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MellznEug
MellznEug
29 July

Anyone building a Mirage 60 with Kurmond Homes?

Anyone building a Mirage 60 with Kurmond Homes?
NSW

Hi All, Was just wondering if there is anyone building or has built a Mirage 60 with Kurmond Homes? There is no display for this home and wanted to get some advice on the…

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MellznEug
Jul 29, 2017 9:57 pm
kishore
kishore
29 July

Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?
QLD
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Great.. If it's ok, could you please let me know which builder you went with ?

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kishore
Jul 29, 2017 9:55 pm
MellznEug
MellznEug
29 July

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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Hi there, we're about to start the process with Kurmond. What made you guys pull out? We too are looking at building a 610k home with them.

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MellznEug
Jul 29, 2017 9:52 pm
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Jess_89
Jul 29, 2017 9:31 pm
Jess_89
Sarah13
Sarah13
29 July

PGH Smokey Grey Brick

PGH Smokey Grey Brick

Does anyone have some recent pictures of their homes done with PGH Smokey Grey brick please?

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Sarah13
Jul 29, 2017 6:41 pm
Sarah13

Please help - MJH or M??

Please help - MJH or M??

hunter_home I suggest you discuss this with a Structural Engineer and also get them to design & supervise the hebel blockwork as well Most West Australians Won't have a…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 29, 2017 9:47 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
29 July

Building Retreat 305- Hallmark Homes Qld- New Beith

Building Retreat 305- Hallmark Homes Qld- New Beith
QLD
1, 2

I hear you on the retaining! We talk about retaining but it will all come down to $. We are also planting fruit trees and are actually going to plant the first lot this…

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Tamara1975
Jul 29, 2017 2:27 am

Made a collage of some of our selections so you can get an idea of our style :)

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just_a_draftee
Jul 29, 2017 12:53 am
mahen3d
mahen3d
28 July

Clarendon Paddington 29 Electrical plan feedback

Clarendon Paddington 29 Electrical plan feedback
NSW

Thanks for the reply, it really helpful to see this plans and set my mind on things we might needed, thanks again for sharing this with us.

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mahen3d
Jul 28, 2017 11:28 pm
ntonk
ntonk
28 July

Fairmont Homes - Flagstaff Hill SA

Fairmont Homes - Flagstaff Hill SA
SA
1, 2

I will, hopefully in the next week or two! 🤗

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ntonk
Jul 28, 2017 9:51 pm
ntonk
aussieta
aussieta
28 July

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

usually you have to leave one metre from easement or build a foundation that protects the easement form collapsing if they excavate

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aussieta
Jul 28, 2017 7:04 pm
aussieta
miscbunch
miscbunch
28 July

Lead-in dilemma

Lead-in dilemma
VIC

Hi all I have recently moved into our newly build house, but I am having issues getting phone cable lead-in to take place at the property. I applied for internet…

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miscbunch
Jul 28, 2017 3:42 pm
Fisher75
Fisher75
28 July

Masterton Direct -Beautiful New Homes Feedback

Masterton Direct -Beautiful New Homes Feedback
NSW

It may be too late, but ... From what I know, they are a middle man company, which can design a custom house, do council approval and get Masterton to build it. As far as…

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Fisher75
Jul 28, 2017 1:18 pm

Keys 19/10/15. Moved in 10/11/15. Landscaping + a deck ideas

Keys 19/10/15. Moved in 10/11/15. Landscaping + a deck ideas
WA
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Hi hun!! Sorry its been so long since I've logged on. Been so busy around the house and with work. We just put in a pool so was going to come on and update with pics…

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Our Honeywood Build
Jul 28, 2017 9:08 am
Our Honeywood Build

Interior designers recommended

Interior designers recommended
NSW

Thanks mate.... if you don't mind me asking. Does he charge an hourly rate or is it for the entire project. Guess he is quiet busy

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deepugjacob
Jul 28, 2017 7:15 am
Rubble13
Rubble13
27 July

Cut and Fill Sand Pad

Cut and Fill Sand Pad

Hi Everyone, Im a newbie here. But thought this would be the best arena to get the sort of advice i need. We are building our "forever home"on a 506 Sqm sloping…

