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Flamee
Flamee
15 April

Building The Forsyth 35 With Porter Davis

Building The Forsyth 35 With Porter Davis
VIC
1, 2

Hi Phoenix We are also building the Forsyth 35 and our build will start any day now which is exciting. We are first time builders too and have so far found the process…

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Flamee
Apr 15, 2017 8:28 pm

Hi neighbors We had a drive today and heres the latest update

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Gie
Apr 15, 2017 7:37 pm
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
15 April

Help with Choosing right house layout

Help with Choosing right house layout
NSW

I would repeat whatever everyone else has already stated! You could also look at two nice building sites I used to teach myself about passive solar design and what…

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ruraldoc
Apr 15, 2017 5:34 pm
ruraldoc
marge1978
marge1978
15 April

DULUX STEPNEY OR GREY ISLAND BENCH

DULUX STEPNEY OR GREY ISLAND BENCH
QLD

HI Really need help, am wanting to know if anyone has built and put in dark timber flooring with a grey island bench in kitchen. I really need help with what grey looks…

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marge1978
Apr 15, 2017 4:19 pm
san_riri
san_riri
15 April

Building with Eden Brae Lincoln 30

Building with Eden Brae Lincoln 30
NSW

Hi there, How's the construction going? What fascade did you choose for your lincoln? Thanks

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san_riri
Apr 15, 2017 10:28 am
san_riri
san_riri
15 April

Building Lincoln 35 MK2 with Allure fascade

Building Lincoln 35 MK2 with Allure fascade
NSW

Hi all, We are finally building our dream home the Lincoln 35 MKII with the Allure fascade (Eden Brae homes). I was wondering if anyone has built this house and if so,…

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san_riri
Apr 15, 2017 8:10 am
spice girl
spice girl
15 April

Our First Home - Lexington Belle Q1 by Henley in Atherstone

Our First Home - Lexington Belle Q1 by Henley in Atherstone
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi belle, have you been able to start your build yet? I'm still waiting for land to title.

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spice girl
Apr 15, 2017 7:42 am
Rocchet
Rocchet
14 April

Suggestions for cheap online furniture

Suggestions for cheap online furniture
NSW

Well with the build underway and admin behind me my mind has turned to furniture......as in I don't really have any! Problem being (as I'm sure many of you appreciate) …

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Rocchet
Apr 14, 2017 8:54 pm
gemm01
gemm01
14 April

Simonds Prague Modified SA

Simonds Prague Modified SA
SA

We are building in Freeling! It's been exciting so far I just can't wait until it's all done! I'm hoping that we can be in by the end of the year with any luck 😊

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gemm01
Apr 14, 2017 8:16 pm
dee13
dee13
14 April

First home buyers & builders in Caversham WA!

First home buyers & builders in Caversham WA!
WA

Congrats on your new build, your plan looks fantastic! To be truthfully honest, include as much as you can in your contract, waterfall kitchen benches, upgraded sinks or…

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dee13
Apr 14, 2017 1:09 pm
lookbothways
lookbothways
14 April

Our Derwent valley build

Our Derwent valley build
TAS

What a difference a month makes, When the builders…

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lookbothways
Apr 14, 2017 9:51 am
galleriamad
galleriamad
14 April

Show me your exterior colour choices , fed up of driving aro

Show me your exterior colour choices , fed up of driving aro

photos show eclipse brick with off white mortar, shale grey, surfmist and then basalt ( which is also the roof colour and window frames)

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galleriamad
Apr 14, 2017 7:22 am
chirpee
chirpee
13 April

Darwin Builders

Darwin Builders
NT
1, 2, 3

@insane sorry I wrote a big review clicked submit and I stuffed it up somehow. clicked back and it was gone :( In short again - I had an amazing experience with…

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chirpee
Apr 13, 2017 11:40 pm
Bigblock7
Bigblock7
13 April

recreate

recreate
NSW

Look forward to following your build! A friend built with GJs down here in the highlands and had a really great experience

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Bigblock7
Apr 13, 2017 9:35 pm
Bigblock7
SileNceR
SileNceR
13 April

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

I reckon the spam filter has been toned back, a few things I've said recently have slipped through

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SileNceR
Apr 13, 2017 8:35 pm
kira
kira
13 April

Fowler Homes Moroccan with seabreeze fascade

Fowler Homes Moroccan with seabreeze fascade
NSW

Appreciate the feedback, we have been going backwards and forwards for our final plans, so many stuff ups at this point, main issue is we really do like the seabreeze…

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kira
Apr 13, 2017 7:41 pm
zac101
zac101
13 April

Building With CL - Baldivis

Building With CL - Baldivis
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi it's been a while since your last update. Please keep us posted. Thanks.

