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cyoung2203
cyoung2203
28 October 2016

Anyone has built or is building with Roselea?

Anyone has built or is building with Roselea?
NSW

Hi there! I am just about to start the build with Roselea. My thread is here viewtopic.php?f=31&t=84224&hilit=roselea

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cyoung2203
Oct 28, 2016 9:09 am
cyoung2203
Altrove
Altrove
28 October 2016

Another Builder winding up again

Another Builder winding up again
NSW

Hi, Very sad to hear from one of my client about to start construction in Elara Estate paid $7500 deposit with White Design is winding up, this was informed by another…

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Altrove
Oct 28, 2016 8:46 am
Altrove
terri78
terri78
28 October 2016

Laminate flooring range with Mainvue/Henley

Laminate flooring range with Mainvue/Henley
VIC

Hi Everyone. We are starting the process with Mainvue to build the Amalfi 528. I have my colours pretty much sorted but wondering if anyone has the Timber Laminate…

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terri78
Oct 28, 2016 6:09 am
lozza81
lozza81
27 October 2016

Raised ceilings in a section of your house?

Raised ceilings in a section of your house?
NSW

Our house is a custom design by a building designer so cant give you any info on pricing difference. He just suggested a split as it was better to spend the extra $$…

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lozza81
Oct 27, 2016 8:41 pm
newwyhouse22
newwyhouse22
27 October 2016

Anyone building in falster ridge, Cameron Park

Anyone building in falster ridge, Cameron Park
NSW

Hey there just seeing if anyone on here is building in Falster Ridge, cameron park at north lakes estate? We just bought a block of land and it is sloping and a few of…

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newwyhouse22
Oct 27, 2016 6:18 pm
Gill_007
Gill_007
27 October 2016

Building with Trend Connection

Building with Trend Connection
NSW

Hi, I'm looking in to buying a Home and Land Package with Trend Connection, but there are not much of reviews on the company. can you tell me your experience with Trend…

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Gill_007
Oct 27, 2016 12:46 pm
ms_prez
ms_prez
27 October 2016

First time builder-any tips?

First time builder-any tips?
NSW

SAVE, SAVE, SAVE, ...... Also make sure you get everything in writing, when you discuss something with your SC on the phone or in person always follow up with…

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ms_prez
Oct 27, 2016 10:28 am
ms_prez
dosai22
dosai22
27 October 2016

Haven Estate Tarneit

Haven Estate Tarneit
VIC

framing nearly done

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dosai22
Oct 27, 2016 2:28 am
evgeny
evgeny
26 October 2016

Building a new home with DC Living - QLD

Building a new home with DC Living - QLD
QLD

Hi, just wanted to get some opinions on DC Living, looking to build a home with them. they use Hebel panels, would also like some opinions on that. thanks!

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evgeny
Oct 26, 2016 9:45 pm
Jess_95
Jess_95
25 October 2016

Anyone one building "The Carlisle" with Allworth Homes?

Anyone one building "The Carlisle" with Allworth Homes?
NSW

Hi, I am a first time builder and looking at building "The Carlisle" with Allworth homes. I was just after some information on how your build process was, any tips, and…

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Jess_95
Oct 25, 2016 6:24 pm
Mojo1
Mojo1
25 October 2016

Clarendon vs Metricon

Clarendon vs Metricon
NSW

Anyone? Whats the general vibe with both of them?

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Mojo1
Oct 25, 2016 5:21 pm
Leonardo_23
Leonardo_23
25 October 2016

If Your building with HUXLEY HOMES im sorry to hear :(

If Your building with HUXLEY HOMES im sorry to hear :(
NSW

Perhaps it would benefit a great number of would-be-home owners if someone could tell them just how they can check the financial status of a building company... because I…

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Leonardo_23
Oct 25, 2016 5:01 pm
Patto22
Patto22
25 October 2016

Porter Davis : Maya Facade

Porter Davis : Maya Facade
VIC

I'm looking to go with the maya facade on the bermuda 23, but i would like to see some photos before i sign the contract as there is only the one on the website which is…

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Patto22
Oct 25, 2016 3:51 pm
Patto22
ddarroch
ddarroch
25 October 2016

How strict are councils with the size of your house?

How strict are councils with the size of your house?
NSW

Yep, as above, your council will have all the zoning rules you require, most likely online. So first stop would be their website, & if you're struggling contact them…

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ddarroch
Oct 25, 2016 2:53 pm
Firsthomefirst
Firsthomefirst
25 October 2016

Anyone built with Victorian house and land specialivhls?

Anyone built with Victorian house and land specialivhls?
VIC

Hi, Just wondering if anyone has dealt with them or built with them? Or even heard anything good/bad about them? Thanks ?

