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JM1911A1
JM1911A1
9 June

Slab poured 3 weeks ago, now cracked

Slab poured 3 weeks ago, now cracked
SA

How's the slab problem gone? Were your builder able to resolve this for you?? Looking forward to hearing how your build has gone!

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JM1911A1
Jun 09, 2017 6:18 pm
JM1911A1
Dvp
Dvp
9 June

PCI.. but there is no fall on bathroom and laundry drains!

PCI.. but there is no fall on bathroom and laundry drains!
WA

Hi all.. after a journey that felt like forever (it was actually quite fast :) ), we have reached PCI on our build with Easystart in Perth. Overall we have had very little…

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Dvp
Jun 09, 2017 6:13 pm
Dvp

Veggies loving the wet and cold atm! 4th harvest First snow peas Some blueberry Some strawberry

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CalvinHobbes
Jun 09, 2017 5:45 pm
CalvinHobbes
MarkPus
MarkPus
9 June

Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?
NSW
1 ... 36, 37, 38

Hello neighbour... im lot 50, next door... also first home owners..

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MarkPus
Jun 09, 2017 4:04 pm
GazMan72
GazMan72
9 June

Bellriver homes Jordan springs east

Bellriver homes Jordan springs east
NSW

We are building in JS East...Aside from the frustrating delays in land registration, Bell River have been a bit difficult to deal with...As others have mentioned on both…

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GazMan72
Jun 09, 2017 1:03 pm
alysanne
alysanne
9 June

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

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

So today I went to my block to sort out the fence, and alas they have levelled out the land and dug out trenches already! I had no idea. Slab is to be poured Monday 19th of June.

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alysanne
Jun 09, 2017 12:17 pm
lincoln32
lincoln32
9 June

Independent Building Inspector Recommendations - Adelaide

Independent Building Inspector Recommendations - Adelaide
SA

Hi, I am currently in the process of building with Metricon and they have just commenced onsite. Does anyone have recommendations of a good independent building…

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lincoln32
Jun 09, 2017 10:04 am

Project builder, custom builder or owner builder

Project builder, custom builder or owner builder

Awesome! Thank you all for your advise. Looking like getting a project manager is the way to go

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Kevinmarques89
Jun 09, 2017 9:37 am
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yucky_worm01
Jun 09, 2017 8:26 am
yucky_worm01
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
9 June

Metricon - Glendale 39 HLE (Regional Vic)

Metricon - Glendale 39 HLE (Regional Vic)
VIC
1, 2

Eh who cares about the view, as long as I can sit out on the balcony and enjoy the sunsets, sunrises, thunderstorms, drinking a nice warm cup of tea :)

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stayxtrue
Jun 09, 2017 7:46 am
stayxtrue
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Tribe7
Jun 08, 2017 11:33 pm
Tribe7
K-Real
K-Real
8 June

Our Metricon Liberty 45 (Verve) Sydney

Our Metricon Liberty 45 (Verve) Sydney
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Hi Sophiefirminger, We are building in Dee Why . I think just nearby you. I was passing your house this arvo. At least it look like the one on the picture. Beatiful…

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K-Real
Jun 08, 2017 8:33 pm
K-Real

Metronest builder review

Metronest builder review

Has anyone heard of Metronest they are situated on Taylors road ,Delahey VIC ,apparently they build much in Tarneit

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alwayslearning
Jun 08, 2017 7:16 pm

Jordan Springs East

Jordan Springs East
NSW

Hello!we bought in stage 2a in April of last year and are anxiously awaiting registration as well. We have been told June/July, however the 2nd part of stage 1 is still…

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blissjohnson2
Jun 08, 2017 6:45 pm

After what seemed like forever waiting for council to approve our siting variation as we are building close to our side boundary we have got some footings! Yay! Pics are…

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kandgat
Jun 08, 2017 6:38 pm
umsp
umsp
8 June

Roselea Homes Custom Build

Roselea Homes Custom Build
NSW
1, 2

Hi cyoung2203, we are looking to build with Roselea as well. After hearing all the horror stories very concern about builders. How are you going with build? I also like…

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umsp
Jun 08, 2017 5:22 pm
bashworth
bashworth
8 June

PCI and final draw down payment

PCI and final draw down payment
VIC

It depends on you. The final payment is immediately before handover. Ideally everything should be fixed . . . but if you want to move in quickly and there are some minor…

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bashworth
Jun 08, 2017 5:20 pm
bashworth
arcadelt
arcadelt
8 June

Masterwall - Resale impacts

Masterwall - Resale impacts
WA

http://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/features/features-articles/what-s-with-perth-s-addiction-to-double-brick-buil

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arcadelt
Jun 08, 2017 5:11 pm
kimsugong
kimsugong
8 June

Building our family home - Hervey Bay

Building our family home - Hervey Bay
QLD

Where are you building. We have our land in River Heads and cant wait until our house is sold down south so we can begin! Your home looks wonderful!

