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SilentBoB
Sep 22, 2017 7:11 pm
SilentBoB

Building with Ventura in Bushmead, WA

Building with Ventura in Bushmead, WA
WA
1, 2, 3

No problem! Have you already got a block? I believe the only people ive found on here have A class but hopefully you find someone with S!

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Rheezy
Sep 22, 2017 5:55 pm
CC1987
CC1987
Yesterday

Choice Living WA

Choice Living WA
WA
1 ... 10, 11, 12

They suggested an alternative product (a more expensive product, with no additional cost) but we have decided to stick with anticon. So they will be removing the roof…

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CC1987
Sep 21, 2017 6:17 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
Yesterday

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard
WA
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Hehe, bins are annoying, there's no perfect place for them!! I have the same issue with moving the car, I have to take them out through the garage because the cat run…

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aloenyx
Sep 21, 2017 5:57 pm
aloenyx

Site Plan

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sparky_JsP
Sep 21, 2017 4:51 pm
Mrsxtro01
Mrsxtro01
Yesterday

Pool Installation

Pool Installation
WA

Same as us then. Roof tin on Monday. Windows and sliding doors went in on Tuesday. Gyprock delivered yesterday. Hoping ceilings going in today. I am assuming lock up…

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Mrsxtro01
Sep 21, 2017 3:22 pm
jad33mily
jad33mily
20 September

M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton

M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton
WA
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Looks fantastic m0llss! They are smashing it :-D

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jad33mily
Sep 20, 2017 3:03 pm
jad33mily

Windows and sliding doors went in today. Just in time to keep the rain out thankfully! Bulkheads in the kitchen also built today and ceilings and plasterboard…

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Mrsxtro01
Sep 19, 2017 8:01 pm
Natasha
Natasha
19 September

Our First Home Build with Commodore Homes in Seville Grove!

Our First Home Build with Commodore Homes in Seville Grove!
WA
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Stopped by last night and was surprised to see that the window frames have been delivered and soakwells installed! Fingers crossed bricks arrive soon but with the weather…

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Natasha
Sep 19, 2017 2:33 pm

So we didn't get out to our site last weekend so we were pretty excited to see how much progress has been made over the last fortnight. The roof carpenters have been and…

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danbiscuit
Sep 18, 2017 1:16 pm
danbiscuit
Imightbedave
Imightbedave
18 September

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA
WA
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Final inspection ('New Home Presentation') booked for 26/9 then keys on 10/10 all being well.

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Imightbedave
Sep 18, 2017 9:10 am

So stormwater system was installed this week, the site was cleaned and now bricks and the toilet and shed have been delivered. Bricklayers start on Monday!

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just_a_draftee
Sep 16, 2017 9:43 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
16 September

First Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder

First Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder
WA
1, 2, 3

Sure..everyone has someone to recommend based on personal endorsements last time I looked salesman and advertising professions on large commissions where at the bottom of…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 16, 2017 10:16 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Argh!! Wanted to give my front lawn a haircut this week but the battery for my lawn mower is as dead as a dodo! Nearly $300 for a new one from bunninga. Bugger! And in…

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rosemi
Sep 15, 2017 9:44 pm
rosemi
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
15 September

Site Visit.. Things to bring along!

Site Visit.. Things to bring along!
WA

I always encourage New home builders to visit their New Home whilst under construction here are the items you should bring along 1.Mobile phone + camera included 2.Table…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 15, 2017 10:52 am
StructuralBIMGuy
cjose
cjose
14 September

First home buyers & builders in Caversham WA!

First home buyers & builders in Caversham WA!
WA

Congratulations! I loved it there! Beautiful location. We were initially considering Taylor's Private Estates. Blueprint Homes even showed us "our" lot in Redondo St.…

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cjose
Sep 14, 2017 5:34 pm
sabrelli
sabrelli
13 September

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Whenever i can my land registered Nov last year and every weekend i used to drive by to check out progress on my street and to make sure noone dumps crap on my lot

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sabrelli
Sep 13, 2017 10:16 pm
akash19p
akash19p
13 September

Burns Build - Dale Alcock Finished Photos

Burns Build - Dale Alcock Finished Photos
WA
1 ... 42, 43, 44

Hello Tbrown2012, I loved your home .. It's really and inspiration for us as well.. We are building now and we also selected botany Gray as our feature and Gretna as our…

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akash19p
Sep 13, 2017 4:12 pm

we awaiting final plans which is about 2 weeks away now .

