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Starting to really take shape now. Brickies are due to finish next Tuesday with the roof going on by the end of the month which isn’t far away. 😁

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Salfield
Jan 17, 2019 9:28 pm
MLC
MLC
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Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 410, 411, 412

Hi All, I am new to this so sorry if this query has been answered in a previous post! We’ve bought and will build a Vantage 35 in Melbourne with designer by Metricon…

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MLC
Jan 17, 2019 9:08 pm

We got bricks today! Though not sure about the colour now at all. .. but it's too late. .. render one day I guess if we can't handle it! Ss has been giving us updates -…

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Newy-Jan
Jan 17, 2019 8:47 pm
One
One
9 h

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
1 ... 695, 696, 697

One, they're having a lend of you. The person conducting the business (as they say in the Work Health and Safety area) has the primary duty of care for WHS. It's their…

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One
Jan 17, 2019 6:54 pm

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 80, 81, 82

That is one pretty plant you got there. Unfortunately for you, the flowers didn't last long. I would like to recommend this African Violet or Clivia if ever you are…

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Irish Curley
Jan 17, 2019 2:30 pm
Irish Curley
Cooky
Cooky
18 h

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 50, 51, 52

Sorry, I dont understand. Did you also by a quarter acre lot like Hasan?

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Cooky
Jan 17, 2019 9:39 am
Cooky

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Looks amazing!!!! We have just signed the tender with HHH for the Eylse Classic facade and are now waiting on plans to be drawn up. Does anyone have pictures of the…

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Amanda_Ly
Jan 17, 2019 8:48 am

One of my Neighbour who is building there send some pictures of our progress today. 16/01/2019

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InvincibleInDN
Jan 16, 2019 10:05 pm
InvincibleInDN
shazaw
shazaw
Yesterday

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 40, 41, 42

Oh I do like your roof very much.:x! Please pm with details of your roof supplier plus cost $. We are also looking into similar kind of roof to go on top of deck near our…

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shazaw
Jan 16, 2019 10:00 pm
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
16 January

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Oh Mj sorry to hear that I’ve just req to follow on insta, haven’t been on here in ages. Totally agree though cheaper is not better as you pay in the…

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BrownDog77
Jan 16, 2019 2:43 pm
ymiao4398
ymiao4398
16 January

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
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at this point mid feb to end of Feb. depends on how fast the appliances and flooring can go in

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ymiao4398
Jan 16, 2019 12:48 pm
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hunkarkadam
Jan 15, 2019 9:20 pm
alymei
alymei
15 January

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

That's a great combo - We will go surfmist windows

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alymei
Jan 15, 2019 7:15 pm
gablesrocks
gablesrocks
14 January

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

Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders
NSW
1, 2, 3

Just a short update. More to come when the actual work commences. The plumber is onsite today completing the plumbing....finally. The site will be power washed today or…

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gablesrocks
Jan 14, 2019 10:21 am
jayasooriah
jayasooriah
13 January

Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW

Hi Mish, Do you have Wisdom Homes's price list for electricials, including the alarm system? I have been trying to get this from them for ages and for reasons I don't…

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jayasooriah
Jan 13, 2019 4:01 pm
batzloa
batzloa
12 January

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39 Build Thread

Wisdom Homes - Manhattan 39 Build Thread
NSW
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Looks absolutely fantastic doosra! Can I ask what colour you have painted your walls?

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batzloa
Jan 12, 2019 9:46 am
Klara8
Klara8
12 January

Garage mezzanine/shelf with low height ceiling - legalities?

Garage mezzanine/shelf with low height ceiling - legalities?
NSW

Using the space at the expense of the mezzanine is a great idea. This is especially true of warehouses, offices and garages. help to organize the space. And this is the…

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Klara8
Jan 12, 2019 5:50 am
Klara8
johar.ankur
johar.ankur
11 January

Building Metricon Liberty 40 Schofields

Building Metricon Liberty 40 Schofields
NSW
1, 2, 3

Thanks mate, Yes, great suggestion & yes it will be harder to clean when we have a total of 6 showers!. All the best with your build :)

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johar.ankur
Jan 11, 2019 4:08 pm
Nekual
Nekual
11 January

Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Who else is building with Eden Brae?
NSW
1 ... 759, 760, 761

Hi anyone know the average time from start of brickwork, roofing, etc up to pre-lining stage? for single storey build

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Nekual
Jan 11, 2019 2:49 pm
Tash801
Tash801
11 January

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Carpenter came back early. Started on the 9th. Got doors and skirting in.

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Tash801
Jan 11, 2019 10:18 am
D.LAM
D.LAM
10 January

Champion Homes

Champion Homes
NSW

Hi there, Just wondering which location you are building at? since I am awaiting CDC approval for 3 months already with Champion home building in Oran Park. thanks

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D.LAM
Jan 10, 2019 11:27 am
cag57
cag57
10 January

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

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

As Alexp79 mentions in 6 or 12 months we may be able to get better pricing so I'm still in two minds on whether to build or wait

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cag57
Jan 10, 2019 9:40 am

Happy New Year 2019 everyone! We are back after a long overseas vacation. Work on roof was completed last month while we were away. Bricks have been cleaned, solar panels…

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Vivek
Jan 08, 2019 1:48 pm
Vivek
stanus
stanus
8 January

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

The front doors are Hume Matisse.

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stanus
Jan 08, 2019 12:34 pm
stanus
kimzhang570
kimzhang570
7 January

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179
NSW
1, 2, 3

Hello guys, have you guys seen any update recently? I tried to send email to them but no response yet.

