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2 months2 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Hey Noni, glad to hear that your house is almost there.
Yes I must say that, now that all the stress is over, Ashford going under was a blessing in disguise.…

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2 months2 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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Handover on Friday!! Woohoo!!
We had PCI last Tuesday. Hubby couldn't make it so I brought my mum and Dad with me for extra eyes.
Not many issues to report.…

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3 months3 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Help with tree/ plant for front yard

Thanks Joker. I will look into it.

3 months3 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Help with tree/ plant for front yard

Hi,
Was wondering if anyone could suggest a tree or plant for our front yard?. We want to plant a couple on the side fence line, however the trees will need…

3 months3 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Oh, I have a question. So I've noticed that our kitchen sink is not set centre to the window as per our plans and elevations. I know it's way too…

3 months3 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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Thanks Reg. I've been slowly doing my own vacate clean, amongst packing, while we wait to get the keys. Our house is quite clean, so it's not taking too long.
As…

3 months3 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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Thanks Tash! I've been google imaging and the crimesafe is definitely one of our options. But I've also got another one or two that may look ok

Or

It's so hard.…

3 months3 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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So we've been given an estimated handover date of the 15th September. Dean homes have been so accommodating and are letting us instal our carpet earlier that week because we…

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3 months3 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Greenvale Heritage Views

For what it's worth. I saw the machines all working this morning when I drove past

3 months3 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Thanks Tash. It is all starting to feel very surreal. Can't believe we will finally be able to call this place home in a few weeks!

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3 months3 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Thanks Reg!

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3 months3 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Went past our house today. Tiling is done. Wardrobes, linen, pantry is all fitted out. The house is looking really great. And thankfully not as dark as it was looking…

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4 months4 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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Look at me, posting twice in one week!!!
Tiling has started and is looking great (well in photos anyway). I haven't seen them in real life yet but my site supervisor…

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4 months4 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Hmmmm... what else do I need to organise so close to moving in?

4 months4 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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Ok, so I have been THE worst for maintaining this thread (and we haven't even moved in yet)!
We are not far off though, maybe 3 weeks!!!! All cabinetry is in,…

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5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Our Forever Home Build

Oh no! Is that something you can claim on insurance??

5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Ok, photos as promised
Front door from outside
Internal doors have been delivered
Skirts and archs delivered
Waterproofing in bathroom
Inside of front door

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5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Ok, I'll hopefully go on the weekend and then flood this thread with photos

5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Yes there has been a bit of progress. I've just been really slack and haven't gone for a while just can't be bothered getting the kids out of the car…

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5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Our Forever Home Build

Congrats Ladybugs2, it looks beautiful!!

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5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Greenvale Orchards - anyone building/bought land?

So, the new contractor has started work on the wetlands and it's due for completion in December

5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Greenvale Orchards - anyone building/bought land?

Looks like they've started again on the wetlands with an end date of Dec 2017

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5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Greenvale Orchards - anyone building/bought land?

I think it was in Dec, but apparently (my sis just told me) and a new contractor is starting again next month

5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Greenvale Orchards - anyone building/bought land?

Yes, I heard that the company that started the construction went bust!
Not too sure what is happening or if anyone has been appointed to take over.
I wish they would…

5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Greenvale Heritage Views

Congratulations!!

5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Thanks TashPaul.
Yes we are doing the same and waiting until we move so we can determine sizes of dining table and couches etc.
I want to get an 8…

5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Thanks aloenyx

5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Thanks! Are you all settled in?

5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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So here is a pic of the front of our house. I couldn't take it directly in front because that's where our bin is.
Plaster is also in and they were…

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