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3 months3 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Everythings coming along nicely!!
I kinda wish we had just gone through FH for tiles instead of doing it after handover.... the tilers have damaged some paint and the skirting boards…

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3 months3 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

We got the alarm and intercom system through FH but hopefully wiring up a full camera system later with my husbands friend.
The intercom isnt too bad though.

3 months3 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Sorry for the confusion love!
We had handover last Friday.
We decided to do tiles externally through our own supplier

3 months3 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Hi Fowler Fam!
We're still getting our floors put in sononce that's done - we're in!!
Tiles should be completed by Friday this week, and our kitchen appliances installed as well.
We'll…

3 months3 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

I think so!
Our SS is working through our list and hopefully we'll have keys by Friday!

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3 months3 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Hehehe...we were all the same! When we first saw the fence go up, we had a bit of wine to celebrate hahaha.

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3 months3 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

And a beautiful looking slab at that!!
Congratulations!!

4 months4 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Absolutely agree with you!

4 months4 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Yep! I mean as much as i want a perfect and flawless build, we will never get a perfect and flawless build and thats just the reality of it. So…

4 months4 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Ugh. My fat fingers.
*discovered

4 months4 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

We had our PCI on Friday! There's still a few touch ups to do and weve discouvered cracking in our grout in our main ensuite but hopefully they can get…

Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park
5 months5 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Hi Kira
Thats so good to hear!
Maybe we have the same SS? At first we were very slow to start and i had a difficult SS who refused to action…

7 months7 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

So it looks like FH have updated their inclusions packages again!!
Im so glad we signed up when we did because it seems like theyve taken iff alot of the…

7 months7 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Everything is looking great!!
I thought the externals were the hardest part too...
If only i had more budget to pick a nicer facade, i wouldve but sadly we just…

7 months7 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Exciting!! Your site supervisor seems to really be on the ball!
We had a site visit today :)
Everything is looking pretty good! A few very…

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7 months7 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Oh my! So jealous!! I wanted a pool but just couldnt fit it on our lot!
That will look amazing!

7 months7 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

We are at gyprocking stage and i totally get what you mean.
Now that everything is up, ive realised how small our theatre room is ! :(

7 months7 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

The slab is a pretty exciting moment!!
I remember seeing our slab and being soooo excited knowing that things were going to start rolling with the build.... then when i…

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7 months7 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Oh no!! The poor bub!!
It's good to know you're getting started though! I love hearing and seeing everyone's progress pics!
We've got a new SS who so far has…

7 months7 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Hi Fowler Fam!
So sorry ive been quiet at my end! Have just started a new job and sold our first home and currently sorting through all the trash ive…

8 months8 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Thanks for yhe support Fowler fam!
What were the issues with your build Lemans?

8 months8 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

He reckons most of it has been rectified already as apparently my inspector came just before they made the rectifications but im hoping to reach out to my inspector and…

8 months8 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Well....i had hit a bit of a negative experience today with my SS...
In short....he was super defensive about the findings from our Independent Report and was incredibly rude and arrogant…

8 months8 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Welcome Newy-Jan! The Havana is a gorgeous floor plan!
I have to say... FH do have great floor plans... when we were looking at builders we just kept coming back…

9 months9 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

In saying that though...id rather the build be done slow and done right rather than rush them and impact quality and so far ive been happy with the quality.
Im…

9 months9 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

To be honest, our start date was 6th November and they didnt get the fence up until December...they didnt give us any reason as to what the delay was...they were…

9 months9 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Slooooooow...... its taken them forever to get the scaffolding down... and now waiting to get the forst floor roof up.
Hopefully once thats done things will speed up again.
When…

9 months9 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Oh yay!! Thats awesome!!

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10 months10 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

You'd think Fowler would let you get the upgraded tiles for free due to the last minute issue.
Absolutely loving all your selections and how nicely your house is coming…

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10 months10 monthsPortofino38Portofino38 posted:
Fowler Homes Catalina 23 - Oran Park

Are you doing your tiles after hand over or through Fowler?

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