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bini
bini
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fENCING ENQUIRY

fENCING ENQUIRY
VIC

How much did it cost you altogether? is yours Colorbond fence or timber??

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bini
Nov 21, 2017 3:28 pm

Another view of the Crossing.

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CDL1968
Nov 21, 2017 3:21 pm
CDL1968
gags
gags
32 m

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 120, 121, 122

Done with my colours yesterday, Phew a big day, Here are my selections: roof tiles - barramundi, elabana Bricks - truffle mortar - natural raked windows -…

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gags
Nov 21, 2017 3:14 pm
bini
bini
2 h

Simonds Homes - Manhattan Build

Simonds Homes - Manhattan Build
VIC

Same Pinch!!! for Lock up stage. We were sent an invoice on last Friday and have inspection coming Thursday.. that's when I am planning to ask the handover date. But…

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bini
Nov 21, 2017 1:52 pm
Elva
Elva
4 h

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?
VIC
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I am about the sign a contract with HBC for Eureka 22. What kind of bother me is the material for floor on ground level. It doesn't sounds like a good quality but they…

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Elva
Nov 21, 2017 12:04 pm

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!
VIC
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We too have been having a reverse build although our bricks have been going at the same time as the internals, however our house is currently being painted then they can…

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stayxtrue
Nov 21, 2017 11:45 am
stayxtrue
bank
bank
4 h

JG King modified Heywood - splashback and gas!

JG King modified Heywood - splashback and gas!
VIC
1 ... 63, 64, 65

Good news is the rangehood cupboard has arrived! Not yet assembled or installed. The electricians have been. They have replaced the light cover they broke and added a…

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bank
Nov 21, 2017 11:26 am
bank

Independent Building Surveyor or Builder's Surveyor

Independent Building Surveyor or Builder's Surveyor
VIC

Those building inspection reports are worthless as they turn a blind eye to non compliance here what we in WA They will tick everything that is correct and ignore major…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 21, 2017 11:18 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Thanks Rachel, Our houses are happening at the same time, it’ll be interesting to see if things keep progressing that way. I’ll pop past after work to take some…

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Aegean430
Nov 21, 2017 10:48 am
Aegean430

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - SLAB DOWN

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - SLAB DOWN
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

well - they have everything but the tradies to turn up

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pEast
Nov 21, 2017 10:24 am
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pEast
Nov 21, 2017 10:22 am
bank
bank
6 h

Our new home

Our new home
VIC
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Looking good! I believe they only have to do the joins and the shower floor.

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bank
Nov 21, 2017 9:51 am
bank

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38 - FRAMING

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38 - FRAMING
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

I'm a bit concerned about tiles being cold in winter. A positive they are also cool in summer. Ahhh we had crappy OLD laminate tiles in the old house. They were my…

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Bri1234
Nov 21, 2017 7:42 am
Bri1234

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC

That’s awesome! What colour choice have you chosen? I’ve just built the Westbury also, have our inspection this Thursday! The build has gone smooth so far with no…

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Sharni3121
Nov 21, 2017 6:24 am

Ranch Style Homes Victoria

Ranch Style Homes Victoria
VIC

We built our ranch with Dennis Family (back when they were called Executive Homes) and we were very happy. I believe they still offer great ranch homes both modern and…

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MicknCi
Nov 20, 2017 10:03 pm
MicknCi
lilbza
lilbza
19 h

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 24, 25, 26

You don't actually need to have it done through your builder to be put through your home loan. Most banks will let you submit quotes for items that are to be done after…

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lilbza
Nov 20, 2017 9:05 pm
Rover9
Rover9
19 h

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!

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

Hi, thank you for posting this. We are also looking at building V-48 but looking at other options too ... Can you please give us…

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Rover9
Nov 20, 2017 9:00 pm

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
1 ... 13, 14, 15

I think option 3 matches the best of those three - View my blog at www.waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.com

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Nov 20, 2017 8:49 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Frame came earlier than expected thank goodness :)

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marshi
Nov 20, 2017 7:42 pm

Nothing much to report from the weekend unfortunately. With the rain we’ve had I think they’ve been unable to get up on the scaffold due to OH&S. So no weatherboards…

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Dani_J
Nov 20, 2017 6:30 pm

Appointment of independent building surveyor

Appointment of independent building surveyor
VIC

Hi Chris, The appointed engineering consultancy is structerre - the slabs specifications and engineering are supplied to us. I reviewed the slab specification and I find…

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jazzaddict
Nov 20, 2017 4:03 pm
lebron
lebron
Yesterday

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

thats great news. but if it was that easy i wish they would have made this action months ago.... good stuff though!

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lebron
Nov 20, 2017 2:59 pm

Going very well. Slab was poured: 16/10 Frame completed: 6/11 Windows are on site, 1st stage plumbing is completed. Roof is on the upstairs, but not yet the garage or…

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Jeffc42
Nov 20, 2017 11:06 am
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
19 November

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)
VIC
1 ... 134, 135, 136

Congrats on your landscaping! It's a gorgeous outcome!! Looks quite pet friendly too.

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ruraldoc
Nov 19, 2017 11:56 pm
ruraldoc

Framing is now continuing for the second storey; waiting for Henley to advise when framing will be complete so that I can have a private inspection by Darbecca arranged.

