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JLL3
JLL3
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McDonald Jones NSW electrical costs

McDonald Jones NSW electrical costs
NSW

They have packages but this is the standard system: That Bosch system alone is $985.

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JLL3
May 25, 2019 8:46 pm

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
1 ... 159, 160, 161

I built with Mutual Homes. Don't ever think of going them. They are pathetic.

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bucksaver
May 25, 2019 8:41 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 734, 735, 736

Yes, ground level was completed on Friday. Took just 1 day to complete. I was surprise myself too.

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Femstar
May 25, 2019 8:07 pm

Lots of labour even in the edging! Hand cut travertine cobblestone edging went in today.

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MrsJM
May 25, 2019 4:16 pm
MrsJM
maverick343
maverick343
Yesterday

Experience with Sett Homes

Experience with Sett Homes
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

I built 5 years ago and very happy with the build quality. Unfortunate that you are going through this..

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maverick343
May 24, 2019 9:29 pm
JLL3
JLL3
Yesterday

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
1 ... 718, 719, 720

Thanks Stuart! Did you do all you plan presentation, external, internal and electrical selections first then the HIA contract signing? I've been told by the Project…

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JLL3
May 24, 2019 8:32 pm
darb74
darb74
Yesterday

Custom build Sydney Hills with attached granny flat

Custom build Sydney Hills with attached granny flat
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Thanks for the reply. We have all awning windows, with main areas in magnum (616 series) and the rest of the house (bedrooms, bathrooms etc) in the 517 series. We went…

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darb74
May 24, 2019 7:11 pm
darb74
SejaeD
SejaeD
23 May

Clarendon Homes cladding supplier

Clarendon Homes cladding supplier
NSW

I think those sheets come primed & unprimed ( white and grey) so either way you're correct, you will have to paint them to your desired colour

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SejaeD
May 23, 2019 10:56 am
Mudroom
Mudroom
22 May

Got the keys today

Got the keys today
NSW

Is that a heated towel rack? How is it? We're getting one also but I've never seen one in action.

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Mudroom
May 22, 2019 9:42 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
22 May

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 52, 53, 54

SCU (Sydney Credit Union) Prospective buyers in New Breeze/Parkside need to bargain aggressively and get a great deal..

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IamSAM
May 22, 2019 4:38 pm
IamSAM
HoneyDee
HoneyDee
21 May

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51

KDR in Melbourne SE suburbs- Carlisle - Montpellier 51
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

PCI done today. Minor rectifications which will be done by end of the week. Most probably handover next week. Excited :-D but overwhelmed!!! So much left to do.....drive…

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HoneyDee
May 21, 2019 9:20 pm
HoneyDee

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Dont think ill need to get in there. Just running wires and installing fixtures.

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Bao Nguyen
May 20, 2019 10:34 pm

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Hi debdeb, We are slightly ahead of you, and have tender appointment soon. We were lucky to be able to choose between the old Lux package or the new custom collections.…

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Miss intensity
May 20, 2019 1:06 pm
Brad_2477
Brad_2477
20 May

Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi Rhani, Yay! I remember a sense of finally moving forward when we got our start date...... although it seemed to forever for it to arrive once it was allocated. The…

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Brad_2477
May 20, 2019 10:34 am

Eden Brae’s Sandringham38

Eden Brae’s Sandringham38
NSW

Ask them if they are or have built any that you can inspect. We are waiting to do this on another one do their homes that’s also not a display home. Nice facade btw.…

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KamadoJusto
May 20, 2019 9:17 am

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 53, 54, 55

We are just about to start our 2nd build and are still referring back to this page, it's a goldmine! One little thing that is a big deal to me is the grout in the tiles.…

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jkelleher01
May 20, 2019 8:10 am

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi I'm from stage 1 and our house is getting wired. We saw that the wires are not covered in conduits. Is that normal for residential houses? The wires in our apartment…

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zhanglynewpark
May 20, 2019 7:58 am
Mrs_W
Mrs_W
19 May

Parcel Mailbox options, what are you getting or have

Parcel Mailbox options, what are you getting or have
NSW

We’ve never had anything get wet. And apparently it will fit a case of beer. Have a look on their website - they have a video that shows all the features and pricing etc.

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Mrs_W
May 19, 2019 10:26 pm
catchganu
catchganu
19 May

Building a modified Coral Noosa 279 - We're In

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

Thanks, I am putting down a deposit this week. So hopefully things will flow as promised and build can finish before Christmas

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catchganu
May 19, 2019 7:25 pm
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andrew_bonn
May 17, 2019 11:26 am
saeen
saeen
17 May

Fixed Site Cost - Melbourne West

Fixed Site Cost - Melbourne West
NSW

hi guys got a fixed site cost from a builder – is this…

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saeen
May 17, 2019 8:21 am
Norfolk
Norfolk
16 May

Building Contract VIC - (HIA + Special Conditions)

Building Contract VIC - (HIA + Special Conditions)
NSW

Be aware of your own costs of any delays abd compare these to the the liquidated damages per working day in the building contract. If you ask the builder to correct…

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Norfolk
May 16, 2019 8:20 am
debdeb
debdeb
15 May

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

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

Hi Jimb00, I’ve just read all your updates and they are most useful ! I am surprised how long it’s taken though since you started the admin April last year. We are…

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debdeb
May 15, 2019 9:28 pm
Mish018
Mish018
15 May

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

I am not a fan of the glass shelving in showers. We have it in our current shower and really dislike it. It could be an error or they have simply made the assumption we…

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Mish018
May 15, 2019 4:50 pm
f1dinesh
f1dinesh
15 May

Builder -Rockwall Homes - have you worked with them?

