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shokel1975
shokel1975
5 November 2018

Building Glendale 34 Limited Edition with Metricon in Wallan

Building Glendale 34 Limited Edition with Metricon in Wallan
VIC

I think that is a great idea. We left ours as a sitting room also. If you have kids, you can use it as a separate living space - and it will get used more than a spare…

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shokel1975
Nov 05, 2018 12:12 pm
shokel1975
Pizzapocket
Pizzapocket
2 November 2018

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
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Thanks for that looks great

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Pizzapocket
Nov 02, 2018 9:53 am
Tim65
Tim65
2 November 2018

Surface Drainage Defect / Construction Lawyer

Surface Drainage Defect / Construction Lawyer
VIC
1, 2

I would be checking that the builder or land owner has officially put an easement so that wall is legally there , what’s to stop another person who buys the property…

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Tim65
Nov 02, 2018 7:42 am
Tim65
claire91
claire91
30 October 2018

Anyone Building with Austral Settlers Beechwood bricks?

Anyone Building with Austral Settlers Beechwood bricks?
VIC

Hi! We are currently building and have Beechwood bricks. Very happy with them! We went with natural mortar, monument colorbond roof and Surfmist windows/render/front…

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claire91
Oct 30, 2018 10:20 pm
ankrich
ankrich
30 October 2018

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
VIC
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I have been uses iiNet since long time and I strongly prefer you iiNet because its provide a great service and a best internet connection and team is also there for you…

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ankrich
Oct 30, 2018 11:23 am
easty
easty
29 October 2018

East Estate

East Estate
VIC
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oh! good to know. thanks!

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easty
Oct 29, 2018 5:56 pm
Sanjay07
Sanjay07
29 October 2018

Building Simonds Palisade in Melbourne

Building Simonds Palisade in Melbourne
VIC

Congrats Deepdive, do share your Gallery selections and experience thanks

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Sanjay07
Oct 29, 2018 4:41 pm
Tips
Tips
29 October 2018

My Journey with Porter Davis for Vancouver 33

My Journey with Porter Davis for Vancouver 33
VIC

Hi - decided to go with a double. Hence, dropped Vancouver / PD.

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Tips
Oct 29, 2018 3:15 pm
homeone
homeone
28 October 2018

Building with Simonds Homes - Avalon 2nd Build

Building with Simonds Homes - Avalon 2nd Build
VIC

Welcome back melfordgurl Wishing you all the best with your second build. ;)

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homeone
Oct 28, 2018 5:33 pm
homeone
aloenyx
aloenyx
24 October 2018

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!
VIC
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So havent heard from DBA or builder...Im thinking this is going to bea very long process.

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aloenyx
Oct 24, 2018 6:44 am
aloenyx
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Gurpreetdhami
Oct 23, 2018 3:52 pm
Livingthe_dream.au
Livingthe_dream.au
22 October 2018

Pre-slab nightmare - Please help.

Pre-slab nightmare - Please help.
VIC

What was your outcome with the escalation to the state manager?

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Livingthe_dream.au
Oct 22, 2018 3:15 pm
MangoC
MangoC
22 October 2018

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
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With ABI product you couldn’t imagine that your bathroom…

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MangoC
Oct 22, 2018 8:58 am
Chaton
Chaton
21 October 2018

Building Vancouver 29 (Porter Davis) or Mantra 29 (Metricon)

Building Vancouver 29 (Porter Davis) or Mantra 29 (Metricon)
VIC

The Mantra 29 reminds me a lot in layout of our Barkly 29 (also Metricon) and we love it. I'm biased on this one

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Chaton
Oct 21, 2018 3:53 pm
Chaton
CalicoCat
CalicoCat
21 October 2018

Building Porter Davis Vancouver 33

Building Porter Davis Vancouver 33
VIC

Sounds exciting. When I contacted Porter Davis last year I was told they don't build in Winchelsea. They must have realised that quite a few people are building out there…

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CalicoCat
Oct 21, 2018 1:21 pm
YOLO2018
YOLO2018
20 October 2018

Bricks selection in Melbourne

Bricks selection in Melbourne
VIC

Hi everyone. I am building my first home in Melbourne with custom design. Me and my partner would like to know which brick company provide the best quality bricks in…

