Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Forum
Building A New House
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
wongbruce
wongbruce
19 March 2017

Builders for sloping block NSW

Builders for sloping block NSW
NSW

When you are talking about sloping block, how much of a slope are you talking about? Most builders can do up to 4 metres or alternatively they could have a step down in he…

5
344
wongbruce
Mar 19, 2017 8:47 am
wongbruce
wongbruce
18 March 2017

Subdivision Process

Subdivision Process
NSW

Hi All, I'm a Solicitor in Sydney and can talk you through the process. I am also building an Eden Brae Home in Kellyville. In regards to the house, it could have been…

3
400
wongbruce
Mar 18, 2017 9:43 pm
MR.india
MR.india
18 March 2017

landscape plan

landscape plan
NSW

Excellent Gravy, although, my estate requires a plan to be made by a "qualified landscape designer/architect/horticulturist" I will still make one by myself and see if it…

12
735
MR.india
Mar 18, 2017 8:21 pm
MandM+4
MandM+4
18 March 2017

Add a 5th bedroom to this plan

Add a 5th bedroom to this plan

Another option- push the kitchen and laundry up a metre or 2 and put the scullery/WIP on the other end of the kitchen where the alfresco is and put 5th bedroom where they…

6
393
MandM+4
Mar 18, 2017 7:40 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 March 2017

Tiling question

Tiling question
WA

Have you got a photo you can post? I'm trying envisage what you wanted and can only think that it would have looked strange to have these lines of tiles running down one…

2
264
arcadelt
Mar 18, 2017 7:37 pm
NicMac03
NicMac03
18 March 2017

Daydream 30(Coral) OR Retreat Q1 (Plantation) ?

Daydream 30(Coral) OR Retreat Q1 (Plantation) ?
QLD

I think you will hear good and bad about every builder. We are building with Coral and have had a fairly positive experience. I think all the steps in the building process…

5
372
NicMac03
Mar 18, 2017 2:11 pm
113
6423
kylz4
Mar 17, 2017 6:14 pm
lizbf85
lizbf85
17 March 2017

Porter Davis slow

Porter Davis slow
VIC

they dont care its as simple as that really! we are in the same predicament.

4
530
lizbf85
Mar 17, 2017 3:57 pm
MR.india
MR.india
17 March 2017

Building at The avenue in Jordan Springs

Building at The avenue in Jordan Springs
NSW

We are in Jordan Spring East stage-2, our Land is registering in May, and we are building Arizona 26 from Clarendon / Domain Homes.

7
446
MR.india
Mar 17, 2017 1:14 pm
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
17 March 2017

First time builder - Gj Gardner Galleria 250 - Brisbane nort

First time builder - Gj Gardner Galleria 250 - Brisbane nort
QLD
1, 2

Good luck with your build! We are now six weeks into the "building phase". I think once it's all done, the relief will come! (we sure hope it does!)

27
1515
ruraldoc
Mar 17, 2017 12:55 pm
ruraldoc
mrsdoe
mrsdoe
17 March 2017

Custom Dale Alcock Build - Landsdale

Custom Dale Alcock Build - Landsdale
WA
1, 2, 3

Looking great, looks like they're moving along pretty quickly Follow our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura Group): http://tinyurl.com/jlykgph

41
3410
mrsdoe
Mar 17, 2017 12:53 pm
mrsdoe
nikil
nikil
17 March 2017

Who is Building with Porter Davis?

Who is Building with Porter Davis?
VIC
1, 2, 3

It's nice to have a least one positive :) Well if they said they wouldn't honour the promo I would have been fighting it as it's them taking their time to do things not…

42
1982
nikil
Mar 17, 2017 8:26 am
buildingonup
buildingonup
17 March 2017

First Build Experience -GJ

First Build Experience -GJ
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Yes that's it like charli said even into the ground so no stepping over :) On another note today is handover!!! Hope all goes well at 3pm and we can be in and settled…

227
11250
buildingonup
Mar 17, 2017 7:13 am
stevenha
stevenha
17 March 2017

Building Sahara Belle with Henley !!!!

