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Dechellis Homes

Dechellis Homes

3.3 from 23 reviews

Reviews

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Daniel H.

Daniel H.Metropolitan Adelaide, SA

  • Verified customer

Terrible builder poor workmanship poor management poor communication

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After three year build process which was a headache from the start. Promised so much but got so little. no communication what so ever. felt like an owner builder poor workmanship and poor professionalism
Terrible salesman terrible site manager
Refusing to come back and fix problems (lots) not just little problems
Regret building with this builder have built for homes previous with other builders with no problems.

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Build StagePost-Construction
Construction End DateJanuary 2016
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Warwick

WarwickAdelaide

  • Verified customer

Dechellis Responsive and Profesional Builders

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This project was the 2nd time I have built a new home, but the first time I've used Dechellis Homes as the builder. The reason for choosing Dechellis was as much as anything else the quick response times we received from the sales person we dealt with.
All dealings with Dechellis were very professional and efficient and the end result was an excellent home built very efficiently and without any problems.
Our site building manager (David) was very easy to deal with. He always answered my phone calls and he always delivered the things he said he would do, when he would do them.
I would recommend building a new home with Dechellis Homes and I will probably build with them again in the future.

Construction End DateOct 2016
  • Verified customer

Very professional, high quality and personalized service.

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From day one building of our house with Dichellis we had high level of confidence. Visited lots of home displays and decision was actually very easy.Great designs and striking quality were very hard to match by other builders. Building process were prompt. Had change of site manager but it did not disrupt project. As a matter of fact everything went even better. Customer service and support during building was very good. On handover there was a couple of minor faults which were adressed very proptly with no hesitation. Would deffinately build with them again. Well done Dechellis Homes

Construction End DateFeb 2016
Mike B

Mike BAdelaide

  • 2 reviews
  • 3 likes
  • Selected Review

Good design, quality builder

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INQ001

INQ001Metropolitan Adelaide, SA

  • 8 reviews
  • 14 likes

Recommend an independant inspector, check each Building stage very carefully

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cadavilyn

cadavilynHappy Valley

  • 2 reviews
  • 8 likes

Get at least ONE Building Inspector

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karma

karmaFreeling

Disappointed

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fres

fresadelaide

spacious home, good build Excellent extras Exquiste Audio and Visual pty ltd and Commercial AIR

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Buyer beware

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Living in our dream home - couldn't be happier!!

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poor workmanship and Communication

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YGEvans
YGEvans

I wrote poor workmanship and Communication in 2012 and it has been changed and edited by PRODUCT REVIEW because it was pressured by DECHELLIS HOMES to do so.......


Not of to a good start

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Haven't signed contracts yet been given run around for past 10 months and still waiting for final contract price ,it's like they are doing us a favor by building for us. Very poor service and Communication from sales man seems we are always chasing him. We told him from day one we are renting and costing money and we need to start building asap but here we are 10 months later, i agree With the previous comments of dechellis being up themselves we are on the verge of going with another builder which means we loose $2000.
Great display homes


Fantastic specification and service and best price

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mikemma1

mikemma1AU

  • 10 reviews
  • 9 likes

Good

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NotAHappyCustomer

NotAHappyCustomerAU

  • 10 reviews
  • 15 likes

Absolutely atrocious - wouldn't wish them on my worse enemy

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Up themselves!

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OK

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wildorchid

wildorchidAU

  • 5 reviews
  • 3 likes

overall great experience

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our house started 3 months ago, and handover due in around 6 weeks. been super fast, and great quality. there were a few hiccups at quoting stage and pre start, but what builder doesnt, but it was nothing too major. we did have a complaint and they were generous $$$ in resolving it. since build start, which was one whole month earlier than planned, everything has been smooth sailing, not a problem
beautiful houses, nice finishing touches, value for money, lots of inclusions
have to be on the ball and on top of everythin, but this is the case with any builder

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wildorchid
wildorchid
wildorchid
wildorchid

Dechellis home , we would do it again tomorrow

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We love our new dechellis home from begining to end could'nt be happier. From the start our salesman [name removed] looked after us and turned our dream into a home on paper. We were in our home within seven months and pretty much on time. Our foreman [name removed] also looked after us was on top of any problems we had . We are really happy and would do it all again tomorrow.
We knew what price we were up for. Started on the date and finished on the date promissed.
The selection lady we got was not a joy to work with. Note to the .... dont hire family....


excellent, great home automation system well done Exquisite Audio and Visual

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Questions & Answers

Minoos P.

