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22 May

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Whaaat?! Will definitely be contacting them too. Thanks for the info Redrebel

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fifteen
May 22, 2017 7:50 am

45-49 Foxall Road, Kellyville (Rose estate)

45-49 Foxall Road, Kellyville (Rose estate)
NSW

Anyone here with land on the Rose bowl Circuit ? We could use this forum to keep each other updated - Have you had any updates on the registration? - Have you been able to…

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whichbuilder
May 22, 2017 1:09 am
Kathls
Kathls
22 May

Carlisle Homes - Claremont 35

Carlisle Homes - Claremont 35
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hey, just joined this forum. We are building a montpellier in glenrose boulevarde... few streets away from circa. Work at our site is going in full force. Slab was poured…

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Kathls
May 22, 2017 12:32 am

Electrical circuits for new build

Electrical circuits for new build
QLD

I'd say all of the usual circuits (lighting, socket outlets, cooking appliances etc) are all included in the price. Any extra dedicated circuits (like for a pool, air…

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1960sModernistHome
May 21, 2017 10:46 pm
1960sModernistHome

We have signed contracts with mentioned companies to build our first home. Interested in reviews- thanks 😊

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lana22
May 21, 2017 9:59 pm

Newenham, Mount Barker

Newenham, Mount Barker
SA

Excellent, we are lot 76. Just signed with our builder on Friday. Very excited!

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Tomcat1983
May 21, 2017 9:39 pm
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Sammy74
May 21, 2017 6:39 pm
Sammy74

Carlisle Homes - Appointing independent building surveyor

Carlisle Homes - Appointing independent building surveyor
VIC

Hi All, I highly recommend NOT signing any tender or contracts with CH at the moment. They are accepting far more jobs than they can find workers or suppliers to complete…

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mil48-2015
May 21, 2017 12:06 am
mil48-2015
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
20 May

Rainwater location (new build)

Rainwater location (new build)
NSW

That tank's overflow has no mitigation, I hope that you are not harvesting too large a roof area.

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SaveH2O
May 20, 2017 5:19 pm
SaveH2O

Perth Water

Perth Water
WA
1, 2

Update: I finally purchased Fleck Water Softener and it is working good, still can't comment on it before using it for atleast 30 days.

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Bella_Jeri
May 20, 2017 5:16 pm
GregJ
GregJ
20 May

Anyone building with Bellriver homes in Edmondson park?

Anyone building with Bellriver homes in Edmondson park?
NSW

Hi, I'm thinking of building with Bellriver and wanted to know a little about them. The fixed price and hidden expenses?

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GregJ
May 20, 2017 12:59 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
19 May

KDR Rawson Balmoral 38 MKI

KDR Rawson Balmoral 38 MKI
NSW

Likewise keen to see the internals and how your selections and materials have worked out. To date, we have only seen the facade so please please give us a few views of…

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SteveMc
May 19, 2017 10:37 pm
SteveMc
Oninon
Oninon
19 May

Glendale Rumpus - Theatre

Glendale Rumpus - Theatre
VIC

Thanks nabeelc for your view.

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Oninon
May 19, 2017 8:16 pm

Hi All, Thought I would start a thread for our build. We are building the Monterey 20, due to our narrow block dimensions. Timeline To Date: - May 2016: Prelim quote…

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Han + Az13
May 19, 2017 6:37 pm
Han + Az13
Galedpk
Galedpk
19 May

Anyone building with Rawson Home at Willowdale Denham Court

Anyone building with Rawson Home at Willowdale Denham Court
NSW

No ground floor insulation is an extra. We got andy to add as an onsite variation i think it was about 1500. As far as electrical went. All powerpoints and data points in…

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Galedpk
May 19, 2017 4:57 pm
jane11
jane11
19 May

Render Colour - Help!

Render Colour - Help!

