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1 month1 monthGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Hi CalicoCat
Glad to hear you don't have too many faults 🙂 Is it your site supervisor who does the 3 month inspection or…

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Wow that would be lovely to tour Japan 🙂
Well our 1st inspection couldn't have held anything up because everything was fixed while the Inspector was there on site.

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Hi Bronte19
Where did you go overseas? Holiday or business?
We have a frame and roof trusses. Such a slow process for us with every…

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3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

This is almost our colours.
Shale grey roof and slightly lighter bricks though.

Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade
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3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Thanx EmmaK8 🙂

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Our house so far!
Finally looks like a house 🙂

Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade
3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

EmmaK8 I just figured out how to send you a private msg here 🙂
I see the camera when replying to someone but how…

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3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Hi EmmaK8
Hopefully Darbecca don't find many faults but I will let you know what they do find.
I don't have a computer so just…

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

EmmaK8 thanks heaps for the photo. Ours is exactly the same as yours. That bit at the highest section of the roof had…

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

@GEOnTREY - Fantastic news that they've made a start for you guys! I hope by the time you're reading this, the frame (inc trusses!) is all done! :)

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Yes we do want a front fence. Ok with developer but might be a different story getting approval from City of greater Geelong.
We will have exposed aggregate driveway.

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

EmmaK8 are you planning on having a front fence?
Got any fencing or concrete quotes yet?

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Hi EmmaK8
Roof trusses going on tomorrow 🤞 then nothing else I am guessing until after Easter.
July...WOW! That's fantastic hope it is all smooth…

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Frame has finally started yesterday but holdup on roof trusses as SS couldn't get them delivered by today. Hope the crew don't move onto a different job.
Do you remember if…

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Land Settlement Date 30.11.18
Contract Signed 29.10.18 I think however we paid the contract deposit on 4.9.18 so not 100% sure.
Timber was there Tuesday.
I will drive past shortly and see if…

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

EmmaK8
We drove past yesterday & today and still no frame. Hasn't even been marked out on the slab.
Looks like we will be cancelling…

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Wow...your house is really moving along quickly.
I LOVE LOVE LOVE your bricks!
Do you have a driveway crossing at the back of your block or is that your neighbours?
Hoping our carpenters…

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Glad you have gotten most fixed.
Hope they don't reneg on our dpp in the end of our island bench. We don't have waterfall ends and the microwave space is at…

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
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EmmaK8
Any more advancements for you?
That's ridiculous he didn't show up for your first inspection. Did you get your toilet sorted out?
Framers are finally…

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

sunrays
Thanks for the tips.
Did you end up getting everything fixed in the end?

3 months3 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Bronte19
Anything you wished you did differently that we should consider?
Framers booked for tomorrow 🤞 it doesn't rain all day.

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4 months4 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Hi Ben
Thanks for the info.
We have a slab and the frame 'expected around' April 10 but we are not holding our breath.
It's all going so slowly with no communication. Did…

4 months4 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Homes

PLEASE HELP
To those who have already built or at least have a frame could you please tell me if you had to organise your own power to your site? As…

4 months4 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

WOW that all happened fast! Looks fantastic 🙂
What's happening with your toilet?

4 months4 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Well that's good your windows aren't in the dirt!
From Darbecca's report....
1. There were numerous areas where the reinforcement trench mesh or steel bars were
sitting on or touching the vapour…

4 months4 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Yep, why couldn't the windows be covered with plastic or something to at least keep the rain off. Are yours stacked on the slab or on the dirt?
The inspectors don't…

4 months4 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Oh no EmmaK8 that's a big stuff up! Even if you did have an independent inspection I doubt that would have been picked…

4 months4 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Well finally our slab is getting poured tomorrow!
It was boxed up today and our inspector only found 2 issues that were fixed on the spot so that's great.
🤞 it…

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4 months4 monthsGEOnTREYGEOnTREY posted:
Fairhaven Homes

CalicoCat anything get fixed yet?
Would you suggest we don't pay the final payment until everything has been fixed. Or doesn't it work that…

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