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RnR_Miamidream
RnR_Miamidream
28 October

MJH - Miami 16 Builders - Classic cladded facade -Pictures?

MJH - Miami 16 Builders - Classic cladded facade -Pictures?
NSW

Hi Everyone, New to forum. We are building a Miami 16 in the Wollondilly area - south…

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RnR_Miamidream
Oct 28, 2017 4:20 pm

Hi guys long time since I’ve been on here. It’s been 2 year since we had moved into our MJH. Just wanting to see how other people have gone with defects and major…

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gohmsen
Oct 26, 2017 6:51 pm
ange80c
ange80c
23 September

Monte Carlo Exec with Rear Activities KDR Fairfield NSW

Monte Carlo Exec with Rear Activities KDR Fairfield NSW
NSW

Update: Our D.A has been submitted to council. Now the wait begins...

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ange80c
Sep 23, 2017 8:20 am
Brightsea
Brightsea
17 September

McDonald Jones

McDonald Jones
NSW

Hi Guys, I'm just about to enter a build with MJH and put the deposit down for the Miami 16 Executive house with some minor modifications. The…

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Brightsea
Sep 17, 2017 7:42 pm
Berek
Berek
16 August

McDonald Jones - site access, steel frame and data cabling

McDonald Jones - site access, steel frame and data cabling
NSW

If it’s brick then easy to drop cable on outside walls as there is a gap. Much harder on inside walls unless you know exactly where the holes are and if they go through…

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Berek
Aug 16, 2017 10:38 pm
BrisJay
BrisJay
10 August

Mcdonald Jones homes in QLD - North Lakes

Mcdonald Jones homes in QLD - North Lakes
QLD

I should point out that I actually dealt with the guy from Newport. I don't know if they still have the North Lakes display open but when I first posted this thread, the…

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BrisJay
Aug 10, 2017 11:42 pm
msresearcher
msresearcher
9 August

Tulloch from Mcdonald Jones

Tulloch from Mcdonald Jones

Hi there has anyone built one of the tulloch design from Mcdonald Jones. Would love to hear feedback and see pics? How fleixble are mcdonald jones in altering floor plans? TIA

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msresearcher
Aug 09, 2017 11:11 am
aden
aden
1 August

Anyone building with McDonald Jones in Newcastle?

Anyone building with McDonald Jones in Newcastle?
NSW

i have included flooring tiles and carpet and tiling to the alfresco areas . look at lighting and what you need. also i am getting frosted glass on the bathrooms…

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aden
Aug 01, 2017 12:53 pm
aden
aden
26 July

lyndhurst mcdonald jones homes

lyndhurst mcdonald jones homes
NSW

hi has anyone built a modified mcdonald jones homes lyndhurst we are looking at having a 6 to 7 bedroom lyndhurst grnade. thanks any images plans etc would be great thanks

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aden
Jul 26, 2017 5:16 pm
swell
swell
5 July

Seaview 16 info

Seaview 16 info
NSW

With Mcdonald Jones

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swell
Jul 05, 2017 8:36 am
Kadyno
Kadyno
4 June

McDonald jones Lyndhurst

McDonald jones Lyndhurst
NSW

No problems shar, you can come and have a look. My email is thealexander5@bigpond.com. If you email me I can give you my mobile Number

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Kadyno
Jun 04, 2017 7:05 pm

Building Experinces with McDonaldjones

Building Experinces with McDonaldjones
NSW

Hi there We have paid a deposit but we are still waiting of land to go through council so its very early days for us. We havent done any selections yet although they have…

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sandrandross
May 22, 2017 11:58 am

The McDonald Jones TULLOCH 31 - North Kellyville

The McDonald Jones TULLOCH 31 - North Kellyville
NSW

Thanks guys we have 15m for $3150 ? three sides are fenced with paling fences

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seaside retreat
May 01, 2017 9:11 pm
jcrabbitoh
jcrabbitoh
31 March

McDonald Jones Homes

McDonald Jones Homes
NSW
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The link you supplied appears to be just your photos and comments. Where is the new forum?

