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Bhandaal
Bhandaal
3 August

Henley Emperor 48 - craigieburn Mt. Aitkin

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

Hello sukh, 22g please send me ur no I want to call you, I m also building with same builder as yours.

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Bhandaal
Aug 03, 2018 2:42 pm

Some photos now... From this To this... Landscaping nearly done Front door (including never ending leaves....) Master Ensuite Upstairs…

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223552
Aug 02, 2018 2:21 pm
ricky_3
ricky_3
31 July

Mystique Wollert

Mystique Wollert
VIC
1, 2

Nope no news they seem to be digging but no update yet

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ricky_3
Jul 31, 2018 8:13 pm
Wild
Wild
31 July

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi kolio, we are planning to build Mantra 29, extended outdoor area looks really good, Did you go for butlers pantry ? we are also thinking about double doors at the…

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Wild
Jul 31, 2018 4:46 pm
Natasha93
Natasha93
30 July

Lilium Estate - Clyde - SE Melb

Lilium Estate - Clyde - SE Melb
VIC

My partner and I have also purchased a block in stage 3. We're concerned that the land isn't going to title on time. Nothing has happened at the estate.

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Natasha93
Jul 30, 2018 9:21 pm

Photos from the weekend. We got our Darbecca pre plaster inspection and a bunch of things found on the first report appeared again on the second. There were a few that the…

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fademan
Jul 30, 2018 8:57 am
RichiRish
RichiRish
29 July

Dunedin 29 by porter davis

Dunedin 29 by porter davis
VIC

Hi, Have you build the Dunedin house yet? If so what is your internal height of raked ceiling is? Regards

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RichiRish
Jul 29, 2018 9:57 pm
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Aegean430
Jul 28, 2018 3:55 pm
Aegean430

Hi After a rough idea of what my house roof with bricks would look like because our lovely perdandic developers declined our original brick colour What they will allow is…

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Patrick
Jul 27, 2018 10:04 am
Patrick
meowys
meowys
26 July

Hullo!! Fixer upper on a small block in Brunswick VIC :)

Hullo!! Fixer upper on a small block in Brunswick VIC :)
VIC

Hi Wentoby, Congrats on the new home! How has the process being going so far? Regards

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meowys
Jul 26, 2018 10:00 pm

ok. so we've finally finished framing! the below photos show the additional timber baton/grids that had to be installed. but we are there! flat part of the roof is…

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frankily
Jul 26, 2018 9:50 am
Wild
Wild
25 July

Building with Dennis Family Homes (Melb)

Building with Dennis Family Homes (Melb)
VIC
1, 2

Hi Sweetnsassy7, Read your thread, lots of efforts and knowledge here, we've signed up for Hartley 28 floor plan with Inspiration - essence along with superior pack,…

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Wild
Jul 25, 2018 10:58 pm
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pEast
Jul 25, 2018 8:13 pm

Building with Dennis Family Homes

Building with Dennis Family Homes
VIC
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Hey how did your build go? Must be well and truly finished by now right? We have slab frame roof plumbing windows. We have run in to a bit of trouble with them with…

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rtforresters
Jul 25, 2018 6:20 pm
rtforresters
dreamhomz
dreamhomz
25 July

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Eskay, I hope you are loving your new home!! We just had tender yesterday and in our quote they added amount for adding a 20mm caesorstone bench with vanity as an…

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dreamhomz
Jul 25, 2018 12:03 pm
Amish
Amish
24 July

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule

Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule
VIC

Mine was the following and the bank was fine with the schedule. Deposit 5% Base 15% Frame 20% Lockup/Enclosed 25% Fixing 20% Completion 15%

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Amish
Jul 24, 2018 8:17 pm
sumithra
sumithra
24 July

Building with MainVue at Woodlea - Amalfi 632

Building with MainVue at Woodlea - Amalfi 632
VIC
1, 2

Hi there! Excited to bump into your blog as we are also awaiting titling of our land in Woodlea in Oct this year and we are currently in the process of finalising our…

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sumithra
Jul 24, 2018 5:17 pm
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
23 July

Boutique Homes

Boutique Homes
VIC
1 ... 169, 170, 171

Thanks for the update. I have been gone through your build and it is really looking great !!

