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2 months2 monthsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Worst Case Scenario after initial deposit- FairHaven Homes

For anyone looking at this for information these are the standard terms with any builder.
I began the same process with another builder and left before tender and lost my initial…

5 months5 monthsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Yes definitely standard, that pretty clean compared to some sites ive seen in our estate.
As for the bath tap, we have the twistable one over our baths and its super…

7 months7 monthsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Hey guys, if you are having difficulty with the site supervisor ring/email your construction manager (the one who invoices you)
They can help discuss the problem and get answers for…

7 months7 monthsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Its not uncommon for them to find defects. if they didn't find anything would you keep hiring them to check??
On a positive note though, we had heaps of defects found…

8 months8 monthsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

No unfortunately, you pay for water.
They pay for power though.
All the extra bonus bills add up when you dont actually have the house :(
Make sure…

8 months8 monthsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Not having the slab poured can be disappointing but if the weather isnt right it can effect the quality of the slab.
I think our slab got delayed about 7…

8 months8 monthsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

I found the build quiet interesting. Our brickie was quite slow but it didnt hold up the build. We did get 2 invoices together lock up and fixing because of…

8 months8 monthsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

We chose chestnut bricks as well. They look really nice. We built a Queenscliff in Werribee
Hope you love the look. I remember seeing the colour choices come together for the…

9 months9 monthsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

So its been a while since ive posted but its been a busy busy time.
My daughter has been quite ill and had surgery so things got put to the side…

9 months9 monthsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
fairhaven response time

Thats a normal response time. You wont be the only one trying to make changes to the floor plan, and have to wait in line with everyone else. Fairhaven seem…

10 months10 monthsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Make sure the plans are spot on for everything you want.
Check height, location type of everything especially electrical.
If its not right it will cost you from here on in to…

11 months11 monthsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

You pay on the day they do the inspection. So depending on what inspection depends on the cost.
Its not to bad honestly and it will save you heaps in the…

12 months12 monthsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

Hi,
The build is going well. We are about 2 months from handover.
I'm really picky because i have OCD so can get very particular about some thing especially line…

1 year1 yearBergman58Bergman58 posted:
First Home - Fairhaven Homes - Frame

SORRY to hear about your dog. Im building a queenscliff in Werribee at the moment.
We only have painting, flooring and electrical fit out to do. we should have the…

1 year1 yearBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Will the land get leveled (evenly) for land(only) purchase?

Basically no the site will not be levelled for you.
even if the site is levelled, you will most likely have a heap of fill in the site which will…

1 year1 yearBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Off the plan Land Purchase As Nominee

Contact a solicitor

1 year1 yearBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

OK so better update again.
While it might seem like not much has happened there has been a fair bit of work going on.
The brickies are still going, they got…

1 year1 yearBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

SO i figured that it was about time that I update my build.
Sorry in advance that this is going to be picture heavy.
So lots have happened the roof went on…

1 year1 yearBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Choosing a builder

we are building with fairhaven and im extremely happy with them. i think i got value for money and almost everything that was on my wish list.

1 year1 yearBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

Well the build slowed down a bit while waiting for the frame of the windows to be replaced after they developed mould.
the manufactures have attended site in the last…

1 year1 yearBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Sahara Q2 - Riverwalk Werribee

How is the build progressing Jeff??

1 year1 yearBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

SO the roofing is done, the evaporative cooler and solar hot water heater is in. The are currently completing the electrical rough in which is awesome. The bricks have been…

2 years2 yearsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Cascade Q1 - Henley Homes with Mods

the other ovens probably wont be brought until late next year as this stage. We were lucky and got the first 2 for 50% off so that the only reason…

2 years2 yearsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Cascade Q1 - Henley Homes with Mods

Awesome thanks for that.
We are spending $410,000 on the house. we have brought 2 ovens on sale for $6000 and still need $15,000 for the other ovens yet. Thankfully we…

2 years2 yearsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Cascade Q1 - Henley Homes with Mods

Love the phone holder, where did you get that from? How much.
How much for the blinds?
Have you done fencing yet??
We are at frame stage and im trying to sort out…

2 years2 yearsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

So the house is coming along nicely now.
We have had the frame inspected on thursday and there are a few things that need to be done but only minor…

2 years2 yearsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

Yes its finally coming along nicely.
Where are you driving past from??

2 years2 yearsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

SO the build is coming along nicely, the framers are still on site getting everything done. They have started upstairs and the garage as well. It hard to describe but…

2 years2 yearsBergman58Bergman58 posted:
Building with fair haven at harpley werribee newport 361

HI How did your build go? Im building in the Riverwalk estate in Werribee to

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