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jcrabbitoh
Mar 31, 2017 8:34 am
algernon
algernon
9 February

Building Contract Issues

Building Contract Issues
NSW

Agreed - I suspect they're trying to scare/pressure you into going ahead with them. If you haven't already had a solicitor review your contract, please do so now. It…

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algernon
Feb 09, 2017 11:34 am
abby22
abby22
8 November 2016

Building with mcdonald jones in the Coffs harbour region

Building with mcdonald jones in the Coffs harbour region
NSW

14 complaints in one month (August), is hardly a small number. McDonald Jones Homes made the list again in September. Management 101 - in order to deal with a problem,…

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abby22
Nov 08, 2016 5:30 pm
drgitu
drgitu
12 October 2016

Mcdonald Jones Homes - Miami 16 executive slightly modified

Mcdonald Jones Homes - Miami 16 executive slightly modified
NSW

Hi, bulding Miani as well, I'd be keen to see the modified designs, however the blog 'http://mcdonaldmiami16.blogspot.com.au/' seems to be down... thanks Git

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drgitu
Oct 12, 2016 5:56 pm
Dreambuild12
Dreambuild12
30 September 2016

Redoing the mcdonald jones kitchen after handover

Redoing the mcdonald jones kitchen after handover
NSW

Local kitchen company's in Newcastle and the hunter valley I would recommend both Hunter Kitchen King and Valley Kitchens. I have used both and have both produced an…

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Dreambuild12
Sep 30, 2016 8:26 am
Lyndhurst106
Lyndhurst106
22 August 2016

buidling hunter valley with Mcdonald jones homes

buidling hunter valley with Mcdonald jones homes
NSW

Lyndhurst106 replied: Sorry that I cannot answer your questions, but very interested in your dilemma. We have only just signed with mjh and also building in the Hunter.…

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Lyndhurst106
Aug 22, 2016 3:12 pm
angela83
angela83
5 August 2016

Caddens penrith

Caddens penrith
NSW
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Driveway - we will either be going through excite concrete or sdh concrete (very very similar in price, there was only $20 difference) Have seen both companies work and…

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angela83
Aug 05, 2016 1:10 pm
san-marino16
san-marino16
17 July 2016

who else is building in Oran Park with MJH ?

who else is building in Oran Park with MJH ?
NSW

Hi everyone, :D I am fairly new to this forum, been browsing this forum for ideas.I found it extremely helpful for our colour selections and other stuff. our land is…

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san-marino16
Jul 17, 2016 1:22 am
kyliebsmith
kyliebsmith
21 April 2016

Warranty Issues

Warranty Issues
NSW

Oh no !!! My advice is to talk to a manager. Talk to the building authority for you state. Call a lawyer. Call everyone and anyone who will listen, mould is pretty bad

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kyliebsmith
Apr 21, 2016 8:28 pm
Craigbrankstone
Craigbrankstone
31 March 2016

McDonald Jones PCI

McDonald Jones PCI
NSW

Hi there, all went well. We had PCI moved to the next day and this ended up being with SS Manager who managed to get just about everything we mentioned in the PCI done…

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Craigbrankstone
Mar 31, 2016 11:49 am
STAUBS
STAUBS
8 March 2016

is anybody building in fletcher with Mcdonld jones

is anybody building in fletcher with Mcdonld jones
NSW

Hi Manni001 We are building in Fletcher with MJH - have our block cut awaiting on slab to be poured :) Where about's in Fletcher are you and which MJH house have you choosen?

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STAUBS
Mar 08, 2016 3:27 pm
SMIT
SMIT
23 January 2016

McDonald Jones Home - Miami 15, Miami 16, Miami Excutive

McDonald Jones Home - Miami 15, Miami 16, Miami Excutive
NSW

Hi Everyone, Just thought Id post a quick note here and add further details later. Ive appreciated reading about others experiences with the plans. We are building a…

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SMIT
Jan 23, 2016 4:57 pm
Kadyno
Kadyno
11 November 2015

Building a MDJ Lyndhurst

Building a MDJ Lyndhurst
NSW

We have just signed up with MDJ and are building a Lyndhurst. Just wondering if anyone has already built one as I would LOVE to have a little look PLEASE. We live in…

