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aloenyx

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56 m56 maloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

I think I've read that too, but can't remember what my contract says. They definitely haven't notified me of any additional delays during the build.
If they push the point,…

2 h2 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Handover Countdown!

Yeah, I feel like the gas is on them. Whereas the variations might be on me. The contract is a little vague about delays.. just says they can claim additional…

2 h2 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD

Wow! That looks amazing. That kitchen is mickey mouse and those pendants!!

2 h2 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
Cascade Q1 - Henley Homes with Mods

Looks great!!! :D I love your tiles. So jealous of your inset basins, that's what I wanted but didn't get.
Can you clean my place…

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

Another long day on the phone.
Called the builder's admin first, asked about a start date... they couldn't give me one, suggested I ask the builder instead, okay. Then asked…

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5 h5 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
12.5 wide lot with 'Zero Lot Boundary'. How much I can use?

You might not want eaves.
My frontage is 10.5m, with zero lot on one side, I have 1.34m on the other side. :)

5 h5 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Kitchen

Haha.. I think about 'next time I'd do..' but I doubt I will ever do it again, even if I have the choice. Too stressful.
As much as I want…

5 h5 haloenyxaloenyx posted:
Charlibear's Build - Week 27... We've reached lock up

Ooh! Looking forward to new photos this weekend.. MORE BRICK PHOTOS !! :DDD

1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx 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…

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1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx 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…

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1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx 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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1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx 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…

1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx 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…

1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

;-;
Are you at least getting your penalty?

1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx 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…

1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx 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…

1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx 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…

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1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Kitchen

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

1 d1 daloenyxaloenyx 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 :(

2 d2 daloenyxaloenyx 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.

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

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

2 d2 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…

2 d2 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…

2 d2 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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2 d2 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.

2 d2 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…

2 d2 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…

2 d2 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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2 d2 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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2 d2 daloenyxaloenyx posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Kitchen

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

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