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Judage-ge
Judage-ge
17 August 2016

Making a land ready for settlememt

Making a land ready for settlememt
VIC

Thanks for the reply pauldab. I just did a search and its currently at Final Referral Response (Cert) stage. Do you know whats "Final Referral Response (Cert)" is?

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Judage-ge
Aug 17, 2016 12:20 pm
Judage-ge
CalebEm
CalebEm
16 August 2016

Fairhaven Homes - Geelong

Fairhaven Homes - Geelong
VIC

Thanks guys. I am following you Old Bloke looks like a great house.

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CalebEm
Aug 16, 2016 8:34 pm
CiscoSky
CiscoSky
16 August 2016

Has anyone built with Huxley before?

Has anyone built with Huxley before?
NSW

For those who are still thinking of building with Huxley homes, please read below story: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslo ... 1db46311d3

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CiscoSky
Aug 16, 2016 8:05 pm
CiscoSky
CiscoSky
CiscoSky
16 August 2016

Huxley Homes? The good, the bad and the ugly.

Huxley Homes? The good, the bad and the ugly.
NSW
1, 2

For those who are still thinking of building with Huxley homes, please read below story: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslo ... 1db46311d3

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CiscoSky
Aug 16, 2016 7:52 pm
CiscoSky
ItalianGal
ItalianGal
16 August 2016

Lappato tiles - reviews

Lappato tiles - reviews
QLD

They are AWESOME!!!! Lappatto tiles usually have some texture as they are semi polished. This is the latest look in tiles as they…

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ItalianGal
Aug 16, 2016 7:31 pm
ItalianGal
arcachon
arcachon
16 August 2016

What can expect as fixed site cost at contract?

What can expect as fixed site cost at contract?
VIC

I can only speak in general terms here. If a builder was to fix their site costs including things like rock removal I would expect they would include an amount for this…

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arcachon
Aug 16, 2016 6:42 pm
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jcal14
Aug 16, 2016 5:59 pm
Moey_Bell
Moey_Bell
16 August 2016

and so it begins...

and so it begins...
WA
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Disregard, they have just told us they no longer build in Lower Chittering.

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Moey_Bell
Aug 16, 2016 5:08 pm
fademan
fademan
16 August 2016

Considering Carter Grange Homes, any info?

Considering Carter Grange Homes, any info?
VIC
1, 2

Water - checking Rubix's last post they didn't proceed with CG. Doesn't seem to be many people using these forums that build with them.

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fademan
Aug 16, 2016 2:50 pm
tara.graham.9828
tara.graham.9828
16 August 2016

NCL Group

NCL Group
QLD

Has anyone heard of them? We're looking at building at Springfield Lakes but can't find any info on them

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tara.graham.9828
Aug 16, 2016 11:02 am
Sydney-build
Sydney-build
16 August 2016

The Ponds - Ridgeline

The Ponds - Ridgeline
NSW
1 ... 26, 27, 28

If you mean the blue wrap, it probably wasn't an inclusion. But since the way they are building houses, and shortage of brickies, they 'wrap' he house and keep working…

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Sydney-build
Aug 16, 2016 4:03 am
Sydney-build
dhurl1
dhurl1
15 August 2016

Gas Ducted Heating - Victoria

Gas Ducted Heating - Victoria
VIC

Hi All, Has anyone tried to get credit back on the gas ducted heating systems that seem to be a standard inclusion, only to be told that they can't because then the house…

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dhurl1
Aug 15, 2016 7:45 pm
Old Bloke
Old Bloke
15 August 2016

Subdivision in Manningham council area

Subdivision in Manningham council area
VIC

Call the planning department in the council and ask them yourself. What size is your frontage?

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Old Bloke
Aug 15, 2016 6:50 pm
arcachon
arcachon
15 August 2016

Stylemaster Milan 29 - Narrow Lot

Stylemaster Milan 29 - Narrow Lot
QLD

Good that they were upfront about potential delays. Far too many people tell you what you want to hear in this regard then make apologies later. This is not exclusive…

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arcachon
Aug 15, 2016 3:19 pm
shanis33
shanis33
15 August 2016

Detection of defective insulation in a new home

Detection of defective insulation in a new home
VIC
1, 2

How can I get in contact for you to do a post handover inspection?

