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Aegean46
Aegean46
11 November 2017

Aegean 430 from mainvue - lockup stage pics added

Aegean 430 from mainvue - lockup stage pics added
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hey mate! I'm also building Aegean 46(ultima facade) in cranbourne north. Can i ask which render option you chose for your house? Your facade looks great.

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Aegean46
Nov 11, 2017 1:44 am
Aegean46
Mum to 3Ms
Mum to 3Ms
10 November 2017

HIA building contract review by a building lawyer

HIA building contract review by a building lawyer
VIC

Yes, you are right. Although we drew the original plan, once the builder drew it properly, it apparently became the builders'. We persevered for 23 weeks to get the plans…

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Mum to 3Ms
Nov 10, 2017 10:24 pm
chiraganand
chiraganand
10 November 2017

Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi Everyone I am building Marina q1 probably the last one as it’s discountinued now and the job is about to hit site now and I would like to appoint a building…

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chiraganand
Nov 10, 2017 9:44 pm
speedyjonzalas
speedyjonzalas
10 November 2017

Green Homes Australia

Green Homes Australia
SA

Hi everyone We are loooking at building a home in SA and are heading towards going with either Gardner, or Coral. However we have been looking at Green Homes Australia…

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speedyjonzalas
Nov 10, 2017 7:24 pm
mel.mak
mel.mak
10 November 2017

Help!! What is this colour stain door? Wisdom home

Help!! What is this colour stain door? Wisdom home
NSW

Far out that’s horrible!! Something thats meant to be an exciting time is now a nightmare hope your getting some sort of compensation for your inconvenience

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mel.mak
Nov 10, 2017 3:42 pm

Hi everyone! :) First time poster, long time lurker! I thought I'd start my own thread as I noticed there weren't many regarding building with Rawdon Hill. My partner and…

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Evie.A
Nov 10, 2017 3:42 pm
Snowdon Developments
Snowdon Developments
10 November 2017

Snowdon Homes

Snowdon Homes
VIC

Hello, Thank you for taking the time in providing your feedback.…

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Snowdon Developments
Nov 10, 2017 3:00 pm
1building
1building
10 November 2017

At contract stage, need help

At contract stage, need help
1, 2

We haven't signed a final building contract yet! We are building through Kurmond Homes and they haven't provided us with a Final Building Contract because they are in…

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1building
Nov 10, 2017 11:53 am
aphsta
aphsta
9 November 2017

Site Costs

Site Costs

Our site costs are similar but we are building by the water so having to use screw piers which added about 17k, our house is approximately 25sq, not exactly sure as it…

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aphsta
Nov 09, 2017 9:23 pm

Lots of internal works and external works now completed, hopefully not long till PCI now. Fascia completed and painted, front door painted and handles installed Paving…

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nicjam
Nov 09, 2017 6:37 pm
zooch84
zooch84
9 November 2017

Metricon bathroom mirrors

Metricon bathroom mirrors
VIC

Not much, we got our Ensuite one credited back and it was like $77 from memory...

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zooch84
Nov 09, 2017 4:55 pm
1building
1building
9 November 2017

How long did it take you to get a Builder certificate?

How long did it take you to get a Builder certificate?
NSW

Thanks, Nada17 for the information... Yes, I was thinking for many days.. I am waiting for another two weeks for any positive response from them.

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1building
Nov 09, 2017 1:44 pm
Scorpio75
Scorpio75
9 November 2017

Works by Owner

Works by Owner

Thats pretty much what i thought...the fact that they have just put it in there without any prior discussion is what annoys me the most. I could understand a fee if they…

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Scorpio75
Nov 09, 2017 10:20 am
voz
voz
8 November 2017

The Hills Of Carmel, Box Hill NSW

The Hills Of Carmel, Box Hill NSW
NSW
1, 2

Gyrock completed mate, internals started however progressing slowly. Yes, Facebook page is pretty active.

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voz
Nov 08, 2017 10:35 pm
1building
1building
8 November 2017

Anyone building a Mirage 60 with Kurmond Homes?

