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11 d11 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Do you happen to know if there’s anyway to upgrade the aircon after installation to get remote connectivity at all? We were never given an option to change or upgrade…

16 d16 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Yep- issues. We said from handover that there was a problem with the unit- sounds like a jet plane outside. Coral said no, installer said no. Installer came out and…

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19 d19 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Building with Coral

Yep. Slow and inaccurate and every time you need to change something or they get something wrong, you’re back in the queue with drafting for 4 weeks!! Then they will…

21 d21 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Building with Coral

I would strongly advise you to reconsider building with Coral. We had so many errors attributable to the estimation (pricing) team and drafting! Major stuff ups with site costs and…

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23 d23 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Hi everyone. Hope your builds are going well.
Keen to hear from anyone who is at Fair Trading or NCAT with Coral. I’m just ticking the box of getting through…

23 d23 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Dealings with NSW Fair Trading and Builders

Wow. It was like reading my own biography.
Same issues here with Coral Homes. Handed over two years ago, saga ongoing, same defects either not fixed or made worse. Total…

1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
What would you look for in a backyard?

Thank you for your opinions! Very helpful. It is such a big decision!

1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
What would you look for in a backyard?

We have finally just found the energy to start locking in landscaping plans and companies.
Apart from the first quote bowling us over at $180k (doesn’t inc a pool) just…

1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

We paid to raise the ceilings, and then coral screwed my plans, and ran a beam through the alfresco meaning they had to drop the ceiling to hide it. No…

1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Regarding the stone is depends entirely on how big your kitchen is. Included in the tender I received, it was $11k to upgrade the entire kitchen to supernatural stone. Also…

1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Gosh. I wonder why? That was an option when I built but my sales consultant even told me it would work out way way more expensive than going to Harvey…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Joins in carpet

So what is reasonable when it comes to joins in carpet?
I’ve included some photos below of the joins in my home. We handed over in Dec 2016 however these haven’t…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral build found rock

In my coral contract for a knock down, site costs were fixed at contract. The only exception was that they wanted to do another soil test post excavation. No variation…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

I’m surprised they haven’t contacted you- actually nothing surprises me with coral anymore lol. But I got calls and letters from them. They said if you do go over ,…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

I’m so sorry- I don’t get alerts for my thread all the time and I just happened to stumble upon this post.
I don’t have any joins in my Fresh…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

We had to get termite mesh installed before the concrete was poured. Didn’t cost too much but was told my warrant would be void without it. Also had to get…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Choosing a project builder

Don’t go near Coral Homes...

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Hey everyone.
Keen to know how this compares....
I just had a cabinet maker who runs a very successful business in Sydney, provide a scathing inspection and review of my kitchen.…

3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Gorgeous!! That staircase area is just wow wow wow!

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3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Dying for photos! Hope it all goes well for you

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3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Yep- that’s in a long list of other issues. They said they just repaint the cinema room door. They have been back already post handover and one of the things…

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3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Actually my cinema room door runs along a bowed wall so the wall is all scraped because of it. Have repainted it, and scraped right back off again

3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Yep. Most of mine are either bowed, cracked or have plaster joins that have started to become visible. Bloody coral homes!

3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

unfortunately I’ve tried getting a screwdriver in and all to lever it out but they are jammed in

3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

Even if it’s already in written correspondence that these issues have been brought to their attention and remain defective? Thanks for the heads up. I’ll get onto that Monday

3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Anyone has these grate drains installed in the bathroom? Are they supposed to be totally fixed in with no way to remove?? The centre tile and the grates have been…

Coral Homes general build thread
3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

They are from united interiors. It’s the same print- just hung upside down

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3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

sorry CL- I never got an alert for this post.
Still cr@ppy. Coral still haven’t lifted a finger to do anything. It’s just ridiculous. They e told me there’s no…

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4 months4 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Tender Process - What you wish you had done

What would I do different...well, aside from from ‘not signing’(!!! ,sorry... just don’t build with Coral Homes everyone!), I would strongly suggest that you get everything that needs to be…

4 months4 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Absolutely stunning!! Talk about grand reveal! Keep posting!! Can’t wait to see more!

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