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The epic home building race - BABY IS OUT, TIME TO ROUGH IT

The epic home building race - BABY IS OUT, TIME TO ROUGH IT
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Omg how have I missed all of the pics looks great Rural!!! Really like the lights as well!

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fleabee86
Jun 26, 2017 2:28 pm
fleabee86

How do you choose a custom builder?

How do you choose a custom builder?
1, 2

Hi Joker, Are you able / willing to provide us with you project managers name, details etc? Cheers,

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tpham001
Jun 26, 2017 2:01 pm

Our Henley Build - Amalfi 30 vs 33

Our Henley Build - Amalfi 30 vs 33
VIC

great floorplan! We sold our first house which was a single storey on a 12x32 (400sqm) we knew we wanted more land so it was either buy a large block and build single or…

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stayxtrue
Jun 26, 2017 1:56 pm
stayxtrue

Building on Slope - Latitude 37/Englehart/Glenvill/Mazzei

Building on Slope - Latitude 37/Englehart/Glenvill/Mazzei
VIC

Thanks for the response. I've search Mazzei on this forum but haven't found much info. I visited their display house in Strathmore last weekend and was quite impressed…

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tpham001
Jun 26, 2017 1:50 pm

Metricon Metro 32 Qld

Metricon Metro 32 Qld
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Me too! Not only couldn't fit budget, but wouldn't fit on land either

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dulie
Jun 26, 2017 1:47 pm
dulie

Porter Davis : Bermuda 23

Porter Davis : Bermuda 23
VIC
1, 2

Our house is all complete, was finished in April and we've been in for about 2 months now. We found it was completed withing a very satisfactory time frame.

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Rickardo05
Jun 26, 2017 1:46 pm
Rickardo05

Building with Ventura in Bushmead, WA

Building with Ventura in Bushmead, WA
WA
1, 2

Oh wow that's so funny haha We have only driven past the estate on Midland road. We have family there though who have taken some photos for us, and we are down for a few…

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Lucylivesey
Jun 26, 2017 1:28 pm

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

The estate we are building in are very picky and said our house was "too traditional" and we had to make amendments to the facade so that we could get developer approval.…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jun 26, 2017 1:20 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

JG King modified Heywood - Bricks started!

JG King modified Heywood - Bricks started!
VIC
1 ... 35, 36, 37

Oh, I'm glad things went well, here's hoping its better from here on out. Bricks so nearly close to being done :DD I really like those bricks.

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aloenyx
Jun 26, 2017 1:13 pm
aloenyx
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Bergman58
Jun 26, 2017 1:02 pm
Bergman58

Hi, a few more pics. Driveway is done (worked out more yellow than I wanted but not much can be done about it now!) and the side and back paths are done. We didn't get…

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TashPaul
Jun 26, 2017 12:55 pm
TashPaul

Anyone building with Long Island Homes?

Anyone building with Long Island Homes?
VIC
1, 2

I needed at H2 slab as well. Good luck with the rest of your build.

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maddisonjean
Jun 26, 2017 12:46 pm

Coral modified Stradbroke

Coral modified Stradbroke
NSW
1 ... 53, 54, 55

;-; Doesn't sound like too much, but shame so much has to be fixed. Shame they haven't told you a date yet.. hopefully soon ;-;

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aloenyx
Jun 26, 2017 12:24 pm
aloenyx

JG King Lexington 240 -plaster/water

JG King Lexington 240 -plaster/water
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Not sure about the tiles. But love the decor and the curtains :D

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aloenyx
Jun 26, 2017 12:20 pm
aloenyx

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
1 ... 712, 713, 714

wait till you get the engineering report and they add extra piers and or screws and charge more , the costs keep coming and the customer service keeps decreasing.…

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seaside retreat
Jun 26, 2017 12:04 pm

Austral urban one range in pepper

Austral urban one range in pepper
NSW
1, 2

Love this ;) Did u change any of the floor plan? Id love to see if u have, we are also looking to build with Mirvac What façade is this and its Marli 210 ? Thanks :)

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megz1
Jun 26, 2017 12:01 pm

Better Built Homes

Better Built Homes
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

I have a question to the other folks building with Better Built Home. We accepted our tender on 20th April followed by plan presentation on 6th June. We were not informed…

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indu.singh0602
Jun 26, 2017 11:55 am

Hunter Valley Build -Post Handover Journey Begins :)

Hunter Valley Build -Post Handover Journey Begins :)
NSW
1 ... 46, 47, 48

Thanks Bec. Slowly getting there. Our bank balance needs a break after this! Around 10 on Thursday sounds perfect. I will send you a message when I'm on my way [WHITE…

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DreamHome2point0
Jun 26, 2017 11:40 am
DreamHome2point0
nagi
nagi
9 h

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand
NSW
1 ... 61, 62, 63

Thanks.. I will check these references..

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nagi
Jun 26, 2017 11:25 am

Emporio 43 with henley

Emporio 43 with henley
VIC

Just an update, We signed the quote so it means we are locked with Henley now. Visit their Cosham yesterday for Information Session. Lots of things to choose and decide…

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bhutani.sumit
Jun 26, 2017 11:06 am
Althom
Althom
10 h

First Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder

First Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder
WA
1, 2, 3

Be very wary of Dale Alcock Homes. Lot's of promises, flashy HQ and then when it gets down to it you'll be treated like dirt.

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Althom
Jun 26, 2017 10:08 am
Althom

Made the most of a good sale this weekend and picked up pendants for over the kitchen bench. I'd seen these in a non-M display home and the builder would not tell me where…

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blackcat20
Jun 26, 2017 9:54 am
Terii
Terii
11 h

Planning and Building permits MB HC6 contract

Planning and Building permits MB HC6 contract

Hi yes all sorted I talked to my builder, will may be have to pay planning fees if applicable bu wont know until the land titles.

