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Coral Homes Noosa 23 - South Ripley

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - South Ripley
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

In our last house we had problems with our dishwasher leaking so had to pull it out several times before finally buying a new one. So a bit unsure whether to put vinyl…

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Bebbsy
Jun 19, 2019 11:23 am

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Day 5 - one of our downlight is not working in hallway that we supplied from Beacon Lighting 🤦‍♀️ Driveway is completed but I havent still unpacked 🤪

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MrsAJ
Jun 19, 2019 5:39 am

Bricks were finished yesterday with the exception of the feature piece at the front. Bricky will come back and do think tomorrow. Cladding should go on tomorrow too.…

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alymei
Jun 19, 2019 3:38 am
Doozer1905
Doozer1905
17 June

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades
QLD
1, 2

Yes totally agree with what the builder has said, the stormwater was a closed system, the concretor has cut that closed system when installing the grates. It's not an…

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Doozer1905
Jun 17, 2019 8:12 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
17 June

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 54, 55, 56

We have one of the older V8 Dysons and while it's a great little machine for a quick vac, I don't think if you're looking at doing a comprehensive vacuum of the floor the…

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Stewie D
Jun 17, 2019 2:46 pm
SergioBris
SergioBris
17 June

Plan designs Balcony - upper floor

Plan designs Balcony - upper floor
QLD

Hi there, Would you be able to reccomend a design from builders building in QLD? We have views at the rear of our block and are looking for a home design/floor plan…

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SergioBris
Jun 17, 2019 7:31 am

Our kitchen, bulkheads and bathroom vanity with stone has arrived.

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NathanRetreat298
Jun 16, 2019 7:55 am
NathanRetreat298

14/6/2019: Fixing inspection takes place with a new inspector as well as a new supervisor. I learn that the previous supervisor has been…

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onlyann
Jun 15, 2019 1:40 pm

Build Feed: Hallmark Homes - Vouge 298 - Caboolture QLD

Build Feed: Hallmark Homes - Vouge 298 - Caboolture QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3

Day 61 Yesterday; Bricks to the eaves hight were completed and most of the window sills were done. And ... Kitchen and laundry cabinets were installed.

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NathanRetreat298
Jun 15, 2019 9:47 am
NathanRetreat298
Rhani89
Rhani89
13 June

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Thats Ok, Cant wait to see :)

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Rhani89
Jun 13, 2019 4:25 pm
catchganu
catchganu
12 June

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 573, 574, 575

May I ask why is it specific to Steel frame? I mean does it work better in steel frame and not with timber frame ? Also is WAP PoE enabled or does it need power ? I…

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catchganu
Jun 12, 2019 9:09 pm

Excited to see the scaffolding come down. This facade is going to look stunning. - Lower level roof going up tomorrow. - Windows were delivered, so I assume they will go…

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Rhetti
Jun 12, 2019 6:47 pm
Rhetti
Rhetti
Rhetti
12 June

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Fixing stage

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Fixing stage
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

KT, I'm not usually a big fan of large square parapets, but colour scheme you've chosen and bricks makes the façade like 10/10. Nice job and good vision!

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Rhetti
Jun 12, 2019 6:58 am
Rhetti
Soph2
Soph2
1 June

Building in Brisbane with Nuvo Homes QLD Blog / Review

Building in Brisbane with Nuvo Homes QLD Blog / Review
QLD

Hi, I have built with nuvo homes, unfortunately we had a terrible time with them. I have come across 2 other families that had the same experience. So I’m just…

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Soph2
Jun 01, 2019 10:33 pm
onlyann
onlyann
1 June

Home grant and contract price

Home grant and contract price
QLD

My understanding is that they use the contract price and you can perform upgrades later on. If I were you, I would make sure to not go beyond the 750K threshold, including…

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onlyann
Jun 01, 2019 10:26 am

Rainwater tank - is it worth in Brisbane

Rainwater tank - is it worth in Brisbane
QLD

This is an old report done for the Australian Government but it's worth reading if you have time. It turned me off having a rainwater tank: In fact I'm surprised that the…

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cornellengineers
May 31, 2019 9:13 pm
cornellengineers

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ASJ1981
May 29, 2019 10:43 pm
ASJ1981
alymei
alymei
29 May

Stellabella's second build - work stopped...again - 1 month+

Stellabella's second build - work stopped...again - 1 month+
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Omg thats awful to hear!!! Hopefully you get some news tomorrow but Id be stamping my feet I think. How frustrating

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alymei
May 29, 2019 4:46 pm
JenBarber
JenBarber
29 May

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Love the cladding and grey tones are gorgeous.

