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4 months4 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Nice! Wingzee - do you remember how much your pull-out spice rack cost? Would love to add it in...

4 months4 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Thanks Wingzee! Congrats on PCI can't wait to see more photos and updates from you :)

4 months4 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

After signing the tender with Clarendon in Feb 2017, we have now been handed over to construction!! (delays were cos of our land registration so Clarendon's delays suited us fine).…

5 months5 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I doubt you will be able to get Clarendon to budge on the retaining walls issue. I had the same clause in my contract and it didn't faze me because…

5 months5 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Ah ok thanks a lot. Our original house and land package had the same house, but different facade. The old facade had the same issue anyway so it would have…

5 months5 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

So my plans are currently with CDC, and I've just been told by Clarendon that the facade we have chosen does not comply with some CDC regulations, and some amendments…

6 months6 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I second bumblebee - I write down everything that occurs on telephone or face to face meetings (even though I'm not at construction stage yet) and this has already proven…

7 months7 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I am very amused with Clarendon - I got a house and land package with them. My land has not settled (we were just informed that the land was registered…

7 months7 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

k3nnis, what colours are your trims and ceiling? I assume the pics above show your walls with winter ice?

7 months7 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

just wondering what everyone here chose as your main wall colour? there are so many shades of white!

7 months7 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Building a Clarendon Ferndale MK II

8 months8 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

unless you have significantly upgraded the kilara (like added $500k worth or super platinum upgrades), the valuation of the bank usually is quite close to the contract price. no builder…

8 months8 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Thanks all - the below is what I'm talking about. It looks like they are adding a lot of items, but really it's just to shift the laundry from the…

Who's building with Clarendon??
8 months8 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Anyone had any problems with Clarendon refusing to provide a breakdown of certain cost items in their contract? What did you do?
We have an item which provides for the…

8 months8 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi Steve, I was in your shoes and I opted to go with Clarendon, because the land I wanted was being sold by them.
I must say that while Clarendon…

8 months8 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Hey bumblebee1985, i was just wondering what paint colour you opted for in your interior? it looks a bit purple and i'm hoping my choice isnt the same!

8 months8 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Yup don't be pressurised by them to sign on the spot - they just want to save themselves the hassle of chasing you and emailing you but take all the…

8 months8 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

thanks lovely :)

8 months8 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Mrs Llamas - what is the blue feature colour on your entry way and the grey in your study? I love them!!

8 months8 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I think it makes sense that they quote 2600mm measured to the unfinished floors, mainly because the difference between say different laminate, vinyl, timber or even concrete floors are different.…

8 months8 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

is the Merriden a new design? I don't remember seeing it on the Clarendon website!
I would say, go see some display homes and think about what you like included in…

9 months9 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Noob lighting questions!

Thanks Liam! I've asked the builder and they have refused to install a manhole as I've already sign the building contract :/ So I'll probably have to think of cutting…

9 months9 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Kinda rethinking my choice of cornices and architraves...thinking of swapping to the new york ones from the standard...did anyone here opt for the new york and how much extra did…

9 months9 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

thanks Chizcake and aaron! I was wondering if it would look weird if i were to lengthen the top cabinets as I don't quite like the look of too much…

9 months9 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi guys, for those with 2.75m ceilings, what was the length of your upper cabinets?

9 months9 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
New Building Seaford Meadows SA

Yeh, you've got it right unfortunately!
Ooh the end's almost in sight though - one more month!

9 months9 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Thanks :) once my house is actually built Iā€™m pop by again to get your pontoon steps contractor off you - no joke I actually dreamt…

9 months9 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Hi Orph, new to your thread and am in love with your landscaping!!!
Would like to ask about your pantry fitout - would you mind sharing your contact for the kitchen…

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9 months9 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

Love the landscaping you have been doing! More pics please :))

9 months9 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
New Building Seaford Meadows SA

How are things going over at your place jaya?
I've got my floor plans already and although I feel like I should make more changes, it's gonna cost $1500 to amend…

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