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Panda_AU
Panda_AU
22 July 2014

Bon's Monte Carlo with McD Jones - painting, kitchen ETC!!

Bon's Monte Carlo with McD Jones - painting, kitchen ETC!!
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Bon I've just stumbled across your post I'm in the early stages of building the Monte Carlo elite Based on your experience building the house is there any tips…

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Panda_AU
Jul 22, 2014 6:16 pm
indio1
indio1
22 July 2014

external colours- Dale Alcock Vespa display home

external colours- Dale Alcock Vespa display home
WA

Hi Guys, Just wondering if anyone out there knows what the external paint colours are on the Dale Alcock display home in Catalina, Clarkson, The Vespa? I really love the…

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indio1
Jul 22, 2014 12:25 pm
HomebuyersCentre1
HomebuyersCentre1
22 July 2014

Upgrades

Upgrades
WA

Hi Nikocs, My name is Adrienne from Homebuyers WA. If you are building with us, our Customer Support Team will be able to provide information about upgrade prices. You…

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HomebuyersCentre1
Jul 22, 2014 10:40 am
HomebuyersCentre1
Forg
Forg
22 July 2014

Just started building and soil removal costs?

Just started building and soil removal costs?
QLD

Most of the stuff they have only guessed at, and haven't costed…

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Forg
Jul 22, 2014 7:46 am
BMWorld
BMWorld
22 July 2014

WIR or BIR?

WIR or BIR?
WA

Thanks, I totally agree with WIR provided you have space otherwise BIR would make more sense and I suspect would be much cheaper as less bricks would be required?

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BMWorld
Jul 22, 2014 3:46 am
BMWorld
Echo
Echo
21 July 2014

After handover List

After handover List
WA

Things that cost $ after Handover Home/ Contents Insurance Spare sets of keys cut Soakwells Soap Holders/Dispensers Dishwasher Floorboards Painting Interior…

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Echo
Jul 21, 2014 11:11 pm
Echo
aussiebloke
aussiebloke
21 July 2014

Selandra Rise, Clyde North

Selandra Rise, Clyde North
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi everyone, just wondering if the Facebook group is still active? I requested to join a few days ago but…

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aussiebloke
Jul 21, 2014 10:50 pm
rhi3384
rhi3384
21 July 2014

Hard wood floor installer and sander Baldivis???

Hard wood floor installer and sander Baldivis???
WA

Just wondering if anyone has recently used a hardwood installer and if they were any good? We have ordered our wood but unfortunately they cant install it for another 7…

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rhi3384
Jul 21, 2014 10:07 pm
kellys-new-home
kellys-new-home
21 July 2014

landscaping plans

landscaping plans
NSW

hi all, I got a call from the building company today and they said I need to have a rough copy of how im going to have my landscaping done, and to just add where im having…

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kellys-new-home
Jul 21, 2014 9:32 pm
Kels92
Kels92
21 July 2014

Our First House Silkwood Mount Cotton QLD

Our First House Silkwood Mount Cotton QLD
QLD

Hi there! My partner and I are currently looking to build in the Silkwood estate stage 11! Do you have any tips or advice for us? We are also looking to build on the top…

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Kels92
Jul 21, 2014 8:03 pm
Kels92
Kaylz
Kaylz
21 July 2014

Monte Carlo, Home Group WA-Corimbia - Moved in!!

Monte Carlo, Home Group WA-Corimbia - Moved in!!
WA
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Oh My gosh, i just stumbled across your thread. I know this is a few months later, but i'm really curious to hear how everything is going now??? I'm also worried, as we…

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Kaylz
Jul 21, 2014 5:19 pm
Tbags
Tbags
20 July 2014

Anyone building with boutique homes at allura?

Anyone building with boutique homes at allura?
VIC

We have bought a piece of land at truganina and considering boutique homes. Would greatly welcome any tips or suggestions.…

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Tbags
Jul 20, 2014 9:12 pm
Tbags
LR1980
LR1980
20 July 2014

Who has a Dark Roof and Dark garage door?

Who has a Dark Roof and Dark garage door?
NSW

Thank you. Looks good. I think the lighter windows help too.

