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4 years4 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate Stage 33 and 34 - Marwood Park

Hi All,
Thought I would start a new thread for Stage 33 and stage 34, Marwood Park. We chose this as a second build because it is directly opposite a major…

4 years4 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Did you do your buy after reading online reviews?

Brilliant, thanks for all the really valuable feedback and advice, all makes total sense.
Yes, will definitely use an independent inspector and as we have bought a plot that doesnt…

4 years4 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Did you do your buy after reading online reviews?

Hi,
I am about to embark on my second house and land. First time round we went with a builder and signed on the dotted line, only to then read appalling…

4 years4 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Keysborough Stage 15ers

Hi, congrats on Cypress Waters looks like a nice spot. i was the first house up on stage 15. Actually have now moved to Singapore for a couple of years…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Keysborough Stage 15ers

no you cant put it into your bank account because it is payable to Telstra.
it is to stop people from banking the cheque and not using telstras services. So you…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Keysborough Stage 15ers

Hi guys,
been absent a while but working and bored so time drop in.
Water bill is payable by you unfortunately. We got and paid same one, basically the moment the land…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate Keysborough

Jen, took me about 7 business days. main issue is the 3rd party agency that have to sign off on your house, the valuation agents. So once that has been…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate (VIC) Telstra Velocity

you need to call telstra and get them to do it. Builder doesnt get involved. its all telstra hardware and technology

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate (VIC) Telstra Velocity

OK so here is the deal.
1. You have a hills home hub in the garage - this is where the TV, phone and broadband hub sits
2. There is a box…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Keysborough Stage 15ers

hi Jen.
Decided to stay with Origin until first bill, to avoid any further issues with power companies, new connections etc. With my experience thus far I would not tempt fate…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate Keysborough

it took us about 2 weeks to get everything sorted.
Problem we had with Telstra was they were sending out modems and people to fix line and foxtel in before they…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Keysborough Stage 15ers

phone, foxtel, gas electricity all good
just got a couple plumbing issues but nothing serious.
Word of advice, worthless washing exterior of your car unless you are using garage which I…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate Keysborough

I am using Evolve your outdoors, seem like a decent bunch of guys, doing my concreting and doing some other bits and pieces.
Have been in for a week - it…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Keysborough Stage 15ers

well you'd hope they wouldn't bugger up the fencing.
I get my keys Friday morning, WOOT and Sandra will start putting up blinds and bits and bobs next week. I have…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Keysborough Stage 15ers

Hi Steph
Welcome... Im building on Stanley Road with Simonds, house pretty much finished,
We used top class fencing and they have been great. For the driveway i bet if you ask…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate Keysborough

I think that comes down to your own choice based on your lifestyle to decide what is the best energy company for you as opposed to the actual estate.
switchwise is…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate Keysborough

Hi, no I went with a few reviews and also checked out their facebook page and then went to this place where they have an example set up of some…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate Keysborough

Hi,
I am using these guys for a range of landscaping stuff.
http://www.evolvegardenscapes.com.au/
They do retaining walls.
Cheers

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Keysborough Stage 15ers

Should have a quote today, ill share it.
Had my pre final inspection yesterday, really happy, a lot of cosmetic work to do but was all highlighted before I could…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate Keysborough

yeah that $299 is only payable if you need a new connection and Telstra have to send someone out to your house etc. I would check though you dont get…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate Keysborough

We do, its supposed to be the 10th October. I am going to meet the SS on Tuesday morning to have a pre final inspection to pick up anything that…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate Keysborough

probably a month before you are ready to move in.

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate Keysborough

yeah and you will need that $1500 credit, as Telstra slug you with a $299 connection fee to a new home !!
Yep just scan your first bill, send to Somerfield…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate - Fencing

I spoke to my SS and he said it is not uncommon for people to just get fencing done if neighbours are not responding or land hasn't titled or build…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate - Fencing

Hi Mate,
WE (75 and 73 Stanley) got quoted $55 and $59 from Budget fencing and Top Class fencing. When we investigated the $55 it turned out with extras it was…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate - Fencing

yeah hear you loud and clear.
Unfortunately I am the one with the sense of urgency, they haven't even started scrape so its in my interests to get it done. Looks…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate - Fencing

Thanks mate, fair enough, well that is a pain because they havent even started their scrape and are 6 months off having a houser to move into, and mine is…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Estate - Fencing

Hi,
Just organising my fencing as need to get done in next couple of weeks. (top class Fencing and Ezy Fencing both quotes if anyone needs)
my neighbour (73 Stanley Road)…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Keysborough Stage 15ers

Wow that's awesome.
I'm getting fencing done end of September, before hand over.
Just sorting that out as we speak.....
So that's 19th October...hhhhhhmmm OK great,ill drop the dogs over on the…

5 years5 yearssherro1sherro1 posted:
Somerfield Keysborough Stage 15ers

Final inspection 25th September - handover 4th October !!!
Get in...hahaha
75 Stanley Road - First cab off the rank !!! hopefully a nice clean, working cab...

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