It’s been a bumpy few months with our land registration, causing us a fair bit of stress. When we put our deposit down, we were told to expect registration and settlement in June 2017. Just fine with us, keep saving away and work on the house plans so they’re ready to go by then. Fast… Read More LPI…we’re almost there!
The kitchen and bathrooms are probably my most agonised over rooms. Everything else you can repaint, change the lights, add furniture afterwards but these rooms need to be planned right first time! So it was great to get our kitchen and cabinetry plans back today and see the dimensions and how everything looks together rather… Read More Kitchen Plans
Well we finally have all our quotes back in (except AC which Im due to have a phone appointment for next Monday). Ironically my busiest work week in memory and of course the quotes started pouring in. We’re still more or less on budget, I think overall we have ended up about $3K over but… Read More Selections Quotes
I previously raved about our landscaping appointment we had with Wisdom’s landscaping division during our second selections day. We were really impressed with all the questions they asked to design our plan when we know nothing about gardening. A couple of days ago we received our completed plan back for us to sign off –… Read More Landscaping Plan
One thing we hadn’t really considered through the whole tender and contract process was the security of our new home (or allowed any money for it). We live in a relatively safe neighbourhood and Ive never heard of a break in within our apartment complex in the 7 years we have been living here. But… Read More Home Security
Stockland make a big investment in kickstarting the community in their developments. They organise lots of community events – our development has several weekly outdoor fitness groups, monthly outdoor movies in the amphitheatre in the main park, family fun days as well as various one off holiday events. As stages are coming up for registration… Read More Walk The Lot event
Our final major appointment was colours, which is basically where Wisdom roll up any other decisions we need to make that weren’t covered in your other appointments. So internal and external colour/material choices are the main focus, but this is also the time to bring up all the little things you overlooked – insulation, tapware, appliances… Read More Selections Day 2 – Colours