Building Sahara Belle with Henley !!!!
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi, I'm currently with Henley (Monaco Lux Q2) and waiting for them to give me a settlement date. Henley also needs to rectify things from Darbecca's final report since…

65
4690
stevenha
Mar 16, 2017 11:22 pm

Cabinetry 2 Feb 2017 Kitchen: Base cupboards- Polytec Graphite M Overheads- Polytec Polar White M Benchtops- Polytec Buller Stone M Main Bathroom and…

13
718
buildnbaby
Mar 16, 2017 10:38 pm
Joker
Joker
16 March 2017

Which upgrades decrease new home value?

Which upgrades decrease new home value?
NSW

It's not really that they don't value the extras, it's more that they are valuing the property extremely conservatively so their risk is less, definitely going to a…

14
1198
Joker
Mar 16, 2017 9:13 pm
pauldab
pauldab
16 March 2017

Metricon Bohemian 25 in Vic

Metricon Bohemian 25 in Vic
VIC
1, 2, 3

Cheers. For me the raked ceiling was worth the money, I was talking to the chippie who did most of the fixing works last week and after showing his wife our progress…

46
4140
pauldab
Mar 16, 2017 9:11 pm
sandra 2016
sandra 2016
16 March 2017

My Masterton Build

My Masterton Build
NSW

Omg someone else feels my pain. Stress is a under statement I am so over these people. My house was completed 4 weeks ago and still issues. If your reading this DONT…

1
455
sandra 2016
Mar 16, 2017 1:44 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
16 March 2017

Help P soil type - extra costs?

Help P soil type - extra costs?
VIC

We are building on stumps and just had soil test, it's P soil type and need to go down 1.6 metres for footings. Only allocated 1 metre in proposal, I'm worried about what…

0
148
Ezza78
Mar 16, 2017 11:41 am
6
650
surtees
Mar 16, 2017 10:43 am
surtees
Lames
Lames
16 March 2017

Decision help - flooring, heating, cooling and roofing!

Decision help - flooring, heating, cooling and roofing!
ACT

Thanks algernon - I was doing some reading and I did see that Hebel Powerfloor - I was going to speak to the architect about it today when we meet. Looks interesting. I…

7
722
Lames
Mar 16, 2017 4:31 am
mattncourtz
mattncourtz
16 March 2017

Build with HGWA

Build with HGWA
WA
1, 2

Looking really good! We are in Landsdale also, and been amazed at how many new homes are being built and how quickly the slab to bricks to roof process takes! It's not…

26
2583
mattncourtz
Mar 15, 2017 11:02 pm
mel_mack
mel_mack
15 March 2017

Custom build in Adelaide.

Custom build in Adelaide.
SA
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Hey can I ask who you went through for your underfloor heating? Did you consider insular heating/electric? What made you choose hydronic? We are looking at polished…

382
24683
mel_mack
Mar 15, 2017 10:59 pm
SileNceR
SileNceR
15 March 2017

Custom Build in Warrnambool

Custom Build in Warrnambool
VIC
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Like none of the items are super heavy on their own but Sarah loaded 41 bags of cement which at 20kg a bag is 800kgs, then we unloaded half each when she got it home (I…

570
28816
SileNceR
Mar 15, 2017 10:51 pm
mishb
mishb
15 March 2017

Electrical inclusions - power points

Electrical inclusions - power points

Our standard inclusions for electrical include 5 single power points for rangehood, fridge, dishwasher, microwave and oven. On our electrical plan are power points for…

0
183
mishb
Mar 15, 2017 8:20 pm
ipwarrior
ipwarrior
15 March 2017

Knock Down Rebuild Burbank Onyx 4500 Melbourne Eastern

Knock Down Rebuild Burbank Onyx 4500 Melbourne Eastern
VIC

Hi Berry: I'm building in Wantirna South, My street, is not busy, may be slightly more traffic during school hours, because there's a school about 700m away. I do feel…

6
731
ipwarrior
Mar 15, 2017 6:51 pm
Picto
Picto
15 March 2017

New Build - Pre Completition Inspection QLD

New Build - Pre Completition Inspection QLD
QLD

We are using k-spec at the moment (frame stage) and they have been really good. The inspector we had was knowledgeable and was happy to have a chat about any concerns I had.