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Rubble13
Jul 27, 2017 11:34 pm
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daniiiurb90
Jul 27, 2017 10:15 pm
Bethany
Bethany
27 July

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)
NSW
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Hey! Nice progress! Just wondering about your shower wall tiles - is that a standard grout line or do you have a thin grout line with rectified tiles? I'm trying to decide…

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Bethany
Jul 27, 2017 9:06 pm
Adnan633
Adnan633
27 July

Metricon Trentham

Metricon Trentham
VIC
1, 2

We have a creek in front of us as well and from the balcony can see parts of big lake to the right of us. It’s an amazing feeling for the first time you look out the…

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Adnan633
Jul 27, 2017 8:38 pm

For indoors we are planning to get the following floorboards and tiles (for wet areas) Embelton Aqua-tuf Antique Oak My build - viewtopic.php?t=87470

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emmyawards
Jul 27, 2017 5:57 pm
Lukbon h
Lukbon h
27 July

Summit homes Perth

Summit homes Perth
WA

Hi Spiffmiff, We are building a custom built house in the Hills, its loosely based on the Lancelin design. Victor has been really good so far, few minor things that we…

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Lukbon h
Jul 27, 2017 3:29 pm
lovisa
lovisa
27 July

Hickinbotham build adelaide

Hickinbotham build adelaide
SA
1, 2

oh I have no idea what others charge but might be because of all the new developments and as part of the new scheme they have to attract businesses and to create more jobs…

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lovisa
Jul 27, 2017 1:20 pm
sstan
sstan
27 July

Anyone building at Kimberly estate (Chi avenue) Keysborough

Anyone building at Kimberly estate (Chi avenue) Keysborough
VIC
1, 2

Thanks Yanni. We are building with Henley. I really can't comment on the site cost until our tender appointment they will tell us if any reinforcement required and how…

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sstan
Jul 27, 2017 8:36 am
gummz
gummz
27 July

How in scale were your initial set of drawings

How in scale were your initial set of drawings

Hi engineer_wa, We found that it was just a poor job and a revision of all measurements fixed it.

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gummz
Jul 27, 2017 6:26 am

Working Drawings Complete about to go to Engineering

Working Drawings Complete about to go to Engineering
VIC

I agree, a BIM model is extremely helpful - ideally the model could also include electrical and systems

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engineer_wa
Jul 27, 2017 5:44 am
engineer_wa
Corgilover
Corgilover
27 July

Lakeland Pakenham

Lakeland Pakenham
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

yes its quite frustrating as we bought or block back in November haha. expecting to be titled on time. we are over the reserve/oval side. they built us up awhile ago but…

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Corgilover
Jul 27, 2017 12:36 am
aden
aden
26 July

lyndhurst mcdonald jones homes

lyndhurst mcdonald jones homes
NSW

hi has anyone built a modified mcdonald jones homes lyndhurst we are looking at having a 6 to 7 bedroom lyndhurst grnade. thanks any images plans etc would be great thanks

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aden
Jul 26, 2017 4:16 pm
CKY
CKY
26 July

Metricon Liberty 45 Carlingford

Metricon Liberty 45 Carlingford
NSW

Hi Myeap We are going to KDR Glendale 38 on pymble and just last month acceptrd contract (freedom series do not have tender stage).

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CKY
Jul 26, 2017 3:34 pm
CKY
Moose256
Moose256
26 July

Big M / Metr!con Homes: - Studio M & Upgrade Prices!

