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gr8ly
gr8ly
11 May

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE
QLD
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haha oh no, i can imagine! i wonder what our estate will be like for NBN.. I don't know how i would survive without a strong internet connection. I would up my phone…

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gr8ly
May 11, 2018 7:14 pm
gr8ly
gr8ly
gr8ly
11 May

First Home - BOLD Portofino 229 - Brisbane

First Home - BOLD Portofino 229 - Brisbane
WA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

chrinee you are absolutely flying along! and the worksite is spotless! you are nearly up to us :lol:

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gr8ly
May 11, 2018 6:14 pm
gr8ly
Lee54
Lee54
11 May

Decided on a granny flat instead...

Decided on a granny flat instead...
NSW

I'm sketching out a few rough plans before I go to an architect. I've seen some designs where people put the European-style cupboard laundries in the bathrooms. I'm okay…

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Lee54
May 11, 2018 5:04 pm
Mooboog
Mooboog
11 May

Coral Homes Grange 29 - Newcastle Area

Coral Homes Grange 29 - Newcastle Area
NSW

We've run in to some admin snags that are taking a bit longer to work out than planned. Nothing to do with Coral though, it's all bank related. Should get the go ahead in…

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Mooboog
May 11, 2018 3:40 pm

Our Metricon Duxton 39- Coastal Facade

Our Metricon Duxton 39- Coastal Facade
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Just wondering if you have any photos of your front decking steps please. I want to do something similar and can’t find examples to show the hubby

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galleriamad
May 11, 2018 12:15 pm
Bronte19
Bronte19
11 May

Fairhaven Clovelly 225 at Lara Views

Fairhaven Clovelly 225 at Lara Views
VIC
1, 2

Hi Wedge 117, We are also building with Fairhaven in Melbourne South East. We are building Bronte 191, our land settles on 1st June, we have been told that…

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Bronte19
May 11, 2018 11:42 am
zooch84
zooch84
11 May

Metricon - Chelsea 37

Metricon - Chelsea 37
NSW
1, 2

Has anyone else experienced the issue, where tradies turn up, start the job, get half way through then all of a sudden drop from the planet? It seems to be a consistant…

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zooch84
May 11, 2018 11:35 am
Sutto79
Sutto79
11 May

Building Urbis 1 with JG King in Kialla

Building Urbis 1 with JG King in Kialla
1, 2, 3

So exciting for you all. If you have anymore photos would love to see them.

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Sutto79
May 11, 2018 10:53 am

Who is Building with Sienna homes in Melbourne

Who is Building with Sienna homes in Melbourne
VIC

Hi all, Did anyone end up signing up with Sienna Homes? And if so how's the experience been so far? Cheers

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SuperSabre76
May 11, 2018 9:35 am

New build with Redink Madora Bay

New build with Redink Madora Bay
WA
1 ... 10, 11, 12

thanks for your really useful thread. ( I’m just starting the process).I have a few questions if you don’t mind, do you remember how much extra it was to have stone…

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Teaswizzler
May 11, 2018 3:49 am
Teaswizzler
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
10 May

RE: Adenbrook Homes Ballina - The Build Has Begun!

RE: Adenbrook Homes Ballina - The Build Has Begun!
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Looking great GoodeOne!! Excited ng to see progress. No I don’t think I’ve met a Glen from Adenbrook. I hope the build keeps progressing quickly for you. 🤞🏼😁

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mj-mac4
May 10, 2018 7:48 pm
mj-mac4

Cladding, aircon, electrical done. Pre-lining inspection on the 21st May.

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lia_dvm
May 10, 2018 6:24 pm
lia_dvm
JoeD
JoeD
10 May

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Yes already had that discussion as long as I meet the new BAL rating - will see when we put pen to paper if they remain or do a 180 flip

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JoeD
May 10, 2018 5:59 pm
Charlz
Charlz
10 May

Oracle Platinum Homes Advantage 196 Hunter Valley

Oracle Platinum Homes Advantage 196 Hunter Valley
NSW
1, 2

Dis you end up finishing your house? What was the outcome were you happy with the build?

