Crest Nicholson
Nik's new home

Post-move snags

I’ve been in the house for a week now, which is enough time for the first of the post-move snags to show up… First, there’s the driveway. The weather’s been a bit warm recently, with temperatures in the 26-27C range. Unfortunately, this is...
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Catching up…

It’s been a busy week, and what with the heatwave and all, sat in front of a computer updating the blog hasn’t been right at the top of my priorities. But it’s Sunday evening, the children are asleep, and there’s a gin and tonic to hand, so it...
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One more step along the road I go…

I received the snagging report from New Build Inspections yesterday (by e-mail, the paper version should follow in a few days). Almost 150 defects… This report highlights in excess of 145 defects, which is below average for a property of this size and value....
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More snag photos

Below the fold are three more photos from yesterday’s snagging inspection. And to quote from the previous entry: Keep in mind when you look at these that Crest Nicholson had told me that they’d completed all their snagging, and that as far as they were...
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Snagging inspection completed

If you’ve been following along you’ll know that today was the day of the snagging inspection, carried out by New Build Inspections. They also sponsor this blog, and the inspection was free as a result of this. If I’d paid for it the cost would have...
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Snagging

I’ve been on the phone to the nice people at New Build Inspections, and have got my snagging survey booked. I’d like to think this is overkill — the house looks OK, and Crest Nicholson don’t appear to have a nasty reputation vis a vis typing...
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