Anyone building a Mirage 60 with Kurmond Homes?
NSW

Thanks.. :) We are in North Kellyville. How about you? Can you please share your custom builders name? I don't have any faith in Kurmond Homes anymore..! Well I can be…

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1building
Nov 08, 2017 1:59 pm
1building
1building
8 November 2017

Jewel38 from kurmond homes

Jewel38 from kurmond homes
NSW

We are building through Kurmond Homes but not Jewel38... Our experience so far so bad... @KurmondHomes ... #EXTREMELY FRUSTRATING & SLOW MOVING PROCESS ... #MISLEADING…

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1building
Nov 08, 2017 12:59 pm
Halcyon
Halcyon
8 November 2017

Simonds Hudson Bendigo

Simonds Hudson Bendigo
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hey Asha, hope you’re enjoying your new home!! I have a small favour to ask, if it’s not too much trouble, would you mind uploading a photo of your double cavity…

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Halcyon
Nov 08, 2017 11:42 am
Halcyon
Swordfish
Swordfish
8 November 2017

Life Estate - Point Cook

Life Estate - Point Cook
VIC
1, 2, 3

Good..Looks great:). You are almost there

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Swordfish
Nov 08, 2017 10:30 am
Mlestari
Mlestari
8 November 2017

Anyone building in Albert Park - Box Hill

Anyone building in Albert Park - Box Hill
NSW

Hi, Anyone buying a property in Albert Park, Box Hill? They said the land will be registered by March or April 2018. Saw the site last month and can

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Mlestari
Nov 08, 2017 10:04 am
AmyLou202
AmyLou202
8 November 2017

We've gone about face! To nambour we go! (Creekside)

We've gone about face! To nambour we go! (Creekside)
QLD

Congrats! It'll be nice to have Christmas in your new house ;) All the best

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AmyLou202
Nov 08, 2017 9:29 am
AmyLou202

How is all your build going? Have fun. mine here below

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siouxsam
Nov 07, 2017 10:25 pm

I almost fell off my chair when my husband sent me this photo! Frames and trusses are up!

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Shannen051
Nov 07, 2017 10:22 pm

PGH (BORAL) Dark RYE Bricks on my house,we like them very much

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siouxsam
Nov 07, 2017 10:09 pm

TILES6020 - Kalahari Crystal Polished Porcelain 300x600 Grout: Ardex #200 White

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siouxsam
Nov 07, 2017 10:05 pm

Here is my front entry door STUDIO PSTD 5V5, this is the door offers 2340X920mm

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siouxsam
Nov 07, 2017 9:53 pm

PSG DarkRye bricks for our home PSG DarkRye bricks for our home

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siouxsam
Nov 07, 2017 9:48 pm
ngrundy
ngrundy
7 November 2017

portee davis - security system

portee davis - security system
VIC

I can't comment on pricing but forget the Mode 3 phone point make sure the security system is using 3G/4G for comms. Once NBN rolls around the phone line goes away so the…

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ngrundy
Nov 07, 2017 4:52 pm
Imightbedave
Imightbedave
7 November 2017

First Build HGWA

First Build HGWA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Congrats Jenza, that floor looks awesome! As far as I know the tiles need at least a day or two after going down and then probably another day minimum after they’ve…

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Imightbedave
Nov 07, 2017 4:40 pm
excited_builders
excited_builders
6 November 2017

advice on Building Inspector

advice on Building Inspector

What does pre contract inspection mean? Is that a review of site plans n pricing n legal terms in HIA?

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excited_builders
Nov 06, 2017 8:37 pm
anja
anja
6 November 2017

Binet homes vs...

Binet homes vs...
NSW

Hi All Initial conversations with Metricon however may need to consider upgrades to get what we want and so wonder if Binet Homes should be on our list . Please advise -…

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anja
Nov 06, 2017 6:20 pm
anja
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anja
Nov 06, 2017 6:09 pm
anja
Patrick123
Patrick123
6 November 2017

Similar Builders to Carter Grange or a custom builder

Similar Builders to Carter Grange or a custom builder
VIC

Hi all, We are looking to build in Port Melbourne. We liked some of the designs (and prices) of Carter Grange. However, our site is quite narrow, so we will need some…

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Patrick123
Nov 06, 2017 5:53 pm
Teck Yong
Teck Yong
6 November 2017

Re: Choice Living WA

Re: Choice Living WA
WA

I kept calling and sending messages to Mario last Thursday, Friday and Saturday but not reply at all. I try to call to Choice's office from this morning until now (14:04)…

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Teck Yong
Nov 06, 2017 5:05 pm
Joker
Joker
6 November 2017

Independant inspector worth it? Bendigo area

Independant inspector worth it? Bendigo area
VIC

A must, include pre contract inspection, give yourself no surprise, and let's builder know, you have knowledge on your side, building mistakes are common and most builds…

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Joker
Nov 06, 2017 1:19 pm
virgin-builder
virgin-builder
5 November 2017

Minimum Land Width

Minimum Land Width

Thank you for the reply aphsta. We've spoken to the builder today. Apparently there is also some regulations regarding minimum space between the property boundary and windows.

