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7 years7 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Just a quick update for anyone still interested. We got the letter in the mail yesterday letting us know that the land will be titled soon. So we need to…

7 years7 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Hey Stellabella, still no good news. We keep having to use money out of our savings to scare by every week - out of the $25,000 we had saved up,…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

I meant to say used $14k of our savings to buy a car for hubby to get to & from work lol!! Whoops!! ;)

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Hey Stellabella,
Not much news as yet, spoke to the bank & they definitely can't lend us the money as we've had to use about $14k of our savings for hubby…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Thanks for your thoughts guys =) will let you know the outcome!

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Thanks lovely! He's been wanting to get up to QLD for a while, he's an all round operator so does the earthworks etc, but hasn't been able to find any…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Hi Stellabella,
We live in Vic. If we lived around Perth he would get a job easily enough doing FIFO but apparently they're trying to stop employing from the Eastern states…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Hey guys,
Just thought I'd update you on things! Sadly, hubby was laid off from his FIFO job in WA late last week and its not looking good for him to…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Our first Home - Deck has been stained ! *pics*

Thanks for the advice! I think you may have commented on my thread once before, I made it after we'd decided on the design we were going to build lol.…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Our first Home - Deck has been stained ! *pics*

Hi kjw7!!
Have been reading your entire thread over the last couple of weeks and can I just say WOW!! You guys have done an amazing job! It's awesome to have…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Thanks guys! I never actually realized how big it was going to be until I showed my Aunty the plans and she said her house was 320 squares - ours…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Hey Guys,
I'm sorry, I'm sorry - I know its been a while....and by a while, I mean 7 months haha! But I'm back & ready & raring to start getting…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Building on acre in drouin Victoria

Hi,
I know this was last talked about in November so you may have already locked in a builder by now - we're going to be building in Jackson's View and…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Question about block/house loans?

Oh yep, I get you now. Looks like we might have to save up a teeny bit extra to avoid that LMI then lol!! And by teeny bit, a lot…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Question about block/house loans?

Thanks heaps for the info Tom! We probably wont be going for the construction loan until around the end of next year as thats roughly when we'll be able to…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Question about block/house loans?

Hi Guys,
I'm just wondering, when it comes to the block of land that we're purchasing and also the house that we'll be putting on it later on, do any deposits…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Reading it back, I realize how bad it is to write replies on my iPhone lmao!! Most of my so's are changed to do's and my apricus solar hot water…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Hi Kiwi,
Things are going well!! We had to scale the house back a bit as our initial quote was $374,500 lol! We took on board people's advice with the cutting…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Its still not 100% perfect but we'll have to make some changes after the quote comes back etc so will change a few minor things here & there =)

Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo
8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Oh now I get you haha!! The pantry wasnt originally meant to have the shelves wrap around but I think what I'll probably do is keep the food closer to…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Ray's Adelaide build

"noise factor" from master lololol!! Love this!! And what ah.....noise factor would you be referring to =P

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

What I've actually done is put a door into the entry as well as the one into the laundry, that way if someone needs to go from the garage out…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Ray's Adelaide build

I like your design clueless! It would be hard to design a house with an awkward block like that but you've done a good job =) interested to see how…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Thats actually a pretty good idea....we don't need it right now but when the boys are in school that would come in handy!! Good to see you're planning ahead for…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Yay!! Glad you guys like it =)

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Ok well here goes!!
(I'm going to attempt to post the photo so it shows up instead of having to click on the link lol!)
Oh and excuse the black line down…

Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo
8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Narrowed it down to 3 designs....any ideas??

Haha nah.....our hearts won out over our heads!! The floorplan is COMPLETELY different though (well, not completely, but we have changed quite a bit), works much better for us we…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Haha some of the 'do's' in my last message are meant to be 'so's' - I am on my iPhone!! Damn autocorrect!! =P

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

Thanks guys!! It's nice to know other people are excited about my house! We're only showing plans to family so that everyone else will be surprised by a few things…

8 years8 yearsKimmy87Kimmy87 posted:
Narrowed it down to 3 designs....any ideas??

Hi guys,
Just an update - we ended up going with design A, the one we liked most =) I've started my own thread in case you want to keep up…

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