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KDR Inner West Melbourne

KDR Inner West Melbourne
VIC

Hi Comet Welcome to the forum Builders are slashing prices and its a great time to build hopefully you'll get what you want at a great price. $3-4K should also get you the…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Aug 18, 2019 8:16 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Had the Practical Completion Inspection which I have to say was a bit odd because still so many things around the kitchen to install. No appliances, no hot water system,…

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ben888
Aug 18, 2019 12:23 am
ben888
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
Yesterday

Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Nice, I like the hallway joinery especially. Provides a great landing spot for when coming in the front door.

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Hillsbuilds
Aug 17, 2019 8:06 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
16 August

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 103, 104, 105

holy guacamole! 70 lights?! Your electrical bill must be equivalent to my entire landscaping bill can’t wait to see it!

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MrsJM
Aug 16, 2019 3:27 pm
MrsJM
jbarber
jbarber
15 August

Melbourne Water Permit Condition Change?

Melbourne Water Permit Condition Change?
VIC

Hoping someone here can assist :) My partner and i are looking to purchase a block of land which as a 2m wide easement on the east side of the block, which also happens to…

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jbarber
Aug 15, 2019 9:53 pm
kdring
kdring
14 August

Boutique Homes

Boutique Homes
VIC
1 ... 169, 170, 171

I have few things to add that i hope will be useful. Structurally, from slab to framing they are high quality. There were the only few builders…

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kdring
Aug 14, 2019 2:28 pm
Ramee
Ramee
13 August

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Good to hear all going well. Yeah they will most probably finish yours on time before December!

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Ramee
Aug 13, 2019 8:18 pm
andycoles2019
andycoles2019
13 August

Show us your facade...

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

Just thinking that its better to share this home design in a video type. The design is called, Eclipse with Liner…

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andycoles2019
Aug 13, 2019 7:34 pm
andycoles2019
Yomi
Yomi
13 August

Building Hampton by Long Island , Western Melbourne

Building Hampton by Long Island , Western Melbourne
VIC

Hi Guys, How is your build going? Can you share your experience?

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Yomi
Aug 13, 2019 4:04 pm
Renman
Renman
13 August

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Congratulations. Did you get the custom salt and pepper?

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Renman
Aug 13, 2019 12:17 pm
Renman
Renman
Renman
13 August

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Haha. I thought of the same thing but didn't ask. Glad you did.

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Renman
Aug 13, 2019 12:14 pm
Renman
alfred89
alfred89
12 August

Anyone here building with RMS Homes?

Anyone here building with RMS Homes?
VIC

I have built with them I strongly advise against it unless you can afford lawyers.

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alfred89
Aug 12, 2019 12:41 pm
Neatep
Neatep
11 August

comments on floor plan - 2 storey

comments on floor plan - 2 storey
VIC

Sunroom isn't going to get much sun. Except a bit in the morning. The main bedroom is above the garage, so you will want insulation in between your bedroom floor/garage…

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Neatep
Aug 11, 2019 12:29 pm
TheoMon
TheoMon
8 August

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Heya Works are nearly completed, It is a little difficult to get a hold of the developer for responses, Last update we revived is Late July for compliance /…

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TheoMon
Aug 08, 2019 3:25 pm

Yarrabank Homes

Yarrabank Homes
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi bullatagate I'm a local builder - Elite Building Services - and we have had a few people contact us about finishing their home or even starting as they were only in…

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RebeccaBishop
Aug 08, 2019 12:52 pm
LucasMom
LucasMom
7 August

Homebuyers Centre Phoenix 15 Feedback

Homebuyers Centre Phoenix 15 Feedback
VIC

We, my husband and I built Phoenix 15 with them. Been a year already. Not happy with how the Walk In Robe looks like...thinking to re-customise it. Has anyone got the walk…

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LucasMom
Aug 07, 2019 9:52 am
l_vanslyke
l_vanslyke
5 August

