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Terms and Conditions

The information contained on www.ardenhomes.com.au (“the Website”) is owned by Arden Homes Pty Ltd (“Arden Homes”).  In these terms and conditions, the expressions ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ are a reference to Arden Homes and includes our related entities.

In using this Website and the information contained within it, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use.  We reserve the right to amend these Terms of Use and/or the information contained in this website (without notice) at any time.

All information provided by us on this Website is general information and is not in the nature of advice.  In addition, we do not make any representations or warranties that the information we provide on the Website is reliable, accurate or complete or that your access to that information will be uninterrupted, timely or secure.  We are not liable for any loss resulting from any action taken or reliance made by you on any information or material posted by us on the website. You should make your own enquiries and seek independent advice from relevant professionals before acting or relying on any information or material contained on our website.

 

Pricing

Prices displayed on the Website are GST inclusive and is based on Arden Homes’ standard floorplan and standard inclusions and also you providing a cleared, level and accessible site prior to construction and the property being within Arden Homes’ build zones.  Details of additional costings following investigations such as engineering, council and planning approvals, finance, soil and survey results, and third-party requirements, will be detailed in your building contract.  We will forward the bush fire, energy efficiency assessments and ocean corrosion protection costs to you after the initial assessment. 

 

Privacy

To the extent you provide information to Us, which may be “personal information” under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), or any other equivalent legislation, our collection, use and disclosure is subject to Our Privacy Policy. Click here to view our Privacy Policy.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. Whilst we strive to protect such information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to us. Accordingly, any information which you transmit to us is transmitted at your own risk. Nevertheless, once we receive your transmission, we will take reasonable steps to preserve the security of such information.

 

Copyright

We own the copyright in the material contained in this website.  Information procured from a third party may be the subject of copyright owned by that third party.  Reproduction, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited, except for you to make a single electronic copy or print a single copy for personal use.  Except as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) or other applicable laws or, as expressly authorised by these Terms of Use, no part of this website may be otherwise reproduced, adapted, stored, distributed, printed, displayed, performed, published, communicated or transmitted in any form or by any means or process (graphic, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, taping or by storage in an information retrieval device or system) without the specific written consent of Arden Homes. All rights reserved.

 

Disclaimer of liability

Whilst every endeavour has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information published on this Website, we do not provide any guarantees regarding the accuracy of the contents presented in this Website. You should independently consult independent financial and legal advisors prior to entering into a building contract.

Subject to any terms or conditions implied by law and which cannot be excluded, we accept no responsibility for any loss, damage, cost or expense (whether direct or indirect) suffered or incurred by you as a result of or in connection with your use of this website or any linked website or your reliance on any information published on or accessed through this website.

 

Links to external websites

Links from this website to other websites beyond the control of Arden Homes are provided purely for the convenience of the user. These links do not represent any official endorsement or approval of any such website, product, organisation or service. Arden Homes is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any such website.

 

Photography & illustrations

Images, floorplans and materials are for illustrative purposes only, sizes are approximate and may depict upgrade options which may not be provided by Arden Homes (including, without limitation, water features, furniture and décor) or may be available at an additional charge (including, without limitation, window furnishings and finishes).  Facade details such as entry doors and window sizing and placement may vary between façade types and house sizes.  You should refer to your working drawings, building contract, a sales consultant for specific details.  We reserve the right to alter pricing, designs, inclusions and options without notice.

USER GENERATED PHOTOGRAPHY

By authorising Arden Homes to use your online images, you agree that Arden Homes:

  • has irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free approval to use, reproduce, modify, publish and publicly display the content through any of our social media accounts, websites or digital platforms; and
  • is released from any liability for use of the image and/or content to the extent permitted by law.

You also agree and confirm you:

  • are at least 18 years old or if under 18 have permission from a parent or guardian;
  • own and control the copyright and or interest in the image and content, and it does not infringe any patent, trademark, copyright or other intellectual property of another;
  • have complied with all laws and regulations associated with acquiring and/or producing the content;
  • will not make available any material that includes an image or personal information of another person unless you have their consent;
  • will not demand payment, reimbursement or incentive by Arden Homes for use of your content; and
  • will advise us if you revoke your approval for your image or content to be published by Arden Homes by phoning (03) 5911 2280 or emailing [email protected]

 

Stand out from the crowd promotion

Promotion applies to Arden homes from the Lumina, Aspire and Luxe ranges for new deposits from 01/04/2020. *$46,706 based on Arden Homes’ retail price for the standard Votivo 37 home design. Site costs are available to Greenfield new land estates in Arden Homes standard build zones and include rock removal up to a “H Class” soil classification and 1000mm of fall over the building platform of Arden’s preferred siting. Costs pertaining to local government and or other authorities’ additional requirements will be charged separately (if any). Demolition costs on Knockdown Rebuild homes are available in Arden Homes standard build zones. Costs pertaining to internal asbestos removal (if any), and existing homes and or structures/hard surfaces that require demolition and removal in excess of 200m2 (22sq) total area may be charged separately (subject to a site inspection). Asset protection permit to be arranged and paid by Owner.

