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Norfolk
Norfolk
18 February

Site visit

Site visit

Site supervisors have a universal builders key. The locks are later re set by using the unique owners key at handover. I know of some customers who have been loaned this…

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Norfolk
Feb 18, 2020 4:32 pm
dulie
dulie
18 February

Metricon Question

Metricon Question

Yeah unfortunately nothing but horror stories from Metricon Sydney/NSW.

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dulie
Feb 18, 2020 3:01 pm
dulie

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi Michelle, We're about to build this home: http://www.firstyle.com.au/home-designs ... aspx#tab-2 But Im not a fan of the interior style of the display home at all. I…

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Cathy_n_Marty121116
Feb 18, 2020 2:03 pm
vin83
vin83
18 February

Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields

Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields

Hi Jedi, its good to hear that someone of the same journey as I am. Kingston31 is really good design and i looking forward to see how your designs take place. I didn't…

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vin83
Feb 18, 2020 12:45 pm
vin83
aang
aang
18 February

Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Thomas Archer Bayside Build
VIC

That pool is Looking good!! I’m trying to fit a pool, free shot line court and my outdoor patio all in the backyard (in a line) but it’s so hard! I’ve only got a…

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aang
Feb 18, 2020 9:24 am
Cam123
Cam123
18 February

Wood floor quote from Clarendon?

Wood floor quote from Clarendon?

Hello, My wife and I are planning on building a Clarendon 36. We have done our tender meeting but haven't signed the contract yet. We and are hoping to upgrade to a wood…

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Cam123
Feb 18, 2020 1:10 am
DanC
DanC
18 February

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40
1, 2

I too am looking at building a modified Madison City 40, but only to around 430sqm (we only have a 600sqm lot). I too was happy Clarendon are prepared to get their hands…

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DanC
Feb 18, 2020 12:48 am
Cam123
Cam123
17 February

Clarendon Boston 36, hamptons brick facade

Clarendon Boston 36, hamptons brick facade

Hi Robert, My name is Cameron and my wife are also doing a knock down rebuild Boston 36 with Hamptons facade. We also have a 5 month old son we are on a similar…

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Cam123
Feb 17, 2020 9:17 pm
msresearcher
msresearcher
17 February

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 39, 40, 41

Hi MF What flooring are you doing after hand over and what was ready ? Options and/ or cost? You’ve got me thinking about doing that now!

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msresearcher
Feb 17, 2020 8:23 pm
mk1234
mk1234
17 February

Studio on top of detached Garage - Bardia

Studio on top of detached Garage - Bardia

Thanks, Mate all good sorted.

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mk1234
Feb 17, 2020 4:14 pm
sbanu
sbanu
17 February

Design suggestions

Design suggestions
NSW
1, 2

Nice . Who was this build with ? Looks like a good job on the finish. And who are you building with now .. if u don’t mind me asking ..

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sbanu
Feb 17, 2020 3:06 pm
supersleuth
supersleuth
17 February

Plantation shutters - if you could afford it, would you?

Plantation shutters - if you could afford it, would you?
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Has anyone used one of these direct China suppliers and if so can you recommend them/send a link? I have a window opening space of 2935mm wide x 1240mm high. Do they…

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supersleuth
Feb 17, 2020 11:59 am
MClark
MClark
16 February

Acreage build

Acreage build

Where is this located? MC

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MClark
Feb 16, 2020 8:16 pm
MClark
MClark
MClark
16 February

Fixed site costs

Fixed site costs

Once the soil class is determined there may be a redesign of the footings which could add costs and if they hit rock they will exclude that also. Sure it will all be fine. MC

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MClark
Feb 16, 2020 8:10 pm
MClark

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thomtij
Feb 16, 2020 3:11 pm
chokyulate
chokyulate
16 February

Metricon Build: Advice on DIY

Metricon Build: Advice on DIY
NSW

Hello Miss M congratulation. Liberty 40 with provincial is amazing. I am looking for the same. I was wondering if you share the final cost with upgrades and ur land size…

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chokyulate
Feb 16, 2020 9:40 am
HandyManny
HandyManny
16 February

Mortar Damage Defects

Mortar Damage Defects
NSW

Hi, Bricks were recently cleaned and attached photos is result. We have chosen an ironed joint off white colour.The ironed joint finish appeared to look good before…

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HandyManny
Feb 16, 2020 8:58 am
Planet Sun
Planet Sun
16 February

