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AshT17
AshT17
17 October 2015

Barrington Homes NSW

Barrington Homes NSW
NSW

This is our unpleasant experience with Barrington Homes, sorry its lengthy; We asked for a quote in August 2014 it cost $500 despite other companies doing it for free.…

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AshT17
Oct 17, 2015 6:45 am
nat_luke1
nat_luke1
16 October 2015

progress payment

progress payment
TAS

Thanks archetto

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nat_luke1
Oct 16, 2015 7:12 pm
Nicole1983
Nicole1983
16 October 2015

Just sign contract with M3tr!con...

Just sign contract with M3tr!con...

Hi Aya99, We are building in Keilor East, VIC. Nolan used to be our consideration but our land is too small. Hi Sparkycarla, Where are you go…

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Nicole1983
Oct 16, 2015 3:10 pm
Nicole1983
Nicole1983
16 October 2015

Valley Lake, Keilor

Valley Lake, Keilor
VIC

Hi, we are looking to builder in Keilor East - Vally lake. our is 5m slopping block.Any idea about site cost for 28 sq ? any recommendations on builders appreciated. Thanks,

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Nicole1983
Oct 16, 2015 3:07 pm
Nicole1983
Nicole1983
16 October 2015

Valley Lake, Keilor

Valley Lake, Keilor
VIC

Hi, we are looking to builder in Keilor East - Vally lake. our is 5m slopping block.Any idea about site cost for 28 sq ? any recommendations on builders appreciated. Thanks,

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Nicole1983
Oct 16, 2015 3:07 pm
FirstTimePDBuilder
FirstTimePDBuilder
16 October 2015

15-20cm gap between two brick garages - WWYD?

15-20cm gap between two brick garages - WWYD?
VIC

According to their plans they are building directly on it. And our builder would have done so too if we weren't a knock down rebuild. They just don't want the hassle of…

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FirstTimePDBuilder
Oct 16, 2015 1:36 pm
FirstTimePDBuilder
SteveMc
SteveMc
16 October 2015

KDR - stormwater treatment, sewerage, electricity pole, gas

KDR - stormwater treatment, sewerage, electricity pole, gas

We used Demo Corp for the demolition. Even though the certifier supposedly inspects each engineering item, i will be doing an independent inspection on frames /brick work…

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SteveMc
Oct 16, 2015 9:50 am
SteveMc
JustinInPerth
JustinInPerth
14 October 2015

Alex's first home build: Keys!!!!

Alex's first home build: Keys!!!!
WA
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It's looking amazing man sorry about the slow reply! You must be super happy!

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JustinInPerth
Oct 14, 2015 4:09 pm
JustinInPerth
Elmo05
Elmo05
14 October 2015

M3 Residential - PCI STILL NOT COMPLETE 5 Months & Waiting!

M3 Residential - PCI STILL NOT COMPLETE 5 Months & Waiting!
WA
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Hi all, first time user.... We've also built with M3 and have had many issues. Are you guys still getting a group together. Please let me know as we would be more than…

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Elmo05
Oct 14, 2015 5:45 am
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Room2Breathe
Oct 13, 2015 8:44 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
13 October 2015

Demolition quotes - what to look for

Demolition quotes - what to look for
NSW

Thanks for the info. I have had 7 quotes come back & the 2 cheapest have not come out to visit the site - just looked at google maps for…

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MrsJM
Oct 13, 2015 8:18 pm
MrsJM
ChantalMaree
ChantalMaree
13 October 2015

Design help for Kitchen and Laundry

Design help for Kitchen and Laundry
WA

I saw a great display home and what they did with that laundry type area was first the put a wall down the middle of your laundry and have a door…

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ChantalMaree
Oct 13, 2015 5:02 pm
ChantalMaree
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
13 October 2015

Site costs for double story compared to single story?

Site costs for double story compared to single story?
VIC

Hi Kylz4 What does your Geotech report say in regards to the bearing capacity (kPa) of the ground/Site? Whatever cost savings you may think you are entitle to (because of…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 13, 2015 3:34 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Nyssa+Lachlan
Nyssa+Lachlan
13 October 2015

Anyone building in Brentwood Forest?