Builder -Rockwall Homes - have you worked with them?
NSW
1, 2

Hi jb_money, Do you have Rockwall Homes' number or contact details? I need to contact them regarding construction. Thank you.

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f1dinesh
May 15, 2019 12:33 pm
f1dinesh
db33
db33
14 May

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Sorry about my fat fingers.. Yes, things are definetly starting to move. We are building with Eden Brae. After changing builders a few times with ever changing contours…

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db33
May 14, 2019 5:54 pm
Melos
Melos
14 May

What's the design plan submitted to Council look like?

What's the design plan submitted to Council look like?
NSW

Hey Andrew each council is a little different in their requirements. Go to your councils site and do a search on das. They will list all the documents that are required.

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Melos
May 14, 2019 8:10 am
Amanda_Ly
Amanda_Ly
13 May

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Great, thank you Zen.

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Amanda_Ly
May 13, 2019 1:21 pm
dany
dany
13 May

Leaving handles off kitchen .........

Leaving handles off kitchen .........
NSW

There is a clause in the contract where you can have special conditions but most builders blanco it cuz they don't want to give the owners equal rights . Don't worry about…

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dany
May 13, 2019 12:22 pm
dany
Holelot
Holelot
12 May

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

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

Sounds like we had the same good sales man, then unfortunately the same experience at the head office we are also walking away after a disappointing experience with the…

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Holelot
May 12, 2019 8:53 pm
Melos
Melos
12 May

Duplex build questions

Duplex build questions
NSW

We are at hand over stage with tullipan homes. They are custom builders but the also have a bunch of designs you can pick from, which includes a range of duplexes. They…

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Melos
May 12, 2019 6:34 am
Salfield
Salfield
10 May

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Looks great guys. Amazing. 👍 We got some disappointing news today our site SS told us we won’t be in before the end of August which is a month over the contract date.

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Salfield
May 10, 2019 4:24 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

Hey, actually we are a leading construction company in NSW and the way you added a design to your bathroom it is really impressive, as mosaic tiles that transform your…

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thebathlagroup
May 09, 2019 6:50 pm
thebathlagroup
Milkman
Milkman
7 May

Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"
NSW
1, 2

Hi Vivek, Thank you for posting your journey with Better Built Homes. Very much informative. I am also building with Better Built. We commenced our build in August 2018…

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Milkman
May 07, 2019 11:58 am
Milkman
Milkman
7 May

Our Home Journey with BetterBuilt Homes

Our Home Journey with BetterBuilt Homes
NSW
1, 2

Hi Indu, Thank you for posting your progress on the site. Very informative. I am also building with Better Built Homes. We officially started in August 2018 and we've…

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Milkman
May 07, 2019 11:44 am
Macher
Macher
5 May

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 422, 423, 424

If you took photos on the day of hand over then these photos are usually time stamped and prove the defects were there on hand over

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Macher
May 05, 2019 8:43 am
Macher
Niel07
Niel07
4 May

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 764, 765, 766

Thanks for confirming mate!

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Niel07
May 04, 2019 8:47 pm

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Sorry and dissappointed to hear that Salfield, but sadly I can see that happening. Funnily enough I was going to add a similar post to the general rawson thread regarding…

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luxbuild
May 03, 2019 8:52 am

No gas in new build

No gas in new build
NSW

If you want a gas cooktop then you'll need a gas connection. If not, make sure your gas cooktop supports LPG and just buy gas bottles. Yes you will pay supply charge even…

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g33kerb0t
May 02, 2019 4:32 pm
g33kerb0t

How often do you visit your site?

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

We live 5 mins away and I drive past each day as school drop off is 400m down the road. It has been handy to keep an eye on progress - especially when I got an email from…

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shokel1975
May 02, 2019 11:42 am
shokel1975
rj7171
rj7171
1 May

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

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

Hi mate. We have also been stung by this bloke. Complete new landscaping of our entire backyard. Not the same amount as you are out of pocket but still about $2,000. Was…

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rj7171
May 01, 2019 7:05 pm
GLO
GLO
30 April

New Breeze, Bardia, Edmondson Park

New Breeze, Bardia, Edmondson Park
NSW
1, 2

thanks, That works for me. Any other factors? such as Hard Surfaces restrictions?

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GLO
Apr 30, 2019 7:45 pm
cag57
cag57
30 April

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

Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Its certainly a unique build. Interesting to watch it develop

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cag57
Apr 30, 2019 7:13 pm
pokolbinguy
pokolbinguy
29 April

Mojo Homes

Mojo Homes
NSW
1 ... 58, 59, 60

Yep, thats one reason why we don't want them.

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pokolbinguy
Apr 29, 2019 9:26 pm
Rhetti
Rhetti
29 April

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
1 ... 926, 927, 928

I absolutely understand this. We are building the Fairmont 35 and the fujitsu aircon was 19k for 18kw inverter with 6 zones. It's just me and my wife at the moment and…

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Rhetti
Apr 29, 2019 6:08 am
Rhetti
sudu
sudu
28 April

Building with New Living Homes

Building with New Living Homes
NSW
1, 2, 3

I am happy with NLH build and living the house for last 8 months ..no issues. About the quality of kitchen cabinet....they are providing the quality based on the price…

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sudu
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