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Ozshaz
Jul 23, 2018 8:13 pm
reaver
reaver
23 July

Hebel construction feedback

Hebel construction feedback
VIC

Resurrecting this old thread. Those that built with Hebel 5+ years ago, how are your Hebel walls holding up?

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reaver
Jul 23, 2018 6:02 pm
reaver
rjbhai02
rjbhai02
23 July

Rothwell tarneit

Rothwell tarneit
VIC

what are they saying now about title date

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rjbhai02
Jul 23, 2018 12:03 pm
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
22 July

Montpellier45_Journey

Montpellier45_Journey
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

I have been following your thread and looks pretty good. Congrats for the site start. How is everything going now ?

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Ozshaz
Jul 22, 2018 9:58 pm
bank
bank
22 July

JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping
VIC
1 ... 73, 74, 75

Checked out the Bannockburn skillion yesterday, its one of the alpha facades with nothing penetrating the skillion, so unfortunately no help. I'm not even sure what I'll…

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bank
Jul 22, 2018 9:05 am
bank
blg
blg
21 July

Mimosa homes

Mimosa homes
VIC
1, 2

Sales people will be nice with you. You will know more as you progress. Wish you luck.

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blg
Jul 21, 2018 2:56 pm
Bri1234
Bri1234
19 July

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

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

Maintenance time. Our maintenance inspection is book. Not looking forward to more trade appts etc but will be nice to hopefully get the things that are bugging us sorted out.

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Bri1234
Jul 19, 2018 10:43 am
Bri1234

Custom build Infinity estate VIC

Custom build Infinity estate VIC
VIC

Framing. Added an album because it's a lot of pics You can find that here https://m.imgur.com/a/btflvla

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ThemightyMoose
Jul 19, 2018 6:57 am
SileNceR
SileNceR
18 July

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

I vaguely recall you mentioning this before. I’d say the split crossover was a cost savings measure (that has ultimately cost you more!!)

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SileNceR
Jul 18, 2018 5:54 pm
arrow224
arrow224
17 July

Building with 8homes or UrbanEdge Melbourne ??

Building with 8homes or UrbanEdge Melbourne ??
VIC

I built with 8 homes. Very good process, took shorter time than expected. Independent inspector said that this house was one of the very few that had very little to no…

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arrow224
Jul 17, 2018 7:48 pm
thech_nerd
thech_nerd
17 July

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!
VIC
1 ... 34, 35, 36

at out local garden supply place they have used timber as the base and secured the shed on to it.they also have factory 2nd sheds for cheaper price.pay a visit to them and…

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thech_nerd
Jul 17, 2018 11:36 am
thech_nerd
kirashogun
kirashogun
15 July

Chipped Stegbar sliding door

Chipped Stegbar sliding door
VIC

How to fix it is not your problem, Ask them to do whatever it takes to make it look brand new and if they have to replace it, too bad.

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kirashogun
Jul 15, 2018 8:00 pm
Bergman58
Bergman58
15 July

Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

So its been a while since ive posted but its been a busy busy time. My daughter has been quite ill and had surgery so things got put to the side a little. We also go…

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Bergman58
Jul 15, 2018 7:47 pm
Bergman58
Bergman58
Bergman58
15 July

fairhaven response time

fairhaven response time
VIC

Thats a normal response time. You wont be the only one trying to make changes to the floor plan, and have to wait in line with everyone else. Fairhaven seem to be one of…

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Bergman58
Jul 15, 2018 6:56 pm
Bergman58
rum_home
rum_home
14 July

