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MrsAJ
MrsAJ
3 April

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
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Thank u so much for ur reply. We decided not to go with building inspector n do it ourself.

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MrsAJ
Apr 03, 2019 6:35 am
Emboon
Emboon
2 April

Anyone heard of riverhill homes?

Anyone heard of riverhill homes?
NSW

I saw they have an ad in realestate but couldnt find any reviews. They are selling off the plan house and land packages They dont have a website. All i can find is the…

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Emboon
Apr 02, 2019 12:20 am
Chellos
Chellos
31 March

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

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

We signed with Clarendon today. Now building a (little bigger than standard) Boston 36 with floorplan as per the one on display at Parklea. Fingers crossed we have a…

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Chellos
Mar 31, 2019 10:21 pm
esanto1
esanto1
30 March

Building with Clarendon - Private Building Inspector

Building with Clarendon - Private Building Inspector
NSW

Not sure about their own inspector. If they had one, he didn’t pick up many issues! Thankfully we didn’t have any major issues but they were mostly identified by our…

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esanto1
Mar 30, 2019 9:57 am
alexp79
alexp79
30 March

The best slab design

The best slab design
NSW

Depends on the soil - you may not need any piers at all. In-ground slabs are generally better. No matter what are you doing, you would need to make sure you have a good…

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alexp79
Mar 30, 2019 12:46 am
Perchance
Perchance
29 March

First Build - GJ Gardners Custom Rural 255 - Totally Off-Gri

First Build - GJ Gardners Custom Rural 255 - Totally Off-Gri
NSW

Hi Darb74 - feels very quick that is for sure! Our estimated hand over isn't until August. Bricks to start next week which we are really excited about! The solar is a…

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Perchance
Mar 29, 2019 7:15 pm
Perchance
Jacqui1
Jacqui1
29 March

Has anyome built with Reward Homes- Riverstone

Has anyome built with Reward Homes- Riverstone
NSW

Actually, I’m in Accounting and do not work for the company I am suggesting. I am just giving my own personal opinion which is the point of this forum. I have built…

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Jacqui1
Mar 29, 2019 1:36 pm
callmeal
callmeal
28 March

Joining new house to existing granny flat

Joining new house to existing granny flat
NSW

So... not sure if this is a really stupid idea, but we need to upsize and build a house, but are hoping to join it to our existing (currently separate) granny flat to make…

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callmeal
Mar 28, 2019 8:42 pm
TimBone
TimBone
27 March

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)

Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)
NSW
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Send me a private message and we can talk from there. Do you need to pay contribution fee?

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TimBone
Mar 27, 2019 9:40 am
Chellos
Chellos
26 March

Building will th Wisdom Homes

Building will th Wisdom Homes
NSW

Not uncommon unfortunately. We loved the Wisdom Manhattan but a workmate built with them and didn't enjoy the experience at all. That was enough to put us off...

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Chellos
Mar 26, 2019 7:08 pm

Newcastle KDR (Sekisui)-Post build -Patio cover & Landscape

Newcastle KDR (Sekisui)-Post build -Patio cover & Landscape
NSW
1 ... 56, 57, 58

When it comes to line marking services, you really have to do some research to make sure that you are choosing the right information. In that case your information is…

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AldrickWalker1
Mar 26, 2019 1:46 pm
MichelleK
MichelleK
26 March

Domaine Homes or Thrive Homes?

Domaine Homes or Thrive Homes?
NSW

Hi Not sure if i can help much as we are just about to commence construction with Domaine Homes. I do have a friend who is building Sienna 22 with Thrive Homes but they…

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MichelleK
Mar 26, 2019 8:30 am
DR-JEKL
DR-JEKL
25 March

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

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

I had a mate who shortly after moving in had his sewer banking up into the house. The culprit was ane mepty coke can in the sewer lines, so yeah I guess it would be good…

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DR-JEKL
Mar 25, 2019 8:31 am
Tony_Trix
Tony_Trix
24 March

Thrive homes

Thrive homes
NSW

Can someone please share their experience with Thrive homes? We are struggling to choose between Domaine & Thrive Homes..!!

