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hutch
hutch
13 April

Stage 41

Stage 41

Stage 41 Hi All Can someone please help me with the update for the stage 41 registration date. Thanks Paul

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hutch
Apr 13, 2018 2:17 pm
Kery_deep
Kery_deep
13 April

Garden Retreat

Garden Retreat
NSW

Hi, any more info on garden retreat. Base cost how much for site cost how did the built go ??

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Kery_deep
Apr 13, 2018 10:57 am
claire91
claire91
13 April

Talk to me about Granvue homes

Talk to me about Granvue homes
VIC

I’m not sure because we’re going with the standard option which is alwindows. Their colours consultant should be able to tell you (or a sales consultant if you’re…

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claire91
Apr 13, 2018 7:38 am
Joggles
Joggles
12 April

Brisbane Build with Dixon

Brisbane Build with Dixon
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks gr8ly! Driveway and additional paths should be poured next Wednesday. Final inspection and handover end of next week if all goes according to plan. I think we are…

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Joggles
Apr 12, 2018 10:24 pm
Joggles
benblinkau
benblinkau
12 April

Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA

Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA
SA

Watching with interest. We are building with weeks... roof about to go on next week. Pics etc on my board: New build - Weeks Building Group SA

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benblinkau
Apr 12, 2018 8:22 pm
benblinkau
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
12 April

Coral home Kirra 23 project

Coral home Kirra 23 project
QLD
1, 2

Hi Pablo sorry I did not receive your last notification regarding electrician... We are in Newie but when we spoke to him before rough in he asked us if we wanted to any…

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BrownDog77
Apr 12, 2018 7:17 pm
Salfield
Salfield
12 April

KDR Ryde NSW - Experience with rock??

KDR Ryde NSW - Experience with rock??
NSW

Hi kitty. We are building with Rawson on a sloping (sideways) block in the Newcastle area. We are building a 42 square home for around that price so surely you can get…

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Salfield
Apr 12, 2018 6:12 pm
Eddielouise
Eddielouise
12 April

Valeco Homes

Valeco Homes
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Can anyone advise me of their start date of construction and their end date with Valeco Homes? Just wondering how long your build took. Also what was the estimated build…

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Eddielouise
Apr 12, 2018 5:36 pm
Eddielouise
Subash
Subash
12 April

Champion Homes

Champion Homes
NSW

We are doing good with the build We r doing roof this week . So far we are doing ok . There admin is too slow or may be all the builder same. Story was the problem with …

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Subash
Apr 12, 2018 5:35 pm

Hi everyone, Long time reader, first time poster! I thought it would be a good idea to start a thread on our building process to keep track of where we are and hopefully…

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AJS1
Apr 12, 2018 5:32 pm
dharmesh
dharmesh
12 April

Building Fowler Icon 28 in St Helens Park

Building Fowler Icon 28 in St Helens Park
NSW

That's nice design there. Liked the Grand Outdoor Retreat. We are building with Vogue Homes, on lot 6106. Ours design is almost finalised, now it will go for CDC…

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dharmesh
Apr 12, 2018 2:18 pm
larry1124
larry1124
12 April

What changes of plan will impact engineer report & approval?

What changes of plan will impact engineer report & approval?
QLD

Thank you for your reply building expert. To meet the expiry date of my pre-approved loan, i signed the contract with the builder first and then proceed with colour…

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larry1124
Apr 12, 2018 10:04 am
jmasood
jmasood
11 April

Journey with Mimosa Homes VIC

Journey with Mimosa Homes VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3

Some they fixed. Some still waiting to be done. The feedback now a days is not good. But do your research first. My experience has been good when i compare it with…

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jmasood
Apr 11, 2018 10:00 pm
jmasood

Power run in - Vs Trenching - Builder ambiguity

Power run in - Vs Trenching - Builder ambiguity
WA

Hsefrmkorea It's not a good start if your builder makes mistakes with estimating the power run and trenching and I am pretty sure he can't hang cables from trees therefore…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 11, 2018 7:10 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
vaness
vaness
11 April

