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1 year1 yearF1naticF1natic posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi lucy-b
Tell both as you will need to coordinate the first with the slab supervisor before you potentially meet your S/S anyhow

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
Porter Davis homes

Looks great lizbf85, what benchtops did you choose?

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2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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I don't think you would regret going with either. Our plaza b is coming along.

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2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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We are using me home inspections too and they have been good so far

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Looks good, what flooring is that samk?

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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Must have been building you a Cubby house

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2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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Under the number of days it should detail what's included, ours says weekends, public holidays, rdo's etc

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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Hi Naama, you probably don't want to hear this but out contract was April and site start date was September after originally being August in the contract, we weren't charged…

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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Fair point, but we've had tradies do a good job, but if they aren't on site then they won't hit deadlines, the SS needs to be on them to make…

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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have been a day away from lockup for about 3 weeks

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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You've hit the nail on the head Kannu! Our build has slipped again for exactly this reason.

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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Exactly, you're in a sales process....

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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Yeah, its left to tender in case you don't quite like the answers but you will go with it because on the whole you are happy. I'm sure everyone's…

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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Or because nothing's happened!

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
Porter Davis homes

Agree, the first is probably the most painful too, but she does cover some good points in the latter videos about things like flooring costs etc, painful but could save…

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2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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Apologies if this has been posted before, but I came across this video blog of a couple building a Waldorf Grange, she covers some good points in the series of…

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2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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Looks great sunshine83, hope it continues this fast for you. We slipped again, not quite lockup yet!. I see ours isn't the only site that they leave the…

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2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
Porter Davis homes

Sometimes you need to be careful what you wish for! Ours did come down substantially, but I think it was high in the first place as they had few…

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
Porter Davis homes

quite right lizbf85, I hope you are a very unfortunate exception to the general experience, did you find out any more about who/why it happened?

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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around 17k to remove a single story 3 bedroom brick house and clear the block, included some asbestos removal too

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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Simon from http://www.simcatgroup.com.au/ did a very good job for us

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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Yes we also used our own funds to do the demo. I can see where you are coming from if you are wanting to use the mortgage to cover the…

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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Hi nikil
We had exactly the same issue as you which was made worse as we needed to get rid of trees during the demo of the original house that we…

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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Garage is white (near white anyway as you can't get white) like the picture too, we played safe.
Hope this helps, we slipped a lot with the framer, they didn't…

2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
Porter Davis homes

that looks great sunshine83, we also went with the Hampton facade and played safe with colours by sticking with the standard colouring in the picture. http://www.porterdavis.com.au/~/media/h…

F1natic wrote:

That will look great. We decided on Hampton too but in the light grey just like the standard image http://www.porterdavis.com.au/~/media/homes/plaza%2050b/facades/hampton.jpg?w=1180&h=787&crop=1&as=1

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That will look great. We decided on Hampton too but in the light grey just like the standard image http://www.porterdavis.com.au/~/media/homes/plaza%2050b/facades/hampton.jpg?w=1180&h=787&crop=1&as=1

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2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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Completely agree sunshine83, I wouldn't say we have had completely smooth sailing by any means, but I think it's also about expectations.
Your build is coming along well, what facade did…

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2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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As we are doing a knock down rebuild we also had to sign the contract before the second soil test as it couldn't be done until the house was gone,…

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2 years2 yearsF1naticF1natic posted:
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Just to prove its possible (but highly unlikely!) ours did come down after the second soil test, and not by a small amount either. Might be as we are doing…

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