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YNWA
YNWA
22 July 2016

Belmont Development

Belmont Development
NSW

Hi All, I met, quite by accident a future neighbour of mine at Windsor RSL the other day, who has also paid the deposit on land in the Belmont area of Redbank. She had…

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YNWA
Jul 22, 2016 1:53 am
Hughesjo25
Hughesjo25
21 July 2016

House on acre block

House on acre block
VIC

Hi all, I posted a msg awhile ago around the possibility of building on an acre block. Interested in the Porter Davis Hillside home as it is designed for wider blocks and…

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Hughesjo25
Jul 21, 2016 11:30 pm
inexp_user
inexp_user
21 July 2016

Budget questions - potential build with Porter Davis

Budget questions - potential build with Porter Davis
VIC

Yes the study is a funny space in the Hillside. I have already told my family they will not be using the study because they are too messy. It will be only a show room…

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inexp_user
Jul 21, 2016 11:01 pm
inexp_user
Charley
Charley
21 July 2016

outdoor terrace gas point worth it?

outdoor terrace gas point worth it?
VIC

Yes if you dont bbq that often its probably not warranted whereas we bbq most evenings in the summer months and cook roasts in it in the winter. Ours is under our alfresco…

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Charley
Jul 21, 2016 9:40 pm
fooSA
fooSA
21 July 2016

Experiences with building with Weeks in SA?

Experiences with building with Weeks in SA?
SA

Hi, I really like their Hampton design and was wondering if any gurus here had built with them before and what were your experiences like? I looked in the productreview…

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fooSA
Jul 21, 2016 1:24 pm
Katie_24
Katie_24
21 July 2016

Building in brooks reach horsley nsw

Building in brooks reach horsley nsw
NSW

Hi.. My names katie & we have brought unregistered land at brooks reach too... I heard the other day that the land wont be registered until june/july ? Who r u guys…

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Katie_24
Jul 21, 2016 12:04 pm
BL35ED
BL35ED
20 July 2016

!**WATER DAMAGE**!

!**WATER DAMAGE**!
NSW

This builder is pissin me off.... I dont know how much more I can endure tbh. Theyre already 2 months over the contract date. Thanks everyone..

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BL35ED
Jul 20, 2016 5:52 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
20 July 2016

Project Home Verse Owner Builder

Project Home Verse Owner Builder
NSW

Why not try a custom build with a smaller builder who will let you do a few things yourself? Eg source and supply all fittings. Bring in your own contractors for a few…

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Stewie D
Jul 20, 2016 4:52 pm
mzjska
mzjska
20 July 2016

Building inspection for new apartment - WA

Building inspection for new apartment - WA
WA

In addition to the above, most off the plan contracts are so water tight in favour of the seller so any items they may raise probably won't matter

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mzjska
Jul 20, 2016 4:49 pm
vonsta76
vonsta76
20 July 2016

Any hidden charges with Coral homes or on land purchase?

Any hidden charges with Coral homes or on land purchase?
NSW

No probs, let us know if you have any other questions. As someone above said, the coral general thread is always busy and someone will always be able to give…

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vonsta76
Jul 20, 2016 12:23 pm
vonsta76

Should I keep the fascia surf mist or change to monument if I go with dark door? I was thinking surfmist to match windows

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SancHarmony
Jul 19, 2016 10:22 pm
pnrp4krb
pnrp4krb
19 July 2016

Knock Down and Rebuild Question- please help! So confused!

Knock Down and Rebuild Question- please help! So confused!
VIC

We are currently doing a KDR (about to start the construction phase) and were in a similar position to you in that we had paid off our old house and bought another…

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pnrp4krb
Jul 19, 2016 2:23 pm
zowiec
zowiec
18 July 2016

Flame Zone builders

Flame Zone builders
NSW

Hey. Just found your thread. We are building with allworth in the southern highlands too, in "bushhfire prone land". We are still waiting for our DA to come back. Where…

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zowiec
Jul 18, 2016 2:45 pm

Hey all, Im pretty much at lockup stage I ended up organising render myself as it was way too much through the builder. At what stage can I oeganise someone to start…

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BL35ED
Jul 18, 2016 1:24 pm
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
18 July 2016

Beckham by Henley - One year on....

Beckham by Henley - One year on....
VIC
1 ... 35, 36, 37

Yep! Although there are some bonuses with opticomm i just dont like being limited to a very small selected few ISP's it just doesnt seem right! Fingers crossed it sells…

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stayxtrue
Jul 18, 2016 12:25 pm
stayxtrue
Katehutch
Katehutch
18 July 2016

Eden brae or McDonald jones central coast?

Eden brae or McDonald jones central coast?
NSW

Anyone built with Eden brae or McDonald jones in central coast/Newcastle area? Any advice would be appreciated ?

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Katehutch
Jul 18, 2016 11:00 am
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
17 July 2016

Modifying existing plans - legalities?

