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Anyone building at Kimberly estate (Chi avenue) Keysborough

Anyone building at Kimberly estate (Chi avenue) Keysborough
VIC
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Hi Sstan, Our result is P class. Basically that's what required as per our tender contract are: Steel screw piles to the waffle Slab 385mm high H class waffle…

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Yannick214
Jul 23, 2017 8:51 am

The guys have been busy this week... With any luck will have a clear block by mid-week

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Drew01
Jul 22, 2017 11:50 pm
Drew01

Metricon - Glendale 39 HLE (Regional Vic)

Metricon - Glendale 39 HLE (Regional Vic)
VIC
1, 2, 3

Oh wow, love it all Can't wait to watch it come to life!!!

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kylz4
Jul 22, 2017 11:36 pm
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bvillemot
Jul 22, 2017 11:26 pm

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!
VIC
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I totally get you. It still doesn't seem real that in two weeks I won't be living here!! It doesn't quite compute. And when I do sort of think about it as a reality,…

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aloenyx
Jul 22, 2017 11:25 pm
aloenyx

Unhappy... should we start again and find another builder or

Unhappy... should we start again and find another builder or
VIC

We bought our block of land over three years ago now. At that time, we weren't prepared to build but had already started looking at displays. We fell in love with a…

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bvillemot
Jul 22, 2017 11:09 pm
Emmz70
Emmz70
10 h

Metricon - Duxton 39

Metricon - Duxton 39
VIC
1 ... 81, 82, 83

Thanks Bridget. I was so indecisive when it come to the front. I was going to do a decking pathway but I love railway sleepers. The deck takes most…

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Emmz70
Jul 22, 2017 10:56 pm

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang
VIC

Hi there! I just stumbled across this while googling the estate. We are building in stage one also. If it ever happens, it's taking so long to develop and title. I'm…

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Kayleejeanie
Jul 22, 2017 10:02 pm
Oninon
Oninon
11 h

Tile combination

Tile combination
VIC

Thanks everyone for inputs

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Oninon
Jul 22, 2017 9:57 pm

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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It just happened. TBH I didn't know what standard procedure was, and my ss prefers we meet with tiller to confirm tiling directions etc, so I asked him what he was…

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Jeeta23
Jul 22, 2017 9:54 pm
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elieassi1992
Jul 22, 2017 9:44 pm
elieassi1992

certificate of occupancy victoria

certificate of occupancy victoria
VIC

if the trade certificates are withheld due to bankruptcy of the builder, how to you get out of that or what is the best way, I dont have money to pay for what the builder…

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sajidmib
Jul 22, 2017 8:52 pm
sajidmib
Emmz70
Emmz70
13 h

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Oh my gosh look @ that super huge home So far behind in all the recent developments. Love it Renman

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Emmz70
Jul 22, 2017 8:13 pm
Emmz70
Emmz70
13 h

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
1 ... 35, 36, 37

Wow Doulton. Progress woohoo I can't wait to see your super grand home come to life. I'll be waiting patiently

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Emmz70
Jul 22, 2017 8:10 pm

Fairhaven Newport 275+

Fairhaven Newport 275+
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Looking good - look even better once they paint your fron door!

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Old Bloke
Jul 22, 2017 7:29 pm

Ok so it might be about time i added some photos. We went to site today and they were installing the piers ready for boxing up for slab pour.

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Bergman58
Jul 22, 2017 5:39 pm
Bergman58

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Week 1 Day 3 Site Cut Done!

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Week 1 Day 3 Site Cut Done!
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Its amazing, I wish I could look at my place like that. :DD They would look cool in black and white up on the wall. Today was super windy!!

