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7 months7 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Unless you have bought one of the 450k+ blocks on the "lake" I don't think you will have any issues.

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1 year1 yearbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

I looked into ring security floodlights but the $4 a month per camera for cloud storage is an additional cost that should really be free.
I'm looking into a 4MP…

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1 year1 yearbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Attaching fence post to built to boundary wall

That was my thoughts. Our plans show that it is built 200mm inside the boundary.
There is really nothing we can do about it now but wondering what the legalities…

1 year1 yearbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Attaching fence post to built to boundary wall

I have just been advised by my partner that our neighbour has decided to fix a fence post to our built to boundary wall with dynabolts into our brick.
Is this…

1 year1 yearbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

We had a similar issue on our block. We were the lower block and cut our block slightly and it was our responsibility. Then the neighbours decided to fill their…

1 year1 yearbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Who does the retaining favour? Are you on the high side or the low side?

1 year1 yearbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Home Insurance

We are a couple of weeks out from handover and it is time to start getting our home and contents insurance sorted.
just using hypothetical numbers, say our build cost us…

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1 year1 yearbutters7388butters7388 posted:
BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 21 - its like a lottery

Hi BrownDog77,
Out of interest, did you check out any of the other displays at Port Macquarie? Thoughts on the overall display village?
Cheers

1 year1 yearbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

It appears they are all the same. Poor communication from project home builders seems to be an industry wide problem.

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1 year1 yearbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

bloody hell..........I got about half way and couldn't read any further........whoever has to handle this will be having nightmares this weekend.

2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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…

2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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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2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Coral homes - Marcoola - Pimpama

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

2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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…

2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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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2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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…

2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
DJ Roberts

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

2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

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

2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Coral Capri 25- Week 6: Lining Stage

Is your 1200 wide?

2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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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2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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?

2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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…

2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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…

2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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.

2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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?

2 years2 yearsbutters7388butters7388 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.

First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

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