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Nyssa+Lachlan
Nyssa+Lachlan
7 December 2015

Another newie joining

Another newie joining
QLD

Ohh we just moved from Camira! Did you buy the empty block near the big roundabout or the battle axe?? We're building now in Springfield. Put an offer on the fenced block…

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Nyssa+Lachlan
Dec 07, 2015 9:03 pm
Nyssa+Lachlan
Elite01
Elite01
7 December 2015

Any one building at Greenvale gardens?

Any one building at Greenvale gardens?
VIC

Hi mate, yeah my partner and i are going to be building in greenvale gardens. We are going with mainvue for the build. Who are you buiding with?

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Elite01
Dec 07, 2015 2:09 pm
Elite01
Elite01
7 December 2015

get the builder to do all site excavations or get it done pr

get the builder to do all site excavations or get it done pr
VIC

Hi guys just need some advice. Currently In the early stages of finalising our quotations and get the build process started. Regarding the site costs we can lock in fixed…

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Elite01
Dec 07, 2015 11:27 am
BL35ED
BL35ED
7 December 2015

SYD - MODERN LOOK SUNHOODS Instead of Eaves for windows?

SYD - MODERN LOOK SUNHOODS Instead of Eaves for windows?
NSW

Hey guys, I'm wondering if anyone has gone down this path and can tell me who you may have used or what material you went with research tells me it can be made from…

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BL35ED
Dec 07, 2015 10:45 am
Team PD
Team PD
7 December 2015

Mernda Villages- 2 New Display Homes Open

Mernda Villages- 2 New Display Homes Open
VIC

Hi All, For those members interested this weekend two brand new display houses opened at our all-new Mernda Villages Welcome Centre. There are two stunning designs on…

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Team PD
Dec 07, 2015 10:34 am
Team PD
Nyssa+Lachlan
Nyssa+Lachlan
7 December 2015

How poor is this framework?

How poor is this framework?
SA

Sorry just saw you're in Adelaide!

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Nyssa+Lachlan
Dec 07, 2015 8:14 am
Nyssa+Lachlan
leighton
leighton
7 December 2015

Which project home builders for sloping blocks?

Which project home builders for sloping blocks?
NSW

The issue with costs is a little confusing. However, if a good designer creates a unique design to suit the site it may not be more expensive than the price paid to a…

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leighton
Dec 07, 2015 6:11 am
leighton
mlionel20
mlionel20
6 December 2015

Underground electricity connection

Underground electricity connection
VIC

Hi, I have another query regarding the underground electricity connection. I know it has been discussed before and I have searched the thread, but this is a somewhat…

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mlionel20
Dec 06, 2015 8:55 pm
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firsthome2
Dec 06, 2015 4:39 pm
Slush
Slush
5 December 2015

Waffle pods

Waffle pods
NSW

Think of the foam pods as a sacrificial form work. The strength comes from the concrete and steel. waffle slabs are perfectly safe...

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Slush
Dec 05, 2015 9:49 pm
building-expert
building-expert
5 December 2015

Insurance claim, my client got the max.

Insurance claim, my client got the max.
VIC

Good result. I think the relevant authorities should hang their heads in shame and the builder should have his name added to the "never to hold…

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building-expert
Dec 05, 2015 6:56 pm
building-expert
Stewie D
Stewie D
4 December 2015

3D Internal drawings - were they worth it?

3D Internal drawings - were they worth it?
VIC
1, 2

One thing though sketch up does not have render tool. You need to buy the render plugin and it is can be very expensive. I've used SU…

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Stewie D
Dec 04, 2015 6:37 pm
PVBuild
PVBuild
4 December 2015

Going out to tender - custom build. Do's & don'ts!

Going out to tender - custom build. Do's & don'ts!
VIC

Hi Stewie, yep, printed out & highlighted! Thanks David. I think we'll have quite a few requests for itemised components, as we may wish to choose to do some of them…

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PVBuild
Dec 04, 2015 1:58 pm

Thanks PVBuild. North is at the far end of the block where our water tank is situated. Block orientation is obviously far from ideal, however the full west side of our…

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jess24
Dec 03, 2015 8:59 pm
eppingman
eppingman
3 December 2015

Who else is buying land/building in Eden Gardens, Wollert (S

Who else is buying land/building in Eden Gardens, Wollert (S
VIC

Thanks Pwu for your reply apologies I didn't get what you mean by aurora?

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eppingman
Dec 03, 2015 6:49 am
1st-timers
1st-timers
2 December 2015

Slow As A Wet Weekend & No Response To Emails, Normal?

