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Our Better Built Homes Journey

Our Better Built Homes Journey
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Thanks so much erikaom. It has been our pleasure to share our journey. Thanks for coming along!

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krusade25
Nov 21, 2017 9:58 am

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 902, 903, 904

Hi - just wanted to know how much it costed to extend the width from 800mm to 1000mm? We're at this stage of the process and enquiring. Looking forward to hearing from…

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SnowLeopard
Nov 21, 2017 8:52 am
SnowLeopard

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 415, 416, 417

Yikes! Poor possum. I hope the stairs aren't too much of a dilemma for your daughter. Wishing her a speedy recovery.

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amf139
Nov 21, 2017 8:44 am
amf139

Spoke to soon maybe? SS called yesterday, all happening. Electrical done yesterday, aircon today/tomorrow and booked for Walkthrough on Thursday. Plasterers booked for…

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HLC333
Nov 21, 2017 8:10 am

Building at Catherine Park

Building at Catherine Park
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Great to be in the house! Moving day was....interesting. Got a call half way through that my daughter was injured badly at sport and had to rush out. Just made the…

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Rocchet
Nov 21, 2017 7:19 am

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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Hi Buildinsydney yes, we had one go through at various stages. In regards to your question re PAs for the bank you can get quotes for your blinds and fences for pre…

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MGardz
Nov 21, 2017 7:06 am
MGardz

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2

KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2
NSW
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Congratulations on handover... looking forward to more pics! - 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
Nov 20, 2017 10:25 pm
Bridgetwitch
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Hailsm
Nov 20, 2017 10:02 pm
Hailsm

Coral Homes Marcoola

Coral Homes Marcoola
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

All good we are all here to watch and help each other through. My anxiety tonight is hitting the roof with everything I need to do

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H Family
Nov 20, 2017 9:58 pm
H Family

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!
NSW
1 ... 179, 180, 181

Wow MrsJM I love love love all your wallpaper choices they add so much warmth to your rooms

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BrownDog77
Nov 20, 2017 9:18 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW

Looking nice, love how you can get the feeling of how all the rooms feel now. Just a tip, take lots of pictures of the frames where you will put TVs mounted on the wall…

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AllyBrian 2078
Nov 20, 2017 9:00 pm
shazaw
shazaw
15 h

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Do you have a list of individual item unfinished jobs? I kept a list of jobs to do and problem list. Each week I'd crossed off individual item finished. I did give that…

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shazaw
Nov 20, 2017 8:58 pm

Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 16

Village Square Edmondson Park Stage 16
NSW
1 ... 43, 44, 45

there's a house near mine who put up colorbond. would be good to obtain some official written confirmation from council

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sabrelli
Nov 20, 2017 5:12 pm

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore

Building in Hillcroft - Claymore
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

The best option is contract landcom otherwise visit them in their sales office so you can confirm. As PSP said it might be your provider that wants you out of the contract…

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tapasr_Lexia4
Nov 20, 2017 1:41 pm
tapasr_Lexia4
IamSAM
IamSAM
23 h

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

The soil test is standard procedure and is in everyone's interest. The soil test results could vary even for adjacent lots so cannot be generalised.

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IamSAM
Nov 20, 2017 12:50 pm
IamSAM
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kimzhang570
Nov 20, 2017 12:45 pm
Ryan2007
Ryan2007
Yesterday

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
1 ... 39, 40, 41

Ha ha they can't get back to emails let alone take pictures. Hope you are enjoying your holiday. Looks like we won't be getting in by contract date either.

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Ryan2007
Nov 20, 2017 10:52 am
Ryan2007
trimum
trimum
Yesterday

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!
NSW
1 ... 21, 22, 23

No the pergola is not on top although it has still not been constructed. Will take a pic next week a bit further out.

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trimum
Nov 20, 2017 6:44 am
trimum
shazaw
shazaw
Yesterday

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 53, 54, 55

I will take better picture tomorrow. Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Nov 20, 2017 12:18 am
nav12c
nav12c
19 November

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 28, 29, 30

Quality is quite good. The lines etc all line up correctly. The tilers were super neat and tidy too, especially the outside where they tried up areas that might get dirty…

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nav12c
Nov 19, 2017 9:28 pm
excited_builders
excited_builders
19 November

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 332, 333, 334

Thats Scary....Anyway the good news is the PC signing went smoothly. Our consultant was very accommodating and put in some notes in our variation to clarify our doubts on…

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excited_builders
Nov 19, 2017 9:17 pm
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Katran
Nov 19, 2017 8:32 pm
Pecker
Pecker
19 November

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW

Oh i just saw this post... we are in stage 2 as well... considering we were told it was going to be ready mid this year to see that registration is now likely feb next…

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Pecker
Nov 19, 2017 8:31 pm
dillongl
dillongl
19 November

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon
NSW
1, 2, 3

Our council approval took three months!!! The waiting is agonising....not sure of the size but think it’s called stratum duo?