Thanks for the suggestion bank. I thought Dune was close too but I managed to find out the actual colour on the Display, it's Dulux 'Mangaweka'. Did not expect it at all…

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jane11
May 19, 2017 4:43 pm

Basic kitchen with walk-in pantry. We were over budget for about 1 grand.

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lia_dvm
May 19, 2017 4:32 pm
lia_dvm

Vienna Q1 build in Capestone, Mango Hill (Plantation Homes)

Vienna Q1 build in Capestone, Mango Hill (Plantation Homes)
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hey all- thanks so much :) We are so happy with our new home :) Turf- We went with a blue coach variety called 'Tropika' and we are very happy with it. It bedded in really…

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jaedencook
May 19, 2017 11:30 am
g33kerb0t
g33kerb0t
19 May

Cost to render

Cost to render
VIC

Hi Ezza, Hebel is one of those new building materials made out of lightweight autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC). You can see it in their displays in Wollert and Roxburgh…

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g33kerb0t
May 19, 2017 9:16 am
g33kerb0t

Glendale 38(Gold Coast)

Glendale 38(Gold Coast)
QLD

Hello Friends, I am going for contract signing soon.:roll: Please feel free to advice things to be careful of and any smart negotiation tricks. Thanks in advance 8)

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santosh22us
May 18, 2017 10:25 pm
Sparkie
Sparkie
18 May

Has anyone prepared Lanscaping plan for Hills Shire?

Has anyone prepared Lanscaping plan for Hills Shire?
NSW

Yeah I wish we had as well. Trying to find a practical example now. Wish me luck. Thanks

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Sparkie
May 18, 2017 9:56 pm

Hi Guys Does anyone know if Sydney Water raise easement drains say in a backyard. Need to raise it 600mm

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tapsk
May 18, 2017 6:20 pm
mamba
mamba
18 May

Building Henley Carmelle Q1

Building Henley Carmelle Q1
VIC

Thanks stayxtrue. Yeah couldn't agree more. I'll be following your build closely too.

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mamba
May 18, 2017 12:12 pm
mamba
naziac
naziac
18 May

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 28, 29, 30

I've been so curious about this and its been nagging me to search here! So glad to have found this thread! We visited our land every 4-6 weeks as we lived about 30mins out…

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naziac
May 18, 2017 10:54 am
gummz
gummz
18 May

First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater
NSW
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Hey ads, Thanks for the feedback. Good to hear things are well :)

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gummz
May 18, 2017 10:36 am
marshi
marshi
18 May

Is anyone building a jgking belva??

Is anyone building a jgking belva??
VIC

We are looking to build this house but there are no displays at it is a fairly new plan apparently? Anyone have one/building one?

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marshi
May 18, 2017 9:15 am
Peter112
Peter112
17 May

Anyone buliding near fernbrooke ridge , redbank plains?

Anyone buliding near fernbrooke ridge , redbank plains?
QLD

Hi Lashi, we are building at ferbroole ridge. Waiting for the land registration. Where are you building at?

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Peter112
May 17, 2017 11:39 pm
Peter112
marz1983
marz1983
17 May

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304
NSW

our land was i think originally supposed to register march/april. But i have met with owners/developers and they said there wasn't too much left to do and our road was…

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marz1983
May 17, 2017 5:24 pm

Almost sounds like our house build. 24.5m wide. However no guest with ensuite. We added an extra double garage to give the width.

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MissLucky
May 16, 2017 10:38 pm
dreamh0me
dreamh0me
16 May

Eden Brae – Advantage Series "standard" ranges?

