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joey2506
joey2506
17 June 2014

Anyone built with National Builders Group in Highton Geelong

Anyone built with National Builders Group in Highton Geelong
VIC

Just bumping an old thread. Is anybody currently building in Highton? We're looking to buy land in Grantham Drive.

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joey2506
Jun 17, 2014 11:54 pm
buildingwest
buildingwest
28 November 2013

NBG Blaxland 200E - Builders gone bust.....

NBG Blaxland 200E - Builders gone bust.....
VIC
1 ... 34, 35, 36

Thanks. I am sure I will love the house. The builders were refusing to address a lot of the issues and I really had to argue with them over so many items. They would not…

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buildingwest
Nov 28, 2013 9:54 am
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dot77
Jan 14, 2013 4:13 pm
leighton
leighton
30 December 2012

Knockdown-Rebuild [Our NBG Buckingham]

Knockdown-Rebuild [Our NBG Buckingham]
1, 2

A question of interest. Do most builders require the owner to organise the knock down? At Clark New Homes, we prefer not to do it but we will if asked. What is the usual? thanks

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leighton
Dec 30, 2012 10:44 am
leighton
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
7 November 2012

NBG Buckingham 46 in rural vic - could it get any worse

NBG Buckingham 46 in rural vic - could it get any worse
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Just wanted to pop in and say having flicked through this thread how sorry I am to hear of the troubles you have all been having. :( Colerain…

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kerry-ann
Nov 07, 2012 11:10 am

I've been busy fighting with the builder, etc and finally he willing to drop some few thousands so we could have handover happening. I was tired of the fighting so I gave…

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jnny123
Oct 28, 2012 1:46 pm
gogo65
gogo65
29 August 2012

NBG Vaucluse: We're in, finally some MORE moved in pics!

NBG Vaucluse: We're in, finally some MORE moved in pics!
VIC
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Hey mike your back, everything is looking gorgeous :z:

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gogo65
Aug 29, 2012 10:25 pm
gogo65
buildingwest
buildingwest
26 June 2012

NBG Canterbury 27 - Little Update

NBG Canterbury 27 - Little Update
VIC
1 ... 12, 13, 14

Hi RL, Do you have any updates? Hoping your house is finished and you have moved in by now. Michelle

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buildingwest
Jun 26, 2012 2:35 pm
Deemaree
Deemaree
22 May 2012

National Builders Group Sold?

National Builders Group Sold?
VIC

Valid point Zyme..but when we built with them we researched the builder concerned prior to commencing. We also went in with our eyes fully open, understanding that once…

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Deemaree
May 22, 2012 12:51 pm
Deemaree
Deemaree
Deemaree
14 April 2012

Building with National Builders in Mitchells Run

Building with National Builders in Mitchells Run
VIC

Sbh-glad to hear that you will be happy once you are in the house. :) I just need to remind you that NBG don't do inspections etc because your contract is with your…

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Deemaree
Apr 14, 2012 11:59 am
Deemaree
Tool
Tool
19 March 2012

Any comment on National Builders Group

Any comment on National Builders Group
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Tool, you're not building here are you?: Murdoch Ave,…

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Tool
Mar 19, 2012 12:15 pm
buildingwest
buildingwest
1 November 2011

NBG Windsor 43E - Our dream home build by the beach

NBG Windsor 43E - Our dream home build by the beach
VIC
1, 2, 3

Wow you are so close now. Looking forward to see the photos when you get a chance to post.

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buildingwest
Nov 01, 2011 10:27 am
buildingwest
buildingwest
4 October 2011

We are in!

We are in!
VIC

Hope everything works out for you and is resolved quickly. Thanks for the paint information.

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buildingwest
Oct 04, 2011 9:20 pm
Jamie_D
Jamie_D
28 September 2011

Need advice before signing building contract

Need advice before signing building contract
VIC

Thanks for your comments Rojak1...Greatly appreciated

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Jamie_D
Sep 28, 2011 11:43 am
jnny123
jnny123
1 August 2011

National Builders - Buckingham

National Builders - Buckingham

Hi Tools, how is it going with your build? Any progress?

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jnny123
Aug 01, 2011 3:17 pm
Deemaree
Deemaree
26 July 2011

NBG Manhattan - pics p46

NBG Manhattan - pics p46
VIC
1 ... 44, 45, 46

Mud...it's a dirty word here! ;)

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Deemaree
Jul 26, 2011 8:57 pm
Deemaree
Crunchbone
Crunchbone
21 July 2011

Blaxland 29 - NBG - Minniti Properties & Building Services

Blaxland 29 - NBG - Minniti Properties & Building Services
VIC

Hi Raul & Dolly Congratulations on building your house! You'll be very happy when you finally move in. I just…

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Crunchbone
Jul 21, 2011 1:30 pm
blessedpeople
blessedpeople
20 May 2011

Re: NBG Buckingham - Frontyard (**Picture Fest**)

Re: NBG Buckingham - Frontyard (**Picture Fest**)
VIC
1 ... 16, 17, 18

Tool, I am so sorry to hear about your experience...where about are you building? Our builder took his time from Nov-June (slab & frame only) and then went on high gear…

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blessedpeople
May 20, 2011 10:11 am
blessedpeople
NBEllington250E
NBEllington250E
9 May 2011

Building the NBG Ellington 25E - Pics of kitchen & plaster

Building the NBG Ellington 25E - Pics of kitchen & plaster
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

We are building the Ellington too. Do you have updated photos as you would be in now I hope.

