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Porter Davis plaza 44

Porter Davis plaza 44
VIC

We are planning to do this too. We are just getting Porter Davis to install the gas line and then we are buying a gas fireplace from an external supplier. If you give PD…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jun 05, 2016 7:25 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Charley
Charley
5 June 2016

Anyone building with Burbank?

Anyone building with Burbank?
VIC

We had a shopping list package and a lot of things said included. Yes, it is a bit vague. My 2016 build viewtopic.php?t=81011

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Charley
Jun 05, 2016 6:48 pm
Natalie92
Natalie92
5 June 2016

HGWA BUILD "THE HOUSTON"

HGWA BUILD "THE HOUSTON"
WA
1 ... 33, 34, 35

We had to add them we just had 1 in the each toilet so I added 1 to both bathrooms. I have to submit my maintenance list on Tuesday as due in by the 10th June Only things…

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Natalie92
Jun 05, 2016 3:55 pm
Natalie92
M and T
M and T
5 June 2016

White laminate advice

White laminate advice
QLD

We actually used upgraded internal doors for our wardrobe doors. They were just made in a narrow size. Welcome to our new Metricon Henderson

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M and T
Jun 05, 2016 12:15 pm
M and T
Amanda1G1
Amanda1G1
5 June 2016

Griffith Facade

Griffith Facade
VIC

Hi, we have chosen the Griffith façade and porter davis only have the computer generated image. Just wondering if anyone could share a picture of this façade if you have…

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Amanda1G1
Jun 05, 2016 11:08 am
LucyBear
LucyBear
4 June 2016

Help me to choose facade

Help me to choose facade
VIC

I prefer 1 or 3 if that's an option.

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LucyBear
Jun 04, 2016 1:01 pm
Luinel
Luinel
4 June 2016

Porter Davis Rochford 34 - Anyone building or in the process

Porter Davis Rochford 34 - Anyone building or in the process
VIC

Did anyone build a rochford 34? Just wanted to check if your 1st floor elevation A(garage side) had brickwork or rendered cement board as standard? We are being charged…

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Luinel
Jun 04, 2016 12:10 am
ItalianGal
ItalianGal
3 June 2016

Anyone done a render in Colorbond "Dune"?

Anyone done a render in Colorbond "Dune"?

My last house was entirely rendered in dune with a small feature to break it up

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1988
ItalianGal
Jun 03, 2016 5:43 pm
ItalianGal
emilyb35
emilyb35
3 June 2016

Burbank Build 2015

Burbank Build 2015
VIC

How did the build go?

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emilyb35
Jun 03, 2016 4:48 pm
AUS112
AUS112
3 June 2016

Pool installation before home is built or after?

Pool installation before home is built or after?
VIC

I would suggest doing your installation afterwards. Building a new home creates plenty of dust. If you install a swim spa first, you're going to have to keep it covered…

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AUS112
Jun 03, 2016 12:44 pm
Ewing33
Ewing33
3 June 2016

Rawson Homes - Our dream home journey - Metford 28 Trend

Rawson Homes - Our dream home journey - Metford 28 Trend
NSW
1 ... 81, 82, 83

Can anybody tell me what constitutes " BUILDING WORKS " is it when they commence construction? or is it when they commence their required processes to build your home? ie,…

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Ewing33
Jun 03, 2016 11:43 am
ItalianGal
ItalianGal
3 June 2016

Bi-fold vs stackers

Bi-fold vs stackers
QLD
1, 2

I know this post is old.... But last comment (above mine) sums it up well. When a bi-fold is closed it looks aweful with all the panels....whereas the stacker is fully…

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ItalianGal
Jun 03, 2016 7:00 am
ItalianGal
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mummyof5
Jun 02, 2016 10:56 pm
mummyof5
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Nyan
Jun 02, 2016 6:13 pm
thech_nerd
thech_nerd
1 June 2016

Carlisle Homes - Matisse 29

Carlisle Homes - Matisse 29
VIC

love to see your house crusinggirl76! we are just about build the same house

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thech_nerd
Jun 01, 2016 9:15 pm
thech_nerd
Oscarblue
Oscarblue
1 June 2016

