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ArnoldWilder
ArnoldWilder
17 October

National Broadband Network

National Broadband Network
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Not much has really changed now. Broadband Internet connection has become only a little faster to load and there are more servers. But the rest is still the same

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ArnoldWilder
Oct 17, 2020 10:47 am
AJ C
AJ C
17 October

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

Hi, We are in tender process with Wisdom H, how was your experience with the builder? J

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AJ C
Oct 17, 2020 9:50 am
lmcavennie
lmcavennie
17 October

Smart wiring

Smart wiring
WA

Yeah that's who I have got a quote off already. I was wanting a second one as I like to make sure that its a reasonable price.

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lmcavennie
Oct 17, 2020 7:52 am
enz32
enz32
17 October

AUSBUILD Prominence Pallara

AUSBUILD Prominence Pallara

Yeah it was like smaller version of Tait. Actually this was a new design but fascade choices are similar to tait as well. I prefer the side door to have a bit of privacy.…

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enz32
Oct 17, 2020 1:36 am
jmlight
jmlight
16 October

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Thanks for the response. Hopefully you get the issues sorted or at least Rawson helps you to rectify it.

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jmlight
Oct 16, 2020 9:29 pm
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gogo65
Oct 16, 2020 9:15 pm
gogo65
gogo65
gogo65
16 October

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Hi Michelle, just wanted to show you our kitchen in progress, so happy with the domino! Thanks

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gogo65
Oct 16, 2020 8:59 pm
gogo65
Opelman
Opelman
16 October

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Yes the sunset Clause was the same

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Opelman
Oct 16, 2020 3:58 pm
vin83
vin83
16 October

Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields

Rawson Seaview 36 - Schofields
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Ozshaz, thanks for the feedback mate. Not really, It was rained yesterday and I took the photographs from outside. I will certainly inform the Site Supervisor about…

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vin83
Oct 16, 2020 11:41 am
vin83
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Housetohome
Oct 16, 2020 10:52 am
thangam
thangam
16 October

Tiles

Tiles

I have selected tiles through builder selection. But when he giving me the key seems like all tiles are scratched here n there. we have asked him how can be like this. he…

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thangam
Oct 16, 2020 10:04 am
janmors
janmors
16 October

URGENT HELP NEEDED BAL RATING

URGENT HELP NEEDED BAL RATING
VIC
1, 2

Thank you Doozer 1905 I contacted the energy rater and she was told we requested “double glazing” Wow.

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janmors
Oct 16, 2020 3:00 am
chippy
chippy
15 October

Bricks Measurement,

Bricks Measurement,

In fact looking at the plan, the best option would be to remove the nib wall on the right side of the fridge. You will have to patch the ceiling and wall but you could…

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chippy
Oct 15, 2020 9:19 pm
chippy
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
15 October

100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey
1, 2, 3, 4

Stunning Your outdoor lighting and deck is inspiring. Love the way the up/down beams over the bricks, just beautiful

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Blacktea2sugars
Oct 15, 2020 8:53 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
15 October

Driveway, crossovers and paths

Driveway, crossovers and paths
NSW

As we are at the "concrete and driveway" stage, I too am shocked at the cost. Our gagrage is really wide, and quite far back (no where near your 40 m tho!) Who knew…

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Blacktea2sugars
Oct 15, 2020 8:48 pm
Blacktea2sugars
sneeloy
sneeloy
15 October

New house glenfern bricks

New house glenfern bricks
VIC

Hi Cheema, which colors you went for for upstairs and which bricks in ground floor?

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sneeloy
Oct 15, 2020 6:38 pm

Carlisle Contract Conditions

Carlisle Contract Conditions

Ozshaz, I'm working on a small number of them at this time. However the items noted here as just a small number in their specifications and special conditions. I…

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Darbecca Inspections
Oct 15, 2020 2:15 pm
Hussain sahara
Hussain sahara
15 October

Carlisle Homes using Covid

Carlisle Homes using Covid

Agree with you till some extent, but in my case we have done virtual walk through and doesn't like. At some point we start feeling worthless. As we couldn't see things…

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Hussain sahara
Oct 15, 2020 12:59 pm
Hussain sahara
Ahlam01
Ahlam01
15 October

Changing Facade after handover

Changing Facade after handover

Thanks for your responses but the more I think of it the more bricks sounds more flexible then Hebel. I know that they both have their pros and cons but for the extra cost…

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Ahlam01
Oct 15, 2020 10:34 am
rzkman
rzkman
15 October

HELP - Looking for property to build new home one

HELP - Looking for property to build new home one

Dear All, Hope you are well. I am hoping to get some tips and advice from the brains trust here for my current situation. We are looking to build a custom home and…

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rzkman
Oct 15, 2020 10:27 am
Petal84
Petal84
14 October

A builder like Thomas Archer or Boutique in Sydney?

