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      12-01-2011 06:38 AM #27
      Laundry room



      Den



      Flooring



      Entry way view



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      12-01-2011 08:09 AM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by Sizzla View Post
      Not worried about that. They'll fix it at final inspection if I find any damage or defects.
      I'm sure I'm saying something you'll already do but I'll say it anyways, be very particular about what you expect when you do the final. We got some push back on a few things but we were very clear an insistent and it all ended up getting taken care of.

      Place looks good.

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      12-01-2011 05:21 PM #29
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      ^^^^^^^^^^ Why are you letting poeple (workers maybe?) walk on the hardwood flooring with dirty shoes? This should be covered with something like cardboard taped down.
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      Not worried about that. They'll fix it at final inspection if I find any damage or defects.

      They have a construction cleaning crew that comes thru and cleans up the place at certain intervals.

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      12-01-2011 05:31 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by FlashRedGLS1.8T View Post
      I'm sure I'm saying something you'll already do but I'll say it anyways, be very particular about what you expect when you do the final. We got some push back on a few things but we were very clear an insistent and it all ended up getting taken care of.

      Place looks good.
      Thanks. I plan on being firm with all the major items my home inspector found.

      Quote Originally Posted by Mtl-Marc View Post
      The pic with the footprints on the flooring and the one with the floor taped over were a couple of days apart. I guess they saw the footprints and did something about it without a word from me.
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      12-02-2011 07:02 PM #31
      Had my final walk thru inspection today and the list of items my inspector found are fixed or will be fixed by trades before my close date next Thursday.

      The place has some nice touches and gadgets. I'm going to enjoy having no one above or beside me on the other side of the walls.

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      12-10-2011 01:40 PM #32
      Closing went well. Put up temporary blinds.
      Fridge & washer/dryer delivery scheduled for next Wednesday.
      On the hunt for faux wood blinds and cell black out blinds throughout.



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      12-10-2011 01:48 PM #33
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      02-11-2012 07:20 PM #35
      Been busy buying some stuff for the place. Still waiting for my computer desk for the den. Office max somehow transposed two numbers in my address. It'll be here Monday finally.

      Entry way


      Guest bedroom



      Laundry room


      Guest bathroom


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      Dining room


      Kitchen


      Master bedroom


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      02-11-2012 07:30 PM #36
      You need to hang something on the walls. They are too bare.

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      02-11-2012 09:24 PM #37
      Quote Originally Posted by spockcat View Post
      You need to hang something on the walls. They are too bare.
      Going to paint soon. Deciding on the colors, then I'll put some artwork and masks back up.

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      02-12-2012 01:26 PM #38
      Nice home!

      Get some serious color on those walls... it will look even better!

      Do you have an IKEA near you?

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      02-12-2012 06:41 PM #39
      Quote Originally Posted by 22AudiQ View Post
      Nice home!

      Get some serious color on those walls... it will look even better!

      Do you have an IKEA near you?
      Thanks.

      There's an IKEA 10 minutes away from me. The chest in the guest room is from there. Bought it 4-5 years ago.

      I plan on doing some painting in the next few weeks, just deciding on the colors.

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      02-15-2012 05:52 PM #41
      Nice house! I have almost the same color combo in my kitchen except we had to buy and install our own handles. I wish we had the option to get tile and hardwood floors. Anyhow, congrats!
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      02-15-2012 09:10 PM #42
      Quote Originally Posted by leitmotif View Post
      Nice house! I have almost the same color combo in my kitchen except we had to buy and install our own handles. I wish we had the option to get tile and hardwood floors. Anyhow, congrats!
      Gracias!

    18. 02-25-2012 03:44 PM #43
      What do these run these day if you don't mind me asking? I built in Maricopa in 2006 for 310, sold in 08 for 185, and saw my house for sale a while back for 140 or leasing for 1100 a month. It was easily worth 265-285 else where in the country. Just wondering if new construction builds are competitive?

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      02-25-2012 05:07 PM #44
      Quote Originally Posted by IMOLA*20TH View Post
      What do these run these day if you don't mind me asking? I built in Maricopa in 2006 for 310, sold in 08 for 185, and saw my house for sale a while back for 140 or leasing for 1100 a month. It was easily worth 265-285 else where in the country. Just wondering if new construction builds are competitive?
      Low 200's for me. I got minimal upgrades since they were offering some upgrades (granite counter, flooring incentive, some energy efficient appliances) for free.

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      02-25-2012 05:18 PM #45
      Nice to see everything come together. I do love the exterior look of these types of houses. We'd never find anything like it in Toronto (not that they would be suitable in our climate).
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      02-25-2012 06:58 PM #46
      Quote Originally Posted by woofster View Post
      Nice to see everything come together. I do love the exterior look of these types of houses. We'd never find anything like it in Toronto (not that they would be suitable in our climate).
      Thanks

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      04-06-2012 10:40 PM #47
      Nothing too extravagant. Rocks 3/4" and a fire pit a friend gave me.








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      04-07-2012 10:46 AM #48
      Quote Originally Posted by IMOLA*20TH View Post
      I built in Maricopa in 2006 for 310, sold in 08 for 185,
      Holy hell!

      Quote Originally Posted by Sizzla View Post
      Nothing too extravagant. Rocks 3/4" and a fire pit a friend gave me.







      Man, you DO hate yard work, huh? Looks good.

      One question, is your circuit breaker panel outside?
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      04-08-2012 10:12 AM #49
      Quote Originally Posted by ATL_Av8r View Post
      Holy hell!

      Man, you DO hate yard work, huh? Looks good.

      One question, is your circuit breaker panel outside?
      Yes, I really do hate yard work!!

      The main panels is indeed outside. Crazy to me but it's standard for builders in AZ to put them outside. Never lived anywhere that did that before. I need to get a lock for the panel so it's not toyed with.

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      04-26-2012 08:37 AM #50
      Quote Originally Posted by johnkenedy View Post
      the new home build looks nice and good, but remember to use good quality wood furniture which would help make your home look excellent.
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