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zac101
Apr 13, 2017 5:44 pm
CC1987
CC1987
13 April

Choiceliving WA

Choiceliving WA
WA

As an ex trade of the company I can tell you the reason for your delays is because they are not paying trades or supplies. It has nothing to do with pouring heaps of…

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CC1987
Apr 13, 2017 5:13 pm
Charley
Charley
13 April

Our Build - Burbank - Crimson 1700 in Trillium, Mickleham

Our Build - Burbank - Crimson 1700 in Trillium, Mickleham
VIC
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Yes that was our thoughts too trying to keep things low maintenance. We prefer look of timber so we went with timber look tiles.

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Charley
Apr 13, 2017 4:00 pm
Kidlat
Kidlat
13 April

Orbit Homes "$40k Upgrade Promotions"

Orbit Homes "$40k Upgrade Promotions"

Hi, Has anyone here talked to Orbit Homes regarding their "$40k Upgrade Promotions for Signature Living range"? Just found out that it's not actually something that you…

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Kidlat
Apr 13, 2017 3:53 pm

Anyone have any 2 storey corner block designs they'd like to

Anyone have any 2 storey corner block designs they'd like to

We've been searching for a design for a while and it's starting to look like we'll have to do custom design. We have views to the longer side but have to have the primary…

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GreatNorthern
Apr 13, 2017 3:27 pm
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faykis
Apr 13, 2017 8:11 am
faykis
charlibear
charlibear
13 April

GJ Gardner - modified Peninsula 255sqm

GJ Gardner - modified Peninsula 255sqm
QLD
1 ... 39, 40, 41

Hey towns, just checking in seeing how everything is? Hope all is well in your neck of the woods GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277

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charlibear
Apr 13, 2017 7:05 am
charlibear
scrapbizz
scrapbizz
13 April

ANYONE with Redink in Perth?

ANYONE with Redink in Perth?
WA

Hi Dave, we are just commencing earthworks,, if you can PM me with your fees and specs - we actually want to have each major stage checked not just the end. Thanks R.

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scrapbizz
Apr 13, 2017 1:44 am
scrapbizz
Rnepal
Rnepal
12 April

Nepean Village Stage 1 Spring Farm

Nepean Village Stage 1 Spring Farm
NSW

Hello, Anyone building at Nepean Village Stage 1 Spring Farm Awaiting for land release to start....

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Rnepal
Apr 12, 2017 8:35 pm
AllisWell
AllisWell
12 April

Who is building with Allworth Homes Capri Priceleader range

Who is building with Allworth Homes Capri Priceleader range
NSW

Hi All, Is there any one who is building with Allworth Homes Capri Priceleader range?

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AllisWell
Apr 12, 2017 11:50 am
Phoenix
Phoenix
12 April

Seeking Advice: Timber Floor and Carpet After Hand-Over

Seeking Advice: Timber Floor and Carpet After Hand-Over
VIC

Right! I guess there will be more issues that will come up as we go along our building :-) As long as we end up with our dream house, I'm happy! Cheers!

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Phoenix
Apr 12, 2017 8:11 am
Phoenix
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
11 April

Need expert advice - new house drain pipe issue

Need expert advice - new house drain pipe issue
NSW

For a single dwelling, if the stormwater pipe is not subject to vehicular loading and there is no paving, the pipe must be buried a minimum (from the finished surface at…

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SaveH2O
Apr 11, 2017 11:32 pm
SaveH2O
Lorri
Lorri
11 April

Working drawing in contract.

Working drawing in contract.
TAS

We have not got those drawings, might have to ask the builders for a copy.

