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Satria
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Dennis Family homes build in Melbourne west. FHOG.Venetia 23Dennis Family homes build in Melbourne west. FHOG.Venetia 23
VIC
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Almost went along with DFH but they was no display homes that we could visit for the designs that the new home consultant suggested for our block. However from the…

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Satria
Apr 29, 2017 8:23 am
rtforresters
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Building with Dennis Family HomesBuilding with Dennis Family Homes
VIC
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It has been very stressful and after the end of contract all you get is $250pw. It won't even cover the rent that we now have to take up. I have heard about their…

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rtforresters
Apr 28, 2017 10:35 pm
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rattleAU
23 March
Anyone building the Kimberley through Dennis Family?Anyone building the Kimberley through Dennis Family?
VIC

We've been considering the Kimberly 30. If you are in Victoria, they have one that is being handed over and the owners are letting them show it between 10:30am and 12:30pm…

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rattleAU
Mar 23, 2017 4:15 pm
Momiji
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7 November 2016
Independent Building InspectionsIndependent Building Inspections
VIC

We also had our pre-pour inspection last Wednesday and apparently the concrete was poured today but I haven't received confirmation verbally or in writing or photos to…

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Momiji
Nov 07, 2016 10:08 pm
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carrie8
6 October 2016
Venetia 25 Dennis Family HomesVenetia 25 Dennis Family Homes
VIC

Following as we are building venetia 23! exciting!

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carrie8
Oct 06, 2016 9:10 am
aloenyx
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18 September 2016
Dennis Family Homes - promotionsDennis Family Homes - promotions
VIC

This is always a tricky one. Builders use promos and price jumps to push you into signing up quickly, before you see something else you like better. I've been watching a…

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aloenyx
Sep 18, 2016 2:27 pm
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rtforresters
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7 July 2016
Dennis Family Homes - Princeton 25Dennis Family Homes - Princeton 25
VIC
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Thanks for the info. Hopefully we have a good SS and will allow additional things that we had forgotten. Enjoy your beautiful new home.

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rtforresters
Jul 07, 2016 4:07 pm
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rondy
29 June 2016
Venetia 25 by DFHVenetia 25 by DFH
VIC

Great to see another Dennis build! I hope all went ok with your contract. We are building the Hawkesdale (plan no longer available). We signed contracts on 1/5/16 & our…

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rondy
Jun 29, 2016 7:58 pm
Beetaloo
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10 April 2016
Waterproofing = tiling? Confused with requirementsWaterproofing = tiling? Confused with requirements
VIC

Water proofing is a separate process to tiling. Tiling only provides a water resistant surface, tiling by itself is not a water proof finish. Water proofing typically…

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Beetaloo
Apr 10, 2016 9:45 am
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bashworth
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16 February 2016
Brick surface - concave better?Brick surface - concave better?
VIC

Concave bricks are a new one on me! Are you sure they are not talking about the mortar joints (see http://anewhouse.com.au/2013/06/brickwo ... ar-joints/)

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bashworth
Feb 16, 2016 8:06 pm
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It has been while I haven't updated the progress here. Just finished the front yard landscaping all I need to do is plant some hardy plants in front and I am…

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bjasani
Jan 30, 2016 9:16 pm
gootza
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19 January 2016
Our Build: Dennis Family Homes "Oxford"Our Build: Dennis Family Homes "Oxford"
VIC
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No worries at all! Yes of course I will! Good luck with everything, I hope your experience is as pleasant as ours was. :z:

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gootza
Jan 19, 2016 6:17 pm
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janidbest
6 November 2015
Dennis family Venetia 29Dennis family Venetia 29
VIC

@julia1301 it's perfect if you have more east facing because sun travels along from your garage to alfresco across living area.. Sleeping on south west is recommended…

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janidbest
Nov 06, 2015 11:33 am
sanremo
28 September 2015
Any one building with Dennis Family Manor Lakes(Melb)Any one building with Dennis Family Manor Lakes(Melb)
VIC

Hello Team, I am planning to buy in recent release, any neighbours or peps other than above to geeks.?

