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Forum: Ottawa 2019-12-14, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By suezuki650
I don't think so as I am getting the documents...

I don't think so as I am getting the documents from the city about the development going in close by and those boxes are not marked on them. There are different approval during the process, and in...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-12-13, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By suezuki650
They can have lot layouts approved with sidewalks...

They can have lot layouts approved with sidewalks but without green boxes. I was sent what Mattamy is planning to do near me, and there is nothing about electrical boxes in it. If they are selling...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-12-10, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By suezuki650
I've been in my place for 3 years and the...

I've been in my place for 3 years and the counters don't get cleaned up right away and my quartz has not stained at all. For the counters, I went with a white, but for the island I went with...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-11-06, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,225
Posted By suezuki650
As I mentioned this will not necessarily cover...

As I mentioned this will not necessarily cover everything. If you put something on your list, they fix it, you are supposed to sign off on it. A month later it breaks again, you may or may not get...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-11-02, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,225
Posted By suezuki650
IMHO, many of the performance guidelines could...

IMHO, many of the performance guidelines could use some improvement. Some really poor quality work can easily pass the 'rules'. Something more than builder will fix should be in there too. How...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-10-31, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By suezuki650
I have the GE Slate and installed it in 2016. ...

I have the GE Slate and installed it in 2016. I've had no issues with scratches and GE is still making the colour. Even if they didn't, they've designed it so it blends well with stainless so it...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-10-30, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By suezuki650
It's my understanding that the common party wall...

It's my understanding that the common party wall is the wall inside the townhouse, not outside. That said call the lawyer that handled your purchase and ask him about this.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-10-09, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By suezuki650
Personally, it would depend on a number of...

Personally, it would depend on a number of things. For instance, if I'm planning to be there for awhile and I like the upgrades offered and they are priced reasonably, then having them done at once...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-10-07, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By suezuki650
I went with the GE Slate because I liked the look...

I went with the GE Slate because I liked the look of it. I have dark brown cabinetry and it looks fabulous. I didn't like the GE microwave so went with a Panasonic that I love, in black. It looks...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
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, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
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, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,838
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, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
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, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
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, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,691
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, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,691
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, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
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, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
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, 01:15 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 34,477
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, 03:47 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 39,329
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, 03:35 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 34,477
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, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 364,936
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, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 364,936
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, 08:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,721
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, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,721
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...
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