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Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC

Which house are you building? Is it a special restricted package? We had a myriad of Taubmans colours to chose from and one of them was even a Dulux colour that we ended…

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Old Bloke
Apr 24, 2018 7:57 pm

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
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Hey Tribe, Yeah - the garage is 135mm below the house floor, as are the alfresco and portico. Pretty ridiculous, but Melbourne Water wouldn't let us build…

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Drew01
Apr 24, 2018 4:56 pm
Drew01

First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Contract Signed

First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Contract Signed
VIC
1, 2

Hi Cboi were you still able to choose from the Mondo flooring range? We had our colour appointment last week and were told we cannot!

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GEOnTREY
Apr 24, 2018 4:11 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
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Blog now updated. Thanks to everyone hopefully you have all enjoyed our blog in the last 24 hours it has surpassed 1,500 visitors and 10,000 individual page reads. Wow…

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brucefil2011
Apr 24, 2018 3:31 pm

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!
VIC

joenk8i, I love the ideas as well. And I am also looking at building vantage 38 but my lot is only 12w x 30l, how do you guys think if this is too big for my small lot? Thanks.

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jamesn
Apr 24, 2018 2:42 pm

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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Look at recessing your stacker doors into the slab, so that there is no railing to step/trip over when doors to alfresco are open. We have been quoted only $220 to…

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shokel1975
Apr 24, 2018 2:23 pm
shokel1975

Settlement done!! Simonds Gift Checked all the keys. Worked out the alarm and set that and that is pretty much it for the moment. We noticed some things that didn't…

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Bri1234
Apr 24, 2018 1:29 pm
Bri1234
JB1
JB1
7 h

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry
VIC
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550 deep should suit the vast majority of undermount vanities. I'm intalling undermount for additional benchspace and the fact I'm installing wall mounted basin mixers.

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JB1
Apr 24, 2018 1:24 pm

No not yet I'm not sure who to contact now we don't have a CSC. Might try the manager that I have the details for. Consoled myself with a splurge on some…

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blackcat20
Apr 24, 2018 12:49 pm
blackcat20

UMBRA Estate Greenvale

UMBRA Estate Greenvale
VIC
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I have an issue with a dam being there in my LOT on Bonds lane UMBRA. The builder has given a very high site cost. Anyone else in similar situation.

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amanoch1
Apr 24, 2018 11:27 am

cut and fill question

cut and fill question
VIC

Most builders & Trades don't think past handover..unless it's a complete turnkey project for which you will pay top Dollar Retaining, Stormwater, water tanks & Projects…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 24, 2018 9:23 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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pEast
Apr 24, 2018 8:26 am

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC
VIC
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Hi there, has anyone else’s tree been removed from their nature strip?

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fifteen
Apr 24, 2018 7:55 am

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. Fitoff!

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. Fitoff!
VIC
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Oh he was with you. Yes that would be frustrating then. Hubby and I went to the showroom 3 times and also had the at home quote before deciding, lol. Big decision. LOL…

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Bri1234
Apr 24, 2018 7:52 am
Bri1234

Nostra Homes

Nostra Homes
VIC

Hi everyone. New member here. Has anyone build their house with Nostra? Care to share your experiences. I have been told they can price lock for one year and then they…

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pumpingiron
Apr 23, 2018 9:22 pm
sandeepdes
sandeepdes
Yesterday

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hello All, Any updates on Stage 5/6? Last I heard was Jul/Aug Good luck to everyone whose lands have been titled!

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sandeepdes
Apr 23, 2018 8:28 pm
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icat2000
Apr 23, 2018 7:58 pm
icat2000
Renman
Renman
Yesterday

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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The family is looking out to the water feature.

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Renman
Apr 23, 2018 7:07 pm
Renman
Doulton777
Doulton777
Yesterday

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
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Yeah true. People would do that because of supermarket. Yet all these other areas around us look like they will be getting supermarkets in their estate. Eg: Brookwater…

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Doulton777
Apr 23, 2018 3:21 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
Doulton777
Yesterday

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
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Thanks Bethany. I been getting a lot of people saying that about external colours. I wanted to make it different. Not the normal usual colours. Yeah the lighting does…

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Doulton777
Apr 23, 2018 1:03 pm
Doulton777

21/04/2018 Slab done!!!! Darbecca did pre-pour inspection, and found some defects, E.g. Bar missing, mesh is not flat. I received the defect report on Friday evening, and…

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bruce0807
Apr 23, 2018 9:41 am
pEast
pEast
Yesterday

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
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When all this work is done I will receive the fixing invoice

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pEast
Apr 23, 2018 9:37 am
Rishichops
Rishichops
22 April

Life Smart Special Long Island Homes

Life Smart Special Long Island Homes
VIC

Woooowww .. I am building right now in Woodlea and was veryyyyy close to signing up with them . Which builder did u go with in the end ?! And how has been ur experience…

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Rishichops
Apr 22, 2018 10:59 pm

We are only about 4 weeks away! Can’t wait to be in.