2
188
Picto
Mar 15, 2017 3:49 pm
jenza20
jenza20
15 March 2017

Building Inspectors in Perth, WA.

Building Inspectors in Perth, WA.
WA

Thanks so much Zoe!! Will give them a call tomorrow :)

2
279
jenza20
Mar 14, 2017 11:26 pm
jenza20
yvonneh
yvonneh
14 March 2017

List of Things You Can't Do Later

List of Things You Can't Do Later
VIC
1, 2

A couple more Shower niche Underfloor heating Level floors (bathroom to living) Un-obscuring glazing (you can always add a film but hard to go back)

24
2120
yvonneh
Mar 14, 2017 10:18 pm
wongbruce
wongbruce
14 March 2017

Cost of keeping registered vacant land for 2 yrs

Cost of keeping registered vacant land for 2 yrs
NSW

You should be looking for special conditions in your contract about how long you can leave the land vacant for or whether construction must start within a certain…

3
226
wongbruce
Mar 14, 2017 5:58 pm
everistically
everistically
14 March 2017

Porter Davis Charlton

Porter Davis Charlton
VIC

your suggestion makes total sense :).. thanks... I'll definitely go the glass balustrade at builder.. One thing that i would do cover it with stuff (newpapers or plastics)…

16
1917
everistically
Mar 14, 2017 2:34 pm
Bjain
Bjain
14 March 2017

Anyone building with bellriver homes??

Anyone building with bellriver homes??
NSW

Hi, We are looking to get bellriver hes build our new home in north kellyville . I would appreciate if anyone canshare their experience woth bellriver homes? Thanks a lot

0
160
Bjain
Mar 14, 2017 12:04 pm
newwyhouse2233
newwyhouse2233
14 March 2017

Basic electrical selections plan

Basic electrical selections plan
NSW

Hi im wondering if anyone can give me some advice on what to select at electrical as the most neccessary and basic things ie: hdmi, internet etc We will have nbn, it is a…

0
196
newwyhouse2233
Mar 13, 2017 11:40 pm
Valerie Kiwikvinna
Valerie Kiwikvinna
13 March 2017

Anyone building at Jubilee Estate?

Anyone building at Jubilee Estate?
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hello!! That is so exciting to have a neighbour. We signed up with Simonds a year ago so are now paying late penalties, but their build price has gone up more than the…

48
5324
Valerie Kiwikvinna
Mar 13, 2017 10:29 pm
mattncourtz
mattncourtz
13 March 2017

First Time Home Build

First Time Home Build
WA

Hi Caupetzai, We are currently building our second home, and believe that deciding on a builder will be best determined on your building budget. Different builders cater…

1
296
mattncourtz
Mar 13, 2017 10:17 pm
1
322
sudu
Mar 13, 2017 9:06 pm
icat2000
icat2000
13 March 2017

Metricon Price increase

Metricon Price increase

Ouch. That is some penalty. 50K a lot of money.

7
698
icat2000
Mar 13, 2017 6:54 pm
icat2000
Johnnycamelately
Johnnycamelately
13 March 2017

Solar Panels | Elara Estate

Solar Panels | Elara Estate
NSW

Kaycee, do you know if we are allowed to put up solar panels on our rooftop here in Elara's Estate? Thanks.

