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2 months2 monthsicat2000icat2000 posted:
JG King- Ballarat, new home build

We built in Ballarat in 2018. We had some initial hiccups with finance (mainly due to the first valuation coming in under), but Bankwest and our builder were really good.…

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2 months2 monthsicat2000icat2000 posted:
Colorbond roof

We built in Ballarat in 2018 with colourbond roof but it was included in specifications. We in a near estate there is a mixture of colourbond and tiles. I…

11 months11 monthsicat2000icat2000 posted:
Building Vancouver 29 (Porter Davis) or Mantra 29 (Metricon)

Hi there
We ended up going with a local Ballarat builder Classic Homes co. We have been in our house 2 months (time flies) had a relatively easy build process with…

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Do you have ducted heating outlet in your bathrooms?

Zoned heating works great for us. Only two people in this house so we heat the areas we need coupled with spending $$ on making sure we put good insulation…

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1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Do you have ducted heating outlet in your bathrooms?

We have zoned heating as well. Best thing ever. You can heat the areas you want.

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Well our skirting boards went down last cause of the floor boards. But I reckon to do all off that above is about 6 weeks depending on weather.

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Handover went well today. There a couple of things left to do like they have to hose down the alfresco area its dirty but they waiting for the bobcat guy…

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1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Custome home design to build...experiences or advice?

I'm building in Ballarat. Which builder are you going through?

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Any ideas how not to make the sewer drain outlet so visible.

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are in!!!

How disappointing is that.

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1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

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Keys on Friday all going to plan.

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1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Hopefully, by the end of September you will be moving into your new house too.

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Glad to be nearly at the finish line and out of our rental property.

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1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Thank you. We are very pleased with it.

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

All seems well. Just some painting to do. Door handles on the doors and doors to be adjusted if required. Fences are going in this week and the Painters will…

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1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)

Though wood would be nice too. Probably $$$

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)

Wouldn't they paint it?

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Popped by house today as we have PCI tommorrow. They have commenced the tiles outside. Just need to grout them. Also started finishing off the island bench. Wasn't too sure…

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1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)

Lots to check over. I have to remember to bring my plans and PCI to make sure everything is all there. Make sure you get what you paid for. There…

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1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)

I think we got same door handles as you.

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Building Vancouver 29 (Porter Davis) or Mantra 29 (Metricon)

Also PHD main bathroom has no window. Need to ask them about site costs and depends if you want the Master bedroom at rear or front of house.
Ask them…

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are in!!!

Looking great. We have hopeful handover date of 17 August. We are not doing PCI until 10 August.

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1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Just standard height ceilings. I wish they would have been higher but I had to restrict all my wants to needs.

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

It’s just an aggregate concrete mix. We not sure how it would turn out as the poured it then had to cover it as the rains came down but it…

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Popped by house tonight. Garage door installed, water tank installed, carpet done. And we still have out big pond.

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1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Which builder you would reccomend in West Melbourne

Yes I travel by train. Takes just over an hour on the train. Vline service. Those land prices are ridiculous.

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Building a home with Langdon Builders Ballarat (Horsham)

Wow your house is so big

1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

would have really popped with the white grout too.

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1 year1 yearicat2000icat2000 posted:
Our First Home - Ballarat - Handover Friday

Got emailed our occupancy certificate tonight. Still some stuff to do on the house. I guess not far away now.

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