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Kadyno
Nov 11, 2015 4:45 am
peternkye
peternkye
19 September 2015

Anyone building Mcdonald Jones "Havana"

Anyone building Mcdonald Jones "Havana"
NSW

Im keeping the desk its ideal for my kids. Our dilema at the moment is whether to raise the ceiling height or not

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peternkye
Sep 19, 2015 8:21 am
Michony85
Michony85
10 September 2015

McDonald Jones Homes - Miami 16 Executive

McDonald Jones Homes - Miami 16 Executive
NSW

Hi Everyone, Hope this is the right place to post! We're looking at building a Miami 16 and can't decide between the facades. We were thinking of going with the Classic…

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Michony85
Sep 10, 2015 10:07 am
KateArnold
KateArnold
31 August 2015

McDonald Jones Homes - Chelsea One

McDonald Jones Homes - Chelsea One
NSW

Hi There, We have been placed on the construction list to start our Chelsea One home... they say within 20 days construction will start. What have peoples experiences…

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KateArnold
Aug 31, 2015 1:08 pm
Qld_Oasis
Qld_Oasis
29 August 2015

Feedback on 34sq Plan (MJH Oasis)

Feedback on 34sq Plan (MJH Oasis)
QLD

Hi Danni, We also had a budget like yours in mind at the start of the process. Our estimate for site costs is about $15k (flat site, H1 soil likely) + $5k for BAL 12.5. …

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Qld_Oasis
Aug 29, 2015 11:19 am
buildingasantorini
buildingasantorini
18 August 2015

Building Delays with MJH

Building Delays with MJH
NSW

Just reading through everyone's post asking how long between contracts etc. We signed our contract (3k deposit) back in June 2014. Land was registered in Oct 2014. Council…

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buildingasantorini
Aug 18, 2015 9:13 pm
Colester78
Colester78
12 August 2015

McDonald Jones Homes Colour Selections

McDonald Jones Homes Colour Selections
NSW

When we did our colour choice we could have Ceasarstone or Essastone - certain colours from both ranges come standard and then others attract an extra cost. We went with…

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Colester78
Aug 12, 2015 2:28 pm
joshjzx
joshjzx
31 July 2015

Who's Building In Heritage Parc Rutherford

Who's Building In Heritage Parc Rutherford
WA

Hi All, Been reading a little through this forum on everyones experiences, i am in the early stages of building in Heritage Parc, secured lot 82 and will be building with…

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joshjzx
Jul 31, 2015 3:03 pm
oneJohn
oneJohn
2 June 2015

Home hub/network and theatre wiring

Home hub/network and theatre wiring
NSW

The cost of materials isn't much, but there is the labour of running the cabling, the consultant time while you work all the layout out, and also the warranty liability…

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oneJohn
Jun 02, 2015 9:12 am
oneJohn
jetjono
jetjono
23 May 2015

Macdonald Jones

Macdonald Jones
NSW

My wife and i are building with MJH. You have to use Taubmans paint but i was wondering if anyone has used Dulux tints/colours? Do they allow this? I see no reason why…

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jetjono
May 23, 2015 10:53 pm
mon2711
mon2711
10 May 2015

McDonald Jones Nova Build - First home builders

McDonald Jones Nova Build - First home builders
NSW

Me and my partner are building a Macdonald Jones nova... We are first home builders so started a blog to follow our journey. Check it out! Just waiting on land rego…

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mon2711
May 10, 2015 1:44 pm
Grakat
Grakat
2 May 2015

McDonald Jones Bronte

McDonald Jones Bronte
NSW

One of our considerations is our family size. At the moment we have three teenagers, youngest is 18, oldest is turning 21 this year. Our plan is to build the larger…

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Grakat
May 02, 2015 9:46 pm
gardenretreat1
gardenretreat1
29 April 2015

Macdonald jones build

Macdonald jones build
NSW

Hi all My wife and i are going to build a MJH (Milano) and we are at the early stages with intial quote with variations etc and are just trying…

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gardenretreat1
Apr 29, 2015 1:53 pm
gardenretreat1
a2b
a2b
17 March 2015

Need to pick your brain about render

Need to pick your brain about render
NSW

^^ and that too Hmmm good question. Two of my kids have recently had homes built and they also have chips off the corners of the render. I…

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a2b
Mar 17, 2015 12:19 pm
shwareal
shwareal
16 March 2015

Anyone built a McDonalds Jones Duo with granny flat.

