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30 d30 dbutters7388butters7388 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 month1 monthbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Billys Lookout - Coral - Grange 26

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

3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 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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3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!

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

3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 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…

3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 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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3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Coral homes - Marcoola - Pimpama

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

3 months3 monthsbutters7388butters7388 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…

4 months4 monthsbutters7388butters7388 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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4 months4 monthsbutters7388butters7388 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…

4 months4 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
DJ Roberts

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

5 months5 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…

5 months5 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.

5 months5 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

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

5 months5 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…

5 months5 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Coral Capri 25- Week 6: Lining Stage

Is your 1200 wide?

5 months5 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

5 months5 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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5 months5 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?

5 months5 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…

6 months6 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…

6 months6 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.

6 months6 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?

6 months6 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.

6 months6 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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6 months6 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

Land settled and covenant approval received today!

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6 months6 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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6 months6 monthsbutters7388butters7388 posted:
Coral homes - Marcoola - Pimpama

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

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6 months6 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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7 months7 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,…

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