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Tony_Trix
Mar 24, 2019 1:01 am
Tony_Trix
Tony_Trix
24 March

Domaine homes by clerondon

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

Can someone share their experience with Domaine Homes? I am struggling to choose between Domaine & Thrive homes..!!! Also, if you can post some pics, that would be great..!!!

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Tony_Trix
Mar 24, 2019 1:00 am
Fred C
Fred C
22 March

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
NSW
1 ... 727, 728, 729

Thx for clarylifying Brett.

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Fred C
Mar 22, 2019 9:05 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
16 March

Building Metricon Vantage 38

Building Metricon Vantage 38
NSW

The house is in Killara with handover was November last year.

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Norfolk
Mar 16, 2019 3:59 pm
Kery_deep
Kery_deep
14 March

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 47, 48, 49

Hi Trimum, Came across this thread when searching photos of ‘cretement ash white tiles’ laid. Did you end up using these tikes. If not a hassle would it be…

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Kery_deep
Mar 14, 2019 10:50 am
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HoneyDee
Mar 14, 2019 6:47 am
HoneyDee
Arksyd
Arksyd
12 March

Anyone building at Caddens Hill??

Anyone building at Caddens Hill??
NSW

@Julia_Thorne I was Stage 2 release, and the land was registered on the time of their estimated. No setbacks so far, but was bit difficult than…

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Arksyd
Mar 12, 2019 11:24 am
Melos
Melos
11 March

Building Chifley 40 with Rawson

Building Chifley 40 with Rawson
NSW

I know that tender acceptance is 3k. do we get all of the appointments before paying the 10k for plan presentation which means effectively the cost is 3k and the site…

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Melos
Mar 11, 2019 10:14 pm
rollandalex
rollandalex
11 March

Masterton Homes

Masterton Homes
NSW
1 ... 28, 29, 30

im looking to build with masterton down the south coast has anyone build with masterton down here before?

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rollandalex
Mar 11, 2019 2:46 pm
thejsummer
thejsummer
11 March

Trend Connection Builder

Trend Connection Builder
NSW

I built my house with them back in 2013 in Oran Park, it was my first house so I had a tonne of questions and they held my hand throughout the whole way. Build quality is…

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thejsummer
Mar 11, 2019 10:55 am
thejsummer

I probably spent a bit more time comparing cost, layouts, design, inclusions and reviews. Its a big investment, and I found there wasn't good info out there for…

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ahoythere
Mar 10, 2019 3:25 pm

Wisdom Homes Tesla 24/Newton 23 Question

Wisdom Homes Tesla 24/Newton 23 Question
NSW

Hi ajce15 We had a good experience with Wisdom. We built in a new estate and our land was already registered. Our admin process took about 5 months and the build took…

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twolittlepeas
Mar 08, 2019 1:36 pm
dhavetam
dhavetam
7 March

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Good job with your build My wife and I were looking at yours and Nthhome yesterday. Was great reading as we are looking at building Newhaven 42. Really like your…

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dhavetam
Mar 07, 2019 11:11 am
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sdmels
Mar 05, 2019 4:26 pm
balibali
balibali
4 March

Is Anyone Building with Integrity New Homes

Is Anyone Building with Integrity New Homes
NSW

Totally agree!!! No integrity whatsoever

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balibali
Mar 04, 2019 8:53 pm
Tegs17
Tegs17
4 March

GJ Gardner Montville - has anyone built?

GJ Gardner Montville - has anyone built?
NSW

SBG14 that's great news! The exciting part now starts. Things are slow over here, they only sent off to council for the planning permit about 2-3 weeks ago. We'd be lucky…

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Tegs17
Mar 04, 2019 8:16 pm
jagberg
jagberg
4 March

Clarendon Homes Build - Questions regarding tender

Clarendon Homes Build - Questions regarding tender
NSW

I can't add to this but just wanted to say thank you for providing this detailed breakdown as it's been hard to get this detail from the builders.

