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Ambassador36
Nov 18, 2019 6:57 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
Yesterday

Wisdom Homes

Wisdom Homes
NSW

Wisdom’s Home Building Agreement contained non-disparagement clauses that allowed it to control or prevent any public statements such as online reviews, made by…

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Norfolk
Nov 18, 2019 8:10 am
HaminZa
HaminZa
16 November

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 35, 36, 37

Thanks SDS1 Much appreciated! I have kitchen and butlers pantry included plus the custom inclusions 40mm thk benchtop/ island, undermount sink, window splashback... just…

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HaminZa
Nov 16, 2019 9:44 am
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
15 November

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

No, just in the bathrooms and laundry (which, along with a ceiling hung clothes airer, will double as a drying room on wet winter days!).

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Hillsbuilds
Nov 15, 2019 7:18 pm
KamadoJusto
KamadoJusto
14 November

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 769, 770, 771

No they won’t allow any extra trades outside their own and independent inspectors. I sat down with my sparky first. Went through the whole “this is everything I…

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KamadoJusto
Nov 14, 2019 1:52 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
14 November

Front Door Size

Front Door Size
NSW

Get the widest door you can. We opted for a 1200 pivot door to make a real statement. They go up to 1500, but it would cut into our louvre window at the side. If you…

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Blacktea2sugars
Nov 14, 2019 12:09 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Geney
Geney
13 November

Champion Homes

Champion Homes
NSW

We are building one of the big builders You hear their adverts on the radio every day. What happens is they get you to get emotionally attached to one of their top of the…

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Geney
Nov 13, 2019 8:11 pm
LOLZ
LOLZ
12 November

Clarendon Boston 35

Clarendon Boston 35
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Thank you ad0303! I’ve emailed my old CSC tonight. I don’t call my pre-construction CSC anymore because she has hardly ever returned my phone calls and I end up…

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LOLZ
Nov 12, 2019 11:27 pm

Is it recommended to get your own building inspector?

Is it recommended to get your own building inspector?
NSW

I agree with Jimboo above. For peace of mind we have also used Housepect and they are prompt

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Harrington Terrrace
Nov 12, 2019 8:22 pm
Harrington Terrrace
HaminZa
HaminZa
12 November

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi PBandJ93, I'm with ANZ. Sorry to hear... was hoping it wasn't the case for our area and I was certain min. 15k less with the recent sales but I can see now it depends…

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HaminZa
Nov 12, 2019 7:56 pm
Montu
Montu
12 November

Trim the eaves or get a smaller home

Trim the eaves or get a smaller home
NSW

Thanks that answers my question.

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Montu
Nov 12, 2019 1:52 pm
andyscl
andyscl
11 November

[COMPLETED] - Building Windsor 40 with Eden Brae (Caddens)

[COMPLETED] - Building Windsor 40 with Eden Brae (Caddens)
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thank you very much for the prompt response. Also, thank you very much for the tips or items we should look out for. Very useful. Yes, we normally go there two or three…

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andyscl
Nov 11, 2019 12:59 pm
KateAndDuke
KateAndDuke
11 November

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 (Modified) in Baulkham Hills NSW

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 (Modified) in Baulkham Hills NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3

Get a gooseneck tap for the laundry for sure. The place is looking fabulous. I love the Chifley bathroom layout. We stole that design for our ensuite in the Edge! The…

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KateAndDuke
Nov 11, 2019 7:34 am
KateAndDuke
bpratt
bpratt
9 November

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 55, 56, 57

Nor have I. I do know in my old house because the cold water pipes inside the ceiling were mounted high, and therefore closer to the zincalume roof,…

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bpratt
Nov 09, 2019 10:32 am
Cooky
Cooky
9 November

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 60, 61, 62

They typically advise 6 to 8 weeks, but depending on your application it can take longer (or less in some cases). We submitted ours in mid September and had it sent back…

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Cooky
Nov 09, 2019 12:34 am
Cooky
GLO
GLO
8 November

New Breeze, Bardia, Edmondson Park

New Breeze, Bardia, Edmondson Park
NSW
1, 2

Hi, does anyone know if the driveway rebate from Campbelltown Council when you install your driveway? I had heard that when you replace the footpath in the cross over,…

