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10 d10 dsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Saw that today, looking good pEast!

12 d12 dsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

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

13 d13 dsmithfamilysmithfamily 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…

15 d15 dsmithfamilysmithfamily 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…

19 d19 dsmithfamilysmithfamily 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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20 d20 dsmithfamilysmithfamily 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…

20 d20 dsmithfamilysmithfamily 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…

21 d21 dsmithfamilysmithfamily 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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21 d21 dsmithfamilysmithfamily 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!

21 d21 dsmithfamilysmithfamily 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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21 d21 dsmithfamilysmithfamily 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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27 d27 dsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

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

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28 d28 dsmithfamilysmithfamily 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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29 d29 dsmithfamilysmithfamily 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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1 month1 monthsmithfamilysmithfamily 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…

1 month1 monthsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

Ahh ok fair enough.
Oh that is frustrating!! Hopefully he can get back there later today to let them in.....
Still no gas line? Goodness me, they are seriously hopeless!!

1 month1 monthsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

I would assume that the roof is already completed? Haha strange.....
Shouldn't take too long I would think. Ours (paint and touch ups) took about 4 working days.

1 month1 monthsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

The mud is the worst part, especially when everything inside is so nice, new and clean haha
We should have grass down by the end of next weekend, if all goes…

1 month1 monthsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

Occupancy permit!! Woooo!!
I wish I had of gone for exposed concrete, it is such a nice look!
I would be taking the concreters advice re: drain. If you're on…

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1 month1 monthsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

It definitely is alot of info! Haha
Yep 7 days to fix it all up, and it's great that it's only little touch ups and nothing major!
Our house is going well.…

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1 month1 monthsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

Yeah that brain strain is tough haha
Glad it all went well. Surprisingly they get touch ups done very quickly!
Kitchen is looking awesome! My wife is very jealous, she wanted a…

1 month1 monthsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

Very true, I quite often use Facebook to get in touch with companies now, seems the only way to get through to someone useful sometimes.
They didn't do a bad job…

1 month1 monthsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Sounds frustrating. Hopefully the worst of the weather is over and they fix these things up quickly.

1 month1 monthsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

That doesnt look very good pEast......
It has been some very bad weather! And its still going overnight tonight!

1 month1 monthsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

Absolutely, very frustrating! I would definitely be getting onto them about compensation or at least a "hurry the hell up" each day until it's done.
Haha Monday will feel like a…

1 month1 monthsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

Yayy!! That is fantastic news Bri!!
Bugger those AGL people, seriously! Surely there should be some sort of compensation for the delay? A reduced connection cost? I'd certainly be bringing that…

1 month1 monthsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Lockup? That's fantastic pEast!!
Wow, more and more about ready to move in, this is great! The more people that move in the better it will be for all other…

1 month1 monthsmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

I only just noticed today that the other Simonds near you has moved in.
I didn't think they would move in without a boundary fence! I'm glad there is another…

2 months2 monthssmithfamilysmithfamily posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - Settlement! WE ARE IN!!!

I love your colour selections! And your kitchen! WOW!! Awesome!!
Make sure when you do PCI that your SS doesn't try and rush you through it, take your time, don't worry…

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