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2 d2 dsarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Hi Sumit,
They've only come back to fix the quick and easy things that they think need to be fixed.
I've had to get Darbecca to do a report on my tiles…

21 d21 dsarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Yes the tiles all need to come up along with the grout. I just had an email from Mark Glenn the regional manager and Henley don't see an issue with…

21 d21 dsarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

The grout was all different depths, chipped corners of some tiles, lipping on some tiles, efflorescence in the grout, abrasions to the surface of the tile and glue coming through…

21 d21 dsarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Hi Afterashok,
I wish I had good news to report. Dealing with Henley have been an absolute nightmare since handover. After further cleaning and use of the house so many things…

1 month1 monthsarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Here's a pic of the kitchen. Still unpacking the rest
As for your land, how long ago did you purchase it? Have they received all the permits they need?
Reason…

2 months2 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

That is very annoying! Have they done anything on the land yet, like cut out for roads?
Yes I will post pics soon, just so much too do unpacking and…

2 months2 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Hey! So I had handover last Friday and I'm all moved in now. Appliances are being installed today How's your build progressing?

2 months2 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Hi Sumit,
No I haven't had NHP yet. There was a delay with the Certificate of Occupancy but it went through today. Shouldn't be too much longer now. Just need two…

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3 months3 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q2 with Henley at Hillside

Thank you and congratulations to you also! Your house looks great!
Okay thanks, I'll try once I receive the invoice and see how I go with NAB.
Your building forum has been…

3 months3 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q2 with Henley at Hillside

Thank you so much! Yes I have been told I need the Certificate of occupancy but my SS was saying if you push them, they will come out as they…

3 months3 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q2 with Henley at Hillside

Congrats! That's awesome news!!
Can I ask you, when did you receive your final invoice? Was it once the house was completed or at the NHP?

3 months3 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Thanks! I'm really happy with everything and Henley so far. They are super thorough now with their own internal inspections.
Yeah NHP has been booked for 26th May, so all going…

3 months3 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Hey! The house is a day or two off being finished. Shower screens, mirrors and splash backs should be going in tomorrow. SS did his inspection a day ago, and…

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3 months3 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

No worries at all. How exciting! Not long now!!
You'll be happy with Darbecca. My friends are currently using Darren on their build and his team have been very thorough so…

3 months3 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Hi Sumit, can't decide is spot on. If your site costs are fixed, that will be the final price. Henley will have to wear any extra costs if they didn't…

3 months3 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

That's awesome! Sounds like it's all under control and you'll be starting in no time!
Yeah, I'm Clarinda Park. Quite a few Henley homes going up in there now which…

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3 months3 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Awesome! Good luck! Has your land settled now? Won't be long till construction if it has
Yeah after seeing some of the other comments I'm wondering if something shifty was…

3 months3 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Thanks stayxtrue! Yes it is an expensive upgrade but it was at the top of my wish list lol. How's your build going? Sounds like you've sorted your colours out?
Can…

3 months3 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Thanks! I was thinking of you. Here are some pics of the brick cleaned. You'll be so happy with them. I'm so glad I upgraded them!!
My kitchen is silk finish…

3 months3 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Nice, your one step closer
Yeah, I had fixed site costs. It came to $9000 for memory. Yes I had a waffle pod slab and no, this was all…

3 months3 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

The final countdown is on now. Fit off has begun.
Bricks cleaned, door stained, just waiting for proper door handle
Painting complete
Ceasarstone and sink installed

3 months3 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Thanks afterashok! Actually I never even noticed that until you pointed it out. The display home didn't have a bulkhead in the laundry (just went through my photos). Just checked…

3 months3 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

So handover has been estimated for end of May. Here are a few progress shots. Bricking, plaster and cabinetry finished last week. All the fixing was finished yesterday, tilers were…

4 months4 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Hi afterashok, my land had already titled before I signed my contract. But from contract signing to site start it was 4 weeks.
The longest part for me was the developers…

4 months4 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Nah I went with Austral Truffle Bricks and off-white mortar

4 months4 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

So a lot has happened in two weeks since my last post. The roof was installed, house wrapped, rough-ins for heating, electricity and plumbing, solar panels installed, insulation and now…

4 months4 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q2 with Henley at Hillside

Wow Param that is awesome! Such good news. I've had a few houses in my area go up in 3 months. Seems to be getting quicker!
Yes I can see how…

4 months4 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q2 with Henley at Hillside

Hey Param, just seeing how you build is progressing?

4 months4 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

I think you'll be okay. Just as long as your contracts are signed and finance is approved, they will start as soon as it is released. That clause is there…

4 months4 monthssarzaaa88sarzaaa88 posted:
Building Marina Q1 with Henley - South East Melbourne

Gutters and Facia went on yesterday. Roof is being installed today. Hopefully this weather holds out.

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