Barrington Homes- Highly Recommend

Barrington Homes- Highly Recommend
NSW

Hi Jensenelle Thanks for the great feedback! We are interested in a couple of Barrington Homes designs to build in Wilton.....I hope we can also write a glowing referral…

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Oscarblue
Jun 01, 2016 8:50 pm
skyler
skyler
1 June 2016

Inspection at PCI or After PCI [Before Getting Keys]

Inspection at PCI or After PCI [Before Getting Keys]
NSW

An inspector has below recommendation re pre-handover inspection: "In regards to our pre-handover inspections, we recommend to carry out this inspection just before your…

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skyler
Jun 01, 2016 2:26 pm
skyler
Ozden86
Ozden86
1 June 2016

Boutique Homes

Boutique Homes
VIC

Hi Marjencait, I am currently building with Boutique homes in Melbourne West and I have been very pleased with our build. We hired an independent inspector (Darbecca)…

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Ozden86
Jun 01, 2016 10:03 am
heatherkam
heatherkam
31 May 2016

Playford Alive build - Homestead Sandridge

Playford Alive build - Homestead Sandridge
SA
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Looks like a display home, your floors are so shiny!! Have you got roller blinds already installed too? I didn't notice them at first in your alfresco they blend in like…

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heatherkam
May 31, 2016 9:58 pm
heatherkam
Stewie D
Stewie D
31 May 2016

show me your retaining wall

show me your retaining wall
WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Yes, the ones that have had decent applications of waterproofing on them. Too often the builders or owners skimp on this and as a result water gets absorbed by the blocks…

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Stewie D
May 31, 2016 9:13 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
31 May 2016

Can you insist on fixed site costs?

Can you insist on fixed site costs?
NSW

I wouldn't believe anything a salesman tells me they are just messengers for the builder. there job is to 1. sell the sizzle in the BBQ and keep well clear of siteworks…

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 31, 2016 5:32 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Just3ofus
Just3ofus
30 May 2016

Best rear north aspect floor plan

Best rear north aspect floor plan
NSW

Ddarroch thank you for taking the time to give such a detailed reply. I really appreciate it. The reason we want the garage on the eastern side is because we're adding a…

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Just3ofus
May 30, 2016 2:46 pm
mohit_p
mohit_p
30 May 2016

Building New Home - Jordan Springs - BellRiver

Building New Home - Jordan Springs - BellRiver
NSW

Just got email lot 6021-6147 registered and ready for settlement ! yay!

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mohit_p
May 30, 2016 1:30 pm
Althom
Althom
30 May 2016

Building with Dale Alcock...regrets already

Building with Dale Alcock...regrets already
WA

Have you had the DAH Site Supervisor "look" yet? The one where when you point out a very obvious and very major issue to them they look at you like you're something they…

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Althom
May 30, 2016 10:52 am
Althom
Tooraweena
Tooraweena
30 May 2016

Building with Dale Alcock in Baldivis

Building with Dale Alcock in Baldivis
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

How was your handover? Ours was SO underwhelming and there are still so many outstanding items :(

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Tooraweena
May 30, 2016 10:20 am
Building4my3tots
Building4my3tots
29 May 2016

KDR Epping

KDR Epping
NSW

I love the Balmoral! we based our design around it too.

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Building4my3tots
May 29, 2016 11:52 pm
Building4my3tots
mudmap
mudmap
29 May 2016

Botanic Homes - any feedback ?

Botanic Homes - any feedback ?
VIC

Another Builder gone bust. How does this happen? As mentioned above traddies get screwed and at this stage the home owners have got nothing but a mortgage on a partially…

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mudmap
May 29, 2016 9:36 pm
laymyhat
laymyhat
29 May 2016

Perth Builder misleading us. What to do?

