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Getting some quote for our post handover work. First of all is a decorative security front door. This is a new way of adding decor and security at the same time for our…

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tngo
Sep 21, 2017 1:26 pm
icat2000
icat2000
20 September

Springfield Rise - Which house? Single or Double Storey?

Springfield Rise - Which house? Single or Double Storey?
QLD

We don't have Coral Homes down in Victoria. So I didn't have them to consider. However, reading some of the threads of people who have built with them over the past 12…

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icat2000
Sep 20, 2017 8:31 pm
icat2000
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
20 September

Our Acre build -Hallmark

Our Acre build -Hallmark
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

OMG that is so bad! I will be happy with adsl for the time being. I just want something lol. We got a message from telstra today to say they have activated our email…

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Tamara1975
Sep 20, 2017 8:06 pm
MGaus
MGaus
20 September

Harcrest - Stage 9 by Mirvac

Harcrest - Stage 9 by Mirvac
VIC

Yes Hoffy, Just received that.. Finally.. Looking forward to seeing you all. Need to give more pressure for them to finalise the settlement and the DD process. Thank you Myuran

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MGaus
Sep 20, 2017 11:04 am
donna79
donna79
20 September

Plantation Homes - Emporer Q1

Plantation Homes - Emporer Q1
QLD

Hi Does anyone know why Plantation aren't offering the Emporer design anymore? We're building on the Sunshine Coast - It'd be nice if plantation could bring that one…

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donna79
Sep 20, 2017 10:01 am
Ashleigh
Ashleigh
19 September

Building with MainVue at Woodlea - Amalfi 632

Building with MainVue at Woodlea - Amalfi 632
VIC
1, 2

Hi there! So glad I stumbled on your thread :) My partner and are will be building in Woodlea also, although our land title isn't until Jan 19! We are also looking at doing…

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Ashleigh
Sep 19, 2017 3:38 pm
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Rayges
Sep 18, 2017 11:28 pm
Rayges
RDhar_2016
RDhar_2016
18 September

Building with Mimosa Homes in Melbourne West - Johanna 240

Building with Mimosa Homes in Melbourne West - Johanna 240
VIC
1, 2, 3

Congrats JMasood, your house looks beautiful. Any more photographs?

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RDhar_2016
Sep 18, 2017 10:44 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 September

Floor waste in bathroom and laundry

Floor waste in bathroom and laundry
VIC

Custom build, Monaro, NSW. No help to you I'm afraid, as our build allows ultimate flexibility.

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arcadelt
Sep 18, 2017 8:34 pm

Me in front of my lot. Can see the park across the road.

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andyboiii
Sep 18, 2017 7:53 pm
andyboiii
Nawsome
Nawsome
18 September

CREMA brick selection

CREMA brick selection

have you gone to a brick display centre? are you having roof tiles or colorbond? z when we had selections, they have a lot of the brick on display (this is adelaide) and…

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Nawsome
Sep 18, 2017 3:59 pm
Nawsome
Sparkles_
Sparkles_
18 September

Snowdon Homes Review- Melbourne

Snowdon Homes Review- Melbourne
VIC

Did you end up building with Snowdon Homes?

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Sparkles_
Sep 18, 2017 9:23 am
Sparkles_
L4 a home
L4 a home
18 September

Need help

Need help
NSW

Following, I would also like to find out about Elderton as we are currently deciding between them and Simonds

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L4 a home
Sep 18, 2017 8:45 am
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adnanmir
Sep 17, 2017 9:06 pm
Joelleg6
Joelleg6
17 September

What do you wish you had done before moving in?

What do you wish you had done before moving in?
VIC

Thanks. That's great to know. I reckon I wouldn't even have thought about the bins.

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Joelleg6
Sep 17, 2017 7:48 pm
Joelleg6
Brightsea
Brightsea
17 September

McDonald Jones

McDonald Jones
NSW

Hi Guys, I'm just about to enter a build with MJH and put the deposit down for the Miami 16 Executive house with some minor modifications. The…

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Brightsea
Sep 17, 2017 7:42 pm
Rico--
Rico--
17 September

Beechwood Adelaide - any information much appreciated

Beechwood Adelaide - any information much appreciated
SA

Did you find any more useful information on Beechwood, and who did you end up selecting for your build?

