May

Soil test H2 type - Coralhomes

Soil test H2 type - Coralhomes
QLD

Hello, Coral costed 11000$ for soil type H1, but soil type came as H2. Will that mean huge site cost ? Any experience? Hall mark is quoting only 9000$ all together for…

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catchganu
May 16, 2019 5:34 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
16 May

Building Contract VIC - (HIA + Special Conditions)

Building Contract VIC - (HIA + Special Conditions)
NSW

Be aware of your own costs of any delays abd compare these to the the liquidated damages per working day in the building contract. If you ask the builder to correct…

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Norfolk
May 16, 2019 8:20 am
Jitender
Jitender
15 May

difference inclusions for same package for two clients for a

difference inclusions for same package for two clients for a

Hi all. Yesterday, I signed up with a builder in Adelaide to construct my single storey house. I have upgraded by taking up the diamond package offered by…

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Jitender
May 15, 2019 9:45 pm
debdeb
debdeb
15 May

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 (Modified) in Baulkham Hills NSW

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 (Modified) in Baulkham Hills NSW
NSW
1, 2

Hi Jimb00, I’ve just read all your updates and they are most useful ! I am surprised how long it’s taken though since you started the admin April last year. We are…

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debdeb
May 15, 2019 9:28 pm
Thenols
Thenols
15 May

Modified Daydream 28

Modified Daydream 28

Wow! Even more things to consider, thank you.. I do agree with the sliding door in the lounge room that will be quite the thoroughfare, very good point. At the moment I…

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Thenols
May 15, 2019 5:54 pm
Mish018
Mish018
15 May

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

I am not a fan of the glass shelving in showers. We have it in our current shower and really dislike it. It could be an error or they have simply made the assumption we…

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Mish018
May 15, 2019 4:50 pm
dollface
dollface
15 May

Advice needed I’m Ending construction contract after cooling

Advice needed I’m Ending construction contract after cooling

I signed a contract for a house and land package and the contract is the 'Victorian Builders contract' the land has not been subdivided or titled yet and will not be doing…

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dollface
May 15, 2019 4:17 pm
Yeahie
Yeahie
15 May

Hotondo Homes

Hotondo Homes
1, 2

Hi which office are you using? My son is having a frustrating time as well with the site supervisor being unresponsive.

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Yeahie
May 15, 2019 1:13 pm
f1dinesh
f1dinesh
15 May

Builder -Rockwall Homes - have you worked with them?

Builder -Rockwall Homes - have you worked with them?
NSW
1, 2

Hi jb_money, Do you have Rockwall Homes' number or contact details? I need to contact them regarding construction. Thank you.

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f1dinesh
May 15, 2019 12:33 pm
f1dinesh

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