Killara 24

Building a single storey Clarendon home

The Bank, the Builder & Valuer !! (Oh! and me) (Post #7)

OK, our application for a construction loan was lodged with homeside/NAB on Friday 10th Oct 2014. Since that was a Friday, we hoped we should have something by end of … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

CDC Approved ! (Post #6)

Our CDC was lodged on 17 September 2014 and on 02 Oct 2014 it was approved. We were only told by Clarendon on 07 Oct as they seem to be … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

Pegged ! (Post #5)

On 02 Oct our block was pegged. Pegging is not done on the block boundaries. Some people may think why is it inside the boundary, rather than being ON the … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Upgrades upgrades (Post #4)

Once contract is out of the way, you go to various appointments starting with your colour selection. I have covered our selections in the previous post. But here I am … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Selections… (Post #3)

OK, we arrived at the Clarendon Colour Studio at 8:50am. We were supposed to see the kitchen guy first but since he wasn’t there and the air con guy was, … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

The journey begins ….. (Post #2)

PURCHASING LAND Beginning of May 2014, we finally put a deposit on a block of land in north-western Sydney. At time of sale, the land was supposed to be registered … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Building our first home (Post #1)

Its not our first home which we have owned, but the very first which we will be building ourselves. I am glad we didn’t go owner builder as going through … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment


03 May 2014 Paid deposit $300 on land 24 May 2014 Initial deposit to Clarendon ($1000) 02 July 2014 Tender presentation ($4000) 16 July 2014 Contract presentation 22 July 2014 … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · Leave a comment