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Rico--
Sep 17, 2017 11:20 am
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
16 September

Simonds - Display options price list

Simonds - Display options price list
VIC

Do you mean the selections gallery upgrade options/options for in your gallery choices? So far as we experienced there wasn't any overarching list - as you go through…

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JM1911A1
Sep 16, 2017 10:57 pm
JM1911A1

Landscape plan for council approval

Landscape plan for council approval
NSW

Most councils accept hand drawn plans as long as you have included all requirements and listed everything. (E.g. Our first draft got rejected as we did not stipulate…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Sep 16, 2017 6:03 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
2_long
2_long
16 September

DJ Roberts

DJ Roberts
QLD
1, 2

Can totally agree with the other clients we have been through hell and back with Djroberts & their team.

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2_long
Sep 16, 2017 8:44 am
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
16 September

New Build, Seaford Meadows, Hickinbotham

New Build, Seaford Meadows, Hickinbotham
SA

Looks like a good plan! I like your colours. Is that a Belga Grey tile I see? I chose those for the laundry and powder room. High wear rating and high non-slip. Hard to…

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JayaJaya
Sep 16, 2017 8:30 am
JayaJaya

Hi We've got a Corinthian PIVOT INFWS 8G door installed at our new house which was finished last year. Link to the product: https://www.corinthian.com.au/Products/ ...…

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Waldork
Sep 15, 2017 10:55 pm
Waldork

Argh!! Wanted to give my front lawn a haircut this week but the battery for my lawn mower is as dead as a dodo! Nearly $300 for a new one from bunninga. Bugger! And in…

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rosemi
Sep 15, 2017 10:44 pm
rosemi
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donna79
Sep 15, 2017 4:48 pm
PVBuild
PVBuild
15 September

Front Door Height with 2700 ceilings

Front Door Height with 2700 ceilings

Yes and sort of yes. Our garage zero lot boundary was muffed up and the builder had to resubmit plans. They did that in July, and whilst the garage wall hasn't…

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PVBuild
Sep 15, 2017 3:53 pm
chayanthi
chayanthi
15 September

Greenvale Carroll Lane

Greenvale Carroll Lane
VIC

Hi all. Have any of you bought a lot in this estate? Some lots got released today and the price seems a little high - $389K for a 467sqm lot. Wondering how this estate…

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chayanthi
Sep 15, 2017 2:28 pm
Lyndal2004
Lyndal2004
15 September

Rawdon hill homes

Rawdon hill homes
VIC

Anyone have any feedback with rawdon hill?

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Lyndal2004
Sep 15, 2017 1:21 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
15 September

Site Visit.. Things to bring along!

Site Visit.. Things to bring along!
WA

I always encourage New home builders to visit their New Home whilst under construction here are the items you should bring along 1.Mobile phone + camera included 2.Table…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 15, 2017 11:52 am
StructuralBIMGuy
bananarama
bananarama
15 September

Triangular Shaped lot wide front

Triangular Shaped lot wide front

I can't comment on slot of that, but surely a 2 storey house would fix you problems?

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bananarama
Sep 15, 2017 8:55 am
breebarter
breebarter
15 September

Illusions loose lay vinyl planks

Illusions loose lay vinyl planks
QLD

Hi iTool, yes it is, we saw the selections on Wednesday, and actually decided not to go with the vinyl planks and went with tiles, they did lot look as good as the…

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breebarter
Sep 15, 2017 7:08 am
breebarter
Maps
Maps
14 September

Sovereign Metricon

Sovereign Metricon
SA

Hello, Building the Sovereign here. Pretty excited to get going.

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Maps
Sep 14, 2017 10:49 pm
Marshall5858
Marshall5858
14 September

building at seaford meadows

building at seaford meadows
SA
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He is one of my neighbors, really nice man They are definitely the best lemons I've seen too and no nasties, even better!!

