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Henley - Sahara 40Henley - Sahara 40
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That's awesome news it does it's so exciting seeing it on paper and super exciting seeing it come to life I just can't believe…

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Emmz70
Apr 27, 2017 9:16 pm
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 3 wks to go! *fingers crossed*{dawn} SE Melb Build - 3 wks to go! *fingers crossed*
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Fingers crossed for tomorrow, I hope it's a positive outcome for you!!! GJ Gardner Modified Coolum 277 http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=83643

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charlibear
Apr 27, 2017 9:14 pm
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bqian
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Sahara Q2 - Riverwalk WerribeeSahara Q2 - Riverwalk Werribee
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Thank you so much I think price is reasonable. considering you added over 1SQ space. Did you specifically want a smaller open to the hall to make the room more private or…

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bqian
Apr 27, 2017 9:04 pm
asha27
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Simonds Hudson BendigoSimonds Hudson Bendigo
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Literally the only thing that's happened since my last post is internal painting is finished. I didn't want to get annoyed because progress was going so well.

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asha27
Apr 27, 2017 9:01 pm
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Building with Dennis Family HomesBuilding with Dennis Family Homes
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I wish you all the best for your build. Im just the unlucky few that this happens to

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rtforresters
Apr 27, 2017 7:58 pm
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shellu
Apr 27, 2017 7:57 pm
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East MelbourneBuilding Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne
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Hey saarz looks great specially the front door and bricks looks very good.

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afterashok
Apr 27, 2017 7:31 pm
Arden DevelopmentsArden Developments
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Good advice thanks. Hopefully remember whe i get to it! Will be driving an hr to checkout the toulouse in person. Will get a better idea of how many leds we nees then.…

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geminithinker
Apr 27, 2017 7:20 pm

Did a quick drive by this afternoon. Trusses and more scaff have been delivered and ready to start being put up. On another note, we ordered our ovens and induction…

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JLH222
Apr 27, 2017 7:18 pm
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Gutter installer - what to look forGutter installer - what to look for
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Find out supplier and get some, would be quite easy. Sent from my Redmi 4 using Tapatalk

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Joker
Apr 27, 2017 6:12 pm
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spice girl
Apr 27, 2017 6:11 pm
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, VictoriaLYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
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Thanks measure. i was hoping less than 10k but at least i know that figure isnt too steep

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rtforresters
Apr 27, 2017 6:03 pm
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New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extensionNew here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
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They sure have come along way. And now they take months for variations This house that I'm in now was with built with porter davis. It's 47sq took 5 mths too…

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Doulton777
Apr 27, 2017 5:35 pm
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We are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVISWe are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVIS
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No I hadn't even thought of that, good idea. That will at least give me an idea.

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nikil
Apr 27, 2017 5:07 pm
Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
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I sent an email to the supplier utf who do the flooring for Henley. I asked for all the ones in cat1a and they sent me those (winning).

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firsttime_homies1401
Apr 27, 2017 5:03 pm
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Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue OfficerModified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer
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Our CRO before being sent to the construction team was Miranda H, and Patricia R is our CRO for my parents build. You will change CRO's after being moved to the…

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Gravy
Apr 27, 2017 4:36 pm
RegVic-Hotondo Homes custome plan - HandoverRegVic-Hotondo Homes custome plan - Handover
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Lol aww thanks. I might seem sane but I lost the plot a looooong time ago! I am not a nice person after this experience. It's changed me. But trying to shake it off and…

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MrsJM
Apr 27, 2017 4:30 pm
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My Metricon Bordeaux 56 buildMy Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
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So they usually fix things at every stage? And then finale stage they fix the things before you move in is that correct? viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Apr 27, 2017 3:30 pm
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Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in RiverwalkBuilding our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk
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I started planning for our landscaping a few months back. As plants are expensive to buy at a decent size I bought 150 8" pots on ebay for $150 and then got seedlings…

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Jeffc42
Apr 27, 2017 3:17 pm
Sovereign by MetriconSovereign by Metricon
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Not really , but what can I do .........

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Scott2233
Apr 27, 2017 2:51 pm
Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang
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Hey deepdive, my wife and I bought land in stage 1 in the plenty gorge views estate. Couldnt believe it when we came across it - pretty good location. We have been told…

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lebron
Apr 27, 2017 1:25 pm
pEast
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East EstateEast Estate
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Land is supposed to title around August for stage 1 and 2.

