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Haven't posted here in a while! Everything coming long nicely, bit of a timeline below: 27 Feb - Footings began 02 March - Slab 15 March - Besser Blocks 18 March -…

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MollyMallooTSV
Apr 27, 2017 9:00 pm
Coral Daydream 30 CanungraCoral Daydream 30 Canungra
QLD
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Budgets are there to be broken.......well that's what I tell my boss :roll: We set a budget, soon realised it was unrealistic, set another and blew it, then went to variations…

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em-n-craig
Apr 27, 2017 8:51 pm
Building Simonds Prague in QLDBuilding Simonds Prague in QLD
QLD
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Can you request someone different do it? Great news though, so glad that they are doing the right thing

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Marshall5858
Apr 27, 2017 8:38 pm
Building a Daydream 32Building a Daydream 32
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Looking forward to following your build and congrats

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em-n-craig
Apr 27, 2017 4:57 pm
Our Daydream in Mundoolun Our Daydream in Mundoolun
QLD
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Congrats on the build start. Amazing block and great idea with the pantry, looking forward to following your build

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em-n-craig
Apr 27, 2017 4:48 pm
Building with coral homes - Manhattan 23Building with coral homes - Manhattan 23
QLD
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Alex, you sure you didn't use alot of water for your turf in those 3 weeks? My First 2 bills pre handover was about $235 and this was pretty much made up of fixed charges,…

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vonsta76
Apr 27, 2017 4:32 pm
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Slab porn via text message!! They are still out there working away and apparently very impressed with the future outdoor area

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1sttimer_stoneridge
Apr 27, 2017 3:16 pm
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Our kitchen, bathroom and ensuite cabinets have been installed, bathroom and ensuite sinks added, and render completed outside except for the bit around bed 1 at the front…

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jmart90
Apr 27, 2017 1:24 pm
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Tribe7
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Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLDCoral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD
QLD
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Oohhh thanks for the pics Craig, the raised portico looks fab. I'm really excited to see it started. Between yourself and Henry I'm getting hints of who mine should look…

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Tribe7
Apr 27, 2017 7:44 am
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The epic home building race: first home build vs the baby!The epic home building race: first home build vs the baby!
QLD
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Enjoy your little holiday!! Looking forward to seeing some concrete photos when you're back GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277

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charlibear
Apr 27, 2017 7:12 am
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Housing the Tribe Custom Acreage Style - KrisBuild Homes QLDHousing the Tribe Custom Acreage Style - KrisBuild Homes QLD
QLD
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Omg I love it!!! Maybe cause it's also the one we picked great taste Tribe

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fleabee86
Apr 27, 2017 5:53 am
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Our Forever Home BuildOur Forever Home Build
QLD
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Yeah there is a nice example of its effect in MrsJM's house. Sadly, her house still has troubles... a very scary and sad experience for a new house build!

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ruraldoc
Apr 27, 2017 12:15 am
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Coral Capri 25- Week 6: Lining StageCoral Capri 25- Week 6: Lining Stage
QLD
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Congratulations guys enjoy your new home x

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bribiebell
Apr 26, 2017 10:29 pm
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em-n-craig
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First Home :) Building with Dixon HomesFirst Home :) Building with Dixon Homes
QLD
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Won't be long and your roof will be on. Click on the link below and it will take you to out thread

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em-n-craig
Apr 26, 2017 8:00 pm
klea
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Coral Homes Marcoola 30 Brisbane WestCoral Homes Marcoola 30 Brisbane West
QLD
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Did the laminate finish on the overhead cupboards cost much to upgrade? (I'm assuming timber look laminate wasn't in the standard range?) I'm looking at doing the same for…

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klea
Apr 26, 2017 1:30 pm
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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em-n-craig
25 April
Coral Homes - Manhattan Project (96 Days Build)Coral Homes - Manhattan Project (96 Days Build)
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Garage floor looks awesome, will be doing that when our place is finished.

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em-n-craig
Apr 25, 2017 9:49 pm
vandy
25 April
Sliding Door Track rebatesSliding Door Track rebates
QLD

Hi A similar thing has happened in our build. The construction is nearing completion and we noticed that the rebates haven't been made for our 6 slider door. The floor…

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vandy
Apr 25, 2017 3:59 pm
Bridgetwitch
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25 April
A vue of the pines on the Gold CoastA vue of the pines on the Gold Coast
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Hey Tribe! Rego seems so far away still... on track for June/July (hopefully). We are thinking mid grey walls, dark wood floors, black fans/blinds/carpet, black and grey…

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Bridgetwitch
Apr 25, 2017 10:35 am
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charlibear
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25 April
Avoca 26 | Building with Coral Homes | Ormeau RidgeAvoca 26 | Building with Coral Homes | Ormeau Ridge
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I haven't been in for a little while with the flooding, getting a concussion and doing my bosses job while she's been on holidays over Easter so I'll have to go in for a…

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charlibear
Apr 25, 2017 6:56 am
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Tribe7
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23 April
Building our Clarendon Fairmont 38 on the Gold CoastBuilding our Clarendon Fairmont 38 on the Gold Coast
QLD
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Here's to hoping batman, I'm sure you will have a great week with lots of progress. Any pics of the solar?? I should look into it.

