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Kirst53
Kirst53
1 October 2013

Dream home in Bedfordale! Dale Alcock Homes. - Ext. colours!

Dream home in Bedfordale! Dale Alcock Homes. - Ext. colours!
WA
1, 2

Thanks, Fancy Pants. God luck with your issues. I'll be keeping an eye on your thread to see how it all turns out.

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Kirst53
Oct 01, 2013 4:35 pm
Angeltherapy
Angeltherapy
1 October 2013

Bushfire Prone Areas changed (VIC)

Bushfire Prone Areas changed (VIC)
VIC

Still haven't heard back from my Land Sales lady or my House Sales guy, or from customer.service@dse.vic.gov.au for that matter. However,…

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Angeltherapy
Oct 01, 2013 4:01 pm
Angeltherapy
kazgee88
kazgee88
1 October 2013

URGENT Electrician & Painter recommendations required

URGENT Electrician & Painter recommendations required
WA

Hi all, We've just been informed that we can get our own electrician & painters in before Handover. Can anyone recommend any in the Perth NOR area? Prefer cash jobs but…

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kazgee88
Oct 01, 2013 3:01 pm
Megs25
Megs25
1 October 2013

First home with Statesman Homes in Andrews Farm SA

First home with Statesman Homes in Andrews Farm SA
SA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

hi all sorry I've been mmia for a while. well finally the bank issues have been sorted and we were released to construction last Friday!! now we're just waiting for it…

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Megs25
Oct 01, 2013 2:26 pm
firsthome2
firsthome2
1 October 2013

KBR in Sydney's Inner West

KBR in Sydney's Inner West
NSW

Building is a roller coaster, it is matter of managing your expectation and working with the builder, who ever you go with. Have a look at below topic. Good luck.

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firsthome2
Oct 01, 2013 12:55 pm
1rocky
1rocky
1 October 2013

•Bridgman Ridge• our Procorp build

•Bridgman Ridge• our Procorp build
NSW

that is fantastic to be able to celebrate christmas in your new home

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1rocky
Oct 01, 2013 8:05 am
ColleenW
ColleenW
30 September 2013

Company called Sloping Block Solutions

Company called Sloping Block Solutions
VIC

Hi Annie9072 I've just been floating around looking things up and found mention of "Sloping Block Solutions" and this forum. I wish I'd found it a year or two ago!…

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ColleenW
Sep 30, 2013 7:08 pm
meowsy
meowsy
30 September 2013

Starting again - building a Burbank townhouse

Starting again - building a Burbank townhouse
VIC

Oh, well so sounds like a silver lining. Must be to do with the subdivision or something. Well, look forward to seeing the new build with PD! 2

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meowsy
Sep 30, 2013 2:29 pm
meowsy
April30
April30
30 September 2013

Bricks delieverd with ALOT of chips around edges

Bricks delieverd with ALOT of chips around edges
NSW

Made the call today to our SS & he said his already ordered new bricks as they wont use the chipped ones :) What a relief...

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April30
Sep 30, 2013 2:08 pm
grom40
grom40
30 September 2013

Lot pegout/survey - anyone know a good surveyor in NW Syd?

Lot pegout/survey - anyone know a good surveyor in NW Syd?
NSW

Hi the mont, Just make sure you actually do need a re-survey as some builders simply say they can't find the (already existing) survey pegs simply because they are just…

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grom40
Sep 30, 2013 10:55 am
grom40
building-expert
building-expert
30 September 2013

Pre - Handover Inspection (PCI) in Melbourne

Pre - Handover Inspection (PCI) in Melbourne
VIC

Many of my clients are ignored or bluffed by the builder. Your home is the biggest investment of your life and you should invest in professional inspection and advice.…

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building-expert
Sep 30, 2013 6:49 am
building-expert
EmyN
EmyN
29 September 2013

Who has a dark roof and light render??

Who has a dark roof and light render??
QLD

Yes I've actually researched that topic and am satisfied that there is only very minor difference between light colorbond and dark colorbond. Apparently it has more to do…

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EmyN
Sep 29, 2013 2:44 pm
EmyN
trambay
trambay
29 September 2013

Building the Turin with Simonds at Ambrosia Estate

Building the Turin with Simonds at Ambrosia Estate
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

That's cool, the floor certainly look more than laminate floor! I hope my builder will have some beautiful laminate floors to allow me to choose. I will build with burbank…

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trambay
Sep 29, 2013 1:10 pm
Marisi
Marisi
29 September 2013

More waiting in Oakford...

More waiting in Oakford...
WA

Hey Kittyranch you must tell me when you finally get slabbed. Had a meeting with the managers, CLO, site supervisor on site on Thursday. Am finally feeling confident with…

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Marisi
Sep 29, 2013 9:10 am
Marisi
NandZ
NandZ
29 September 2013

Anyone build with Greater Concepts??

Anyone build with Greater Concepts??

