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Loveyourwork
Loveyourwork
17 November

Budget Custom Home builder

Budget Custom Home builder

Hi Paraga We are looking to build a single storey 28 sq home in Melbourne. We are knocking down so have some additional costs to factor in. We have looked at everyone…

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Loveyourwork
Nov 17, 2017 2:49 pm

Taylors Real Estate - Snowdon Homes

Taylors Real Estate - Snowdon Homes
VIC

Hello, Thank you for taking the time in providing your feedback.…

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Snowdon Developments
Nov 17, 2017 2:13 pm

I am a bit scared now as this building is built by hebel, I initially expected more quality in the finish. But it turned out to be different. There are cave ins and…

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samfox
Nov 17, 2017 2:03 pm
zee1308
zee1308
17 November

New Build with Henley ( Palace Q1)

New Build with Henley ( Palace Q1)
VIC
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Just a quick question, do henley provider any handover present at the time of settlement.???

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zee1308
Nov 17, 2017 9:31 am
zee1308
zee1308
17 November

Cascade Q1 - Henley Homes with Mods

Cascade Q1 - Henley Homes with Mods
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Just a quick question, do henley provider any handover present at the time of settlement.???

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zee1308
Nov 17, 2017 9:30 am
aphsta
aphsta
17 November

Allworth Langford Countryside or Langford

Allworth Langford Countryside or Langford
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

I’d love to know this also, our construction certificate came through on Monday and my cs said she’s getting everything ready to sign for end of next week …

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aphsta
Nov 17, 2017 7:45 am
fec88
fec88
17 November

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ - Week 7

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ - Week 7
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

We have been told it's still too early to tell... hoping by 2nd/3rd week of December, just before Xmas (fingers crossed) - I will ask again at my site meeting…

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fec88
Nov 17, 2017 6:07 am
excited_builders
excited_builders
16 November

Our Glendale

Our Glendale
VIC

Welcome to the forum. We too are building the Glendale 50 in Melbourne. Ours is a KDRB and we have our final Studio M apmts soon. Where r u at? Have u started construction?

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excited_builders
Nov 16, 2017 11:32 pm
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
16 November

Final build price Vs Advertised price

Final build price Vs Advertised price
1, 2

Coral NSW 25sq house base price $204,000. Final price $265,000. This includes colour and finishes upgrades, tiles, carpet, electrical, appliances, ducted aircon, and lots…

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mj-mac4
Nov 16, 2017 5:32 pm
mj-mac4
ANSA Homes
ANSA Homes
16 November

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?
NSW

hi brickbro, Thanks for the feedback. Like every other builder, we have very happy clients and a very few that are unhappy. Happy clients don't tend to be as vocal as…

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ANSA Homes
Nov 16, 2017 3:03 pm
ANSA Homes
bini
bini
16 November

Anyone building in Mernda Villages Stage 71 - 73?

Anyone building in Mernda Villages Stage 71 - 73?
VIC

Yayy!!! its the first best feeling you will come across when you hear from your agent that your Land is titled and settlement will be the next 14…

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bini
Nov 16, 2017 1:52 pm
Joker
Joker
16 November

Fowler homes site costs, slab and variations costs

Fowler homes site costs, slab and variations costs
NSW

I think there is middle ground, why are project builders allowed to seemingly get away with regular poor work, some customers get good results, some get horrific results,…

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Joker
Nov 16, 2017 1:40 pm
bribiebell
bribiebell
16 November

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Klea just got the update I hope you are doing ok. I want Lego woman updates on your progress

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bribiebell
Nov 16, 2017 12:29 pm
bribiebell
Beb
Beb
16 November

Trend connection

Trend connection

I have built with trend connection in 2015 and currently now and will definitely build again with them in the future can't recommend them enough. We have had great…

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Beb
Nov 16, 2017 10:46 am
Astoria52
Astoria52
16 November

