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8 d8 dkatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Hi
I am also building the Milan 24. Waiting for final variation and we r good to go.
Which estate you building?

26 d26 dkatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build

Land settled. DA lodge 13 November 2018. Final colour selection variation yet to come back. Been 2 weeks now.
Now the fun begins... the waiting game

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1 month1 monthkatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build

We weren't rushed. We had a consultant called Mel and she was really good. Unless you want everything basic, I would recommend separating the clipsal and colour appointment.
Whilst I remember,…

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1 month1 monthkatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build

This was front beuomont tiles. Which we are not going ahead with.
Nostalgia carrara gloss
Belga grey 450x450
United white gloss
And don't remember the aqua one. Its within the standard subway selection but…

Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build
1 month1 monthkatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build

Our selection for the front:

Roof basalt
Gutter basalt
Facial surf mist
Garage surf must
Window frame black
Render (for entire home as required by covenant) flooded gym
Brick pillar chiffon MKII
(Flooded gum is on display…

Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build
1 month1 monthkatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Hi all,
after reading and sucking everyones experience and tips, i have created a new thread with my build thus far.
Please see link if interested:
viewtopic.php?f=31&t=93689&p=1829135&hilit=coral+homes#p1829135

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1 month1 monthkatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build

Colour tips:
Every single display homes has a colour fact sheet which has every single wall, facade, kitchen cabinet, window colour and specs. Go to display homes, see what you like,…

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1 month1 monthkatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build

Hi all,
Have read a lot on this forum and picked up useful tips. I shall now start my own thread and share my build along with my experiences so far.
Building…

1 month1 monthkatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Hey
I haven't gone through colour selection yet but got some quotes locally. 3 separate quotes. 2 provided same system and size for $1k cheaper. They also provided an extra zone…

1 month1 monthkatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Hi s-X-S,
My initial plan was to do nothing or bare mininum with clipsal and do everything with sparky onsite with cash and post hand over for lights.
My only worry is…

1 month1 monthkatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Hi s-x-s
I have the same thought of doing all electricals after hand over. However, how did you go with power points and data points? It's a bit of a…

2 months2 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Auto spell sorry.
I meant the larger and more delicate the tile is, the more they will charge for labour

2 months2 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Unsure to your 300x600, question but I did see it available for selection. So presume yes.
I think you are getting a little confused. It doesn't matter whether it's a feature…

2 months2 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Herringbone to ensuite and WIP.
Building once so going all out. Colour n electrical 31st and 1st nov. Going bare min with clipsal and pay sparky on site cash for most…

2 months2 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

We have family to assist with laying tiles after hand over. We are going with the wood look tile from nationals at 1200x230 $60 per sqm. Forgot the name
The bathrooms…

2 months2 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Sorry don't know why double post.
Tips:
Book both shops if u can. I was adamant to go with b.mont but went with national because of the consultant. B.mont lady just stood…

2 months2 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Both places quoted behind mirror for feature wall. Unsure if you can remove it. Didn't ask.
Don't know what feature wall you are thinking, but if you have your eyes set…

2 months2 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Both places quoted behind mirror for feature wall. Unsure if you can remove it. Didn't ask.
Don't know what feature wall you are thinking, but if you have your eyes set…

2 months2 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Hi
Here's what I know. Did my selections few days for both b
Mont and nat.
300x600 is the standard for b
Mont for walls that wont in our labour fee. Anything beyond that…

2 months2 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Thanks for the info. Is there anyway to obtain the sparky's contact prior to clipsal appointment so I can find out the cost difference with his rates and clipsals rate?
How…

2 months2 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Clipsal enquiry
Have my electrical appointments in 2 weeks time. Has anyone got the sparky to do cash jobs for the following outside of clipsal?
* install new light points for LED…

2 months2 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Anyone know how much (approx) it cost to upgrade kitchen cabinets to:
- profiled doors like the hampton style
- handleless draws
Also, anyone know roughly the cost to upgrade from…

2 months2 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD

Thanks for the reply. Got our tile appointments coming up trying to gather some price indication.
Thanks

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2 months2 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD

Hi Mrprices
Do you recall how much the 'handleless' kitchen cabinets costs to upgrade? And how much the different types of cabinet finish cost?
Thanks

2 months2 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Thank you for that. Perhaps it's a new thing.
Just an fyi for anyone who wants to build... coral homes did not allow me to supply my own appliances. Instead, we…

3 months3 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

I should add that this a recent contract so perhaps it might be a recent change?

3 months3 monthskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Hi all
Building with coral. Just wondering, has anyone tried swapping the kitchen appliances to something else?
I've been advised that I cannot source my own appliances and must go through coral…

5 years5 yearskatsudon98katsudon98 posted:
Anybody building at Googong ?

Hi all,
First post but long time reader. Just wondering, how flexible is Googong estate in terms of bargaining their land prices?
Wife and I went out to Googong today after reading…

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