Perth Builder misleading us. What to do?
WA

Yes they are only giving us a token. I am really dissatisfied with the "resolution". They have also renegged on other resolutions 5 times already so the $3k is probs BS…

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laymyhat
May 29, 2016 9:06 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
29 May 2016

Land Slope

Land Slope
NSW

In a lot of cases the siteworks will go up as per what im says above and they will simply cut and fill to suit. Be prepared for some substantial engineering costs as a…

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Stewie D
May 29, 2016 11:25 am
teganandjosh
teganandjosh
28 May 2016

Coral Homes Marcoola 32

Coral Homes Marcoola 32
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hey Julie, how is your finished marcoola now you're all moved in? We start our marcoola 30 on June 14th 2016 http://www.forum.homeone.com.au/viewtop ... 31&t=82452

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teganandjosh
May 28, 2016 4:32 pm
teganandjosh

Hello, Me and my better half are starting to build our 2nd house which will be our family home. It is going to be located in the country Victoria area on just over a half…

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chrismarshall3
May 28, 2016 3:58 pm
vonsta76
vonsta76
28 May 2016

Coral onsite management costs

Coral onsite management costs
QLD

Woops didnt realise this thread was nearly a year old! Avoca 25 in Gainsborough Greens Gold Coast viewtopic.php?f=31&t=81406

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vonsta76
May 28, 2016 9:19 am
vonsta76
buildingnanna
buildingnanna
27 May 2016

Please help! What colour is this?

Please help! What colour is this?

old post but im going through selections and have decided on dune roof and nougat brick but can't decide on brick colour for the portico?

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buildingnanna
May 27, 2016 10:51 pm
buildingnanna
vvmelb
vvmelb
27 May 2016

Who should remove the concrete block after excavation?

Who should remove the concrete block after excavation?
VIC

Check you contract documents. here in wa the siteworks includes site clean, scrape, grade and remove rocks,building material, debris, etc..check your…

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vvmelb
May 27, 2016 10:13 pm
by threes
by threes
27 May 2016

Our Blackwood Park hacienda

Our Blackwood Park hacienda
SA
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Just hoping to bump this thread and see if you ended up building your house at Blackwood Park?

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by threes
May 27, 2016 6:55 pm
simpson
simpson
27 May 2016

Custom home builders in NSW

Custom home builders in NSW
NSW

Lol sco77k thanks ? It's ok if the custom builder are pricey I will adjust that ? Please members do suggest some more Thanks Simpson

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simpson
May 27, 2016 4:28 pm
ozvids
ozvids
27 May 2016

Oracle in Queensland

Oracle in Queensland
QLD
1, 2

Thanks Pink, nice of you to say. Yeah I'm really looking past it. annoying things happen, people get wrong advice even at the top level. cheers!

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ozvids
May 27, 2016 11:49 am
M+JHillview
M+JHillview
27 May 2016

Our Hillview build

Our Hillview build
NSW
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Boatfalls! Glad you dropped over :D Please take inspiration from our place, i know i certainly did from other posts.

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M+JHillview
May 27, 2016 11:40 am
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Decka
May 27, 2016 8:12 am
Decka
Splitsville
Splitsville
27 May 2016

KDR, Too much house?

KDR, Too much house?
NSW

Many thanks for your thoughts, its given me more to think about/talk to hubby. I like the idea of having more outdoor/alfresco area than rooms. Off to the Home Expo in…

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Splitsville
May 27, 2016 8:09 am
Splitsville
flossy17
flossy17
26 May 2016

Things to fix before handover

Things to fix before handover
QLD

So relieved for you both well done

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flossy17
May 26, 2016 10:25 pm
flossy17

Hi Everyone, been awesome checking out all your builds with Ben Trager to get a good idea of the finishes. This is my second build and we chose Ben Trager Homes as their…

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missimuu
May 26, 2016 10:03 pm
missimuu
jaslee
jaslee
26 May 2016

Custom home build with Wincrest

Custom home build with Wincrest
NSW

My suggestions: - Extend the laundry area and split out the bathroom (to the eastern side) - Move the garage access door to the laundry(?) - Switch the lounge and the…

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jaslee
May 26, 2016 2:21 pm
Sammy74
Sammy74
25 May 2016

Turnkey Simonds Homes Precinct

Turnkey Simonds Homes Precinct
VIC

Tomcat Yes the will be the second house we have build. I really love not having to go through all those choices. We didn't get to pick the facade which is okay as it is…

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Sammy74
May 25, 2016 9:18 pm
Sammy74
Camcam
Camcam
25 May 2016

Planning Approval in Hume??

Planning Approval in Hume??
VIC

I rang Hume Council and they told me that a planning approval needs to be issued before a planning permit is obtained. However when I spoke to the Developer they told me…

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Camcam
May 25, 2016 11:03 am


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