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nicoledee
nicoledee
5 April

Statesman Felixstow Alfresco build in Two Wells, SA

Statesman Felixstow Alfresco build in Two Wells, SA
SA

So since my last post, we have settled on the land - this happened on 24th of March :). Now we are at the very very last stage of council approval - and should have full…

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nicoledee
Apr 05, 2017 1:50 pm
Ausman
Ausman
5 April

How much is it to install downlights after handover?

How much is it to install downlights after handover?
VIC

I got downlights installed(on ground floor) after handover a few weeks back. Electrician charged me $55+gst supply and install 13w (Martec - Tradetec) downlights.…

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Ausman
Apr 05, 2017 12:58 pm

Solar Panel Quotes - Melbourne

Solar Panel Quotes - Melbourne
VIC

Hi all, I've received a quote yesterday and the following are the 3 quotes details. This is in Melbourne, no shading on premise and double storey dwelling. Posting this…

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cesarspalace
Apr 05, 2017 10:00 am
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
5 April

Building a Noosa 29 in north brisbane

Building a Noosa 29 in north brisbane
QLD
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Wow awesome it's fixed so glad you stuck to your guns

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BrownDog77
Apr 05, 2017 8:37 am
kaycee
kaycee
5 April

Grantham Estate, Riverstone

Grantham Estate, Riverstone
NSW
1 ... 38, 39, 40

1. Kwigan 2. Dryden 3. McDonnell "Residents will have about 28 days to have their say once the list of names go on public exhibition at a date yet to be determined."

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kaycee
Apr 05, 2017 5:22 am
dee13
dee13
5 April

P & L HGWA Build - SOR

P & L HGWA Build - SOR
WA
1, 2

Hi Smurf, love your kitchen I was just wondering, do you guys have a join in your kitchen stone? & if so, where did your cabinet makers put it?

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dee13
Apr 05, 2017 12:05 am

Hallmark Homes

Hallmark Homes
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Not sure if anyone looks at this thread anymore - but I need some help from other Hallmark builders! Can anyone tell me what you were charged for pot drawers, micro…

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Bridgetwitch
Apr 04, 2017 12:01 pm
Bridgetwitch
Emmz70
Emmz70
3 April

Deleray Clyde North Villawood

Deleray Clyde North Villawood
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Always an anxious time lol. I was very worried about my facade but I'm satisfied now and I still have flooring and tiles to go and I'm still super super nervous lol…

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Emmz70
Apr 03, 2017 10:01 pm
arcachon
arcachon
3 April

No variations in building contract

No variations in building contract

I have never heard of a No Variation Contract so not qualified to comment on it. I don't see how it would benefit either the customer or the builder. Variations occur in…

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arcachon
Apr 03, 2017 9:34 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
3 April

Arden Homes Custom Mercer - Melbourne

Arden Homes Custom Mercer - Melbourne
VIC

Thinking of switching builders to Arden Bespoke, after getting to almost contract stage. We're you happy with your house? Any advice?

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Ezza78
Apr 03, 2017 8:23 pm

Front fence brickwork in build contract?

Front fence brickwork in build contract?
WA

Hi Riverside Trades rates have dropped in perth, shop around, do it yourself and save

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 03, 2017 8:08 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Kidlat
Kidlat
3 April

Site Costs

Site Costs

Yes all fixed, except for the BAL I think, as explained by SC if by building start the BAL requirement is lifted they will credit it back.. Will still build, just need to…

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Kidlat
Apr 03, 2017 4:23 pm
pj87
pj87
3 April

Fencing Contractor Recommendation

Fencing Contractor Recommendation
VIC

Hi all I'm looking for recommendations for fencing contractors in the Southern Suburbs of Melbourne, Officer, Berwick etc... Thanks :)

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pj87
Apr 03, 2017 9:06 am
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
2 April

Need help with Kitchen Design!!!

