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2 d2 dbutters7388butters7388 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

Hard to believe we are only 4 weeks in to our contract given the delays we had at the start of the build. We are now 4 weeks in and…

4 d4 dbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Coral homes - Marcoola - Pimpama

You see the rocks after they pressure hose the top layer off I think?
We are going for a "salt and pepper" mix with ours, I think 70/30 black to white.

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4 d4 dbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Coral homes - Marcoola - Pimpama

what sort of driveway are you getting? exposed agg or coloured?

11 d11 dbutters7388butters7388 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

Frames and roof are now all up.
Electrical, plumbing and gas rough in also completed. Unfortunately they have gone against all our discussions and put the gas hot water system on…

27 d27 dbutters7388butters7388 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

Been a while since I have updated on this so here goes.
Our block was cut on the 28th January and then we were held up because the developer had…

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1 month1 monthbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

I had a look at the design guidelines for North Harbour and couldn't see a definition of what they deem a "secondary street frontage" to be.
I would definitely be question…

1 month1 monthbutters7388butters7388 posted:
DJ Roberts

Yes Emjay are based around North Lakes area. We are building with them in Mango Hill.

2 months2 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Adding in items after loan approval

Basically we have had our loan approved at a contract value which included two split system air con units.
After much discussion, we have decided ducted may be the way to…

2 months2 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Anyone else building in Stage 15? We are being held up by the developer as their surveyors haven't yet completed the final survey works.

2 months2 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

It turns out the block wasn't cut today but will hopefully be done tomorrow.

2 months2 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

Council approved plans were received on Tuesday, at which point our 14 week contract commenced.
Site cut should be happening today with plumbing and underslab works next week.
Slab pour is booked…

2 months2 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Coral Capri 25- Week 6: Lining Stage

Is your 1200 wide?

2 months2 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Coral Capri 25- Week 6: Lining Stage

We were tossing up between the XS24 and the XS45.....
In the end we went for the XS45.......now I am thinking we should have gone XS24

2 months2 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Just make sure you are clear with CMA what tiles are included. We initially were looking at CMA but it got to the point where we were upgrading too much…

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3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Anyone been out to have a look at Bartley Release lately? Any signs on the blocks with Sold Stickers?
Any builders started?

3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

Christmas shut down periods have really put a slow to things. Waiting to get our plans in to the private certifier who returns to work on the 16th. Hopefully he…

3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

Ok so a few more of our selections
Main tile to living areas and main bathroom - 600 x 600
These tiles will also go around the bath and up the…

3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

Has anyone gone with a "Timbalook" garage door from Stoddarts?
We are considering the Australian Cedar but want to see an example.

3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

Are you south east qld based? Any examples of cobalt and Basalt you could point me to so I can check it out?

3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

Just a quick photo of the bricks we are going with.

As I said earlier These will be paired with Basalt roof and timber look garage door.

3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Coral homes - Marcoola - Pimpama

Excellent. We have also gone for monument so will be interested to see how it all ties in together with the Basalt roof etc.

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3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

Land settled and covenant approval received today!

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3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

Hi all,
We have been keeping an eye on a number of threads on here and have decided it is probably time to post up our own build.
We looked at a…

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3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Coral homes - Marcoola - Pimpama

Didn't see it mentioned previously, what colour window frames did you go with?

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3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

Early Registration is dependant on the Council and their acceptance of incomplete works bonds.
I have seen lots registered when kerb has just been poured, no roads, no footpaths etc.

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4 months4 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Building with Emjay Homes @ Riverbank Caboolture "August"

We preferred the Emjay plan and we also felt that we were able to select from a larger range of tiles/carpets/etc. In the end when we compared apples with apples,…

4 months4 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Building with Emjay Homes @ Riverbank Caboolture "August"

Following - we are also building with Emjay......

4 months4 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Anyone had a soil test completed in Bartley Release? Anyone encountered rock?

5 months5 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Mine will be doing ours next week. My lot has no fill so compaction report won't be needed.

5 months5 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Soil tests will be possible on the 8th November. If you miss out on this day they will be able to be completed early to mid December when public access…

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