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kimsugong
Jun 08, 2017 4:42 pm
p.dark
p.dark
8 June

Building Hudson with Simonds at North Melbourne

Building Hudson with Simonds at North Melbourne
VIC
1, 2

Our land was titled late last month and only thing left was building permit. Just got email for water connection. Hopefully next week will be the start

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p.dark
Jun 08, 2017 2:03 pm
Schumi
Schumi
8 June

BrissyGals Plantation Sahara Vogue Q1

BrissyGals Plantation Sahara Vogue Q1
QLD

Hi Lovepub.... I have a same question to you, as we r thinking of building the mirage vogue Q1, would u mind to share how much u were quoted for base house price and how…

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Schumi
Jun 08, 2017 1:54 pm
Clareymoo
Clareymoo
8 June

First Time Home Builders - Cloverlea Estate Chirnside Park

First Time Home Builders - Cloverlea Estate Chirnside Park
VIC

One of the builders on our short list doesn't take people on walk through's of current builds. Not sure if that's a deal breaker. Is it normal to ask to contact previous…

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Clareymoo
Jun 08, 2017 8:53 am
Horse
Horse
8 June

Building Simonds Prague in QLD

Building Simonds Prague in QLD
QLD
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Yes i have cassie. The gen mgr's excuse now is something could happen along the way and there are things that they will do and not do that is in the spreadsheet. I went…

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Horse
Jun 08, 2017 6:28 am
Orpheus
Orpheus
8 June

KDRB Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney) - We are in!

KDRB Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney) - We are in!
NSW
1 ... 128, 129, 130

Aw I was just about to buy some grout sealant so I can apply it over the long weekend

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Orpheus
Jun 08, 2017 6:24 am
Orpheus

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 at Canungra QLD

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 at Canungra QLD
QLD
1 ... 8, 9, 10

I was desperately hoping your land was registered!! Praying your land is registered asap!! GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Jun 07, 2017 8:51 pm
charlibear

Building the Metricon Fortitude 32

Building the Metricon Fortitude 32
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Very nice. I've been looking around for my perfect bar stool and just can decide what to get. These look great!

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VMGlendale37
Jun 07, 2017 8:18 pm
kylie_89
kylie_89
7 June

What bricks did you choose - Show and Tell

What bricks did you choose - Show and Tell
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Thanks for the tip. I contacted the supplier (I was concerned as I'm using the off white) who is providing the sand/cement and they advised during summer it could be an…

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kylie_89
Jun 07, 2017 7:11 pm

Hi all :) seeking some clarification as our SS won't get back to us untill tomorrow which is fine. We have just started having our render done and I have noticed this…

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ThomsoA
Jun 07, 2017 7:04 pm
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
7 June

Building home first time

Building home first time

Hey Ravi Congratulations on joining in on the new home build journey! I feel like a bit of a veteran after taking about 12-18 months to date with our build journey (i.e.…

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ruraldoc
Jun 07, 2017 4:01 pm
ruraldoc

Small update some 15 months later. Looking back plants at the front sure have taken off! Grass is on and off with its greenieness We also had crimsafe…

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agf18
Jun 07, 2017 3:30 pm
agf18
Yuicie
Yuicie
7 June

Stellar in Box hill from Jandson Homes

Stellar in Box hill from Jandson Homes
NSW

Hi everyone, Just starting building stellar L+H from Jandson homes in box hill. Sadly that design collection place has just builded in Riverstone after I selected…

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Yuicie
Jun 07, 2017 2:59 pm

Arden in Point Cook

Arden in Point Cook
VIC

Thanks for the info Siouxsam. Will see if we can get in to do soil test as well. I'd rather know what costs we are going to be up for so we can budget for it.

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ArdenPointCoook
Jun 07, 2017 2:44 pm

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North
VIC

We are building in Meridian - Clyde North. Stage 3. Land title in couple of months.

