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Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue OfficerModified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer
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Our CRO before being sent to the construction team was Miranda H, and Patricia R is our CRO for my parents build. You will change CRO's after being moved to the…

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Gravy
Apr 27, 2017 4:36 pm
Waratah Estate (Mickleham). Modified Burbank Macleod 299.Waratah Estate (Mickleham). Modified Burbank Macleod 299.
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Our site costs are fixed with free rock removal with burbank and it is not going up they said it is all in writing $17,000 for site costs. Compared to metricon they…

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dreamhomemummy
Apr 13, 2017 8:25 pm
Charley
13 April
Our Build - Burbank - Crimson 1700 in Trillium, MicklehamOur Build - Burbank - Crimson 1700 in Trillium, Mickleham
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Yes that was our thoughts too trying to keep things low maintenance. We prefer look of timber so we went with timber look tiles.

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Charley
Apr 13, 2017 4:00 pm
ipwarrior
15 March
Knock Down Rebuild Burbank Onyx 4500 Melbourne EasternKnock Down Rebuild Burbank Onyx 4500 Melbourne Eastern
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Hi Berry: I'm building in Wantirna South, My street, is not busy, may be slightly more traffic during school hours, because there's a school about 700m away. I do feel…

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ipwarrior
Mar 15, 2017 6:51 pm
First_Timer_Ray
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28 February
Building the Spotswood 284 by BurbankBuilding the Spotswood 284 by Burbank
VIC

So, we haven't heard anything more from Burbank so far except for an automatically generated welcome email saying they had received our paperwork at the office and we…

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First_Timer_Ray
Feb 28, 2017 3:46 pm
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blessedly
11 January
Change of mind after colour selection Change of mind after colour selection
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Anyone had success making changes after a colour selection. We completed our colour selection a few weeks ago with burbank and aren't happy with our tiles. We would really…

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blessedly
Jan 11, 2017 1:05 am
siouxsam
23 November 2016
Building with Burbank Coral 2400!Building with Burbank Coral 2400!
VIC

I asked sales consultant to include all my wish list, to get a feel of price. Current big deal promotion is really a deal

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siouxsam
Nov 23, 2016 9:52 pm
Linda01
19 September 2016
Burbank toilet supplier issuesBurbank toilet supplier issues
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Gosh its been a while but all settled and loving our home

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Linda01
Sep 19, 2016 6:58 pm
catjim
1 July 2016
Aluminium door jambsAluminium door jambs
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Our son has just had settlement on his new (2 & 1/2 year old) house and is looking at getting new locks as the current ones are a bit ordinary. It's a Burbank build that…

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catjim
Jul 01, 2016 5:39 pm
Charley
5 June 2016
Anyone building with Burbank?Anyone building with Burbank?
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We had a shopping list package and a lot of things said included. Yes, it is a bit vague. My 2016 build viewtopic.php?t=81011

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Charley
Jun 05, 2016 6:48 pm
emilyb35
3 June 2016
Burbank Build 2015Burbank Build 2015
VIC

How did the build go?

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emilyb35
Jun 03, 2016 4:48 pm
Wellard2ndTimers
11 April 2016
Need some advice on plans pls!Need some advice on plans pls!
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I love how enormous your house is going to be... but... to me it doesn't look like its been designed very well. Please don't take this the wrong way, but at the moment it…

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Wellard2ndTimers
Apr 11, 2016 9:44 pm
Linda01
1 December 2015
TimeframeTimeframe
VIC

With 3 kids i couldnt do it at all!!! Hahaha we have til March now so hopefully it keeps increasing lol

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Linda01
Dec 01, 2015 11:53 am
Lindeli
21 October 2015
Edison 2800 (Not going ahead with this build)Edison 2800 (Not going ahead with this build)
VIC

Hi guys, I haven't been on here lately as we had previously decided to not go ahead with the build... everything was getting to be too much We have though just put money…

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Lindeli
Oct 21, 2015 6:36 pm
eternty
10 August 2015
Building with Burbank in HarcrestBuilding with Burbank in Harcrest
VIC

Hi fionaleejl, Who did you end up going with? I'm in the same position as you were - like Burbank cost and plan but reviews are bad. Thanks!

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eternty
Aug 10, 2015 7:31 pm
kltower4
20 July 2015
Burbank ReviewsBurbank Reviews
VIC

Hi all, I'm new to this forum and I'm very impressed with the wealth of information about building a new home. I recently placed a deposit for a land in Berwick at the…

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kltower4
Jul 20, 2015 11:36 pm
Navzz
29 June 2015
Orchid 2800 with BurbankOrchid 2800 with Burbank
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Hi Is anyone building Orchid 2800 with Burbank.

