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1 year1 yearravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

We chose Orpheus as well, in fact I think 70% of our street chose it as well :lol:

1 year1 yearravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Before going into your colours appointment make sure you have a clear idea of colour themes, paint and generally how you envision your home to look.
Your electrical appointment will come…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Occupancy cert

In our case, our builder organised getting the interim occupation certificate for us and we had it a couple of weeks after the handover meeting. We'll need to get the…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

We just talked directly to FS about changing the schedule. We changed it because the schedule was weighted with too much $$$ going out early in the build rather than…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

We changed our progress payment schedule in the contract which they accommodated and while we didn't change the liquidated damages (we should have but didn't even realise you could at…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Ours has been situated at the back of the house outside one of the bedrooms. We only have a single phase unit though and the noise is not too bad…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

We definitely experienced that, we had stretches of 3-4 weeks where nothing happened which can be really frustrating and also disheartening. The north end of our street has multiple CSB…

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2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Good stuff, we were looking around the Ardennes area initially as well, its a great area.
We've just finished building in EP just over a month ago. Generally FS has…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Hi triquee79
Congrats on starting your journey! Where are you building?
Our contingency will be approximately 7-8% once we get landscaping done and the…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

We've just finished our build with FS last month. Its our first home so it was a very steep learning curve for my wife and I but enjoying the new…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Congrats on starting your build first_build!
Yes your site will have security fencing up once the process starts. Just ask your SS when you'd…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Hey KSM,
Congratulations on getting the process underway!
We've just finished building with FS & moved in a month ago.
Have you received your colours pack from FS yet? They'll call you in…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Kitchen looks great mate!

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Good stuff markandsam!
Yes you're right, its very tempting to go all out at the Clipsal meeting.. lucky I had my wife there to…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Take a look at @Bhoot's thread here - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=83758&start=60
He's got a breakdown of porcelain tile upgrades and I believe he's doing flooring after handover as well.

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

In our case, we have a H&L package and came under Firstyle's Living & Style promotion so includes most things & a few upgrades although nothing all that great. Our…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Hi Brendan,
Our colours and Clipsal appointment were well before the final building contract was issued. The building contract will list the base cost of your build only though and not…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

No they haven't yet, its a pretty significant amount of damage that has been caused so I'll be keeping a close eye on that.

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

@MKRL S Just keep an eye on any defects or irregular surface sanding that you may find. Take some photos & keep track of their location if you can for…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Hey @MKRL S
Your SS should have given you a call to introduce themselves to you prior to construction commencing/slab being poured. Ours did that and he was happy to…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Looks good mate! Glad to see its moving along for you now!

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Firstyle Hellcat Road Sub division

Hey mate,
My wife and I are building with FS in Edmondson Park as well. There are a few things that FS don't supply, as you've mentioned landscaping is one, screen…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

new2build Just make sure you take your time with your appointments and ask as many questions as you want/need.
Also, just be firm in…

2 years2 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Building with firstyle - Silkwood 20.7

Good luck for your build WhatsUp,
We're currently building with Firstyle in Edmondson Park. I know what you mean when you say its a long wait just getting to the construction…

3 years3 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Hey wazzabrown4, they have a range of carpets to choose from when you head in for your internal colours appointment. It's pretty underwhelming…

3 years3 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Building with Firstyle

That sounds terrible RTS,
Who is your Construction Coordinator at Firstyle?
Our slab was laid recently and we'll be moving to the next stage shortly but what you've described is quite worrying

3 years3 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
My build with Firstyle Homes - Schofields NSW

Hey mickm,
Great blog! We're just setting out with our Firstyle build, hopefully the slab will be down in the next couple of weeks…

3 years3 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Building with Firstyle

Hey mate,
We're building a house and land package with FS at Edmondson Park, very excited. Our site looks be starting very soon, start date of March 21 but looks to…

3 years3 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Firstyle Home - Braeside 42sq

Hey mate,
Who is the guy in Oran Park you're referring to?
I just got a call from our SS this morning to introduce himself and he mentioned that he's moved over…

3 years3 yearsravsingh21ravsingh21 posted:
Any experiences with Firstyle homes

Hi guys!
Have loved reading this thread and the experiences everyone has shared.
My wife and I are first home buyers and building with Firstyle Homes in Edmondson Park, NSW.
We're still very…

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