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3 d3 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

I agree, the render is throwing blues more than greys. Don't stress too much, as dulie said, it is just paint. …

9 d9 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thanks dulie, The display home had this and we absolutely loved it – had to include in our build!

9 d9 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Yep, that was pretty much our experience too – I did all the double checking - my husband didn’t get involved, except for helping to choose items! I know…

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9 d9 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

A very busy week this week with carpets and pendants installed yesterday landscaping started and new couch delivered today. Now just finishing packing in time for moving day Friday.

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9 d9 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Such a shame and so disappointing for you. Unfortunately you have to check EVERYTHING with M. I found so many mistakes in plans and in contracts. Felt exactly the same…

10 d10 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

We only got carpet done post handover -Metricon laid the tiles. I work for head office of a national flooring company so we could get a much better quality carpet…

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11 d11 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Home sweet home
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Congratulations! Finally home sweet home! So happy that you managed to move in before the busy Christmas period. Hope everything goes smoothly for you. Have been in…

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11 d11 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thanks macher, yeah we were pretty happy with the build speed (apart from the 7 weeks between PCI and handover), but overall,…

13 d13 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thanks Drew! 8 months to the day since site scrape. Just a couple of weeks longer than yours. Might have beat you if I didn’t have the 8 week…

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13 d13 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thanks blacktea2sugars πŸ˜ƒ Yes very happy that we got keys finally!

13 d13 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

We received waterproofing certificates today at handover.

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
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15 d15 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

mmm.... we were told 3 weeks for keys from our 30 Sept PCI. I didn't believe it and expected it to be longer. Then we were assured it…

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15 d15 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Congratulations on nearly reaching the end of your build hamish11. No, you don't need to go to head office, it is…

16 d16 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

2 weeks short of 2 years since we bought our land.... Handover is confirmed for Friday morning!! So glad to have the full week to get some things done before…

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16 d16 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

What is the extra feature you had to have on the corner?
House is looking great Zombie!

17 d17 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

I am very happy that they are fixing everything. What I am not happy about is the lack of communication, updates re dates of handover etc. Also, when it…

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18 d18 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building inspector

Houspect were brilliant for us and cheaper than Darbecca

21 d21 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

It is definitely going to affect all builds. It will delay all handovers - but if people know they can organise the settlement to suit.

21 d21 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thanks blackcat20, appreciate the heads up. We will do that. πŸ˜€

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21 d21 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

On Monday it will be 7 weeks since PCI!! 😑😑😑😑😑😑😑
M promise us we will have keys next week – which had better happen as we have pushed our carpet install…

28 d28 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Yeah I remember 😩, I hope mine doesn’t... SS assured us it would be by next Wednesday, but still no word... will wait and see!

28 d28 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Mmm... expect that to blow out to 4-5 weeks. Always happens with M. We were told end of October for keys, now looking like 13 November (or so).
Good luck!

29 d29 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thanks!! How far away do you think you are?

29 d29 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Occupancy Certificate received today. :z:
Just a couple of small items to be tended to and then handover can happen. Hopefully it will still happen…

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29 d29 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

It is really coming along Zombie! Congratulations on a great build. What a monster!!

1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Builder refuses PCI after getting the building inspection

I think they are different. In this case, I would be strongly arguing that as the PCI was arranged for when you were away, that they need to arrange…

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1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Builder refuses PCI after getting the building inspection

Personally, I don't think you should have allowed the PCI appointment to go ahead without you. We took 4.5 hours at our PCI a few weeks ago, and while…

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