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Joined 25 August 2016
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5 d5 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

And not long after I made the above post the builder e-mailed to say CDC approval has come through and now we are just waiting on Shire approval

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5 d5 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Yeah, don't want to count my chickens before they hatch but it certainly seems to be moving quick. Council approval is the final approval we will be waiting on. Fingers…

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5 d5 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Thanks. We managed to get the door upgrades thrown in when negotiating the contract (although I know we've paid for them somewhere ) hadn't really thought about doing it before…

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7 d7 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Doing it again

Wow. Looks like it's really coming along!looking great

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7 d7 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate

Great that you could sneak in for a peak!

9 d9 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

Geez, those are some pretty crazy requirements. Hope you can get them to ease up on some of them.

11 d11 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

That's great! Will be good to see how each build progresses. I certainly was expecting a bit more time before things progress. Not sure if it's a good thing or…

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11 d11 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Seems things are motoring along now. Got an e-mail telling us they had received Developer Approval, Engineers Approval and 6 Star Approval (Energy Efficiency Approval)
Now waiting on CDC Approval which…

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11 d11 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Doing it again

It's looking great Rosemi! Just looking at the pavers makes my back hurt :D

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12 d12 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

The only thing I've questioned is after signing off on all the plans someone suggested we should move the shower in the ensuite and after thinking about it if I…

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13 d13 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Been a bit busy lately but the final plans were all signed off on and sent back to Smart Homes last week so now just waiting on council approval. The…

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13 d13 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Doing it again

Looks great!

14 d14 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Express Two Storey (Ventura Group) build in Hocking, WA

Looks like it's all starting to come together!

18 d18 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Doing it again

Wow seems like you have been getting a lot done since getting the keys! Must be tiring but also satisfying seeing how much you are getting done!

20 d20 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Was expecting the final plans to come back from drafting by the end of this week/early next week but just been told they have been posted off to us today…

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20 d20 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Express Two Storey (Ventura Group) build in Hocking, WA

Brick work is looking very tidy! It's all starting to take shape now.

23 d23 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First home! Building we Simonds home (Bolton)

The layout looks great danevechild!

24 d24 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Doing it again

Agh, that's a pain! I managed to get the builder to include painting but it required a bit of haggling. My folks encouraged me to try and get the builder…

24 d24 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Smart Homes - The Mentor (PCI done / Keys Friday)

Smart move! I'll eventually have sensors in rooms that I'll add to the iZone system so if it detects no one in the room it shuts off that area of…

24 d24 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Doing it again

Ah, Happy Birthday! ::celeb::

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24 d24 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Smart Homes - The Mentor (PCI done / Keys Friday)

The house is looking great! Looks like it's really coming along. The backyard is looking great too. I need to start thinking about what we are doing with ours once…

24 d24 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Doing it again

You're in! Congrats rosemi!
Must be a great feeling!

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25 d25 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Smart Homes - The Mentor (PCI done / Keys Friday)

Hey Matt,
How's it all going? All settled in?

25 d25 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate

Yeah, we are going to use an inspector at slab down, plate height, roof and PCI
We haven't decided on who to go with yet though. It's an added cost…

25 d25 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Haha to be honest she was the one that pushed me to get it. At first I said not to worry as it wasn't so important but I think she…

25 d25 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate

I guess the rain was a good thing then as it let you pick up those problems and it doesn't look like they will be too hard to be fixed…

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26 d26 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Thanks mrsdoe!
We are officially in the twiddling of the thumbs stage.

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