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bd3watson
bd3watson
7 February 2017

Porter Davis House issue

Porter Davis House issue
VIC

Unfortunately they are correct about the floors. The VBA website below gives you a run down (basically you have 24 months) to stop squeaking and cracks need to be of a…

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bd3watson
Feb 07, 2017 8:17 am
bd3watson
Tocco
Tocco
6 February 2017

Custom Builder Sydney

Custom Builder Sydney
NSW

Hi all New to this site. I am looking at doing a KDR in the South West (NSW) area. Have been speaking with volume builders (Clarendon Homes) but would like to see what…

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Tocco
Feb 06, 2017 8:05 pm
Jays2007
Jays2007
6 February 2017

Custom build on slope Hobart - recommendations

Custom build on slope Hobart - recommendations
TAS

Hi Snoss, I didn't have much luck with reviews I ended up going with a builder I bought a house off many years ago. I didn't realise he was still building around Hobart.…

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Jays2007
Feb 06, 2017 5:42 pm
chloea_
chloea_
6 February 2017

Building our new Amalfi 532

Building our new Amalfi 532
VIC
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What floors did you chose?

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chloea_
Feb 06, 2017 2:10 pm
Vdubbed 12
Vdubbed 12
5 February 2017

Lowest cost of building a small double storey house in Melbo

Lowest cost of building a small double storey house in Melbo
VIC

Yeah I've actually spoken to the sales consultant at Homebuyers centre but there was only that one model and was out of our budget. I've set up a time with Hamilton this…

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Vdubbed 12
Feb 05, 2017 8:11 pm
VolksBIMA
VolksBIMA
5 February 2017

Building with Adenbrook Homes

Building with Adenbrook Homes
NSW

My brother inlaw was one of the first to build in NSW with Adenbrook, his contract number was either #4 or #5 back in 2012. He built in Gregory Hills and the quality of…

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VolksBIMA
Feb 05, 2017 5:41 pm
Mixy82
Mixy82
5 February 2017

Building with Henley

Building with Henley
VIC

Thanks heaps! Yes it helps. We are off to our colour information session next weekend so that will give us an indication of exactly what we are up for. Will keep you posted :)

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Mixy82
Feb 05, 2017 5:17 pm
amnAshraf
amnAshraf
5 February 2017

building first home in diamond creek looking for builder

building first home in diamond creek looking for builder
VIC

Hi Eidasxilef2, We too are considering building on Diamond Creek (Collard Rise) and are still unsure of how much a 5m sloping block will cost us for the building. If too…

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amnAshraf
Feb 05, 2017 4:07 pm
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Marshall5858
Feb 05, 2017 10:41 am
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
4 February 2017

Noggin Heights for Bedroom Tv and Living room

Noggin Heights for Bedroom Tv and Living room
NSW

Light switches at 1200, tvs at 1500 and shelves at 1800. :) Pretty standard height from what the chippie told me. :)

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Craigasaurus
Feb 04, 2017 5:48 pm
DreamHome2point0
DreamHome2point0
4 February 2017

Which colorbond colour is closet to old Gal roof colour

Which colorbond colour is closet to old Gal roof colour
NSW

We tossed a coin too lol. We were also looking at shale grey and basalt as we liked the lighter colours. There is another mid tone/lightish grey riof that we both loved as…

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DreamHome2point0
Feb 04, 2017 6:22 am
DreamHome2point0
Calvin McCoy
Calvin McCoy
3 February 2017

Willowdale Valuation / Sales data

Willowdale Valuation / Sales data
NSW

Hello everyone, Does anyone know the recent sales figures in Denham Park? In the context of land valuation for our Willowdale plot, I want to know what's the best way to…

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Calvin McCoy
Feb 03, 2017 9:55 pm
Calvin McCoy
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h.laurice.smith
Feb 03, 2017 7:14 pm
h.laurice.smith
bradster181
bradster181
2 February 2017

UPDATE JAN2017-ULTIMATEHOMES Perth10 weeksplusafter PCI 2015

UPDATE JAN2017-ULTIMATEHOMES Perth10 weeksplusafter PCI 2015
WA
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You got the trophy for the biggest horror storey I'm sure, I only hope others read this and take note if they are potentially going to build with them.