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JenBarber
May 29, 2019 9:19 am
JenBarber
Kekiky
Kekiky
24 May

Anyone used Hotondo Homes Rochedale (Mt Gravatt) before?

Anyone used Hotondo Homes Rochedale (Mt Gravatt) before?
QLD

Hi guys, I am looking to build in Brisbane and have been talking to Hotondo Homes in Mt Gravatt. I am pretty impressed with their work and offers, but I could not find any…

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Kekiky
May 24, 2019 1:57 am
Eden
Eden
22 May

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

I like Majestic, could you please share your design with us. I have not seen Majestic display home.

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Eden
May 22, 2019 12:54 am
Fs22
Fs22
21 May

Anyone heard of/dealt with Transpire Constructions?

Anyone heard of/dealt with Transpire Constructions?
QLD

They are building my house on the Gold Coast.

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Fs22
May 21, 2019 3:58 pm
viju_009
viju_009
21 May

Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build

Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build
QLD
1, 2

Thank you so much, that is very helpful to budget. May be I will have some more cushioning. All the best for your new home.

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viju_009
May 21, 2019 11:30 am
catchganu
catchganu
16 May

Soil test H2 type - Coralhomes

Soil test H2 type - Coralhomes
QLD

Hello, Coral costed 11000$ for soil type H1, but soil type came as H2. Will that mean huge site cost ? Any experience? Hall mark is quoting only 9000$ all together for…

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catchganu
May 16, 2019 5:34 pm

Building with Hallmark Homes

Building with Hallmark Homes
QLD

Yeah we are building the same. We used the 305 as our base and altered it slightly. go check out our build feed!

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NathanRetreat298
May 15, 2019 11:19 am
NathanRetreat298
Chase L
Chase L
14 May

Stylemaster Homes: Baybreeze 22 Primo

Stylemaster Homes: Baybreeze 22 Primo
QLD

What ended up happening with the build?

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Chase L
May 14, 2019 11:46 pm
Chase L
Chase L
14 May

Our Stylemaster Baybreeze 27 view BP

Our Stylemaster Baybreeze 27 view BP
QLD
1, 2, 3

No update here for about 10 months. What ended up happening with the water damage? I am prelim stage with Stylemaster and interested to know how they dealt with it. Any…

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Chase L
May 14, 2019 11:42 pm
KingTaco
KingTaco
14 May

Stage inspections for new build in Brisbane

Stage inspections for new build in Brisbane
QLD

Not a lot of things - some roughness on the edges that met the formwork, which I think all is now covered in brick anyway.. The rebate for the rear sliding door track was…

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KingTaco
May 14, 2019 5:17 pm
KingTaco
alexp79
alexp79
14 May

Steel frames - Coral homes

Steel frames - Coral homes
QLD

I would install blankets not only to the external side of the roofing, but also on the external side of the wall studs (instead of putting batts into the studs).…

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alexp79
May 14, 2019 7:05 am
onlyann
onlyann
12 May

Progress Payments

Progress Payments
QLD

nathanRetreat298 Assuming you signed an HIA contract, unless you have special conditions regarding progress payments, be aware that all but the last payment are due from…

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onlyann
May 12, 2019 5:32 pm

Metricon and Opticom/NBN

Metricon and Opticom/NBN
QLD

My last house had Opticomm - the technician came after we'd moved in and made the connection. From memory all the prewire had already been done, just needed the equipment…

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KingTaco
May 08, 2019 11:04 am
KingTaco

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

Brisbane home builder advise

Brisbane home builder advise
QLD

We looked at Dixon then found Hallmark. The consultant Cass at the North Lakes office has really looked after us and has adjusted the plans to suit our budget. Best…

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NathanRetreat298
May 01, 2019 7:24 pm
NathanRetreat298
Jandak
Jandak
22 April

Has anyone built with JKW Constructions in Brisbane?

