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Bri1234
Bri1234
4 August

Building the Simonds Palisade in Gippsland

Building the Simonds Palisade in Gippsland
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

After seeing your pictures I'm really happy with our choice. Worth the extra $

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Bri1234
Aug 04, 2017 7:30 pm
Bri1234
gr8ly
gr8ly
4 August

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home
QLD
1, 2

Thanks Stacey :) Hopefully everything goes together as well as it does in my head- We are super anxious to get our plans to council... still waiting for our final plans to…

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gr8ly
Aug 04, 2017 6:18 pm
gr8ly
saz1980
saz1980
4 August

Plantation Retreat Nouveau Q1 build on acreage in Brisbane

Plantation Retreat Nouveau Q1 build on acreage in Brisbane
QLD

Our Plantation build is due to start on 28th August, and will be sharing the progress here for anyone interested in building the Q1. We've had a long and involved…

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saz1980
Aug 04, 2017 5:57 pm
saz1980
saz1980
4 August

PGH Bricks - Photos of PGH Wicker or PGH Hotham

PGH Bricks - Photos of PGH Wicker or PGH Hotham
QLD

Gees, I haven't used photobucket for years and it's giving me hassle! I can email the photos to you if you want to PM me your email address? I've given up on photobucket,…

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saz1980
Aug 04, 2017 1:49 pm
icat2000
icat2000
4 August

Quantum Quartz vs Casearstone

Quantum Quartz vs Casearstone

Thanks for your prompt response. My quote for Casearstone is pretty high. I'm seriously looking at Quantum Quartz if its going to be cheaper.

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icat2000
Aug 04, 2017 12:13 pm
icat2000
Spotme
Spotme
4 August

Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!

Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Thank you! Hope the rest of thebuild goes well Yep, am trying to get hold of HO contact, still witing, meanwhile my SS who is fantastic, said he'll look into it as his…

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Spotme
Aug 04, 2017 12:01 pm
Teemo
Teemo
4 August

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 25, 26, 27

Yea look I feel for you but literally nothing do to with provincial. You pick the house, they submit and it got knocked back. Sucks and so does the amendment cost but…

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Teemo
Aug 04, 2017 11:34 am
lliigg
lliigg
4 August

HENLEY Experience

HENLEY Experience

Still pending Dawn. Hasn't been fixed. Hoping DBDRV might be able to get Henley to address these issues.

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lliigg
Aug 04, 2017 10:32 am
Duy Phan
Duy Phan
4 August

Building with Coral Homes

Building with Coral Homes

Cheryl519 The comment from Klea below would be correct in regards to PC. The contract will always note that Practical Completion is a stage where the house would be…

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Duy Phan
Aug 04, 2017 8:39 am

After a few weeks of not seeing any movement. I went for a look and was pleasantly surprised at finding the brickies almost half way done with the lower story. They are…

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eliszia
Aug 04, 2017 8:20 am
wongbruce
wongbruce
4 August

Tiling with Eden Brae

Tiling with Eden Brae
NSW

We are building the Waldorf 50 with Eden Brae. There are always advantages and disadvantages doing tiling externally after handover. As someone who has owned several…

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wongbruce
Aug 04, 2017 1:01 am

We have chosen the Brookfield floor plan for 3 main reasons, first it was affordable for 4 bedrooms, second master bedroom was at the back and third the width of the…

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Kika
Aug 03, 2017 11:00 pm
Kika
lovisa
lovisa
3 August

Titled Land Discount - Metricon and Other Builders

Titled Land Discount - Metricon and Other Builders
VIC

What state are you in?i had a consultant with a nother company we are building with mow thats been grate. 10k deposit for us just to do financing with home start.

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lovisa
Aug 03, 2017 10:26 pm

HIA building contract review by a building lawyer

HIA building contract review by a building lawyer
VIC

if you paid for the plans then they are yours ,you can take them to other builder

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alwayslearning
Aug 03, 2017 8:03 pm
huubang
huubang
3 August

CSG Situation in Spring Farm

CSG Situation in Spring Farm

Hi everyone, I've just put my deposit down for a H&L package to build in East Village SF. However, 2 days later I've discovered several posts in H1 where people are…

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huubang
Aug 03, 2017 7:21 pm
lovisa
lovisa
3 August

