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Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
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Hi Jo-t, good to hear your experience with Eco, I am considering them to demolish my house, they are the only one who can offer fixed price demolition. $1800 plus Gst, so…

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Flamingo
Sep 23, 2021 9:20 am
Venkata
Venkata
21 September

Blacktown NSW KDR with King Homes

Blacktown NSW KDR with King Homes
NSW

Journey with ATRIA is good, Passed the sketches to King to get quote

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Venkata
Sep 21, 2021 3:01 pm
Ashleebee
Ashleebee
21 September

Building with fowler homes

Building with fowler homes
NSW
1, 2

Hi! Did you end up building with Fowler homes and what location On their website it looks like they only build in greater Sydney Thanks

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Ashleebee
Sep 21, 2021 1:36 pm
Flamingo
Flamingo
20 September

KDR - Rawson Balmoral (Modified) Sydney NSW

KDR - Rawson Balmoral (Modified) Sydney NSW
NSW
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Congrats and good to see you have moved into your new house, I hope you enjoy everything. it looks fablus

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Flamingo
Sep 20, 2021 5:37 pm
Ceddy_83
Ceddy_83
20 September

Build Period for Double Storey

Build Period for Double Storey
NSW

That's what i thought so, looks like my builder will takes more 12 months for a similar project build. It is mentally exhausting, watching others finish ahead of you…

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Ceddy_83
Sep 20, 2021 5:32 pm
malypetu
malypetu
17 September

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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Hi There, Just to add my experience. I have taken the offer and I can tell it is well worth it. Firstly insulation is the winner, noise and temperature are excellent and…

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malypetu
Sep 17, 2021 11:52 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
17 September

Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?

Sydney Demolition Companies - Any Recommendations?
NSW
1, 2

Yes, we have just had our house demolished by Home Demolitions. We did all the prep site work like putting up the temp security fence, builders toilet and abolishment of…

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Stewie D
Sep 17, 2021 8:36 am
intotheunknown
intotheunknown
10 September

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

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

Hi Hiddie73, how did your build end up going? Its been a couple of years since your post, we are discussions with Lily homes and would love to hear how everything went in…

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intotheunknown
Sep 10, 2021 10:45 pm
Kofi B
Kofi B
10 September

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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Awesome! Any major changes you made during tender phase that you could suggest. We are just moving through this now.

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Kofi B
Sep 10, 2021 5:10 pm
Alexg90
Alexg90
10 September

Metricon Savannah 34 - We are in!

Metricon Savannah 34 - We are in!
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

PBD - How have you progressed with this? My husband and I are looking at building the Savannah 34 - we are waiting on land to be released.…

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Alexg90
Sep 10, 2021 10:20 am
Kippers01
Kippers01
9 September

Is a building inspector worth it during construction?

Is a building inspector worth it during construction?
NSW
1, 2

Its worth getting a building consultant to check and report on compliance with contract plans and construction standards however your consultant has no authority over the…

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Kippers01
Sep 09, 2021 12:41 pm
akp06
akp06
7 September

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone
NSW
1, 2

Go see by yourself in Tallawong. They have sold the houses long ago but not a single trace of starting the build. Visit other projects as well which they claim to be completed.

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akp06
Sep 07, 2021 2:44 pm
Francisx
Francisx
6 September

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Manishg, Hopefully you’re still enjoying your home. We’re currently at contract stage. We’ve noticed on our draft contract the builder’s margin is at 30%…

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Francisx
Sep 06, 2021 12:50 pm
Lisa871
Lisa871
4 September

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Thanks heaps ! How’s your build and quality of build going ? Which home did u build ?

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Lisa871
Sep 04, 2021 12:54 pm
Hermitcrab
Hermitcrab
4 September

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 775, 776, 777

Hey mate may I know who is the SS full name? Is Paul Briggs? Thank you!

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Hermitcrab
Sep 04, 2021 12:52 am
Noname
Noname
1 September

Statement of Claim NSW

Statement of Claim NSW
NSW

No it's not happened to me but I would have had a lawyer around the same time they tried to pull the shifty on me around practical completion you describe. Also your…

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Noname
Sep 01, 2021 7:34 pm

"Executive Building Group" Or "Artico Custom Homes" ?

