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KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.
NSW
1, 2, 3

Another thing for anyone interested. A lot if not all builders send your plans offshore to be drawn up. 😳😳

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Salfield
Jul 23, 2018 6:42 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 580, 581, 582

Tricky. I think the windows are probably the best you can do. I’d have the house asclose to the southern boundary as possible though as you won’t get much light on…

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MandM+4
Jul 23, 2018 5:35 pm

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 37, 38, 39

Looks great! I love that new concrete look it never appears that clean again

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trimum
Jul 23, 2018 4:13 pm
trimum
Zen
Zen
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Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Hi Jacks, We swung by the Lane Cove house and noticed they are building with the Espresso brick - we're no experts but the brickwork looks really neat. Thanks for the…

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Zen
Jul 23, 2018 3:52 pm

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
NSW

Hi again Tash, No security screens. Just fly screens. Extra insulation over the alfresco only $197 which works out to around $7 / m2. :-D

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Brad_2477
Jul 23, 2018 3:43 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 375, 376, 377

Aside from double glazed windows, we're considering putting up curtains with thermal fabric. Hopefully it pays off.

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reaver
Jul 23, 2018 12:13 pm
reaver
CW_L
CW_L
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Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Hahaha, that would be amazing! It wouldnt be too difficult to get one in after build right? Yes they showed up! no carpenter though. He's probably starting today, to make…

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CW_L
Jul 23, 2018 10:14 am
CW_L
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
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KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51
NSW
1, 2

Hi HoneyDee, thank you very much for the reply and all the best with the plan. Eagerly waiting to see the plans. And l fully agree with your comments on the other post…

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Ozshaz
Jul 23, 2018 8:37 am

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 45, 46, 47

it looks fantastic :-D

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cat_dunc
Jul 23, 2018 8:20 am
cat_dunc
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rexus
Jul 23, 2018 6:44 am
subhra1981
subhra1981
Yesterday

New Living Homes

New Living Homes
NSW
1 ... 39, 40, 41

Thanks Sudu have you hired inspector? Did they fixed inspectors' finding? Did you wait to move in untill they fix everything or after? After the first inspection did u hv…

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subhra1981
Jul 22, 2018 7:28 pm
jol0
jol0
Yesterday

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 725, 726, 727

So we've finally started the big move in. Only took 22 months since we moved out of our original house to knock it down..! Now that we are in the house, I've started…

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jol0
Jul 22, 2018 2:02 pm

What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?

What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?
NSW
1, 2, 3

Welcome to the forum, I concur with your comments but you need to off clients more People aren't interest in justifications, they just don't trust Builder and Subbies They…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 22, 2018 8:21 am
StructuralBIMGuy
shazaw
shazaw
21 July

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 79, 80, 81

Our final move will be tomorrow morning and I will have to come back to clean up this town house. I do enjoyed staying here. Fee enjoy your landscaping. Doing your own…

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shazaw
Jul 21, 2018 10:39 pm
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
21 July

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
1 ... 24, 25, 26

We will be in week 13 on Monday!! Hopefully start painting this week. And then pci? Not sure.

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mj-mac4
Jul 21, 2018 6:41 pm
mj-mac4
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HGMbuild
Jul 21, 2018 6:20 pm
HGMbuild
ymiao4398
ymiao4398
21 July

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

thats really disappointing. hopefully everything gets sorted out.

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ymiao4398
Jul 21, 2018 3:05 pm

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 41, 42, 43

Hi, Is there anyone paying 94A contribution to council? Thanks.

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wentworth33
Jul 21, 2018 10:10 am
willay
willay
21 July

Icon Homes

Icon Homes
NSW

Hi guys. Just checking in to see how your build experience has been with Icon Homes and whether your construction has completed. Not much detailed feedback online compared…

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willay
Jul 21, 2018 9:37 am
Tash801
Tash801
21 July

Coral Homes - Hampton 26 - Tweed

Coral Homes - Hampton 26 - Tweed
NSW
1, 2

We are building in Goonellabah only just going to council. Keep me updated on how your ss goes.

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Tash801
Jul 21, 2018 6:54 am

Custom build Sydney Hills with attached granny flat

Custom build Sydney Hills with attached granny flat
NSW

So as you can see from my OP, a fair bit of delay from submission to council to start date. We went through council rather than Certifier as our architect felt that the…

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Hillsbuilds
Jul 20, 2018 11:06 pm

Rawson build in Cameron Park

Rawson build in Cameron Park
NSW
1, 2

Looks fab! Very similar to our choices in colours so I’m definitely a fan. I don’t mind the shower screen

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KateAndDuke
Jul 20, 2018 7:38 pm
KateAndDuke
Mooboog
Mooboog
20 July

Coral Homes Grange 29 - Newcastle Area

Coral Homes Grange 29 - Newcastle Area
NSW
1, 2

Had a slow start to our site due to a fair bit of weather over the past 5 weeks. Ended up getting the land cut on the 12th of Jun. From there we had rain delays for just…

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Mooboog
Jul 20, 2018 5:25 pm
kodez
kodez
20 July

Is anyone building duplex at Gledswood hills

Is anyone building duplex at Gledswood hills
NSW

I thought you weren't allowed to build duplex's at the crest?

