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ydnewa
ydnewa
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Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes
NSW
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Wow, how exciting. My husband has started planning the move already, and our house hasn’t even started yet. Good luck with it all.

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ydnewa
Jan 18, 2018 8:32 pm
ydnewa

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1, 2

Thank you for your thread and posts about your build. Glad to see to see it is going well and the house is really taking shape. We are in the very early stages of…

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kjane
Jan 18, 2018 7:16 pm
ehhc
ehhc
2 h

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
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Checked our contract. It’s all owner responsible for supply and usage :/

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ehhc
Jan 18, 2018 6:55 pm
ehhc

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
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Thankuu for your reply. Congratulations for getting a PCI date I found the below PCI Guide to be useful, he charges just $4. I bought it at that time.

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cheeku
Jan 18, 2018 6:33 pm

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 8 - Bricked and Elec Rough In

BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 8 - Bricked and Elec Rough In
NSW
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Thank you yes colours was a nightmare & admin but well in the past now thank you we are loving it so far so fingers crossed it comes together lover…

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BrownDog77
Jan 18, 2018 5:19 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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Hey JK We had ours a week ago...very similar to PCI where you walk around and note things and then get an electronic copy emailed to you. They go through all the…

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bumblebee1985
Jan 18, 2018 4:41 pm

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1, 2

Hey Belinda, you must have bought in one of the first releases! I agree the excitement has died a little with all the waiting. At least now progress will move more quickly…

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rob91
Jan 18, 2018 3:28 pm

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?
NSW
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Best for you to get Z to install digital antenna and the NBN, even if it cost more. The antenna splitter is best to be put on the roof space, because it cost 200-250 to…

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wentworth33
Jan 18, 2018 2:42 pm

Just got a call from the logistics company wanting to book our flooring delivery tomorrow. Our friend will meet them to lock it away in the garage. I thought I’d buy it…

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aphsta
Jan 18, 2018 2:18 pm

Our Langford Countryside - Allworth homes

Our Langford Countryside - Allworth homes
NSW

I will have to get the letter they sent us when we moved to the construction team tomorrow and might give them a call or email then. Thanks :) viewtopic.php?t=89059

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aphsta
Jan 18, 2018 12:58 pm

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 443, 444, 445

Hi Funk52 You can definitely do the render afterwards. I am in the industry and a house your size in acrylic render ( where the paint colour is included in the render as…

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SejaeD
Jan 18, 2018 12:02 pm
Renman
Renman
10 h

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 337, 338, 339

Water is totally required. Water is one the the main thing, also need water during the demo to keep the dust from been airborne. Your neighbor will love you for it.…

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Renman
Jan 18, 2018 11:06 am
Renman

Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Any experiences with Firstyle homes
NSW
1 ... 17, 18, 19

We've just finished our build with FS last month. Its our first home so it was a very steep learning curve for my wife and I but enjoying the new home (and moving out of…

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ravsingh21
Jan 18, 2018 11:03 am

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
1 ... 43, 44, 45

Thank you. For a double garage and doing all the steps (prep.kit including primer, epoxy coating kit and top coat sealer kit) cost about $900.

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Corallake
Jan 18, 2018 10:02 am
Corallake

Can someone please have a look at this staircase upgrade cost and tell me if it seems reasonable or am I being taken for a…

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dioni
Jan 18, 2018 9:59 am

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
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That's a great price ours was over $1000 just for splashback & not even behind rangehood so Valeco is much cheaper

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BrownDog77
Jan 18, 2018 8:28 am

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 57, 58, 59

Hey if you do get back in you need to write a note saying "Do not reuse this base. it is the incorrect depth and needs replacing." That way if the cabinet maker hasnt…

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cat_dunc
Jan 17, 2018 9:57 pm
cat_dunc

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
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I did indeed. I’ve been advised that the plans have been submitted to council and once council has signed off on the subdivision certificate then plans will be sent to…

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wongbruce
Jan 17, 2018 9:25 pm

We managed to finish our build on 20/12, around 8 months after commencement. Landscaping to kick off this week. Some pics below: I

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Gooner
Jan 17, 2018 7:26 pm
please_demolish
please_demolish
16 January

Site supervisor has resigned. We are past lock up stage.

Site supervisor has resigned. We are past lock up stage.
NSW

Thanks Twinning. He doesn't finish up until 24 Jan, so hes still our main contact for now. I will contact the builder soon. Just wanted to let my emotions run their…

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please_demolish
Jan 16, 2018 8:57 pm
Salamlemon
Salamlemon
16 January

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi All, Can anyone please explain details of fencing requirement stated here? I understand you have to maintain retaining wall built by estate. If one doesn't have these…

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Salamlemon
Jan 16, 2018 8:44 pm
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tapasr_Lexia4
Jan 16, 2018 6:22 pm
tapasr_Lexia4
jaytee08
jaytee08
16 January

East Village Leppington

East Village Leppington
NSW

They replied to my email today that they expect land to be register by end of this month. We drove past the site yesterday and the street lights are done, roads are done,…

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jaytee08
Jan 16, 2018 5:03 pm
dillongl
dillongl
16 January

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks! Looks like your build is progressing well, good luck with it all

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dillongl
Jan 16, 2018 4:50 pm
dillongl
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elysium
Jan 16, 2018 4:15 pm
elysium
kidu13
kidu13
16 January

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 29, 30, 31

We go past the site once or twice a week for the past 6 months and we haven't even got the title yet. We rent nearby. There were trees and bush in our lot when we first…

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kidu13
Jan 16, 2018 2:44 pm
kidu13
K-Real
K-Real
16 January

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Looking good. Contrast is always looks great but my wife wasnt brave enough to let me go adventurous! When they finish it will look great! you will see!