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sanremo
Sep 28, 2015 4:52 pm
gazish
9 September 2015
Dennis Family HomesDennis Family Homes
VIC

Hey gengenm, What series are you looking at? Aspiration or Inspiration? We are building with DFH, infact did our color appt today. We are building Venetia 23 aspiration…

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gazish
Sep 09, 2015 10:12 pm
bpratt
21 July 2015
Need a vent and DFH I'm not enjoying building with...Need a vent and DFH I'm not enjoying building with...
VIC

I still can't believe that photo showing the batten fittings with a shade above them. I sure hope you didn't have to pay extra for the shade attached to the batten.

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bpratt
Jul 21, 2015 7:59 pm
Kikomatching
19 March 2015
Beaufort Model House from Dennis Family HomesBeaufort Model House from Dennis Family Homes
NSW

Hi All, I am considering to build new house model Beaufort from DFH. I would appreciate someone who had this model and give me feedback, please before…

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Kikomatching
Mar 19, 2015 8:22 am
Leonardo_23
19 September 2014
Dennis Family Build Quality- Interested to build "Hastings"Dennis Family Build Quality- Interested to build "Hastings"
VIC

Hi Guys, I have actually seen 2 such homes by that builder and each was well above average for large builders. Ask who is going to supervise and what experience they…

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Leonardo_23
Sep 19, 2014 2:46 am
sal032
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1 September 2014
Our First Home Build DFH - BendigoOur First Home Build DFH - Bendigo
VIC
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Hi Everyone, Thanks so much for the lovely comments. I have published a new blog "Moving In" , photos of our house being lived in :) Enjoy.

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sal032
Sep 01, 2014 10:16 pm
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SaveH2O
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26 January 2014
Local GeotechLocal Geotech
VIC

You can search here within any radius of where you are: http://www.consultaustralia.com.au/Find ... earch.aspx

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SaveH2O
Jan 26, 2014 10:22 am
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sal032
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28 September 2013
Warralily Coast Dennis Family HomesWarralily Coast Dennis Family Homes
QLD

Hi Mark, I wouldn't bother paying the 5k to lock in the current promotion unless you have already selected a design, sometimes their promotions are only on particular…

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sal032
Sep 28, 2013 10:17 am
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juski
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10 July 2013
A new build in the bushA new build in the bush
NSW

Hi cec1974! I see there haven't been many updates to your thread - any photos coming up? Would love to see your colours as you said they were similar to ours. I assume you…

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juski
Jul 10, 2013 8:06 pm
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ben/melissa
19 May 2013
Our Columbia 211 Dennis Family HomeOur Columbia 211 Dennis Family Home
VIC
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Well its been a long time and how things change dramatically firstly we didnt go ahead with the new house couple different factors from costing and factoring in the…

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ben/melissa
May 19, 2013 10:53 pm
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Apr 25, 2013 1:28 pm
gootza
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23 April 2013
How to save with building an Outdoor room?How to save with building an Outdoor room?
VIC

the outdoor rooms start at $8000 I think so you think we would not benefit from getting them to just build out the roof? I don't really know how it works to be honest lol.…

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gootza
Apr 23, 2013 9:41 pm
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our dream home
23 March 2013
Taking forever DFHTaking forever DFH
VIC
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Thought I'd update. We are now In march 2013 and been told that handover is very soon. We have our inspection on tuesday with the SS. We still don't have a splashback or…

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our dream home
Mar 23, 2013 7:54 am
Mac25
7 March 2013
Hartley 341 - Dennis Family Homes (College Views, Bundoora)Hartley 341 - Dennis Family Homes (College Views, Bundoora)
VIC
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Thanks, we are now in! We had a few issues but they are happy to resolve, still not happy with a few things so will bring up at 6 month visit.

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Mac25
Mar 07, 2013 11:00 am
building-expert
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7 March 2013
Anyone built or building with Dennis Family?Anyone built or building with Dennis Family?

We do a lot of stage inspections and over the years we have seen a lot of good and bad workmanship. Dennis Family Homes almost never comes up on a complaint radar. That…

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building-expert
Mar 07, 2013 5:00 am
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RagnarsWife
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16 February 2013
Building the Charlton29 with DFHBuilding the Charlton29 with DFH
VIC

nice to meet another fan of madagascar cabinets ::smile:: it really does look awesome cannot wait to see it is all done

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RagnarsWife
Feb 16, 2013 10:18 pm
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our dream home
16 January 2013
Help with choosing render colour for my houseHelp with choosing render colour for my house
VIC

Good luck we are at lockup stage also but No render . We went with the savannah facade. What facade did u pick ?