I have. It's probably too late for you now but in case anyone else wishes to deal with Jeff from Greater Concepts. He had been fantastic. He sub-contracts to a building…

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NandZ
Sep 29, 2013 3:26 am
sal032
sal032
28 September 2013

Warralily Coast Dennis Family Homes

Warralily Coast Dennis Family Homes
QLD

Hi Mark, I wouldn't bother paying the 5k to lock in the current promotion unless you have already selected a design, sometimes their promotions are only on particular…

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sal032
Sep 28, 2013 10:17 am
sal032
Annaloren
Annaloren
28 September 2013

Building in stage 5 of Edmondson Park (Village Square)

Building in stage 5 of Edmondson Park (Village Square)
NSW

Hi campion 84' We are in the process of signing the and contract and are building with first style homes.. We were told the land should get registered by march 2014.…

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Annaloren
Sep 28, 2013 10:14 am
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1rocky
Sep 28, 2013 5:11 am
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donna61
Sep 28, 2013 12:01 am
maximus
maximus
27 September 2013

Big volume builder or small companies?

Big volume builder or small companies?
VIC

I went with a small company. So far so good. You get personal attention and they know that your experience with them can make or break them at…

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maximus
Sep 27, 2013 9:28 pm
maximus
PAB_34
PAB_34
27 September 2013

New House Upgrades ??

New House Upgrades ??
VIC

Upgrades would be.... 1) high ceilings (c/w higher doors, cupboards, etc.) 2) Air conditioning 3) plenty of storage 4) a garage that you can park two cars side by side and…

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PAB_34
Sep 27, 2013 9:20 pm
PAB_34
espy_
espy_
27 September 2013

INEXPERIENCED first home builder

INEXPERIENCED first home builder
SA

- read the summary post (not…

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espy_
Sep 27, 2013 7:18 pm
Badazz5
Badazz5
27 September 2013

Building in Byford! (Ultimate Homes) how long will it take?

Building in Byford! (Ultimate Homes) how long will it take?
WA

Hi, we are Building with Ultimate Homes in Byford and would like some estimates on construction time frames. We are at the brickwork stage and it seems to be taking…

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176
Badazz5
Sep 27, 2013 3:56 pm
Genghis77
Genghis77
27 September 2013

Boutique Homes - Melbourne

Boutique Homes - Melbourne
VIC

Hi MrsG, We've signed up with Boutique and so far have found them to be pretty good. The only major issue we had was towards the end of June when I got a phone call from…

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Genghis77
Sep 27, 2013 12:35 pm
building-expert
building-expert
27 September 2013

Concreting destroying my new house

Concreting destroying my new house
VIC

Hi tkormich You definitely have some serious issues with foundation heave. You will need expert advice. You can PM or visit my web site and call.

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building-expert
Sep 27, 2013 6:42 am
building-expert
NOR-TTJ
NOR-TTJ
27 September 2013

HELP perth-relocating the sewer

HELP perth-relocating the sewer
WA

thanks guys. we heard early today from the builder, they said because we had agreed with limestone access on the contract, and they will do that, it should stablise the…

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NOR-TTJ
Sep 27, 2013 12:38 am
NOR-TTJ
NOR-TTJ
26 September 2013

Still waiting for variations 8 weeks after pre start!!

Still waiting for variations 8 weeks after pre start!!
WA

we are also building with 101. bit of wait in between steps.

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NOR-TTJ
Sep 26, 2013 5:13 pm
Ca6leguy
Ca6leguy
26 September 2013

Glass splashback colour

Glass splashback colour
VIC

Go for a lighter color. Logger color makes the place look more open.

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Ca6leguy
Sep 26, 2013 5:09 pm
Pippa1987
Pippa1987
26 September 2013

Boutique Homes - Grand Lakes Estate

Boutique Homes - Grand Lakes Estate
VIC

Hey Mrs G, our land settled yesterday which was a big relief. We are still standing still with Boutique as we have also changed our minds a million times on what we…

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Pippa1987
Sep 26, 2013 10:56 am
Pippa1987
jericho1227
jericho1227
26 September 2013

Recommendation for an electrician - Perth, WA

Recommendation for an electrician - Perth, WA
WA

Hi, We are still months away from completion of our build but would like to source out electrician so we know how much to set aside in the budget. Can anyone please…

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jericho1227
Sep 26, 2013 2:20 am
Rykemo
Rykemo
25 September 2013

Review Aussie Living Homes

Review Aussie Living Homes
WA

Hi, we are building an amended version of the optima in ellenbrook, how's your build going??!

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Rykemo
Sep 25, 2013 11:03 pm
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snuck
Sep 25, 2013 10:12 pm
snuck
JazzyJess
JazzyJess
25 September 2013

Physical termite protection, worth extra cost?