Big M / Metr!con Homes: - Studio M & Upgrade Prices!
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hey all New to the forum. Has anyone built a Grandview 31 or above in the plantation facade that could send pictures of what the finished product looks like. And is…

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Moose256
Jul 26, 2017 1:54 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
26 July

Arden in Point Cook

Arden in Point Cook
VIC
1, 2

Arden are well respected builders so I wouldn't be concerned, that's what they are doing for our slab and you want to see the reinforcements the engineer has added for …

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Ezza78
Jul 26, 2017 12:50 pm
sam_sc
sam_sc
26 July

Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Any experiences with Firstyle homes
NSW
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Hi Vulcan_rich I am in Edmondson Park

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sam_sc
Jul 26, 2017 11:35 am
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elleimac
Jul 26, 2017 8:33 am
elleimac

Street view

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Kagan1042
Jul 26, 2017 6:40 am
valerie3e
valerie3e
25 July

Beachwood Constructions (Sorrento 27 build) Longwarry

Beachwood Constructions (Sorrento 27 build) Longwarry
VIC

I should be starting once my approval comes through will keep you guys posted

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valerie3e
Jul 25, 2017 11:18 pm
tngo
tngo
25 July

Can we fit a security screen door behind the entry door

Can we fit a security screen door behind the entry door

Thanks Nawsome, looks great, I wish I could find such place in Brisbane. Dealing with this remotely is probably a pain.

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tngo
Jul 25, 2017 10:19 pm
Guy T
Guy T
25 July

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham
SA

Oh no. Sorry to hear about that. Didn't see any thistles so fingers crossed! We've got provisions for 32k for footings for fairly small house

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Guy T
Jul 25, 2017 9:05 pm
lovisa
lovisa
25 July

Requirements for land pre construction

Requirements for land pre construction

Hi was wondering what is seenas the requirements for maintaining the land pre costuction for construction? What do we need to do? And what is seen as maintained? If we…

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lovisa
Jul 25, 2017 9:02 pm

House and Land Package suggestions for Melbourne

House and Land Package suggestions for Melbourne
VIC

Friction Sorry, I am not familiar with metricon..but I would say they are no different to other builders .I would recommend approaching at least 3 project builders with…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 25, 2017 8:15 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Dixy12345
Dixy12345
25 July

Help

Help

Hi, I needed some advice. Our builder has just sent in for council approval 2weeks ago and is requesting a letter from the bank -authority of commencement letter. However,…

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Dixy12345
Jul 25, 2017 7:29 pm
RachM
RachM
25 July

Driveway Placement

Driveway Placement
QLD

Thanks - that makes sense I was hoping that was the case. It just spooked me a little! Now we have finally started construction it all seems a little out of our hands!

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RachM
Jul 25, 2017 7:07 pm
RachM
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aloenyx
Jul 25, 2017 6:53 pm
aloenyx
MAGGI
MAGGI
25 July

Experience with Lifestyle Designer Homes or others?

Experience with Lifestyle Designer Homes or others?
NSW

Lifestyle Designer Homes built my home and it's still an amazing beautiful home today if i say so myself. the original owners of the business were wonderful to deal with…

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MAGGI
Jul 25, 2017 5:59 pm

Our Fairmont 34 by Clarendon in Brisbane

Our Fairmont 34 by Clarendon in Brisbane
QLD
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Hey Bowie Loveeeee your house! Ill be copying so many of your ideas for our build!!! Would you PLEASE show me a pic of your installed timber cladding for your portico? We…

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Dylandbrooke
Jul 25, 2017 4:36 pm
Dylandbrooke
ravsingh21
ravsingh21
25 July

Firstyle Hellcat Road Sub division

Firstyle Hellcat Road Sub division
NSW

Hey mate, My wife and I are building with FS in Edmondson Park as well. There are a few things that FS don't supply, as you've mentioned landscaping is one, screen doors,…

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ravsingh21
Jul 25, 2017 3:32 pm
cinder
cinder
25 July

Classic style weatherboard Melb - front landscaping 1 yr on

Classic style weatherboard Melb - front landscaping 1 yr on
VIC
1 ... 41, 42, 43

Thank you both. It's getting there! We had the council plant new nature strip trees yesterday (finally) after moron kids kicked them down on NYE. That was so annoying as…

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cinder
Jul 25, 2017 3:13 pm
cinder

Building a new home in Springfield Rise

Building a new home in Springfield Rise
QLD

I had to pay extra for piering then and there with CMA. It was a lot and unexpected, so I was very shocked. Make sure you have enough money saved just in case! My land was…

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maddielouxx
Jul 25, 2017 1:36 pm


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