Custom design, tender to small builders

Custom design, tender to small builders
1, 2

We went through this process in Perth, moved into our new home in November. The broker/designer drew the house we wanted (basically our design), we then specified…

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Planet Sun
Feb 16, 2020 1:52 am
Planet Sun
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
16 February

Electrician poor workmanship and property damage

Electrician poor workmanship and property damage

I think you will spend more money pursuing it than you would get back, but I dont know, could work differently in Queensland. The fact you were paying an hourly rate and…

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Doozer1905
Feb 16, 2020 1:06 am
OnVisual
OnVisual
15 February

Owner build first house- need feedback on plan

Owner build first house- need feedback on plan

Thank you for that, it certainly makes a lot neater and clearer. They have a process here including going through a design stage, survey, contour plan, bush fire, waste…

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OnVisual
Feb 15, 2020 2:05 am
arisankula
arisankula
14 February

Metricon La Pyrenee Facade

Metricon La Pyrenee Facade
VIC

Hi All, I am new to this forum and this is my first post. We visited the Metricon La Pyrenee display home in Balwyn and are quite impressed by its facade color. However as…

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arisankula
Feb 14, 2020 9:41 pm

Walk Thru Floor Plans

Walk Thru Floor Plans

hi there - we can physically scroll across the plan - ie - do 3/4 of the plan - then scroll the balance into the projection floor :-)

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Walk Thru Floor Plans WA
Feb 14, 2020 5:47 pm
Walk Thru Floor Plans WA
Sisco
Sisco
14 February

Knock down and rebuild with Bentley Homes

Knock down and rebuild with Bentley Homes
VIC
1, 2

Hi Raffiki, Thabks for this thread, it has been really helpful. I also posted this on another thread but I am looking at building in the South East Suburbs with Bentley…

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Sisco
Feb 14, 2020 4:05 pm
Sisco
Sisco
14 February

Building with Bentley homes

Building with Bentley homes
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi Guys, just wanted to start up this thread again because I am looking at building with Bentley and given you all were building with them (and are hopefully living in…

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Sisco
Feb 14, 2020 3:58 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
14 February

Gutterless wonders

Gutterless wonders

It was a good question and it sounds like you have access to 3500.3. You can download the NCC free of charge now and the latest version was introduced on 1 May, 2019.…

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SaveH2O
Feb 14, 2020 8:27 am
SaveH2O
sbanu
sbanu
14 February

Cremorne 35 with Eden Brae

Cremorne 35 with Eden Brae
NSW

Wow ! Nice

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sbanu
Feb 14, 2020 7:18 am
Jojac
Jojac
13 February

House and Land at Elante Gardens in Box Hill

House and Land at Elante Gardens in Box Hill

Hi Everyone, We’ve recently purchased an off the plan house and land package at Mason Road in Box Hill in a boutique estate called Elante Gardens. We’re first home…

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Jojac
Feb 13, 2020 11:07 pm
Naaf
Naaf
13 February

Is solicitor required for H&L package

Is solicitor required for H&L package

Hi This is our first home. We are going for a home and land package with Domaine Homes. So far we had mixed experience (the sales team was really pushy at some point).…

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Naaf
Feb 13, 2020 10:54 pm
JMrak71
JMrak71
13 February

Tiger Tails

Tiger Tails

Hi All. New to Homeone forum. Has anybody had a recent experience with being forced to have Tiger Tails installed on power lines out front of build. I have just got quote…

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JMrak71
Feb 13, 2020 10:29 pm
Jitender
Jitender
13 February

Distinctive Homes-Adelaide

Distinctive Homes-Adelaide

Hi All, Is there anyone building with Distinctive homes in Adelaide? We had signed contract in May 2019, council approval came through in early Dec 2019 and…

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Jitender
Feb 13, 2020 9:11 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
13 February

New build - mouldy gyprock

New build - mouldy gyprock

Mould needs to be physically removed. Even the try and dormant spores. They will need to replace the gyprock due to the health risk.

