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Anyone have experience with Go Homes in WA?

Anyone have experience with Go Homes in WA?
WA

Hi b4tm4n, just wondering if you ended up building with Go Homes as we’re looking at building our home with them. Thanks ☺️

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Wouldntmindasammich
Jan 21, 2018 11:44 pm
breannareilly
breannareilly
21 January

Home designs including granny flats

Home designs including granny flats
QLD

Hey, Did you end up finding what you're after? I've been researching this recently too. The only ones that I've come across that seem pretty good are from Stroud Homes.…

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breannareilly
Jan 21, 2018 10:48 pm
inexp_user
inexp_user
21 January

Building with Porter Davis

Building with Porter Davis
VIC

I just realised this is an old post! You have probably already started building!

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inexp_user
Jan 21, 2018 12:58 pm
inexp_user
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
21 January

Advice and help

Advice and help
VIC

You should re-title this thread and have it moved to the appropriate sub forum.

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SaveH2O
Jan 21, 2018 8:09 am
SaveH2O

Looking to sign up for a two storey kit home we have had designed. I’m trying to understand the trade-offs of using a full slab for the lower level versus only the area…

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zzkazu
Jan 20, 2018 6:58 pm
Charly6s
Charly6s
20 January

Laminate vs Tiles, pros and cons

Laminate vs Tiles, pros and cons
NSW

For those that are interested, I have a blog about my build and one of the posts I have done is all about Laminate v engineered timber v solid timber, and the differences…

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Charly6s
Jan 20, 2018 6:19 pm
Charly6s
BA2310
BA2310
20 January

Renwick/Mittagong

Renwick/Mittagong
NSW

hello Manhattanone23, We are and we have been going by what there website says. have you decided on a builder?

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BA2310
Jan 20, 2018 2:05 pm
neb880
neb880
19 January

Who to build in Melb and experience with GJ? KDRB with slope

Who to build in Melb and experience with GJ? KDRB with slope
VIC

saw this late, you may well have chosen a builder already our site is also 3.6m in slope, but we managed to not go down the split level path but rather a 500mm stepdown…

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neb880
Jan 19, 2018 8:20 pm
neb880
Althom
Althom
19 January

Water leaking through garage wall

Water leaking through garage wall

Next time it rains check if there's any flow out of the downpipes connected to the gutter on that wall.

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Althom
Jan 19, 2018 10:11 am
Althom
eliszia
eliszia
19 January

Project Sicily / Building in Springlake Mt Barker SA

Project Sicily / Building in Springlake Mt Barker SA
SA
1, 2

Hi there. We have just submitted plans to the council last week. How long did it take for them to approve yours?

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eliszia
Jan 19, 2018 7:44 am
ashzee
ashzee
18 January

Coral Homes Grange 24 - Brisbane West

Coral Homes Grange 24 - Brisbane West
QLD

Haha thanks. Glad to have you on board 😊

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ashzee
Jan 18, 2018 8:57 pm
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Maps
Jan 18, 2018 7:42 pm
Choosy
Choosy
18 January

Is $290K Build Price for a total of 240sqm House Reasonable?

Is $290K Build Price for a total of 240sqm House Reasonable?
WA

Unfortunately building is a business and some builders will quote what they think you are willing to pay, especially if they know you won't have a problem with finance.…

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Choosy
Jan 18, 2018 1:06 pm
Choosy
bini
bini
18 January

How long from PCI to Handover in Simonds

How long from PCI to Handover in Simonds
VIC

Thankyou @Madora Dreamer, I ll keep that in mind. :-)

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bini
Jan 18, 2018 12:42 pm
AlexPell
AlexPell
17 January

Things you wished you knew before your first build

Things you wished you knew before your first build

Haha great reminder after a day looking at display homes, house designs, and being tempted with all sorts of add-ons.

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AlexPell
Jan 17, 2018 8:05 pm
AlexPell

We managed to finish our build on 20/12, around 8 months after commencement. Landscaping to kick off this week. Some pics below: I

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Gooner
Jan 17, 2018 6:26 pm

North facade render: East facade (we are on a corner):

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alexessory
Jan 17, 2018 5:12 pm
Fongeo
Fongeo
17 January

Builder receipt to book land

Builder receipt to book land
VIC

Also too many bad reviews of Henley in productreview.com it will be good to get some feedback on that as well. Dont want to stick my head out onto a chopping board. Cheers

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Fongeo
Jan 17, 2018 12:25 pm
Izzehz
Izzehz
17 January

Layout suggestions for east facing block

Layout suggestions for east facing block
VIC

Thanks! That plan does looks like it could work. Do you know the name of the plan?

