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7 months7 monthsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Dear All,
We have been in our home 2 and 1/2 years now and it is still absolutely amazing and wonderful!!! To all the newbies out there, you need to…

1 year1 yearBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Hi to all the new builders,
This Christmas we have been in our home for 2 years! It is absolutely beautiful!!
Building a new home is definitely the most F R…

2 years2 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Hi Everyone!
Wow...it's been a while. The forum looks different (I don't like).
Ses78
Have you moved in yet? What's happening?
All:
We have been in our wonderful home now for a bit…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
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Return to Shire
F A N T A S T I C news!!! Congratulations. I know you must feel so relieved. Well done. Jingle those keys.
Ses78
Tiling over tiles…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Hi everyone,
Since you are all lonely I thought I would pop up a little post to keep you company.
We moved in almost six months ago….can you believe it?! We…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
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Mr Karaoke
Our bank, at the last minute, said they had to inspect the inside of the house… get this… "to make sure the builder hasn't just built 4 walls with…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

We were not allowed to go through CDC so had to go through council. Builder did not give much detail at all re interim OC and said "check with…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Hey guys!
Hopefully it will all be over soon for some of you and then you can actually start enjoying your beautiful new homes.
Quach
How is everything? Any problems you discovered…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Fabulous news, Quach! C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !! ::
We are still loving…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Hi everyone!
Great to read about all your wonderful progress. Yay.
Ses
Yes I am still here Sessie. I promised I would stick around for you. Wow...so the witch used the hose eh?…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Happy 2016 Everyone!
Welcome to the newcomers. Feel free to ask away and read through all the pages of this forum for invaluable advice.
Well the bubble still has not burst…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Hey guys,
It is still such a surreal feeling......... ::wornout::
We keep looking around at everything in the house in absolute amazement but it hasn't…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Thank you everyone for your lovely comments ::lol::
Just had the final shower in this dump rental home. Been packing all day and now…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Hey guys
Guess what I've got..... A nice bunch of shiny keys! Picked up yesterday afternoon. Moving in Saturday. Appliances being installed Tuesday. YAY!!!! Phew, all over.

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3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Loks
There will be no handover until they are paid in full. Do you have your occupancy certificate from council?

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Quach
Loks is right. You will be in breach of contract full stop.
Loks
Ooooo you are so close too. We also need fencing asap to keep our dogs safe. Have been diligently…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Ah yes those pesky little keys.
Had final inspection this week and handover was due for tmw but bank have stuffed up so hope should be next week.
Quach
25 year guarantee is…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Our journey has been over two years since signing up and paying deposit. I think they should over estimate the length of time so if they build it faster we…

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3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Mouses and EK1976
How wonderful for you both. That is fantastic news! Well done and congrats.
Quach and Ses
Ah, you guys are with me and enjoying the journey of building with…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Hey Loks
Yeah the frustration. Damn annoying. It just drags on for months...

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Nobody on site again. Delays delays with no explanation.
We have applied for occupancy certificate. Council said 7-10 days.
Just keeping the faith *sigh*

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
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Loks
116 not out ::

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

I want to absolutely SCREAM!!! This will be the third time they have scheduled a final walk through with work still not finished. Now they have the audacity to ask…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Great news Loks!
EK1976
Can't see how they could hand over 48 hours after laying driveway as it takes a week to walk/drive on then they have to seal it plus get…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Return to shire
Oh dear that's no good. Sounds like you are getting the same treatment as us. Two months behind? No good. Boo. :n:
We were…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Very nice Loks :)
Our driveway is finished - YAY.
Outstanding jobs still incomplete - BOO.
Where does everyone's externally ducted exhaust go to? Our SS said it goes…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Loks you are so funny. Actually, given all the delays, you could possibly be right about next year.
Guys I saw a few websites that said landscaping should be 5-10%…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Thanks Loks :) Did you get your tiling done?
Ses78
If you didn't get a walk through at frame stage that is slack. Make sure you email the…

3 years3 yearsBig MamaBig Mama posted:
Building with Kurmond Homes

Ses78
Official walk throughs were frame stage then just before painting started then PCI.

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