Boardwalk Blackburn – COMPLETE

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Boardwalk Blackburn – May 2017 Update (Settlement)

Please find below update from the developer for Boardwalk Blackburn:


We are pleased to inform you that your legal representative has now been sent a letter advising of your upcoming settlement. Please ensure you are ready and that your legal representative books in your settlement date, with the developer’s solicitor, in order to avoid any late penalty interest.

If you have any concerns regarding your settlement position, please contact Cristina immediately on +613 8582 8973 or cristina@settlement-solutions.com.au

Apartment Settlement

Once settlement has been confirmed with your legal representative, your apartment keys will be available for collection from Castran Gilbert.

Castran Gilbert
Level 2,102 – 108 Toorak Road (Enter Powell Street)
South Yarra, 3141
T: +61 3 9827 1177

Please ensure that your settlement has taken place and you have received confirmation from your conveyencer/solicitor, before arranging collection of your keys.

If you would like a representative to collect the keys on your behalf, they must bring a written authority in order for them to collect the keys on your behalf, otherwise the keys will not be released.

Please ensure that you bring photo identification, when coming to pick up your keys.

Move In Details

Please contact Australian Body Corporate on 03 8418 8787 or admin@ausbodycorp.com.au to arrange a suitable time to book in a move in time.

Alternatively, please go onto https://australianbodycorporate-administration.youcanbook.me to book in a move in time.

Connecting Your Utilities

Immediately after settlement you will be responsible for the connection of utilities to your apartment.

Electricity
Electricity in your apartment is currently connected to OC Energy.

Please call 1300 49 40 80 to set up an account.

You are welcome to open an account with another electricity retailer, however costs may apply.

Cold Water
Cold Water is provided by Yarra Valley Water.

Please contact them on 1300 304 688 to open an account.

Hot Water
Hot water is supplied from a central gas hot water heating system on the roof and is maintained by the Owners Corporation.

Gas
Billing for the gas usage for the cook tops in all apartments will be billed through Origin Energy.

Telephone
Your apartment has been wired for telephone lines. You will need to contact Telstra to arrange your telephone account and the details of your service. A licensed electrician must be engaged if additional telephone lines are required.

Please call 13 22 00 to set up an account.

Television
A community master antenna is located on the roof of the building and is tuned to receive a quality signal for free-to-air commercial television.

Pay TV cable, suitable for Pay TV (FOXTEL), has been supplied wired into your apartment ready for final connection by the provider. You will need to contact the Building Manager to arrange connection of Pay TV to your apartment.

A connection fee may be applicable.

Post Settlement Maintenance Issues

To report construction defects that may arise post settlement (but within your maintenance period), please complete the Building Defect Form and send to service@orangebuild.com.au

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Boardwalk Blackburn – March 2017 Update (Part 3 Pre-Settlement Inspection)

We have received the below update from the developer regarding Pre-Settlement Inspection for Boardwalk Blackburn:


You now have the opportunity to book in your pre-settlement inspection from Thursday 6th April.

Inspections are by appointment only and are offered on a first in, first served basis.

Your pre-settlement inspection is your first and final inspection before settlement of your property.

Each inspection is allocated a period of one hour and it is your opportunity to do the following, if required:
– Complete a condition report and bring any issues to the attention of the builder.
– Take any measurement you require, i.e. fridge recess, washing machine space, etc.
Please ensure you bring a measuring tape.

Please be advised there is a maximum of four (4) people to accompany each inspection.

If you reside interstate or overseas and unable to attend your pre-settlement inspection, Property Settlement Solutions can undertake the inspection on your behalf (free of charge) and email you a copy of your apartment’s condition report. Please advise via email if you would like Property Settlement Solutions to conduct the inspection for you.

Please note: Bookings can only be made via the link below.

https://www.settlement-solutions.com.au/pss/bookingsclients/book/218/79207125106218425686

A representative will meet you at your nominated time outside the front entrance of Boardwalk Blackburn.
Please allow sufficient time to get there by public transport or to find a car park, and make your way to the meeting spot.

Please note: Boardwalk Blackburn is currently still a construction site and there are some strict rules that must be adhered to:
– There is a maximum of four (4) people to accompany each inspection.
– Strictly no one under the age of 18 is allowed on site.
– Flat, closed-toe shoes must be worn. Anyone with heels or open-toe shoes will not be permitted onsite.
– You must not enter the building without one of our representatives. Please ensure you wait at the meeting point, until a representative arrives.

Please do not hesitate to contact Cristina on +61 3 8582 8973 or cristina@settlement-solutions.com.au if you have any questions relating to this.

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Boardwalk Blackburn – March 2017 Update (Part 2 – Bank Valuation)

We have received the below update regarding bank valuation for the Boardwalk Blackburn development:


We are pleased to advise you that your apartment is ready for a bank valuation inspection from Monday 3 April.

