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Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-11-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,611
Posted By NewPurchaser
Your Latinum Granite is a very elegant looking...

Your Latinum Granite is a very elegant looking choice imo, based on the link that G2K provided. I would find out what the name of that Upgrade 5 granite is for an additional $3,900, research the 2...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-11-17, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,611
Posted By NewPurchaser
What's the name of the granite? Find out if the...

What's the name of the granite? Find out if the builder can source it from another vendor. I don't anticipate granite types just discontinue on the market, unless it was a rare or limited quantity...
Forum: Building and Construction 2014-10-26, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,305
Posted By NewPurchaser
There is no stucco in the open space. But that's...

There is no stucco in the open space. But that's only because I chose smooth ceilings. Otherwise there would have been the smooth border and stucco on the ceiling. Unfortunately it's not letting...
Forum: Building and Construction 2014-10-25, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,305
Posted By NewPurchaser
My "coffered ceiling" looks the same, though it...

My "coffered ceiling" looks the same, though it does not have the vertical box. Do you have a picture of what it should have looked like?
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-10-17, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,107
Posted By NewPurchaser
It should not be an issue that it was not listed...

It should not be an issue that it was not listed on the PDI. Scope of the PDI is to identify anything damaged, incomplete, missing or inoperable. They will warrant it once you list it on your 30...
Forum: East Gwillimbury 2014-10-15, 08:05 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,040
Posted By NewPurchaser
Does your PSA refer to the Model Name and Model...

Does your PSA refer to the Model Name and Model Number? I did not have plan diagrams of the floor plan or elevations as part of my PSA either, even though the clauses kept referring to "the plan".
...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-10-08, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,107
Posted By NewPurchaser
You're absolutely right, it is not a variation in...

You're absolutely right, it is not a variation in natural stone. Clearly an unauthorized substitution, which is a warrantable condition.

The Bianco Carrera would actually look/stand out far...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-10-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,107
Posted By NewPurchaser
It's called an "unauthorized substitution" under...

It's called an "unauthorized substitution" under Tarion. See following link.

http://www.tarion.com/Warranty-Protection/Pages/Unauthorized-Substitutions.aspx

Looks like your builder is GP. Not...
Forum: Mississauga 2014-03-28, 03:15 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 44,477
Posted By NewPurchaser
They know full well what the quality of the work...

They know full well what the quality of the work is, based on the vendors they've engaged, the rates they're paying them, materials used, and past history. Don't raise any alarms right now.

At...
Forum: Mississauga 2014-03-26, 11:09 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 44,477
Posted By NewPurchaser
I thought the Tarion on-line reporting portal...

I thought the Tarion on-line reporting portal would be difficult to work with and understand how to use. However I found it a breeze once i started using it, to document things properly. Thing is,...
Forum: Mississauga 2014-03-26, 09:32 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 44,477
Posted By NewPurchaser
Well, it's basically everything from above. Less...

Well, it's basically everything from above. Less said the better here. Check all your floors, door casings, light fixtures, stair stains, etc. etc. You'll find a lot, believe me!
Forum: Mississauga 2014-03-16, 09:21 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 44,477
Posted By NewPurchaser
30 Day List

Filed the 30 Day List on day 19. A lot of points were repeat through each room, but total count was over 200 line items! Issues with virtually all items - floor, electrical, wall, doors, plumbing...
Forum: Mississauga 2014-03-09, 10:07 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 44,477
Posted By NewPurchaser
Thanks a lot for this. That's perfect. Oyster...

Thanks a lot for this. That's perfect. Oyster is in fact the beige.

General Paints did a small sample of the Oyster for me on a card. I compared it to my walls, and i'm 100% sure the whole...
Forum: Newmarket 2014-02-27, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,833
Posted By NewPurchaser
I'm in the process of doing the 30-Day List. So...

I'm in the process of doing the 30-Day List. So that i know what to expect, did they resolve all items on your list? Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks in advance
Forum: Mississauga 2014-02-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 44,477
Posted By NewPurchaser
Oyster (#25) paint colour

Can anyone please describe what shade the Oyster wall paint colour actually is (is it a gray, beige, yellow, white, ...)

Thx
Forum: Mississauga 2014-02-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 44,477
Posted By NewPurchaser
Don't upgrade thru GP. Just do it after closing....

Don't upgrade thru GP. Just do it after closing. The finishing touches, inspite of upgrading thru them at premium prices, are not impressive. Trust me on this. The countertip dimensions are not...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-02-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,718
Posted By NewPurchaser
Looks like you're from the Churchill Woods...

Looks like you're from the Churchill Woods development, so I'll respond to you.

$1,500 for staining stairs, rails, pickets: Overpriced. I paid $1,160 (detached). And the appearance is not...
Forum: Brampton 2014-01-30, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,341
Posted By NewPurchaser
Maybe a good idea to simply short list some...

Maybe a good idea to simply short list some Models / Builders, and put it up here to get feedback on your choices as a starting point
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-01-24, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,631
Posted By NewPurchaser
There is added labour hours in patterning tiles...

There is added labour hours in patterning tiles in a 45 degree, brick/stggered pattern. It takes incrementally more time to pre-plan the design and execute on it. I don't have an issue with this...
Forum: Building and Construction 2014-01-11, 11:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,117
Posted By NewPurchaser
Wink Thanks Lisa, that's great input from a builder's...

Thanks Lisa, that's great input from a builder's perspective. I think I now know how to frame this matter when it comes up for review! I wonder how much it would cost me after closing to take down...
Forum: Building and Construction 2014-01-09, 02:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,117
Posted By NewPurchaser
Thanks a lot for that research and providing this...

Thanks a lot for that research and providing this material. The house drawings are not part of the Purchase Agreement.

However,

(a) The Purchase Agreement does make reference to the Model...
Forum: Building and Construction 2014-01-07, 02:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,117
Posted By NewPurchaser
It is actually a significant deletion and...

It is actually a significant deletion and difference (not a minor modification as the builder thinks). The 2nd floor currently looks squished/shorter/sandwiched, as compared to the main floor and...
Forum: Building and Construction 2013-12-30, 06:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,117
Posted By NewPurchaser
Agreed regarding troughs and downspouts, better...

Agreed regarding troughs and downspouts, better in the spring. As right now it would put a lot of wear and tear on the troughs with the ice and weight. I'm good with that.

Reason i brought up...
Forum: Building and Construction 2013-12-30, 01:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,117
Posted By NewPurchaser
When the builder says "Architecturally controlled...

When the builder says "Architecturally controlled elevations...for the purposes of creating an aesthetically pleasing community" in the standard features sheet, can they use this provision against...
Forum: Mississauga 2013-12-17, 06:11 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 44,477
Posted By NewPurchaser
PDI's

How are PDI's going? Any major or recurring issues?

Also, how many days before closing are they scheduling them?

How is the exterior reviewed during this type of weather?
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