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JaNelly
Sep 13, 2017 2:50 pm
JaNelly
gummz
gummz
12 September

Great southern 2.5 acre new family home

Great southern 2.5 acre new family home
WA
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Are you still around? How's the build?

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gummz
Sep 12, 2017 11:21 pm
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YayoomHome
Sep 12, 2017 6:03 pm
YayoomHome
Wrighto
Wrighto
12 September

Dual living for $240k in perth

Dual living for $240k in perth
WA

Hi guys Do you think we'd be able to build a dual key (4x2 and 2x1) for $240k? Our budget is $280k. $20k for demolition $20k site works and the rest for the house. We…

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Wrighto
Sep 12, 2017 8:48 am
sparksy
sparksy
10 September

Slab down inspection defect

Slab down inspection defect
WA

Our slab down inspection report came back with the following defect: "Polythene was not visible and the slab edge needs to be waterproofed" We have contacted our builder…

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sparksy
Sep 10, 2017 2:30 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
8 September

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 49, 50, 51

A useful item we have was that a drinking water tap supply from the refrigerator area, and in case u buy yourself a refrigerator using a drinking water thingy in the front…

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kirashogun
Sep 08, 2017 1:28 pm
m0llss
m0llss
8 September

Hilbert HGWA Build

Hilbert HGWA Build
WA

Thanks! Eglinton is north, just past Alkimos and about 20-25 mins from Joondalup! There's lots up this way, just not in our estate right now. It's up and coming, very…

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m0llss
Sep 08, 2017 12:54 am
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
6 September

Ben Trager Homes- Final Pics before PCI!!!

Ben Trager Homes- Final Pics before PCI!!!
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi aussie141414 Interesting, your photo links are broken? Here is some expert advice 1. If your links are broken/removed then you can't receive help or provide…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 06, 2017 11:33 am
StructuralBIMGuy
jenza20
jenza20
1 September

First Build HGWA

First Build HGWA
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks Dee 😊

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jenza20
Sep 01, 2017 2:45 pm
jenza20
reallyunsure
reallyunsure
31 August

HBC build - Lakelands

HBC build - Lakelands
WA

After a long month of going back and forth trying to get the plans correct, I have been told that the slab will be down in about 4 weeks :)

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reallyunsure
Aug 31, 2017 5:29 pm
EL4
EL4
30 August

Red Ink Home Avonlee Private Estate

Red Ink Home Avonlee Private Estate
WA

Hi Paul. We are looking to build with red ink too, the entertainer plan. For some reason I cant view your floor plan. Just wondered if you had any feedback / thoughts on…

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EL4
Aug 30, 2017 10:14 pm
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Imightbedave
Aug 30, 2017 11:34 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
29 August

Building with Blueprint, Landsdale..Pool is in!

Building with Blueprint, Landsdale..Pool is in!
WA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

I'm sorry to resurrect an old thread.. I hope you don't mind. Did you do your garden lighting yourself? We have a similar pool/garden situation to you and I'd love to…

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cat_dunc
Aug 29, 2017 10:46 pm
cat_dunc

Roof now completed, photos are those provided from the builder so look late in the afternoon so now as easy to see. Solar heating panels also installed.

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nicjam
Aug 24, 2017 3:23 pm
WalasFam
WalasFam
17 August

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
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Our Googong, NSW Build. Two Storey, Custom Design, Architect - Jefferson Godfrey, Builder - Vogue…

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WalasFam
Aug 17, 2017 10:19 pm
WalasFam
Mimpi
Mimpi
1 August

Building Equis Lake The Vines Easy Start/Summit Homes

Building Equis Lake The Vines Easy Start/Summit Homes
WA

Great looking home! Sorry to hear that you had so many issues. We are looking at building out there also. Wondering if we could get any info as to what land developers had…

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Mimpi
Aug 01, 2017 11:02 am
tdk14
tdk14
29 July

Preliminary Agreement help, new to building.