A builder like Thomas Archer or Boutique in Sydney?
NSW

Not exactly like Thomas Archer(I wish they were here in Sydney too), but definitely nicer designs then the typical project builder would In my opinion be Meridian homes.…

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Petal84
Oct 14, 2020 10:26 pm

Building with Hamlen Homes in WA

Building with Hamlen Homes in WA
WA

Hey Bao, I sent you a private message. But yes overall we are mostly happy with the house, just not with how long it’s taking.

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aplacetocallhome
Oct 14, 2020 7:57 pm

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Super Demolition
Oct 14, 2020 7:35 pm
Super Demolition

Sahara 40

Sahara 40
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

The Homeowner must maintain the waterproofing membrane. This is behind the tiles and is…

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Darbecca Inspections
Oct 14, 2020 6:54 pm
Tony888
Tony888
14 October

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
1 ... 162, 163, 164

Hi all, Anyone here in stage 17c release? Have you received any updates as to registration dates?

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Tony888
Oct 14, 2020 6:41 pm
alexp79
alexp79
14 October

Double Garage VS Extra bedroom?

Double Garage VS Extra bedroom?

Thinking of the 5-10 year old future when car sharing/private car rentals become more affordable and accessible on one side and "on demand" autonomous cars on the other…

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alexp79
Oct 14, 2020 5:42 pm
CDL1968
CDL1968
14 October

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 114, 115, 116

Who loves their early morning crow wake up calls!

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CDL1968
Oct 14, 2020 4:21 pm
CDL1968
Stewie D
Stewie D
14 October

Cost of excavation and removal of dirt in Sydney Boxhill

Cost of excavation and removal of dirt in Sydney Boxhill

Yes it's pretty steep which is why a lot of guys don't mind trucking it a fair distance to tip it. Considering we have about 400+ tonnes to excavate and remove, the…

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Stewie D
Oct 14, 2020 1:38 pm
MMJ
MMJ
14 October

Drainage issue in bathroom

Drainage issue in bathroom

Thanks for the reply, I was thinking it may be a blockage as the house sat for a few months whilst the builder sorted his licence out. I spoke to the builder today and…

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MMJ
Oct 14, 2020 11:05 am
Prit
Prit
14 October

Upgrade cost in new homes - we are building with meridian h

Upgrade cost in new homes - we are building with meridian h

Upgrade cost in new homes - we are building with meridian homes & need some advise before going to colour appointments Thanks

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Prit
Oct 14, 2020 10:20 am
keshals
keshals
13 October

Perth Steel Frame Build

Perth Steel Frame Build
WA

What do you see as the issue with Summit? Can msg me directly if you wish.

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keshals
Oct 13, 2020 4:09 pm
shibaboy
shibaboy
13 October

Home Builder Grant - Sign contract by 31 Dec 20

Home Builder Grant - Sign contract by 31 Dec 20

Thanks all for the responses. Much appreciated. Hopefully the deadline could be extended, which makes whole lot more senses.

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shibaboy
Oct 13, 2020 3:16 pm
SejaeD
SejaeD
13 October

Custom Design. Project builder versus a Private builder

Custom Design. Project builder versus a Private builder

are you in Sydney? we have done quite a few here so I can give you more details if you like

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SejaeD
Oct 13, 2020 3:10 pm
TTLE
TTLE
13 October

5% BUILD DEPOSIT

5% BUILD DEPOSIT

Hey Gunner I was hoping for the same with our situation How did you go with the 5% deposit for the build? When we got the valuation for the land, it was of the same price…

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TTLE
Oct 13, 2020 2:44 pm
TTLE
yyf3212
yyf3212
13 October

Adding an aircon zone in construction stage

Adding an aircon zone in construction stage
NSW

Great idea! I'm going to ask them. This is absolutely feasible to me.