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Norfolk
Feb 13, 2020 8:56 pm
HaminZa
HaminZa
13 February

Building a custom designed home

Building a custom designed home

Hi Steve, I have a contact to recommend if you are interested, please pm me cheers

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HaminZa
Feb 13, 2020 7:47 pm
Rahman
Rahman
13 February

Porter Davis Savoy 35

Porter Davis Savoy 35
VIC

Thanks for pointing that out... I was wondering what those black things are. Will definitely request during tender to use those space. Both the gelley and pantry had…

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Rahman
Feb 13, 2020 7:20 pm
NewBuildQld
NewBuildQld
13 February

Deleted

Deleted
QLD

Our builder is rushing us to a handover with a signed form21. Can’t believe they want to give us a leaking house. The leak went inside the garage. They tried hiding it…

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NewBuildQld
Feb 13, 2020 5:59 pm

Hi everyone Looking for some advice. My frame does not sit on the slab at the edge all the way around. At some parts the slab is protruding a maximum of 40mm. We…

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starter
Feb 13, 2020 5:50 pm
ksun1985
ksun1985
13 February

West Urban Builder - Melbourne - Thoughts and Experience?

West Urban Builder - Melbourne - Thoughts and Experience?
VIC

Has anyone on here built with these guys? If so, please share your thoughts on the overall experience and quality of their products. They are a mid size residential…

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ksun1985
Feb 13, 2020 12:36 pm
excalibur9
excalibur9
13 February

Anyone building on Bolin Street, Schofields?

Anyone building on Bolin Street, Schofields?

Great to hear vividhavv. What stage are you at as well? Which lot?

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excalibur9
Feb 13, 2020 9:24 am

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand
NSW
1 ... 64, 65, 66

Hi Faraz In response to question 1: I haven’t been concerned about security. Some of those comments come from people who probably don’t live on the estate. There were…

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One Boulevard Buyer
Feb 13, 2020 7:29 am
Sam.Mat
Sam.Mat
12 February

Experience with Sett Homes

Experience with Sett Homes
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

I have gone through all the discussion topics and have noted the unfortunate experience that star3 had. We are looking at couple of custom builders and we are narrowing…

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Sam.Mat
Feb 12, 2020 4:51 pm
its
its
12 February

Interior Colour Options with mixed home theatre room

Interior Colour Options with mixed home theatre room
VIC

Hi There Could you give us some colour options for the house. We are looking for the whole house wall and ceiling colour. Here is the option from…

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its
Feb 12, 2020 1:47 pm
ssvdara
ssvdara
12 February

Metronest Homes

Metronest Homes
1, 2

Its been exactly 12 months, since I initially made contact with Metronest Homes.. Time does fly... Spoke to building supervisor yesterday and hes mentioned that house…

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ssvdara
Feb 12, 2020 12:21 pm
fox81
fox81
12 February

Don’t build with Lifespaces Group

Don’t build with Lifespaces Group

Interested to understand your experience a bit more. PM sent

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fox81
Feb 12, 2020 11:28 am
T10
T10
12 February

Using Major Builder in different locations

Using Major Builder in different locations

A second and related question: We have only been looking online, not yet commencing the daunting process of getting the builders out to a site for a consultation. Our…

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T10
Feb 12, 2020 12:49 am
Kery_deep
Kery_deep
12 February

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
1 ... 719, 720, 721

If both the neighbours need to retain, the wall needs to be on the boundary so the cost also is shared. But if you are doing it yourself it has to be entirely Within your…

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Kery_deep
Feb 12, 2020 12:43 am
Rhetti
Rhetti
11 February

Site Cost

Site Cost

Just check if it's a provisional sum. At 25k it'll likely be a worst case scenario if it's provisional. If it's fixed, its a different story

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Rhetti
Feb 11, 2020 10:39 pm
Rhetti
Harweeeee
Harweeeee
11 February

Coral Homes-Lisbon25, Spring Mountain

Coral Homes-Lisbon25, Spring Mountain

Hi Pickle, Love what you have so far. Did you get the plans before you met to sign the contract? We're having trouble getting a hold of ours, they say we won't be able to…

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Harweeeee
Feb 11, 2020 5:43 pm
Harweeeee
peterandannie
peterandannie
11 February

Building inspector - Adelaide

Building inspector - Adelaide

Hi David Did you find anyone?

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peterandannie
Feb 11, 2020 11:33 am
Venusmarz
Venusmarz
11 February

Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic

Plenty Valley Views -Doreen,Vic
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Dvii I spoke to Greg , developer who advised that they have to complete markings on the road and that is the end of the works.. they will then complete process of…

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Venusmarz
Feb 11, 2020 9:53 am
Jomas81
Jomas81
11 February

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 (Modified) in Baulkham Hills NSW

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 (Modified) in Baulkham Hills NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

What a great blog. We're in the very early stages of our planning with Rawson and I've been nodding along with the observations about the pre-contracts administrator...…

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Jomas81
Feb 11, 2020 8:26 am

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