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sabrelli
sabrelli
24 February

PGH Espresso Bricks Mortar Colour?

PGH Espresso Bricks Mortar Colour?
NSW

Thanks fascia : Monolith Windows : Monument. Roof : Monier Barramundi

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sabrelli
Feb 24, 2018 11:12 am
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Nawsome
Feb 24, 2018 11:07 am
Nawsome
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ehhc
Feb 24, 2018 8:09 am
ehhc
JayCee24
JayCee24
23 February

Site works cost!

Site works cost!
WA

Our siteworks cost is $61K. 350sqm block a bit slope with 1.5M fall from rear to front so retaining walls are required. BAL 19, soil type A, D10 engineering details. I…

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JayCee24
Feb 23, 2018 10:49 pm
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elleimac
Feb 23, 2018 4:34 pm
elleimac
apu1987
apu1987
23 February

Handover Inspection Brisbane

Handover Inspection Brisbane
QLD

Hi, i was interested to know, what was the result?

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apu1987
Feb 23, 2018 3:32 pm
smithfamily
smithfamily
23 February

Simonds PCI/Settlement Experiences

Simonds PCI/Settlement Experiences

We're approaching our PCI day in the next couple of weeks and was wondering, for anyone out there that has built with Simonds, what sort of time frames you experienced…

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smithfamily
Feb 23, 2018 1:10 pm
sonia329
sonia329
23 February

lily home customer

lily home customer
NSW

is there anyone buiding with lily home? wanted to know your experience.

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sonia329
Feb 23, 2018 12:51 am
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arcadelt
Feb 22, 2018 1:45 pm
wongbruce
wongbruce
21 February

Neighbour build their garage right up the fence line

Neighbour build their garage right up the fence line
NSW

This is not an issue and very common in many estates in NSW. It’s called Zero Lot. We see these in contracts all the time for Stockland Elara in Marsden Park and…

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wongbruce
Feb 21, 2018 9:37 pm
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Kristers
Feb 21, 2018 8:11 pm
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neg
Feb 21, 2018 2:52 pm
g33kerb0t
g33kerb0t
21 February

Rosenthal Estate - Sunbury

Rosenthal Estate - Sunbury
VIC

We're expecting to title in April/May this year. Building the Votivo43 - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=88553

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g33kerb0t
Feb 21, 2018 1:33 pm
g33kerb0t
algernon
algernon
21 February

Floorplan Feedback

Floorplan Feedback
WA

Some thoughts from me: Good use of the battleaxe block by siting the house where you have (we've done the same with our build on a…

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algernon
Feb 21, 2018 11:15 am
Tips
Tips
21 February

Nostra Homes

Nostra Homes
VIC
1, 2

Anyone?

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Tips
Feb 21, 2018 5:42 am
SavannahFiori
SavannahFiori
21 February

Anybody out there built with Future Urban Residential?

Anybody out there built with Future Urban Residential?
QLD

I see their website is down (account suspended) and Facebook page has been taken down.

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SavannahFiori
Feb 21, 2018 12:09 am
SilentBoB
SilentBoB
21 February

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard
WA
1 ... 22, 23, 24

The only thing we wished we did was extend the alfresco paving out a metre and along our bedroom sliding door. Now the plan is to just put some stones and feature tiles…

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SilentBoB
Feb 20, 2018 11:37 pm
SilentBoB
galleriamad
galleriamad
20 February

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule
VIC

I would not risk signing for 50 per cent at frame stage as leaves you very vulnerable if they fold. The percentage should reflect the work done and leave u enough money to…

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galleriamad
Feb 20, 2018 7:21 pm
SinCity
SinCity
20 February

Project builder - kitchen build & installation

Project builder - kitchen build & installation

We built with MetriCON years ago, no way they would then, doubt its changed and doubt any project builder would allow it. Kitchens, bathrooms, laundry’s, they are the…

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SinCity
Feb 20, 2018 2:47 pm
CW_L
CW_L
20 February

Fowler Homes Republica or Portofino

Fowler Homes Republica or Portofino
NSW

Hi Samantha! portofino38 can definitely be more useful if you have questions. I'm building the Catalina, with the deluxe package, so you'll have a variety of…

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CW_L
Feb 20, 2018 1:26 pm
CW_L
Kathjax
Kathjax
20 February

House designs for acreage

House designs for acreage
VIC

its been over a year since my last update - and we're still waiting.... didn't think I was this patient but I've surprised myself itching for blocks to be finished a…

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Kathjax
Feb 20, 2018 1:01 pm
Vimes
Vimes
20 February

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
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Thanks Michelle!

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Vimes
Feb 20, 2018 8:46 am
MandM+4
MandM+4
19 February

Help! Do you know these external colours?

Help! Do you know these external colours?
VIC

I would take a guess at chocolatto, dune render, shale grey cladding, monument everything else

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MandM+4
Feb 19, 2018 3:43 pm
symone
symone
19 February

(2) A major domestic building contract is of no effect unles

(2) A major domestic building contract is of no effect unles

Think you should maybe talk to a lawyer. Sounds a bit troubling. Hope it all works out

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symone
Feb 19, 2018 1:08 pm
symone
Amarshdoll
Amarshdoll
19 February

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?
NSW

I recently got in touch with ANSA homes and spoke to Elya. What a nice guy but reading the online reviews I am a little concerned about build times (8 to 10 months…

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Amarshdoll
Feb 19, 2018 11:21 am
icat2000
icat2000
19 February

60%refund of deposit after HIA contract signed

60%refund of deposit after HIA contract signed
VIC
1, 2

You can use the finance clause to terminate the contract. I did this on my first build contract. There was also a little bit extra we had to pay above the 2K deposit…

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icat2000
Feb 19, 2018 9:05 am
icat2000
penting
penting
18 February

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne

Eliston Estate - Clyde, Melbourne
VIC
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Hi! I am also on circuit release. I am on lot 1920. How about you guys?