Modifying existing plans - legalities?
NSW

It's tough we too were thinking of doing the same but ended up doing our own as if the company drives past and sees that it looks similar they could do you not just for…

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Craigasaurus
Jul 17, 2016 8:44 pm
TomCat
TomCat
17 July 2016

Simonds Harcrest - Adelaide Build

Simonds Harcrest - Adelaide Build
SA
1 ... 25, 26, 27

LOL! I haven't worked out my oven yet. Except I now wish I'd got a 60cm not a 90cm. Really inefficient for only two people! To grill something, the whole stupid element is…

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TomCat
Jul 17, 2016 8:30 pm
TomCat
Lorri
Lorri
17 July 2016

Tender and cancellation charges?

Tender and cancellation charges?
TAS

Just curious about this, not planning to cancel but I noticed on the tender papers it says that other cost will be added if you don't accept the tender, that money you…

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Lorri
Jul 17, 2016 8:08 pm
Lorri
lemon717
lemon717
17 July 2016

retaining wall - neighbour builder

retaining wall - neighbour builder
NSW

Can anyone please share some light? We have bought a house and land package in Sydney. Currently the house is in the process of landscaping, but we can't start until our…

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lemon717
Jul 17, 2016 7:38 pm
linniez88
linniez88
17 July 2016

Scootergirl's first build

Scootergirl's first build
QLD
1, 2

Hi, could you please kindly upload some more photos of your house with moon dust brick? Im currently thinking of using it but would like to see what it looks like

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linniez88
Jul 17, 2016 3:31 pm
ayaman
ayaman
17 July 2016

Urbanedge (Urban Edge) homes

Urbanedge (Urban Edge) homes
VIC

Oh wow, you poor thing! This is a worry- we have just signed up with Urbanedge- well, we are up to colours/electrical etc. So far, we have had a smooth run, but your post…

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ayaman
Jul 17, 2016 1:00 pm
LouLouB
LouLouB
17 July 2016

Glendale Ltd Edition Vs Glendale (Normal) - Differences

Glendale Ltd Edition Vs Glendale (Normal) - Differences
VIC

I've been trying to work out the differences too. We noted some small differences in measurements - the rumpus room was all walls as opposed to having an opening between…

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LouLouB
Jul 17, 2016 12:55 pm
LouLouB
LouLouB
17 July 2016

Dream Home - Glendale 45

Dream Home - Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Got so excited to find this thread and then read you've changed builder/design. Any reason in particular for the change @JNT_Glendale45

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LouLouB
Jul 17, 2016 12:52 pm
AWrighty
AWrighty
17 July 2016

Granny flat build

Granny flat build
QLD

Just to clarify the kit does not come with poles but the plans show me how many and where they should be placed. I'm hoping the engineer will be able to tell me if the…

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AWrighty
Jul 17, 2016 10:52 am
Lorri
Lorri
17 July 2016

Blue Mountains Home My First Build

Blue Mountains Home My First Build
NSW

Hi Deb, do you know what your BAL rating is yet? Our block has got a 29 bal. How steep is your land? Have you got any photos? Cheers Lorri

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Lorri
Jul 17, 2016 9:18 am
Lorri
san-marino16
san-marino16
17 July 2016

who else is building in Oran Park with MJH ?

who else is building in Oran Park with MJH ?
NSW

Hi everyone, :D I am fairly new to this forum, been browsing this forum for ideas.I found it extremely helpful for our colour selections and other stuff. our land is…

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san-marino16
Jul 17, 2016 1:22 am
qldben
qldben
15 July 2016

Metricon Home Solution/Clarendon Complete??

Metricon Home Solution/Clarendon Complete??
QLD

I'm in the same predicament now. I am considering the Toledo 29 with Clarendon Complete, as well as the Mason 28 from Metricon Freedom Collection. Both are more or less…

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qldben
Jul 15, 2016 12:59 pm
qldben
Wellard2ndTimers
Wellard2ndTimers
15 July 2016

Our build in Calleya, WA

Our build in Calleya, WA
WA

Hi DVP, Welcome aboard! I love one of the easy start plans (on display in Baldivis Parks, can't remember the name) I want to build it as an investment. They make some…

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Wellard2ndTimers
Jul 15, 2016 10:55 am
bashworth
bashworth
15 July 2016

electrical quotes with perry homes.

electrical quotes with perry homes.
VIC

If I was a building company I would not want anyone on my site who I didn't have a contract with, and hadn't filled in the paperwork to show that they were competent. One…

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bashworth
Jul 15, 2016 6:17 am
bashworth
dellam
dellam
14 July 2016

Building with national homes Western Australia

Building with national homes Western Australia
WA

My House is still in construction The tiler took 12 weeks . Yes 12 weeks to tile the wet areas ( bathrooms , toilets , laundry ) It's a running joke amongst our family…

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dellam
Jul 14, 2016 11:24 pm
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SJ_house13
Jul 14, 2016 7:06 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
14 July 2016

Gas point outlets - did you bother?