Eden Brae – Advantage Series "standard" ranges?
NSW

Ausgrid was cheaper than Sydney Tiger tails but the they reduced the price. They were $25 more than Ausgrid but they have been relaiable and still waiting to hear back fro…

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dreamh0me
May 16, 2017 10:34 pm
dreamh0me
jasmunder
jasmunder
16 May

Construction Cost for two units

Construction Cost for two units
VIC

Hi, Cost does seem to be little high. Recently, I did couple of quotes of townhouses near Hopper Crossing (26-27 square). 3 bedroom-2 bathroom and 1 garage and cost was…

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jasmunder
May 16, 2017 9:15 pm
jasmunder
jasmunder
16 May

Affordable custom home builder, building 2nd home in Woodlea

Affordable custom home builder, building 2nd home in Woodlea
VIC

HI Kursh, I work for builder. We customize houses and very cost effective. But $10K per square is bit of squeeze. Give me call to discuss 0433256197.if we can work…

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jasmunder
May 16, 2017 9:01 pm
awells
awells
16 May

House plan with theatre/lounge at front

House plan with theatre/lounge at front
WA

Hello I'm looking for floor plan ideas where the lounge/theatre is at the front of the house before the master bedroom. I'm currently in home group WA's grand retreat…

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awells
May 16, 2017 8:35 pm

Porter Davis

Porter Davis
VIC

Thanks for that pieman, so closer than I had thought if they do it in the 38 weeks!

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sian.wickham
May 16, 2017 8:16 pm
sian.wickham
addie ct
addie ct
16 May

First time building a home - Wisdom Homes

First time building a home - Wisdom Homes
NSW

We're building washington 32 but no blog. I don't have time for it unfortunately as i work full time. Search in google there's few washington 32 there that you can find.

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addie ct
May 16, 2017 7:34 pm
paraga
paraga
16 May

Budget Custom Home builder

Budget Custom Home builder

Thanks for your reply. By "budget" I meant, I'm at the lower end of the range for building a small double story(25 square) house. Cheers !

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paraga
May 16, 2017 12:49 pm
Zakasu
Zakasu
16 May

First time building Colorado 37 Henley

First time building Colorado 37 Henley

Thanks Miss Lucky, it looks like a great plan. Unfortunately there aren't any being built at the moment, because that was something else I thought…

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Zakasu
May 16, 2017 11:01 am
saz1980
saz1980
15 May

PGH Bricks - Photos of PGH Wicker or PGH Hotham

PGH Bricks - Photos of PGH Wicker or PGH Hotham
QLD

I did that a week ago but no response! Have sent another email today, but will follow up with a call tomorrow. Thanks for the suggestion :)

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saz1980
May 15, 2017 10:54 pm
sunrays
sunrays
15 May

Fairhaven or Boutique

Fairhaven or Boutique
VIC

We built with Fairhaven homes last year and have been happy overall, admin can be a bit slow but overall prices are great and you get overall a good outcome. I will not…

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sunrays
May 15, 2017 9:32 pm

Building with fowler homes

Building with fowler homes
NSW
1, 2

Hi All! We have finally settled our land and now comes the long wait for DA approval before we can get our slab down! Does anyone have any new pictures or updates to…

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Portofino38
May 15, 2017 5:10 pm
Kaya
Kaya
15 May

Oracle Platinum Homes- Ascot 24

Oracle Platinum Homes- Ascot 24
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Wow all these familiar hopeless names I'm hearing this company is a complete joke screwing with people's lives they were recommended to me and unfortunately now I wouldn't…

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Kaya
May 15, 2017 5:03 pm
bashworth
bashworth
15 May

N-W vs S-E orientation of house/ backyard

N-W vs S-E orientation of house/ backyard
NSW

Great advice from algernon. For some general advice there is a post about orientation on my blog : http://anewhouse.com.au/2012/02/block-orientation/

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bashworth
May 15, 2017 2:37 pm
bashworth
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paraga
May 15, 2017 9:39 am
ddarroch
ddarroch
14 May

Newbie looking for help with new home

Newbie looking for help with new home
VIC

This government website offers tonnes & tonnes of advice on how to build a comfortable, energy efficient home. http://www.yourhome.gov.au/passive-design Briefly, face…

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ddarroch
May 14, 2017 10:46 pm


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