Abolishment of all services to be arranged and paid by Owner prior to commencement of demolition. Removal of any trees that require a council permit are excluded from site costs or demolition costs. **Solar panel saving assumptions: $1,650 savings calculation based on 4 people living in a detached Melbourne house, based on Votivo 37 home design. Average electricity tariff for state assumed. Based on an average household load profile. Simulation ran on an average day. Calculation based on morning and night peak energy use. No pool, no gas. Actual payback may vary.

Annual saving is simplified to 365 x daily saving. Savings amount for 5.1kW Bradford SolarPack. 10 year saving is based on 3% annual increase in energy (CPI related). This promotion is conditional upon client meeting required checkpoints as follows: file submitted within 60 days of initial deposit, acceptance of tender by client within 30 days of file being submitted, building contract signed by client within 30 days of tender. Images used are for illustrative purpose and may depict upgrade options or items not supplied by Arden Homes. Offer subject to change without notice and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Arden Homes reserves the right to substitute similar products to those included in the promotion should that item not be available. The client cannot transfer a promotional item and if all the upgrade items are not used in the client’s home, there will be no credit or cash offered in lieu. Promotion limited to one per building contract. Speak to your sales consultant for more information.

 

Refer a friend

Valid from 01/04/2020 for new deposits received after this date. The referrer must be a current or past client of Arden Homes. The referred client must not be an existing or previous Arden Homes client. Completed form should be sent to Arden Homes at [email protected] or can be given to the New Homes Consultant at the referee’s first appointment. The referral form must be received by Arden Homes prior to the referee placing their deposit. The bank transfer will be authorised once the referred clients house goes to site start. If selected, the charity or community group must be a registered and legitimate organisation. Arden Homes reserves the right to review the referral process and discontinue the offer at any time. This offer is not in conjunction with any other offer. This offer supersedes any previous referral offers or promotions, no previous offers or promotions will be honored.

 

Escape Home & Land Packages

Price current at time of listing. *Pricing includes FHOG and is subject to SRO criteria (refer www.sro.vic.gov.au/first-home-owner#fhog). Pricing based on Developer supplied engineering plans and plan of subdivision and Arden Homes standard floor plan with pre-determined façade and preferred siting (alterations may incur additional charges). Subject to developer and council approval. Land supplied by developer and subject to availability. Package price does not include landscaping, furnishings, stamp duty, government, legal or bank charges. Images for illustrative purposes only and may depict upgrade options available at additional charges. Arden Homes reserves the right to withdraw or amend pricing, inclusions and promotion without notice. Speak to your New Home Consultant for more information.

 

Escape range – $3k until site start offer#

The ‘$3k until site start’ offers applies to new quotes and deposits from 18 June 2020 on Arden Escape range homes. The offer means customers will pay only $3,000 and will not be required to make any further payment under the building contract until site start stage, as defined in the HIA New Homes Building Contract. At site start stage the remainder of the 5% deposit will be payable by the customer. There may be additional payments required by the customer under the land contract. This offer excludes Knockdown Rebuild jobs. 

 

Escape ‘from $333 per week’ amount+

+Repayment calculated on total package price, $10K First Home Owner’s Grant or $20K First Home Owner’s Grant for regional estates (subject to SRO eligibility), less fees, not inclusive of lender’s mortgage insurance, with a variable interest rate of 2.65% p.a., and Principle and Interest repayments. 

 

Free upgrade with a roof made from COLORBOND® steel

Promotion applies to Arden homes from the Lumina, Aspire and Luxe ranges for new deposits from 01/04/2020. This promotion is conditional upon client meeting required checkpoints as follows: file submitted within 60 days of initial deposit, acceptance of tender by client within 30 days of file being submitted, building contract signed by client within 30 days of tender. Images used are for illustrative purpose and may depict upgrade options or items not supplied by Arden Homes. Offer subject to change without notice and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Arden Homes reserves the right to substitute similar products to those included in the promotion should that item not be available. The client cannot transfer a promotional item and if all the upgrade items are not used in the client’s home, there will be no credit or cash offered in lieu. Promotion limited to one per building contract. COLORBOND® is a registered trade mark of BlueScope Steel Limited, ABN 16 000 011 058. This promotion is administered by Arden Homes and not BlueScope Steel Limited. To the maximum extent permitted by law, BlueScope Steel Limited is not responsible for the administration of this promotion and you should direct any questions regarding this promotion to Arden Homes. Speak to your sales consultant for more information.

