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Dee2310
Dee2310
10 August 2017

Anyone have any 2 storey corner block designs they'd like to

Anyone have any 2 storey corner block designs they'd like to

Hi, We have the same issue. but our block is 300sqm. We are now getting a side entry design done with Elderton. Which area you are building?

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Dee2310
Aug 10, 2017 2:52 pm
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lovisa
Aug 10, 2017 1:03 pm
Joker
Joker
10 August 2017

A case for pre contract review

A case for pre contract review
VIC

Really good article, it's amazing how many don't see the value, when in fact a contract review is peanuts compared to what you stand to loose, it should be compulsory for…

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Joker
Aug 10, 2017 12:32 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
9 August 2017

Sloping block - need recommendations

Sloping block - need recommendations
VIC

makin8677 I've engineered & built 12 car undercroft garages but it depends 1. Slope of the block..do you have a contour survey 2. Soil conditions sand and rock…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 09, 2017 11:06 pm
StructuralBIMGuy

We're at fixed stage and I've seen there's a gap in our floor is this normal the frame and wall over hangs the slab I've added a few photos as the stages progressed…

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stephy2457
Aug 09, 2017 9:35 pm
stephy2457
building-expert
building-expert
9 August 2017

Unhappy... should we start again and find another builder or

Unhappy... should we start again and find another builder or
VIC

You are unhappy before the journey starts, it rarely gets better and you are most likely in for a donkey ride. Your money is good so why settle for a second class customer…

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building-expert
Aug 09, 2017 7:43 pm
building-expert

This might help: http://www.appinvalley.com.au/discover-your-place/nbn/nbn.pdf

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arcadelt
Aug 09, 2017 5:42 pm
dulie
dulie
9 August 2017

Liberty 45

Liberty 45

Hi Vet, Thanks, they are upgraded stacker doors. For more details, click on my signature below to read through my build. Hope that helps.=)

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dulie
Aug 09, 2017 2:20 pm
dulie
jhiace
jhiace
9 August 2017

Anyone built a house with HUDSON HOMES?

Anyone built a house with HUDSON HOMES?
NSW

I suggest you do a search and read all the info already shared on this forum. My time frame was 18 months - construction from the day they turned soil to the day we got…

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jhiace
Aug 09, 2017 1:25 pm
msresearcher
msresearcher
9 August 2017

Tulloch from Mcdonald Jones

Tulloch from Mcdonald Jones

Hi there has anyone built one of the tulloch design from Mcdonald Jones. Would love to hear feedback and see pics? How fleixble are mcdonald jones in altering floor plans? TIA

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msresearcher
Aug 09, 2017 11:11 am
nikil
nikil
9 August 2017

Porter Davis - Marbella 42

Porter Davis - Marbella 42
VIC

Definitely check with your local council as to what is required. We are doing a KDR on a completely flat block with no rock. Our site costs are $45,000 and we don't…

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nikil
Aug 09, 2017 10:47 am
Dreamhme
Dreamhme
9 August 2017

Affordable custom home builder, building 2nd home in Woodlea

Affordable custom home builder, building 2nd home in Woodlea
VIC

Hi Jas Do you have any website to check out few floor plans for DS homes. We have a block in Woodlea as well 20 x 32 - 640sqm. Cheers

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Dreamhme
Aug 09, 2017 10:36 am
johnsonren
johnsonren
9 August 2017

Any recommendation for a house designer/draftsman?

Any recommendation for a house designer/draftsman?

Do you have the photos or renderings of the house you want to build?

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johnsonren
Aug 09, 2017 8:55 am
allblaqk
allblaqk
8 August 2017

Same Block, New Home!

Same Block, New Home!

Welcome Andy! This is why we also went with a smaller builder. Looking forward to following your journey :)

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allblaqk
Aug 08, 2017 8:55 pm
allblaqk

Hiya.... I haven't updated in some time. It feels like a lot but not much has been happened. We have our roof on now. Colour wallaby. Our doors and windows have gone…

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kandgat
Aug 08, 2017 6:58 pm
jonesyGT
jonesyGT
8 August 2017

Building with Beechwood Homes in Sydney North West, Kellyvi

Building with Beechwood Homes in Sydney North West, Kellyvi
NSW

We started September. We are just (fingers crossed) about to start by 24 August We did colour back in June Get in contact with them, they kept emailing us & they didn't…

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jonesyGT
Aug 08, 2017 6:57 pm
Joker
Joker
8 August 2017

Building on boundary-Neighbour unhappy

Building on boundary-Neighbour unhappy
SA

I would send a letter stating, your limited where the garage goes and that your home is single storey, state that unfortunately a empty block will always end up with a…

