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Building with Wisdom Homes

Building with Wisdom Homes
NSW
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How much would custom built wall mounted TV unit by these guys set u back ? No idea. They will provide you a quote for custom work. I think we paid approx $1200…

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ozmonkeyoy
May 28, 2018 5:58 pm
ozmonkeyoy

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)
NSW
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Let the joy begin...... after a miserable few months with my landscaper finally lodged complaint with fair trade..... soo unhappy. Original quote 57k and 4wks .... they…

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NthHome
May 28, 2018 5:53 pm

Building at Macarthur Heights

Building at Macarthur Heights
NSW

Anyone having issues with increased sight costs due to driveway gradients? We are on a relatively flat block with a small slope at the front about a 500mm drop for the…

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Mish018
May 28, 2018 5:53 pm

Who's building with Clarendon??

Who's building with Clarendon??
NSW
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The problem for working as Site Supervisor is acting as generating report only but cant do anything if the builder and contractor doesnt want it. When it comes to…

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wentworth33
May 28, 2018 3:57 pm

Enjoy. As of 6May18.

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IamSAM
May 28, 2018 3:15 pm
IamSAM

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi all! We are seriously considering building with Hall & Hart and have found this forum so useful so thank you so much for all the helpful tips on possible upgrades and…

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Jacks
May 28, 2018 2:31 pm
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mj-mac4
May 28, 2018 1:58 pm
mj-mac4

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens

Barbie Dream House - First Build in Port Stephens
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

I was so shocked at all the progress, I was expecting maybe windows and no gutters! Can't wait to see the bricks up, they look so blue against a charcoal roof tile.

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Lot126
May 28, 2018 1:47 pm
Lot126

KDR Rawson Windermere 32 with 2 Bed Granny

KDR Rawson Windermere 32 with 2 Bed Granny
NSW

Oh yeah for sure, the damn upgrades, cost me like 25k of upgrades I think but they were mostly fair prices as I compared it to the tenders that I received from GJ Gardner…

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G1NOSAUR
May 28, 2018 12:38 pm
G1NOSAUR

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast

Clarendon Boston 36 Central Coast
NSW

Yes its included. We did need to pay an extra $5k for bagging around the bottom half of the house.

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Anna4Chris
May 28, 2018 11:48 am
Anna4Chris

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Your changes should be free, if done early enough in the process. The main hurdle will be, if the changes are too major, M will just say 'No, we can't do it'. Good luck!

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shokel1975
May 28, 2018 10:03 am
shokel1975

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Oh no!!!! Were they on our street? That would be devastating :( I hope once more people start moving in it will deters these scums!! I am thinking now our neighbours want…

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SKND10
May 28, 2018 9:58 am

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

No problem at all, thank you for checking I appreciate it.

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ydnewa
May 28, 2018 9:45 am
ydnewa
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dillongl
May 28, 2018 8:29 am
dillongl
shazaw
shazaw
17 h

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 74, 75, 76

I have sample of two tiles for alfresco. I'm going take these to my flooring shop tomorrow to check if its goes together with the laminate tile I have selected, just two…

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shazaw
May 28, 2018 1:09 am

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nada17
May 27, 2018 10:10 pm

DA approved on Friday 25th May.. fingers crossed with everything now our build starts soon!!

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johar.ankur
May 27, 2018 9:11 pm

Building Glenleigh with Kurmond Homes - my experiance...

Building Glenleigh with Kurmond Homes - my experiance...
NSW

Thank you :) We ended up going with another builder after finding out a lady I used to work with had huge issues with her build.

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SamanthaS
May 27, 2018 7:59 pm

Bulding with Lily Homes

Bulding with Lily Homes
NSW

Hi Vifferdude, Do you have any progress or finished photos of your build. I’m considering building with lily and would appreciate any feedback you have! Cheers

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Kylie15
May 27, 2018 7:25 pm
Pranav
Pranav
23 h

Lucere estate at Leppington

Lucere estate at Leppington
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Adiba, Yes, i am not also sure about it, but to me i have no choice. I don't mind sending my kid to St Anthony of Padua at Austral, But its only from K-2 at the…

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Pranav
May 27, 2018 7:03 pm
timl
timl
Yesterday

Building With AllCastle Homes

Building With AllCastle Homes
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

The tap is on the wall to the left. Easily accessible without having to reach over the bath.

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timl
May 27, 2018 8:10 am
TaraDog
TaraDog
26 May

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2
NSW
1, 2, 3

We moved in last year and didn't get a new pole or the hub. We're on a corner block and the pole is right on our corner so we just hooked it to there. Our area still…

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TaraDog
May 26, 2018 8:08 pm
TaraDog

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304

GJ Gardner Kingaroy 304
NSW
1, 2, 3

Meeting on-site with SS for lockup inspection on Monday! Will have some new photos to post then. Meanwhile Origin is giving us grief over our meter box... Building is…

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Binderella
May 26, 2018 6:21 pm

Quality of Package Homes

Quality of Package Homes
NSW

This is in Victoria not NSW so environment and regulation is different.

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kirashogun
May 26, 2018 2:33 pm
ehhc
ehhc
26 May

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 39, 40, 41

Haha darts board. The AM can be very understanding hey. I reckon he’s got a soft spot for the owners and he still manages to balance owners SS and company’s needs.…

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ehhc
May 26, 2018 7:50 am
ehhc

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW

Mapleton Grove 18 Barry Road NSW
NSW
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I’m lot 16. Now 1 Morwell Drive. Opposite the park, Cnr of Greenmount. Next door to Bruce, and close to you Joe.