Copyrighted Plans

Copyrighted Plans
VIC

Sorry, I forgot to respond to that part. You’re more than entitled too (and I encourage you) ask Denis if you can purchase the plans, however dont be surprised if…

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l_vanslyke
Aug 05, 2019 9:13 pm
venkatd
venkatd
3 August

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build

Arden Homes - Votivo 43 - New home build
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi I am looking at building the Votivo and would be keen on having a chat on your experience with Arden. Thnks

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venkatd
Aug 03, 2019 9:31 pm
Steve4216
Steve4216
3 August

Calculation of liquidated damages

Calculation of liquidated damages
VIC

Mines a NSW HIA, it specifies weeks, not days. Therefore public holidays will not be subsidised. After typing this, I realised it has absolutely no bearing on your situation!

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Steve4216
Aug 03, 2019 7:02 pm
Renman
Renman
1 August

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
1 ... 48, 49, 50

His house was identical to the display home. Check metricon's website.

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Renman
Aug 01, 2019 7:58 pm
Renman

Frame has gone up in under a weeks time. Roof has arrived and roofing will go up after the weekend they say. The house feels HUGE!

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strawbola
Aug 01, 2019 1:25 pm
cheema
cheema
31 July

New house glenfern bricks

New house glenfern bricks
VIC

Hi i am looking at building new house, double storey. I have chosen glenfern PGH bricks. Could some please recommend me top render colour please.I prefer light colour(…

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cheema
Jul 31, 2019 4:57 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
31 July

Tips on building & private inspectors

Tips on building & private inspectors
VIC
1, 2

Just ask their salesperson to add the clause, or explain why they can’t / won’t. Alternatively ask them to delete all references to liquidated damages. If they do this…

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Norfolk
Jul 31, 2019 2:28 pm
Debbie.A
Debbie.A
31 July

Romsey Display Centre Opening

Romsey Display Centre Opening
VIC

Do you have any display homes in Qld of the Hillside?

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Debbie.A
Jul 31, 2019 12:27 pm
Debbie.A
Debbie.A
31 July

Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34

Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34
VIC
1, 2

Hi, did you have photos of your finished house? Love your colour selections!

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Debbie.A
Jul 31, 2019 12:25 pm
Hoovyendy
Hoovyendy
30 July

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 31, 32, 33

We visit at least once a week. Although we are moving to the estate soon, so I expect we would visit most days.

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Hoovyendy
Jul 30, 2019 4:59 pm
Hoovyendy
Hoovyendy
Hoovyendy
30 July

Things you forget - summary page 32

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

always have heaps of power points in kitchen for all the appliances

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Hoovyendy
Jul 30, 2019 4:56 pm
Hoovyendy

Henley homes fixed site cost

Henley homes fixed site cost
VIC

Hi desai These are common clauses framed differently depending on the builder. Different builders will allow dofferent dollars in the quoting stages. But once you get…

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LearnProperty
Jul 29, 2019 6:11 pm
LearnProperty
Doulton777
Doulton777
26 July

Tips for PCI with metricon

Tips for PCI with metricon
VIC

Oh haven’t seen you around in awhile. What did you end up building? How’s the house going? viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Jul 26, 2019 12:33 am
Doulton777
KDRSEMELB
KDRSEMELB
25 July

New build with Hallbury homes

New build with Hallbury homes
VIC
1, 2

There is plenty of talk about site managers in this forum. I did some work with L37 (previous job) and they had all site vehicles installed…

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KDRSEMELB
Jul 25, 2019 10:24 pm

Knock Down Rebuild SE MELB with Hallbury homes

Knock Down Rebuild SE MELB with Hallbury homes
VIC

Hi how did this build go? Thread seems to have stopped rather early

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storewallAU
Jul 25, 2019 7:59 pm
storewallAU
Dui2705
Dui2705
25 July

Simonds Prague with Modifications in Melbourne's North

Simonds Prague with Modifications in Melbourne's North
VIC

silentChaos Thanks for your advice above, sorry i didnt reply earlier but it was very helpful! and WOW!! things are moving quick! looks amazing so far!

