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CC7
CC7
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Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / START DATE: April 11th

Coral Homes / Avoca 23 / START DATE: April 11th
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

We love the hollywood robe too, it stood out to us compared to the other plans. We cannot wait for the PAX system, so glad to hear you loved it too. I'm actually really…

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CC7
Apr 27, 2018 4:37 pm
CC7

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney

Allworth Carlisle Build In Western Sydney
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Yay, good for you. Congratulations, exciting times.

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ydnewa
Apr 27, 2018 4:33 pm
ydnewa

Bold Living Acreage build, Scenic Rim QLD - Slab Stage

Bold Living Acreage build, Scenic Rim QLD - Slab Stage
QLD
1 ... 27, 28, 29

My dad called me yesterday to remind me it was on last night hahahaha, he called me today to see what I thought and I was like no no nooooo dont talk to me I haven't seen…

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Tribe7
Apr 27, 2018 4:31 pm
Tribe7

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. NHP!

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38. NHP!
VIC
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Congrats on the NHP!! Such an exciting milestone. Whenever we think the build is getting to stressful we remember it’s all for our new home, it’s how we want it and…

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firsttime_homies1401
Apr 27, 2018 4:30 pm
firsttime_homies1401
shazaw
shazaw
13 m

Our Acacia Home

Our Acacia Home
NSW
1 ... 36, 37, 38

Hi trimum, glad that you had on site meeting with SS. What a great idea to check for insulation through aircon vent between floors. Yes they should refund what you have…

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shazaw
Apr 27, 2018 4:25 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
18 m

Floor waste

Floor waste

My upgrade to smart tile floor waste (priced in Nov-17) was @ $50 each.

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IamSAM
Apr 27, 2018 4:20 pm
IamSAM
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Tribe7
Apr 27, 2018 4:19 pm
Tribe7
IamSAM
IamSAM
22 m

Buying land that won't settle for 12 months... loan options?

Buying land that won't settle for 12 months... loan options?
NSW

When you buy the land now, you will have to finance the (10%?) deposit. Stamp duty if applicable will also have to be paid. Very unlikely that any bank will fund this…

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IamSAM
Apr 27, 2018 4:16 pm
IamSAM

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Door looks fine PE, once the entrance is done I’m sure the pivot door will stand out more. How high is the step down for the front door and are you looking at decking…

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firsttime_homies1401
Apr 27, 2018 4:07 pm
firsttime_homies1401

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'
SA
1, 2, 3, 4

Dan - that's an amazingly fast build. Congratulations and I bet you can't wait to be back home. Good luck with the final items.

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Rachael13
Apr 27, 2018 4:03 pm
Rachael13
IamSAM
IamSAM
36 m

ACTRON Air-conditioning Upgrade

ACTRON Air-conditioning Upgrade

I have a similar variation (priced in Nov-17) at $4125 (includes GST). The variation includes wifi interface as well. The saving is not only due to number of controllable…

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IamSAM
Apr 27, 2018 4:02 pm
IamSAM

Starting to plan the landscaping. We bought this "big red" as it is drought tolerant, native and fast growing. Apparently will be 4m in 4 years! Looking forward to the…

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Nawsome
Apr 27, 2018 3:52 pm
Nawsome

Structural Change post contract with wisdom homes

Structural Change post contract with wisdom homes

Hi KatDS I’ve read your other thread, how did you go with your sales rep/customer service rep? I checked my tender and it does say no structural change can be made…

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twolittlepeas
Apr 27, 2018 3:50 pm

Fence is up ( loving the blue), famous toilet and waste skip. Exciting but I’ve been officially locked out now lol

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Trippypossum
Apr 27, 2018 3:49 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 352, 353, 354

Incorrect, I've done both in the same conduit. You are lucky then! Ive spent the last 5 months arguing with telstra about this .... I still don’t have a phone…

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NthHome
Apr 27, 2018 3:47 pm
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vanessah2015
Apr 27, 2018 3:46 pm

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (it's started)

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (it's started)
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

So exciting! We are at a similar stage. Crazy how quickly the frames go up!?

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chrinee
Apr 27, 2018 3:37 pm

Henley Electra 2017/2018 build

Henley Electra 2017/2018 build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi dreamhomz I know you have stopped posting on here, however would you consider posting a few pictures of the inside of the home? If all goes well we will be building…

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Oz3429
Apr 27, 2018 2:34 pm

SBG Homes

SBG Homes

Hi No progress, Can you please share your experience with SBG so far?

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Capri33
Apr 27, 2018 2:08 pm

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi Eskay If all goes well we will be building the Electra 35 later this year. The images and info from posts like yours has been invaluable and I thank you for…

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Oz3429
Apr 27, 2018 1:58 pm

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 30, 31, 32

Will do. Its half the reason i have been logging my timeline for future Provincial Homes people. Once its done ill put some photos up.

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Teemo
Apr 27, 2018 1:43 pm
gag
gag
3 h

Concrete Deflection

Concrete Deflection

Thank you for your response. I came across AS3600 yesterday. The deflection of 20mm is above a limit and it is why I started this topic.