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Firsthomefirst
Oct 25, 2016 1:11 am
Woolyfish
Woolyfish
24 October 2016

Dale Alcock Stoneleigh in Ferguson Valley

Dale Alcock Stoneleigh in Ferguson Valley
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Everything is looking so good. Thanks for the pic of the kids bathroom, I have designed our shower in a similar position but couldn't visualise what it would look like,…

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Woolyfish
Oct 24, 2016 11:29 pm
Woolyfish
lp77
lp77
24 October 2016

Building on a sloping Block

Building on a sloping Block
QLD
1, 2

Gi gardner, Stroud, chelbrooke? I think our neighbour built with home and land designs they moved from reedy creek. House looks good and didn't take too long to build... I…

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lp77
Oct 24, 2016 10:28 pm
Skyepie
Skyepie
24 October 2016

Anyone building in pacific cove qld?

Anyone building in pacific cove qld?
QLD

Hi, Did you proceed with your purchase and build pacific cove/Rams?

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Skyepie
Oct 24, 2016 10:09 pm
Skyepie
Skyepie
Skyepie
24 October 2016

Anyone building in Pacific Cove, Pimpama?

Anyone building in Pacific Cove, Pimpama?
QLD

Hi, did you go ahead with your purchase? I am building there :)

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Skyepie
Oct 24, 2016 10:07 pm
Skyepie
solidute
solidute
24 October 2016

Hickinbotham Homes in SA

Hickinbotham Homes in SA
SA
1 ... 42, 43, 44

Me too. Cheers

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solidute
Oct 24, 2016 9:18 pm
charlibear
charlibear
24 October 2016

Help deciding ! the Embleton 29 and Regent 29

Help deciding ! the Embleton 29 and Regent 29
VIC

I prefer the Regent also. Personally I would find it easier to live in the regent over the embleton, as we are spend majority of our time either in the kitchen or…

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charlibear
Oct 24, 2016 8:12 pm
charlibear
Pbui03
Pbui03
23 October 2016

AHB Australia & My Complete Package

AHB Australia & My Complete Package
VIC

We built our home with AHB Aus via My Complete Package - a house and land package in Derrimut VIC. Before all that we went to their display home and saw a hairline crack…

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Pbui03
Oct 23, 2016 11:56 pm
Bluejay
Bluejay
23 October 2016

Concrete home building options

Concrete home building options
QLD

If anybody is aware of any pre-cast / in-situ concrete home designers/builders that service SEQ Gold coast specifically please shoot them my way, looks like this build…

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Bluejay
Oct 23, 2016 6:01 pm
buildingnanna
buildingnanna
23 October 2016

Build process

Build process
QLD

All are different mine has just started and council approved in July.

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buildingnanna
Oct 23, 2016 12:25 pm
buildingnanna
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
23 October 2016

First home - Suburban Adelaide - Seaford build

First home - Suburban Adelaide - Seaford build
SA
1, 2, 3

How are you going along? What's happening? You guys ok?

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JayaJaya
Oct 23, 2016 10:39 am
JayaJaya
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
23 October 2016

Sloping irregular block <300m2 in a so far vacant estate

Sloping irregular block <300m2 in a so far vacant estate
VIC

Firstly I wouldn't stress too much about the other block getting built on. They won't stay vacant forever. If you can get your builder to fix site costs etc in your…

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Craigasaurus
Oct 23, 2016 8:29 am
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
23 October 2016

Simonds building

Simonds building
VIC
1, 2

How are you going with it, Reco? Did you find a good plan?

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JayaJaya
Oct 23, 2016 8:10 am
JayaJaya
Mars5
Mars5
23 October 2016

Seeking New Home Inspection Service in Melbourne - PCI only

Seeking New Home Inspection Service in Melbourne - PCI only
VIC
1, 2

Hi Patpf I used David Seville 40years+ build experience He's been a SS and has various roles as builder and has now been an inspector for years. He has been huge…

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Mars5
Oct 23, 2016 1:46 am
spiffmiff
spiffmiff
23 October 2016

Secret Harbour WA Build. Any advice?

Secret Harbour WA Build. Any advice?
WA
1, 2, 3

One of the Block teams (Julia & Sasha) did this with Caesarstone and IMO it looked great :-) Maybe Google for some pics from f their kitchen..

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spiffmiff
Oct 23, 2016 12:45 am
spiffmiff
Canberra_gal
Canberra_gal
22 October 2016

Knockdown/rebuild with Rawson - Metford33

Knockdown/rebuild with Rawson - Metford33
ACT
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

M33M, how are you? Did bubs or house keys arrive? Which one first?

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Canberra_gal
Oct 22, 2016 12:38 am
Canberra_gal
Rochelle-1212
Rochelle-1212
21 October 2016

Moon Dust Bricks

Moon Dust Bricks
NSW

So the moon dust are normal bricks not painted bricks? Thanks heaps for the tip. How much extra did the white mortar cost you?

