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yonas
yonas
16 January 2017

Gosford Property Growth Potential

Gosford Property Growth Potential
NSW

Could be our investment or we can live there also and commute to Sydney everyday. I know some people are doing daily commute from Newcastle to Sydney everyday. House I…

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yonas
Jan 16, 2017 8:12 pm
Jess_95
Jess_95
16 January 2017

Montgomery homes- general thread

Montgomery homes- general thread
NSW

Hi, Not to sure if there is many people out there building with Montgomery homes but thought we could start a general thread to share experiences and building journeys…

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Jess_95
Jan 16, 2017 4:42 pm
nikil
nikil
16 January 2017

Building Dunedin 29 (Feng Shui) With Porter Davis

Building Dunedin 29 (Feng Shui) With Porter Davis
VIC

We have the large tile on floor and walls in the ensuite (except for the shower back wall which will be the other plain grey tile) the main bath is the large tile on the…

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nikil
Jan 16, 2017 3:40 pm
AJW
AJW
15 January 2017

Mightily Modified Metford 33

Mightily Modified Metford 33
ACT
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Like the sign on the door. Maybe some of the feedback I provided about my experience (specifically about how all trades just walk in off a building site onto newly laid…

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AJW
Jan 15, 2017 6:49 pm
Zhenhua
Zhenhua
15 January 2017

Does your upstair subfloor squeak?

Does your upstair subfloor squeak?
VIC

We moved into a new build Henley home 2 weeks ago, but noticed that many spots on the floor upstairs squeak. Our upstair floor is carpeted, so there are definitely issues…

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Zhenhua
Jan 15, 2017 10:34 am
ZoePerth
ZoePerth
14 January 2017

BUILDING INSPECTOR ONCE HOUSE IS COMPLETE

BUILDING INSPECTOR ONCE HOUSE IS COMPLETE
WA

Glad of hear it Nyan. Good to support a small family business too

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ZoePerth
Jan 14, 2017 2:06 pm
nicolawhitelaw
nicolawhitelaw
13 January 2017

Home Loan questions

Home Loan questions
NSW

We got a quote for our air con & driveway separate from our builder. We got the quotes and submitted with our loan application. (Air con is over exaggerated as partners…

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nicolawhitelaw
Jan 13, 2017 9:39 pm
nicolawhitelaw
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Nico
Jan 13, 2017 8:43 pm
Nico
fademan
fademan
13 January 2017

Real cost of custom build bayside Melbourne

Real cost of custom build bayside Melbourne
VIC

Hi mate, We just started our journey of a KDR in the same area, and had our first meeting with Porter Davis. Now, the house was bigger (450sqm), but similar spec...tbh…

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fademan
Jan 13, 2017 7:50 pm
js_newbie
js_newbie
13 January 2017

Exterior visualiser programs and websites

Exterior visualiser programs and websites
NSW

Hi where do u get the software? Is it free to download?

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js_newbie
Jan 13, 2017 4:08 pm
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tdk14
Jan 13, 2017 3:46 pm
tdk14
Melos
Melos
13 January 2017

Process for Terminating a Contract

Process for Terminating a Contract
QLD

How did you go joker? Have you had any luck in rectifying the issues

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Melos
Jan 13, 2017 1:16 pm
Agent 86
Agent 86
12 January 2017

New home build inspector Brisbane reccomendation?

New home build inspector Brisbane reccomendation?
QLD
1, 2

I also used and would recommend K-Spec. They were very easy to deal with, always happy to answer questions and seemed very detailed on their inspections. That typed, I…

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Agent 86
Jan 12, 2017 9:35 pm
building_novice
building_novice
12 January 2017

Flipping Metricon homes

Flipping Metricon homes
VIC

Hi everyone, We have to flip our house floor plan (from Metricon standard design/brochure) due to the driving way location meaning the garage (downstair) is now on the…

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building_novice
Jan 12, 2017 2:50 pm
buildingonup
buildingonup
11 January 2017

Alkimos Aveling first timers!

Alkimos Aveling first timers!
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

P.s love your furniture colours we have the silver wood dining set and it looks similar in colour so fresh and beachy

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buildingonup
Jan 11, 2017 9:58 pm
Rachael13
Rachael13
11 January 2017

Knock down rebuild - advice much appreciated!

