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Jenifermarie

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12 h12 hJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Isn’t it a great feeling to have that box ticked! I can’t tell if it’s because we’re on the same timeline but it feels like there are a lot of…

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1 d1 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

great news NavyLion. Have you heard from your SS yet? I’ve been waiting for a call assuming we would be told before our slab goes down but we’re at the…

2 d2 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Welcome to the club!!! Congratulations, it’s a good feeling when your fence turns up and it’s really real that admin is over.
FYI watch out for a survey soon on…

7 d7 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

That’s when we plan to get our first inspection done, then second one at PCI.
Basically means the only thing the inspector won’t physically see is the insulation but we…

10 d10 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Awesome! You’re going to be really close behind us. It’s been nearly 2 weeks for us since we supplied the bank LACC and moved over to production estimating and we’re…

12 d12 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Interesting, I just checked my display home pictures of the Apsiration At Willowdale and there is cornicing in both the upstairs bathrooms.
None in the downstairs wet rooms but there…

13 d13 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Cut and fill done at some point this week. Hopefully the slab call from our SS isn’t too far away now. The rest of our fence is still MIA though.…

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15 d15 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building Monte Carlo 40- Wisdom homes

I wish we had gone with sawtooth capping now, they look great. Are they going to be carpeted or did you opt for wooden risers?
Building Wisdom Aspiration 31 at Willowdale

15 d15 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Wish they had that when we did selections. One of my biggest disappointments about our selections was having to deal with all the external suppliers and so much work we…

15 d15 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Not yet. Our CSR advised we won’t get our SS until just before slab when the file is handed over from estimating so I guess a couple more weeks.
Building…

16 d16 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Congratulations! Looks like we’re on the same timeline now :) glad to see you finally made it, I remember reading your posts when we were preparing…

16 d16 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We didn’t have kitchen plans in our construction plans either. Just the layout was reflected on the main plans (our stove was in the wrong spot ).
Read every note…

20 d20 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building Monte Carlo 40- Wisdom homes

Wow that view! I can see why you went with the custom facade now. Is it parkland on the right where the tree is? Everything looks so green down…

20 d20 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Seriously how can admin be so infuriating yet 1.5 days into estimating I go to check our land is clear and find this...

Building Wisdom Aspiration 31 at Willowdale

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21 d21 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We were charged $6.5k and we ended up being approx 2.5 months after our original expiry. We paid $3k for a 6 month extension way back at tender stage to…

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22 d22 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We’re officially in production estimating as of today
Building Wisdom Aspiration 31 at Willowdale
https://ourwillowdalehome.wordpress.com/

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24 d24 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Soooooo close. Signed off our final end panel yesterday and the bank sent us notice today they’re ready to commence progress payments...except they post our LACC to Wisdom instead of…

24 d24 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We opted to upgrade our powerpoints in our kitchen so they would blend in more - we went with the charcoal Saturn Horizon range as they were the best match…

1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Eden Brae use DL as well. I’m pretty sure they’re with EB people on weekends because I’ve seen them doing appointments when I was there too. If you go right…

1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We are planning the same as Jordann - one before gyprock and one at PCI. Pretty sure Wisdom only allow 2 in their contract but from everything I have read…

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1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Totally feel your pain. We got our construction drawings last Wed with a note that if we get them back ASAP we should have our final end panel early this…

1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

They’re more practical because you don’t need so much space left clear around the wardrobe to open the doors. But you can’t open the whole wardrobe at once (unless you…

1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Bank Loan issue with Carlise Homes New Payment Schedule

We had similar problems with our builder (Wisdom homes in NSW). CBA have agreed to fund our build as long as the total of the deposit plus first two stages…

1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Our tender expired last November and none of the delays that mattered were Wisdoms fault unfortunately. Not sure our CSO cares that much either. Got told on the phone the…

1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I’m well overdue a blog update. I’ve been waiting for the end panel fiasco to be sorted so I can roll it all into 1 post. Same with the mortgage…

1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I think the end of admin is in sight for us
We signed off our draft end panel back on 25th Nov but Wisdom didn’t come through with our construction…

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1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Wow Ms Jovi! So glad to see you have settled in and are loving your new home. So well deserved after all the heartache during the build. It looks spectacular…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

For those still at selections stage - we opted just to have the dishwasher provision put in (no cost), we got a $600 credit for the ILVE dishwasher and we’re…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Should be able to do that at the kitchen appointment. You would just be moving cabinetry and electrical/water point (assuming you’re plumbing your fridge in?). We moved our dishwasher provision…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

You don’t have to have a flyscreen if your door is BAL12.5 rated and it’s not a pivot door. Look up the door code on the Hume Doors website, they…

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