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Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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I agree Charly, I could definitely have gotten a bit more bang for my buck with a traditional stereo system. The main selling points for me were the lack of wires and the…

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Hurrow
Feb 18, 2018 12:12 pm

Lower left is Basalt. Arch is domino

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MrsJM
Feb 18, 2018 11:38 am
MrsJM

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
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Fingers crossed you don't have much longer to wait. Our SS is very confident we will have handover within 5 days of PCI. I am not so confident, I noticed a while ago that…

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nikil
Feb 18, 2018 10:10 am
Tips
Tips
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Nostra Homes

Nostra Homes
VIC
1, 2

Anyone recently built or building with Nostra? How has the experience been so far? Am considering the Buckingham 43 with them.

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Tips
Feb 18, 2018 7:02 am
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Keroppi
Feb 18, 2018 1:38 am

Yarrabank Homes

Yarrabank Homes
VIC

Thanks ReaBurns, May I know what model you are building and give me some more info like the inclusions pls.? Base price of your house and inclusions pricing if you can?

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30SQHOME
Feb 17, 2018 8:17 pm

Our First Home - Ballarat - Artwork for Dining room??

Our First Home - Ballarat - Artwork for Dining room??
VIC
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Love the garden inspo! I'm a big fan of the combination of concrete with timber. I'm hoping I'll be able to have a timber/concrete front fence (no covenants that I know…

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CalicoCat
Feb 17, 2018 7:19 pm

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
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Oh really. That's not good. Do you have to wait for them? I finally got someone to turn up this afternoon to measure and quote. Now to wait for his quote and try and…

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Bri1234
Feb 17, 2018 6:19 pm
Bri1234

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
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Hi all, Just requested to join group. Fantastic idea! We bought lot 704 and have been told we wont expect titling until Jan 2019 :(.Is anyone building with an independent builder?

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Varispe
Feb 17, 2018 6:14 pm
Hanu1
Hanu1
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Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
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Sure tara we will be there.i am going to bring one more person he his not in homeforum but he brought land in greenvale central. Guys think about now its time to gather…

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Hanu1
Feb 17, 2018 12:42 pm
marshi
marshi
Yesterday

Building a jgking belva

Building a jgking belva
VIC
1, 2

Thankyou that would explain it. Cabinets and vanities are in paint is nearly finished, but baths showers shelving etc isn't

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marshi
Feb 17, 2018 10:20 am
Melt23
Melt23
16 February

Building With Beachwood Constructions

Building With Beachwood Constructions
VIC
1, 2

yay how exciting!! I hope it all goes well!

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Melt23
Feb 16, 2018 10:38 pm

Roof remaining over master, balcony and bed 2

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pEast
Feb 16, 2018 10:22 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
16 February

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Plaster Done!

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Plaster Done!
VIC
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Looking great Our 37sq Custom Hamptons Inspired Home: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=86931

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Dani_J
Feb 16, 2018 7:49 pm
Tribe7
Tribe7
16 February

Metricon Winchester 28- Pre-construction

Metricon Winchester 28- Pre-construction
VIC
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Wooo hooo blackcat that’s fantastic news. Have drafting started on your working drawings?

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Tribe7
Feb 16, 2018 6:54 pm
Tribe7

Looks like the floor tiles are all down but not grouted. Wall / skirt tiles not quite finished yet. Not sure if the tilers were going back tonight or not. They left the…

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Bri1234
Feb 16, 2018 6:14 pm
Bri1234
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
16 February

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!
VIC
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Thanks! Yea it went really really well, just a few cosmetic defects so they are hoping to have it all wrapped up in 2 weeks! I am secretly hoping for it to be sooner than…

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stayxtrue
Feb 16, 2018 3:41 pm
stayxtrue

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
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Thanks Racheal, You’re right in that it’s great that there’s currently constant activity on the build. I’m not to fussed if it’s a standard or reverse build as…

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firsttime_homies1401
Feb 16, 2018 3:10 pm
firsttime_homies1401
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HHome
Feb 16, 2018 1:07 pm

Hi all Just wondering if any of you would happen to know these exterior colours? Brick, render, weatherboard? It's from the now closed Metricon Grange display home from…

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bjmcdonald1
Feb 16, 2018 12:05 pm
spice girl
spice girl
15 February

Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL
VIC
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its such a long wait on land. I am happy to say things moved quickly as soon as land titled,…

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spice girl
Feb 15, 2018 1:00 pm
blackcat20
blackcat20
15 February

Building the Spotswood 284 by Burbank

Building the Spotswood 284 by Burbank
VIC

How disappointing after all that time. Hopefully you can find a builder to work with.

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blackcat20
Feb 15, 2018 11:29 am
blackcat20

We pick up the kids from school today - our daughter back from camp - yay!!, and was going to see if we could get in to show the progress to the kids. Unfortunately we…

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Rachael13
Feb 14, 2018 6:06 pm
Rachael13
baronx
baronx
14 February

Henley Reserve - Cullen 45 .. Build Cancelled !

Henley Reserve - Cullen 45 .. Build Cancelled !
VIC
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karthik In my opinion, a conventional Raft slab done right will always be better than a waffle slab.

