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20 d20 dsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

As I said earlier, it looks like you already have the fibre connection into your garage. Therefore that "box" is not really needed.
Best to call Red Train Networks and ask…

21 d21 dsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
East Estate

Never heard of that before and I used to be a mortgage broker.

24 d24 dsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

That looks as though the fibre has already been pulled through.
Best to give Red Train a call and find out what (if anything) needs to happen next.

25 d25 dsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

For me, all the builder did was run conduit with a draw wire under the pavement from that little box on the right side of the house to the box…

25 d25 dsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Hi pEast.
Congrats on moving in!
You need to contact Red Train Networks, who will come and pull the fibre cable through from the street to your fibre box.
Red Train Contact number…

27 d27 dsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
East Estate

We had fixed site costs - somewhere around the $18k mark from memory.

27 d27 dsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
East Estate

Hi easty.
No issues with the HV power lines and we're fairly close to them.

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3 months3 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Looking great pEast! Doesn't look like you have much longer to go!

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4 months4 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

It should have been connected already so it’s not looking on time so far.....

4 months4 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Hi pEast.
Yes, time flies when you're having fun!!
There isn't an NBN connection in our estate, it is Fibre to the home through Red Train networks. If you email or call…

4 months4 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Maintenance went ok, they're coming out tomorrow to complete the works. We only had about 9 points on our list, and nothing major. They didn't really question any apart from…

5 months5 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Hi Bri!
Yes long time, I guess it’s been flat stick for us since we moved in haha
Everything is going well! We have stopped outside works, which my back is thanking…

6 months6 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Thanks pEast! Looks even nicer now with plants haha
Yep, the block to the right will be starting very shortly. Their soil tests are done and taps are in.
We also have…

6 months6 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Haha we had been doing things inside while the weather has been crappy but thankfully one nice weekend was enough to finish off the outside!
Yay for your fence! Nothing worse…

6 months6 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

We have managed to get our front landscaping complete over the weekend, thanks to the perfect Melbourne weather!
So for the time being, we have nothing to do outside! We have…

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6 months6 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Saw that today, looking good pEast!

6 months6 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

The driveway looks fantastic Bri!! And that is a very cheap price too!

6 months6 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

Fantastic! Just in time for all the rain to come meaning less mud haha
Wow, those insulation guys are hopeless! They put their foot through our roof when they did our…

7 months7 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

I am glad we're getting rain, but I am HATING the mud! Haha
How did you get on with your driveway? I hope that gets started soon. It's going to be…

7 months7 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

There's definitely a gas meter there. They were broken into some time ago, which caused part of the house to be flooded....perhaps that is still being repaired?
Time will tell.....
Another Simonds…

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7 months7 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Sounds like yours is progressing though so that's great.
Can't see much with the scaffolding still up so it's hard for me to tell what stage you're at.
Yes the Simonds on…

7 months7 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Yes there are lots of builds happening at the moment which is great! And it looks like 3 complete houses ready to move in to just about.
Hopefully they keep on…

7 months7 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

Awesome! Congratulations!!
Hope you enjoyed your first night in your new home! :)

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7 months7 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Haha the laying the grass isn't the hard part, it's the preparation that killed me!
Yep, a month already! Insane! Time flies when you're having fun!

7 months7 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

So it's been a month now in the house and we have finally gotten the yard ready for grassing. After 16 cubic meters of fill soil and 4 cubic meters…

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7 months7 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

Wow, sounds like everything went perfectly yesterday! Hopefully the same happens today.
Exciting day :)
Once you move in there won't be any more suss people checking out…

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7 months7 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

Yay! Fantastic Bri!
Congratulations! Enjoy your new home :)

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7 months7 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Final Payment method

A bank cheque is effectively a cash cheque therefore on most occasions, when you pay via bank cheque you do not need to wait for it to clear as the…

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7 months7 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

Yayy!! Congratulations Bri!! That's fantastic! (except for the gas line of course)
Enjoy settlement tomorrow and your new home, it's a very exciting time! :)

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7 months7 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

That's great news!! Not long to go now :)
Typical that the valuer only took 2 mins, I think all they do is make sure the house…

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