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Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Post handover...DEFECTSCustom Coral Homes Bronte..Post handover...DEFECTS
NSW
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I ended up going with a local interior designer who also does window finishing. She lives about 10 mins from me, spent over two hours the first time with me chatting…

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MrsJM
Apr 28, 2017 5:08 am
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KDR Sekisui House - St GeorgeKDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
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We haven't received any invoice for frames yet nor have we had any correspondence ever about any delays claimed. Our Acacia build -

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trimum
Apr 28, 2017 4:59 am
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Jessiej
Apr 28, 2017 4:56 am
Stockland Elara at Marsden ParkStockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
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You should already have that 5% in your account already. Unless you are drawing equity from another property. I don't think your broker knows what they are doing. If…

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wongbruce
Apr 28, 2017 12:28 am
KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2
NSW
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Ok.... so 19.1 basically says that if the builder has to suspend works due to one of those reasons listed (basically something outside their control like adverse weather)…

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clintdb
Apr 27, 2017 11:47 pm
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Building with Wisdom HomesBuilding with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Fingers crossed on the weather. I'm expecting the brick stage to be slow. There are 3 wisdoms near us that are bricking up at the moment and all are going pretty slowly…

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Rocchet
Apr 27, 2017 11:33 pm
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renoy_jacob_dan
Apr 27, 2017 11:02 pm
bk84
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Who's building with Clarendon??Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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I think they will look great! Your tiles are massive. Are they meant to line/match up? Our wall tiles are 300×450 And floor tiles 300×300. Wish we had found a 300×600 …

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bk84
Apr 27, 2017 10:58 pm
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Your Connected Home. What have you done / what do you need?Your Connected Home. What have you done / what do you need?
NSW
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Today's Gizmodo article on the (sorry) state of affairs for Smart Homes in Australia...most of the products are unavailable via official channels in Australia

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sinbox
Apr 27, 2017 10:19 pm
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bribiebell
Apr 27, 2017 9:51 pm
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charlibear
Apr 27, 2017 9:14 pm
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Coral modified StradbrokeCoral modified Stradbroke
NSW
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its a easy thing to add later on but this build I knew what I wouldn't compromise on and I have no room at all for clothes ATM about a 1/10 of what we are going to…

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Milestone
Apr 27, 2017 8:56 pm
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Building at QVC in Edmondson ParkBuilding at QVC in Edmondson Park
NSW

Few houses are going up on Tannenberg road. Still nothing on Wakeling drive yet.

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Jordann
Apr 27, 2017 8:45 pm
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Charlibear's Build - Week 14 Roof Trusses StartedCharlibear's Build - Week 14 Roof Trusses Started
NSW
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I asked because I've been reading product reviews lately, some of the GJ reviews I've been reading make me want to vomit, why can't we have a build like that and write…

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charlibear
Apr 27, 2017 8:41 pm
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Building a Huntley 30 with Rawson @Colebee (Stone Cutters)Building a Huntley 30 with Rawson @Colebee (Stone Cutters)
NSW
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Another walk through today electricians doing all lights and fittings Standalone bath ready to be put in bathroom :) fingers crossed PCI in 4 weeks or so

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alisonandrew
Apr 27, 2017 8:23 pm
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GillyM
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Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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Yes, we sure are! Still love the house, but have decided we want to move to acreage. Would have loved to build again - we learned soooo much the first time around and…

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GillyM
Apr 27, 2017 8:11 pm
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Lucas homesLucas homes
NSW
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I have found him through facebook and then Linkedin. And he happens to work now for our Structural Engineer in Liverpool. Small World huh? Thanks for the info and hope…

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Winbrook
Apr 27, 2017 6:55 pm
Metricon Savannah 34 Build - Scaffolding removed.Metricon Savannah 34 Build - Scaffolding removed.
NSW
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Ha! I was showing my 70+ year old parents a pic of the house the other day, and they asked why we didn't go with cream colored bricks?

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firejack018
Apr 27, 2017 6:03 pm
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vandy
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Recommendations for Private Building inspector for PCIRecommendations for Private Building inspector for PCI
NSW

Hi @bella Can you tell us if private inspector needs house plans variations list and electrical lan to check? Does he check every tap, power points, switches etc?

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vandy
Apr 27, 2017 3:56 pm
Kvav27
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Riverstone Meadows EstateRiverstone Meadows Estate
NSW
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I have sent the request. Thanks Phil94

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Kvav27
Apr 27, 2017 2:47 pm
Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 16Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 16
NSW
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Woo slab done :D I say a weekly update would be the best..lol would save me a trip up from Wollongong

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jonny1990
Apr 27, 2017 2:26 pm
Joker
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Double Garage door Max width?Double Garage door Max width?
NSW

Think 16 feet is widest door, enables us to drive in with plenty of space on all sides. Sent from my Redmi 4 using Tapatalk

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Joker
Apr 27, 2017 1:13 pm

Looks like the information was correct, I live chatted with Clipsal as per image below but would love to see what my SM says. My Journey H1 thread |

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Neville S
Apr 27, 2017 12:06 pm
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Fullback15
Apr 27, 2017 9:59 am
Shan81
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Coral Homes - Modified BronteCoral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
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going good Corallake dig in there, it will happen pretty quick.

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Shan81
Apr 27, 2017 9:07 am
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Drew01
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Metricon Glendale 37+Metricon Glendale 37+
NSW
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Do you have a picture you can share? Would love to see it. Will take one on Friday when I'm at the Studio...