Need help with Kitchen Design!!!
QLD

What did you end up doing? Greys and silvers are both industrial and coastal, Pale grey cupboards, and white-ish bench tops are a good place to start. There are some…

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JayaJaya
Apr 02, 2017 4:05 pm
JayaJaya
jlubo
jlubo
2 April

Registration

Registration

Hi Elarians, I'm new in this forum and I was wondering if anyone here knows anything about stage 39? Thanks. Jlubo

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jlubo
Apr 02, 2017 11:10 am
quiggs
quiggs
2 April

Henley Palace Q1

Henley Palace Q1
VIC

Sorry there kkphilly93, We have pretty much been in the land developers holding pattern of having titles constantly pushed back, they are now projecting Q4 2017 which says…

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quiggs
Apr 02, 2017 9:47 am

Finally got the lawn done before the rain! LANDSCAPING IS OVER! Time for me to pack up shop! Enjoy the pics.... I wish everyone luck with their builds. There will be good…

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BL35ED
Apr 02, 2017 9:23 am
Tribe7
Tribe7
2 April

Hotondo Homes Tasmania - Hobart Build

Hotondo Homes Tasmania - Hobart Build
TAS

Hello Nellmaree, Which home have you decided to build through hotondo?? Do you have any pics of your floor plan or colour selections, we all love having a look. I'm…

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Tribe7
Apr 02, 2017 9:09 am
Tribe7
RTS25
RTS25
1 April

Building with Firstyle

Building with Firstyle

Don't want to name and shame her publically but not the main Construction person! Everyone else we have dealt with have been great and professional but this one just…

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RTS25
Apr 01, 2017 9:02 pm

Anyone building in Moreton Regional Council and recently had

Anyone building in Moreton Regional Council and recently had
QLD

For future reference and anyone viewing this post - mine took less that a week :)

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maddielouxx
Apr 01, 2017 3:57 pm

We're Building a Metricon Barkly 29

We're Building a Metricon Barkly 29
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Hello Rich. I am Rita and we will also build a Barkly 29 in the southside of Brisbane. Building might start in May. Thank you for these posts. They are very helpful. I am…

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Rita Barkly29
Mar 31, 2017 11:58 pm
TheGirlie
TheGirlie
1 April

Land and house valuation

Land and house valuation
QLD

Yeah it's completely ridiculous!! but it was the easiest way for us to get around the valuation.

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TheGirlie
Mar 31, 2017 11:17 pm
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Talkey
Mar 31, 2017 10:41 pm
Talkey
sajidmib
sajidmib
31 March

Our First Build

Our First Build
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

We got the letter as well for not finding a builder, guess that they couldn't broker a deal for one with half build. Our temp fences are gone as they were paid up till…

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sajidmib
Mar 31, 2017 9:02 pm
sajidmib
insider
insider
31 March

Independent soil test

Independent soil test

I agree with Sparkie. The usually use one company to do the soil test, site survey and engineering as a package so they sometime use one or two companies they are…

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insider
Mar 31, 2017 6:41 pm

Standard range Austral Bricks

Standard range Austral Bricks
NSW

Hey thanks so much Just saw your other post. We are going to build the hemipshere 35, but we just have some issues with excavating our block due to its slope so we…

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newwyhouse2233
Mar 31, 2017 2:47 pm
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
31 March

Tile company charging for different tile lay pattern

Tile company charging for different tile lay pattern
NSW

Thanks, that looks helpful... I keep dreaming of DIY, but alas no time or skill or experience...

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ruraldoc
Mar 31, 2017 2:40 pm
ruraldoc

Thanks Debbie we now need a new front fence. Our neighbours also need a new back fence too. Hope everyone else pulled out ok. The kids enjoyed a day at home and being…

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Shanniidc
Mar 31, 2017 12:35 pm
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lizbf85
Mar 31, 2017 9:14 am
jcrabbitoh
jcrabbitoh
31 March

McDonald Jones Homes

McDonald Jones Homes
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

The link you supplied appears to be just your photos and comments. Where is the new forum?

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jcrabbitoh
Mar 31, 2017 7:34 am
Skyepie
Skyepie
30 March

First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

First Home - Mango Hill, QLD
QLD
1, 2

Those are my favourite colour bricks look good and going so fast M A R C O O L A 3 2 - Coral homes

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Skyepie
Mar 30, 2017 12:12 pm
Skyepie
buildX
buildX
30 March

Advice needed - what stage to do independant inspection?