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cinda84
Apr 22, 2018 9:13 am

Argh!! Plants!! Why is it so hard to decide?? So we are FINALLY doing our front landscaping. (We actually don’t have that much to do but this whole plant decision is…

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PolkaDots
Apr 21, 2018 10:51 am
inexp_user
inexp_user
20 April

Independent Building Inspector

Independent Building Inspector
VIC
1, 2

Rum_home, you sound like you are very knowledgable on the subject. We are building with another volume builder and have been invoiced for lock up stage. Although we…

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inexp_user
Apr 20, 2018 11:15 pm
inexp_user
Anna 10
Anna 10
20 April

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?
VIC
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I’m not going to lie I actually found the building process difficult and hard. I also had Darbecca and it was great as they identified quite a lot of issues. It’s…

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Anna 10
Apr 20, 2018 9:41 pm
inexp_user
inexp_user
20 April

Are gables and Eaves part of Lock up?

Are gables and Eaves part of Lock up?
VIC

We have been invoiced for our lock up but we do not have any handles on our external doors, or locks for that matter. We have a small wall that has yet to be bricked and…

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inexp_user
Apr 20, 2018 8:46 pm
inexp_user
SileNceR
SileNceR
20 April

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic
VIC
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They take shape to this point so quickly then you get locked out and it all seems to go back to slow motion again :(

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SileNceR
Apr 20, 2018 7:54 pm
neb880
neb880
20 April

KDRB Bentley Homes Kyalami 370

KDRB Bentley Homes Kyalami 370
VIC
1, 2

yep! see my post just below yours!

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neb880
Apr 20, 2018 6:51 pm
neb880
blg
blg
20 April

Mimosa homes

Mimosa homes
VIC

can we find popular synonyms to refer M!M0S@ ? That way we may be able to get rid of legal issues ???

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blg
Apr 20, 2018 4:21 pm

Walk through went better than expected. I ended up with 2 guy friends and my mum walking through with me. Still a lot of stuff to fix up inside (cracks/dints in…

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Melt23
Apr 20, 2018 4:15 pm

not sure if i ever mentioned this, we made a couple of pretty big exterior changes. Removed the balcony to bedroom 4 and (painfully) the hit and miss brick to the north as…

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frankily
Apr 20, 2018 3:54 pm

Frame Stage Update The frame stage has begun on March the 14th and this is the progress so far.…

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nanu
Apr 20, 2018 3:50 pm
nanu
Adasiyan
Adasiyan
20 April

Beachwood Constructions (Sorrento 27 build) Longwarry

Beachwood Constructions (Sorrento 27 build) Longwarry
VIC
1, 2

We had handover on tuesday, and i'm pretty happy with what we've recieved - i've updated the album with some quick pics, will take more when the furniture is moved in…

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Adasiyan
Apr 20, 2018 12:55 pm
pEast
pEast
20 April

Building with Inspired Homes

Building with Inspired Homes
VIC

Claire is building them - Posting on Arden developments

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pEast
Apr 20, 2018 11:26 am

Hi Rachel, All window coverings are through Fabric Conversions. All sheers are Wilson Husk II fabric in Ironbark. The Roman blinds are in the same fabric which will…

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Aegean430
Apr 20, 2018 10:47 am
Aegean430
Clareymoo
Clareymoo
20 April

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - engineering underway

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - engineering underway
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Not yet, engineering is due back today so I'm hoping to hear today or Monday.

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Clareymoo
Apr 20, 2018 10:24 am

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
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Sorry to hear about your situation boxer18 This greedy pursuit by developers at other people's expense, their mental health and well being and just life in general is…

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Charlie Davidson
Apr 19, 2018 2:19 pm
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Treedance
Apr 19, 2018 6:33 am
yasir_fnd
yasir_fnd
18 April

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes

Building Hamilton 230 with mimosa homes
VIC

Key Dates: Contract signed for lot : march 2017 Contract signed for house: september 2017 Lot settled: 15 Feb 2018 Geo Survey Report: 28 Feb…

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yasir_fnd
Apr 18, 2018 12:50 pm
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GillyH
Apr 18, 2018 12:05 pm
GillyH
HLionheart
HLionheart
18 April

New build - reasonable price?

New build - reasonable price?
VIC

Thank you so much Bec, appreciate your reply. We were caught a bit between a rock and a hard place with the decision to have an upper storey - we're on a slope and site…

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HLionheart
Apr 18, 2018 11:50 am
Lonez
Lonez
18 April

Building Glendale 50 peninsula SE victoria

Building Glendale 50 peninsula SE victoria
VIC

Cool thank You I’m pretty sure it’s ok went with Nutural colours and nothing I cant change just means more money if I don’t like it but awesome will look at this. So…

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Lonez
Apr 18, 2018 9:05 am


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