Anyone bought land in 57 Sandown Road Springvale Melbourne

Anyone bought land in 57 Sandown Road Springvale Melbourne
VIC

Are some blocks still available? I thought most have been sold, but again I might be wrong. We're building with Carlisle and there are A LOT of houses there built by…

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Astoria52
Nov 16, 2017 12:48 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
15 November

Urgent Question: Site cost in Somerfield estate

Urgent Question: Site cost in Somerfield estate
VIC

In a boom market always "fix costs" then it becomes the builders problem if he can't get subcontractors to do the work for what he initially quoted. $10K for siteworks…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 15, 2017 7:43 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
huubang
huubang
15 November

CSG Situation in Spring Farm

CSG Situation in Spring Farm

Thanks alyise_ for your info. Hope they will sort it out. Anybody has another story to share?

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huubang
Nov 15, 2017 4:17 pm
coref1
coref1
15 November

Macarthur Heights - Fencing

Macarthur Heights - Fencing
NSW

A long time since you asked this question but I recently put a deposit on a block at Mac Heights and as far as I know you cannot build a color bond fence there.

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coref1
Nov 15, 2017 3:52 pm
yonas
yonas
15 November

Waterhaven Estate @ Point Cook, VIC

Waterhaven Estate @ Point Cook, VIC
VIC

Hi Aloha, Did you end up buying here at Waterhaven. I am considering to buy a house and land package here. Small 2 storey house. Probably in 2014 lot prices were so…

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yonas
Nov 15, 2017 3:52 pm
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Ezza78
Nov 15, 2017 12:57 pm
Marshall5858
Marshall5858
15 November

Simonds Palisade in Drouin

Simonds Palisade in Drouin
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

You won’t be disappointed, we love ours

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Marshall5858
Nov 15, 2017 12:36 pm

Plan with master at rear The original plan Will upload personalised plan when I receive them at the gallery 😊

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EmEm
Nov 15, 2017 11:46 am
Rachael13
Rachael13
15 November

Henley Aegean 38 - KDR in Bayside

Henley Aegean 38 - KDR in Bayside
1, 2

Hi SAFA, just checking in to see how your going. Any update from your council?

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Rachael13
Nov 15, 2017 8:32 am
Rachael13
LEXMAN
LEXMAN
14 November

Abchomes Metropolitan 32

Abchomes Metropolitan 32
VIC

Hi , Im in negotiation with ABC homes with a contract and after seeking advice from a contract lawyer i presented amendments to the sales consultant, his reaction to my…

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LEXMAN
Nov 14, 2017 11:34 pm
WowBingo
WowBingo
14 November

Our Forever Home Build

Our Forever Home Build
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

super congrats!! What an amzing home! All the best with everything we r building next year , so ur photos give us inspiration for ideas to go pendents ? or not to go…

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WowBingo
Nov 14, 2017 8:43 pm
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
14 November

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 NSW Mid North Coast

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 NSW Mid North Coast
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

that is disappointing but don’t lose heart as they can catch up really quick with the next few things and at least your slab has cured & is super strong…

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BrownDog77
Nov 14, 2017 8:30 pm
Megera
Megera
14 November

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic
VIC
1 ... 18, 19, 20

omg! Glad you’ve finally gotten your titles but gah! What a pain!

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Megera
Nov 14, 2017 8:10 pm
Megera
building-expert
building-expert
14 November

Why does only Henley use low grade (F5) timber for studs?

Why does only Henley use low grade (F5) timber for studs?
VIC

Happy to assist you, it's good to know you have your independent inspectors.

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building-expert
Nov 14, 2017 5:39 pm
building-expert
MrsJM
MrsJM
14 November

Coral homes alto plumbing issue

Coral homes alto plumbing issue
QLD
1, 2

I'm surprised they don't just remove your post off Facebook themselves and block you as they have me! That's usually how they deal with bad feedback. Useless company.…

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MrsJM
Nov 14, 2017 4:31 pm
MrsJM
sparrowsnest
sparrowsnest
14 November

Has anyone insured the items they have supplied themselves?

