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Voss132
Voss132
24 June

Nostra Homes

Nostra Homes
VIC
1, 2

Yep, I feel your pain! In the end I think I'll just go owner-builder, I have plenty of reliable contacts who can coach me through the process and I'll be saving a tone…

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Voss132
Jun 24, 2017 1:15 pm

Renting and mortgage??

Renting and mortgage??

We rented for 12 months then moved in with family, then moved in with friends. Rent was a huge financial strain and living with friends and family was a strain on our…

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532
DreamHome2point0
Jun 24, 2017 9:56 am
DreamHome2point0
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
24 June

Building with oracle Qld

Building with oracle Qld
QLD
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Just found your thread and wow! I love your house! We have chosen eclipse bricks with a white feature brick at the front and was worried all that black would be an…

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Tamara1975
Jun 24, 2017 8:12 am

Facade Visualizers and Product Info.

Facade Visualizers and Product Info.
QLD

Definitely everything you have already suggested. We would have liked to see internal visualisers for the bathroom and kitchen. We found it difficult to choose a whole…

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jessicagauci
Jun 24, 2017 7:47 am
Parabatzis
Parabatzis
23 June

When should a "start date" officially take place?

When should a "start date" officially take place?

From what you've said you have started lol. The stages you are in now are all weather dependent and you also have to remember it's about availability aswell with…

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Parabatzis
Jun 23, 2017 8:27 pm
emdee
emdee
23 June

Recessed sliding door is flushed to internal floor slab

Recessed sliding door is flushed to internal floor slab
NSW

Once the tiles are in, it'll be 4cm higher than the door track so we can't go with the ramp :(. Thanks for the suggestion! I rang an independent building inspector today…

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emdee
Jun 23, 2017 4:45 pm
dulie
dulie
22 June

My Metricon Phoenix in Melbourne

My Metricon Phoenix in Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 28, 29, 30

Last day, I was browsing through different mobile apps available. I was surprised to find that dominating our lives and comes with a variety of options to choose from. Be…

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dulie
Jun 22, 2017 10:19 pm
dulie

Our New Home in Gippsland - almost complete

Our New Home in Gippsland - almost complete
VIC
1 ... 18, 19, 20

How is it all going! what did the builder do about the garage door? The house looks great and what a nice view to wake up too :)

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Princesssarrah06
Jun 22, 2017 9:58 pm
Adelaide88
Adelaide88
22 June

Distinctive Homes Adelaide

Distinctive Homes Adelaide
SA

Anyone built with distincitve homes in adelaide? After some reviews as there isnt much online : )

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Adelaide88
Jun 22, 2017 9:20 pm

Our Block Of Land Is Being Destroyed, what to do?

Our Block Of Land Is Being Destroyed, what to do?

UPDATE: We found someone to remove all the rubbish for a hefty price, but we never received an invoice and it's been two months. Yay for us :) Guess he was paying it…

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996
2017istheyear
Jun 22, 2017 7:26 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
22 June

My Arden Home Bespoke - 46 - Melbourne

My Arden Home Bespoke - 46 - Melbourne
VIC

Yes was the thinking the same thing? How's it going?

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Ezza78
Jun 22, 2017 6:02 pm

Building Mainvue Emporio ER430 Ultima

Building Mainvue Emporio ER430 Ultima
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

We are building same as yours even similar facade in SE Melbourne

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bhutani.sumit
Jun 22, 2017 5:00 pm
hazza80
hazza80
22 June

GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD
QLD
1 ... 17, 18, 19

It's a sand filter.... our wash out is to the rear of the property. Not sure why it wasn't connected to storm water but it wasn't. We have bush reserve so it's not a big…

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hazza80
Jun 22, 2017 1:04 pm
hazza80
007
007
22 June

Building with Hudson Homes

Building with Hudson Homes
NSW
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Thanks for the replies, we are still waiting on the tender to come back hopefully next week.

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007
Jun 22, 2017 12:52 pm
StephLee
StephLee
22 June

Rates & Insurance while building

Rates & Insurance while building
VIC

I'm sure rates are full normal rates because you own the land and your builder should have full insurance during the construction but check with them!