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Joker
Aug 08, 2017 1:38 pm
bashworth
bashworth
8 August 2017

Inspection

Inspection
VIC

There are a few different options at this link . . . but also keep an eye on the build yourself and if anything looks wrong ask the…

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bashworth
Aug 08, 2017 11:55 am
bashworth
Charlz
Charlz
8 August 2017

Who to build with in the hunter

Who to build with in the hunter
NSW

Who have you built with in the hunter good and bad trying to decide who to go with

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Charlz
Aug 08, 2017 11:13 am
Kandi
Kandi
7 August 2017

demolition and tree removal

demolition and tree removal
NSW

does any one know good Tree removal service and Demolition company in Sydney West

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Kandi
Aug 07, 2017 10:59 pm
wongbruce
wongbruce
7 August 2017

Clipsal

Clipsal

Done! Kind Regards, Bruce "Building an Eden Brae Waldorf 50 in North Kellyville" Blog: http://waldorf50.blogspot.com.au A Mobile Solicitor at Wong & Horta…

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wongbruce
Aug 07, 2017 7:51 pm
ja-mez
ja-mez
6 August 2017

Building with mojo homes

Building with mojo homes
NSW
1, 2

House is coming along well. Handful of defects/incomplete works mean i probably wont get to lining by september. We have 4 weeks in august but theres 2- 3 weeks in…

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ja-mez
Aug 06, 2017 11:06 pm
Vet
Vet
6 August 2017

Building Metricon Laguna 40 Ryde council

Building Metricon Laguna 40 Ryde council
NSW

Has anyone asked for all the internal frames to be H3 all over or just in the wet areas? Open to thoughts. I was told that the pine can rot easy.

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Vet
Aug 06, 2017 10:29 pm
Needamoneytree
Needamoneytree
6 August 2017

Who is building with Beechwood

Who is building with Beechwood
NSW

There is quite a large thread already going on Beechwood have a search very helpful people on there

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Needamoneytree
Aug 06, 2017 4:16 pm
Needamoneytree
krusade25
krusade25
5 August 2017

Better Built Homes

Better Built Homes
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Great news about council approval! 16 weeks is horrendous! Hopefully the build for you is not as drawn out and hopefully you are in way before christmas 2018!

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krusade25
Aug 05, 2017 10:32 pm
mjcmjc
mjcmjc
5 August 2017

Who is building at Harrington Grove?

Who is building at Harrington Grove?
NSW
1 ... 60, 61, 62

Is this thread still alive? Anyone here building at Harrington Grove at the moment?

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mjcmjc
Aug 05, 2017 2:15 pm
yonas
yonas
5 August 2017

MIRVAC HOMES AT SCHOFIELDS

MIRVAC HOMES AT SCHOFIELDS
NSW

Thanks Vick86. Looks like our budget won't be enough even for the smallest block. I would need to look from other development.

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yonas
Aug 05, 2017 2:01 pm
Sunil Pranav
Sunil Pranav
5 August 2017

Ramp/Driveway slope to a basement garage.

Ramp/Driveway slope to a basement garage.

Thanks Brian. this info was very helpful. Regards, Sunil

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Sunil Pranav
Aug 05, 2017 12:50 pm
Sunil Pranav
Needamoneytree
Needamoneytree
4 August 2017

Building a 26-28sq house on a corner lot

Building a 26-28sq house on a corner lot

Looking at floor plans hands down if it was me I would go Mantra 28. So much more resale value. No clue about the two builders qualities tho.

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Needamoneytree
Aug 04, 2017 11:04 pm
Needamoneytree
Needamoneytree
Needamoneytree
4 August 2017

Colorbond Roof

Colorbond Roof
QLD

Anticon is used in our house due to bushfire rating. You need sarking for a couple of things the condensation, heating and cooling so whirley birds won't help with…

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Needamoneytree
Aug 04, 2017 10:51 pm
Needamoneytree
saz1980
saz1980
4 August 2017

PGH Bricks - Photos of PGH Wicker or PGH Hotham

PGH Bricks - Photos of PGH Wicker or PGH Hotham
QLD

Gees, I haven't used photobucket for years and it's giving me hassle! I can email the photos to you if you want to PM me your email address? I've given up on photobucket,…

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saz1980
Aug 04, 2017 2:49 pm
icat2000
icat2000
4 August 2017

Quantum Quartz vs Casearstone

Quantum Quartz vs Casearstone

Thanks for your prompt response. My quote for Casearstone is pretty high. I'm seriously looking at Quantum Quartz if its going to be cheaper.