 

User Generated Content Competition 

  1. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these Conditions of Entry.
  2. Entry is only open to Australian residents who are aged 18 years and older who are a customer of Arden Homes [meaning they are in the process of building their home or have built with Arden Homes] Employees and the immediate families of the Promoter and its agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible. 
  3. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process or who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Conditions of Entry.
  4. Entries are unlimited per month. Arden Homes customers can create as much content as they like and each piece of user generated content counts as a single entry. Any entry that does not meet these requirements will be deemed ineligible. 
  5. The promoter accepts no responsibility accepted for late, lost or misdirected entries.
  6. The competition will commence on 8:00pm on 01/09/2020 AEST. The competition will run each month with entries closing on the last day of the month at 11.59pm AEST (the Promotion Period).
  7. The judging will be conducted at 105 Whitehall Street Footscray at 9.05am AEST on the first of each month. The winner will be notified via direct message on Instagram with the handle they’ve entered with, within 48 hours. The Judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  8. To enter, participants must follow the Arden Home Instagram page [@arden_homes], tag the Arden Homes Instagram page, use the hashtag #ardenhomes or #athomewitharden and create user generated content for Arden Homes. Meaning they take a photo/video of their building process with Arden Homes or their current Arden Home.
  9. The best one (1) entry, as judged by the Promoter, will win one (1) $100 voucher from various retailers.

Entries will be judged solely on creative merit. Any entry not including a photo/video of their building process with Arden Homes or their current Arden Home shall be deemed invalid. 

  1. There will be one (1) prize winner in total. The prize winner will receive one (1) voucher $100 incl. GST.
  2. The total prize pool value is AUD $100 RRP incl. GST. Promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in the prize value. Prizes or any unused portion of a prize are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
  3. In the event that a prize, or an element of a prize, is/are not available, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute prize(s) in its discretion to the same and equal recommended retail value and/or specification subject to any written directions from the various lottery Departments.
  4. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned (including but not limited to) infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupts or affect the administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and, subject to any written directions given by the various Lottery Departments, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition.
  5. The Promoter is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, (including but not limited to) any injury or damage to participants or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in or down-loading any materials in this competition.
  6. Any costs associated with accessing the Arden Homes page on Facebook/Instagram is the entrant’s responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used.
  7. The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for personal injury which is suffered or sustained, as a result of participating in this promotion or accepting any of the prizes, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.
  8. In the event of war, terrorism, state of emergency or disaster the Promoter reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion.
  9. The Promoter shall not be liable for any prizes/merchandise that has been lost, stolen, forged, damaged or tampered with in any way.
  10. All entries are deemed to be received at the time of receipt into the promotional database and not at the time of transmission by the entrant.
  11. The Promoter collects entrants’ personal information in order to conduct the promotion. If the information requested is not provided, the entrant may not participate in the promotion. By entering the promotion, unless otherwise advised, allows the Promoter to use this information, in any media for the purpose for public announcements IF they are a winner, without any further reference, payment or other compensation to the entrant, including sending the entrant electronic messages. Entrants’ personal information may be disclosed to State and Territory lottery departments and winners’ names published as required under the relevant lottery legislation. A request to access, update or correct any information should be directed to the Promoter at their address set out below. All personal information collected will be in accordance with the Arden Homes Policy which can be found on the Arden Homes website: https://www.ardenhomes.com.au/privacy-policy/
  12. Entrants consent to the Promoter using the entrant’s name, likeness, image and/or voice in the event they are a winner (incl. photograph, film and/or recording of the same) in any media for an unlimited period of time without remuneration for the purpose of promoting this competition (including any outcome), and promoting any products manufactured, distributed and/or supplied by the Promoter.
  13. The Promoter reserves the right to request winners to provide proof of age, identity and residency at the nominated prize delivery address. Identification considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the Promoter.
  14. The Promoter is Arden Homes, 4 Langmore Lane, Berwick, Victoria 3806
  15. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Entrants understand that they are providing their information to the Promoter and not to Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion must be directed to Arden Homes, 4 Langmore Lane, Berwick, Victoria 3806 information you provide will only be used in the ways outlined in these Terms and Conditions.

 

 

 

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