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Dui2705
Jul 25, 2019 8:29 am
Kate3079
Kate3079
24 July

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Looking great! You are catching us up... How is KA? We’ve had a great few weeks, rendered, painted (external), plastered, waterproofed, skirting and doors installed…

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Kate3079
Jul 24, 2019 8:54 pm
Den45
Den45
24 July

Building denver metricon

Building denver metricon
VIC

Congratulations!! Where are you building?

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Den45
Jul 24, 2019 10:11 am
rjbhai02
rjbhai02
23 July

How to find missing pegs on the boundary?

How to find missing pegs on the boundary?
VIC

yes but it happened to me too and luckily i found out this month after lots of digging and measurements

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rjbhai02
Jul 23, 2019 2:49 pm
DanC
DanC
22 July

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 860, 861, 862

Hi guys I'm just completing some research on builders in QLD however I am unable to find Porter Davis (or Barrett Property) in the QBCC Licence search. Has anyone been…

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DanC
Jul 22, 2019 1:32 pm
Capri33
Capri33
22 July

sbg homes

sbg homes
VIC
1, 2

Yes our house was completed after year. Overall I'm happy with the house but there are outstanding issues still. They had to pay me a penalty as they exceeded the…

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Capri33
Jul 22, 2019 9:14 am
Jlsut2
Jlsut2
21 July

Elara Homes / formerly Aaron j Homes

Elara Homes / formerly Aaron j Homes
VIC

My husband and I are currently building with Elara Homes in West Gippsland and we have only positive feedback about them. The build quality is excellent and their…

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Jlsut2
Jul 21, 2019 10:21 pm
Mashee
Mashee
19 July

Insulation

Insulation
VIC

Wow amazing detailed reply darb74 .Thank you so much for your time and effort on that..Really appreciate it..

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Mashee
Jul 19, 2019 9:42 am
SejaeD
SejaeD
16 July

Site Cost

Site Cost
VIC

in Vic its INTRAX

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SejaeD
Jul 16, 2019 6:47 pm
inexp_user
inexp_user
15 July

Is this exposed aggregate normal?

Is this exposed aggregate normal?
VIC

Thanks for your reply Rory. I have learnt my lesson. I paid a deposit and the majority on the delivery of the concrete. Once you've handed over the money it is very…

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inexp_user
Jul 15, 2019 4:36 pm
inexp_user

My Private Inspector has indicated the some brick work is out of alignment. I would like forum members to comment on the severity of the mis-alignment , what might…

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JoeyGold
Jul 13, 2019 2:25 am
Joker
Joker
11 July

Builder won't let us nominate our surveyor (Victoria)

Builder won't let us nominate our surveyor (Victoria)
VIC

Simple answer,p--- off ,I couldn't say it quick enough.

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Joker
Jul 11, 2019 9:43 am
katgalle
katgalle
10 July

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 161, 162, 163

Hi Kateamm! We’ve built with Arden. Feel free to reach out for some insights.

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katgalle
Jul 10, 2019 11:40 pm
Renman
Renman
10 July

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping
VIC
1 ... 68, 69, 70

Depends on where you live and want the outside temperature? We are in inner East of Melb, with the cold days so far we have had 14.5deg in our house. This is with full…

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Renman
Jul 10, 2019 5:22 pm
Renman
Forg
Forg
10 July

2 story home with master on ground floor

2 story home with master on ground floor
VIC

In our experience, most volume builders are also happy to rearrange floor-plans to some degree. There is some cost with some builders, but it's pretty insignificant…

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Forg
Jul 10, 2019 3:13 pm
sandk
sandk
9 July

Life Estate - Point Cook

Life Estate - Point Cook
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Has anyone build with Ridgewater Homes or United Homes ? Can you share your experience with the builder ?

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sandk
Jul 09, 2019 8:20 pm
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Ron 321
Jul 09, 2019 7:49 am

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