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bank
bank
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JG King Lexington 240 - Final Push

JG King Lexington 240 - Final Push
VIC
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We don't have one in the cupboard. I think the only standard one was the washing machine one. We added one above and below the bench, i think, doubting myself now.

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bank
Oct 17, 2017 10:01 am
bank
bank
bank
13 October

Our new home

Our new home
VIC
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We had painters for 6 days, inside and eaves only. Although all of our 2 colour coats were done in a day (except 1 and half bedrooms which were done on the saturday), so…

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bank
Oct 13, 2017 9:42 am
bank
emts
emts
9 October

Building Urbis 1 with JG King in Kialla

Building Urbis 1 with JG King in Kialla

Great to hear, Is your building supervisors initials MB? hope so as he has been awesome on our build

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emts
Oct 09, 2017 4:53 pm
emts
emts
emts
26 September

JG King -Urbis 1

JG King -Urbis 1

Maybe just the Shepparton branch is good, friends started with them a few months after us and they are ahead of us! (smaller build however)

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emts
Sep 27, 2017 12:05 am
emts
bank
bank
5 July

Building Lexington 240

Building Lexington 240
VIC
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Exactly what I thought, it would increase my chances but no guarantees, especially when they don't know it's there. I don't think I will get anywhere asking them to do…

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bank
Jul 05, 2017 2:31 pm
bank
bluetitan
bluetitan
9 June

New Build in Melton West with JG King

New Build in Melton West with JG King
WA

I couldnt emphasis Doc Freemans comments more, some things just arent what they seem!

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bluetitan
Jun 09, 2017 11:30 pm

Mhm, mine is pretty standard, though not with that builder. Everything in my kitchen was included in base price, except for extending the overhead cupboards and high…

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aloenyx
May 30, 2017 8:28 pm
aloenyx
bank
bank
27 May

Our second home-JG King Memphis - We are in!

Our second home-JG King Memphis - We are in!
VIC
1 ... 46, 47, 48

Hi guys, how are things going? You must be in 3 months by now? Have you had your 3 month inspection?

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bank
May 27, 2017 10:32 am
bank
marshi
marshi
18 May

Is anyone building a jgking belva??

Is anyone building a jgking belva??
VIC

We are looking to build this house but there are no displays at it is a fairly new plan apparently? Anyone have one/building one?

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marshi
May 18, 2017 10:15 am
bank
bank
5 May

Building 2 storey house with JG KING steel ATLAS 2

Building 2 storey house with JG KING steel ATLAS 2
VIC

Not in our experience, although it was a while ago. You will see actual colour samples not pictures but they are small. A good look around the colour room prior to the…

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bank
May 05, 2017 11:49 am
bank
Doc Freeman
Doc Freeman
28 March

Building with JG King

Building with JG King

Sounds reminiscent of our experience with JG King. Their communication once we got to construction was pathetic, and customer focus was non-existent. They even boast that…

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Doc Freeman
Mar 28, 2017 12:04 am
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surtees
Mar 16, 2017 11:43 am
surtees
surtees
surtees
21 January

New house.... Corner plot

New house.... Corner plot
VIC

Ah bit of a pain about the easement but soinds like you have had a postive outcome with changing blocks good to hear. Hope the build goes well can wait to watch it.

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surtees
Jan 21, 2017 7:50 am
surtees
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Nico
Jan 17, 2017 1:19 pm
Nico
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Nico
Jan 13, 2017 9:43 pm
Nico
Nico
Nico
26 December 2016

JG King build. PICS, PICS & TIPS!!!

JG King build. PICS, PICS & TIPS!!!
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Good read. Sorry about your issues. Can you tell me what brand/model the kitchen rangehood is? I like it.

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Nico
Dec 26, 2016 2:58 pm
Nico

Settling in well, no major issues. No further cracked bricks or mortar. The towel rails and toilet roll holders all fell off. Was easy to fix though. A few architraves…

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Fleeb
Nov 20, 2016 8:33 pm
nsnvas
nsnvas
13 May 2016

Building custom home with JG King

Building custom home with JG King
VIC
1, 2

Finally 90 day (almost 5 months later) inspection completed. Everything was super slow. Many things could have been done better. There are few issues i would like to…

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nsnvas
May 13, 2016 5:57 pm
Bremey01
Bremey01
27 December 2015

New Jg King build!!

New Jg King build!!
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Our lawn is looking super lush and green now that we've been getting heaps and heaps of water into it!

