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5 years5 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Our Marbella Build with Porter Davis

We have completed our base stage. The house inspector came last week and gave us their report, and there were some defects needing attention which I've forwarded to the SS,…

5 years5 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Building the PD Marbella 42 in 2013

Happy to hear where you are at.. we're almost at the same stage! Love what you have done with the blog .

5 years5 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
!Do we pay invoice even when theres defects in the build?

I was thinking since I've raised an issue that 7 days does not apply but perhaps a clause in the contract would still obligate me to pay them . just…

5 years5 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
!Do we pay invoice even when theres defects in the build?

Hi all,
Just wondering if I could get some feedback and tap into some wisdom from the forum.
We contracted a house inspector for our first build with a large company.
He's…

5 years5 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Our Marbella Build with Porter Davis

P/s following both blogs - interesting reads!

5 years5 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Our Marbella Build with Porter Davis

We were delayed as well because we didn't have all our figures in by our (first) contract date and had to be scheduled in at a later time as they…

5 years5 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Building the PD Marbella 42 in 2013

Heyya Ashy.. looks like we're both have about the same build schedule. Our slab is being poured on Thurs (6th). Keep us posted..

5 years5 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Our Marbella Build with Porter Davis

Oops for some reason the link in your signature didn't come up on my phone but now I see it on my computer. Very nice design! How exciting.. I can't…

5 years5 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Our Marbella Build with Porter Davis

Thanks Back Pocket! I hope so too, with Melb weather you just have to be prepared for anything! Didnt expect the hail today :)
MummaDj are you…

5 years5 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Porter Davis homes

Yeay we finally have some activity happening on our lot! Site cut happens today! we're building the Marbella 42..
So far we've been very happy with how things have panned…

5 years5 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Our Marbella Build with Porter Davis

Well it feels like it's been yonks but our site cut date was today!!!
Going over tomorrow to take some pics.. getting excited again!
Congrats on the site start Ashy Redbacks…

6 years6 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hello hello
We've just put our paperwork in for the Marbella 42. Have not even gotten a BC or SS assigned to us yet.. so still fresh and naive excited about…

6 years6 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Building the Drysdale 30

What a beautiful house! We were overwhelmed at Hopetoun too.. Especially when there's so many different shades of what looks like the same colour..

6 years6 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Our Marbella Build with Porter Davis

Hi Home Angels! :D We're building in the Northern part of Melbourne - Craigieburn.. Wherebouts is your land situated? How are your working…

6 years6 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Our Marbella Build with Porter Davis

After months of searching for our first home we finally settled with the Marbella 42!!
So happy and excited thinking about it as am completely in love with the display house…

6 years6 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Building a new home: Decisions.. decisions.. HELP!

Hi guys!
Need to tap into the wisdom of this forum. Both hubby and I are clueless when it comes to building..
Basically we are in a situation where we can choose…

6 years6 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Evaporative Cooling during or after house built ADVISE PLS!

I asked for a quote and it came back about $6400 for the whole house with PD which I think is reasonable.
It is a Bonaire summerbreeze (thanks google) with 9…

6 years6 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Evaporative Cooling during or after house built ADVISE PLS!

Thanks boosho, Skyzie85, and donna61!
donna61, I'm not too sure about humidity levels because we get quite hot dry summers where we're building (Craigieburn VIC)
I think downstairs ducts in essential, not…

6 years6 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Evaporative Cooling during or after house built ADVISE PLS!

This is a rookie question but just wondering if it is advisable to install evaporative cooling while the house is being built or safe to leave it for after? We're…

6 years6 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Help! What is my right as a consumer when dealing w/ Builder

Ps it wasn't a building contract at all. It was an invoice detailing his services - he was going to draw us a plan and do a soil test etc…

6 years6 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Help! What is my right as a consumer when dealing w/ Builder

Hi Leighton. Thanks for your advice.
I'm usually very careful with Terms and Conditions before signing contract but he was a family friend and he told us "oh, don't worry…

6 years6 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Building the Sahara Q1 by Henley- WE HAVE THE KEYS!!!

Hi tengals.
Just been following all the posts as we are hoping to build Sahara Q1 with Henley. I was also interested in Manhattan 41 (Carlisle) but my brother is…

6 years6 yearsBrownKokonutBrownKokonut posted:
Help! What is my right as a consumer when dealing w/ Builder

I have issues with building our new home - and we haven't even gotten to the building process yet!
SHORT VERSION OF THE STORY
We wanted to discontinue the planning process with…

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