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bradster181
Feb 02, 2017 4:41 pm
bradster181
Imightbedave
Imightbedave
2 February 2017

Celebration Homes Build in Piara Waters WA [Moved In]

Celebration Homes Build in Piara Waters WA [Moved In]
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks for the great response! I'll be moving in just before summer, so besides crossover I definitely wanted to have landscaping and aircon done. That means soakwells…

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Imightbedave
Feb 02, 2017 1:17 pm
Imightbedave
Imightbedave
2 February 2017

Celebration Homes - Mason Green Piara Waters [Moved In]

Celebration Homes - Mason Green Piara Waters [Moved In]
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Yikes haha. Yeah hard to plan for those flattened water meters , but I do have a very long list of things to attend to and the costs add up fast! I'm probably…

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Imightbedave
Feb 02, 2017 1:09 pm
SilentBoB
SilentBoB
2 February 2017

Smart Homes - The Mentor (PCI done / Keys Friday)

Smart Homes - The Mentor (PCI done / Keys Friday)
WA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Smart move! I'll eventually have sensors in rooms that I'll add to the iZone system so if it detects no one in the room it shuts off that area of the house (can do it…

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SilentBoB
Feb 02, 2017 12:48 pm
SilentBoB
Saltwater71
Saltwater71
2 February 2017

Melaleuca at Jordan Springs

Melaleuca at Jordan Springs
NSW

Hi all! I am new to this topic and wondering does anyone know if council allows us to build duplexes in Melaleuca estate? I cant find the DCP for it anywhere! what is the…

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Saltwater71
Feb 02, 2017 8:18 am
Mec06
Mec06
2 February 2017

Builder suggestions

Builder suggestions
NSW

Are you looking for a custom build or going with a volume builder? What type of inclusions are you wanting? Single or double? Best builder is a pretty tricky question as…

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Mec06
Feb 01, 2017 11:10 pm
Mec06
RDhar_2016
RDhar_2016
1 February 2017

Building Monaco Lux Q3 in Wollert

Building Monaco Lux Q3 in Wollert
VIC

Hello Guys, I am building Monaco Lux Q3 in wollert. I had a color appointment where i chosen brick color as " Homstead red" and roof as lunar eclipse tiles. I was…

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RDhar_2016
Feb 01, 2017 10:11 pm
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wall-e
Feb 01, 2017 8:43 pm
StephLee
StephLee
1 February 2017

Our Coral Homes Journey - Manhattan 25

Our Coral Homes Journey - Manhattan 25
NSW
1 ... 42, 43, 44

I definitely want one! I have heard they are around the 5k mark though fingers crossed it's more around 2k! I love the idea! Thanks for getting back to me…

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StephLee
Feb 01, 2017 4:12 pm
StephLee
bella18
bella18
1 February 2017

Hand over tips please

Hand over tips please
VIC

Thank you again for your advice! We will take our time. We just informed the builder we don't want handover until things are fixed. Have them 2 weeks since that's what…

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bella18
Feb 01, 2017 2:12 pm
ZoePerth
ZoePerth
1 February 2017

Platinum Homes Western Australia - thoughts?

Platinum Homes Western Australia - thoughts?
WA

Oh gosh I hope not as they have gone bust with their parent group Builton :(

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ZoePerth
Feb 01, 2017 1:18 pm
Peter112
Peter112
1 February 2017

Interested in fresh homes

Interested in fresh homes
QLD

Hi anyone building with fresh homes?

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Peter112
Feb 01, 2017 12:21 pm
Peter112
CameronRobertson
CameronRobertson
1 February 2017

Posting landscape topics

Posting landscape topics

Thanks for the information. :)

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CameronRobertson
Feb 01, 2017 11:11 am
CameronRobertson
nikil
nikil
1 February 2017

Driveway Quotes?

Driveway Quotes?
NSW

Hi Purpleal, I just saw your quote about driveways, my partner can provide you with a quote if you would like. That's if your in Melbourne of course. We are also just…

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nikil
Feb 01, 2017 11:01 am
lokster
lokster
1 February 2017

Stage 1

Stage 1
VIC

Firstly, Thank you kindly for taking the time to answer my questions, much appreciated. Lets start with the laundry, the ground floor of the house will be half buried in…

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lokster
Feb 01, 2017 10:59 am

Hey sorry just seen this! I adore my kitty grey, it is so soft and muted and kinda powdery. So so happy with it

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ZoePerth
Jan 31, 2017 4:29 pm
kruti
kruti
31 January 2017

any one building Aarlington with Carlisle??

any one building Aarlington with Carlisle??
VIC

Hi we are thinking to build Aarlington 29 with Carlisle. it has L shape kitchen.Any suggestion for the floor plan ? L shape kitchen vs Galley Kitchen ? thanks

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kruti
Jan 31, 2017 3:49 pm
Melos
Melos
31 January 2017

Moving on from a breakdown in communication

Moving on from a breakdown in communication

Look at it this way may help.... the changes that you require is it likely that you would be able to get what you want at a substantially cheaper price with another…

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Melos
Jan 31, 2017 3:13 pm
bucksaver
bucksaver
31 January 2017

AAA Rapid Homes and BetterBuilt Homes

AAA Rapid Homes and BetterBuilt Homes
NSW

Hi Meha, How did you go with AAA Rapid Homes or Better Built homes? Currently I am in market looking for builder to build double storey house. Big name builders are…

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bucksaver
Jan 31, 2017 1:00 pm
duplexinprogress
duplexinprogress
31 January 2017

Anyone help me out with approx timeframe?