Knock down rebuild - advice much appreciated!
VIC

We are doing the same thing and whilst having built an investment property previously a knock down rebuild is very different, and you do have your emotions involved. I…

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Rachael13
Jan 11, 2017 6:51 pm
Rachael13
Jrm85
Jrm85
11 January 2017

FENCING COSTS ON VACANT BLOCKS

FENCING COSTS ON VACANT BLOCKS
WA

Thanks heaps for everybody's help ?

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Jrm85
Jan 11, 2017 5:50 pm
sachin1234
sachin1234
11 January 2017

Custom home

Custom home
VIC

Hi, I am planning to buid a custom home in Melbourne northern suburbs(Craigieburn). Currently looking for a reliable builder, who built good quality houses for a…

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sachin1234
Jan 11, 2017 11:43 am

Hello, We just had our underground pit installed by Jemena as we are doing a KDR in an established area in the north west suburbs of Melbourne. I have attached a pic of…

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ayaman
Jan 11, 2017 9:53 am
blessedly
blessedly
11 January 2017

Change of mind after colour selection

Change of mind after colour selection
VIC

Anyone had success making changes after a colour selection. We completed our colour selection a few weeks ago with burbank and aren't happy with our tiles. We would really…

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blessedly
Jan 11, 2017 1:05 am
Izea
Izea
10 January 2017

Land and construction Loans - Help Urgent

Land and construction Loans - Help Urgent
QLD

I'm sorry to hear that the broker the developer referred to you is inefficient. Try contacting Paul Hicks of Mortgage Choice or CJ Silva of Path Financial. I find them…

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Izea
Jan 10, 2017 9:11 pm
mrsdoe
mrsdoe
10 January 2017

Our Summit Homes Build in Secret Harbour WA

Our Summit Homes Build in Secret Harbour WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Happy New Year ms_prez, how's the build going this side of Christmas? :)

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mrsdoe
Jan 10, 2017 5:05 pm
mrsdoe
konsjo
konsjo
10 January 2017

who has installed a whirlybird to their roof?

who has installed a whirlybird to their roof?
1, 2, 3

The amount of whirly birds that would be needed to cool down a roof area during an Australian summer would be extraordinary. As an example, even if you have 8 whirly…

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konsjo
Jan 10, 2017 2:13 pm
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scottwilkos1711
Jan 10, 2017 2:12 pm
TashPaul
TashPaul
10 January 2017

Vic based security door company recommendations?

Vic based security door company recommendations?
VIC

Hi, we will be getting towards the end of our build in the next few months and I am starting to look for suppliers for the 'after handover' items. We want a security door…

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TashPaul
Jan 10, 2017 10:48 am
TashPaul
0p+
0p+
10 January 2017

Is Anyone Building with Integrity New Homes

Is Anyone Building with Integrity New Homes
NSW

I have had a lot of problems with Integrity New Homes. They should remove the word Integrity

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0p+
Jan 10, 2017 10:11 am
Agent 86
Agent 86
10 January 2017

12 Month Warranty Inspection - Checklist / Guide?

12 Month Warranty Inspection - Checklist / Guide?
QLD

Hi all, I'm quickly approaching the 12 month warranty inspection due date for my new (well, 12 months old) home build. The builder has asked that I send through a list…

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Agent 86
Jan 10, 2017 8:30 am
Jess_95
Jess_95
10 January 2017

Home visualiser programs

Home visualiser programs
NSW

Can anyone recommend free and easy to use home designer programs I can use to visualise house colours? Thanks

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Jess_95
Jan 10, 2017 8:07 am
ourfirsthomebuild
ourfirsthomebuild
9 January 2017

GC Builder reviews - Hallmark, Chelbrooke, Adenbrook

GC Builder reviews - Hallmark, Chelbrooke, Adenbrook
QLD

We're planning on building our first home in Gainsborough Greens, Pimpama. We've looked at multiple builders with designs to suit our requirements: - 4 bedrooms + study…

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ourfirsthomebuild
Jan 09, 2017 1:20 pm
mrsdoe
mrsdoe
9 January 2017

DAH Build in Landsdale WA - PCI

DAH Build in Landsdale WA - PCI
WA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Congratulations on the new baby Sally, they're gorgeous (and understandably time consuming!)