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baronx
Feb 14, 2018 2:26 pm
baronx
Ben.Hardman
Ben.Hardman
14 February

SJD Homes. Who's built with them.

SJD Homes. Who's built with them.
VIC
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Hey all, Just thought I'd weigh in with my experiences building with SJD Homes and James. We had James as our site supervisor and had an AMAZING build. My dad is a…

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Ben.Hardman
Feb 14, 2018 12:42 pm

Front door handle arrived today. We got everything from handle house in QLD. Thing is huge!

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Christoshizz
Feb 14, 2018 11:14 am
Christoshizz
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CDL1968
Feb 14, 2018 11:04 am
CDL1968

Splashback tiles and kitchen complete, carpets started. Hopefully we get a date for PCI soon!

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nikil
Feb 14, 2018 8:58 am

So sitting here with the trade who is fixing our rangehood...turns out it was installed with doublesided tape which is why the plate fell down in the first place! He was…

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bumblebee1985
Feb 14, 2018 7:44 am
Dani_J
Dani_J
14 February

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
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We got quotes from Darbecca and New Home Inspections. Fairly comparable. Some stages Darbecca was slightly more expensive for but cheaper if you bundle some of the stages,…

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Dani_J
Feb 14, 2018 7:35 am

Day 147... Met the tiler on site today to go through the tile placement and confirming what goes where. Hopefully he starts sometime this week. Unfortunately some of…

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Aegean430
Feb 13, 2018 8:08 pm
Aegean430
yanshirui
yanshirui
13 February

Emporio 43 with henley

Emporio 43 with henley
VIC
1, 2

That took much longer than we thought. We just been moved to construction last week and haven't been contacted by the site administrator. I am hoping we can start to…

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yanshirui
Feb 13, 2018 4:44 pm
lovisa
lovisa
13 February

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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we go daily sometimes more times a day, we ended up going so much due to builders not keeping on track and work not being completed when they say it will / start when…

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lovisa
Feb 13, 2018 11:23 am
Wassup
Wassup
13 February

Anyone building with Long Island Homes?

Anyone building with Long Island Homes?
VIC
1, 2

Hi Ruben, The things with the colours stage is that you can still control what you upgrade and what you don't. There are so many things you can do yourself after…

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Wassup
Feb 13, 2018 11:10 am
AJMAlla
AJMAlla
13 February

PD vs Carlisle

PD vs Carlisle
VIC

Hi Sue, So which one did you built with Carlisle? Hope everything went alright with you.

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AJMAlla
Feb 13, 2018 10:27 am
t_holt86
t_holt86
13 February

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?
VIC
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Hi Anna, I know this is a bit of a silly question, but have you considered contacting HBC and seeing what they say? surely they wouldn't just leave excess grout and paint…

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t_holt86
Feb 13, 2018 10:06 am
t_holt86
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Christoshizz
Feb 13, 2018 1:29 am
Christoshizz

After our final contract signing we worked out site costs out to be approximately $6-8k; we're building with fairhaven homes. We just got the call to go clear our block…

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Stroud2512
Feb 12, 2018 11:14 pm
inexp_user
inexp_user
12 February

Do apprentices need to be supervised by a qualified builder?

Do apprentices need to be supervised by a qualified builder?
VIC

As a mother, I would hate to think my son would be left alone all day doing a job when he is supposed to be learning from the expert. As the one paying for the build I…

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inexp_user
Feb 12, 2018 4:22 pm
inexp_user
thebuilderbob
thebuilderbob
12 February

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
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Hi Guys, I just wanted to chirp in here to let you know about our another blog that may be of interest, whilst not strictly home building they do…

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thebuilderbob
Feb 12, 2018 3:56 pm
wokwon
wokwon
12 February

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
VIC
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In December I asked Lendlease what was up with the Edgars Rd extension (from Harvest home Rd to Craigieburn Rd east) as it seemd to be built but fenced off. Lendlease…

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wokwon
Feb 12, 2018 1:39 pm
Marlbling
Marlbling
12 February

KDRB Bentley Homes Kyalami 370

KDRB Bentley Homes Kyalami 370
VIC

Awee whoa your house looking very nice 😃 getting there

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Marlbling
Feb 12, 2018 10:39 am
Ehis
Ehis
12 February

Our customised Ruby from Granvue

Our customised Ruby from Granvue
VIC

Hi elt83 I guess u are well settled into your house now... we are also building with granvue homes in woodlea we are contemplating between the ruby and emarald. I see u…

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Ehis
Feb 12, 2018 9:41 am

A new photo inside and out of our home. Finished in April last year, we've spent a lot of time at Bunnings and finding the right furniture. Very happy with how our home…

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techau
Feb 12, 2018 7:15 am
techau
Clareymoo
Clareymoo
11 February

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - waiting for land to settle

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - waiting for land to settle
VIC
1, 2, 3

Oh really? The blocks over the road have theirs, on Weds they were still to do footpaths up the side streets but all the steel was there ready for concrete

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Clareymoo
Feb 11, 2018 12:16 pm


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