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scubabe

Building in North Harbour, north side of Brisbane, Qld
Joined 6 August 2016
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6 months6 monthsscubabescubabe posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Oh yay how awesome were those drone pics!!!

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6 months6 monthsscubabescubabe 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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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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…

7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe posted:
Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

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 …

7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Pre-construction

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…

7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Pre-construction

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…

7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

OMG it's PCI day!!!!!

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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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?)

7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

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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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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…

7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

:(
My PCI isn't on Thursday anymore.

7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

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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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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…

7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

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

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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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…

7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Pre-construction

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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7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe 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,…

7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe posted:
First Home Buyer/Build - Bold Living

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

7 months7 monthsscubabescubabe posted:
Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Plaster Done!

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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