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Manhattan52
Oct 20, 2018 7:37 pm
Manhattan52
Ezza78
Ezza78
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Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Hey PEast, Great news. Can I ask at what stage did you get your independent inspector around? At or prior to PCI? Good luck for handover! Glad u got your lights fixed.

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Ezza78
Oct 20, 2018 7:26 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
16 m

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC

Building Arden Homes Genoa Verve 26 in North East VIC
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi there. Keen to know how long from QA, to PCI to handover. We are due to have QA next week

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Ezza78
Oct 20, 2018 7:23 pm

Height of kitchen/ splashback/ wall cabinets

Height of kitchen/ splashback/ wall cabinets

The most important height is that of the rangehood above the cooktop. If you don’t get that right then it won’t work properly to vent the steam and oil when cooking.…

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arcadelt
Oct 20, 2018 7:20 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
20 m

Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 161, 162, 163

Hi MangoC, it was listed separately to site costs under OHS but we didn’t have the tiger tails cost, we did sign a long time ago and I know of other builds both with…

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Ezza78
Oct 20, 2018 7:20 pm
gogo65
gogo65
33 m

Let's do it all again

Let's do it all again
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

OMG okjorg, I just read your original thread again, 70 pages of absolute nonsense before soil was turned! Oh what fun we had designing your home!

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gogo65
Oct 20, 2018 7:07 pm
gogo65

Building with Ausbuild at Harrington Estate, Bridgeman Downs

Building with Ausbuild at Harrington Estate, Bridgeman Downs
QLD
1, 2, 3

Per contract completion date is end of March, but hopefully it’s finished before then! Yes double fridge - 105cm.

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Irish16
Oct 20, 2018 6:38 pm

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 400, 401, 402

Good luck with finding land and starting your new build! I think you should be ok with your budget - it will just depend your chosen upgrades. We are about to build…

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shokel1975
Oct 20, 2018 6:33 pm
shokel1975
kks
kks
2 h

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane

Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane
QLD

House prices sliding, building approvals sagging. building product suppliers already squealing, and the building industry is putting up its prices! Interesting days ahead…

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kks
Oct 20, 2018 6:07 pm

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

4 days until you start Brad. We just finished week 2 and only have cut and fill done ☹️ You guys will probably overtake us

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Tash801
Oct 20, 2018 5:31 pm

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41
VIC

Ahh right that makes sense - and yeah I believe they don't bother with council approval until covenant approval is received. Hopefully that happens quickly for you!

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KingTaco
Oct 20, 2018 5:23 pm
KingTaco

Houses already being built at the beginning of Daffodil drive 🎉🤩 Here is our block 😀 so excited to see some pegs in the ground and a waterline…

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Jolly
Oct 20, 2018 4:41 pm
Jolly

Termination of building contract due to being unable to get

Termination of building contract due to being unable to get

Agreed - $2000 paid for soil test, quotes, drafting, staff time at selections... If that's the amount, then I'd say it's pretty reasonable, maybe a little for the builder…

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KingTaco
Oct 20, 2018 3:59 pm
KingTaco

How much for a house foundation concrete slab?

How much for a house foundation concrete slab?

OT Some trades often take advantage of owner builders, here's what to do Thanks for replying 1. Detail, Plan and Cost whats involved - I provided them with an…

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lorrainey100
Oct 20, 2018 2:14 pm

Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?

Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?
ACT

Great , will need to make some changes soon. Have a look at red energy I think it’s called also. They don’t do a great discount but their initial prices are meant to…

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Tajana
Oct 20, 2018 2:07 pm
Tajana

Grey Pebble quarter by Dulux.

Grey Pebble quarter by Dulux.

Hi i am also going for a greige colour scheme. I tried grey pebble half on the inside and it is very warm (pinky red in reality). Unfortunately I don't have any pics of …

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Emcdermott85
Oct 20, 2018 1:49 pm

Schofields Akuna Vista

Schofields Akuna Vista

Hi,Any feedback on Akuna Vista? I am planning to buy a 300sq land and build with Simonds. Any feedback would be appreciated.

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Password123
Oct 20, 2018 1:13 pm

Hello Guys, We have these boxes in backyard (marked with yellow) and we would to take them out and plant some nice flower plants, Which flower plants do you suggest to…

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thehuntbegins
Oct 20, 2018 1:10 pm

Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Building with Hall & Hart Homes
NSW
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Hi, we did our appointment at the Wetherill Park location (we had no choice in location as we needed to do all of our selections in three days). I didn't find the…

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kjane
Oct 20, 2018 12:39 pm

Our First Build: Vantage Homes Sunshine Coast

Our First Build: Vantage Homes Sunshine Coast

It's good you are all set so when lands registers you can start off quickly. Nice plan of having kitchen dining living at the rear facing outer area. Good luck with your build.

