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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…

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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

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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

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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?

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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…

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sajidmib
Mar 11, 2017 9:14 pm
sajidmib
buildingonup
buildingonup
11 March 2017

PCI Issues before handover

PCI Issues before handover
QLD

Thankyou we are packed for moving so no idea where the contract is at the moment, I might have a scan at work so will look into that. Hopefully gives us time to go after…

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buildingonup
Mar 11, 2017 7:49 am
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BrisBuild
Mar 10, 2017 9:40 pm
party_of_5
party_of_5
10 March 2017

Single story house with Loft

Single story house with Loft
NSW

Not too sure if you have Hotondo Homes in NSW but they have a design called the highlander which is a single story with an upstairs rumpus

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party_of_5
Mar 10, 2017 9:03 pm
Lansmarshy
Lansmarshy
10 March 2017

Builder for slope block in Melbourne

Builder for slope block in Melbourne
VIC
1, 2

Hi there, I hope you don't mind me messaging you, but I just saw your comment about your block in Bacchus marsh that has 3m fall over 30 meters- I have just purchased a…

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Lansmarshy
Mar 10, 2017 7:58 pm

here is a picture of the display home flashing

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fizzed
Mar 10, 2017 6:36 pm

Advice please, first build

Advice please, first build
SA

I assume you are doing this as a owner build? First stop is counci duty planner to find out what you can do and what you need to do. I would also gets some quotes for…

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Searching4 knowledge
Mar 10, 2017 4:44 pm
Searching4 knowledge
Mec06
Mec06
10 March 2017

Plantation Homes/ Molto Riviera/ Ormeau Ridge Qld

Plantation Homes/ Molto Riviera/ Ormeau Ridge Qld
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

So close! Your driveway looks good, so excited for you Imm!

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Mec06
Mar 10, 2017 11:30 am
Mec06
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
9 March 2017

Simonds Sierra - Adelaide, South Australia

Simonds Sierra - Adelaide, South Australia
SA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

from, not drom - this whole day has been a senior's moment for me. :lol:

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JayaJaya
Mar 09, 2017 9:04 pm
JayaJaya
cforb
cforb
9 March 2017

'The Heath' - Langwarrin.

'The Heath' - Langwarrin.
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi all, Have purchased one of the acreage lots behind your blocks and titles have just been confirmed. Wondering how long it took everyone, roughly, to go through council?…

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cforb
Mar 09, 2017 6:03 pm
pauldab
pauldab
9 March 2017

Drainage easement and swimming pool

Drainage easement and swimming pool
NSW

I'm building in Melbourne so don't know the intricacies of challenges faced where you are. (I guess you're from NSW).

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pauldab
Mar 09, 2017 1:55 pm
ravsingh21
ravsingh21
9 March 2017

My build with Firstyle Homes - Schofields NSW

My build with Firstyle Homes - Schofields NSW
NSW

Hey @mickm, Great blog! We're just setting out with our Firstyle build, hopefully the slab will be down in the next couple of weeks or so. How are things going since…

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ravsingh21
Mar 09, 2017 12:04 pm
Chris E
Chris E
9 March 2017

Building with Weeks and Macklin in Adelaide

Building with Weeks and Macklin in Adelaide
SA

I am seeking feedback on knocking down the family home and building 2 small homes with Weeks and Macklin in Adelaide, I like the idea of the Supaloc steel frame with the…

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Chris E
Mar 09, 2017 11:54 am
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
9 March 2017

Vinyl wrap - thoughts and experience

Vinyl wrap - thoughts and experience

I agree with this post. We make new kitchen doors all the time for people who have doors where the vinyl is peeling or cracking off due to age, heat and/or moisture in the…

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JayaJaya
Mar 09, 2017 7:56 am
JayaJaya
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Special_K
Mar 08, 2017 8:33 pm
alysanne
alysanne
8 March 2017

Willaston by Statesman Homes SA

Willaston by Statesman Homes SA
SA
1, 2

Congratulations, glad to hear it's all moving along. I'm looking forward to seeing pictures. Best of luck with the walk through.