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Izzehz
Jan 17, 2018 9:02 am
please_demolish
please_demolish
16 January

Site supervisor has resigned. We are past lock up stage.

Site supervisor has resigned. We are past lock up stage.
NSW

Thanks Twinning. He doesn't finish up until 24 Jan, so hes still our main contact for now. I will contact the builder soon. Just wanted to let my emotions run their…

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please_demolish
Jan 16, 2018 7:57 pm
Moks
Moks
16 January

First Home Buyer

First Home Buyer
NSW

Hi, hope you are all well. I am a first home buyer looking to purchase a house in sydney south west. Oran park, cobbity, leppington areas. Our budget for the total costs…

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Moks
Jan 16, 2018 7:46 pm
JNT_New Build
JNT_New Build
16 January

Metricon - Duxton 39

Metricon - Duxton 39
VIC
1 ... 85, 86, 87

Wow Emmz...your home is looking great! Look at all that green! Well done!!!!

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JNT_New Build
Jan 16, 2018 4:17 pm
JNT_New Build
Still Deciding
Still Deciding
16 January

DJ Roberts

DJ Roberts
QLD
1, 2

The following is my honest personal opinion based upon my recent experience. Just completed a build with DJ Roberts - whilst I would not say it was a build that took me…

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Still Deciding
Jan 16, 2018 3:49 pm

We are 8 months in and are at tiling. Stuff has been happening so slowly... Some pics of progress since my last post: A break in - fortunately no other damage done -…

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Mrs_W
Jan 16, 2018 2:06 pm
ramprasa
ramprasa
16 January

Anyone bought in North Kellyville. Kakadu Street??

Anyone bought in North Kellyville. Kakadu Street??
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Nice to hear from you mummawalshie. Would like to know whether there is any council requirement for feature wall? My builder is providing moroka finish and I don't like…

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ramprasa
Jan 16, 2018 12:29 pm
lovisa
lovisa
16 January

New Home Questions

New Home Questions
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

End , but if not valuated yet for loan you might need to pay in $$ for the short fall if what you add doesn’t put up the value / if it goes iver standard valuation vslue for area

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lovisa
Jan 16, 2018 12:15 pm
Sethor
Sethor
16 January

Tesla Solar Roof Tiles

Tesla Solar Roof Tiles

Just dug up our quote for the Bristile 3 kW Performance System (66x 45W tiles, Sonnen 4kw Battery with integrated Inverter) $22,000, if you switched to Sonnen traditional…

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Sethor
Jan 16, 2018 12:04 pm
tinkster
tinkster
16 January

Our Celebration Homes Build Journey - Hocking

Our Celebration Homes Build Journey - Hocking
WA

Welcome! We are having a barn sliding door too, apparently the first one our builder has done and it came in at no cost as well, which was a HUGE surprise!

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tinkster
Jan 16, 2018 4:46 am
tinkster
dee13
dee13
16 January

B & D's First build with HGWA

B & D's First build with HGWA
WA
1 ... 15, 16, 17

we've always had ones with cushion backs & my partner would flatten them because he leans his arm on the top... then I saw this and realised he can't so I was sold

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dee13
Jan 15, 2018 11:33 pm

Haven't posted for a while as the builders were off over Christmas. Tiles have been all finished which is great! Picked out all the furniture for the house already. Not…

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valerie3e
Jan 15, 2018 7:04 pm
valerie3e
kishore
kishore
15 January

Electrical Plan Advise + Downlights after handover install?

Electrical Plan Advise + Downlights after handover install?
1, 2

Thanks buddy. My construction got delayed so didn't had time to worry about that.. I went with lights on how I want for ground floor only. On first floor I reduced them…

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kishore
Jan 15, 2018 7:00 pm
Taj-e
Taj-e
15 January

Anybody purchased land in Brompton Estate Cranbourne VIC?

Anybody purchased land in Brompton Estate Cranbourne VIC?
VIC

I received a call from Brompton saying that they cancelled my block and will refund the deposit. Is this is the case with anybody else? I know there is clause in the…

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Taj-e
Jan 15, 2018 5:07 pm
SarahBrady
SarahBrady
15 January

Goodlife/Gemmil - Backyard & Decking July 2016

Goodlife/Gemmil - Backyard & Decking July 2016
WA
1 ... 62, 63, 64

Hey jcbissor, Your floors look amazing. Can i ask how they've been going? Have you had any issues with the laminate buckling etc? I am looking to install it in my house…

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SarahBrady
Jan 15, 2018 1:08 pm
mrs.jessica
mrs.jessica
14 January

Our Build - Coral Homes Avoca 25 - Redcliffe

Our Build - Coral Homes Avoca 25 - Redcliffe
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi, I am looking at building the Avoca 25 at Beaudesert, and am curious as how much it cost to extend the laundry to end with the garage?