Arramont Estate - Wollert Victoria

Arramont Estate - Wollert Victoria
VIC

They've now started construction for Release 4 & 5, Releases 1-3 are still in development. With 1-2 at the Road Boxing & Curb channeling for the last 2-3 months. Slow…

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rum_home
Jul 14, 2018 5:12 pm
rum_home
rum_home
rum_home
14 July

Metricon Bentleigh 38 - Wollert VIC

Metricon Bentleigh 38 - Wollert VIC
VIC
1, 2

Sorry only saw this now. Do you mean the payment schedule? I changed to the default HIA schedule of % at key stages. So it's not front loaded like Metricon wanted. …

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rum_home
Jul 14, 2018 5:05 pm
rum_home
reaver
reaver
14 July

Knockdown Rebuild in Whitehorse Council Area - Victoria

Knockdown Rebuild in Whitehorse Council Area - Victoria
VIC

We're doing a KDR in Whitehorse as well but have not come across Gold Key constructions.

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reaver
Jul 14, 2018 11:07 am
reaver

Newport 275

Newport 275
VIC

No I didn’t

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Newport 275+
Jul 13, 2018 9:11 pm
sharmin
sharmin
13 July

Who's building with Fairhaven Homes in Melbourne?

Who's building with Fairhaven Homes in Melbourne?
VIC
1, 2

Hi We also want to add extra wall infront of stairs. Just wondering is it enough bright? Thanks

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sharmin
Jul 13, 2018 5:02 pm
madj-m
madj-m
12 July

Skylights/Louvre Roof in Alfreso with Metricon

Skylights/Louvre Roof in Alfreso with Metricon
VIC

As the title suggests, wondering if anyone has built with Metricon and had them put skylights/louvres in their alfresco area? We are concerned the alfresco will block out…

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madj-m
Jul 12, 2018 7:51 pm

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!
VIC
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Oh my goodness! Lila is so pretty!! My cats name is Lila If only she wasn't a grumpy old cat who doesn't like change I would love 2 Lila's

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MoniqueElizabeth
Jul 12, 2018 6:13 pm
PEREZ
PEREZ
12 July

Simon Homes

Simon Homes
VIC

Had the worst experience with this mob. My advice to people is stay away. Their finishes and quality are cheap, they dont return to fix defects and qualifications of their…

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PEREZ
Jul 12, 2018 3:33 pm
PEREZ
PEREZ
12 July

Simon Homes

Simon Homes
VIC

Had the worst experience with this mob. My advice to people is stay away. Their finishes and quality are cheap, they dont return to fix defects and qualifications of their…

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PEREZ
Jul 12, 2018 3:32 pm

Gap between door frames and brickwork above

Gap between door frames and brickwork above
VIC

Thanks. We were a bit worried about the gap too, but now you can't even tell.

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bestspecials
Jul 12, 2018 9:47 am
bestspecials

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

It should have been connected already so it’s not looking on time so far.....

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smithfamily
Jul 12, 2018 7:42 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
10 July

Alternative to charged system moving rainwater to street??

Alternative to charged system moving rainwater to street??
VIC
1, 2

Oops! I forgot to mention that you need leaf diverters fitted to the downpipes if you install a reduced size sediment trap to prevent lerger objects like dead birds etc…

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SaveH2O
Jul 10, 2018 8:10 pm
SaveH2O
Bri1234
Bri1234
10 July

KDR Henley Reserve (MainVue)- Aegean 38. Moved in :-)

KDR Henley Reserve (MainVue)- Aegean 38. Moved in :-)
VIC
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Hi Rachael Hope you guys are a bit more settled in by now. It's such a crazy process. I can't help laughing at some of the similarities we've had, appliances blowing…

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Bri1234
Jul 10, 2018 2:17 pm
Bri1234
Ctuohey
Ctuohey
10 July

Vancouver -Porter Davis

Vancouver -Porter Davis
VIC
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Hi there I’m looking at the Vancouver 29 and would be interested in knowing how your build went? Thanks

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Ctuohey
Jul 10, 2018 1:30 pm

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