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1 month1 monthSsjoSsjo posted:
Building with Metricon

Finalinspect

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1 month1 monthSsjoSsjo posted:
Building with Metricon

Finalinspect

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2 months2 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

Hey,
Nar no white SUV - (gold CRV).
Found out last night that they are looking to pour thursday. My private inspector rang to say that he received a email from…

2 months2 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

APB09, have to love fixed site costs right about now!
Yeah, we received our letter today stating that the build has started. I will not tell the wife about the…

2 months2 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

We aren't as advanced as you. Our block has been cut in which must have happened yesterday or today. Not sure on any slab talk, we still need to be…

2 months2 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

Hi APB09,
Drove past the estate today. It is all go on your site! With the way they were going it would be finished next month....(lol).
They were laying the pipes today.

2 months2 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
Building with Metricon

I just looked at your build plans and you have 135mm step down to your outside room. So it will be able to have it flush.

2 months2 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

Welcome PRSR, I have PM'ed you.
Enjoy

2 months2 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

Its all go! We too went passed yesterday and we were delighted to see a fence, it's only a fence but it is progress. I did see your block and…

2 months2 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

That is so true, hats off to him. We are using Finalinspect as our private inspector. Pays to have someone who knows what is what.

2 months2 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

APB09
Are you getting a independent building inspector for your build?

2 months2 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

Yep, its the same man. I also think we might be building sooner rather than later. The estate is looking good! from what I can see there is 1 owner…

2 months2 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

Thats great news! One less hurdle! I was up at our block yesterday pulling out some of the high weeds and to put up a sign with our lot…

3 months3 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

Lol, I too had transparent issues with our fence. I had to space it out more and then they wanted it drawn on to the front layout of the draft…

3 months3 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

Hi APB09,
How are things?
Drove past the blocks today and lot 253 & 254 have their builders temp fencing up (first in stage 2). The park is taking shape, the developer…

3 months3 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

We have the same - class P. We have a fixed site cost so we dont need to pay anymore. Spoke to Metricon and our slab will still be a…

3 months3 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

Have you seen the land prices for stage 3? Land sizes have decrease but the prices have increased. $345k for 440m2
I think we have done well buying when we…

3 months3 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

So true. Let's hope its all good news!
We had to extend the front of the house as it was only 600mm in front of the garage not the 1000mm…

3 months3 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

Hi,
Thanks, Just did!
Metricon call me today to tell me of this one off 'payment'. So, all I have left is to wait for the final Metricon house…

3 months3 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
Building Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Geelong

Could i ask what is PCI?
Thanks in advance.

3 months3 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Hey, did you also try the tile aisle in bunnings? They have some silicone called 'Maxisila ceramic' and they also have a range of colours

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3 months3 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

The question that needs to be asked is ......can you look passed it or is it going to eat you up? If you can look past it - its silicone…

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3 months3 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

I agree with you and you are the one paying to build the house. If the grout was white then its fair enough. Unless the silicone default colour is white…

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3 months3 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Hi,
I have been watching for a while, you have a very nice house coming together. What colour grout was used for your tiles?

3 months3 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

Yep, we also settle yesterday! I spoke to Metricon and they were looking to finalize everything, waiting on some services, could be the same things? But looking to hand it…

4 months4 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

The land was finished 14/12/16 (no more work from the developer). The developer handed the paperwork to the titles on the 2nd of February and we received titles on the…

4 months4 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
UMBRA Estate Greenvale

Hi APB09,
We have titled on our lot !
So, i would be guessing you have as well, have you?
Now the fun part to start!!!

4 months4 monthsSsjoSsjo posted:
Greenvale Heritage Views

Once you have titled there's usually a two weeks gap before settlement day, this is for yourselfs and the banks to get sorted. The title office averages 2 weeks…

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