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Rochelle-1212
Rochelle-1212
17 October 2016

LOOKING FOR A COOL LIGHT GREY BRICK WITH PGH BRICKS

LOOKING FOR A COOL LIGHT GREY BRICK WITH PGH BRICKS
NSW
1, 2

We went to Sydney to pick our bricks on Saturday. We came home with Sorbetto and Truffle. We had got told we could use Sorbetto or Aluminum only just the day before but…

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Rochelle-1212
Oct 17, 2016 4:21 pm
buildingnanna
buildingnanna
17 October 2016

Home Australia to be liquidated

Home Australia to be liquidated

looks like politics and business don't mix. how awful for all the people waiting for their houses to be finished. and the excuses and blame game begins

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buildingnanna
Oct 17, 2016 4:03 pm
buildingnanna
Jasonm1
Jasonm1
17 October 2016

Freedom Homes Hunter Valley Rural home

Freedom Homes Hunter Valley Rural home
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

May I ask how long your smoked mirror is? It appears to be greater then 4m with no cuts or joins?

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Jasonm1
Oct 17, 2016 2:51 pm
renoy_jacob_dan
renoy_jacob_dan
17 October 2016

Hudson Homes

Hudson Homes
NSW

Thanks Jhiace for the heads up, we so far had a very good experience with this builder, they spent a lot of time designing our home. Waiting for the pricing now.

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renoy_jacob_dan
Oct 17, 2016 2:45 pm
nicjam
nicjam
17 October 2016

Worried about No Gas / No Water / No Sewerage (Running Costs

Worried about No Gas / No Water / No Sewerage (Running Costs

Yeah I am in the same boat, building in an area that does not have reticulated gas, so we either go gas bottles or all electric. The builder we are using offers gas cook…

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nicjam
Oct 17, 2016 1:22 pm
jvstnholl
jvstnholl
17 October 2016

WIR shelve height / fit-out options

WIR shelve height / fit-out options
NSW

Yeah that's my plan It's a lot easier to visit fantastic then drive down to IKEA

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jvstnholl
Oct 17, 2016 12:27 pm
jvstnholl
nicolawhitelaw
nicolawhitelaw
17 October 2016

Driveway

Driveway
NSW

Our builder had quoted us around $11K for a double driveway, alfresco and patio to be done however we're doing after handover for under $6K

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nicolawhitelaw
Oct 17, 2016 12:06 pm
nicolawhitelaw
ZoePerth
ZoePerth
17 October 2016

Alfresco

Alfresco
NSW

Keep it! Our last house had been built without it and being in WA and the way the varcen was oriented meant on a hot summer day it was impossible to sit out comfortably.…

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ZoePerth
Oct 17, 2016 11:58 am
1st time builders
1st time builders
17 October 2016

Breaking dawn or eclipse PGH bricks- photos

Breaking dawn or eclipse PGH bricks- photos
NSW

I emailed PGH main office the other day to confirm and it definitely hasn't been discontinued in QLD. So that is a relief.

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1st time builders
Oct 17, 2016 9:38 am
ms_prez
ms_prez
16 October 2016

New Generation build - WA (Roof)

New Generation build - WA (Roof)
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Gorgeous . Love your feature tile in the bathroom. Especially love all the windows and natural light you have. Your home is coming together beautifully.

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ms_prez
Oct 16, 2016 7:29 pm
ms_prez
adityajoshi37
adityajoshi37
16 October 2016

Lender only providing approval in principle - Need Advice

Lender only providing approval in principle - Need Advice
VIC

It does make perfect sense. And that's the reason why I have a clause in my signed contract where the vendor/builder must supply updated title search with him name as…

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adityajoshi37
Oct 16, 2016 10:07 am
spice girl
spice girl
15 October 2016

Henley Sahara Lux Q1 in Melbourne

Henley Sahara Lux Q1 in Melbourne
VIC
1, 2, 3

Yes it is! Its like a roller coaster. Very educational though.