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Tribe7
Apr 23, 2017 8:15 pm
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Tribe7
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23 April
Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLDTrinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
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Hey Mec, So exciting to see your ready to start building. I've had a good read through your thread and you have made some lovely selections. The R5 insulation batts to…

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Tribe7
Apr 23, 2017 8:20 am
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Oninon
Apr 22, 2017 2:34 pm
scubabe
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21 April
Noosa 20 - North HabourNoosa 20 - North Habour
QLD
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11 weeks?? that's insane!!! Very fast worker bees you had on your build :) Now if you could just send them down to Charlibear and her GJ build near Lismore where it's been…

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scubabe
Apr 21, 2017 9:01 am
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Frames are up! Just waiting on the roof to be complete

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kayleenb
Apr 20, 2017 1:09 pm
Mec06
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19 April
Metricon Metro 32 QldMetricon Metro 32 Qld
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Ah that's annoying, May will be here before you know it. Hopefully no more delays for you guys.

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Mec06
Apr 19, 2017 6:42 am
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lp77
19 April
Trinity lux plantation homes qldTrinity lux plantation homes qld
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Oh well Ss on holiday until may 3rd 😕😕 so can't get dates estimated yet.... But meeting tiler tomorrow and tiling will start and then painter due. Potentially early…

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lp77
Apr 19, 2017 1:06 am

Thought I would share some photos of our build Our block after site clean. Slab Frame Enclosed

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TandL_QLD
Apr 18, 2017 9:34 pm
Custom Design - QLD Springfield Rise - Valeco HomesCustom Design - QLD Springfield Rise - Valeco Homes
QLD
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My partner and I have been going through the lighting switches tonight and are so confused/undecided. The living/kitchen and hallway lights are driving us nuts trying to…

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staceyrussell
Apr 17, 2017 11:31 pm
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cat_dunc
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17 April
Our semi acreage 'Forever House' Build - Pool Under ConstrucOur semi acreage 'Forever House' Build - Pool Under Construc
QLD
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Hey Mr Bee, how's your pool construction going now? I'd love to see more pictures. :)

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cat_dunc
Apr 17, 2017 8:35 am
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GCDC
16 April
Getting competing house design plans and quotesGetting competing house design plans and quotes
QLD

Rocks just on the surface pretty much https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BymNZ ... kZXRnpLZHM The point of the question was less about cost of excavating the rock and…

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GCDC
Apr 16, 2017 5:56 pm
marge1978
15 April
DULUX STEPNEY OR GREY ISLAND BENCHDULUX 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
fiat10
14 April
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLDGJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD
QLD
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Hi Gummz, ours didn't have a selections showroom either, but I found it was better that way as we weren't limited. I think because GJ are a custom builder and not a…

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fiat10
Apr 14, 2017 11:53 am
Tribe7
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14 April
Housing the Tribe, Gold CoastHousing the Tribe, Gold Coast
QLD
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Finally started our new thread Let the good times roll on Housing the Tribe Custom Acreage Style - KrisBuild Homes.

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Tribe7
Apr 14, 2017 12:30 am
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jmart90
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13 April
Coral Homes Avoca 25 in Gainsborough GreensCoral Homes Avoca 25 in Gainsborough Greens
QLD
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ah for some reason I thought you had already started. Coral Homes Avoca 25 in Gainsborough Greens Gold Coast Viewtopic.php?f=31&t=81406 Oh we've started [WHITE…

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jmart90
Apr 13, 2017 6:57 pm
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Bridgetwitch
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13 April
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWaterFirst Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater
NSW
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Everything looks wonderful... so jealous of some of your choices! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87210

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Bridgetwitch
Apr 13, 2017 6:04 pm
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blackcat20
13 April
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29
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Exciting! We're first home builders as well but slightly behind you in the process, just waiting to book our colour and electrical appointments in. Though our land isnt…

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blackcat20
Apr 13, 2017 9:06 am
scubabe
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13 April
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQBuilding the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ
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Yours took FOREVER to go up, but how exciting now that they finally are up, your walkthrough was amazing and your views! Stunning! You're going to be so happy living in…

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scubabe
Apr 13, 2017 7:45 am
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charlibear
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13 April
GJ Gardner - modified Peninsula 255sqmGJ Gardner - modified Peninsula 255sqm
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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
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Bowie
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11 April
Our Fairmont 34 by Clarendon in BrisbaneOur Fairmont 34 by Clarendon in Brisbane
QLD
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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
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Mec06
Apr 11, 2017 10:26 am
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Hey Kiki, I was browsing lights and come across this one, it's not exactly the same but similar http://www.replicalights.com.au/artemid ... k-pendant/ Always keeping…

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charlibear
Apr 11, 2017 9:48 am
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em-n-craig
10 April
Building modified Coral Cloncurry on acreage, New Beith, QLDBuilding modified Coral Cloncurry on acreage, New Beith, QLD
QLD
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We have been blown away by how quickly it's going so far, I'm sure yours will too

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em-n-craig
Apr 10, 2017 10:31 pm
ads87
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10 April
Need help choosing a house designNeed help choosing a house design
QLD
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GJ Springfield NO WAY. I did.... never been so stressed.

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ads87
Apr 10, 2017 4:54 pm
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Newlyweds First Home - Hallmark Homes Coomera QLDNewlyweds First Home - Hallmark Homes Coomera QLD
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Thanks for the info GC... I really appreciate it! And so exciting your getting a kitty - I would love one, but hubby doesn't like them so we have a dog!

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Bridgetwitch
Apr 09, 2017 9:14 pm
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Coral homes - Marcoola - PimpamaCoral homes - Marcoola - Pimpama
QLD
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Oh Skye! Your garage floor looks so schmick!!!! I love it!!! Follow my build - Newlyweds First Home - Hallmark Homes Coomera QLD

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goldcoasthome
Apr 09, 2017 12:33 pm
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