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K-Real
Jan 16, 2018 1:45 pm
K-Real
ramprasa
ramprasa
16 January

Anyone bought in North Kellyville. Kakadu Street??

Anyone bought in North Kellyville. Kakadu Street??
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Nice to hear from you mummawalshie. Would like to know whether there is any council requirement for feature wall? My builder is providing moroka finish and I don't like…

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ramprasa
Jan 16, 2018 1:29 pm
symone
symone
16 January

Coral Homes Marcoola

Coral Homes Marcoola
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

You have done a lovely job. I am currently building a marcoola and love looking at all the similarities

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symone
Jan 16, 2018 9:57 am
symone
coref1
coref1
16 January

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)
NSW
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I would think a pretty big one on a block that size. There's already a few houses with granny flats at Mac Heights on considerably smaller blocks then that.Two for sale…

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coref1
Jan 16, 2018 8:09 am
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jadej
Jan 15, 2018 11:06 pm
marz1983
marz1983
15 January

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310

GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310
NSW

Feels like a lifetime ago since i started our thread. Our subdivision has finally gone to the NSW LRS on the 8th January and they "say" it could be 2-3weeks till…

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marz1983
Jan 15, 2018 8:07 pm
Mooboog
Mooboog
15 January

Coral Homes Grange 29 - Newcastle Area

Coral Homes Grange 29 - Newcastle Area
NSW

Thanks guys, hopefully it all goes smoothly. SKND10 We loved the Nuvo range of benchtops from Caesarstone but they were the top range one and would've cost a lot more.…

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Mooboog
Jan 15, 2018 4:24 pm
MelindaChris
MelindaChris
15 January

New Year update

New Year update
NSW

The builders start back at work today! YIPEE We have been looking at furniture all holidays with all the sales happening, and I have convinced Chris to start putting…

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MelindaChris
Jan 15, 2018 8:36 am
readytomove
readytomove
14 January

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 132, 133, 134

Hi all. I would like to hear from people who secured blocks from Elara first hand. It is been twice that My friend get the invite but within less than min They r on…

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readytomove
Jan 14, 2018 11:08 pm
kaycee
kaycee
13 January

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
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@Fee21: It will be the entity which approved your construction plans. Rawson Homes should be able to tell you who to approach.

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kaycee
Jan 13, 2018 3:19 pm
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
13 January

Coral Homes - Hampton 26 - Tweed

Coral Homes - Hampton 26 - Tweed
NSW

Lol they will look great! We went for a drive through the estate and our neighbours are getting their slab poured! It’s exciting to see some action on the blocks but now…

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mj-mac4
Jan 13, 2018 11:20 am
mj-mac4
Norfolk
Norfolk
13 January

PCI checklist

PCI checklist
NSW

HI Deepugacob, I organised Houspect to do an extra inspection report and accompanied their inspector for the 4 hours it took him. I also bought a good laser line level…

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Norfolk
Jan 13, 2018 7:06 am
fei
fei
12 January

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone

Signature on Edmund - Riverstone
NSW

Hi Vame, Yes the project have been delayed in the past. They told us was because the council didn't approve the original plan. It was delayed by about 10 months from the…

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fei
Jan 12, 2018 5:07 pm

Modified coral grange 25 first build huntlee

Modified coral grange 25 first build huntlee
NSW

it was 45 deg plus on the day at thornton in the garage and the place was closed for xmas holidays no air con we just wanted out of there

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NATH.KRISTYBUTLER
Jan 11, 2018 9:57 pm
Rockgod70
Rockgod70
11 January

Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

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

Hey, Bhoot, I checked our Cedar Facade plans and it all says Rendered brickwork around the garage.

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Rockgod70
Jan 11, 2018 6:58 pm
Rockgod70
jellytot
jellytot
11 January

Anyone building Clarendon homes Sheridan 39 mkii in Edmondso

Anyone building Clarendon homes Sheridan 39 mkii in Edmondso
NSW

You’re most welcome! I’m terms of tips, gosh, where to start??!! If you have any specific questions in mind, please feel free to pm me and I’ll be more than happy to…

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jellytot
Jan 11, 2018 3:32 pm
alexbk66
alexbk66
11 January

Your Connected Home. What have you done / what do you need?

Your Connected Home. What have you done / what do you need?
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

8. Regarding computer specs for running HS server, if you want to process video stream from IP cameras - you need pretty good comp, personally I bought i7 from Hystou,…

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alexbk66
Jan 11, 2018 1:13 pm
Moscato5
Moscato5
11 January

Who is building with Beechwood

Who is building with Beechwood
NSW
1 ... 784, 785, 786

I think most people have moved over to the facebook page instead

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Moscato5
Jan 11, 2018 12:56 pm
Moscato5
aphsta
aphsta
10 January

Allworth Langford Countryside or Langford

Allworth Langford Countryside or Langford
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Must feel great to see them start up again and progress once more. Lots of positives there in your post, looking good. viewtopic.php?t=89059

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aphsta
Jan 10, 2018 4:08 pm
lovisa
lovisa
9 January

Build time

Build time
NSW

Hi we are not with metricon but: contract/preconstruction takes around 4-5 months Build takes 4-9 months We were told to allow upto 1 year from initial deposit for…

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