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Forum: Ottawa 2009-05-26, 12:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,885
Posted By Judokas
Well, Most 30 day items have been addressed....

Well,

Most 30 day items have been addressed. Every time we called they showed up within a day (they just had a hard time tracking outstanding issues).

Externals are still being closed but I...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-03-27, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,973
Posted By Judokas
Happy to hear it went well - congrats!

Happy to hear it went well - congrats!
Forum: Ottawa 2009-03-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,381
Posted By Judokas
Well - you don't have to provide any proof to...

Well - you don't have to provide any proof to Grapevine for it to be Sold. I believe it does end your contract. Maybe this is their brillant idea to take it off the market and re-enter it later...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-03-19, 03:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,033
Posted By Judokas
We have three family friends that have me come...

We have three family friends that have me come over every year and do this. Its quite easy and you really just need to follow the instructions (prime then light etc). It is very similar to the BBQ...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-03-18, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,559
Posted By Judokas
Anyone else used this vet? Please send me a pm...

Anyone else used this vet? Please send me a pm if you uncomfortable posting your feedback here. Before I move from my current vet, I would like a couple of independent recommendations - it is...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-03-16, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,513
Posted By Judokas
I am not sure what 4% means (it could be correct...

I am not sure what 4% means (it could be correct but I don't work in the industry). Is it possible that its 4 degrees? If so then for 25 feet you will have a 1.75 foot drop.

If it is 4% then I...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-03-15, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,941
Posted By Judokas
I see - you were expecting more then 7-8% off. I...

I see - you were expecting more then 7-8% off. I had around 5% off the best prices I could find (non-commercial). I chose items on sale at other stores. I was still happy with this but I can see how...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-03-15, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,885
Posted By Judokas
Kitchen: ...

Kitchen:

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn305/Taitoshi/HomeFeb2009086-1.jpg

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn305/Taitoshi/HomeFeb2009085.jpg

Trying to get used to those non-slammable...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-03-15, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,885
Posted By Judokas
Finally got my stuff together: There are the...

Finally got my stuff together:

There are the typical minor items with the home but overall we are still extremely happy. Once thing that is a pleasent suprise is that the house seems to absorb...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-03-15, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,941
Posted By Judokas
I am suprised. I was given a voucher from my...

I am suprised. I was given a voucher from my builder and I did a lot of comparison shopping expecting to have to convince the corporate sales contact to give me the Leons/Futureshop/Sears etc price....
Forum: Ottawa 2009-03-15, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,696
Posted By Judokas
The only thing with TekSavvy is they have no...

The only thing with TekSavvy is they have no weight. So, ideally you go with bell for a couple of months (don't sign up for the contract) and once you have proven download speeds (record stats off...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-03-06, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By Judokas
Glad to hear they fixed it right away! My last...

Glad to hear they fixed it right away! My last home was a Richcraft and I found them to be very good as well.

5 Days! Enjoy the new home.
Forum: Ottawa 2009-03-03, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,885
Posted By Judokas
Ok - we are moved in. I will post pictures...

Ok - we are moved in. I will post pictures shortly but I am very happy with them. Of the outstanding issues at the PDI the following were completed yesterday.

All of the following were...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-02-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,885
Posted By Judokas
Post PDI Update: We had the PDI and all in...

Post PDI Update:

We had the PDI and all in all it was very good. There are a couple of issues they are closing for Tues (our move in date), and some that will be left until after that. I am...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-02-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,381
Posted By Judokas
This is brutal. First - people who search...

This is brutal. First - people who search grapevine normally are people who are confident and do their research - I would doubt anyone would fall for this. When I see a house at that range I expect...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-02-17, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,496
Posted By Judokas
I am no expert but when I had some water damage...

I am no expert but when I had some water damage from my water tank in my old basement I cut off the bottom 6 inches (up until where it was 100% dry) and re-did the drywall. I was told by the...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-02-16, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,885
Posted By Judokas
Hey .... or Hay! Great idea - thanks Golfer

Hey .... or Hay!

Great idea - thanks Golfer
Forum: Ottawa 2009-02-16, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,885
Posted By Judokas
Soooo - My PDI is on the 19th and since the last...

Soooo - My PDI is on the 19th and since the last note the lights have been put in, the siding is almost complete and the basement bathroom was framed (but still needs wiring etc). The HW was in...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-02-09, 03:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,686
Posted By Judokas
I put my experience in the following post: ...

I put my experience in the following post:

http://www.buildinghomes.ca/community/forums/showthread.php?t=8752&page=2
Forum: Ottawa 2009-02-04, 02:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By Judokas
I have not been allowed to do this with any of my...

I have not been allowed to do this with any of my three builders. On one,(richcraft) I was allowed to pay for this option. Minto didn't let me and my Talos home was already up (I am sure they would...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-02-03, 01:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,885
Posted By Judokas
Well some updates: We picked out our lights...

Well some updates:

We picked out our lights - the owner came with us and offered some good advice. We ended up spending more then our allowance but only by 300 and we have the lights we want in...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-02-01, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,131
Posted By Judokas
There is a the "minto" clause in the agreement...

There is a the "minto" clause in the agreement which states that if their is a dispute then can remove you from your home (this is after you moved in). My new builder also has this and my lawyer...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-02-01, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,431
Posted By Judokas
Hermanc, Very nice - thats the fence I want....

Hermanc,

Very nice - thats the fence I want. I wonder if the neighbours will agree.

That actually made me lol for real.
Forum: Ottawa 2009-02-01, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,276
Posted By Judokas
My experience (bought 3 new homes - just bought...

My experience (bought 3 new homes - just bought the third) is that you can negiotiate however some will negotiate price and other contents/improvements.

When I negotiate I make sure I have not...
Forum: Ottawa 2009-02-01, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,106
Posted By Judokas
I don't want to rain too hard on the parade...

I don't want to rain too hard on the parade however perhaps a small shower? This is my info - I did sell my home in Dec and have a good friend in the real-estate field (who has access to monthy...
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