Slow As A Wet Weekend & No Response To Emails, Normal?
QLD

Who is the builder? Why did you pay $3000? Some sale person want us to pay $1000 before they even draw up a plans. I always walked away from…

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1st-timers
Dec 02, 2015 10:06 pm
icywater
icywater
2 December 2015

Anyone building with BGC Residential??

Anyone building with BGC Residential??
WA
1, 2

Man that is a long time. I signed my contract on 20th of Feb 2014. Close up stage is a week away this is for a double storey brick fully rendered house too.

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icywater
Dec 02, 2015 9:47 pm
icywater
mim_feher
mim_feher
2 December 2015

NBN extension to battle axe block

NBN extension to battle axe block
NSW

wow that is a crazy amount of money, fiber to the node it is then.

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mim_feher
Dec 02, 2015 9:00 pm
Maiden
Maiden
2 December 2015

Ben Trager Homes - End Product Opinion

Ben Trager Homes - End Product Opinion
WA

I've given Ben Trager Homes until 14/12/2015 to rectify our outstanding items before I take further action, so watch this space I may be posting a very detailed review ;)

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Maiden
Dec 02, 2015 2:11 pm
Maiden
Amy2015
Amy2015
2 December 2015

Wonson Rd - Edmondson Park

Wonson Rd - Edmondson Park
NSW

Thanks :) I've gone and done that :)

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Amy2015
Dec 02, 2015 8:41 am
Lozza87
Lozza87
2 December 2015

Price from different project builders in brisbane

Price from different project builders in brisbane
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Yes we did. They were horrible. Really not a great builder. Very sub standard finishes. We are now 11 months post handover and it's been a roller coaster fighting the…

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Lozza87
Dec 02, 2015 8:14 am
Propnewbi
Propnewbi
1 December 2015

Builder Reference

Builder Reference
QLD

Hi speights Did you end up building with Bella Qld Properties? would you please share your experience. I am seriously considering building with Bella, but has been unable…

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Propnewbi
Dec 01, 2015 10:24 pm
Propnewbi
Propnewbi
1 December 2015

Building in Parkvue Oxley

Building in Parkvue Oxley
QLD

Hi pcbondoc, hope your build with Bella went well? would you please share your experience. I am seriously considering building with Bella, but has been unable to find any…

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Propnewbi
Dec 01, 2015 10:22 pm
Propnewbi
Propnewbi
1 December 2015

First home buyer...so hard to decide which Builder to use :(

First home buyer...so hard to decide which Builder to use :(
QLD

Hi Junior Member hope your build with Bella went well? would you please share your experience. I am seriously considering building with Bella, but has been unable to find…

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Propnewbi
Dec 01, 2015 10:21 pm
Propnewbi
Propnewbi
1 December 2015

Bella qld properties

Bella qld properties
QLD

Hi Lozza87, hope your build with Bella went well? would you please share your experience. I am seriously considering building with Bella, but has been unable to find any…

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Propnewbi
Dec 01, 2015 10:10 pm
lilisland
lilisland
1 December 2015

Your thoughts on door/window heights in this house

Your thoughts on door/window heights in this house
QLD

Good point Beazley and ica - the exterior door in the kitchen is a narrow one as is to be only 620mm wide, I guess it will look pretty silly if it is extra tall. Then…

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lilisland
Dec 01, 2015 8:07 pm

Hi I have been following lots of builds in this forum. It has been very helpful with our build as we haven't built for 20 years. This will be our last build. I will try…

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Robina
Dec 01, 2015 5:29 pm
Robina
dbz
dbz
1 December 2015

Choosing the Builder for 2 Story home

Choosing the Builder for 2 Story home
WA

Good Day All I am new to this forum. We are planning on a double story home in Rossmoyne. Range around 600K. We are looking at following builders: Atrium Webb &…

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dbz
Dec 01, 2015 3:59 pm
Linda01
Linda01
1 December 2015

Timeframe

Timeframe
VIC

With 3 kids i couldnt do it at all!!! Hahaha we have til March now so hopefully it keeps increasing lol

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Linda01
Dec 01, 2015 11:53 am
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bluesteel
Nov 30, 2015 7:56 pm
bluesteel
nikil_charitra
nikil_charitra
30 November 2015

When Your Block Becomes The Local Dump

When Your Block Becomes The Local Dump
QLD

Put up a temporary fence. Builder s normally specify on their contract that they require a clean block. They will pass on their charges to clean up your site onto you.…

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nikil_charitra
Nov 30, 2015 5:31 pm
New Generation Homes
New Generation Homes
30 November 2015

