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7 d7 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We won’t make it. Haven’t gone through end panel yet and our bank won’t agree to the progress payments so we are starting again with a different bank. I’ve become…

7 d7 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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I was talking to our CSO last night and she said today is Wisdom’s cut off date to move to production estimating and get a slab before Xmas shutdown so…

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7 d7 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Congrats Rocchet! I’ve been following along quietly and it’s great to see that everything has progressed so smoothly for you. Everything looks stunning, can’t wait to see some pics when…

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11 d11 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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I will let you know when both come through. We haven’t actually heard from Wisdom yet. The certifier CCed me on the email back to our CSO with the approval.
Building…

11 d11 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Hurrah CDC approval at last! For anyone else waiting, our final plan revisions were submitted to the certifier on 3rd Nov and the approval was actually done on Friday but…

14 d14 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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At the moment we are going through Heritage which is a small independent QLD bank. I’m not loving it as they’re really slow and rigid. Even our broker says they’re…

14 d14 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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I’ve already mentioned that to my broker but he is quite determined to try and stick with our current bank (Heritage). He is dealing with the whole thing, Wisdom…

14 d14 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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We’ve had delays with our CDC approval too. Our CDC request went in 13th Oct and we’re still waiting for approval. We’ve had requests for plan amendments due to BAL…

22 d22 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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We upgraded our alarm system through Sentinel, we opted for pet friendly alarm sensors, reed sensors on the windows and doors and remotes so we can deactivate the alarm from…

23 d23 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We’re at a similar point too but I don’t think we will be onsite by Christmas. Our CDC approval was lodged 2 weeks ago but they have come back asking…

25 d25 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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We got equally as excited when we started planning about lights but I’ve realised now that Beacon always have a “sale” on. The best sale I’ve seen in the past…

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27 d27 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Absolutely you can bring it up at tender presentation. We moved the wall between our master suite and WIR/en suite to make the WIR a bit bigger and they didn’t…

1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Looking great M! I can’t wait to see your bricks start now. I’ve been loving watch it all finally come together for you :)
Building Wisdom Aspiration…

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1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Just check it thoroughly against what you have already signed off and send an email outlining any overlap to your CSO. I included the variation and item number for each…

1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Bushfire attack level variation. You would only have one if you’re building in a bushfire prone area and near open land like Dani and I.
I’m very much looking forward…

1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We’re at about the same point in the timeline too. We paid our 1k deposit mid Nov 16 and we’re waiting on CDC approval at the moment.
Not holding my…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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It’s one of the Laminex timber veneer products. It’s so long ago now I can’t remember which one. It doesn’t look like the online pictures at all but we went…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Guess which carpet colour we picked clearly we have good taste!
Building Wisdom Aspiration 31 at Willowdale
https://ourwillowdalehome.wordpress.com/

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2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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With garage doors, I don’t think there is a display anywhere to see them all but it was the one thing I didn’t really feel the need to look at…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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That would be so good if that is the case. We’re waiting on engineers drawings at the moment from our contour survey so we might be a bit further behind.…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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I second the advice on a trip to the Caesarstone display showroom to see a full slab. We were really set on Oyster until we saw the full slab which…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Ah the wheels are slowly turning for us. Got the $910 sewer peg out variation today. Also got our BAL assessment. 12.5 means we have about $10k extra in…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Bricks suppliers are PGH and Austral. If you go to PGH and say you’re building with Wisdom they will give you the current list (there is an included list then…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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We did the same with our kitchen sink - we got our kitchen plans and quote about 2 days after we signed off the colours variation that included the kitchen…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Floor plan feedback HGWA - Vienna

Wow that is a stunning floor plan. Wish we had space for all of that! Just a couple of little things that strike me
Home Theatre - if you plan…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Kitchen week on the block AND on the forum. What more could we all ask for?!
I love it Rocchet! It seems like everything is flying along for you now. …

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Apparently...I'm still skeptical but very happy to be proven wrong. Signed off our bushfire assessment variation on Friday...it was only $15 more than the best quote we got but…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

So happy for you can't wait to see the progress now to frames, bricks, roof etc. You must be so happy to finally have action and be on your…

3 months3 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Hurrah MsJovi!!! All the best for handover and the auction. I'm so glad to hear you're finally there :) is it hard to believe that it's…

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3 months3 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Thanks M+M and Ozmonkeyoy. I know the land delays aren't that long in comparison to most and I keep reminding myself of that.
We have a lot going on in…

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