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    • Size4riggerboots
    • By Size4riggerboots 14th Mar 18, 10:28 AM
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    New build house looks different...
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    • 14th Mar 18, 10:28 AM
    New build house looks different... 14th Mar 18 at 10:28 AM
    Hi there

    My partner and I have purchased a new build. We viewed the show home months ago and loved it.
    A few days ago the scaffolding came down and we can see our house from behind the safety fence. Thatís when I noticed that the front of the house looks different to what the show home looks like

    Itís not a major change but basically theyíve changed part of the roof which has made an upstairs window a lot smaller and now to me the house looks quite different.

    We werenít made aware of any changes.

    Has anyone else had experience of buying a new build and discovering things arenít the same as the show home and/or plans?
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    • PositivelyPerturbed
    • By PositivelyPerturbed 14th Mar 18, 11:11 AM
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    New build show homes are nearly always superior in quality, and slightly roomier, than what you actually buy. They are a strategic marketing tool designed to draw you in.
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    Unless you design and build yourself, newbuilds are the housing equivalent of TV shopping; what you see on screen is always a bigger, better version of what you actually get.
    What is this life if, sweet wordsmith, we have no time to take the pith?
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    I took it upon myself to investigate a trifle; it had custard, jelly, soggy sponge things...
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    What does it show on the plans?
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