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dillongl
Nov 19, 2017 7:12 pm
dillongl
Lara21
Lara21
19 November

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

I had organised it through Fowler but it wasn’t simple, we were told it was tricky as I think they hire the fencing in 3 or 6 month blocks. How frustrating with the…

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Lara21
Nov 19, 2017 2:02 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
19 November

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Hi Liberty 45 in Ryde, I have read you blog with much interest and appreciate your sharing. We are building a Liberty 45 in Killara which looks very similar in layout and…

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Norfolk
Nov 19, 2017 10:12 am

In construction now and waiting for the roof to go up.

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WhatsUp
Nov 19, 2017 2:54 am
iceberg.
iceberg.
18 November

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Does anyone who selected undermount sinks still have the patch of adhesive (grout?) and some pieces of wood holding up the sink? You should be able to see it if you look…

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iceberg.
Nov 18, 2017 11:32 pm
Michael.Were
Michael.Were
18 November

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

The other change was a switch from Community Association to Neigbourhood Association for the bushland area and the private road. My conveyancer explained to me that from…

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Michael.Were
Nov 18, 2017 9:54 pm
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dougang287
Nov 18, 2017 11:12 am
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
18 November

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 8 - Bricked and Elec Rough In

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 8 - Bricked and Elec Rough In
NSW
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Not as fast as Qld builds but we are really happy so far plastering and render next week & frame inspection Monday, both C certifiers & our independent…

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BrownDog77
Nov 18, 2017 8:40 am

17/11/2017- kitchen overhead cupboards installed bathroom and laundry cabinetry installed. We received 2 progress payment bills today ouch lol. I so badly wanted to get…

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Hailsm
Nov 17, 2017 5:26 pm
Hailsm
Caydenn
Caydenn
17 November

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3

Ooooh I like them, they're different but I quite like them! Can't wait to see you get started :D!

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Caydenn
Nov 17, 2017 4:11 pm
Caydenn

Concrete is all poured !! We found out our pci date is 30th of April We should have our sewer being laid early next week and deliveries should be happening late…

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DanTheUpholsterer
Nov 17, 2017 4:10 pm
aphsta
aphsta
17 November

Allworth Langford Countryside or Langford

Allworth Langford Countryside or Langford
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

I’d love to know this also, our construction certificate came through on Monday and my cs said she’s getting everything ready to sign for end of next week …

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aphsta
Nov 17, 2017 7:45 am
jessicagauci
jessicagauci
16 November

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon
NSW
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Thanks PV Build! All the best with your PCI. Hopefully you are in before Xmas!

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jessicagauci
Nov 16, 2017 6:19 pm
shazaw
shazaw
16 November

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW
NSW
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Nice one. Good to see your kitchen has progress. Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Nov 16, 2017 3:12 pm
ANSA Homes
ANSA Homes
16 November

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?

Did Anyone one build with ANSA Homes ?
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hi paigevo, I am glad to hear that you are having a great experience thus far with us and the team. I completely understand being nervous after reading some of the…

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ANSA Homes
Nov 16, 2017 3:03 pm
ANSA Homes
Joker
Joker
16 November

Fowler homes site costs, slab and variations costs

Fowler homes site costs, slab and variations costs
NSW

I think there is middle ground, why are project builders allowed to seemingly get away with regular poor work, some customers get good results, some get horrific results,…

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Joker
Nov 16, 2017 1:40 pm
BrendanH
BrendanH
16 November

Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Any experiences with Firstyle homes
NSW
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Hey all, just wondering if anyone was able to negotiate the tender date? I feel we are going to go over, and it is mainly down to rego date being so close to the end of…

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BrendanH
Nov 16, 2017 9:23 am
voz
voz
15 November

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 747, 748, 749

And what would be cost of fencing if I've to bear the full cost? Assume no retaining walls. Thanks!

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voz
Nov 15, 2017 7:59 pm
coref1
coref1
15 November

Macarthur Heights - Fencing

Macarthur Heights - Fencing
NSW

A long time since you asked this question but I recently put a deposit on a block at Mac Heights and as far as I know you cannot build a color bond fence there.

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coref1
Nov 15, 2017 3:52 pm
sarah louu
sarah louu
15 November

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1, 2

Hi All, The BAL rating can be found in you Bushfire report. Our report also gave our lot (141) a BAL of 12.5. We signed a Variation with the builder to cover the…

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sarah louu
Nov 15, 2017 3:49 pm
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
14 November

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 NSW Mid North Coast

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 NSW Mid North Coast
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

that is disappointing but don’t lose heart as they can catch up really quick with the next few things and at least your slab has cured & is super strong…

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BrownDog77
Nov 14, 2017 8:30 pm
Kandi
Kandi
14 November

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)
NSW
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Thank you for posting the photo Dan. Is your door and battens are same colour? I think we also selected walnut. do you know how many coats given.

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Kandi
Nov 14, 2017 6:52 pm


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