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NX2020
NX2020
25 January

Anyone Building with Inspired Homes/Strive Homes?

Anyone Building with Inspired Homes/Strive Homes?
VIC

We are not up to that stage yet. Expecting they have a lot in backlog due to the government vivid stimula package. Builing in Inner eastern surburd.

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NX2020
Jan 25, 2021 1:36 pm
NX2020
nic1
nic1
24 January

Stormwater drainage options

Stormwater drainage options
VIC

We're doing a knockdown rebuild and my builder has adviced my current block does not have any form of stormwater drainage. They gave me two…

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nic1
Jan 24, 2021 6:58 pm
JoeyJoJo
JoeyJoJo
22 January

Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Thomas Archer Bayside Build
VIC
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Oh and did you have to tweak the electrical plan later in the process to match your selected fittings at all? eg. in the electrical plan i have allowed for a single…

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JoeyJoJo
Jan 22, 2021 8:01 pm
lilaandco
lilaandco
22 January

Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

I am having total skylight envy I wish we'd done it now too!

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lilaandco
Jan 22, 2021 4:46 pm
scott2323
scott2323
20 January

Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

how is things going ? any new update ? :-D

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scott2323
Jan 20, 2021 6:22 pm

Hello. Been here before. Not focusing on that, focusing on the new build. Wife and I have settled on a Montessa 43 by Henley, with a change to the whole top floor.…

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Noname
Jan 18, 2021 2:43 pm
Nady
Nady
16 January

Carlisle Sheraton Journey

Carlisle Sheraton Journey
VIC
1, 2

Hi I am also interested in knowing the price for: High ceiling 2.74 on ground floor and 2.59 on first floor.

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Nady
Jan 16, 2021 11:13 pm
shraz
shraz
15 January

KDRB Bentley Homes Kyalami 370

KDRB Bentley Homes Kyalami 370
VIC
1, 2

Hi Kate, We are also looking at building the Magellen with Bentley homes on a sloping block in Doreen....did you end up going with Bentley and if so how is your…

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shraz
Jan 15, 2021 10:56 am
Vineet Babbar
Vineet Babbar
10 January

East west homes review please

East west homes review please
VIC

Hey Adam, Just saw that put your post in 2017 for the review. Coincidentally, I've been to EWH today and like their plans. Whats your review, if you went with them in…

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897
Vineet Babbar
Jan 10, 2021 12:36 am
alex95
alex95
9 January

Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

geontREY emmak8 how did you guys go with your fairhaven builds?

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19671
alex95
Jan 09, 2021 7:23 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
8 January

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 58, 59, 60

You can pulldown a downlight and change setting (no need to go up into the roof)

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731723
IamSAM
Jan 08, 2021 8:44 am
IamSAM
shraz
shraz
5 January

Private Builder Price

Private Builder Price
VIC
1, 2

Who did you all end up building with for your custom homes. I’m looking at Building in Doreen and would appreciate the help. Thank you

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shraz
Jan 05, 2021 1:01 am
Fore20
Fore20
4 January

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 75, 76, 77

we are building the below Haven 30 with Fowler Homes https://haven30.blogspot.com/

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Fore20
Jan 04, 2021 8:22 pm
Fore20

Pics from completed build Aluminium (powder coat Monument) and Blackbutt pergola, with Blackbutt decking and integrated seat - with cubby to the side austral…

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ahoythere
Jan 04, 2021 8:56 am
ahoythere
aamer
aamer
31 December 2020

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are in!!!

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are in!!!
VIC
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Hi Dani Congratulations on your beautiful home, it's awesome. I have gone through your thread as we have started building our dream home and I am looking for inspirations…

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aamer
Dec 31, 2020 10:51 am
murtaza.sh
murtaza.sh
30 December 2020

Concreter Suggestions needed (Building in Berwick, SE VIC)

Concreter Suggestions needed (Building in Berwick, SE VIC)
VIC

Please suggest some honest/reasonable concreter with good experience who do reliable work. We need to do exposed aggregate for driveway and porch, concrete pathways on…

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542
murtaza.sh
Dec 30, 2020 11:48 am
murtaza.sh
murtaza.sh
murtaza.sh
30 December 2020

Lighting Shop Suggestions Needed

Lighting Shop Suggestions Needed
VIC

Our first home is currently being built at the moment and we are looking to buy Pendant, Island & Chandlelier lighting to get installed by our builder's electrician. We…

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murtaza.sh
Dec 30, 2020 11:28 am
murtaza.sh
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
29 December 2020

Mounting height - TV Nogging & Power

Mounting height - TV Nogging & Power
VIC

Thank you !