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hello, Could someone please tell me who are the solicitor's acting on behalf of the vendor? I am looking to buy in Stage 3 and would like to have a look at the contract &…

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vaness
Apr 11, 2018 7:06 pm
tonysh
tonysh
11 April

Is anyone from Metricon to answer why the 26 sq Evelyn (Dual

Is anyone from Metricon to answer why the 26 sq Evelyn (Dual

Thanks for your response TashPaul. They’re both base prices so the inclusions are roughly similar. Good point about the difficulty to build behind another house, but…

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tonysh
Apr 11, 2018 4:37 pm
firstone
firstone
11 April

Building with Simonds in Sydney

Building with Simonds in Sydney
NSW

Hi all, Did anyone built with Simonds in Sydney? If so how are their timelines? I am building 2 storey Avalon with them and my land registration is due next month. So…

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firstone
Apr 11, 2018 3:51 pm
jaytee08
jaytee08
11 April

Casaview Homes

Casaview Homes
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Hello, Im new to this forum. Im building with Casaview homes. We have signed off on our prelim plan and doing all our colour selection and waiting for the estimator to…

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jaytee08
Apr 11, 2018 3:29 pm
Agent_009
Agent_009
11 April

Our Grandview 37 Toowoomba - We have KEYS! + Some Pics

Our Grandview 37 Toowoomba - We have KEYS! + Some Pics
QLD
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Hi Tash Not sure if you still get notifications from this thread? Is there any way to look at pictures? None of them appear to be loading anymore. We are building this…

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Agent_009
Apr 11, 2018 11:36 am
Agent_009
JasperL
JasperL
11 April

Vantage 48 Anyone has built or in the process of doing so?

Vantage 48 Anyone has built or in the process of doing so?
NSW

Hi, I pulled off at the 11th hour realizing I couldn't have a good cost estimate until I pay for site inspection & even then there's a lot of hidden cost. Metricon was…

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JasperL
Apr 11, 2018 10:54 am
Ivanna
Ivanna
10 April

Sunshine Coast - Tradies

Sunshine Coast - Tradies
QLD

Maxwell Conran - the worst electrician ever!

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Ivanna
Apr 10, 2018 8:49 pm
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arcadelt
Apr 10, 2018 8:36 pm
Bridgetwitch
Bridgetwitch
10 April

False p’board bulkhead???

False p’board bulkhead???
QLD

They haven’t put it in, so I have asked my site supervisor to have a look and get back to me! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold…

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Bridgetwitch
Apr 10, 2018 2:18 pm
Bridgetwitch
alce4463
alce4463
10 April

Building with wisdom Homes

Building with wisdom Homes
NSW

Thanks, my husband says the same. I'll just feel better once I can see it. This is our second build with wisdom but first double story so didn't put much thought into the…

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alce4463
Apr 10, 2018 7:50 am

Some good ideas there, thanks for sharing. We have now gotten used to the idea of having the bath looking down the side of the house (through a nice big window). It…

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Agent_009
Apr 10, 2018 6:22 am
Agent_009
MyFirst
MyFirst
9 April

Contract and Building Permit question

Contract and Building Permit question

Hi, I assume I will have to sign the contract and pay the 5% deposit before building permit is applied? Also, Normally we should only demolished the house when we…

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MyFirst
Apr 09, 2018 11:37 pm
spice girl
spice girl
9 April

Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Thanks Rachael13, we were stuck in Ordering for couple weeks after a delay due to waiting for our file to be seen by Ordering. Our neighbours have already gone to site…

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spice girl
Apr 09, 2018 9:37 pm
jai.m
jai.m
9 April

Building with CVH - Waiting for handover

Building with CVH - Waiting for handover
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hello... No updates to your post.. Hope you moved in and enjoying your home :)

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jai.m
Apr 09, 2018 8:30 pm

Hi all, we have been lurking :) around this forum for a while and getting some great ideas from everyone. We have just started the process of designing a two storey home…

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DanAL
Apr 09, 2018 5:53 pm
zooch84
zooch84
9 April

Metricon contract signing and issues

Metricon contract signing and issues

This is pretty much the case. Building with M at the moment, and they pretty much only do things as PCV's Trying to get finalised plans with exactly everything corrected…

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zooch84
Apr 09, 2018 4:26 pm
george27
george27
8 April

Metricon Contract Process Harpley

Metricon Contract Process Harpley
VIC

When we did it last year, we signed the incorrect contract and then a variation. The contract was never redone. This just seems to be how they do it, and the risk to…

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george27
Apr 08, 2018 11:07 pm
Rocchet
Rocchet
8 April

Open WIP or door to WIP??