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Marshall5858
Sep 14, 2017 9:52 pm
cjose
cjose
14 September

First home buyers & builders in Caversham WA!

First home buyers & builders in Caversham WA!
WA

Congratulations! I loved it there! Beautiful location. We were initially considering Taylor's Private Estates. Blueprint Homes even showed us "our" lot in Redondo St.…

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cjose
Sep 14, 2017 6:34 pm
carlanox
carlanox
14 September

New homes @Roleystone WA

New homes @Roleystone WA
WA

So I am in the early stage of building a house. The problem is that I am a foreigner (From Jakarta, Indonesia) and not even staying in Aussie. So I need a lot of help…

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carlanox
Sep 14, 2017 2:59 pm
rgjain.jain7
rgjain.jain7
14 September

Bricks Grandview 27

Bricks Grandview 27

Thank you tngo. Hope you will finish your construction soon.

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rgjain.jain7
Sep 14, 2017 8:45 am
akash19p
akash19p
13 September

Burns Build - Dale Alcock Finished Photos

Burns Build - Dale Alcock Finished Photos
WA
1 ... 42, 43, 44

Hello Tbrown2012, I loved your home .. It's really and inspiration for us as well.. We are building now and we also selected botany Gray as our feature and Gretna as our…

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akash19p
Sep 13, 2017 5:12 pm

we awaiting final plans which is about 2 weeks away now .

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JaNelly
Sep 13, 2017 3:50 pm
JaNelly
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
13 September

adelaide- reputable, quality builders

adelaide- reputable, quality builders
SA

Who did you end up going with? Not Weeks I hope - I heard from several professionals (like our inspector, and independently from other trades) that they screed OVER your…

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JayaJaya
Sep 13, 2017 3:28 pm
JayaJaya
gummz
gummz
12 September

Great southern 2.5 acre new family home

Great southern 2.5 acre new family home
WA
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Are you still around? How's the build?

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gummz
Sep 13, 2017 12:21 am
Bri1234
Bri1234
12 September

Dispensation/setbacks - how likely?

Dispensation/setbacks - how likely?
VIC

That's great you got approval. I called the council this afternoon. First person I spoke to was awful. Kept talking over me stating she couldn't talk to us because we…

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Bri1234
Sep 12, 2017 10:04 pm
Bri1234
PVBuild
PVBuild
12 September

Roughing in your own data cables

Roughing in your own data cables

We didn't run electrical cable, but we ran NBN cable. SS was fine with that just said don't run anything electrical. Really depends on your SS. Having said that we also…

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PVBuild
Sep 12, 2017 9:44 pm
Wrighto
Wrighto
12 September

Dual living for $240k in perth

Dual living for $240k in perth
WA

Hi guys Do you think we'd be able to build a dual key (4x2 and 2x1) for $240k? Our budget is $280k. $20k for demolition $20k site works and the rest for the house. We…

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Wrighto
Sep 12, 2017 9:48 am
Coolc
Coolc
11 September

Upgrades with Carlisle homes easy living

Upgrades with Carlisle homes easy living
VIC

No. I dont think they allow any changes to plans. Only options listed in their design. Easy living coles with limited options when come to upgrades and colours. Good…

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Coolc
Sep 11, 2017 7:47 pm
Bridgetwitch
Bridgetwitch
11 September

Hallmark vs Dixon

Hallmark vs Dixon
QLD

Hi Newbeithian! We were going to build with Coral, but after lots of miscommunication and underhanded admin games, we gave them the flick and are now going to build with…

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Bridgetwitch
Sep 11, 2017 6:52 pm
Bridgetwitch
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
11 September

Change of jobs during building new house

Change of jobs during building new house
SA

we are currently at construction and I am moving back into my old role as the new role I moved into just hasnt worked out as I planned! But as far as a i know we are fine…

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stayxtrue
Sep 11, 2017 2:50 pm
stayxtrue
Entilzha
Entilzha
11 September

New Home Questions

New Home Questions
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

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Entilzha
Sep 11, 2017 1:54 pm

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