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Brad_2477

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Joined 20 July 2018
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5 months5 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Rhani,
That was something that we completely overlooked. We just thought we'd get what you see in the display homes which is main flooring tiles flush with bathroom tiles; and…

6 months6 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Rhani,
Yay! I remember a sense of finally moving forward when we got our start date...... although it seemed to take forever for it to arrive once it was allocated.
The…

7 months7 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

we are still waiting on ANZ to give us unconditional approval. Our loan application was submitted on the 3rd of this month and they are saying they have delays because…

7 months7 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Tash, slow to reply as I've been away - just to clarify; we only got the keys after the interim OC was issued. - sorry you are having…

7 months7 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

That's awesome Rhani. Good luck with the build. I look forward to seeing your progress snaps.

7 months7 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

That really sucks Tash. What is keeping you from getting an interim.OC?

7 months7 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Exactly.... rage against the machine!! Rally anyone else you know who is building in the Ballina Shire also.

7 months7 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Rhani. The fly screen on the front door issue popped up for us right at the end. Coral backed down but I'm currently in battle with my Certifier and…

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8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

My lender sent in an inspector / valuer at this stage. I inspected the house myself twice a day nearly everyday and picked up issues before and during the…

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Thx Wowbingo

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

End week 20 (23 weeks since build start date).
That's a wrap. We've got the keys and handover is done. Now the real work begins, as does the 13 week maintenance…

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

I like what I see in the photo............ if that is your look then its fine.

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Tash and Rhani....... maybe better to ask and answer by private message. Your SS's right to not have their identity posted on a public forum should be respected.

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Tash. My lender needed an occupation certificate before they would make the final payment. Once they had that it only took just under 48 h for funds to clear.…

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Tash, there has been progress through this week. Most items on the PC report and the independent inspectors report are being addressed this week. The painter, tiler and cleaner…

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

There are some things that you can not control and the time that it takes council to approve a DA is one of them. Step back and be objective…

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

End of week 19 (22 weeks since build started)
This weeks progress:
- Coral Homes QA audits
- Pre-handover walkthrough
- Independent audit
- I surrounded the house with 4.5 tonne of metal dust as…

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Not "booked" as such. Handover happens when occupation certificate is issued, the final payment is made and everything on the fix-up list that is to be addressed prior to handover…

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Tash. Yes. All minor and several out of sight out of mind items e.g. sealing underside of entry door and rear garage door. The need to replace an excessively…

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

"You generally do not use doors for ventilation" I agree.
I think the PC is taking the wording "all windows, external doors and other openings" in the DA conditions and…

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

End of week 18 (21 weeks since build started)
This weeks progress:
-Shower screens and mirrors installed
-Wardrobe doors
-Fly screens installed
-Skirting boards painted and paint touch-ups completed
-Driveway and path to front door installed
-…

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Yes. As I said in my last reply, the independent inspector goes through Thursdsy next week. I'm not expecting him to find much but Im doing it for peace of…

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Tash. I had a pre-pre-handover walkthrough on Thursday. The formal pre-HO-walkthrough is on Tuesday 19th. I set up the Thursday meeting so that I know what to expect…

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Darb. We should be at practical completion this Friday which will be 18 weeks of build time plus 3 weeks of shut down time over Xmas to make a…

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

End week 17 (20 weeks since build start)
This weeks progress:
-Floor coverings complete (looks awesome!)
-Fit-offs complete
-Driveway prep
-Practical completion confirmed for 15th March
Issues:
Excavator operator knocked a chunk of render off the front…

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Tash - I responded to you via private message.

8 months8 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Tash,
My SS told me that QA inspections involve four sets of eyes. The SS, Coral Homes QA inspector, Certifier (leading toward occupation certificate I assume) and my lender also…

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