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5 months5 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Marraya paniculata. Has white flowers and produces a really nice fragrance. We have the option to use this as a hedge too later if we want.

5 months5 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Glad to finally get this done. Have a few more ideas about things we could do with the space but it will do for now. Just have to do the…

6 months6 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Hi Chelsea, i haven't noticed any issues keeping them clean. Might be different if it was a gloss finish? But we chose matt finish. The color is deep anthracite…

7 months7 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Starting to get started on our landscaping now. Absolutely love this product for our retaining wall.

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham
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7 months7 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
Our First Home - New Build SA

Congratulations! Hope it all gets sorted for you

7 months7 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Finally have a fence! Now we can start our landscaping planning. Excited to finish this off!

7 months7 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Still nothing done yet on the landscaping front. We're waiting for the neighbors bricks to be completed before the fence can be done. Once fence is done then we can…

7 months7 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Precision concrete and landscapes

8 months8 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Hi Bebbsy,
Haven't been on here much since we've moved in. It's getting close to 3 months now after handover. I literally tell myself multiple times per day how much…

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9 months9 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. Countdown to handover!!

Our crossover was extra 1k

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9 months9 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Driveway was done today. Slowly getting there. Now on to the landscaping!

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9 months9 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Rear Verandah done

Looks great!

9 months9 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

We had about 500 bricks leftover and i ended up selling them for $250. Was a lot of interest in them lol

9 months9 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Yeah we'll start planning all of that next couple of weeks now that concreting is done. It's perfect time to be laying turf I'm told so that's a bonus. The…

1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham
9 months9 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Not exactly sure yet, because i don't know what's expensive and what's not. I don't mind some of the concrete block walls. My step dad's giving me a hand.

9 months9 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Been busy digging the retaining wall in backyard getting that ready and the perimeter concreting was done today. If the weather holds up they might get the driveway done tomorrow.…

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9 months9 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. Countdown to handover!!

Wow looks great. Not long to go now

10 months10 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Haha, very observant RE sticky rice! It helps when your partner is Thai for that stuff. We spent a whole day putting curtains up before flooring was in. Unlike me,…

10 months10 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Few more pics. Still have driveway/ perimeter concreting and air-con to do.

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10 months10 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

So it's been about a week after handover now. Solomon's didn't accept the letter from the bank in the end so we had no option other than to pay the…

10 months10 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

The manager was in today as another worker was sick so lucky we could talk to him. He said just get the letter from homestart to him asap and he…

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10 months10 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Yeah ours says the same but they didn't explain this when we talked to them earlier in the year and explained our situation - bank will pay the remainder after…

10 months10 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

So we're due to pick up the keys Tuesday morning next week. Flooring is booked a couple of days later as it has to be completed after handover. Yesterday i…

11 months11 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

So we had our pre handover inspection two days ago. The house looks so good, can't wait to move in. I've been impressed with hickinbotham and would recommend them…

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11 months11 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Cruising along now. Finish line in site

11 months11 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Painting is completed now. Panel lift garage door is on and render has been completed. 4 days till handover inspection

11 months11 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
Statesman homes

Correct. No catch. I guess it would add up about the same for the company as you're ineligible for savings through promotions. It was attractive for us as we…

11 months11 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
Statesman homes

Yes hickinbotham also contributed 10k to our deposit but we were ineligible for promotions

11 months11 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. Countdown to handover!!

Wow looks awesome

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11 months11 monthsGuy TGuy T posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

Plumbing getting done today. Basins, shower head, taps, toilets. 2 weeks to go!

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