Preliminary Agreement help, new to building.
WA

Go ahead with it, if you are serious about them - and be sure to add ALL the inclusions you'd like, that you can think of. The PA doesn't lock you into a build (double…

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tdk14
Jul 29, 2017 11:39 pm
tdk14
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Jess_89
Jul 29, 2017 9:31 pm
Jess_89

Keys 19/10/15. Moved in 10/11/15. Landscaping + a deck ideas

Keys 19/10/15. Moved in 10/11/15. Landscaping + a deck ideas
WA
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Hi hun!! Sorry its been so long since I've logged on. Been so busy around the house and with work. We just put in a pool so was going to come on and update with pics…

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Our Honeywood Build
Jul 28, 2017 9:08 am
Our Honeywood Build
Lukbon h
Lukbon h
27 July

Summit homes Perth

Summit homes Perth
WA

Hi Spiffmiff, We are building a custom built house in the Hills, its loosely based on the Lancelin design. Victor has been really good so far, few minor things that we…

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Lukbon h
Jul 27, 2017 3:29 pm

What you want is a squat block design which is one made for a more square block like they often end up with in newer developments because of how they divide up the land…

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mrsdoe
Jul 17, 2017 9:23 pm
mrsdoe
Michelle
Michelle
16 July

Interior and exterior colours

Interior and exterior colours
WA

So sorry Homeone, I have been extremely busy in my business.... I hope this person got it sorted with a good outcome.

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Michelle
Jul 16, 2017 6:08 pm
Michelle

SURVEY FEES

SURVEY FEES
WA

THEYsaiditseasy123 I assume the block was already surveyed for the subdivision and they would have established CPs then?

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 14, 2017 8:32 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
emts
emts
13 July

ADDITIONAL POWER RUN (INCL TRENCHING)

ADDITIONAL POWER RUN (INCL TRENCHING)
WA

mine in vic was just over 17K extra for 120 meters (3 phase however so some more cable costs plus does go up the longer it is) but seems inline

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emts
Jul 13, 2017 4:27 pm
emts
dexx
dexx
7 July

Celebration Homes - Lennox - All finished - Garden & Lights

Celebration Homes - Lennox - All finished - Garden & Lights
WA
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Now that the dust has well and truly settled, are you happy with how your home turned out and happy with how Celebration performed? How were they in terms of letting you…

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dexx
Jul 07, 2017 6:10 pm

So we are now just awaiting our windows and doors for the lockup phase. Roof tiles are on, internal walls have plumbing, electrical wiring embedded, render and the…

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Denea
Jul 07, 2017 11:02 am
Denea

Building with Summit on rural land.

Building with Summit on rural land.
WA

Have to use an offsite hosting company only allows url linked images here?

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Common as muck
Jul 02, 2017 11:11 pm
Common as muck
llah
llah
2 July

10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate

10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate
WA
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Hi El, can you please tell me the details of your painter? Thanks

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llah
Jul 02, 2017 3:05 am
jshaw88
jshaw88
29 June

B & D's First build with HGWA

B & D's First build with HGWA
WA
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Yes please message his details through that would be great thanks! Glad to hear that you didn't have too many issues all up :-) Thanks Again!

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jshaw88
Jun 29, 2017 5:34 pm
KeepCalm
KeepCalm
20 June

Carli on Carbeen

Carli on Carbeen
WA

Knew I was a crap blogger - here I am about to receive my keys. It has been a fairly smooth process so I haven't been scared away of attempting it again in the…

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KeepCalm
Jun 20, 2017 5:39 pm
KeepCalm
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
18 June

Un-buildable block - Advice needed.

Un-buildable block - Advice needed.
WA

Hi Pete, that sounds like a terrible situation! And really sorry I have no idea how I would approach this, but seems like a solicitor is probably the way to go.…

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ruraldoc
Jun 18, 2017 1:49 am
ruraldoc


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