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Charlz
May 10, 2018 5:58 pm

Metricon stacker vs bifold doors

Metricon stacker vs bifold doors
QLD

Looks great, that'll do us. Budget so tight now

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sweetswisssteel
May 10, 2018 5:57 pm

Building in Mount View Estate, The Basin Vic

Building in Mount View Estate, The Basin Vic
VIC

This is a long shot, but just a call out to anyone building in the Mount View Estate in The Basin.... although it is a small estate, I thought it would be good to share…

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shokel1975
May 10, 2018 4:54 pm
shokel1975
CS199
CS199
10 May

The Gables in Box Hill

The Gables in Box Hill
NSW
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Just put deposit in for a block on Aplite Cct......from Release 9 i think

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CS199
May 10, 2018 2:34 pm
Bronte19
Bronte19
10 May

Anyone else building in Belmond on Clyde?

Anyone else building in Belmond on Clyde?
VIC

Hi all, We are building in Belmond estate stage 18. Anyone else in Stage 18?

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Bronte19
May 10, 2018 2:02 pm
Chantilly
Chantilly
10 May

New to building

New to building
NSW

Has anyone used G J Gardner in Batemans Bay

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Chantilly
May 10, 2018 1:07 pm
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mj-mac4
May 10, 2018 11:40 am
mj-mac4
KatDS
KatDS
10 May

Builing with Wisdom Homes

Builing with Wisdom Homes
NSW

Hey, Anyone building with wisdom homes, columbus 22 nova terrace facade? Thanks!

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KatDS
May 10, 2018 11:05 am
stoff17
stoff17
10 May

Metricon Vantage 48 Plantation - Melbourne

Metricon Vantage 48 Plantation - Melbourne
QLD
1, 2

Yeah we had the same problem. We want timber in some of the rooms downstairs and didn’t want quad, but as we were doing them after the build was complete M only had 2…

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stoff17
May 10, 2018 10:39 am
mpricecs
mpricecs
10 May

Coral Homes Noosa 23

Coral Homes Noosa 23

All I can say is do not set your expectations too high. We are still in the admin process and just when we think we are close to coming out the other side, something else…

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mpricecs
May 10, 2018 10:37 am

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
1, 2, 3

i'm sure your house once it is finished will be getting alot of attention in the architecture community. I went with a different architect to yours, someone I have known…

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MisterSlope
May 10, 2018 9:14 am
akon5
akon5
10 May

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
1 ... 155, 156, 157

Hi all, for folks who have done a valuation for their lots in stages 16A - 16F, how was the market value compared to purchase price; valued more or same as purchase price?…

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akon5
May 10, 2018 8:39 am
akon5
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arcadelt
May 10, 2018 6:50 am
ASJ1981
ASJ1981
9 May

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW

Hi, Wondering if there is anyone out there building in Newpark Estate @ Marsden Park? I haven't seen a thread yet for Newpark so I thought I would start one! 😀

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ASJ1981
May 09, 2018 8:47 pm
ASJ1981

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - now Post Handover

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - now Post Handover
SA
1 ... 35, 36, 37

I have made a habit to take pictures of every little thing.

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Entilzha
May 09, 2018 6:18 pm

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi Fee, Did you have any issues with your sliding door in the downstairs theatre? CDC is asking us to add a window before they’ll approve our plans.

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Madbalr24
May 09, 2018 5:14 pm
sammo79
sammo79
9 May

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread
VIC

A quick update- after some fairly lengthy delays we finally had a site start over the weekend. Portaloo went in on Friday, site cut was completed on Saturday morning, temp…

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sammo79
May 09, 2018 4:42 pm

Coral Homes Grange 26 Modified - Mornington Facade - Hamlyn

Coral Homes Grange 26 Modified - Mornington Facade - Hamlyn
NSW

Hi Stuey3 Sorry I have been MIA, I cannot really say much on the progress, still waiting for colour variation costs to come back from the 27 March! I cannot believe it.…

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ChrystalMc
May 09, 2018 2:57 pm
ChrystalMc

Structural Change post contract with wisdom homes

Structural Change post contract with wisdom homes
NSW

Oh thats good to hear that you were able to change it! You really have to love your house, no regrets.. unless its something you can change after handover. When is your…

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twolittlepeas
May 09, 2018 2:30 pm
Asereht
Asereht
9 May

Building our first home with Homecorp

Building our first home with Homecorp
QLD

Hi, Just looking for someone who is building with Homecorp as we are looking into this builder also. I hope your concerns above have been resolved. I just wanted to…

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Asereht
May 09, 2018 2:19 pm

GJ Gardner Bundanoon 282 - WE HAVE KEYS

GJ Gardner Bundanoon 282 - WE HAVE KEYS
NSW

Thanks! The flooring is a porcelain tile but looks and feels like timber!