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spice girl
Oct 15, 2016 2:12 pm
Flowersinthegarden
Flowersinthegarden
14 October 2016

Colorbond companies Perty WA

Colorbond companies Perty WA
WA

Hi there, Can someone reckoned a good company on Perth WA that installs Colorbond roofs.. have you got any experiences to share with Colorbond roofs or companies, reviews ?

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Flowersinthegarden
Oct 14, 2016 11:11 pm
Ladybugs2
Ladybugs2
14 October 2016

Please help, need qld builder reccomendations

Please help, need qld builder reccomendations
QLD

Hi Ladybugs2, It's like buying a new car. How much are you willing to spend? Is it going to be your pride and joy or only to take you from point A to B. I suggest…

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Ladybugs2
Oct 14, 2016 10:25 pm
Ladybugs2
TheGirlie
TheGirlie
14 October 2016

Huxley Homes

Huxley Homes
NSW

Hi Ladybugs, we've just pulled the pin with Homestead and we were about to go to site. Both the state manager and finance officer told us that the interstate companies are…

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TheGirlie
Oct 14, 2016 9:01 pm
jhiace
jhiace
14 October 2016

Construction loans

Construction loans
NSW

As above, Just get your builder to include their cost to do everything you want to do in their $$ figure they provide to your bank and then remove them with the builder so…

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jhiace
Oct 14, 2016 2:18 pm
nicoledee
nicoledee
14 October 2016

First build in Adelaide Hills (Statesman Homes)

First build in Adelaide Hills (Statesman Homes)
SA
1, 2

sirpsycho66, how did your build go after all? We are looking at building the Felixstow Alfresco in the very near future, delving into an appointment with Statesman on the…

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nicoledee
Oct 14, 2016 12:16 pm
newwyhouse22
newwyhouse22
14 October 2016

Montgomery homes experience newcastle

Montgomery homes experience newcastle
NSW

I forgot to reply and say we are building at cameron park, some how lucked out and randomly found a gorgeous block that backs onto nature reserve, its slightly downhill…

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newwyhouse22
Oct 14, 2016 12:13 am
ZoePerth
ZoePerth
13 October 2016

Slab inspection report: looking for advice on what to do

Slab inspection report: looking for advice on what to do
VIC

Our inspector found a couple issues with our slab, albeit in WA. All the inspector can do is refer to building regs or codes and you should expect rectification to…

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ZoePerth
Oct 13, 2016 10:55 pm
NoviaTseng
NoviaTseng
13 October 2016

Blinds Hoppers Crossing

Blinds Hoppers Crossing
VIC

Nice Thread! If you are looking for Blinds Hoppers Crossing in Melbourne.At Styleline House, We offer a wide range of indoor window covering such as Roller Blinds, Zebra…

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NoviaTseng
Oct 13, 2016 10:45 pm
Barnacles279
Barnacles279
13 October 2016

King Homes NSW

King Homes NSW
NSW

Not sure if freestanding bath is part of standard inclusion but it is included in my build. Mark the director is so easy to deal with, slab and framing stage have been…

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Barnacles279
Oct 13, 2016 6:59 pm
Barnacles279

Shout out for help to all you knowledgeable paint people! I am thinking I want to go Solver Kitty Grey on all walls (after living in the house we will add feature walls).…

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ZoePerth
Oct 13, 2016 6:47 pm
Barnacles279
Barnacles279
13 October 2016

Allam Properties

Allam Properties
NSW

Hi.. I think they have been around for a while.. I remembered a few years back I visited one of their development. I haven't bought from them.. but I know they only…

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Barnacles279
Oct 13, 2016 6:03 pm
Barnacles279
sunrays
sunrays
13 October 2016

colorbond roof costs

colorbond roof costs
WA

That does not sound right. It should be in the range of $10,000 to $15,000

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sunrays
Oct 13, 2016 5:57 pm
JaneW
JaneW
13 October 2016

