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6 d6 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Hi guys
Did out electrical and security. close to 10k added up.
Did any of you get the smart hub option from security? To house all the data points? Not sure if…

9 d9 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Hi LOLZ
I booked in the appointments ages ago even before we signed the contract hence why we could get them close together!
Had our tiles appointment. FINALLY no upgrades so…

11 d11 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Haha no he didn't tell us that. But told us about how he has Myair 5 and it's great etc.
Have you done your electrical yet? doing tiles tomorrow.…

12 d12 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

So we had our colour studio today;
Ended up upgrading to sydney cornice just for downstairs about $1600.
And yes we also upgrade to Fujitsu and Myair 5. So it appears…

15 d15 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Hi LOLZ,
Thanks for the cost re cornices! I think we will stick to standard too!!
Are you doing Boral terracotta tiles for the roof? apparently their warranty becomes void…

16 d16 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Hi Lolz
how much were you quoted to change cornices? we want to upgrade to new york style, but unsure how much the figure is.
Thanks

18 d18 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Yeah standard garage included with new builds these days seem to be 5.6x5.5m.
Decided not to extend as realised we can only extend the width by 25cm due to the setback…

20 d20 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Hi ad0303
hmm interesting. So lots of hidden costs I never thought about..
I was told about $8k for electricals would be enough but doesn't seem that way...
How…

20 d20 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Hi there;
we are doing our colour selection next Tuesday.
Re the fascade;
We were going to do traditional until the salesperson said it actually doesn't look very good as it's all…

20 d20 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

hi lolz
where are you building? I'm building Boston 42 in sydney.

22 d22 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Hi ad0303
Woot?? isn't aircon included in the contract? I'm just checking mine now and it says fully ducted aircon included in the sapphire inclusions??
Oh i did not know…

23 d23 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

hi ad0303
how did you go today?
So the contract presenter said she can't change the contract and when i brought up the issue of the payment schedule not being in…

24 d24 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Ahh i see.
We're going with Boston 42; says 380m2 in the plan.
46 weeks is the contract time. It's whats stated in the HIA contract.
I haven't yet…

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25 d25 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Kingtaco how big is your house?? why is it that in QLD houses seem to be built so much faster? haven't heard of 2 storey being build in 28…

25 d25 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

hi ad0303
Thanks for the update and thanks for the heads up about the progress payment schedule! I'm emailing my bank to see if they are happy with the percentage.
I'm also…

26 d26 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Tips on building & private inspectors

Haha funny you should mention Houspect! They were the only one who offered the 4/5 stage inspections!!
Thanks for explaining the liquidated damages Norfolk!
Yeah after reading the forum…

27 d27 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Hi ad0303.
Ive received the architectural plans and revised tender. Picked up another mistake but fixed by end of the the day.
They just sent the standard HIA contract the other…

27 d27 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Tips on building & private inspectors

Thanks for the reply.
No we have not signed the contract yet. I have gone through the revised tender and it all looks good. Have picked up mistakes and got…

29 d29 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Tips on building & private inspectors

Yes,
it's a directly quoted text!
Oh i have no idea about whether slab engineers inspect the slab pre pour!
I also emailed another company and he also said he usually…

29 d29 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Great!
Thanks for that KingTaco!

29 d29 dlozsydlozsyd posted:
Tips on building & private inspectors

This is what he said; I'm so confused!!
As a Forensic investigator into residential compliance for a builder to inspect at slab and frame stages, it is unsubstantiated as the…

1 month1 monthlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Great thanks for the update!
We are building Boston 42! Which facade are you going with? We chose Oxford but in reality not happy with any of their facades.
Have…

1 month1 monthlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Great thanks! just checked them out! It does seem cheap but I guess i have to find tiler to do the tiles once I buy them.
Considering putting in timber…

1 month1 monthlozsydlozsyd posted:
Tips on building & private inspectors

Hi everyone, I'm looking to engage a private building inspector for my build, and wanted to check at which stages of the build people used the inspectors?
I have had…

1 month1 monthlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Hi how did your contract presentation go?
I have mine next Friday.
Where about are you building? Sounds like it's a new block? We paid $1450 as it's KDRB for tender.
Did…

1 month1 monthlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Hi Sarquiss,
We're in early stages of getting started with building Boston 42 in sydney, and just wanted to ask re tile u mentioned;
* Exclude main floor tiling from…

1 month1 monthlozsydlozsyd posted:
Boston 42 with Clarendon

I'm building in Epping. We haven't signed contract yet so can't help you with that one! Please let me know how you go!

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2 months2 monthslozsydlozsyd posted:
2 entry point for bathroom?

Hi everyone
Im looking for some advice regarding having 2 entry points for a bathroom downstairs. this would be the only bathroom downstairs and comes with sliding door entry to…

2 entry point for bathroom?
2 months2 monthslozsydlozsyd posted:
Boston 42 with Clarendon

Hi everyone,
We are just starting our process of building Boston 42 with Clarendon in Sydney. This design seems relatively new. Anyone else building Boston in Sydney?
Looking forward to…

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