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10 d10 dGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

We are getting very excited to move in!
No, we haven't gotten a quote yet, that will probably be something we organise later! We are thinking of seeing someone at Stratco!
But…

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18 d18 dGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

Hey guys,
So it has been some time, and we have cooled off about the date, and are actually a little more comfortable with the further date. It'll give us more…

29 d29 dGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

We just received another email from our site supervisor. Apparently our close-off fence and gate aren't included in our contract, and the council is only dealing with our front fencing…

29 d29 dGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

We just received an email from our Customer Relationship Consultant, essentially stating that our site supervisor doesn't hold the right to give out dates, and the Building Manager is the…

1 month1 monthGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Damn, hopefully the rain stops temporarily so your roof can go up! Once thats up, the rain can't stop them haha!
Your shower head looks awesome! Nice and large!

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1 month1 monthGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

So some updates!
We had a walkthrough with our site supervisor last week to see some of the progress. Our tiles are done, outside carpentry is completed, they've begun painting the…

1 month1 monthGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Very nice!! Good thing you found the plumbing issue this early!

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1 month1 monthGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Congratulations on the frame! It's super awesome to start visualising where everythings gonig to go haha!

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2 months2 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

Thanks, we love the overall height in this build! Thats the thing we fell in love with!
There is no internal piping through the fridge wall. Our site supervisor did say…

2 months2 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

We have also encountered a couple of issues, that will hopefully get resolved this week.
We noticed there was no capped water point in the refridgerator space, which our site supervisor…

2 months2 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Pretty exciting times! Can't wait to see the frame go up!

2 months2 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

Hey everyone,
It's been a while since we've done the update, but a lot has been happening! Our builders are absolutely smashing through the house and we're still dead-on track!
So since…

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3 months3 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

Hey everyone,
Even more progress over the weekend! We managed to get inside and take a couple of pics! Our plasterboard appears to be fully done, and we've been informed that…

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3 months3 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

Hey everyone,
We have more updates! The house has been fully insulated, and they have actually started our plasterboard! The brick layer was sick last Wednesday, but he returned Monday! We're…

3 months3 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

Hey everyone,
We've been a bit absent as we've had a pretty full-on month.
My wife had her gallbladder removed, and has been recovering tremendously well from that. Amongst work being busy…

3 months3 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Building with Simonds VIC

Oh my word, the progress is looking amazing!! Full steam ahead!!

4 months4 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

Hey everyone,
Another update on the house! Our tradies worked hard on Saturday to pump out this much of our frame:

We are over the moon!
The builder did mention they are expecting…

Simonds Palisade in Adelaide
4 months4 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

Hey everyone!
Been a bit of a full on few weeks. My wife had surgery last week on Tuesday to have her gallbladder removed! She's recovering well and is back at…

Simonds Palisade in Adelaide
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4 months4 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

Thanks MzMelrose, I saw your plans in the Simonds Selection book, it looks wonderful! I love the layout of the Palisade!
We went to site on Saturday to check up, and…

Simonds Palisade in Adelaide
4 months4 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Building with Simonds VIC

Very exciting!! We are doing the 3.6m ceilings in our Palisade too, they're super grande!!

4 months4 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

We have an update on the grant! One of the head managers has pushed for our case, and the team at Simonds are allowing the handing over the grant to…

4 months4 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

Yeah, we are glad we persisted too. However, we've hit another barrier where we were told that the grant would be supplied at settlement, but now our builder is saying…

Simonds Palisade in Adelaide
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4 months4 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

Yeah, we actually walked into the Sierra display home in SA, and we absolutely loved the layout and the raised ceilings. The only thing that put my wife off was…

4 months4 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

Hey MissSoph,
We are building in ________, and we did run into a valuation issue. Our valuation was at a shortfall of $7k, just because of the land size.

4 months4 monthsGreenwoods2309Greenwoods2309 posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

Hey guys,
It has been quite a journey, but we are well on our way to building our first and dream home this year, with Simonds.
We initially signed our Sales Advice…

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