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Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes
NSW
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Hi there I came across your post and saw that you built with allworth. Your house and pool setup looks amazing well done !!! I have a query we're you charged any…

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Kat86
Sep 22, 2018 12:56 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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I tend to have random build anxieties whilst feeding my babies…

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becks81
Sep 22, 2018 12:46 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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We have roller blinds for our windows and stacker door at our family and dining area and also laundry room. All bedrooms with roman blinds. We have dual roller blinds for…

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Kimmykim
Sep 22, 2018 11:47 am
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Ranjan
Sep 22, 2018 10:03 am
Jacks
Jacks
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Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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Bit of a request for anyone who has finished their build - can I please ask if you wouldn’t mind taking a photo of the alfresco roof as we’re trying to understand what…

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Jacks
Sep 21, 2018 9:26 pm

DA Approval Timing with Georges River Council

DA Approval Timing with Georges River Council
NSW

Hi All, Just wondering if anyone has built with Georges River Council in the last 6-12 months and how long has DA approval taken? Thank you!

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becks81
Sep 21, 2018 8:32 pm

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
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Urban Edge Andu 43 - Knockdown rebuild in SE Melbourne

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brokenstick
Sep 21, 2018 2:34 pm
brokenstick
dulie
dulie
Yesterday

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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Good to hear, it's been a very long time coming! It'll be such a relieve to be able to finally move in. What did you end up buying from King? =D

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dulie
Sep 21, 2018 1:05 pm
dulie
Nat12Kel123
Nat12Kel123
Yesterday

Rawson build in Cameron Park

Rawson build in Cameron Park
NSW
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Looks good cant wait to see all your final pics. Congrats

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Nat12Kel123
Sep 21, 2018 9:38 am
kirashogun
kirashogun
Yesterday

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51
NSW
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I noticed your house had a lot of sliding windows instead of awning. Is that what you wanted?

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kirashogun
Sep 21, 2018 8:18 am
iTool
iTool
Yesterday

When is actual Building start for liquidated damages?

When is actual Building start for liquidated damages?
NSW

What does your contract state? For example, the standard HIA contract in QLD says that within 10 business days of commencement the builder must give the owner a signed…

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iTool
Sep 21, 2018 6:02 am
wentworth33
wentworth33
20 September

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
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I dont think you can. For CDC to do your design approval, they need lots of documents regarding your land, especially with easement and sewers. its only take up to 2…

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wentworth33
Sep 20, 2018 11:23 pm
kathysangel
kathysangel
20 September

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
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thank you, I am in NSW, we have Fair Trading NSW and I am going to contact them for sure. I just cannot believe that they are so disrespectful. we were trying to be nice…

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kathysangel
Sep 20, 2018 11:06 pm
Cheza
Cheza
20 September

East Village Leppington

East Village Leppington
NSW

Hi all! Hows ur building journey so far? Some of the houses are nearly completion. All the best to us! ✌️

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Cheza
Sep 20, 2018 8:49 pm
SkB
SkB
20 September

Occupancy Certificate - Private Certifier contact (Reqd Pls

Occupancy Certificate - Private Certifier contact (Reqd Pls
NSW

Any idea if there is a set timeframe from PCI to handover? How long does it take to get Interim Occupation Certificate?

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SkB
Sep 20, 2018 4:40 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
20 September

Question Skirting and flooring

Question Skirting and flooring
NSW

I have heard where the builder has loose fixed the skirting (with blue tack) - the tilers remove the skirting and do their job - then builder handyman fixes the…

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IamSAM
Sep 20, 2018 2:19 pm
IamSAM
ymiao4398
ymiao4398
20 September

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
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so our roof got capped and ridges done, solar panels are going on. then they will start on ground floor roofs. haven't had a chance to look at internals yet.

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ymiao4398
Sep 20, 2018 12:04 pm
gach2
gach2
19 September

Cheap Builders - Sydney

Cheap Builders - Sydney
NSW

Looking for a project builder on the cheaper side that service Sydney with smaller size houses. Looking for rental so 15 squares at tops 3/2/1 would also prefer a basic…

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gach2
Sep 19, 2018 11:04 pm
Sofies
Sofies
19 September

Anyone has built/building with masters realty group (MRG) ?