Minoos P.asked

Hi we are planning to build a house soon in SA
Can anyone explain what is the difference between dechellis builders standards items and grande specifications?
Thanks

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Jodie K

Jodie Kasked

We are looking at building with this company, just wondering how long it takes from signing contract to moving in?

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Dechellis Homes
Brand Manager B.Dechellis Homes

Hi Jodie

Thanks for your question.

Dechellis Homes are a builder that allows our clients to either modify a existing plan or create a custom design to meet their needs. We also provide our clients with a wide range of choices for selections.

Typically we allow approx.. 3-4 months for preliminary/contract works and then approx. 6 months for construction however please note these time frames depend on a number of factors such as location, single/double storey, size, council approvals, finance, site works, Christmas break etc..

If you would like more information on this or if you have a design in mind please contact our head office on 8362 7427 and we can certainly assist you further.

Kind Regards
Dechellis Homes

Jodie K
Jodie K

Judging by all the bad feedback I am very reluctant to build with these guys, their display homes are great but I don't have the time or patience dealing with the aftermath once we move in. it is also disappointing that they have the reputation of being shonky and have very bad workmanship. Disappointed really.

Very disappointed
Very disappointed

It took us 18 months to get to contract stage, they were slow at just about everthing and always seems to put the delays on someone else other than themselves. So we eventually signed a contract but when it came for the bosses to sign it off they then slugged us an extra $19K on our contract price. So they said pay the extra charge or lose the contract. Basically they held us to ransom to either pay or they wont continue with the build. We decided not to continue with this unethical mob. Decided to go with a much more professional builder, and this so far has been absolutely brilliant dealing with a much more professional builder. Just watch for those discounts and free air conditioners offers, remenber nothing is free, they get there money back from you some how. Be carefull choosing this builder. Good luck


Deb S

Deb Sasked

Can anyone give me a rough estimate of how much extra they paid to 'upgrade' from the grande specifications and make their selections more 'fancy'? Just after a rough guide of what extra $$ we might be expected to pay if we choose to upgrade a lot of items

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Dechellis Homes
Brand Manager B.Dechellis Homes

Hi Danii. Thanks for your question. It is a question that would have a different answer for everyone. What you choose to upgrade comes down to your personal taste and the main factor is your budget. It also depends what has already been included in your contract pricing. For example a lot of people will upgrade to stone bench tops from the beginning (unless this was part of a promotion) so it is already included which means you don't have to upgrade at selections. If you are upgrading items like sanitary ware (again depending on what you pick) the upgrade cost may not be large but if you are upgrading to full height tiling to bathrooms, then this would be more due to not only supply costs but labour costs too. To try to give you an indicative guide, you would be looking at $10K+ but how much extra depends on what you select. I hope this is somewhat helpful. Regards, Dechellis Homes

Deb S
Deb S

Thanks. Are you able to provide a list of your suppliers?

Cindy C
Cindy C

Our upgrades cost around $25k. The problem being that the suppliers charge at full retail rates for anything you upgrade. For example - I upgraded from a 1 and half sink to a double and that cost me an additional $400. I could have bought the whole double sink for that price on my own - but i had to pay that for an upgrade - ridiculous . Many other examples of this in our place. I doubt that Dechellis are the only ones doing this price gouging across the board.


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Details

CategoryHome Builders
Contact Number (08) 8362 7427
Address170 Payneham Road, Evandale SA 5069, Australia
Email Address reception@dechellishomes.com.au
24-Hour Phone Contact No
Online Live Chat No
Types of Homes AvailableOne-Storey and Two-Storey

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