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7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Just on the company being dishonest we're still trying to resolve a few issues with our house, but one of the things we wanted complete was the driveway seal where…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Yeah fruitlubes contact them directly. You'll get your answer straight away that way. In the end we did everything through the office, and through emails as it meant we had…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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I can't comment on your situation fruitlubes but it certainly is something to watch for we found. The further our build went on the more we visited our site and…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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On the way Charlie, well done. Continue to post pictures if you can, I think it nice to see the progress along the way and I'm sure others would be…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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So the our integrated fridge was supposed to be installed today for the 2nd day of appliance installations. No one showed up. I rang our site supervisor who gave me…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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New stovetop will take a month to deliver so we've told them we'll be keeping the incorrect one until then so we can at least cook on it.
Also with our…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Appliance day today for us, along with TV connection & internet connection. The day hasnt started well.
-NBN conduit was blocked, so our service provider cannot do it today and now…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Yep sure does. We joked with the site supervisor about that, so it is 1 positive to come out of it I guess.

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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This thread is getting more and more new home builders. Good to see.
We got the keys on Friday. It wasnt the smoothest day with the bank leaving us rushing around…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Sorry Shalee. It was actually $440 per inspection. Not sure what I was on about yesterday.
You're lucky you could even get to Boutique yesterday with parts of the Yarra…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Monty we were in the Armstrong Creek development. I think they have a site supervisor that covers this side of Barwon Heads, and then another than does Ocean Grove and…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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It is quite large, but I'm sure once you're in your house worth everything set up it'll look a treat.

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Might be due to location. You were Melbourne based yeah? And we're Geelong, so possible certain areas have certain dates that they are allocated. We'll question them about it though.

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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You keeping thar tree charlie? I love a decent tree on na house block, adds instant character IMO.

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Thanks guys (and gals) for the love. Hoping now that we're smooth sailing, fingers crossed and we can have the keys in our hands by the end of the week.…

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7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Yeah Bandha we had the same problem. Once our little release was titled all the other houses flew out of the blocks whereas we were left scratching our heads waiting…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Paint representative was out onsite today for us and agrees that the paint seems to have been mixed incorrectly. So the painter has been rebooked and hoping that it can…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Some of the additional costs we added (I cannot find an electronic version of our latest PWC so cannot included everything):
LED Downlight (in lieu of other light): $109
LED Downlight (additional):…

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7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Thanks Genghis. We really are pulling our hair out. My father is a tradie and said sometimes you just get a house where nothing seems to go right. Seems as…

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7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Just updating the thread on our latest debacle. And honestly is probably their best one yet so I apologise for the incoming long post.
Given we’ve been so close to moving…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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We don't remember our colours exactly either Genghis but when we stand in the doorway that goes into both the bathroom or toilet and look into both of those rooms,…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Another week passes and we’re still no wiser as to when we’ll be in our house. They advised us around the start of May that they were looking at having…

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7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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While we're on it, we've got one behind our TVs (or where they'll go), one in the eZone, and we'll use a switch with wifi to cover the rest of…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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It's not such a big issue on internal walls, but if particular walls back onto the external structure (eg brickwork), then it's much easier to do at construction stage. This…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Not far off then Wazza. The bank stuff is literally only a photo of the front of the house and then access to the final payment of funds - so…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Yeah we confirmed this Friday. We worked out that we need at least 1/2 day to pick up keys from Docklands, then at least the morning of the Thursday for…

7 years7 yearsAussie AssaultAussie Assault posted:
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Do you have to go to their offices to pick up the keys?
Nah no handover date still, but they have hinted a few times, so we're expecting about 3-4weeks from…

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