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Bremey01
Dec 27, 2015 7:52 pm
jimmyk
jimmyk
5 October 2015

Anyone built Memphis by JG King or built in Mildura with JG

Anyone built Memphis by JG King or built in Mildura with JG
VIC

Hi there just noticed your post and am imterested to know about yiur experience and how your build went We only just signed to also build the memphis and would love a chat

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jimmyk
Oct 05, 2015 10:55 pm
James1985
James1985
14 September 2015

Our JG King Renaissance 295 Blog

Our JG King Renaissance 295 Blog
VIC

Yes, we has another inspector from an alternate company who inspected slab and frame stage. We did away with him as he missed some basic stuff. Should have had Darren…

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James1985
Sep 14, 2015 7:19 pm
James1985
James1985
12 September 2015

Inspector reccomending total brick rework - JGKing PCI Stage

Inspector reccomending total brick rework - JGKing PCI Stage
VIC

Morning all, Have been building a 42square build with JGKing since November14, and had our independent inspector though for PCI this week. He gave us a daming report,…

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James1985
Sep 12, 2015 4:18 pm
julia1301
julia1301
5 September 2015

jg king memphis

jg king memphis
VIC

How did you go jimmyk, are you still looking to build the memphis?

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julia1301
Sep 05, 2015 3:50 pm
julia1301
jimmyk
jimmyk
24 August 2015

New build JG King Homes- Bacchus 2

New build JG King Homes- Bacchus 2
VIC

Hi guys also here from geelong and the wife and i are about to sign up to build the memphis . Only prob is im hesitant to sign up without seeing the house , as there are…

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jimmyk
Aug 24, 2015 9:10 pm
nsnvas
nsnvas
2 April 2015

Are my expectations from independent building inspector too

Are my expectations from independent building inspector too
VIC

Hi, I am also building knock down and building new home with JG King in Cheltenham, Victoria. Where are you building yours?

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nsnvas
Apr 02, 2015 10:02 am
Princesssarrah06
Princesssarrah06
9 January 2015

Building with J G King

Building with J G King
VIC

Hi did you decide on building with JG King at all? I'd be intested in hearing your story of you have, as we are in the process of building with them now.

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Princesssarrah06
Jan 09, 2015 10:45 pm
building-expert
building-expert
30 September 2014

Can I outsource something during my build? [VIC]

Can I outsource something during my build? [VIC]
VIC

As a builder myself I would not allow owner to bring anyone else to my site. Why would I? If you want something done then pay me to do it. If as a builder you do it then…

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building-expert
Sep 30, 2014 9:31 am
building-expert
sauso
sauso
24 May 2014

Building in Curlewis - JG King Homes

Building in Curlewis - JG King Homes
VIC

My site cost were were 15k plus 5 for bal. wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. We require some piers and a cut as we have natural fill on the block.

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sauso
May 24, 2014 10:32 pm
nsnvas
nsnvas
9 April 2014

Knock down and build new home with JG King - VIC

Knock down and build new home with JG King - VIC
VIC

Hi, I've started knock down and rebuild double storey home with JG King in South east of Victoria. I am bit nervous with my process. Anyone got any experience…

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nsnvas
Apr 09, 2014 3:48 pm
joey2506
joey2506
6 April 2014

Our build with JG King

Our build with JG King
VIC
1, 2, 3

Searched the forum to find some JG King reviews and came across this thread, wasn't the kind of endorsement I was after as I'm also looking to build in the same area as…

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joey2506
Apr 06, 2014 10:15 pm
istephendj
istephendj
12 February 2014

Building with JG King

Building with JG King
VIC

How did you guys go with your builds? Just wanting to know roughly how long it took from painting till handover? We are about to have ours start painting so am Curious.

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istephendj
Feb 12, 2014 11:32 am
istephendj
istephendj
21 November 2013

Would you recommend JG KING? bit nervous!

Would you recommend JG KING? bit nervous!
1, 2

I know this is an old thread but every time I type in building with JG King, this thread keeps popping up. When I was doing my research on JG King, I kept getting old…

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istephendj
Nov 21, 2013 4:52 pm
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LeanneR
Sep 03, 2013 7:08 pm
LeanneR
sarzza
sarzza
17 January 2013

JG King ZEST Facade...anyone got it?

JG King ZEST Facade...anyone got it?
VIC

hi, I really really hope you get this since u posted this so long ago.. we are building and are using the zest façade.. in the picture of the rendering it looks like…

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sarzza
Jan 17, 2013 5:14 pm
lyndarumate
lyndarumate
8 December 2012

Hi... & a question on Site Costs/gradings + council permits

Hi... & a question on Site Costs/gradings + council permits
VIC

I would also suggest to finalise the site cost and have it REAL fixed site cost as this builder is known for surprice site costs after entering into contract. If you have…

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lyndarumate
Dec 08, 2012 1:37 pm
roomate
roomate
30 October 2012

First Home Buyer - Wyndham Vale VIC !

