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YeuG
YeuG
1 October

Our Henley Reserve Amalfi 32 build

Our Henley Reserve Amalfi 32 build

Great selections! Looking forward to your build :)

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YeuG
Oct 01, 2017 10:23 am
charles_2016
charles_2016
1 October

Fairhaven Newport 275+

Fairhaven Newport 275+
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Congrats for your beautiful house completion. By the way, may I ask how much did it cost you for Newport 275

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charles_2016
Oct 01, 2017 2:28 am
aloenyx
aloenyx
30 September

Plantation shutters how much?

Plantation shutters how much?
1, 2

I think mine were 2 900x1800 white plantation shutters installed for approx $1300.

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aloenyx
Sep 30, 2017 9:43 pm
aloenyx
Mt.view
Mt.view
30 September

Metricon Vantage

Metricon Vantage
1, 2, 3

I wont mind to have anyone hate on me to make this much $$$ count. After this will one of the most important decisions we make

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Mt.view
Sep 30, 2017 1:08 pm
Mt.view
Jacks
Jacks
30 September

Horizon Homes

Horizon Homes
NSW

Sorry jsmi, I did receive your PM thanks!

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Jacks
Sep 30, 2017 10:54 am
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Rocchet
Sep 30, 2017 12:38 am
Mt.view
Mt.view
29 September

Metricon Glendale 38 in SYD

Metricon Glendale 38 in SYD
NSW
1, 2, 3

Very nice floor plan design. Love the granny flat attached to the house. Do keep us updated on the build :)

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Mt.view
Sep 29, 2017 11:55 pm
Mt.view
BuildingMurrays
BuildingMurrays
29 September

Hokin Prestige Homes

Hokin Prestige Homes
NSW

Hi Beachesdream, I am looking to build with Hokin Prestige, how did you end up with your build? Cheers,

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BuildingMurrays
Sep 29, 2017 11:08 pm
Wyeebuild
Wyeebuild
29 September

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee
NSW
1, 2

Hi guys. There are some others on here who are building elsewhere but are building with Allworth, that may be what you have seen as we haven't been able to get our survey…

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Wyeebuild
Sep 29, 2017 9:15 pm
Wyeebuild
spiffmiff
spiffmiff
29 September

Pool Installation

Pool Installation
WA

We did manage to get our solar HWS installed before handover (actually just prior to lockup) so I think it probably depends on the builder and exactly what you want to be…

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spiffmiff
Sep 29, 2017 8:22 pm
spiffmiff
Thanu
Thanu
29 September

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW

Hi All, Thought I'd create a new topic for the Crown Hill Estate post updates, thoughts on construction so far, new developments that people could share and just other…

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Thanu
Sep 29, 2017 6:47 pm
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
29 September

Would you build again?

Would you build again?
VIC

Hahahaha... I don't have emotional attachments to houses, not even this new one! Then again, I'm ASD... I'd leave it tomorrow and not look back if I had to. I want to…

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JayaJaya
Sep 29, 2017 6:17 pm
JayaJaya

It's finished. Hurrah! Gotta say I've been impressed with Boutique throughout this process. By the way, doesn't anyone know any landscape gardeners in Torquay? Wanna…

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Talkey
Sep 29, 2017 4:20 pm
Talkey
CW_L
CW_L
29 September

Anyone building with Fowler Homes?

Anyone building with Fowler Homes?
NSW

oh dear! That's worrisome. I had to chase up my own council documents to be sent over as they weren't ready during our draft presentation. Told they would email them…

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CW_L
Sep 29, 2017 3:40 pm
CW_L
Classic33
Classic33
29 September

12.5 wide lot with 'Zero Lot Boundary'. How much I can use?

12.5 wide lot with 'Zero Lot Boundary'. How much I can use?
NSW

Also, please advise on the depth for 312.5 sq. m plots. 12.5m x 25m So, the total allowable built area would be 11.3m width x 17.5m depth. Please advise. Which 25 -…

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Classic33
Sep 29, 2017 1:21 pm
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ERIC Y
Sep 29, 2017 11:24 am
wedge117
wedge117
29 September

Fairhaven Clovelly 225 at Lara Views

Fairhaven Clovelly 225 at Lara Views
VIC
1, 2

Just from above Recycled water is not a requirement in this estate

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wedge117
Sep 29, 2017 10:44 am
wedge117
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
29 September

