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Forum: Ottawa 2020-10-05, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Mitsuko
I'll say yes. It's not only the amount of money...

I'll say yes. It's not only the amount of money you need to compare. The 2 areas you want to change (shower and laundry) are to be made watertight. They have a layer under the floor which will...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-09-17, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By Mitsuko
This was my first impression too. It's easy to...

This was my first impression too. It's easy to determine if those are spiders or termites (or carpenter ants): spiders have 4 pairs of legs (8), termites (and other insects, booklice incl.) have 3...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-30, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Mitsuko
Before going with one of the "Big Two" check...

Before going with one of the "Big Two" check other providers in the area (using the cables of the above mentioned) who might be cheaper. Quality/speed will be the same.
We have Bell for phone line...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-12, 12:13 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 50,012
Posted By Mitsuko
There is interesting information (not in...

There is interesting information (not in customers' favour though) with some details and terminology of Enercare practices:
https://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/04495.html...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-06, 11:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,807
Posted By Mitsuko
Unfortunately there is no drain (sewer) elsewhere...

Unfortunately there is no drain (sewer) elsewhere e.g. in the mudroom or in the garage. It's installed near the water heater - the builder provides two connections (hot-cold) directly under it as...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-05, 02:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,807
Posted By Mitsuko
You too - we are already here.;) BTY some days...

You too - we are already here.;)
BTY some days ago we were passing by your house and I saw a tub sink installed in your garage. Since we didn't get any (I wanted it in the basement) I was curious to...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-02, 12:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,807
Posted By Mitsuko
Our closing date was just as planned: April 1,...

Our closing date was just as planned: April 1, 2020. In the midst of the Covid-crisis HN could finish the home and even did some of the repairs after the PDI. Thanks God everything went well so...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-02-13, 02:03 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 39,367
Posted By Mitsuko
I'm sorry I cannot answer your question but you...

I'm sorry I cannot answer your question but you mention that your closing date has been changed. Did you receive the written notice for the change as per Tarion Freehold Form (at the end of your...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-02-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 417,192
Posted By Mitsuko
Hi Dan, Thank you for your reply - I really...

Hi Dan,
Thank you for your reply - I really hope it's not only for me but for everybody who visits this forum.
To avoid further misunderstanding of my previous post I will say that in no way did I...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-02-11, 01:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,807
Posted By Mitsuko
The last semi (Lot 117) has been sold during the...

The last semi (Lot 117) has been sold during the previous week:
Latest Site Plan (https://hnhomes.com/documents/feb10-cowans-grove-site-plan.pdf)
3 weeks ago I was wondering:confused: at the Sales...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-02-06, 04:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,807
Posted By Mitsuko
:)Lot 207 has been sold recently - this was the...

:)Lot 207 has been sold recently - this was the last 35' lot but probably new lots will show later - refer to latest Site Plan (https://hnhomes.com/documents/feb05-cowans-grove-site-plan.pdf).
No...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-02-05, 05:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,807
Posted By Mitsuko
I believe one day (in the next 2 years maybe?)...

I believe one day (in the next 2 years maybe?) when all houses are there (HN and Urbandale), the parkette and the park are functional, the ponds are filled with water and the trees are planted along...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-02-05, 12:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,807
Posted By Mitsuko
We visited the site on January 25-th. Wind,...

We visited the site on January 25-th. Wind, earth...and snow.:)
I checked the Site Plan (https://hnhomes.com/documents/feb03-cowans-grove-site-plan.pdf) yesterday: 3 of the 4 semis have been sold in...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-02-05, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 417,192
Posted By Mitsuko
Hi Dan, Coincidentally I was looking for low...

Hi Dan,
Coincidentally I was looking for low rates yesterday and found a few mortgage lenders with even lower rates than the above ones.
5 years fixed insured went down to 2.49% with HSBC...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-31, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By Mitsuko
Oh, I see. Thank you for the clarification and...

Oh, I see. Thank you for the clarification and for the additional information.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-31, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By Mitsuko
Hi BiteSizeThumb, Thank you for the reply....

Hi BiteSizeThumb,
Thank you for the reply. Mentioning "my last PDI" suggests that you have more than one? I thought it's only one :rolleyes:. Or do you count the Hard Hat Tours too?
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-29, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By Mitsuko
Thank you OttawaC and Halton Home Inspector! ...

Thank you OttawaC and Halton Home Inspector!
The above statement was and still is my understanding about a PDI - not weeks or months before the closing date. I just wanted to check if anybody with a...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-28, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By Mitsuko
Tarion Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI)

Hi everybody!
A question for those who have done the PDI inspection: how many weeks before the closing date is the PDI usually to be scheduled?
Is the exact time for the PDI a Tarion requirement or...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,807
Posted By Mitsuko
I'm checking the Site Plan...

I'm checking the Site Plan (https://hnhomes.com/documents/jan21-cowans-grove-site-plan.pdf) of Cowan's Grove on a regular basis and since the beginning of the new year 2 more singles have been...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,739
Posted By Mitsuko
Which area are you looking at? There are still...

Which area are you looking at? There are still singles for sale in Cowan's Grove: 35', 44'and 50' lots as per the latest Site Plan (https://hnhomes.com/documents/jan16-cowans-grove-site-plan.pdf)....
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-06, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,377
Posted By Mitsuko
The builder is HN-Homes. I don't know who's the...

The builder is HN-Homes. I don't know who's the subcontractor for low voltage works - we had contacts with the designer only. The company is called "Concept Home Theatre Networks"...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-03, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,377
Posted By Mitsuko
Maybe not all of them? We have a home under...

Maybe not all of them? We have a home under construction (it started in June 2019) and one of the electrical features is a 200Amp panel as described below:

Electrical and Communication Features...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-12-26, 12:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,807
Posted By Mitsuko
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you too!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you too!
Forum: Ottawa 2019-12-16, 12:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,807
Posted By Mitsuko
Our first meeting was exactly 2 months after we...

Our first meeting was exactly 2 months after we signed the contract with the builder resp. approx. 1 year before the anticipated closing date.
The last towns on your street have been sold in...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-12-09, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,348
Posted By Mitsuko
The new house is still under construction. We...

The new house is still under construction. We have matt black countertops now (don't know what's the exact name of the granite though). Appears more anthracite than black. It always looks like...
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