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1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Builder not providing dates

Yep, Im a software developer, so I understand your frustration but we can control our env more than they can. Unfortunately you are just going to have to wait. Even…

1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Builder not providing dates

They aren’t going to know this far out. You only have to have someone/something not available and that can throw the schedule. I know it’s frustrating but you probably won’t…

1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Site supervisor meeting

I would say try and set some expectations for example. We told out site supervisor that we wanted an update every second Friday. We would call or text at the…

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1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Fibreglass Pool

I would question what sort of neighbour would assume it’s ok not to ask. Unless it’s an empty block of land then that might be different.
A friend had their front…

1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Builder Incentive how does it work?

I’d love to know how many people qualify for the discount

1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Builder Incentive how does it work?

I don’t think this is how most builders do it. They have a package and it covers a bunch of things it’s added onto the price and that’s the price.…

1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Wide block with narrow floorplan

There are a few things you can do.
1. Most builders have no problem with you extending rooms, you could simple take each room out wider.
2. Position it on one…

1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Got the keys today

We are loving it. The kids use the bath a couple of times a week.
They are a central coast builder, when we started the process the had a rule that…

1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Got the keys today

Sure send me a message happy to chat.

1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Interim Occupational Certificate change coming

We’ve had the keys since mid May and we haven’t yet got the drive way sorted. So yes it will cause all sorts of issues if they don’t modify what…

1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Driveway

Does anyone have a driveway installer or a paver they would recommend in Sydney.
Thanks

1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Bath moved! Value of private inspection?

We had a private inspection done prehandover it was absolutely worth it. They found things we didn’t know to look for. That said we had no major issues.

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1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Interim occupational certificate

It’s full of water but not the type you want to swim in. We’ve moved in and we are currently getting quotes for some hard landscaping that needs to be…

1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Interim Occupational Certificate change coming

My understanding is that you can no longer get an interim certificate you can only get the full certificate, so things like driveways will need to be completed before you…

1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Building on a sloping block

You can get rainwater tank flower beds that double as retaining walls. These might come in handy for what you need and may reduce the cost.
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1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Raked ceiling

Where are you located

1 year1 yearMelosMelos posted:
Got the keys today

Thank you. They are called greenwood griege

2 years2 yearsMelosMelos posted:
KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

Wow. It’s really coming along. I love your kitchen selections.

2 years2 yearsMelosMelos posted:
Got the keys today

Yes we put one both bathrooms. They are great just make sure you label the switches so the kids don’t leave them on

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2 years2 yearsMelosMelos posted:
Fixing Stage and electrical

Depends what your contract says. Who is your builder? Generally if you have a progress payment say for the electrical stage 90% could be completed for them to ask for…

2 years2 yearsMelosMelos posted:
Got the keys today

We stole Mrsjm’s feature lights in the entry hall.

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2 years2 yearsMelosMelos posted:
Got the keys today

Thanks guys.
Here are a couple more of the en-suite

2 years2 yearsMelosMelos posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Get a copy of their contract before you send any money with them. Make sure you are happy with it before moving forward.

2 years2 yearsMelosMelos posted:
Got the keys today

Yes we did we took our Wishlist and sat down with there draftsman and started from scratch. we had all the contour surveys done and existing block diagrams to show…

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