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Michael.Were
May 26, 2018 7:45 am
bluesteel
bluesteel
26 May

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in
NSW
1 ... 185, 186, 187

WOW your house is stunning - loving the rug (the joy of getting the OH in a moment of weakness) - imo the dining room needs a big tall plant somewhere to bring it to life…

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bluesteel
May 26, 2018 4:45 am
bluesteel
trimum
trimum
25 May

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828
NSW
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Good luck with move in day tomorrow!! Hope it all goes well you’ve waited a long time to get to this point I’m so pleased for you both!!

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trimum
May 25, 2018 7:03 pm
trimum
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Miffy
May 25, 2018 6:54 pm
aphsta
aphsta
25 May

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

It looks great, can’t wait to see the concreting and landscaping down the track

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aphsta
May 25, 2018 6:34 pm
CW_L
CW_L
25 May

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
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Yay! Thats great news! Nothing that cant be fixed! I'm glad you haven't had to wait long to get someone out to fix up your issues. How did your retaining wall go? Do…

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CW_L
May 25, 2018 11:37 am
CW_L

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
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Thanks Aaron, everything is not completed as we have to do landscaping, etc. I'm pushing for M to cover the interim OC which the site manager said no to but I think he's…

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Saltwater71
May 25, 2018 10:30 am

And because building never goes smoothly we had our kitchens installed on Tuesday and because of where they cut the slab and filled it in is a hump out kitchen isn't level…

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aphsta
May 25, 2018 10:30 am
akon5
akon5
25 May

Building at Willowdale

Building at Willowdale
NSW
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Thanks Breannaglamour, good to know.

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akon5
May 25, 2018 9:16 am
akon5
Sarah28
Sarah28
25 May

Timber Floors

Timber Floors
NSW

Hi Everyone Does anyone know what timber flooring options wisdom have. We are set on Timber and not sure if we may be better off doing it ourself after handover. We…

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Sarah28
May 25, 2018 8:20 am

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?

Anyone building with wentworth 33 with Clarendon?
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi Jess98 My land will be registered on 6 June 2018. Once its registered, Clarendon said they will start it as soon as early August 2018.

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wentworth33
May 24, 2018 11:27 pm
Sir Henry
Sir Henry
24 May

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
NSW
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Hi Ela, We have just started the building process (initial tender). We also are looking at the Bronte and just wanted to know how your build went? Did you have a good…

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Sir Henry
May 24, 2018 7:22 pm
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
24 May

RE: Adenbrook Homes Ballina - Slab Down!

RE: Adenbrook Homes Ballina - Slab Down!
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Yahoo!! I’m loving those mountain views. And glorious Mt Warning in the back ground.

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mj-mac4
May 24, 2018 3:41 pm
mj-mac4
Orpheus
Orpheus
24 May

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
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Thanks JM. I second that, we have a clothes line but it’s not installed Your internal house is fantastic, why do you need to go outside?

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Orpheus
May 24, 2018 2:25 pm
Orpheus
FF1
FF1
24 May

Building with Clarendon, Boston 36 at Kellyville

Building with Clarendon, Boston 36 at Kellyville
NSW

Hi, we are building a modified Boston 34 in the south. Have I got some advice for you!!!! Contract and tender. If your council expects "94A"…

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FF1
May 24, 2018 12:09 pm
G1NOSAUR
G1NOSAUR
24 May

Masterton vs Rawson

Masterton vs Rawson
NSW

I went with Rawson as their inclusions are awesome, especially if they have a bonus package on. Their paperwork is a little slow but I don't really have anything to…

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G1NOSAUR
May 24, 2018 11:22 am
G1NOSAUR

Haven’t update for while. Our site was start on 12 Feb 20 Feb 2018: site cut was completed 23 Feb 2018: Concretor started digging out the pier holes. During the bad…

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CKY
May 23, 2018 11:17 pm
CKY

22nd May - Bricks completed! 23rd May - Renderers have started so hopefully not too long before the front facade is complete with paint.

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doosra
May 23, 2018 5:43 pm
Mons1eur
Mons1eur
23 May

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park

Newpark Estate, Marsden Park
NSW

Yeah good idea. At the moment there is not much out there in terms of how they are with their timelines for registration etc.

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Mons1eur
May 23, 2018 4:55 pm

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone

Crown Hill Estate Riverstone
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

In my experience, little comes from complaints. With Crown Hill, I'm relying on the engineer's insights. To be frank however, this is quite standard. There's almost an…

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michaelturneraurum
May 23, 2018 3:35 pm
michaelturneraurum

Rawson build in Cameron Park

Rawson build in Cameron Park
NSW
1, 2

We used The Hunter Inspector for our building inspection.

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CG Scardycat
May 23, 2018 3:12 pm
Teemo
Teemo
23 May

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 30, 31, 32

SG biggest thing I learned is do not let yourself be put into an awkward position due to SS estimates. I was originally told 3rd week of April because "When the Gyprock is…

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Teemo
May 23, 2018 12:49 pm
algernon
algernon
22 May

Services to mark out on plan

Services to mark out on plan
NSW

Having just finished our custom build, I definitely second the "all of them". So many little things have impacts at various stages of the build that are easily missed,…

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algernon
May 22, 2018 3:27 pm


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