Advice needed - what stage to do independant inspection?
VIC

Its ideal not to skip a building inspection stages. We used to hire http://www.brenthenessinspections.com/…

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buildX
Mar 30, 2017 10:42 am
buildX
Horse
Horse
29 March

Fence before build - neighbor dispute

Fence before build - neighbor dispute
NSW
1, 2

Can it not be settled amicably? I know there is a rule that fence is shared 50/50 but what if you still don't have the funds? Maybe the reason they are not yet building is…

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Horse
Mar 29, 2017 9:23 pm
Sayem769
Sayem769
28 March

Double Storey House in Oran Park

Double Storey House in Oran Park
NSW

Hi we are planning to build a double storey house in Oran Park with BellRiver homes. I would love to get advice and opinions from others who are building with BellRiver…

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Sayem769
Mar 28, 2017 9:14 pm
vickyr
vickyr
28 March

Who's building with Seddon Homes? Melbourne

Who's building with Seddon Homes? Melbourne
VIC

Hi any body build your home with seddon homes? how's your experience?

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vickyr
Mar 28, 2017 6:43 pm
bank
bank
28 March

Is this an unreasonable request?

Is this an unreasonable request?
VIC

We also went over our 10 days and the builder didn't bat an eye. We had talked to them about what would happen if we never got finance (or a building permit since that…

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bank
Mar 28, 2017 5:00 pm
bank

Hi all, I have started this whole 'building my first home' process... sooo many decisions haha. I have just received plans back and i am pretty happy. I'm just wanting…

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Firsthomefirst
Mar 28, 2017 4:31 pm
Kenlis27
Kenlis27
28 March

Henley Monterey Belle Q2

Henley Monterey Belle Q2
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Great thanks for that, its not too bad I was thinking more. I am looking at the Vienna or Monaco at this stage. Thanks Lisa :)

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Kenlis27
Mar 28, 2017 3:11 pm
Kayz20
Kayz20
28 March

sbg homes

sbg homes
VIC

i am currently in clyde north

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Kayz20
Mar 28, 2017 8:20 am
spatailsteve
spatailsteve
28 March

Help! What does this lines mean in the map?? Future impact/

Help! What does this lines mean in the map?? Future impact/
NSW

This thick dashed line is not any kind of utility or easement, in my experience I would suggest this is most likely to indicate the area the set of plans relates to and on…

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spatailsteve
Mar 27, 2017 11:41 pm
spatailsteve
Doc Freeman
Doc Freeman
28 March

Building with JG King

Building with JG King

Sounds reminiscent of our experience with JG King. Their communication once we got to construction was pathetic, and customer focus was non-existent. They even boast that…

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Doc Freeman
Mar 27, 2017 11:04 pm
voz
voz
27 March

Downlight provisions & install after handover... What to do?

Downlight provisions & install after handover... What to do?
NSW

Hi All, Building a single storey with Eden Brae homes. Is it a good idea to install downlights after the handover to save some money. Anything the builder should do for…

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voz
Mar 27, 2017 10:56 pm
voz
voz
27 March

Installing ducted air conditioning after handover?

Installing ducted air conditioning after handover?

Hi All, I'm contemplating on whether to include Ducted AC in my package with Eden Brae Homes or not. They have quoted $11,614 for 12.4KW, 2 Zones. Just wanted to check…

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voz
Mar 27, 2017 10:30 pm
alexandraa
alexandraa
27 March

Regional FHOG VIC

Regional FHOG VIC
VIC

That's okay! Good idea, probably your best bet and then you'll guaranteed to get it ☺

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alexandraa
Mar 27, 2017 7:52 pm
alexandraa
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maximus
Mar 27, 2017 6:24 pm
maximus
arcachon
arcachon
27 March

Stylemaster Homes: Baybreeze 22 Primo

Stylemaster Homes: Baybreeze 22 Primo
QLD

Did you get going a couple of weeks ago as planned? We've been rolling along nicely. Should be ready for handover mid-late April.

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arcachon
Mar 27, 2017 4:57 pm
wildvio
wildvio
27 March

New Dimension Homes - Custom SeaBreeze

New Dimension Homes - Custom SeaBreeze
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Just wondering if you remember what colour your red splashback is?

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wildvio
Mar 27, 2017 2:57 pm
soura
soura
27 March

Dale Alcock archer build - Slab laid

Dale Alcock archer build - Slab laid
WA
1, 2

Your design looks so lovely! especially loved the master bedroom and the kitchen! Congratulations on the slab :)

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soura
Mar 27, 2017 1:40 pm
soura


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