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icat2000
Aug 04, 2017 1:13 pm
icat2000
Duy Phan
Duy Phan
4 August 2017

Building with Coral Homes

Building with Coral Homes

Cheryl519 The comment from Klea below would be correct in regards to PC. The contract will always note that Practical Completion is a stage where the house would be…

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Duy Phan
Aug 04, 2017 9:39 am
lovisa
lovisa
3 August 2017

Titled Land Discount - Metricon and Other Builders

Titled Land Discount - Metricon and Other Builders
VIC

What state are you in?i had a consultant with a nother company we are building with mow thats been grate. 10k deposit for us just to do financing with home start.

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lovisa
Aug 03, 2017 11:26 pm
lovisa
lovisa
3 August 2017

FIrst Home build Rosewood Grove, Elizabeth North

FIrst Home build Rosewood Grove, Elizabeth North
SA

Thank you our footings came in at $20959, we are waiting for valuation atm. Our council stage 1and / went through in under a week! Now waiting for stage 3 :)

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lovisa
Aug 03, 2017 8:15 pm
MisterSlope
MisterSlope
3 August 2017

Building on Slope - Latitude 37/Englehart/Glenvill/Mazzei

Building on Slope - Latitude 37/Englehart/Glenvill/Mazzei
VIC

Unfortunately that is a bit difficult. It is not until you get your design and engineering drawings finalised then the estimation can be done. Till that point it is all…

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MisterSlope
Aug 03, 2017 6:40 pm
Kurthen
Kurthen
3 August 2017

Building with Fairmont Homes in South West Sydney

Building with Fairmont Homes in South West Sydney
NSW

Is anyone building with Fairmont Homes currently that can tell me about their experience with them?

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Kurthen
Aug 03, 2017 11:58 am
greenfarm18
greenfarm18
3 August 2017

Ecco Ripley

Ecco Ripley
QLD

We brought a terrace house in Ecco -2 bedroom/2 bathroom & a downstairs powder room in May 2017. It is on a corner block and overlooks the Brooking Rise park. The bank…

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greenfarm18
Aug 03, 2017 11:00 am
manjoos37
manjoos37
3 August 2017

Building Mason 28 with Metricon

Building Mason 28 with Metricon

Have been thinking of starting a thread on our new dream home! A little late than never. We signed our contract with Metricon almost a year back in Jul 2016. Our build…

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manjoos37
Aug 03, 2017 8:39 am
MannyP
MannyP
2 August 2017

2 Storey house lights view.

2 Storey house lights view.
SA

Good Eve everyone, have any one built 2 storey house at lights view...as i a, on a budget are there builders reliable who will build on a budget...i mean under 200000. Thanks

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MannyP
Aug 02, 2017 11:26 pm
PRR
PRR
2 August 2017

Quakers hill IVY

Quakers hill IVY
NSW

Hi Guys..I am planning to buy a lot in this community(IVY). How is this venture? Please provide me your…

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PRR
Aug 02, 2017 10:32 pm
markandsam
markandsam
2 August 2017

Firstyle kitchen and bathroom prices

Firstyle kitchen and bathroom prices

We are many months away from colour and tile selection but would be very interested to know as well.

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markandsam
Aug 02, 2017 9:53 pm
Bigblock7
Bigblock7
2 August 2017

Newcastle KDR (Sekisui)-Post build -Patio cover & Landscape

Newcastle KDR (Sekisui)-Post build -Patio cover & Landscape
NSW
1 ... 56, 57, 58

How exciting! Not long off to check out your landscaping thread

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Bigblock7
Aug 02, 2017 9:11 pm
Bigblock7
lovisa
lovisa
2 August 2017

How long did your valuation take?

How long did your valuation take?

Thanks. Our papers and info was send in thursday last week for a new construction:) hope we get it this week

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lovisa
Aug 02, 2017 12:40 pm
candicewebster
candicewebster
2 August 2017

People building with Allworth Homes

People building with Allworth Homes
NSW

Hi there, I've started the building process with Allworth homes and plans have just gone to council. I was wondering if anyone would be willing to share photos or tips…

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candicewebster
Aug 02, 2017 8:33 am
dreamh0me
dreamh0me
2 August 2017

Need advice on building with Eden brae homes

Need advice on building with Eden brae homes
NSW

I also suggest to browisng through "who else is building with Eden Brae" on this forum

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dreamh0me
Aug 02, 2017 1:12 am
dreamh0me
jmasood
jmasood
1 August 2017

Mimosa - My disappointed experience with customer service

Mimosa - My disappointed experience with customer service

Sad to hear that. I did not havr that kind of experience. Where are you building and who is your sales consultant?? My price never went up since signed contract, and if…

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jmasood
Aug 02, 2017 12:07 am
jmasood

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