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aloenyx

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32 m32 maloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

I will at least try to raise it with them tomorrow, but thinking of going through the receptionist instead of the builder.
Hopefully I don't chicken out.. I get so…

33 m33 maloenyxaloenyx posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Kitchen

Ooooh... too bad you cant check it out.. though I must admit, I think I went through at frame (missed slab completely they were so quick)... then I did a…

3 h3 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

:( Builders sux.
I'm debating pursuing penalties against my builder, was expecting to handover next week, but now sounds like they aren't ready ;-;

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3 h3 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

Found my original post about the penalties.. I'd worked out that my construction period ended 27/5 if my start date was 23/9... which means as of next weekend we are…

3 h3 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

I have my moments... I sometimes just want to get down on the floor and throw a toddler tantrum..
I'm actually thinking of calling their receptionist tomorrow to find out my…

3 h3 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

;-;
Are you at least getting your penalty?

4 h4 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

He did say he was fine for us to start coming on site to do landscaping.. and possibly I could still do handover next Friday and they would just keep…

4 h4 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

Now that I'm home, can give a full update...
So I called the builder today hoping to confirm handover for 12pm on 4 August 2017...
He was quick to answer, but…

4 h4 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
Charlibear's Build - Week 27... We've reached lock up

I love front loaders!! I got one from the Good Guys too and a 530L fridge :PPP They've been holding them since December, they are very…

4 h4 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Kitchen

Wow, look at all that progress!!!
I want to see stone pics :DD

11 h11 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

Called builder to try and get him to agree to handover on the 4th....but the painter is still sick...so no idea if well make it :(

16 h16 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Hehe...awesome. Hope your lights look amazing :) 20 sounds like heeeaps..but when I think about it I provided 9 myself.

16 h16 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

Haha. I thought miffed was common..
But yeah it is probably slang...:p

1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

On a side note, got a quote to seal my driveway for $500ish. Pretty happy with this. The guy is super amazing with his customer service, and from his FB…

1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

Haha Bank...
She didn't tell me she needed it specifically, but I just assumed due to my dad out of work.. and because I thought it was a bit rich to…

1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

I just can't wait to be in my house and not be beholden to them anymore.

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1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

Does anyone know of any good pavers/landscapers in the South Eastern Melbourne area? Looking for someone to quote me to pave my front path.

1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

Feeling grumpy ;-;
Backstory... when I moved home to save for a house I started paying my parent rent/board... no worries. When I decided to build a new house, my…

1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

Don't know if I mentioned... but at my PCI, I pointed out the installed alarm system and the builder was like "oh yeah, I sent through the variation already didnt…

1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

The little bit extra has definitely taken some stress off me. I'm not sure what I will use it for yet, might just keep it there as a back up…

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1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
Charlibear's Build - Week 27... We've reached lock up

Yay for handover next month!! Keeping fingers and toes crossed for you :DDD
Shame about the puppy, he was gorgeous!! But I'm sure the right puppy…

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1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Kitchen

Nice tiles!! I think they will look amazing. :DD

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2 d2 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

Yup including garage and portico its approx 16sq...about 153m2.
Its just perfect :) if I could just move in.

2 d2 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
Please help - MJH or M??

The one on the right is my choice. Much better flow.

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2 d2 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
Henry's Build on the Gold Coast

Haha... :D Cute Pikachu!! We will still be here, still have to get through landscaping!!! :D

2 d2 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

If I add total cost of land, total cost of build, plus extra fees at settlement.. then minus deposits... and I come up with $800 more than my total loan…

2 d2 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

Haha.. I don't use notifications, so I haven't noticed.
So I'm officially CONFUSED.
I can't work out where the extra funds come from.. maybe LMI? I also can't work out…

2 d2 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

Omg, maths is not my strong point!! So total build was $180,300. I checked each invoice was for the correct percentage, they were, then took them all off the total..…

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2 d2 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

Haha.. I think it must be something to do with the land, because I've checked every invoice for the build and they total the contracted amount, and all the additional…

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2 d2 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Kitchen

Wow. Sounds like you had a lot going on today!!
I like your final tile choice :DD I'm sure it will look okay with the paint,…

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