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shanis33
Aug 15, 2016 12:07 pm
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
15 August 2016

Henley mercer Q2

Henley mercer Q2
VIC

I am not building it personally but friends of mine are. what I have come to realise issometimes the floor plan may have a certain number of sqaures but then when you…

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stayxtrue
Aug 15, 2016 11:49 am
stayxtrue
ItalianGal
ItalianGal
15 August 2016

Delux Tranquil retreat or dieskau internal walls

Delux Tranquil retreat or dieskau internal walls
VIC

How funny..I was deciding between these 2 colour too. Ended up going with 1/4 strength Tranquil retreat - It's a lot lighter then full and half strength and looks gorgeous…

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ItalianGal
Aug 15, 2016 8:19 am
ItalianGal

These are my tiles - They are the new "Lappato" finish and are stunning :) Wanted to know if…

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ItalianGal
Aug 15, 2016 7:59 am
ItalianGal
aloenyx
aloenyx
14 August 2016

Ascot Pakenham Estate Thread

Ascot Pakenham Estate Thread
VIC
1, 2, 3

Any new Ascot neighbors?

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aloenyx
Aug 14, 2016 7:30 pm
aloenyx
JustinInPerth
JustinInPerth
14 August 2016

Aussie Living - AMBERTON - Moved in - Decor & Garden

Aussie Living - AMBERTON - Moved in - Decor & Garden
WA
1 ... 50, 51, 52

Sorry I haven't E it replied to you, not been on here in ages. I got it from gone bazaar :-)

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JustinInPerth
Aug 14, 2016 4:51 pm
JustinInPerth
jvstnholl
jvstnholl
14 August 2016

Recommendations for Furniture in Newcastle.

Recommendations for Furniture in Newcastle.
NSW

Has anyone possibly purchased a bed frame from tommy swiss? they are one ebay and online website

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jvstnholl
Aug 14, 2016 4:08 pm
jvstnholl
vinodiyer
vinodiyer
14 August 2016

Rawson Home Site Supervisors

Rawson Home Site Supervisors
NSW

Hi, We are considering building Windermere 35 with Rawson Homes at Box Hill in Sydney's North West. We are yet to have our tender presentation. I understand that its a…

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vinodiyer
Aug 14, 2016 3:30 pm
davidandginny
davidandginny
14 August 2016

Building the Porter Davis Durham

Building the Porter Davis Durham
VIC

Hi all, I've gleaned a lot of valuable information off this forum while we planned our new home. To give something back, I'm sharing my blog on our building journey with…

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davidandginny
Aug 14, 2016 11:21 am
brainhacker
brainhacker
14 August 2016

Council approval for KDR in a HCA in Sydney North Shore

Council approval for KDR in a HCA in Sydney North Shore
NSW

Has anyone had experience with getting a Knock Down Rebuild in a Heritage Conservation Area in Sydney North Shore? What are some of the issues you need to work through and…

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brainhacker
Aug 14, 2016 9:02 am
brainhacker

Just waiting for the call to arrange PCI now First Complete Home Balidivis

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cheryltate
Aug 13, 2016 9:55 pm
NicMac03
NicMac03
13 August 2016

GjGardner galleria

GjGardner galleria
VIC

Those open doors with no post in the middle look fabulous but i always wonder how practical they are, will the house be full of flies and mozzies? Ive heard it expensive…

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NicMac03
Aug 13, 2016 8:24 pm

Wow time gets away from you... 8 months or so lol. Anyway here some pics! Spare Room: Entry Hall: BackYard:

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H220
Aug 13, 2016 1:17 pm
ZeroSecta
ZeroSecta
13 August 2016

Classic Homes custom build in Tamborine

Classic Homes custom build in Tamborine
QLD

21st of July and the frame is mostly up.

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ZeroSecta
Aug 13, 2016 9:36 am
ZeroSecta
Moey_Bell
Moey_Bell
13 August 2016

Ventura Build in Baskerville, Swan Valley WA - Updated Plans

Ventura Build in Baskerville, Swan Valley WA - Updated Plans
WA

Hello E563. How is the build coming along? We are looking at building the Cowaramup (with a lot of changes) also

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Moey_Bell
Aug 13, 2016 1:40 am
Dani_J
Dani_J
12 August 2016

Help me find these tiles! Pleaseeee!

Help me find these tiles! Pleaseeee!

Actually try googling "sea green glass mosaic subway tiles". Had a quick look for you (cause I love subway tiles too ) and came across this site. An overseas…

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Dani_J
Aug 13, 2016 12:14 am

In case you can't open those photos from dropbox here they are:

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Joelleg6
Aug 12, 2016 8:50 pm
Joelleg6
kait-e
kait-e
12 August 2016

Stoneleigh Dale Alcock Baldivis

Stoneleigh Dale Alcock Baldivis
WA
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Our sealing went well we just used super seal from Bunnings went through a few spray bottles but it's definitely made a difference :)

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kait-e
Aug 12, 2016 7:49 pm
spuddles76
spuddles76
12 August 2016

HOMEGROUP WA SOUTHPORT Meadow Springs

HOMEGROUP WA SOUTHPORT Meadow Springs
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Drove past your place today. It's looking awesome.