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gag
Apr 27, 2018 1:40 pm

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
1, 2, 3

They were loving life jumping over trenches

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stoff17
Apr 27, 2018 1:26 pm

KDR Sekisui House - St George

KDR Sekisui House - St George
NSW
1 ... 70, 71, 72

Such great news!!!!!!! Just be careful of them blaming you for any damage or rubbish external to the house. Take a TON of photos before you start (photographic…

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cat_dunc
Apr 27, 2018 1:23 pm
cat_dunc

Help please!?!

Help please!?!

Fantastic! Will follow if you decide to have a build thread

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Hillsbuilds
Apr 27, 2018 12:31 pm

Verdant Hill Tarneit

Verdant Hill Tarneit

If you feel suspicious, form a group with other purchasers and start filing FOI applications to council, citywest water etc. To get infor under FOI Act it takes 2 to 4…

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Oninon
Apr 27, 2018 11:26 am

What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?

What is a reasonable Builder's Margin?
NSW
1, 2

I have Engineering Drawings and BIM Models mate and I share them ..LOL , you have only rendered model elevations ? No doubt you will be for some Surprises +15% hth

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 27, 2018 11:22 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 847, 848, 849

Congrats bet you'll love your new home. see more About the hoffman – Building the hoffman https://hoffmangoldwithporterdavis.wordpress.com/about/

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brucefil2011
Apr 27, 2018 11:11 am

Opposite builder has come through and removed the dumped concrete :-D Save

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blackcat20
Apr 27, 2018 11:09 am
blackcat20

Yes thankfully! Went by on Friday last week to find the internal rendering had been completed. Another drive by on Monday and I could see the gyprock from the garage was…

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nicolac34
Apr 27, 2018 11:07 am
nicolac34
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ydnewa
Apr 27, 2018 11:05 am
ydnewa

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - engineering underway

Inspired Homes/Como Homes - engineering underway
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Nope :( some issue with Yarra valley water now. Como need something confirmed about sewer location but yvw say they don't have it and developer says they do bla bla bla ..…

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Clareymoo
Apr 27, 2018 11:03 am

Open pantry shelving

Open pantry shelving

We are just installing our scullery joinery now (I mean right now). You can save money with open shelving as you save on panelling and door hardware. However, the…

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arcadelt
Apr 27, 2018 10:06 am

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

I like the style of bricks in the second photo but the wider opening of the first photo looks good too. Whatever you choose will be perfect for you because it will be to…

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kjane
Apr 27, 2018 9:47 am

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.
VIC
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Good point and I will also check this cos have seen in my estate some handle and the lock at different spots that is they don’t align

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pEast
Apr 27, 2018 9:31 am

Building with Bentley Homes

Building with Bentley Homes
SA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Sorry to hear your building was delayed Mrs_W...hope quality made up for it! I hear you do get compensated for building delays though? marlbling, making a few phone…

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catlover79
Apr 27, 2018 9:25 am

Canberra custom KDR

Canberra custom KDR
ACT
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

The only difference I can see it's the warranty which I assume means the green is a better quality. I've asked for a quote and more details regarding the difference.…

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Searching4 knowledge
Apr 27, 2018 8:31 am
Searching4 knowledge

New Breeze Bardia

New Breeze Bardia

I am 30 months old in AU and currently building at Bardia. The suburb is poised to grow in terms of value as the location is premium as compared to neighboring Edmondson…

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IamSAM
Apr 27, 2018 8:23 am
IamSAM

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA
SA
1, 2, 3

I asked our consultant what the contour plan changes meant and he said that they had to raise the level of the land to be aligned with the road. We are waiting for…

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tina v
Apr 27, 2018 8:14 am

sbg homes

sbg homes
VIC
1, 2

keep me updated if you can new build and no progess ,if i here anything i will let you know

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not sure peter
Apr 27, 2018 7:54 am

Skillion Roof Insulation

Skillion Roof Insulation

A product you may consider is foil board, it comes in various thicknesses and there is nothing to stop you from using2 layers with services sandwiched in between. Its…

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building-expert
Apr 27, 2018 7:39 am
building-expert

Our Metricon Liberty 45 (Verve) Sydney

Our Metricon Liberty 45 (Verve) Sydney
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

I haven’t posted for a long time quite frankly because I have been too angry! We were supposed to complete in August and after a number of false promises we are still…

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sophiefirminger
Apr 27, 2018 7:38 am
sophiefirminger

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Lol all good! I definitely needed the vent last night.

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kailie86
Apr 27, 2018 7:16 am
kailie86
mor00r
mor00r
15 h

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
QLD
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Finally.. I can see some homes getting built in Brookhaven as well.. thank you sharing.. We cant wait for ours to start as well.

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mor00r
Apr 27, 2018 1:20 am

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Epoxy Garage Floor!

First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Epoxy Garage Floor!
QLD
1 ... 26, 27, 28

I have looked at the Sheridan ones before and there were a few I liked - Bunnings surprisingly has a good range too!

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allblaqk
Apr 26, 2018 10:46 pm
allblaqk

Light switches and powerpoints

Light switches and powerpoints

We have the Iconic range in white, and think that it looks quite good. One of the features of the system is easily replaceable faceplates available in a range of colours…

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algernon
Apr 26, 2018 10:43 pm

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!
VIC
1, 2

Hi, we also paid deposit for vantage 48 with the Glen Waverley office just before April 2018. We are getting the mode facades.

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sandymeo
Apr 26, 2018 10:08 pm


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