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Poseidon
Poseidon
25 September

Soakwells Perth

Soakwells Perth
WA

if you are looking for quality soakwells in WA i really do reccomend theses guys:

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Poseidon
Sep 25, 2017 5:46 am
bripri
bripri
24 September

Choosing builder - New Edge homes

Choosing builder - New Edge homes
NSW

Hi All, Anyone s built house before with New Edge homes (New edge homes are a part of Masterton Group)? How are they as a builder?

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bripri
Sep 24, 2017 11:28 pm
DanTheUpholsterer
DanTheUpholsterer
24 September

KDR with Fairmont Homes

KDR with Fairmont Homes
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Very nice What colour have you used on the walls ? Did you make your entry way narrower ? Our design we have 2 full size doors... is that front door a double wide door…

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DanTheUpholsterer
Sep 24, 2017 10:52 pm
9528
9528
24 September

Cost to repair crossover

Cost to repair crossover
VIC

Hi Ezza, we're in the same boat. If you're going to have driveway done by some third party, rather than your builder, do it together with the driveway.

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9528
Sep 24, 2017 7:19 pm
Hailsm
Hailsm
24 September

Brick Laying

Brick Laying

Ah ok makes sense. I just had a look at your blog, you house looks lovely, can't wait until we are up to that stage

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Hailsm
Sep 24, 2017 3:31 pm
Hailsm
MayaK
MayaK
24 September

Regent Homes Adelaide

Regent Homes Adelaide
SA

We recently built with them completed in end July 2016 (Henley Beach South) and have been living in the new house just a little over a year now. Our house is currently…

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MayaK
Sep 24, 2017 2:53 pm
Anathyst
Anathyst
24 September

Newbie

Newbie
VIC

Hi all, we recently purchased our H&L package in the Elements estate in Truganina. Was wondering, is it a requirement to choose the colors as per the theme provided for…

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Anathyst
Sep 24, 2017 2:31 pm
Lets_Do_This
Lets_Do_This
23 September

Carlisle homes- near completion

Carlisle homes- near completion
VIC

Hey Hutchie, It has been some time since you posted this. Hopefully all issues by now have been resolved. We are also thinking to go with CH. How do you rate there…

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Lets_Do_This
Sep 23, 2017 11:37 pm
Drhomes
Drhomes
23 September

Mimosa homes

Mimosa homes
VIC

Thanks Nuri!!

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Drhomes
Sep 23, 2017 11:31 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
23 September

First build in SE Melbourne

First build in SE Melbourne
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Oh, I hate when sales people pressure you into something that ends up being wrong for you!

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aloenyx
Sep 23, 2017 9:37 pm
aloenyx
Orpheus
Orpheus
23 September

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Wow I'm in love (with your house ok)

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Orpheus
Sep 23, 2017 5:15 pm
Orpheus
ange80c
ange80c
23 September

Monte Carlo Exec with Rear Activities KDR Fairfield NSW

Monte Carlo Exec with Rear Activities KDR Fairfield NSW
NSW

Update: Our D.A has been submitted to council. Now the wait begins...

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ange80c
Sep 23, 2017 8:20 am
asheeshjoshi
asheeshjoshi
23 September

Is there anyone who bought land in Wantirna Rise?

Is there anyone who bought land in Wantirna Rise?
VIC
1, 2

Can someone building in Wantirna Rise confirm if this is standard type of soil test report in this estate ? What potential site costs am I looking at here ? From the two…

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asheeshjoshi
Sep 23, 2017 7:57 am
WifeofHunza
WifeofHunza
23 September

Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast

Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 200, 201, 202

jumping across to follow..... yippppeeee

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WifeofHunza
Sep 23, 2017 7:54 am
WifeofHunza
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
22 September

First Home :) Building with Dixon Homes

First Home :) Building with Dixon Homes
QLD
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Thanks for the input, gals! We will be making a trip to Twba next weekend with the view to finalise our new lounge selection for the media room. All this shopping is…

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ruraldoc
Sep 23, 2017 12:34 am
ruraldoc
PVBuild
PVBuild
22 September

Home plan needed...

Home plan needed...

