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Ninka
Ninka
16 September 2014

Statesman-Greenock at Elizabeth Park - moved in

Statesman-Greenock at Elizabeth Park - moved in
SA
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Vladmari, your garden will be full of beautiful trees I'm sure, and make sure you put up lots of photos for us when you plant. The solar system that you have sounds like…

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Ninka
Sep 16, 2014 11:50 pm
Ninka
lamzo
lamzo
16 September 2014

Spring Release

Spring Release
NSW

Hi, Im new in the site. i was able to secure an appointment for this new release at Willowdale, and the bloc in interested in is in the Sydney upper canal site, I'm…

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lamzo
Sep 16, 2014 10:16 pm
akdjnr
akdjnr
16 September 2014

Glades, Byford

Glades, Byford
WA

Hi All I will be completing my first build in the Glades. I am hoping to have the house complete next month. Unfortunetly I will be selling this due to other…

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akdjnr
Sep 16, 2014 4:12 pm
Leonardo_23
Leonardo_23
16 September 2014

Project builder or Custom builder

Project builder or Custom builder
QLD

I agree with Forg. Because there are often extras when you make changes to the standard designs. Also is the price from the floor up... it so often is in my…

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Leonardo_23
Sep 16, 2014 2:38 pm
alexav
alexav
16 September 2014

Alex Avenue Stage 5

Alex Avenue Stage 5
NSW

It is registered land now. Happened today. Congratulations to Stage 5 LAND AND PROPERTY INFORMATION NEW SOUTH WALES - PLAN INQUIRY …

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alexav
Sep 16, 2014 2:27 pm
Beazley77
Beazley77
16 September 2014

LED lighting plans

LED lighting plans
WA

Just wanted to note that I tried Beacon and they were hopeless. Didn’t even end up sending the placement lighting plan and their quote for lights alone was $1000k…

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Beazley77
Sep 16, 2014 12:33 pm
Beazley77
Leonardo_23
Leonardo_23
16 September 2014

Stone Cladding

Stone Cladding
VIC

Hi prids, Don't know if there are many masons left in the country, but the latest stone cladding I've seen consisted of many small tiles fitted together in an intricate…

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Leonardo_23
Sep 16, 2014 1:05 am
Perth_Euro
Perth_Euro
15 September 2014

Summit Superwall - wa

Summit Superwall - wa
WA

Whys that? Is it not…

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Perth_Euro
Sep 15, 2014 10:58 pm
jsoetandi
jsoetandi
15 September 2014

Cost of upgrading 28c to 31c?

Cost of upgrading 28c to 31c?
WA

HI everyone. I am with Residential WA and I am not sure the market price of upgrading 28c to 31c is roughly how much?Moreover, it is generally…

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jsoetandi
Sep 15, 2014 3:41 pm
jsoetandi
mixo
mixo
15 September 2014

Which intercom system?

Which intercom system?
VIC

the security install i know raves about Kocom, but i haven't bought one YET!.I plan on buying 2 one for downstairs and one for upstairs. Mixo

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mixo
Sep 15, 2014 12:30 pm
deeps
deeps
15 September 2014

Carpets in Perth, WA

Carpets in Perth, WA
WA
1, 2

Maybe you should try online, there is a large variety of carpets in most affordable rates and you can even get discount on special days. At least give it a try.

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deeps
Sep 15, 2014 12:29 pm
Liquidator
Liquidator
15 September 2014

Disheartened and angry

Disheartened and angry
VIC

Onley Living by Design is wiped off the face of the earth on 26 June 2014. Notice is given that at a general meeting of the members of the Company held on 25 June 2014,…

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Liquidator
Sep 15, 2014 2:51 am
Liquidator
Liquidator
15 September 2014

Anyone Building with Onley Constructions Vic Ltd???

Anyone Building with Onley Constructions Vic Ltd???
VIC

Onley Living by Design is wiped off the face of the earth on 26 June 2014. Notice is given that at a general meeting of the members of the Company held on 25 June 2014,…

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Liquidator
Sep 15, 2014 2:47 am
Liquidator
Liquidator
15 September 2014

Anyone building with Onley ?

Anyone building with Onley ?
VIC

Onley Living by Design is wiped off the face of the earth on 26 June 2014. Notice is given that at a general meeting of the members of the Company held on 25 June 2014,…

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Liquidator
Sep 15, 2014 2:39 am
Bobbin
Bobbin
14 September 2014

Demolition quotes and siteworks question - Help please!

Demolition quotes and siteworks question - Help please!
SA

Thanks insider. It sounds like that to me too, but I think I will check with big companies to make sure. I really hope we won't have to pay for the fill - that is &4900 I…

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Bobbin
Sep 15, 2014 12:26 am
Bobbin
2-cupcakes-pls
2-cupcakes-pls
14 September 2014

Anyone built with Summit Group? How long slab to handover

Anyone built with Summit Group? How long slab to handover
WA

sorry it will not be ready :( work shuts down over Christmas for about 2 to 3 weeks our is waiting on getting the carpets in and we will not be getting keys until mid…

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2-cupcakes-pls
Sep 14, 2014 10:23 am
2-cupcakes-pls
Leonardo_23
Leonardo_23
14 September 2014

Particle Board Subfloor - Weather Proof?