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LR1980
Jul 20, 2014 8:44 pm
Shahin A
Shahin A
20 July 2014

4 townhouses w/ Basement

4 townhouses w/ Basement
NSW

Hi Guys, I have got a site in castle hill which is DA and CC approved for a 4 x 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom townhouses. The townhouses are 3 level (top floor is an attic…

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Shahin A
Jul 20, 2014 5:20 pm
worktime
worktime
20 July 2014

Finally finished with Clarendon, 12 months! pics inside

Finally finished with Clarendon, 12 months! pics inside
1, 2

Just on the above note - for anyone considering Nick Scali furniture (and you have obviously had a better experience than us) DONT!! The quality and…

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worktime
Jul 20, 2014 5:02 pm
worktime

And some more of our tap that my FIL moved and secured today for…

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Heyzy
Jul 20, 2014 2:30 pm
Heyzy
Jowindsor
Jowindsor
20 July 2014

Anyone Building with Alkira/Montgomery/Widsdom/Kurmond/WDC ?

Anyone Building with Alkira/Montgomery/Widsdom/Kurmond/WDC ?
NSW

Hi Everyone, Hope all doing great :) We are getting tenders to build our home in The Ponds and I am just popping in to see if anyone building in Ponds and using any of the…

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Jowindsor
Jul 20, 2014 1:44 pm
BuildingNewHome
BuildingNewHome
20 July 2014

Homestead Homes, Sydney - Reviews please

Homestead Homes, Sydney - Reviews please
NSW

Has anyone built with Homestead Homes, Sydney? http://www.homesteadhomes.com.au If you have built with them, we would love to hear your…

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284
BuildingNewHome
Jul 20, 2014 1:03 pm
BuildingNewHome
joey2014
joey2014
20 July 2014

Lime in concrete

Lime in concrete
WA

My slab was poured on a rainning day, the grano worker placed brickies grey which contains lime in it. It is 50% mix of lime and cement. I known that you should not use…

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joey2014
Jul 20, 2014 11:19 am
SteveD
SteveD
20 July 2014

Asking builders tradies to do extra work.

Asking builders tradies to do extra work.
WA

Thanks everyone. Wow- interesting! Our builder is very firm on not allowing any other tradies on site during the build - which I can…

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SteveD
Jul 20, 2014 9:46 am
BuildingNewHome
BuildingNewHome
19 July 2014

Horizon Homes Reviews - Has anyone built with Horizon Homes?

Horizon Homes Reviews - Has anyone built with Horizon Homes?
NSW

Has anyone built with Horizon Homes? http://www.horizon-homes.com.au If you have built with them, we would love to hear your experience…

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BuildingNewHome
Jul 19, 2014 6:21 pm
BuildingNewHome
BuildingNewHome
BuildingNewHome
19 July 2014

Anyone built with Horizon Homes or Corrion Homes?

Anyone built with Horizon Homes or Corrion Homes?
NSW

Dear bignewadventure We have just started too and also considering Horizon Homes. May I ask if you went with them, if yes how did you go? If not, who you ended up…

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BuildingNewHome
Jul 19, 2014 6:18 pm
BuildingNewHome
nuno
nuno
19 July 2014

Anyone Building Fortitude 37 in VIC?

Anyone Building Fortitude 37 in VIC?
VIC

Yes I am in Melbourne's West. Although it became the Fortitude 41 when the plans were finalized.

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nuno
Jul 19, 2014 2:39 pm
fmac
fmac
19 July 2014

Building with Dale Alcock in Ashby - Roof & Electrics!!

Building with Dale Alcock in Ashby - Roof & Electrics!!
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

How is the build going?! Yeah we are in Pearsall and I drive along Pinjar road everyday for work. Watching the houses go up :)

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fmac
Jul 19, 2014 2:07 pm
myland
myland
19 July 2014

Elara

Elara
NSW

Anyone know how they are making priority no because if 50 people are clicking at Register Now in the 1st second, then how they can make who is the first. They have any…

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myland
Jul 19, 2014 9:40 am
[emmakay]
[emmakay]
19 July 2014

Plantation / Henley build timeframes?

Plantation / Henley build timeframes?
QLD

Awesome, great to hear good feedback! Yeah we have had a lot of delays in the lead up time.. Hopefully all goes smoothly and quickly now

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[emmakay]
Jul 19, 2014 8:37 am
Bel and Joe
Bel and Joe
18 July 2014

Help with our Budget Please!

Help with our Budget Please!
WA

And blinds the cheapest quote we have had is about $7500.

