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5 h5 hSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Meeting with the SS went well today. Wasn't expecting to see much work done but the brickies have already been hard at work. SS said it will take them 2…

1 d1 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate

Wow that's not far away at all! You'll have to start packing soon :D

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1 d1 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

Yep another vote for option number 2! Prefer the overall flow and use of space

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1 d1 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Thanks mrsdoe. The inspector didn't seem too concerned and despite the report saying no remedial work is required Smart Homes are now investigating it further and have asked for the…

2 d2 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Got our first report back from our building inspector today after he went to look at the slab. Seems to have got the all clear although he did note he…

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2 d2 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Fibreglass vs Solidor

Hi,
Was just wondering if people had any feedback on fibreglass doors. Builder wants us to sign off on a variation to change our external access door on the garage from…

2 d2 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First Build HGWA

Ouch! Would have thought they would have put an allowance for that in the site works given the area but it can be hard predicting these things. My builder told…

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3 d3 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Our new home in the Vale Estate, Aveley- Celebration Homes

Wow! Only 4 months from slab down! You'll be in before you know it!

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5 d5 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

Glad you managed to reach a solution and one that looks great too! Fingers crossed it goes through the approvals smoothly this time!

7 d7 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Our new home in the Vale Estate, Aveley- Celebration Homes

The layout looks great. Looking forward to seeing some pics

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8 d8 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Thanks aloenyx. Do you mean timber frames? We seem to prefer all brick here in Perth. The brickies are due on site before the end of next week

9 d9 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Just found out our bricks and window frames are set to be delivered next week with brick work also expected to start before the end of next week.
Have our meeting…

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11 d11 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Thanks rosemi. We got the block before we selected a builder. We drove out and saw it and decided we had to have it!

11 d11 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

We managed to get down to the block to check out the slab today. Looked good to us. Our inspector is going to look at it a week on Monday.…

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11 d11 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

That's horrible news to come home to! Hope you are able to reach a solution with them. Crazy that they got through drafting without knowing the council requirements.

14 d14 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Haha yep. We will be heading down with a bittle of champers on the weekend

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14 d14 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Just got an e-mail from our CLO to congratulate us on our slab being laid. They even included a picture for us :)

We will still…

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15 d15 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

Yep, in theory work on pouring the slab should have started today. We will head down to the site this weekend to check on the progress.
It's going to be weird…

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15 d15 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate

That's great El. Looking more and more like a home!

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15 d15 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

That's awesome. It's all about to start. Seems our builds are running about a week apart at the moment.

17 d17 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

haha they are seriously just photos of flat dirt. I should have taken better photos where they marked out the garage and alfresco areas. I'll get some pics up after…

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18 d18 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

Congrats Dave! Slab will be getting poured before you know it!

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18 d18 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Haha yeah. I took some photos of the level dirt but they aren't that interesting. Hopefully I'll have photos of the slab to post next weekend

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18 d18 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Went out to the block on the weekend and the ground has been levelled off ready for the slab to be poured this week.
It's great seeing the rough outline of…

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21 d21 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Building first home with Homestart in Brabham

Nice selections and a huge backyard there!
Sounds like it won't be long until you start getting towards the construction phase now!

22 d22 dSilentBoBSilentBoB posted:
Building first home with Homestart in Brabham

Congratulations on inching closer to building!
Sounds like it's been a long process but now the loan has been approved I'm sure things will start ticking along.
We didn't do our pre-start…

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