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Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-01, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,571
Views: 518,748
Posted By swales
So builder has come back with "this is not...

So builder has come back with "this is not considered to be a warranted item as what you are seeing is not a defect in the workmanship and or materials."

Seriously? Attic isn't accessible and...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-18, 05:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,365
Posted By swales
Only problem with Urbandale is their after care...

Only problem with Urbandale is their after care service is TERRIBLE, even their site foreman and other employees complain how bad they are. If you have small little issues, then no problem but if a...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-26, 12:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,587
Posted By swales
Yes of course, unfortunately like most if not all...

Yes of course, unfortunately like most if not all builders they know how to play the game to their advantage and have Tarion work for them
Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-24, 01:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,587
Posted By swales
Urbandale is not quick with anything warranty,...

Urbandale is not quick with anything warranty, that goes for the initial booking to having everything fixed. It's pretty common to have stuff from your PDI and the Tarion 30 day list still on your 1...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-23, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,766
Posted By swales
They have no idea when they'll be able to start,...

They have no idea when they'll be able to start, it was planned to start as their Bridlewood development was coming to an end but due to the delays they had to buy into Bradley Commons where they had...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-23, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,766
Posted By swales
It's actually the other way around, HN is under...

It's actually the other way around, HN is under the Urbandale Corp umbrella
Forum: Ottawa 2018-06-05, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By swales
The majority of homes from big builders are done...

The majority of homes from big builders are done this way
Forum: Ottawa 2018-06-04, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2,571
Views: 518,748
Posted By swales
Hi Phil I have an attic access question for...

Hi Phil

I have an attic access question for you. The attic access is in one of the bedroom walk-in closets but the builder put closet shelving right below the access door so you can't get a...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-04-11, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,587
Posted By swales
Nope, you have no choice with towns

Nope, you have no choice with towns
Forum: Ottawa 2018-04-10, 07:08 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 175,761
Posted By swales
We could really use something not from the Cara...

We could really use something not from the Cara group, so sick of every plaza having the same offerings from them
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-28, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By swales
The shower, sink and regular tubs are very easy...

The shower, sink and regular tubs are very easy to replace yourself and even if you're not comfortable doing it it's not much to have a plumber do it. Now the soaker tub especially with a hand...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-23, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By swales
It's worked very well in BC but houses are also...

It's worked very well in BC but houses are also set-up differently as many homes have rear laneways so you access the coach homes from there.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 309,874
Posted By swales
The key is the rough-in placement and having...

The key is the rough-in placement and having owned a few Urbandale homes both towns and singles the rough-in was never in the ideal spot
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 175,761
Posted By swales
Not surprised at all

Not surprised at all
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,948
Posted By swales
I ask if they have a client and if they will be...

I ask if they have a client and if they will be joining them. Luckily, I only had two agents waste my time by showing up and trying to get my business.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,769
Posted By swales
Comes down to how much cleaning you want to do, a...

Comes down to how much cleaning you want to do, a design consultant I've used previously with a builder would hand out a toothbrush on the final visit if you chose tiled flooring in the shower....lol
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-16, 07:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,314
Posted By swales
Of course the builder has marked-up the price of...

Of course the builder has marked-up the price of everything they sell but that's different then a kickback.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-14, 12:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,769
Posted By swales
Lucky you and unlucky me as I'm yet to own a new...

Lucky you and unlucky me as I'm yet to own a new house with a rough-in that was good to go without having to break up the floor
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-14, 07:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,769
Posted By swales
You'll still probably have to break the floor as...

You'll still probably have to break the floor as they tend to put the rough in, in unusable spots.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-13, 08:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,314
Posted By swales
It's totally different, the builder doesn't get a...

It's totally different, the builder doesn't get a kickback for the purchase of an AC or other appliance but they sure do for getting you into one of those outrageous tank rentals.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-06, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,671
Posted By swales
Thanks, that seems to be the consensus from what...

Thanks, that seems to be the consensus from what they have gathered, their neighbors said Mason is a huge PITA to deal with for all the same reasons you listed. All of them said expect at least 3...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-05, 11:40 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,769
Posted By swales
You'll have pot lights in the basement, every...

You'll have pot lights in the basement, every Urbandale home with a finished basement for the last 10 years has come with them standard.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-02, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,671
Posted By swales
They said Urbandale has been pretty good at...

They said Urbandale has been pretty good at looking into it as it wasn't on any Tarion forms as it happened after the 30 day list but Urbandale has made certain to say that they are only doing it...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-01, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,671
Posted By swales
Mason Windows - Anyone had problems?

A really good friend of mine bought a brand new Urbandale single and the house is now 6 months old and already 4 windows need replacing due to what they're calling bad seals. The window company is...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-01-24, 08:56 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 175,761
Posted By swales
They just added it to the crazy prices they're...

They just added it to the crazy prices they're charging for their houses ;)
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