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17 d17 dKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

FYI our carpet is called Hollywood Nights. Like Salfield we didn’t upgrade the carpet or underlay as we will have young kids on it in the next few years and…

18 d18 dKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

We were told that we could choose anything from Winning Appliances as they were their supplier. Sounds like this has changed since we made our selections. Bugger.

29 d29 dKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Landscaping began yesterday. Currently just sorting out the drainage and retaining walls before we think too much about turf and plants. Need time to save up some cash for that…

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29 d29 dKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

Awesome news!
It starts . . .

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1 month1 monthKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

In the special conditions section of the contract it states Rawson only need to notify the rain days at the completion, so yes it makes it very difficult to know…

1 month1 monthKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

We added a new feature to the house a couple of weeks ago. Little Lachlan arrived safety on the 29th September. Finally get to use the nursery however it also…

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
1 month1 monthKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson build in Cameron Park

LOVE LOVE LOVE all of this. It looks amazing! Well done and congrats!

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2 months2 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Some photos of rooms that have been sorted with furniture and decor (spoiler alert: not many).

2 months2 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Thanks guys. It was great to meet you!
P.S. no need to be jealous for too long

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3 months3 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16

Sooooo good! Good lighting makes all the difference!

3 months3 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Haha! I’ve started moving it so it’s not so impressive anymore

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3 months3 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Hi everyone, so we finally moved into our new Rawson home over the weekend. Sorry for the lack of updates but it was a hectic weekend to say the least!…

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3 months3 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

Woohoo! 🥂 progress!

3 months3 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Hey mate, Lake Macquarie is just south of Newcastle and about 2 hours north of Sydney. Not what I’d call the country, but Sydney-siders might I’d call our area…

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3 months3 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Ok, our practical completion walkthrough went well today. Still some minor things to close out (cleaning, paint touch ups, dishwasher installation, etc) but nothing to stop us moving in this…

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3 months3 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Hi all, our PC walk through is this coming Tuesday with a view to have handover by Thursday!
Stay tuned . . .

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3 months3 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

I’ll concur with this. Losing your site supervisor definitely results in delays on the build.

4 months4 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

Hey mate, I won’t speak for Simon but I can answer some of your queries based on our experiences with Rawson too. We are building the Edge.
You really need to…

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4 months4 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

So good to hear that it’s worked out to your satisfaction - albeit with a few stressful moments on the way.

4 months4 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

Jeez Salfield, I don’t know what to say. That’s really disappointing and clearly very stressful for you.
I have my fingers crossed they can sort this out for you guys.

4 months4 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Guys, look . . . .
Balustrade goes on next week.

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4 months4 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson build in Cameron Park

Looks fab! Very similar to our choices in colours so I’m definitely a fan.
I don’t mind the shower screen

4 months4 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Hey mate, our large window near the staircase was installed about 10cm lower than all other windows and as a result it didn’t line up with the grooves in the…

4 months4 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Thank you! It is very exciting. Although I’ve also realised I need to start packing up our current house
I can’t wait to see that staircase! It’s fitting that it…

4 months4 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Soil was turned for the slab in the first week of September last year. So 11 months (or 10 months officially minus the Christmas shutdown). They will be just over…

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4 months4 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Big update for you today. I’d say we are about a week or so from practical completion. Floors are down. Next week is the finishing of the stairs and the…

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5 months5 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

Just a warning, it will be difficult to stick with the included tiles. Unless you are happy with white, brown or variants of. And yeah I remember them saying the…

5 months5 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

Nice selections! Very neutral and stylish.
We had a similar experience with Julie. We were organised too but wow there were quite a few extra decisions to be made we didn’t…

5 months5 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Cheers Bear. I’ll look into them.

5 months5 monthsKateAndDukeKateAndDuke posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Not a bad option, but their website says they don’t have that service at my address ☹️

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