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mrs.jessica
Jan 14, 2018 6:43 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
14 January

Moving mains water tap - hard to do?

Moving mains water tap - hard to do?
VIC

Speak to the water company :) Our 37sq Custom Hamptons Inspired Home: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=86931

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Dani_J
Jan 14, 2018 7:48 am
Brenton41
Brenton41
13 January

Single story vs double story

Single story vs double story

Just my 2 cents worth... Your block is quite big compared to most and you will find that there is a minimum percentage of land that you can't build on…

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Brenton41
Jan 13, 2018 5:18 pm
Aimn_4U
Aimn_4U
13 January

Planning to Build Kit home in Mandurah (Singleton)

Planning to Build Kit home in Mandurah (Singleton)
WA

Hi All, My husband and I are looking into building a kit home in Mandurah. Block is 1200sqm and approx 700m from the beach. Has anyone built in the area recently and can…

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Aimn_4U
Jan 13, 2018 1:17 am
gmohitg
gmohitg
12 January

Timber Windows and Stacker Doors

Timber Windows and Stacker Doors
VIC

It says in another post Canterbury supplies the timber windows for Metricon.

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gmohitg
Jan 12, 2018 8:57 pm
gmohitg
fei
fei
12 January

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone
NSW

Anyone who has purchased with Signature on Edmund I have set up a FB page https://www.facebook.com/groups/168752033764376/

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fei
Jan 12, 2018 4:07 pm

Write reply... Got Plantation shutters installed upstairs in the TV room Gas log heater installed - best time to buy is during summer :) I have had a few messages on…

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Samk
Jan 12, 2018 11:46 am
building-expert
building-expert
12 January

No occupancy permit unless appliances are sourced through bu

No occupancy permit unless appliances are sourced through bu
VIC

At what stage is your build? Have appliances been included in your contract price?

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building-expert
Jan 12, 2018 9:19 am
building-expert
Mikka83
Mikka83
12 January

Metricon Kirra 23

Metricon Kirra 23

Oh wow!! So glad I’ve found this blog... We are going to build a Metricon kirra23! But are finding it very hard to find any photos of the inside of the house.... has…

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Mikka83
Jan 12, 2018 9:14 am
xjanex
xjanex
12 January

Damages for beginning construction after anticipated start d

Damages for beginning construction after anticipated start d
VIC

We got it in the form of a variation before they would give us our start date. I guess the only good thing is we don't have to pay it for months, gives me more time to…

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xjanex
Jan 12, 2018 2:51 am
xjanex

Modified coral grange 25 first build huntlee

Modified coral grange 25 first build huntlee
NSW

it was 45 deg plus on the day at thornton in the garage and the place was closed for xmas holidays no air con we just wanted out of there

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NATH.KRISTYBUTLER
Jan 11, 2018 8:57 pm
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
11 January

HIGHLANDS ESTATE STAGE 284 - Craigieburn

HIGHLANDS ESTATE STAGE 284 - Craigieburn
VIC

Seems like an old thread but was wondering how did you go with the Slab ?

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Ozshaz
Jan 11, 2018 5:25 pm
shihalv
shihalv
11 January

Boundary Fence VIC - first to move in

Boundary Fence VIC - first to move in
VIC

Hi, Just wanted to get some feedback opinions regarding our situation. In our stage, we were the first house to finish the build and we will be moving soon. I've manage…

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shihalv
Jan 11, 2018 3:21 pm
alexbk66
alexbk66
11 January

Your Connected Home. What have you done / what do you need?

Your Connected Home. What have you done / what do you need?
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

8. Regarding computer specs for running HS server, if you want to process video stream from IP cameras - you need pretty good comp, personally I bought i7 from Hystou,…

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alexbk66
Jan 11, 2018 12:13 pm

Crisis averted. Job done. At least i think it is done. They literally just removed the meter and turned of the gas at some underground switch. Probably through that…

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David_Sydney
Jan 11, 2018 12:09 pm
MGaus
MGaus
11 January

Harcrest - Stage 9 by Mirvac

Harcrest - Stage 9 by Mirvac
VIC

Hi All, Hope you all received the confirmation email in regards to settlement. Happy New year 2018. Hope this year will be great year for all residents. I will encourage…

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MGaus
Jan 11, 2018 9:31 am


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