First Home Buyer - Wyndham Vale VIC !
VIC
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Yeah , I had to do the same thing , and i Spoke with Sunland and they gave me this guy's number by the name of Bernie , He came and installed it next day ( i guess i paid…

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roomate
Oct 30, 2012 3:11 pm
Dexter
Dexter
3 July 2012

How much 'room' is there when negotiating $ on a new build?

How much 'room' is there when negotiating $ on a new build?
VIC
1, 2

Hi Hack, our T&C say we can't bring in any trades etc. So I'm def a bit worried when i get to pre-start and get to lighting and switches. I can see $20k+ just for these…

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Dexter
Jul 03, 2012 4:53 pm
jimgem
jimgem
11 December 2011

Kensington Gardens Estate, Drouin VIC

Kensington Gardens Estate, Drouin VIC
VIC

After many weeks of waiting for contracts.....we finally got them!! All signed, hopefully finance will be approved before xmas and we book in a start date for early Jan. I…

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jimgem
Dec 11, 2011 9:35 pm
sinner51
sinner51
29 June 2011

Our Urbis -JG king homes

Our Urbis -JG king homes
VIC

hi trubby , we are building the urbis in ballarat at the moment. being bricked at the moment. going really well after a slow start

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sinner51
Jun 29, 2011 9:20 pm
naybo87
naybo87
3 January 2011

Building our 'Urbis' Ballarat

Building our 'Urbis' Ballarat
VIC
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Thanks for your help, I cant wait to see pics of the garden... :) I've been looking at day/night blinds aswell, not 100% sure if they work or not. They look awesome thou!

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naybo87
Jan 03, 2011 7:33 pm
Angela2106
Angela2106
14 September 2010

The process - Building Urbis home with JG King

The process - Building Urbis home with JG King
VIC

Thanks! We have already read most of that thread. It was a fantastic help! We could see lots of things we did/didn't want to add in our own colours and designs.

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Angela2106
Sep 14, 2010 12:29 pm
Vasan
Vasan
6 August 2010

My New home - Caraway 165

My New home - Caraway 165
VIC

Finished colour selection.. Bricks- PGH Thredbo Roof & Gutters - Woodland grey Fascia, Downpipes & Garage - Paper bark Window & door frames - Woodland…

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Vasan
Aug 06, 2010 10:31 pm
upsydaisy
upsydaisy
1 August 2010

JG King Home

JG King Home
VIC

Welcome to the forum. Good luck with your build. There is a search function you can use (up the top) that will help you find threads that are relevant. As with all…

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upsydaisy
Aug 01, 2010 8:12 am
upsydaisy
Vasan
Vasan
30 May 2010

New Home with JG King

New Home with JG King
VIC

They have't given me the site costs yet. But from the soil test that I got done privately I came to know that it is clay area and H slab is required. Nothing mentioned about rocks.

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Vasan
May 30, 2010 4:17 pm
carlswil
carlswil
28 May 2010

JG KING HOMES - WYNDHAM VALE VIC

JG KING HOMES - WYNDHAM VALE VIC
VIC

My partners sister built with them. It took them 18 months to actually get started on their house. I think it actually took them going to their office and making a…

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carlswil
May 28, 2010 10:15 pm
nicole80
nicole80
24 January 2010

Building our Armadale 230 with JG KING in Wyndham Vale !

Building our Armadale 230 with JG KING in Wyndham Vale !
VIC

Hi Richo ! Thanks for the feedback - its daunting thats for sure ! So far i cant say ive been overly impressed with JG KING, the only reason were really still with them…

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nicole80
Jan 24, 2010 4:58 pm
iTalk
iTalk
23 December 2009

Our home.. The Caraway 175 from JG King

Our home.. The Caraway 175 from JG King
VIC
1, 2, 3

I think Alex has already moved in. I saw his car in front of his house last Saturday. His house looks fantastic :D

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iTalk
Dec 23, 2009 1:39 pm
iTalk
jane2512
jane2512
15 December 2009

Building with JG King Homes

Building with JG King Homes
VIC

Well finally back again... it's been a hectic few months... We decided on JG King in the end and signed contracts the day the FHOG&B started dwindling down (end Oct). …

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jane2512
Dec 15, 2009 11:49 am


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