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Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2011-01-06, 03:37 PM
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Posted By petetownsend74
I thought this proposal was quashed long ago.. So...

I thought this proposal was quashed long ago.. So are there are 2 proposed condo developments at Weston and Major Mac area?
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-11-11, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,685
Posted By petetownsend74
Exactly. There is a Wal-mart at Bayview and Major...

Exactly. There is a Wal-mart at Bayview and Major Mac and also at Bathurst and Centre and their home values have not been affected negativley at all. They also have many condos at Bathurst and...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-11-09, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,685
Posted By petetownsend74
There is no chance they will be rentals. These...

There is no chance they will be rentals. These will be condos. I am sure of it. I have yet to see any "rentals" in Vaughan. Individual owners may rent out their unit just like people rent out their...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-11-09, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,685
Posted By petetownsend74
I live in the Dufferin and Major Mac area and the...

I live in the Dufferin and Major Mac area and the same thing is happening here. Wal-mart has recently begun construction and there are propsed condos in the area. I highly doubt that having condos...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-09-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,418
Posted By petetownsend74
I am not looking to move anytime soon but when I...

I am not looking to move anytime soon but when I do, I would be looking for a Ravine lot at at about 50-60 wide and 130 depth where my backyard is 40-45 feet long... This of course all depends on...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-09-16, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,625
Posted By petetownsend74
IMO, I would do it with the buider. I considered...

IMO, I would do it with the buider. I considered this option as well. It was 10k with the builder. Probably my biggest regret that I didn't do it. I'm still pissed about it...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-09-02, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,593
Posted By petetownsend74
South side or North Side, i doubt you can avoid...

South side or North Side, i doubt you can avoid conjestion. Generally Weston Rd area is very conjested. In saying that, most of Vaughan is conjested as well.
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-08-16, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,655
Posted By petetownsend74
The sign originally showed Walmart coming soon...

The sign originally showed Walmart coming soon but now that part of the sign has been blocked off.. so not sure what that means. I am sure a Walmart will eventually be there but I think they are...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-08-02, 02:33 PM
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Views: 131,069
Posted By petetownsend74
i heard gas station.

i heard gas station.
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-07-27, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By petetownsend74
Here are a few... Terra - Keele, North of...

Here are a few...

Terra - Keele, North of Kirby near King
Meadow Valley - Keele, North of Kirby near King
Angelo's - Hwy7 and Bowes
Garden Centre at North East corner Bathurst and King...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-05-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 176,135
Posted By petetownsend74
How how will the prices shoot up? If they are too...

How how will the prices shoot up? If they are too high then people won't buy there. BUt i guess there are always suckers. I agree with rdx that as far as more "upscale" communities go then UTE would...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-05-17, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,098
Posted By petetownsend74
You should seal it every couple of years.

You should seal it every couple of years.
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-05-17, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,098
Posted By petetownsend74
I used beige mix... I am using a sealer that...

I used beige mix... I am using a sealer that gives my interlock the the wet look after it rains but a mat finish not the shiny one.
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-05-17, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 176,135
Posted By petetownsend74
It's considered an upscale area. The builders...

It's considered an upscale area. The builders Arista and Fieldgate include many features in their homes that would normally be considered upgrades. It is also a high demand area and close the Hwy 400...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-05-17, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,098
Posted By petetownsend74
Did my driveway, patio and side last year and I...

Did my driveway, patio and side last year and I am planning on sealing it this year.. You don;t have to get the shiny look.. There are sealers that keep your interlcok the same color but just...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-05-04, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,793
Posted By petetownsend74
IMO I would also just do interlock in the back as...

IMO I would also just do interlock in the back as well...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-04-29, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,563
Posted By petetownsend74
Like I said, people will do that although it is...

Like I said, people will do that although it is against by-law. People have had sheds at the side of their house for years. If you had called the city to report those people they would have to take...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-04-29, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,563
Posted By petetownsend74
Vaughan by-law does not allow you to put a shed...

Vaughan by-law does not allow you to put a shed at the side of your house. Has to be at back..although many people do it anyways... I have a friend who works for the city and he said all people who...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-04-28, 12:32 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 117,817
Posted By petetownsend74
If you paid $650k for your house... expect taxes...

If you paid $650k for your house... expect taxes to be 1% of that price.. ($6500)....
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-04-16, 10:20 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 117,817
Posted By petetownsend74
Sounds more like a homeowner who didn;t take care...

Sounds more like a homeowner who didn;t take care of their house..
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-04-14, 12:19 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 117,817
Posted By petetownsend74
560k for that house is super cheap even...

560k for that house is super cheap even considering they would be desperate and on a main road. I just checked the MLS and don't see it.. Maybe they sold already.. Another possibility is that they...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-04-06, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 176,135
Posted By petetownsend74
Your property taxes are based on your MPAC...

Your property taxes are based on your MPAC assessed value. Your MPAC assessed value is based on numerous things including price of similar houses in area, size of lot, bedrooms, bathrooms, etc...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-03-10, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,563
Posted By petetownsend74
But the dump does not exist anymore. It closed...

But the dump does not exist anymore. It closed down years ago. I have lived at Dufferin and Major Mac area for 3 years and have never smelt anything. If what you are saying is true about wind...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-03-09, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,563
Posted By petetownsend74
Judging from the lineups and sold out...

Judging from the lineups and sold out developments in the surrounding area, it looks like most people don't think about the history of the area or they do but still realize the value of the land.
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-03-09, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,563
Posted By petetownsend74
What does wind direction have to do with anything?

What does wind direction have to do with anything?
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