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MrsAJ
Oct 20, 2018 12:22 pm

Landscaping began yesterday. Currently just sorting out the drainage and retaining walls before we think too much about turf and plants. Need time to save up some cash for…

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KateAndDuke
Oct 20, 2018 12:17 pm
KateAndDuke

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park

Stockland Elara at Marsden Park
NSW
1 ... 138, 139, 140

Wisdom were actually taken to department of fair trading over the clause where they tried to ban you from providing an honest review, and they lost. They had to provide an…

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gogo65
Oct 20, 2018 11:07 am
gogo65

Bricks selection in Melbourne

Bricks selection in Melbourne

Hi everyone. I am building my first home in Melbourne with custom design. Me and my partner would like to know which brick company provide the best quality bricks in…

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YOLO2018
Oct 20, 2018 11:05 am
YOLO2018

Hi All Can any one please advise what should I do . My painter filled all around my cable ends with expandable foam and now my roof cannot breath. Do I try to cut out the…

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Rob007
Oct 20, 2018 10:00 am
Jolly
Jolly
10 h

Two Wells Dechellis Build

Two Wells Dechellis Build
SA
1, 2, 3

I’m going for a drive up there today 😃 Can’t wait to see everything happening

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Jolly
Oct 20, 2018 9:40 am
Jolly

Shower fall to waste - advice needed

Shower fall to waste - advice needed

I am currently building. My private building inspector has noted that the fall to waste in one of the showers is inadequate. The builder has refute that charge and is…

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shadesofpink
Oct 20, 2018 8:32 am

Chemical Underpinning my home

Chemical Underpinning my home

Agree with StrucuralBIMGuy did you get a report first?

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insider
Oct 19, 2018 10:09 pm
insider

Soil Removal

Soil Removal

They all do it I paid 3000 for soil removal and then they handed me a bill for soil removal I said I paid for this and your not getting another cent off me read your…

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kathysangel
Oct 19, 2018 9:51 pm

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Greetings Provincial home owners, I have been to this forum for some time, but this is my first posting, so be gentle. We are in the process of building our home, a KDR…

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HoboSapiens
Oct 19, 2018 9:38 pm

What's involved in cancelling a building contract?

What's involved in cancelling a building contract?
NSW

Hi Melissa We were thinking about terminating but continued with them because of the reasons you mentioned. So far, no problem. Waiting for the construction certificate. Thanks

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InvincibleInDN
Oct 19, 2018 9:28 pm
InvincibleInDN

So we've had a few quiet weeks before this one all we had done was waterproofing and cornices. Our fit out was started yesterday and when we went to check today LOCKED…

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marz1983
Oct 19, 2018 9:27 pm

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 8, 9, 10

It never ceases to amaze me how quick the next stage is once the slab is done. Awesome!!!! :D

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Santo65
Oct 19, 2018 8:15 pm
Santo65

Building with DIXON Homes Rocklea

Building with DIXON Homes Rocklea

Hi Kathy.. you have a good builder, not like DIXON Homes. When I found this kind of workmanship 14th of May, I immediately rang and emailed my site supervisor but his…

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kathysangel
Oct 19, 2018 8:05 pm
bashworth
bashworth
Yesterday

Water Leakage

Water Leakage

It would have to be a lot of water to be a foundation problem.

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bashworth
Oct 19, 2018 6:27 pm
bashworth
Forg
Forg
Yesterday

Eden brae home options gallery

Eden brae home options gallery
NSW

The builder we used (which only does house+land packages now) used the Eden Brae Home Options Gallery. We fell for all sorts of upgrades (like ~$20k's worth … eg. 40mm…

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Forg
Oct 19, 2018 5:39 pm
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
Yesterday

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast
1, 2

Your kitchen looks fab. That's right Industry tiles are no more and we wanted to do Industry for walls as feature but it's no more and worst thing was they didnt give us…

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MrsAJ
Oct 19, 2018 4:38 pm

1 week and a lot has been done, we have a frame!!

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LovedaPopcorn
Oct 19, 2018 3:57 pm

WC Quite pleased with how our facade is coming along together

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Bronte19
Oct 19, 2018 3:38 pm
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blackcat20
Oct 19, 2018 3:08 pm
blackcat20
CW_L
CW_L
Yesterday

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
NSW
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Also SS has mentioned he wants to do final inspection in 2 weeks??!! Does he mean PCI???? :shock:

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CW_L
Oct 19, 2018 2:30 pm
CW_L

Allura Estate

Allura Estate
VIC
1 ... 113, 114, 115

Don't have the PSP plan with me but look up on Melbourne Planning authority website and look for Truganina PSP. Only PTV can advise when they will start the bus service.…

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jitendrasharma
Oct 19, 2018 1:32 pm
cory
cory
Yesterday

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD

Coral Homes - Modified Longreach 33 in QLD
QLD
1 ... 24, 25, 26

What is your inclusion like for the $440k 370m2 Longreach? We are looking at building a Longreach at ard 370m2 too but the quote given by the SC is ard $275k base price…

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cory
Oct 19, 2018 1:20 pm
nafeesra
nafeesra
Yesterday

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades

custom Build ownit home ownithomes.com.au quote, upgrades
QLD
1, 2

Some updates . Slab was planned to be pored on 11 October. They prepare for the slab on 11 but due to bad weather they aborted . Bad weather last one week . On Wednesday…

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nafeesra
Oct 19, 2018 12:58 pm
Skcel
Skcel
Yesterday

Jordan Spring East Land Valuation

Jordan Spring East Land Valuation

Yep that's correct, if your purchased the land some time ago like mentioned you wont have a problem with the valuation. They will only price it for what you paid for it.…

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Skcel
Oct 19, 2018 12:43 pm
Skcel
dwjj
dwjj
Yesterday

3d house model/lifesize plans

3d house model/lifesize plans

I've bought a block west of Sydney and am working on getting a design for the new home sorted. I'm trying to help my wife decide…

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dwjj
Oct 19, 2018 12:29 pm
dwjj

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