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GLO
Nov 08, 2019 7:03 pm
Onram
Onram
7 November

Firstyle Home - Marsden Park

Firstyle Home - Marsden Park
NSW

Just thought I'd update. Just got our tender and went through the conditions etc. I did not know about the delay charges being $1000 a month if delay to build, if delays…

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Onram
Nov 07, 2019 11:33 pm
Danny575
Danny575
7 November

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
1 ... 160, 161, 162

Thank you for the advice. We are not with Adam. With exception of delaying the paperwork to head office for the final tender. So far our sales consultant is doing…

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Danny575
Nov 07, 2019 9:50 pm
Montu
Montu
7 November

Domaine homes by clerondon

Domaine homes by clerondon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

I am doing a knock down / rebuild with Domaine, waiting for the tender for the Nevada 28. Has any one constructed a domaine home in a old developed area? Does domaine…

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Montu
Nov 07, 2019 8:05 pm
chippy
chippy
7 November

Recessed sliding door is flushed to internal floor slab

Recessed sliding door is flushed to internal floor slab
NSW

You are correct. It's just the fins on the sliding door that get trimmed. Ultimately you should not be able to see the edges of the tile. For the OP the tiler will need to…

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chippy
Nov 07, 2019 3:50 pm
chippy
Harweeeee
Harweeeee
6 November

First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater
NSW
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Springfield is a lovely place. We'll be building about half an hour away. Your build is so nice!!

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Harweeeee
Nov 06, 2019 5:50 pm
Harweeeee
Anna4Chris
Anna4Chris
6 November

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast
NSW
1, 2

My best advice is go standard in everything! Save yourself thousands$$$$

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Anna4Chris
Nov 06, 2019 6:34 am
Anna4Chris
WillowBays20
WillowBays20
5 November

Building with Bellriver Homes

Building with Bellriver Homes
NSW
1, 2

Hey Everyone, I am looking to build with BRH and was wondering if anyone on here has built with them in the passed 12 months or so.

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WillowBays20
Nov 05, 2019 3:16 pm
GLO
GLO
5 November

Driveway regulation interpretation and advice needed please.

Driveway regulation interpretation and advice needed please.
NSW

The engineer was away yesterday and is out of the office today, and in meeting all tomorrow.

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GLO
Nov 05, 2019 2:06 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
4 November

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 424, 425, 426

Liquidated damages typically from $30 to $50 per working day which works out at about $200 per week. Consider what your rental and other costs would be per week. For a KDR…

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Norfolk
Nov 04, 2019 11:58 am
Bao Nguyen
Bao Nguyen
3 November

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1 ... 16, 17, 18

I have to pay for trafic control. But im on a busy road

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Bao Nguyen
Nov 03, 2019 6:08 pm
voz
voz
2 November

Mojo Homes

Mojo Homes
NSW
1 ... 59, 60, 61

Hi guys, How long did it take to receive consolidated tender after signing off the tender/quote? Thanks

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voz
Nov 02, 2019 11:23 pm
voz
voz
31 October

The Gables in Box Hill

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

They have discounted $50K now. It's a great price and they won't go any less. And I don't think this discount is going to last long. If you're interested in the Gables…

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voz
Oct 31, 2019 3:10 pm
Manishg
Manishg
31 October

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

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

Most of them we had signed off as part of our initial contract. And the others were as a result of us wanting the variation rather than a necessity.

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Manishg
Oct 31, 2019 10:40 am
thattime
thattime
31 October

Building a modified Coral Noosa 279 - We're In

Building a modified Coral Noosa 279 - We're In
NSW
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Hello, I like that facade and wouldn't be upset to come home to it. :) About our facade it was basically just a custom design that Coral accommodated for us. We just…

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thattime
Oct 31, 2019 3:52 am
thattime
Sunny84
Sunny84
30 October

Charleston Homes

Charleston Homes
NSW

Hi All We have been talking to Charleston Homes about building a potential home... So far the experience has been a bit up and down... Wondering what peoples experience…

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Sunny84
Oct 30, 2019 8:35 pm

