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Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By suezuki650
I think the film works ok if you are blocking...

I think the film works ok if you are blocking some sun, but it didn't work well in our situation. I put film on the windows and while it make it less bright, it didn't seem to change the amount of...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By suezuki650
We had one really hot room with a lot of solar...

We had one really hot room with a lot of solar gain. We looked at various solutions and went with these guys:

https://www.krumperssolarsolutions.ca/

Not cheap but they were good to deal with...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-12, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 906
Posted By suezuki650
At the PDI, it's not important to have an...

At the PDI, it's not important to have an inspector. At this stage, the main things you are looking for are marks/flaws in finishes. Things that the builder could claim you caused.

Before the 30...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-28, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By suezuki650
3). Smooth ceiling on main floor cost $1220.00,...

3). Smooth ceiling on main floor cost $1220.00, is this can done after closing?

4). Smooth ceiling on second floor Cost is $2848.00, is this can done after closing?

At my old place I got...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-16, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By suezuki650
i received a report in the mail months after I...

i received a report in the mail months after I moved in.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-01, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,553
Posted By suezuki650
It was the CREA standard agreement and I'm...

It was the CREA standard agreement and I'm guessing it is to ensure that the real estate agent who has shown you 50 properties gets something should you decide to buy a new build. I wasn't thrilled...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-25, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,553
Posted By suezuki650
You certainly don't need a realtor, however, if...

You certainly don't need a realtor, however, if like me you'd signed with a realtor because you were also looking at re-sale, then bringing the realtor to the new home builder means you're not paying...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-06, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By suezuki650
In new build "fibre to the home", both Bell and...

In new build "fibre to the home", both Bell and Rogers are fibre (Bell calls it fibe, but same thing) and both seem to have good speeds. I'm with Rogers and have been happy. I've got the IGNITE...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-05, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By suezuki650
A quick look at Carrytel and it appears they are...

A quick look at Carrytel and it appears they are offering cable based internet so if you are fibe to the home, they can't provide service anymore than Teksavvy can.

At this point, your only...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-03, 12:15 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 31,925
Posted By suezuki650
The only people who are reading this post are...

The only people who are reading this post are those with a new build who are wondering if they can get out of their rental. The answer to that is depends and not as cut and dry as you make it to be....
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-01, 02:47 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 37,352
Posted By suezuki650
Do a search for PDI as a few people have posted...

Do a search for PDI as a few people have posted very descriptive checklists. Essentially you are looking mainly for cosmetic issues and missing upgrades. Cosmetic is especially important as damages...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-01, 02:35 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 31,925
Posted By suezuki650
Wow, personal attacks and rudeness. Pablo you...

Wow, personal attacks and rudeness. Pablo you really need to re-think your approach.

In 20 years of renting a water heater, I never had to pay for repairs, nor has anyone I know.

My father had...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-01, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 355,579
Posted By suezuki650
One of the mortgages is an interest only payment...

One of the mortgages is an interest only payment that gets dealt with the final close. There is the same degree of risk if both are closing the same day, unless you are telling your lawyer not to...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-31, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 355,579
Posted By suezuki650
Actually no. I cannot afford two houses at once,...

Actually no. I cannot afford two houses at once, that's for sure, but they essentially use the equity in one for the down on the other and offer to carry both for a short period as long as the old...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-17, 07:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,542
Posted By suezuki650
This is the same case with my neighbour's home. ...

This is the same case with my neighbour's home. In our case, I connected my eavestrough to this piece and the water is disposed of on the other side of my house.

So... if you neighbour doesn't...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-16, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,542
Posted By suezuki650
My eavestrough has a section that is actually on...

My eavestrough has a section that is actually on my neighbour's home as it overhangs my driveway. I was uncomfortable with this but the company said this is a normal thing. I went over to my...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By suezuki650
Although in what you've shown us the words don't...

Although in what you've shown us the words don't appear, the lines make it obvious that your neighbour will access their backyard along that blue path. You can fence on the inside of that and lose...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-15, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By suezuki650
Often it is even but not always. When looking at...

Often it is even but not always. When looking at the survey, you'll notice a strip along the sides of the end units and a strip along the back. That is the easement. If you look carefully along...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-14, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By suezuki650
I'm in an end unit townhome. I almost never hear...

I'm in an end unit townhome. I almost never hear anything from our neighbours. I heard some noise when they had their floors replaced but that was it.

As for access, my yard is fenced and has...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-04-30, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By suezuki650
Recently I had to change out a couple of...

Recently I had to change out a couple of defective smoke detectors. They are interconnected hardwired detectors and one of the documents I read said they needed to be on their own circuit but I...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-04-25, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By suezuki650
It's still a little early as that sod may come...

It's still a little early as that sod may come back, but based on the Tarion warranty, the builder does not have to fix it.
...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-04-05, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By suezuki650
Don't purchase any plans through your bank. If...

Don't purchase any plans through your bank. If you need insurance of either type, then purchase them as separate plans where the insurability test is done before getting the policy. With the banks...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-04-03, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By suezuki650
I had a few pieces that were scratched and one...

I had a few pieces that were scratched and one piece that was pulling away. I reported them and they were all fixed by the builder without issue.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-14, 08:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,968
Posted By suezuki650
When you are listing on the MLS, there's a...

When you are listing on the MLS, there's a section in there that states that you will give 2.5% to buyer agents (or not). It's not something the general public sees, but the real estate agent does...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-13, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,772
Posted By suezuki650
Wow, well that explains it: Luxury vinyl...

Wow, well that explains it:

Luxury vinyl plank flooring throughout main level

LOL

p.s. there's another one right next to it that's even more
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