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YOLO2018
Oct 20, 2018 11:05 am
YOLO2018
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
19 October 2018

Metricon CSC very slow response. What are my options

Metricon CSC very slow response. What are my options
VIC

Yes , we saw this in Perth at the end of the last boom period Now I suspect they won't be building any time soon BTW, you don't have an enforceable contract until they…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 19, 2018 9:44 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Viks
Viks
18 October 2018

Carlisle Easy Living

Carlisle Easy Living
VIC

Hey Taylor great to know that you are building with Easy Living..Even I have recently signed a contract with them, but am bit nervous of the build quality when compared…

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Viks
Oct 18, 2018 7:19 pm
pEast
pEast
15 October 2018

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!
VIC
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Well u might get that break - here come the November Horses

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pEast
Oct 15, 2018 11:32 pm
Wild
Wild
13 October 2018

First home builders! - Building through eight homes....

First home builders! - Building through eight homes....
VIC

Hi Daniele, How is your build progress with 8 homes so far ?

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Wild
Oct 13, 2018 8:11 pm
Iamlama
Iamlama
12 October 2018

Cornerstone estate Werribee

Cornerstone estate Werribee
VIC

Hi Brian, Based on the quotes we have received, the range is 15K to 20K. The cheapest one was 15K fixed from Mimosa.

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Iamlama
Oct 12, 2018 2:14 pm

So I’ve only just realised that I never posted a pic of our backyard which I had promised to do back in MAY!! So here is a pic, I’ve also attached a close up of our…

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PolkaDots
Oct 12, 2018 10:58 am
Bttf
Bttf
11 October 2018

New house Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO)

New house Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO)
VIC

Hi I'm building a new house with Simonds in VIC Broadford. My builder advised that I'll need to apply for and obtain a BMO planning permit before they can move forward…

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Bttf
Oct 11, 2018 7:34 am
mralex34
mralex34
9 October 2018

Snowdon Homes

Snowdon Homes
VIC

Why should we have to contact Snowdon Developments? If Snowdon Developments kept in regular contact with thier customers we wouldn't have to continually chase you guys…

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mralex34
Oct 09, 2018 12:30 pm
mralex34
MicknCi
MicknCi
8 October 2018

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio
VIC
1, 2, 3

We built on a slab (standard inclusion). I imagine it would be an extra and not included.

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MicknCi
Oct 08, 2018 3:56 pm
MicknCi
kks
kks
8 October 2018

Riverwalk @Werribee

Riverwalk @Werribee
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Environmental Justice website has specific comments on the tip, including a forecast in August of a mooted 12 hectare expansion. With China's reluctance to accept Aussie…

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kks
Oct 08, 2018 2:13 pm
itsjustme
itsjustme
6 October 2018

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule
VIC

Hi we just had The same issue but we had ours changed according to the HIA contract it was also insisted and picked up by our independent inspector. good luck

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itsjustme
Oct 06, 2018 3:43 pm
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
4 October 2018

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters
VIC
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Think again if you are going to build with Henley. This is my recent experience. There was a water leakage from the roof along the walls. I contacted Hanley emergency…

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Melbournevic
Oct 04, 2018 2:56 pm
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ellie03
Oct 03, 2018 8:21 pm
adje
adje
3 October 2018

Underlying S classification but P due to existing dwelling

Underlying S classification but P due to existing dwelling
VIC

Hi, we are knocking down our existing house and building a 45 square home. The builder had a soil test done which had underlying S classification but due to existing…

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adje
Oct 03, 2018 10:59 am
Fred2017
Fred2017
2 October 2018

Custom Home Builder - Melbourne

Custom Home Builder - Melbourne
VIC

Hi All, Hope your day is going well. I was wondering if anyone cound reccomend a custom home builder in Northern Melbourne. I already have all my plans including…

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Fred2017
Oct 02, 2018 6:36 pm
shane3340
shane3340
1 October 2018

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread
VIC
1, 2

Going alright, Hebel was delivered today so that is good, roof is on and windows all installed, the only thing I’m concerned about is that the pipes still haven’t…

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shane3340
Oct 01, 2018 10:03 pm
shane3340
Tee08
Tee08
30 September 2018

Welsh Homes - any info

Welsh Homes - any info
VIC

I to am on the same boat. Love to hear what others have to say as I am also looking at them.