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mrsdoe
Jan 09, 2017 11:23 am
mrsdoe
Oninon
Oninon
8 January 2017

Metricon Caesarstone prices cheaper now

Metricon Caesarstone prices cheaper now
VIC

Also, anybody tried to get half-wall tiles in ensuite and bathroom? Cat1 wall tiles are priced at $93 (victoria). Full wall tile per wall is really expensive at $470…

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Oninon
Jan 08, 2017 10:05 pm
anay007
anay007
8 January 2017

59 Westminster St Schofields

59 Westminster St Schofields
NSW

Hi KG85, Yes, makes sense for the other lots to register soon. Did you get this info from the Developer directly? I've sent you a PM with more details.

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anay007
Jan 08, 2017 9:35 pm
vivek_121079
vivek_121079
8 January 2017

Porter Davis Vienna H 19 photos

Porter Davis Vienna H 19 photos
VIC

FInished building Vienna19H , hand over done in nov 2016, It looks lovely depending on what type of package you have chosen for Landscaping , and coloring schemes. I…

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vivek_121079
Jan 08, 2017 4:39 pm

This is the invoice for tile supply

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mansawant
Jan 08, 2017 4:26 pm
shellu
shellu
8 January 2017

NBN pit placement

NBN pit placement

Update: just in case anyone comes across this, I spoke to the developer apparently it is a drivable pit that is fine to have in the driveway. Yay!

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shellu
Jan 08, 2017 12:38 pm
Stephlee2017
Stephlee2017
7 January 2017

Granvue Emerald 29 Build

Granvue Emerald 29 Build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Matt c. I know it's been a while since your build but we are currently looking at the same house and I was interested to know how much it cost you to flip the front…

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Stephlee2017
Jan 07, 2017 6:57 pm
dansim412
dansim412
7 January 2017

Simone Homes

Simone Homes
NSW

Hi iamstib & sandra 2016 My name is Daniel Simone from Simone Homes. We will be opening our first display home later this year. I would love to chat to you both more…

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dansim412
Jan 07, 2017 4:03 pm
dansim412
ljrt
ljrt
7 January 2017

Awning Windows v's Sliding Windows

Awning Windows v's Sliding Windows
NSW

If you go awning windows just make sure they're able to open right out, ours in our current place are restricted so they only open about 7cms, super annoying!!

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ljrt
Jan 07, 2017 2:55 pm
CameronRobertson
CameronRobertson
6 January 2017

Adding 3rd garage/storage to double garage design

Adding 3rd garage/storage to double garage design
WA

I think there are a lot of self-build or DIY plans for a "storage" room that attaches to your house. But again, like what some of the other guys here said, it might be a…

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CameronRobertson
Jan 06, 2017 5:32 pm
CameronRobertson
alvinthem
alvinthem
6 January 2017

Newbie (FHO) - Confused about sitecost

Newbie (FHO) - Confused about sitecost
VIC

Hi vettikuppais Sorry if I've dug up an old thread but am interested to know what's the final outcome for Lot 1444 in Livingston

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alvinthem
Jan 06, 2017 2:43 pm
Searching4 knowledge
Searching4 knowledge
6 January 2017

EzyJamb Doors

EzyJamb Doors
VIC

I looked at these as they are very neat. The thing I worried about is cracking of the set where it meets the plasterboard. As doors slam due to wind or anger [WINKING…

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Searching4 knowledge
Jan 06, 2017 8:27 am
Searching4 knowledge
Pinkjam
Pinkjam
5 January 2017

J & M's HGWA build

J & M's HGWA build
WA
1 ... 15, 16, 17

The cost was $2400. Was just under 40m2. 40m2 was the minimum charge at $60m2

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Pinkjam
Jan 05, 2017 10:43 pm
Pinkjam
sumitsharma17
sumitsharma17
5 January 2017

Is anyone building in collegd green truganina ?

Is anyone building in collegd green truganina ?
VIC

Please share your thoughts about the suburb and ths estate even if you are not building .

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sumitsharma17
Jan 05, 2017 10:32 pm
sumitsharma17
grayonblack
grayonblack
5 January 2017

Kit homes - to build in rural Victoria

Kit homes - to build in rural Victoria
VIC

Hi all My partner and I are looking at building a kit home on an empty block of land in rural Victoria. Our preferred kit homes are ecoliv or archiblox - but they are…

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grayonblack
Jan 05, 2017 7:45 pm
Marshall5858
Marshall5858
5 January 2017

Does this facade look Bold and Kitchen layout odd?

Does this facade look Bold and Kitchen layout odd?
NSW

That light is beautiful, love that space, it's going to look wonderful

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Marshall5858
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