If you require finance to settle your apartment at Boardwalk Blackburn, your lender may require a bank valuation inspection to be carried out in order to complete the loan application.

Valuers must contact Cristina at Property Settlement Solutions on +61 3 8582 8973 or cristina@settlement-solutions.com.au to make an appointment.

Please note that these inspections are for bank valuers only. You will have an opportunity to inspect your apartment shortly.

If you do not require a loan to settle your apartment, it is important to let us know.

Do not hesitate to contact Cristina on +61 3 8582 8973 or cristina@settlement-solutions.com.au if you have any questions relating to this.

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Boardwalk Blackburn – March 2017 Update

Please see below update from the developer of Boardwalk Blackburn at 55 – 65 Railway Road.


Construction at Boardwalk Blackburn is progressing well and it is still on track for completion in April 2017.

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

– All kitchens and bathrooms complete
– Flooring installed throughout Apartments
– Painting final coats to be completed by early next week
– Common area corridor finishes commenced
– Entry Lobby Floor & wall finishes commenced
– All external cladding, balustrades and finishes nearing completion

Here is a recent photo of Boardwalk Blackburn.

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GETTING READY FOR SETTLEMENT

Settlement is fast approaching and your finance application should be underway for your new apartment.
If you have not already started the process of seeking finance, now is the time to do so.
As you may be aware, local banks are tightening their lending criteria, particularly towards purchasers that are foreign residents.
Therefore it is vital you are well prepared to complete the finance process by the settlement date.
There are four phases to achieving the settlement of your property.
We are currently in phase one of the process and if you have not begun this stage you are already behind.
We will be commencing bank valuation inspections in the coming weeks. We will let you know as soon as we have confirmed dates.
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Phase 1
If you require finance for the settlement of your new apartment, please ensure that you have your loan already pre-approved. With a pre-approved loan, there are fewer chances of hiccups with the settlement process.

In preparation, you will need to have on hand the necessary paperwork to support your loan application, such as personal ID, proof of income, copy of your purchase contract, evidence of savings and details of other debts.

Please do not underestimate the amount of time required to complete the finance process. If you have not yet commenced, we recommend contacting your finance broker or lender straight away to begin the process.

We are here to help you through your settlement process. If you would like to discuss your finance options or if you would like some suggestions on finance brokers, please contact Cristina on cristina@settlement-solutions.com.au or call us +61 3 8582 8973.

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Boardwalk Blackburn – January 2017 Update

We have received the follow update from Property Settlement Solutions regarding the progress of Boardwalk Blackburn.


We are pleased to inform you that construction works at Boardwalk Blackburn is progressing fabulously.

Boardwalk Blackburn is currently on track for completion in April 2017.

We will update you with a more accurate information on settlement dates as we get closer to this time.

Construction Update
Current milestones reached:

– Plastering is complete
– Windows and frames have been installed
– The lift is installed

Internal fit-out works are currently being completed along with the installation of joinery.

Here are a couple of recent photo of Boardwalk Blackburn.

Finance
If you require finance to settle on your new apartment, your loan application should be well advanced.

Do not underestimate the amount of time required to complete the finance process and ensure that you are organised for a smooth and timely settlement.

We at Property Settlement Solutions are well versed with regards to the current market situation so please feel free to contact us with any queries that you may have.

We will be in contact soon. In the meantime please do not hesitate to contact us with any queries you may have.

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Boardwalk Blackburn – November 2016 Update

The developers have advised that construction is progressing very well and settlement is anticipated to occur around April. We will keep you updated when we have a firm date.

As the completion of your apartment approaches you will be required to begin preparation for settlement, which will include having your finance approved and ready to complete your sale.

The developers have appointed Property Settlement Solutions to assist you with a stress free settlement. Their team has been engaged to assist you with finance, co ordinate and attend bank valuations and guide you through your pre-settlement inspections. Moving forward, they are your primary contact for any queries or concerns you may have about the process.

The team at Property Settlement Solutions will be in contact with you shortly to make an introduction and to advise you of the next steps, in preparation for an exciting and seamless handover of your new apartment.

In the meantime, do not hesitate to contact Property Settlement Solutions by calling their office on +61 3 9036 3383
or via email on clients@settlement-solutions.com.au with any queries you may have relating to the settlement of your property.

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Boardwalk Blackburn – September 2016 Update

As usual, the Boardwalk Blackburn project is going well.

The level two slab is now 100% completed. The roof is now under construction and will be completed by approximately mid-October. The construction of party walls have also commenced.

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Boardwalk Blackburn – August 2016 Update

The Boardwalk Blackburn project is going well. The basement slab on the ground is 100% finished; basement columns have been 100% installed, ground floor slab and the level one slab formwork has been fully completed and the level two slab is nearly completed.

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Boardwalk Blackburn – July 2016 Update

The Boardwalk Blackburn project is going well.

The basement slab on the ground is 100% finished; basement columns have been 100% installed, and ground floor slab formwork has been completed by roughly 80%.

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