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penting
Feb 18, 2018 9:22 pm
everistically
everistically
18 February

Lot ended lesser than what we have bought

Lot ended lesser than what we have bought
NSW

Hi Guys, Apology to someone who sees me posting many questions. Apparently the valuable feedback I'm getting from members are way valuable that what you can get from a…

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everistically
Feb 18, 2018 9:00 pm

Painting still in progress, some doors on, shower screens in and aircon in.....still a fair bit to be done and no PCI date yet …

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dillongl
Feb 18, 2018 8:09 pm
dillongl
sheree bee
sheree bee
18 February

LONG ISLAND HOMES - POINT COOK

LONG ISLAND HOMES - POINT COOK
VIC

WARNING. DO NOT GO NEAR THIS BUILDER. 9 months ago,…

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sheree bee
Feb 18, 2018 5:08 pm
Blondie9
Blondie9
18 February

Hudson Homes feedback

Hudson Homes feedback
NSW

Hi just looking for some feedback for those who have built with Hudson homes? I am finding it hard to find feedback online and in this fourm. We are looking at building in…

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Blondie9
Feb 18, 2018 4:21 pm
Charly6s
Charly6s
18 February

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs
VIC
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Hi Peeps I have a lot of pricing on my blog, check it out Budgeting help https://forsyth35blog.wordpress.com/201 ... he-budget/ Electrial costs

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Charly6s
Feb 18, 2018 11:41 am
Charly6s

Lower left is Basalt. Arch is domino

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MrsJM
Feb 18, 2018 10:38 am
MrsJM
Natalie11
Natalie11
17 February

Eden brae - interior selections

Eden brae - interior selections
NSW

Great thankyou Suzza98! I'll check out your blog 😊

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Natalie11
Feb 17, 2018 9:41 pm

Wow such a long time since my last post. We have been in our house since the end of October. We absolutely love it and the area. Packing and unpacking hasn't been much…

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GCGirl
Feb 17, 2018 8:10 pm
GCGirl
30SQHOME
30SQHOME
17 February

Yarrabank Homes

Yarrabank Homes
VIC

Thanks ReaBurns, May I know what model you are building and give me some more info like the inclusions pls.? Base price of your house and inclusions pricing if you can?

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30SQHOME
Feb 17, 2018 7:17 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
17 February

Daydream 32 - Styling Ideas

Daydream 32 - Styling Ideas
QLD

A lot of white-on-white and neutrals going on there. Not a bad canvass, but needs some colour. I see you have a young kid (highchair), but a rug under the dining table and…

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arcadelt
Feb 17, 2018 10:13 am
daisy1989
daisy1989
17 February

Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?
QLD
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No we couldn’t afford those blocks lol. It’s in the lakeside release but just one of those small 375m2 ones. I compare the sales of the previous releases and was…

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daisy1989
Feb 17, 2018 8:24 am
daisy1989
Mel_van
Mel_van
16 February

Urban Edge Homes

Urban Edge Homes

Hi there, have you started your build with them yet?

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Mel_van
Feb 16, 2018 10:12 pm

Hello just after some advise. Having just completed owe Liberty 45 on the northern beaches of Sydney we have an issue. The air conditioner condensate from the unit in the…

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Paga
Feb 16, 2018 11:50 am
GreeneAH
GreeneAH
16 February

Modified Bahama 50

Modified Bahama 50
QLD
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Yes i can assist

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GreeneAH
Feb 16, 2018 8:38 am
GreeneAH
Littlegem
Littlegem
16 February

Timber windows McDonald Jones Homes

Timber windows McDonald Jones Homes

We are just waiting on initial quote to come back for Esperance

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Littlegem
Feb 16, 2018 6:05 am

Ok so been in about two months. All seems to be going along slowly to plan. Still quite happy with the finish. Being in a bit have noticed a few blemishes in the painting…

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hillbuilder
Feb 15, 2018 12:02 pm
blackcat20
blackcat20
15 February

Building the Spotswood 284 by Burbank

Building the Spotswood 284 by Burbank
VIC

How disappointing after all that time. Hopefully you can find a builder to work with.

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blackcat20
Feb 15, 2018 10:29 am
blackcat20
EdenBraeFairview
EdenBraeFairview
15 February

Eden Brae Fairview Facade

Eden Brae Fairview Facade
NSW

Hi There! We're building the Eden Brae, Bristol 28 with Fairview facade. Coming up to exterior selections and would love to see this facade with other colours. We are…

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EdenBraeFairview
Feb 15, 2018 9:21 am
EdenBraeFairview
Mishkab33
Mishkab33
15 February

House & Land Package Inclusions

House & Land Package Inclusions
NSW

Hi, Just wondering of those who have purchased a house and land package in NSW, what was included? I am quite confused between all the builders and their offerings.…

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Mishkab33
Feb 15, 2018 9:14 am
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
14 February

Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PCI Complete

Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PCI Complete
SA
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Handover was today - very exciting. Not any photos in all the rushing due to an annoying mix up. Three little things to be fixed up but all in writing before handover…

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JM1911A1
Feb 14, 2018 9:35 pm
JM1911A1


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