Our build- Henley, Monaco lux 2 in bayside Melbourne KDR

Our build- Henley, Monaco lux 2 in bayside Melbourne KDR
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

That's a bit stiff! Ours sounds like the same as yours it would look silly if they didn't let us, we can go an extra 1.5m which makes it 3 metres from the tree on the…

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JaneW
Oct 13, 2016 1:43 pm
JaneW
newwyhouse22
newwyhouse22
13 October 2016

Hotondo homes newcastle/port stephens

Hotondo homes newcastle/port stephens
NSW

Hi RegVic i had to postpone it today had an meeting come up but i actually went out to homeworld yesterday and went and chatted with the montgomery guy as they…

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newwyhouse22
Oct 13, 2016 11:19 am
Michelle
Michelle
13 October 2016

October specials - Colour advice and building

October specials - Colour advice and building
NSW

You still have plenty of time for this special.... :)

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Michelle
Oct 13, 2016 6:33 am
Michelle
drgitu
drgitu
12 October 2016

Mcdonald Jones Homes - Miami 16 executive slightly modified

Mcdonald Jones Homes - Miami 16 executive slightly modified
NSW

Hi, bulding Miani as well, I'd be keen to see the modified designs, however the blog 'http://mcdonaldmiami16.blogspot.com.au/' seems to be down... thanks Git

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drgitu
Oct 12, 2016 5:56 pm
Woolyfish
Woolyfish
12 October 2016

ContentLiving at Stockland Calleya

ContentLiving at Stockland Calleya
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Just stumbled across this thread! Posting to follow! We also have signed with content and are building in north dandalup. Have been waiting for titles for a year…

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Woolyfish
Oct 12, 2016 5:09 pm
Woolyfish
Jojo2014
Jojo2014
12 October 2016

Carlisle Homes : Easy Living

Carlisle Homes : Easy Living
VIC

Building with easy living, so far so good, service, price, upgrades etc happy

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Jojo2014
Oct 12, 2016 4:43 pm
Jojo2014
jessicagauci
jessicagauci
12 October 2016

Shadowline Ceilings

Shadowline Ceilings
NSW

Does anyone have any photographs of shadowline / shadow set ceilings they could share? Or does anyone know of any display homes or shops that have it on display in Sydney?…

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jessicagauci
Oct 12, 2016 2:02 pm
callmeal
callmeal
11 October 2016

How to cost a house... (total noob question)

How to cost a house... (total noob question)
NSW

Thanks folks, that's very helpful! Old bloke - I totally forgot about changeover costs - thanks for that! We are in the area we want but on a busy road - but I don't…

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callmeal
Oct 11, 2016 10:39 pm
SydSR
SydSR
11 October 2016

HOUSE AND LAND SUGGESTION

HOUSE AND LAND SUGGESTION
NSW

Hi All , I have a very generic question . Need some input from people in this forum . I found out two LOTS . I will mention each of them pros and cons , price list…

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SydSR
Oct 11, 2016 8:40 pm
bjasani
bjasani
11 October 2016

Greenvale Gardens, Greenvale VIC - Boutique Homes

Greenvale Gardens, Greenvale VIC - Boutique Homes
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Guys, New bus route 543 starting from Greenvale gardens to Roxburgh park station.... Also anyone has news on school?

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bjasani
Oct 11, 2016 6:22 pm
sophiallilly
sophiallilly
11 October 2016

Does anyone about the Aveena Townhomes

Does anyone about the Aveena Townhomes
NSW

I wonder with $645K Aveena townhome is worthwhile to buy compared to home and land package? Aveena townhomes seem to be in a good location.

