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4 months4 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Did more landscaping over the weekend. Plants some agapanthus on the side of the house and some magnolias. We had artificial lawn also installed.

4 months4 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

I found their quality and workmanship quite good. Costing was a bit on the higher side than what we were planning to spend but I think from what I hear…

4 months4 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Hi Vivo
Overall we had a pleasant experience. Like any build, there were a few hiccups here and there, nothing major. When our inspector found any defects, they were rectified by…

5 months5 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Landscaping slowly coming along. We have moved so much sand from the back and the front. There is now a small brick area at the back. Layed down soil compost…

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9 months9 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Deck is done! We did an overhang on the edges. The plan is to put some lights underneath. We chose Jarrah and like how it turned out. The red tones…

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9 months9 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Electrician came in today to put in some lights and fans.
Deck is nearly done. Will post pics when completed.

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9 months9 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Thanks 😄

9 months9 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Just picked up our dinning table. Dinning table was made out of Marri and locally made, and painting is by an Melbourne artist named Lou Sheldon. 😍😍

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth
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9 months9 monthschekiichekii posted:
New home build - Custom Design WA

Wow what a bold choice! Looks awesome in the void. And at least it can be repainted if you ever get sick of it.

9 months9 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Driveway and side path is now sealed. Next: decking for alfresco! Can't wait to stop having sand in the house.

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9 months9 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

All inclusive. That was total price psqm. However we needed earthworks which was extra on top.

9 months9 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Thanks! It was $99 psqm

9 months9 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Thanks so much. 😊

9 months9 monthschekiichekii posted:
NARROW LOT - SINGLE VS DOUBLE

We have just moved into 9.4 x 43. We built a single 3 x 2 plus study and it's only the two of us so it's enough. However if we…

9 months9 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

We have moved in! What hard work. Won't be moving for a while after that experience haha. We had to layout the provisions for the retic before the concrete was…

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth
9 months9 monthschekiichekii posted:
New home build - Custom Design WA

The cabinets look awesome! Loving the black handles and the colour of the cabinets

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10 months10 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Handover!
A few things outstanding which are getting fixed over the next few days but overall happy with the result. Our site supervisor has been super. Nothing was too big…

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10 months10 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

I had quotes for $1200-$1500, but this artichect was a friend of a friend so he charged $800

10 months10 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

We have hired a landscape architect to help us plan out our landscaping as we had no idea where to start. Really happy with what he has come up with.…

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth
10 months10 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

So we completed PCI yesterday as it got pushed back a week due to the gas connection. Overall we are happy with how the house has turned out. Waiting…

11 months11 monthschekiichekii posted:
Fencing Query: neighbor's garage is on the property boundary

We had to put in temporary fencing while we were building. Not sure if the cost will fall on you or your neighbour.

11 months11 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

So it's one more week till PCI! It's been booked in for next Friday. This week they were busy getting things fixed and finished. Today they were replacing the master…

11 months11 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Yay, they are back to work this week. Doors were painted and front door was getting stained. Aircon was delivered and should be getting installed soon. Shower screens and mirrors…

11 months11 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Can I ask what the name of the floor tiles are.
Hey. They are called Bellingen in White from Tile Expo

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11 months11 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

No one was at the house, but grout is in. Looks like main tiles are done. Now nothing for two weeks... 😪

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth
12 months12 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Tilers were doing the main tiles, so couldn't walk around the house. Will be interesting to see when the grout is in. We have chosen a light grey, same as…

12 months12 monthschekiichekii posted:
Narrow block worthwhile?

Congratulations and good luck with your build! Building on a narrow block and now nearly completed my biggest regret is not having more internal courtyards. I have a single story…

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