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Terii
Jun 26, 2017 9:17 am

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
1 ... 251, 252, 253

Awesome progress!!!!!!!!!!! Those chairs are great. House looks amazing

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NthHome
Jun 26, 2017 8:41 am

Porter Davis - WOS Categories

Porter Davis - WOS Categories
VIC

Hi GoldenCrumb, We are really happy with the Bermuda design once we added on the Games, Rumpus and Grand Alfresco - this addition extends the kitchen as well and it…

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Shannykins173
Jun 26, 2017 8:39 am

Wisdom Homes New Home Consultant

Wisdom Homes New Home Consultant
NSW

Hi , What model are you building? did you get the luxury or prestige…

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amcasper4u
Jun 26, 2017 8:39 am
Gio
Gio
12 h

Porter Davis double storey

Porter Davis double storey
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi @fademan i realised that my comments in an earlier thread about stacker doors size doesn't apply to you considering you are building M45. Only applies to M40. Your…

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Gio
Jun 26, 2017 8:03 am

RE: Adenbrook Homes Ballina - Design Choice Pending

RE: Adenbrook Homes Ballina - Design Choice Pending
NSW
1, 2

They have some really great plans. How do you find their value for money? GJ I find are the most expensive volume builders, they don't seem to have deals like Coral. If…

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charlibear
Jun 26, 2017 7:18 am
charlibear

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD
QLD
1 ... 14, 15, 16

honestly not sure been kept in the dark with so much left to do. I wish I was north of the border NSW builds have a curse of long timelines Coral homes Modified…

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Milestone
Jun 26, 2017 5:59 am
Milestone
MrsJM
MrsJM
15 h

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
1 ... 25, 26, 27

That's disgusting! I'll PM you some contact details. I was really hoping you would break the Bronte curse. On a positive note there HAS to be movement soon. C U S T…

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MrsJM
Jun 26, 2017 4:54 am
MrsJM

Dear All, Services were installed last week by the developer. The site has NBN, Electrical and Gas available on site. I believe the will attempt to complete the road…

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wongbruce
Jun 26, 2017 1:02 am

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Hi every one, is there any one who changed the bedroom flooring with Wooden floor, i am planning to change it... Any price difference idea from any one?

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subhra1981
Jun 26, 2017 12:54 am

We almost went for this look ("silver" feature). But then we decided to pay the extra to render our portico. The chiffon looks much lighter in this pic. Building…

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MandM+4
Jun 25, 2017 11:37 pm
dee13
dee13
21 h

B & D's First build with HGWA

B & D's First build with HGWA
WA
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Yea I'm so glad it was now not later There were so many things the inspector picked up that I didn't see! (And I'm really fussy) def a few lazy shortcuts taken…

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dee13
Jun 25, 2017 11:37 pm

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 123, 124, 125

The level 1 cert is one of the many docs that the developers are required to submit to council, as it provides certification of the earthworks that have taken place under…

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Galedpk
Jun 25, 2017 11:27 pm
sptrgk
sptrgk
22 h

Metricon Trentham

Metricon Trentham
VIC
1, 2

That's really quick, yeah I think they will charge a bit to add the shower down stairs. Can't wait to see the completed photos of your house.

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sptrgk
Jun 25, 2017 10:45 pm
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NthHome
Jun 25, 2017 9:56 pm
Mwenje
Mwenje
22 h

Building in North Queensland

Building in North Queensland
QLD
1, 2

How long is your double vanity? It's very nice :)

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Mwenje
Jun 25, 2017 9:53 pm

Couch Checked out Hardly Normal today, starting to look at a few bits and pieces for the house. Had to have a sit on this couch, I like the colour and style of it. It was…

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Princesssarrah06
Jun 25, 2017 9:38 pm
aphsta
aphsta
23 h

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee
NSW

No call to say tender was ready so guessing it won't be done till this coming Friday now.

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aphsta
Jun 25, 2017 9:25 pm
bank
bank
23 h

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Ooh I love your bricks! They're gorgeous! They've done a great job blending them too.

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bank
Jun 25, 2017 9:08 pm
bank

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW

Thanks BD! Yes so many granges. I have been silently watching for a while now and excited to see that it's a popular design 😁

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mj-mac4
Jun 25, 2017 9:02 pm
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marcoola
Jun 25, 2017 8:43 pm
BeauD
BeauD
24 h

Building with Mimosa Homes in Melbourne West - Johanna 240

Building with Mimosa Homes in Melbourne West - Johanna 240
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi there, Any update on the build? I'm considering going with Mimosa for my first…

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BeauD
Jun 25, 2017 8:23 pm
ozdream
ozdream
Yesterday

Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?
NSW
1 ... 36, 37, 38

Hi people, congratulations on the land registration. We are a couple hoping to build our first home on 27 Cranbourne St by address (lot 24). Just wondering if all our…

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ozdream
Jun 25, 2017 7:50 pm
Teva
Teva
Yesterday

Demolish and rebuild on slight sloping corner block in Brisb

Demolish and rebuild on slight sloping corner block in Brisb
QLD

Hi all I'm new to this and would love your advice. We have a post-war in Seven Hills on a lovely corner block (600sqm) that's pretty small and we need more space.…

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Teva
Jun 25, 2017 7:41 pm
jessicagauci
jessicagauci
Yesterday

Distance of Septic System and Trenches to Underground Water

Distance of Septic System and Trenches to Underground Water

Does anyone know if a completely underground concrete water tank should be away from septic absorption trenches and the septic system? Originally we had the trenches on…

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jessicagauci
Jun 25, 2017 7:36 pm
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BrownDog77
Jun 25, 2017 7:28 pm


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