Gas point outlets - did you bother?
WA

I have all the connections. What was nice was the builder put a gas point in for the cooker hob even though I am using induction. They said they do it regardless incase…

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AussieMark
Jul 14, 2016 6:19 pm
Bopstar3
Bopstar3
14 July 2016

My plan... would you change anything?

My plan... would you change anything?
NSW
1, 2

Definitely a slider door then maybe on ensuite if toilet is open :-)

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Bopstar3
Jul 14, 2016 5:11 pm
Robina
Robina
14 July 2016

HGWA Floor Tiling

HGWA Floor Tiling
WA

Sorry don't know to work out the square metres. But it was for living room dining room kitchen scullery and passage to kids bedrooms and front hallway and passage to…

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Robina
Jul 14, 2016 3:48 pm
Robina
jin12345
jin12345
14 July 2016

Hacrest Estate Council Approval for land size less than300m2

Hacrest Estate Council Approval for land size less than300m2
VIC

Hi, I am building at Harcrest estate by Mirvac in Wantirna South and one of the developer guideline is that the approved plan need to be endorsed by the Knox City…

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jin12345
Jul 14, 2016 10:54 am
TraceyWayne
TraceyWayne
13 July 2016

Custom Build NSW, tiles starting this week

Custom Build NSW, tiles starting this week
NT
1 ... 49, 50, 51

Hi ninnygray, yes in Murwillumbah and builder was awesome. It's a tricky business picking a builder and would definitely recommend them. Name is Paron & Philips, they have…

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TraceyWayne
Jul 13, 2016 6:45 pm
TraceyWayne
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
13 July 2016

advice needed

advice needed
NSW

You need to... 1. Use a descriptive thread title to get attention and also possibly help others who later do a forum search for information about their own problem. 2.…

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SaveH2O
Jul 13, 2016 4:09 pm
SaveH2O
Jayeli
Jayeli
13 July 2016

Building with masterton

Building with masterton
NSW

I would like to know if anyone has been allowed to bring in someone other than masterton own contractors to do floor heating in the bathrooms as I have been quoted a…

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Jayeli
Jul 13, 2016 3:45 pm
imrasm
imrasm
13 July 2016

Building Narrow home

Building Narrow home
QLD

Where is the land ? If you are in Syd .. Check with new living homes and all worth homes

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imrasm
Jul 13, 2016 6:48 am
ljrt
ljrt
13 July 2016

Formal regulations re privacy

Formal regulations re privacy
QLD

Just had a look at your link - I would agree that it appears to only affect windows within 1.5m of a boundary

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ljrt
Jul 13, 2016 6:45 am
AussieMark
AussieMark
13 July 2016

Perth Two Storey

Perth Two Storey
WA

@Suzi Q, PM Sent

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AussieMark
Jul 13, 2016 3:24 am
Samboss260
Samboss260
12 July 2016

Looking for builder for sloping block - Brisbane

Looking for builder for sloping block - Brisbane
QLD

The reno plans have gone out the window due to cost and inability to find a builder. So now we are considering knock down and build. Can anyone recoomend any builders to…

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Samboss260
Jul 12, 2016 11:34 pm
vonsta76
vonsta76
12 July 2016

valuation done today

valuation done today
NSW

hi nabin Congratulations on your purchase. You only need a private building inspector once construction on your home starts. Avoca 25 in Gainsborough Greens Gold…

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vonsta76
Jul 12, 2016 8:55 pm
vonsta76
steve.li.xin
steve.li.xin
12 July 2016

Looking for someone is building house in Doreen, CooperPlace

Looking for someone is building house in Doreen, CooperPlace
VIC

I signed the land contract in Doreen, project name: CooperPlace, in December, 2016. And I have been told twice time for the delay, and the manager told me the title might…

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steve.li.xin
Jul 12, 2016 4:19 pm

Oh you look beautiful! I havent been on here in the longest time either, but both you and your house look amaze! Oh and huzzah for career break! You go you good thing!

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jcbissor
Jul 12, 2016 2:08 pm
jcbissor
Lorri
Lorri
12 July 2016

Builder said we can't have slab.......Updated plans

Builder said we can't have slab.......Updated plans
TAS

I don't mind them battered if they are safe left like that, surely the builder would say if they are safe? Would they have to warn you if not? Don't want the slope…

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Lorri
Jul 12, 2016 8:55 am
Lorri
hrvat_ica
hrvat_ica
11 July 2016

SEA CHANGE: HGWA: THE BORDEAUX, WA

SEA CHANGE: HGWA: THE BORDEAUX, WA
WA

Hi we are building in Denmark and made the change in January from south Coogee best decision ever, be positive and enjoy every minute of it

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hrvat_ica
Jul 11, 2016 11:07 pm
hrvat_ica

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