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9 years9 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Aubin Gardens -Stage 9 & 10 - Come and meet your neighbours!

G'day Shon,
Your builder will arrange for Telstra's contractor to physically install the cable from the street, and put a grey/brown Telstra box (called an NTD) on the side of your…

9 years9 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Jas and Nat's excellent adventure - Aubin Grove, WA

Thanks guys!
Shon- we're on the corner of Camden and Adromeda, with the Woodland Grey (greenish?) coloured roof. We're halfway through getting the fence put up as we speak

9 years9 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Aubin Gardens -Stage 9 & 10 - Come and meet your neighbours!

Hi Candylea
Traditionally, RIM's don't incorporate support for ADSL. They rely on a fibre feed from the exchange, and their task is essentially to split that out into a bunch of…

9 years9 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Jas and Nat's excellent adventure - Aubin Grove, WA

Hi Luke,
Mate sorry for the late reply - been busy with painting, work and uni. I'm longing for a break!
Celebration were fantastic to deal with. I guess our only concern…

9 years9 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Aubin Gardens -Stage 9 & 10 - Come and meet your neighbours!

Hi guys,
Sorry I haven't been around for a while - been busy painting our place and getting ready to move in.
With regards to broadband - there is no Ewire or…

9 years9 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Aubin Gardens -Stage 9 & 10 - Come and meet your neighbours!

Lot 415.
Technically I think we're Stage 5 but we're backing onto St Andrews Lane - so close enough! :)
Hi!

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Land. How much did you pay?

$220,000 for 300sqm in Aubin Grove, WA. 20 minutes South of Perth's CBD.

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Shon's Shanty - Gardenriffic?

Congratulations Shon.
I had seen this last night after visiting our place, and wondered if it was yours. You're on your way!
Jason.

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Shon's Shanty - Gardenriffic?

Wowsers. Someone is quick off the mark.
First slab in the Adromeda/Descanso stage went down yesterday.

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Jas and Nat's excellent adventure - Aubin Grove, WA

Oh ok!
From what I can gather, settlement is more of a formality - if your builder knows the date that it's due to happen, then there shouldn't be any reason…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Jas and Nat's excellent adventure - Aubin Grove, WA

G'day Shon!
Sorry for the lack of detail - uni has started as well and so trying to balance work and study doesn't leave a lot of time for much else!
It…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Is single brick or double brick best ?

Hi there,
Bear in mind I'm biased - I'm a sandgroper (living in Perth!) and so it's very unusual to see anything other than double brick over here.
I agree that you…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
First Home Build - Some Pics

Wouldn't surprise me!
Remember that you can track the application online without having to hassle the builder or the shire, if you just want to see what's happening.

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Jas and Nat's excellent adventure - Aubin Grove, WA

Very aware of the fact I need to come back with photos :)
We've finally got a slab (woohoo!) which was loaded yesterday with the bricks for…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
First Home Build - Some Pics

Good luck! I hope that part of it goes smoother for you guys than it did for us.
We're building down on the corner of Camden and Adromeda - our building…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Mark and Jess' house in Aubin Gardens

Guys,
Welcome! We'll be close by - have just had a slab pour and bricks delivered to our place right at Stage 5 (backing onto 9). It's nice to speak with…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Jas and Nat's excellent adventure - Aubin Grove, WA

G'day Toohey,
We're in an older stage, but right in front of 9 - cnr of Camden Blvd and Andromeda lnk. Most of our holdups seemed to be more a mis-communication…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Jas and Nat's excellent adventure - Aubin Grove, WA

Howdy neighbour :)

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Jas and Nat's excellent adventure - Aubin Grove, WA

Amazing. We've finally got progress!!!!
The builder got the verbal OK from Cockburn last week.
Since then, land has been levelled, and steel mesh has been delivered. For the first time we're…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Streaming Video

Two words: Popcorn Hour.
http://www.popcornhour.com/onlinestore/
I bought the original model (A100) about 18 months ago when they were first released and haven't looked back.
These babies will play virtually…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Shon's Shanty - Gardenriffic?

Good luck Shon. Hopefully that will come through soon for you :)

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Vundaful's House - Front Garden Update May 2011

Ah, that'd be O'Connor!
Thing to watch out for though - the samples at that centre I'm told are at least a few years old. We had our colours picked out…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Plumbing dishwasher dilemma

9 times out of 10 dishwashers should generally be connected to the cold supply - as majority have their own electric heater.
I know that with ours we can't connect it…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Jas and Nat's excellent adventure - Aubin Grove, WA

Thanks Vundaful!
The ball is rolling again. Hopefully we'll have some news in the next week or so on how the planning application is going with shire.
I've just had a look…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Vundaful's House - Front Garden Update May 2011

Hi Vunderful!
I think this is a great idea. We pushed for the same thing but initially our builder wouldn't allow us to for security reasons. Needless to say, we won…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Optical Fibre internet in Alamanda

Have you had a bad experience at all?
I've been running VOIP over iiNet Naked DSL for 18 months, no problems whatsoever. You wouldn't know the difference between that and a…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Meeting the First Home Builders Deadline

Hi Murray,
We're in a similar boat, owing to some communitcation issues between our builder and shire.
Having had a look into it and spoken with the Office of State Revenue (the…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Internet Service Provider

I've been with iiNet since 1999 (and an ex employee 2002 - 2007), so I'm probably a little biased :)
If iiNet service your area though through…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Jas and Nat's excellent adventure - Aubin Grove, WA

Thanks kexkez!
Sorry - I don't mean to be bitter, I'm just.. well.. bitter :P
There's a light at the end of the tunnel luckily, so we'll just…

10 years10 yearsmr_jasmr_jas posted:
Jas and Nat's excellent adventure - Aubin Grove, WA

mmm OK. Have spoken to the builder on several occasions today, trying to ascertain where we're at with the building license.
Because of the size of the block, we're also required…

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