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Drew01
Apr 27, 2017 7:35 am
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Shez84
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Building with MetriconBuilding with Metricon
NSW
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Hey SkB, When I first spoke to the land sales guy, he told me we could get the house and land package for 429,000. Our land cost 260,600 Our base House was…

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Shez84
Apr 27, 2017 7:05 am
PixiGT
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Who else is building with Eden Brae?Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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Hopefully they are helpful :) You're existing Eden brae looks lovely! Sent from my iThing via Tapatalk

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PixiGT
Apr 27, 2017 6:46 am
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Crownleyian
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Mojo HomesMojo Homes
NSW
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So much for moving in before Christmas 😐

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Crownleyian
Apr 26, 2017 8:31 pm
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aloenyx
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26 April
Mismatch between house plan and kitchen planMismatch between house plan and kitchen plan
NSW

I have a similar issue in the kitchen. I changed a section of bench to be 1500mm long instead of 1200mm, and I asked for the kitchen window to be extended to suit.. The…

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aloenyx
Apr 26, 2017 5:58 pm
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aaron_online
26 April
Oran Park - 10f 10g release - rego done - next steps..Oran Park - 10f 10g release - rego done - next steps..
NSW
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Hi, Anyone building at mccormick/mccormcack st? I'm confused with the st name because our land contract of sale says Mc Cormick but for some odd reason the correct st…

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aaron_online
Apr 26, 2017 5:01 pm
BrownDog77
26 April
NSW: Coral Homes Avoca 23 - Started to update :)NSW: Coral Homes Avoca 23 - Started to update :)
NSW
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What's been happening this week Whitey? Any pics to show?

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BrownDog77
Apr 26, 2017 3:34 pm
vandy
26 April
Who is building with Kurrajong Homes?Who is building with Kurrajong Homes?
NSW
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Hi Lily123456 Do they email you the extension letter or was it by post? Thanks

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vandy
Apr 26, 2017 11:59 am
dulie
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26 April
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSWMetricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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Woohoo! Finally moving along!!

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dulie
Apr 26, 2017 11:33 am
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Oliver1989G
26 April
Village Square Stage 14 & 15 Edmondson ParkVillage Square Stage 14 & 15 Edmondson Park
NSW
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Hi everyone, I am planning on putting concrete down the side of my house would anyone know if there are any restrictions in the area? I don't have my cert occupancy atm…

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Oliver1989G
Apr 26, 2017 9:37 am
jcrabbitoh
26 April
Build a new home from Mcdonald Jones HomesBuild a new home from Mcdonald Jones Homes
NSW

The exterior colours are fine. You get 3 painted colours for the outside which is not too hard to work with. Eaves, posts and anything else like ours being bag and…

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jcrabbitoh
Apr 26, 2017 9:01 am
jenza20
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26 April
How often do you visit your site?How often do you visit your site?
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Everyday! I'm lucky because my block is a 5 min jog around the corner. :-D

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jenza20
Apr 26, 2017 1:07 am
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ehhc
25 April
KDR with Sekisui House: post handoverKDR with Sekisui House: post handover
NSW
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yeah certainly helps with assurance Thanks, and I must of missed that part, just went back and found the wrong sink posts. Will just have to see if Burbank management are…

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ehhc
Apr 25, 2017 10:31 pm
Whitey22
25 April
Coral Homes general build threadCoral Homes general build thread
QLD
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:) no dramas but yeah as for connection costs you wont get it much cheaper unfortunately

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Whitey22
Apr 25, 2017 8:59 pm
Edy_Jab
25 April
Redbank at North Richmond NSWRedbank at North Richmond NSW
NSW
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Hi everyone, my wife and I have got a block in box hill but have now come across red bank and went for a drive through there today!! We are now considering selling box…

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Edy_Jab
Apr 25, 2017 8:03 pm
SteveMc
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25 April
Rawson Homes - General ThreadRawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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I asked my site supervisor to put a few spare laminated beams in my main family room wall. Unless your planning to have 30 kg hanging on the wall it's probably overkill.…

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SteveMc
Apr 25, 2017 4:40 pm
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PVBuild
25 April
Retaining Wall IssueRetaining Wall Issue
NSW

It's to do with adding weight to a compromised structure. It's understandable that your builder doesn't want to continue until the area is retained and supported, but…

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PVBuild
Apr 25, 2017 1:29 pm
ellen2017
25 April
Building in Crystal Waters, North KellyvilleBuilding in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville
NSW

We have been told the land will be levelled as much as possible. I think best to be working with the slope of the block to cut cost, but yes very limited in terms of…

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ellen2017
Apr 25, 2017 12:11 pm
Coral Daydream 32Coral Daydream 32
NSW
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The lawn has really taken, it needs a mow today actually! Congrats on selling your other place, and for asking price too, well done! Will definitely call in for a…

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DreamHome2point0
Apr 25, 2017 10:22 am
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GLO
25 April
Buying a house on a street of a public schoolBuying a house on a street of a public school
NSW

Hi, I live directly opposite a k6 primary school paddock. I also have 2 driveways which means lots of mins become best friends when they are running late to drop off or…

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GLO
Apr 25, 2017 10:20 am
NicMac03
25 April
Billys Lookout - Coral - Grange 26Billys Lookout - Coral - Grange 26
NSW
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Well hopefully it all works out :)

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NicMac03
Apr 25, 2017 9:09 am
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ehhc
Apr 24, 2017 1:29 pm
Bhoot
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24 April
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sqFirstyle Home - Braeside 42sq
NSW
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Thanks Jordann - Can't wait to see the house completed...

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Bhoot
Apr 24, 2017 1:18 pm
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