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StephLee
Jun 22, 2017 11:17 am
StephLee
Spronkly
Spronkly
22 June

Build a new home from Mcdonald Jones Homes

Build a new home from Mcdonald Jones Homes
NSW

There is a more extensive thread for McDonald Jones build. It's great for getting information from other customers who are deciding to build, currently building or have…

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Spronkly
Jun 22, 2017 9:22 am

We have waited for this day to arrive for so long. We are building at Karalee. Very excited to start seeing progress. Can't wait now for some frames…

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kandgat
Jun 21, 2017 10:41 pm
Kopite74
Kopite74
21 June

Exterior Colour selection (greys)

Exterior Colour selection (greys)
NSW

http://www.colourtouch.com.au/ This site is helpful, may not be perfect but is good to give you an idea of final look.

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Kopite74
Jun 21, 2017 8:59 pm
BrisJay
BrisJay
21 June

Draftsman & builder tender vs Project builders

Draftsman & builder tender vs Project builders

Both are for investment. The project builders all seem determined to make their money one way or another. Like I said, the changes at my last consult was to extend the…

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BrisJay
Jun 21, 2017 4:54 pm
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MR.india
Jun 21, 2017 11:16 am
hiren.raj
hiren.raj
21 June

Who's Bought Land - Akora Box Hill

Who's Bought Land - Akora Box Hill
NSW

Hi Everyone, I've bough lot 80 in Akora last month and requested to join fbgroup. I am building with MDJ homes Hamilton 5 with extended design. Would love to know if…

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hiren.raj
Jun 21, 2017 10:43 am
Ezza78
Ezza78
21 June

KNock Down Rebuild

KNock Down Rebuild

All depends on what they allocate to begin with and how transparent they are. Our first builder misled us and we had P soil type so costs went up $27k! They won't even…

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Ezza78
Jun 21, 2017 7:54 am
Cdawn
Cdawn
20 June

Timbertop Estate in Officer

Timbertop Estate in Officer
VIC
1, 2

I was raised in a 10sq and some of my greatest memory are from there. Your home is your home and buy what you can afford. 16sq is plenty big if you are on your own. True…

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Cdawn
Jun 20, 2017 9:52 pm
Oninon
Oninon
20 June

Metricon benchtop cats

Metricon benchtop cats
VIC

Well here are the prices M2 Cat1-$520 2-570 3-640 4-680 5-830 6-1690 I could not believe the price difference between Cat 5 and Cat 6 jumping by more than double.

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Oninon
Jun 20, 2017 9:25 pm
Lyndal2004
Lyndal2004
20 June

The Dakota Simonds

The Dakota Simonds

Anyone building the Dakota design by Simonds? We love the design and would love to see some pics or follow stories of those building it

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Lyndal2004
Jun 20, 2017 7:01 pm
Coastal
Coastal
20 June

HIA contract and development application

HIA contract and development application
NSW

We are yet to sign and have booked to see our Solicitor just to be sure. Our land is yet to be registered and is in a later stage of the development where the first…

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177
Coastal
Jun 20, 2017 6:40 pm
KeepCalm
KeepCalm
20 June

Carli on Carbeen

Carli on Carbeen
WA

Knew I was a crap blogger - here I am about to receive my keys. It has been a fairly smooth process so I haven't been scared away of attempting it again in the…

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KeepCalm
Jun 20, 2017 5:39 pm
KeepCalm
hgan16
hgan16
20 June

Omaxe homes - Melbourne

Omaxe homes - Melbourne
VIC

Hello everyone, I would like to know the experiences of people who are building/have built with Omaxe homes in Melbourne.

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hgan16
Jun 20, 2017 3:42 pm

Hamlyn Terrace with Masterton Homes

Hamlyn Terrace with Masterton Homes
NSW

This feels like so long ago! Let's hope the rain holds off now so they can start :)

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Rochelle-1212
Jun 20, 2017 3:03 pm
jmart90
jmart90
20 June

Coral homes - Marcoola - Pimpama

Coral homes - Marcoola - Pimpama
QLD
1 ... 23, 24, 25

How are you settling in Skye? Would love to see photos of your driveway after being sealed - ours has just been poured and we're wanting to seal it as well :D

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jmart90
Jun 20, 2017 12:33 pm
jmart90

