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Sparkles_
Sparkles_
18 September

Taylors Real Estate - Snowdon Homes

Taylors Real Estate - Snowdon Homes
VIC

Hi I know this is an old thread but did you end up building with Snowdon?

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Sparkles_
Sep 18, 2017 8:28 am
Sparkles_
Sparkles_
Sparkles_
18 September

Snowdon Homes Review- Melbourne

Snowdon Homes Review- Melbourne
VIC

Did you end up building with Snowdon Homes?

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Sparkles_
Sep 18, 2017 8:23 am
Sparkles_
L4 a home
L4 a home
18 September

Need help

Need help
NSW

Following, I would also like to find out about Elderton as we are currently deciding between them and Simonds

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L4 a home
Sep 18, 2017 7:45 am
L4 a home
L4 a home
18 September

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
1 ... 152, 153, 154

Hi future neighbours, My partner and I are in Stage 16A and will be building our first home here. Just looking for recommendations for a builder, our budget is 230K. We…

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L4 a home
Sep 18, 2017 7:40 am
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lovisa
Sep 17, 2017 8:59 pm
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adnanmir
Sep 17, 2017 8:06 pm
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ScottB_33
Sep 17, 2017 7:01 pm
private081983
private081983
17 September

Building At Edmondson Park

Building At Edmondson Park
NSW
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Hi any can recommend good drive way contractor and land scaping contractors

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private081983
Sep 17, 2017 6:51 pm
Joelleg6
Joelleg6
17 September

What do you wish you had done before moving in?

What do you wish you had done before moving in?
VIC

Thanks. That's great to know. I reckon I wouldn't even have thought about the bins.

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Joelleg6
Sep 17, 2017 6:48 pm
Joelleg6
Brightsea
Brightsea
17 September

McDonald Jones

McDonald Jones
NSW

Hi Guys, I'm just about to enter a build with MJH and put the deposit down for the Miami 16 Executive house with some minor modifications. The…

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Brightsea
Sep 17, 2017 6:42 pm
PVBuild
PVBuild
17 September

Metricon Glendale 39 LE (Melbourne Metro)

Metricon Glendale 39 LE (Melbourne Metro)
VIC

Love that window - we have one too. Just be warned that you can't get a double glazed butt joined window - ours is the only single glazed one in the house!

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PVBuild
Sep 17, 2017 6:31 pm
PVBuild
PVBuild
17 September

Metricon full height wall tiles behind mirror?

Metricon full height wall tiles behind mirror?
VIC

Thanks all. I'm pretty sure (having rechecked my tile plans) that we didn't pay for behind the mirror tiling. However, @jessicagauci's pics definitely have the tiles on…

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PVBuild
Sep 17, 2017 6:18 pm
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aloenyx
Sep 17, 2017 2:57 pm
aloenyx
Rico--
Rico--
17 September

Beechwood Adelaide - any information much appreciated

Beechwood Adelaide - any information much appreciated
SA

Did you find any more useful information on Beechwood, and who did you end up selecting for your build?

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Rico--
Sep 17, 2017 10:20 am
NRyde Glendale37+
NRyde Glendale37+
17 September

Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches
NSW
1 ... 64, 65, 66

Fair play, it's really down to M to make this stuff clear, not like we've don't this before. You could get "works completed as planned" certificates for storm water,…

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NRyde Glendale37+
Sep 17, 2017 6:30 am
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
16 September

Simonds - Display options price list

Simonds - Display options price list
VIC

Do you mean the selections gallery upgrade options/options for in your gallery choices? So far as we experienced there wasn't any overarching list - as you go through…

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JM1911A1
Sep 16, 2017 9:57 pm
JM1911A1

So stormwater system was installed this week, the site was cleaned and now bricks and the toilet and shed have been delivered. Bricklayers start on Monday!

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just_a_draftee
Sep 16, 2017 9:43 pm
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
16 September

Cascade Q1 - Henley Homes with Mods

Cascade Q1 - Henley Homes with Mods
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Wow it all looks amazing! Absolutely stunning!

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Tamara1975
Sep 16, 2017 8:53 pm
Talkey
Talkey
16 September

Building Marseille 25 with Boutique Homes

Building Marseille 25 with Boutique Homes
VIC
1, 2

UPDATE Final inspection has been scheduled for next Thursday. I've employed people to go through and do the check for me and once that's done and any changes are made, I…

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Talkey
Sep 16, 2017 5:22 pm
Talkey

Landscape plan for council approval

Landscape plan for council approval

Most councils accept hand drawn plans as long as you have included all requirements and listed everything. (E.g. Our first draft got rejected as we did not stipulate…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Sep 16, 2017 5:03 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Astoria52
Astoria52
16 September

Anyone bought land in 57 Sandown Road Springvale Melbourne

Anyone bought land in 57 Sandown Road Springvale Melbourne
VIC

We recently bought a lot in the same estate as well....should have considered it sooner because it is SO expensive as of now!

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Astoria52
Sep 16, 2017 4:47 pm
whitefresh
whitefresh
16 September

Our Henley Amalfi 27/530

Our Henley Amalfi 27/530
VIC

Oh awesome, I see we have the same bricks. I love the front door, can't wait to see it. What stain did you end up getting, we got it in Charcoal, hopefully it looks alright.