Anyone building in Brentwood Forest?
QLD

Simonds fixed price for 10500 for us, plantation wanted to charge us 29000

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Nyssa+Lachlan
Oct 13, 2015 2:42 pm
Nyssa+Lachlan
Champagne4lulu
Champagne4lulu
13 October 2015

cost to seal grout? rough cost for whole house

cost to seal grout? rough cost for whole house
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi everyone! :) I realise this is quite an old thread but I was hoping to get some feedback on your grout sealing? Our tiles are being grouted as we speak in living,…

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Champagne4lulu
Oct 13, 2015 1:35 pm
deepa_chetan
deepa_chetan
13 October 2015

Stanley green townhouses

Stanley green townhouses
VIC

Hi, Has anybody purchased off the plan townhouses from Stanley green? Thanks

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deepa_chetan
Oct 13, 2015 11:37 am
deepa_chetan
deepa_chetan
13 October 2015

Building with Edge Point Homes

Building with Edge Point Homes
VIC

Hi Guys, Has anyone built or going to build with Edge Point homes? Thanks

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deepa_chetan
Oct 13, 2015 11:28 am
Woolyfish
Woolyfish
13 October 2015

Dandalup Estate

Dandalup Estate
WA
1, 2

I know I'm almost tempted to ask for…

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Woolyfish
Oct 13, 2015 1:41 am
Woolyfish
mamakan
mamakan
12 October 2015

Como Perth - Some Progress

Como Perth - Some Progress
WA
1 ... 36, 37, 38

Following your new build Echo. First house looks amazing :) Who are you building the new houses with?

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mamakan
Oct 12, 2015 11:05 pm
bluesteel
bluesteel
12 October 2015

Hydraunic underfloor heating

Hydraunic underfloor heating
SA

Hi, so you are building in Adelaide. Have nothing to offer re underfloor heating except to say when I did appointment at Beaumonts it was lovely the room was warm and I…

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bluesteel
Oct 12, 2015 8:14 pm
bluesteel
Mon445
Mon445
12 October 2015

Tile & Laminate selections HGWA

Tile & Laminate selections HGWA
WA

Bdalby- both Crosby and euro have builders allowance tiles with quite a range of colours- just find out the price/m and then go to crosbys and get them to show you tiles…

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Mon445
Oct 12, 2015 7:48 pm
ranbir
ranbir
12 October 2015

Whiteman Edge-Blueprint Homes: PCI Complete!!!

Whiteman Edge-Blueprint Homes: PCI Complete!!!
WA
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Hi All, Need advise I am planing to buy a block in "BALURAN AVENUE" Stockland Brabhram whiteman edge. Could you please help and guide me how the street is? I have 2 young…

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ranbir
Oct 12, 2015 5:47 pm
iverson_iii
iverson_iii
12 October 2015

Building seaview 31 RAWSON

Building seaview 31 RAWSON
NSW

Pongie, we got back about 1k or so. they had a provisional allowance of 1k for added piering, which wasn't used. Just locked back and we had almost 8-9k of added site…

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iverson_iii
Oct 12, 2015 5:31 pm
SaberX
SaberX
12 October 2015

Investment Property - Anticon colourbond insulation

Investment Property - Anticon colourbond insulation
WA

I did post on propertychat, so may seem like a doubleup for those that frequent both forums. Wondering if adding in anticon to my new build (that insulation backed foil…

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SaberX
Oct 12, 2015 5:03 pm
Ponzu
Ponzu
12 October 2015

Good companies to use for knock down rebuild

Good companies to use for knock down rebuild
NSW

As a builder on the Central Coast we have provided homes for numerous knock-down rebuild solutions in the Sydney area. One of the great factors about doing a knock-down…

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Ponzu
Oct 12, 2015 9:21 am
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1st-timers
Oct 11, 2015 9:57 pm
Chrisswifey
Chrisswifey
11 October 2015

Lares Homes adelaide

Lares Homes adelaide
SA

Hi Annie I am in the early stage with Lares Homes at the moment - just waiting for 3D design - which I will post on my thread when I understand how this forum works So…

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Chrisswifey
Oct 11, 2015 6:41 pm

Hi, We have prestart very soon and we are having trouble deciding on elevation colours. Are prestart consultants reliable with colour recommendations? I have heard…

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pablo8788
Oct 11, 2015 6:09 pm
evec
evec
11 October 2015

My Allegra dream-by Henley

My Allegra dream-by Henley
VIC
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Hahaha, that's mine , we have the low profile tiles- don't remember the name though

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evec
Oct 11, 2015 1:48 pm
evec
sledge8986
sledge8986
10 October 2015

Parrys Carpets

Parrys Carpets
WA

Again I had carpets put down in our 3 bedroom rental home . Parry's supplied the carpets with the laying of the underlay at a very reasonable price, I have come to expect…

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sledge8986
Oct 10, 2015 10:55 pm
Tebert1477
Tebert1477
10 October 2015

New Home Group

New Home Group
NSW

We are having the new home group out today. Just wondering if anyone has built a house through these guys. If so what was your experience with them like.

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Tebert1477
Oct 10, 2015 1:10 pm
RNG
RNG
10 October 2015

Building with Beechwood Homes in the Illawarra

Building with Beechwood Homes in the Illawarra
NSW

Hi, we are also building in Whistler's Run. We are building with McDonald Jones.