Ours has about 1.8m, and is a standard split level. We'd have rather built on bearer and joists; but was going to work out too expensive. I don't actually mind our site…

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PVBuild
Sep 22, 2017 11:15 pm
MandM+4
MandM+4
22 September

Glendale 41 in Sydney - Marsden Park

Glendale 41 in Sydney - Marsden Park
NSW

I'm not sure about sharing photos as they aren't mine to share, sorry. They are happy with their build though, just a few minor defects and was built on time. They're in…

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MandM+4
Sep 22, 2017 8:51 pm
MicknCi
MicknCi
22 September

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio
VIC

Ok, so our land did not settle today. The bank couldn't get their ducks in a row - apparently - and asked for a three day extension. Settlement is now scheduled for Weds…

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MicknCi
Sep 22, 2017 7:51 pm
MicknCi
fingerz
fingerz
22 September

Metricon Sentosa, Vantage, Balmaine and Liberty

Metricon Sentosa, Vantage, Balmaine and Liberty

Hello fam, I’m interested in hearing peoples thoughts on any of these Metricon builds. I know lots of people have built the Liberty (Hampshire). Anyone built a sentosa,…

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fingerz
Sep 22, 2017 7:11 pm
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rdd
Sep 22, 2017 5:34 pm
DamNita
DamNita
22 September

Let's do it all again

Let's do it all again
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Loving your build and can't wait for more photos!

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DamNita
Sep 22, 2017 3:50 pm
DamNita
Afrooz
Afrooz
22 September

Porter Davis : Bermuda 23

Porter Davis : Bermuda 23
VIC
1, 2, 3

Have you settled down in the new house? Is everything fine with it? Can you take some pics of the final product? I really wonder if they do the job the same they have…

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Afrooz
Sep 22, 2017 11:38 am

Inspections

Inspections
VIC

You are further along in your build but we’ve used Darbecca for each stage of our build so far and sometimes the defects are rectified within days and other times it…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Sep 22, 2017 3:55 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build
tapasr_Lexia4
tapasr_Lexia4
21 September

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Lee23 You might want to visit the Landcom office in the estate or call them to acquire. I'm from the the first release, paid deposit for the land in Aug 2016 then land…

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tapasr_Lexia4
Sep 21, 2017 10:19 pm
tapasr_Lexia4
Seren1ty
Seren1ty
21 September

Hall & Hart - Madison (Contemporary) at Willowdale

Hall & Hart - Madison (Contemporary) at Willowdale
NSW

Congratulations on your choice. We've now completed the pre-construction phase with Hall & Hart, and are just about to start on the build. We were very pleased with the…

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Seren1ty
Sep 21, 2017 9:33 pm
Joelleg6
Joelleg6
21 September

custom adenbrook home north coast NSW moving in

custom adenbrook home north coast NSW moving in
NSW
1 ... 55, 56, 57

How's your experience been with Apollo Blinds? I'm considering purchasing Red Cedar plantation shutters from them.

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Joelleg6
Sep 21, 2017 9:24 pm
Joelleg6
Mojitostan
Mojitostan
21 September

Building With AllCastle Homes

Building With AllCastle Homes
NSW
1, 2

Thanks L The tender is taking 3 weeks and with $6k price rise .. will be fun negotiating with the if we go ahead Stan

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Mojitostan
Sep 21, 2017 7:20 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
21 September

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard
WA
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Hehe, bins are annoying, there's no perfect place for them!! I have the same issue with moving the car, I have to take them out through the garage because the cat run…

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aloenyx
Sep 21, 2017 6:57 pm
aloenyx
inexp_user
inexp_user
21 September

Do you have a choice of what payment schedule to use?

Do you have a choice of what payment schedule to use?
VIC

Thank you for the replies, they have agreed to add a pcv with HIA schedule.

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inexp_user
Sep 21, 2017 4:19 pm
inexp_user
NehaM
NehaM
21 September

Turnkey Builders Melbourne - Werribee

Turnkey Builders Melbourne - Werribee
VIC

Hi Drekko, Can you please give me some feedback on Bulekey Properties? Their price so far has come out too good to be true but we are very sceptical as we cannot find any…

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NehaM
Sep 21, 2017 2:26 pm

Getting some quote for our post handover work. First of all is a decorative security front door. This is a new way of adding decor and security at the same time for our…

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tngo
Sep 21, 2017 1:26 pm
Entilzha
Entilzha
21 September

Modified Carrington with Statesman Homes S.A [first home].

