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Zen
Zen
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Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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That's fantastic progress, kjane! With the frames up, the inside space looks huge. Weather has been a bit wet this week, hope they managed to get the bricks up for you.…

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Zen
Nov 16, 2018 9:26 am

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Hi everyone, TGIF! So I have been stalking my council website to check on our Council Submission application and saw this morning it has been approved yesterday. Wow, 13…

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ASJ1981
Nov 16, 2018 7:39 am
ASJ1981

Disappointment with Clarendon Home and Austral Brick

Disappointment with Clarendon Home and Austral Brick
NSW

Would you have had an answer if they had? This is something you should be proactive about. The biggest issue with dispute resolution is to come to a conclusion, so it…

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arcadelt
Nov 15, 2018 7:16 pm

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Hi AIB, I've been thinking about your ducting problem, and I can't believe Rawson think that is acceptable and presented it to you, instead of solving the problem and…

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luxbuild
Nov 15, 2018 5:54 pm

Info & tips for those building in BAL40 and Flame Zone

Info & tips for those building in BAL40 and Flame Zone
NSW
1, 2

Hello Everyone, It is an older topic but someone could benefit from this in the future. We have a building system www.panelup.com.au which works really well in Bush…

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PanelupSystems
Nov 15, 2018 1:53 pm

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 48, 49, 50

I suppose most obvious ones yes, but someone looking closely to every detail, highly unlikely that a SS will do it. Some used inspector to find many dummy tiles, other…

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absep19
Nov 15, 2018 1:50 pm
steel
steel
21 h

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 30, 31, 32

To check landscaping in my new lot which prevents artificial turf being used out the front.

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steel
Nov 15, 2018 1:19 pm
Hondo
Hondo
23 h

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?
NSW
1, 2

MikeW, Thank you for reply. I hope everything goes well for you and to hear back when you get Keys to the house. :) Thanks.

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Hondo
Nov 15, 2018 11:21 am

Refund for work not completed to contract

Refund for work not completed to contract
NSW

Hello, Just wanted to see what other people have done. We are building with a project builder and once our "colours" were signed off we were told any changes would incur a…

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Molly2018
Nov 15, 2018 11:12 am
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Rhani89
Nov 15, 2018 7:55 am
kimzhang570
kimzhang570
14 November

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179
NSW
1, 2, 3

Any Update Guys, Last time I heard the stage 2 will be end of Q1 2019 now.

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kimzhang570
Nov 14, 2018 7:43 pm
wongbruce
wongbruce
14 November

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 758, 759, 760

We are currently in construction so don’t have any photos yet but James Treble said that he would chose Gemini Silver over Winter Ice due to the fact that that Gemini…

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wongbruce
Nov 14, 2018 4:46 pm
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slagozzz
Nov 13, 2018 9:25 pm

Things are going swimmingly at the moment pending the Xmas shut down. The concrete blokes are great guys and said things always slow down around the time the house starts…

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Salfield
Nov 13, 2018 5:29 pm
slagozzz
slagozzz
13 November

BAL rating in Willowdale

BAL rating in Willowdale
NSW

I have recently purchased a land. haven't got contract yet. I was verbally told that the land will have BAL 29 rating. The land is bush faced.

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slagozzz
Nov 13, 2018 4:32 pm
Tim777
Tim777
13 November

First time building, Opinions on Coral Homes

First time building, Opinions on Coral Homes
NSW

Hi I am planning to build with coral homes and I was thinking to go ahead with baham 37 , I actually had a look at Bahama 50 and the price seems to be too high ,…

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Tim777
Nov 13, 2018 5:09 am
reaver
reaver
13 November

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 404, 405, 406

Thanks, water will stay on then

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reaver
Nov 13, 2018 12:05 am
reaver
GarethB
GarethB
12 November

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 36, 37, 38

Looks really good, I didn’t get the pros just the standard plus a couple of domes as well, look forward to playing with mine one day.

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GarethB
Nov 12, 2018 9:11 pm
GarethB
nada17
nada17
12 November

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 90, 91, 92

great! congrats! if kitchen is there and tiles are in then probably 3-4 weeks more. as for the appliances, they sent us an email today, they say they will deliver and…

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nada17
Nov 12, 2018 6:01 pm
Jamie80
Jamie80
12 November

Building Kingston 29 custom design with Rawson

Building Kingston 29 custom design with Rawson
NSW

Hi Amit We are building the Kingston 29 aswell we start soon, I’m curious to see what the inside looks like, is yours complete? Can you upload some pics more the…

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Jamie80
Nov 12, 2018 7:59 am
Newy-Jan
Newy-Jan
11 November

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Portofino38?I think so! Our SS is working through our list and hopefully we'll have keys by Friday! Wow! That SOOOO EXCITING!! Fingers crossed it all…

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Newy-Jan
Nov 11, 2018 12:45 pm
brezze81
brezze81
11 November

The Gables in Box Hill

The Gables in Box Hill
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Price of the block of land is currently $740,000. I am more than happy to speak to you directly if you would like to discuss the block of land.

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brezze81
Nov 11, 2018 10:27 am
rajat
rajat
10 November

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Onggie, is it for termites? And is it temporary or permanent (will they remove it after construction or do they bury it in the ground as a permanent feature)?