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virgin-builder
Nov 05, 2017 9:40 pm
virgin-builder
Persol
Persol
5 November 2017

Building with Eight Homes !

Building with Eight Homes !
VIC

Excellent. We are at final stage of constructions. Hope to move in in December. Good luck to your rest of the process.

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Persol
Nov 05, 2017 9:11 pm
nicolawhitelaw
nicolawhitelaw
5 November 2017

Perry Homes @ Cliftleigh Meadows - WERE IN

Perry Homes @ Cliftleigh Meadows - WERE IN
NSW
1 ... 28, 29, 30

Yes we are al settled. House warming in 2 weeks and then looking forward to our first Xmas in here Woo!!! Can’t wait to follow along

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nicolawhitelaw
Nov 05, 2017 8:35 pm
nicolawhitelaw
MiAlJe
MiAlJe
5 November 2017

Dual living plan - what do you think

Dual living plan - what do you think
WA

Hello Wrighto, yes. We are building in Gooseberry Hill. There was a lot of back and forth between the builder and shire over the dual occupancy component but we got there…

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MiAlJe
Nov 05, 2017 4:33 pm
MiAlJe
swsam
swsam
5 November 2017

Cowaramup WA clay soils

Cowaramup WA clay soils
WA

Not sure if your issue has resolved, however I'm building in CVE and my block is an S class site, with possibility of waterproof membrane and/or subsoil drainage, plus…

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swsam
Nov 05, 2017 2:11 pm
anush0703
anush0703
4 November 2017

Building with Hudson Homes

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

has anyone done their tile appointment with Hudson homes? do they have a good range of tiles to select or do we have to upgrade always? Thanks

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anush0703
Nov 04, 2017 8:04 pm
stuarth44
stuarth44
4 November 2017

Cost of 3 phase power

Cost of 3 phase power
1, 2

Anybody can dig a trench and a conduit and lines but the point is what are the power charges do they charge an extra top of the extra daily line charge and reading the…

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stuarth44
Nov 04, 2017 7:19 pm
JRbuild
JRbuild
4 November 2017

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee
NSW
1, 2, 3

I knew the sizing was different but I haven't really looked into how much smaller. As a first home I'm sure you'll be very happy. We couldn't resist the Altona. We were…

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JRbuild
Nov 04, 2017 6:08 pm
DanielleJ92
DanielleJ92
4 November 2017

My Build with 8homes!

My Build with 8homes!
VIC

Hi RoseN, I would also be interested to hear how you found the rest of the build and if any issues came about as we have just signed our contracts to build the 'octave'…

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DanielleJ92
Nov 04, 2017 1:32 pm
Mojitostan
Mojitostan
4 November 2017

Allcastle Savannah- Gregory Hills

Allcastle Savannah- Gregory Hills
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Thanks wazza It’s hard to make decision how to build your home and also costly too

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Mojitostan
Nov 04, 2017 1:23 pm
wheelmen
wheelmen
4 November 2017

Still in contract phase

Still in contract phase

can't wait!, working out the specifics.. it's going to be long 7mo. Still getting the mortgage wrapped up. Tomorrow will match siding with the brick and pick out more colors.

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wheelmen
Nov 04, 2017 11:27 am
Ezza78
Ezza78
4 November 2017

Double driveway width

Double driveway width
VIC

Thanks Baz, I think we will be ok then. I’ll measure out plans later but think we are 5m

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Ezza78
Nov 04, 2017 7:17 am
Ryan2007
Ryan2007
3 November 2017

Need help

Need help

Awesome I agree we did discuss this with our tile selection lady but our ss had misplaced the paperwork and asked us all over again! It's hard when you selected and chose…

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Ryan2007
Nov 03, 2017 11:07 pm
Ryan2007


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