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Mustang30
Mustang30
7 January 2016

Simonds express homes

Simonds express homes
VIC

Hi Anj, Big thumbs up from me. I believe it is value for money. Simonds will start with saying " strictly no changes to the house"... but if you insist on few cosmetic…

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Mustang30
Jan 07, 2016 9:44 am
Joynz
Joynz
7 January 2016

Anyone built with Turnkey Homes in Melbourne?

Anyone built with Turnkey Homes in Melbourne?
VIC

Have you built with Turnkey? How was it? I am considering a knock down rebuild and picked up a brochure for Turnkey Homes. Their pricing includes the site costs in the…

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Joynz
Jan 07, 2016 4:56 am
vonsta76
vonsta76
6 January 2016

And our story begins...

And our story begins...
QLD

Thanks melandjohn! Settlement went as expected luckily (on my birthday, nice present!) Now just waiting on a contract back from head office.

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vonsta76
Jan 06, 2016 9:51 pm
vonsta76
zc12345
zc12345
6 January 2016

How detailed should a Building Contract be ?

How detailed should a Building Contract be ?
QLD

ok thanks. yeah i am in Sydney. a bit too far hahhaa

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zc12345
Jan 06, 2016 9:41 am
lazandjohn
lazandjohn
6 January 2016

Getting build quotes

Getting build quotes
WA

Around $5k is what we've agreed for the drawings/design. I know that's very cheap as quotes I received from a few designers were a percentage of our build cost and…

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lazandjohn
Jan 06, 2016 8:53 am
bigniqiu
bigniqiu
5 January 2016

building new fence (melbourne)

building new fence (melbourne)
VIC

hi guys, Need to ask a fence problem again. According to my approved plan, I need to build a 1.8m high fence. While consuling to fence company, they told me that I need…

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bigniqiu
Jan 05, 2016 4:25 pm
MattandErin
MattandErin
5 January 2016

Thinking of building..

Thinking of building..
VIC

Hi Maisy, Welcome to the Homeone Forums. Have a read through - lot's of other members have contributed heaps of ideas and things, some things may not be practical for…

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MattandErin
Jan 05, 2016 2:26 pm
MattandErin
danbiscuit
danbiscuit
5 January 2016

Anyone building with National Homes or builders under BGC?

Anyone building with National Homes or builders under BGC?
WA

Do you know that perception is BGC? I was one consider Perception but then I found out it BGC, so deal is off.

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danbiscuit
Jan 05, 2016 1:06 pm
danbiscuit
zc12345
zc12345
5 January 2016

Recommend Sydney - Soil Test and Contour Survey Contacts

Recommend Sydney - Soil Test and Contour Survey Contacts
NSW

Hello, Project Home builder vs Custom Builder - Soil Test and Survey Company ? Our family is looking at knock down rebuild and could not decide whether we should go to…

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zc12345
Jan 05, 2016 12:17 pm
Smiley77
Smiley77
5 January 2016

My first build South West WA - Taps, HWS

My first build South West WA - Taps, HWS
WA
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Happy New Year to everyone Between Christmas and New Year, the fly screens were installed and they look pretty good. Even though the office is closed there was someone…

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Smiley77
Jan 05, 2016 9:28 am
Smiley77
shellby
shellby
4 January 2016

Who is paying the energy bills?

Who is paying the energy bills?
NSW

My builder gave me a letter with instructions on how to setup my electrical box as you need a ID number for it. They also ask for your electrician details and licence…

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shellby
Jan 04, 2016 8:37 pm
shellby
AdsF
AdsF
4 January 2016

Sliding corner door?

Sliding corner door?
QLD

When you order the doors ensure they have tracks for security doors. That's what I did on mine. Or you can do retractable as above but no security to them.

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AdsF
Jan 04, 2016 8:31 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
4 January 2016

Walk in Vs Built in Wardrobes

Walk in Vs Built in Wardrobes
NSW

I don't think a WIR would increase return on a holiday rental. It comes down to $ really, do you want to spend that money on floor space for wardrobe or spend that money…

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Leksie5000
Jan 04, 2016 6:03 pm
KittyHubbard
KittyHubbard
4 January 2016

Dale Alcock Stoneleight II

Dale Alcock Stoneleight II
WA

No i am not building with them just like the paint colour in this display so was curious as i would like it for my new build :D

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KittyHubbard
Jan 04, 2016 2:54 pm
1rocky
1rocky
4 January 2016

Brick and roof colors - HELP!