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RNG
Oct 10, 2015 12:14 pm
pidge.72
pidge.72
10 October 2015

Progress Payments ANZ Bank

Progress Payments ANZ Bank
NSW

Exactly.... its hard to believe that the 2 cant get it together. Will be taking your advice and telling them to sort it out amongst themselves. ...

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pidge.72
Oct 10, 2015 12:33 am
pidge.72
browndog
browndog
9 October 2015

Coral homes build custom design Noosa23

Coral homes build custom design Noosa23
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Thanks Manderinne yes was a lovely surprise to have a call that morning saying do you want your keys come get them :)

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browndog
Oct 09, 2015 9:08 pm
Orpheus
Orpheus
9 October 2015

New house main flooring after handover

New house main flooring after handover
NSW

Hi all, I'm building a new house with Metricon and we are planning on doing the main flooring (tiling) after handover. If you followed the same approached, I am keen to…

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Orpheus
Oct 09, 2015 5:54 pm
Orpheus
Team PD
Team PD
9 October 2015

Porter Davis New Display Centre Opening

Porter Davis New Display Centre Opening
VIC

Hi all- I would like to advise for those interested we have a new display centre opening this weekend....... Hi all, Take the road to Rosenthal and visit our brand new…

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Team PD
Oct 09, 2015 4:08 pm
Team PD
Team PD
Team PD
9 October 2015

Porter Davis New Display Centre Opening

Porter Davis New Display Centre Opening
VIC

Hi all- I would like to advise for those interested we have a new display centre opening this weekend....... Take the road to Rosenthal and visit our brand new display…

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Team PD
Oct 09, 2015 4:07 pm
Team PD
ivory_kitten
ivory_kitten
9 October 2015

Question about bathroom vanity bench height

Question about bathroom vanity bench height
NT

Does anyone have a photo of their bathroom with vessel basins? Maybe it just looks weird because I'm used to the inset kind

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ivory_kitten
Oct 09, 2015 1:33 pm
Mummawalshie
Mummawalshie
9 October 2015

Anyone bought in North Kellyville. Kakadu Street??

Anyone bought in North Kellyville. Kakadu Street??
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Awesome Knigor! The boys are great and will look after you. You should be in around this time next year by the time you guys sign your tender and they break soil.

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Mummawalshie
Oct 09, 2015 12:17 pm
k3nnis
k3nnis
9 October 2015

Sloping block

Sloping block

ok thanks for the info. How much will those set me back, the reports? Can a surveyor provide all those info?

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k3nnis
Oct 09, 2015 11:40 am
DreamHome2point0
DreamHome2point0
9 October 2015

Oracle Platinum

Oracle Platinum
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

The waiting is torture! Hopefully you hear some news back today.

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DreamHome2point0
Oct 09, 2015 7:52 am
DreamHome2point0
StarGirlStar
StarGirlStar
9 October 2015

Are we crazy?! Blue print and your experience please!

Are we crazy?! Blue print and your experience please!
WA

Hi emacleo0, we are building with Blueprint, hoping to have slab in next 4/5 weeks or so. We loved the design and the specs, our sales guy was fantastic and everyone else…

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StarGirlStar
Oct 09, 2015 1:41 am
StarGirlStar
Nyssa+Lachlan
Nyssa+Lachlan
8 October 2015

any Birsbane Private Building inspectors during construction

any Birsbane Private Building inspectors during construction
QLD

Actually I've just found out he's gone to Jims Building inspections. It's about $220 a stage from memory.

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Nyssa+Lachlan
Oct 08, 2015 8:10 pm
Nyssa+Lachlan
shannonkent15
shannonkent15
8 October 2015

Advice needed!!

Advice needed!!
WA

Thanks for your Help everyone. We are waiting on a variation to see how much it will all cost to do with the builder. Shannonkent15 how did…

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shannonkent15
Oct 08, 2015 6:16 pm
shannonkent15
Tribe7
Tribe7
8 October 2015

Stylemaster Homes thread!

Stylemaster Homes thread!
QLD

Hi dnat, This was a stylemaster build on the Gold Coast. viewtopic.php?t=74262 Cheers

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Tribe7
Oct 08, 2015 4:52 pm
Tribe7

Hi Vikramgiridhar, Since this is a old thread, I was going through the upgrades you have opted for and wanted to check if you have gone ahead with Atlas Oak…

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vikramgiridhar
Oct 08, 2015 1:10 pm
Amateur Hour
Amateur Hour
8 October 2015

Legal Point Of Discharge not connected

Legal Point Of Discharge not connected
VIC

Hey All some help needed please! We have done a knock down rebuild through one of the volume builders & moved in a few months ago. It's now apparent that a drainage issue…

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Amateur Hour
Oct 08, 2015 1:10 pm
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PEARZ
Oct 08, 2015 8:36 am
PEARZ

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