FIrst Home build Rosewood Grove, Elizabeth North

FIrst Home build Rosewood Grove, Elizabeth North
SA

Thank you our footings came in at $20959, we are waiting for valuation atm. Our council stage 1and / went through in under a week! Now waiting for stage 3 :)

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lovisa
Aug 03, 2017 7:15 pm
MisterSlope
MisterSlope
3 August

Building on Slope - Latitude 37/Englehart/Glenvill/Mazzei

Building on Slope - Latitude 37/Englehart/Glenvill/Mazzei
VIC

Unfortunately that is a bit difficult. It is not until you get your design and engineering drawings finalised then the estimation can be done. Till that point it is all…

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MisterSlope
Aug 03, 2017 5:40 pm
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
3 August

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 NSW Mid North Coast

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 NSW Mid North Coast
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Yep & we only did basics will do either with electrician as cash or after handover

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BrownDog77
Aug 03, 2017 4:16 pm
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BrownDog77
Aug 03, 2017 3:42 pm

That would look gorgeous, I love timeless grey, tranquil retreat and endless dusk. We found tranquil a little to white for us so picked endless dusk instead. Timeless…

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PEARZ
Aug 03, 2017 12:23 pm
PEARZ
dj_baba
dj_baba
3 August

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore
NSW
1, 2, 3

Received a letter from Council advising that hey are trying to negotiate an agreement(VPA) with Landcom for S94A Contribution charges. Normally the developers(Landcom in…

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dj_baba
Aug 03, 2017 11:46 am
Kurthen
Kurthen
3 August

Building with Fairmont Homes in South West Sydney

Building with Fairmont Homes in South West Sydney
NSW

Is anyone building with Fairmont Homes currently that can tell me about their experience with them?

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Kurthen
Aug 03, 2017 10:58 am
Imightbedave
Imightbedave
3 August

First Build HGWA

First Build HGWA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Looks great, the next month will fly along - nearly time to start packing!

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Imightbedave
Aug 03, 2017 10:42 am
greenfarm18
greenfarm18
3 August

Ecco Ripley

Ecco Ripley
QLD

We brought a terrace house in Ecco -2 bedroom/2 bathroom & a downstairs powder room in May 2017. It is on a corner block and overlooks the Brooking Rise park. The bank…

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greenfarm18
Aug 03, 2017 10:00 am
manjoos37
manjoos37
3 August

Building Mason 28 with Metricon

Building Mason 28 with Metricon

Have been thinking of starting a thread on our new dream home! A little late than never. We signed our contract with Metricon almost a year back in Jul 2016. Our build…

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manjoos37
Aug 03, 2017 7:39 am
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rgjain.jain7
Aug 03, 2017 6:23 am
MannyP
MannyP
2 August

2 Storey house lights view.

2 Storey house lights view.
SA

Good Eve everyone, have any one built 2 storey house at lights view...as i a, on a budget are there builders reliable who will build on a budget...i mean under 200000. Thanks

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MannyP
Aug 02, 2017 10:26 pm
PRR
PRR
2 August

Quakers hill IVY

Quakers hill IVY
NSW

Hi Guys..I am planning to buy a lot in this community(IVY). How is this venture? Please provide me your…

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PRR
Aug 02, 2017 9:32 pm
markandsam
markandsam
2 August

Firstyle kitchen and bathroom prices

Firstyle kitchen and bathroom prices

We are many months away from colour and tile selection but would be very interested to know as well.

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markandsam
Aug 02, 2017 8:53 pm

Just wondering if anyone who is building the Madison 45 if they moved the location of the plumbing stack in the upstairs activity room. The display at point cook has it…

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Madison45
Aug 02, 2017 8:44 pm
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Bigblock7
Aug 02, 2017 8:11 pm
Bigblock7
rob91
rob91
2 August

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW

I was advised yesterday after asking for an update. Great to see it's almost there! Time to get back in touch with the bank :)

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rob91
Aug 02, 2017 7:27 pm
craigo
craigo
2 August

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone
SA

Thanks Dulie, I have loved following the build of your amazing home.

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craigo
Aug 02, 2017 4:28 pm
craigo
clarence.aus
clarence.aus
2 August

Modified Carrington with Statesman Homes S.A [first home].