Particle Board Subfloor - Weather Proof?
NSW

Hi SheridanBenjamin, Cornellengineers is right I principle, but if the builder has not built the floor quite level so that the water pooled for long periods of time than…

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Leonardo_23
Sep 14, 2014 2:26 am
jodge
jodge
13 September 2014

House design for 16MX12M building envelope?

House design for 16MX12M building envelope?
NSW

Hi firsthome2, thanks for your mail, haven't been on here for ages, are you still in the planning stages? The first thing I would do it to include a long, thin,…

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jodge
Sep 13, 2014 10:24 pm
jodge
sydneyalkirabuild
sydneyalkirabuild
13 September 2014

Anyone build with Alkira Homes, Sydney?

Anyone build with Alkira Homes, Sydney?
NSW

Hi. We are building. Here's our blog if you want to track how it's all going and get lots of useful tips. http://sydneyalkira.blogspot.com.au/

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sydneyalkirabuild
Sep 13, 2014 2:21 pm
archetto
archetto
12 September 2014

Trying to save money - DIY sinks, taps etc

Trying to save money - DIY sinks, taps etc
WA

A problem with the bunnings sinks etc is that the builder won't warrant them, so it could end up being a costing mistake just to save a few dollars, that's if they even…

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archetto
Sep 12, 2014 5:16 pm
archetto
Mona
Mona
12 September 2014

Anyone here building at Brooks Terrace ?

Anyone here building at Brooks Terrace ?
NSW

Hubby and I have just brought a block in Brooks Terrace :D

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Mona
Sep 12, 2014 4:43 pm
Wellard2ndTimers
Wellard2ndTimers
12 September 2014

Building with WA housing Centre- Prestart????

Building with WA housing Centre- Prestart????
WA

I built with WA housing centre in 2010, they were pretty efficient. I had a titled block and it was 6 months, 3 days between the slab going down to me getting the keys. We…

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Wellard2ndTimers
Sep 12, 2014 3:45 pm
Eastern_Rosella
Eastern_Rosella
12 September 2014

Essa Stone availability

Essa Stone availability
NSW

Is anyone else having issues with availability of colours from Essa stone for their kitchen bench tops? We are currently building with a custom builder Oz style Homes and…

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Eastern_Rosella
Sep 12, 2014 10:41 am
Twit2wooie
Twit2wooie
11 September 2014

Render front of new house only.

Render front of new house only.
NSW

Thanks guys, some hood points, I think I'll get a price for the render for after the build and see where that takes me. Cheers

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Twit2wooie
Sep 11, 2014 10:18 pm
ST13
ST13
11 September 2014

Fairmont Build @ SA WEEK 30 - SLOW PROGRESS

Fairmont Build @ SA WEEK 30 - SLOW PROGRESS
SA
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When I signed up on December 16th 2013, they said they had signed up 150 in December alone due to everyone wanting to get in before the end of the construction grant.

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ST13
Sep 11, 2014 5:25 pm
nessy-lou
nessy-lou
11 September 2014

celebration homes purchased kitchen cabinets from ikea

celebration homes purchased kitchen cabinets from ikea
WA

oh dear,whoops sorry didn't mean to confused people. I am interested to see options in regards to their cabinets, still undecided weather to just bite the bullet & just…

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nessy-lou
Sep 11, 2014 4:06 pm
nessy-lou
Hopeful78
Hopeful78
11 September 2014

Building inspector - PCI

Building inspector - PCI
WA

Hi guys, Im looking for a reliable Building Inspector to take with me for PCI if anyone has a good one can they please PM me the details and what they charge. thanks :)

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Hopeful78
Sep 11, 2014 1:45 pm
Hopeful78
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
11 September 2014

Builder broker NSW

Builder broker NSW
NSW

Hi I've heard about builder brokers but am struggling to think it is the best way to go. I am quite unsure and not trusting about the whole idea. Can people relay recent…

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Leksie5000
Sep 11, 2014 12:39 pm
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Balbriggan
Sep 11, 2014 12:21 pm
Berstan Homes
Berstan Homes
11 September 2014

Building my first home?