Anyone has built/building with masters realty group (MRG) ?
NSW

Hi I m here for same reason , anybody has some info regarding their reputation, i m considering this company , but dont know what to do cz no info of them in market,…

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Sofies
Sep 19, 2018 10:19 pm
culumi
culumi
19 September

URGENT SALE !!! Best location - 111 Tallawong Rd, Rouse Hill

URGENT SALE !!! Best location - 111 Tallawong Rd, Rouse Hill
NSW

Hi everyone, I'm Culumi and just new to this forum. Basically, I'm the real estate agent from NOBLE GROUP. Currently, I have one client who cannot settle his house and…

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culumi
Sep 19, 2018 1:47 pm
culumi
culumi
19 September

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill

Buying land at Tallawong Road Rouse Hill
NSW
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Hi Nikhilk, I'm the real estate agent based in Sydney and I can help you with buying a land in Rouse Hill. The per square meter price will be $1880 currently. I have one…

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culumi
Sep 19, 2018 1:36 pm
NDDreamHome
NDDreamHome
19 September

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Hi Aib, The SS said internal frame issues are fixed, however I have no way to verify as Internal lining was done thenafter. ND

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NDDreamHome
Sep 19, 2018 8:39 am

Pool excavated. This and the retaining wall have been swapped around due to scheduling issues. Luckily the weather’s dry. Pool estimated to take 3 weeks to finish of…

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Hillsbuilds
Sep 19, 2018 8:37 am
AlstonvilleBuild
AlstonvilleBuild
19 September

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

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

No worries, happy to answer any questions you have along the way. There will be many! :) At our final walk through there were a couple of rooms where the carpet looked…

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AlstonvilleBuild
Sep 19, 2018 6:52 am

Thanks jcal for the prompt response. I got it now - it is 95sqm for us too as oak and kirra are pretty similar. Other than that there is roughly 60sqm for the carpeted…

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sunbox24
Sep 19, 2018 6:14 am
triquee79
triquee79
18 September

Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Any experiences with Firstyle homes
NSW
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Hi Max, Congrats on your build and welcome! Suggestion would be to talk to your sales consultant and request your sunset clause be extended out of courtesy for 3…

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triquee79
Sep 18, 2018 7:26 pm
zippyb
zippyb
18 September

Provincial Homes

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

Hi The quote was incomplete and we emailed several times but couldn't get it sorted. Dropped in a few times but they were always closed.

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zippyb
Sep 18, 2018 6:42 pm
Wild
Wild
18 September

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...

Hi Guys, Did any one use Austral Chestnut bricks with Natural Mortar with classic garage door as opposed to timber look, Interested to know/see the combination.

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Wild
Sep 18, 2018 3:57 pm
clairebell
clairebell
18 September

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
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Awesome. Thank you so much bucksaver.

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clairebell
Sep 18, 2018 3:45 pm
heatl0rd
heatl0rd
17 September

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)
NSW
1 ... 22, 23, 24

I never recieved it so I thought it never came through or might of been sent incorrectly. Could you try again? andrew@pei.net.au If its not to much trouble a simple…

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heatl0rd
Sep 17, 2018 5:02 pm
alexp79
alexp79
17 September

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney
NSW
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Hi Rajat, What is your block positioning like? Where is the North? Also, how much extra have you paid for double glazing?

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alexp79
Sep 17, 2018 1:04 pm
Shilpa
Shilpa
17 September

WISDOM Home Monte Carlo

WISDOM Home Monte Carlo
NSW

Hello, We have just paid a deposit to build Monte Carlo 40 @ Edmondson Park. Where abouts are you building? Have you made any changes to the master plan? What stage are…

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Shilpa
Sep 17, 2018 11:50 am
AlstonvilleBuild
AlstonvilleBuild
16 September

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in
NSW
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Hi MrsJM and BrownDog77, I desperately need your advice regarding the fresh concrete benchtop! We have had it installed with our build with coral homes and the join line…

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AlstonvilleBuild
Sep 16, 2018 4:07 pm
gogo65
gogo65
16 September

Building a house on a shallow lot

Building a house on a shallow lot
NSW
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Nomads, I haven’t seen Jodge around for many years. I can try and contact her for you. Another idea is go over to the houzz.com.au forum there are a couple of amazing…

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gogo65
Sep 16, 2018 3:03 pm
gogo65
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cat_dunc
Sep 16, 2018 6:58 am
cat_dunc
sdmels
sdmels
16 September

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
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Yes, it is the other side of the lake.