0
204
Johnnycamelately
Mar 13, 2017 2:23 pm
Emmz70
Emmz70
13 March 2017

Building Metricon Franklin 40 Sydney

Building Metricon Franklin 40 Sydney
NSW
1 ... 117, 118, 119

Same here I'm hanging out for a franky visit

2376
140822
Emmz70
Mar 13, 2017 11:03 am
building-expert
building-expert
13 March 2017

What to inspect during construction phase

What to inspect during construction phase

Unless you have professional building knowledge you won't know what to look for. Consider getting your own independent inspector for critical stages of your build.

1
210
building-expert
Mar 13, 2017 10:39 am
building-expert
faykis
faykis
13 March 2017

Median Home price, overcapitalization and bank valuation

Median Home price, overcapitalization and bank valuation
NSW

Hi all, we are a couple looking to build our first home in Schofields, NSW area. This home is mainly living purpose but want to…

0
240
faykis
Mar 13, 2017 10:29 am
faykis
Glendale45
Glendale45
13 March 2017

Our Glendale 45 build

Our Glendale 45 build
VIC
1 ... 82, 83, 84

Sorry for the late reply! No we didn't have to contact anyone. M did all of that for us. I'm pretty sure once you are at luckup stage SM will book it in (can take 7 weeks…

1677
55235
Glendale45
Mar 13, 2017 8:46 am
Glendale45
charlibear
charlibear
12 March 2017

Building our first house with Aspect Homes Qld

Building our first house with Aspect Homes Qld
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Congrats!! The splash back is just gorgeous!! Loving the wall paper Don't forget pics for us once you've moved in GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 …

135
6785
charlibear
Mar 12, 2017 6:02 pm
charlibear
Roseleigh_Custom
Roseleigh_Custom
12 March 2017

Roseleigh Homes (Vic) - Recent Experiences?

Roseleigh Homes (Vic) - Recent Experiences?
VIC

Hi, We have just paid out initial fee after months of deliberating (sloping block). How did you find them? Did you end up building with them?

1
252
Roseleigh_Custom
Mar 12, 2017 3:19 pm
Roseleigh_Custom
wongbruce
wongbruce
12 March 2017

Wooden staircase and glass balustrade options outside builde

Wooden staircase and glass balustrade options outside builde
NSW

You will have one more problem getting it outside. Your Occupation Certificate (OC) won't be issued due to safety concerns and the builder will not allow outside trades…

3
352
wongbruce
Mar 12, 2017 2:48 pm
sajidmib
sajidmib
12 March 2017

Watersun Yarra 3600 - Customised plan

Watersun Yarra 3600 - Customised plan
VIC
1, 2, 3

That is true their price was really good But they are gone now

55
2944
sajidmib
Mar 12, 2017 9:21 am
sajidmib
Ron380
Ron380
12 March 2017

Anybody building with Dixon Homes in Schofields

Anybody building with Dixon Homes in Schofields
NSW

Hi We are planning to build our house with Dixon Homes in Schofields,Sydney. Any feedback on their builds is welcome Regards, Rohan

0
153
Ron380
Mar 12, 2017 9:10 am
crysi
crysi
12 March 2017

Newhome centre WA

Newhome centre WA
WA

Anyone know much about go homes?

2
315
crysi
Mar 12, 2017 12:17 am
sajidmib
sajidmib
11 March 2017

Help Cost of Data Points & NBN in New House

Help Cost of Data Points & NBN in New House
QLD

Phone outlet has to be redone for data points u are mistaken that they are exactly same and swap out for future which means yes the hole in wall can be swapped but not…

9
1190
sajidmib
Mar 11, 2017 9:14 pm
sajidmib


Home Safety Store posted a promotion
4 months
70% Off Panacom 600 Series Flush Door Camera

Enjoy a 70% discount off the Panacom 600 Series Flush Door Camera. (End Of Line Product) Offer valid while stocks last.

Browsing this forum

d12have, Google Adsense [Bot], shokel1975 and 131 guests

Homeone Australian & New Zealand

Australia's largest home building and renovation
community with over 1.7 million posts

Home
Pros
Forum
Start a new topic
About
Join Community
Advertise
Contact Homeone
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2018
Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on TwitterFollow homeone on Google+
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2018