Has anyone built with JKW Constructions in Brisbane?
QLD
1, 2

Mk88, Just wondering how your build is going and if you have any progress shots to share? Would you mind me asking approx price/square meter?

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Jandak
Apr 22, 2019 8:44 pm
BuLe
BuLe
15 April

Building with Ausbuild at Harrington Estate, Bridgeman Downs

Building with Ausbuild at Harrington Estate, Bridgeman Downs
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

We settled for land 30th July 2018 Slab pour 5 Oct 2018 Handover was 29 March 2019 See more at: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=92146

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BuLe
Apr 15, 2019 9:48 pm
BuLe
Peter112
Peter112
15 April

Custom design with Fresh homes

Custom design with Fresh homes
QLD
1, 2, 3

We didn't have to pay anything for the initial quote. They are good until you sign the contract. And you would stuck after the contract signing. We are not happy with…

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Peter112
Apr 15, 2019 8:37 pm
Peter112
4218
4218
15 April

Escape Homes and Developments

Escape Homes and Developments
QLD

Hi Sarah, Your not the only one, there are options including QBCC and posting a google review here Regards, Nigel

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4218
Apr 15, 2019 11:38 am
KingTaco
KingTaco
14 April

Coral Boston38 - SEQ

Coral Boston38 - SEQ
QLD
1, 2

Couldn't agree more - awnings look a treat, but they're dreadful for airflow

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KingTaco
Apr 14, 2019 8:17 pm
KingTaco
dvkent
dvkent
12 April

Meridian 30 Brighton Homes

Meridian 30 Brighton Homes
QLD
1, 2, 3

Week starting 9/4/19. Another slow week. Painters worked a couple of days and Electrician has been to remove some tiles in kitchen where kitchen back splash was tiled…

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dvkent
Apr 12, 2019 10:46 am
Rhetti
Rhetti
11 April

Brisbane Knockdown Rebuild and Character Overlay Worries

Brisbane Knockdown Rebuild and Character Overlay Worries
QLD

Ha! I seem to have that small detail. Good point. 🤣

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Rhetti
Apr 11, 2019 6:38 am
Rhetti
vrnhansen
vrnhansen
10 April

Coral Homes Winton 26

Coral Homes Winton 26
QLD

Hi we are looking at building the winton also on 10 acres would love to hear how your houses turned out?

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vrnhansen
Apr 10, 2019 11:38 am

Are these bricks normal?

Are these bricks normal?
QLD

Yeah there were four different bricks used!

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NathanRetreat298
Apr 09, 2019 10:12 am
NathanRetreat298
Forg
Forg
9 April

Gas Hot Water System

Gas Hot Water System
QLD

The only way non-solar electric is as efficient as gas is if you're using a heat-pump electric system. If you don't use gas for anything else, then yeah you might…

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Forg
Apr 09, 2019 9:30 am

Upgrades at colour selection

Upgrades at colour selection
QLD

Yeah I think you can. But we wanted to be able to live in the house!

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NathanRetreat298
Apr 09, 2019 5:43 am
NathanRetreat298
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patel1783
Apr 06, 2019 11:45 am
Taniaimran
Taniaimran
2 April

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD - PCI

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD - PCI
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

the driveway does look great. That not normal concrete. what is it do you know? Hva eyou moved in? Would like to see more pictures :)

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Taniaimran
Apr 02, 2019 3:26 pm
Taniaimran

Building in Queensland [QLD]

Building in Queensland [QLD]
QLD

Nathan, I am building a Retreat 298 with Hallmark Homes in Cabooture. It is a QM Property development “Hammond Crossing”

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NathanRetreat298
Mar 24, 2019 10:23 pm
NathanRetreat298
Clean
Clean
21 March

Crack in slab

Crack in slab
QLD

Thanks for your comment. I should tell that your PCI guide is really good.

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Clean
Mar 21, 2019 10:27 am

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