Trenches exposed for over 2 weeks

Trenches exposed for over 2 weeks

Lovisa Ok, that's one less thing to think about... I do highly recommend you have the footings and slab inspected by your own engineer several days before the concrete…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 29, 2017 10:16 am
StructuralBIMGuy
CW_L
CW_L
28 September

FOWLER HOMES BELMONT 35

FOWLER HOMES BELMONT 35
NSW

Wow thats fantastic! Huge benefit :D Shame about the customer service. We've visited Abruzzo a couple of times already and also find the staff a little unhelpful. We were…

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CW_L
Sep 28, 2017 11:36 pm
CW_L
Bergman58
Bergman58
28 September

Fairhaven homes

Fairhaven homes
VIC

Hi Lyndal, Firstly let me say im not a builder at all and have no history in the building industry. However i believe the cost are to secure the site and give the builders…

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Bergman58
Sep 28, 2017 9:50 pm
Bergman58
Kak85
Kak85
28 September

Granvue Builders

Granvue Builders
VIC

Hi OCD_Jes, Thanks for the info! How is your build going? I have been to nearly all of the Granvue display homes and I have some concerns about the way the windows have…

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Kak85
Sep 28, 2017 6:54 pm
Kak85
jdreamer
jdreamer
28 September

Our Custom Home by SJD Homes

Our Custom Home by SJD Homes
VIC

It is a custom build as they don’t have one that suits my block for my tiny block of land. I was thinking of getting them to do it but they quoted us $4.5-5k to do it.…

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jdreamer
Sep 28, 2017 6:36 pm
nafiz82
nafiz82
28 September

Pivot Construction Group

Pivot Construction Group
VIC

Is there anyone in this foroum who has built or currently building with Pivot Constuction Group. If so how is your experience?

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nafiz82
Sep 28, 2017 4:01 pm
A and M Home
A and M Home
28 September

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179
NSW

Hi everyone, I recently contacted the sales agent and was told that registration is on track for mid 2018 for Stage 1 and that remedial works are in progress. I'm…

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A and M Home
Sep 28, 2017 3:43 pm
Rennie
Rennie
28 September

Building in Gregory Hills - College Release Hall and Hart

Building in Gregory Hills - College Release Hall and Hart
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

House looks great Allybrian. Thank you for sharing the photos!

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Rennie
Sep 28, 2017 1:55 pm
vonsta76
vonsta76
28 September

CORAL homes 1st build, Marcoola 30 QLD

CORAL homes 1st build, Marcoola 30 QLD
QLD
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Haha I also have a pup, 4 months old. It has been an experience! I do need to get some more pics of the place, currently doing more outside like gardens etc. Need to get…

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vonsta76
Sep 28, 2017 1:24 pm
vonsta76
priya2015
priya2015
28 September

Help!! What is this colour stain door? Wisdom home

Help!! What is this colour stain door? Wisdom home
NSW

I totally agree Mrs JM..;..there are so many replicas of this light and i also found the ones in lucretia the best amongst all ....a lot pricy than others but shd be…

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priya2015
Sep 28, 2017 11:53 am
priya2015
dulie
dulie
28 September

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!
VIC

I've added bulk heads in many places of my house. The cost isn't that much, I think it's only a couple of hundred each.

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dulie
Sep 28, 2017 11:39 am
dulie
ERIC Y
ERIC Y
28 September

Building Caesar (Molto collection) with Plantation Homes

Building Caesar (Molto collection) with Plantation Homes
QLD

Hi, I'm building with plantation homes as well , my plan is Seville , really similar plan. Couldn't find caesar plan in plantation home, but i can find it in google.

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ERIC Y
Sep 28, 2017 10:33 am
ASJ1981
ASJ1981
28 September

Building with Wisdom Homes - Kitchen and Tile Appointments

Building with Wisdom Homes - Kitchen and Tile Appointments
NSW

Hi Jess, I have just joined today as i have been looking for forums/posts from someone who has or is building the Washington 26! You are the first person! Can you please…

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ASJ1981
Sep 28, 2017 9:49 am
ASJ1981
jessicagauci
jessicagauci
28 September

Highly Reactive Soil - Movement & Cracking

Highly Reactive Soil - Movement & Cracking

Ok thank you for your advice! Fingers crossed not much more movement occurs and that it was just the initial settling. It's just upsetting to see it happen in our…

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jessicagauci
Sep 28, 2017 8:38 am
eamp
eamp
28 September

Masterton Direct -Beautiful New Homes Feedback

Masterton Direct -Beautiful New Homes Feedback
NSW

We used BNH for a custom duplex. They then outsourced to Residential Logistics to draw up the plan. The process of design etc wasn't too bad but at the end of the day,…

