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Patto22
Patto22
17 November 2016

Building the burmuda 23 with hebel: Porter Davis

Building the burmuda 23 with hebel: Porter Davis
VIC

Hi all, just wanting people's thoughts on HEBEL POWER PANELS, my wife and i have decided to build with it but before it's confirmed i'd like to speak with anyone who has…

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Patto22
Nov 17, 2016 10:35 am
Patto22
brissyguy
brissyguy
17 November 2016

Our Simonds Harcrest build in Brisbane

Our Simonds Harcrest build in Brisbane
QLD
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It's been a couple of years but fairly sure we went with the Plymouth facade. We did alter master layout slightly leading to reduced balcony projection, unexpectedly…

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brissyguy
Nov 17, 2016 10:05 am
Oninon
Oninon
17 November 2016

Glendale LE - Brick infill

Glendale LE - Brick infill
VIC

Sorry what I meant was brick infills are an inclusion in Peninsula facade and you don't need to pay extra for this.

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Oninon
Nov 17, 2016 6:44 am
charlibear
charlibear
17 November 2016

Building our family home coral marcoola 30

Building our family home coral marcoola 30
NSW
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Any updates? How's your beautiful home Tara? GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Nov 17, 2016 6:12 am
charlibear
Dinnymar11
Dinnymar11
16 November 2016

Site Supervisors

Site Supervisors
NSW

Lol. Sounds like you do have Mr Grumps. Thanks for responding :)

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Dinnymar11
Nov 16, 2016 7:30 pm
joydas
joydas
16 November 2016

Home Group WA - First Time Building - Ocean Road Estate

Home Group WA - First Time Building - Ocean Road Estate
WA

We are building with Home Group WA in Whitby but I don't seem too impressed with all the mistakes they are made on the final documents

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joydas
Nov 16, 2016 7:24 pm
mys013
mys013
16 November 2016

The Gables - Box Hill

The Gables - Box Hill
NSW

No worries. We are in stage 1.2.

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mys013
Nov 16, 2016 6:49 am
SydSR
SydSR
16 November 2016

Allam Developers

Allam Developers
NSW

Hi All , Does any one know about Allam Group and their quality of development and timelines . They build houses on their land and they sell them as H&L Package . If…

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SydSR
Nov 16, 2016 12:31 am
Parabatzis
Parabatzis
16 November 2016

Our experience with building the Emerald 29..now 30...with G

Our experience with building the Emerald 29..now 30...with G
VIC

Hi mate hows the house going after hand over? we are looking at building the emerald 29 also

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Parabatzis
Nov 16, 2016 12:28 am
tdk14
tdk14
15 November 2016

Increasing Height of Stacker Doors

Increasing Height of Stacker Doors
WA

That sounds like a lot, our 3-panel, double glazed (hush?) 25c sliders costed around $300 to upgrade to 28c, and that included raising the alfresco ceiling from 28c to 31c.

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tdk14
Nov 15, 2016 7:56 pm
tdk14
BradC
BradC
15 November 2016

Building the Emporio ER432 with MainVue / Henley

Building the Emporio ER432 with MainVue / Henley
VIC
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Hi Sassid, thanks so much for sharing your story, I have read many of the posts and it has given me a lot to think about! We are building the Emporio ER430 late next year…

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BradC
Nov 15, 2016 5:14 pm
BradC

Our progress so far, this week paint and some brickwork under balcony. Outside almost complete.

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shams
Nov 15, 2016 5:04 pm
shams
gwu69
gwu69
15 November 2016

Building a new home with custom builder (Blow the Budget)

Building a new home with custom builder (Blow the Budget)
VIC

We are in the middle of construction, will check if there is a clause.

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gwu69
Nov 15, 2016 7:48 am
Penny57
Penny57
14 November 2016

Building in Saltwater Coast - Point cook

Building in Saltwater Coast - Point cook
VIC
1 ... 25, 26, 27

Hi Penyu, My partner and I have just paid the deposit for a lot at stage 28 as well. Dennis the sale manager told me that it will release in March 2017. Sorry to hear…

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Penny57
Nov 14, 2016 10:25 pm
pc3d
pc3d
14 November 2016

Building Claremont 35, CH

Building Claremont 35, CH
VIC

Love the Claremont design, Could you please share how much you went over the base price including site costs and upgrades? Also if someone can please post pics of…

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pc3d
Nov 14, 2016 3:05 pm
buildingonup
buildingonup
14 November 2016