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Rochelle-1212
Oct 21, 2016 4:24 pm
Vatche
Vatche
21 October 2016

Building the Santorini MK 2 by Masterton Homes

Building the Santorini MK 2 by Masterton Homes
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi Vatche, Love your thread and blog! So much useful information, specially the checklist. We noticed your blog because we have a similar frontage issue as you. Our…

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Vatche
Oct 21, 2016 2:31 pm
Vatche
jesss_g
jesss_g
21 October 2016

our first home group wa home

our first home group wa home
WA
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Floors look amazing!!

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jesss_g
Oct 21, 2016 1:14 pm
jesss_g
duplexinprogress
duplexinprogress
21 October 2016

Duplex timeframe?????

Duplex timeframe?????
NSW

Hi everyone, We are building a duplex with vogue homes and the slab has just gone down last week (HOORAY!). I was wondering if anyone can tell me how long their…

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duplexinprogress
Oct 21, 2016 9:15 am
AlbertJJ
AlbertJJ
21 October 2016

New to RE

New to RE
NSW

Thanks again Bashworth

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AlbertJJ
Oct 21, 2016 7:18 am
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goose1501
Oct 20, 2016 10:32 pm
ItalianGal
ItalianGal
20 October 2016

Gloss or Satin timber floor?

Gloss or Satin timber floor?
1, 2

So what did you go with?? I am now in your situation...and i am loving the gloss look more than the satin - and my new house is very modern style looking. I have Qld…

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ItalianGal
Oct 20, 2016 8:25 pm
ItalianGal
redpixel
redpixel
20 October 2016

Question about unconditional approval

Question about unconditional approval
VIC

Has anyone here who had received unconditional approval for construction load been asked to provide more payslips after receiving the approval? If so, when did they ask…

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redpixel
Oct 20, 2016 4:20 pm
tkjagadheesh
tkjagadheesh
20 October 2016

Looking for good builders

Looking for good builders
NSW

Dear All, We are planning to build our first home in Schofields, Would you like to recommend your builder? I really appreciate your help.

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tkjagadheesh
Oct 20, 2016 1:42 pm
mikegrg1
mikegrg1
20 October 2016

Stone PGH Brick

Stone PGH Brick
NSW

You can go to PGH , there are plenty of photos of the houses using particular bricks... you can even ask for the nearby house addresses if you want to physically go and…

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mikegrg1
Oct 20, 2016 7:48 am
mikegrg1
abdoudamir
abdoudamir
20 October 2016

How much for temporary fencing in your site cost? Mine $5K

How much for temporary fencing in your site cost? Mine $5K
1, 2

hi a want to help you I want you to help by this site and I hope that all the information is included please visit this site

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abdoudamir
Oct 20, 2016 5:01 am
abdoudamir
abdoudamir
20 October 2016

SOUND BARRIER FENCE

SOUND BARRIER FENCE

Hi all a want to show you an site of SOUND BARRIER FENCE SoundBarrierFence.com is leader factory of sound barriers for temporary fencing in construction site in China. We…

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abdoudamir
Oct 20, 2016 4:21 am
Flowersinthegarden
Flowersinthegarden
20 October 2016

Tile and floor inspiration ?

Tile and floor inspiration ?
WA

That's interesting, maybe the difference in opinion between the gloss and Matt is the qaulity maybe.. ? What I do like though is those huge tiles(not sure of size ),but…

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Flowersinthegarden
Oct 20, 2016 12:51 am
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spice girl
Oct 19, 2016 11:49 pm
ranjith98
ranjith98
19 October 2016

Coral Homes - Cottesloe 36

Coral Homes - Cottesloe 36
QLD

well no soil was no issue Issue was its close to school zone and school crossing hence they needed traffic controller etc Anyway this house is very good, I did have a…

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ranjith98
Oct 19, 2016 9:44 pm
maddisonjean
maddisonjean
19 October 2016

Building line variance

Building line variance
NSW

I thought it had something to do with building outside the required 4/5 meters from the curb. However because the neighbours are behind you the only thing I could think…

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maddisonjean
Oct 19, 2016 7:07 pm
tina2016
tina2016
19 October 2016

Change ideas for Madison 35 Kitchen Clarendon

Change ideas for Madison 35 Kitchen Clarendon
NSW

Hello to everyone! Just wondering if anyone is building Madison 35? Did you change the location of the microwave? How did you do that? I've been thinking very hard but…

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tina2016
Oct 19, 2016 1:57 pm
emzz
emzz
19 October 2016

Aveling Homes- First time builders

Aveling Homes- First time builders
WA
1, 2, 3

Boo :( so disheartening emzz, has it all been fixed up yet? Yep I was so disappointed when I saw it, but it could of been a lot worse! There fixing it…

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emzz
Oct 19, 2016 12:57 pm

Hi!! We are considering dechelis but aren't 100% convinced! These are great choices, were they standard or did you upgrade?

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melobious
Oct 19, 2016 12:01 pm


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