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G1NOSAUR
G1NOSAUR
17 May

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Haha that's crazy. We always jump the fence every week, I wonder if I'm soon to receive a warning letter as well lol.

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G1NOSAUR
May 17, 2018 4:23 pm
G1NOSAUR
Tay
Tay
15 May

Busby Homes

Busby Homes
VIC

Hi Ezza78, just wonder if you decided to build with Busby and if yes, do you recommend them?what is your experience with them

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Tay
May 15, 2018 11:40 pm
bruce0807
bruce0807
15 May

Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel

Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel
VIC
1, 2

You are lucky that it is raining after your slab done, rains can help your concrete curing.

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bruce0807
May 15, 2018 3:56 pm

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
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I still lying in there for some reason it blocked out that word viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
May 15, 2018 2:19 pm
Doulton777
pEast
pEast
15 May

Mimosa homes

Mimosa homes
VIC

Just depends on where your land is because there is a shortage of tradies - especially framers and also of frame and other is brickies

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pEast
May 15, 2018 7:39 am

A Clarendon house is one that keeps giving...thanks for my towel rails which were installed using only one screw instead of 2 and subsequently fell off...i mean the 2 x…

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bumblebee1985
May 14, 2018 9:03 pm
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aloenyx
May 14, 2018 5:43 pm
aloenyx

Building Delta 25S and advice for colour appointement

Building Delta 25S and advice for colour appointement
VIC

Networking: There won't be enough space in broom room i would have thought depending on what sort of equipment you want to put in. The laundry…

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kirashogun
May 14, 2018 4:14 pm
ohollie
ohollie
13 May

Delux Tranquil retreat or dieskau internal walls

Delux Tranquil retreat or dieskau internal walls
VIC

I know this thread is 2 years old but I am as well trying to choose between Tranquil Retreat and Dieskau both in half strength and wondering if anyone had photos of their…

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ohollie
May 13, 2018 5:50 pm
sxwallac
sxwallac
13 May

Wine Cellar Flooding: advice please

Wine Cellar Flooding: advice please
VIC

Thanks mate. Yeah, our builder let us down here. We had no idea about this kind of thing (first house build), and trusted he knew what he was doing. Our mistake. So,…

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sxwallac
May 13, 2018 12:32 pm
Mt.view
Mt.view
12 May

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry
VIC
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Happy wife happy days. :wink: The end result will be something to look forward to.

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Mt.view
May 12, 2018 11:32 pm
Mt.view

Site cost for Tarneit

Site cost for Tarneit
VIC

Hello Everyone, I just wanted to know how much site cost should be around Davis Road Tarneit. We are planning to build there with Metricon but we feel that their site…

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Amantullah
May 12, 2018 7:33 pm
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Tips
May 12, 2018 3:53 pm

Clyde Springs estate- Clyde North

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

Hi guys It is indeed frustrating. I asked Joe for an update few days before that email and at that time he said Jul/Aug was on! Few days later this mail comes... However…

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sandeepdes
May 11, 2018 10:40 pm

Our Metricon Duxton 39- Coastal Facade

Our Metricon Duxton 39- Coastal Facade
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Just wondering if you have any photos of your front decking steps please. I want to do something similar and can’t find examples to show the hubby

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galleriamad
May 11, 2018 12:15 pm

Who is Building with Sienna homes in Melbourne

Who is Building with Sienna homes in Melbourne
VIC

Hi all, Did anyone end up signing up with Sienna Homes? And if so how's the experience been so far? Cheers

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SuperSabre76
May 11, 2018 9:35 am

Building in Mount View Estate, The Basin Vic

Building in Mount View Estate, The Basin Vic
VIC

This is a long shot, but just a call out to anyone building in the Mount View Estate in The Basin.... although it is a small estate, I thought it would be good to share…

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shokel1975
May 10, 2018 4:54 pm
shokel1975
Bronte19
Bronte19
10 May

Anyone else building in Belmond on Clyde?

Anyone else building in Belmond on Clyde?
VIC

Hi all, We are building in Belmond estate stage 18. Anyone else in Stage 18?

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Bronte19
May 10, 2018 2:02 pm

Projects to do after New Home Handover

Projects to do after New Home Handover
1, 2

Reaching the end of your project is a big milestone. It’s the culmination of months of planning, negotiating and decision…

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 10, 2018 9:40 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
1, 2, 3

i'm sure your house once it is finished will be getting alot of attention in the architecture community. I went with a different architect to yours, someone I have known…

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MisterSlope
May 10, 2018 9:14 am
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arcadelt
May 10, 2018 6:50 am
sammo79
sammo79
9 May

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread

Porter Davis: - Rochedale 33 Build Thread
VIC

A quick update- after some fairly lengthy delays we finally had a site start over the weekend. Portaloo went in on Friday, site cut was completed on Saturday morning, temp…

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sammo79
May 09, 2018 4:42 pm

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio
VIC
1, 2

Hi MicknCi, My experience with Simonds is not very bad so far. Their staff are quite nice and patient, but I agree with you that they tend to prolong the process where I…

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larry1124
May 08, 2018 11:30 pm
suzyr
suzyr
8 May

Building with Metricon in Ballarat Experiances

Building with Metricon in Ballarat Experiances
VIC

We looked at Metricon but decided to go with GJ Gardner in the end. Loved their solid wood flooring, and designs. Metricon had too many fancy frills, etc which did…

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suzyr
May 08, 2018 4:17 pm
suzyr
suzyr
8 May

Builders in Ballarat

Builders in Ballarat
VIC

Hi, we built with GJ Gardner about 5 years ago. Love our house and they only took the six months. Had never built before so overall everything went well....We looked at…

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suzyr
May 08, 2018 4:14 pm
Freda
Freda
8 May

