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Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2014-04-25, 11:03 AM
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Posted By LakesideB
Those are the listed prices. What actually got...

Those are the listed prices. What actually got done in terms of negotiations could be substantially different.

Perhaps the builder gave a $60K break off the listed price on first lot vs $20K off...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2014-04-23, 11:50 AM
Replies: 151
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Posted By LakesideB
Pricing i would suspect.

Pricing i would suspect.
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2014-02-07, 02:51 PM
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Views: 9,871
Posted By LakesideB
no worries. I was coming from the same thought...

no worries. I was coming from the same thought process.

It took a while for me to get convinced as well.
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2014-02-07, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,871
Posted By LakesideB
Maple on the main .. .as its stained. MDF for the...

Maple on the main .. .as its stained. MDF for the white cabinets as they are painted. Applying paint on maple is not a good idea as the wood expands and contracts ruining the paint job on the seams....
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2014-02-07, 12:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,871
Posted By LakesideB
For us the contract stipulated a full 12" higher...

For us the contract stipulated a full 12" higher than the builder's standard length. I took my measuring tape inside the house that didn't do the upgrade (neighbour) and one inside my own and made...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2014-02-06, 10:21 AM
Replies: 151
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Posted By LakesideB
Thanks krogi for the site map. I was hoping to...

Thanks krogi for the site map. I was hoping to see the official site map from the planning department of Vaughan. Its a hit/miss to get them to email you a site plan...so thought maybe someone was...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2014-02-04, 12:50 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 72,447
Posted By LakesideB
It looks like this will be Phase 1 of UWS with...

It looks like this will be Phase 1 of UWS with what looks like a 3-4 year project with multiple phases. Although they are releasing the most desirable lots in phase 1 itself taking into account this...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2014-02-04, 10:11 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 72,447
Posted By LakesideB
Most likely no. Pretty happy where I am. 2...

Most likely no. Pretty happy where I am.

2 things I want to accomplish : first get a general sense of exactly what the exorbitant premiums of this place get you. And second just cross UWS off my...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2014-02-04, 09:10 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 72,447
Posted By LakesideB
Does anyone have access to the official site plan...

Does anyone have access to the official site plan ... not the builder versions but the official ones coming from Vaughan Planning department?

I want to go see some of the lots in that area .......
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2014-01-06, 09:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,755
Posted By LakesideB
We went with 7.5" on main floor with 10ft...

We went with 7.5" on main floor with 10ft ceiling. And standard on the second floor.
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2013-12-24, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,871
Posted By LakesideB
The day we took possession ... my wife took pics...

The day we took possession ... my wife took pics of the kitchen and posted it online right away. We got a couple of guys who were interested. One of them told us that removing it all and hauling it...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2013-12-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,871
Posted By LakesideB
Thanks guys. A lot of time was spent on...

Thanks guys.

A lot of time was spent on planning and designing it. I was going through every tiny detail inch by inch. It was a lot of work but a good exercise as things turned out great in the...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2013-12-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,871
Posted By LakesideB
We went with getting a totally custom kitchen...

We went with getting a totally custom kitchen done.

The builder was ripping us off for all the changes we needed ... so we went with an outside contractor. I put the builder installed kitchen...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2013-12-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,871
Posted By LakesideB
I had to make the same decision two years ago. ...

I had to make the same decision two years ago.

We went with 10'ft on main, 9ft in basement and standard 8th on second.

Surprisingly, we don't find a big difference between main and first floor....
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2013-09-30, 11:59 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 72,447
Posted By LakesideB
There is a thing called "Greater Fool Theory"...

There is a thing called "Greater Fool Theory" which seems quiet prevalent in UTE.

Its also known as 'Momentum investing' in the stock investing world.

This usually ends in tears ....
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2013-06-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 192,111
Posted By LakesideB
Thanks Reesa. Great Notes. Yesterday evening,...

Thanks Reesa. Great Notes.
Yesterday evening, while I was mowing my lawn .. I saw this helicopter that was flying very low. Now I know what that was for.....! This is unreal...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2013-06-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 192,111
Posted By LakesideB
This is quiet unbelievable actually! Can't...

This is quiet unbelievable actually! Can't believe there have been so many break and entry in our area since the start of the year. A frigging Assault also took place some time in April. This is...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2013-06-17, 03:41 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 192,111
Posted By LakesideB
I didn't know there were large number of...

I didn't know there were large number of break-ins and car thefts in our area. I know of a substantial break-in incident of one of our board members that happened last year but thought it was an...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2013-06-11, 08:44 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 192,111
Posted By LakesideB
Its easy money only in hindsight. These were...

Its easy money only in hindsight. These were levered bets which could have gone sour very quickly with disastrous consequences if the market had collapsed. Speculation combined with leverage is...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2012-11-27, 09:07 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 192,111
Posted By LakesideB
It has been brought to my attention that to make...

It has been brought to my attention that to make your disapproval heard people can go to a meeting being held at Vaughan City Hall (at Major mack between Keele and Dufferin) today at 7PM.

I expect...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2012-11-26, 09:09 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 192,111
Posted By LakesideB
Metrus group is part of the ConDrain group of...

Metrus group is part of the ConDrain group of companies. Countrywide Homes is run by one of the Degasperis brothers of the ConDrain group.

Expect to see a Countrywide monopoly and sky high...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2012-10-01, 03:32 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 192,111
Posted By LakesideB
ohh crap .. it keeps getting worse and worse ! ...

ohh crap .. it keeps getting worse and worse !

so now its not only smaller houses .. but a building there as well!
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2012-06-12, 12:09 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 192,111
Posted By LakesideB
That's cause there is a room next to the entrance...

That's cause there is a room next to the entrance on this 45' model ... the 42'lots usually have entrance and stairs only next to the garage on the side and thus can accomodate 2 doors. The rooms...
Forum: King Township / Kleinburg Hills 2012-05-12, 12:56 AM
Replies: 10,010
Views: 3,951,668
Posted By LakesideB
Hey Guys ... I remembr seing a lot of guys with...

Hey Guys ... I remembr seing a lot of guys with built in appliances on this thread. I am looking for an appliance installer myself for my built-ins so thought it would be great if one of you could...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2012-05-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 192,111
Posted By LakesideB
Hi rdx, I think the 47 Alysha probably has a...

Hi rdx,

I think the 47 Alysha probably has a slightly low sq ft than 20 ferett .. but its a more expensive home. Its a 45ft house ...whereas 20 ferett is a 41ft model. You can see that there is...
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