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NBEllington250E
May 09, 2011 1:38 pm
buildingwest
buildingwest
4 April 2011

National Builders standard range? Which bricks are standard?

National Builders standard range? Which bricks are standard?
VIC

Wow. Things are certainly moving quickly for you.... Have fun at colourworld and don't forget to take your camera with you.

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buildingwest
Apr 04, 2011 9:55 pm
sidvin
sidvin
11 March 2011

How long to get occupancy permit

How long to get occupancy permit
VIC

yes, but my question is whether the penalty amount should be calculated till the occupancy permit issue date or the handover date. the builder is saying it is till the OC…

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sidvin
Mar 11, 2011 3:16 pm
Tool
Tool
11 March 2011

NBG Buckingham 36E, Moved in and lots of pics... finally!!!

NBG Buckingham 36E, Moved in and lots of pics... finally!!!
1 ... 18, 19, 20

Hi Blessedpeople, I understand that building is never easy and there are bound to be problems. I am however frusstrated at the lack of expertise and knowledge I…

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Tool
Mar 10, 2011 11:24 pm
Chubz
Chubz
6 February 2011

1st time building - overwhelmed much??? SE Burbs

1st time building - overwhelmed much??? SE Burbs
VIC

Thanks for the reply ::smile:: I was beginning to think I wasn't going to get any replies..... We've picked our house plans - Montrose Streamline 270E. We're having the plans…

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Chubz
Feb 06, 2011 5:21 pm
goondog
goondog
17 September 2010

Building the NBG Buckingham36 in Laurimar Doreen

Building the NBG Buckingham36 in Laurimar Doreen
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Ok so went round last night at about 6.30pm, it was nearly dark so it was really hard to see unfortunately it meant I couldn't get any good photos. Hopefully will go up on…

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goondog
Sep 17, 2010 11:57 am
S&M
S&M
14 September 2010

Anyone built the Ellington with National Builders Group

Anyone built the Ellington with National Builders Group
VIC

Just wondering if anyone has built with NBG and built the ellington just want some ideas on plans and changes thanks

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S&M
Sep 14, 2010 8:44 pm
S&M
LeonXE1
LeonXE1
14 September 2010

Dispensation - Height

Dispensation - Height
VIC

Thanks everyone. We've just handed the application into council. Fingers crossed now...!

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LeonXE1
Sep 14, 2010 2:40 pm
boiselfish
boiselfish
10 September 2010

Our home by the beach. Finally moving forward YAY!

Our home by the beach. Finally moving forward YAY!
VIC

I like the look of the facade you have selected. It will be really nice. What colour were you thinking for the cladding upstairs?

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boiselfish
Sep 10, 2010 2:53 pm
buildingwest
buildingwest
26 July 2010

Quotation with National Builders Group (NBG)

Quotation with National Builders Group (NBG)
VIC

Hi, With NBG once you pay the $2000 to accept the quotation you move onto the contract stage. If for some reason you do not proceed to go ahead with the build then the…

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buildingwest
Jul 26, 2010 1:21 pm
Aasshh23
Aasshh23
11 July 2010

NBG - Vaucluse 390E

NBG - Vaucluse 390E
VIC

Hi guys, We are also looking at building the Vaucluse 390E. We looked at so many houses and this plan seemed to be perfect! What area you building in? We are building in…

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Aasshh23
Jul 11, 2010 10:40 pm
Deemaree
Deemaree
18 June 2010

Any advice on estimation quote $$$

Any advice on estimation quote $$$
VIC

Those prices sound reasonable.....if bed 3 & 4 involve increasing the roof line then the cost will be substantially more than if you have just moved internal walls and…

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Deemaree
Jun 18, 2010 5:50 pm
Deemaree
TheAlbany
TheAlbany
17 June 2010

- The NATIONAL BUILDERS GROUP Thread Links within Homeone -

- The NATIONAL BUILDERS GROUP Thread Links within Homeone -
VIC

Welcome to the General Information and Thread…

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TheAlbany
Jun 17, 2010 2:35 am
TheAlbany
TheAlbany
TheAlbany
11 May 2010

Any with National Builders - Internal Frame, 450 or 600?

Any with National Builders - Internal Frame, 450 or 600?
VIC

Any that is or has built with National Builders What were you Internal Frame Centres, 450mm wide or 600mm wide? And was it standard or a…

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TheAlbany
May 11, 2010 8:10 pm
TheAlbany
megzy
megzy
8 January 2010

NBG Carrington 280.. a couple more pics 7/01/2010!!!

