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JW001
JW001
18 August

Custom design

Custom design

Agree. Will be safe if get it in writing with builder.

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JW001
Aug 18, 2019 11:26 pm
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LizLee
Aug 18, 2019 8:56 pm
GLO
GLO
18 August

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

Hey Mish018, Got any newer photos of your maple stain and finished stair case? What finish is used on the side?

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GLO
Aug 18, 2019 8:16 pm
Freak_Zombie
Freak_Zombie
18 August

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified
1 ... 4, 5, 6

I see! Thanks for the heads up! Was as the home show in Melbourne just now. Quite surprised, some of the decking options and glass fencing was a lot more reasonable…

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Freak_Zombie
Aug 18, 2019 1:29 pm
darb74
darb74
18 August

Which builder is good in Bendigo for house and land packages

Which builder is good in Bendigo for house and land packages

hi, best thing to do is try and find some people who have built (or currently building) with some companies and gauge actual customer experience directly. If you purely…

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darb74
Aug 18, 2019 9:26 am
darb74
imprinting
imprinting
18 August

WA Demolish and Build - Ben Trager

WA Demolish and Build - Ben Trager

hi All, We're finally at construction stage and very excited to see progress. Slab will be poured next Monday.

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imprinting
Aug 18, 2019 9:12 am
Rhetti
Rhetti
18 August

land elevation brisbane

land elevation brisbane

If you're building a new house in the Brisbane City Council local government area you can construct retaining and filling without requiring planning approval where it is a…

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Rhetti
Aug 18, 2019 8:45 am
Rhetti

KDR Inner West Melbourne

KDR Inner West Melbourne
VIC

Hi Comet Welcome to the forum Builders are slashing prices and its a great time to build hopefully you'll get what you want at a great price. $3-4K should also get you the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 18, 2019 8:16 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Had the Practical Completion Inspection which I have to say was a bit odd because still so many things around the kitchen to install. No appliances, no hot water system,…

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ben888
Aug 18, 2019 12:23 am
ben888
DaniB
DaniB
17 August

Carpet area around bar fridge

Carpet area around bar fridge

Yes I agree, thanks.

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DaniB
Aug 17, 2019 7:14 pm
gogo65
gogo65
17 August

How common is it to switch builders?

How common is it to switch builders?

Haha! Still working through our third design, but so far so good. Our price was per sqm which is equivalent to over 25k per sq 😳 We’ve paid out significant $$$ to…

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gogo65
Aug 17, 2019 7:00 pm
gogo65
Maris
Maris
17 August

Metricon Denver 45

Metricon Denver 45
1, 2, 3

more on tiles

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Maris
Aug 17, 2019 4:47 pm
Maris
ben888
ben888
16 August

Kitchenette upstairs

Kitchenette upstairs

I was in a display home recently with a friend and saw exactly this: I laughed and thought what a bad day it must be to need a coffee or beer straight before going into…

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ben888
Aug 16, 2019 11:02 pm
ben888
vhome
vhome
16 August

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

yeah that's great idea, we were thinking to do something similar along the driveway We would only have 1 mtr towards the same side as yours so not sure how wide that is…

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vhome
Aug 16, 2019 9:15 pm
Salfield
Salfield
16 August

Ducted air question

Ducted air question
NSW

Cheers mate.

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Salfield
Aug 16, 2019 8:48 pm
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
16 August

New home build - Custom Design WA

New home build - Custom Design WA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Looks great! Our staff came down this week too but I can’t seem to get a good pic of our facade, as the construction fence gets in the way

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Hillsbuilds
Aug 16, 2019 1:25 pm

Wednesday and Thursday our WIR/Robes were installed. They'll be coming back next week to finish off a few small things. We also had some of our new furniture…

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TiredHalo
Aug 16, 2019 6:10 am
TiredHalo
jbarber
jbarber
15 August

Melbourne Water Permit Condition Change?

Melbourne Water Permit Condition Change?
VIC

Hoping someone here can assist :) My partner and i are looking to purchase a block of land which as a 2m wide easement on the east side of the block, which also happens to…

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jbarber
Aug 15, 2019 9:53 pm
Rhetti
Rhetti
15 August

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Portview 31

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Portview 31

I'm sorry to hear that mate.

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Rhetti
Aug 15, 2019 8:14 pm
Rhetti
Brayton
Brayton
15 August

Coral Homes No Caesarstone

Coral Homes No Caesarstone

Has anyone built with coral homes and chosen not to have caesarstone benches and vanities? We are trying to cut as much costs as possible so we can get the biggest house…

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Brayton
Aug 15, 2019 7:06 pm
Teeger
Teeger
15 August

Has anyone building with Austec Homes Statewide Pty Ltd

Has anyone building with Austec Homes Statewide Pty Ltd
NSW

Bumping this up, anyone build with Austec Homes Statewide ?

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Teeger
Aug 15, 2019 6:09 pm
gillybean
gillybean
15 August

JG King- Ballarat, new home build

JG King- Ballarat, new home build

That person didn’t actually build with JG, I think Classic Homes from memory did their build. Anyway, again I think they were mainly commenting on the finance side of…

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gillybean
Aug 15, 2019 5:08 pm
gillybean
rkoncept
rkoncept
15 August

Expansion joint in double storey house

Expansion joint in double storey house

Hi DaniB You should have an expansion joint in the stair void as it is a large surface area and will be prone to a bit of movement and vibration through walking up and…

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rkoncept
Aug 15, 2019 4:59 pm
pnagella
pnagella
15 August

Simonds homes or Mojo homes

Simonds homes or Mojo homes
NSW

Good to know. Simonds have built several in Altrove and am sure u will be in safe hands. Be mindful of customisation which can make it complicated and delay the process.

