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24 h24 hMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

I hear your pain, Madora Dreamer. It is super depressing when nothing happens.
The only thing I can say is that EVENTUALLY it WILL happen!

3 d3 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

Madora Dreamer, we got our tap on June 3rd. And of course slab today. So that's about 3 months.
Such a frustrating, long wait! But HGWA are notorious for long admin…

3 d3 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

And.... (drum roll please!)
We have a slab!!!

And some soak wells waiting to go in...

I am told in the next two weeks (while the slab cures) we will see the soakwells…

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4 d4 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

I have been praying to the weather gods! Not sure how much rain is unacceptable though.

6 d6 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

Who are you building with, BuildinginC??

6 d6 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

So this is what progress looks like! So exciting to see some action yesterday after 14+ months of paperwork. Apparently pad on Monday dependent on weather.

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9 d9 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

Ooooh Jess_89, you've given me just a tiny grain of hope to hang on to!!
How much longer till you get keys, do you think?

9 d9 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

Well Jess_89, I must say I have tried very hard to be patient and I think have been relatively well behaved!!
I am sure they are well sick of me…

9 d9 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

Earthworks commenced today! Yippee!
It's only been 14 months to get to this point (*GROAN*)! They say patience is a virtue. I say it's well over rated!!

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13 d13 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

Agreed but they hold all the cards and wouldn't be rushed despite frequent nudges from me!!

13 d13 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

Yes, we too are on Frangipani Road. There are about 5 houses started along there.
We are building with HGWA who have been good but soooooo slow with admin process.…

14 d14 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

We too are building in Calleya! We bought our block in May 2016 with titles expected in October. Then November, then December. They were finally released February 2017. We couldn't…

16 d16 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton

Yes, that is why we didn't go ahead with it in the main bathroom. They quoted a crazy price!
I think builders have stomped down on contractors being able to do…

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16 d16 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton

We had our tiles mitred in the ensuite.
Ensuite
- Provide mitred tiling to 2000mm high tiled wall to shower recess only as requested by clients after prestart.

$142
This is the…

18 d18 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton

Ah, you are much more patient than I!! I wanna see action!

20 d20 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton

I was definitely surprised by the length of time it took for each admin process to be completed. And none of it was delayed at all, it was just the…

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20 d20 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton

Here is our timeline after prestart...
09/05/17- Prestart.
23/05/17- Final Docs received.
24/05/17- Final Docs signed and returned. Scheduling commenced.
09/06/17- Developer Approvals received.
26/06/17- Council Building Permit received.
Been two weeks since all approvals were…

20 d20 dMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton

Congratulation on prestart! Looking forward to seeing your selections.
Just a small piece of advice... don't get too excited by their "6-8 weeks' till earthworks estimate. We had prestart with HGWA…

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2 months2 monthsMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

A small but highly exciting update...
We have a tap!!

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2 months2 monthsMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

So, a quick update...
Got our final plans yesterday. They look pretty good. A few power points not quite in the right place but apart from that it all looks as…

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3 months3 monthsMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

Here's the guy we are using for all our smart wiring after handover.
He comes highly recommended by past customers.
http://www.hightechhandyman.com.au

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3 months3 monthsMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
Prestart allowance

A prestart allowance is a specified amount you write into your contract that is for you to spend at prestart on upgrades.
It is included in your contracted quote so your…

3 months3 monthsMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

LOL! I love your list of important shops to be included! I would like to add fish and chips, sushi and Indian!

3 months3 monthsMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

Yes, I pop in to see what's going on every couple of weeks!
Was so surprised to see slabs going down within a week or two of practical completion of land.…

3 months3 monthsMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

We are on Frangipani Road, so just around the corner from you.
Sounds like you are a little ahead of us!
Do you have a build thread I can follow?

3 months3 monthsMrsxtro01Mrsxtro01 posted:
HGWA in Calleya Estate

What road are you on??
We are probably neighbors!

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