Hi guys! We've resurrected! Haha. I thought I'd jump on with a little update: Last year we decided that we were ready for a little bit of a life change, so we sold our…

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kaykens
Jun 20, 2017 11:03 am
kaykens

Hi! We chose 'Palladium Perle' and absolutely love it it's such a beautiful shimmery silver colour. In some lights it throws a blueish silvery tinge but usually…

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goldcoasthome
Jun 19, 2017 8:17 pm
goldcoasthome

Bricks are Boral Mocha with natural rolled mortar Roof is Boral Striata in Twilight Gutters and fascia are basalt

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aloenyx
Jun 19, 2017 8:02 pm
aloenyx

Is this building work acceptable? (Brickwork, foundation

Is this building work acceptable? (Brickwork, foundation

It looks like the slab was too short and could not support walls and they had to insert steel as a remedial measure. Yes I would be worried about the lack of workmanship…

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building-expert
Jun 19, 2017 12:28 pm
building-expert
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Needamoneytree
Jun 18, 2017 1:00 pm
Needamoneytree
MrsJM
MrsJM
18 June

2pac vs vinyl wrap

2pac vs vinyl wrap
NSW

Thanks mrs doe C U S T O M. C O R A L. B R O N T E. 43 http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=79581

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MrsJM
Jun 18, 2017 12:05 pm
MrsJM

Oaklands Schofields

Oaklands Schofields
NSW
1 ... 40, 41, 42

Hi Vithal, Can you please add my numbers to the oaklands WhatsApp group please? I have pm'd you the numbers couple of weeks ago, let me know if you did not receive them,…

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dreamhome_001
Jun 18, 2017 11:18 am
dreamhome_001
icat2000
icat2000
18 June

Hotondo Homes Modified Tarwin 297

Hotondo Homes Modified Tarwin 297
VIC

Nice plan. I'm sure the time will fly by quickly.

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icat2000
Jun 18, 2017 7:19 am
icat2000
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
18 June

Un-buildable block - Advice needed.

Un-buildable block - Advice needed.
WA

Hi Pete, that sounds like a terrible situation! And really sorry I have no idea how I would approach this, but seems like a solicitor is probably the way to go.…

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ruraldoc
Jun 18, 2017 1:49 am
ruraldoc
oneJohn
oneJohn
17 June

Deciding on a Builder in Adelaide

Deciding on a Builder in Adelaide
SA

We built with Oakford a couple of years ago, and i've been happy with how it went. We narrowed it down to a short list based on display homes and analysing the type of…

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350
oneJohn
Jun 17, 2017 9:03 pm
oneJohn
Joey15
Joey15
17 June

Building Clovelly 248 with Fairhaven homes in Katandra Rise

Building Clovelly 248 with Fairhaven homes in Katandra Rise
VIC
1, 2

Hi we have just chosen to build the Clovelly 248 😊 We haven't had our colours appointment yet, any tips? I'm really worried the big floor tiles I'll want will be way…

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Joey15
Jun 17, 2017 4:32 pm

Went out to the block today. I wasn't expecting to see much to be honest as it's been raining all week. But to my surprise they had done the drainage and were doing the…

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kandgat
Jun 17, 2017 2:26 pm

Going to another Project Home Builder

Going to another Project Home Builder
NSW

We ended up ditching Coral and got charged $840 for drafting and admin fees. Took about 6 weeks to get the rest of our deposit back. We are now going with Hallmark.…

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Bridgetwitch
Jun 17, 2017 10:42 am
Bridgetwitch
Tribe7
Tribe7
16 June

Trinity lux plantation homes qld

Trinity lux plantation homes qld
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

We did look at land down at your estate before we brought at Maudsland it's so pretty and close to everything. We are nuts doing it all again so soon . Will be…

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Tribe7
Jun 16, 2017 11:12 pm
Tribe7
aloenyx
aloenyx
16 June

Eames 15 - Metricon. Building our first home.

Eames 15 - Metricon. Building our first home.
QLD

Thanks for sharing :D Nice to see a smaller build on here. Looks good. Did you upgrade much from the standard? Eames was one of the designs I looked at when I was looking…

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aloenyx
Jun 16, 2017 9:23 pm
aloenyx


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