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tina v

Adelaide SA
Joined 23 March 2018
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3 d3 dtina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Thanks Rajan! I forget that your side needs to cover 3 boundaries. We are lucky that our side the back fence is already up.

4 d4 dtina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

May I ask how much you were quoted for the fencing? Our neighbours sent us a quote for our half and I just want to compare to see if it’s…

4 d4 dtina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Sounds good to me Rajan. If we can get multiple properties wanting to get the same thing done i am sure the contractors would be happy to provide a good…

4 d4 dtina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Thats great that it went really well!
We are also doing the same as you ourselves except for stormwater - we opted to just go with Fairmont for that. How much…

6 d6 dtina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

It feels like it’s taken a very long time for the FHOG to come through? That’s so strange!
We only just signed off on the loan paperwork and sent it…

20 d20 dtina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

We didn’t really enjoy supreme kitchens either but I think it was more the consultant we had.
Have you received your layout in the mail to draw in your electrical…

20 d20 dtina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Hey Rajan
How did your appointments go? Hope it all went well!
I am still awaiting for my finances to be approved. The broker said it should be this week but…

1 month1 monthtina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

We decided to go with them for stormwater as our house is 2 storey so easier to just use their contractors. We are doing our own landscaping and driveways as…

1 month1 monthtina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

How exciting! i noticed a couple of houses wrapped and ready for bricklaying! The issue i have with my drive way is that it is meant to be a double…

1 month1 monthtina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Hi Rajan,
We are also doing our own flooring. We have opted to go with tiling for our living area and carpet for our bedrooms. The house we currently live in…

2 months2 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

awww lucky you
i am still staring at an empty block of land with some weeds and bushes LOL

2 months2 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Hi
Looking forward to hearing all about your build experience! :)

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2 months2 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

haha! of course you can join and participate! i love hearing about everyones build experiences especially if its one with Fairmont!
happy to change the topic except the only thing…

2 months2 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Hi Rajan,
Mine is waiting on the bank to do my unconditional approval so like pbn84 recommended in previous posts - make sure you…

2 months2 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Yeah hubby went to have a look yesterday and there are a few more people with their roofing done! our block unfortunately still is untouched. We are waiting for our…

2 months2 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

and a kmart LOL
(I don't ask for much!)

2 months2 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Hi Nawsome!
Clearview is not far from us! Maybe we will be able to wave to you from where we are when our house EVENTUALLY gets built ha ha
Looks like we…

2 months2 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

pbn84 i went by to check on the land yesterday and OMG your land has been overtaken by weeds and bushes! we only…

2 months2 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Oh you had Jessica? We have her too. Was she ok? My friend had her and didn’t have a very good experience.. felt she was really pushy and impatient with…

2 months2 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

We have been visiting every weekend and noticed the back of our land has lots of weeds and bushes.. does the soil removal fee not cover this? Ours was a…

3 months3 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

You won’t get the brochures until later on down the track after you have signed off on your house design and you receive your footings engineering report etc. you haven’t…

3 months3 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Yup I contacted our sales consultant about the termite treatment awhile back and he told us the following:
For your knowledge termite upgrades have 2 options being termite resistance treated pine…

3 months3 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Hahaha i am guilty as charged! Our house is double storey but we are on a corner.. neighbour is a single storey so they might not be happy with us!…

3 months3 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

FYI rajan674 and pbn84 if you want to track your council application and approval process
Don't…

3 months3 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Hi Rajan,
You can go to Pickards and Supreme Kitchens as many times as you like before your actual selections appointment. We did this as well and it really helped us…

3 months3 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

We ended up spending 2.5 hours at pickards and 3 hours at supreme.. then I emailed them and made some changes the next day haha it’s so overwhelming cause you…

3 months3 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Welcome back PBN! I was wondering how everything was coming along as I noticed 3 houses between your land and ours had their foundation done!
27k! I wish I had that…

3 months3 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Hi Rajan
As per PBNs post it will mean that your footings will have to go deeper and hence may cost more. I believe if your footings cost is fixed then…

3 months3 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

Hi Rajan!
I would recommend going down to check that your pegs are all still on the land and taking photographic evidence of it as well. We hammered ours in deeper…

3 months3 monthstina vtina v posted:
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA

So we finally got our soil report engineering etc and booked in selections and our final builders interview! Going to pgh and austral this wk to look at colours so…

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