"Executive Building Group" Or "Artico Custom Homes" ?
NSW

Hi TJ1987 I saw your post and I hope you don't mind me making a suggestion. Our clients often ask us for a couple of referees, we also like to take our new clients and…

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Ashington Homes
Aug 28, 2021 5:13 am
Ashington Homes
Builderg
Builderg
27 August

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Does anyone know if we can go beyond 5 km to visit our building site for PCI? I'm thinking it's not allowed but then it is kinda essential to progress the build to…

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Builderg
Aug 27, 2021 4:09 pm
worldofmud
worldofmud
23 August

Concrete vs screw piers

Concrete vs screw piers
NSW

There could be problems with both options, your geotechnical engineer should advise further investigation or the structural design should include some clauses so you avoid…

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worldofmud
Aug 23, 2021 9:46 pm
issacsharma
issacsharma
22 August

Clarendon Sheridan Build - Box Hill NSW

Clarendon Sheridan Build - Box Hill NSW
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi, I can imagine your situation. What happened on your loan now ? I am looking to secure a lot on house and land packages in Domaine Homes somewhere in south west…

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issacsharma
Aug 22, 2021 12:47 pm
JRG
JRG
19 August

Got the keys today

Got the keys today
NSW
1, 2

Hey, We are partway through a build with Tullipan Homes in North West Sydney. Really happy with the whole process so far.

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JRG
Aug 19, 2021 9:22 pm

Virtual Colour selections during lockdown - NSW

Virtual Colour selections during lockdown - NSW
NSW

Similar boat this time last year in Victoria, which was and is still in lockdown. We saw one display home before the serious lockdowns so had very limited exposure to…

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misseditbythatmuch
Aug 18, 2021 10:01 pm
misseditbythatmuch
Ranti13
Ranti13
18 August

Bricks - Austral Bluegum

Bricks - Austral Bluegum
NSW

Everyone seems to have white garage door with Bluegum bricks. I'm building with Bluegum as well but not sure about the white garage door. I'm looking for something dark,…

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Ranti13
Aug 18, 2021 12:45 pm
Nevictim
Nevictim
15 August

Termite protection - Pine treated sleepers

Termite protection - Pine treated sleepers
NSW

How did your Rentokill inspection go? did you have to remove the concrete? We did a path around around our house as recommended by the builder, we obviously wanted it all…

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Nevictim
Aug 15, 2021 11:42 am
BML
BML
13 August

Kaplan Homes

Kaplan Homes
NSW

A group created to connect with people who are building with Kaplan Homes. A place to discuss your plans, progress, journey and concerns.

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BML
Aug 13, 2021 8:04 pm
BML
BML
13 August

Experience of building with Kaplan Homes

Experience of building with Kaplan Homes
NSW

A group created to connect with people who are building with Kaplan Homes. A place to discuss your plans, progress, journey and concerns.

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BML
Aug 13, 2021 8:03 pm
BML
BML
13 August

any one building with kaplan home in sydney?

any one building with kaplan home in sydney?
NSW

A group created to connect with people who are building with Kaplan Homes. A place to discuss your plans, progress, journey and concerns.

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BML
Aug 13, 2021 7:59 pm
BML
BML
13 August

Kaplan homes

Kaplan homes
NSW

I cannot comment about the quality of the finished home yet as we are only on the slab stage. I believe the Kaplan admin process is a bit quicker. We easily get a reply…

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BML
Aug 13, 2021 11:35 am

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 91, 92, 93

We are nearly (1 payment away) from construction stage with Kurmond. We are building the bronte 33 and it took us at least 9 revisions to get close to what we wanted. We…

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stephanievella21
Aug 11, 2021 8:53 pm
sarafrench1
sarafrench1
10 August

Our first build: "Bridgewater" by Gj's Shoalhaven

Our first build: "Bridgewater" by Gj's Shoalhaven
NSW
1 ... 57, 58, 59

My first move-in experience was fantastic. we moved from Sydney to the Gold Coast, and hired some [url=My first move-in experience was fantastic. we moved from Sydney to…

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sarafrench1
Aug 10, 2021 9:51 pm
davi
davi
10 August

Trentham 30 metricon

Trentham 30 metricon
NSW

Overall it wasn’t to painful however we did get stuffed around with the drawers in our walk-in robe. The colour was not what we picked and they didn’t honour a…

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davi
Aug 10, 2021 8:49 pm
mustard
mustard
9 August

internal wall insulation - inclusion as standard

internal wall insulation - inclusion as standard
NSW

I've been quoted another $2400 for basic due to insulation requirements I don't know what to make of this.. it's almost like i babe question it because it's basix

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mustard
Aug 09, 2021 12:57 pm
Kippers01
Kippers01
6 August

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Hi Henry, whats your understanding of the Metricon site manager's job?

