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subhra1981
subhra1981
15 August

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
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shon-aa ohhh i dont know how much they will charge my one which is $630 in retail price!

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subhra1981
Aug 15, 2017 1:11 pm

Show me your exterior colour choices , fed up of driving aro

Show me your exterior colour choices , fed up of driving aro

If it helps we did Monument Roof and gutters, Shale Grey fascia, white eaves, black butt bricks (austral), woodland grey windows, shale grey roller door and front door. We…

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candicewebster
Aug 15, 2017 1:11 pm
fred 1
fred 1
15 August

Regent Homes Adelaide

Regent Homes Adelaide
SA

Are you looking for custom builder in Adelaide? Or just wanting info on Regency?

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fred 1
Aug 15, 2017 1:01 pm
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Vantage_35
Aug 15, 2017 11:10 am

Relocatable homes

Relocatable homes

I haven't done it but I did own one and it was fine very good built home. I believe it came from a place in Wagga Wagga or Dubbo sorry my memory is shocking I think the…

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candicewebster
Aug 15, 2017 9:15 am
NehaM
NehaM
15 August

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
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That's really good to hear, would love to see how things are shaping up there, will def go for a drive this weekend :)

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NehaM
Aug 15, 2017 8:53 am
Bri1234
Bri1234
14 August

Demolition recommendations - South East Melbourne

Demolition recommendations - South East Melbourne
VIC

Not sure if you are still getting quotes but I recommend Active Demolition Vic. They've just done ours last week.

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Bri1234
Aug 14, 2017 10:21 pm
Bri1234
cranbourne23
cranbourne23
14 August

Building Eden Brae Bristol 31??

Building Eden Brae Bristol 31??
NSW
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Yes the handrail that is shown in display is included.

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cranbourne23
Aug 14, 2017 10:05 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
14 August

Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer
VIC
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Gee that went up fast. Looking forward to seeing the rest. I was wondering where your post was. Glad I found it. As well as gravy's update. We are just starting…

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Doulton777
Aug 14, 2017 9:51 pm
Doulton777

Was originally looking at the Porter Davis Charlton 33, but recent massive price increase (13k) made me look around for an alternative. Mate at work had recently sign on…

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rum_home
Aug 14, 2017 9:39 pm
rum_home

Fairmont Homes - Seaford Meadows SA - fencing

Fairmont Homes - Seaford Meadows SA - fencing
SA
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Nice work, it looks very tidy my husband lost the end of his pinkie helping his brother move concrete retaining - those things are heavy!!! You've done a great…

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bubbles_family
Aug 14, 2017 7:56 pm
PVBuild
PVBuild
14 August

How long for each stage of construction?

How long for each stage of construction?
VIC

How long is a piece of string... Ours is a relatively complicated build, with split level and heaps of retaining. 5/4/17 - site start Easter Break in…

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PVBuild
Aug 14, 2017 7:22 pm
icat2000
icat2000
14 August

Our First Home - Ballarat - Waiting on Final Plans

Our First Home - Ballarat - Waiting on Final Plans
VIC
1, 2

Received loan docs for the land today. So many places to sign. Also received title sample for above tile. Way darker than image. So won't be using them. Bit disappointing.…

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icat2000
Aug 14, 2017 6:41 pm
icat2000
Chad_K
Chad_K
14 August

Building in Bacchus Marsh- Stonehill estate

Building in Bacchus Marsh- Stonehill estate
VIC

Thanks for the reply. It is good to hear your experience.Hope the bushfire attack level would be downgraded by the time the land is titled, otherwise it will increase…

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Chad_K
Aug 14, 2017 5:56 pm
Afrooz
Afrooz
14 August

Building By Porter Davis in Aspect Greenvale

Building By Porter Davis in Aspect Greenvale
VIC

Hi everybody, We are going to build a house (Bermuda 23) in Aspect Greenvale by PD. We have our World of style appointment tomorrow and apparently, the single story ones…

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Afrooz
Aug 14, 2017 5:37 pm

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand
NSW
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Has anyone installed a security system? If so which one and from where?? Thanks in advance :)

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stuart.stevenson
Aug 14, 2017 2:53 pm
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
14 August

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
1, 2

Hahahaa.... I second guessed everything until I just 'decided', and made myself say, 'If I don't like it I can change it'. Having said that, it was probably easier for me…

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JayaJaya
Aug 14, 2017 2:20 pm
JayaJaya
Mec06
Mec06
14 August

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q2 Build - Mango Hill, QLD

Plantation Mirage Vogue Q2 Build - Mango Hill, QLD
QLD

Who is your SS? We are pretty close, wondering if you have the same person I do..