Christmas Shutdown 2016

Christmas Shutdown 2016
WA

Gj told us 23rd dec to 16 Jan :(

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buildingonup
Nov 14, 2016 9:22 am
zgurler
zgurler
13 November 2016

Before Bulding Land valuations Edmondson Park/Bardia

Before Bulding Land valuations Edmondson Park/Bardia
NSW

The avenue has lots available that will register end of 2017. The lots are off Dalmatia ave

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zgurler
Nov 13, 2016 11:34 pm
algernon
algernon
13 November 2016

Trump effect on Australian Property Market and Housing

Trump effect on Australian Property Market and Housing
NSW

SPC Ardmona is a large fruit-packing company in Australia that went through some difficult times (including factory closures) a few years ago, and which just recently has…

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algernon
Nov 13, 2016 10:30 pm
johnsonresidence
johnsonresidence
13 November 2016

Building house in Baldivis

Building house in Baldivis
WA

Hi, did you end up going with Homezone? We have signed the agreement and are now waiting on Contracts and so far they have been really good. We worked with Stefanie from…

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johnsonresidence
Nov 13, 2016 6:56 pm
rachelandpj
rachelandpj
13 November 2016

Our first build - Custom home in Brisbane North

Our first build - Custom home in Brisbane North
QLD

Hi Charlibear :) We should be in in Feb, fingers crossed!

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rachelandpj
Nov 13, 2016 2:50 pm
rachelandpj
onetonnesam
onetonnesam
13 November 2016

Building the AllCastle Grandworth 42.5+

Building the AllCastle Grandworth 42.5+
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi, sorry to hear of the delays, from reading your post the explanation of the delay doesn't sound good enough. Once we had demolished and AH came to inspect they…

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onetonnesam
Nov 13, 2016 1:30 pm
firsthome2
firsthome2
13 November 2016

Pest Control on new building

Pest Control on new building
NSW

my builder had not installed termite protection sheet(red colour I think) before they out up the frames. They have already gyprocked it. Is this sheet a must to get the…

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firsthome2
Nov 13, 2016 12:16 am
charlibear
charlibear
12 November 2016

First home in Byford - Homestart

First home in Byford - Homestart
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Hmm my house haha... email I got this week from my builder "we are aiming to start your house mid December" GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277

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charlibear
Nov 12, 2016 3:28 pm
charlibear
Sparkie
Sparkie
12 November 2016

Anyone know who the builder of this house would be?

Anyone know who the builder of this house would be?

Have a chat with tradies if u can go back to site. That's the quickest way

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Sparkie
Nov 12, 2016 8:55 am
Emmz70
Emmz70
11 November 2016

Building Agar 26 with Metricon, Melb SE suburb

Building Agar 26 with Metricon, Melb SE suburb
VIC
1, 2

How's it all going sun. Please tell me you've moved in

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Emmz70
Nov 11, 2016 11:15 pm
lilyzhou
lilyzhou
11 November 2016

Building first home with ContentLiving - WA

Building first home with ContentLiving - WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Sorry for the late reply. We have been living in the house for one month. No major issue. One double GPO is broken, the ceiling has a little crack, flyer screen installed…

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lilyzhou
Nov 11, 2016 12:27 am
lilyzhou
ads87
ads87
10 November 2016

Bulding GJ Gardner Fernbank

Bulding GJ Gardner Fernbank
QLD

Hey Rluck welcome to the GJ build club :) tappa app should allow you to post pics. Where about are you building?

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ads87
Nov 10, 2016 10:19 pm
ads87
jesss_g
jesss_g
10 November 2016

HGWA Build - The Vienna

HGWA Build - The Vienna
WA

How's the build going pinkplane? Love your house plan ?

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jesss_g
Nov 10, 2016 8:19 pm
jesss_g
onetonnesam
onetonnesam
10 November 2016

Independent building inspections

Independent building inspections
VIC

Hey mate, sorry I can't answer your question, but what kind of defects are you looking at pre-pour?

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onetonnesam
Nov 10, 2016 4:56 pm
ericaust23
ericaust23
10 November 2016

New phone line connection from telstra pit

New phone line connection from telstra pit
VIC

Hi miscbunch, I am at the same situation. Do you mind if you share how you go about this task and who and cost? I called telstra and all I got was transfering from one…

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ericaust23
Nov 10, 2016 1:48 pm
Halcyon
Halcyon
10 November 2016

Simonds Palisade Gallery help

Simonds Palisade Gallery help
VIC

You'll be fine make sure you take your time! I feel like I was too excited and flew through, where I probably should've paid more attention

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Halcyon
Nov 10, 2016 10:04 am
Halcyon
onetonnesam
onetonnesam
9 November 2016

Allcastle Homes

Allcastle Homes
NSW

I have to say I was sh*t scared by all the internet posts. However, I don't think we've had any issues to date. Frame is up and they are bricking up now.