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kimzhang570
Jan 07, 2019 4:56 pm
amilelka
amilelka
7 January

Show us your facade...

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

We chose vinyl timber look Venetians for our windows. We have a park across the road so we wanted to be able to completely open the blinds for the views. Plus it was a…

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amilelka
Jan 07, 2019 3:38 pm
Tegs17
Tegs17
5 January

GJ Gardner Montville - has anyone built?

GJ Gardner Montville - has anyone built?
NSW

Yeah same! Good luck with it all...I'll post pictures when we get started

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Tegs17
Jan 05, 2019 9:06 am

front fence and gate installation before handover?

front fence and gate installation before handover?
NSW

This is a question for your builder. Most of the builders don't allow the client to install/change anything before handover. You might get trouble in Interim or OC

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InvincibleInDN
Jan 04, 2019 8:19 am
InvincibleInDN
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
3 January

Custom build Sydney Hills with attached granny flat

Custom build Sydney Hills with attached granny flat
NSW

The budget is...high (for us)! Mainly because of the “H” shape of the building and the large glass curtain walls and steel required to support it all. But this is…

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Hillsbuilds
Jan 03, 2019 5:50 pm
juzbuz
juzbuz
1 January

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

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

Hey Chellos, Im keen to follow your build. Hubby and I have always wanted to do KDR for our old house in Liverpool but so worried about the hidden costs. I like the look…

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juzbuz
Jan 01, 2019 6:59 pm
Macher
Macher
30 December 2018

Building Metricon Vantage 38

Building Metricon Vantage 38
NSW

We are building a vantage too. Where are you building? Check out the Queensland metricon homes to see more virtual displays. It is known as the Lavelle in qld.

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Macher
Dec 30, 2018 10:49 pm
Macher
sweetswisssteel
sweetswisssteel
29 December 2018

Building to lock-up stage only - does it save $$

Building to lock-up stage only - does it save $$
NSW

All builders will have slightly different definitions of "Lock Up" stage. Just make sure you spell out exactly what you expect to be done by this stage. It will make your…

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sweetswisssteel
Dec 29, 2018 11:29 pm
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landofoz
Dec 23, 2018 2:25 pm
dulie
dulie
22 December 2018

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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Great setup! Perhaps mount the TV a bit higher?

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dulie
Dec 22, 2018 9:51 pm
dulie
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
22 December 2018

Staircase Upgrade Cost

Staircase Upgrade Cost
NSW

Forg I hear the argument that it is not part of the structure all the time. My2c a simple staircase technically is designed as a Inclined…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 22, 2018 10:02 am
StructuralBIMGuy

A few more photos , post landscaping

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Gibson
Dec 19, 2018 9:43 am
Gibson
dany
dany
17 December 2018

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 30, 31, 32

well they have said they will replace the doors and dry out the floor. I have asked them to get the stairs assessed by the supplier / manufacturer . There is a race…

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dany
Dec 17, 2018 8:02 pm
dany
nada17
nada17
17 December 2018

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 90, 91, 92

hi guys, just an update on our home! :) we moved in an enjoying our new home. apart from things I described earlier there are a few minor things we are going to put to our…

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nada17
Dec 17, 2018 3:21 pm
ShaunBryson
ShaunBryson
17 December 2018

Montgomery Homes

Montgomery Homes
NSW

Hi Cliffo, would love to read your blog, we are going with Carolina 302

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ShaunBryson
Dec 17, 2018 11:15 am

Selections / Changes requested over email Facade Colour Scheme ( Metricon Glendale Aspire Facade )

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dany
Dec 15, 2018 10:24 pm
dany

Write reply...

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marz1983
Dec 14, 2018 3:23 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
13 December 2018

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Coral Homes - Modified Bronte
NSW
1 ... 44, 45, 46

Hooray!!! On both counts! So glad you’re finally free from Coral. That telly is awesome !!

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MrsJM
Dec 13, 2018 7:57 pm
MrsJM
InvincibleInDN
InvincibleInDN
12 December 2018

Anyone building at Caddens Hill??

Anyone building at Caddens Hill??
NSW

I can see more constructions start in Caddens Hill region now. Hope you guys started the construction. Ours is about to start. But not sure if it starts before Christmas.

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InvincibleInDN
Dec 12, 2018 9:43 am
InvincibleInDN
rgs
rgs
11 December 2018

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

We are in inital stage, got cdc approved and now site is locked out by builder for construction. How abu you?

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rgs
Dec 11, 2018 9:51 pm
DR-JEKL
DR-JEKL
11 December 2018

Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson Homes - General Thread
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

We just got carpeted stairs and had voids deleted and glass removed (my wife was concerned with our young daughter). Think we got $2k ish (id have to check) back for no…

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DR-JEKL
Dec 11, 2018 12:04 pm
Stimpson
Stimpson
10 December 2018

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville

Building in Crystal Waters, North Kellyville
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

PRD office level 4 suite 402 10 Century circuit Norwest 18/12 at 6 pm

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Stimpson
Dec 10, 2018 7:48 pm
building-expert
building-expert
10 December 2018

Occupation Certificate & Interim Occupation Certificate Fail

Occupation Certificate & Interim Occupation Certificate Fail
NSW

I am not familiar with NSW but the general advice is to talk to your certifier to ascertain what exactly the problem is. It seems to be a mixed bag of things to be done by…

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building-expert
Dec 10, 2018 9:47 am
building-expert

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