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pnagella
Aug 15, 2019 1:22 pm
luxbuild
luxbuild
15 August

Rawson Windermere

Rawson Windermere
ACT
1, 2, 3

Rawson seem terrible at understanding aircon. We've had real troubles getting what should be a simple setup done. They could have added a slave controller, which is…

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luxbuild
Aug 15, 2019 11:03 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
15 August

Tips for first home buyers

Tips for first home buyers

There are people who can be bought for less than 30 pieces of silver.

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SaveH2O
Aug 15, 2019 9:12 am
SaveH2O
kdring
kdring
14 August

Boutique Homes

Boutique Homes
VIC
1 ... 169, 170, 171

I have few things to add that i hope will be useful. Structurally, from slab to framing they are high quality. There were the only few builders…

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kdring
Aug 14, 2019 2:28 pm
JustinY
JustinY
14 August

Building with Rawson - handover delay and delay fees?

Building with Rawson - handover delay and delay fees?
NSW

Yes exactly - the SS was making it sound like it was the payment delaying handover but my lender wasn't going to issue the final payment without the house having interim…

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JustinY
Aug 14, 2019 1:28 pm
KamadoJusto
KamadoJusto
14 August

Helpful tools for First home buyers

Helpful tools for First home buyers

Google docs - Google sheets - I’ve used sheets to keep track of every item and cost and what’s been paid and what hasn’t and when it was paid with receipt numbers.…

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KamadoJusto
Aug 14, 2019 12:44 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
14 August

First Home Buyer - Any Advice/Tips?

First Home Buyer - Any Advice/Tips?

Beware of the online product and service reviews in your research, as many of these are fake or manipulated. Particularly the overly positive ones with no substance or…

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Norfolk
Aug 14, 2019 8:01 am
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Hasan
Aug 14, 2019 7:28 am
Ramee
Ramee
13 August

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Good to hear all going well. Yeah they will most probably finish yours on time before December!

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Ramee
Aug 13, 2019 8:18 pm
CarnTheHawks
CarnTheHawks
13 August

Crack in slab

Crack in slab
QLD

Agreed. "Hairline cracks" are in everything concrete. Feel free to take detailed photos (close up & zoomed out), if you're concerned. But I don't expect anything will come…

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CarnTheHawks
Aug 13, 2019 6:05 pm
Yomi
Yomi
13 August

Building Hampton by Long Island , Western Melbourne

Building Hampton by Long Island , Western Melbourne
VIC

Hi Guys, How is your build going? Can you share your experience?

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Yomi
Aug 13, 2019 4:04 pm
Renman
Renman
13 August

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Congratulations. Did you get the custom salt and pepper?

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Renman
Aug 13, 2019 12:17 pm
Renman
Renman
Renman
13 August

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Haha. I thought of the same thing but didn't ask. Glad you did.

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Renman
Aug 13, 2019 12:14 pm
Renman
domwild
domwild
13 August

Difference between headline price and quote

Difference between headline price and quote

Talk to as many builders as you can. I got in my own soil test/footing details ($330) and my own contour report/features ($450) and also got in my own site cost quote plus…

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domwild
Aug 13, 2019 7:32 am

Hi everyone, 1st time builder, 1st time owning a home. It took 10 long weeks to get approval after the royal commission but we are there 🎉 we are building in…

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Shortttee
Aug 12, 2019 8:18 pm
luxbuild
luxbuild
12 August

NBN-Watch difference betw. FTTN (to Node) vs FTTP (Premises)

NBN-Watch difference betw. FTTN (to Node) vs FTTP (Premises)

If the contract says FTTP and you are on twisted pair, yep.. certainly not getting what you paid for.

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luxbuild
Aug 12, 2019 7:22 pm
IanJ
IanJ
12 August

Building with Montgomery homes

Building with Montgomery homes
NSW

Anyone using them on the central coast?

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IanJ
Aug 12, 2019 5:42 pm
Gerro
Gerro
12 August

McDoanld Jones Homes - Cambridge (Newcastle, NSW)

McDoanld Jones Homes - Cambridge (Newcastle, NSW)

We got the keys to our Mac Jones home late last year and are also in the Hunter Valley region. The final price will vary greatly depending on your block but the big ones…

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Gerro
Aug 12, 2019 5:06 pm
BiancaA
BiancaA
12 August

What builder is best for the Illawarra

What builder is best for the Illawarra
NSW

We're looking at building a new house in the Illawarra/Shellharbour region in NSW. Just don't know who to go through. Who has everyone gone through and what was your…

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BiancaA
Aug 12, 2019 4:55 pm
Amanda_Ly
Amanda_Ly
12 August

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Has anyone had a retaining wall built after demo and/or slab has been laid? We have a neighbor who has recently completed their build and as the both of us need to build…

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Amanda_Ly
Aug 12, 2019 3:10 pm
Mons1eur
Mons1eur
12 August

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Has anyone been able to visit their lots recently. I know someone who went inside the estate 2 weeks ago and said that roads & water connections have been done towards the…

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Mons1eur
Aug 12, 2019 2:42 pm
erikaom
erikaom
12 August

Domaine homes by clerondon

Domaine homes by clerondon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Those who have built with Domaine..i was wondering if their plantation shutters are good quality...i know we can do it after handover but being time poor maybe it is worth…

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erikaom
Aug 12, 2019 2:04 pm
Munaj99
Munaj99
12 August

Master empire group

Master empire group

Thanks I can’t seem to reply in thee thread. Have you shot you an email. Any info you can share would be helpful

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Munaj99
Aug 12, 2019 1:06 pm

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