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whitefresh
Sep 16, 2017 3:03 pm
whitefresh
puppy33
puppy33
16 September

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Hi All was just on realestate.com and saw Lot 50 Avisha Way for sale $360k

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puppy33
Sep 16, 2017 1:53 pm
televisi
televisi
16 September

Yellow-ish grey water and no-maintenance gutter guard

Yellow-ish grey water and no-maintenance gutter guard
VIC

Hi all, I live in the area where there are lots of gum leaves and gum nuts from the surrounding neighbourhoods; this has caused my grey water to be yellow-ish. After…

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televisi
Sep 16, 2017 10:32 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
16 September

First Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder

First Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder
WA
1, 2, 3

Sure..everyone has someone to recommend based on personal endorsements last time I looked salesman and advertising professions on large commissions where at the bottom of…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 16, 2017 10:16 am
StructuralBIMGuy
2_long
2_long
16 September

DJ Roberts

DJ Roberts
QLD
1, 2

Can totally agree with the other clients we have been through hell and back with Djroberts & their team.

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2_long
Sep 16, 2017 7:44 am
charlibear
charlibear
16 September

Building our Clarendon Fairmont 38 on the Gold Coast

Building our Clarendon Fairmont 38 on the Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Congrats!!! So happy for you!!! Your places looks lovely!!! Love your island bench!!!

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charlibear
Sep 16, 2017 7:41 am
charlibear
kishore
kishore
16 September

Building a Clarendon parkhill 29 in Brisbane

Building a Clarendon parkhill 29 in Brisbane
QLD
1, 2, 3

Thank you Elleimac. I am cutting out few downlights for sure. I am on my run now with all the selections to be finalized. I will update my thread this week end..

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kishore
Sep 16, 2017 7:39 am
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
16 September

New Build, Seaford Meadows, Hickinbotham

New Build, Seaford Meadows, Hickinbotham
SA

Looks like a good plan! I like your colours. Is that a Belga Grey tile I see? I chose those for the laundry and powder room. High wear rating and high non-slip. Hard to…

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JayaJaya
Sep 16, 2017 7:30 am
JayaJaya

Thanks. It's been a long time coming.

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sawtelljai
Sep 16, 2017 4:49 am

Hi We've got a Corinthian PIVOT INFWS 8G door installed at our new house which was finished last year. Link to the product: https://www.corinthian.com.au/Products/ ...…

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Waldork
Sep 15, 2017 9:55 pm
Waldork

Today scaffolding came down. The light render looks fantastic against the monument/black windows, roof. Our SM is hoping for the garage roof and gutters to go up…

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eliszia
Sep 15, 2017 9:48 pm

Argh!! Wanted to give my front lawn a haircut this week but the battery for my lawn mower is as dead as a dodo! Nearly $300 for a new one from bunninga. Bugger! And in…

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rosemi
Sep 15, 2017 9:44 pm
rosemi
K-Real
K-Real
15 September

Our Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, Sydney

Our Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, Sydney
NSW
1 ... 65, 66, 67

Thank you , i will give them a call to see if i can get samples sent.

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K-Real
Sep 15, 2017 9:20 pm
K-Real
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
15 September

Coral Daydream 32

Coral Daydream 32
NSW
1 ... 53, 54, 55

Wow it looks amazing what an awesome summer your going to have love the wire balls too

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BrownDog77
Sep 15, 2017 8:50 pm
Tracey70
Tracey70
15 September

Building Simonds Prague with Modifications

Building Simonds Prague with Modifications
VIC
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If it's any consolation we too had our ups and downs but once you see things coming together it's quite heartwarming

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Tracey70
Sep 15, 2017 8:44 pm
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K-Real
Sep 15, 2017 6:40 pm
K-Real
gr8ly
gr8ly
15 September

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
1, 2

So at last minute we freaked out and decided to change things lol We changed or garage door to surfmist, changed the gutters to surfmist…

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gr8ly
Sep 15, 2017 6:00 pm
gr8ly
gr8ly
gr8ly
15 September

First Home Build - Narangba Qld

First Home Build - Narangba Qld
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

I would definitely question it! Does their display house have the same driveway?? meanwhile im a hoarder of many things.. so it will be very hard to throw away things…

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gr8ly
Sep 15, 2017 5:55 pm
gr8ly

...3 weeks and 2 diagrams later and I think we have diagrams that we're happy to take to council. Site costs are still high at $70k due to $25k of potential hydraulic…

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SAFA1
Sep 15, 2017 5:45 pm
D and B
D and B
15 September

Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Quick update. Received our final two invoices yesterday with paperwork of an expected possible handover of Oct 6. PCI walk through could be end of next week or early the…

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D and B
Sep 15, 2017 4:21 pm
D and B
ecsskips
ecsskips
15 September

Rubbish Removal & Skip Bins Hire

Rubbish Removal & Skip Bins Hire

At Eurobodalla Coast Skips, we provide industry-leading waste management solutions with…

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ecsskips
Sep 15, 2017 3:48 pm
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donna79
Sep 15, 2017 3:48 pm
PVBuild
PVBuild
15 September

Front Door Height with 2700 ceilings

Front Door Height with 2700 ceilings

Yes and sort of yes. Our garage zero lot boundary was muffed up and the builder had to resubmit plans. They did that in July, and whilst the garage wall hasn't…

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PVBuild
Sep 15, 2017 2:53 pm
chayanthi
chayanthi
15 September

Greenvale Carroll Lane

Greenvale Carroll Lane
VIC

Hi all. Have any of you bought a lot in this estate? Some lots got released today and the price seems a little high - $389K for a 467sqm lot. Wondering how this estate…

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chayanthi
Sep 15, 2017 1:28 pm
Lyndal2004
Lyndal2004
15 September

Rawdon hill homes

Rawdon hill homes

Anyone have any feedback with rawdon hill?

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Lyndal2004
Sep 15, 2017 12:21 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
15 September

Site Visit.. Things to bring along!

Site Visit.. Things to bring along!
WA

I always encourage New home builders to visit their New Home whilst under construction here are the items you should bring along 1.Mobile phone + camera included 2.Table…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 15, 2017 10:52 am
StructuralBIMGuy


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