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1 d1 donlyannonlyann posted:
Building with CJ Homes

14/6/2019: Fixing inspection takes place with a new inspector as well as a new supervisor. I learn that the previous supervisor has been reassigned to maintenance works.
There are 3 tradies…

Building with CJ Homes
15 d15 donlyannonlyann posted:
Home grant and contract price

My understanding is that they use the contract price and you can perform upgrades later on.
If I were you, I would make sure to not go beyond the 750K threshold,…

1 month1 monthonlyannonlyann posted:
Progress Payments

nathanRetreat298 Assuming you signed an HIA contract, unless you have special conditions regarding progress payments, be aware that all but the last payment…

1 month1 monthonlyannonlyann posted:
Building with CJ Homes

17/04/2019:
The pre-plaster inspection takes place. 10 of the previously raised defects are still present. Another 10 are added to the list. The inspector's recommendation is to have them fixed before…

Building with CJ Homes
2 months2 monthsonlyannonlyann posted:
Private inspector

In what state is the contract?
There is no such clause in a standard HIA contract.
The sad reality is that most builders will do everything they can to dissuade their customer…

2 months2 monthsonlyannonlyann posted:
Building with CJ Homes

13/03/2019:
I receive the frame invoice from CJ Homes, indicating that the frame stage is complete.
While arranging the payment, I ask to schedule the frame inspection.
Although the frame stage is…

4 months4 monthsonlyannonlyann posted:
Building with CJ Homes

The builder has been quick to rectify all the defects, with the supervisor sending evidence photos.
The slab was poured as scheduled and it's now time for it to cure.

Building with CJ Homes
4 months4 monthsonlyannonlyann posted:
Building with CJ Homes

The build has finally started officially on the 11/2.
The pre-pour stage has completed and they are planning to pour the concrete tomorrow (21/2).
The private building inspection of the pre-pour stage…

5 months5 monthsonlyannonlyann posted:
Building with CJ Homes

The 4 hours colour consultation took place this week.
We had a vague idea of what we wanted and the consultant has been very helpful.
We also discussed some minor interior…

6 months6 monthsonlyannonlyann posted:
Building with CJ Homes

Thank you for this piece of information iTool. You are correct, this is the Cribb Avenue development.
I have already given them agreement to proceed but will certainly bring the matter…

6 months6 monthsonlyannonlyann posted:
Building with CJ Homes

Despite obtaining a declaration from the neighbour to have our garage wall 200mm from the boundary, I've been told by the builder it cannot happen. The given reason is that…

6 months6 monthsonlyannonlyann posted:
Building with CJ Homes

Colour consultation cannot happen before the 15/01/2019 because of the Christmas break. I wasn't expecting the build to start until after Christmas to be honest but I would have thought…

7 months7 monthsonlyannonlyann posted:
Building with CJ Homes

It seems that CJ Homes is also the neighbour's builder, explaining why they didn't mind using my land temporarily.
It's been 8 days since pre-constructions documents have been sent and we…

7 months7 monthsonlyannonlyann posted:
Building with CJ Homes

I discovered this week that the neighbour's builder decided to dump the excavated soil on my land without asking for my permission. It's apparently very common practice.
I still have…

7 months7 monthsonlyannonlyann posted:
Building with CJ Homes

19/11/18: We obtained unconditional finance and returned pre-construction documents.
I find it odd that on these documents, we have to re-fill the build address and chosen project home given this…

8 months8 monthsonlyannonlyann posted:
Building with CJ Homes

We will be building with CJ Homes a two-storey brick-veneer house in Mitchelton (Brisbane North).

Contract has been signed today and I will use this thread to keep track of the…

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