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sophiallilly
Oct 11, 2016 1:04 pm
richie122
richie122
11 October 2016

Advice on Retaining Wall

Advice on Retaining Wall
QLD

Yes they could have known by simplying asking. We had purchased our land before them and had our plans done before them I guess thats why council recommends you speak to…

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richie122
Oct 11, 2016 9:19 am
richie122
DB81
DB81
11 October 2016

Dunes - Porter Davis

Dunes - Porter Davis
VIC

Hi all, building the Dunes 29 with Porter Davis in Woodend, Victoria. Just waiting on build start date. Anyone else here building or has completed the Dunes? Or the…

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DB81
Oct 11, 2016 8:21 am
ms_prez
ms_prez
11 October 2016

Corner stacker doors worth it?

Corner stacker doors worth it?
QLD

Im with ZoePerth on this one, they look great but flies & fly poop, as I call it, on the ceiling would drive me absolutely insane. ;) We are adding normal slider stackers…

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ms_prez
Oct 11, 2016 1:19 am
ms_prez
Rocchet
Rocchet
10 October 2016

Partial handing (switching the front of the house only)

Partial handing (switching the front of the house only)

Thanks Rocchet. Our contact person is on annual leave and the lady I have spoken to doesn't sound very knowledgeable :(

Hmm that's no good. Have…</p></div><div class=

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Rocchet
Oct 10, 2016 9:58 pm
MsBecStar
MsBecStar
10 October 2016

Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping

Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping
SA
1 ... 86, 87, 88

Hi again, just bumping up to see if I can get the name of ur fencing contractor.

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MsBecStar
Oct 10, 2016 8:49 pm
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ms_prez
Oct 10, 2016 2:42 pm
ms_prez
Sgene85
Sgene85
10 October 2016

Anyone building in Sunbury Fields?

Anyone building in Sunbury Fields?
VIC

Hey guys, my wife and I visited the sales office on the weekend and keen on getting a block. Awesome to see that someone is also building at Sunbury Fields. We're looking…

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Sgene85
Oct 10, 2016 10:06 am
Sgene85
wongbruce
wongbruce
9 October 2016

Eden Brae Homes Building Period

Eden Brae Homes Building Period
NSW

Hi All, I signed my building contract with Eden Brae in June and for my home they have stated clearly the following: Provide a 38 No. week contract period for a package…

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wongbruce
Oct 09, 2016 9:38 pm
wongbruce
wongbruce
9 October 2016

Building with eden brae homes

Building with eden brae homes
NSW

Hi Dakum, I am a Solicitor and can give you a bit of advice on this. Under Section 88K of the Conveyancing Act, the neighbour who has refused to sign the drainage…

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wongbruce
Oct 09, 2016 9:34 pm
livpal5
livpal5
9 October 2016

Build northern nsw- Landscaping pics

Build northern nsw- Landscaping pics
VIC
1 ... 47, 48, 49

Thanks B4M3T. It is slow as we have to wait for funds first. I have so many ideas but no money haha. Thanks cat_dunc it's just merbau come up really well. Not as red as…

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livpal5
Oct 09, 2016 9:09 pm
LochietheChippy
LochietheChippy
9 October 2016

slab issues

slab issues
VIC

It will be ok I know it seems like a drama it's not, honestly I've probably only had 20 square slabs in my career, quite often we move frames 20-30mm, I'm not sure what…

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LochietheChippy
Oct 09, 2016 8:56 pm
GabrielleRenee
GabrielleRenee
9 October 2016

Has anyone built with Homebuyers Centre in Perth?

Has anyone built with Homebuyers Centre in Perth?
WA

Yes my partner and I built through Homebuyers, our house was built in 6 months after slab being laid, we have been in our house almost 2 yrs now and no problems other than…

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GabrielleRenee
Oct 09, 2016 8:27 pm
UniCoteOfficial
UniCoteOfficial
9 October 2016

Unicote or Colorbond Steel roof?

Unicote or Colorbond Steel roof?
WA

Hi All, It seems there is a bit of uncertainty around UniCote®, so i would like to clear a few things up for everybody. UniCote® was developed by Australia’s fastest…

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UniCoteOfficial
Oct 09, 2016 1:59 pm
UniCoteOfficial


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