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8 h8 hKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Metricon - Duxton 39

All looking so good. Seems so much more private once the fences are up too! Lots happening wooooo

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8 h8 hKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Haha I think I almost gave him a heart attack cos it was so dark and he was up in the roof by himself!
The sinks are the standard ones. I'm…

8 h8 hKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 4 wks to go! So they better hurry up

Will be amazing to have your own space. We lived with my in laws (and my husbands brother, partner and 2 year old) during our first build which luckily was…

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12 h12 hKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Well I completely scared a tradie as i drove back past at 7pm and the front door and garage were wide open but no cars etc... was going to just…

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1 d1 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

Not out of the question depending how quickly they get to site. Our total build time will be 6 months but we had tools down for 3 whole weeks over…

1 d1 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

I think our contract time was 295 days and with the finish date we have been given it's looking about 2 months less than That! Our weather allowance was less…

1 d1 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Thanks Henry! We're very happy with everything so far! Hopefully no delays and we're still on track for settlement mid may

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1 d1 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Haha my ss told me he tells my admin a few days behind so if there's a delay I'm not disappointed when I go to peek. Usually means things happen…

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3 d3 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 4 wks to go! So they better hurry up

That's not bad. Could all be done in a few weeks if they've got it all booked!

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3 d3 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Woohoo. Our houses are pretty much twins for progress Haha! Boo about the carpet installers though but they can smash it out in a day or 2 and sounds like…

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3 d3 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Thanks Dawn! I wish I had as much faith in me as you do haha.
What colour did you go for carpets? I can't wait to see them in!

3 d3 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

I would have loved a darker grey but the colour lady said they'd had heaps of complaints about the one they use :(
Externals and floors are…

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3 d3 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 4 wks to go! So they better hurry up

That's great Dawn! Always love hearing things are happening on site and it's progressing for you. Can't be much left to do now 😀

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3 d3 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

I'm excited and nervous for the grey floorboards! Boldest choice we made hahaha

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3 d3 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Wooooo just got notice that flooring will start tomorrow. Retaining wall to the right going in next week so fencing can go on top!

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4 d4 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Metricon - Duxton 39

Everything looks great emmz! The countdown is on 😀😀😀

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4 d4 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Getting close now. Still seems so far away though. I'm definitely getting impatient.
I was lucky my ss organised a walk through to look at some stuff. PCI should only…

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4 d4 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

True! We still have all our old furniture plus all the new stuff so will be a horrible move but worth it once we're in.
Robe was $400ish for each…

4 d4 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

We took the robes out and put them in more times than I could count haha. Glad we left them though as is one less thing to worry about after…

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4 d4 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 4 wks to go! So they better hurry up

I definitely wouldn't be recommending them but also wouldn't be doing a review until everything is complete. Wouldn't want them to see it and muck you around anymore!

4 d4 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Robes, cupboards, pantry and plumbing along with electrical fit off happening

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4 d4 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Yeah ours are just normal light fittings and we'll have to get an electrician in to change them over

4 d4 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 4 wks to go! So they better hurry up

Oh that's the worst Dawn. I can assure you we all have those sleepless nights. Building can be stressful and the million after handover things just never stop playing on…

5 d5 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Only a big one over the dining table downstairs... then the one above the stairs and the 2 in the master...

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5 d5 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Yeah they're a custom order tile. So dissaointing they made them in the wrong colour haha.
I don't know how far they were through electrical but yours could be happening today…

5 d5 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 4 wks to go! So they better hurry up

The little costs do add up quickly! I've been tracking all my costs, both house related and things I've bought like furniture, etc. I will do a full break down…

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5 d5 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

No feature tile yet. It is going to take about 4 weeks to make them again in the correct colour! Ss said pci will prob have to be with some…

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5 d5 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Yeah our ss has been super organised which helps!
You don't have to engage private inspectors but it is definitely something to be considered.

7 d7 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Building our dream home- Fairhaven Queenscliff in Riverwalk

Sounds like you'll be underway soon! Hopefully titles and settlement aren't too far away!
We're in Casey council and had to pay some ridiculous bond to the council and our developer…

7 d7 dKat_1025Kat_1025 posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

For us contracts to site was about a month I think but we still had to settle on our land when we signed contracts so they were pretty quick to…

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