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rajat
Nov 10, 2018 5:51 pm
Brad_2477
Brad_2477
10 November

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Gareth, Drainage plumbing was done Monday, steel reinforcing and foam delivered Wednesday, slab boxed up on Thursday. Yours might be boxed up and poured in the same…

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Brad_2477
Nov 10, 2018 3:58 pm
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MrSingh
Nov 10, 2018 1:03 pm
shammi329
shammi329
9 November

Lily homes custom gerbera

Lily homes custom gerbera
NSW

Hi, We are going to building with them. It is custom and KDR project in Macquarie Fields. Building suppose to start end of this month.

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shammi329
Nov 09, 2018 3:43 pm
shammi329
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shammi329
Nov 09, 2018 3:38 pm
shammi329
shammi329
shammi329
9 November

KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36

KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36
NSW

Hi Chellos, we are also going to build with LH. House has just been knocked out. Keen to share your experience? Best regards. Sam

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shammi329
Nov 09, 2018 3:37 pm
shammi329
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marina12
Nov 09, 2018 3:07 pm
marina12
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TakesTime
Nov 09, 2018 11:26 am
SH60
SH60
8 November

Hermitage Grande - MDJ

Hermitage Grande - MDJ
NSW

Our first build was with a Private Builder ..it was the worst experience of our life .. . Everything quoted was a estimate or Provisional Cost (it was noted as PA and we…

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SH60
Nov 08, 2018 10:20 pm
Nevs5
Nevs5
8 November

Miami 16 Mcdonald Jones!!!

Miami 16 Mcdonald Jones!!!
NSW

Good to hear did you choose your floor covering through MJH if so what would be a ball park allowance its hard we haven't got working plans yet and I want to know the cost…

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Nevs5
Nov 08, 2018 7:01 pm
Duke145
Duke145
7 November

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Hi all We are close to getting the keys after months of delays. Anyone in Sydney recently received keys and not feel that the finish is to the level of the display houses…

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Duke145
Nov 07, 2018 1:07 pm

It was such a beautiful sight to see scaffolding up last week! The brickies will continue their work this week. Very fascinating to see how our house is shaping up.

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Vivek
Nov 07, 2018 10:55 am
Vivek
davi
davi
6 November

Trentham 30 metricon

Trentham 30 metricon
NSW

We are getting real close to handover. Hopefully in before xmas

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davi
Nov 06, 2018 9:52 am
Forg
Forg
6 November

Bare Minimum Electrical during Build

Bare Minimum Electrical during Build
NSW

Is this place being sold as soon as it's done, or will there be tenants? Only asking because there are possible tax implications … eg. if you need to get electrical…

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Forg
Nov 06, 2018 8:43 am
Nasreen45
Nasreen45
5 November

Building with Hall and Hart

Building with Hall and Hart
NSW

We are waiting for them to start construction. Elyse 38 is our design. building in Minto. they said they will definitely start in November. lets hope.

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Nasreen45
Nov 05, 2018 8:58 pm
Phil94
Phil94
4 November

Domaine homes by clerondon

Domaine homes by clerondon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Hey we just took possession of our Orlando 28 around a month ago. While we upgraded the kitchen electrical and bathroom all to lux we left out the comfort pack all…

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Phil94
Nov 04, 2018 10:08 pm
Ldv770
Ldv770
4 November

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

Hi there i to am building with wisdom homes. Colour appointments were fun but exhausting..... a tip make sure u read ur tender and cover everything off. I found a few…

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Ldv770
Nov 04, 2018 6:26 pm

Quick question :)

Quick question :)
NSW

It's hard to keep up with software and computers OT, Photoshop is image editing, Bim Is Building (Information/Data/Optimisation) Modelling and the information goes beyond…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 04, 2018 10:32 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Skcel
Skcel
2 November

Question on LMI calculation

Question on LMI calculation
NSW

Usually your LMI on the land will be refunded on the construction LMI. I would get a mortgage broker to explain this to you.

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Skcel
Nov 02, 2018 10:19 pm
Skcel

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marz1983
Nov 02, 2018 8:34 pm
ehhc
ehhc
2 November

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 39, 40, 41

Both good ideas and I don’t know which way I’ll go but what I do know is I’ve been wanting to go to downes wholesale nursery for ages :) soon...

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ehhc
Nov 02, 2018 7:36 pm
ehhc
bugslife
bugslife
2 November

Building at Catherine Park

Building at Catherine Park
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Jaydeeh82 yeah the legal letters are definitely heart stopping. Guess it just helps the estate if they need to proceed further with anything 😓 but they're really good…

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bugslife
Nov 02, 2018 9:50 am
Mish018
Mish018
2 November

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

Hoping to get some advice on our fixed kitchen windows. The exterior of our home is almost complete however we have noticed a significant gap between the top of the frame…

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Mish018
Nov 02, 2018 7:47 am
sparekh
sparekh
1 November

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 51, 52, 53

I created a special webpage with all the summary of this thread so far. It helps to see everything consolidated on one page and get easy access ( easy to remember site…

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sparekh
Nov 01, 2018 4:13 pm
sparekh
DomoKB
DomoKB
1 November

Construction loan pre-approval expiry

Construction loan pre-approval expiry
NSW

Thanks for your replies everyone. Yes you are all correct, the bank wants the final contract price. They said if the pre-approval expires before we get the final…

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DomoKB
Nov 01, 2018 2:31 pm

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