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Jewelbaby

Joined 3 September 2010
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6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

Is that so? I'm so confused! We have been lead to believe that most of his 'suggestions' were just that and PD have told us that most of…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

is spot on)!
A meeting was had at our place today and while we have not yet received a full update on what was done/said/decided and what is yet to be…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

The short answer is the paintwork throughout the house (for various reasons), the visible joins in the plaster walls throughout the house, the water damage to the front half of…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

I hope that you continue to be pleasantly surprised Lunchtime and that they promptly and adequately deal with your issues. Unfortunately it has been our experience (many times over…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
The Avenue at Casey

Oh, is there play equipment in now? How exciting, is it a big play area or just a small swing set and the rest more of an open park…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

I've posted a number of things in this thread, in one of the other PD threads and in various threads I have started. I just don't have it in…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

No, not exactly. Our SS hasn't called as he was supposed to on Tuesday, but I'm not terribly surprised since that call was supposed to come last Tuesday, the…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

Waiting, waiting, waiting, on a phone call that is probably never coming from our SS about when our house that is now almost a month over contract will be ready…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

Gosh, really? My positive then is that when we did our colour selection at Hopetoun the girl we had was very accommodating and happily looked up almost everything that…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

Rups we were told to contact Boral direct and ask for a list of houses made with the bricks and roof colours that we liked. They were able to…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
The Avenue at Casey

We're not in yet, although our contract ends on Friday if my calculations are correct. Couldn't tell you when we can expect to move in as apparently we're not…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

Errr.....I never said anything about you or your situation (or anyone else's but my own) and I'm not the one with the issue, I'm simply supporting that persons right to…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

Yes! And I love them :D

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

I don't disagree with the sentiments and I'm not singling you out specifically.
And it's not builder bashing for the sake of it, it's great to talk about the…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

And my point is that some people are communicating this quite rudely in a very cavalier manner, as though the person with the issues is making a mountain out of…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
The Avenue at Casey

Sorry to hear that Lexie. We had a similar situation where something that was standard when we signed, and included on the plans initially, was removed in later plans…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Appliances not working after handover

Thank you for your replies. It has been fixed now, however if anyone knows the answer to my initial question about what rights you have to expect it to…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

What those of you saying "just get over it and move on" seem to be missing is that a situation such as this can actually have much greater reaching implications…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Ebony,
It would be lovely if you could get someone to contact us, our SS didn't call today like he said he would and as per usual did not answer…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

Well, I'm disappointed (but not terribly surprised) to report that things have not improved in the slightest.
On Tuesday it will have been two weeks since our second "PCI" (and FIVE…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Appliances not working after handover

The unit is apparently faulty, so it's not an issue with the pilot light.
The trouble with checking if things are working prior to handover is that our builder…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

Wow, is that all it costs to upgrade the underlay? See now, this is another way that PD are shooting themselves in the foot by being so cagey about…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Appliances not working after handover

This is part curiosity and part wanting to know what our options are if it happens to us too.....
Our next door neighbour, building the same house with the same builder…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
PD Camberwell 29

Good to hear Michael! I hope it stays resolved, which hasn't been my experience with PD :roll:
Just out of curiosity, how much…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Which one do you like?

I like the flooring to the left. It is more of a striking contrast, but I think the red goes much nicer with the blue/grey colours you have chosen…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Im devasted about my new kitchen :(

Chi chi, I think the colour is nice, but if it's not what you wanted and you're honestly going to be so upset by it then I would pay to…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Ebony!
Will you be taking over from Jess, ie she won't be around anymore? If so please pass on my thanks, she has been one of the few positives…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
New build independent inspections

Unfortunately I'm going to have to go against the grain and say our experience with Newhome inspections hasn't been great thus far.
Our report was almost a week later than we…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

I agree with everything you said Snoofie, I just wish I could say the same things in terms of having a positive experience. In all this we have been…

6 years6 yearsJewelbabyJewelbaby posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thank you Jess. I'm not sure if you were responsible for the movement at the station today, but thank you for trying.
My partner sent another email today to our…

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