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Navzz
Jun 29, 2015 5:39 am
stage15 dahlia
4 April 2015
Your experience with BurbankYour experience with Burbank
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I'm furious at Burbank this morning we have only 7 internal doors and another door has fallen off the hinges. That's three doors within the two years we have been in the…

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stage15 dahlia
Apr 04, 2015 9:54 am
evec
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1 February 2015
Burbank Custom DS- 4 months post Handover !Burbank Custom DS- 4 months post Handover !
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Oh my God!, you've been very busy well done, you are doing well with your post handover tasks. I'm green with envy lol. Love your front brick fence, how much was it if…

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evec
Feb 01, 2015 8:09 am
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EmmaW84
15 January 2015
Guide with Building new house with BurbankGuide with Building new house with Burbank
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Def a building inspector and apparently a min of 3 stages but the more the better. I can only afford 3 at this point. However with my contract I didn't get any third…

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EmmaW84
Jan 15, 2015 2:43 pm
EmmaW84
14 January 2015
Buildling with Burbank Cyan 2800Buildling with Burbank Cyan 2800
VIC

Look up Things You Forget - Summary.... it is very comprehensive. We also doubled our power points in most rooms, put a tap behind fridge, put a gas point in alfresco...

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EmmaW84
Jan 14, 2015 9:37 am
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Anocha
Nov 23, 2014 4:53 am
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Here's a couple of photos of the same bricks with off white mortar and plain mortar, and don't forget there are various versions of off white…

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bpratt
Nov 05, 2014 9:32 am
Leonardo_23
7 October 2014
Independent Building Inspector - Point Cook areaIndependent Building Inspector - Point Cook area
VIC

Hi knight, Problem soil area I believe... good luck if slab already poured. As to building inspector do you mean building consultant? You already have a Building…

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Leonardo_23
Oct 07, 2014 3:53 pm

oOoh One other thing I forgot to Comment on. I received tonnes of pms about our digital…

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fzncloud
Sep 22, 2014 11:44 am
Burnsfirsttime
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17 September 2014
Does this seem right to you?Does this seem right to you?
VIC

The lighter line that you see on the drawing is for the support at the back of the shelf. If it was at the front it would be a dark line like the front edge of the shelf.…

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Burnsfirsttime
Sep 17, 2014 9:25 am
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dsbuild
4 September 2014
Double Story Build - Photos and an UpdateDouble Story Build - Photos and an Update
VIC
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Nice dsbuild! Colours look great! R they the pics from ur PCI appointment? I like ur double vanity in ur ensuite too. We've just reached fixing…

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dsbuild
Sep 04, 2014 8:58 pm
dosai22
3 September 2014
Burbank Home in EynesburyBurbank Home in Eynesbury
VIC
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Thanks ds build I get keys tomorrow and going away overseas for a couple of weeks haha

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dosai22
Sep 03, 2014 12:24 pm
nickvee
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2 September 2014
Our Burbank Lukin 2800 - 10 Months On!Our Burbank Lukin 2800 - 10 Months On!
VIC
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Hey Pippa, All sorted. Burbank came out and had a look last Friday. They are going to fix the kitchen. They are not going to fix the mortar yet as they have said…

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nickvee
Sep 02, 2014 1:32 pm
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Prescott_Build
25 August 2014
Building the Burbank PrescottBuilding the Burbank Prescott
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Hi mentone, good to see your thread as well and your PCI booked! It all seems to be happening at once lol. We got our final invoice which we have sent to the bank. Once…

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Prescott_Build
Aug 25, 2014 8:14 pm
Prescott_Build
3 August 2014
Burbank - Feedback pleaseBurbank - Feedback please
VIC
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Really happy with Burbank. Fast, great quality, flexible and we are happy with our prices.

