Our land finally registered today!
We have read through a few of the other Noosa 26 threads and even gone for a drive past a couple of them.
I'll update with more details as time permits or I remember things.
- Promotions -
Colorbond roof and steel frame - $2999
LUXURY Kitchen appliance upgrade - $999 (900mm freestanding cooker and rangehood)
LUXURY Kitchen upgrade - $0 (special promo)
LUXURY Timber laminate flooring - $2499
LUXURY Carpet range - $1499
LUXURY Ceiling height 2550mm - $2250
LUXURY 1200mm Wide Entry door - $499
- Upgrades/Modifications -
Instantaneous Gas Hot Water - $208 + $265 pipework
Water connection to fridge - $153
Move RFS to opposite end - $0
Gas connections to;
- Oven - $518
- Dining & Outdoor Living - $530
Removed dwarf wall between Media and Dining Room - Credit $133
Increased Activity Room (flush to outside wall) - $238
Change Activity Room Windows to 12-18 - Credit $35
Removed silly wall in garage storage - Credit $91
Change Main bed sliding door to windows 2x 15-09 - Credit $241
Re-position Bed 3 window from rear to side to allow for water tank - $0
Change Bed 4 windows to 2x 21-09 - $85
Increase Outdoor living concrete to line up with eaves - $926
Fly screens (all but Front & Laundry doors) - $580 (windows) + $566 (Sliding door)
Upgrade to 'snow' Caesarstone bench top -$572
Upgrade to 'polar white' kitchen doors in a silk finish - $906
Upgrade to handless kitchen - $776
Upgrade to undermount kitchen sink - $519
Upgrade to silver range of carpet - $1378
Upgrade to 'diamond gloss' of both bathroom vanitys - $548
Own landscape, Driveway and fencing.
- Progress -
12/11/16 - Visit Central Coast Noosa 25
13/11/16 - Preliminary Estimate for Noosa 26 on our block
13/11/16 - Land on Hold
14/11/16 - Revised Estimate (Added Steel frame/Colorbond Roof and Instantaneous Gas Hot Water)
17/11/16 - Finally!! Bank Appointment for Pre-Approval (took almost 2 full weeks, several calls and 3rd Bank Branch & Mobile lender)
19/11/16 - Paid $1750 deposit to have Tender written (took a leap of faith)
23/11/16 - Pre-Approval status
25/11/16 - Slightly petrified Conveyancer (Land contract is 2 inches thick)
30/11/16 - Exchanged contracts on land & paid 5% deposit
03/12/16 - Attached SOLD sticker
19/12/16 - New Home Tender Letter
15/01/16 - Builders contract received
20/01/16 - Final builders contract appointment with sales office (Signed with variations required)
Approx 210 day build.
24/01/17 - Balance of 5% deposit paid
09/02/17 - Clipsal Appointment - $ 300ish (bare essentials will have outside electrician complete)
14/02/17 - Beaumont Tile choices appointment - $800ish
15/02/17 - Land Registered
22/02/17 - Conditional Approval
23/02/17 - Loan paperwork signed
01/03/17 - Land Settled?
02/03/17 - Colour Appointment
07/03/17 - Lodged plans with private company for approval (instead of council)
21/03/17 - Received colour variations, had to make minimum changes but was able to receive the changes the same day and signed.
28/04/17 - Council listing CDC completed. (few days shy of 8 weeks....) Handful of Council submitted plans for other builds were out in about 4-5 weeks.
10/05/17 - Start date!!! (19/05) - Completion date 15/12/17
18/05/17 - Site surveyed for cut/fill and retaining wall. Loo also arrived. Currently the first to start with Coral and 3rd overall in this stage.
19/05/17 - Site cut/filled, met for initial SS meeting, forgot iPad have to meet again on 22/5.
23/05/17 - Site released for us to start retaining wall.
25/05/17 - Retaining wall completed.
30/05/17 - Concrete piering.
31/05/17 - Plumbing
02/06/17 - Partial slab framing
05/06/17 - Finished slab frame, foam and reo arrived
06/06/17 - Foam and reo installed
09/06/17 - Slab poured, yesterday was better than todays weather
14/06/17 - Frame Delivery
19/06/17 - Roof trusses delivered (apparently been MIA on another job site)
21/06/17 - Frame started
22/06/17 - Roof trusses started
23/06/17 - Frame not 100% completed
26/06/17 - Meet SS for site inspection. Gutter and facia being installed. Roof delivered.
27/06/17 - Roof scaffolding up.
28/06/17 - More frame work, still not complete.
29/06/17 - Some roof work started.
03/07/17 - More roofing, frame looking complete frame supports removed. Windows also being installed.
04/07/17 - Roof and windows completed. Plumbing started.
05/07/17 - Electrical completed.
06/07/17 - Batts started to install.
07/07/17 - Electrician redoing network cables didn't do it right first time.
09/07/17 - Looks like some packs of batts were pinched.
10/07/17 - Bricking started just 2 guys.
11/07/17 - Bricked some more. Plasterboard should be entirely done by today. Not all batts installed in roof.
12/07/17 - Plasters finished today, extra work for batt installer later. Still bricking away
17/07/17 - Bricking away still
25/07/17 - Water proofing
26/07/17 - Bricking complete!
31/07 - 05/08 - Kitchen, vanity, doors, door/window frames.
02/08/17 - TIles arrived, met onsite 03/08 to go through and double check tiling details
7/08/17 - Water tank slab finally laid
Week 13 - 15
Tiling and Painting not completed.
04/09/17 - Driveway marked out
05/09/17 - Driveway dug out
06/09/17 - Driveway
11/09/17 - Electrical fit off
12/09/17 - Carpet installed
13/09/17 - Floating timber floor down
14/09/17 - bit more electrical (stove connected)
09/10/17 - PCI Walkthrough