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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
LittleGreenTarneit
LittleGreenTarneit
26 September

Anyone building with "Home buyer centre"

Anyone building with "Home buyer centre"
VIC

We are building with Homebuyers Centre Victoria and they are fast - with asking for progress payments. Our inspector found a total of more than 50 pages of defects in…

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LittleGreenTarneit
Sep 26, 2017 10:40 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
26 September

Colour Selection where to start

Colour Selection where to start
NSW

I started with flooring. I knew my tiles were going to have a big impact on my overall look..

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aloenyx
Sep 26, 2017 10:16 pm
aloenyx
katgalle
katgalle
26 September

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 74, 75, 76

Building 39 square custom Bespoke by Arden Homes. Eastern suburbs, Melbourne: https://bespokedreamhome.blogspot.com.au/?m=1

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katgalle
Sep 26, 2017 8:55 pm
asheeshjoshi
asheeshjoshi
26 September

What are the site costs and council charges in Wantirna Rise

What are the site costs and council charges in Wantirna Rise
VIC

I have recently bought a 430m2 land in Wantirna Rise. Currently I am shopping around for builders. I was wondering if there are any members on this forum who have bought…

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asheeshjoshi
Sep 26, 2017 7:50 pm
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philip01
Sep 26, 2017 5:38 pm
JB1
JB1
26 September

Cost of Documentation - Advice Please

Cost of Documentation - Advice Please
NSW

I think it's a reasonable price. Most architects charge for Sketch Design – Floor Plans and Elevations and submission to councils. Then you have working drawings,…

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JB1
Sep 26, 2017 5:36 pm
JS15
JS15
26 September

1st Build - New Choice Homes

1st Build - New Choice Homes
WA

First time build and we are underway after a lot of block hunting and back and forth with builders. We have ended up with a block in Hammond Park and building with New…

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JS15
Sep 26, 2017 3:01 pm
Ben+Lindsay
Ben+Lindsay
26 September

Building a Noosa 26 with Coral Homes

Building a Noosa 26 with Coral Homes
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

They are called ‘shark nose’ finger pull profile. They cost $798 for all underbench cupboard doors and drawers. They are only available on polyurethane doors - which…

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Ben+Lindsay
Sep 26, 2017 10:02 am
Ben+Lindsay
premiumglass
premiumglass
25 September

Glass pool fencing perth

Glass pool fencing perth
WA

HI mate, I'm proud to introduce Premium glass pool fencing, a new company in glass pool fencing and glass balustrade. We have more than 15 years of experience in glass…

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premiumglass
Sep 26, 2017 12:23 am
premiumglass
wongbruce
wongbruce
25 September

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

No firm date as yet. However.... Stage 1 is due for registration in October 2017 Stage 2 is due for registration in November 2017 Kind Regards, Bruce "Building an…

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wongbruce
Sep 25, 2017 10:33 pm
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
25 September

Brick, colorbond, window frame help

Brick, colorbond, window frame help

Have you thought of pairing Jasper roof with Dune fascias, gutters and window frames, and having the terrain as a statement on the garage? Dune would probably go better…

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JayaJaya
Sep 25, 2017 9:11 pm
JayaJaya
gr8ly
gr8ly
25 September

Valeco Homes

Valeco Homes
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

sorry just saw this :) yeah definitely do it if that's what you want. I love the look of render. I would love to render down the track if i get bored of the brick look. We…

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gr8ly
Sep 25, 2017 9:10 pm
gr8ly

Hey Noni, glad to hear that your house is almost there. Yes I must say that, now that all the stress is over, Ashford going under was a blessing in disguise. Dean homes…

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PolkaDots
Sep 25, 2017 7:37 pm
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Sparkles_
Sep 25, 2017 6:59 pm
Sparkles_

Our block is getting piered today. Went past early this morning & my son saw "Digger Doug".

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jonesyGT
Sep 25, 2017 1:58 pm
k.goldington
k.goldington
25 September

Williams Designer Homes build, West Wallsend NSW - Moved In

Williams Designer Homes build, West Wallsend NSW - Moved In
NSW
1 ... 31, 32, 33

I have been searching for an ottoman since we moved in, couldn't find one quite right. This one is pretty close to the colour of our lounge but I thought it was going to…

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k.goldington
Sep 25, 2017 10:20 am
k.goldington
Rockgod70
Rockgod70
25 September

KDR Solar System - Sell or keep

KDR Solar System - Sell or keep

Hello, We are in the process of clearing out the house ready for demo. One of the things I've been trying to find is whether it is worth keeping the existing Solar…

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Rockgod70
Sep 25, 2017 8:55 am
Rockgod70
Poseidon
Poseidon
25 September

Soakwells Perth

Soakwells Perth
WA

if you are looking for quality soakwells in WA i really do reccomend theses guys:

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Poseidon
Sep 25, 2017 5:46 am
bripri
bripri
24 September

Choosing builder - New Edge homes

Choosing builder - New Edge homes
NSW

Hi All, Anyone s built house before with New Edge homes (New edge homes are a part of Masterton Group)? How are they as a builder?

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bripri
Sep 24, 2017 11:28 pm
DanTheUpholsterer
DanTheUpholsterer
24 September

KDR with Fairmont Homes

KDR with Fairmont Homes
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Very nice What colour have you used on the walls ? Did you make your entry way narrower ? Our design we have 2 full size doors... is that front door a double wide door…

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DanTheUpholsterer
Sep 24, 2017 10:52 pm
9528
9528
24 September

Cost to repair crossover

Cost to repair crossover
VIC

Hi Ezza, we're in the same boat. If you're going to have driveway done by some third party, rather than your builder, do it together with the driveway.

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9528
Sep 24, 2017 7:19 pm
Hailsm
Hailsm
24 September

Brick Laying

Brick Laying

Ah ok makes sense. I just had a look at your blog, you house looks lovely, can't wait until we are up to that stage

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Hailsm
Sep 24, 2017 3:31 pm
Hailsm


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