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Tee08
Oct 01, 2018 12:48 am
Renman
Renman
30 September 2018

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 97, 98, 99

Absolutely beautifulThanks Shokel. How's your place going? Well, after waiting 6 weeks, we finally got town planning drawings from M. Only to find a…

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Renman
Sep 30, 2018 5:29 pm
Renman
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
30 September 2018

Your experience with Burbank

Your experience with Burbank
VIC
1, 2

Jasmines, which state/suburb are you building? Sorry to hear about your experience. We are building with Burbank next year when our land is titled and settled. We visited…

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Melbournevic
Sep 30, 2018 2:31 pm
jpettifer
jpettifer
29 September 2018

Glenvill Homes

Glenvill Homes
VIC

We are looking at building with Glenvill Homes. I note that some people had some bad experiences about 10 years ago but was wondering if anyone has more recent experience…

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jpettifer
Sep 29, 2018 4:00 pm
mannny_angel
mannny_angel
28 September 2018

Deleray Clyde North Villawood

Deleray Clyde North Villawood
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Think like this 1000 units in Deleray pays 1000 bucks every year to Deleray club which comes to 1 million an year. I wonder what would do they with so much money while…

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mannny_angel
Sep 28, 2018 6:36 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
26 September 2018

Should of got full fixed site costs!

Should of got full fixed site costs!
VIC

Gouging (literally) has been discussed many times before. Nobody believes Salesman that are paid high commissions, they will tell you whatever you want to hear, promise…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 26, 2018 8:59 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Clean
Clean
25 September 2018

Most important inspections to do from third party inspector

Most important inspections to do from third party inspector
VIC

Hi Patrick, Which inspectors you are planning to go with, thanks.

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Clean
Sep 25, 2018 12:59 pm
GillyM
GillyM
25 September 2018

Building on a 2 meter slope block of land? Help!!

Building on a 2 meter slope block of land? Help!!
VIC

Have you considered building a split level type home? This would work with the slope of your land, and you'd get more house but with a smaller footprint on your land.

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GillyM
Sep 25, 2018 12:52 pm
GillyM
alexp79
alexp79
24 September 2018

Builder quotes 15 months from slab date

Builder quotes 15 months from slab date
VIC

I would say that 3 months is over-optimistic even for a project-style fiber-clad house and without any single rainy day. It seems you are talking about brick veneer…

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alexp79
Sep 24, 2018 5:23 pm
alexp79
alexp79
24 September 2018

Working drawings question/pricing

Working drawings question/pricing
VIC

I don't think you need/require any of those

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alexp79
Sep 24, 2018 5:14 pm
Klare
Klare
21 September 2018

First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Frame

First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Frame
VIC
1, 2, 3

In my case, in the case of a house with land, it is best to conduct soundproofing around the perimeter of my yard. I'm thinking about putting…

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Klare
Sep 21, 2018 7:42 pm
K_murphy
K_murphy
20 September 2018

Anyone have a light roof with a light brick?!

Anyone have a light roof with a light brick?!
VIC
1, 2

I had been looking for a house with Bianca bricks. Do you happen to have a picture?

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K_murphy
Sep 20, 2018 5:11 pm
regmiboyer
regmiboyer
19 September 2018

Our build experience. Photos, tips etc. 37sq double storey.

Our build experience. Photos, tips etc. 37sq double storey.
VIC

Bro, Seems like you lost interest in posting updates after May 25th. Can i see some more coming through? I am starting my build now. Shisir.

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regmiboyer
Sep 20, 2018 12:02 am
nanu
nanu
19 September 2018

Our SJD Homes Build (Somerfield Estate)

Our SJD Homes Build (Somerfield Estate)
VIC

I have some big house updates coming up today. Stay Tuned!!!

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nanu
Sep 19, 2018 12:54 pm
nanu
Da9b18c
Da9b18c
19 September 2018

Greenvale Heritage Views

Greenvale Heritage Views
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

I got an email from Rex and confirmation From my solicitor saying it’s all been filled with Titles office, and should be titled inside 3 weeks.

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Da9b18c
Sep 19, 2018 11:26 am

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