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Marshall5858
Marshall5858
14 September

building at seaford meadows

building at seaford meadows
SA
1 ... 21, 22, 23

He is one of my neighbors, really nice man They are definitely the best lemons I've seen too and no nasties, even better!!

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Marshall5858
Sep 14, 2017 9:52 pm
cjose
cjose
14 September

First home buyers & builders in Caversham WA!

First home buyers & builders in Caversham WA!
WA

Congratulations! I loved it there! Beautiful location. We were initially considering Taylor's Private Estates. Blueprint Homes even showed us "our" lot in Redondo St.…

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cjose
Sep 14, 2017 6:34 pm

Bricks are finished! So hard to take decent photos with builders rubbish and the loo in the way. Electrical rough in done. Plumbing rough in done. Ducted heating…

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Mrs_W
Sep 14, 2017 6:30 pm

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Not sure if this helps Mathyvarnan but our block is 500m, M class soil, Waffle slab and approx 1m fall over the building envelope. We're building a double story and our…

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firsttime_homies1401
Sep 14, 2017 3:46 pm
firsttime_homies1401
carlanox
carlanox
14 September

New homes @Roleystone WA

New homes @Roleystone WA
WA

So I am in the early stage of building a house. The problem is that I am a foreigner (From Jakarta, Indonesia) and not even staying in Aussie. So I need a lot of help…

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carlanox
Sep 14, 2017 2:59 pm
Izea
Izea
14 September

Building a house in Springfield Rise QLD

Building a house in Springfield Rise QLD
QLD
1, 2

Hey guys, sorry I was away for quite awhile and didn't get to respond to messages and posts. Our soil test came back as H2. We haven't finalised our decision on a house…

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Izea
Sep 14, 2017 1:42 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
14 September

Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - BRICKS STARTED

Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - BRICKS STARTED
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Bricks for the second/upper level is 100% standard, our facade also has some cladding at the front and on the rear (for design guideline requirements which was switched…

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JM1911A1
Sep 14, 2017 12:58 pm
JM1911A1
Nisarg
Nisarg
14 September

Building Simonds Modified Palisade

Building Simonds Modified Palisade
VIC

Hi Stephy, The slab would be poured tomorrow. Will shortly post pics. Thanks, Nisarg

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Nisarg
Sep 14, 2017 12:03 pm
jdreamer
jdreamer
14 September

SJD Homes. Who's built with them.

SJD Homes. Who's built with them.
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Yes finally. Still waiting for the elevation drawings etc etc..

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jdreamer
Sep 14, 2017 9:29 am
rgjain.jain7
rgjain.jain7
14 September

Bricks Grandview 27

Bricks Grandview 27

Thank you tngo. Hope you will finish your construction soon.

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rgjain.jain7
Sep 14, 2017 8:45 am
akash19p
akash19p
13 September

Burns Build - Dale Alcock Finished Photos

Burns Build - Dale Alcock Finished Photos
WA
1 ... 42, 43, 44

Hello Tbrown2012, I loved your home .. It's really and inspiration for us as well.. We are building now and we also selected botany Gray as our feature and Gretna as our…

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akash19p
Sep 13, 2017 5:12 pm

we awaiting final plans which is about 2 weeks away now .

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JaNelly
Sep 13, 2017 3:50 pm
JaNelly
dreamhomemummy
dreamhomemummy
13 September

Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Gravy, my fingers are crossed for you that your in by Christmas that would be lovely. Hope that your kitchen island will be sorted out real soon, surely it will all work…

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dreamhomemummy
Sep 13, 2017 3:28 pm
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
13 September

adelaide- reputable, quality builders

adelaide- reputable, quality builders
SA

Who did you end up going with? Not Weeks I hope - I heard from several professionals (like our inspector, and independently from other trades) that they screed OVER your…

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JayaJaya
Sep 13, 2017 3:28 pm
JayaJaya
dmb40
dmb40
13 September

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes
NSW

Congratulations on the settlement! How exciting. And all the best for the build. I will keep my eye on your blog. Thanks again.

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dmb40
Sep 13, 2017 1:54 pm
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lys245
Sep 13, 2017 10:32 am
gummz
gummz
12 September

Great southern 2.5 acre new family home

Great southern 2.5 acre new family home
WA
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Are you still around? How's the build?