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alysanne
Mar 08, 2017 8:29 pm
MJT
MJT
8 March 2017

Driveway white pvc pipe

Driveway white pvc pipe
NSW

It sounds like a sewer inspection point. It needs to be above where the sewer pipe runs. You might be able to get an alternative coloured cover for it or failing that a…

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MJT
Mar 08, 2017 4:46 pm
MGaus
MGaus
8 March 2017

10m frontage in Wantirna South (Harcrest)

10m frontage in Wantirna South (Harcrest)
VIC
1, 2

Hi All, I am wondering if any one is here who has purchased in stage 9 (Pinnacle). I have purchased the land on the Jun 2015. It is almost 20 months has passed. Any…

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MGaus
Mar 08, 2017 4:13 pm
Anna Ling
Anna Ling
8 March 2017

Building - The never ending story...

Building - The never ending story...

Hi All, Joined the forum last week. Love reading all your posts and thought it was time for me to be part of all the trials and tribulations. I am currently in the…

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Anna Ling
Mar 08, 2017 10:02 am

Hi All, Just seeking suggestion. In my colour selection I selected Vitesse color for walls and mix of 1/4 vitesse and 3/4 white for roof and doors etc all over the…

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jmasood
Mar 08, 2017 9:53 am
jmasood
pshome
pshome
7 March 2017

Altrove Schofields

Altrove Schofields
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Calling Altrove MJH builds, please get in touch.

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pshome
Mar 07, 2017 8:39 pm
k.goldington
k.goldington
7 March 2017

New williams designer homes blog

New williams designer homes blog
NSW

How's your build going Mrsemmwhitey? You're down across from the little wetlands thing right? Looks like it changes every time I drive…

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k.goldington
Mar 07, 2017 10:24 am
k.goldington
mikegrg1
mikegrg1
7 March 2017

Anyone have Eclipse brick with natural mortar?

Anyone have Eclipse brick with natural mortar?

White mortar wouldn't cost much to upgrade... may be around 400-500....

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mikegrg1
Mar 07, 2017 6:36 am
mikegrg1
emmyawards
emmyawards
6 March 2017

Electrical Pit - Ausnet

Electrical Pit - Ausnet
VIC

Oh so you can't have a tenant in the house when you install the pit?

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emmyawards
Mar 06, 2017 7:52 pm
MGaus
MGaus
6 March 2017

RE: Harcrest by Mirvac

RE: Harcrest by Mirvac
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi All, Good to see the threads about Harcrest and development updates. I am wondering if any one is here who has purchased in stage 9. I have purchased the land on the…

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MGaus
Mar 06, 2017 2:36 pm
Iftekhar
Iftekhar
6 March 2017

Anyone has built or is building Ivanhoe with Eden Brae?

Anyone has built or is building Ivanhoe with Eden Brae?
NSW

Hello all, Has anyone built a single story Ivanhoe 27 with Eden Brae? I have already deposited booking money to build Ivanhoe. Just wondering how it will look like in 2…

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Iftekhar
Mar 06, 2017 11:54 am
charlibear
charlibear
5 March 2017

Modified Noosa 26 Build -Coral Homes

Modified Noosa 26 Build -Coral Homes
QLD
1, 2

Just stunning!!! Love the little friend on your mailbox GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Mar 05, 2017 8:38 pm
charlibear
kaycee
kaycee
5 March 2017

The Avenue - Schofields

The Avenue - Schofields
NSW
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Thanks Wickets! I will not be surprised if Mirvac would price this forthcoming release at $1400 per sqm.

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kaycee
Mar 05, 2017 6:37 pm
suhasaradhya
suhasaradhya
5 March 2017

Tiling - to screed or not to screed

Tiling - to screed or not to screed
WA

Hi, Did you tiler end up screeding? I have a similar situation but the tile size is bit bigger, I'm planning to use 1200 x 600.