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Kippers01
Aug 06, 2021 1:27 pm

Menangle Park

Menangle Park
NSW

I'm building there... How do you feel about the new roof solar absorption restrictions?

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dazedandconfused
Aug 05, 2021 11:04 pm
mickotab
mickotab
3 August

First time building, Opinions on Coral Homes

First time building, Opinions on Coral Homes
NSW
1, 2

We built with Coral back in 2015 and built a heavily modified Daydream32. We are absolutely stoked with the house and wouldn't change a thing.... except! If you're going…

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mickotab
Aug 03, 2021 3:11 pm
domwild
domwild
3 August

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 58, 59, 60

I managed to get the builder to install plugs (sockets) on the rafters. If the LED burns out or I do not like the colour, then I do not have to call in the electrician. I…

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domwild
Aug 03, 2021 7:47 am

Retaining wall & Drop edge beam

Retaining wall & Drop edge beam
NSW

Pratik Thanks for emailing everything over. To answer your original question I would put the blame on your builder. The fill is so close to the edge of your slab in…

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Ashington Homes
Jul 30, 2021 6:10 am
Ashington Homes

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…

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Better regulation
Jul 27, 2021 10:53 pm
Curiouser
Curiouser
23 July

TIPS for newby, MOJO Lido 28 for KDR 20 km west of Sydney

TIPS for newby, MOJO Lido 28 for KDR 20 km west of Sydney
NSW

Good on you! Glad you found another builder and sales rep that was happy to help you reach the end goal of building your home. Wishing you a great and speedy build 🙂

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Curiouser
Jul 23, 2021 7:50 pm

Building with OpalSS Construction

Building with OpalSS Construction
NSW

Hi, I don't have specific suggestions, but you may find this article useful: Cheers.

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Builder Background Checks
Jul 21, 2021 6:16 pm

The Gables in Box Hill

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

Hello all, I've recently just bought a corner plot in the Gables, Box Hill. My plot is 30 metres long on one side, and I was wondering whether I would be able to develop…

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GeneralUser
Jul 19, 2021 4:25 pm

as Jason suggested the toilet is better near the entry with a screen wall for towel rails and wet floor bath and shower grouped together and an alternative option for…

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oklouise
Jul 19, 2021 12:02 pm
lilbza
lilbza
18 July

Internal Floor screeding

Internal Floor screeding
NSW

There's absolutely no reason to screed your slab for main flooring tiles unless your concretor has done an appalling job of the slab. Anyone that says you should, are…

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lilbza
Jul 18, 2021 9:43 am
lilbza
ToWuAHome
ToWuAHome
17 July

Stormwater discharge: easement or drainage system?

Stormwater discharge: easement or drainage system?
NSW
1, 2

Curious as to where your conversation with the planning lawyer got to around section 2.3 of the stormwater policy. Would love to hear your thoughts.

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ToWuAHome
Jul 17, 2021 10:09 am

Designer VS Builder

Designer VS Builder
NSW

Henry Details sent Have a great weekend Simeon

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Ashington Homes
Jul 16, 2021 7:40 am
Ashington Homes
Henry.xiao
Henry.xiao
16 July

Metricon signature vs custom builder

Metricon signature vs custom builder
NSW

Hi Ajzmjd Probably not, after reading so much negative about Metricon. I want something to live in with hustle free and also something to have a good resale value in the future.

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Henry.xiao
Jul 16, 2021 7:32 am

Getting TV cables behind the wall through bullnose

Getting TV cables behind the wall through bullnose
NSW

MrsJM I have proudly given myself the title of professional TV installer in my family, as I had to do 4 last year :). But I am with the others in that I am not sure what…

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Ashington Homes
Jul 12, 2021 8:08 pm
Ashington Homes
somebol
somebol
11 July

Kalwanu Constructions - Experiences

Kalwanu Constructions - Experiences
NSW

Has anyone built with Kalwanu before? What are your experiences? We are looking to build in Canberra, and Kalwanu are on our shortlist. Any insights really appreciated.

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somebol
Jul 11, 2021 9:07 am
Kumz
Kumz
10 July

Timber Fencing

Timber Fencing
NSW

Looking for fencing recommendations as OPT requires timber fencing. Has anyone used Ezyclip fencing systems?

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Kumz
Jul 10, 2021 5:35 pm

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