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Lorri
Apr 11, 2017 10:37 pm
Lorri
Megsun
Megsun
11 April

Elara

Elara
NSW

No... Advantage series

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Megsun
Apr 11, 2017 5:39 pm
SLAC
SLAC
11 April

Jordan Springs [NEW]

Jordan Springs [NEW]
NSW
1 ... 63, 64, 65

curious if anyone went CDC with BAL40 or APZ on there land title - have had mixed feedback on this so I am keen to hear from people that have had first hand experience

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SLAC
Apr 11, 2017 4:56 pm
SLAC
SLAC
11 April

Underground Rainwater Tanks

Underground Rainwater Tanks
NSW

slime line tanks = $8k +/- $100. generally includes pump/control system. pro - easy to install, cheap to buy tank, base can be included in slab…

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SLAC
Apr 11, 2017 4:34 pm
Bowie
Bowie
11 April

Our Fairmont 34 by Clarendon in Brisbane

Our Fairmont 34 by Clarendon in Brisbane
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi, so glad he worked out for you. Our shutters are from The Blinds Place in capalaba. The whole house was around 7K for just the windows.

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Bowie
Apr 11, 2017 2:44 pm
Bowie
lys245
lys245
11 April

Backyard Size

Backyard Size
VIC

Hi dazandstace Just wondering how you're backyard size has served you since you posted this? I am in the process of building and the house design my partner and I have…

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lys245
Apr 11, 2017 2:37 pm
algernon
algernon
10 April

Final House Inspection

Final House Inspection
NSW

Yes, that too - especially since you're new at this. Having an experienced professional on your side is invaluable.

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algernon
Apr 10, 2017 9:45 pm
dannyd1
dannyd1
10 April

First Home Build - Carlisle Homes - Matisse 33 - Clyde Vic.

First Home Build - Carlisle Homes - Matisse 33 - Clyde Vic.
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Stainless, We are potentially looking at the Matisse 33 Retreat to build and wondered how your build went and what you thought of Carlisle? Thanks! Danny

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dannyd1
Apr 10, 2017 9:05 pm
Parabatzis
Parabatzis
10 April

Carlisle, Henley or Boutique

Carlisle, Henley or Boutique
VIC

No worries the quality you get is next to none. And compare the inclusions to the other builders you'll see the difference

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Parabatzis
Apr 10, 2017 8:55 pm

Slab

Slab
VIC

post a photo of your site plan and a photo of front side and rear of your house

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building-expert
Apr 10, 2017 5:25 pm
building-expert
KushD
KushD
10 April

Building with Porter Davis

Building with Porter Davis
VIC

Confired with WoS. At the tender we'll finalize all structural issues and PD will charge 1500/= if we do any structural changes after that. Then comes the colour…

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KushD
Apr 10, 2017 11:09 am

Outdoor shower

Outdoor shower
WA

Thank you, I will bring it up up at the meeting.

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Madora Dreamer
Apr 09, 2017 10:49 pm
Madora Dreamer
jai.m
jai.m
9 April

Building with ClearView @ Doreen - Frame completed..

Building with ClearView @ Doreen - Frame completed..
VIC
1, 2

Hi annielee, I hear you loud and clear. SS wasn't flexible with anything and threatened me delays if I asked any fixings, towards the end he didn't give much of a chance…

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jai.m
Apr 09, 2017 9:58 pm
Spotme
Spotme
9 April

Austral bricks

Austral bricks

I was going to say either silver or praline.. They were in my shortlist, so I remember them :)

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Spotme
Apr 09, 2017 8:14 pm
beac_faith
beac_faith
8 April

Our new family home Metricon Metro 32 QLD

Our new family home Metricon Metro 32 QLD
QLD
1 ... 32, 33, 34

He was quite stressed up about trying to make it smooth but now we're quite happy with the end result.. some imperfections here and there if you look up close but…

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beac_faith
Apr 08, 2017 10:41 pm
Mtfranklin
Mtfranklin
8 April

Double Storey Suggestions

Double Storey Suggestions
NSW

Thanks, but the parkhill 34 floor space ratio for the first floor is over 40% of the land area. I have been able to find another design from Mojo homes called Enigma 34…

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Mtfranklin
Apr 08, 2017 6:17 pm
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sajidmib
Apr 08, 2017 5:23 pm
sajidmib
Phoenix
Phoenix
8 April

PORTER DAVIS STAIRS HELP

PORTER DAVIS STAIRS HELP
VIC

Our Traditional Stair Option 2 cost 5,321 plus we requested for feng shui winder and bottom handrail upgrade $1,273, total of $6,594. I suggest you speak with your sales…

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Phoenix
Apr 08, 2017 4:18 pm
Phoenix

Frustration with Carlisle Homes

Frustration with Carlisle Homes

@Siteri you have every right to feel disappointed A single storey House shouldn't take 12+ months to build? Shifting the blame to shortage of Trades is poor form,the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 08, 2017 9:56 am
StructuralBIMGuy


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