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Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-09, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 359,465
Posted By uki
I'm using them, experience is fine so far. The...

I'm using them, experience is fine so far. The only notable thing was that they required the house to be 95% complete before they could appraise it, so that made for rather tight deadlines. Smooth...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-15, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,093
Posted By uki
The smallest premium I know of is 5k for...

The smallest premium I know of is 5k for elongated town lots and largest is 90k for detached lots backing onto a conserved green area (Richardson Ridge in Kanata).
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-10, 09:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,224
Posted By uki
The area’s councillor is looking to get Robert...

The area’s councillor is looking to get Robert Grant construction started sooner. This is a road that’s immediately north of this development.
...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-03, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,224
Posted By uki
A little tangential thought of mine... While...

A little tangential thought of mine...

While I understand the drawback of hydro lines, especially for an investment property, I find it a bit funny for people in general to focus so much on the...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-03, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,224
Posted By uki
I've always wondered at how many active...

I've always wondered at how many active developments there are simultaneously in the area. My observation is that sales are more brisk at those developments closer to the existing artery of Terry...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-25, 01:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,523
Posted By uki
Another contributing factor might be the special...

Another contributing factor might be the special development charge specific to the area to pay for the upcoming LRT.
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Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-08, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,816
Posted By uki
Well, regular end units in Kanata have been...

Well, regular end units in Kanata have been selling for close to 500k recently. These particular ones you're referring to, they're end units, premium lots backing onto a pond, plus the Kanata Lakes...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-06, 05:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,043
Posted By uki
Instead of focusing on the power line, they're...

Instead of focusing on the power line, they're calling those lots "backing onto the Trans Canada Trail" :) There should also be some lots on the north side of the development that are far enough from...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-06, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,043
Posted By uki
Metric Homes are currently selling homes on...

Metric Homes are currently selling homes on 45-65' lots at Trail View development in the west end. They seem to be much more flexible than other larger builders in terms of customizing the house...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-02-01, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,127
Posted By uki
From...

From https://www.tarion.com/cpg/wall-and-ceiling-finish/wall-and-ceiling-finish/cracks-interior-wall-and-ceiling-surfaces:
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-10, 01:54 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 39,093
Posted By uki
Welcome to the 'hood (soon)!

Welcome to the 'hood (soon)!
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 32,680
Posted By uki
I had those options made available to me by my...

I had those options made available to me by my builder, but option (b) quoted by the builder would've costed me several hundred dollars more than the price in the rental company's buyout schedule...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-06, 01:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,101
Posted By uki
My Urbandale town has Jeld-Wen windows.

My Urbandale town has Jeld-Wen windows.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-26, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,872
Posted By uki
Not exactly answering your question here, but I...

Not exactly answering your question here, but I wouldn’t characterize Bradley Commons as “already developed” nor “almost done” at all. In fact only the first few homes from phase 1 in that...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-15, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,891
Posted By uki
Also, differences between Chamberlain and...

Also, differences between Chamberlain and LiftMaster (one company, different product lines): http://garagly.com/liftmaster-vs-chamberlain-garage-door-openers/.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-14, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,891
Posted By uki
I'm going with amigodoor...

I'm going with amigodoor (http://www.amigodoor.ca) since they're the ones installing my garage door (they install garage doors for Richcraft and Urbandale). $450/garage door installed, using...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-01, 11:36 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 39,093
Posted By uki
I see. My original closing date was in the first...

I see. My original closing date was in the first week of October, but they delayed us to the end of November. Please no big snow yet!

Edenwylde, Westwood, and Blackstone South have all now...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-01, 09:53 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 39,093
Posted By uki
Urbandale's Santa Maria townhouse model for me.

Urbandale's Santa Maria townhouse model for me.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-01, 08:25 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 39,093
Posted By uki
2 more months to moving day for me. Just hoping...

2 more months to moving day for me. Just hoping the weather will still be nice enough for it. I guess yours is next month? Several homes in the neighbourhood have already been occupied :)
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-28, 10:14 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 39,093
Posted By uki
https://ottawacitizen.com/life/homes/heading-west-...

https://ottawacitizen.com/life/homes/heading-west-launch-of-westwood-in-stittsville-is-the-latest-signal-of-ottawas-booming-west-end
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-12, 09:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,081
Posted By uki
Ah yes.. They now have these new transitional...

Ah yes.. They now have these new transitional elevation designs. I remember summer last year when I was shopping, their townhouses were around $310-350k.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-11, 04:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,081
Posted By uki
How did they achieve these square footage...

How did they achieve these square footage increases? Layout change? Increasing the footprint of the house? Thinning the walls?
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-06, 05:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,546
Posted By uki
Aside from standard features, finishes, and...

Aside from standard features, finishes, and things that are easy to replicate (if you're willing to pay/DIY), a couple things that Urbandale does differently from other builders that are harder to...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-08-01, 08:56 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 39,093
Posted By uki
Hi jemy1415, I took the three pictures from...

Hi jemy1415, I took the three pictures from Triangle, Plank, and Abbott, respectively. Block 1 is on pic #2 (taken from Plank), far right.

Thanks for the information regarding the delay. Hopefully...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-31, 10:34 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 39,093
Posted By uki
https://preview.ibb.co/fpJVae/E7_FCD962_8884_4_F2_...

https://preview.ibb.co/fpJVae/E7_FCD962_8884_4_F2_E_A0_AE_E100529433_FB.jpg (https://ibb.co/dHiwFe)
https://preview.ibb.co/n7oVae/900_D5_EF0_5657_40_D6_89_C2_64_EE14283_B71.jpg...
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