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Eskay
Nov 19, 2017 11:18 pm
Eskay
tealgecko
tealgecko
19 November

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

The BALs have been taken off most blocks, with the exception of the western most ones. You can check using the interactive map: http://services.land.vic.gov.au/maps/bushfire.jsp.

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tealgecko
Nov 19, 2017 10:56 pm

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 789, 790, 791

We are the same. Almost finished and then tools down over Christmas. SS thinks they will be finished by the end of January. - View my blog at

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Nov 19, 2017 7:58 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Kenshi123
Kenshi123
19 November

Vancouver 33 with PD - Colour Selection Help Please :)

Vancouver 33 with PD - Colour Selection Help Please :)
VIC

Had a phone call from PD this week. Tender appointment is booked for the 21st of December. A little over a month to go. Hopefully it all goes swimmingly. Land contracts…

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Kenshi123
Nov 19, 2017 7:56 pm
KolioCarr
KolioCarr
19 November

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.
VIC

Thanks icat2000. we still cant believe its actually happening.

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KolioCarr
Nov 19, 2017 7:47 pm
KolioCarr
Ash687
Ash687
19 November

Importing Light switches

Importing Light switches
VIC

As a member stated before, If you can fit it in the container you will save alot more money then buying it locally. Had a job from a client that she was making her new…

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Ash687
Nov 19, 2017 2:52 pm
Ash687
Ash687
Ash687
19 November

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
1, 2

Pretty Simple, when you organise it. Most of the clients usually import stuff for their homes and business's. Once you find a reputable supplier you contact a forwarder…

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Ash687
Nov 19, 2017 2:38 pm
Ash687

Stage 1 has started, took the drone for a look and here is a progress picture. A lot of rocks, and looks like they've filled in at least 2 dams and dump the rocks in a…

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rum_home
Nov 18, 2017 3:57 pm
rum_home

Stopped by today, no brick progress or batts anywhere so not sure why they told me it was being done this past week! I’ve emailed them asking for pics of the insulation…

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Melt23
Nov 18, 2017 1:33 pm
Saint Girl
Saint Girl
18 November

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Oh you have it rendered! I am actually not sure now and can’t remember. Since they made it to the one henley name a lot changed! But we signed with mainvue so it was…

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Saint Girl
Nov 18, 2017 11:02 am
Saint Girl
Kandi
Kandi
18 November

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 64, 65, 66

Hi Renman Your stone prices are in lieu of standard…

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Kandi
Nov 18, 2017 10:13 am
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lolly72
Nov 18, 2017 7:34 am
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JustMia
Nov 17, 2017 11:37 pm
mralex34
mralex34
17 November

Snowdon Review

Snowdon Review
VIC
1, 2

Just wondering how many builds has Snowdon got on the go at the moment? With the main theme coming through from this topic being lack of communication, lack of updates,…

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mralex34
Nov 17, 2017 10:16 pm
Saint Girl
Saint Girl
17 November

Building Bayside : Design Change...

Building Bayside : Design Change...
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Haven’t had the council knocking on our door yet. We were supposed to put in a tree 2m plus to replace the one we had removed....We’ve recently put in a small…

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Saint Girl
Nov 17, 2017 10:14 pm
Saint Girl
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geminithinker
Nov 17, 2017 9:39 pm
JustMia
JustMia
17 November

Henley Homes

Henley Homes
VIC
1 ... 125, 126, 127

Hi Zee! I haven’t even started building, but going by the Facebook Henley site, they do. Looks like a decent pack with chopping board and other things.

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JustMia
Nov 17, 2017 5:00 pm
k3nnis
k3nnis
17 November

Budget

Budget
VIC

Yep the upgrades needs to double haha. For me anyways.

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k3nnis
Nov 17, 2017 4:36 pm

Thank you everyone for your feedback! The Design will be flipped so that the living areas will face to the north. We are thinking of putting a high raked ceiling through…

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Loveyourwork
Nov 17, 2017 2:38 pm

Taylors Real Estate - Snowdon Homes

Taylors Real Estate - Snowdon Homes
VIC

Hello, Thank you for taking the time in providing your feedback.…

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Snowdon Developments
Nov 17, 2017 2:13 pm
Clareymoo
Clareymoo
17 November

Inspired Homes/Arden - Contract Signed

Inspired Homes/Arden - Contract Signed
VIC
1, 2

At our contract meeting I mentioned deadlocks for the garage and laundry doors and for whatever reason it was lost of the span of the meeting and not added to the…

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Clareymoo
Nov 17, 2017 10:54 am
JLH222
JLH222
17 November

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Thank you. Fingers crossed 🤞🏼 Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne viewtopic.php?f=31&t=84012

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JLH222
Nov 17, 2017 10:14 am
JLH222
zee1308
zee1308
17 November

New Build with Henley ( Palace Q1)

New Build with Henley ( Palace Q1)
VIC
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Just a quick question, do henley provider any handover present at the time of settlement.???

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zee1308
Nov 17, 2017 9:31 am
zee1308
zee1308
17 November

Cascade Q1 - Henley Homes with Mods

Cascade Q1 - Henley Homes with Mods
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Just a quick question, do henley provider any handover present at the time of settlement.???

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zee1308
Nov 17, 2017 9:30 am


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