NBG Carrington 280.. a couple more pics 7/01/2010!!!
VIC
1 ... 46, 47, 48

MM Love the shed. We have to wait for our developer to leave the area before we can put our shed up - DP wants double garage size one. All looks fantastic. Awww I want…

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megzy
Jan 08, 2010 1:43 pm
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Rowena
Dec 14, 2009 6:31 pm
Rowena
blessedpeople
blessedpeople
20 October 2009

My buckingham palace - all moved in!!!

My buckingham palace - all moved in!!!
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Oh Fi you crack me up! Having a view sure has its benefits :wink: Glad to hear the dent is pretty much invisible but of course all things are visible to one who has superpowers :lol:

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blessedpeople
Oct 20, 2009 3:02 pm
blessedpeople
peppapig
peppapig
27 August 2009

Building the NBG - LaTrobe - anyone done the same?

Building the NBG - LaTrobe - anyone done the same?

Hi all, Have checked our contract and this is what we were quoted for the following: 3 additional low voltage down lights - 345 Additional telephone point -…

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peppapig
Aug 27, 2009 8:56 pm
Peppi
Peppi
21 August 2009

NEW HOME

NEW HOME
VIC

Thanks for the reply. Well your experience sounds horrifying. How has it all turned out? I’m currently waiting for building permits to begin building. How long did the…

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Peppi
Aug 21, 2009 9:58 am
brittany
brittany
31 July 2009

NBG - Vaucluse ... anyone else?

NBG - Vaucluse ... anyone else?
VIC

Hi Green Snake, We paid lots of money to put a balcony on top of our alfresco of the buckingham. We wanted the balcony because we have a view and the buckingham was the…

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brittany
Jul 31, 2009 9:03 pm
brittany
goondog
goondog
21 July 2009

Cost of variations to standard plan -share your experiences?

Cost of variations to standard plan -share your experiences?
VIC

Hey Nervous, We paid our $1K and are still waiting on our contracts. They have promised us that we should have them this weekend, so if all goes to plan we will be…

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goondog
Jul 21, 2009 9:53 am
Judie
Judie
24 June 2009

inspection went well :o)

inspection went well :o)
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Your house looks great! Looks like your build has gone smoothly, which is great. I haven't seen any mention, but you can you tell me what your carpet is? I'm looking at…

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Judie
Jun 24, 2009 12:10 am
Judie
Dani84
Dani84
23 April 2009

Help needed with choosing external colours!!

Help needed with choosing external colours!!
VIC

That's awesome guys thanks for your help, its all starting to feel a little less daunting now!! Cheers, Dani

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Dani84
Apr 23, 2009 11:33 am
King willy
King willy
22 April 2009

NBG do their builders use roof sarking?

NBG do their builders use roof sarking?
VIC

Thanks to all I guess that its not standard & will cost extra. I wonder about the other project builders. A whirly Bird how affective as compaired to Sarking??? I would…

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King willy
Apr 22, 2009 10:27 pm
King willy
ani
ani
21 April 2009

Liquidated damages below 250$

Liquidated damages below 250$
VIC

They were like he's a very busy man, we said yeah busy or just gutless? And then you say... "Well, he'll be busier with a lawsuit on his…

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ani
Apr 21, 2009 1:15 pm
ani
Judie
Judie
15 April 2009

Handover this Friday!!!

Handover this Friday!!!
VIC

Congratulations. Sounds like it's been a long wait, but it will be worth it. Pics please! Judie

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Judie
Apr 15, 2009 2:31 pm
Judie
brittany
brittany
24 March 2009

Anyone built the HOTHAM with NBG.

Anyone built the HOTHAM with NBG.
VIC

No, but friends of mine bought an ex display one - it is gorgeous. It seems to have a massive amount of living space.

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brittany
Mar 24, 2009 9:12 pm
brittany
building.our.first.house
building.our.first.house
25 February 2009

NBG Build now Pay Later offer

NBG Build now Pay Later offer
VIC

I would suggest to get all the detail figures/terms & conditions and compare with a normal construction loan. Or even get a copy from both parties, and show it to the…

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building.our.first.house
Feb 25, 2009 12:41 pm
building.our.first.house
brittany
brittany
24 February 2009

Anyone built with National Builders Group

Anyone built with National Builders Group
VIC

We signed up with NBG before all the nice inclusions. Our house cost moved from $227k base cost to $314 at quotation including site costs, carpet, tiles, a large…

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brittany
Feb 24, 2009 9:22 pm
brittany
Dirtyard Darren
Dirtyard Darren
18 February 2009

claiming damages from builder

claiming damages from builder
VIC

Can't help you with your problem, but we looked into building with the same company a couple of years ago, only to find they wanted near $25,000 for earthworks on land…

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Dirtyard Darren
Feb 18, 2009 9:54 pm
brittany
brittany
29 January 2009

Albert Park showroom???

Albert Park showroom???
VIC

They want it all done in a day and by the time we finished it was late and we didn't have a lot of time to check it over and I had to get to work at 5pm so insisted we…

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brittany
Jan 29, 2009 3:17 pm
brittany

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