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aloenyx
Jul 22, 2017 5:28 pm
aloenyx
Emmz70
Emmz70
18 h

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Oh gosh go away for awhile and come back to an almost done house. Excellent progress JLH love love love it

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Emmz70
Jul 22, 2017 2:22 pm

I'm so excited, it's amazing to see it all coming together and such a relief that I love the colours in real life! I'm really not sure what is going to happen with the…

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bank
Jul 22, 2017 11:49 am
bank

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 755, 756, 757

Definitely not too late to get an inspector for the future stages. The slab is very important to us as if not done correctly can dramatically affect the house down the…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jul 22, 2017 11:02 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Yeah I hear you, we were originally going to do the same but I wanted a bulkhead above the overhead cupboards so dust & dirt wouldn't just sit up there. I too thought…

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Aegean430
Jul 22, 2017 10:32 am
Aegean430
suzane
suzane
23 h

We are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVIS

We are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVIS
VIC
1 ... 14, 15, 16

hi guys i am building vancouver 29,so far i don't have very good experience so far because my sales consultant was not that good and helpful. Now i am going for my tender…

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suzane
Jul 22, 2017 10:18 am
suzane
Dani_J
Dani_J
24 h

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are slabbed!

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are slabbed!
VIC
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Thanks guys. Just a bit stressed because I feel bad for our poor neighbours. They moved in a few months ago and are patiently waiting for our frame to go up, particularly…

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Dani_J
Jul 22, 2017 9:01 am
Emmz70
Emmz70
Yesterday

Building Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Geelong

Building Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Geelong
VIC
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Wowwww Kylz landscaping is looking super gorgeous!!! I've been slack visiting because I've been sick you name it I had it lol So much catch ups I have to do now…

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Emmz70
Jul 22, 2017 8:02 am
Manj
Manj
Yesterday

Our Henley Build - Amalfi 30

Our Henley Build - Amalfi 30
VIC
1, 2

Love love love the ensuite good thinking ! House luck with the rest .. looking forward to more pics when it all comes together

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Manj
Jul 22, 2017 7:55 am
Manj
Manj
Manj
Yesterday

Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38

Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Congratulations Rachael! Such fabulous news! Now onto the build

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Manj
Jul 22, 2017 7:52 am
Manj
WifeofHunza
WifeofHunza
Yesterday

Classic style weatherboard Melb - front landscaping complete

Classic style weatherboard Melb - front landscaping complete
VIC
1 ... 40, 41, 42

Hi Cinder Like cat_dunc I had been wondering how you were going with the garden, but I thought I would leave you alone as it had been so long. But now you are…

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WifeofHunza
Jul 22, 2017 7:27 am
WifeofHunza
bank
bank
Yesterday

Our new home

Our new home
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

The rendering looks great! I like the monument pillars, they will look great with those bricks

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bank
Jul 22, 2017 2:02 am
bank

We have our 'final' meeting with the sales rep on Tuesday, before he hands me over to a BC? Is there anything I need to finalise as part of that meeting? In the…

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fademan
Jul 22, 2017 1:01 am
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
Yesterday

Arden - Votivo 43

Arden - Votivo 43
VIC
1, 2

Nothing better than a lovely outdoor living space!!

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stayxtrue
Jul 21, 2017 9:47 pm
stayxtrue

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 18, 19, 20

New pics from out on site today - waterproofing has now been done https://waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.co ... rproofing/ Next week the stairs go in, can't wait.

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jul 21, 2017 7:41 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
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aloenyx
Jul 21, 2017 4:09 pm
aloenyx
zee1308
zee1308
21 July

Building with Henley- Monaco Lux Q2- Customised

Building with Henley- Monaco Lux Q2- Customised
VIC
1, 2

- Chairs and Bar Chairs to be evenly spaced and all reinforcement to be saddled correctly. No reinforcement is to be in contact with the void former or plastic membrane.…

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zee1308
Jul 21, 2017 3:31 pm
vuster
vuster
21 July

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
1 ... 41, 42, 43

Hi Sam, yes they installed a heating/cooling unit. It was an Actron reverse cycle system. If you browse my thread you'll find a post where I've included the model and…

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vuster
Jul 21, 2017 3:01 pm
vuster

Finally got an electrician to come and swap our battens for pendants etc.. a little different to most but i love it, including the shadows lol. Didn't realise it was gonna…