Open WIP or door to WIP??
QLD

Anything where you can see into open pantry shelving I’m a big fan of a door. If you were putting cabinetry in then open. My pantry shelves aren’t tidy enough for me…

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Rocchet
Apr 08, 2018 3:40 pm
Rachael13
Rachael13
8 April

Henley Reserve Aegean 45 KDR

Henley Reserve Aegean 45 KDR
VIC

Hi Dimitri - I love the Aegean but I'm bias :-) We are nearly at the tail end of our KDR with the Aegean 38. It's a beautiful layout and am looking forward to see the…

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Rachael13
Apr 08, 2018 7:56 am
Rachael13
Roomeat
Roomeat
7 April

The epic home building race - HANDOVER FINALLY!!!

The epic home building race - HANDOVER FINALLY!!!
QLD
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Hi Tribe7!!! Long time between posts for me. Been so so busy with work we left the house as is for the last 12 months. Been doing serious work over the last few weeks. If…

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Roomeat
Apr 07, 2018 2:25 pm
Roomeat
algernon
algernon
7 April

JG King - Madison 2

JG King - Madison 2
QLD

Looks good! Thanks for the photos - it's helped confirm our choice to go with the Lemon Spotted Gum as well.

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algernon
Apr 07, 2018 12:19 pm
lolly72
lolly72
7 April

occupancy certificate

occupancy certificate

Hi. I'm just after some advise. Our build has gone over our contract time and the two extensions of time the builder has given us. We had our independent inspector go…

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lolly72
Apr 07, 2018 10:17 am
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Quirmeball1280
Apr 07, 2018 9:47 am
Quirmeball1280
Alucorp
Alucorp
7 April

Building with Thrive homes

Building with Thrive homes
NSW

Post here if you are building your new home with Thrive Homes

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Alucorp
Apr 07, 2018 8:15 am
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
7 April

Boutique Homes

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

Hi everyone I hope everyone is busy with their constructions or settling down. Just a quick one if someone can advise how long does it takes from the file going into…

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Ozshaz
Apr 07, 2018 8:03 am
insider
insider
6 April

Engineering Report and Contour Survey

Engineering Report and Contour Survey
WA

If it is a volume builder they will use their preferred soil/engineer and you will have to pay again

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insider
Apr 06, 2018 9:52 pm
insider

Engineering plans

Engineering plans
WA

Being educated on what you want and understanding the process to get it there is important... also get your head around how your going to furnish it so you get all of your…

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Pummers_D38
Apr 06, 2018 9:15 pm
Nick_6
Nick_6
6 April

Rawdon Hill

Rawdon Hill
VIC

Hi Nick, Apologies if my last post seemed dismissive of your concerns, it was not the intention. Interesting to hear about your experiences so far. Do you mind if I…

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Nick_6
Apr 06, 2018 7:31 pm

Split level in Kellyville

Split level in Kellyville
NSW

×whichbuilderHi, Has anyone built with Wincrest Bespoke or have any opinion on them? We are considering a split level home for our land with 3m…

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Rochelle-1212
Apr 06, 2018 10:18 am
NZ89
NZ89
6 April

The McDonald Jones TULLOCH 31 - North Kellyville

The McDonald Jones TULLOCH 31 - North Kellyville
NSW

How are you finding dealing with McDonald Jones? Have you liked to process so far? I love that home design and I'm pretty sure I'll go with it 😀

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NZ89
Apr 06, 2018 9:45 am


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