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jagberg
Mar 04, 2019 7:39 pm

Hello Vuster can you confirm the alum. seal you are talking about is the one pictured in the pic below?

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stanus
Mar 01, 2019 6:19 pm
stanus
Hazey99
Hazey99
1 March

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179

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

We are pleased to inform you that construction is progressing well and it is anticipated civil works for our first stages will be completed by May 2019, allowing…

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Hazey99
Mar 01, 2019 5:03 pm
dillongl
dillongl
1 March

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Janelle All plans are adaptable, we altered ours a little so you could possibly get it to fit! Our floors are timber look tiles, we love them. GJs were ok, our…

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dillongl
Mar 01, 2019 4:41 pm
dillongl

Charlibear's Build -Finally in!

Charlibear's Build -Finally in!
NSW
1 ... 228, 229, 230

Hi Charlibear... I've just found your thread - and rather sift through 230 pages, can you give me your overall thoughts on G J Gardner? We've just bought a block of land…

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bignewadventure
Mar 01, 2019 10:36 am
bignewadventure
alexp79
alexp79
28 February

Advice needed on Blick of land

Advice needed on Blick of land
NSW

May be better wait a bit and save some more money as the build prices a likely to go down. Not the best time to build in NSW. Odds are high that you will be able to…

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alexp79
Feb 28, 2019 1:36 pm
star3
star3
27 February

Experience with Sett Homes

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

I will give you the best advice you could ever receive. I built with Sett 5 years ago worst mistake of our lives! Walls are warped, water leaks, windows not to plans,…

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star3
Feb 27, 2019 7:10 pm
CW_L
CW_L
27 February

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 17, 18, 19

newy-Jan Hi! Our original DIY blinds were with Curtin Wonderland, and the larger windows and fly screens were done through Macarthur Floors & Blinds. They were the…

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CW_L
Feb 27, 2019 3:47 pm
CW_L
wentworth33
wentworth33
26 February

Who's building with Clarendon??

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

Hi wingzee, Do you mind if I asked what was your case? How.much does it cost you? Thanks.

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wentworth33
Feb 26, 2019 4:24 pm
excited_builders
excited_builders
26 February

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 37, 38, 39

Thanks QB and did both cables come through the one conduit that M instslled. The Telstra lead in tech told me that he will push the Pstn wire through the conduit to the…

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excited_builders
Feb 26, 2019 12:37 pm
Melos
Melos
25 February

Interim occupational certificate

Interim occupational certificate
NSW

Thanks Forg

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Melos
Feb 25, 2019 8:23 am
MandM+4
MandM+4
24 February

Building Monte Carlo 40- Wisdom homes

Building Monte Carlo 40- Wisdom homes
NSW
1, 2

Hi, the build took 29 weeks from slab to PCI. We are happy, love the house. A few outstanding maintenance items (slow process after handover) but nothing major.

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MandM+4
Feb 24, 2019 9:13 pm
DanC
DanC
24 February

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Hi Michelle Just an update, I took on board your suggestion however due to desperately trying to contain cost decided to only change the render (Basalt) and cladding…

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DanC
Feb 24, 2019 6:53 pm

First we had to visit PGH bricks to choose our bricks and external colours. This appointment didn’t take long about 45 minutes. For the bricks we didn’t like any of…

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R9917099
Feb 23, 2019 3:12 pm
R9917099
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BeckB
Feb 23, 2019 10:48 am
Manishg
Manishg
22 February

Charleston Homes - anyone worked with them?

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

Thx cag57, Y we needed a DA due to the nature of our block. If you can get away without it will save you approx 6 months of time and $30k of associated fees so definitely…

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Manishg
Feb 22, 2019 12:57 pm
Kezza icf
Kezza icf
21 February

Choosing Insulated Concrete Foam (ICF) vendor

Choosing Insulated Concrete Foam (ICF) vendor
NSW

Hi, Um i dont know what you or they mean with the comment " its like living in an esky" but yes we tell people jokingly that we live in an esky. Is it like the old joke…

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Kezza icf
Feb 21, 2019 8:08 pm

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