I wanted to wait to write a review until we had actually gone through the entire process of the build and received possession (~12 months) of our new home.
Overall I say the whole experience in dealing with Parkwood has been outstanding. They have been great to deal with through the entire process, and everyone we worked with from Randy in sales, to the office staff, Jill and Dustin in design, the trades who completed the build, Nick the site supervisor, all have been fantastic to this point. The finished product of the home is amazing, and I still feel awe struck when I enter our front door. We were able to customize many aspects of our home, and Parkwood was able to provide solutions and options to make our home feel like it was what we exactly wanted.
The process from putting down an initial deposit to possession is long, and you have to be patient, but in the end it was worth it and I'm very glad we chose Parkwood and our floor plan.
My only advice is that if you are considering building, and you have your heart set on a specific lot, put down a deposit to secure it right away. It is refundable and we missed out on our first choice due to indecision on our part. Secondly, ask lots of questions when meeting with your sales person and eventually the designers. They may take some time to get back to you with a cost or an answer, but its better to be clear on your decisions before the final pre-build meeting.
So in terms of a recommendation, if I was to do it all again and build, I would definitely use Parkwood again. I also have no problem recommending them to a friend.