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our dream home
Jan 15, 2013 11:34 pm
shellbelle
15 January 2013
Building The Harvard 271 With Dennis FamilyBuilding The Harvard 271 With Dennis Family
VIC

LOL yes we are :-) i have been very slack in updating this site... oh well it is sooooo exciting to be finally in. where abouts are you building? and have you joind the…

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shellbelle
Jan 15, 2013 6:24 pm
Leah_Com78
19 November 2012
building wth dennis family homes Ballaratbuilding wth dennis family homes Ballarat
VIC

Hi ks4, I too am building the Murchison so am very keen to see how your house comes along. I love your colour choices too! DH and I are "negotiating" at the moment. …

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Leah_Com78
Nov 19, 2012 7:23 pm
our dream home
6 September 2012
DFH Hartley 341 in SE burbsDFH Hartley 341 in SE burbs
VIC
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Those are the bricks we picked as well and was worried for the same reason but they look great thanks for pics we are building the Hartley 361 starting soon ( we hope)…

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our dream home
Sep 06, 2012 9:28 am
our dream home
29 August 2012
Dennis Family Homes - ContractDennis Family Homes - Contract
VIC

Hi all after months of paper work I finally got the permits and documents to hand over to the bank which means that hopefully in the next few days we will get our site…

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our dream home
Aug 29, 2012 6:13 pm
Mac25
23 August 2012
Building DF Harvard @ Ascot (Bendigo)Building DF Harvard @ Ascot (Bendigo)
VIC
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Thanks, I though it was, I am now starting to worry that it will look awful, I have found the steel line range have a timber look that actually looks genuine and nice…

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Mac25
Aug 23, 2012 1:31 pm
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Ashkate
Aug 14, 2012 5:06 pm
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boofnmike
9 August 2012
our CoLumbia.. loving life in the hunt Club!!our CoLumbia.. loving life in the hunt Club!!
VIC
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hi there, would it be possible for someone to post a pic of the carpet colour "lipson drizzle " for me to have a look, can not find it anywhere on the computer! if you…

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boofnmike
Aug 09, 2012 11:50 am
our dream home
8 August 2012
Building Hartley by Dennis Family HomesBuilding Hartley by Dennis Family Homes
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We are building the Hartley 361 it's taken 4 months with many mistakes on the contracts. Finally we were told today that they are aiming to start building end of this…

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our dream home
Aug 08, 2012 6:52 pm
Deemaree
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12 June 2012
Building 1st timeBuilding 1st time
VIC
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Hoping that the next few days sees it all done! :D

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Deemaree
Jun 12, 2012 8:15 pm
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Goalump
18 April 2012
First home project - DFH BrookdaleFirst home project - DFH Brookdale
VIC

I thought it was that. The number of days outlined is 210, but a number of my friends have said it should take less, depending on the weather (fingers crossed).

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Goalump
Apr 18, 2012 10:50 am
Mclaren
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27 February 2012
Herbiecat's Hartley - flooring pics for the piggies pg 42Herbiecat's Hartley - flooring pics for the piggies pg 42
VIC
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... any pic updates for us pic piggies ... would love to see how you've settled in ...

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Mclaren
Feb 27, 2012 11:25 am
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Kaytee
Sep 24, 2011 10:44 pm
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pattycake4
16 July 2011
Dennis Family HomesDennis Family Homes
VIC

Maybe you had same S S as my friends daughter,.

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pattycake4
Jul 16, 2011 10:48 pm
CA3105
13 July 2011
Signing the Contract with Known future variationsSigning the Contract with Known future variations
VIC

Hi, this is a good thread. Almost the same case here. Our builder informed us that the building permit has been approved. We have signed…

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CA3105
Jul 13, 2011 11:59 pm
alt0160
12 July 2011
idea options for the houseidea options for the house
VIC

It wont hurt to ask, you may be pleasently surprised. Our builder has allowed us to purchase and supply a number of things, one of which is a custom made cavity sliding…

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alt0160
Jul 12, 2011 12:04 pm
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sashla
Jun 29, 2011 9:45 pm
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Stormy
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27 June 2011
Self Networking the homeSelf Networking the home
VIC

In all honesty, you are much better to get the builder to do it and include it in your contract. We signed a clause in our contract that allowed…

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Stormy
Jun 27, 2011 5:27 pm
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