Rear view designs WA - suggestions

Rear view designs WA - suggestions
WA

Thank you so much jpmontoya for your recommendation and kind words! We put a lot of thought into our plans, customer service and building process and we are glad you are…

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New Generation Homes
Nov 30, 2015 2:05 pm
Kelgofast
Kelgofast
30 November 2015

Acreage home builders - SE QLD

Acreage home builders - SE QLD
QLD

My partner and I are building a acarage home with a local builder called G&P Builders we have are loving the quality of work that has gone in to our house so far. Im not…

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Kelgofast
Nov 30, 2015 1:05 pm
Kelgofast
kantong
kantong
30 November 2015

Building Weeks & Macklin Ashdale in Western Adelaide

Building Weeks & Macklin Ashdale in Western Adelaide
SA

Hey any updates with your build? I'm new to this homeone forum. I'm building with Weeks & Macklin as well and curious to know how you are rating their service and quality…

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kantong
Nov 30, 2015 11:11 am
Oliver1989G
Oliver1989G
30 November 2015

Building with Firstyle at Village Square EP?

Building with Firstyle at Village Square EP?
NSW

I am building with them too the Keswick 24 CANT WAIT!

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Oliver1989G
Nov 30, 2015 9:14 am
Deva
Deva
29 November 2015

Custom Builders Brisbane?

Custom Builders Brisbane?
QLD

Hi, there are many builders to choose from thats for sure! There are some that do standard designs or custom designs, at no extra cost (we have looked at ValEco,…

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Deva
Nov 29, 2015 8:05 pm
Deva
perthgirl16
perthgirl16
29 November 2015

First Home - Annie's Landing **PCI 5TH OF MARCH**

First Home - Annie's Landing **PCI 5TH OF MARCH**
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hope your fencing went ok --- lurking for an update!!!!

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perthgirl16
Nov 29, 2015 3:24 pm
bubblynutter
bubblynutter
29 November 2015

Temp fencing

Temp fencing
VIC

Thanks everyone. We're on the corner of two dead end roads - the only people who access our whole area are residents. Who all have their own acreages! So I would think the…

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bubblynutter
Nov 29, 2015 9:25 am
ctang419
ctang419
28 November 2015

Timber looking Tiles

Timber looking Tiles
QLD

Hi guys we are in Brisbane and have just finished building our house. We over odered some timber looking tiles and wondering if any of you would need them. The Tiles are…

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ctang419
Nov 28, 2015 10:53 pm
staceyd
staceyd
28 November 2015

Compensation for rectification delays

Compensation for rectification delays
VIC

Just wondering if anyone has successfully pursued compensation from their builder for massive delays in fixing issues with a new build? We handed over more than 12 months…

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staceyd
Nov 28, 2015 3:51 pm
Our Honeywood Build
Our Honeywood Build
28 November 2015

Plaster inspection

Plaster inspection
WA

And should be shinny First Build, Commodore Homes, Honeywood, Wandi. viewtopic.php?t=77170

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Our Honeywood Build
Nov 28, 2015 10:35 am
Our Honeywood Build
Leonardo_23
Leonardo_23
28 November 2015

Problems with house build - who to contact??

Problems with house build - who to contact??
WA

Seems like a slow job indeed. 6-9 months is normal build time I would say. Piece of advice when you are not getting anywhere. Confirm everything in writing (fax is best,…

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Leonardo_23
Nov 28, 2015 12:03 am
Man1
Man1
28 November 2015

Please guide me

Please guide me
VIC

Soil tests are to determine what type of soil is underneath you as some types need more substantial foundations and therefore cost more. Cut and fill will be needed if the…

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Man1
Nov 27, 2015 11:14 pm
ben2363
ben2363
27 November 2015

2 phase copper wire

2 phase copper wire
VIC

had a quick look and they seem to be 40mm cables

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ben2363
Nov 27, 2015 3:27 pm
zc12345
zc12345
27 November 2015

Recommended custom builder in Ryde NSW ?

Recommended custom builder in Ryde NSW ?
NSW

Hello there, anyone could help with providing recommended builders in Ryde area? doesnt matter if they are local or outer builders as long as they are good builders. tx

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zc12345
Nov 27, 2015 2:34 pm
clueless2009
clueless2009
27 November 2015

Island bench question

Island bench question
TAS

current house island bench have back laminates are in vertical and broken into three sections evenly, dark laminates like above pic's. Its represents roughly three double…

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clueless2009
Nov 27, 2015 2:25 pm


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