Modified Carrington with Statesman Homes S.A [first home].
SA
1, 2, 3

Thanks for your reply. I am going to take few things out, including flooring, air-con, turnkey service etc, as I am trying to control my budget, now I have few questions…

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clarence.aus
Aug 02, 2017 3:31 pm
kp2806
kp2806
2 August

Mount Barker Thread

Mount Barker Thread
SA
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Glad to be of help! Hope it all keeps going well for you! :)

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kp2806
Aug 02, 2017 2:12 pm
sunny1988
sunny1988
2 August

Domaine homes by clerondon

Domaine homes by clerondon
NSW
1, 2, 3

Apart from the promotion going on do you reckon they are good at freebies in contract or give additional discounts?

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sunny1988
Aug 02, 2017 1:52 pm
Stimpson
Stimpson
2 August

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville
NSW

I hope they are on time - we have also bought a block - No 40 - what number are you ?

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Stimpson
Aug 02, 2017 1:00 pm
lovisa
lovisa
2 August

How long did your valuation take?

How long did your valuation take?

Thanks. Our papers and info was send in thursday last week for a new construction:) hope we get it this week

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lovisa
Aug 02, 2017 11:40 am

Despite how prepared we were it took us 6 hours to get through our colours... promised myself I won't be doing a black kitchen again but just couldn't resist it ...…

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Manj
Aug 02, 2017 9:57 am
Manj
firstone
firstone
2 August

Is anyone building duplex at Gledswood hills

Is anyone building duplex at Gledswood hills
NSW

Ohh thats great. Mine is at crest too. Is your land registered and got approval? I just bought the land. Can i know how big is your land please?

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firstone
Aug 02, 2017 7:43 am

People building with Allworth Homes

People building with Allworth Homes
NSW

Hi there, I've started the building process with Allworth homes and plans have just gone to council. I was wondering if anyone would be willing to share photos or tips…

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candicewebster
Aug 02, 2017 7:33 am
dreamh0me
dreamh0me
2 August

Need advice on building with Eden brae homes

Need advice on building with Eden brae homes
NSW

I also suggest to browisng through "who else is building with Eden Brae" on this forum

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dreamh0me
Aug 02, 2017 12:12 am
dreamh0me
jmasood
jmasood
1 August

Mimosa - My disappointed experience with customer service

Mimosa - My disappointed experience with customer service

Sad to hear that. I did not havr that kind of experience. Where are you building and who is your sales consultant?? My price never went up since signed contract, and if…

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jmasood
Aug 01, 2017 11:07 pm
jmasood
virgoit2017
virgoit2017
1 August

Building Grenville with Henley

Building Grenville with Henley
VIC

Hi Anand, We have also decided to build grenville. How's your grenville progressing? Has the build started yet? We just paid the deposit to get the ball rolling as our…

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virgoit2017
Aug 01, 2017 9:52 pm
kylz4
kylz4
1 August

Building Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Geelong

Building Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Geelong
VIC
1 ... 134, 135, 136

I wouldn't have a clue on model name etc all I know is that it was $68 sqm installed. I love it, no maintenance and always looks perfect

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kylz4
Aug 01, 2017 9:28 pm
mscrashed
mscrashed
1 August

Building with MIRVAC - GLENFIELD - Panorama Vista Estate

Building with MIRVAC - GLENFIELD - Panorama Vista Estate
NSW

Hi Guys, Anyone have anything negetive to share about Crawford. It would be great if one of you can share some pictures and your experiences good or bad.

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mscrashed
Aug 01, 2017 8:22 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
1 August

The problem with builders in general

The problem with builders in general

I can't believe it ever, been a very stressful process though I finally have an end date. I was originally told March ;-; It's nearly been a year now since building…

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aloenyx
Aug 01, 2017 8:15 pm
aloenyx
dfin
dfin
1 August

Building with Metricon - Phoenix 38 - NSW

Building with Metricon - Phoenix 38 - NSW
NSW

Hi dulie, Thanks for reply. We got a 20m wide lot, there are very few project homes which can use the width properly... It is a pity we might need to revert the garage…

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dfin
Aug 01, 2017 7:47 pm
Melos
Melos
1 August

BUILDING CONTRACT LOOPHOLES

BUILDING CONTRACT LOOPHOLES

I had a solicitor that specialises in building contracts look at mine. She told us not to sign it unless the builder made some changes, they wouldn't do we walked away.…

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Melos
Aug 01, 2017 4:08 pm


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