Brick and roof colors - HELP!
QLD

hi i have presto hotham and black colorbond roof check out my link

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1rocky
Jan 04, 2016 4:38 am
skaifep
skaifep
3 January 2016

Australian Building Company

Australian Building Company
VIC

Looking to build a 5 bed with downstairs master in Melbourne and found www.australianbuildingcompany.com.au at Aston Craigieburn , Kooyonga 39 house design seems to fit…

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skaifep
Jan 03, 2016 7:11 pm
Orpheus
Orpheus
3 January 2016

Building Metricon Glendale38

Building Metricon Glendale38
NSW
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Hi G38! How are you settling in yr new home for the new year? Any house issues or defects? @ Orph build thread: viewtopic.php?t=78328 Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

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Orpheus
Jan 03, 2016 6:53 pm
Orpheus
Lames
Lames
3 January 2016

New Member - Hello!

New Member - Hello!

Thanks again TomCat - good to know that yours is 350 square metres based on your plans. Ours is probably a little bit bigger than yours (I think the plans are to scale…

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Lames
Jan 03, 2016 10:58 am
Decka
Decka
2 January 2016

New HBC build in Baldivis Parks-front garden + elephants!

New HBC build in Baldivis Parks-front garden + elephants!
WA
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Backyard with the grass looks excellent, what a relief it must be to have no sand.

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Decka
Jan 02, 2016 6:39 pm
Decka
davidnicoll
davidnicoll
1 January 2016

Home office fitout - Who should i contact?

Home office fitout - Who should i contact?
VIC

Priority One Coatings is a customer-oriented company and their main emphasis is on customer satisfaction They did all my office fit-outs and they kept all my vision in…

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davidnicoll
Jan 01, 2016 9:05 pm
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Gilbert106
Jan 01, 2016 3:12 pm
Gilbert106
Gilbert106
Gilbert106
1 January 2016

Looking to build on our current property…Lesmurdie

Looking to build on our current property…Lesmurdie
WA

Hi BronS. How are things going with your build? I hope it is all going well :)

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Gilbert106
Jan 01, 2016 2:18 pm
Gilbert106
Gilbert106
Gilbert106
1 January 2016

Building with Redink Homes

Building with Redink Homes
WA
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi MIMN. I hope you and your family had a lovely Christmas and Happy new year :) I hope things go better for you in 2016, I just had a read through your post.

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Gilbert106
Jan 01, 2016 1:02 pm
Gilbert106
Ashie87
Ashie87
1 January 2016

Need inspiration.. Tile selections.

Need inspiration.. Tile selections.
QLD

Hi everyone. I am needing inspiration on tile selections. Would appreciate if people would post pictures of there living areas to help me out and give me some ideas on how…

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Ashie87
Jan 01, 2016 12:40 pm
yellowsp
yellowsp
31 December 2015

Ventura

Ventura
WA

Our custom design couldn't have gone smoother to to this point. As above, we have finished prestart and making the final couple of changes but could not fault the process so far.

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yellowsp
Dec 31, 2015 3:39 pm
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Joelleg6
Dec 31, 2015 1:38 pm
Joelleg6
defdaz
defdaz
31 December 2015

Our build

Our build
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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defdaz
Dec 31, 2015 10:34 am
sammyR
sammyR
31 December 2015

Newbrook Airds

Newbrook Airds
NSW

Anybody buying land there? Lets get together.

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sammyR
Dec 31, 2015 12:38 am
Toriu
Toriu
31 December 2015

HGWA; Start of Construction Ellenbrook

HGWA; Start of Construction Ellenbrook
WA

Hi Bridey Did you end up going ahead with the Bordeaux and fitting in the 5th bedroom? I'm looking at that plan now and need a 5th bedroom also!

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Toriu
Dec 30, 2015 11:55 pm
Valve
Valve
30 December 2015

Programs to use for interior decoration and mock ups!

Programs to use for interior decoration and mock ups!
VIC

The first is one of the most famous, the second and third are really cool too. I'm using the third otherwise.

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Valve
Dec 30, 2015 8:05 pm
Decka
Decka
30 December 2015

Deposits with builders

Deposits with builders
NSW

Yeah I know, seems we put more thought and research into buying a new dishwasher or tv than a house lol.