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Mec06
Aug 14, 2017 1:04 pm
Mec06
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
14 August

Our Acre build -Hallmark

Our Acre build -Hallmark
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Oh you are so close!!! Bummer about the tiles and the power point. It amazes me what they deem to be within acceptable guidelines at times!

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Tamara1975
Aug 14, 2017 12:32 pm
MellznEug
MellznEug
14 August

Building our dream - Acreage Build

Building our dream - Acreage Build
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi ABuild, all good! Not sure how this works lol! Still new to this. We've bought land at Pitt Town area.

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MellznEug
Aug 14, 2017 11:43 am
vikushivu
vikushivu
14 August

Plantation Nouveau Q1 - would love to see your pics!

Plantation Nouveau Q1 - would love to see your pics!
QLD

We have now changed a single story to double story design. Trinity Q1.

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vikushivu
Aug 14, 2017 11:18 am
Mec06
Mec06
14 August

Recommendations for inspectors for north Brisbane/Moreton ba

Recommendations for inspectors for north Brisbane/Moreton ba
QLD

we are north bris/moreton bay and using Kspec. Really happy with them so far.

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Mec06
Aug 14, 2017 11:12 am
Mec06
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sam_sc
Aug 14, 2017 10:23 am
Marshall5858
Marshall5858
14 August

building at seaford meadows

building at seaford meadows
SA
1 ... 20, 21, 22

I walked past your place for the first time on Friday, absolutely love what you've done, especially swooning over the touch of Pink!!! Now my daughter is asking if we can…

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Marshall5858
Aug 14, 2017 9:48 am
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
14 August

Building with Fairmont Homes - Down South

Building with Fairmont Homes - Down South
SA
1, 2, 3

How are you going? All prepped and ready to go? Excitement and exhaustion.... lol. We're still packing... handover is supposed to be first week in October, however I…

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JayaJaya
Aug 14, 2017 8:43 am
JayaJaya
Seren1ty
Seren1ty
14 August

Hall & Hart - Maddison & Zara

Hall & Hart - Maddison & Zara
NSW

Completely understand where you both are coming from, we too had to make this decision. Our build is approved and our Elyse will start after we finalise the last steps,…

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Seren1ty
Aug 14, 2017 8:31 am

Building with Perry homes

Building with Perry homes
1, 2

Looks great congrats !!! Building with Perry Homes - Were in!! viewtopic.php?t=84756

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nicolawhitelaw
Aug 14, 2017 6:59 am
nicolawhitelaw
JLH222
JLH222
14 August

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Thanks guys. I'll definitely be chatting to the SM. Lol re the render...I thought it was rendered in the colour. I had no idea they painted it. Oops rookie…

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JLH222
Aug 14, 2017 6:28 am
JLH222
erikaom
erikaom
13 August

Building in Gregory Hills - College Release Hall and Hart

Building in Gregory Hills - College Release Hall and Hart
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Thank you...looking forward to see the finished product post handover.

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erikaom
Aug 13, 2017 10:43 pm
Yulia
Yulia
13 August

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North
VIC

Hi Renee94 I also got a lot at stage 6, signed a contract in June. I was recently told it's going to be titled in December-January-cant' wait!! I've got so many questions…

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Yulia
Aug 13, 2017 8:52 pm

New home builder Fairmont, Reynella SA

New home builder Fairmont, Reynella SA
NSW
1, 2

Hi Amymay How did you go with your selections?

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bubbles_family
Aug 13, 2017 8:21 pm
cforb
cforb
13 August

Our Custom Home by SJD Homes

Our Custom Home by SJD Homes
VIC

That's disappointing. Who are you dealing with in the office? Have you tried to contact their head office in Officer?

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cforb
Aug 13, 2017 7:54 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
13 August

Preliminary stages

Preliminary stages
VIC

Everything is different for each builder from what I've read here. But I'll tell you my experience. My builder is small and my floorplan was custom. I spoke to my…

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aloenyx
Aug 13, 2017 7:21 pm
aloenyx
sinbox
sinbox
13 August

Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Brucefil2011, Yes. The electrician & his manager both advised me themselves. Basically, of you want to use all the induction cooking zones simultaneously, the circuit…

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sinbox
Aug 13, 2017 12:24 pm

Deposit with builder for drawings, what to expect?

