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5 years5 yearsZinnerZinner posted:
Porter Davis homes

For me the penalties did not come off my final payment. It was a separate process calculated once handover was completed. It can take a few weeks for them to…

5 years5 yearsZinnerZinner posted:
Porter Davis homes

The issue occurred after the PCI. They had not quite finished everything on my house when I picked up the keys. For a week after picking up the keys they…

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Porter Davis homes

its sort of like a divorce part in a relationship...
I keep civil... but the pain is still there and the same behavior displayed during the (messy) end of…

6 years6 yearsZinnerZinner posted:
Porter Davis homes

Sorry, electricity was paid by the builder while building. The water bill came straight to me so I just paid it never knowing I could claim on it.

6 years6 yearsZinnerZinner posted:
Porter Davis homes

Dam, didn't know this either and assumed it was my cost so I just paid it along with the electricity.
Stiffed again!! :shock: :evil:

6 years6 yearsZinnerZinner posted:
Somerfield Estate (VIC) Telstra Velocity

Just a few things to add
My builder (PD) provided/organised the (LUCA)Box outside and Hills box so I didn't have to worry about any of this. This was done at my…

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Porter Davis homes

The only thing that stated CAT6 for me was on my Argus Electrical Paperwork. It was written down in pen by the Argus Person at my contract meeting and highlighted…

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Porter Davis homes

With all the things that were being done at handover and after handover I made the mistake of only calling my SS to report the extra issues we found a…

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Phone line running across two properties - maintanance Q

In my old place we had a notice from council that required us to clear all the tree branches from around all of the wires coming from our property (including…

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Porter Davis homes

From my overlooking diagrams the distance is 9m from the 2nd story as well. The thing that is not mentioned is that the line (or plane) it is taken from…

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Porter Davis homes

As far as I know (i.e. happened to me) we were initially told we didn't need frosted/obscure windows in our upstairs as we were the first to get our permit…

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Porter Davis homes

Awesome Rups! :shock: . House looks great. ::
We had a lot of issues as well when we took the over…

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Porter Davis homes

Check.
I actually didn't get a screen door flyscreen on my sliding door. Master bed one was damaged but we only noticed it when the wind started up on our 2nd…

6 years6 yearsZinnerZinner posted:
Building the Rowland with Porter Davis

Thanks dahlia.
To be honest i'm just trying to forget the whole building thing now. Basically a horrible part of my life that I just want erased (this is why i…

6 years6 yearsZinnerZinner posted:
Whistling Windows

It seems to be (I assume it is) coming from where the window frame meets the eaves. There is no edging there (like there is between the outer brick and…

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Porter Davis homes

Wondering how this works as well. The one in our esuite has quit and its only been just over a month since we took possession. Missus wants me to fix…

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Whistling Windows

I have just moved into a new house and the windows on the top floor have been whistling (more like screaming) incredibly loudly over the last few weeks on the…

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Porter Davis homes

Costing me a $1000 excavation fee (concreters quote) to remove the crushed rock on my driveway put in a few weeks before handover. Currently spent over $500 in clean fill…

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Porter Davis homes

I had the opposite issue. My balcony was only 98cm. Originally the brickies went by the big plan where it shows the bricking and render of the facade. On a…

6 years6 yearsZinnerZinner posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Helen,
Late last week (after my tanty post) I had a call from the PD Accounts informing me that my Penalty cheque will be express posted. The reason I was…

6 years6 yearsZinnerZinner posted:
Porter Davis homes

After fighting for almost 2 years now I'm not sure there is any fight left in me. Between Developer delays, site start penalties, house and land packages that are not…

6 years6 yearsZinnerZinner posted:
Porter Davis homes

Sometimes you dont have the luxury to accept this option... like when your house is around 4 months over contract and your hitting the wall financially. If it had of…

6 years6 yearsZinnerZinner posted:
Somerfield Estate Keysborough

To get the telstra $1500 rebate you will have to email (or fax??) a copy of your telstra bill to Intrapac (the developer) showing you have phone and Internet services…

6 years6 yearsZinnerZinner posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thx Ebony.
I thought I was done and dusted on this one (as the news from both my BC and SS was that there was nothing more they could do) so…

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Somerfield Estate Keysborough

Just had a call from the developer (Intrapac) telling me that they will be sending me a cheque for Telstra so it looks like this is how they will do…

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Somerfield Estate Keysborough

Just a heads up on the $1500 telstra velocity credit from developer.
When I rang telstra to make sure all the velocity connections were ready to go 3 or so…

6 years6 yearsZinnerZinner posted:
Porter Davis homes

Cant type.... still dancing...
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6 years6 yearsZinnerZinner posted:
Porter Davis homes

WOW!!!! :shock: :shock:
Just had a call not even an hour after posting my disappointment post and I have been…

6 years6 yearsZinnerZinner posted:
Porter Davis homes

My house is not finished yet and I have been fighting this same issue through PD (via my SS and BC who say that it clearly states CAT6 terminals on…

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Porter Davis homes

I agree that its good to hear some positive reviews. I think that this whole building thing for everyone is a nightmare, no matter what stage you are in (and…

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