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onetonnesam
Nov 09, 2016 9:37 pm
Wilko91
Wilko91
9 November 2016

Gyprock whole house cost Flushing

Gyprock whole house cost Flushing
WA

Ours was $5k for 320sq m of internal area with material supplied. Volume builder rates.

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Wilko91
Nov 09, 2016 4:40 pm
Wilko91

Things have been moving full steam ahead for us so far. All is going well. There has been several items picked up in our independent inspectors report that Carlisle have…

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NicNak
Nov 09, 2016 11:06 am
Parabatzis
Parabatzis
8 November 2016

Building with Granvue Homes in Melbourne

Building with Granvue Homes in Melbourne
VIC

Hi we are going to build with them soon just paid our $1,000 deposit. We are going to build the emerald how about you?

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Parabatzis
Nov 08, 2016 11:28 pm
jamsidd
jamsidd
8 November 2016

Experience with Metro Builders

Experience with Metro Builders
SA

Hi there, We are planning to build a house. I would like to know reviews in regards to Metro Builders. Did anyone dealt with them earlier? How was your experience? Sidd

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jamsidd
Nov 08, 2016 9:57 pm
TomCat
TomCat
8 November 2016

Cut N Fill export of soil

Cut N Fill export of soil
NSW

Yikes. Our block had a 1 metre slope front to back. We had it built up to keep our block flat and even at the kerb. We approached builders doing cut and fills on adjacent…

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TomCat
Nov 08, 2016 9:08 pm
TomCat
Lyn11
Lyn11
8 November 2016

Mainvue Amalfi 530 - Our First build

Mainvue Amalfi 530 - Our First build
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Yes, not far now. Problem, we can't organised tradies for the wir to measure on site. So definitely will have our wir after Christmas....I…

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Lyn11
Nov 08, 2016 8:23 pm
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
8 November 2016

Suitable colour for eaves

Suitable colour for eaves
NSW

That's so slow. Hubby and his small crew can have a new house prepped in one day. Spray undercoat/sealer, ceiling done and first coat on walls in a day. But I will give my…

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Craigasaurus
Nov 08, 2016 6:34 pm
abby22
abby22
8 November 2016

Building with mcdonald jones in the Coffs harbour region

Building with mcdonald jones in the Coffs harbour region
NSW

14 complaints in one month (August), is hardly a small number. McDonald Jones Homes made the list again in September. Management 101 - in order to deal with a problem,…

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abby22
Nov 08, 2016 5:30 pm
lizbf85
lizbf85
8 November 2016

Whit exterior render colour - HELP PLEASE!!!

Whit exterior render colour - HELP PLEASE!!!
WA

what did you end up choosing? we went with pwdered rock

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lizbf85
Nov 08, 2016 4:56 pm
Cloverlea
Cloverlea
8 November 2016

Building experience with SBG building group

Building experience with SBG building group
VIC

We built our first home with them and i wouldn't recommend them. In fact if we could go back we wouldn't go anywhere near them.

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Cloverlea
Nov 08, 2016 1:49 pm
TomCat
TomCat
8 November 2016

Adelaide Designer Homes 2015 -Garden Pics

Adelaide Designer Homes 2015 -Garden Pics
SA
1 ... 48, 49, 50

It's very cool! You are super creative, resourceful and original blue ❤️ How are you all enjoying the new home? Is there anything you would have done…

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TomCat
Nov 08, 2016 5:26 am
TomCat
jpmontoya
jpmontoya
7 November 2016

HGWA - free standing bath

HGWA - free standing bath
WA

actually a friend built with HGWA and they have the same issue, he feels it is the lack of slope on the bath tub i am not sure though

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jpmontoya
Nov 07, 2016 10:58 pm
jpmontoya
newwyhouse22
newwyhouse22
7 November 2016

Advice for cut and filling sloping block

Advice for cut and filling sloping block
NSW

Hey thanks for your reply 2700 seems very cheap! I was thinking like an extra 20grand or something! With mojo their standard ceilings we are getting included at 2700,…

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newwyhouse22
Nov 07, 2016 9:54 pm
deejay08
deejay08
7 November 2016

Are our windows big enough?

Are our windows big enough?

Yeah and they impact on your energy ratings too! Good luck with it all...ill be following along

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deejay08
Nov 07, 2016 8:01 pm


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