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 35, 36, 37

Ive used Taubmans endure on my current property personally and after 3 years has held up great with one coat of primer and two coats of top coat on exterior. I dare say…

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ourrawsonbalmoral38
Oct 29, 2019 11:09 pm
Salfield
Salfield
29 October

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hi mate. Good luck tomorrow. Best advice is to go over everything with a fine tooth comb. If you are organised and confident on what you want you should be right. It’s…

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Salfield
Oct 29, 2019 9:53 pm
Denym
Denym
29 October

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!
NSW
1 ... 193, 194, 195

The gardens look amazing 😍 We are 2.5 years in and have 2 and a half Lilly pillys 😂 We did plant a beautiful hedge along the fence lines, until we got a puppy and…

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Denym
Oct 29, 2019 6:15 am
Denym
Slates
Slates
28 October

Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Hi Gablerocks Just found your post. And hands down one of the most interesting out there. I also been follow the guidelines from the yourhome site (even bought the…

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Slates
Oct 28, 2019 4:07 pm

Hi everyone. I’m in a BAL40 zone and looking for a new compliant front door. The house is 1950s brick and we’re looking for a timber front door with glazing bars. I…

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greenthumb
Oct 27, 2019 11:04 am
Steve4216
Steve4216
26 October

Paint

Paint
NSW

The painters have their cheap set plans with most builders, once you step outside of the plan then they charge like wounded bulls. I was quoted $1000 to paint one of my…

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Steve4216
Oct 26, 2019 10:35 am

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Tamilnadu Govt Jobs Tn govt Jobs Tn jobs get free jobs alerts in your devices

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cornellengineers
Oct 25, 2019 5:41 pm
cornellengineers
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SejaeD
Oct 25, 2019 1:58 pm
triquee79
triquee79
24 October

Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Start here for feedback and questions.

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triquee79
Oct 24, 2019 3:22 pm
ST-Hardy
ST-Hardy
23 October

Which floor plan would you choose to build ?

Which floor plan would you choose to build ?
NSW

I prefer the Domaine floor plan... its more open and flows nicer. You could also make the MPR a study :)

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ST-Hardy
Oct 23, 2019 8:46 pm
ST-Hardy
hellcat
hellcat
22 October

Reward Homes - Afford Assist Scheme

Reward Homes - Afford Assist Scheme
NSW

me too looking for the same?

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hellcat
Oct 22, 2019 7:30 pm
hellcat
hellcat
22 October

Has anyome built with Reward Homes- Riverstone

Has anyome built with Reward Homes- Riverstone
NSW

Hello, I am chasing the same to get an idea about this builder?

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hellcat
Oct 22, 2019 7:03 pm
Mamz
Mamz
21 October

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Title: Best Coffee shop in Amsterdam Description: Located in Amsterdam, this coffeeshop is relaxed and unpretentious, though it is by no means basic. Paintings and…

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Mamz
Oct 21, 2019 3:29 pm
Mamz
JennyH
JennyH
19 October

Clarendon Half Alfresco? What does it look like?

Clarendon Half Alfresco? What does it look like?
NSW

Hi guys, We are currently getting a Tender for a Clarendon Boston 36 hamptons facade, and we don't really want the grand alfresco because I think it will make the back…

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JennyH
Oct 19, 2019 11:11 am
saminamin
saminamin
18 October

McDonald Jones Saxonvale 40

McDonald Jones Saxonvale 40
NSW

Hi, Did you go ahead with the Saxonvale? I am planning to build the saxonvale as well and any help would be highly appriciated

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saminamin
Oct 18, 2019 11:12 pm
saminamin
ST-Hardy
ST-Hardy
17 October

Project builder Vs Independent builder

Project builder Vs Independent builder
NSW

We're building our first home, have secured our block of land and now trying to decide which builder to go with. We'd love to hear the pros and cons of project home…

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ST-Hardy
Oct 17, 2019 5:02 pm
ST-Hardy
indo26slate
indo26slate
15 October

Are these gaps- between the frame & slab) reasonable?

Are these gaps- between the frame & slab) reasonable?
NSW

Blackbeauty, what happened in the end here? Which builder was this?

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indo26slate
Oct 15, 2019 9:48 pm

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