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pEast
Apr 27, 2017 10:22 am
Metricon Winchester 28Metricon Winchester 28
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The quicker the better given we're living with my mum for the duration...

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blackcat20
Apr 27, 2017 10:19 am
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter DavisBuilding a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis
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I am so sorry to hear you too are going through this. This is all dejavu for me!!! PD did nothing to help or speed up any process no matter our housing arrangement…

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lizbf85
Apr 27, 2017 8:54 am
Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first buildHenley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build
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Thanks! We are just hoping not to get a huge shock from our colour selections!

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stayxtrue
Apr 27, 2017 8:33 am
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surtees
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Building Lexington 240Building Lexington 240
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Congratulations thats so exciting

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surtees
Apr 26, 2017 8:23 pm
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Parabatzis
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Mystique WollertMystique Wollert
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Haha yes very close. All the best with it all Carlisle are very quick I've seen their houses going up in our estate

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Parabatzis
Apr 26, 2017 6:16 pm

Very exciting. Last week we visited the construction site and here are the latest pictures. Main Door: Walk In Linen: Fridge Space and Plumbing for Water/Ice…

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Param2016
Apr 26, 2017 6:14 pm
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bank
Apr 26, 2017 2:54 pm
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kylz4
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Metricon - Glendale 39 HLE (Regional Vic)Metricon - Glendale 39 HLE (Regional Vic)
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Haha! Yeah there is no way I would have paid $13k for it! Their pricing is crazy!!

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kylz4
Apr 26, 2017 12:16 pm
nikil
26 April
Porter Davis - Madison 40Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
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Exciting! Enjoy your day.

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nikil
Apr 26, 2017 9:00 am
Doulton777
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26 April
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 MelbMy KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
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Yeah and they would get it cheaper to begin with cos they buy them in volumes. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Apr 26, 2017 8:36 am
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bubblynutter
26 April
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and paintingMetricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting
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The plan is to have a garden bed in between the two walls, with just a row of magnolia little gems the whole length (I think I worked out I need 13....), with white…

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bubblynutter
Apr 26, 2017 3:46 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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Emmz70
Apr 25, 2017 8:10 pm

I didnt know the dark grout was even an option so will definitely go for that now. If its something i want to change later on might just go for vinyl planks similar to this

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Satria
Apr 25, 2017 8:09 pm
theshack
25 April
Reducing construction costs for custom buildReducing construction costs for custom build
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It did cross my mind briefly by my wife and I both work full time and our shack block is 90 minutes away so would make any site supervision difficult. I suspect the OB…

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theshack
Apr 25, 2017 7:31 pm
AnnPerkins
25 April
Porter davis Marbella 38 supply own applainces ?Porter davis Marbella 38 supply own applainces ?
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We are building with PD and have sourced our own appliances. The kitchen appliances they offer are not very great. So we deleted them and will be installing Siemens…

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AnnPerkins
Apr 25, 2017 6:30 pm
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MrsPeabody
Apr 25, 2017 4:42 pm
ecnal
25 April
Overlooking requirements Overlooking requirements
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Regulations can be found here: http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/__data/assets ... s-2006.pdf You are looking for regulation 419. As others have mentioned, the definition of a…

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ecnal
Apr 25, 2017 3:09 pm
Parabatzis
25 April
8 (Eight) Homes8 (Eight) Homes
VIC

Good to hear happy building. Would have to disagree looking at the standard inclusions is critical that's where they get you with the price people pay up to 30-40k extra…

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Parabatzis
Apr 25, 2017 12:35 pm
Christoshizz
25 April
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underwaySloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway
VIC
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Thanks mate. The bricks look better in real life we shopped around to try find something similar to them to money but they are quite unique (over our budget but what can…

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Christoshizz
Apr 25, 2017 11:47 am

Slight hiccup. Any suggestions on how they will fix would be appreciated. It seems our taps are in the concrete driveway area.

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Tracey70
Apr 25, 2017 10:52 am
PRSR
25 April
UMBRA Estate GreenvaleUMBRA Estate Greenvale
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Thanks for the replies guys, Just want to make sure it goes through all at once. Ssjo, the sketches you sent through were very helpful. On a side note, the estate is…

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PRSR
Apr 25, 2017 7:18 am



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