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bhutani.sumit
Jun 07, 2017 2:07 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
7 June

Simonds Harcrest - SA Build

Simonds Harcrest - SA Build
SA
1, 2, 3

We're taking the approach of "Prior Preparation" - get things hashed out and sorted before the build gets going, and then we can just sit back, relax, and let everything…

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JM1911A1
Jun 07, 2017 1:04 pm
JM1911A1
Davelle19
Davelle19
7 June

Doing it Again! Our second Mt Barker Build

Doing it Again! Our second Mt Barker Build
SA
1, 2

Yes he doesn't just do retaining etc either does the whole lot I'm pretty sure he offers some sort of landscaping package but he can do stormwater, concrete, walls etc,…

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Davelle19
Jun 07, 2017 12:27 pm
Davelle19
siouxsam
siouxsam
7 June

Life Estate - Point Cook

Life Estate - Point Cook
VIC

Hey Mrcool, which stage you are in? Stage 1 and Stage 3 settled in May. Are you on stage 2??

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siouxsam
Jun 07, 2017 12:16 pm

Sure, I will. so far Burbank process is smooth. I'm impressed with their engineering plan to put Waffle raft(Hybrid Raft) for class P site. Documentation to be verfied…

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siouxsam
Jun 07, 2017 12:13 pm

Tomcats build in mount barker

Tomcats build in mount barker
SA

I do understand what you mean with the encumbrances. When we got the design guidelines it made a stop and consider if this is really what we wanted. But at then end of the…

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Tomcat1983
Jun 07, 2017 11:52 am
Aegean430
Aegean430
7 June

Canterbury - Final Stages

Canterbury - Final Stages
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Land is due this month hopefully so just waiting on soil & survey then contracts & final drawings will be ready. Got developer approval last week, so that's one box…

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Aegean430
Jun 07, 2017 11:33 am
Aegean430
Davelle19
Davelle19
7 June

Building Modified Statesman Ashville

Building Modified Statesman Ashville
SA

Looking good Ck!!! cool to see it wtih all the forme work in

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Davelle19
Jun 07, 2017 9:20 am
Davelle19
kylie_89
kylie_89
7 June

Rawdon Hill

Rawdon Hill
VIC

Anyone built or in the process at the moment? I am commencing next month :)

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kylie_89
Jun 07, 2017 12:32 am

In Victoria your right to reasonable entry overrides contra

In Victoria your right to reasonable entry overrides contra
VIC

It is correct that domestic building contracts act 1995 states that owner has right of entry at any reasonable time (and that will trump any prohibition in the contract).…

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building-expert
Jun 06, 2017 8:19 pm
building-expert
voz
voz
6 June

The Hills Of Carmel, Box Hill NSW

The Hills Of Carmel, Box Hill NSW
NSW

Personally, I think you can't go wrong with Box Hill at least if you invest now! - not after a couple of years; it will all be up by then.

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voz
Jun 06, 2017 5:54 pm

Henley Homes Review

Henley Homes Review
VIC

Hi we are planning to build with henley. Not sure their build reviews but sales guys are very busy so it means they are getting good business.

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bhutani.sumit
Jun 06, 2017 4:08 pm

Emporio 43 with henley

Emporio 43 with henley
VIC

Hi guys. Looking to build Emporio 43 with Henly in SE Melbourne. Still in quotation stage. is anyone else building with them for similar house. how is your…

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bhutani.sumit
Jun 06, 2017 4:00 pm
Jadeypox
Jadeypox
6 June

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 74, 75, 76

www.twentythreesquares.wordpress.com this is my blog for our build with Boutique Homes in Victoria! Check it out!

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Jadeypox
Jun 06, 2017 3:51 pm
HHome
HHome
6 June

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang
VIC

Hello Neighbors, Have you recently heard any update from the developers? It has been almost 7 weeks from their last update. Thanks

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HHome
Jun 06, 2017 1:14 pm
Nawsome
Nawsome
6 June

Building my first home - Suggestions on a builder in SA

Building my first home - Suggestions on a builder in SA
SA

I'm vary of contributions - as I feel that you will pay for it somewhere else, but there is a company at Blakes Crossing where they are advertising that they pay your rent…

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Nawsome
Jun 06, 2017 12:19 pm
Nawsome
wongbruce
wongbruce
6 June

Price increase

Price increase
NSW

Well I can tell you from experience with Eden Brae and Casaview Homes as I'm building with both of these companies even though if the land registration is delayed they…

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wongbruce
Jun 06, 2017 5:32 am


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