Hidden Valley

Hidden Valley
VIC
1, 2

Hi Joles, So glad to see your thread, ive just bought a block of land at hidden valley. Weve just realised that its almost impossible to build from ordinary builders. Any…

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Freda
May 08, 2018 12:07 pm

Rothwell tarneit

Rothwell tarneit
VIC

Hi Stage 15 is expected to be titled in SEP 2018. That's what I heard but now I am thinking it is very unlikely. Thanks

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vskumarau
May 07, 2018 4:45 pm

Waldorf 48 Palladian Facade

Waldorf 48 Palladian Facade
VIC

I thought it was too but I have the same double pvc pipes on the other side of the porch... what does R.H stand for? 😓

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WaldorfMM
May 06, 2018 8:20 pm

Porter Davis Waldorf

Porter Davis Waldorf
VIC

Thanks for all your replies! Most of the defects got rectified. We are at fixing stage now so will have Darbecca our again for prepaint and waterproofing.

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WaldorfMM
May 06, 2018 8:11 pm
Joker
Joker
6 May

Any changes possible after tender?

Any changes possible after tender?
VIC

Peast thanks fo rthe reply. I joind the FB group

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Joker
May 06, 2018 2:34 pm

Emporio 43 with henley

Emporio 43 with henley
VIC
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Hi Sumit, LTT & Neil, We are looking to build the Emporio 39 with Henley. Are any of you doing a knock down & rebuild? Or all building on new estates? There are so many…

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HoneyDee
May 05, 2018 6:59 pm
Aarya
Aarya
5 May

JG king - Odyssey 2

JG king - Odyssey 2
VIC
1, 2

Hi Cinda, Your house looks beautiful.congrats for your achievements. We are also building with Jg kings and selected odyssey 2 with bliss facade. Just wondering how long…

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Aarya
May 05, 2018 12:40 pm

sbg homes

sbg homes
VIC
1, 2

Did you contact the building info line? Let them know they are way over their completion date or days as according to your contract. They will give you advice based on…

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No progress
May 04, 2018 8:46 pm

Porter Davis

Porter Davis
VIC

I built with Henley and my soil test came back M but had rock about $5k extra - no slab upgrade required

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WaldorfMM
May 04, 2018 7:24 pm
PVBuild
PVBuild
4 May

KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block

KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block
VIC
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Hey Chris, place in Coburg called Magic Furniture. Looks like a divebon the outside but they have some seriously nice things, everything Aussie made so custom if you want.

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PVBuild
May 04, 2018 8:46 am

Henley Homes

Henley Homes
VIC
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We chose the deluxe pet package with 8 zones ($1500) for our double storey and I feel it’s enough to cover the house. The tech who installs the alarm will select the…

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firsttime_homies1401
May 03, 2018 11:32 pm
firsttime_homies1401

Had a free moment, and had some photos of the staircase. The old staircase, once painted looked hideous. The painter that was sent to paint it and stain in, was crap…

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223552
May 03, 2018 3:10 pm

First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Contract Signed

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

Hi Poniri Would you like to join my thread? I have another person who just had their colour appointment with Fairhaven. We would love to have you there ☺ …

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GEOnTREY
May 03, 2018 12:30 pm

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC
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There's definitely a gas meter there. They were broken into some time ago, which caused part of the house to be flooded....perhaps that is still being repaired? Time will…

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smithfamily
May 03, 2018 10:22 am

H2 Slab without Piers

H2 Slab without Piers
VIC

Good point brought up by Leonardo_23 about the trees You should be able to find out about your land before it was subdivided (if it had trees) with historical Google Earth search.

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building-expert
May 02, 2018 7:54 am
building-expert

Here we go again...

Here we go again...
VIC
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Yes it is. I was a little anxious about choosing surfmist (white wasn’t an option with our builder), as surfmist isn’t a white white, but you can hardly notice.

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PolkaDots
May 01, 2018 7:32 pm
damson
damson
1 May

Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

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

Thanks! This is our third build and our second build left us a little scarred so we have been a bit apprehensive in going with another mass production builder. Be sure…

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damson
May 01, 2018 4:19 pm
Hurrow
Hurrow
1 May

Fencing issue in Victoria

Fencing issue in Victoria
VIC

Hi Mrs_W, Thanks very much for your insights! The neighbor has sold the land to the developer that we purchased from originally. I spoke to the developer on the phone…

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Hurrow
May 01, 2018 6:53 am
Steffiie
Steffiie
30 April

Building Porter Davis Vancouver 33

Building Porter Davis Vancouver 33
VIC

Hi Sammy! We have paid our $2000 deposit and are building the Vancouver 33 with most of the options you have listed! Here's ours below: - Rhode…

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Steffiie
Apr 30, 2018 12:23 pm
icat2000
icat2000
29 April

Langdon builders ballarat

Langdon builders ballarat
VIC

Great. They been good. Catherine was our build consultant and she is great. And so far the build is going well. Are you building in Ballarat?

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icat2000
Apr 29, 2018 5:27 pm
icat2000
Eskay
Eskay
28 April

Custom changes - Henley Homes

Custom changes - Henley Homes
VIC

Yes, it looks like Henley is pushing back on changes for all house types. From checking with the other members in the Henley FB group it's happening to everyone.

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Eskay
Apr 28, 2018 11:01 pm
Eskay
jamesn
jamesn
28 April

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!
VIC
1, 2

Thanks r_13 Great to learn, if you found any tips to proceed to build please message me as I am still learning

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jamesn
Apr 28, 2018 7:57 pm
Capri33
Capri33
27 April

SBG Homes

SBG Homes
VIC

I haven't started building with them yet because my land titling got delayed. That was one reason I went with them because they didn't increase the building price despite…

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Capri33
Apr 27, 2018 10:22 pm


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