Has anyone insured the items they have supplied themselves?

Who did you end up going with? I googled and tried a couple of companies but they don’t do that particular insurance and told me I can only access the insurance I need…

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sparrowsnest
Nov 14, 2017 2:14 pm
bestspecials
bestspecials
14 November

Building a Clarendon parkhill 29 in Brisbane

Building a Clarendon parkhill 29 in Brisbane
QLD
1, 2, 3

Hi Rebekah, Didn't realise we were in the same facebook group. We only paid a deposit of $1750 to Coral when we signed up and that included the soil test. So, I don't…

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bestspecials
Nov 14, 2017 10:12 am
bestspecials

We changed the front of our home to have just one window so we removed the middle feature panel that would have been in between the two windows if we kept the original…

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elleimac
Nov 14, 2017 9:53 am
elleimac
Haydn
Haydn
14 November

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville
NSW

Hi Express Can you please advise the expected registration date Was there a date for the Event at Crystal Waters? Cheers

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Haydn
Nov 14, 2017 9:43 am
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dougang287
Nov 14, 2017 7:18 am
your_neighbour
your_neighbour
14 November

Rothwell tarneit

Rothwell tarneit
VIC

any updates on stage 8 ?

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your_neighbour
Nov 14, 2017 6:46 am
sparrowsnest
sparrowsnest
13 November

House update

House update

Love your house! What colour is your island bench? I love your bathroom tiles, I wanted something similar and my husband said no Building our first custom…

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sparrowsnest
Nov 13, 2017 11:41 pm
excited_builders
excited_builders
13 November

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Stanus...quick question did u use alawyer before signing final contract? Also how long after yout studio m apmts was your final contract?

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excited_builders
Nov 13, 2017 11:24 pm
elleimac
elleimac
13 November

Clarendon Parkhill 34

Clarendon Parkhill 34

We're also building a Parkhill 34! parkhill We're in construction phase now. Slab has been laid…

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elleimac
Nov 13, 2017 10:37 pm
elleimac
fei
fei
13 November

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone
NSW

It seems the Facebook group has been removed. Does someone want to start a new one or what's app group?

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fei
Nov 13, 2017 6:53 pm
Amymay
Amymay
13 November

SA Distinctive homes?

SA Distinctive homes?
SA

Over charged us 20,000$ in our footings.... Then tried to tell us if another builder didnt charge us $48,000 in footings they will sting us throughout the build. We are…

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Amymay
Nov 13, 2017 6:50 pm
fired_v8
fired_v8
13 November

Land title to trasfer on your name(time frame)

Land title to trasfer on your name(time frame)
VIC

Hi I bought a land in upper point cook .I would like to know hong long does it take for the land title to transfer to your name from land titles office?

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fired_v8
Nov 13, 2017 6:34 pm
bashworth
bashworth
13 November

Batter on land

Batter on land

It's usually be best to be above the road then below it for drainage purposes. 1:4 should be a stable slope if you plant grass, but a bit awkward to mow. Without grass…

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bashworth
Nov 13, 2017 5:15 pm
bashworth
insider
insider
13 November

P class soil-high moisture content

P class soil-high moisture content
VIC

The two main types of slab used are waffle and raft.I have seen both fail in highly reactive soils but the waffle may not be able to cope as well with extreme soil…

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insider
Nov 13, 2017 4:52 pm
insider
Bridgetwitch
Bridgetwitch
13 November

Vinyl plank flooting - loose lay

Vinyl plank flooting - loose lay

Lay then skirt... better finish no matter what type of flooring you have! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold…

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Bridgetwitch
Nov 13, 2017 4:22 pm
Bridgetwitch
krilicro
krilicro
13 November

Anyone else building in North Kellyville?

Anyone else building in North Kellyville?
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Hi everyone, we have purchased land on Roland Garros Crescent which has a fair slope from the driveway that the developer has installed. The land isn't registered…

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krilicro
Nov 13, 2017 3:04 pm

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