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Prescott_Build
Aug 03, 2014 8:45 pm
Ponzu
24 July 2014
Building Yale 2500 by Burbank, VictoriaBuilding Yale 2500 by Burbank, Victoria
VIC

Hope your living areas are at the front of the house then ;) otherwise your living areas realy are getting south east sun, which is early on and then non existent for the…

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Ponzu
Jul 24, 2014 2:59 pm
dsbuild
24 June 2014
Burbank Ascent 2500Burbank Ascent 2500
VIC
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How exciting it has all worked out the way you want. We take a LONG time to make decisions. So we also went to edge prepared and ran out of time. Once we went for our…

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dsbuild
Jun 24, 2014 10:19 pm
sneakersss
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14 May 2014
terrible experience with my builderterrible experience with my builder
VIC
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Okay. So, I've read this thread from the start a couple of times. Then I've gone back to the original post and read it a few more times. What exactly is the point of…

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sneakersss
May 14, 2014 2:57 am
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Bluesuede
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17 April 2014
Build Time in Contract for a Single Storey Burbank HomeBuild Time in Contract for a Single Storey Burbank Home
VIC

The contract has it well padded out in their favour. Advise them that the construction period in the contract is excessive for a house of that size and you wish to have it…

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Bluesuede
Apr 17, 2014 7:05 pm
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bashworth
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3 April 2014
North Facing Block, East or West living areas?North Facing Block, East or West living areas?
VIC

Don't know about dark tiles as they will soak up the heat from the afternoon sun. I would probably think fairly hard about the window sizes, and avoid full height…

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bashworth
Apr 03, 2014 4:36 pm
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1rocky
16 March 2014
I'm Building but when should I sell my current home?I'm Building but when should I sell my current home?
VIC

start decluttering and if you can move as much into storage . my house started in november 2012 i put the house on the market mid jan 2013 aand it sold in three weeks …

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1rocky
Mar 16, 2014 8:48 pm
trambay
18 January 2014
Building my first Home at Encore, PlumptonBuilding my first Home at Encore, Plumpton
VIC

Which cornell are you building? I'm building 1900 with no change to their design, hope will see your updates later.

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trambay
Jan 18, 2014 6:20 pm
maximus
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17 December 2013
Forgot kitchen cabinet. Pay for variations or go outside?Forgot kitchen cabinet. Pay for variations or go outside?
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Matching up the laminex shouldn't bee too hard. Also need to find an exact match for the handle.

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maximus
Dec 17, 2013 6:09 pm
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Tambo66
31 October 2013
lot 3023 (21) Fleur Waylot 3023 (21) Fleur Way
VIC

Hi everyone we are building the Burbank house on lot 3023 Fleur Way. We have been looking at this forum for a while now and thought it was time to jump on and say hello.…

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Tambo66
Oct 31, 2013 8:07 pm
kittyranch
21 October 2013
Building nightmare with Burbank - Forrester 4300Building nightmare with Burbank - Forrester 4300
VIC

I don't tend to take no as an answer. If it is your house and you want it and it is physically possible it can be done. I know how much we are paying for it so I want it…

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kittyranch
Oct 21, 2013 10:17 am
meowsy
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30 September 2013
Starting again - building a Burbank townhouseStarting again - building a Burbank townhouse
VIC

Oh, well so sounds like a silver lining. Must be to do with the subdivision or something. Well, look forward to seeing the new build with PD! 2

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meowsy
Sep 30, 2013 2:29 pm
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Wateman
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8 July 2013
1st home buyers : TurnKey package - Burnbank1st home buyers : TurnKey package - Burnbank
VIC
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Hi devils_advocate, Just wondering how your build is going or if you have any updates? I am thinking about purchasing an almost identical townhouse by Burbank in…

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Wateman
Jul 08, 2013 4:52 pm
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pauly99
Jun 07, 2013 10:55 am
Planet Express
24 May 2013
Building with Burbank...Building with Burbank...
VIC
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I had to pay mine and I caught other tradies using my tap as well as site Manager telling a tradie 3 doors down off for running a hose to my tap! On a lighter note... my…

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Planet Express
May 24, 2013 12:19 am
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1rocky
May 03, 2013 6:20 pm
Aston Boy
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31 January 2013
Our Burbank PrescottOur Burbank Prescott
VIC
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Taking away the FHG hasn't helped either (not that we qualify). Funny you should mention the busy roads. We just sold our house in Pascoe Vale South which is about 10-15…

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Aston Boy
Jan 31, 2013 12:39 pm
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doublej2500
8 November 2012
Burbank SOHO2400- were in!*pics*Burbank SOHO2400- were in!*pics*
VIC
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Wow looks great :z: we have the same taste...I have the same colour pergola from Stratco (updated my thread)..what do u plan to do under the pergola Concrete ? Love ure…

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doublej2500
Nov 08, 2012 8:59 pm

Long time since my last post. It has been over 4 months since we moved into our house. Here is a picture of our back Pergola - Stratco Outback with exposed…

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doublej2500
Nov 07, 2012 9:30 am



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