Modified Carrington with Statesman Homes S.A [first home].
SA
1, 2, 3

looks good - wont be to long. I have noticed some of the places in my estate that that seem to go up really quick - at least to lockup stage

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Entilzha
Sep 21, 2017 11:24 am
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
20 September

Coral homes Noosa 23MKII at Ipswich, Queensland

Coral homes Noosa 23MKII at Ipswich, Queensland
QLD

We are having handover on Friday and that will be at the 14-week mark. Basically, it only took 12 weeks to actually build. It has pretty much just been sitting there for…

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Tamara1975
Sep 20, 2017 8:35 pm
icat2000
icat2000
20 September

Springfield Rise - Which house? Single or Double Storey?

Springfield Rise - Which house? Single or Double Storey?
QLD

We don't have Coral Homes down in Victoria. So I didn't have them to consider. However, reading some of the threads of people who have built with them over the past 12…

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icat2000
Sep 20, 2017 8:31 pm
icat2000
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
20 September

Our Acre build -Hallmark

Our Acre build -Hallmark
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

OMG that is so bad! I will be happy with adsl for the time being. I just want something lol. We got a message from telstra today to say they have activated our email…

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Tamara1975
Sep 20, 2017 8:06 pm
Persol
Persol
20 September

Building with Eight Homes !

Building with Eight Homes !
VIC

Color appointment is about a month from signing the sales quote. But you have a color browse appointment in between where you will have aome ideas.

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Persol
Sep 20, 2017 2:23 pm
MGaus
MGaus
20 September

Harcrest - Stage 9 by Mirvac

Harcrest - Stage 9 by Mirvac
VIC

Yes Hoffy, Just received that.. Finally.. Looking forward to seeing you all. Need to give more pressure for them to finalise the settlement and the DD process. Thank you Myuran

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MGaus
Sep 20, 2017 11:04 am
donna79
donna79
20 September

Plantation Homes - Emporer Q1

Plantation Homes - Emporer Q1
QLD

Hi Does anyone know why Plantation aren't offering the Emporer design anymore? We're building on the Sunshine Coast - It'd be nice if plantation could bring that one…

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donna79
Sep 20, 2017 10:01 am
Marco83
Marco83
20 September

Land valuation Oran Park

Land valuation Oran Park
NSW

Hi All, I'm a first home buyer and am thinking about a H+L package in Oran Park. The land will be registered next June. My only concern is that the block is a little bit…

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Marco83
Sep 20, 2017 8:37 am
Ashleigh
Ashleigh
19 September

Building with MainVue at Woodlea - Amalfi 632

Building with MainVue at Woodlea - Amalfi 632
VIC
1, 2

Hi there! So glad I stumbled on your thread :) My partner and are will be building in Woodlea also, although our land title isn't until Jan 19! We are also looking at doing…

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Ashleigh
Sep 19, 2017 3:38 pm
THenry14
THenry14
19 September

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand

Fairwater in Blacktown by Australand
NSW
1 ... 62, 63, 64

Hi all, Long time lurker, first time poster. Been following this forum with great interest over the past 1.5 yrs and am due to get my keys in a couple of weeks.…

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THenry14
Sep 19, 2017 2:59 pm
_sallz
_sallz
19 September

Building with Valeco Homes Forest Ridge - Brampton

Building with Valeco Homes Forest Ridge - Brampton
QLD

I found it useful speaking to a few sales people from Valeco. The information they provide are all different and you are going to gain a better understanding of the…

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_sallz
Sep 19, 2017 8:26 am
_sallz
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Rayges
Sep 18, 2017 11:28 pm
Rayges
RDhar_2016
RDhar_2016
18 September

Building with Mimosa Homes in Melbourne West - Johanna 240

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

Congrats JMasood, your house looks beautiful. Any more photographs?

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RDhar_2016
Sep 18, 2017 10:44 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 September

Floor waste in bathroom and laundry

Floor waste in bathroom and laundry
VIC

Custom build, Monaro, NSW. No help to you I'm afraid, as our build allows ultimate flexibility.

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arcadelt
Sep 18, 2017 8:34 pm

Me in front of my lot. Can see the park across the road.

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andyboiii
Sep 18, 2017 7:53 pm
andyboiii


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