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Bel and Joe
Jul 18, 2014 11:58 pm
newpie
newpie
18 July 2014

contract variation conflict-Please help me understand this

contract variation conflict-Please help me understand this
NSW

Okay, so an update on this topic. The developer has replied and unfortunately I will have to foot the bill here. Below is the reply I got: "As per…

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newpie
Jul 18, 2014 3:34 pm
LaceyM
LaceyM
18 July 2014

signing a build contract before land titles

signing a build contract before land titles
NT

Doing the same thing right now! Have met with our builder (Botanic Homes) numerous times, had a formal quote drawn up and meeting with him tonight to see how we go with it…

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LaceyM
Jul 18, 2014 3:24 pm
LaceyM
charlinic6
charlinic6
18 July 2014

Questions regarding signing new contract

Questions regarding signing new contract
VIC

1. The coverage focuses on alleged failure to perform on the part of, financial loss caused by, and error or omission in the service or product sold by the policyholder…

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charlinic6
Jul 18, 2014 10:55 am
charlinic6
Clinno
Clinno
17 July 2014

Celebration Homes: The Court in Aspiri

Celebration Homes: The Court in Aspiri
WA
1, 2

Looks like our titles came out today, settlement due early August. Looking forward to paying rent and a mortgage at the same time. Our prestart is now all complete. Bianca…

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Clinno
Jul 17, 2014 11:51 pm
Clinno

We've got dark kickboards (Laminex Fossil). Our colour consultant suggested them on the basis that they'd "disappear" and not draw your eye, making it look a bit like…

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Slightly Random
Jul 17, 2014 11:16 pm
Slightly Random
dsbuild
dsbuild
17 July 2014

Elmswood Estate in Keysborough

Elmswood Estate in Keysborough
VIC

Hey KV are you looking for an inspector? I am happy to PM you my guys details if you are interested.

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dsbuild
Jul 17, 2014 9:56 pm
deluxes
deluxes
17 July 2014

Boundary Identification help - no pegs but fences are up

Boundary Identification help - no pegs but fences are up
SA

Just in case you weren't aware; survey pegs are in the ground, the top of them is usually in line with the soil level at the time they are put in.…

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deluxes
Jul 17, 2014 4:17 pm
deluxes
tristyn1989
tristyn1989
17 July 2014

Decision time

Decision time
WA

Hi Sal+Sean I would not recommend Aussie Living. We are building with them and have had nothing but issues. I don't want to be a downer and I know others would have had a…

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tristyn1989
Jul 17, 2014 3:37 pm
wfry
wfry
17 July 2014

WA - New Generation Homes [Build Finished] pics soon!

WA - New Generation Homes [Build Finished] pics soon!
WA
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Hi jaymak, hopefully you still check the forum! Just wondering if you ever applied the Dymark epoxy for your garage floor? Cheers.

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wfry
Jul 17, 2014 1:23 pm
wfry
vegas2014
vegas2014
17 July 2014

Building with Ichijo at the Hermitage

Building with Ichijo at the Hermitage
NSW

Building dream home; we are on Lot 5020. shiritha; The process with Ichijo was painful at the beginning but once it got to the building part it was a breeze and the quality…

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vegas2014
Jul 17, 2014 12:37 pm
Heyzy
Heyzy
17 July 2014

Cachet Homes

Cachet Homes
WA

Anyone?

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Heyzy
Jul 17, 2014 9:32 am
Heyzy
DoubleDutch
DoubleDutch
17 July 2014

Can eaves be built outside building envelope?

Can eaves be built outside building envelope?
VIC

It does vary between estates within councils. All our covered roof elements, such as eaves, gutters etc need to be within the building envelope, we also have to stay 1m…

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DoubleDutch
Jul 17, 2014 8:59 am
mishl_123
mishl_123
16 July 2014

Building with Hickinbotham in Smithfield Plains

Building with Hickinbotham in Smithfield Plains
SA

Hi how are you going with your build? I'm sure you would be well on your way now :)

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mishl_123
Jul 16, 2014 10:31 pm
mishl_123
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Burnsfirsttime
Jul 16, 2014 9:16 pm
Burnsfirsttime
Matt1
Matt1
16 July 2014

Show me your grey walls!

Show me your grey walls!
WA

We're having Taubmans Shaded Grey on our walls. Haven't started yet so no pics.

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Matt1
Jul 16, 2014 8:36 pm
Matt1
joey1434
joey1434
16 July 2014

FACADE COLOUR HELP

FACADE COLOUR HELP
NSW

Those colours are lovely. Great choice!

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joey1434
Jul 16, 2014 8:33 pm
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Nmcl16
Jul 16, 2014 6:31 pm
evec
evec
16 July 2014

Help!! Who is blowing their budget out of the water.

Help!! Who is blowing their budget out of the water.
WA

Houses are like buying most other big things. They get you in with an attractive price and then 'Up Sell' with extras. It's the same with…

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evec
Jul 16, 2014 4:40 pm
evec


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