Deposit with builder for drawings, what to expect?
VIC

46fan your welcome Yes, you can buy plans from most builders but the prices are inflated to include OHs, profit, copyright, etc and does not include Data, Quants &…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 13, 2017 10:35 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Kosborne
Kosborne
13 August

Cornish Engine House Conversion

Cornish Engine House Conversion

Hi 👋🏻. So we're from Cornwall uk, we've been granted planning permission to turn the remains of a Cornish engine house into our family home. I'm going to be…

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Kosborne
Aug 13, 2017 12:30 am

Who is building with Allworth Homes

Who is building with Allworth Homes
NSW
1 ... 139, 140, 141

I'm awaiting my kitchen appointments also and I'm wondering the same questions. I'm also wondering if anyone has done external peer lights with allworth as I really want…

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candicewebster
Aug 12, 2017 8:03 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
12 August

First build in SE Melbourne

First build in SE Melbourne
VIC
1, 2, 3

Looks good!! Next usually the kitchen cabinets and bathroom vanities, cornice and skirting.. that's fixing done, then painting, tiles.. I think. Its looking great, so…

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aloenyx
Aug 12, 2017 6:49 pm
aloenyx
anonymous-
anonymous-
12 August

Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 17, 18, & 19

Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 17, 18, & 19
NSW
1, 2

Ventured out earlier today to take a drone video. Can see some tradies out which is the benefit of going out earlier on Saturdays. There are a few notable observations…

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anonymous-
Aug 12, 2017 3:32 pm

I assume you want to stop the solar heat gain (?), if so then you could put a corner louvre panel over the window at 90 deg. Depth say 1m. IYKWIM.

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ECOECO
Aug 12, 2017 3:03 pm
ECOECO
firejack018
firejack018
12 August

Metricon Savannah 34 - Close to preliminary presentation...

Metricon Savannah 34 - Close to preliminary presentation...
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

No we found it ourselves. I was visiting the site with my electrician and I asked him to check behind a switch plate to ensure they had been wired as we requested at the…

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firejack018
Aug 12, 2017 2:43 pm
firejack018

Building the Spotswood 284 by Burbank

Building the Spotswood 284 by Burbank
VIC

We finally received an update from the land developer this week, saying our land title will be delayed and they are now expecting Feb-April 2018 due to a drainage strategy…

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First_Timer_Ray
Aug 12, 2017 8:51 am
First_Timer_Ray
D and B
D and B
11 August

Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

No tiling this week as initially planned, tiler pulled out so SS has to find a new one and this will affect more than just our build. Painting will still start next week.

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D and B
Aug 11, 2017 9:23 pm
D and B

Update for the last week, slab down and ground floor frames went up today.

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akashsethi10
Aug 11, 2017 8:00 pm
akashsethi10

PCI 23 Aug!!! Thats the final inspection, to pick on things to get fixed, after that about 10days before settlement/handover, so at this stage, we should have the keys in…

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223552
Aug 11, 2017 1:17 pm
Tommy_1991
Tommy_1991
11 August

Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?

Anyone building in Mulgoa Rise?
NSW
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Hi, All we have purchased a block of land in bradley heights (Mapleview Lane) front off bradley st near the 2nd roundabout. I was wondering how much your sites cost…

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Tommy_1991
Aug 11, 2017 12:44 pm

Anyone thinking of going with larger porcelain tiles for the bathroom with Firstyle... my advise is stay away....following is the quote I received to upgrade to porcelain…

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Bhoot
Aug 11, 2017 10:43 am
Bhoot

Had colours selection on Wednesday and tender is set for the end of the month. 50 shades of beige! Added one or two things (tower with double 600mm ovens), Cat 5…

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SAFA1
Aug 11, 2017 9:29 am

Hi all, if anyone is looking for colour advice on their builds or renovations I offer a discounted service for online clients only. If you would like a quote for your…

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Michelle
Aug 11, 2017 9:01 am
Michelle
BrisJay
BrisJay
10 August

Mcdonald Jones homes in QLD - North Lakes

Mcdonald Jones homes in QLD - North Lakes
QLD

I should point out that I actually dealt with the guy from Newport. I don't know if they still have the North Lakes display open but when I first posted this thread, the…

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BrisJay
Aug 10, 2017 10:42 pm


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