Physical termite protection, worth extra cost?
VIC

Perhaps your too young to remember but chemicals get banned regularly in favour of new safer chemicals including two termite treatments I remember…

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JazzyJess
Sep 25, 2013 8:22 pm
Kristi
Kristi
25 September 2013

Handover Friday 25th June, counting down until we move in!

Handover Friday 25th June, counting down until we move in!
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi everyone!! I'm back on here 3 years after handover, searching for answers and tips and inspiration and came across my old blog. Can't believe it's only been 3 years…

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Kristi
Sep 25, 2013 7:33 pm
Kristi
cantwait03
cantwait03
25 September 2013

Exterior colour ideas for brick lowset

Exterior colour ideas for brick lowset
QLD

Hi, I'm not sure if there is a section that I can look up photos of exterior photos? Im about to start building a lowset home in Cornubia, Queensland and have a rough idea…

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cantwait03
Sep 25, 2013 6:31 pm
luke81
luke81
25 September 2013

TR Homes / Modular Homes

TR Homes / Modular Homes

Hi snuck. Yes you are quite right about resale. I too would not be willing to pay as much either. I think going into it you have to definitely have that mindset. Much…

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luke81
Sep 25, 2013 3:42 pm
Nelu
Nelu
25 September 2013

Different Roles - Supervisor, Construction Manager etc

Different Roles - Supervisor, Construction Manager etc
WA

Hi Kittyranch, Loving your plan and especially the aggregate polished concrete. I also want to get aggregate polished concrete. Are you able to say whether it was a…

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Nelu
Sep 25, 2013 2:33 pm
Jen1977
Jen1977
25 September 2013

External Colour Help Please

External Colour Help Please
NSW

I thought I would post in here as I thought I would get more traffic. As you may or may not know, our house has been finished and we have been living in it for 2.5 months…

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Jen1977
Sep 25, 2013 1:27 pm
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Riviera 29
Sep 24, 2013 11:56 pm
ChargerWA
ChargerWA
24 September 2013

Better finish or extra bedroom?

Better finish or extra bedroom?
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Just onto your first point, I built a 3 bedroom home because we are only ever going to have 2 kids and with the trend to smaller families I don't think it will be as…

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ChargerWA
Sep 24, 2013 10:32 pm
ChargerWA
rosaandben
rosaandben
24 September 2013

Is anyone currently building with Simonds Homes?

Is anyone currently building with Simonds Homes?
VIC

We built our first Simonds Homes 7 years ago in Victoria - Derrimut. We had our ups and downs but our experience with Simonds was fantastic. They were there for us even…

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rosaandben
Sep 24, 2013 10:30 pm
rosaandben

Hi guys, Can anyone tell me what strength of Dulux colourbond paperbark this is? I saw this house and took some photos. I knocked on the door and asked for the colour but…

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chrip
Sep 24, 2013 10:20 pm
lombardj
lombardj
24 September 2013

Anybody recently built with Genjusho?

Anybody recently built with Genjusho?
VIC

Hi there. Has anybody recently built with Genjusho? If you have, can you please share your experiences with them so far. Cheers.

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lombardj
Sep 24, 2013 9:26 pm
MellyZCR
MellyZCR
24 September 2013

Building in Fernvale - Pic update!

Building in Fernvale - Pic update!
QLD
1 ... 24, 25, 26

I love this thread it has been so useful for us! We are first home buyers/builders and in the process of…

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MellyZCR
Sep 24, 2013 9:23 pm
MellyZCR
lombardj
lombardj
24 September 2013

Finally Signed

Finally Signed
VIC

Is your house complete yet? How did you find Genjusho?

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lombardj
Sep 24, 2013 9:21 pm
Mel-AU
Mel-AU
24 September 2013

Recommendation: Draftsman

Recommendation: Draftsman
VIC

We have just bought some land and are now looking for a draftsman. Would prefer bayside Melbourne. I've been reading the threads here and many people are saying quotes…

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Mel-AU
Sep 24, 2013 4:19 pm
Lam
Lam
24 September 2013

Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in
VIC
1, 2, 3

We bought in Mitchell's Run estate. Our block is just over 1/4 of an acre. Would be pretty hard pressed to buy something of similar size now in Doreen/Mernda.

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Lam
Sep 24, 2013 2:57 pm
momomo
momomo
24 September 2013

PICS - LOCK UP AND FIXING IN ONE WEEK!!! PICS PICS PICS!!!

PICS - LOCK UP AND FIXING IN ONE WEEK!!! PICS PICS PICS!!!
VIC

Hi there :) How are you going now that you're in and settled? Any chance of some new pics? :D

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momomo
Sep 24, 2013 10:07 am
momomo
melanie85
melanie85
24 September 2013

Building the Wild Orchid by Dechellis

Building the Wild Orchid by Dechellis
SA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi there! I just read through your story! Please update with the progress from March. I want to see the finished product! We are in the very early stages of building the…

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melanie85
Sep 24, 2013 12:36 am
melanie85


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