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Forum: Ottawa 2012-11-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,508
Posted By BrutusSydney
Do Crown Moulding after!!

Do Crown Moulding after!!
Forum: Ottawa 2012-10-18, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,537
Posted By BrutusSydney
Agree with good2know. Replace the trim/ casing if...

Agree with good2know. Replace the trim/ casing if need be. Anything small you can touch up with a good putty like DAP drydex, then sand and re-paint.

I was quoted by a local "handyman" company for...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-08-24, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,062
Posted By BrutusSydney
Is there a deadline for when builders must...

Is there a deadline for when builders must complete the 30-day list? I thought I read somewhere that they only had 90 days??
Forum: Ottawa 2012-08-24, 08:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,762
Posted By BrutusSydney
I wonder if this is related to the lower priced...

I wonder if this is related to the lower priced condos that are going up all over Stonebridge... perhaps it is bringing in the wrong crowd...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-08-14, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,730
Posted By BrutusSydney
My friend's Dad is one of the co-owners of this...

My friend's Dad is one of the co-owners of this company. I have seen their work and agree it is quite impressive. They are well-known for building 'McMansions' in the Greely/Manotick Station area....
Forum: Ottawa 2012-08-14, 07:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,756
Posted By BrutusSydney
Currently living in Russell which is the...

Currently living in Russell which is the english-based community beside Embrun (primarily French)...We used to live in Riverside South and much prefer the commute from Russell. If you can leave early...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-07-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,385
Posted By BrutusSydney
Not sure. I know that when we looked for places...

Not sure. I know that when we looked for places we found, in general, Kanata was cheaper than Barrhaven by about 10-20K. We were looking with Richcraft and Urbandale though.

Hope this helps!
Matt
Forum: Ottawa 2012-07-04, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,897
Posted By BrutusSydney
Agree with androo303 - get the humidifier through...

Agree with androo303 - get the humidifier through an HVAC company for 1/2 the price
Forum: Ottawa 2012-07-04, 08:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,383
Posted By BrutusSydney
From my experience and knowledge Ottawa has a...

From my experience and knowledge Ottawa has a wide range of average-above average builders and some sub-par builders. Above average include: Richcraft, Urbandale, Valecraft, Monarch, and others.
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Forum: Ottawa 2012-06-04, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,137
Posted By BrutusSydney
Could lower the property values as it may be an...

Could lower the property values as it may be an industrial area. Not clear what type of business would go here...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-05-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,101
Posted By BrutusSydney
I can't provide any evidence-base (haven't done...

I can't provide any evidence-base (haven't done much research) but I do recall reading about the soil quality in Soho West being a serious issue and the risk of errosion. This is obviously something...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-04-10, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,233
Posted By BrutusSydney
Sorry for the confusion, but are you saying homes...

Sorry for the confusion, but are you saying homes on privates can have smaller back yards?
Forum: Ottawa 2012-02-28, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,334
Posted By BrutusSydney
Seb - what model/ builder are you going with in...

Seb - what model/ builder are you going with in Russell? We are closing on March 2 with Corvinelli...went with the Novara. Good luck!
Forum: Ottawa 2012-02-27, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By BrutusSydney
Good overall! Repeat customer!

Good overall! Repeat customer!
Forum: Ottawa 2012-02-03, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,802
Posted By BrutusSydney
I will start by noting that I currently live in...

I will start by noting that I currently live in RSS so I may be biased but we love it!

We do leave to go to work at 6:55 and seem to miss the major slow downs around hunt club. Also, all of the...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-01-31, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,555
Posted By BrutusSydney
If you are interested in the South/east end...

If you are interested in the South/east end (Russell or Chrysler) or have your own lot already, check out Corvinelli Homes...excellent value and energy specs!

We are building with them and are...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-01-25, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,544
Posted By BrutusSydney
Definitely go for it! I will note that you have...

Definitely go for it! I will note that you have to be ready to get up and walk away if they say no to it. It sounds like you have already decided on the purchase and from my experience, if they pick...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-01-23, 08:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 590
Posted By BrutusSydney
Does anyone have boxes??

I can pick them up!!!
Forum: Ottawa 2012-01-23, 08:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,589
Posted By BrutusSydney
Sold! Thanks everyone!

Sold! Thanks everyone!
Forum: Ottawa 2012-01-23, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,090
Posted By BrutusSydney
Agreed, 200Charlie. We listed our home on Jan 9...

Agreed, 200Charlie. We listed our home on Jan 9 and had an offer on Jan 15. We probably had about 7 or 8 showings over that one week. It was very hectic! But, our home is now sold.
Forum: Ottawa 2012-01-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,090
Posted By BrutusSydney
Have you considered replacing the vinyl with...

Have you considered replacing the vinyl with ceramic tiles? I know for us, vinyl would be a deal breaker...especially at that price point. it might cost a few thousand dollars but I could definitely...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-01-18, 08:05 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 91,320
Posted By BrutusSydney
Hi Sam, Another return customer here! We are...

Hi Sam,

Another return customer here! We are moving from Riverside South to Russell, Ontario. Would you do installs there? It is about 20 mins south of Ottawa. Our new home is 2200 sq ft plus...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-01-13, 12:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,589
Posted By BrutusSydney
I guess just wondering what kind of interest...

I guess just wondering what kind of interest level other people have had when listing with Grapevine
Forum: Ottawa 2012-01-13, 11:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,589
Posted By BrutusSydney
We have three showings scheduled this weekend...

We have three showings scheduled this weekend (two first showings and one second showings). All three are with agents but it is a good start!

Has anyone else been through this experience?...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-01-13, 08:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,589
Posted By BrutusSydney
Thanks for the feedback, we'll remove the stools!

Thanks for the feedback, we'll remove the stools!
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