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yyf3212
Oct 13, 2020 2:38 pm
Winnieshome
Winnieshome
13 October

Keep site spoil?

Keep site spoil?

Awesome, thanks Phil. We've got the bore log reports already, so will have a look at that. Just waiting on estimate volume from the builder :)

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Winnieshome
Oct 13, 2020 12:35 pm
Winnieshome
Winnieshome
13 October

Recommendations for building inspector in Adelaide?

Recommendations for building inspector in Adelaide?

Hi Ezuku - we used Nick from Jim's Building Inspections when we were looking at established houses. He was brilliant. No-nonsense kind of guy. Extremely thorough. He came…

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Winnieshome
Oct 13, 2020 11:55 am
Winnieshome
Winnieshome
13 October

Two Wells Dechellis Build

Two Wells Dechellis Build
SA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Hey NicolleAW - wondering how you're finding the splashback now that you've been in a while? We love it but worried about trying to keep it clean day to day! Thanks

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Winnieshome
Oct 13, 2020 11:34 am

Looks great Drew! We have noticed our top shelf sagging under the weight of mixers etc. Andrew wants to put in some extra bracing. Now that I see your post, I might…

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shokel1975
Oct 13, 2020 7:35 am
shokel1975
Aswin
Aswin
13 October

Building new home

Building new home

Hi Rose, looks like you have mistaken with some other builder. I am building my house with Vantage Luxe homes in Kellyville Sydney. Absolutely there are no liquidation…

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Aswin
Oct 13, 2020 6:44 am

Week 13 & 14 Construction Lot's of actual progress but not a lot of visual progress, except for the scaffolding, mainly just lots of…

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robw17
Oct 12, 2020 10:18 pm
Cbaby
Cbaby
12 October

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

We are nearing the end of our charleston and it has been an up and down experience tbh. The variations we have requested at this stage is almost 300k and counting. For…

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Cbaby
Oct 12, 2020 9:42 pm
StuAndRuth
StuAndRuth
12 October

Retreat 34 by Oracle in Karalee

Retreat 34 by Oracle in Karalee
QLD

Our timeline so far 17 April - first saw house and land package 18 April - met sales staff 19 April - walked through display of Retreat 25 April - discovered we didn’t…

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StuAndRuth
Oct 12, 2020 8:07 pm
Sunny 14
Sunny 14
12 October

KDR - Clarendon Boston 34 Sydney

KDR - Clarendon Boston 34 Sydney

Thank you. Appreciate your response.

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Sunny 14
Oct 12, 2020 7:01 pm
Sunny 14
monstro
monstro
12 October

Building w/ Ausbuild @ Thrive (~550k; during COVID)

Building w/ Ausbuild @ Thrive (~550k; during COVID)
1, 2, 3

Very exciting! Just fyi we were told to expect around ~$950 for hybrid flooring in the master's bedroom because the standard flooring (included in the refine flooring…

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monstro
Oct 12, 2020 6:02 pm
monstro

Hi, progress update on the internal fixtures and finally got a garage door. Downpipes painted…

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Ourfirsthomehy
Oct 12, 2020 2:36 pm
Ourfirsthomehy
parele
parele
12 October

Rawson Home Review

Rawson Home Review
NSW

*Updated - October 2020 Everything has been happening a little quicker, Site manager is easy to deal with and the build seem great. No obvious issues at this stage.…

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parele
Oct 12, 2020 2:23 pm
notknown
notknown
12 October

Better Built Homes

Better Built Homes
NSW
1, 2

Hi GoodKat We are at very early stages with them and are not building anytime soon but from ppl that I've spoken to who have built/building currently with them they are…

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notknown
Oct 12, 2020 12:31 pm
EK808
EK808
12 October

Electrical upgrades - McCarthy

Electrical upgrades - McCarthy

Hi all Is there anyone who has recently built with McCarthy Homes and can tell me what they charge to upgrade to LED downlights and for additional powerpoints? Thanks very much

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EK808
Oct 12, 2020 12:11 pm
fuzzy26
fuzzy26
12 October

Building at Clydesdale Estate Marsden Park

Building at Clydesdale Estate Marsden Park
NSW
1, 2

Info received on 6th Oct - you could try ringing BHL again.

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fuzzy26
Oct 12, 2020 11:46 am

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