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5 d5 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Our fee is $200 but there is refundable bond of $1,000 so total $1200 upfront. You will get $1000 bond back after the construction is complete and the builder has…

5 d5 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Sliding door in all bedroom was blowing our budget little bit so left it as is. Asset protection to be paid by the owner is not required by all the…

5 d5 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

SIgned the contracts on Friday. Was unable to get doors in WIRs for Bedroom 2, 3 and 4 as opening is 700mm. Fairhaven said we can fit a 620mm ourselves…

8 d8 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Reading the HAI contract. Any tips on what I should be looking for?

9 d9 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Yeah may be because we did not do lot of changes. Pantry will have normal cupboard doors. It will have 4 shelves.
Will be getting electronic contract tomorrow to sign

9 d9 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

We were there for around 3 hours. No extra charge for switching fridge space with Pantry. No extra charge for laminate in bedroom hallways. Wall tiles were included in our…

10 d10 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Tender appointment went well. Tender presenter Andrew was really patient and explained everything in detail.
We ended up swapping fridge space and WIP. Fridge space was 1.5m wide which was…

11 d11 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Yes will be going through all the selections tonight. Thinking of making few minor changes. Will probably get Dishwasher provision only and remove the Westinghouse dishwasher we choose at color.…

11 d11 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

We got shower niche in Ensuite and Bathroom. They were $289 each

13 d13 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Thank you. Will go through all the paperwork to re jog the memory. Cant remember everything we decided at colors

13 d13 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Tender appointment this Tuesday. Super excited!
Any tips for what to look out for in the appointment?

21 d21 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Looks great! Sorry if this has been asked before. Which house are you building with Fairhaven? How long did it take for Fairhaven to start construction after your land settlement?
Our…

21 d21 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Our promotion was $7k off the base price and also $20k worth of upgrades for $5k. Maybe that's why it was not included in the base price.

21 d21 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

No flooring was not included in our base price. Was it includes in yours?

23 d23 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Sorry I got it wrong. Tiles were included ones so did not had to pay extra. Don't know the price of splash back tile yet. $4.5k I earlier mentioned was…

24 d24 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Yes we are getting very excited day by day.
From memory tiles were all up around $4.5k

25 d25 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

I've been told build should start within 4-6 weeks after contract signing. We'll sign contract mid June.

25 d25 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Our CSo has also been unable to provide us prices of lot of things.
Yes shower will extend towards the vanity. My partner is not really sold on it so…

27 d27 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

It was our choice. Initially we chose Winter Ice for ceiling and skirtings & June fog (grey tone) for wall. Later changed it to Winter Ice as well as it…

27 d27 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Hi all,
Can someone clarify whether the standard garage is manual or automatic?
Fairhaven is asking for around $550 for 2 garage remotes? I have been told we can get…

27 d27 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

That sounds reasonable. Thanks!

27 d27 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

We are having Winter Ice throughout and it is part of the standard inclusion. Tender appointment booked it for 12th June :)

30 d30 dBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Did anyone extend their shower to 900 x 1200 instead of standard 900x900 and know how much Fairhaven charged for it?
I decided to do it after the color appointment…

1 month1 monthBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Framing

Great pic! We are just around the corner from you on Kingscliff Av :) how big is your block? What Are the dimensions?

1 month1 monthBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Thats excellent! Glad you were able to get your backyard back.

1 month1 monthBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Wow thats amazing that you were able to pick up the error.
Did Fairhaven fixed the error?

1 month1 monthBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Not very sure how they work to be honest, I just got the quote at this stage.
I believe you will have to pay for re inspections from Darbecca which is…

1 month1 monthBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

That's interesting.
May I ask how you figured out that setback was incorrect? At what stage of inspection did Darbecca picked it up?

1 month1 monthBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Thanks.
Fairhaven said that they will add 2 extra weeks to each stage if we hire independent inspector.

1 month1 monthBronte19Bronte19 posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Hinged door to WIRs are around $200 each. We changed to sliding door to master wir it was around $350.

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