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Building in North Harbour, north side of Brisbane, Qld
Joined 6 August 2016
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11 months11 monthsscubabescubabe posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Oh yay how awesome were those drone pics!!!

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

So yay, I'm in!
I hope this week to finally have time to take some pictures and update the thread.
Last week was a total write-off with moving and then cleaning…

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

Just a quick note to say that after much stress and haggling and pleading, I finally have a handover appointment! The builders wanted to do it Fri arvo, but that…

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Charlibear's Build -Finally in!

I had an invoice for a stage where all items in that project part had not been completed. I think it was Enclosed Stage, they invoiced me, but I was…

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

So this has been the week from hell.
The builders have been refusing to set a handover appointment.
The woman in the office point blank told me it wouldn't be until…

1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Oh YAY look at all of your retaining? WOOT!!!! Coming along great guns :)

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Well done you for taking the video beforehand, that may prove important! Agree that a temp fence would be better while the build is going on, don't want a …

1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD

I was amazed by how much they did in the last 4 days before my PCI... on the Sunday I didn't think they'd make it, and they did have to…

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

The inspection went really well, they did pull their finger out and get lots done in the last 36 hours before PCI.
Aside from paint marks which was to be expected,…

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Home Straight

Yeah, I reckon, but depends on whether you will be having a lighter colour like the paneling in top left corner of your inspo pic a few posts above this…

1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Home Straight

Oh yaaaaaaaay one of the most exciting parts :) You'll have a great time I'm sure.
As for the garage, is a wood look included in…

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

Stopped by the house last night.
It was pitch black so I couldn't see much, except that they'd left the outside lights all on so at least I could see…

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

Absolutely Bridget, you should fight for what you really want, this is *your* house!
(but I have to ask... what's a hob in regard to a tap/sink?)

1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD

Bribie, it's all looking amazing, what gorgeous choices you made!!! Can't wait to see the finished touches :)

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

Thanks Bob and Maddie. I think you're right Bob, I think I need to get them to remove that 4th shelf... it's going to drive me bonkers otherwise

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

Yay for extra money! I have about $7k extra in mine too. $1.9k was leftover from the land (I guess because I paid more of a deposit on the land…

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

Okay, so my PCI has been rescheduled, they weren't going to be ready for 9am Thursday morning... and they'll have to really pull their fingers out to be ready for…

1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

They called me yesterday and said they weren't going to be ready. I've managed to wrangle everyone into a Friday afternoon PCI instead, so it's almost 2 days later, but…

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

:(
My PCI isn't on Thursday anymore.

1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

I'm envious of all you with $300 NBN connection fees... my estate is an Opticomm estate (basically same technology as NBN but it's a private company supplying the network cabling),…

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

The screen doors apparently have scratches on them which is disappointing considering its G's place of employment...
Oh nooooo! It was fab that he got to QC check our windows, bummer…

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

I have a PCI date!!! Woohoo!!!
PCI set for 9am next Thursday, 27 July. So exciting!
Things they were supposed to do the week before last that still haven't been done:
Driveway -…

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

But yay that you have an aircon unit! I don't have one yet :(
because they have pulled skirting boards out and the tiling in the bathrooms…

1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

Yaaaaaaaaaaay for PCI Dawn that's so exciting!!!!!

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

Gee you had the runaround with the bank didn't you? I didn't think my process was particularly easy, but I had it way better than you! So glad to hear…

1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Home Straight

Another colour selection idea that I heard, and that worked really well for me. When visiting the 10 billion display homes we all visit in preparation, I took about 900…

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1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

I am getting concerned as to whether we will meet PCI date or not... I still don't have a driveway, a fence, landscaping, aircon, window screens, carpet, letterbox, clothes line,…

1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
First Home Buyer/Build - Bold Living

Oh wow your garage door colour is GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!! Looking great so far!

1 year1 yearscubabescubabe posted:
Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - PCI booked

Yep indeed it does! If it's just pendants etc then it's all identical. If it's lamps etc then you will need to change over the plug, but that's super simple…

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