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6 months6 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Thankyou- I hope your builder fixes your door without too much hassle! I’m not sure if standards in the building industry have gone downhill in the recent years but it…

6 months6 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Today I got an email from customer service that was a bunch of copy/paste from the inspectors reports and my list of expectations with some points marked as ‘supervisor has…

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6 months6 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

It looked like they ignored half the items picked up at PCI and what they had dealt with was unacceptable- eg bare tile edging in kitchen/laundry/bathrooms at PCI, it was…

6 months6 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

I did not accept the keys/make final payment today. The house is not completed and they’ve done a couple of ******* ‘fixes’ to defects in the PCI list.
I was…

6 months6 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Still no landscaping done!! They have come and taken away the piles of dirt and junk out the front so at least something has happened- I think they must be…

6 months6 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Had confirmation today the driveway will be sealed prior to handover, yay!! I was not looking forward to accepting it as is given it looks like crap & I would…

6 months6 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

Everything is looking great!

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6 months6 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Thankyou :) I’m very much hoping they have sorted out the last few things & actioned the inspectors report so that I can accept the keys…

6 months6 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Got an email today requesting handover on the 22nd June- 3 days after I need to be in for the stamp duty refund. I emailed back asking if it was…

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6 months6 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Rendering is done and looks great, but the driveway has dried an ugly colour :( I think the coloured concrete should be black according to my…

My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️
7 months7 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Thanks Sammy74- it definitely seems a bit more stressful than the rest of the build! I was hoping to take 2 weeks off work to chill out after handover but…

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7 months7 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Went out last night to look at the driveway framework and was surprised to find a driveway!
It’s been a hell of a few days going back and forth with the…

My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️
7 months7 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

That’s good to hear! My conveyancer suggested the SRO are very black and white and follow their rules etc so I was a little worried about it, but it’s good…

7 months7 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Inspector picked up a couple of bowed walls and one warped ceiling. Apparently not too difficult to fix. Also a roof tile needs moving and some of the tiles are…

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7 months7 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

So PCI is tomorrow morning. I’ve printed off the drawings, variations, and additions to the contract so I can mark off that I’m getting what I’ve paid for (though I’m…

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7 months7 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Thanks :)
Received a text from my sales guy this morning telling me that the gas lines have been installed. Got an email from customer service a…

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7 months7 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

This weeks update: no update (again)
Over it!!

7 months7 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Gas company advised my neighbour that her gas line will be completed by end of next week- fingers crossed mine gets done at same time!
Just saw a sold price of…

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7 months7 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Thanks :(
One of my puppies is going in for 2 knee surgeries on Monday and needs 24/7 care for the next couple of weeks, so it’s…

7 months7 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

I lodged a complaint with the gas & energy ombudsman yesterday relating to the length of time the energy company are taking to do the installation of the gas line…

7 months7 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

3 months behind! That’s not good at all! Hopefully not too much longer hey :) all the houses behind mine started after mine and are already…

7 months7 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

That is strange! I wonder whose responsibility it is to make sure they are in the right place? Hopefully you won’t have too much of a hold up to get…

8 months8 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Still on hold with no ETA for the gas lines :(

8 months8 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Scrap that, apparently the customer service person sent the PCI email to me instead of someone else.

8 months8 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

I’ve had a pretty **** week thanks to getting told off by the builder on Monday due to having an extra person at the walk through last week. I ended…

8 months8 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Walk through went better than expected. I ended up with 2 guy friends and my mum walking through with me.
Still a lot of stuff to fix up inside (cracks/dints…

8 months8 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

Your home & landscaping is beautiful!!

8 months8 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Yeah it was rude and I was so upset (and angry) yesterday. I’m glad they changed their mind but really it shouldn’t have come to the point of me needing…

8 months8 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

So out of respect to my builder I advised that I would be bringing my mum & a friend to my inspection. They responded saying anyone not mentioned in the…

8 months8 monthsMelt23Melt23 posted:
My build in Bloomdale- Handover not accepted ☹️

Holy moley, 12 weeks is terrible- Fingers crossed it doesn’t work out that long for me ☹️
I guess the only good thing about waiting longer is being able to save…

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