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gummz
Sep 13, 2017 12:21 am
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pindip
Sep 12, 2017 11:55 pm
MH4
MH4
12 September

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Has anyone here experienced anything unusual/extra costs/limitations for 'lots affected by fill'? Is there a restriction as to what the side retaining wall heights may be? Thanks

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MH4
Sep 12, 2017 10:08 pm
Bri1234
Bri1234
12 September

Dispensation/setbacks - how likely?

Dispensation/setbacks - how likely?
VIC

That's great you got approval. I called the council this afternoon. First person I spoke to was awful. Kept talking over me stating she couldn't talk to us because we…

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Bri1234
Sep 12, 2017 10:04 pm
Bri1234
PVBuild
PVBuild
12 September

Roughing in your own data cables

Roughing in your own data cables

We didn't run electrical cable, but we ran NBN cable. SS was fine with that just said don't run anything electrical. Really depends on your SS. Having said that we also…

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PVBuild
Sep 12, 2017 9:44 pm
Wrighto
Wrighto
12 September

Dual living for $240k in perth

Dual living for $240k in perth
WA

Hi guys Do you think we'd be able to build a dual key (4x2 and 2x1) for $240k? Our budget is $280k. $20k for demolition $20k site works and the rest for the house. We…

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Wrighto
Sep 12, 2017 9:48 am
Coolc
Coolc
11 September

Upgrades with Carlisle homes easy living

Upgrades with Carlisle homes easy living
VIC

No. I dont think they allow any changes to plans. Only options listed in their design. Easy living coles with limited options when come to upgrades and colours. Good…

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Coolc
Sep 11, 2017 7:47 pm
Bridgetwitch
Bridgetwitch
11 September

Hallmark vs Dixon

Hallmark vs Dixon
QLD

Hi Newbeithian! We were going to build with Coral, but after lots of miscommunication and underhanded admin games, we gave them the flick and are now going to build with…

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204
Bridgetwitch
Sep 11, 2017 6:52 pm
Bridgetwitch
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
11 September

Change of jobs during building new house

Change of jobs during building new house
SA

we are currently at construction and I am moving back into my old role as the new role I moved into just hasnt worked out as I planned! But as far as a i know we are fine…

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stayxtrue
Sep 11, 2017 2:50 pm
stayxtrue
Entilzha
Entilzha
11 September

New Home Questions

New Home Questions
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

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Entilzha
Sep 11, 2017 1:54 pm
buzzy
buzzy
11 September

Who is building with Megacorp group

Who is building with Megacorp group
NSW

My experience with Megacorp Homes is nothing short of horrible. These guys are as bad as as they come. After 14 months of building, all you'll get are delays. They don't…

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buzzy
Sep 11, 2017 11:42 am
building-expert
building-expert
11 September

Appointing a building surveyor? Am I living under a rock!?

Appointing a building surveyor? Am I living under a rock!?
VIC

Your building surveyor has already been appointed and you don't need to do anything. Legislation has been changed so owners appoint building surveyors in an attempt to…

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building-expert
Sep 11, 2017 10:19 am
building-expert
Alysha
Alysha
11 September

Building Hebel home

Building Hebel home

Hi, We're about to start building a 42square home with Metricon and have decided to build using Hebel. Just wondering if anyone has built similar and how long construction…

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Alysha
Sep 11, 2017 10:12 am
mj2016
mj2016
10 September

Things to buy post build

Things to buy post build

Thanks so much! We haven't commenced build yet still waiting on titles and I've bought a couple of things but want to make a list so I can budget for what we will need :)

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mj2016
Sep 11, 2017 12:29 am
OBB
OBB
10 September

Bank evaluation shortfall. New build in Officer, VIC

Bank evaluation shortfall. New build in Officer, VIC
VIC

I read that when doing evaluations banks deduct any allowances from land sales or builders. i.e. they use an actual price you pay, not the full price that you have further…

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OBB
Sep 10, 2017 10:16 pm
icat2000
icat2000
10 September

Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25

Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25
VIC
1, 2

Nice choices. Your on similar build timelines to me.

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icat2000
Sep 10, 2017 7:19 pm
icat2000
staceyrussell
staceyrussell
10 September

N.Brisbane - custom build w/ Valeco Home

N.Brisbane - custom build w/ Valeco Home
QLD
1, 2, 3

Have you had a chance to take any more photos of your progress? :) How's it all going?