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sdmels
Sep 16, 2018 12:04 am
gogo65
gogo65
15 September

GJ Gardner Montville - has anyone built?

GJ Gardner Montville - has anyone built?
NSW

Which branch of GJG are you building with SBD14?

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gogo65
Sep 15, 2018 4:45 pm
gogo65
SBG14
SBG14
15 September

Dream home build in the Southern Highlands

Dream home build in the Southern Highlands
NSW

Looks good seechange !! For us, we have our colour consult coming up, waiting on building permits, and then we are hopefully on our way and watch it all happen. How did…

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SBG14
Sep 15, 2018 9:30 am
SBG14
wongbruce
wongbruce
13 September

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
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Give me a call! I know someone. Kind Regards, Bruce "Building an Eden Brae Waldorf 50 in North Kellyville" Blog: http://waldorf50.blogspot.com.au A Mobile Solicitor…

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wongbruce
Sep 13, 2018 10:06 pm
Duffy
Duffy
13 September

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast
NSW

Hi Anna, this price is incredible. We're also interested in building Boston 36 in western Sydney, my quote with Claredon is already exceeding $528k with basic facade,…

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Duffy
Sep 13, 2018 9:14 pm
Portofino38
Portofino38
13 September

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Hi Kira Thats so good to hear! Maybe we have the same SS? At first we were very slow to start and i had a difficult SS who refused to action anything we pointed out,…

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Portofino38
Sep 13, 2018 3:39 pm
kimzhang570
kimzhang570
13 September

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179

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

Hi guys, any progress update you guys received for the project? The last time I checked they said stag 2 is due on FEB 2019 Thank you very much.

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kimzhang570
Sep 13, 2018 11:47 am

House prices have gone down close to $25K.

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kaycee
Sep 12, 2018 11:29 pm

Building with Coral Homes - Monterey 20 (Sydney)

Building with Coral Homes - Monterey 20 (Sydney)
NSW

Hi! My partner and I are looking at building this exact house. I am wondering if you could give me the final price, including the site costs. Also, are there any…

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Stephanie.Schwizler
Sep 12, 2018 12:11 am
spk_homebuild
spk_homebuild
11 September

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39 Build Thread

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39 Build Thread
NSW
1, 2, 3

Wow doosra I love your selections of the bathroom tiles.House looks great

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spk_homebuild
Sep 11, 2018 7:44 pm
spk_homebuild
Vivek28
Vivek28
11 September

Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?

Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?
NSW

So I finally got two more quotes and now I have Site Demolition, Eco Demolition & Home Demolition. In order of cost Site is the lowest, then Home Demolitions followed by…

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Vivek28
Sep 11, 2018 11:57 am
brodav83
brodav83
11 September

NSW Central Coast, Narara - Coral Homes Noosa 25

NSW Central Coast, Narara - Coral Homes Noosa 25
NSW
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Hi rhani, there was no extra cost. We also deleted the study nook behind and made the pantry deeper

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brodav83
Sep 11, 2018 11:22 am
Zanzibar_45
Zanzibar_45
10 September

Rawson Homes: Kempsey 30 in Box Hill

Rawson Homes: Kempsey 30 in Box Hill
NSW

Everything looks great! Good luck on your build!

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Zanzibar_45
Sep 10, 2018 9:40 pm
Zanzibar_45
Zanzibar_45
10 September

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
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Wow, the pictures of the house are stunning! I love the staircase!

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Zanzibar_45
Sep 10, 2018 9:36 pm
Mr. Sausage
Mr. Sausage
10 September

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens
NSW
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And arguably more practical than the ubiquitous pendants gracing the vast majority of island bench installs.

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Mr. Sausage
Sep 10, 2018 8:31 pm

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