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spuddles76
Aug 12, 2016 6:21 pm
spuddles76
Tribe7
Tribe7
12 August 2016

Build Threads & Blogs for The Great South East (QLD)

Build Threads & Blogs for The Great South East (QLD)
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Welcome lodzau, Congrats on starting the process. If you haven't already seen Nigel's thread it might be helpful to you as he has just finished building with aus…

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Tribe7
Aug 12, 2016 2:27 pm
Tribe7
gaweleczek
gaweleczek
11 August 2016

Types of cladding

Types of cladding
QLD

Hi, I'm getting familiar with different types of cladding and there two that I struggle to find some information about. CSR Edge…

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gaweleczek
Aug 11, 2016 3:00 am

Just wondering if I can get some opinions. We are currently week 26 of 43 week build (not even at lockup yet...don't get me started!) and our bricks have been cleaned in…

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becrat79
Aug 10, 2016 7:20 pm
Lyn11
Lyn11
10 August 2016

Building MainVue Ivory 436

Building MainVue Ivory 436
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Congrats tudu. Sorry just found your thread again. How's your lovely home? Mainvue Amalfi 530 - Our First build viewtopic.php?f=31&t=81745

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Lyn11
Aug 10, 2016 11:45 am
aloenyx
aloenyx
9 August 2016

Bigger better?

Bigger better?
ACT

I don't think there's anything wrong with bigger, but don't go bigger just 'because'. You'll find a way to fill whatever space you have, but I think you'll be fine with a…

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aloenyx
Aug 09, 2016 7:37 pm
aloenyx
fooSA
fooSA
9 August 2016

What is built to lock up?

What is built to lock up?

Thanks for that, a very interesting read. Its a lot less then developed than I thought it would be. I think the stage where I lock up was at is actually at "Fixing".

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fooSA
Aug 09, 2016 6:24 pm
Lisjac
Lisjac
9 August 2016

Waldorf Blog

Waldorf Blog
VIC

Hi guys, I finally managed to get around to updating the blog - I am still a bit behind but for those interested please follow along here; http://waldorf43.blogspot.com.au/

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Lisjac
Aug 09, 2016 2:49 pm
bec_building
bec_building
9 August 2016

Study Nook to be filled after build

Study Nook to be filled after build
VIC

Hi all, Just wondering if any one has had their study nooked filled with an inbuilt desk post build? If so, what cost am I looking at? And are there any business…

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bec_building
Aug 09, 2016 12:19 pm
Ross_20
Ross_20
8 August 2016

HGWA roof options

HGWA roof options
WA

We just completed prestart and they are now using colorbond. They said because it's basically a better known name.

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Ross_20
Aug 08, 2016 11:57 pm
Hopeful85
Hopeful85
8 August 2016

Cheapest way to build

Cheapest way to build
ACT

Thanks yes we were hoping to do a lot of the fit out ourselves as the builder is a mate and can hopefully let us work as cheap labor. But really I would rather it go up…

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Hopeful85
Aug 08, 2016 5:25 pm
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Kelgofast
Aug 08, 2016 1:06 pm
Kelgofast
cheryltate
cheryltate
7 August 2016

Honeywood Wandi - RossNorth(CompleteHomes) - LockUp

Honeywood Wandi - RossNorth(CompleteHomes) - LockUp
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

How's it going? Have you moved in yet? We're looking at PCI in the next couple of weeks depending on what the construction manager thinks when he visits, can't wait to get…

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cheryltate
Aug 07, 2016 11:58 pm
kthoppo
kthoppo
7 August 2016

Building in Coffs Harbour

Building in Coffs Harbour
NSW

Hi, I currently live in Sydney and I am after some recommendations on builders on Coffs Harbour please. We have just brought acreage and are tossing up between Adenbrook…

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kthoppo
Aug 07, 2016 6:12 pm
Canberra_gal
Canberra_gal
7 August 2016

Rawson vs Eden Brae

Rawson vs Eden Brae
NSW

Rawson definitely stick to their contract price, but remember the contract price is the final price you decide on AFTER all of your selections. So everything you want to…

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Canberra_gal
Aug 07, 2016 12:23 pm
Canberra_gal


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