Anyone help me out with approx timeframe?
NSW

We are building a duplex. The frame is up and bottom story bricks have been layed. No top story and no roof. Any idea how long it would usually take from here? Just…

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duplexinprogress
Jan 31, 2017 12:10 pm
everistically
everistically
31 January 2017

Guys Help :) House Address of Fairview Facade in West area

Guys Help :) House Address of Fairview Facade in West area
NSW

Hi Guys, Hopefully someone can help us. We are about to turn up with HOG home option gallery appointment and our thoughts are coming from everywhere on what color should…

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everistically
Jan 31, 2017 11:06 am
feeling Awesome
feeling Awesome
30 January 2017

Building Plantation Mirage in Upper Kedron

Building Plantation Mirage in Upper Kedron
QLD

Hi I am new to this Forum. i have bought a land in north Brisbane and actively looking for home designs from Plantation, idea of getting discount seems attractive. Have…

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feeling Awesome
Jan 30, 2017 5:19 pm
miceycookiebuild
miceycookiebuild
30 January 2017

Anyone built with Meletis Homes or Alfred Construction VIC ?

Anyone built with Meletis Homes or Alfred Construction VIC ?
VIC

Has anyone built with Meletis Homes or Alfred Construction recently? I've only come across old posts (5 years or older). We're recently bought land with a 5m slope in…

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miceycookiebuild
Jan 30, 2017 1:28 pm
Bhoot
Bhoot
29 January 2017

Roof sarking in colourbond roof after completion?

Roof sarking in colourbond roof after completion?
NSW

Interesting... my builder is providing anticon blanket with the colourbond roof..never gave me an option!!

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Bhoot
Jan 29, 2017 10:41 pm
Bhoot
Kagan1042
Kagan1042
28 January 2017

Built with Dwyer Quality Homes - need advice about QBCC

Built with Dwyer Quality Homes - need advice about QBCC
QLD

Hello - I just wanted to see how your repairs went with Dwyer? Did everything get resolved?

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Kagan1042
Jan 28, 2017 8:04 pm
Traditional Hampton
Traditional Hampton
28 January 2017

Bricks

Bricks
NSW

We are building with Masterton, was wondering if anyone has used AMBER GLOW from Austral Bricks and could share some pics. Thanks!

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Traditional Hampton
Jan 28, 2017 3:01 pm
nennles
nennles
28 January 2017

Finding a builder

Finding a builder
NSW

Most project builders will customise to a degree, so would be easy to extend the garage to add a workshop and add a rumpus or convert a media room etc to a kids activity…

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nennles
Jan 28, 2017 1:38 pm
Mec06
Mec06
28 January 2017

GJ Gardner - Fitzroy 266 or Saros 268

GJ Gardner - Fitzroy 266 or Saros 268
VIC

Our previous home was a GJ in Qld, it was ok, lots of small issues over the years - in the area lots of people were building with them and the reviews (at the time) were…

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Mec06
Jan 28, 2017 12:58 pm
Mec06
gunners13
gunners13
27 January 2017

Anyone building with D&C Homes in SA

Anyone building with D&C Homes in SA
SA

Hi just wondering if anyone else is building with D&C homes currently and how it is progressing along? Any issues with them and timeframes ok?

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gunners13
Jan 27, 2017 11:36 am
bucksaver
bucksaver
26 January 2017

Anyone Building at One Minto?

Anyone Building at One Minto?
VIC
1 ... 36, 37, 38

Hi, anyone building or built with Mutual Homes?

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bucksaver
Jan 26, 2017 8:37 am
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bucksaver
Jan 26, 2017 8:35 am
nikil
nikil
26 January 2017

Need Advise on Building Contract

Need Advise on Building Contract
NSW

That's a win for you! Can I ask what made the contract invalid?

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nikil
Jan 26, 2017 5:42 am
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amckern
Jan 25, 2017 10:09 pm
Luderwick
Luderwick
25 January 2017

Bright Homes Constructions

Bright Homes Constructions
VIC

Thanks! Yeah your site does look a bit unique but I'm glad they were able to provide with what you needed and asked for :) I would anticipate any communication lag between…

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Luderwick
Jan 25, 2017 9:29 pm
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jpmontoya
Jan 25, 2017 7:31 pm
jpmontoya
pauldab
pauldab
25 January 2017

HELP re: payment of utility bills during construction

HELP re: payment of utility bills during construction
VIC

Although in this one, the builder pays for all electrical use until handover. We have the same in our contract (builder pays for service installation and electrical use,…

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pauldab
Jan 25, 2017 6:45 pm


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