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29 d29 dSarquissSarquiss posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40

I made the mistake of not excluding carpeting. I ended up upgrading them before realising I could have gotten it done post handover.
Clarendon are happy with me using their tiler.…

29 d29 dSarquissSarquiss posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Hi Lozsyd,
The house has only started being constructed. But I’ve put a hold on the tiles. It definitely worked out cheaper than going through the builder.
Check out Dada tiles in…

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

Work on the frame started yesterday. It should be complete in about two weeks according to the site supervisor. The first inspection of the slab and frame will occur once…

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

Realistically speaking, I don’t think so. There is a lot of gotchas that cause the price to increase. One thing you need to remember the base price they offer doesn’t…

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

Thanks :)
I spent nearly a year working with the following builders before deciding on Clarendon:
* Stylemaster
* Porter Davis
* Metricon
* GJ Gardener Homes
* Couple custom home builders
Out…

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

Hi Rebe. The contract took awhile to finalise but that was because the consultant we initially had at the colour selection kept saying things weren’t included etc when they were…

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

The material for the frame has been delivered to the site


They should start putting the frame up tomorrow.

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

Thanks GoneBuilding. You are correct, the slab extension is outdoors. I incorporated the original alfresco area into the family area to provide a open and free flowing space.
I’ve got a…

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

Thanks Rhetti. Unfortunately, the slab pour which was scheduled for this past Saturday (13th July) was postponed as once of the trucks weren't available until after 10am :|

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

Thanks KingTaco. Parents sent some pictures (Due to the way our block sits they could only take pictures from near our neighbours house.

2 months2 monthsSarquissSarquiss posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Just got a call from my parents. Clarendon have started work on the site today. It appears they are doing the plumbing and electricial etc in preparation of pouring the…

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2 months2 monthsSarquissSarquiss posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40

The land is around 4200m2 (3200m2 usable), so nice and big. I sometimes wish I had built earlier and not been so worried about getting all the little details right.
But…

2 months2 monthsSarquissSarquiss posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Thanks TiredHalo. It wasn't too difficult to get them to agree to the changes. There were some initial issues but once we got through to the right person Clarendon agreed…

2 months2 monthsSarquissSarquiss posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40

I thought I would provide a little background on my journey to reach this point. I purchased the land back in 2015 and had started looking at the different options…

2 months2 monthsSarquissSarquiss posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Hi Everyone,
After being inspired by so many posts on this forum, and spending hundreds upon hundreds of hours talking to different builders and looking at different plans, I have finally…

6 months6 monthsSarquissSarquiss posted:
Gold Coast - Building our dream house

Hi everyone,
Over the past few years I have been following the journey of many who have embarked on building their dream home.
We’ve finally taken the plunge and have signed on…

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