Anyone built a McDonalds Jones Duo with granny flat.
NSW

We are looking at the McDonalds Jones Duo 3 which has an attached granny flat as part of the house. Has anyone built one of these before and if so let me know any issues,…

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shwareal
Mar 16, 2015 12:48 pm
natlyn
natlyn
15 March 2015

Garden Retreat

Garden Retreat
NSW

Hi gardenretreat1, KTKTKT, sandybee01, Miss Windsor, aaar, Saintly 60 and Jadee I think are building the garden retreat or have you may be able to contact them for pics…

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natlyn
Mar 15, 2015 8:45 am
natlyn
Mellyt85
Mellyt85
11 February 2015

Mcdonald Jones Gen One

Mcdonald Jones Gen One
NSW

Just wondering if anyone has had to have spoil removal done and what the costs were? We are located near Newcastle and need to organise 175 tonne of removal. Any contacts…

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Mellyt85
Feb 11, 2015 7:30 am
Reakelly
Reakelly
7 February 2015

Anyone building with McDonald Jones (Santorini Manor)

Anyone building with McDonald Jones (Santorini Manor)
NSW

Hi All, Anyone building with McDonald Jones? We are going with them and building the Santorini Manor out at Mulgoa Rise (Penrith area) anyone got any tips or ideas when…

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Reakelly
Feb 07, 2015 9:10 am
Balified
Balified
2 February 2015

Mcdonald Jones Homes Seaside Retreat & chesterfield kitchens

Mcdonald Jones Homes Seaside Retreat & chesterfield kitchens
SA

My wife and quite interested in the McDonald Jones Homes Seaside Retreat design and are thinking about doing a day trip from interstate to visit…

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Balified
Feb 02, 2015 8:45 am
Balified
dragonchild
dragonchild
21 December 2014

Linen/broom closet in entry?

Linen/broom closet in entry?
NSW

I think it would look fine, but I would spend that little bit extra to make the doors look nice - you will see them all the time after all! Although, looking at the…

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dragonchild
Dec 21, 2014 9:46 pm
dragonchild
dann
dann
14 December 2014

Waterford County, Chisholm - Who else is there

Waterford County, Chisholm - Who else is there
NSW
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The website says that it should be fully open the end of 2016.. So I would assume that next year the construction will start. Anyone else here building in the new region…

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dann
Dec 14, 2014 8:03 am
firsttimer05
firsttimer05
9 December 2014

Our Nova Build by McDonald Jones Homes at Jordan Springs

Our Nova Build by McDonald Jones Homes at Jordan Springs
NSW

Put a deposit on land in Illoura today! Goodluck with your build the MJH's are great

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firsttimer05
Dec 09, 2014 3:32 pm
emjoe1234
emjoe1234
13 August 2014

Building Santorini Manor - Maitland

Building Santorini Manor - Maitland
NSW

Hi Guys Im new to the forum but my partner and myself are building the Santorini Manor with Mcdonald Jones in Maitland. We have our colour meeting in 3 weeks - any tips,…

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emjoe1234
Aug 13, 2014 5:47 pm
Panda_AU
Panda_AU
22 July 2014

Bon's Monte Carlo with McD Jones - painting, kitchen ETC!!

Bon's Monte Carlo with McD Jones - painting, kitchen ETC!!
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Bon I've just stumbled across your post I'm in the early stages of building the Monte Carlo elite Based on your experience building the house is there any tips…

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Panda_AU
Jul 22, 2014 7:16 pm
BoutiqueLawyers
BoutiqueLawyers
8 July 2014

Fixed price tender

Fixed price tender
NSW

Hold off.. once you are locked into a contract it is very very difficult to get out of. By the time you are ready to build, the cost escalation may cause the builder to…

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BoutiqueLawyers
Jul 08, 2014 4:53 pm
BoutiqueLawyers


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