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Ozshaz
Dec 29, 2020 3:26 pm
Ronl
Ronl
26 December 2020

Boutique Homes in Ballarat

Boutique Homes in Ballarat
VIC

Hi, I don’t know if this is still relevant, but we’ve built in Geelong with Burbank and were quite happy with them. My son is building with Symmons (build starting in…

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Ronl
Dec 26, 2020 8:20 pm
Ahlam01
Ahlam01
25 December 2020

anyone built with lucas morris or boutique homes?

anyone built with lucas morris or boutique homes?
VIC

MrT do you mind sharing pics of how your home sits on your land and what exactly the slab was referred to when they laid it? We are discussing with boutique homes a…

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Ahlam01
Dec 25, 2020 8:26 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Waldorf_Grange_Build
24 December 2020

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 38, 39, 40

I recently purchased a window cleaning robot - the Hobot 298 and have done a bit of a write up on the pros and cons here https://waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.co ... ot-review/

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Dec 24, 2020 7:22 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Rohit1
Rohit1
22 December 2020

Soil test report

Soil test report
VIC

Hi Mate I found similar kind of report from my builder. Did your builder find any rock?

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Rohit1
Dec 22, 2020 7:09 pm
Leeota
Leeota
18 December 2020

Budgeting for a pool

Budgeting for a pool
VIC
1, 2

I prefer pavers personally but have seen a few pools with a white agg that looked ok

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Leeota
Dec 18, 2020 10:03 pm
JoeyJoJo
JoeyJoJo
18 December 2020

Made by Block or Made by Story flooring

Made by Block or Made by Story flooring
VIC

Has anyone used Made by Block floorboards? Would love to hear your experience, thoughts, colour choice etc. They are apparently the lower cost brother to Made by Story floorboards.

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534
JoeyJoJo
Dec 18, 2020 3:17 pm
Lovely1983
Lovely1983
16 December 2020

Omaxe homes - Melbourne

Omaxe homes - Melbourne
VIC

Have you built with omaxe.I am thinking to build with them

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Lovely1983
Dec 16, 2020 8:37 am
Lovely1983
Lovely1983
16 December 2020

Singhs homes

Singhs homes
VIC

Hi have you gone ahead with Singh homes.I am also thinking to build with them

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Lovely1983
Dec 16, 2020 8:34 am
Ardo
Ardo
14 December 2020

Power points in kitchen

Power points in kitchen
VIC

What lighting is above the island bench? Crazay idea... maybe you could put a power point in the overhead cupboards and use an extension cord and drape it over a light…

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1959
Ardo
Dec 14, 2020 7:23 pm
bluesteel
bluesteel
12 December 2020

Building With Henley-Monaco 28 (Color Selection)

Building With Henley-Monaco 28 (Color Selection)
VIC

Whisper white is more neutral to cool or Natural white is also neutral - Antique USA can look very creamy yellow or even pinkish. You can look up the dulux atlas online…

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bluesteel
Dec 12, 2020 1:57 pm
bluesteel
murtaza.sh
murtaza.sh
11 December 2020

Building with SJD Homes in 2020 - Charleston 310 customised

Building with SJD Homes in 2020 - Charleston 310 customised
VIC

mbx3 Yes, We are thinking of using Darbecca as our private building inspector.

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murtaza.sh
Dec 11, 2020 8:58 pm
murtaza.sh
murtaza.sh
murtaza.sh
10 December 2020

Seeking feedback ideas for 30sq Custom Floorplan - SE Melbou

Seeking feedback ideas for 30sq Custom Floorplan - SE Melbou
VIC

Which builder you have chosen? At what stage your build is at?

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murtaza.sh
Dec 10, 2020 10:30 pm
murtaza.sh
mheloy2
mheloy2
10 December 2020

Repair a Hebel Render

Repair a Hebel Render
VIC

No... not really especially if I need to redo the whole wall. this is a rental property so looks ,,, it does not matter much. I just wanted it flushed... and close color…

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mheloy2
Dec 10, 2020 8:31 am
simonl
simonl
9 December 2020

New Build - Stomwater Discharge - Modification Pit - HELP!

New Build - Stomwater Discharge - Modification Pit - HELP!
VIC

Hi Homeone We are building a single storey with BH for a KDRB in inner North Melbourne. We have a very flat block, which slopes to the rear by 20cm over 40m. The…

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513
simonl
Dec 09, 2020 4:22 pm
Winghoe21
Winghoe21
8 December 2020

Abchomes Metropolitan 32

Abchomes Metropolitan 32
VIC

Are there images available for this build? Any one with feedback about the builder?

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Winghoe21
Dec 08, 2020 10:54 pm
BanjoDan
BanjoDan
8 December 2020

Can split level potentially help lower site cost?