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PEARZ
Jul 21, 2017 2:59 pm
PEARZ
kaykens
kaykens
21 July

Building the Simonds Palisade in Gippsland

Building the Simonds Palisade in Gippsland
VIC
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Yesssss this is looking amazing! Thank you so much for sharing these photos, your colour scheme is almost exactly what we are after so it's been brilliant watching it all…

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kaykens
Jul 21, 2017 2:15 pm
kaykens
pEast
pEast
21 July

Woodlea Stage 19 Henley site cost

Woodlea Stage 19 Henley site cost
VIC

It was fixed cost including rock removal as a promotion. Different builders run different promotions during the year

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pEast
Jul 21, 2017 8:12 am

It's freestanding along the fence to the top left of the house. There's also a sub board in going in the garage. 2180 from the house.

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Mrs_W
Jul 21, 2017 8:02 am
annielee
annielee
21 July

Building with ClearView @ Doreen - Frame completed..

Building with ClearView @ Doreen - Frame completed..
VIC
1, 2, 3

Patiently waiting for handover now, few issues pop up and got a new site supervisor..

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annielee
Jul 21, 2017 6:28 am

Time for some updates - just received the council approved engineering drawings from our conveyancer. If i read this correctly - it looks like we're going to have a…

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g33kerb0t
Jul 20, 2017 11:26 pm
g33kerb0t

Henley Electra 2016/2017 build

Henley Electra 2016/2017 build
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Handover and flooring have been completed. Just been cleaning as there is loads of dust over the floor. So will have some pictures very soon.

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Cameron2608
Jul 20, 2017 9:44 pm
Cameron2608

Our Almost Forever Home! - 45sq Quantum Home in the Hills

Our Almost Forever Home! - 45sq Quantum Home in the Hills
VIC

Looks great. Maybe higher shower screens to match the doorway heights? Make the most of the higher ceiling!

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Lanabananah
Jul 20, 2017 9:06 pm

Inspired Homes - Floor plan and facade design complete

Inspired Homes - Floor plan and facade design complete
VIC

exciting! Worth checking out beaumont tiles and just the various websites suppliers when you get a chance. Ardens showroom is quite small (in comparison to the big guys…

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geminithinker
Jul 20, 2017 7:58 pm

I took a drive out after work today and we are officially slabbed and frames are well on their way!! Impressed considering we have had atrocious weather this…

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ReneeM
Jul 20, 2017 6:52 pm
bank
bank
20 July

Frame/insulation/meter box help please

Frame/insulation/meter box help please
VIC

Ours is recessed like yours. It seems to be pretty normal these days, although I have seen some people mention upgrading to recessed so they must be able to do them on…

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bank
Jul 20, 2017 4:40 pm
bank
inexp_user
inexp_user
20 July

Building our Glendale 45

Building our Glendale 45
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

How's your build going LouLouB? Any progress yet? Our land titled this month so it looks like we better decide on a house plan once and for all. Lol

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inexp_user
Jul 20, 2017 4:39 pm
inexp_user
stephy2457
stephy2457
20 July

Building Simonds palisade with 16m frontage study upgrade

Building Simonds palisade with 16m frontage study upgrade
VIC
1, 2

Couldn't believe the size of the toilet window 😲 wish I had noticed that one would have the window much much smaller oh well

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stephy2457
Jul 20, 2017 2:40 pm
puppy33
puppy33
20 July

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Hi spitfire Thanks for starting this forum I do hope stage 2 will be ready by November, I was told August be can't see that happening. I wish the people in stage 1 all…

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puppy33
Jul 20, 2017 2:22 pm
CK_
CK_
20 July

Oakdene estate ,Ocean Grove

Oakdene estate ,Ocean Grove
VIC

Hi All, New to the party and just purchased land. The estate is looking great and moving along nicely. I hope by now there is a mail service :) At this stage we plan to …

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CK_
Jul 20, 2017 1:04 pm


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