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Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-29, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By yourhighness1
Other stores coming for Brookside/Morgan's Grant Residents

Don't forget the LCBO!! This is important. I also heard there is a Booster Juice going into that plaza, and a "birdy" told me we are eventually getting a WalMart, Lowes, Cdn Tire in amongst the...
Forum: Ottawa 2008-01-11, 09:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,021
Posted By yourhighness1
I'm sure you won't have a problem BUT you'd be...

I'm sure you won't have a problem BUT you'd be surprised at what little you can actually claim for compensation. My parents are going on delay #5 with Phoenix and have been living with me since...
Forum: Ottawa 2008-01-10, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,867
Posted By yourhighness1
I agree. If someone is licensed to perform...

I agree. If someone is licensed to perform heating/cooling services then it should be up to the homeowner to choose who they want to install A/C. But, that's what it says on my Homeowner's Manual....
Forum: Ottawa 2008-01-10, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,867
Posted By yourhighness1
After I read this post on getting AC installed by...

After I read this post on getting AC installed by a 3rd party I thought I'd look at my homeowner documents to see if there were any rules from my builder. If you buy from Phoenix, they do indicate...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-12-03, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,890
Posted By yourhighness1
You had to get me started......

Take it from me -- run. And run as fast as you can. They are the most unbusinesslike people you will ever have the displeasure of dealing with. That is....if you can even get them to return a...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-11-05, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,235
Posted By yourhighness1
Don't get me started!! hehe. I firmly agree with...

Don't get me started!! hehe. I firmly agree with you regarding the floorplans from Phoenix. Love them which is why I bought a Dorval. It was love at first sight when I saw the balcony and trim. A...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-11-05, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,718
Posted By yourhighness1
I hear 'ya! I did expect the possibility of...

I hear 'ya! I did expect the possibility of delays and was delayed by the builder once already but you have to admit, it's almost unheard of two days before closing to be told that your house isn't...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-11-05, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,400
Posted By yourhighness1
Don't count Garand out just because their...

Don't count Garand out just because their floorplans aren't what you are looking for. They would probably build to suit. I know when I was looking at Garand, they were the only builder who was...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-10-23, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,718
Posted By yourhighness1
It's one thing to be delayed but what if the...

It's one thing to be delayed but what if the builder pulled a "last minute" delay. You know -- the delay clause in the Tarion warranty that says the builder can delay someone up to 5 days without...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-10-17, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,287
Posted By yourhighness1
Speaking of Alarm Systems.....

Has anyone else had the experience of being contacted at home (either by a phone call or by mail) trying to sell them alarm systems or moving services? I have received a few such calls saying "We...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-09-27, 08:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,460
Posted By yourhighness1
Normally profanity isn't so much an issue with me...

Normally profanity isn't so much an issue with me either except when it is used in front of my children. But I think you are right -- just an off day. Obviously with movers, crews come and go so I...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-09-25, 12:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,460
Posted By yourhighness1
I too have used Top Brass in the past (on 2...

I too have used Top Brass in the past (on 2 occasions). The first time was great (the owner was involved in the move) so I used them for a 2nd move. Not so great on the 2nd occasion. They were...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-09-24, 08:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,460
Posted By yourhighness1
I am going with a company called "Loutur Moving"...

I am going with a company called "Loutur Moving" based out of North Gower (they have a web site so you could do a search). My parents have used them and recommended them to a neighbour who also used...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-09-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,049
Posted By yourhighness1
Unhappy I tried that route but because it was a long...

I tried that route but because it was a long closing, they didn't want to wait any longer to get into their new home/my old home. I can't say as I blame them.
Forum: Ottawa 2007-09-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,049
Posted By yourhighness1
I'm not sure about all the legal wranglings...

I'm not sure about all the legal wranglings involved (I listed with a agent and opted for a long closing date) but PLEASE make sure that if at all possible, take precautions to protect yourself with...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-08-23, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,743
Posted By yourhighness1
The creepiest thing is the proximity of the...

The creepiest thing is the proximity of the funeral home to the retirement residence. Not to sound insensitive, but it almost seems as though the funeral home people planned it that way to drum up...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-08-23, 08:06 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 46,592
Posted By yourhighness1
Here's a website that gives you a rough idea of...

Here's a website that gives you a rough idea of the steps involved in building a house. So far, I've been gauging the progress of my house by reviewing this website and it's fairly accurate. It...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-08-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,493
Posted By yourhighness1
Molson_G: Since you've already moved into...

Molson_G: Since you've already moved into Brookside, I have a dumb question for you. How are you receiving your mail? Do they use one of those centrally located community mailboxes? I haven't...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-08-17, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,233
Posted By yourhighness1
And....in defense of Phoenix, they are starting...

And....in defense of Phoenix, they are starting to redeem themselves wrt trying to get a few houses finished to honour their originally agreed upon closing dates -- it may just be that they do have a...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-08-17, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,233
Posted By yourhighness1
Thanks for the info. Yes, that's what I was...

Thanks for the info. Yes, that's what I was enquiring about. I was kind of hoping that area that is being developed was where the new rec complex might go (since I have kids it would be ideal) but...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-08-16, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,233
Posted By yourhighness1
Kanata North Recreational Complex

Does anyone have any idea where they (the city) might be planning on building this Kanata North Recreational Complex that has been written about? The Kanata Councillor's website/city of Ottawa site...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-07-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,331
Posted By yourhighness1
I bought a Dorval model in Brookside but opted...

I bought a Dorval model in Brookside but opted not to get any upgrades at this point, with the exception of an extension to the granite counter so that we can use the counter as an eating area. I'll...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-07-05, 09:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,493
Posted By yourhighness1
Grand Opening

I have to agree -- the grand opening at Brookside was well done. And all the model homes were impressive. Most of the models were adorned with furniture and accessories that most of us only dream...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-05-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,549
Posted By yourhighness1
Starting the digging this week....

Apparently Phoenix is starting to dig this week (I've been quoted that they are supposed to start today). Fingers crossed. If you were out to Brookside on the weekend you probably noticed that the...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-05-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,549
Posted By yourhighness1
I thought the purchase agreements were written so...

I thought the purchase agreements were written so that the buyer couldn't back out. I thought I was locked in.
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