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dillongl
May 09, 2018 2:07 pm
dillongl
homey1
homey1
9 May

Anyone building Nova 33 with mojo homes

Anyone building Nova 33 with mojo homes
NSW

thanks, appreciate your response. that's good to know , we are pre tendering at the moment, we have factored in colours and electrical. i have the developers bush fire…

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homey1
May 09, 2018 12:33 pm
homey1
sudu
sudu
9 May

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
1 ... 37, 38, 39

Art line kitchen

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sudu
May 09, 2018 9:16 am
lys245
lys245
9 May

Anyone building with Bellriver Homes at The Heights, Riverst

Anyone building with Bellriver Homes at The Heights, Riverst
NSW

Hi Samanthalauren Glad to have found someone else in the development! Sorry for the late reply, I haven't been checking this as often of late. I'll PM you!

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lys245
May 09, 2018 8:38 am

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304
NSW
1, 2, 3

Bricks in progress Eaves Carpenter scheduled for Monday 14/5, as are air con & electrical rough ins.

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Binderella
May 09, 2018 7:27 am
glippp
glippp
9 May

GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD
QLD
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Agree about the robotic pool cleaner. I use to have old suction Zodiac but in my opinion, the automatic cleaner does a much better job and because it is independent I have…

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glippp
May 09, 2018 5:07 am

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio
VIC
1, 2

Hi MicknCi, My experience with Simonds is not very bad so far. Their staff are quite nice and patient, but I agree with you that they tend to prolong the process where I…

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larry1124
May 08, 2018 11:30 pm

Roselea Homes Custom Build

Roselea Homes Custom Build
NSW
1, 2

Hello....im guessing your build has finished? How was your exeperience? Please upload some pics...

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Ryde new built
May 08, 2018 11:13 pm
auzgirl
auzgirl
8 May

Treated pine frame- did yours look like this??

Treated pine frame- did yours look like this??
QLD

JUST JOINED. INTERESTED IN THIS TOPIC AS I HAVE A NEGATIVE THING ABOUT TERMITES, ESPECIALLY IF THEY WANT TO EAT YOUR HOUSE, SOMETHING YOU HAVE PAID A LOT OF MONEY FOR. I…

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auzgirl
May 08, 2018 10:34 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

Hey All, I posted in Landscaping trying to decide on options for the majestic 38 to sit in our land. We are at 2nd stage tender but stuck as didn't think of landscaping in…

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stevezau
May 08, 2018 7:38 pm

Coral Homes laminate flooring

Coral Homes laminate flooring

Does anyone happen to have any pictures they can share with me of the timber looking laminate options? I forgot to take some photos while I was at the coral homes showroom.

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amyelizabeth137
May 08, 2018 6:12 pm
suzyr
suzyr
8 May

Building with Metricon in Ballarat Experiances

Building with Metricon in Ballarat Experiances
VIC

We looked at Metricon but decided to go with GJ Gardner in the end. Loved their solid wood flooring, and designs. Metricon had too many fancy frills, etc which did…

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suzyr
May 08, 2018 4:17 pm
suzyr
suzyr
8 May

Builders in Ballarat

Builders in Ballarat
VIC

Hi, we built with GJ Gardner about 5 years ago. Love our house and they only took the six months. Had never built before so overall everything went well....We looked at…

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suzyr
May 08, 2018 4:14 pm
Loz81
Loz81
8 May

Building in Underbank

Building in Underbank
NSW

Hi Hayley I will be very keen to see things go with your build. I bought land in stage 7 so have some time to go before i start. Im currently talking to a builder atm and…

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Loz81
May 08, 2018 12:22 pm


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