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1 year1 yearRachMRachM posted:
Pool Compliance

That is all very heartfelt but again not what I am asking. Is the step in the non climbable zone or not? Because to us it doesn’t look like it…

1 year1 yearRachMRachM posted:
Pool Compliance

Yes - that will have to be the solution. However I guess my question was - why is it an issue if it is not in the non climbable zone???

1 year1 yearRachMRachM posted:
Pool Compliance

Hi,
We have recently finished our pool area. We have just had a certifier come out today and he said there are some little issues but one big one.
The big…

Pool Compliance
1 year1 yearRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

Thought I would update!!!
Have been in our house for just over 3 months and it’s definitely home!
We have since added blinds, a pool, grass and fencing! It’s finally…

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

Quick update...
We got our keys on Wednesday and officially had our first night here last night. I am absolutely knackered. We even got removalists but just had so much stuff…

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2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

We have a driveway!!
Bank is going out on Friday to check everything has been done. Fingers crossed for handover on the 14th!

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!
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2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
Interest Only Payments end after construction?

Thank you!
We called the bank today and they said they will send another valuer out after all the work we have put quotes in for is done. After that…

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
Interest Only Payments end after construction?

Thanks so much.
It does kind of make sense - it seems a bit confusing though.
All of those quotes I listed above were included in the loan...I was just expecting…

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
Interest Only Payments end after construction?

So, it seems all these questions come up after the bank is closed and I come to this forum to see if anyone in the know would have some type…

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

Hi - window splashback is one of my favourite features ❤️
Dimensions are 600mm high and 3000mm wide.

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

Oops forgot pictures of my oven and powder room has had the mirror replaced.

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

PCI done today. Barely any issues. A few paint things here and there. Driveway being poured next week now and we have bins, internet and gas.
Handover will be 14th…

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2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Fireplace & TV

Yay!! Love them - they look great!
I hope they keep to the schedule for you. You have been so patient. I would have been a mess to be honest!…

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2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Fireplace & TV

Whoops said about stairs twice lol
Next door is pretty much done, we looked through the window and they just need flooring. Kitchen, lighting etc all done :(<br>
Oh no…</p></div><div class=

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

Just a quick update - driveway not poured yet because of the rain, but we are having our practical completion inspection on Thursday afternoon! Yay! Our SM said still looking…

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2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

I didn’t know what it is either until recently but had heard of the term. We may look into getting it painted so that it doesn’t stand out so much.…

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

End of Week 13 and I seriously can’t believe how quickly they are smashing this out.
We now have floors, carpet, towel rails, door handles. Also they have done a…

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

Thanks! Bricks were austral bricks - macadamia
Their colour is really nice. Not too white and not too yellow!

Not sure this pic does them justice. They look much lighter…

First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!
2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Fireplace & TV

Hope you see some progress. What has actually been done inside?

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Fireplace & TV

Just checking in....how are things progressing?

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

Thanks everyone!
No floors yet, but the air con is in (ducted woo!) and the lights are in. Our exterior lights are also hooked up.
Bath, mirrors, toilets,tap fittings etc,…

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

Meeting with site manager today. Everything is going so smoothly. Stairs were being painted. All fixings like toilet, bath etc are going in the end of this week and floors…

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2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Fireplace & TV

Oh no about the neighbours!!! Why would they do that???? I love your render - it looks amazing, but I wouldn't want to be the same as another house right…

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Fireplace & TV

Where are they up to with internals?? Once they get moving I'm sure they will smash it out!

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2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

I'm trying to change the topic part but it won't work. We are in Week 11 so if it is five weeks we are looking at a 16 week build.…

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2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

This build is zooming by. We got the invoice for fixing Stage earlier this week.
Our site manager has also told us that he believes we will have handover in…

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2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

I'm pretty sure they aren't called Belga - but I can't remember what they are called! I really love them. They look even better in person.

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
Fencing Advice

Hi all,
Just after some fencing advice. We are currently building a house, not on a corner block. So it will need to be fenced at the back and two…

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

Cabinetry is in!!!
Kitchen

Powder Room
Bathroom

Ensuite
Laundry
I love them!

2 years2 yearsRachMRachM posted:
First Home Builders - Metricon Zara 29 - Wk 17 WE ARE IN!

Thanks - cabinetry is going in today. Husband went past and saw some people working and could see through the window that the kitchen was already in. Expect more pictures…

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