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Wateman

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3 years3 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi 13Jack,
Don't rely on them to fix anything at the 3-month inspection. They will just tell you that they can't prove that you didn't cause the problem since handover and…

3 years3 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

I thought I might post this picture here to see if they were telling the truth or * to my face.. This is the rangehood, according to PD this is…

3 years3 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Just thought I would post my update/review on my experience with PD.
Just had my 3 month inspection. Basically useless, the guy didn't even look around, just asked me to point…

3 years3 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Man I know I'm the idiot for not listening to the one bit of advise that is posted on here constantly - don't take handover until everything is done -…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hey everyone,
Just a quick question - how does handover work these days? I've been given the final invoice and been told they want to handover on Friday, but apart from…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi VolvilaRV have you got any pics of the windows, or your house in general? I'm building the same one but just the 20..
The first time I built with PD…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
How picky were/are you at PCI?

So I'm getting very close to PCI and starting to wonder how picky I should be with any faults I may see.
I live close to where in building so…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hey everyone, apologies in advance for the poor pics. Just wondering if anyone can help with them.
First is the kitchen bench, hard to tell, but it seems the bench under…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hey everyone, I just had a couple of quick questions I was hoping somebody might be able to help with;
For those who have had their driveway done with PD –…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks MummaDJ,
I emailed my BC and SS today and they are looking into it. There was no colour specified for the overhead cupboards, but it did specify which direction the…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks Brian that's a big help.
One issue I found today I might need people's advice on.. At my colour selection I had a pic of a display that I wanted…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Anyone that's built a smaller sized PD house (Access) have a rough idea how long it takes from Fixing to completion?
All along I've been planning on end of April finish,…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Soo I've been lazy and haven't done a blog or anything for my build this time.. But progress has been great.. After delays with the bank the house didn't start…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hey everyone,
How picky were/are/will you be with faults in the house? Eg a small dent in the gutter?
I'm still early days, I just reached lockup, but I've notice a…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Has anyone had to, for any reason, ask for an extension on a progress payment before?
I got formal approval and docs to sign in mid December and sent these…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Well that's what happened last time, but I think the reason why the bank has a problem this time is there is one PCV for a $17,000 discount, and the…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Has anyone here gotten, or been asked to get an updated progress payment schedule after signing contracts?
I have a few PCVs, including a $17k discount for a promotion that was…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Just wondering if anybody has had any contact from their BCs yet this year? I know they only just reopened, and if it's anything like my work, probably have hundreds…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi mirz, I could be wrong, but from my experience any outstanding water and rates are taken care of in your settlement. So from here you will start getting water…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Had my tile selection today, so no more picking! Now just gotta wait for my bank/broker to get their asses into gear so we can get started.
I'm nervous about some…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi chrystee, were you given another option as a straight replacement, or are you forced to upgrade your basin now?

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs

Is the new promotion that much better? I only had a quick look yesterday but it seemed rather similar to me.. Make sure you check the base house price though…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks for all your replies peeps! Turns out it was a lot of stressing for no reason! The contract didn't include my promotion discount, so once that came off the…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hey everyone.. Does anybody know if it's possible to remove things at the contract signing?
I'm a bit confused as to how it's happened, after being rather thorough at my quote…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

I just wanted to add my experience as a 2nd time PD builder. I'm still in the early stages, with my contract signing on Thursday, but so far I have…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Porter Davis homes

When I built with them in 2011 there was only the 3 month inspection, for Access at least anyway. I know at the time some already completed owners on here…

4 years4 yearsWatemanWateman posted:
Meowsy's Montrose-photos of lived in house!

Looking amazing Meowsy! Skylight is something I wished we did when we built the Montrose. How much are PD charging you for this?

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