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suhasaradhya
Mar 05, 2017 6:08 pm
GLO
GLO
5 March 2017

Clerestory roofs

Clerestory roofs
NSW

Thanks for your replies. As my Sydney home faces NE, and with an upcoming change to Solar PV Net Feed In (previously 60c GFIT) I was thinking about the roof line and a…

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GLO
Mar 05, 2017 3:01 pm
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HFBMPC
Mar 05, 2017 8:37 am
HFBMPC
ranjith98
ranjith98
4 March 2017

OWN IT HOMES - AVALON ROCHEDALE - QLD

OWN IT HOMES - AVALON ROCHEDALE - QLD
QLD

Council approved now and Bank Commencement Letter given to Own It Homes on 1st March 2017

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ranjith98
Mar 04, 2017 9:30 pm
Lemans
Lemans
4 March 2017

Plans to purchase land and build with metricon at Freemans R

Plans to purchase land and build with metricon at Freemans R
NSW

Hi Katrina85, just found your thread, i'll be building at Freemans Ridge too. Have you started building yet? How did you go with Metricon... We bought a H&L package with…

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Lemans
Mar 04, 2017 7:22 pm
Joker
Joker
4 March 2017

New fences - before or after build?

New fences - before or after build?
VIC

Better after, as site access is harder once fencing is up. Sent from my Redmi 4 using Tapatalk

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Joker
Mar 04, 2017 3:22 pm
charlibear
charlibear
3 March 2017

Metricon Mantra 29 - Adelaide Hills

Metricon Mantra 29 - Adelaide Hills
SA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Congrats on getting keys!!! So exciting!!! Yes remember to post pics after you've moved in GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Mar 03, 2017 6:34 pm
charlibear
Melos
Melos
3 March 2017

Tender before land registration ? How to get the cost fixed

Tender before land registration ? How to get the cost fixed
NSW

A lot of it will come down to the terms of the tender Rawsons tender expires after 150 days so basically you have to start the build process within 150 days or each month…

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Melos
Mar 03, 2017 4:39 pm
Melos
Melos
3 March 2017

HIA Contract - Is there a time limit?

HIA Contract - Is there a time limit?
VIC

Have a look at your tender document for us when we were looking at building with a big project builder the tender had a deadline date to start the build process and there…

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Melos
Mar 03, 2017 4:10 pm
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jesss_g
Mar 03, 2017 11:12 am
jesss_g
lliigg
lliigg
3 March 2017

Henley Mercer Q2 - Cloverlea Chirnisde Park

Henley Mercer Q2 - Cloverlea Chirnisde Park
VIC
1, 2

Hi HawkGTI, how do you know that the walls are not square set? We are at almost the same stage in our build and with a supervisor change I am not confident in the work…

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lliigg
Mar 03, 2017 8:21 am
DanielSmith1
DanielSmith1
2 March 2017

Upgrade Costs - What did you change and what did it cost.

Upgrade Costs - What did you change and what did it cost.
NSW
1, 2

Most of us face difficulties in handling AC units in apartments. I was facing the same problem few months back. While finding the solution on internet, I found this blog…

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DanielSmith1
Mar 02, 2017 3:56 pm
faykis
faykis
2 March 2017

Soil type and Salinity in schofields area

Soil type and Salinity in schofields area
NSW

Anyone building in Schofields area? Specially noth of Schofields road near boundary toad, westminster road or Schofields farm road? What was the salinity and soil type?

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faykis
Mar 02, 2017 10:15 am
faykis
Amymay
Amymay
1 March 2017

Fairmont Home builders - South Australia

Fairmont Home builders - South Australia
SA
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Hello im a new builder looking at signing a contract with fairmont homes. Can anyone give me some tips on what to make sure is definitely included in my contract quote…

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Amymay
Mar 01, 2017 8:36 pm
Spotme
Spotme
1 March 2017

Experience with metricon

Experience with metricon
VIC

You can have a look on product review and you also have the option to read reviews in your state/region only. Experience varies so much as it is dependent on so many…

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Spotme
Mar 01, 2017 6:17 pm
Jacinta.C
Jacinta.C
1 March 2017

Soil Report Discrepancy

Soil Report Discrepancy
VIC

I spent alot of time using instagram to look through other Boutique builds. Try #ourboutiquehome and #boutiquehomesvictoria. We never did a walk through of the showroom…

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Jacinta.C
Mar 01, 2017 1:26 pm
Jacinta.C
mudmap
mudmap
1 March 2017

Watersun homes

Watersun homes
VIC

This is not news to me. We've been trying to dealing with Watersun since our house was handed over incomplete a year ago and they stopped returning calls 6 months ago.…

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mudmap
Mar 01, 2017 12:59 pm


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