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Decka
Dec 30, 2015 1:43 pm
Decka
Lou12Z
Lou12Z
29 December 2015

Building with Clarendon NSW - pre build

Building with Clarendon NSW - pre build
NSW

Hi CKD Congratulations on starting your journey to build your dream home. My wife and I are building the Madison 37 too and we are really happy with the standard layout…

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Lou12Z
Dec 29, 2015 9:40 pm
perthgirl16
perthgirl16
28 December 2015

2 Storey Home w Ultimate Homes / Peter Stannard

2 Storey Home w Ultimate Homes / Peter Stannard
WA
1, 2

We are still not in our dream home. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

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perthgirl16
Dec 28, 2015 5:14 pm
allfor1
allfor1
28 December 2015

Sydney Acreage Dual Occupancy

Sydney Acreage Dual Occupancy
NSW

Hi TeamDaire Thanks very much for your replies. It's comforting to hear from someone else going through the same process. Sounds like you have had alot of hoops to jump…

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allfor1
Dec 28, 2015 9:46 am
perthgirl16
perthgirl16
27 December 2015

Our First Build - Calleya - HGWA

Our First Build - Calleya - HGWA
WA
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Wonderful photos - gives the rest of us hope - our walls are a similar grey - just lighter I think. You've done a great job.

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perthgirl16
Dec 27, 2015 7:02 pm
Bremey01
Bremey01
27 December 2015

New Jg King build!!

New Jg King build!!
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Our lawn is looking super lush and green now that we've been getting heaps and heaps of water into it!

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Bremey01
Dec 27, 2015 6:52 pm
archetto
archetto
26 December 2015

Building with Ben Trager - N.O.R.

Building with Ben Trager - N.O.R.
WA

Great idea on the alfresco! But you already have council approval so I doubt you can change, but something you can do after handover :) Nice plan and look forward to following :)

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archetto
Dec 26, 2015 9:29 pm
archetto
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Tracey70
Dec 26, 2015 8:38 pm
Megera
Megera
26 December 2015

A year and a Half in

A year and a Half in
VIC

Yeah not kidding.. The ppl that came in to re-do it did it very well. Do you mind sending me a pm with who you used to put your new concrete? We're building in Melton…

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Megera
Dec 26, 2015 1:02 pm
Megera
riverrock
riverrock
25 December 2015

Building in Whiteman Edge- By Blueprint homes

Building in Whiteman Edge- By Blueprint homes
WA

congrats on the build, looking forward to seeing your plans!

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riverrock
Dec 25, 2015 2:27 pm
daveandally1
daveandally1
25 December 2015

Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes

Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes
WA
1 ... 72, 73, 74

Whoa, I really should come by here more often haha! Dream Catchers, we just got the glass shelf from Bunnings. Over a year now and no issues, easy to keep clean and holds…

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daveandally1
Dec 25, 2015 5:09 am
daveandally1
marjencait
marjencait
23 December 2015

Building the Sahara Q3 with Henley

Building the Sahara Q3 with Henley
VIC
1 ... 69, 70, 71

Hi Everyone, We are deciding to build the Sahara Belle with modifications and was wondering if anyone can help us with issues they've come across. Also has anyone done…

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marjencait
Dec 23, 2015 5:26 pm
kron
kron
22 December 2015

Suffolk Park - Aussie Living - We gots the keys

Suffolk Park - Aussie Living - We gots the keys
NSW
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Keys were a relief, but it's been all go since then. And I thought the building process was stressful and draining, wait until you move in. If like us and you had to build…

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kron
Dec 22, 2015 9:23 pm
Althom
Althom
22 December 2015

Fed up with my builder - now crapping in my toilets

Fed up with my builder - now crapping in my toilets
QLD
1, 2

At least they flushed which is more than the deadbeats who worked on our house did

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Althom
Dec 22, 2015 4:13 pm
Althom
ak11
ak11
22 December 2015

New Generation - Bletchley Park - Cupboards + Stone!

New Generation - Bletchley Park - Cupboards + Stone!
WA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

LOVE!. I've chosen the same Laminex Sublime Teak and very similar tiles. Looking forward to seeing the finished photos :)

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ak11
Dec 22, 2015 4:11 pm
ak11
JP79
JP79
22 December 2015

Room for exhaust fan?

Room for exhaust fan?
VIC

Thanks for your responses, you're both right!! I really am sweating small stuff here and it would just disadvantage myself to get it moved. Thanks for the little kick in…

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JP79
Dec 22, 2015 12:45 pm
JP79
MichaelQ
MichaelQ
22 December 2015

Mainvue Emporio ER430 - Knockdown and Rebuild

Mainvue Emporio ER430 - Knockdown and Rebuild
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

We're in Victoria. Yeap they were pretty good. From memory site costs increased by about $5k as a result of 2nd soil test. To their credit, all costs communicated during…

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MichaelQ
Dec 22, 2015 9:40 am

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