Progress continues, slow but steady, but mainly expensive over the last two weeks! 6th Oct – Weekly update from CSO Our survey for water assets on our lot had raised a problem with the proximity of the sewer line to the front of our house. So we got a $680 variation to have our sewer… Read More 6 Weeks after Settlement
Less action in the last two weeks, but we’re still making progress. 21st Sept – Notification from Wisdom that Sydney Water do not have any plans on record for our subdivision. This means they cannot confirm the location of any water assets (ie sewer lines) on the lot. Variation raised for $910 to have a… Read More 28 Days after Settlement
While we’re moving towards construction we have been getting lots of little updates from Wisdom Homes. Even though most of them are quite short, it’s still nice getting such frequent updates so I thought I would post a few milestone posts until we get into construction. 28th Aug – Contour survey completed on land 31st… Read More 14 Days after Settlement
After what felt like the longest wait for our land to go through LPI (we were stuck there for a month 😒), we finally settled on our land yesterday. So about 2-3 months late as we expected settlement back in June but at least we’re moving again. So what else has been happening while we… Read More Land Settlement
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