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Old Feb 28th 2007, 6:36 am
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Have you moved in when your house is not completely finished? Is that possible?

If so, there might be hope for me yet, as the start date for our house is a month behind schedule.
No, that's not possible. But we have an acre of land, most of which is going to be planted with natives so we've been planting at the back, out of the way of the builders, for 3 months now. So far some 180 plants - and they've taken! some are four times the size.

I'm also painting the garage and workshop walls so that I can get their floors etched and painted before the place is finished. It all helps to make for an easier move!
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No, that's not possible. But we have an acre of land, most of which is going to be planted with natives so we've been planting at the back, out of the way of the builders, for 3 months now. So far some 180 plants - and they've taken! some are four times the size.

I'm also painting the garage and workshop walls so that I can get their floors etched and painted before the place is finished. It all helps to make for an easier move!
Thank god our house is completely finished and ready to move into. Landscaping and painting included in the package.
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Thank god our house is completely finished and ready to move into. Landscaping and painting included in the package.
That was quick - it was bare land yesterday :-)



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That was quick - it was bare land yesterday :-)



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That was quick - it was bare land yesterday :-)



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Oh, he's quick - so very very quick <g>
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I know that....just didn't get why he was saying BB was quick

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I know that....just didn't get why he was saying BB was quick

Never mind anyway
Gee you have become Australian! I always find I have to explain jokes to Australians.



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Weather's been rainy here last few days, so I thought they'd stopped work for the rest of the week.

I went today, and the land's been prepared for the slab
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Now they've knocked it down again!

never mind, I'll get my coat.......



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I know there are people on BE who enjoy reading the threads about new house builds. So I am going to start another one off, and hope to be posting pictures on a regular basis as the whole build progresses, from start to finish.

We're very excited, and never dreamt we'd be able to build a house, but an 'off the plan' home came our way, and the floor plan was just exactly how we wanted it. Although 3 x price of our house in UK, still within our budget (just! )

Just to give you some background info, we're building in a new suburb called Somerly in Perth, with Impressions Homes. When finished, it will be a 4x2 house on 500sq metres. The building is just about to commence in the next week or so, and some preparations have already started

For anyone who wants to know any info on the whole thing, feel free to ask and I will try my best to help

Here goes......

First lot of pictures of the plot of land. The floor plan is the same as ours.
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Just curious about your user name......anything to do with the little place in NZ's north island or the Finn family?

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Now they've knocked it down again!

never mind, I'll get my coat.......



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