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kodez
Jul 20, 2018 3:19 pm
k3nnis
k3nnis
20 July

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 922, 923, 924

Yep everything needs to be in writing. Never assume with these builders....

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k3nnis
Jul 20, 2018 3:14 pm

uPVC or commonly known as vinyl windows and doors are newcomers to Australian market. These sturdy windows and door frames has been popular in America and Europe for a…

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AnnaGEM
Jul 20, 2018 11:56 am
AnnaGEM
shokeen
shokeen
19 July

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Michael, Please share the latest on stage 3 registration, are we still looking at July end realistically? Thanks

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shokeen
Jul 19, 2018 7:37 pm
bank
bank
19 July

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...

Thanks! I was hell bent on a skillion roof, it was my non negotiable! It wasn't nearly as expensive as it looks. I think we did well, I heard the price went up…

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bank
Jul 19, 2018 5:47 pm
bank
shokel1975
shokel1975
19 July

Metricon Glendale 38 in SYD

Metricon Glendale 38 in SYD
NSW
1, 2, 3

Following your thread CKY... looking forward to watching the progress of your build :-D Hope its all going smoothly!

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shokel1975
Jul 19, 2018 2:50 pm
shokel1975
Stimpson
Stimpson
19 July

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Ive just been up at the estate and disappointed in the gardens - I thought the developer was going to keep them watered and looking good for the firs 18 months or was…

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Stimpson
Jul 19, 2018 12:20 pm
Mimz87
Mimz87
19 July

Building with Simonds in Sydney

Building with Simonds in Sydney
NSW

Hi First one, We are currently building with Simonds. Contract was signed in September 2017. Gallery took the longest a couple of months due to a shortage of staff…

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Mimz87
Jul 19, 2018 11:33 am
rexus
rexus
19 July

Whitsunday Orpheus Bricks

Whitsunday Orpheus Bricks
NSW

Hi all I’m building at the moment and our Orpheus bricks have been delivered. Anyone else on here who has recently built with Orpheus bricks? If so would love to see…

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rexus
Jul 19, 2018 6:29 am

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 28, 29, 30

SS ---> Area Manager ---> Construction Manager ---> General Manager Ask your preConstruction admin for their contact details.

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MorningStar
Jul 18, 2018 10:14 pm
MorningStar
the dream
the dream
17 July

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 86, 87, 88

Our slab ended up being 2 pours, they did the bottom first, then they did the top half (we have a split level). Frames were delivered yesterday, and i drove past this…

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the dream
Jul 17, 2018 10:31 pm

Vinyl flooring going in this week. It’s not as dark as in the photo, even the walls look a different colour so must be my phone, and covered in dust from the slab but I…

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aphsta
Jul 17, 2018 9:40 pm
Salfield
Salfield
17 July

Rawson Balmoral 34 MK1

Rawson Balmoral 34 MK1
NSW

All good mate, glad to help. If you need anymore advice more than happy to help with what happened to us. Yeah I loved the Chifley as soon as I walked in with void in the…

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Salfield
Jul 17, 2018 9:29 pm
GLO
GLO
17 July

New build & Electricity Smart meters (off peak with solar pa

New build & Electricity Smart meters (off peak with solar pa
NSW

Hi, I’m in the Endeavour Energy wholesale electrical area (greater Sydney area) which usually do not use Time of Use smart meters and rather use flat Peak rate and…

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GLO
Jul 17, 2018 7:28 pm

Modified Coral Marcoola 32 SEQ

Modified Coral Marcoola 32 SEQ
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

How have you guys settled in. Any current photos.

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bestspecials
Jul 17, 2018 9:37 am
bestspecials
winto_04
winto_04
16 July

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 755, 756, 757

I'm sure they'll do almost anything if you're willing to pay for it. If they wont, they can leave a cabinet out (as in the case of a dishwasher space) then you could get…

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winto_04
Jul 16, 2018 5:13 pm
kunalg
kunalg
16 July

Tiling with Eden Brae

Tiling with Eden Brae
NSW

Hi Nekual, I believe for 600 x 600 tiling the cost would be around $90-$100 per sqm including all the credit. But not sure 100%. Thanks

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kunalg
Jul 16, 2018 3:12 pm
vishhh89
vishhh89
16 July

Macarthur heights Stage4 - Building house + Granny

Macarthur heights Stage4 - Building house + Granny
NSW

Hi all, I have purchased a 476 sqm land in stage 4 macarthur heights. I am planning to build a house and granny flat. I would like to know if someone has recently dealt…

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vishhh89
Jul 16, 2018 12:34 pm
Addell
Addell
16 July

Building with New Living Homes

Building with New Living Homes
NSW
1, 2

We just got our letter of commencement from the bank last friday 😊😊😊😊 although they said on or before 20 working days before they start... i am still hoping…

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Addell
Jul 16, 2018 8:20 am

Building Metricon Liberty 40 Schofields

Building Metricon Liberty 40 Schofields
NSW
1, 2

Yep, 3.2 mtrs.. hope it looks good thought! We never knew when we purchased the land

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johar.ankur
Jul 15, 2018 10:12 pm
dulie
dulie
15 July

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

House looks great inside and out! Must be such a relief to finally have your house! Hope you enjoying living in it as much as we are =)

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dulie
Jul 15, 2018 9:40 pm
dulie

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