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staceyrussell
Sep 10, 2017 4:55 pm
staceyrussell
sparksy
sparksy
10 September

Slab down inspection defect

Slab down inspection defect
WA

Our slab down inspection report came back with the following defect: "Polythene was not visible and the slab edge needs to be waterproofed" We have contacted our builder…

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sparksy
Sep 10, 2017 3:30 pm
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nestaxu
Sep 10, 2017 1:59 pm
DanTheUpholsterer
DanTheUpholsterer
10 September

Building with Fairmont Homes - Port Willunga

Building with Fairmont Homes - Port Willunga
SA
1, 2, 3

Like the brickwork I think I'll be using these bricks on my build !

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DanTheUpholsterer
Sep 10, 2017 12:48 pm
rattleAU
rattleAU
10 September

Anyone building pearl 23 with Dennis families

Anyone building pearl 23 with Dennis families

G'day there! No, I'm not and can't help you there, sorry. Just wanted to let you know that there are a few of us who are about to build with Dennis Family homes and we…

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rattleAU
Sep 10, 2017 10:38 am
sweetsimmy85
sweetsimmy85
10 September

Who's building with Fairhaven Homes in Melbourne?

Who's building with Fairhaven Homes in Melbourne?
VIC
1, 2

Just wondering how your build went? I am building the Kiama and just waiting for my land to title later this year.

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sweetsimmy85
Sep 10, 2017 7:53 am
Shajer
Shajer
10 September

Anyone building home in Officer VIC 3809.

Anyone building home in Officer VIC 3809.
VIC

I am looking for custom builder as my lot is having a fall of 6 meters. Anyone has experience with Hotondo Homes / YarraBankHomes?

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Shajer
Sep 10, 2017 4:56 am
Shajer
Nick_6
Nick_6
9 September

Rawdon Hill

Rawdon Hill
VIC

Hi Kylie, How's your build going with Rawdon Hill? I have signed a prelim contract with them and I'm currently waiting on final fixed priced contract; should be about 2…

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Nick_6
Sep 09, 2017 9:34 pm
Joker
Joker
9 September

Is it possible to upgrade to 3 phase after handover

Is it possible to upgrade to 3 phase after handover
VIC

Sounds expensive, check with other electricians, would think about half or less.

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Joker
Sep 09, 2017 5:45 pm
jessicagauci
jessicagauci
9 September

Does this modified plan work?

Does this modified plan work?
NSW

Oh bugger. Aw man. I hope you sort it all out. At least your property will be going up in value and equity in the meantime!

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jessicagauci
Sep 09, 2017 2:25 pm
philbert83
philbert83
9 September

Rawson Windermere

Rawson Windermere
ACT

Hello Team Windermere I've seen more than a few finished or finishing builds in my travels around Canberra lately. Narrabundah has a majestic facade, Denman has a vogue…

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philbert83
Sep 09, 2017 12:45 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
9 September

SANUAKA DOULTON 56 WEMBLEY FACADE MELBOURNE

SANUAKA DOULTON 56 WEMBLEY FACADE MELBOURNE
VIC
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Its there in the drawing. I have circled it. viewtopic.php?t=88952 I Thought you said it's at the front of the house? viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Sep 09, 2017 11:27 am
Doulton777
excited_builders
excited_builders
8 September

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Hi stanus...the login has nothing in it yet...but received it early! So you are definitely not missing much....

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excited_builders
Sep 08, 2017 7:43 pm
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dharmesh
Sep 08, 2017 6:44 pm
JRD77++
JRD77++
8 September

Did you shop around for your CSC.

Did you shop around for your CSC.

We loved the layout too especially the Killara. We are now designing our own and going to ask Roselea and Better Built Homes to quote. The attitude from the sales staff…

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JRD77++
Sep 08, 2017 12:23 pm
LevaneT
LevaneT
8 September

PGH SORBETTO BRICKS

PGH SORBETTO BRICKS

there are only limited colour for the facade, roof colour, windows frame, door etc.. during the colour selection session to choose from. not all colour from brochure is…

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LevaneT
Sep 08, 2017 12:05 pm


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