Can split level potentially help lower site cost?
VIC

Chat to your builder and see what they say. We have a 2m fall on our block and have gone split level - I believe it was mostly because Council wouldn’t sign off on the…

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792
BanjoDan
Dec 08, 2020 4:07 am
nfaisal
nfaisal
7 December 2020

Brick selection, PGH Platinum or Pewter?

Brick selection, PGH Platinum or Pewter?
VIC

Pewtr is a great choice. Congrats and good luck with the build mate! As for chipping, I suggest you write to them an email when the bricks are about to be laid. Also,…

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nfaisal
Dec 07, 2020 10:08 am
roi
roi
5 December 2020

Anybody built with True Value Homes in Melbourne

Anybody built with True Value Homes in Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

How is your build? Progressing? I don't know when they will start. They said maximum time to get permit is 90 days. So I reckon they will start after 3 months. My…

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roi
Dec 05, 2020 8:23 am
RobertHud
RobertHud
4 December 2020

New house.... Corner plot

New house.... Corner plot
VIC

Hi, I'm looking for a territory to build a house in the same area. Have you had any problems? I would like to know in General how things are going today.

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RobertHud
Dec 04, 2020 9:01 am
RobertHud
murtaza.sh
murtaza.sh
4 December 2020

Builder recommendation for 30sq single storey house ~330-340

Builder recommendation for 30sq single storey house ~330-340
VIC

We are about to start building with SJD and waiting for the SS to be assign. Will share the experience with SJD Homes

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murtaza.sh
Dec 04, 2020 12:56 am
murtaza.sh
murtaza.sh
murtaza.sh
4 December 2020

SJD Homes. Who's built with them.

SJD Homes. Who's built with them.
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

SJD Homes, we are about to get the building permit. Desperately waiting for the construction to start. We requested for any of the following S.S. 1. Anderew/Andy 2.…

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murtaza.sh
Dec 04, 2020 12:23 am
murtaza.sh
ajayjagdish19
ajayjagdish19
3 December 2020

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 114, 115, 116

This article says new Courtyard by Marriott hotel coming to Truganina. Any one knows the exact…

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ajayjagdish19
Dec 03, 2020 11:41 pm
aussieta
aussieta
3 December 2020

Input on our house plan - First draft received

Input on our house plan - First draft received
VIC

didnt notice the size of the shower we have 1800 x 900 in current house gets a bit cold in winter with all that extra space wouldnt go more than 1200 x 1200

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aussieta
Dec 03, 2020 3:27 pm
aussieta
darb74
darb74
2 December 2020

Bryan & Petersen Build in Ballarat (VIC)

Bryan & Petersen Build in Ballarat (VIC)
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

I should also mention a little while ago I contacted the new manager (although has worked for them for many years in a different role) - since the previous owner took back…

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darb74
Dec 02, 2020 4:32 pm
darb74
samibassam
samibassam
1 December 2020

Henley Emperor 48 - craigieburn Mt. Aitkin

Henley Emperor 48 - craigieburn Mt. Aitkin
VIC
1, 2

hello , do you have a picture of you façade after few yours that you have build the emperor , that you can share ? Thanks, Sami

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samibassam
Dec 01, 2020 2:13 pm
bellamy5
bellamy5
29 November 2020

Info regarding Henley Builders

Info regarding Henley Builders
VIC

Hi, We built with Henley 5 years ago and we are actually in the process of selling our henley home and expect to get about 1mil + for the 34sq Monterey. So not bad. Our…

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bellamy5
Nov 29, 2020 2:04 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
29 November 2020

Seabreeze-Mojo Homes

Seabreeze-Mojo Homes
VIC

Hey jas101183 Welcome to the forum The smart money is to get your own preliminary 3D Bim design and engineering Then ask 3 builders to quote. Otherwise you will need to…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 29, 2020 12:01 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Sparkyf
Sparkyf
28 November 2020

Building a Doulton in Geelong

Building a Doulton in Geelong
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Finally got the planning permit, now waiting for a building permit (they said 2-3 weeks). Not sure what (if anything) will be done prior to Christmas shutdown period in…

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Sparkyf
Nov 28, 2020 3:18 pm
Sparkyf
Mushave
Mushave
23 November 2020

Aspire Designer Homes

Aspire Designer Homes
VIC
1, 2

Oh, that is very useful and interesting to read though!

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Mushave
Nov 23, 2020 5:21 pm
ASJ
ASJ
20 November 2020

Omnia Homes

Omnia Homes
VIC

Hi, did you go ahead with Omnia Homes?

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ASJ
Nov 20, 2020 11:14 pm
ASJ
ASJ
20 November 2020

Harcrest - Stage 9 by Mirvac

Harcrest - Stage 9 by Mirvac
VIC

HI Hoffy05, How was your experience building with Kingsbridge Homes?

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ASJ
Nov 20, 2020 10:43 pm

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