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eamp
Sep 28, 2017 2:50 am
mlionel20
mlionel20
27 September

Electric sliding gate / front fence in Melbourne

Electric sliding gate / front fence in Melbourne
VIC

Hi all, Any recommendations for a fence builder for an metal steel electric sliding gate + front fence in South East Melbourne? I am looking at a cantilever fence ideally.…

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mlionel20
Sep 27, 2017 10:57 pm
jayandkelly
jayandkelly
27 September

Coral Homes Winton 26

Coral Homes Winton 26
QLD

This is the rough version of our changes. Main things are making windows and doors as big as possible as we LOVE natural light and we have 43 acres to look at 😊 And we…

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jayandkelly
Sep 27, 2017 9:43 pm
RossH
RossH
27 September

Perth Water

Perth Water
WA
1, 2

Hi, You didn't say which model Fleck softener you purchased... Can you now give an opinion on how it is working and any problems experienced? You can reply direct to me…

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RossH
Sep 27, 2017 9:39 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
27 September

Cost issues - advice please

Cost issues - advice please
NSW
1, 2

Not unless it's a cost plus contract and it's been agreed upon Even then,I've seen some ridiculous invoices produced by Subcontractors & Builders The best you can do is…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 27, 2017 9:36 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Ssjo
Ssjo
27 September

UMBRA Estate Greenvale

UMBRA Estate Greenvale
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

I think you summed it up very well

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Ssjo
Sep 27, 2017 7:48 pm
vanlimnav
vanlimnav
27 September

Stroud Homes

Stroud Homes
NSW

We are thinking of building with them. Did you choose them on the end?

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vanlimnav
Sep 27, 2017 6:34 pm
fingerz
fingerz
27 September

Metricon sentosa

Metricon sentosa
VIC

Any updates?

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fingerz
Sep 27, 2017 6:31 pm
vikushivu
vikushivu
27 September

Electrical Plan Advise + Downlights after handover install?

Electrical Plan Advise + Downlights after handover install?
1, 2

Hi Eric, I am going to finalized downstairs lighting with Plantation but with upstrairs I will use my own electrician (with above price mentioned) After handover. Cheers,Vik

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vikushivu
Sep 27, 2017 5:53 pm
Classic33
Classic33
27 September

single storey designs for 312.5 sq m plot in Elara

single storey designs for 312.5 sq m plot in Elara
NSW

hello, I have bought a 312.5sq m land at Elara. (12.5m x 25m) Planning to build a single storey homes,…

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Classic33
Sep 27, 2017 5:51 pm
Hailsm
Hailsm
27 September

Once Civil works complete, how long til registration???

Once Civil works complete, how long til registration???
NSW

Haha that's ok, I use an app called tapatalk, it makes it a little easier to upload pics and reply Oh ok well I know the civil works at coast central have so far…

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Hailsm
Sep 27, 2017 4:41 pm
Hailsm
Hannaho
Hannaho
27 September

Our First Home Build with Commodore Homes in Seville Grove!

Our First Home Build with Commodore Homes in Seville Grove!
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hey, I have just started my process with Commodore Homes and have the same design. I too am wanting to change the layout to a front Theater and larger window at the…

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Hannaho
Sep 27, 2017 12:43 pm
jayandkelly
jayandkelly
27 September

Building Coral Homes "Winton 26" at Clarence Town NSW

Building Coral Homes "Winton 26" at Clarence Town NSW
NSW
1, 2

Hi there! We are about to build a Winton 26 and wondering if you had any more photos you could share please? 😊

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jayandkelly
Sep 27, 2017 7:48 am
emts
emts
26 September

JG King -Urbis 1

JG King -Urbis 1

Maybe just the Shepparton branch is good, friends started with them a few months after us and they are ahead of us! (smaller build however)

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emts
Sep 27, 2017 12:05 am
emts
building-expert
building-expert
26 September

Pro Building Advice

Pro Building Advice

You are a latecomer to this, I have been doing exactly that for over a decade. Regardless you should post your qualifications and credentials if you want to be taken seriously.

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building-expert
Sep 26, 2017 11:52 pm
building-expert
Jordann
Jordann
26 September

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Yep this is the 2017 model and it's pretty good, solid little camera. Shame there's no stabilisers so video can get a little shaky when walking. Looking at getting some…

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Jordann
Sep 26, 2017 11:10 pm
Jordann


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