Building my first home?
VIC

Building your first home should be an exciting event in your life. Choose your builder carefully and don’t get sucked in by the smoke and mirrors and all that sales…

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Berstan Homes
Sep 11, 2014 11:46 am
Berstan Homes
Drekko
Drekko
11 September 2014

Temp Fencing Question

Temp Fencing Question
VIC

I'm guessing the land is currently unfenced. So it is your responsibility to get the permanent fencing sorted out between you and your future…

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Drekko
Sep 11, 2014 10:57 am
Drekko
lathiat
lathiat
10 September 2014

NBN help!! - WA

NBN help!! - WA
WA

Here is the NBN fact sheet explaining exactly what you…

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lathiat
Sep 11, 2014 12:09 am
Custom27
Custom27
10 September 2014

Building home with Kurrajong Homes

Building home with Kurrajong Homes
NSW

Kurrajong Homes should change their name to LEMON HOMES !!! Lies are all you will get from them ! As soon as you make the first payment, things will slow down to a…

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Custom27
Sep 10, 2014 11:53 pm
kifaya
kifaya
10 September 2014

Legal Advice on overdue HIA contracts

Legal Advice on overdue HIA contracts
NSW

Thank you very much Will give them a call

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kifaya
Sep 10, 2014 6:56 pm
kifaya
JJ305
JJ305
10 September 2014

Cost to install & connect a septic/ treatment plant system

Cost to install & connect a septic/ treatment plant system

I have done the ring around and for a "treatment plant" it costs around 10k-13k installed (minimum type council requires)...

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JJ305
Sep 10, 2014 6:12 pm
grom40
grom40
10 September 2014

Tiles OR FLoorBoard

Tiles OR FLoorBoard
VIC

Have a search through previous threads as this topic has been discussed numerous times before. Here's an example to get you started: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=73034&p=1225204

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grom40
Sep 10, 2014 1:38 pm
grom40
Eastern_Rosella
Eastern_Rosella
10 September 2014

Tips on how to get builder to hurry up already?

Tips on how to get builder to hurry up already?
1, 2

Hi I'm also having trouble getting the builder to hurry up. We are 6 weeks past completion date and builder won't even give us a finish date. We have had mediation and…

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Eastern_Rosella
Sep 10, 2014 10:31 am
Drekko
Drekko
10 September 2014

House for $150k?

House for $150k?
VIC

Yeh I have spoken to some builders reg H&L Packages They say they can build on any block So holding a block for me is probably easier

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Drekko
Sep 10, 2014 8:42 am
Drekko
claypot
claypot
10 September 2014

Sterling homes..

Sterling homes..
SA

Hey there, We are building with Sterling, and due to start a thread soon. I've found them good so far but I'm not in a rush to start building. We have other issues with…

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claypot
Sep 10, 2014 5:25 am
Tristanium
Tristanium
10 September 2014

Building Kennels and house at the same time

Building Kennels and house at the same time
WA

I think you may need to go custom for something like this. Or get house done separately to kennels. I don't believe the project/large scale builders would be too keen on…

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Tristanium
Sep 10, 2014 1:44 am
Tristanium
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
9 September 2014

Eden Brae in Newcastle/Lake Macquarie/, Cremorne, knockdown

Eden Brae in Newcastle/Lake Macquarie/, Cremorne, knockdown
NSW

Our friend's are building with Eden brea in cameron park at the moment. I believe it's been going great for them

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cat_dunc
Sep 09, 2014 11:14 pm
cat_dunc
Marmalade
Marmalade
9 September 2014

Dealing with peoples' reactions to your building a new home?

Dealing with peoples' reactions to your building a new home?
NSW
1, 2

another way to keep people interested... plan a big housewarming party, free food and grog for all! Watch how many people suddenly show a keen interest in your build :)

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Marmalade
Sep 09, 2014 10:49 pm
Charlie Hustle
Charlie Hustle
9 September 2014

Prestart Credits

Prestart Credits
WA

Thanks for the feedback, will get in touch with them and find out.

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Charlie Hustle
Sep 09, 2014 2:22 pm
Charlie Hustle
ProgD
ProgD
8 September 2014

Building with Provincial Homes - new thread

Building with Provincial Homes - new thread
NSW

Received the preliminary design of the house diagrams along with contour survey last week. Going thru the diagrams, it looks pretty awesome as the house shape has come…

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ProgD
Sep 08, 2014 11:55 pm
aimees88
aimees88
8 September 2014

Nic & Ger's new home build - Home Group WA -Honeywood Estate

Nic & Ger's new home build - Home Group WA -Honeywood Estate
WA
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Congrats on bricks!! Seems a bit redic on variations. I have already made 2 and one of them included 5 different things! I did my pre start in Feb so there was always the…

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aimees88
Sep 08, 2014 9:21 pm
aimees88
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The DA Crew
Sep 08, 2014 6:22 pm
The DA Crew
Noodles2013
Noodles2013
7 September 2014

Stockland Corimbia, Landsdale

Stockland Corimbia, Landsdale
WA
1 ... 20, 21, 22

In regards to NBN do I just call a service provider to have it set up?

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Noodles2013
Sep 07, 2014 10:22 pm
StephyD
StephyD
7 September 2014

simonds sierra south Australia

simonds sierra south Australia
SA
1, 2

Sounds like some good changes. If you search photo upload on here you'll find lots of instructions for uploading from different sites/operating systems etc.

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StephyD
Sep 07, 2014 3:02 pm
StephyD

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